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Erins Own LGFC Under 14 team Feile June 2015

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Erins Own LGFC Under 14 team recently took part in Feile 15 in Wexford . They performed excellently falling short in their first 2 matches by just a single point and an exciting extra time victory in the third game (shield qtr final) ensured a Sunday morning game in the Shield semi-final. Unfortunately they came up short to a stronger Old Leighlin side. They returned home with their heads held high and did their club and families proud. They had a fantastic weekend and congratulations to all involved from players, coaches, families and to the many sponsors for the weekend, some of which are listed below.

Sponsors include

Intosport

Quinn Motors

Credit Union

Paddy Coady

Pat Maher

Martin Rowe

Michael Shorthall

Terry Dowling Fitness

David O Rourke

Munch Box

James farrell

Michael Condon

Dick Dooley

Drury Steen, Londis

Paddy Power Bookmakers

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Football

U14 Erin’s Own Girls Gaelic Football Team

The U 14 Erin’s Own Girls Gaelic football team will travel to Wexford town
in late June to take part in Feile 2015 under the management of John Cahalan
and his mentors, Eugene Dowling, John Moore & Fiona Maher.
This is an exciting challenge for the young girls, most of whom are only
playing Gaelic for 1-2 years. The team are presently doing well in the
Carlow League and train weekly in either the Prince or Ballycomey.
The Gaelic football club has become an important part of close to 100 girls
lives in Castlecomer and surrounding parishes, ranging from U 8 up to Junior
level. They have a nice collection of silverware to boast after a short time
on the football scene, huge recognition for this must go to Andy Korff who
got it off the ground in 2012.

 

 

 

 

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Football

Ballyboden St Enda’s U15 Tournament May 2015

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Erin’s Own U15 team ran out winners of a high calibre tournament held by Ballyboden St Enda’s in memory of Cian Durkin, a young playing member who sadly passed away from illness. Comer’s first match pitted them against Mallow from Cork. A great start to this match allowed the comer lads to keep mallow at a steady distance as the went on to win by 8 points. They only had 15 mins to turnaround for the second match versus Toomevara from Tipperary. This was their best game and settled in right from the off and went on to win comfortably in the end by 15 points. Comer had qualified for the final against the hosts who had earlier seen off Oulart the Ballagh from Wexford and Ballygunner from Waterford.

The final proved to be a very tight encounter and defences won the day here as the scoreline would suggest but the difference in the end was Comer’s ability to take their scores from placed balls and play against the hosts inability to do so when under pressure when attempting their shots.

As opposed to naming anyone in particular this was an excellent all round performance by all 19 players who travelled and they are all a huge credit to their club and also only the second Kilkenny team to win this prestigious tournament.

Panel as follows; Nicky Connolly, Billy O’Neill, Dan Coogan, Lee Holden, Christopher Korff, Cathal Holland (Capt), Liam Holland, Conor McMahon, Jack Buggy, Kevin Holland, Declan Buggy, Kevin Brennan, James Brennan, James Buggy, Jamie Maher, Darragh O’Rourke, Killian Hogan, Kevin Smith, Thomas Judge.

Management; John Buggy, Eamon Hollland, Tommy Buggy.

Thanks to all parents who travelled and helped in various jobs and roles throughout the day.

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Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

U14 Roinn A League 17.04.2015

Erin’s Own under 14s got their 2015 Roinn A league campaign off to a winning start on Friday last when the locals entertained Danesfort in Canon Kearns Park. The Comer boys played with the brisk wind in the first half and suffered a set back early on when conceding a goal in the first 5 minutes. After conceding this early score the local boys knocked over two good points courtesy of Jack Buggy from play and a free. With the Comer backs starting to get on top there was a plentiful supply of good ball going into the forwards and they were beginning to make it pay. After a great move up the left hand side of the field a speculative ball into the Danesfort goalmouth Daragh O Rourke was the quickest to react to register a major score for the locals. Sometimes a goal can be worth more than 3 points and this was one occasion where that is true. This score totally settled down the Comer boys throughout the field and they began to hurl with much more efficency for the rest of the half. Jack Buggy kept the scoreboard ticking over with a point from a lineball and a good goal from play after a good run through the centre by Conor Clarke. With our half back line of Christopher Korff, Thomas Judge and the very impressive Kevin Holland now winning alot of ball and setting up attack after attack the Comer forwards had plenty of ball to work with. Before half time Danesfort put alot of pressure on our backs and they were rewarded with a goal and a point despite the best efforts of Nicky Connoly in goals and our full back line of Luca Downey, Dan Coogan and Billy O Neill. Just before the half ended Kealan Ring forced home a goal to leave the locals with a comfortable and well deserved half time lead of 3-6 to 2-2. The Comer boys started the second half well and again Kevin Holland popped up with a lovely interception and great ball to Jack Buggy for him to extend the the Comer lead to eight points. With Dan Coogan, Kevin Holland, Christopher Korff, Billy O Neill, Jack Buggy, Killian Hogan and Conor Clarke totally dominant the Danesfort attack were finding it extremely hard to get the scores they badly needed to get back into the game. However they did register a goal and a point from play mid way through the half to keep them in the match. However from here to the finish the Comer attack and midfield took over completely and with the moving of Jamie Maher to full forward and Lee Holden out to half forward the scoreboard started to clock up with Jamie Maher shooting two great goals and a point, Jack Buggy with another goal and Kevin Smyth with a another the gap became too big for the Danesfort boys to bridge. Jamie Maher added a lovely individual point and Jack Buggy pointed a free and one more from play to close out the scoring on a final score of 7-8 to 4-3. This was a real team effort with all the team and substitutes contribution. TEAM. Nicky Connolly,Billy O Neill, Dan Coogan, Luca Downey, Kevin Holland Christopher Korff, Thomas Judge, Conor Clarke, Lee Holden, Jack Buggy, (2-6)Kealan Ring,(1-1) Kevin Smyth, (1-0)Killian Hogan, Jamie Maher(2-1) Daragh O Rourke,(1-0 ).SUBS USED. Owen Comerford, Cathal O Reilly, Adam Stone, Ciaran Meagher, Shane Coogan, Brian Holland

