Updated: 11/09/17 : 06:34:13
We congratulate our boys U14 footballers who lifted the A1
championship title for 2017 at Scarden last Thursday evening with an
emphatic 6-10 to 4-2 win over Tourlestrane. The result was fitting
recognition of the work which this promising group of players
(and their coaches) have put into the season. Congrats to the playing
panel of Paul O’Brien, Hugh Keaney, Desmond Gillen, Thomas Davis, Josh
Brady, Ciarán O'Reilly (Capt), Ross Chambers, Cian Oates, Ben Kelly,
Danny Cronin, James Donlon, Seán Keane, James
McDermott, Ciarán Smith Lorca Brannigan, Rían O’Callaghan (for Josh
Brady), Eoin Kerrigan, David Keyes, David Morrow, Patrick Phelan, Andrew
Byrne, Phelim McGee, Conor Gillen. Management team: Jimmy O’Brien,
Fergal Keane, Rowan O’Callaghan and Damien Kerrigan.
The club’s All-Ireland ticket final draw will take place this Thursday night (14th) in Davis’s Restaurant at 10pm.
The July and August draws for our new Club Lotto will also be made on
the night.Any outstanding tickets for the Lotto should be returned asap
to club officers or to treasurer Mary Carway (0864181201).
All roads lead to Markievicz Park this Saturday for the for the Sligo ladies intermediate football final between Drumcliffe/Rosses Point and St Mary’s. Throw-in is at 2pm
and the game will be streamed live on the Sligo LGFA youtube channel.
This is a significant
occasion for our young intermediate team. DRP are bidding to win the
county title for the first time since 2011. We would encourage as many
supporters as possible to come along and cheer on the girls at
Markievicz Park on Saturday.
Our girls U12 footballers, pictured above, produced a gutsy display in their ‘A’
championship final last Saturday in Cloonacool before going down to a
fine CT Gaels side. The team under the guidance of Frank Moylan, Trevor
Ferguson and John Hester, can take plenty of encouragement
from a terrific run in the competition.
The DRP girls U12 footballers, county finalists in last Saturday's 'A' Championship final
Our senior men’s footballers are preparing for their championship
relegation play-off against St Molaise Gaels in a couple of weeks time.
Before that, 10 members of the DRP panel will be taking part in the
Kilmacud All-Ireland football sevens in Dublin this
Saturday 16th. It’s the club’s first time to take part in this
prestigious sevens competition which is an integral part of the
All-Ireland football final weekend. Keep an eye on our social media
pages for more on this.
Well done to the four Benbulben Gaels U12 hurlers who, under the
guidance of their coach Declan O'Brien, finished runners-up in the Sligo
GAA hurling skills finals at Scarden last Friday evening. Conor Keaney,
Matthew Percy, Donnchadh O'Brien & Micheal Carroll
will be one of two clubs to represent Sligo in the Connacht skills
finals in the coming weeks.
Our U14 hurlers, who’ve already qualified for the county final, beat
Naomh Eoin in the championship last Tuesday. The previous evening, our
U16s lost narrowly to the same opposition by 5-7 to 3-9.
Good luck to our boys U16 footballers who play St Mary’s in a championship play-off on Monday evening in Scarden (note change of venue) at 6:15pm.
Congratulations to Eoghan Smith who was part of the Sligo county side
which beat Mayo last Friday evening to win the Ted Webb Shield for
Drumcliffe/Rosses Point U14 football captain Ciarán O'Reilly receives the A1 Championship Cup from Bill O'Kelly Lynch (Sligo GAA) after last Thursday's final in Scarden.
Our U13 footballers begin their Féile league campaign this Tuesday evening away to Shamrock Gaels at 6:15pm.
Our U9 and U11 footballers enjoyed a good series of games against St
Molaise Gaels and St Mary’s in the urban leagues at Scarden last
Wednesday. We host St John’s this Wednesday evening in Oxfield at 6pm. All players are asked to assemble by 6:45pm.
New players are very welcome to join our Saturday morning Nursery coaching sessions at Oxfield. Players 4-6 years of age train each Saturday at 9:45am. U8 and U10 coaching is at 10:30pm.
One of our nursery coaches John Deacy, is running the Dublin City
Marathon next month for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland. You
can donate to this worthing by visiting his fundraising page on the the everydayhero.com website or by visiting the GAA
club’s Facebook page.
Drumcliffe Handball Club is holding a meeting this Thursday, Sept 14th in Oxfield Centre at 8pm.
We extend sympathy to the Keane family in Rosses Point following the
death of Deirdre Durkin (née Conlon), Knockvicar, last week.