Sunday, November 8, 2015

Ferrybank GAA - Weekly Notes

Hard luck to the Junior Footballers who were defeated by a much better Roanmore side last Friday night in the final of the John J Murphy sponsored competition in Carraiganore on a scoreline of 3-05 to 0-05.]
Roanmore opened the scoring with two points, before Keith Power replied with a point for Ferrybank to settle the team down. Ferrybank found it hard to create scoring chances in the opening half as Roanmore were well organised, and the game changed in a couple of minutes with Roanmore scoring two goals, with the second goal coming from the penalty spot in which James Troy saved brilliantly, but couldn’t prevent the rebound going in.
Ferrybank battled back, and just before the break replied with points from Sam Lawless and Luke Flynn to reduce the gap to five at the break. Into the second-half, and like the first, scores were hard to come by, with Roanmore adding two points to extend the gap, and while another Keith Power free gave the lads hope and a third Roanmore goal finished the game midway through the second-half.
Despite a point from Graham Coady, Ferrybank needed goals and unfortunately they didn’t come, and Roanmore ran out worthy winners in the end. Thanks to Heno & Padraig for their help with the team throughout the year.
TEAM: James Troy, Nicky Ryan, David Atkins, Shane O’ Sullivan, Damien Ahern, Mark O' Brien, Graham Coady (0-1), Luke Flynn (0-1), Cormac O' Driscoll, KeithPower (0-2), Oisín MacCathmhaoil, MJ Sutton, Robbie Carew, Sam Lawless(0-1), Greg Murphy, Alex Kinsella, Kevin Roche, Eric Corcoran, Martin Freeman, Dean Phelan, Paul Carew, Liam Óg Carey, Tiernan Morrissey. John Ahern.

The club’s Annual Flag Weekend takes place this coming Friday to Sunday 13th-15th November. Volunteers will be needed, so if you can spare a couple of hours, please contact Tommy Carew 083-3189481 or Shane Ahearne 086-2356300.

Our under 21 Hurlers are scheduled to play Portlaw in the Championship. There is a possibility that the game could take place next weekend, so keep an eye on our social media page for an update. 

Just over two weeks to go for our annual night at the dogs on Saturday November 21st at Kilcohan Park with the first race getting underway at 7:50pm. With 10 races on the night, there will be plenty of thrills and spills for all to enjoy. Tickets (€10, U16s free) are currently on sale, and can be purchased from Declan Howard 087-9393818, Siobhan Heffernan 086-2611894, Conor McGarrity 087-9087745, The Slip Café, Flynn’s Bar, Mandarin Palace, Taste Buds Café and Nicky’s Shop Abbey Park.
We would encourage all people to pre-buy your tickets in advance of the event to ensure the club benefits. The main gate prize on the night, once again kindly sponsored by Harvey Travel, is a weekend away for two in the four star Castleross hotel, plus many more prizes.
You can also nominate a dog on the night, in which nominations cost €10, and if your Dog wins, you win the nice sum of €30, nominations can be got from Shane Ahearne 086-2356300. A shuttle bus service will also operate on the night, bringing the people to and from Kilcohan Park. So all in all a great night is assured, and why not bring along the family & friends and enjoy the night out.

It’s hard to believe it folks, but it that time of the year again, and the Juvenile GAA and Camogie Club Christmas Party will take place on Sunday December 6th from 1:30pm to 3pm in the Parish Hall.
The cost is €5 per child. Each Child will see Santa and receive a selection box. Money must be paid in advance and can be given to Siobhan Heffernan 086-2611894, or Zoe Delahunty 085-1342180.
All children going to the party, must be confirmed and paid to one of the organisers by Saturday November 28th.