April 11, 2017 Leave a comment
Updated North Tipp fixtures listing including Junior and Minor grades
Burgess GAA blog
April 10, 2017 Leave a comment
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 10, 2017 Leave a comment
Up coming fixtures including Junior and minor grades
April 9, 2017 Leave a comment
Senior County League
Kilcolman 9th April 2017
Burgess 3-13 JK Brackens 0-9
Burgess had things well under control for the 1st quarter of an hour of this game with a lead of 1-5 to 0-2. The Burgess scores coming from Bill O’Flaherty, Stephen Murray, Eoin Hogan and Danny Ryan. Ryan goaled after collecting a break from a long range John O’Dwyer free and his finish was the definition of clinical. Stephen Murray caught the eye too with a point from a monstrous side line cut. Brackens to their credit launched a comeback after being stung by the concession of the goal and hit three on the trot to leave just a goal between the teams with 25 minutes gone. That however was a close as Brackens would get as three more Burgess point’s courtesy of Stephen Murray and Keith Nealon left the half time score Burgess 1-8 JK Brackens 0-9.
Burgess got off to a blistering start to the second half and stretched their lead to 2-9 to 0-6 within a couple of minutes of the restart. Murray was first to register with a point followed by Eoin Leahy Hogan who bagged the goal with an expertly placed shot past the Brackens keeper. Five minutes later Burgess heaped on more misery for Brackens through Bill O’Flaherty who also found the net. Brackens tried hard but just couldn’t unlock the Burgess defence. They even had a penalty rebound off the upright only to be cleared down the field. Burgess ran out comfortable winners in the end with a final score line of Burgess 3-13 JK Brackens 0-9.
Burgess scorers: Bill O’Fllaherty 1-1, Stephen Murray 0-7(2f), Eoin Hogan 1-1, Danny Ryan 1-2, Keith Nealon 0-1
Team: Niall McGrath, Peter Gill, Jack O’Flaherty, Willie Ryan, Kieran Ryan, Johnny Mulqueen, John O’Dwyer, Conor Gill, Shane Maher, Bill O’Flaherty, Keith Nealon, Damien O’Brien, Danny Ryan, Stephen Murray, Eoin Leahy Hogan. Subs used: John O’Brien, Andy Dunne, Paddy Hogan, Declan O’Donoghue & Pat Woods
Our senior hurlers continue their county league journey this Sunday with a home fixture against JK Bracken at 12pm Sunday April 9th. We are looking forward to seeing a good crowd in Kilcolman to support our lads.