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Belcoo O'Rahilly's

              

Underage & Primary School Children can now keep up to date with Notes on Training, Games and News by clicking the following link  http://belcoogaa.weebly.com/. This noticeboard is to replace the weekly messages distributed in the Primary School.

 

May 27, 2016 - Mount Lourdes Win Division 1 Title

More school success today for our club players as three of our U14 Girls, Aoife Keaney, Niamh McAloon and Ciana McGrath were part of the Mount Lourdes Year 8 side who secured the Division 1 Title at a Blitz today. Well done girls.

  

May 27, 2016 - Weekend Activity

Weekend Club Activity

  • Friday – P5 & P6 Training from 7pm to 8.15pm.
  • Friday – Minors Away to Tempo, Throw in 7.45pm.
  • Saturday – Juniors Home to Irvinestown, throw in 6.30pm.
  • Sunday – Seniors Home to Derrygonnelly, throw in 1pm.
  • Monday – U14 Girls Home to Derrygonnelly, throw in 7pm.

 

    

Last Weekend the Seniors & U14 Girls travelled to Erne Gaels on Sunday & Monday.

This weekend they both are at home to Derrygonnelly on Sunday & Monday respectively.

May 26, 2016 - Golf Classic - Saturday 11th June

The Club have organised a GOLF CLASSIC for Saturday 11th June at Blacklion Golf Course.

This is a 4 Person Team Event - £120/€160 entry includes Meal.

  • First Prize - 4 Ball to Headfort, Kells, Co. Meath with Overnight Stay and Evening Meal.
  • Second Prize - 4 Tickets to the 2016 Leinster Hurling Final
  • Several More Prizes including Nearest to Pin, Longest Drive & Prize for Top Ladies Team.
  • Presentation of Prizes Will Take Place in The Dugout at 10pm following the day's Golf.
  • Timesheet in Operation: Contact Connor Leonard 07934612765

  

 

May 26, 2016 - Vocational School Success For Our Players

Well done to our club players, Jamie Ray, Jack Greene & Ben McNulty who helped their schools secure their respective Year 8 titles at last weeks Vocational Schools blitz. Jamie & Jack were part of the St. Joseph's side who secured the 'A' title while Ben McNulty played with St. Mary's Brollagh who lifted the 'B' title. Congratulations to all three lads.

  

Jack Greene (Front Row 2nd from the left) - Jamie Ray (Front Row Goalkeeper)

 

Ben McNulty - Back Row Right Side

 

May 24, 2016 - Fast Finishing Belcoo Come Up A Bit Short

U14 Girls Section B: Erne Gaels 6-3 v 4-7 Belcoo

What a super game in Belleek this was as our Under 14 Girls played their first competitive match. The O'Rahilly's made a fantastic comeback in what was a rousing second half performance but time was against them as Erne Gaels held on to win by two points on a 6-3 to 4-7 scoreline.

Erne Gaels had begun brightly with a quick goal and point from Aoife McCann and Eimear McMahon however Belcoo settled into their stride and created a number of good openings at the other end, Aoife Keaney pointing after a good run.

 Aoife Keaney powers past her challenger in the first half

It was hard work in the wide open spaces of the big field and having withstood a good period of pressure and kept Belcoo scoreless in that spell, Erne Gaels countered downfield to hit four goals in as many minutes, three of these long range efforts for points which dipped under the bar in the big goals.

Eimear McMahon would add a point for the hosts but Belcoo finished the half on top. Aoife Keaney and Sinead Barrett doing well on the left to setup a score for Aine Barrett while Scarlett O'Connor drove in from the right and laid on a pass for Ciana McGrath to thump over from distance. Half time 5-2 (17) to 0-3 (3).

 Niamh McAloon holds on tight as she breaks out of defence with Lana Shiels supporting

Belcoo reappeared in the second half a different team. More confidence and belief in themselves and they dominated the full half coming up just short at the finish in what was a thoroughly enjoyable and exciting contest.

There was some great defending from Cara Gray and Lana Sheils in the full back line. Mikayla Maguire was to make three mighty saves with Siofra McAloon, Rachel Nolan and Rhianne McGuinness battling hard.

Belcoo would start fast with Ciana McGrath hitting a quick 1-1 to cut the deficit to 10points. Erne Gaels would hit back with a goal despite Maguire making a great save, the rebound was poked in from close range.

From here to the finish though it was all Belcoo as they blocked, hassled and turned over their opponents time after time. Niamh McAloon, Arlene Furey and Sinead Barrett all timing challenges really well to win back ball, Riona Keaney cut out a few forward passes while Aine Barrett and Sam Martin continued to show well in the forward line.

  Ciana McGrath carries the ball at the Erne Gaels defence

Belcoo would pin back the hosts and Ciana McGrath got on the end of two passes to find the bottom left corner to leave it 6-2 to 3-4 with ten minutes to play.

