Kilbride GAA

Kilbride GAA News update August 30th

Kilbride GAA
Kilbride 3-08 Strokestown 1-10

Huge congratulations to our Senior ladies team on their tremendous victory over Strokestown in the County Senior Semi Final played on Saturday evening in Ballyleague. Kilbride got off to a good start and were 1-02 to 1 point ahead with 8 minutes gone on the clock . Despite having lots of possession poor shooting let Kilbride down whereas Strokestown converted all their scoring chance leaving them 4 points ahead at the half way mark 1-08 to 1-04. A hungry Kilbride team worked tirelessly in the second half and slowly clawed back the deficit In the 19th minute two consecutive goals put Kilbride in the driving seat and they never looked back . There were jubilant scenes at the final whistle as the girls realised they had just made history with the team reaching the clubs first ever Senior Co Final , The Co Final takes place on Saturday 17th September at 5 pm in Knockcroghery against St Brigid’s so please keep this date free to support the team on this historic occasion .Thanks to all the supporters who travelled to Ballyleague on Saturday
Team: Lorraine Connor , Amanda Gavigan, Maire Lohan, Yvonne Creighton, Aoife Feely, Rochelle Mullaney, Katie Kelly, Niamh Shanagher (0-1), Alice Kelly , Siobhan Tully, Tara Taylor (0-1), Fiona Tully (0-1), Bláithín O Beirne (0-01), Sinead Clabby (0-03) and Eilish Fannon(2-02).
Subs: Casey Keane (1-01) for Amanda Gavigan, Ciara Taylor for Blaithin O Beirne (0-03),Corina Gormley for Eilish Fannon , Aoife McLoughlin. Caoimhe Neary, Katie M Kelly, Aoife Tully , Niamh Tully , Jacinta Tully, , Lorna Flanagan Elaine McDonagh, Ann Marie Moran.

Mens round-up

Our men travelled to Ballyforan on Sunday evening to play their final group game of the intermediate championship. Unfortunately they were defeated by 0-15 to 0-12. They are scheduled to play St Faithleach’s in the league in Kilbride on Sunday at 12pm.

Our U16 boys have qualified for at least a Sami-final following an impressive 11-10 to 1-14 win against Eire Og in Kilbride on Sunday.

Our U14 boys have also qualified for their semi-final after they proved too strong for Western Gaels on Thursday in extremely difficult conditions in Kilbride. Final score Kilbride 2-11 Western Gaels 2-01.

Our U8 and U10 boys both took part in the County GAA Go blitz which was held at the Connacht centre of excellence in Ballyhaunis at the weekend. Both panels performed excellently on the day and did their club proud.

Kilbride GAA Lotto

The lotto draw will take place in Foxes Bar on Saturday when the jackpot will be €1,650.

Kilbride GAA Last Man Standing

There are 63 people still standing in our Last Man Standing competition.

Kilbride Merchandise

We are delighted to announce that you can now purchase all your Kilbride GAA gear including our much sought after Jersey from the Kilbride GAA shop on the O’Neills website.

Underage Ladies update

Our U 14 team had a mixed start to their championship losing their first game to Four Roads 7-03 to 7-07 but winning their second game convincingly beating Western Gaels on Sunday morning 9-13 to 1-01. Next game is fixed for Friday 2nd in Kilbride against Eire og at 7 so good luck to all involved ,
Team : Elaine O Grady , Etain Kelly , Sarah McTiernan (Captain) , Jolene O Reilly , Julia Garvey , Saoirse Murray , Karina Leonard, Robyn Dowling , Aoife Leonard , Ellen Tully , Ellen O Beirne , Leah Fallon , Rachel Hoare Aisling Hanly, Aine Biesty Amy Shanagher . Elaine O Grady , Anna Mae Keegan , Ashling Cronin

Best of luck to the minor team in their division 2 semi final due to be played next Sunday at 12 noon in Kilbride against Padraig Pearses .

Our U 8 and U 10 team played Oran in friendly matches last Monday evening in Kilbride . As always a great time was had by all . Thanks to our referees Aoife and Niamh . Oran have invited us to take past in a blitx next Saturday morning so we are all looking forward to that .