Weekly Update 14th May 2019
May 14, 2019
The Macroom U6's had a great time in Bishopstown on Sunday morning on what was a smashing day for football. There were four matches played lasting ten minutes each. The Macroom players did really well and had lots of fun, at the end of the football, Bishopstown brought out their tug-o-war rope and even more fun was had with the kids enjoying a different activity. The u6s now look forward to next weekend and trip to play neighbours Canovee in Carrigadrohid on Sunday 19th May.
The squad that took part in Bishopstown was:
Nathan Myler, Eoghan Kelly, Sam Purcell, Fionn McKenna, Ardan O'Riordan, Luke Murphy, Cathal Kelleher, Liam O'Callaghan, Liam Bourke, Matthew Murphy, Odhran McCarthy.
The u7's played in a Blitz in Pairc Ui Chaoimh at the weekend against Nemo Rangers, St. Michaels and Mitchelstown. The players played very well and a great improvement was seen in all of them from their previous outing. They have no match this week but training continues.
The squad that took part in Pairc Ui Chaoimh was:
Noah Kelleher, Odhran O'Regan, William Bland, Luke Guider, Tieran Harrington, Oisin Harrington, Cian Kelleher, Jack Ryan, Ciaran O'Sullivan, Tom Minihane, Adam Creedon. The Mentors involved were Dermot Creedon, Brendan O'Regan, John Minihane and Donie Angland.
The Minor footballers played Ballygarvan in the league in Macroom last Thursday night and lost out on a scoreline of 5-10 to 3-8. They were short a number of players due to exams and injuries.
The team that lined out was as follows:
Reece Lee, Darragh Kiernan, James Galvin, Darren Quinn, Mark Hunt, David Hunt, Jack Sexton, Jack O'Riordan, Shane Meaney, Robert Donovan, Bradley O'Shea, Ben O'Connell, Kieran Doody, Dylan Towmey, Dylan Faller, Martín de Sosa.
The Junior B's played Canovee in the Mid Cork Junior B league last Friday night and lost a tight game 2-8 to 1-10 in what was a good sporting encounter played on the exceptionally good surface in the Castle Grounds. The team that lined out was:
Tom Creedon, Jack Kelleher, Martin O'Donnell, John Angland , Alan O'Farrell, Olan O'Mahony, Mark O'Callaghan , David Cotter (capt), Jack Cronin, Dan O'Riordan, Eolan O'Leary, Darren Creed, Don Creedon, Conor Hurley, Olan Murphy. Subs introduced Declan Kiely, Jack O'Donovan, Conor McKirgan.
Reminder that Macroom Golf Classic takes place on Friday 31st May. It's a fantastic day out and and a team of three golfers gets a round of golf and a meal in the beautiful Macroom Golf Club for €200 - an absolute bargain. People who want to sponsor tee boxes can also do so as well for €50 . Please contact the following to get one of the last spots available on the timesheet : Don Buckley, Paddy Murphy, Tom O'Sullivan, John O'Mahoney, Denis Buckley, PC Crowley, Colm Cronin, Kevin Hinchion.
Reminder Registration is now is now open for the Macroom GAA Cúl Camp which takes place this July. Go to https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/ for further details and registration.
Cork Minor Footballers:
Best of luck to our own club man Bobby O'Dwyer as he manages the Cork Minor footballers this Wednesday May 15th against Clare in Cusack Park Ennis at 7pm.
Strictly Come Dancing:
As noted on one of the previous updates Macroom GAA is going to be holding a Strictly Come Dancing fundraiser later this year, if you are interested in getting involved in any capacity whatsoever then please contact chairman Joe Carroll or secretary John Ryan
Fixtures to Look Out for:
u11s play Bantry tonight in the Castle Grounds at 6:45pm
u12s play Aghinagh in Rusheen tonight at 7pm
u16s at home to Bantry tomorrow night ay 8pm in the Castle Grounds
u10s v Clondrohid Saturday morning away
u9 play Bandon Saturday morning Time and Venue TBC
u12 league away to Clonakilty next Monday night at 7pm
u6s away to Canovee next Sunday morning Time TBC
u11s travel to Dublin to play in the Kilmacud Tournament next Saturday
Intermediate Challenge Game v Canovee in the Castle Grounds Friday night