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Caulry GAA PRO Notes 27th March 2016-

posted 28 Mar 2016, 00:10 by Samantha Carroll   [ updated 28 Mar 2016, 12:04 ]
Headlines This Week:
Lotto Results, Sponsor Our Sod Fundraiser, Minor League, Senior & Junior Championship and Fixtures

Club lotto
There was no winner of the jackpot of €2,600 in our draw held on 21st of March last.
Numbers drawn: 5, 6, 11, 13
Weekly winners of the €30: Paul & Karen, Michael O’Dowd, Moira Allen, K O Connor, Breda Bradley
Sellers prize €30: Kathleen Malone
Thank you for your support.
Next Jackpot is €2,800 on 29th of March 2016.

Sponsor Our Sod Fundraiser
Work is planned to commence next month on the development of a state of the art all-weather playing pitch and training area on the recently purchased 5 acres of land adjoining the current Caulry playing facilities. This project will be completed with the aid of a recently acquired Sports Council Grant coupled with sponsorship monies to be raised by the Caulry Club itself. To this end the club are launching a 'Sponsor Our Sod' fundraiser initiative, whereupon  present and former club members, players, supporters and friends of the club are invited to sponsor a sod on the new playing pitch for €50 and in return all sponsors will have their names permanently displayed and celebrated on a special plaque to be erected on the club grounds. All sponsors will also be entered into a special draw with excellent prizes to be won which will take place at a special club function to be held in Egans, Mount Temple on June 25th next. For more details and sponsorship cards please contact any Executive Committee Member or call Padraig at 086 4083946 or Irvine at 086 8578257. 

Minor League
Caulry 3-11
Mullingar Shamrocks 0-3
Caulry picked up their third brace of points in this year’s Minor League as they played host to Mullingar Shamrocks on Sunday morning last.
Caulry were first off the mark with a pointed-free from Conor McCormack. Some good defending from Eoin Shortall allowed Sean Clinton to add to the scoring tally. The homeside stretched their lead as McCormack rattled the back of the Mullingar net on the 9th minute. Points from McCormack, Jack Bradbury Hughes and Clinton left nine points between the sides on the quarter-hour mark. Darren Hynes had a fine game in defence while two superb goals from Sean Woods late in the half left Mullingar Shamrocks trailing 3-8 to 0-0 at the interval.
Charlie Parker and Kevin O’Flaherty defended well as Bradbury Hughes kicked the next two scores of the game. Mullingar Shamrock’s first score came from a pointed-free on the 40th minute. Great fielding from Colin Murphy and Clinton allowed McCormack to point for the homeside. Two Mullingar points narrowed the deficit late in the second half. However, Caulry worked tirelessly throughout to run out comfortable winners on a scoreline of 3-11 to 0-3.
Team & Scorers: Jack Connaughton, Eoin Shortall, Darren Hynes, Adam Mullins, Charlie Parker, Emmet Nally, Kevin O’Flaherty, Sean Clinton (0-3), Colin Murphy, Cialan Dollard, Jack Bradbury Hughes (0-3), Peter O’Kelly Lynch, Conor McCormack (1-5, 4f), Sean Woods (2-0), Liam Malynn
Subs:  Jordan Dunning for Adam Mullins

Senior & Junior Championship
Caulry travel to Tang for their opening game in this year’s Senior Championship on Sunday April 17th at 6:45pm. The opposition will be provided by Coralstown/Kinnegad. Both teams last met in last year’s opening round of the Senior Championship which ended in a draw. Many of the same players will lock horns on the evening and with the right attitude and performance, our lads will be hoping to get the campaign off to a winning start. All supporters please get behind our team.

Caulry play host to Garrycastle for their opening game of this year’s Junior Championship on Friday, April 15th at 7pm. Similarly, our Junior side will be hoping to get the campaign off a positive start.

All supporters please get behind both sides.

Fixtures
Division 4 ACFL at home to Tyrellspass on Sunday 3rd April at 11:30am
U16 League at home to Shannon Gaels (Maryland/Tang) on Monday 4th April at 6:30pm
Division 1 ACFL away to Athlone on Tuesday 5th April at 7pm
JFC at home to Garrycastle on Friday, 15th April at 7pm
SFC vs Coralstown/Kinnegad on Sunday, 17th April in Tang at 6:45pm

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