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02 Oct 2015

posted 2 Oct 2015, 01:15 by St. James' GAA PRO   [ updated 2 Oct 2015, 01:16 ]
Good win for Junior B footballers

St James second-string footballers had a great win on Sunday last, Sept 27th when they defeated Castletownbere on a scoreline of 2-7 to 1-9. The lads have one more League fixture to play when Bandon will be the visitors to St James Park (time/date tbc). Hopefully St James will have won their Championship fixture by then as they play Clonakilty this weekend (Fri Oct 2nd, 8pm) in the Junior B football Championship. Their prize for winning this semi-final would be a semi-final meeting with Tadgh MacCarthaigh.

Club Lotto now stands at €10,100.

There was no winner of the Club Lotto which took place in the Mountain House on Sunday night last. The next draw takes place on Friday, October 9th in Fishers Cross at 10.30pm. Continued thanks to everyone who supports the Club Lotto.

Final football blitzes this weekend

On Saturday morning next, both the U10 and U8 footballers take part in the last football blitz of the year. Both squads will head to Clonakilty having enjoyed a tremendous Summers GAA. After their games all players will be presented with medals by inter-county footballers who will be in Clon to meet and greet the players.

U10 hurling on Friday nights

Good news for our young budding U10 hurlers with the news that indoor hurling training will begin on Friday night next, October 9th. The session will last one hour (7-8pm) where the players will benefit from coaching from Junior hurling trainer Damian Dooley who will be assisted by a different Junior player each Friday night.

U12 in Autumn League Shield Final this Monday

St James U12’s lost out in their Autumn League semi-final on Friday evening last in Ardfield when going down gallantly to a superior Kilmacabea side. The lads went in at the break trailing by six points having played some superb football in the first half. In fact, most onlookers would argue that it should have only been a minimum of three as a Daniel Bennett “goal” was adjudged not to have crossed the line. Apart from this instance, St James can have no complaints as the better side won on the day pulling away in the second half. St James scored a very respectable 2-4 on the night and as a consolation the lads can now look forward to a Shield final where they will take on the other beaten League semi-finalists, Sam Maguires. This game takes place in Dunmanway on Monday next, October 5th at 7pm. Please come to support the lads.

Team (13-a-side): Gearoid O’Donovan, Aaron O’Donovan, Ava Barry, Adrian Whelton, Sean Lawless, John O’Donovan (1-1), Cian Hurley (1-1), Ben McShane (0-1), David O’Brien, Cameron Whelton (0-1), Darragh O’Leary, Daniel Bennett, Denis White. Subs used: Meabh Barry, Daniel Barrett, Darragh Gough, James O’Donovan, Conor Whelton.