Junior A Football League (16th June 2013, Ardfield)
St James' 2-9 Barryroe 3-3
St. James' got back to winning ways with a three point win over Barryroe in this football league encounter played in bad conditions in Ardfield last Sunday morning. Frank Hayes opened the scoring and he had notched up 2-3 inside the opening ten minutes. Barryroe kept in touch with goals each time St. James' seemed to be pulling away and at the break it was 2-5 to 3-1. St. James' had the better of the second half and held on to win by three points.
Team; Diarmuid O'Donovan, Tadhg Feen, Eoin Feen, Mark O'Brien, Fearghal Beamish, Seamus McCarthy, Kevin O'Leary, James O'Driscoll, Donnacha McCarthy, David Hayes 0-1, Mark Evans 0-3, Micheal McCarthy (B)0-1, Shaun Goggin 0-1, Finbarr McCarthy, Frank Hayes 2-3. Subs, Kevin Kearns, Thomas Nyhan, Ian Evans.
Junior B Football League (14th June 2013, Ardfield)
Kilmacabea 4-10 St. James 2-4
St. James' played continued their Junior B league campaign in Ardfield last weekend against Kilmacabea. The Leap lads were well off the mark on the score board with a lead of 2-6 to 0-0 before Shaun Goggin had a very good point. Alan Tobin followed with a second and Ian Evans had a point to leave the half time result at 3-8 to 0-3. St. James' upped their performance in the second half and outscored Kilmacabea in that half. However they could not do enough to haul them in. Shane Field added a goal, and Ian Evans had a goal and a point. In defence Patrick Keohane was solid throughout, with Shaun Goggin causing many problems. Alec Butler was unlucky with a chance of two goals but was denied each time by inches.
Team; Adam Ahern, Patrick Keohane, John Murphy, Andrew O'Leary, Thomas Nyhan, Fearghal Beamish, Johnny Carroll,Shane Field 1-0,Kevin Kearns, Dylan O'Sullivan,Ian Evans 1-2, Shaun Goggin 0-1, Alan Tobin 0-1, Damian Dooley, Jack Butler. Sub Alec Butler.
Old Time Threshing
Plans are now well advanced for the annual old time threshing event on August 10th. All proceeds raised are for the provision of facilities, equipment and all associated costs of the underage section of St. James' GAA club. It is intended to put some of the proceeds towards an outing for the underage players later in the year. Parents are encouraged and most welcome to get involved in the running of the threshing. Next meeting is on Friday June 21st at 9.30 pm in the Mountain House. New ideas for events and side shows welcome.