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Caulry GAA PRO Notes 2nd May

posted 3 May 2011, 01:06 by Derek Bowen
Intermediate Championship
On Sunday last in Rochfortbridge, Caulry took on North-Westmeath side Castletown/Finea/Coole/Whitehall in a first round group game in this year's championship.Trailing at half-time by 1-4 to 0-4 points and after losing mid-fielder Gary Flanagan through injury after 25 minutes and not playing to their full potential, Caulry sprang young Andrew O'Sullivan from the bench for the second half and he duly obliged by slotting home a great individual goal to bring Caulry right back into the game and with both sides giving it their all in the closing stages, a point by substitute Mark Fitzpatrick (inset) secured a well deserved draw with a final score-line of 1-8 
 apiece and a sigh of relief for the large Caulry attendance at the game (see full match report details elsewhere in the newspaper). 



Team & Scorers: Joe McMahon, Pat Buckley, Kevin Maguire, Michael Donohoe, Damien Dolan, Ben Moran, Jack O'Meara, Gary Flanagan 0-1, James Daly, Johnny Dolan, Alan Fitzpatrick, Eoghan Grennan, Robbie Kenny 0-2, Peter Smyth 0-3 (2f), Ernie Buckley. Subs Used : Nicky Killane for Gary Flanagan, Andrew O'Sullivan (1-1) for Pat Buckley, Mark Fitzpatrick (0-1) for Nicky Killane.
 
Caulry's next game in the championship is this coming Saturday (May 7th) versus local rivals Moate in Pairc Ui Ciarain, Athlone at 5.30pm and we are hoping again that a big local support will be in attendance.
 
Caulry U-16s
Caulry 6-17 St Mary’s Rochfortbridge 2-7
Caulry had their third outing in the league on Tuesday evening last when they met St Mary’s Rochfortbridge in the Park. Having lost to Tubberclair  ( 1-8 to 2-12) in the first game and beating Moate ( 7-11 to 3-5) in the second game it was important that they came away with a win to stay in contention in the league
Caulry played with a lot of purpose from the start with good link up play between the backs, midfield and the forwards and soon had the game under control. Long range point taking is a feature of this team with good running to set up goal scoring chances. This was a very good team effort and the side had their scoring boots on hitting 6-17 in all to run out easy winners in the end.
Their next game is versus Shandonagh.
Panel: C Tumulty A Daly C Dolan S Egan E Fox E Donohoe T Doyle I Malynn S Doyle K Healy A Nugent C Shortall H Hughes R Hickey H Allen C Nagle G Carroll A Claffey S Brookes M Carroll D Ledwith S Geoghegan

Leinster Minor Championship
Hard luck to Michael Mc Mahon, Andrew O'Sulivan and David Brookes who were members of the Westmeath Minor panel who lost out to Longford in a first-round qualifier game in Longford last Wednesday evening.


Fixtures
Intermediate Championship vs Moate, Pairc Ui Ciarain Athlone, Saturday May 7th at 5.30pm
Minors away to Tyrellspass, Wednesday May 11th at 7.45
U/16s home to Shandonagh Wednesday May 4th at 7pm 
U/16s away to St Michael's, Monday May 9th at  7pm
U/12s home to Moate Wednesday, May 11th at 6.30pm

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