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Oct 17, 2017 - New Items For Christmas Order
New Items In for Xmas Order – please get in touch with Cecelia Feeley to place your order. All other merchandise can also be ordered.
Also, Regatta Jackets at £38 can be purchased by contacting Cecelia
Harvard (Left) and Falcon (Right)
Eddie Jacket (Left) and Fleece Full Zip (Right)
Squad Hooded Top
Oct 16, 2017 - U16 Boys Final Details Released
Our Under 16 Boys have received details of their League Final with Ederney, the game will be played on Saturday 21st October at 4pm in Lisnaskea. All Support Greatly Appreciated.
Oct 16, 2017 - Club Notes
The Under 12 season drew to it’s conclusion on Saturday at the PJ Treacy Memorial Tournament in Garrison. A great day was had and we thank Devenish for their wonderful hospitality on the day. Huge thanks to Conor, Lucia and Phil for their time and efforts with this group of players over the course of the season.
The Under 16’s await confirmation of their League Final with Ederney, it is expected to be this weekend. Training continues on Tuesday from 7pm to 8.15pm.
The Under 13 Girls played twice last week, they lost 1-8 to 0-3 to Devenish on Monday before beating Knockninny 0-3 to 0-2 on Thursday. They are due to play Devenish in playoff on Wednesday, in Garrison at 7pm, bus leaving 6.10pm. NO TRAINING TONIGHT, Monday 16th AS THE COUNCIL HAVE CLOSED THE COMMUNITY CENTRE DUE TO THE STORM.
The Seniors will play Newbridge in Celtic Park, Derry in the Ulster Intermediate Championship Quarter Final on Saturday 28th October at 5.15pm.
Congratulations to Brian Cox and Jonathan Feeley who were named in the Teemore Shamrocks Fermanagh Club Championship All Star Team. They will received their awards at a Gala this Friday night. Well done lads.
Congratulations to Ciaran Flaherty who helped Lámh Dhearg to the Antrim Senior Championship Title at the weekend in his first season with the club.
Tickets are now on Sale for our Centenary Gala Ball on Saturday 11th November in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town. It’s sure to be a great night as we celebrate our 100years. Tickets available from Bernard Feeley on 07564811805. Ryan McGovern on 07761809694. Brendan McPartland on 07835687322. Conor Leonard on 07934612765.
Anyone interested in Senior and Junior Scór. Please get in touch with Tim Flaherty for more details 00353879880796.
RUN FOR OISÍN
The Run for Oisín was once again superbly run, organised and supported by everyone in the area. Well done to all involved.
There was no winner of the club lotto Jackpot on Monday 9th October. Letters drawn were C, G, M, P, Q. Lucky Dips went to Tony Fitzpatrick, Kathleen Johnstone, Mickey Burns & Paul McAloon. Next week's Jackpot is for £2,100
Oct 15, 2017 - U12 Season Concludes At Garrison Tournament
U12 PJ Treacy Memorial Tournament 14/10/17
The under 12s travelled to Garrison on Saturday morning to defend their title of PJ Treacy Memorial title secured in 2016. However, this time they were to finish in third place following four very competitive games with Erne Gaels, Devenish and Beragh. Despite this, it was a very enjoyable morning, a well organised event with excellent hospitality from the hosts, Devenish.
Game 1: Belcoo 0-5 (5) v 2-3 (7) Erne Gaels
Belcoo held the upper hand until the final minutes of this game but were unlucky to concede a late goal for Erne Gaels to win out. Belleek opened the scoring with a point which was answered by four points for Belcoo, two each from the boot of Michael Burns and Eoin Corrigan respectively. Sam Martin was dominant in midfield throughout the tournament with Rachel Nolan and Nathan McGovern winning plenty of ball in the forward line. Erne Gaels registered a second point just before the halftime whistle leaving the score 0-4 to 0-2 in Belcoo’s favour. The second half started with another point from play by Michael Burns but Belleek were to recover with a goal, a point and a second goal just before the final whistle.
