1st June 2014

posted 19 Jun 2014, 04:14 by Moyle Rovers   [ updated 19 Jun 2014, 04:18 ]
Draw the Joker results
Jimmy Mulcahy, Giantsgrave, €100.
Brenda Boland, c/o Michael Boland, €50. Mick Doyle, c/o Medite, €50.
Mary Moloney, Rathkeevan Hall, €25.
This week’s Jackpot €10,400.

Senior Football
We play Killenaule in the County Championship this evening (Wednesday, 4th June). The game is fixed for Fethard with a 7 pm throw-in.
Inter-county action
Well done to the County Senior Football team on their victory over Limerick in the Munster Championship on Saturday evening last. Peter Acheson was the star of the show while Brian Mulvihill and Alan Campbell played their part in what was Tipperary’s first provincial championship game win since 2003. That occasion was in Walsh Park where our own Derek Browne, contributed 11 points in a win over Waterford. Golden memories of a dual All-Star.
Also on Saturday last at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick David McGrath was a member of the Tipperary team in the Junior game but unfortunately Tipp went down to Limerick in this one.

Intermediate Hurling
We play Ballybacon/Grange in Clonmel Sportsfield on this coming Saturday evening, 7th June. Throw-in against the current South champions is at 7 pm.
Monroe Cards
Results May 27th.
38 players, 1st. on 12 games Antony Lonergan and Sean Condon, 2nd. on 10 games Gerry Henebry and Jimmy Quinn, Table Prize Dick Lonergan and Michael Mulcahy. Game every Tuesday night at 8.30, all welcome.
Powerstown NS Gathering
Following the very successful Powerstown N.S. Reunion/Gathering Fr.Ahern will have a special mass for the deceased past pupils on Saturday June 28th. at 6.15, all past pupils are welcome to attend. After mass there will be an unveiling of a plaque and photo melange by head master Eugene Fogarty. This will be followed by a ‘get together’ in the Half Way Bar for some music and craic and some finger food.

Exam Time
We wish all students doing exams the very best.

Congratulations
Congratulations to Eamon Cahill and Bernie Spellman who were married on Saturday last may they have a long and happy life together.

County Board Draw
The Co. Board Draw will now be held on Friday 13th. June. There will be two draws, i.e. there will be four cars to be drawn on the night.

Disco
The club thanks all stewards for their help at the last disco and also those attending for their good behaviour.

Community Games Camogie
Contesting the Community Cames camogie for the first time we played the South semi-final against our neighbours Fethard. It was a tough encounter and our girls settled into their stride and began to dominate and we produced some great scores from combined team play. This saw us qualify for the south final. Moyle Rovers 6-2 Fethard 0-1.
In the final Cashel before we knew it we were behind before Leah McGarry converted a free. This settled our girls and we notched up a goal from Eimear Mc Keown and Leah McGarry as well as points from McGarry and Aine Fitzgerald to leave the half time score 2-5 to 5-2 to Cashel. We knew that this game was far from over as we were competing well. Thanks to a great team effort we got back to within two points of Cashel with ten minutes to go. However, at the final whistle Cashel were the winners. Moyle Rovers 3-8 Cashel 7-4. 
Team: Clare O’Dwyer, Karen Meehan, Ellen Buckley, Yasmin Quirke, Áine Fitzgerald (1-1), Sarah O’Connor, Eve Ryan, Leah Mc Garry (1-7), Caitriona Phelan, Sorcha O’Brien, Tara Mc Grath, Ava Collins and Eimear Mc Keown (1-0).  

Ladies Football
The senior team contested the county League final against Brian Borus last Thursday evening in Monroe. Brian Borus dominated the opening exchanges and were four points up after seven minutes. Moyle Rovers opened their account with a Gillian O’Brien point.  Ann Marie McGrath had a goal to level the game on 17 minutes. Moyle then lost their way while Brian Borus added four points on the trot followed by a goal.  They led at halftime by 1-10 to 1-2. 
Barbara Ryan was introduced at half time and the second half saw a much improved performance and a spirited revival from Moyle Rovers. Ann Marie McGrath had a penalty and at the halfway stage the score of the game came from a well worked ball up the field for Shauna O’Brien finish to the net. Gillian O’Brien scored from the kick out to leave to leave just two points between the teams. Similar to the first half Moyle Rovers were unable to capitalise on the good run and Brian Borus came back into the game to close out with some points and a late goal.  Final score Brian Borus 2-21 to Moyle Rovers 4-4. 
Team: Rachael Lonergan. Hazel Shanahan, Claire Clancy, Tina Mulcahy,Gemma O’Dwyer, Aoife Power, Niamh Foley, Niamh Lonergan, Gillian O’Brien (0-3), Ann Marie McGrath (2-1), Sarah Everard, Rosin McGrath, Marie Kelly,Shauna O’Brien (1-0),Rita McGrath. Subs Barbara Ryan, Lisa Corcoran, Megan Shanahan (1-0), Kate O Sullivan, Laura Grace. 
The under 14s travelled to Thurles to play the county semi-final against Thurles. We got off to the worst possible start and we were 2-5 to 0-1 down at half-time. The girls came out for the second half in a determined frame of mind. With well coordinated team play, they cut the deficit to two points. The final score was Moyle Rovers 2-7 Thurles Sarsfields 4-8.
Team: Ellen Buckley, Hannah Mallekoote, Amy Norris, Michelle Cronin, Clare O’Dwyer, Karen Meehan, Emma Cronin (1-0), Louise Norris (1-1),Cathy O’Dwyer, Áine Fitzgerald (0-1), Eve Ryan, Lizzy Ryan, , Leah Mc Garry, Emma Moore Kelly (0-4), Sarah O’Connor, Amy Mulcahy, Aoife Mc Entaggart, Kelly Ryan, Niamh Kennedy (injured), Sophie Delaney (injured). 
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