Sunday, 23 July 2017

Update 23/7/17

A very well done to our under 8's and under 10's who performed really well in the recent football blitz versus Michael Glavey's last Saturday. Thanks to Michael Glavey's for hosting the games and for their welcome.

The under 14 boys were beaten by Roscommon Gaels on Tuesday evening in Ardcarne Park. The under 16 boys lost out to Castlerea St. Kevin's when they met in Castlerea on Thursday evening. The minors, St. Michael's/St. Ronan's managed a draw against St. Croan's in Ballyfarnon on Friday night. They are due to play Michael Glavey's this week.

The under 14 girls had a good win over Roscommon Gaels in the summer league last Wednesday, they play Castlerea away on Thursday next. The under 12 girls had a good win over St. Faithleach's last Thursday, they play Roscommon Gaels in the A final on Wednesday next away. They also play St. Mary's, Carrick in a challenge game on Monday next at home. The Kilglass/ St Michael's minor team play Tourelastrane, Sligo away in a challenge game on Monday next. This is the first outing of our minor girls who combined with Kilglass for the 2017 championship.

There was no jackpot winner of the club lotto draw which was held in Clancy's, Knockvicar on Sunday night. Numbers drawn were 3, 8, 17, 25. Winners of the lucky dip were JOhn Moffatt, Myorin, Fergal Morahan, Cleahen,, Patsy Mc Namara, Croghan, Patrick Gilboy, Oakport, Cootehall and Adrian Mc Cullagh, c/o The Bogside. Jackpot now goes to €1,500.
The club are selling memberships to Club Rossie, the financial wing of Roscommon GAA. We wish to thank all who have supported us in the past and once again appeal for renewals and new memberships,  Gold Membership costs €228 and includes 3 entries in the Club Rossie Members Draw, which has a top prize of €20,000, plus the choice of an exclusive Club Rossie Jacket, a Club Rossie Car Air Freshener and entry into Draws for All-Ireland Tickets and more. Bronze Membership costs €100 and includes one entry in the Club Rossie Members Draw, which has a top prize of €20,000, and a Club Rossie Car Air Freshener. As usual, Members will receive updates for Email, SMS and (new for 2017) Whatsapp, plus invitations to events, special offers from Business Members and more. Ways to renew : There are a number of ways that you can renew your Club Rossie Membership: Pay On-Line using your Credit/Debit Card or PayPal account at www.clubrossie.ie/shop ; Pay by Cash or Cheque in the Roscommon GAA Office, Racecourse Road, Roscommon (it’s open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm) OR via the Club Rossie Rep in your Club. If you buy online please nominate St. Michael's as your club.

Best of luck to Roscommon Senior team and management in the All-Ireland quarter final against Mayo next Sunday in Croke Park.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Update 16/7/17


The under 16 boys were beaten at home by Kilglass/St. Barry's while the under 14 boys recorded a win over St. Dominic's on Thursday. This week the under 16's are at home again to Roscommon Gaels while the under 4's travel to Castlerea to play St. Kevin's on Thursday.
The intermediate team had a win over Clann na Gael (B) on Friday evening in Ardcarne.
The under 12 girls had a good win over St. Mary's last Monday in the Summer league. They travel to Ballyleague to play St. Faithleach's this Thursday.
The under 14 girls were beaten by a strong Oran team last week. They play Roscommon Gaels this Wednesday in an away fixture.
There was no club lotto jackpot winner of the draw held on 9/7/17. Numbers were 1,10,17,27. Five lucky dip winners of €20 each were Pat Heslin, Paddy Leydon, Una Sugrue, Tom & Maura Noone, Sarah Maher. The next draw will be held in Clancy's, Knockvicar next Sunday night.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Update 9/7/17

Congratulations to Diarmuid Regan and the county panel and management on winning the inaugural under 17 Connacht football championship which was held at the centre of excellence in Bekan last Saturday. Final score was Roscommon 2-08 Galway 1-08. Roscommon now proceed to the All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry which will be held over the August bank holiday weekend.

The club are once again selling memberships to Club Rossie, the financial wing of Roscommon GAA. We wish to thank all who have supported us in the past and once again appeal for renewals and new memberships,  Gold Membership costs €228 and includes 3 entries in the Club Rossie Members Draw, which has a top prize of €20,000, plus the choice of an exclusive Club Rossie Jacket, a Club Rossie Car Air Freshener and entry into Draws for All-Ireland Tickets and more. Bronze Membership costs €100 and includes one entry in the Club Rossie Members Draw, which has a top prize of €20,000, and a Club Rossie Car Air Freshener. As usual, Members will receive updates for Email, SMS and (new for 2017) Whatsapp, plus invitations to events, special offers from Business Members and more. Ways to renew : There are a number of ways that you can renew your Club Rossie Membership: Pay On-Line using your Credit/Debit Card or PayPal account at www.clubrossie.ie/shop ; Pay by Cash or Cheque in the Roscommon GAA Office, Racecourse Road, Roscommon (it’s open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm) OR via the Club Rossie Rep in your Club.

