U21 take on Cahir in the South Semi Final

posted 20 Feb 2011, 15:12 by Moyle Rovers

FIXTURE

Saturday 26th February

U21 “A” South Semi Final

Moyle Rovers V Cahir in Ardfinnan at 2pm

RESULT

On Saturday last our Senior Footballers had their first outing in the County League. Despite going in with the lead at half Time, Cahir battled hard in the second half, to leave the final result Moyle Rovers 1-7 Cahir 1-7.

COUNTY SCENE

Despite Tipperary Senior Hurlers and Footballers both being defeated in their national league games at the weekend, it was great to see Moyle Rovers Representative on both panels over the weekend. Sean Carey getting the number 15 jersey for the Hurlers While Peter Acheson, Brian Mulvihill & Darragh Dwyer were wearing the blue and gold for the Footballers.

NATIONALIST AWARDS FOR 2011.

With 5 Moyle Rovers nominated for the Annual Nationalist awards. The results were eagerly awaited on. The club were delighted to hear that Sean Carey would be receiving the Intermediate Hurler of the Year award, at next Saturday awards ceremony in Hotel Minella.

Congratulations Sean

MICKEY RYAN R.I.P

The Recent passing of Michael ”Mickey” Ryan following a relatively short illness caused great sadness in our community of Powerstown/Lisronagh and especially to the Members of the Moyle Rovers G.A.A Club. Mickey or “the Boss” as he was fondly known had a life long link with our club. He was an outstanding playing member in his early years, he was secretary of our club in the early - mid sixties, he was a committee member for a number of years and in later years was a loyal supporter. His playing career spanned three decades, the fifties, Sixties and seventies. He was captain of the Moyle Rovers team that won the county Junior Football Championship in 1959.

He was equally adept at both hurling and football. His normal playing position in Hurling was full back and in Football either centre field or centre back. He was not the tallest of men for the positions that he played in, but he made up for his lack of inches by possessing a good brain, a good positional sense and by being committed competitor who never took a step backwards or gave an inch to anyone. Mickey was a quiet private man in many ways yet he had a large circle of friends was very well known and universally popular with all. He loved attending games, discussing some or a game of “25” at which he was very adept. Farming was his main occupation but he was also a rare genius with his hands. Plumbing, carpentry, mechanics, electrics, welding, etc,etc came equally to him even though he got no formal training in any, He was very well read in all aspects of life and liked nothing better than to sit down and discuss intelligently the on going matters of the day. “Mickey” you will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all in our community. To your brother Johnny, sisters Peggy & Nellie and extended family we offer our sympathy. May he rest in peace.

TRAINING TIMES

U6: Training for Under 6’s take place on Saturday Mornings in From 10am to 11am in Monroe Sports complex. All newcomers are welcome.

U8: Training this Friday 25th Feb 6-45pm to 7-45pm, all newcomers are welcome.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is now due for all players and mentors. Juvenile €20, Minor, U21 & non players €40 Adults €50. Please pay membership as soon as possible.


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