Burgess GAA notes 10th April 2019

Senior Hurling:
Our seniors played out a high scoring draw with reigning mid champions Loughmore Castleiney on Saturday last in the county championship. 2-21 each was the final score with our county man Donagh Maher levelling the game in injury time.
Next up is Nenagh in the north championship in Dolla on Sunday April 14th at 3pm.
Minor Hurling:
Our minors were beaten in the minor league by Moneygall Clonakenny 0-16 to 1-9. Our next game is on Tuesday  April 19th at 6:30 in Kilcolman against Ballinahinch Templederry.
U12 football:
A mixed bag for our green and gold teams with both beaten away to Kilruane and then a draw and a win at home against Inane Rovers on Saturday.
U16 Football:
Our u16 footballers were well beaten by Inane Rovers on Monday last.
Club lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday night’s jackpot. The Numbers drawn were 1, 11, 17 & 25. The Lucky dip winners were Kieran Grace Ballyhiskey, Evelyn Frawley Burgess & Betty Stanley Newtown. The Sellers Prize went to John Grace. This week’s draw was held in Reidy’s for a Jackpot of €2,600

Juvenile Fixtures:

U16A Football:

Inane Rovers v Burgess Monday April 1st in Roscrea at 6:30pm

U12D Football:

Kilruane v Burgess Tuesday 2nd April in Cloughjordan at 6:15pm

U12A Football:

Kilruane v Burgess Tuesday 2nd April in Cloughjordan at 6:45pm

Burgess GAA Notes 25th March 2019

Junior Hurling A:
Our junior A hurlers were beaten in the league away to Roscrea at the on Saturday last.
Junior B Hurling:
Our junior B hurlers were beaten 0-16 to 1-8 by Ballinahinch in the league on Sunday last.

U16 County News:

Burgess were well represented in the U16 Todd Nolan inter County hurling Tournament held in Abbeydorney Gaa Grounds in Kerry on Sat 23rd March , they had a semi final victory over Cork, Tipperary 3-12 Cork 2-11 and were narrowly defeated by Kerry in the final Kerry 1-14 Tipperary 1-10. Michéal Ryan started at no.3 and Eoin Grace at no.10, well done lads.

Couch to 5k:
Congratulations to our Couch to 5k group who completed their first 5k at Clarisford Park parkrun in Killaloe last Saturday morning. On a lovely morning, all our runners flew around the course. Well done to all for their 9-week effort and thanks to Clarisford Park parkrun for hosting us.
Easter Camp:
Burgess Easter Camp takes place 23rd -25th April, 10am – 1pm. Registration takes place  on the first morning @ 9.45am.
Junior Park run:
Starts Sunday 31st March @ 9:30am in Kilcolman, A free weekly 2km timed parkrun for 4 to 14 year olds. Non-competitive and open to all
Club Lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday night’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 7, 15, 16 & 24. The lucky dip winners were Mary Kehoe  c/o Pat Stanley, Peg Maxwell D Pallas Bar & Ann Grace Nenagh. The seller’s prize went to Mairead Darcy. This week’s draw is in Barry’s for a Jackpot of €2,400.

Burgess Gaa Notes 17th January 2019


We had a big turnout to our A.G.M. on Friday last after Mass was said for deceased members. The following officers were elected for the coming year:

Chairman: Mike Carroll

Vice Chairmen: Johnny Flynn & John Hogan

Secretary: Gemma Flynn

Assistant Secretary: Laura Carroll

Treasurer: Rena Maher

Assistant Treasurer: Marian Carroll

Registrar: Maria Murray

PRO: Padraig Hogan

County Board Officer: Morty Hogan

County Board Draw Co-Ordinator: Joe Sherlock

Development Officer: Dinny Ryan

Irish Officer: Maeve O’Brien

Schools Liaison Officer: Derek Sharkey

Alcohol & Drugs Awareness: Pat Stanley

Coaching Officer: Shane Maher

Players Reps: Conor Gill, Niall McGrath & Willie Ryan


Executive Committee:

Ann McGrath

Mairead Darcy

Pat Gibson

Mike O’Dwyer

John Maher

Pat Carroll

Peter Carroll

Brian Hogan

John Murray

Kieran Hogan

John Ryan

Mike Slattery

Paddy McMahon

Dinner Dance:

Last Saturday, on what was a fantastic night for the Parish, we held our joint dinner dance with the Burgess-Duharra camogie club. After a superb meal in the Lakeside Hotel Donie Nealon presented the medals to our Seamus O’Rian senior hurling champions. Pat Woods was later voted by the players as player of the year. The music was provided Ebony and dancing continued late into the night. Well done to all who organised a fantastic night for the club and we extend a special thanks to the staff of the Lakeside Hotel who looked after us so well. We would like to wish our hurlers and the Burgess-Duharra ladies the best of luck for the year to come.

Couch to 5K:

Our highly successful Couch to 5k programme kicked off on Tuesday in Kilcolman. If you have little or no running experience, this is perfect for you. New members are very important so if you’d like to get involved please contact Fergal on 085 7254855 if you would like to know more.


The 45 cards night continues in Kilcolman on Thursday nights. Games start at 8pm upstairs in the new building and all are welcome. 

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s club lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 13, 15 & 21. The Lucky dip winners were Nicola Sharkey Newtown, Ann McCormack Gortmore & Ann Carroll Kilcolman. The Sellers Prize went to Christy Griffin. This week’s draw was in Reidy’s for a Jackpot of €5,300.

Burgess Gaa Notes 7th January 2019


The 2018 club AGM is Friday 11th January at 8pm. Mass for deceased club members is at 7.30. Nomination forms are available upon request. All club members are welcome to attend.

Dinner Dance:

Join us at 7.15pm SHARP on Saturday January 12th in the Lakeside Hotel for great celebrations at the Burgess GAA & Burgess-Duharra Dinner Dance.

After what has been a fantastic year for both clubs with our Burgess – Duharra ladies winning SEVEN county finals in a row and the Kilmacud All Ireland 7s, to name a few and our senior hurlers winning the Seamus O’Rian Senior County Championship we have a lot to celebrate!

Ebony will provide the entertainment on the night with a DJ to follow.

Tickets are €26 and can be purchased from any committee member! It’s going to be a fantastic night so be sure to get your tickets early!

Couch to 5K:

Images from last year’s parkrun

We are hoping to run our Couch to 5k programme in Kilcolman again this year. If you have little or no running experience, this is perfect for you. New members are very important and will be run if there are diffident numbers interested. Please contact Fergal on 085 7254855 if you would like to know more.

Intercounty representation:

Well done to Donagh Maher who chipped in with a point from corner back in Tipps Munster league win over Kerry last weekend.

Club Lotto:

Thanks to all who supported our club lotto over the festive period and all who attended our Christmas and New Year draws. We’d like to wish all our supporters a prosperous and happy new year.

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.