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Cahir GAA Club Notes

County Hurling League

Sunday morning well noon to be exact we played Kilsheelan in their patch in the latest round of the hurling league, our young men played well but the pace was just a little beyond the lads, and you could see the difference between junior A and intermediate which Kilsheelan are the latter, never the less a good learning excise going forward to the junior A championship, final score 1-21 to 1-11, full team and scorers: Keelan Hickey, James Walsh, Kieran O'Dwyer, Eoin O'Neill, Liam Howard, Stephen Grogan (0-6), Ger Hally, Conor Casey, Darragh Howard, Alan O'Connor (0-1), Daniel Moloney, Mikey O'Connor (1-1), Sean O'Connor, Eoin Donaghy (0-2), Johnny B. O'Brien. Subs Used: Niall McKenna (0-1), Ger Quinn, Eanna Heffernan, Nicholas Reidy

U16 County Puck Fada

Well done to Conor Kirwan (pictured in action) who was just pipped at the end to win the county puck fada in Knockshegowna last week, Conor was second in the competition which was very competitive, so well done Conor you done your club proud, and remember there will be plenty more good days ahead.

County Tipperary U20 football

Our U20 county footballers were in action against Cork last Saturday evening but sadly were second in this contest, club man Stephen Grogan (pictured) was part of that panel, Cork were their opponents and they ran out easy winners 1-20 to 0-08, and Stephen was just back from holidays and went straight to the game, well done to all the players especially Stephen and we hope next year they will fair better.

Celtic Challenge

Our club was represented on the south Tipperary hurling team by a brother of the young man we just spoke about above, this time it was Kevin Grogan (pictured below in action no. 12) who lined out for South Tipperary V Offaly in the Celtic challenge quarter final in Birr last Saturday, Kevin done his part for the Tipperary Side who earned a semi-final spot as they overcame Offaly 4-11 to 1-10, well done to all the players and our man Kevin.

(Reaching highest number 12 Kevin Grogan)

All-Ireland U14 ladies football final

Hard luck to our ladies who lost their All-Ireland final to Mayo last Sunday, our club were represented by Niamh Costigan (who scored 1-1 in the first ten minutes), and Abby Noonan (goalkeeper), all the girls from our county gave their all but the Mayo ladies just had that little extra to win it out, heads up Niamh and Abby ye done us all proud.

Draw the Joker

Congratulations to Finbarr Lonergan who was the winner of the Joker Jackpot of €7,200.00 in our weekly game which was held in Morrisseys on Sunday night. Other prize winners on the night were: Tom & Linda Marnane, Michael Duggan, Mags McLoughlin and Geraldine Hickey. The Joker Draw is going well and that is thanks to all of you who support this fund raising game each week, without your support we would find it hard to keep this wonderful club going as we try and invest in our young people's sporting development for the years ahead, this week we were in Morrissey's Bar where as always were looked after very well, Next Sunday the Draw will be held in The Shamrock Lounge and the Jackpot will be €4,000.00

Cahir Sports and Fun Week

This fun packed week is fast approaching and filling up quickly, so have a look at all the details in the poster below and book your places as soon as you can, and avoid disappointment.

It's Summer Time

Last year we started its summer time campaign where we asked you all to take a picture of you in a Cahir GAA top and send in to us, it was a big success and for that reason we decided to do it all again, So no matter where you are, from Ardfinnan to America, Ballylooby to Bali make sure you bring your Cahir top of any kind (senior, juvenile, camogie and ladies football all are welcome) with you and get snapping and send them in to us at the email address at the end of our notes, or to our Facebook page thanks everyone. (Below two young men getting in on the act)