Burgess GAA Notes 24th May 2017

Senior Hurling:


Our seniors are out against Mullinahone in the County championship this Sunday May 27th at 2pm. We are looking for big Burgess support in this vital game.

Junior B League:

Our junior B’s out this Weekend against Lorrha in Kilcoleman at 7:30. Please see the Guardian and the clubs social media for further fixture information. 

U14 Football:




Hard luck to our u14 footballers who came up short against a fine Silvermines outfit in the North A football final tonight in Puckane. Best of luck to Silvermines in the county championship.

Cúl Camp: 

Cúl Camp will be held in Kilcoleman this year from Mon 17th July – Fri 21st July. The cost of this camp is €60 for 1st. child; €50 for 2nd child; €40 for 3rd and subsequent children. Booking can be made on line http://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie

Striking Video:

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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.

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 http://www.ameds.ie    

Click on the ‘Online Booking’

Enter the clinic code burgess

Or people can click on the link below.

https://bookings.ameds.ie/booking/from-code?code=burgess

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.

Club Lotto: 

There was no winner of last Monday nights lotto jackpot. The Numbers drawn were 9, 13, 22 & 27. The Lucky dip winners were John Woods Ballywilliam, Frances O’Brien c/o Camogie Club & Martin Brown c/o D Pallas Bar. Sellers prize Mike O’Dwyer. This weeks draw was in Barrys for a Jackpot of €3,750.

Upcoming County and North Fixtures

See the latest full lists of North and County fixture in the embedded documents below.

27-05-2017 (Sat) Tipperary Water “Tipperary Water” County Senior Hurling Championship (Group 4) Round 2

Templemore 14:00 Mullinahone V Burgess

13-05-2017 (Sat) North Tipp Junior A League Round 5

Kilcolman 19:00 Burgess V Knockshegowna

County Fixtures:

North Fixtures:

Burgess GAA Notes 21st March 2016

Senior hurling:  
Well done to our senior hurlers who defeated Mullinahone in the challenge cup at the weekend in a tough encounter in Kilcoleman. Three goals, two scored just before half time and one a few minutes after proved to be the difference on the day. Final score Burgess 3-13 Mullinahone 0-15. If you would like to read a short match report check out the club website. We will play the next round of this competition next weekend with further details to be confirmed. Check fixtures and the clubs social media for further details.

Junior A Hurling:
Our junior A hurlers start their league campaign away to Toomevara this Saturday, 25th March at 4pm. We wish the lads the best of luck in this years league and championship.
Minor Football:
Our minor footballers will kick off their north championship this Friday, March 25th away to neighbour Portroe at 4pm. This throw in time is subject to change so please keep and eye on the club’s social media for further details.
U12 football:
Our u12 were beaten narrowly in their opening football match of the year on Friday last in Kilcoleman against Toomevara.
Juvenile Flag Day:
Burgess Juvenile club are holding their annual flag day next Thursday (holy Thursday) in Nenagh. Volunteers are needed to help out. Please text the juvenile club phone with a time that suits you. We will be collecting from 9am to 5.30pm This is a very important fundraiser for the juvenile club. We ask that you will be generous with your time and spare an hour or two to help out with this flag day. Thank you in advance
Club lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday nights club lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 10, 12, 15 & 21. 3 x €40 winners were Paddy Carroll Carrigatoher, Jane O’Connor Portroe & Sheena Howard Newtown. Sellers prize Gemma Flynn. This weeks draw was in Barry’s for a Jackpot of €6,600.
Table Quiz:
We will be hold a table quiz in Barry’s on Friday April 1st (no joke) in aid of Ronald MacDonald House and the cardiac unit crumlin children’s hospital. This night is being held in lieu of our cancelled St Stephens day match. It’s a fantastic cause and we look forward to your support. 
Sympathy:
We would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of former Burgess hurler Pat Slattery, Ballywilliam, who sadly passed away recently. May he rest in peace.

Match Report Burgess v Mullinahone Senior Challenge Cup

Burgess v Mullinahone 20th March 2016 – Kilcoleman

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Burgess 3-13 Mullinahone 0-15 County Senior Challenge Cup

The opening exchanges in this game were marked by fierce tackling by the Mullinahone backs. This was a definite step up in intensity from our first game in this competition last week against Ballina. This ferocity in the tackle may go some way toward explaining our wayward shooting in the first half which was completely at odds with the accuracy displayed last week.

The game started brightly for us with Stephen Murray firing over a lovely point off his left hand side from the touch line straight from the throw in. Murray would add two more frees to leave us 3 points to 1 ahead with 10 minutes played. By this point it was apparent that we weren’t going to see as high scoring a game as we had  the previous week against Ballina with both sets of backs taking no prisoners.

By the 15th minute we were 2 points down with Mullinahone racing into a 2 point lead, 5 to 3. Our wide count was now beginning to look very worrying indeed.

Two excellent long range points from Brian Hogan and a Murray free along with three more points from Mullinahone left us 2 points adrift despite creating the Lion’s share of scoring chances with 3 minutes remaining in the half.

Mullinahone, poised to go in ahead at half time, were rocked by 2 goals scored in under a minute. The first, a bullet, from Bill O’Flaherty who collected a breaking ball and got inside the Mullinahone defence to blast a shot past the Mullinahone keeper. The second came almost straight from the resulting puck out when Shane Maher’s hard work created an opportunity to work the ball into Damien O’Brien who made no mistake in placing the ball into the Mullinahone net.

So when the half time whistle blew Burgess went in an unlikely four points ahead. Burgess 2-6 Mullinahone 0-8

Once again straight from the throw in it was Stephen Murray got the scoring underway with fine point from 50m. Three minutes later the ever accurate Eoin Kelly replied with a pointed free for Mullinahone. A minute later though, Kelly’s point was more than cancelled out when Bill O’Flaherty scrambled home his second goal for the day to give us a healthy 3-7 to 0-9 lead. The Mullinahone backs had failed to deal with a long range Murray free leaving Bill with a simple tap in. Three minutes later a harsh over carrying call against Tossy gave Eoin Kelly another pointed free, this time from the middle of the field. Burgess answered that score immediately with an absolute monster of a score from Noel Gleeson. Another two pointed frees from Kelly left the score Burgess 3-8 Mullinahone 0-12 after 10 minutes of the 2nd half. Our indiscipline was allowing Mullinahone back into this game.

Yet another Kelly free was answered by an excellent Donagh Maher point from play and another Murray pointed free. The scoring for the afternoon was rounded out by Brian Hogan and Stephen Murray for Burgess with Eoin Kelly remaining Mullinahone’s only scorer in the second half, finishing with 7 pointed frees for the second period.

The final score Burgess 3-13 to Mullinahone’s 0-15 was a fair reflection on our efforts over the sixty minutes though with so much of Mullinahone’s tally coming from placed balls we will certainly have to take a look at our discipline.

The team that started: Niall McGrath, John O’Dwyer, Jack O’Flaherty, Willie Ryan, Kieran Ryan, Donagh Maher, Noel Gleeson, Brian Hogan, Eoin Tossy Hogan, Damien O’Brien, Stephen Murray, Bill O’Flaherty, Keith Nealon, Shane Maher, Danny Ryan.

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