Our under 14 boys secured a win over Kilglass/St. Barrys last Thursday. They face St. Dominic's at Ardcarne Park this Thursday. The under 16 boys play at home to Kilglass/St. Barry's on Monday evening at 7.30pm. The intermediates face Clan na Gael on Friday evening in the division 3 league. Throw in at Ardcarne Park is at 8.00pm.

The under 14 girls had a good win over St. Faithleach's last Monday, they face Oran this Wednesday at home at 7.30pm. The under 12 girls narrowly lost out to Roscommon Gaels ion the Tommy Hynes Summer league, next up for them is an away game to St. Mary's on Monday evening.  Well done to the under 8 and under 10 girls who played Shannon Gaels last Friday evening. New players are welcome.

Monday, 3 July 2017

Update 2/7/17

St Michaels GAA Golf Classic took place on Friday/Saturday last in Carrick on Shannon Golf Club. First prize winners Dermot Sheeran, Seamus Sheeran & Damien Quigley 2nd place Colm, Shane & Liam Loftus 3rd place Joe Bruen,Kieran Oates & Peter Clinton. Ladies 1st place Ger Farry,Phil McWeeney & Ann Keenan.  Ladies 2nd place Mary Molloy,Anne Cox & Brenda Kelly. Longest drive;  Padraig O Dowd. Nearest the Pin.  Anne Cox. Thanks to Rachel Doherty main sponsor and all other sponsors for their generous support.
Our Intermediate team had a good win over St. Barry's in the Tansey Cup at Ardcarne Park last Friday evening.

The next club lotto draw for a jackpot of €1,300 will be held in Henry's Bar next Sunday night.

The under 14 boys lost out to Kilbride last Thursday, they play Kilglass/St. Barry's this Thursday at Ardcarne Park.

The under 14 girls were narrowly beaten by St. Ciaran's in the Summer league last Wednesday. They will now face St. Faithleach's in Ballyleague on Monday.

The under 12 girls play Roscommon Gaels in the Hanley Shield Summer league on Wednesday in Roscommon.

The under 8 and under 10 girls had games against Geevagh last Friday. They play Shannon Gaels on Friday evening next, 6.30pm at Ardcarne Park. 

SuperValu are running a new initiative with  local GAA clubs, including St Michael's. It's called Behind the Ball. It's geared at getting all under 8s active. What the club receive are First Touch footballs for all under 8s. How does it work? Every time you spend 20e in SuperValu Boyle or Carrick, you will receive  a printed voucher to drop in the St Michael's Club entry box in the stores. When 2000 vouchers have been collected the club is awarded the footballs. It's as simple as that!

Best wishes to Diarmuid Regan and the Roscommon county under 17 football panel and management in the Connacht Final next Saturday. Best wishes also to the senior county team in Salthill on Sunday.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Update 25/06/17

St. Michael's GAA Club annual golf classic will be held next weekend at Carrick-on-Shannon golf club. The format is a 3 ball scramble for great prizes and the cost is €90 per team. Tee times are available from 3.30pm on Friday upto 2.00pm on Saturday. To book contact Francis Dowd @ 086 8112337, Seamus Sweeney @ 086 8192524 or Conor Mc Loughlin @ 087 2313633.

We had a number of underage teams compete in the last week but without success. The under 14 boys lost at home to Kilmore/Shannon Gaels while the under 16 boys lost away to Ballinameen/Elphin on Sunday. The under 14 boys play away to Kilbride on Thursday in division 2 of the Summer league. Also on Sunday the under 12 boys lost to St. Faithleach's in the Spring league division 3 final at Hyde Park. Playing against a strong breeze in the first half took it's toll even though the sides were level at the break but it was Faithleach's that built up a lead in the second half although a galant performance from our young team saw them pull it back to lose out by 4 points in the end. Thanks to all the parents who supported the team and also to the team management. 

Under 12 boys before their Division 3 league final in Hyde Park


 
 
Our under 12 girls were beaten in their 3 A Final championship on Sunday in Ballyleague. Thanks to all the girls who played with us the parents who brought the girls to training and games the management team Claire Noone, Stephen Mc Guinness and Thomas Morahan and a special mention goes to Niamh Sheerin for organising the refreshments afterwards.

Under 12 girls and management

The under 14 girls will play in the Summer league at home against St. Ciaran's on Wednesday at 7.30pm.  The under 10 and under 8 girls have a friendly game against Geevagh on Friday evening at home.


Our intermediate team play St. Barry's in the Tansey Cup at Ardcarne PArk next Sunday at 3.00pm.

SuperValu are running a new initiative with  local GAA clubs, including St Michael's. It's called Behind the Ball. It's geared at getting all under 8's active. The club could receive First Touch footballs for all under 8s. How does it work? Every time you spend €20 in Kelly's SuperValu, Boyle you will receive  a printed voucher to drop in the St Michael's Club entry box in Supervalu, Boyle. When 2000 vouchers have been collected the club is awarded the footballs. It's as simple as that!

Golf Classic - Next Weekend!


