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Cobh GAA Notes 3rd Oct

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Minors Win East Cork Football Championship: Cobh 1-17 St. Catherine’s 0-05. The Cobh minor footballers went some way to making up for the disappointment of losing the hurling final by annexing the ‘B’ football championship with a facile win over St. Catherine’s at Lisgoold on Saturday last. Learning from the hurling final, the Cobh team were very efficient in their play, never relented with the pressure they applied to their opponents and took nothing for granted this time around. Cobh were much the stronger outfit and with youngsters John Flanagan, Kieran Histon and Luke Curran giving an exhibition, aided by the slightly ‘older’ Jamie Moynihan, Cian Spriggs and Mark Foley, they took control of the game early on and powered home to victory in the second half. Well done to the players and management on this fine win and best of luck in the County Championship.

U9's Trip ToT ipp

U9’s & U10’s take a ‘Trip to Tipp’. On Saturday 2nd October a busload of our U9 and U10 hurlers and their coaches headed for Thurles to play local club Dúrlas Óg. The lads played three matches against the Tipp boys and, although the sides were evenly matched, Cobh did manage to come out on top in all of the games when the final whistle was blown. Great fun was had on the bus on the way up and down and the stop off for lunch on the way home at the Corbett Court capped a great day for this very good bunch of young hurlers who have had a busy year on the hurling fields of Cork (and beyond). Well done and a big thank you to John Kidney for organising the trip, to the coaches who travelled with the teams and indeed to the parents and families of the boys who travelled to support their young rebels on their adventure over the county bounds. Most of all, well done to all the players who behaved themselves impeccably and continue to be a credit to their families and their club.

U10's Trip To Tipp

Street Leagues: The annual, Cobh Credit Union sponsored, hurling street leagues are now up and running. The U12 games, under lights on Friday nights, U7’s on Sundays at 10:30am and U9’s at 11:30am on the same day. Teams and match details are now available to view on the Gaa website, in local newsletters and in the schools.

Fixtures: Mon 4th Oct U16’B’F c’ship Youghal v Erin’s Own in Cobh (top pitch) at 7pm. Wed 6th Oct U15 City hurling c’ship Cobh v Brian Dillon’s in Cobh (top pitch) at 7pm.

Subscriptions are now due for the Cork Gaa Clubs Draw ’10 / ’11. Draw members are asked to forward payment (€100 for the twelve monthly draws and a weekly lotto) to their promoter as soon as possible. Subs can also be paid at the club bar. Thank you to everyone for their support of this draw which is one of our most important fundraising activities each year. New members to the draw are always welcome.

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