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Club Notes - 1st October 2012

posted Sep 30, 2012, 2:29 PM by Unknown user

U14 Football Tournament

Rathgormack GAA Club have decided to run an U14 Football tournament throughout the month of October with four teams completing on a weekly basis, with a cup & shield final taking place on the last weekend. The four teams involved are Rathgormack, The Nire, Kilrosanty & Kilsheelan. The teams will play for the Billy Terry Memorial Cup, which is in memory of Billy Terry who provided the club with a playing field from the 1960’s until the club purchased their own grounds at Ballinfina in 1984. The cup was used for several juvenile tournaments during the 1990’s. The fixtures for the tournament are as follows:

Round 1 Sun Oct. 7th Nire V’s Kilrosanty 2PM, Rathgormack V’s Kilsheelan 4PM

Round 2 Sun Oct 14th Kilrosanty V’s Kilsheelan 2PM, Rathgormack V’s Nire 4PM

Round 3 Sun Oct 21st Nire V’s Kilsheelan 2PM, Rathgormack V’s Kilrosanty 4PM

Finals Sun Oct 28th.

U16 Football Tournament

The club are also running an U16 football tournament with Rathgormack, Kilmac & The Nire competing. This is due to start on Sat. Oct. 13th  & details of fixtures will be posted on the clubs website when available.

U6 & U8 Football

As we enter into the month of October it is time for these young teams to take a break for the winter, with our U8’s finishing up with a match against Kilrosanty last Monday night, 1st Oct. in Rathgormack, & the U6’s finishing their weekly training sessions last week. The club would like to sincerely thank all the boys who attended the training sessions every Tuesday night since February, & a special thanks to all the parents who took time to bring their budding footballers along to develop their skills. There is some great talent amongst these young players & if they keep playing & enjoying Gaelic football over the coming years, there is no fear for the future of Rathgormack GAA Club. A special thanks to all the coaches who gave their time throughout the year, & we look forward to seeing ye all back in action again in early 2013. The U10 & U12 teams both have some blitz’s to complete during October before they finish up their activities for the year.

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