Sunday, 18 June 2017

Update 18/6/17

Our 2016 under twelve team won the division 3 spring league and the division 2 summer league shield last year. At a special presentation this week they were presented with their medals by Roscommon County football star, Seanie Mc Dermott. Photo below.



This week both our under 12 teams feature in the division 3 and division 6 shield finals which will be held in Dr. Hyde park. The division 3 team will meet St. Faithleach's.


The under 14 girls were beaten by 4 points in the league semi-final on Wednesday by St. Faithleach's. Thanks to the girls, their parents and the team management of Stephen Mc Guinness, Joan Tiernan and Claire Noone. Team photo below.




The under 12 girls play Western Gaels in a semi-final on Tuesday in Ardcarne Park. They also play St. Faithleach's in the division 3 final next Sunday. Best of luck to the team and management of Stephen Mc Guinness, Claire Noone and Thomas Morahan.


Well done to Niamh Reynolds and Josh Mc Garry who represented their schools, Tarmon NS and Cootehall NS at the Cumann Na Bunscoll half time football display in the Hyde on Sunday last.


The Intermediate team were beaten by Kilbride in the Tansey Cup in Kilbride on Saturday evening.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Update 11/6/17

Our under 10, under 8 and under 6 teams hosted St. Patrick's from Skreen and Dromard, Co. Sligo for the cross county blitz on Friday evening last. Well done to all our players who performed so well. For many, it was their first time lining out for the St. Michael's. The next blitz is scheduled for Saturday 24th June involving our neighbours Shannon Gaels and St. Ronan's.

The under 12 boys play Tulsk on Wednesday evening in Tulsk in a play off to earn a place in the division cup semi-final.

The under 14 girls beat Ballinameen last Wednesday and will now meet St. Faithleach's on Wednesday in Ardcarne Park at 7pm in a semi-final.

The under 12 girls have also qualified for the semi-final and will be played next Sunday. Details to be confirmed.

A spirited second half performance was not enough to make amends for a poor first half when the junior team met Boyle in the Abbey Park on Saturday evening in the division 5 league. Training continues on Tuesday evening.

There will be a club meeting in the complex on Wednesday night at 9.30pm. All club members are welcome to attend.

Best wishes to Diarmuid Regan and the Roscommon under 17 panel and management in their Connacht semi-final meeting with Leitrim at Dr. Hyde Park next Sunday. Throw-in is at 1pm.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Update 4/6/17

Congratulations to Conal Mc Loughlin, Ardcarne who was presented with a cheque for €8,300 following his scoop of the club lotto jackpot.
L to R: Nuala O'Hara asst. treasurer, Conor Mc Loughlin, treasurer, Conal Mc Loughlin, winner, Jenny Bruen, Chairperson, Francis Dowd, Secretary

Next draw is on 11th June in the Bogside Inn with Padraig Hunt's team in charge. Jackpot €1,100.


St. Michael's GAA Club annual golf classic will take place at Carrick-on-Shannon golf club on Friday/Saturday June 30th/July 1st. The format is a 3 ball scramble with great prizes to be won. All welcome to play.


The clothing collection finishes this Friday so all donations must be at the Complex by then.


The under 14 girls had a convincing win over Kilglass in round 4 of the league last Wednesday. Best wishes to Aoibhe Rynn for a speedy recovery following the injury she picked up during the match.Their next game sees them take on Ballinameen this Wednesday at 7pm at Ardcarne Park.
 
The under 12 girls beat Elphin/Kilmore on Thursday and they are due to play Four Roads on Monday evening at 6pm at Ardcarne Park.


The under 12 boys were beaten by Michael Glavey's in their last game of the Spring league. Best wishes to Cormac Regan for a speedy recovery from the injury he picked up.


The division 6 under 12 mixed team lost out to Kilbride on Friday evening.


Best wishes to all who sit their Junior and Leaving certificate exams next week.

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Update 28/05/17

Underage: Very well done to our U. 10 footballers representing Ardcarne Community Games who had a very hard fought victory over neighbours, Boyle on Saturday last on the scoreline of 5-8 to 4-9. The next game will be a home game against the winners of Kilmore and St. Croans. The next blitz for U.8 and U.10s is fixed for Friday, 9th June at Ardcarne park versus Skreen from Sligo. Training continues for all U.6, U. 8 and U. 10s each Friday at 6 30pm. The timing may vary if the field is otherwise occupied. Anyone wishing to be included on the text group should contact 086 2397999.  

The under 12 mixed division 6 team were beaten by Roscommon Gaels last Thursday evening in Roscommon. The division 3 under 12's beat Tulsk at Ardrcarne Park on Saturday.

Ladies GAA: The under 12 girls (team picture below)had their second win in the championship when they beat Kilbride on Monday but they were narrowly beaten by St. Dominic's. Their next match is away to Elphin/Kilmore on Thursday.



The under 14 girls had a convincing win over St. Mary's on Wednesday and they play at home again this Wednesday against Kilglass Gaels. 

Sympathy: The club extends it's condolences to Elaine Clarke and family, Woodbrook on their recent bereavement.

