Club Notes Week Ending 3rd September 2017

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Lotto Results
28th August 2017: Numbers Drawn: 4, 11, 18 & 22. Congratulations to Vincent Kilmartin who was the lucky winner of our jackpot of €20,000 and to the winning promoter Brian Leonard. Seven Match 3 Winners – €40 each – Marie Fenlon (P: Lucy Clancy), Paddy Tooher (P: Paddy Tooher), Nuala Brummell (P: Lucy Clancy), Celia Watson (P: Damian White), Niall Darcy (P: SmartLotto), Gina Spain (P: Gina Spain), Joe Molloy (P: Mary Yeates Kiely). Promoters Prize €50 – Paul Troy. Thank you to all those who continue to support our weekly lotto. The lotto jackpot remains at €20,000 and tickets are available for €2 each from all committee members and local businesses. Yearly tickets are also available; please contact any committee member if interested. Our lotto can now be played online also at www.smartlotto.ie.

Senior Hurling
Best of luck to our Senior hurlers and management who take on Belmont in the Semi Final on Sunday at 2.30pm in Bord na Mona O’Connor Park, Tullamore.

U16 Hurling
Well done to our U16 hurlers and management who are through to the final after a 2-17 to 1-9 victory over Tullamore in the Semi Final on Saturday in Rath. The teams traded the first couple of points before Aaron Hannon finished to the net for K/K’s first goal. Further points from Cathal Kiely, Eoin Gleeson and Sean Buckley helped K/K to 1-6 to 0-3 lead after 15 minutes. Aaron Hannon got his second goal in the 28th minute as K/K went in at the break leading by 2-7 to 0-4. Tullamore got their goal in the 39th minute and cut the deficit to 2-11 to 1-7 with a quarter of an hour to go. K/K finished the stronger and outscored Tullamore by 0-6 to 0-2 in the last 15 minutes with Aaron Hannon, Cathal Kiely, Cathal Donoghue and Eoin Gleeson all getting points as K/K booked their place against Shinrone in the final. Team & Scorers: Dan Gleeson, Charlie Bracken, Shane Mulrooney, Jimmy Kavanagh, Jack Screeney, Cathal Kiely (0-6, 3f, 1 ’65), Sean Kilmartin, Oisin Keating, Cathal Donoghue (0-2), Dylan Hand (0-1), Colm Leonard, Eoin Gleeson (0-3), Dan Murray, Aaron Hannon (2-2), Sean Buckley (0-3f). Subs used: Evan Heffernan (for J. Screeney, 52mins), Liam White (for D. Murray, 57mins).

U14 Hurling
Hard luck to our U14 hurling panel and management who bowed out of the Championship after a hard-fought 3-9 to 4-5 defeat to Ballinamere/Durrow in the Semi Final in Moystown. Alex Kavanagh finished to the net for K/K’s first goal in the 16th minute to leave it 1-2 to 0-3. Ballinamere/Durrow responded with a goal of their own from the penalty spot two minutes later. Two goals late in the half for K/K left them 3-2 to 1-6 ahead at the break. Daniel Coughlan pointed another free just after the break to leave three in it but B/D dominated the next ten minutes and hit 2-2 unanswered to move five clear. K/K then took over for the next ten minutes and a goal from Adam Screeney and points from Daniel Coughlan and Alex Kavanagh levelled the game up as the clock ticked down but B/D got the winning point with three minutes to go and despite the best efforts of our lads, they couldn’t get the equaliser. Teams & Scorers: Brecon Kavanagh, Eoin Leonard, Charlie Bracken, Oisin Kilmartin, Robert Boland, Charlie Mitchell (1-0), Daniel Hand, Aaron O’Kelly, Jack Scully, Colin Spain (1-0), James Bracken, Ryan Hannon, Enda Leonard, Daniel Coughlan (0-3f), Alex Kavanagh (1-2). Subs used: Adam Screeney (1-0) (for Enda Leonard, 22mins), Leigh Kavanagh (for R. Hannon, 51mins). 

U13 Hurling
Our U13 hurlers travelled to Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday for the Kilmacud 7’s reaching the semi finals before being defeated by Monaleen from Limerick. Well done to all involved.

Faithful Fields Official Opening
The official opening of the Faithful Fields and a Family Fun Day will take place on Saturday 23rd September at 3pm.

Fixtures
See fixtures for details of all this week’s games.

Ploughing Championship Parking
The club will be raising money by stewarding a car park at the Ploughing Championships in Screggan from Tuesday 19th – Thursday 21st September. Anyone who would be able to help out for a few hours on any of the days, your help would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Niall Gleeson on 085-8751873 if you can help out. Thank you.

Sympathy
Kilcormac/Killoughey GAA Club would like to express our sincere sympathy to the Bradley family on the death of Maura Kelleher, Newtownshandrum, Co. Cork. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dilís.