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Cahir GAA Notes

Junior A hurling

Our hurlers were in league action last Saturday away to Newcastle, Cahir's Liam Howard was the first to point from a free, Newcastle were the quicker to settle and on the tenth minute had a goal and two points to our two points, another goal for the black and amber men on twelve saw daylight between the two sides, Cahir kept the score board ticking over with points from various players and areas of the pitch, Newcastle got a third goal in stoppage time of the first half, to make things more difficult for the team a Cahir player got a straight red card to leave Cahir a player down for the second half and trail by seven, half time score Cahir 0-07 Newcastle 3-05, the second thirty was just two minutes old when Stephen Reilly got a goal back and with that a renewed Cahir were now in the driving seat and were playing well despite being a man short, Reilly done very well in the second half and his free taking was great to watch as he pointed accurately, a goal from Alan O'Connor on twenty three minutes helped Cahir to level game, but sadly our opponents done enough with a couple of points to hold on for the win, the gap at half time just a tad too far to reel back, all credit to the team for their second half performance, and the can take from that going forward, full time score: Cahir 2-12 Newcastle 3-11, full team and scorers: Nicholas Reidy, James Walsh, Eoin Donaghy, Colin McEniry, Kieran O'Dwyer, Ger Hally, Mikey O'Connor (0-1), Conor Casey, Darragh Howard, Conor O'Brien (0-1), Sean O'Connor, Liam Howard (0-2), Alan O'Connor (1-1), Stephen Reilly (1-6), Aaron Condon. Subs Used: Ryan O'Donnell (0-1), Eanna Heffernan, Eddie Meehan, Ger Quinn

Our weekly fund raiser game Draw the Joker travelled to the Abbey Tavern last Sunday evening, as always John and Bridie pulled out all the stops to look after us very well as is the way every time we call; this week's winners are as follows: Seamus Quirke, Aoife, Eoin & Aaron Fahy, Ben Slattery, Dermot O'Connor and Máirin McGrath Next week we will be in The Shamrock Lounge with a Jackpot of €6,400

Last Friday evening our club were given a talk on diet and nutrition by Ellen Roche BSc and former dietician to the Waterford hurling team, the event was the brain child of Pat Cashman who put a lot of time and effort in to the evening which came off the back of a successful programme which involved four players from the senior club, the four players had their own reason for getting involved, some to lose weight and others to bulk up a little under a safe and managed programme through diet and the way we all should look at what we eat and drink, everybody enjoyed the evening and left with some very practical knowledge and the know how to look after the body a bit better, thanks to Pat and our four players for their work and effort for this very important subject, well done to all.

Juvenile News

Results

Monday 22nd April U12A Football Cahir v Kilsheelan

Cahir travelled to Kilsheelan for their final Championship match last Monday, a match Cahir had to win, to see them through to a Semi Final and they didn't disappoint, they did everything that was asked of them and won with a score of 1-03 to 7-08, well done to all the team and their mentors.

Our U12 D team are also through to a Semi Final in their Group, we are waiting on the results of Playoffs to determine who we will be playing, the Semi Finals are scheduled for Saturday 4th May, again well done to the Management who are putting in Trojan work with the U12s and it is certainly paying off.

Thursday 25th April

U14B Football, Cahir v Carrick Swans, Cahir hosted Carrick Swans in a thrilling game of football by both sides, thankfully Cahir came through to win the match. Well done all.

FIXTURES

Monday 28th April

U12A Football Semi Final Cahir v Fethard in Munroe throw in 7-30pm

All roads lead to Munroe on Monday night for the Semi Final, Best of luck to all the team and mentors, if you can please come along and support the future of our club.

Monday 28th April U16 A Football

Cahir v Mullinahone in Mullinahone at 7pm

COUNTY DRAW

Please remember the new county draw will start on May the 10th this year, so please try and renew your membership as soon as you can, if you are new to the draw and not sure what to do, please contact a club member and they will put you in the right direction, please have a read of the brochure below, thank you all for your support.