Monday, 22 May 2017

Weekly Update 21/5/17

Ladies Football: Well done to Sorcha Bruen (captain), Katie Daly, Ciara Dowd and Catherine Flynn who were part of the Shannon Gaels team who won the ladies division 3 league final on Sunday.

Ardcarne Park was the venue for the Ladies under 14 Connacht B final between Sligo and Leitrim on Sunday last. Well done and thanks to all who helped prepare the grounds and to all who helped throughout. Well done to Turlough Bruen who was the match referee.

Spectators at the Connacht Under Final


Liam and Andrew were scoreboard operators

The Leitrim winning team

Our under 14 girls were beaten by Castlerea last week. They play St. Mary's at Ardcarne Park this Wednesday at 7pm. The under 12 girls play Kilbride on Monday. 

The under 12 mixed team are due to play Tulsk at Ardcarne Park in the division 3 Spring league next Saturday at 12noon.


Congratulations to Gary Corcoran, Oliver Charles and Jack Lane who played their first county under 14 development squad match on Saturday.



Lotto: Following last weeks lotto jackpot win of €8,300 by Conal Mc Loughlin, our jackpot starts back at €1,000. The next draw will be on Sunday night the 28th May in Beirne's of Battlebridge with Gerry Mc Cabe and Frank Mc Kiernan running the show.

Congratulations to all the children of the parish who received their First Holy Communion last Sunday.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Update 14/5/17

Winner: The biggest winner in the club this week was Conal Mc Loughlin, Ardconra who scooped the club lotto jackpot of €8,300 at the draw in Clancy's on Sunday night. The winning numbers were 4, 12, 21, 29.

Intermediate: Our Intermediates managed to graft a single point out of their championship encounter against St. Barry's at Kilglass on Sunday when both teams finished with 1-05 each. Thanks to Kilglass Gaels for their hospitality. 

Underage: The division 3 under 12 mixed team lost out to St. Aidan's in Ballyforan on Sunday morning.

Ladies: The under 14 girls were narrowly beaten by St. Faithleach's when they played at Ballyleague on Thursday evening. They travel to Castlerea this Wednesday.

The under 12 girls had a convincing win over St. Faithleach's at Ardcarne Park on Sunday, their next outing will be away to Kilbride on Monday 22nd.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Update 7/5/17

Adult Football: Our Intermediate team did not get the start they had hoped for in this year's championship when they suffered defeat at the hands of St. Dominic's at a sun soaked Orchard Park on Sunday. The focus now shifts to the championship appointment with St. Barry's at Kilglass next Sunday at 2.00pm.

Underage: The under 14 boys suffered a heavy defeat in the division 1 league at Ardcarne Park on Sunday when Roscommon Gaels paid a visit.
The under 12 boys grinded out a victory over St. Faithleach's at Ardcarne Park in the division 3 Spring league on Wednesday.  In the closing stages the match looked destined for a draw but the home team managed a last minute score to win out by a single point. They play away to St. Aidan's next Saturday at 12 noon.

The under 12 mixed division 6 team play St. Ronan's at Ardcarne Park this Tuesday evening at 7.30pm.

Ladies: Hard luck to the under 16 girls who were beaten by a stronger St. Ciaran's team in the county final. Thanks to the girls for their hard work and to their trainers Kevin Guckian and Clive Gillespie and also to Niamh Sheerin and Eithne Henry for their assistance.  Thanks also to the parents for supporting the girls and management.

The under 12 girls were beaten by Ballinameen on Wednesday in their last game of the league. Their first championship game which was scheduled for Sunday 7th May was postponed as a mark of respect to the late Mary Donohoe, Kilmore. May she rest in peace. Their round 2 match against St. Faithleach's is fixed for Ardcarne Park on Sunday next.

The under 14 girls play away to St. Faithleach's on Thursday in their first game of the league.

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the family of the late Pat Dennehy. May he rest in peace.

Monday, 1 May 2017

Update 30/04/17

Adult Football: It's Championship time! Our intermediate team take to the field in the 2017 championship next Sunday 7th May against St. Dominic's in Elphin at 2.00pm. Last Friday night's division 5 junior game against Kilglass Gaels was postponed as a mark of respect to Kilglass Gaels Club president Jack Greene, may he rest in peace. 

Underage: The division 3 under 12 boys lost out by 4 points to Strokestown last Wednesday, they play St. Faithleach's this Wednesday evening in Ardcarne Park at 7.00pm. The division 6 under 12 team play Western Gaels on bank holiday Monday in Frenchpark at 7.00pm.
 
The under 14 boys lost to St. Brigid's last Thursday, they have another home game this Thursday against Roscommon Gaels at 7.00pm.

Ladies: Best wishes to the under 16 girls team and management in the division 4 A final on Monday 1st May where they will meet St. Ciaran's. The under 12 girls were beaten by Boyle last week.



