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Caulry GAA PRO Notes 6th May 2018-

posted 6 May 2018, 23:33 by Samantha Carroll
Headlines This Week:
Lotto Results, Minor League and Fixtures

Club lotto
There was no winner of the jackpot of €5,400 in our draw held on 30th of April last.
Numbers drawn: 16, 20, 25, 26
Weekly winners of the €30: Avril Rhattigan, Stephanie Moran, Dorothy Casey, Johnny Lowery, Sinead Keenan
Sellers prize €30: P Egans
Thank you for your support.
Next Jackpot is €5,600 on 8th of May 2018.

Minor League
Caulry 1-9
Cill Oige 4-4
Caulry travelled to Rosemount on Wednesday evening last for this latest Minor league fixture against the amalgamation side of Rosemount and Castledaly. The strong swirling wind made ball control difficult with the result that the teams opted for a lot of short play resulting in turnovers and scores at a premium in the opening quarter. Despite having the lions share of possession, our lads found themselves behind as a result of the concession of two quick fire host goals, one a penalty. A good diagonal pass from Ciaran Geoghegan set Darren Browne up for a well worked opening point although a goal seemed on. However another defensive mix-up saw the concession of a third preventable goal. However, inspired by a wholehearted display from our stand out player, Adam Mullins breaking from defence, our lads kept up the pressure. His half back colleagues Luke Hamilton and Dylan Lowry also provided timely interceptions in this period. Caulry then settled with two well taken old fashioned expertly struck frees from the ground by Thomas Dunning and a well taken goal from Adam Donoghue after a good run along the end line. Half time score reading 3-2 to 1-4.
The introduction of Olan Healy, Roan Sweeney and Senan Baker livened things up in attack with Roan and Senan contributing scores. With Sean Fox and Thomas Dunning controlling the possession, Caulry remained in the ascendency attacking wise. A great point on the run by Paddy McHugh raised expectations and was followed by two well struck long frees from the hand by Adam Donoghue. This set up a grand stand finish with just a solidarity point separating the teams entering the closing stages. However, yet another mix up for a fourth goal allowed the combination team a rather flattering winning margin on the balance of play.
The old adage ‘of goals win games’ was certainly true here and while the result is disappointing our lads know there is plenty of room and time for improvement before the championship approaches.
Team & Scorers: Rory Mullins, Glenn Carolan, Eoin Shortall, Daniel Buckley, Adam Mullins, Dylan Lowry, Luke Hamilton, Darren Browne (0-2), Neil Clinton, Adam Donoghue (1-2), Thomas Dunning (0-2), Paddy McHugh (0-1), Ciaran Geoghegan, Sean Fox, Rian Rasmussen, Roan Sweeney (0-1), Olan Healy, Senan Baker (0-1), Zach Nolan, Shane Hynes, Ciaran Gaynor.

Fixtures
Division 2 ACFL at home to Tubberclair on Tuesday at 7:30pm
U14 League at home to Kilbeggan/Joseph’s on Thursday, May 10th at 7pm
Division 4 ACFL vs. Moate on Friday, May 11th at 8pm in MCS pitch
U16 League away to Mullingar Shamrocks on Sunday, May 13th at 7pm

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