Burgess GAA Notes April 10th 2017

Senior Hurling:

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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.

MATCH REPORT: Burgess 3-16 Lorrha 1-14 – county senior league 2017

Burgess 3-16 Lorrha 1-14

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County Senior League 26th March 2017

After winning the toss Lorrha opted to play with a strong wind behind them in the first half andm they raced into a 2 point lead with three minutes played. Burgess initially struggled to cope with the strong breeze but a fantastic piece of individual skill by Stephen Murray after an excellent Tossy Hogan delivery gave Burgess a one point lead and the first goal of the game. Lorrha responded with two more points before Murray struck again with a pointed free.  It was nip and tuck thereafter as both sides exchanged points and by my reckoning and that of a fair few others in the field that Lorrha led 1-5 to 0-10 at half time. The referee however had the game a draw at half time. Burgess 1-6 Lorrha 0-9.

Burgess were first on the score board after four minutes of the second half when Eoin Leahy Hogans fine work under the dropping ball put Stephen Murray through for his second goal of the game. Fair dues to Lorrha who despite the goal and injury some setbacks fought back to gamely level the game with 15 minutes remaining but a third Burgess goal after some classy interplay finished by Eoin Tossy Hogan essentially decided the fixture with 12 minutes to play. Burgess finished the game strongly to run out 3-16 to 1-14 winners and claim their second victory of this league campaign.

Burgess scorers: Stephen Murray 2-5, Eoin Tossy Hogan 1-0, Shane Maher 0-1, Keith Nealon 0-2, Danny Ryan 0-4, Eoin Leahy Hogan 0-2, Willie Ryan 0-1.

Burgess Team: Niall McGrath, Pat Woods, Jack O’Flaherty, Paddy Hogan, Brian Hogan, John O’Dwyer, Willie Ryan, Conor Gill, Shane Maher, Eoin Tossy Hogan, Keith Nealon, John O’Brien, Danny Ryan, Stephen Murray, Eoin Leahy Hogan. Subs Used: Andy Dunne, Bill O’Flaherty.

Burgess v Mullinahone league fixture

  
We will play Mullinahone in the 2nd round of the senior challenge cup on Sunday 20th March in Kilcoleman at 12pm.

See the rest of the challenge cup fixtures below.