Wednesday 1 June 2016

Brendan Martin Cup in Mourneabbey


Published 08/11/2012 | 08:49

Ellen Walsh from Mourneabbey and Silver Slluoette enjoyed great jumping at the Pony and Young Riders Charity Show in the Green Glens, Millstreet. Picture John Tarrant
Ellen Walsh from Mourneabbey and Silver Slluoette enjoyed great jumping at the Pony and Young Riders Charity Show in the Green Glens, Millstreet. Picture John Tarrant

The Brendan Martin did a tour of the parish last weekend on Saturday night and Sunday! There were a good number of the Cork Senior team present along with our very own local stars, Roisin, Ciara, Brid and Doireann O'Sullivan. The cup visited Bottlehill, Conways of Burnfort and Derrys on Saturday night and they had a great welcome in each venue.

On Sunday, the cup visited the Community Centre where there was a large crowd gathered to welcome our local girls and the Brendan Martin cup. Donal Fitzpatrick, Club Chairman, congratulated the girls on yet another successful year and thanked the four girls for being such good ambassadors in the community. Donal also congratulated the other Cork representatives in the club from U14 upwards and thanked the coaches and mentors for being such a big part of the development of the club. The following represented Cork from the club: U14 Laura Crowley, Jolene Forde and Aisling O'Sullivan; U16 Maedhbh O'Sullivan and Eimear Meaney; U18 Maire O'Callaghan, Miriam O'Callaghan and Doireann O'Sullivan; Senior B Eimear Harringon. There were plenty of opportunities for photos with the Brendan Martin and it's hosts afterwards. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the occasion. The kids were also well catered for with face painting and kids disco! It was a great occasion for the club so thanks to everyone for coming along!


The minor team played two matches last weekend and are now into the Minor A County Final. On Friday, 2nd November, the minor team played Eire Og in Mourneabbey at 8pm on a very cold evening. The scoreline finished as follows: Mourneabbey 5-9 Eire Og 2-6. The minors played the semi-final on Sunday 4th November at 6pm against

Boherbue and were victorious again after a very impressive performance. The final score in that game was Mourneabbey 3-13 Boherbue 1-8. The minor team now face St Vals in the County Minor A final which is provisionally fixed for Tuesday 13th November with venue to be decided. Please check Facebook or Twitter for a venue closer to the time. Best of luck to all involved!


Best of luck to Ciara and Doireann O'Sullivan this weekend at the Ladies Football All Star Awards in the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. The two girls have both been nominated after a very successful year on the pitch so best of luck to you both! Best of luck to the other 10 Cork nominees also!


Clyda Rovers Minor Hurlers met Carberry Rangers in the Semi-Final of the County League in Carrigaline on Saturday afternoon in what were very trying weather conditions. Clyda capitalised on their wind advantage in the first half. Clydas Seamus Ronayne opened the scoring with a point, his first from his very impressive final tally.

Some good team play and fielding of ball added further Clyda scores from Sean O Connor, Seamus Ronayne, James Buckley and Darragh Meaney.

At half time Clyda led on a score line of 2-14 to 0-4. Weather conditions were poor for the first quarter of the second half and Carberry now playing with the wind used it to tag on 1-4 without reply. Clydas Seamus Madden slotted over a point, Clydas first score of the second half. Clyda continued to battle, with Seamus Ronayne and Ronan Flanagan then closing out the game with a goal each, running out deserving winners on a final score of 4-15 to 2-10. Clyda now meet Tracton in the County Final!! Check locally for details and please support!! TEAM: Gearoid O Shea, Darragh Walsh, Daniel O Callaghan, Tim Buckley, Robert Walsh, Ronan Flanagan, Conor Crowley, Sean O Connor, Seamus Madden, Darragh Meaney, James Buckley, Seamus Ronayne.

SUBS: Conor Roche, Christopher Fitzpatrick, John Martin O Hanlon, David O Shea.


The following are the lotto results for Friday 2nd November. Numbers drawn 1,5,14,15. There was no Jackpot winner. Spot Prizes: €50 Lauren O Flynn Ballyhillogue, €30 Fergal Dorgan Greenhill, €20 Tom Healy Knockbrack, €20 Joan Murphy Dromahane, €20 Aisling Murphy Ballinamona. Next Jackpot €12,500. Draw takes place on Friday 9th November in O Mahoneys Bar Bottlehill, Conways Bar - Many thanks to everyone who showed up for the breast cancer awareness coffee morning, we raised €600 !! Also thanks to everyone who attended the farewell party for Cormac Cahill, Burnfort NS, best of luck Cormac in your new role. A night for the ladies on Thursday 15th Nov - Ann Summers night at 8pm. Teas, coffee, scones etc as usual on Friday morning.

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