Burgess gaa notes August 21st 2017

Senior Hurling:
Our senior hurlers await news on their relegation fixtures. With Kiladangan eliminated from the North at the weekend and after Carrick Swans win in the south the structure of the play off is still unknown and unknowable at this point. Keep an eye on the clubs social media for more information as it arises.
Dermot Hogan Memorial Tournament:


Despite heavy persistent rain a fine crowd of Burgess and Coolderry Gaels assembled in Kilcolman on Saturday last as the minor & senior hurlers of Burgess and Coolderry played out two enthralling exhibition games. In the first game the Coolderry minors proved too strong for a depleted Burgess side and ran out 3-15 to 2-12 winners. This game was remarkable for the quality of score taken by both sides despite the torrential rain. There are some team and action photos from the game on the club facebook page.

The senior game was a more low scoring affair as the underfoot conditions deteriated further . Coolderry took a 2 point lead in at half time leading 0-5 to 0-7 but Burgess cancelled that lead within about two minutes of the restart and lead for the majority of the half but a late rally and a goal by Coolderry saw them snatch the win with the final score reading Burgess 0-13 Coolderry 1-13.

Afterwards refreshments were served for players and supporters in the hall and the Hogan family presented commemorative trophies to the captains of all four teams.

We would like to wish our friends in Coolderry the best of luck in the KNOCKOUT PHASE OF THE Offaly county championship and thank them for making the trip down to visit us.

Junior A Hurling:

Our Junior hurlers face Borris-Ileigh in the re-fixture of last Fridays postponed game on this Friday August 25th at 7pm in Kilcolman. All support is greatly appreciated.

Junior B Football:

We are entering a junior football team this year and we find ourselves pitted against Ballina, Newport, Portroe and Shannon Rovers. Our first game is away to Portroe on Monday August 28th at 7pm.

U21 Hurling:

Our first game of the campaign sees us pitted against Ballina on Saturday September 16th at 6pm in Kilcolman. All support is greatly appreciated.

U11 Hurling:


Well done to our u11’s who score a good home win against Newport on Friday last. Great to see 21 players togged out in the green and gold. Well done to all. Also there are a few pictures on the club’s facebook page from the game.

Juvenile clothes collection:

Burgess Juvenile Club are holding clothes collection on Saturday 26th August. Bags of clothes can be dropped to Kilcoleman any night during training between now and 26th August or bags can be dropped off to Derek Sharkey or Patricia Gibson.

Club Lotto:

Thre was no winner of last Monday nights club lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 1, 13, 23 & 28. The lucky dip winners were Darren Griffin c/o Johnny Grace, Mairead Grace Youghalarra & Margaret Gleeson Carrigal. The sellers prize went Fergal McDonnell. This week’s draw was held in D Pallas Bar for a jackpot of €5,700.

Burgess GAA Notes 14th August 2017

Senior Hurling:

We were defeated in our final group game of the county championship by Éire Óg Annacarty 2-20 to 1-17. This loss puts us into a four way relegation play off against Ballina, Carrick Swan and Kiladangan with two to go down. Kiladangan and Carrick Swan can escape relegation should they manage to win their divisional championships. We play Coolderry next week in Kilcolman in the Dermot Hogan Memorial tournament.

Juvenile clothes collection:


Burgess Juvenile Club are holding clothes collection on Saturday 26th August. Bags of clothes can be dropped to Kilcoleman any night during training between now and 26th August or bags can be dropped off to Derek Sharkey or Patricia Gibson.

Junior A hurling:

We play Borris-ileigh in the north championship Friday August 18th at 7pm in Kilcolman.

Minor Hurling:

Our minors were beaten by Clonakenny/Moneygall in the minor ‘B’ championship in Kilcolman on Friday last on a score line of Burgess 2-13 ClonaKenny/Moneygall 4-10. Hard luck lads, you put in a great effort.

U16 Hurling:


Burgess U16 played Borrisokane in round 3 of the north championship on Tuesday last at 7pm in Kilcoleman. In what was a keenly contested game with only a puck of the ball separating the teams throughout. Borrisokane lead by 2 points at half time. The game continued in the same vain for the second half with both teams fighting for every possession and score. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be Burgess day as we went down by 3 points on a final score line of Burgess 2-07, Borrisokane 1-13. Burgess can be proud of their work rate and this was their best performance so far.

U10 Hurling:

Our u10’s played a fantastic challenge against Roscrea on Saturday last. Thanks to Roscrea for coming up to us for the game. Plenty of stars for the future on show for both sides.

Club lotto:

There was no winner of last week’s club lotto draw the numbers drawn were, 2, 16, 23 & 29. The three €40 winners were Eimear Griffin Kylebeg, Mary Fogarty Pallas and Tom Martin Borrisoleigh. The sellers prize went to John Maher. This week’s draw was held in Barry’s for a jackpot of €5,550.

U16 Match Report – Burgess 2-07 Borrisokane 1-13


Match report: Pat Gibson

Burgess U16 played Borrisokane in round 3 of the north championship on Tuesday at 7pm in Kilcoleman. In what was a keenly contested game with only a puck of the ball separating the teams throughout. Borrisokane lead bt 2 points at half time. The game continued in the same vane for the second half with both teams fighting for every possession and score. It wasn’t to be Burgess day going down by 3 points on a scoreline of Burgess 2-07 Borrisokane 1-13. Burgess can be proud of their work rate and this was their best performance so far.

