Sunday, October 20, 2013

                   Mission accomplished!
1.      Boyle’s ‘McGovern Directional Drilling’ intermediate footballers have successfully completed the second leg of their plan for 2013 by winning the County Intermediate Championship Final in a thriller with Tulsk on Sunday in Strokestown. This means that they have achieved their target of gaining promotion to play senior championship and senior league next year. Congratulations to David O’Connor and his management team of Bernard Shannon, Michael Bermingham and Ciaran Supple and the many others who assisted them throughout the year. Congratulations also to an extremely dedicated  panel of in excess of thirty players who have given unselfishly of their time  throughout a long season. Congratulations are also extended to Tony and Marion McGovern of ‘McGovern Directional Drilling Limited’ whose on-going generous sponsorship has brought its rewards. The panel/club have deservedly achieved their ambition to play at senior level. They will play in the Connacht Intermediate Club Championship in two weeks time. They will not be expected to turn their thoughts to this for a day or so.  Sincere thanks is due to the massive numbers of supporters who travelled to Strokestown on Sunday.

*Boyle Club wishes to acknowledge the major part that a gallant Tulsk team played in making it one of the best games of the year in the  County. We sincerely hope that they keep together and take the get their reward in due course.
The Club had a very enjoyable Sponsors’ Night in the Clubroom on Friday last where our many sponsors were acknowledged for their generosity. Further details of that event will be published next week. 
The National Automation Limited U21s will play their Division 1 Championship Quarter- Final versus Clan na Gael in Enfield on Saturday at 3.30pm.
The Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors will play Kilmore in the North Junior B Semi- Final on Monday next in Elphin at 2pm . Extra time will be played if necessary in both of those fixtures.
The Garda Cup and Keenan Cup competitions are due to commence next weekend- see fixtures for details.
The Club Lotto which was due to have been held on Saturday night last was postponed until this coming Saturday night. The jackpot will be €4,700. It will be held in Dodd’s and Team ‘B’ will be in charge.
Sympathy is extended to the Martin and Keenehan families Cootehall and Boyle on the sad passing of Noel Martin, Ballylanders, Limerick, sister of former Club Secretary, Bernadette Keenehan.
Ladies Club
The Intermediate Girls will play the Shield Semi-Final versus Western Gaels in the Abbey Park on Sunday. See fixtures for details.
The Club extends its sympathy to the Moran family, Crossna on the death of Mrs. Maureen Moran, mother of Club player Angela.
Go raibh maith agaibh

Martin Dolan

P.R.O. Boyle GAA Club

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