Emyvale club notes

November 06, 2018

Ulster Championship – What a difference a week can make !! Unfortunately our seniors fell short on Sunday last in Omagh where they were beaten by Red Hughs of Donegal. Emyvale got off to a flying start and dominated the early exchanges racing into a three point lead after only four minutes played, but Red Hugh’s hit back with a goal and two points and by the tenth minute we ahead 1-02 to 0-04. The final twenty minutes of the first half saw Emyvale regained their composure and got a grip of this game kicking four points before the break and going in at half time leading on a score line of 0-08 to 1-03. Emyvale started the second half well and by the 39 minute had kicked three unanswered points to open up five point lead, but within a couple of minutes Red Hugh’s rallied to kick three points of their own. Emyvale seemed to steady the flow with David Mc Alister kicking his seventh point of the game leaving the score 0-12 to 1-06 after 46 minutes played. However that was to be Emyvale’s last score of the game and Red Hugh’s dominated the last quarter of the game kicking seven unanswered points to run out eventual winners on a score line of 1-13 to 0-12. Unfortunately this brings down the curtain for our seniors for 2018. Well done to players and management on a long season and winning the domestic championship. We will look forward to 2019 which we hope will bring further silverware for this team!! Team and scorers: Emyvale: Gerard Mc Caffery, Sean McMeel, Araron Loughran, Ciaran Connolly, Gregory Devlin, Ryan McAnespie, Ryan Kelly, Colin Hughes, Stephen Askin, David Mc Allister 0-7, Robbie Mc Allister 0-1, Gareth Mc Quaid 0-2 (2f), Karl Mc Quaid 0-1, Gavin McKernan, Daniel Mc Mahon 0-1 (1f). Subs used: Jonathan Mc Carron for Gavin McKernan (Black Card 28), James O’Neill for Ciaran Connolly (40), Michael Flannery for Gareth McQuaid (50).

Better Coaches = Better Players. The following courses will be held shortly. Foundation Course - Fri 23rd/Sat 24th November (Can be hosted in a Club if requested). Award 1 Child & Youth/Adult Fri 30th/Sat 1st December (Hosted in Cloghan).The purpose of this course is to raise the standards of coaching within the county and therefore assisting our young players every opportunity to reach their potential. Additionally this course will provide coaches with an opportunity to further develop their knowledge / understanding in modern coaching practices and techniques. This is a great opportunity for clubs to invest in their coaches. Coaches will no doubt benefit from the course and your club / players with reap the rewards long term.

Anyone wishing to take part in any of the above courses please contact our Juvenile Officer Martin O’Brien. 087 6731981

Save the Date: To commemorate the 1988 Hackett Cup team we are hold a reunion on Saturday 1st December for all players and mentors involved with this team. So if you know anyone who played on this team pass on the message. More details will follow in the coming weeks. 

Emylott Result Jackpot: €3,100 No winner. Six match 3's. Pat Murphy Dunraymond, Christopher Kerr Killyraine, Eamon Kelly Dundonagh, Mary Mahon Killybressil, George Cullivan Knocknasave, Ciaran Connolly Tonysilloga (yrly). Promoters:- Sean Mc Gonnell & Ryan Mulligan. Yearly Promoters:- Eugene & Enda O'Brien. Numbers drawn 1, 5, 6, 9.

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