Burgess GAA notes 2nd March 2020

Registration:
Juvenile Registration will continue upstairs in the new building Kilcolman from 7-8pm this Thursday 5th March for all age groups from u6 to u16. All adult playing and social members are reminded that their membership is due at the moment and needs to be paid ASAP.

Hurling Wall update:
As our Hurling Wall project nears completion Astro Turf is scheduled to be laid by the end off March. If anybody wish’s to be part of the project “Buy a Block Build a Future” the fundraiser is still open and blocks are still available to buy, please contact a committee member for more details. Thanks to everyone who has already contributed and for making this project possible!


Handball:
Congratulations to Aidan O’Flaherty to who represented LIT Limerick in the USHA 4-Wall Collegiates in Texas last week where he won the mens A2 competition. On his way to victory Aidan played one Irish man and 2 Americans. In the final itself Aidan faced off against American, Chandler Straw. This proved to be a tough encounter with Aidan losing the first game 21-15. Aidan recovered well and took the second game 21-11 to force a tie break which he won emphatically, 11-0.


Beginners:
Beginners start back on Monday, 9th at 7pm in the complex


Senior Hurling:


Our senior hurling league opening fixture is set to take place on Sunday March 8th at 11:30 in Kilcoleman against Mullinahone. We wish our lads the very best of luck for the coming campaign. With the weather playing havoc with pitches at the moment we strongly advise following and checking the clubs twitter account for changes to published fixtures.

Tony Dunne in action against Upperchurch in 2019 photo by Enda O’Sullivan


Club Lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday night’s club Lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 23, 24 & 29. The lucky dip winners were Sheila Hollywood Newtown, Burgess Duharra Camoige Club & Conor Cooney Garranmore. The sellers prize went to Pat Griffin. This week’s draw was in Barry’s for a Jackpot of €6,100.

Burgess GAA notes 11th Nov 2019

U21 Hurling:

Our u21’s suffered a heavy defeat away to Borrisokane on Saturday last. Final score Borrisokane 2-24 Borrisokane 0-9.This loss ends our interest in this competition.
Club Online Shop:
The new club shop is live on O’Neills website. They are offering a 15% discount on your first order with free delivery when you spend €50. 

Buy a Block, build a future:

‪A big thanks to everyone who came to Kilcoleman Friday evening last to support our buy a block build a future fundraiser. Blocks cost €200 and all proceeds will go towards developing our hurling wall and astro turf! Payment plans are also available if required. Contact Derek Sharkey or David Kyne for further information about securing your block.
Club lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday night’s jackpot, the Numbers drawn were 6, 15, 19 & 24. The Lucky dip winners were Gemma Flynn Nenagh, Margaret Grace Pallasbeg & Lauren McKenna Newtown. The sellers prize went to True Beauty Nenagh. This week’s draw is in D Pallas Bar for a Jackpot of €4,500.

Burgess GAA notes 30th September 2019

Senior Hurling:

Our senior hurlers fight for their senior A status against neighbour’s Portroe in Dolla on Sunday October 6th at 3:30pm. We are looking for massive Burgess support of our lads for their final game of 2019.
Martin O’Leary Memorial tournament:
We held our annual Martin O’Leary u11 memorial tournament on Saturday last. It was a huge success with Ballyskenach/Killavilla, Drom-Inch and Abbeydorney joining us for a festival of hurling. Ultimately it was the Burgess boys who claimed the win. Well done to all our players and management for their efforts this year and thanks to all the parents who helped out on Saturday. 
Camogie:
Best of luck to the Burgess Duharra senior camogie team who have reached the county final on October 12th where they will seek to win an amazing 7 titles in a row.
45 cards group: 
The 45 cards group will start up again next Thursday night Oct 3 in Kilcolman at 8pm. Enjoy a night of cards, chat and refreshments upstairs in the new building. There is lots of room for new players so just come along.
Club Lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday night’s jackpot, the numbers drawn were 2, 8, 21 & 28. The lucky dip winners were Tim Shanahan Capparoe, John Quigley Ballyhogan & Tim Walsh Kilruane. The sellers prize went to Dinny Ryan. This week’s draw was in D Pallas Bar. Jackpot €3,900.