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

Fantasy Cheltenham 2015 Local winners

Congratulations to all the local winners from Fantasy Cheltenham 2015. In total Erin’s Own had 30 winners with Donal Dunne (Runners) giving it a great go right to the end for the overall prize. Thanks to all our hard working committee members with special note to Martin Carroll for providing the Enterprise Centre as a centre of operation again this year.  Thanks also to all members and their families who helped in any way throughout the campaign. Excellent as ever. Thanks also to Castlecomer Community School transition year students, to Peter O’Donovan and Delia O’Donohue for their ongoing support.  To Ticket Sellers and to the people who purchased Tickets, particularly members and parents. This fundraiser is directly focussed on the new development in Ballycomey. Every cent raised goes towards this development that all of our members and their families will hopefully be able to avail of. Finally thanks to all participant clubs for their enthusiasm and support and in turn we hopefully are providing each of you with an important source for ongoing fundraising.

Donal (Runners)DunneFourth Overall with 1 other€100.00
Donal (Runners)DunneErin’s Own1st Place€300.00
BrianLannonTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
BrianLannonErin’s Own Jt 3rd Place€50.00
PeaderBoranFriday Joint 2nd with 2 others€200.00
Tom KnoxErin’s Own 2nd Place€200.00
Property PartnersBuggyWednesday Joint 1st€170.00
BrianHollandThursday Joint 2nd€40.00
Michael TuttyErin’s Own Jt 3rd Place€50.00
TerryDunneTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
JohnHollandTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
RichardKentTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
FrankO’MearaTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
AndyHoseyTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
DavidBuggyTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
c,c,cmeagherTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
babahoseyTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
FrankMorrisseyTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
JimmyMcGarryTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
JohnHickeyTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
EamonKelly ATuesday Joint 1st€6.00
BillyMorrisseyTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
JosephConlonTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
JohnBurnsTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
FergalYoungTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
NeilAllenTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
TanyaPalmerTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
WilliamKehoeTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
MarionHughesTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
RonanArmstrongTuesday Joint 1st€6.00
Posted in Administration, Development

Fantasy Cheltenham 2015

Three weeks to go and time to get your tickets. All proceeds go towards the new clubhouse development that we will be up and running this year. Tickets are available from several members, online or from some local retail outlets.

www.fantasycheltenham.ie for all your action.

Posted in Development

Bord Na nOg AGM

Reminder that Bord na nOg AGM takes place on Thurs 13th Oct at 8pm in Ballycomey club rooms. Please attend where possible.

Posted in Administration, Bórd na nÓg

U14 Roinn A Championship Final Oct 2014

Firstly congratulations to all the panel for getting as far as they did but in the end comisserations to them as they came up against an extremely strong and talented O’Loughlin’s side who started as they meant to go on and overpowered our lads to go on to a comprehensive vicotry.

The Comer boys were hoping to gain revenge after losing the league final to the same opponents but it turned out to be just one of those days when no matter what was attempted just didn’t pay off. Everyone tried their best and in their normal commendable spirit never gave up right to the final whistle.

Well done to all involved and onwards and upwards from here for this talended group of Comer players.

Thanks to our sponsors for the day; John Buggy Auctioneers, Billy Moran Architect and Wille Forde, Eurospar.

 

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

Kilmacud U8 Blitz Oct 2014

A brilliant day out for our u8 hurlers  in kilmacud .  Played  5 matches and winning all 5, each and every player was magnificent. Team: James Comerford,James Coogan,cian Rothwell, jack Coogan,bobby Brennan,Conor o Sullivan,jack Comerford,Cathal dunny,Eamonn Brannigan,Leo Downey,Conor brophy

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Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

U14 Roinn A final 18th Oct 2014

Best of luck to the U14 team and management in their county final this Saturday in Jenkinstown at mid-day. All support welcome and appreciated. It is not that often we are able to cheer on our underage teams in a Roinn A final.

When? Saturday 18th October

where? Jenkinstown

What? U14 Roinn A final

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling