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Caulry GAA PRO Notes 3rd July 2016-

posted 3 Jul 2016, 23:47 by Samantha Carroll   [ updated 5 Jul 2016, 03:41 ]
Headlines This Week:
Lotto Results, 
 Sponsor-a-Sod Fundraiser, U14 League, Feis Cup, Division 4 ACFL, U16 League, Feis Cup Semi-Final Fixture and Fixtures

Club lotto
There was no winner of the jackpot of €3,000 in our draw held on 27th of June last.
Numbers drawn: 2, 17, 21, 26
Weekly winners of the €30: Damien Keenan, Aidan Lee Jnr., Bernard McDonnell, Seamus Allen, Enda McHugh
Sellers prize €30: K Hanvey
Thank you for your support.
Next Jackpot is €3,200 on 4th of July 2016.

Sponsor-A-Sod Fundraiser
The grand draw for all those who have generously contributed to the Sponsor-a-Sod fundraiser in aid of the new state of the art sand-bases pitch and training grounds then took place in Egan’s recently. The lucky winners on the night were as follows:

  • ·         €1000- Tony Dolan
  • ·         €500- Eamon Roarke
  • ·         €300- Michael Tyrrell
  • ·         2 All Ireland Football Tickets - Bó Allen
  • ·         2 All Ireland Hurling Tickets- Noel & Carmel Ryan
  • ·         2 Premium Tickets to Leinster Semi-Final- Ollie Nally

A huge thanks to all the local businesses and supporters who contributed to this fundraiser. Many thanks also to all committee members involved in organising this very successful campaign.
The club will publish a new printout of all sponsors in the coming weeks and these will be displayed in the park, Kieran’s shop and Egan’s pub. Anyone who wishes to make alterations to their name can contact Padraig Killane on 0864083946 or Michael McMahon on 0872890911.

U14 League
Caulry vs Garrycastle
Caulry 4-13
Garrycastle 3-6
Caulry U14 team played Garrycastle in the league recently. Played under intense heat, the boys put in a good performance and ran out worthy winners. Their willingness to play as a team and to always play the player in the best position resulted in a good win on a scoreline of 4-13 to 3-6. The players who contributed to this impressive score were Rory Mullins (0-3), James Carey (0-1), Sean Malone (0-1), Jamie Conlon (0-1), Shane Lawless (3-1), Alan Malynn (0-3, 2f), James Buckley (1-1) and Sean Murphy (0-1).
Team: Conor Paul, Josh Jocher, Colm Shortall, Leroy Coughlan, Ciaran Gaynor, Tom Cloonan, Senan Baker, Rory Mullins, James Carey, Sean Malone, Olan Healy, Jamie Conlon, Shane Lawless, Alan Malynn, James Buckley
Subs: Adam Dunning, Rory Casey, Sean Murphy, Alex O’Roarke

Caulry vs Lilliput Gaels
Caulry 10-12
Lilliput Gaels 1-8
Caulry played Lilliput Gaels on Monday evening last in Ballinagore. Caulry were quickly into their stride with early points from Alan Malynn (3) and goals from James Buckley, Sean Malone and Shane Lawless to lead at half time on a score line of 4-7 to 0-4. In the second half Caulry introduced fresh legs into midfield with Roan Sweeney and Luke Buckley for Rory Mullins and James Carey. Playing down the hill in the second half Caulry tagged on more scores from Colm Shortall (0-1), Roan Sweeney (2-0), James Buckley (2-0), Shane Lawless (1-0), James Carey (1-1), Olan Healy (0-2) and Senan Baker (0-1) to run out easy winners on a score line of 10-12 to 1-8.
Team: Conor Paul, Josh Jocher, Colm Shortall, Leroy Coughlan, Rory Casey, Tom Cloonan, Ciaran Gaynor, Rory Mullins, James Carey, Sean Malone, Olan Healy, Senan Baker, Shane Lawless, Alan Malynn, James Buckley Subs: Roan Sweeney for James Carey, Luke Buckley for Rory Mullins

Feis Cup Round 2
Caulry 3-9
Mullingar Shamrocks 2-6
Caulry and Mullingar Shamrocks served up an exciting encounter in the local park on Tuesday last for their latest Feis Cup fixture.
Caulry were first off the mark with a pointed-free from Robbie Hickey. Mullingar Shamrocks soon followed suit on the 5th minute. Hickey tapped over another free to keep Caulry in front. However, Shamrocks rattled the back of the Caulry net on the 10th minute from a penalty. The teams traded scores with Hickey on target for the homeside. Some good play by Eoin Fox in the middle of the field and a superb pass from Hickey enabled Stephen Brookes to send the ball to the back of the opposition’s net. Sean Clinton defended well as Hickey and Brookes kicked over a brace of points to leave Caulry leading 1-7 to 1-2 at the interval.
On the resumption, Shamrocks worked hard and kicked two points in quick succession. Down to 14 men, our lads dug deep with our defence holding strong. A point from Ernie Buckley on the 8th minute kept the scoreboard ticking over. A well-taken goal from Fox put seven points between the sides. Michael Carroll brought off a good save in goals. The teams traded scores with Hickey adding to the scoring tally. Some good combined teamwork from Hickey and Stephen Connolly found David Brookes who hit the back of the Mullingar net on the 27th minute. A late goal for Shamrocks left the scoreboard reading 3-9 to 2-6 at the fulltime whistle.

Team & Scorers: Michael Carroll, Sean Clinton, James Pettit, Ernie Buckley (0-1), Damien Dolan, Ben Moran, Emmet Nally, Sean Doyle, Eoin Fox (1-0), Gavin Byrne, David Brookes (1-0), Stephen Connolly, Robbie Hickey (0-7, 3f, 1 ‘45’), James Daly, Stephen Brookes (1-1)
Subs: John Maguire for Emmet Nally, Harry Hughes for Stephen Brookes

Division 4 ACFL
Caulry 0-11
St. Pauls 2-8
Caulry suffered a defeat in their latest round of Division 4 ACFL fixtures when they played host St. Pauls on Friday evening last.
Our lads were first off the mark with a point from Sean Clinton. Michael Carroll brought off a good save in goals as Jack O’Kelly Lynch defended well in the early stages of the game. Some superb fielding from Stephen Connolly and a good pass from Ernie Buckley found Alan Daly who kicked the next two scores of the game. However, the opposition soon found their feet with a point from play on the 17th minute. St. Pauls worked hard and scored 1-3 in quick succession to leave Caulry trailing 1-4 to 0-3 at the interval.
On the resumption, our lads fought hard with a well-taken point from Clinton inside the opening 60 seconds. Stephen Woods added to the scoring tally on the 3rd minute. A point from Daly reduced the deficit. However, the St. Pauls’ lads worked tirelessly and pointed to stretch their lead. The opposition then rattled the back of the Caulry net for a second time on the 11th minute to leave five points the margin. The teams traded scores with Daly and Gavin Byrne on target for the homeside. Charlie Parker defended well late in the half as Daly scored 0-3 to leave the scoreboard reading 2-8 to 0-11 at the fulltime whistle.
Team & Scorers: Michael Carroll, Charlie Parker, James Pettit, Jack O’Kelly Lynch, Ernie Buckley, Ben Moran, Harry Hughes, Stephen Connolly, Mark Fitzpatrick, Sean Clinton (0-2), Stephen Woods (0-1), Gavin Byrne (0-1), Stephen Brookes, James Daly, Alan Daly (0-7, 1f)
Subs: Brain Mullarney for Ernie Buckley, Eric Fallon for Stephen Woods, Michael McMahon for Mark Fitzpatrick, Alan Carroll for Gavin Byrne

Under 16 League Division 1
Caulry 4-11
St Loman’s Mullingar 1-5
Caulry put in a good performance to overcome visitors and table topping St Loman’s Mullingar on Monday last. Key to this were well worked early goals from Matthew Nally and Adam Donoghue. Just as St Loman’s appeared to be getting back in the contest  with an unanswered 1-2, they suffered a severe physiological blow. Fielding in the centre of the field, Sean Fox took off on a solo run, and as the visitors defence opened up like the ‘proverbial red sea’ he blasted an unstoppable shot high into the net for a real goal of the season candidate and leaving the half-time score reading 3-6 to 1-2 in his sides favour.
Any hopes the men in blue had of mounting a comeback were quashed some five minutes after the resumption of play. A superbly flighted ball from Thomas Dunning took out several defenders for Matthew Nally to field and finish with aplomb low to the net. Caulry continued in control for the remainder of the match in what was a great team performance from all players who played on the night. Usually encounters in the past between these sides are close affairs and no doubt should they meet later in the year, this will surely be the case.
Team & Scorers: James Clavin, Jack Sheehan, Eoin Shortall, Adam Mullins, Darren Browne (0-2), Dylan Lowry, Daniel Buckley, Colin Murphy (0-1), Neil Clinton, Matthew Nally (2-0), Adam Donoghue (1-2), Sean Fox (1-2), Thomas Dunning (0-1), Paddy McHugh (0-2), Liam Doyle (0-1), Glen Carolan, Ciarian Geoghegan.
Footnote: Well done to Liam Doyle, who showed great commitment and admiral pain threshold to play in the above match, unaware that he had a broken hand knuckle which was only confirmed diagnosed later that week.

Feis Cup Semi-Final Fixture
Caulry play host to St. Lomans this Thursday for the semi-final of the Feis Cup at 7:30pm. This is a pre-championship clash for the two sides and it promises to be an exciting affair. With the right attitude and performance our lads will be hoping to reach their first Feis Cup final.
All supporters please get behind our lads!

Fixtures
Feis Cup Semi-Final vs St Lomans on Thursday in Caulry at 7:30pm
Under 16 league away to Athlone in Pairc Chiarian next Monday, July 11. Time TBC

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