Clara GAA Notes
The Clara GAA Golf Classic will take place on Friday 22nd July. The format will be a 3 ball champagne scramble with a shot gun start at 4pm. The price will be €90 per team. There will be a BBQ and presentation of prizes in the clubhouse afterwards. There will be prizes for both GUI and Non GUI teams. For tee times contact: Michael White 087-9795037, Brian Gavin 087-2411986 or Esker Hills 05793-55999 You can also sponsor a tee box. Sponsor signs cost €30 for 1 sign or €50 for 2 signs. All support is greatly appreciated.
Mon 27th June: U16 B Football Competition Vs Kilcormac/Killoughey in Clara at 7.30pm
Tues 28th June: Div 1 Football League Vs Ferbane in Ferbane at 8pm Tues 28th June: U12 Hurling Go Games Vs Drumcullen in Rath at 7.30pm
Thurs 30th June: U14B Hurling Competition Vs CRC Gaels in Carrig at 7.30pm
Fri 1st July: Div 5 Football League Vs Clonbullogue in Clara at 8pm Sun 3rd July: U16C Hurling Competition Vs Tullamore in O’Brien Park at 11.30am
Division 3 Hurling Semi Final.
Clara travelled to Kilcormac on Sunday morning to play Kinnitty in the semi final of the division 3 Hurling League. In a very entertaining and decent game throughout there wasn’t much between the sides. The score after ordinary time was Clara 0-14 to Kinnitty 1-11. The game went to extra time, we had a last minute penalty saved (our second of the game) to leave Kinnitty heading to the final with a single point victory on a full time score of Clara 1-15 to Kinnitty 1-16. The team and scorers were:Brian Gavin, Shane Grennan, James Fleming, Willie Byrne, Liam Monaghan, Alan Gavin, Seamus O’Brien, Willy Fleming (0-02), Stephen Deehan, Brendan Buckley (0-01), Martin Fleming (1-01), David Newman (0-02), Sean Nolan, Joey Deehan (0-08 frees, 0-01 penalty) and Alan Cronin.
Division 1 Football League
Clara welcomed over our near neighbours Ballycumber on Tuesday evening in the Division 1 Football League. On a dull evening for football Clara went in at the half time break leading 0-09 to 0-06. Clara followed up with another 0-09 in the second half in a decent game and ran out fully deserving winners on a score line of Clara 0-18 to Ballycumber’s 1-09. The Clara team was:Alan Cronin, Gavin Carroll, John Ledwith, Liam Monaghan, JJ Colsh (0-02), Carl Stewart, Matthew Mitchell, Paul Deehan (0-01), Ross Brady, Stephen Deehan (0-04), Scott Brady (0-03), John Reynolds (0-01), Pa Smith (0-02), Luke Kelly (0-05, 0-01 45) and Joey Deehan. Subs:Aaron Ngo for J Deehan, Keir Mannering for J Reynolds and Mark Fallon for A Cronin.
Under 16 C Hurling Championship.
Clara welcomed Edenderry over in the second round of the U-16 Championship on Monday night last. In a decent game of hurling the sides went in at the break level Clara 2-03 to Edenderry’s 1-06. Plenty more goals followed in the second half and a bigger more physical Edenderry team ran out winners on a full time score of Clara 3-09 to Edenderry 5-09.
The team and scorers were: Adam Carroll, Steven Falsey, Dean Larkin, Ciaran Ennis, James Moran, Dion Conroy, Cathal O’Meara (3-05, 1-03 frees), Conor Dolan (0-01), Shane Gavin, Edward Cullen, Adam McCloskey, Patrick Phelan (0-01) and Cormac Delaney (0-02 frees)
This was a 13 aside competition
Minor Hurling Championship
Clara played Shinrone on Friday evening last in Clara. Losing 3-07 to 0-06 at half time, Clara were well beaten in the end on a score line of 5-16 to 0-10. The Clara team was: Gary Colgan, Mark Doorley, Cathal O’Meara, Corey Tyrell, Conor Egan, Ger Buckley, Kieran Hartnett, Darryl O’Brien, Jack Quinn, Sean Farrell (0-07, 0-06frees), Mark Newman (0-02, 0-01free), Nathan Bracken (0-01), Alex Roe, David Falsey and Seamus O’Brien. Sub: Kyle Cornally for K Hartnett.
The draw for the weekly club lotto took place on Sunday night last at Bingo. The numbers drawn were: 5-12-19-24. There was no winner of the jackpot. We had 4 match 3’s who receive €40 each. These were: Martin McDonagh, Aileen Feehan, Rita Kelly and Marie Cullen.
Next weeks’ jackpot is €5750 and the draw will be held at Bingo on Sunday 3rd July.