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Ballinagore GAA Notes, 4th September 2011

posted 4 Sep 2011, 14:45 by Unknown user

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Relegation Play-Off
We won our second consecutive play-off when we defeated Moate last Saturday evening in Rosemount by 0-9 to 0-7. The result was not secure until the final seconds but thankfully we came good on the day. All present were impressed by the display of Ballinagore on Saturday and we hope that this performance will be replicated from the beggining of next years championship. Team: Mark Doyle, Mark King, Pat Heduan, James Keegan, Kieran Deegan, Michael Ennis 0-2, james Sheerin (Capt.), Stewart Gavin, Eoin Miller, JJ Hegarty, Tommy McDaniel, Pierce Corcoran, Cathal Ennis, Ciarán Carey 0-3, Ian Seery. Sub Used: Shane Heraty for Ian Seery (55mins). Subs: Michael Gannon, Brian Sheerin, John Dalton, Robert Gannon, Martin Crowe, Declan Claffey, Willie Gavin, Paddy O'Donoghue, Kevin Gannon, Enda Claffey.
Minor Championship
The minors played the third round of the club championship last Wednesday evening in Killucan. After a slow start this team began to function well all over the field and put up a decent score. It finished 2-16 to 1-8. They now play St. Mary's Rochfortbridge in the Quarter-Final. Team: Liam Cassidy, Michael Heeney, Dean McDermott, Niall Gunning (Capt.), Luke Peppard, Liam Varley, Enda Claffey, Shane Clavin 0-1, Michael Dever, Eoin Quinn, Kieran Glennon 1-0, Seán Mullarkey, Alan Clarke 0-2, Niall O'Brien 0-5 (2f), Neal Kirby 1-7 (1f). Subs Used: David Keegan 0-1, Frankie Deegan, Alan Kincaid.
Under 10 North Westmeath League Finals
Last Saturday our Under 10 team played St. Loman's in the finals of this tournament in Rochfortbridge. We fielded two teams and both played exceptionally well on the day against a very sporting St. Lomans side. Our teams were as follows: Team 1. Matthew Looram, Mark Kiernan, Michael Costello, Jack Gallagher, Killian Bolger, Barry Bolger, David Jackson, Zack Wright, Shane Seery and Ryan Corcoran. Team 2. Ciaran Gourke, Paddy Doran, Dylan Clarke, Cian Gavigan, Darragh Seery, Fergal O'Brien, Morgan Gavigan, Eoin Glennon, Conell Fagan and Conor Murphy. Well done to all! We must give the St. Mary's club a special mention also on a very well organised event that was enjoyed by all.
Under 8 Football Blitz
St. Malachy's/Ballinagore played host to a highly enjoyable blitz in Ballinagore last Friday evening with teams from Tyrrellspass, Milltownpass, Millmore Gaels and Caulry participating along with ourselves. The weather held up well and the large attendance enjoyed some great football on the evening. We will have the Under 8 panel in our notes next week.
Westmeath Ladies
Congratulations to Westmeath Ladies Football team and especially to Fiona Claffey and Triona Durkan, on reaching the All Ireland Intermediate Final following their great victory over Limerick last Saturday. They will take on Cavan in the final in Croke Park on Sunday 25th September. This is the first time that Westmeath Ladies have reached an All-Ireland Final, since Fiona's aunt Patricia played in the 1987 Senior Final against Kerry.
Ennell Shamrocks play the semi-final of the minor premier championship, this Sunday at 11.30am in Moate vs Shannon Gaels. St. Malachy's/Ballinagore Under 16's play Caulry on Wednesday at 6.30pm in Ballinagore and Ballynacarrigy on Friday at 6.30pm in Ballynacarrigy.

Farewell Party
There will be a farewell do for Pat, Terri and Fiona Hanrahan in The Bodhrán this Friday 9th September.