Monthly Archives: December 2012

Social Night Sat 29th 2012

Mark down a date in your calendar for Sat 29th Dec from 9pm onwards in The Golf Club. Everyone in the community is welcome so why not come along for a great night of music and fun. Finger food on the night. €5 entry. See you there.

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Erin’s Own News 5th December 2012

Erin’s Own Club AGM.
The Annual General Meeting of Erin’€™s Own GAA Club takes place this Sunday the 9th December at 4.30pm in Aras O Meallaigh, Ballycomey.  All paid up members of the Club are encouraged to attend this important meeting and information event where all matters relating to the years activities will be reviewed and all the Club’€™s plans for next year will be put to the Members.

Erin’€™s Own Children’€™s Christmas Party.
The Bord Na Nog Annual Children’€™s Christmas Party will be held in Ballycomey on Saturday the 15th December from 2.30pm to 5pm. Could all parents please contact John Buggy at 087 2299555 or Martina O Reilly on 087 6543920 with their children’€™s name and age. All names to be with the club by Thursday 13th December

Club Lotto
The club lotto is now up to €17,750.00 Be in to win. Get your tickets from any committee members or from local shops. You can also sign up to a direct debit scheme whereby you are entered every week in the Local lotto so you don’t have to worry about getting your ticket. Contact Helen at 087 6645022 or any committee member if you would like to take up this way to play the local lotto. Remember all the money raised goes back into your community.

All members and supporters are reminded that they can support Erin’s Own GAA Club when renewing your car or home insurance with Campion Insurances. Simply quote Erin’s Own/Kilkenny when contacting Campion Insurances for your quote and Campion’s will contribute €10.00 per policy to the club. This is open to all new and existing customers.

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Schools Football Final 1st Dec 2012

Castlecomer 2-6 Dunamaggin 1-5


Saturday 1st Dec in Johns Park O’Loughlin Gaels will go down in history for the Castlecomer National Schools (Boys NS,Firoda NS,Wandesforde NS)as they were crowned champions of the Top Oil Roinn B schools gaelic football championships for the first time since 1999/2000.It was also the first time back in the competition since that year.

Contested against Dunammaggin NS ,Castlecomer new they were in for tough match. Dunammaggin started quickly and had the first score on the board with a point.This followed shortly after with a goal before comer responded with a point of there own.The first half was tight and tense with all the skills of gaelic football on display.Comer started to get there game going with the midfield making there presence felt with a couple more points and the defence holding strong.Comer scored a brilliant goal but going into half time found themselves a point down.

This was unfamiliar territory for these boys who had not had to come from behind at half time in any of their matches to win. Dunammaggin were playing really well and had the momentum.

At half time Comer regrouped and were determined to put in a winning second half.Despite this Dunnammaggin scored the first point straight after half time to increase there lead to 2 points.Comer new they had to respond and respond they did scoring another goal and 3 points whilst holding Dunnammaggin scoreless for the rest of the match.From this point on supported by an enthusiastic crowd of comer supporters and an outstanding defensive display who repelled and rebounded the opposition attacks allowing the midfield and forwards to take further control of the match and go on and win by 4 points with a score of 2-6 to 1-5. It was a tough ,hard pyhsical battle.
The final whistle blew  and the exitement and celebrations began.This was a great win for the boys,there schools,the parish,there parents and above all for football. Presentation of the cup and medals took place in front of very proud and happy parents and supporters.

Congratulations to the following panel; Liam Holland,Dan Coogan,Declan Buggy,Jack Buggy,Nicky Connelly,Conor Mc Mahan,Kevin Holland,Christopher Korff,James Brennan(Joint Capt) Keelan Ring, Ross Connelly (Joint Capt) Conor Clarke,Killian Hogan,Kevin Brennan,Billy O’Neil,Ben Emmett,Justin Brennan,Oisin O’Dwyer,Mark Stein,Donal Coughlin,Darragh Coughlin,Kevin Brennan,Aaron Walsh,Lorcan Scott.

Congratulations to all involved in particular Coach Andy Korff and Selectors Christy Brennan and John Cahalane.

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