Congratulations: Congratulations to St. Michael's club members who were on the Carrick-on-Shannon Community School football team which won the Connacht Junior B football final in Bekan last Tuesday. They were Diarmuid Regan, Niall Sheerin, Alan Mc Glynn, Fiachra Henry, Brían O'Dowd and Conor Moffatt who was part of the management team.

AGM: The AGM of Ardcarne Park Development Committee who have responsibility for the hire and maintenance of the Sports Complex will be held in the Complex on Tuesday at 9.30pm. All are welcome to attend.

Club lotto: Congratulations to Diarmuid McGonagle, Jack Fallon, Joan Tiernan and Eoin Mc Donagh who each matched 3 numbers in the club lotto draw which was held on 30/4/17 in Tara Marina. The jackpot is now €8,300 and the next draw will be held in Clancy's bar on 14/5/17 with Jenny Bruen's team running the show.

Sympathy: St. Michael's GAA Club extends sympathy to the Simon family, Oxhill and the Conlisk family, Derrynarry on their recent bereavements and also to the family of the late Donie Shine. May they rest in peace.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Update 23/4/17

Adult Football: Following defeat at the hands of Shannon Gaels in Croghan on Sunday 16th April our Tansey Cup team bounced back with a win over Elphin at Orchard Park on Saturday.

Recently our division 5 team put in a galant performance away to Michael Glavey's but came up short, they play Kilglass Gaels on Friday next at 7.00pm in Ardcarne Park.

Underage: The Michael's/Ronan's minor combination team had a good win over St. Croan's at Ardcarne Park on Friday evening last, the same two teams will cross swords again this Wednesday when they meet at Enfield.
 
The under 14 boys lost out to Padraig Pearses last Thursday, they host St. Brigid's this Thursday in the division 1 league at 6.30pm.

The under 12 mixed division 3 team play away to Strokestown this Wednesday evening at 7.15pm.

Ladies: Well done to the under 16 girls and their management team who have reached the division 4 A final on 1st May where they will meet St. Ciaran's.

The under 12 girls were narrowly beaten by Elphin/Kilmore last week, they travel to Boyle this Monday evening.

Best Wishes: Best of luck to our club representatives on the Carrick-on-Shannon community school boys football team who contest the Connacht Junior B GAA final on Tuesday in Ballyhaunis against St. Muredach's from Ballina.

The club extends it's gratitude to Noeleen Moffatt for her assistance in promoting the club and it's events in the parish newsletter over the last 20+ years while in her role as parish secretary.

AGM: The Annual General Meeting of Ardcarne Park Development Committee will be held on 2nd May at 9.30pm. This committee is responsible for the hire and maintenance of the Sports Complex. New members are needed and all are welcome.

Congratulations: Congratulations to Raymond Molloy and Helen Gormley on their recent marriage.

Club lotto: Congratulations to Jack Fallon, Cootehall who matched three numbers in the club lotto draw which was held on 16/4/17, he wins €100. The next draw for a jackpot of €8,200 will be held in Tara Marina on 30/4/17 with Ann Cox's team running the show.

Sympathy: St. Michael's GAA Club extends sympathy to Brenda Sweeney and family, to Joe Beirne and family, Cathal Beirne and family, the Malone families, Ballyfermoyle on their recent bereavements and to the family and relations of the late Padraig Flynn, Erronagh.

Sunday, 9 April 2017

Update 9/4/17

Ladies Football: Our under 16 girls had a good week on the pitch starting with a win over Oran on Tuesday which was backed up with another win over Michael Glavey's when they played in Ballinlough on Saturday.

The under 12 girls play Shannon Gaels on Monday evening in the league.

Underage: The under 12 mixed team played their first game in division 3 of the Spring league at Ardcarne park but were beaten by a stronger Oran team. Training continues on Wednesday at 7pm.

The under 14 boys travelled to Johnstown last Thursday to play Clan na nGael in division 1 league only to lose out to a superior team. They are due to play Boyle at Ardcarne Park this Tuesday evening at 6.30pm.

The under 16 boys play Tulsk Lord Edwards on Thursday in Tulsk at 7.00pm.

The Michael's/Ronan's boys minor team play Michael Glavey's in Ballinlough on Tuesday evening and the same two teams meet again next Saturday in Ballyfarnon.

There will be a Child Protection in Sport Awareness course in the Complex on Wednesday 12th April at 7.00pm. All underage coaches should attend.

Adult Football: The Intermediate team played out a tight contest when they met Ballinameen in Davona Park in the Tansey Cup on Sunday last with the homeside coming out on top by the narrowest of margins. St. Michael's play away to Shannon Gaels in the Tansey Cup next Sunday at 2.00pm.

The junior team play Michael Glavey's in the division 5 league on Friday next at 7.00pm in Ballinlough.

Congratulations: Congratulations to all who celebrated their confirmation recently.

St. Michael's GAA Club wish to thank all who helped in any way at the Connacht Minor league match at Ardcarne Park last Saturday.

Meeting: There will be a club meeting this Monday evening at 9.00pm. All members are welcome to attend.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Best Wishes

Best wishes to Lochlainn Conboy and Boyle Celtic in their FAI Junior Cup semi-final at the Showgrounds in Sligo on Sunday next from all at St. Michael's GAA Club.

