PEIL FAOI 6: (i) Football at 11am on Sunday morning as usual in Caherslee. (ii) Yes, we’ll have our usual U6 football training on Thursday evening.
PEIL FAOI 8: (i) Football on Sunday morning in Caherslee. (ii) And still more football on Thursday evening. (iii) Our brave U8 lads travelled to Kilcummin on Thursday (22nd) and had a great outing, played lovely football and returned in great spirits. (iii) These boys are presently preparing for the John Mitchel Club Tournament which will take place on September 14th. That will be an exciting event!
PEIL FAOI 9: These lads are eagerly looking forward to the big upcoming trip to the St Finbarr Club in Cork and they’ll try their very best to bring home the Canty Cup. The outing will take place on September 15th. Plenty hard work on the training ground in preparation!
PEIL FAOI 10: (i) Football on Sunday morning i gCathair Sailí. (ii) More football on Thursday evening. (ii) The U10 boys travelled to Kilcummin on Thursday (22nd) and played brilliant football. (iii) It is unfortunate that our commitment to Douglas GAA Club will fall on the same day as the John Mitchel Club Tournament on September 14th. Is cúis mhór díomá dúinn é sin! (We will leave it to the U8s to fly the flag of The Rock!)
PEIL FAOI 12: (i) U12 training on Tuesdays and Thursdays. (ii) The U12 Central League fixtures (7pm):- On Monday last (19ú) results Div 1A Stacks 2-15 An Ghaeltacht 3-6 & Div 1B Austin Stacks 5-11 An Ghaeltacht 1-6 – maith sibh, a bhuachaillí na Carraige! Monday 2ú Meán Fómhair: AdeS – bye; Monday 9ú Meán Fómhair: AdeS v Ballymac. (iii) Very important outings ahead: (a) The annual Lee Strand U13 Tournament will take place on the 7/8ú Meán Fómhair agus tá na hullmhúcháin á ndéanamh díreach ag an am seo; (b) We’ll attend and participate in the Templeogue/Synge St Club U12 Tournament ar an 15ú Meán Fómhair (Domhnach); (c) We’ll travel to Oranmore, Galway, le haghaidh blitz peile ar an 21ú Meán Fómhair (Satharn). Rock footballers always in action!
PEIL FAOI 13: (i) ‘Well done’ to The Rock U13s who played well i bPáirc Uí Chonghaile v Ardfert at 6.30pm on Thursday August 22nd.
PEIL FAOI 14: All our U14 football competitions have officially come to an end and what a season! We achieved a clean sweep in Kerry…winning the County League (Division 1), the Town League, the Central League and winning the Kerry Féile Final which carried us all the way to the All-Ireland semi-final. Our B team also had a super year…winning their County and Central Leagues and the majority of this team will be challenging for the top spots in the Rose Cup Competition and in the Lee Strand Tournament. All in the U14 group would like to congratulate the U16 lads on their fantastic County Final victory and to send their best wishes to their friends on the minor and U21 panels. Foireann B: Steven Conway; Barry Nagle, Max Nosidiak, Pádraig O’Halloran; Seán Heaslip, Daniel Ó Ciarba, Ciarán Kavanagh; Luke Fitzgerald, Ben Murphy; Gavin Ó Cathasaigh, Paddy Lane, Rónán O’Carroll; Marc Ó Loingsigh (captaen), Tomás Deregee, Jake O’Connor; Leon Ó Conchúir, Ryan Ó Drisceoil, Fionán Ó Riain, Bao Foley, David Slattery, Luke Flynn. Painéal A: Shane Cotter (captaen); Jamie Horgan, Seán Moynihan, Marc Ó Cearmada; Seán Heaslip, Colm Browne, Lúcás Ó Cathasaigh; Aaron Nolan, Togor Silong; Jack Murphy, Noah Townsend, Séimí Ó Sé; Dylan Cunningham, Damien Hogan, Liam Moroney; Tiarnán O’Carroll, Éamonn de Barra, Rónán Mulrooney, Luke Fitzgerald, Paddy Lane Adam O’Carroll, Michael Tansley. Sea, an Charraig Abú!
PEIL FAOI 16: (i) Congratulations to our U16 County League (Roinn 1) winners v Killarney Legion in Austin Stack Park last week. What a finish to a fantastic season….battling hard in the semi-final….being pitted against the boys from the Little Oak Wood (Doirín) and being crowned County League champions. The weather conditions were poor and, so, we had the proverbial game of two halves. Legion had the gale force breeze at their backs for the first half and after some stout defending and hard graft we were down…0-1 to 0-5…ag an sos. Our only score came from inspirational full-back Ruairí O’Connell. The second half was only seconds old when a fantastic move ended with a stunning goal by Josh Lynch. Obviously, the week’s training camp in Portugal was worth the money! That gave us the lift we needed. Some great football followed….1-1 from play by Jordan Kissane….and that edged us into a well-deserved lead. Scores from the bench followed….Donnacha Sayers and Noah Townsend chipped in. Conor Horan and Shane Bastible followed with 0-2 and then Legion added 0-2 of their own. When the final whistle blew we were winners of the 2019 County League. Scór deireanach: 2-8 to 0-8. There were fantastic displays by many players but it was the overall team performance once again that got the job done! Special mention goes to Joey Nagle and Ruairí O’Connell and to Donnacha Fox and the whole defensive cooperative for their trogan efforts in the first half. Team: Ben Quilter, Donnacha Fox, Ruairí O’Connell, Jack Murphy, John Feely, Joey Nagle, Evan Foley, Josh Lynch, Dean Rusk, Gavin Slattery, Shane Bastible, Conor Horan (captaen), Donnacha Sayers, Jordan Kissane, James Charles, Subs: Brian McElligott, Gearóid Kilgallen, Enda Cahill, Seán Collins, Colm Brown, Darragh Moriarty, Jack Doyle, Noah Townsend. (ii) On Saturday last we were privileged to have been given the opportunity to partake in the inaugural Niall McGillycuddy Tournament at the Legion Club in Doirín. Indeed, we enjoyed a great day out at a very special and well-run sporting event. We qualified for the shield semi-final having tried an experimental team set-up….Joey Nagle was tried in his new full-forward position and got two exceptional scores and Jordan Kissane excelled at full-back! In a free taking shoot-out Ruairí O’Connell scored the clincher from 30 yeards. Some awesome displays were given by Darragh Moriarty, John Feely, Enda Cahill and super sub Cian Dillane. We were feeling the day’s earlier efforts in the shield final but super efforts from Gavin Slattery, Conor Horan, Brian McElligott, super ‘keefer Evan Foley (watch out, Ben!), Kevin Barry and our captain fantastic, Shane Bastible, we succeeded. We say thank you to Donie and all the lads at Killarney Legion for the great organisation and the great welcome. Great credit goes to all the lads because of the enthusiastic way they rose to the challenge and the way in which they represented the club. We are very proud of their efforts. An fhoireann: Gavin Slattery, Evan Foley, Conor Horan, Joey Nagle, Darragh Moriarty, Enda Cahill, Ruairí O’Connell, Donnacha Fox, John Feely, Shane Bastible, Kevin Barry, Jordan Kissane. Bheadh na peileadóirí seo molta da mbeimís inár dtost!
MIONÚIR: Congrats to our club minors who pipped Corca Dhuibhne in the Minor County Championship quarter final i bPáirc Uí Chonghaile an tseachtain seo caite. An-bhua go deo! Go raibh gach ádh libh sa chéad chluiche eile.