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U 14 Hurling League Roinn A County Final 2014

O’Loughlins; 5-12

Erin’s Own; 1-14

O’Loughlins deservedly won this final after a very entertaining match played in a well appointed Jenkinstowm Pitch. O’Loughlins got off to a whirlwind start and were 3-1 to 0-0 up after only 8 minutes following a series of unfortunate errors by a nervous Erin’s Own defense. From that point to the end, the match went back and forth and the Comer lads played excellently, only to always rue the starting few minutes. By mid second half the lead was down to 5 points with the the O’Loughlins goal under siege. Despite all the effort, our lads came up short in the end and can only be commended right across the board for their willingness to fight to the very end – a genuine virtue for anyone to have. There will be brighter days ahead for this group of players.

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

U14 Roinn A league final 21-08-2014

The U14 league final between Erin’s Own and O’Loughlins will take place this Thursday  21 st August at 7pm in Jenkinstown.  On behalf of the Bord na nOg, we wish the team the best of luck on the night and ask all available members to go along and support the lads in their quest for glory.

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

Erin’s Own GAA Club 9th Annual Golf Classic 2014

Erin’s Own GAA Club 9th Annual Golf Classic 2014

 

The Sun was beaming down last Friday when Erin’s own GAA Club held its 9th annual golf classic in Castlecomer Golf Club. This event was sponsored by David Buggy Kia Motors, Kilkenny. Over 40 teams played on the day in both GUI & non GUI competitions.

In the Main competition, the golf was most competitive with local team of Colm Meagher, Adrian O’Neill & Eamon Brennan proving victorious with a very good score on the day just narrowly beating Dunreidy Engineering Team of Colin Dunne, Michael Daly & Joe Tierney.

In the Non GUI Category, winners were Nirvana Lighting Team of Ken Loughlin, Shay Loughlin & Martin Phelan.

 

The organizing committee Congratulate all the winners & would like to thank all who played, the hard working ladies who looked after the Barbecue, Castlecomer Golf Club & its staff and anyone who assisted on the day to make the Classic a success.

 

Special thanks to all our Generous Sponsors who continue to support the Classic. We acknowledge all those who supported by sponsoring a Tee Box, a team or a Prize.

Check out the club website for the full list of winners and photos of the day.

 

All of the monies raised go directly into the ongoing development in Ballycomey which will improve facilities for all members.

 

 

Golf Classic 2014 Results

 

Main Competition

 

1st Prize – Colm Meagher, Adrian O’Neill, Eamon Brennan

 

2nd Prize – Dunreidy Engineering Team: Colin Dunne, Joe Tierney, Michael Daly

 

3rd Prize – Bollards Pub Team: Michael Bollard, Warren Byrne, Michael Nash

 

4th Prize – Michael Buggy, James Daly, Michael Brennan

 

5th Prize – M & A Coaches Team: Michael Dowling, Martin Brennan, Ned Kenny

 

6th Prize – Martin Boran, Damien Fogarty, Willie Green

 

 

Non GUI Competition

 

1st Prize – Nirvana Lighting Team: Ken Loughlin, Shay Loughlin, Martin Phelan

 

2nd Prize – Conor McMahon, Jack Buggy, Kevin Brennan

 

3rd Prize – Dunreidy Engineering Team: Sean Kealy, Martin J Brennan, Joe Nolan

 

4th Prize – Paul Rice, Dermot Wallace, Cathal Murphy

 

5th Prize – Deenside Wheelers Team: Mike Holland, Sean McMahon, Larry Bergin

Posted in Administration, Bórd na nÓg, Football, Hurling

U12 Go Games Training and Fixtures 2014

Training will take place on Tuesday 27th MAY in Ballycomey at 6.30pm

Round 1 : Sat 19th July Home v Clara at 10am

Round 2: Sat 26th July Away v John Lockes at 10am

Round 3: Sat 2nd August Away v Freshford at 10am

Round 4: Sat 9th August Away v Rower Inistoige at 10am

Round 5: Sat 16th August Home v Dicksboro (White team) at 10am

Round 6 : BYE

Round 7: Wed 27th August Home v Thomastown at 6.30 pm

Contacts; Eamon Holland 087 2720158 and Brendan Holden 087 9502235

 