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Update 2/4/17

Ladies Football: Our under 16 girls were beaten by Oran on Sunday in round 4 of the championship, they are due to play again on Tuesday in Ardcarne Park at 6.30pm and again next Sunday away to Michael Glaveys.

The under 12 girls play Ballinameen in Ardcarne Park this Monday evening at 6pm.

Minor: The minor boys, St. Michael's/St. Ronan's team were beaten by a stronger Éire Óg team on Sunday. Training continues during the week.

Under 16: Our under 16 boys lost out to a strong Castlerea team in the division 2 league last Thursday evening at Ardcarne Park.

Under 14: Next Thursday evening will see  our under 14 boys compete in their first game in division 1 of the league when they travel to Johnstown to play Clan na nGael. Best of luck to players, mentors and all involved for the year ahead.

Intermediate: St. Michael's play Ballinameen in the next round of the Tansey Cup in Ballinameen next Sunday at 2pm.

Congratulations: Well done to the Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown  team on their All-Ireland schools success.

Meeting: There will be a club meeting this Thursday evening at 9.15pm. All members are welcome to attend.

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the Gaffney family, Rockingham on their recent bereavement.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Update 26/03/17

Lotto: Would you like a chance to win or share €8,000? Then make sure you enter our club lotto, next draw is on Sunday 2nd April. If you're not in it, you can't win it!

Scór: Well done to the St. Michael's quiz team who came second in the county Scór Sinsir final last Friday. The team was Conor Mc Loughlin, Kevin Guckian, Patricia Molloy and Barry Mc Gonigle. Representing her club and county, Aisling Clarke gave a great performance in the recitation at the Connacht Scór Sinsir final at the weekend but unfortunately the night belonged to the Leitrim contestant.  

Ladies football: Well done to our under 16 girls who had a convincing win over Michael Glavey's at Ardcarne Park on Sunday. They will play away next Sunday against Oran. Throw-in is at 4pm. The under 12 girls start their league campaign with a home game against Ballinameen next Sunday at 6pm.

Under 16: The under 16 boys have a league game against Castlerea this Thursday evening at Ardcarne Park.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Update 19/3/17


Junior: The junior team (pictured above) were beaten by St. Faithleach's in the division 5 league at Ardcarne Park on Friday last. Final score 2-07 to 1-04

Under 16: St Michaels u16 boys played their third game in the Division 2 league away to Oran on Sunday morning last. Despite the difficult conditions as a result of the heavy overnight rain,this was a good game of football, with our lads going in 5pts down at the break. On resumption of the second half, St Michaels scored 2 goals and were very unlucky with a number of other scoring chances. The home side remained ahead on the scoreboard, winning by 3pts in the end. Hard luck to the team and management after a great effort.

Under 16 Girls: The under 16 girls were in hard luck in Mulhern park on Sunday when they were beaten by . They play Michael Glaveys at home in round 4 on Sunday next at 4pm.

Under 13: The under 13  girls travelled to Kiltubrid on Wednesday evening where they had an enjoyable challenge match with the hosts. Thanks to all who travelled.

Scór: Good luck to Aisling Clarke who will represent County Roscommon in the Recitation in the connacht final of Scór Sinsir on 25th March in Tubbercurry.

Lotto: There was no jackpot winner of the club lotto which took place in Beirnes of Battlebridge at the weekend. Niall Daly and Molly Fryer came close by matching three numbers each. The jackpot is now €8,000 and the next draw will be on April 2nd.

Parade: Well done to those who represented the club in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Cootehall and Boyle. Pictures below:



Sunday, 12 March 2017

Update 12/3/17

Intermediate: Our Intermediate team secured their first points in this years Tansey Cup when they beat St. Ronan's on Sunday at Ardcarne Park.

Junior: The junior team take to the field next Friday when they play St. Faithleach's in the division 5 league at 12 noon in Ardcarne Park. 

Under 16: Our under 16 boys played their second game in the league against Ballinameen/Elphin on Sunday. In what was a competitive and entertaining game, St. Michael's went in five points down at half time. However, the lads fought back brilliantly to go three points up but in the end it was a point in the last minute that clinched it for the visitors. Ballinameen/Elphin 2-09 St. Michael's 2-08. Their next game is away to Oran next Sunday with throw in at 11am.

Under 16 girls: Our under 16 girls were narrowly beaten by St. Ciaran's on Sunday at Kilronan Park. Next game is at home on St. Patrick's Day against Oran at 11am.

Scór: Congratulations to Aisling Clarke on coming first in the recitation at the Scór Sinsir county finals at the weekend. Best wishes go to Aisling for the Connacht final in Tubbercurry on March 25th.
Lotto: The next club lotto draw for a jackpot of €7,900 takes place on 19th March in Beirne's of Battlebridge with Frankie Mc Kiernan's team on duty.

Membership: Club membership for the year is due and the club are extending the special offer of one year's membership to the club lotto for €40 when purchased with your annual club registration fee at the registration evening on Wednesday 15th March from 8-9.00pm in the complex..

