Crookedwood club notes

September 21, 2020

Senior B Championship semi-final 

Crookedwood 1-17 Bownstown 2-12. We qualified for the Senior B final by virtue of a narrow victory over Brownstown. This was a close, tough game throughout and two points in the dying minutes got us across the line. Brownstown played with the wind in the first half and were a point up at half-time, 0-9 to 0-8. Brendan McCarthy struck for our goal in the first minute of the second half and a further unanswered two points put us four to the good. In the fifth minute Brownstown got their first goal to leave the minimum between us. It was point for point after that, before a purple patch saw us scoring three points in a row to go four clear again. Brownstowns second goal arrived at this juncture and with ten minutes to go it was all to play for. A scoring lull ensued though as both sides pushed hard for scores before a point from our opponents levelled matters with two minutes left on the clock. Thankfully, two points in as many minutes sealed the victory and put us into the final, where Fr.Daltons will provide the opposition in two weeks’ time. Team; A.Savage, K.Orme, D.Grifferty, A.Bate, J.Nally, F.Óg Brennan, S.Savage, E.Nally, S.McGovern (0-1), R,Scally (0-1), B.McLoughlin (0-1) C.Savage, B.McCarthy (1-2), N.Yourell (0-1), B.O’Mara (0-9). Subs; I.McGovern for Yourell, G.Brennan (0-1) for C.Savage. 


We held our most recent draw on Thursday 17th September in our grounds, for a jackpot of €5,550. The numbers drawn were 5,17, 21,24. There was no jackpot winner and the following were the prize winners: Ronan Scally (online), Conor Duffy (online) and Ciaran McKenna/Gerry Butler. Our next lotto draw will take place on Thursday, the 1st October at 9pm in Crookedwood GAA grounds. You can now play online via the link; It is easy to play and set-up an account if you wish to do so. For smartphone users there is also an app called Klubapp where you can select Crookedwood as your club and play the lotto at the touch of a button. This gives Crookedwood people all over the world a simple option to support the club. We are still accepting cash payments if the online method is not for you. 


We extend our deepest sympathies to family and friends of Eileen Brennan (nee Orme), Mornington, Theresa McCormack (nee McKenna), Mullingar, Jack Mulvaney, Multyfarnham and Ned Nolan, Fore. Ār dheis go raibh a hanamacha. 

Community help 

Crookedwood GAA is available to help all in the community with anything and everything that needs to be done, e.g. to get your shopping, prescriptions, fuel supplies, etc. If you, or someone you know is in difficulty, please contact any of the following or any committee member. Feichin Brennan (087-6744657), Gerry Butler (087-4129846), Derek Orme (086-8736636), Deirdre Orme (087-0547791), Ciaran McKenna (087-2777444), Barbara Orme (087-6103611). 


I can be contacted via email at the following; [email protected] 

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