Roscommon News of The Week

Connacht Campaigns in full flow:

 

Pride of place this week goes to St mary’s of Tulsk who continued their march on in the Connacht junior championship whe the came from behind to record an impressive 5-16 to 3-11 win over Claremorris of Mayo in the semi-final on Saturday last in Ballinlough. A storming second half was the basis for this fantastic win. A full detailed match report appears elsewhere in this paper. The Tulsk girls now play Tuam/Cortoon of Galway in the final on the weekend of the 28th October and we wish them all the best as they strive for provincial honors.

Our other representatives – Western Gaels in the intermediate and Kilbride in the senior take center stage next weekend as they strive to continue the good work that St Mary’s have been doing. First up its Senior champions kilbride who take on the mighty Cornacon (current Connacht champions) of Mayo on Friday next (13th October) at 8pm in Kilbride. Western Gaels have to travel to Sligo on Sunday next the 15th where the take on St Mary’s in the intermediate championship semi-final. We wish both teams all the best.

 

Development Update:

 

The latest news from the development scene is that a monster table quiz takes place in Kilbride community center on Friday 20th October starting at 8pm. All players involved in all three development squads are asked to provide a table on the night. Lots of prizes are on offer and there will be a special prize for an underage team winner.

Next up then after the quiz will be our official launch of new development structure which will take place in mid-November. Dates and times will be announced next week so watch this space. Special guests will be in attendance on a night not to be missed.

 

 

 

Latest results and fixtures to hand:

 

RESULTS:

 

Adult Championship

Sponsored by 

Keenans Bar & Restaurant, Tarmonbarry

 

Junior A Shield Final

Oran      5-13 2-17 St.Dominics

 

Relegation Play Off

St.Croans 5-12 1-13 Ballinameen AET

 

 

Minor Championship

Sponsored by 

Joe Simons, Builders Providers Boyle

 

Divsion 3 

Group A

Western Gaels 4-04  Shannon Gaels 6-05

 

 

UNDER 14 Championship

Sponsored by

Lawlor & Hynes Contstruction, Four Roads

 

Quarter Final

Divsion 1

Elphin/Kilmore 1-07  St Domonics 3-03

 

Semi-Final

Divsion 1

Clan na Gael    3-03  St Brigids 4-04

 

Divsion 2

Kilbride        5-05 Oran 5-05

Padraig Pearses 7-12 St Ciarans 4-16

 

Division 3

St Croans       2-05  Castlerea 4-04

 

Divsion 4

Michael Glaveys 0-07  Strokestown 2-01

St Michaels     5-10  St Faithleachs 3-03

 

 

 

FIXTURES:

 

UNDER 14 Championship

Sponsored by

Lawlor & Hynes Contstruction, Four Roads

 

Sunday 15th October @ 4pm (First named team at home)

Semi-Finals

Divsion 1

Eire Og  v St.Dominics

 

Division 2

Oran  v Kilbride 

 

Division 4

Strokestown v Michael Glaveys    

 

PLAY OFF

Divsion 3

Three Way Play Off as per Rules

St.Croans, Castlerea, Shannon Gaels   

 

Minor Championship

Sponsored by 

Joe Simons, Builders Providers Boyle

 

Sunday 15th October, 12noon (first named team at home).

Division 1

Semi-Finals

St.Faithleachs v Clann na nGael

St.Dominics    v Padraig Pearses

 

Division 2

Round 4

St.Brigids     v St.Croans

Oran           v Boyle

St.Marys       v Kilbride

 

Division 3

Round 4

Group A

St.Barrys       v Roscommmon Gaels

Shannon Gaels   v St.Ciarans

St.Michaels / Kilglass Gaels v Western Gaels (May be postponed due to W.Gaels Adult Team in Connacht Club Championship Sunday 15th October)

 

Group B

Castlerea       v Elphin/ Kilmore

Michael Glaveys v Eire Og

Four Roads      v Strokestown 

 

Website:   

Don’t forget that our brand new website is live and up and running with all information about squads, committees, rules and so on. It also contains all the weekly correspondence from the clubs, course information, all fixtures and results and all the news from the county squads and lots more. More features and details will be uploaded as in the coming weeks. Check it out at www.roscommonlgfa.ie and spread the word.   

 

Notes:   

Anyone wishing to have items published in our weekly notes please contact Ollie at his new pro address at pro.roscommon@lgfa.ie   

 

Finally:   

You can keep up with all the latest on our twitter and Facebook pages and as stated earlier check out our newly revamped website at www.roscommonlgfa.ie