VIDEO: Striking the ball, an instructional video.


With our minor and underage hurlers in mind we have created this instructional video on striking (the ball!). We would urge all of our players and their parents alike to take a look at the footage and take on board some the tips shown.
And who better to demonstrate striking but current senior hurler and one of the best strikers of the ball you’re likely see, our very own Stephen Murray.
We would like to thank Declan Kirwan, whose brainchild this project this is, for his vision and for putting the work into producing this video. We would also like to thank Fergal McDonnell for his input and for doing such a professional job with the editing. Finally thanks to Stephen Murray and Stephen Kirwan who did so well in front of the cameras.

Mothers and Others

Fitness through Football in a fun non competitive environment.

When – Monday 8th May at 7pm

Where – Burgess GAA club, Kilcolman.

See poster for further details

mothers and others

Match Report – U16 footballers reach North Final

The Burgess U16 footballers played Moneygall/ Clonakenny in the Football semifinal this evening at 7pm in Moneygall. Burgess played into the wind and up the hill in the 1st half. It was always going to be a tight game as we had lost to them by 1 point in an earlier round. 

The 1st half finished on score line of 4 points each. In the second half against the run of play MG/CY scored a soft goal. But credit to the Burgess lads they didn’t panic and scored the next 4 points without reply. 

Poor discipline by MG/CY lead to them losing 2 players. With the seconds counting down MG/CY won a free 14 metres out. The free was saved on the line and the referee blew the final whistle leaving Burgess through to the final on a scoreline of Burgess 0-08 to Moneygall/Clonakennys 1-04. 

We will be underdogs in the final but we know the lads will give everything.

Big thank you to Pat Gibson for supplying the match report.

Burgess GAA Notes 24th April 2017

Easter camp:
71 boys and girls attended the Easter camp held in Kilcoleman this week. It was a very enjoyable camp. A big thanks to Paudie Malone and the camp trainers for making this camp such a success.

U8 Hurling:

The boys did really well this morning in the U8 blitz. They played 3 games against Moneygall ,Port and Nenagh. Well done to all involved.
U12 Football:

Under 12s had a good win last Friday against Borrisokane 1-7 to 1-3. We are now through to the north semi-finals. Well done to a great little team.

U14 Football:

Our u14 footballers lost out 1-4 to 3-8 to Upperchurch in the County Feile semi-final today. Hard luck lads.

Minor Hurling:

Unfortunately due to lack of numbers our minors had to concede their game v Boris-Ileigh last week.

Junior B Hurling:

Hard luck to our Junior B team who lost narrowly 4.12 to 2.19 against Roscrea last Friday night in their first game of the year.

Junior A Hurling:

We play Borris-Ileigh in the Junior A league on Sunday 30th April at 7pm in Borris-Ileigh.

Senior Hurling:

We face Killenaule in our opening game of the county championship this Friday, April 28th at 7pm in Templemore. All support is greatly appreciated.

The opening round of the North championship fixtures have been released. Our game will be played on Sunday May 7th at 3:30 in Nenagh.

Cardiac Screening:

Burgess GAA club are hosting a cardiac screening day on Saturday May 20th in Kilcoleman. All are welcome including anyone from outside the parish who wishes to avail of the opportunity.

The screening will begin at 9.30am, each screening will take 20/25 minutes.Bookings can be made online

Go to    

Click on the ‘Online Booking’

Enter the clinic code burgess

Or people can click on the link below.

People can use Credit or Debit cards to book an appointment. Anyone with LAYA is FREE but must make a booking too. Everyone else must pay the €65 fee which is tax deductible. Anyone with other health insurance may be able to claim a percentage back at the end of the year.

Camogie Dinner dance: 

The camogie club have asked us to let you all know that their Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 29th April in The Thatch, Ballycommon at 8pm, tickets €25 available from any committee member. It promises to be a great night. 

Club Texts:  

If anyone wishes to be included on a text distribution list for match notifications & other club matters please contact Club secretary Gemma Flynn on the club phone (087) 235 9336. 

Club Lotto: 

There was no winner of last Monday nights lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 16, 19, 21 & 26. The lucky dip winners were John O’Brien Ballywilliam, Gerry Brasil Gortmore & Seamus McKeogh Ballina. The sellers prize went to John Maher. This weeks draw was in Reidy’s for a Jackpot of €3,150.

Upcoming county senior hurling championship fixtures

See below for all upcoming county senior club fixtures

Updated North Tipp Fixtures 11th April 2017

Updated North Tipp fixtures listing including Junior and Minor grades

Burgess GAA Notes April 10th 2017

Senior Hurling:


Our county league winning streak continued last Sunday with a 3-13 to 0-9 win over JK Brackens. It was great to see Peter Gill back Hurling in the green and gold after a long spell of injury. Well done to all.




Junior B Hurling:

Unfortunately our league game v Ballinahinch didn’t happen at the weekend as Ballinahinch were unable to field. Please see the Guardian and the clubs social media for further fixture updates.

Junior A Hurling:

Our next game in the league is against Toomevara in Kilcolman at 7pm Saturday April 15th. 

Club Texts: 

If anyone wishes to be included on a text distribution list for match notifications & other club matters please contact Club secretary Gemma Flynn on the club phone (087) 235 9336.

Minor Hurling:

Please note that the minor match v Portroe fixed for Tuesday evening has been rescheduled to Tuesday 25th April due to Portroe’s involvement in the U21 County Football.

U14 football:

Well done to our u14 footballers who had a good home win over Templederry / Ballinahinch in the north A championship on Thursday last.

Lost & Found:

A pair of child’s glasses and case were found in Kilcoleman during the week a picture of same had been posted on the club’s Facebook page. Could the owner please contact Joan on the Burgess – Duharra Camogie Club phone +353 (83) 432 1777.

Burgess social club:

Burgess social club will start their Summer Walking Group on Thursday 8th April at 6.30 from Kilcolman. All are welcome. Appropriate walking shoes and high viz jackets are needed. Please contact Pat Delaney 085 1741411 or Fergal McDonnell for more details.

Juvenile Easter Camp:

Burgess Juvenile Club are hosting an Easter Camp  for 3 days on 19th, 20th & 21st April (Wed, Thurs, Fri) ,  which runs from 10am to 1pm to each day. €25 per child which includes football and sliotar to take home at the end of camp. Please contact club phone 086 3934363 if you are interested in this camp.

Club lotto:

There was no winner of last week’s club Lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 5,21,29 & 30. The three lucky dip winners were Seamus McMahon Borrisokane, Marie Helebert Beleen and Geraldine Kyne Ballymoylan. The sellers prize went to John Joe Ryan. This week’s draw took place in Barry’s Newtown for a jackpot of €8,250. Thanks to all for your continued support and the best of luck in next week’s draw.