Aoife Keaney popped over a neat point but Erne Gaels responded in kind. There was seven separating the side with five minutes to play and Belcoo were now in full flight, looking fitter and finishing strongly as they hunted in packs and won back ball all over the field. Lana Shiels and Niamh McAloon starting moves in defence with Arlene Furey and Sinead Barrett providing the link going forward.

Ciana McGrath would clip over a free kick before Eve Barrett, one of the youngest on the field, gathered possession inside the 20m line and rattled over a fine point.

Belleek were continuing to struggle to get out of their half and Belcoo, who were clinical throughout the second half, would register three late wides as the game edged to its conclusion.

The visitors did rattle the net again, Ciana McGrath bagging her fourth goal of the contest to leave just two between the sides. Unfortunately for Belcoo, time was almost up and just a few seconds remained as Erne Gaels held on to record a two point victory.

This was a encouraging opening for the very young Belcoo side who should now have a bit more belief in themselves following a superb effort throughout the game. Despite a second half which seen them out score the hosts 4-4 to 1-1 they came up a bit short in the end. Pre game targets were met however on a positive night for the O'Rahilly's girls. Training continues on Thursday from 7pm to 8.15pm.

More pics can be found in the Gallery on the left.

Team. 13 a side. Mikayla Maguire, Lana Shiels, Cara Gray, Siofra McAloon, Niamh McAloon, Rachel Nolan, Ciana McGrath (4-3), Arlene Furey, Sinead Barrett, Aoife Keaney (0-2), Scarlett O'Connor, Sam Martin, Aine Barrett (0-1). Subs used Rhianne McGuinness, Eve Barrett (0-1), Riona Keaney.

May 24, 2016 - Cúl Camp Registration Available Online

REMINDER: All Cul Camp registrations received by the next Tuesday 31st May will be able to receive/collect their Cul Camp Kit before kids finish School - We encourage parents to book early either online or return application forms to Brewster Park by 31st May to avail of this new initiative "Get Gear Early".

The Belcoo O'Rahilly's Cúl Camp this year will run from Monday 1st August to Friday 5th August. To register for a place at the camp online, please click on the link https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/

These camps are for P2 to P7 Boys & Girls. We encourage all our young footballers to attend.

  

 

May 23, 2016 - Club Notes

YOUTH

There is no P1-P6 training this Saturday due to First Holy Communion and to facilitate the School Choir. Training returns on Saturday 4th June from 10.30am to 11.45am.

Our U10 team of P5 & P6’s maintained their 100% start to the season with a good win over Erne Gaels on Friday night. They have a bye this Friday but will train from 7pm to 8.15pm at the Football Pitch.

The Belcoo O'Rahilly's Cúl Camp this year will run from Monday 1st August to Friday 5th August. To register for a place at the camp online, please see the club’s Weebly & Website. The 'Get Gear Early' registration deadline is 31st May 2016. These camps are for P2 to P7 Boys & Girls. We encourage all our young footballers to attend.

The Under 14 Girls had a good challenge game with neighbours Shannon Gaels last week while the league commences this evening with an away game against Erne Gaels, throw in 7pm. Bus leaving from the Cottage Meadow Car Park at 5.50pm. Bring £2, Mouthguards, Shorts, Socks, Boots etc. Training will continue on Thursday from 7pm to 8.15pm. Next match is Monday 30th at home to Derrygonnelly at 7pm.

Our Minors travel to Tempo tomorrow, Tuesday 24th May for a 7.30pm throw in. Bus leaving at 6.20pm. Bring £2, Mouthguards etc. Squad list on website.

ADULT

The Seniors suffered a narrow one point defeat in Belleek on Sunday afternoon going down 1-11 to 1-10. This Sunday at 1pm they host Derrygonnelly. Training continues on Wednesday and Friday at 8.30pm.

The Juniors travelled to Derrylin on Saturday evening however the home team couldn’t field a team meaning Belcoo secured the points without kicking a ball. This Saturday they are at home to Irvinestown, throw in 6.30pm.

GOLF CLASSIC

Keep Free: Saturday 11th June. The club are holding a Golf Classic in Blacklion. £120/€160 per team of four. Loads of great prizes. More details will be released later in the week.

LOTTO

No winner of the Club Lotto Jackpot draw on Monday 16th May. Letters drawn were E, I, M, N, S. Lucky Dips went to John McGovern and Noreen McGovern (Cordybrock), Michaela Dolan (Tullyrossmearn) and Crona Higgins. Jackpot £4,350.

Upcoming Games
Seniors

Derrygonnelly
Sunday, May 29th
1:00 PM
in Belcoo


Juniors

Irvinestown
Saturday, May 28th
6:30 PM
in Belcoo


Minors

Tempo
Friday, May 27th
7:30 PM
in Tempo


Under 16's
No upcoming games...

Under 14's - Boys
No upcoming games...

Under 14's - Girls

Derrygonnelly
Monday, May 30th
7:00 PM
in Belcoo


Under 13's - Girls
No upcoming games...

Under 12's
No upcoming games...

Under 10's

Tempo
Friday, Jun 3rd
7:30 PM
in Tempo