Upcoming county senior fixtures

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We face Éire Óg Annacarty in our final group game in Semple Stadium on Saturday August 12th at 17:30. All support is greatly appreciated for this vital game.

See embedded below the other upcoming county fixtures.

Burgess GAA Notes 24th July 2017

​Congratulations:



Well done to Donagh Maher who put in a fantastic display with Tipperary hurlers in their defeat of Clare in the all Ireland quarter final. Best of luck to Donagh and the lads against Galway in the semi-final.

U12 Hurling:

Hard Luck to our Under 12s who gave another spirited performance but unfortunately lost out to Borrisokane on a score line 3-2 to 1-6 in the North Semi Final in Kilcolman on Friday evening. A great bunch of players I’m sure we will be seeing a lot more of them in the future.

A big thanks to Willie Ryan, Niall McGrath and Kevin Cooney for stepping in and training this bunch all year they really brought the team on in leaps and bounds and built a good foundation with this team going forward. Thanks to Derek Sharkey for the match report.

Minor Hurling:

Our minors were beaten by the Templederry Ballinahinch combo in the North ‘B’ championship. Our next game is against Borrisokane in Kilcolman on Thursday July 27th at 7pm. All support is greatly appreciated.

U14 & U16 Hurling:

Our run of underage bad luck continued with both or u16’s and u14’s tasting defeat last week also. Hard luck lads.

Junior A Hurling:

Our Juniors went  fighting away against Knockshe on Friday last 0-10 to 1-12. Hard luck lads.

Tipp draw:



Some footage from the fun at last Fridays Tipp county draw in Reidy’s of Newtown is available on the clubs facebook page and youtube account of Tim Floyd and the Tipp draw team who put on a slick and very entertaining show for us. Thanks to Bobby Reidy and all his staff for hosting us and all who helped out on the night. And well done to our winners Kevin McGrath and Thomas & Geraldine Bourke. We hope you enjoy your winnings.

Footage from the NIght:


Cúl Camp:



Niall O’Meara came to visit Burgess Cúl Camp on Wednesday last to our biggest ever attendance. 127 children were delighted to meet Niall who gave them all great hurling and camogie advice. We appreciate all the time Niall gave in Kilcoleman and it was fantastic to see him make his return to the field of play in the Tipperary colours at the weekend after his recent injury woes. Thanks also to all who helped out in Kilcoleman for the week and to all the Cúl camp coaches who made the week such a success for the children of the parish.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s club lotto jackpot. The nageumbers drawn were 7, 9, 15 & 17. The lucky dip winners were Reidy’s Staff, Pat Walsh Barbaha & Marguerite Ryan c/o Timmy Hogan. The sellers prize went to birthday boy Dinny Ryan (There was cake). This weeks draw was in Barry’s for a jackpot of €5,100.

Burgess GAA Notes 17th July 2017

Senior Hurling:
We were beaten in our final group game of the league at the weekend this ends our interest in this competition.

Junior A Hurling:

Our next game is this Friday 21st of July at 7:30 in Ballingarry against Knockshegowna. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Minor Hurling:

Our minor hurlers defeated Newport last week on a Final Score of Burgess 1-17 Newport 0-07

The first half was close with Burgess always leading. Score at HT Burgess 0-08 Newport 0-05. A much improved second half performance from Burgess restricted Newport to two points both frees. Burgess were on top in all positions and their work rate and teamwork was top class with some well taken scores.

We play Templederry Ballinahinch this Thursday July 20th in Shallee at 7pm. 

U10 Hurling:


The Burgess u10’s travelled to Dr. Morris park on Thursday evening last for the county Blitz. The boys did really well winning all three of their games and had a great time in the process. Well done to all.

U8 Hurling:

Kilcoleman played host to an u8 blitz on Saturday morning last. Well done to all who helped out to make the day such a success.

Cúl Camp:


Cúl take lads place this week in Kilcoleman and promises to be a great week for the children of the parish. Thanks to all who helped organise it.

Tipp draw:

The Tipp draw will take place in Reidys on Friday next July 21st where local man Kevin McGrath will be presented with €15,000 cheque. All are welcome.

Jason Fallon Juvenile Fundraiser:

Thanks to all who attended on Friday last for our juvenile fundraiser. Thanks especially to Bobby Reidys and all in the Sky Farmers who made the night such a success.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s lotto jackpot. The Numbers drawn were 9, 12, 15 & 24. Lucky dip winners were Teresa Meaney Portroe. Aine Commerford c/o Timmy Hogan & Ann Carroll Kilcolman. Sellers prize David Kyne. This weeks draw was in Reidy’s for a Jackpot of €4,950.

Match Report – Burgess v Newport north minor B championship

Final ScoreBurgess 1-17 Newport 0-07


Report – Pat Gibson 

The first half was close with Burgess always leading. Score at HT Burgess 0-08 Newport 0-05. A much improved second half performance from Burgess restricted Newport to two points both frees. Burgess were on top in all positions and their work rate and teamwork was top class with some well taken scores.