 

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

U14 Roinn A v James Stephens 15.05.14

Erin’s Own under 14s kept their unbeaten run going in the Roinn A 2014 league campaign on Thursday last when the locals entertained James Stephens in Canon Kearns Park. The Comer boys played the  same opposition in the Feile two weeks earlier and shipped a heavy defeat on that day. That wasn’t to be the case this time round and the Comer boys set about their task right from the start. After conceding an early couple of points from two frees the local boys knocked over their opening point via the stick of James Brennan. The James Spephens boys appeared to be on top in many positions on the field but the Comer boys stayed to their task and never let them too far ahead. Midway through the first half the Village were worth their lead of 6 points to two. Jack Buggy added another point from a free and James Brennan added one from play. At the break the score was 8 points to 4 in favour of James Stephens. If the first half belonged to James Stephens well The Comer boys surely owned the second half as all throughout  the field the locals got on top. Nicky Connolly in goal was never breached and dealt with anything that came his way.  The full back line of Billy O Neill, Cathal Holland and Kevin Holland were magnificent throughout and with the two boys playing in the corners only aged 12 they surely hurled way above their young age. Throughout the second half Comer clawed back their opposition point by point courtesy of two frees from Jack Buggy and another from Declan Buggy who was now causing the James Stephens full back line all sorts of trouble after moving up from centre back. Alot of this pressure was coming from the amount of quality ball coming in from midfield and the half bck line where James Brennan was now positioned alongside man of the match Conor McMahon. With less than ten minutes to go the lead was now down to two points 8 to 6 and after a great move up the field a speculative ball into the Village end the ball fell to Jack Buggy who was fouled and when the ball was landed into the square James Brennan was first to react and showing lovely skill he controlled the ball before unleashing a great shot to the top of the net to put Comer ahead for the first time. On the next play the same player won the puck out and from over sixty yards landed a great point to put two between the sides. Try as the may the Village boys could not break through the Comer defence where effort after effort was blocked back and cleared. None was more to the fore here than Liam and Cathal Holland. It is testament to the Comer defence that the opposition failed to score throughout the second half. The midfield pairing of Jack Buggy and Kevin Brennan  won alot of hard ball throughout and went about setting up attack after attack for their forwards. Up front Dan Coogan caught some great puck outs when he came out the field in the last quarter. Along with those already mentioned Conor Clarke , Killian Hogan, Jordan Fanning, James Buggy and the smallest man on the field and youngest Lee Holden won great ball and used it excellently. This was a real team effort from these young boys who were behind until the 53rd minute but never pannicked and stayed about their task throughout. Next up is another city team when the boys travel to John’s Park next Monday to take on O Loughlin Gaels. TEAM. Nicky Connolly, Billy O Neill, Cathal Holland, Kevin Holand, Liam Holland, Declan Buggy, Conor McMahon, Kevin Brennan, Jack Buggy, Kealan, James Brennan, James Buggy, Lee Holden, Killian Hogan, Dan Coogan, JordanFanning. SUBS., Conor Clarke Daragh O Rourke, Kevin Smyth, inj. Christopher Korff, Kealan Ring, Jamie Maher, David Ferris.

