Burgess Gaa Notes

The Chaser:

A massive thank you to everyone who supported The Chaser event in the Abbey Court hotel last Friday night. The night was a huge success with over 400 people in attendance and over €43k raised so far.

The attendance on the night and generosity of everyone who supported us has surpassed all expectations.

Thanks to all our main sponsors and advertisers. Please support these businesses going forward as they were only too happy to support us in this venture.

A business directory will be set up in the very near future.

A massive thank you to Pallas Marketing for making the night possible I think everyone will agree it was a very enjoyable, entertaining & professionally ran show with fantastic results for the club.

Thanks to Derg Farmhouse cheese for putting on a fantastic spread for our sponsors it was fairly tasty!

All money raised goes towards a 60 x 30 meter Fully Floodlit, 4G AstroTurf and Hurling Wall facility which your sons and daughters will benefit from for time to come.

Thank You Again – Your support is vital.

Senior Hurling:

Well done to our senior hurlers and management who secured the clubs first ever senior championship title with a 1-11 to 0-13 win over Moycarkey Borris in the Seamus O’Riain final on Sunday. The win capped off a magnificent weekend for the club as straight after the win our glorious intermediate champions of 1993 were honoured on the field and joined in celebration with the men of 2018. Thanks to everyone who made it such a memorable day for the Parish.


Club tops:

Niall McGrath will be in Kilcolman next Thursday 25th from 7pm to 7.45pm with a sample of the new player sweater tops which will be worn on county final day for anyone wishing to order one. Adult Price is €45 (includes crest & initials), €40 without initials. Juvenile prices to be confirmed. Orders to be submitted by Tuesday 30th October and can be made to either Niall McGrath (0868483615) or Gemma Flynn (0872359336).

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Tuesdays night’s club lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 4, 11, 20 & 29. The lucky dip winners were Pat O’Brien c/o Francie Walsh, Catherine Reidy Carrigatoher & Denis Quirke Nenagh. The sellers Prize went to Dinny Ryan. This week’s draw was in Reidy’s for a Jackpot of €4,100.

Burgess Gaa Notes 8th October 2018

Tribute Night:

We held a long overdue and richly deserved tribute night to honour the great Donie Nealon on Friday last. Comrades from the great Tipp team of the 60’s that Donie soldiered with along with rivals from that era were in attendance along with representative of the ’71, ’89 and ’91 teams that DonIe mentored. His service to the Munster council was also marked with colleagues from his time there also speaking. All in all it was a marvellous night filled with great stories and fun. A DVD will be available from Jim Egan for a cost of €10 fir those who couldn’t make it and anyone who’d like a memento of the night. We would especially like to thank John Hogan and his committee for their (covert) hard work in organising this great night in honour of Donie. Special mention too to Sinead and Nuala Nealon who managed to make the whole night a surprise for Donie and all the guests from near and far who came for Donie’s special night.

The Chaser:

Tickets for THE CHASER are now available, family tickets €50 single €20. It promises to be a great night for all the family. Tickets available from David Kyne or Nicola Sharkey . Please support this event. Thank you.

Senior Hurling:

Well done tour senior hurlers who survived a Templederry second half comeback and regain senior roinn 1 status after winning Saturdays Seamus O’Riain semi-final 2-17 to 2-14. We will now play Moycarkey Borris in the final in Semple stadium ON ssunday 21st October at 13:15. We are looking for big support on the day as our 1993 county intermediate winning team will be honoured on the day also.


U16 Football:

Our u16 footballers were well beaten by Anner Gaels in the county semi final at the weekend.

Marin O’Leary Tournament:

Kilruane, Kiladangan and ourselves shared the spoils in the Martin O’Leary tounamen which took place on Saturday last in Kilcolman. A big thank you to Portroe, Kiladangan and Kilruane for taking part.


The 45 cards will start again next Thursday, 4th October at 8pm in the new building in Kilcolman. We look forward to seeing as many people as possible in attendance – both new and old players are very welcome.

Club lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 6 & 10. The lucky dip winners were Andrew Boland Ballywilliam, Una Merry Kilcolman & TJ McLoughlin Ballinahinch. Sellers prize Timmy Hogan. This week’s draw was D Pallas Bar for a Jackpot of €3,900.

Burgess Gaa Notes

The Chaser:

We held our Chaser launch in front of a massive crowd in Reidy’s on Thursday evening last. The club is proud to announce that the response has been overwhelming. Along with the 8 exhibitors we now have in excess of 170 advertisers on board and counting! The focus now pivots to selling tickets for the show itself. Family tickets are available for €50 and will admit a family of four adults and single tickets can be had for €20. It promises to be a great night of family fun. We would like to thanks all who have worked so hard promoting this endeavour on behalf of the Burgess senior and juvenile club and the Burgess Duharra Camogie club.

Senior Hurling:

Our senior take on Templederry Kenyons this weekend in the semi-final of the Seamus O’Riain. Victory will see us returned to Roinn 1 status next year. All support id greatly appreciated. Burgess v Templederry Dolla Saturday October 6th at 2:30.

U11 Hurling:

Hard luck to our gallant u11’s who gave their all in Sunday’s north A final against Kilruane McDonagh’s. Two early goals for Kilruane proved to be decisive and Kilruane’s defence held firm against sustained Burgess pressure. Congrats to Kilruane. And sincere thanks to our u11 and u12 coaches who made such progress with our young hurlers this year. The future is bright for the green and gold.


Congratulations to Burgess Duharra who have qualified for the county final on Saturday last after an impressive win over Éire Óg Annacarty they will now face Clonoulty Rossmore in the final in two week’s time. We wish them the best of luck for their quest for 7-in-a-row!

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s club lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 6, 22, 26 & 27. The lucky dip winners were Peter Carroll Boolaroe, Maureen Dundon Ballywilliam & Diarmaid McKeogh c/o L Grace. The sellers prize went to Peter Carroll. This week’s draw was Barrys for a Jackpot of €3,800.