GAA: BUNCRANA GAA CLUB NEWS – CLEAN SWEEP AT HURLING SKILLS FINALS

first_imgCongratulations: A clean sweep was made at the Donegal Hurling skills finals by Buncrana U14 hurlers in Letterkenny on Sunday evening. Dylan Duffy was the delighted and deserved winner closely followed by Paul Tourish and PJ Mc Carron. All three are committed young hurlers and a worthy winners and a credit to themselves and their families.U14 Hurling: Buncrana U14 hurlers secured the Donegal Féile title in Ballyshannon in more than impressive fashion on Saturday, with comfortable wins over Burt, Ballyshannon, St Eunans and Letterkenny Gaels. It wasn’t so much the size of the comfortable wins, it was more the skill, attitude and all round team performance from all the squad that was impressive. This now sets up a trip to Killeedy in west Limerick at the start of July for the Féile na nGael finals, which is just reward for their dedication to training all year. Team: Jason Campbell, Cathal Óg Wilson, Paul Tourish, Oisin Hegarty, Matthew Wilson, John Vaughan, PJ Mc Carron, Fiachra Mac Lochlainn, Ben Doherty, Niall Doherty, Oisin Grant, Dylan Duffy, Aran Craig, Oisin Doherty (Roe), Darren Connelly, Gavin Kelly, Ryan Hegarty, Mark Craig and Liam Doherty.These boys will also form the back bone of the clubs football team that will host Clonmel Commercials from Tipperary as part of the Derry Féile na nÓg, these dual players have the joy of pitting their skills against some of the country’s best young hurlers and footballers and will hopefully have a summer to remember. Thanks to John Rooney and the Aodh Ruadh club for hosting a well run tournament and for the refreshments for all afterwards.Senior and Reserve Football: Both sides lost out to Glenswilly on Sunday, the Reserves performed well in the first half, however were unable to hold on for the win. The senior side lost on a scoreline of 1-16 to 0-10. Next up for the Senior side is a home fixture on Friday night against MacCumhaill’s, throw-in times are yet to be confirmed.Senior Ladies Football: Our ladies team had to travel to a windy and wet St. Naul’s of Mountcharles on Sunday. The under-strength squad of Buncrana were faced with the experienced Mountcharles side and had to play in very tough underfoot conditions. The girls had a tough challenge on their hands from the outset, but they dealt with it well and created some great scoring changes for themselves.The talents of Caroline Gallagher, Dede Grant, Michelle Browne and Natasha Craig, to name but a few, helped keep the scoreline as close as they could throughout the match. The entire Buncrana squad showed great heart and spirit and teamwork throughout the 60 minutes, but all their efforts couldn’t earn them anything from this game; especially with the experience of county player Elish Ward in the Mountcharles team creating most of the attacking play for their opponents. So unfortunately St. Naul’s ran out winners comprehensively in the end, meaning the Buncrana ladies suffered their first defeat in their league campaign this year.Girls Football: Girls football training is on Monday night at 7.00pm sharp. Open to all girls from the ages of 9 to 16 years of age. New players are also welcome. Please bring your own water bottle.U5 and U6 Gaelic Games: Under 5s and 6s sessions continues on Saturday mornings at 11.15am sharp in at the Scarvey. The sessions are based on GAA Fundamentals; a Croke Park initiative based on European wide research aimed at bettering your child’s coordination (including hand eye) balance, agility and basic fitness in a fun filled environment.U8 Hurling: U8 Hurling will continue on Wednesdays at 5.30-6.30pm in Crana College. Newcomers are always welcome to come along and learn the basic skills of Hurling in a fun, safe environment.U8 Football: U8 Football will continue on Friday at 6.30pm, new members are always welcome. U9/U10 Football: U9 Football (for children born in 2004) and U10 Football (for children born in 2003) is on Friday evenings in the Scarvey from 6:30pm. New players are always welcome.U12 Football: The U12’s are hosting our second Blitz of the season, the teams that are coming are MacCumhaill’s, St Eunan’s, Bellaghy (Derry), St. Mary’s (Silgo) and Buncrana. The U12’s are now preparing for the U12 ‘All-Ireland’ blitz in Newry. We would urge all u12’s to be attending training as the squad has still to be selected. New members are always welcomed. The training times are as follows: Tuesday 7.00-8.00pm and Friday 7.00-8.30pm. Mouthguards are now compulsory for all training as well as matches. Newcomers are always welcome to come along and learn the basic skills of Gaelic football in a fun, safe environment.Club Notes: Anyone who would like to receive a copy of the weekly club notes should email Oisín at [email protected] to be included on the mailing list. If you have any items which you think should be included in the club’s weekly notes, please email Oisín at [email protected] by 6pm on each Sunday for consideration. To keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, please join us on www.facebook.com/buncranagaa or www.twitter.com/buncranagaa @buncranagaa, or visit our website www.buncranagaa.com.GAA: BUNCRANA GAA CLUB NEWS – CLEAN SWEEP AT HURLING SKILLS FINALS was last modified: May 12th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA: BUNCRANA GAA CLUB NEWS – CLEAN SWEEP AT HURLING SKILLS FINALSlast_img

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