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Caulry GAA PRO Notes 10th Oct

posted 11 Oct 2011, 09:45 by Derek Bowen
U-16 Division 2 Championship Semi-final

Caulry 1-14
Garrycastle 2-10

Caulry qualified for the final of the Under 16 championship when they overcame Garrycastle in a keenly contested game last Sunday morning in Garrycastle.

Playing with a strong wind in the first half Caulry needed to get a good score on the board before half-time but this was not going to be easy against a Garrycastle side who were determined to make the final themselves.

Caulry started off well with points from Robbie Hickey and Harry Hughes but Garrycastle answered with two points of their own. Further points from Michael Carroll stretched their lead and then Caulry got a fortuitous goal when a sideline ball from Carroll ended up in the net. Some superb saves from the Garrycastle  keeper kept them in the game but points from Harry Hughes, Alan Nugent and Hugh Allen left Caulry leading by seven points at half-time 1.08 to 0.4.

After their half-time team talk Garrycastle took control of the game and using the wind to full advantage kicked four unanswered points. However Caulry dug deep and a point from Eoin Donohoe gave the Caulry lads a boost. Garrycastle answered with a goal to leave a point between the teams but some great points from Robbie Hickey stretched his team’s lead to four points. Garrycastle never gave up and a goal put them back within a point. In an exciting finish both teams added on two points to leave Caulry holding on for a well deserved one point win and a final against either Moate or Milltownpass.

Team: Conor Tumulty, Adrian Claffey, Daniel Ledwith, Conor Dolan, Eoin Fox, Ian Malynn, Tom Doyle, Eoin Donohoe, Killian Healy, Colyn Shortall, Robbie Hickey, Hugh Allen, Alan Nugent, Michael Carroll, Harry Hughes, Stephen Brookes, Alan Daly, Killian Nagle, Sean Egan, Patrick Sleator, Patrick McMahon.

 
Under 10s
Caulry played Tubberclaire and Garrycastle in a blitz format of the Garrycastle tournament on Tuesday evening last. Playing against physically stronger opponents and despite a narrow defeat, all players gave great displays. However particular mention must go to Oisin Murphy, Ruari Casey, Padraig Murphy,  Senan Baker and James Buckley who are potential stars of the future.
 
Caulry panel: Oisin Murphy, Ruari Casey, Dylan Joyce, Padraig Murphy, Annaleas Paredo, Josh Jocker, Shane Lawless, James Buckley, Senan Baker, Ciaran Gaynor, Emma Farrell, Jamie Conlon, Mark Kerr, Sean Murphy, Sean Malone, Adam Watson.
 
Our special thanks to Garrycastle’s Mark Redmond and John Fagan for the initiative in organising the tournament which will serve all participating teams well for next year.
 
Blitz and Party
The Under 10s will finish off the year with a football blitz and party next Sunday in the park at 3pm.
 
Congratulations
The Club wishes to extend its heartiest congratulations to the Westmeath Ladies side who won their fiest ever All-Ireland title in Croke Park last Sunday when defeating Cavan by a point to take the Intermediate title after a replay.
 
Fixtures
Minor Championship Division 2 Semi-final :   Caulry v Tubbberclair, 3pm Saturday, October 15th, venue the Park. 
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