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the Daly family, Cootehall on their recent bereavement and also to the family and relations of the late Sheila Walsh (nee White), Cahir, Tipperary and formerly of Derreenine, Knockvicar.

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Update 5/3/17

Congratulations: The pride of the club this week goes to Diarmuid Regan  who received his Ted Webb shield winners medal and Fr. Manning Cup winners medal from Liam Mc Hale and Kevin Mc Stay at the county board underage medal presentation in the Abbey hotel on Saturday night. The Ted Webb shield and Fr. Manning cup were won by Roscommon under 16s in 2016 under the management of Stephen Sheeran. Well done to all involved.

Membership: There will be a registration and membership evening at the Complex this  Friday 10th March from 6.30 to 8.00pm. Membership for 2017 is as follows: Family €70; Adult €50; Student €30. Annual lotto membership can be purchased at a reduced fee of €40 if bought on the night. All players from underage to senior must be paid up members before they can be allowed to play for the club.

Intermediate: St. Michael's play neighbours St. Ronan's in the second round of the Tansey Cup at Ardcarne Park next Sunday 12th March at 2.00pm.

Junior: The junior team play St. Faithleach's in the division 5 league at Ardcarne Park on St. Patrick's Day at 12pm.

Minor: Last Sunday's minor game against Michael Glavey's fell victim to the recent spate of bad weather and will be played at a later date.

Under 16: Our under 16 boys play Ballinameen/Elphin in the division 2 league next Sunday at Ardcarne Park at 11am.

Ladies GAA: Following the postponement of their first game the under 16 girls play St. Ciaran's next Sunday at Ardcarne Park at 4.30pm.

Lotto: There was no winner of the club lotto draw which was held on 5th March. Numbers drawn were 1,20, 23, 24. Winners of the envelope draw for €20 each were David Nugent, Rooskey, Jim Harte, Knockvicar, John Sharkey, Cootehall, Thomas Morahan, Cootehall and David Noone, Corrigeenroe. The jackpot is now €7,900 and the next  draw will be held on 19th March. Remember, you have to be in it to win it!

Schools: Well done to Roisin Henry who was part of the Carrick-on-Shannon Community School team which won the Connacht under 14 schools title on Tuesday.

Basketball:  Best of luck to Ardcarne under 11 mixed and under 13 boys basketball teams in the county finals next Saturday.

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the family of the late Mary Mc Quaid, Boyle. May she rest in peace.

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Update 26/2/17

Junior: The Junior match against St. Aidan's was cancelled due to the pitch in Ballyforan been unplayable on Sunday last.

Minor: St. Michael's/St. Ronan's minor team play Michael Glavey's in Ballinlough next Sunday in the division 4 league.

Under 12: Training for under 12 boys and girls starts this Thursday from 7.00 to 8.00pm.

Under 16: The under 16 girls play their first match at Ardcarne Park next Sunday at 4.00pm.

Membership: There will be a registration and membership evening at the Complex this Friday 3rd March from 6.30 to 8.30pm and again on Friday 10th March from 6.30 to 8.00pm. Membership for 2017 is as follows: Family €70; Adult €50; Student €30. Annual lotto membership can be purchased at a reduced fee of €40 if bought on the night.  

Jackpot: Lotto jackpot now stands at €7,800 and the next draw will be held in Clancy's, Knockvicar on Sunday night 5th March.

Cookery Demonstration: Cookery Demonstration with Celebrity Chef Neven Maguire in Kilronan Castle on 1st March, 2017 for Ardcarne Community Childcare Services and St. Michaels and St. Patricks National School Cootehall. Tickets €20 and include Complimentary Wine & Canapes.  Tickets can be purchased from Jennys Corner Shop Cootehall, Knockvicar Post Office, Ardcarne Playschool or Kilronan Castle 071-9618000

Congratulations: Well done to the Ardcarne Community Games under 12 draughts team who won the county final last Saturday. Well done also to the under 10 and under 14 teams who competed. Well done to the club players who competed in the Connacht Indoor athletics finals on Sunday last.

Sympathy: St. Michaels GAA club extends sympathy to Cora Regan and family, Bridgecartron on their recent bereavement and also to the family of the late Philomena Mc Gowan, Boyle and formerly of Crossna.

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Update 19/2/17

Tansey Cup: In their first outing of 2017 the Intermediate team suffered a 3 point defeat to St. Aidan's at Ardcarne Park last Sunday. The teams were level at half time but a stronger finish by the visitors got them over the line on a scoreline 2-06 to 1-12.  

Junior : Our junior team will play St. Aidan's in their first game of the Division 5 league in Ballyforan nest Sunday 26th February at 2pm.

Under 16: Our U16 boys made the long trip to Padraig Pearses in the Division 2 league on Sunday morning last. The first half was a competitive one where the scoreline at half time was Padraig Pearses 1-7 St Michaels 0-5. Padraig Pearses scored two quick goals on the resumption and while our lads tried hard and got some good scores, the home side took the two points.

