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Leinster Club Senior Football Draw

posted 18 Jul 2014 04:29 by Offaly GAA

 

 

AIB CLUB SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2014

 

 

 

1.           UIBH FHAILI           v           LU

 

2.                       1               v           AN MHI

 

3.           CILL MHANTAIN      v          CEATHARLOCH

 

4.                       3               v           CILL DARA

 

5.           LOCH GARMAN       v           LAOIS                   

 

6.                       5               v          ATH CLIATH

 

7.           IARMHI                  v          LONGPHORT

 

8.                          2            v            4

 

9.                          6            v            7

 

FINAL:                   8            v            9                   

 

 

 

 

DATES

 

 

Round 1 (Games 1,3,5)   ..   ..   26.10.2014

 

Round 2 (Games 2, 4, 6, 7)  ..     9.11.2014

 

Semi Finals (Games 8, 9)     ..    23.11.2014

 

Final     ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..     7.12.2014

  

 

First named team has HOME VENUE in all games except FINAL, which shall be played at a Neutral Venue

Leinster Club Senior Hurling Draw

posted 18 Jul 2014 04:29 by Offaly GAA

C O M H A I R L E   L A I G H E A N   C.L.G.

 

 

AIB CLUB SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP 2014

 

 

 

1.        ATH CLIATH                      v        LAOIS

 

2.        CILL CHAINNIGH  A  BYE

 

3.        IARMHI                             v       CEATHARLOCH   

 

4.        LOCH GARMAN                  v       UIBH FHAILI

 

5.                             1                 v                2

 

6.                             3                 v                4

 

 

Final:                        5                 v                6

 

 

 

 

DATES

 

 

Round 1 (Games 1,3,4)   ..   ..     2.11.2014

 

Semi Finals (Games 5,6)  ..   ..   16.11.2014

 

Final     ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   30.11.2014

  

 

First named team has HOME VENUE in all games except FINAL, which shall be played at a Neutral Venue

Offaly Senior Hurling Team to play Tipperary named.

posted 10 Jul 2014 15:05 by Offaly GAA

The Offaly team to play Tipperary in Saturday’s All-Ireland Qualifier shows one change from the side that beat Antrim in the last round with Emmet Nolan getting his first championship start for Offaly at the expense of Ger Healion. Emmet came on as a sub in the Antrim game.

 The Team is 

1

James Dempsey

Kinnitty

2

Niall Wynne

St Rynagh’s

3

Rory Hanniffy

Birr

4

Chris McDonald

Brosna Gaels

5

Emmett Nolan

Birr

6

Kevin Brady

Coolderry

7

Cathal Parlon

Coolderry

8

Sean Ryan

Birr

9

Dan Currams

Kilcormac/Killoughey

10

Joe Bergin Capt

Seir Kieran                           

11

Conor Mahon

Kilcormac/Killoughey

12

Colin Egan

Belmont

13

Brian Carroll

Coolderry

14

David Kenny

Belmont

15

Shane Dooley

Tullamore

Offaly Minor Football Team to play Dublin

posted 9 Jul 2014 15:06 by Offaly GAA

The Offaly Minor Football Team to play Dublin in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship Semi Final is:  

Cain Brereton, Edenderry

Aaron Whelan, Gracefield

James Lalor, Raheen

Clint Horan, Killeigh

Jack Egan, Ferbane

Adam Mahon, Edenderry

Colm Doyle, Clara

Cathal Mangan, Kilclonfert

David Maloney, Edenderry

Ryan Heavin, Ferbane

Patrick Dunican, Shamrocks

Jack Walshe, Gracefield

Dylan Hyland, Raheen

Ruairi McNamee (C), Rhode

Shane Tierney, Daingean

Manager: Pascal Kellaghan

Selectors: John Kenny, John Murray and David Connolly

The Late Joe Dooley (St Rynagh's & Offaly)

posted 1 Jul 2014 06:06 by Offaly GAA   [ updated 1 Jul 2014 06:37 ]

Hurling followers throughout Offaly were saddened to hear of the untimely death, last weekend, of Joe Dooley former stalwart of the 1960’s and 70’s.  Joe was a native of Killavilla, but played all his club hurling with St Rynagh’s.  He was a teak tough defender, who played most of his hurling in the full back line, and won a staggering 12 Offaly senior hurling championship medals, between 1965 and 1982.  He also won three Leinster Club Championship medals with St Rynagh’s in 1970, 72 and 1982.

Joe made his Senior Inter County hurling debut for Offaly, against Waterford, in the National Hurling League in November 1966.  He went on to become a regular on the Offaly senior hurling team, until he retired from inter county hurling, following his last championship game against Wexford, in July 1975.

Despite being domiciled in Dublin, for a long number of years, he maintained a keen interest in the fortunes of Offaly GAA and was a regular attendee at club and county games.

To his wife Agnes, sons Damian and Crónan, daughter Bríd, brothers, sisters, extended family and a large circle of friends goes our deepest sympathy

Ar dheis Dé go raimh a ainm dilis. 

Removal from Cunningham's Funeral Home, Lucan on Tuesday July 1st arriving at St. Mary's Church, Lucan at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday July 2nd at 10am burial immediately afterwards to Esker Cemetery, Co. Dublin.


