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Caulry GAA PRO Notes 11th Aug 2014 -

posted 11 Aug 2014, 05:19 by Caulry Admin
Intermediate Championship - 
Caulry 2-5 : 
Tubberclare  2-10 
Tang was the venue for this latest Intermediate championship clash on Sunday last. On a wet and windy day, the Tubberclare side were worthy winners and will no doubt have a big say in were the Geraghty Cup rests for the winter. Once again the Caulry boys lacked the fluency and urgency in their play required for championship success. 

Despite playing with the elements, Caulry went in level 4 points all at the interval. Caulry made a good start on the
resumption of play when Peter Smyth (inset) bravely beat Gary Connaughton to the flick for a tonic goal, to be followed by a point from the same source. At this stage we expected the men in red to kick on. However, we were soon dealt a double double blow. Firstly Tubberclaire got two goals in as many minutes. Then David Brookes received a black card, to be soon followed by Eoghan Grennan on another black. Caulry did equalise briefly with an expertly taken penalty by Peter Smyth, but this was as good as it got as Tubberclare tagged on the winning points . Indeed it could have been a lot worse, but for two outstanding diving saves from Joe McMahon. 

Eoin Fox and Ben Moran were excellent in defence showing the necessary anticipation and aggression. Further a field Ernie Buckley justified his start, but only the ever reliable Peter Smyth looked like troubling the opposing defence. 

Caulry must now beat table toppers Milltownpass in the final group game to ensure participation in the knock out stage or rely on results elsewhere, with Tubberclare favourites to go straight to the semi-final. With likely quarter final opponents anyone from three of Ballymore, Tang or Rosemount, an arduous task awaits, but one which should be greatly helped by the return of Allan Rigney, Andy O Sullivan, Michael McMahon and the Maguire brothers. 
Caulry Line-Out: Joe McMahon, Eoin Fox, Damian Dolan, James Pettit, Harry Hughes (0-1),Declan Donoghue, Ben Moran, Gary Flanagan, Alan Fitzpatrick, Ernie Buckley, Eoghan Grennan , Robbie Hickey, David Brookes (0-1), Peter Smyth (2-2), Robbie Ryan (0-1)
Subs used: Sean Doyle for  Brookes (bc), Ben Kenny for Hickey, Brian Mullarney for Grennan (bc).



Under 10s
U10 Caulry took part in The Matt Slevin Cup Tournament in Ballynacargy on Saturday, 9th August 2014.
 
Caulry Panel:  Tadhg Baker, Oisín Shortall, Joey Berry, Ben Claffey, Daniel Doyle, Roan Flaherty, Leah Hallissey, Ava Hallissey, Cian Heavin, Paul Hogan, Conor Hynes, Alan Lynam, Ian Malone, Brendan McCormack, Aaron Murray, Tiarnán O'Donovan, Harry Stuart-Traynor and Andrew Stuart-Traynor.
 
Caulry played Ballynacargy first which Caulry won (3-2, 0-1). Caulry played Inny Shamrocks in second game (3-4, 0-5), Caulry then played Multyfarnham (1-6, 0-1). Caulry progressed to the final against Inny Shamrocks, where Caulry gave a heroic performance and showed a big improvement from the previous group games, however Inny Shamrocks won by 1 point, final score 0-4, 1-0. Well done to all the Caulry panel.


Fixtures
Caulry U12 play Millmore Gaels in the League at home this Wednesday evening at 7pm.
Caulry Under 14 have championship match away to The Downs on this Thursday at 7pm.
The minor fixture against Ballynacargy was postponed on Wednesday last and is likely to be refixed for this Friday. 
Check locally for confirmation.


Club Lotto
There was no winner of the jackpot in our draw held on 5th August  last. 
Numbers drawn were 7,11,16,18 
Weekly winners of the €30 were:  Tracey & Donna Murray, Padraig Killane, Lisa Tyrrell, Andy Donohoe, David O Reilly.  
Sellers prize €30: Richie Higgins
Thank you for your support.
Next Jackpot is €6600 on August 11th.
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