Game 2: Belcoo 2-5 (9) v 1-8 (10) Devenish
This was a hard fought game for the young O’Rahilly’s who battled to reduce a five point deficit to one as time ran out for them. Michael Burns converted an early free for Belcoo which was quickly answered by a point for the hosts. Lorcan Leonard making two great saves, with the second clearing the ball well for Michael Burns to register a second point. Devenish would continue to attack for the rest of the half, scoring a goal and another five points leaving it 0-2 to 1-5 to Devenish at half time. Belcoo kept their work rate up however with some great play resulting in Michael Burns putting two more over the bar. Devenish were to answer with three points in a row but Belcoo never gave up, working the ball to Burns to split the posts again. Aodhan Cullen’s kickouts finding the sky-blues for them to keep the ball in the Devenish half finishing with Eoin Corrigan finding the net just before he had to come off with a knee injury. Michael Burns followed with a second goal before full time.
Game 3: Belcoo 3-4 (10) v 1-3 (5) Beragh
A more relaxed Belcoo team made a great start to this game, Eve Barrett and Riona Keaney doing well to find Michael Burns to put the ball in the back of the net. This was quickly followed by a second goal, a neat chip from Scarlett O’Connor. Beragh were to reply with a goal and three points to leave Beragh ahead by one point at halftime. The O’Rahilly’s were completely dominant for the entire second half however, with excellent performances in the back line from Siofra McAloon and Cara Gray, Beragh failing to score in this period of play. It was also a fine spell for the forwards Thomas Parker and Patrick Magee with Parker setting up Sinead Barrett for a point followed by Magee feeding to Parker for a well taken goal. Rhys Ray also did well, making lots of good runs and giving support. Belcoo followed up with three more points, two for Sinead Barrett and another for Michael Burns.
Game 4: THIRD PLACE PLAYOFF Belcoo 1-7(9) v 2-3 (7) Beragh
We were to meet Beragh again for the final game, a third place play-off. This was another very entertaining game to watch with displays of excellent hand passing, use of space and teamwork by the O’Rahilly’s. Belcoo opened the scoring again with a point for Michael Burns followed another from the boot of Eimear Gray. Beragh replied with a goal, a point from a free followed by a second from play. Yet another well taken free for Burns was followed up by a great point for Nathan Carroll-Magee. We then had one of the highlights of the tournament, a cross from Michael Burns found Thomas Parker who cleverly palmed the ball into the back of the net. Beragh answered with a goal and a point to leave them one ahead. Some more excellent goalkeeping from Lorcan Leonard prevented another certain goal, with his team mates winning the kickouts which followed for Belcoo to register three more points for the hardworking Michael Burns leaving Belcoo two ahead for third place.
Team: Lorcan Leonard, Cara Gray, Siofra McAloon, Scarlett O’Connor(1-0), Nathan Carroll-Magee (0-1), Sam Martin, Sinead Barrett(0-3), Eoin Corrigan(1-2), Michael Burns( 2-14), Rachel Nolan, Thomas Parker(2-0), Patrick Magee, Nathan McGovern, Eve Barrett, Riona Keaney, Eimear Gray(0-1), Rhys Ray, Aodhan Cullen.
Huge thanks to Conor, Lucia & Phil for their work with this group of players throughout the season.
Oct 13, 2017 - Congratulations Brian & Johnny
Congratulations to Brian Cox & Jonathan Feeley who have secured places on the Fermanagh Club Championship All Star Team for 2017, an event which has been superbly organised and ran by the Teemore Shamrocks club. A gala ball will be held next Friday 20th October when the two lads along with the other 13 players will receive a number of items as well as a trophy to recognise their achievements.
Derrygonnelly having secured the Senior Championship title have 3 on the team while beaten finalists Devenish have 2. Both ourselves and Lisnaskea who contested the Intermediate decider have two each while Belnaleck who claimed the Junior crown have two as well. Tempo, Roslea, Ederney & Teemore are also represented. Well done to all, a fine achievement.