Scór: The Roscommon Scór Sinsir Co Final  is scheduled to take place in Kilbride Community Centre on Sat, 11th March please contact any officer if you are interested in taking part.

Ladies GAA: Reminder Grab your whistle go games in Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon on Saturday 25th February.  Registration 9.45am. Course is maximum 3.5 hours duration.
Participants must be 15 years and over.  On completion of the Course the referee will be qualified to referee up to under 12 go games.  No fee.  Please let us know if you are interested in it. 


Cookery Demonstration: Cookery Demonstration with Celebrity Chef Neven Maguire in Kilronan Castle on 1st March, 2017 for Ardcarne Community Childcare Services and St. Michaels and St. Patricks National School Cootehall. Tickets €20 and include Complimentary Wine & Canapes.  Tickets can be purchased from Jennys Corner Shop Cootehall, Knockvicar Post Office, Ardcarne Playschool or Kilronan Castle 071-9618000

Friday, 17 February 2017

Cookery Demonstration

Cookery Demonstration with Celebrity Chef Neven Maguire in Kilronan Castle on 1st March, 2017 for Ardcarne Community Childcare Services and St. Michaels and St. Patricks National School Cootehall. Tickets €20 and include Complimentary Wine & Canapes.  Tickets can be purchased from Jennys Corner Shop Cootehall, Knockvicar Post Office, Ardcarne Playschool or Kilronan Castle 071-9618000

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Update 12/2/17

Intermediate : The Intermediate team start their 2017 Tansey Cup campaign with a home game against St. Aidan's next Sunday at 2pm.

Minor: The St. Michael's/St. Ronan's minor team gave a good performance only to lose out to Éire Óg by two points at a cold and breezy Ardcarne Park on Sunday. Training continues during the week.

Under 16 boys: St. Michaels play their first division 2 league game of 2017 away to Padraig Pearses on Sunday morning next at 11am. Best of luck to the team and management.

Meeting: There will be a club meeting on Wednesday night 15th February at 9.15pm. All club members are welcome to attend.

Congratulations: Well done to the members of Crossna Dramatic Society on their wonderful performance of 'All the Kings horses' last weekend.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Update 5/2/17

Congratulations: Congratulations to the various winners of the Roscommon Herald Sports awards which were presented at a function in the Abbey Hotel on Friday night. A special mention goes to St. Michael's Intermediate team manager Stephen Sheeran who received his award for managing the Roscommon county under 16 boys to victory in the Fr. Manning Cup last October.

Minor: Best of luck to the St. Michael's/St. Ronan's minor combination team as they take on Éire Óg in their first league game on Sunday next.

Club Lotto Draw: There was no jackpot winner of the draw which was held on Sunday 5th February. Five winners of €20 each were Martin Conlon, Maurice Gannon, Kevin Gilboy, Jason Roddy, Mick Foley. Numbers drawn were 4, 16, 24, 28. The next draw will be held in Tara Marina on 19/2/17 for a jackpot of €7,700.

Sympathy: The club extends sympathy to the Morahan family, Rockingham and Ardcarne on their recent bereavement.

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Update 29/1/17

Cash for Clobber: The current clothes collection will come to an end this week, bags of unwanted clothes or footwear can be left at the complex. Thanks to all who have contributed.

Membership: Club membership for 2017 is now due and the club intends to hold registration evenings in the next few weeks, more information on this soon.

Walk/Run: Catherine Flynn is organising a 5km/10km walk/run on Sunday 5th February at 1pm. Proceeds are in aid of Ndola Central hospital in Zambia where Catherine will be volunteering during the summer. The walk/run will start at Ardcarne Park Community Complex and registration will be from 12noon. Entry is €10 per person or €20 per family and refreshments will be served afterwards.  

Club Lotto Draw: There was no jackpot winner of the draw held in the Bogside Inn on 22/1/17. Lucky dip winners were: John Gilboy, Margaret Cox, Michael Moran, Aidan Malone, John King. Next draw for a jackpot of €7,600 on February 5th in Clancy's Pub, Knockvicar.

Sympathy: The club extends it's sympathy to the O'Hara family of Cloongrehan on the passing of Pauline O'Hara, may she rest in peace.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Update 22/1/17

Team Managements: Best wishes to our new Intermediate team manager Stephen Sheeran and his selectors for the coming season. Best of luck also to the underage management teams for the coming year who were ratified at last weeks club meeting. 

Cash for Clobber: The current clothes collection will come to an end next week, bags of unwanted clothes or footwear can be left at the complex. Thanks to all who have contributed.

Membership: Club membership for 2017 is now due and the club intends to hold registration evenings in the next few weeks, more information on this next week.

Walk/Run: Catherine Flynn is organising a 5km/10km walk/run on Sunday 5th February at 1pm. Proceeds are in aid of Ndola Central hospital in Zambia where Catherine will be volunteering during the summer. The walk/run will start at Ardcarne Park and registration will be from 12noon. Entry is €10 per person or €20 per family and refreshments will be served afterwards.