Burgess GAA Notes 8th August 2016

Senior Hurling:


Well done to our senior hurlers and management who claimed the Johny Ryan senior county league title on Saturday evening last. Our lads were victorious in blustery conditions in Dolla on a score line of Burgess 1-17 Upperchurch Drombane 1-11. Well done to all. We face a long wait for our next game against Borrisokane in the North championship thanks to the success of our county footballers and Hurlers.
Video of our Goal:

Video of the presentation:

New Senior Jerseys:


We would like to thank Jim Barry and famly of Barrys pub Newtown who sponsored a new set of jerseys for our senior hurlers. They certainly brought us luck on their first outing in the county senior league final.

Junior A Hurling:


photo credit: Enda O’Sullivan

We were beaten by Nenagh on Friday evening by 2-17 to 1-12 in the North championship.

Video Footage of our Goal:

U8 & u6 Hurling:


Thanks to the Borris u8’s, u6’s, their parents and mentors for coming over to Kilcolman for a great evenings hurling on Thursday last. Our lads had a great time and are looking forward to their next outing.
Gaza Kids Visit:

On Wednesday evening last we were proud to host a visit by the Al Helal u14 Soccer team from Palestine. The boys got a close look at our minor hurlers as they defeated Portroe in the north Tipp minor championship. Later Fergal McDonnell gave them some coaching in the skills of hurling and the young boys even got to try their hands at the ancient game.
Club secretary Mike Carroll made a presentation of GAA gear to the Al Helal lads and after a few pictures with our minor hurlers it was back to the the clubhouse for a meal for our honoured guests.
It was a fantastic evening and Burgess GAA were proud to have hosted such a fine group young men and we hope they enjoy the rest of their visit to Ireland.
And finally thanks to everyone who helped make the evening such a success.
Minor Hurling:


Our minor hurlers enjoyed a fine 2-21 to 2-8 win over Portroe. The lads put in a fantastic second half to display against the wind to seal the win. Well done to all.
U16 Hurling:



Our u16’s take on Templederry this Friday in Kilcoleman at 7pm
U12 Hurling:



Our u12s are taking part in the Coolderry tournament on Saturday 13th August. We wish our young hurlers the best of luck.
U14 Hurling:



Our u14’s take on Portroe in Kilcoleman on Wednesday evening in the North Quarter final. We wish the lads the best of luck and all support is greatly appreciated.
Club Lotto:

There was one lucky winner of last week’s Jackpot of €9,450. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 10 & 12.This week’s draw was held in Reidy’s, Newtown. The Jackpot was €3,000.Next week’s Draw will be in Barry’s, Nenagh on Monday 15th August.

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