Oct 12, 2017 - Gritty U13 Girls Display Sees Them Turnover Knockninny
SECTION A: Playoff Game: Belcoo 0-3 v 0-2 Knockninny
Belcoo U13 Girls edged an incredibly tight affair with Knockninny this evening at a windswept MacNean Park, 0-3 to 0-2 the scoreline after an action packed 40minutes. The result of this playoff encounter now means Belcoo will meet Devenish again, next Monday to see who will compete in Division 1 at the end of season Divisional Semi Finals.
Belcoo had lost by 6points to Knockninny 10days ago but a number of positional switches this evening reaped the rewards. At times in the closing stages, the O’Rahilly’s rode their luck as the visitors screwed pressurised efforts wide while their was a few close calls and scrambles near the goal line as well as some unreal pieces of goalkeeping by Riona Keaney.
Cara Gray takes Belcoo up the field in the first half
There was some great defensive work on show throughout, Keaney the last line, showing super hands, calm and controlled clearances while thwarting a number of goal attempts.
Rhianne McGuinness moved to full back to assist sister Ciara with Siofra McAloon returning to the corner. The three of them all cut out several dangerous moments with hands in to beat away the ball or else, they got to the ball first to claim possession as move upfield.
Sam Martin, Mikayla Maguire and Cara Gray seen plenty of the ball in what was a strong half back line, claiming kickouts and supplying good balls into the forward line while working hard on and off the ball. Ciara Nolan and Niamh McAloon did sterling work in the middle of the field, curtailing the involvement of their opposite number who had did well in the previous meeting while Rachel Nolan, Eimear Gray and Lisa Lavery all battled gamely in attack.
Eve Barrett, Scarlett O’Connor and Sinead Barrett where on form from early doors, swooping on several loose balls, making great runs to secure possession and this trio worked some neat moves between themselves, particularly late in the game to secure the win.
Scarlett O'Connor wheels away from her marker and drives toward goal
Belcoo had the wind in the first half, Sinead Barrett would have two good chances to score but it was third time lucky on 16minutes when she kicked what was the only score of the first period. Mikayla Maguire working a short free to Barrett who turned and split the posts.
The hosts had moved the ball well down the channels with Sam Martin, Cara Gray, Scarlett O’Connor and Eve Barrett to the fore as they took the game to Knockninny. The hosts going close with a few shots in what was difficult shooting conditions. At the back, super work in defence was the platform for the O’Rahilly’s good spells in attack and at half time, Knockninny hadn’t registered a score.
In the second half Knockninny tied proceedings after 8minutes before Keaney made a fabulous save to deny a certain goal. Our defence continued to apply great disciplined tackles and with the game beginning to open up. Belcoo started to have more joy moving forward down the right side in particular. A good move with Martin, O’Connor and Eve Barrett seen Sinead Barrett slot over a point.
Siofra McAloon stoops to collect a loose ball ahead of her opponent
Good pressure by Rachel Nolan then forced a turnover on the left, Ciara Nolan and Niamh McAloon were involved in the build up as Scarlett O’Connor was fouled. Sam Martin narrowly missing the placed ball.
Belcoo though would open up a two point gap with four minutes to play. Rhianne McGuinness begun the move, Sam Martin, O’Connor, Lisa Lavery and Eve Barrett were involved as they kept the ball away from Knockninny players before Sam Martin played a cross field ball to Eimear Gray who caught and swing over a fantastic score, her first of the season and it proved to be the winning one at the finish.
Knockninny pressed hard, they did strike back for 0-3 to 0-2 and had four or five good opportunities in the dying minutes to level matters but Belcoo dug deep, blocked balls and seen out the final moments to secure the one point win.
Belcoo now play Devenish in the final part of this playoff saga in Garrison at 7pm under lights on Monday 16th. Bus will be leaving at 6.10pm.
Team (15 a side). Riona Keaney, Ciara McGuinness, Rhianne McGuinness, Siofra McAloon, Sam Martin, Mikayla Maguire, Cara Gray, Niamh McAloon, Ciara Nolan, Eve Barrett, Rachel Nolan, Eimear Gray (0-1), Sinead Barrett (0-2), Lisa Lavery, Scarlett O’Connor.
