Brosna Gaels Hurling Club Notes

Intermediate Hurling Championship

Brosna Gaels drew with Ballinamere in the first round of the Intermediate championship on Sunday. Brosna Gaels 2-07, Ballinamere 1-10

The starting 15 were: John Egan, Trevor Phelan, Dean Bracken, Jeffery Cuskelly, Barry Buckley, Chris McDonald, Danny Kelleher, Des Egan (0-01), Sean Hackett, Thomas Spain, Richard Fox (1-03) , Jason Devery, Fergal Daly (0-02) , Kevin Lynam (0-01), Alan Lynam (1-0). Substitutions: Alec Moony for Jason Devery

U21 Hurling Championship Final

Ballinamere Gaels will play Coolderry on Sunday 1st may at 6pm in O’Connor Park

Hurling for National School Children

Indoor Hurling takes place in Ballinahown Hall on Tuesday evenings: U8’s from 6:30 to 7:15pm and over 8’s from 7:15 to 8pm Hurling on the pitch in Pullough on Wednesday evening will be from 5:30-6:30pm.

Offaly County Board have launched a new coaching initiative for 2011. The new coaching initiative will mean that Brosna Gaels will be allocated a former Offaly Hurler from the 90’s to assist with coaching at all levels in Brosna Gaels. Coaching takes place on Friday evenings from 6:15 to 7:30pm for all under 12 and we encourage parents to attend coaching sessions.

Any parent wishing to become involved in coaching at underage level are always most welcome, and Brosna Gaels will assist with the appropriate coaching courses

Development squads

A number of Brosna Gaels players took part in Offaly development squads

At U14, Kevin Kelly, John & Tom Corcoran, at, U15 Danny Spain, Gio Russo, Declan Buckley

And at U16, Justin Donoghue, James Langan, Patrick Cosgrove.

Football Championship

Best of luck to the footballers who start their championship campaigns this weekend, in the Senior Championship Tubber take on Ferbane, Ballycumber play Walsh Island, Erin Rovers play Edenderry and in the Intermediate Foorball Championship Doon take on Clonbullogue. Best of luck to all involved.

Mini Marathon

We are looking for Brosna Gaels ladies to joins us to run or walk the Women’s Mini Marathon on June 6th. If you are over the age of 14 and would like to join us, let us know!

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