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Moycarkey Borris GAA Club Notes - 13th June 2016

posted 12 Jun 2016, 15:18 by Michelle Donnelly   [ updated 14 Jun 2016, 02:33 ]
Senior Hurling
On Saturday evening last Moycarkey Borris earned themselves another round in the CM Signs Cahill Cup when they defeated Drom-Inch in the Quarter Final. It was a tightly contested battle with the highest margin being four points.
Chris McCullagh opened Moycarkey’s scoring with a point but Drom-Inch quickly replied with two points from Seamus and David Butler. Johnny Ryan and Kieran Morris traded frees. Pat Ralph converted another free before David Butler added two more points on the tenth minute. In the next four minutes Moycarkey added three points to Drom-Inch’s single point thus equalising the game at the end of the first quarter, Moycarkey Borris 0-7 Drom-Inch 0-7. In the next minute points were traded before Pat Ralph pointed another free to give Moycarkey the lead. The sides traded frees again before Moycarkey registered two points (Pat Ralph, free and Pat Carey) in the twenty third minute. David Butler added a point to Drom’s score line reducing the margin two points. Another two frees by Moycarkey’s, Pat Ralph ended their scoring but David Butler added a free just before the half time whistle to go in Moycarkey Borris 0-14 Drom-Inch 0-11.
After the restart, a pointed free in the thirty second minute by Pat Ralph opened the scoring. The teams traded a further two points each before David Butler and Johnny Ryan added two more points to Drom-Inch’s score line reducing the deficit to two points as the third quarter finished. Scores were harder to come by for Moycarkey Borris and when Drom-Inch’s Johnny Ryan reduced the margin to a single point in the forty sixth minute the intensity of the game heightened with everyone working harder to get the scores and retain possession. Two more points were added to each team’s score line and in the fifty fourth Kieran Morris pointed a free and stretched the margin to two points with another point to come from Pat Carey. As in the first half the final score went to Drom-Inch’s David Butler, a point finishing the game, Moycarkey Borris 0-21 Drom-Inch 0-19. Moycarkey Borris will now play Upperchurch in the next round at a venue and date to be confirmed.

Moycarkey Borris team: Bill McCormack; Paul Dempsey, James Power, Gerry McGuire; Daniel Kirby, Rory Ryan, Pat Molloy; Chris McCullagh (0-1), Brian Moran; James O’Gorman (0-1), Conor Hayes, Pat Carey (0-4); Niall Heffernan (0-1), Pat Ralph (0-12, 12 frees), Kieran Morris (0-2, 2 frees).
Subs used: Anthony Healy for Pat Molloy, injured (34th), John Bergin for Brian Moran (50th), John Kelly for James O’Gorman (56th).

Drom-Inch team: Damien Young; James Ryan, Eamon Buckley, Jamie Moloney; Michael Purcell, James Woodlock, Michael Campion; Johnny Ryan (0-4, 2 frees), Kevin Butler; Paul Kennedy, David Butler (0-8, 3 frees), David Collins (0-3); Shane Hassett (0-2), Michael Butler (0-1), Seamus Butler (0-1)

Féile na nGael
Moycarkey Borris Under 14 Hurling and Camogie Clubs will compete in the Féile na nGael Competition this year. Counties Tipperary and Waterford are co-hosting the Competition with 10 divisions in Hurling and 5 divisions in Camogie. Clubs from all over Ireland will be visiting the Counties and local clubs entered in the competition will host players and mentors for the event. The first game in the competitions commences on the Friday, June 17th at 4.00pm in numerous different venues. Full details of all fixtures are available on

Juvenile Meeting
Moycarkey Borris Juvenile meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 15th at 9.00pm in the clubrooms. All members are welcome to attend.

Under 12
Moycarkey Borris Under 12 Group 1 team were defeated by Durlas Óg on Tuesday, June 7th while their Group 4 team travelled to Clonmore the following evening where they met a stronger JK Brackens side. Both teams are looking forward to their next round games.

Under 8
Our Under 8’s took part in a Hurling Blitz on Saturday last in Dr Morris Park. Well done to all the players.

Cul Camp
Moycarkey Borris will host the Kellogg’s Cul Camp from Monday July 4th to Friday July 8th inclusive. This is open to members up to 12 years of age. Application forms are available from Juvenile Secretary, Mary Shelly.

Camogie and Ladies Football Club
Lidl Ireland are running an in store competition inviting shoppers to nominate their club to receive a cash prize of €1,000. The overall winners being decided on who receives the most nominations. We would encourage all Lidl shoppers to nominate Moycarkey Borris Camogie & Ladies Football Club when they are in shopping.

Under 8
Well done to the Moycarkey Borris Under 8 team who travelled to the Camogie Grounds in the Ragg for a Tipperary Camogie fun day. There was a great turn out and the girls really enjoyed themselves.

Under 12
Commiserations to Moycarkey Borris Under 12 Ladies Football team who was defeated by Slievenamon in the Tipperary Ladies Football U12 Championship Quarter Final on Sunday last

Tipperary Ladies Football
Congratulations to Emma Shelly, Queva O’Meara and the Tipperary Under 14 Ladies Football team who defeated Roscommon in the All Ireland Semi Final on Sunday last.