Oct 9, 2017 - U12s End League Campaign With Good Win In Newtown
U12 Division 2 : Newtownbutler 5-12(22) v 5-14 (24) Belcoo
The young O'Rahilly's got off to a good start in this encounter with Newtownbutler, having lost in the previous meeting between the two sides. Eoin Corrigan got the blues off the mark with a fine point from play followed quickly by a goal and a point from Michael Burns. The forward line of Thomas Parker and Rachel Nolan were battling hard for possession upfront as they spearheaded the Belcoo attack. The home side began to come into the game more at this point, breaking down-field only to shoot narrowly wide. This would prove a warning for what was to come next. The First Fermanagh's midfield duo were starting to get on top, scoring 1-2 from play. Belcoo responded with a good move up-field and with a smart exchange of passes from Eoin Corrigan and Michael Burns, the blues tagged another score. For the rest of the quarter, Belcoo found themselves under siege. Lorcan Leonard was working overtime in goals to keep the home side out. Cara Gray got in a great block to prevent a certain goal and the ball trickled out for a 45. Newtownbutler would score five points without reply before the end of play.
Belcoo began the second quarter with a well worked interchange between Scarlett O'Connor and Sinead Barrett which found Eoin Corrigan to fire to the back of the net. From here on it was the home side on top, firing 2-2 to leave it 2-3 to 3-8 at the end of the quarter, Belcoo managing a late point from the boot of Nathan McGovern. Good defensive work from Siofra McAloon and Cara Gray kept the home side from registering more on the scoreboard.
Patrick Magee pictured, returned to action at the weekend after a lengthy layoff with a broken wrist sustained back in early August.
Sam Martin won the throw-up to begin the third quarter, Michael Burns tapping over the first score from a free kick. Newtownbutler's midfield continued to cause problems for Belcoo and registered 1-3 in this period. Eve Barrett's introduction began to pay dividends and her shot at goal was tapped home by Michael Burns. Lorcan Leonard pulled off a great save to prevent a certain goal, the ball ricocheting over the bar for a point. A flurry of scores for the visitors in the last five minutes brought Belcoo back to three points down at the end of the quarter, having been nine points down at one stage. Two goals and a point for Michael Burns and two points for Eoin Corrigan with assistance from Eve Barrett and Sam Martin to set up the scores for the young O'Rahilly's.
The last quarter saw Belcoo at their best. The half back line of Nathan Carroll-Magee and Scarlett O'Connor were having a great game picking up loose ball and defending as if their lives depended on it. The Belcoo midfield had gained dominance and kept the ball in the opposition's half for nearly the full quarter. Attack after attack saw the O'Rahilly's draw level, with two points from Michael Burns from play and a free from Eoin Corrigan. There was a loud cheer from the bench of Patrick Magee, Riona Keaney, Eimear Gray, Lisa Lavery, Emilie McCallion, Aodhan Cullen and Kayce Sweeney as Michael Burns popped over a lovely point to put Belcoo one in front followed by a great score from Scarlett O'Connor to put two in it. The last five minutes saw the welcome return of Patrick Magee who missed most of the season through injury. The young player showed what a loss he was to the team all year with two great catches and good interplay with Eoin Corrigan which ended in a further point to push Belcoo further in front. The last score went to the home side as the game finished 5-14 to 5-12 in Belcoo's favour, a timely end of season win for the young O'Rahilly's.
Team: Lorcan Leonard, Cara Gray, Siofra McAloon, Scarlett O'Connor (0-1), Nathan Carroll-Magee, Sam Martin, Sinead Barrett, Michael Burns (4-7), Eoin Corrigan(1-5), Thomas Parker, Rachel Nolan, Nathan McGovern(0-1), Eve Barrett, Patrick Magee, Riona Keaney, Eimear Gray, Lisa Lavery, Emilie McCallion, Aodhan Cullen and Kayce Sweeney.
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