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Cahir GAA Club Notes

Senior Football Championship

Cahir avoid relegation dog fight

Last Sunday we travelled to Holycross to play Kildangan in third round of the championship, Cahir took control of this one early on with a brace of goals from Stephen Grogan and a goal (penalty) and two points from Liam Casey, saw the lads in no danger, it must be said Kildangan might have had one eye on another competition but our young team could only play what was in front of them, the team played some nice football which was easy on the eye and they racked up another six points before the whistle for the break, half time score 3-6 to 0-3, the second thirty saw the team express themselves and the management (led by John O Connor) were able to use all their bench to give as many as possible game time, Cahir would go on and raise the white flag another ten times before proceedings were brought to finish, final score Cahir 3-16 to 0-04, the talk of relegation is put to bed for this year and now we can all look forward to a good South championship, well done to the panel of players and their management team, full team and scorers: Brian Enright, Patrick Meehan (0-1), Kieran O'Dwyer, Ryan O'Donnell, Conor Casey, Ger Hally, Ger Quinn, Liam Casey (1-3), Mikey O'Connor (0-2), Brian McKenna (0-1), Niall McKenna, Alan O'Connor (0-2), Conor O'Brien (0-3), Stephen Grogan (2-1), Darragh Howard (0-1),Subs Used: Colin McEniry, Dylan Fitzgerald (0-1), Dean Lonergan (0-1), Conor Cashman, Liam Howard.

Liam Casey about to score from the penalty spot, and below captain for the game Niall McKenna with Mikey O'Connor in action for the seniors.

Minor Hurling Championship

It was heart break for our minor hurlers last Sunday when they played the combo team of Skeheen/Clonmel Óg in Ardfinnan, Cahir had a difficult start but fought their way back and even went ahead with a few minutes to go, but sadly they could not hold on and lost by the minimum, final score 1-16 to 2-12, tough on these young men but heads up lads and look forward to the county semi-final in the minor football, we must thank all the players for their time and effort over the last few months, their captain Tommy Magner, the management team lead by Davy McEniry and his mentors Dermot Fitzgerald, Brian Murphy, Donie Casey and Maura Grogan, again thank you all for your efforts during the year, full team and scorers from the match: Conor Kirwan, Darragh Heffernan, Eoin Wyse, Liam Hickey, Francie Delaney (0-3), Eoghan Kelly, Tommy McDonagh, Dylan Fitzgerald, Tommy Magner, Nicholas Reidy, Stephen Grogan (0-2), Christopher McDonagh, Jake Kiely (0-3), Mark Casey (0-1), Kevin Grogan (2-3), Subs Used: David Clifford

No. four Daragh Hefferan in action for the minors on Sunday

This week Cahir House Hotel was the venue for the latest draw in our draw the joker game, as always we were looked after by the great staff in the hotel, this week's lucky winners: Charlie Boland, Tom Hurley, John Kendrick, Kevin O'Keeffe and Reidun Laugen.

U11 ladies football

Congratulation to our U11 ladies football team (pictured below) who were crowned shield champions last week, well done to all the players and their mentors, can't beat a bit of silver, again well done everybody

Juvenile News

Results

Monday 3rd Sept

U11D Winter League

Cahir v Ballylooby Castlegrace

Cahir got their Winter League off to a great start with a win against Ballylooby Castlegrace

Weds 5th Sept: U16A South County Hurling Semi Final

Cahir 2-11 V St. Mary's 4-12

Well fought match but not the right result hard luck to all the team and mentors.

Fri 7th Sept

U12D Hurling Shield Final (photo of team below

Cahir 2-01 V Kilcash/ Kilsheelan 2-02

As the score line suggests a very tight game with our young men on the wrong side of the scoreboard, the two teams separated by the minimum, again well done to all the players and their mentors, heads up everyone and be proud.

Sat 8th Sept

U14B County Semi Final (pictured below)

Cahir 3-05 / Kilruane McDonaghs 3-08

Cahir (South Champions) travelled to Boherlahan on Saturday for the County Semi Final fixture. We were treated to a. fine display of hurling from both teams, Cahir played hard and kept the scores coming, it was score for score throughout the game, they battled till the very end but fell short at the final whistle. The players should be very proud of themselves and their achievements, again well done to Managers and Mentors for all your hard work with the team, and remember guys ye are South champions.

Fixtures for Juveniles

Winter League matches for U11 and U13 continue this week with fixtures still to be confirmed keep an eye on Social Media for full details.

Attention managers and mentors Divisional U13 (born 2003) hurling trials commences 16th September in Ned Hall Park, Clonmel 9am - 12 noon, names to be given to Charlotte by Monday 10th September, thank you.

REMNDER,

Skills Workshop with Martin Fogarty, National Hurling Development Manager Tuesday 18th September In Cahir GAA Main Field @ 6-30 pm, any club player interested in attending please contact Charlotte Kirwan on 086357 7838, ASAP thank you.