 

 

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

U14 A League – Round 1 v Thomastown 15.04.2014

Erin’s Own under 14s got their 2014 league campaign off to a winning start on Tuesday last when the locals entertained Thomastown in Canon Kearns Park. The Comer boys played against the strong wind in the first half and set about their task right from the start. After conceding an early point the local boys knocked over two good points courtesy of Kevin Holland and James Brennan. With the Comer backs completely 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 Thomastown goalmouth Kevin Holland 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 efficiency for the rest of the half. The midfield pairing of Jack Buggy and James Brennan were now winning a lot of ball and setting up attack after attack and Jack shot two smashing long range points from player as the half came to an end. Just before the half ended Kealan Ring forced home a great goal to leave the locals with a comfortable but well deserved half time lead of 2-4 to 0-2. The Comer boys started the second half well and again Kevin Holland popped up with a lovely point to extend the Comer lead to nine points. With all 6 backs well in control, the Thomastown attack were finding it extremely hard to get the scores they badly needed to get back into the game. However they did register goal from a close in free and a point from play to keep them in the match. After a number of close misses the Comer attack were beginning to hold up the ball more and when on one occasion they did retain the ball close to the Thomastown goals the ball broke out to Jack Buggy his good effort at a goal was only parried away by the Thomastown goalie and Kevin Holland was on hand to whip the ball into the net to put the game well beyond Thomastown. James Brennan added a lovely individual point and Jack Buggy pointed a free to close out the scoring on a final score of 3-8 to 1-4. This was a real team effort but special mention must go to Dan Coogan, Cathal Holland, Conor McMahon, James Brennan and young Kevin Holland who finished with 2-2. TEAM. Declan Buggy, Billy O Neill, Dan Coogan, Liam Holland, Christopher Korff, Cathal Holland, Conor McMahon, James Brennan, Jack Buggy, Kealan Ring, James Buggy, Conor Clarke, Kevin Holland, Kevin Brennan, Lee Holden. SUBS. Nicky Connolly, Killian Hogan, Jordan Fanning, Daragh O Rourke, Kevin Smyth.

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling

Hurling and Football draws 2014

Erin’s Own have been drawn in group B for the upcoming senior hurling league And in section B group B in the Junior grade. In football  we are also in Group B in the intermediate grade

St Canices Credit Union SHC
Group A
O Loughlin Gaels St Martins
Tullaroan Carrickshock
Clara Ballyhale Shamrocks
Group B
Danesfort James Stephens
Rower Inistioge Dicksboro
Erins Own Fenians
J J Kavanagh & Son JHC
Section A – Group A
Mooncoin Barrow Rangers
Graignamanagh Bennettsbridge
Cloneen Slieverue
Section A – Group B
Galmoy Kilmacow
John Lockes Windgap
Piltown Blacks & Whites
Section B – Group A
St Martins O Loughlin Gaels
Mullinavat Clara
Tullaroan
Section B – Group B
Erins Own Dicksboro
Ballyhale Shamrocks James Stephens
J J Kavanagh & Son IFC
Group A
Blacks & Whites Rower Inistioge
Ballyhale Bye
Group B
Piltown Erins Own
Thomastown Bye
Posted in Football, Hurling

FANTASY CHELTENHAM 2014

Our main development fundraiser was launched this weekend. The Fantasy Cheltenham competition is now up and running and we are appealing to all members, parents and their families to get behind it. The website www.fantasycheltenham.ie is being updated this week and will contain the 2014 brochure. Get in contact with all clubs where possible to come on board in this joint club fundraiser.

email; info@fantasycheltenham.ie

phone; 087-2299555

website; www.fantasycheltenham.ie.

Posted in Administration, Bórd na nÓg, Development, Football, Hurling, Ladies Football, Uncategorized

U21 Roinn A Northern Final

The Under 21 team qualified for the Roinn A Northern Final last weekend with a very impressive second half display against a fancied James Stephens team. a couple of goals late on polished off a very strong finish to give them a deserved step towards the Northern Final.

All roads now lead to Freshford Next Saturday ( 30th November) at 2pm versus O’Loughlin Gaels. Your continued support is greatly appreciated

best of luck to all involved.

Posted in Administration, Hurling

U10 indoor training schedule

Under 10 will start in Ballinakill on Thursday 21st at 6.30 pm until 7.30pm. We have booked it for 3 weeks and will resume again in late January for 5 further weeks.

Posted in Bórd na nÓg, Hurling