O'Connells club notes

September 15, 2021

O’Connells lotto for Tuesday 14th September 2021.

Numbers: 5, 7, 27, 31.

No jackpot winner.

1 match 3 winner receives €200.

Next jackpot €3,600.

Results: Under 17 Division 1 Final Mattock Rangers/Hunterstown Rovers 3-13, St. Kevins/St. Michaels 0-11: Senior Football Championship Group C Mattock Rangers 3-16, O’Connells 1-6.

Fixtures: Under 12 Eastern Region, Wednesday 15/9/21, St. Michaels v St. Kevins, Home, 6.30pm: Under 17 A Championship Group 3, Thursday 16/9/21, St. Kevins/St. Michaels v Geraldines, Home, 6.00pm: Under 12 Eastern Region,, Saturday 18/9/21, Naomh Mairtin v St. Michaels, Away, 5.00pm.

Championship: Not our finest hour, but we were short to many players to compete with a far stronger Mattock team. Fair play to the lads for their efforts and keeping going, no club is successful all the time and we are going through a tough time at the moment. Believe it or not there are men who played for this club and never won anything and others who worked for the club and never seen it be successful. We have been lucky to be on a run with players since before 2006 a have been successful in the league, championship and Leinster at adult, minor and under 21 level. Now we don’t have the players available any more, the club will go on and we will put our shoulder to the wheel and soldier on. It’s at times like these you find out who your club people are. O’Connells Abú.

Team: Stuart Reynolds; Liam Kiernan, Conor Byrne, David Hoey; Emmet Byrne, Jackie Agnew 0-3(3f), Conor Martin; Ciaran O’Brien, Sean Cairns; Andrew Keenan, Sean Connolly 0-1(f), Stuart Osbourne 0-1(f); Conor Culligan, Conor Kiernan 1-1, Cian O’Dwyer. Subs Jamie Murphy for C. Martin, Tadgh Kearney for A. Keenan.

Bingo: It’s back! Bingo will recommence our clubrooms this Wednesday 15th September, jackpot €1,000 in 48 numbers.

Ticket: the winner of the club ticket for the All-Ireland final was Anthony Agnew.

Blitz’s: Last week saw the end of the underage blitz’s in the county and the club would like to thank all the coaches, parents and children of the under 7’s, 8’s, 9’s and the under 11’s who also finished the week before for representing the club during the season. We hope all enjoyed the games and hope will see you all again next year. Once again a big thank you to all who got involved in any way during the season for looking after what is the clubs future stars.

Date: A date for your diary: O’Connells GFC golf classic on September 24th in Ballymac Golf Course Proudly Sponsored by IFM (industrial & farm machinery limited), IFM.ie, Mullins Cross, Dunleer, Co. Louth. 3 ball scramble, tee off 8am. €150 per team, sponsor a tee box €100, on course refreshment and goodie bag for players also free players raffle. Contact: Peter 087-1503400, David 087-6353384 or Stuart 087-7726055. The club would like to thank IFM for their very kind sponsorship of this event.


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