Burgess GAA Notes 16th September 2019

Senior Hurling:

Our seniors qualified for the North semi-final after a hard fought 2-14 to 2-12 win over Ballina on Saturday last. Borris-Ileigh provide the opposition on Sunday next in Nenagh at 3:30pm. Our game will follow the other semi-final in the same venue between Kiladangan and Templederry which throws in at 2pm. We wish our lads the very best of luck.

Video footage of Bill O’Flahery’s two goals:

https://youtu.be/D0ULH2_z1d8

https://youtu.be/w3fTvpNQ9-s

U14 Hurling:

 

Our u14’s came up just short against a very strong JK Brackens outfit in the county final on Saturday last. Several of our players are u12 and will have 2 more years at this grade which makes their achievements this year all the more remarkable. Thanks to the mentors and players for all their efforts this year.

Club Gear:

Burgess GAA Clubs are currently in the process of setting up a Burgess GAA Online Shop with O’Neills. Club members and supporters will be able to log on and purchase products in club colours directly from the site. Such products will include different designs/styles of jackets, training tops, hooded tops, polo shirts, skinny pants, shorts etc. Club jersey’s, shorts, socks & other accessories will also be available. We have been informed by O’Neills that this process may take up to 6 weeks. We will keep you updated as our shop gets stocked up.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s club lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 8, 16, 23 & 29. The lucky dip winners were Jamie Maxwell D Pallas Bar, Dave Hunt Youghalarra Way & Ann McDonnell Carrigatoher. The sellers prize went to Jonathan Ryan.This week’s draw was in Reidys for a Jackpot of €3,700.

Burgess GAA Notes 9th September 2019

Senior Hurling:

Eoin Hogan being fouled

A controversial incident where Eoin Hogan was dragged to the ground and no penalty was awarded

Our seniors crashed out of the county senior county championship at the weekend after a 2-17 to 2-23 defeat to Nenagh. This result puts us into a relegation dogfight with Portroe, Killenaule and Moycarkey Borris. Our lads are still involved in the North championship with quarter final to come against neighbours Ballina. This game will take place in Nenagh on Saturday September 14th at 5:30pm and once again we are looking for big support for our lads.
Video of Tony Dunne’s 2 goals:

U14 Hurling:
Our u14’s qualified for the the county ‘b’ final after a terrific 2-13 to 3-6 win over Galtee Rovers/St Pecaun in Thurles on Saturday morning last. Our lads will now face JK Brackens in the county final on Saturday 14th September at 1pm in Dundrum. We are looking for a big crowd to come and support our boys.
u11b Hurling:
Our u11’s were beaten by a strong Silvermines outfit on Saturday last. Our lads play Borrisokane next on Saturday September 14th at 10am in Borrisokane.
Club Gear:
Burgess GAA Clubs are currently in the process of setting up a Burgess GAA Online Shop withO’Neills. Club members and supporters will be able to log on and purchase products in club colours directly from the site. Such products will include different designs/styles of jackets, training tops, hooded tops, polo shirts, skinny pants, shorts etc. Club jersey’s, shorts, socks & other accessories will also be available. We have been informed by O’Neills that this process may take up to 6 weeks. We will keep you updated as our shop gets stocked up.
Club Lotto:
There was no winner of last Monday night’s club lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 1, 14, 16 & 23. The lucky dip winners were Tony O Flaherty Garranmore, Paul Griffin Kylebeg, Pat & Margaret Griffin, Kylebeg. The sellers prize went to Francie Walsh. This week’s draw was in D Pallas for a Jackpot of €3,600

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 7th January 2019

A.G.M.

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.