Burgess GAA Notes 11th December 2017

A.G.M.

The A.G.M. Is fixed for January 19th. Anyone who wants to submit a motion or nominate an officer should contact club secretary Gemma Flynn for forms. You can contact Gemma on the club phone 087 235 9336 of via email secretary.burgess.tipperary@gaa.ie

U11 Indoor Hurling:

U11 hurling concluded this week with victories for Green & Yellow Shamrocks in the cup and Cuala in the plate. In all five teams with a total of twenty five boys took part in wall ball and alley drills as well as a league of indoor games. We would like to thank Fergal McDonnell, Micheál Ryan, Edmund Ryan and David Kyne for their hard work coaching, refereeing and organising the sessions and games. It was fantastic to see how much the lads enjoyed the games while also brining on their skills. Well done to all.

Winter activities

Thanks to Fergal McDonnell and his team who ran this years winter activities nights in Kilcolman. The final evening was last Thursday night and was as usual great fun for the children of 1st and 2nd class of the parish.

Club lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday night’s lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 9, 11, 18 & 29. The lucky dip winners were Kaitlin O Halloran c/o Burgess Duharra Club, Marie Hughes Newtown & Jimmy Ryan Portroe. The sellers prize went to Morty Hogan. This weeks draw was in Barrys for a Jackpot of €4,350.

Munster inter firms champions:

Well done to the Burgess contingent of John O’Brien, Martin Fogarty and Kieran Ryan who were part of the Carey Glass inter firms team who defeated Suir engineering of Waterford in Thurles last week. Well done lads!

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Burgess GAA Notes 16th October 2017

Congratulations:

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We would like to express our immense pride in the achievements of the Burgess Duharra senior camogie team who captured their 6th successive county title in style at the weekend. We would like to wish them the best of luck in the Munster championship.

 

u21 Hurling:

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Our u21’s travelled to Shallee on Sunday morning last and recorded a fine 0-18 to 0-12 win over Ballina. We hurled against the wind in slippery conditions our lads laid the foundations for the win with a great first half defensive performance. Well done lads.

Martin O’Leary tournament:

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The u11 Martin O’Leary tournament took place on Saturday October 7th in Kilcolman with four teams taking part. Kilruane, Kiladangan, Portroe and our own boys. The event went off well with Kilruane running out deserving winners. We’d like to thank Kilruane Port and Kiladangan for taking part and all in the juvenile club who organised the event and provided refreshments on the day. Thanks also to our intercounty star Donagh Maher who presented the medals and thanks also to Martin’s son Aidan who presented the trophy.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last week’s club lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 12, 19, 24 & 26. This week’s lucky dip €40 winners were, Bernadette McKenna Newtown, Mary Ryan Ballyhogan and Martin Browne c/o D Pallas Bar. Pat Cremin claimed the seller’s prize. This week’s draw was held in Barry’s for a jackpot of €3550.

Burgess v Holycross county senior league match report

County Senior League – Burgess 1-15 Holycross Ballycahill 3-17

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A heavily depleted Burgess outfit hurled with the aid of a stiff breeze in the first half of this county league group game and though they had twenty scoring opportunities in the opening period their return was a meagre ten points. Holycross goaled in the 7th minute to gain the lead for the first time in the match 1-02 to 0-3 after some good combination play. Burgess, despite their ferocious wide count, had the game on level terms by the 18th minute but just could not make their wind assisted dominance count on the score board and they were all square at half time, Burgess 0-10 Holycross Ballycahill 1-7.

The second half was tit for tat with points until the 23rd minute when a Niall McGrath was deceived a ball that took and unfortunate hop to push Holycross into a one goal lead. Holycross immediately added a point from the puckout to go four in front. Burgess struck back immediately with a goal from Ronan Tucker to leave a point between the teams Burgess 1-15 Holycross 2-13 and five minutes remaining. But disaster struck and Holycross had the ball in the Burgess net almost immediately after Ronans effort. Holycross tacked on four more unanswered points in the remaining couple of minutes to give them a flattering 3-17 to 1-15 win. Burgess will rue their 17 wides, two gilt edged goal chances amongst them. Best on show for Burgess were the half back line of JP Grace John O’Dwyer and Johnny Mulqueen. Keith Nealon and Danny Ryan hurled very well also.

Burgess Team: Niall McGrath, Pat Woods, Jack O’Flaherty, Willie Ryan,, Johnny Mulqueen,  John O’Dwyer, JP Grace, Kieran Ryan (0-1), Danny Ryan (0-2), John O’Brien (0-1), Keith Nealon (0-8 4f), Paddy Hogan, Ronan Tucker (1-2), Shane Maher (0-1), Eoin Hogan. Subs used: Brian Hogan, Tadhg O’Halloran.

County League Fixtures from June 6th 2017

 

See embedded below fixtures for the county hurling league round 4.

The games are down for Sunday the 25th of June at 12pm.  Clubs can agree a change of date and time and refer back to me with their agreed terms.

All changes must be agreed with the divisions of the club teams concerned before they can be approved by county C.C.C.

VIDEO: Striking the ball, an instructional video.

 

Video:
With our minor and underage hurlers in mind we have created this instructional video on striking (the ball!). We would urge all of our players and their parents alike to take a look at the footage and take on board some the tips shown.
And who better to demonstrate striking but current senior hurler and one of the best strikers of the ball you’re likely see, our very own Stephen Murray.
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.

MATCH REPORT: North Tipp Junior A hurling League Burgess 1-16 Templederry 1-10

North Tipp Junior A hurling League

Burgess 1-16 Templederry 1-10 – 1st April 2017 Templederry.

Despite playing against a very strong breeze and and having to look into the low sun Burgess found themselves hurling well and enjoying a 0-4 to 0-2 lead after 10 minutes. Two Eoin Hogan frees and points from play by Conor Gill and John O’Brien. A melee, caused by some very indiscriminate pulling by a Templederry forward, resulted in both teams being reduced to 14 men. Points by Eoin and Paddy Hogan gave Burgess a slender 0-7 to 0-6 half time lead.

After eight minutes of the second half Burgess were motoring well having extended their lead to to five points, 1-9 to 0-7. The points coming from Eoin Hogan and the goal a low sun assisted Kieran Ryan long range free.  After 13 minutes the Burgess lead was looking even more comfortable with points from Eoin Hogan, Paddy Hogan and Johnny Ryan to leave Burgess 1-12 to 0-7 to the good. Templederry then struck with a fabulous goal to reduce the lead to five points and put Burgess under real pressure for the remainder of the game. Burgess finished strongly though with scores from Conor Gill and Eoin Hogan to run out 1-16 to 1-10 winners.

The Burgess Team: Paul Carroll, Lee Howard, Pat Woods, David Seymour, Tony Hogan, Kieran Ryan, Brian Tucker, Conor Gill, Johnny Ryan, Sean Flynn, Paddy Hogan, Aidan O’Flaherty, Andy Dunne, John O’Brien, Eoin Hogan.

:VIDEO: The Burgess Energy Team information night

The Burgess Energy Team hosted an information evening on Wednesday in Kilcolman on March 22nd at 8pm for all interested in improving heat efficiency of their homes and businesses and grant opportunities available.