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Under-12s – Hard luck to the under-12 girls who lost out to a strong Clonard/Volunteers team last Monday night at home. The girls notched up an impressive score line with some well taken points but unfortunately as they say, goals win games out. The game finished Clongeen 3-14 v 10-3 for Clonard/Volunteers.
Under-14s – The under-14 girls are through to a final. So a huge congratulations to the under-14 girls’ football team who played Sarsfields in the cup semi-final on Thursday evening in what was an extremely tough game. The first half didn’t go Clongeen’s way as they went in at halftime with a scoreline of 1-3 to three points, all from Megan McDonald.
In the second half the girls really fought hard and Megan brought them back to a one point difference when she put the ball in the back of the net. It was end to end with just minutes to spare when Sarah Bennett got the ball and cut through the defence and buried the ball in the back of the net too. Sarsfields got a free in the last kick of the game and credit goes to Clongeen’s great defence as they stood tall and saw out the final whistle to the delight of the management team and all their supporters. The final score was Sarsfields 1-4 v 2-3 for Clongeen.
The team was: Amy Doyle, Kate Mythen, Katelyn O’Grady, Ellieanna O’Grady, Aoibhinn Curtis, Laura McCarthy, Katie Kehoe, Orlaith Butler, Savannah Blake, Caitlin Murphy, Sarah Bennett, Roisín McCormack, Sarah-Kate Hopkins, Megan McDonald, Caoimhe Gardiner, Kaelah Farrell, Keela Daly and Abbie Casey. So a big well done to all the girls. A date for the cup final will be confirmed in the next few days.
Intermediate – Well done to the Clongeen ladies’ football team that put in a solid performance against Fethard last Tuesday night in the Intermediate Championship Quarter Final. Clongeen having home advantage in front of a big crowd of home supporters put in a fine display of football dominating from start to finish. Clongeen can only be delighted with the performance racking up an impressive 6-19 v 1-1 for Fethard. Best of luck to the girls who now take on our near neighbours in the championship semi-final, the date and time is yet to be confirmed.
Junior B – The Junior B’s travelled to Blackwater last Monday night but unfortunately the game had to be called off in the first half due to a serious injury to one of the Blackwater girls. We wish her a speedy recovery. The date and time of replay again is yet to be confirmed, so watch this space for further details.
Games take place on Saturday evening now at 6 p.m. indoor in Grantstown, be there 15 minutes beforehand so we can kick off in the allotted time please. If you’d like to come along or want further information, please give the boss, Dave Burke a shout either by text or a call to 086 8596627 – he’ll only be delighted to hear from you. expected to be completed in a matter of weeks. Meanwhile the Wednesday night card games have been moved to the creche at Dillons cross.
The monthly parish draw took place after 11 a.m. Mass in Newbawn church on Sunday, July 29, and the following were the lucky winners: €300 – Bridget Kent, Ballinamona; €200 – Brenda Foley, Courthoyle; €100 – Jimmy Foran, Carrigbyrne. The next draw will take place on the last Sunday in August.
Congratulations and well done to Brendan Colfer, Ballyclemock, Newbawn, who was the lucky winner of €3,900 in the recent Tintern lotto draw. The winning numbers picked by brendan were, 20, 23, 25 and 28.
The intermediate hurlers are in action in round three of the championship when they take on Craanford in St Patrick’s Park, Enniscorthy. Tomorrow (Wednesday) night at 7.30 p.m. Hopefully they will perform better than in their last championship game when they went under badly to Crossabeg-Ballymurn.
The junior hurling team fared much better with a 1-14 to 0-14 win over St Fintan’s. They played cloughbawn at castleboro on Friday night. The junior football team had a recent impressive 3-14 to 0-7 win over St Anne’s.
Members of Danescastle Music Group performing at the Seisiún in the Horse and Hound, Ballinaboola.