Offaly Hurling Team to play Antrim in All-Ireland Qualifier

posted 26 Jun 2014 13:30 by Offaly GAA

The Offaly team to play Antrim in Sunday’s All-Ireland Qualifier shows five changes from the side that lost to Kilkenny in the Leinster Championship, Chris McDonald, Kevin Brady, Ger Healion, David Kenny and Colin Egan replace James Rigney (injured), Barry Harding, Derek Morkan, Peter Geraghty and Kevin Connolly.

 The Team is 

1

James Dempsey

Kinnitty

2

Niall Wynne

St Rynagh’s

3

Rory Hanniffy

Birr

4

Chris McDonald

Brosna Gaels

5

Kevin Brady

Coolderry

6

Ger Healion

Kilcormac/Killoughey

7

Cathal Parlon

Coolderry

8

Conor Mahon

Kilcormac/Killoughey

9

Sean Ryan

Birr

10

Shane Dooley

Tullamore

11

David Kenny

Belmont

12

Colin Egan

Belmont

13

Brian Carroll

Coolderry

14

Dan Currams

Kilcormac/Killoughey

15

Joe Bergin Capt

Seir Kieran

Traffic Management Plan for Galway V Kilkenny (Replay) in O'Connor Park, Tullamore this Saturday evening issued by An Garda Síochána

posted 26 Jun 2014 05:51 by Offaly GAA   [ updated 26 Jun 2014 05:52 ]

 

A crowd of approximately 13000 to 15,000 is expected to attend these fixtures.  A Traffic management plan is necessary to deal with the influx of extra vehicular and pedestrian traffic on the day.

A Traffic Management Plan will be activated to monitor, control and regulate the movement and parking of vehicular traffic attending the event, preventing obstructions and promoting the easy access of traffic and pedestrians through the town and the event site.

The majority of traffic will converge on Tullamore via the Kilbeggan Road (Galway Traffic) and the Portlaoise Road (Kilkenny Traffic). 

Road

No Through Traffic will be allowed between Kilbeggan Bridge and the Entrance to Arden View from 4pm  to 7.15pm and 8pm to 9.30pm, on the day of the event, save for local residents.

EMERGENCY VEHICLES WILL HAVE ACCESS VIA KILLBEGGAN BRIDGE EACH WAY AT ALL TIMES.

1. Traffic approaching from North, East or South direction can utilise the Tullamore Bypass to avoid travelling through the centre of town. Parking will be available along these routes and sign posting will be available.

2. Patrons traveling from a Westerly direction can use Collins Lane as their access route. Parking and signage will be available.

Rail and Public Transport

Tullamore Train and Bus Depot are located at Kilcruttin Tullamore. This is approx 1 1/2 km from O’Connor Park. There is no shuttle bus service provided and patrons will travel to the event by foot.

Parking

Parking is provided to cater for patrons travelling to events. The provision of parking is dependant on the category of event being staged. Parking facilities are available at:

Sacred Heart School                                                                                                        

Tullamore College

Ball Alley Car Park                                                                            

Market Square

Kilbride Plaza                                                                                    

Texas Car Park

Tullamore Town Centre       

Official and Disabled parking is available at O'Brien Park. 

Vehicular Access 

Galway/Westmeath Traffic 

The main volume of Galway Traffic will approach via Kilbeggan.   Parking can be availed of at car parks on the Arden Road. 

Kilkenny/Wexford Traffic 

This traffic will approach via Portlaoise.  Parking for this traffic will be available throughout the town

Parking Restrictions  

Parking within the immediate area of O’Connor Park is limited in public areas.  

U21 Hurling Team to play Wexford announced

posted 23 Jun 2014 03:00 by Offaly GAA

The Offaly U21 Hurling Team to play Wexford this Wednesday evening 25th June has been announced. The Team is:                                   

1          Kevin O'Connor, Kinnitty

2          Niall Wynne, St Rynaghs

3          Dan Kelleher, Brosna Gaels  

4          Stephen Connolly, Coolderry

5          Simon Og Lyons, St Rynaghs

6          Conor Doughan, Shinrone     

7          Sean Gardiner, Lusmagh       

8          Con Mahon, Kilcormac/Killoughey

9          Joseph O'Connor, St Rynaghs

10        Emmet Nolan, Birr     

11        Peter Geraghty, Kilcormac/Killoughey

12        Jason Sampson, Shinrone       

13        Thomas Geraghty, Kilcormac/Killoughey

14        Sean Dolan, St Rynaghs        

15        Colm Mulrooney, Birr

Management Team:

Dermot Hogan (Manager), Kieran Mc Donald, Liam Dunphy and Ronnie Byrne

McDonnell steps down as Offaly Manager

posted 21 Jun 2014 16:39 by Offaly GAA

Following Offaly Senior Footballers defeat to Wicklow last night in Aughrim in Round 1 of the All-Ireland Qualifiers, Offaly Manager Emmet McDonnell has informed Offaly County Board that he is stepping down as Offaly Manager after been in charge for the last two years.

While in charge, Emmet showed great loyalty, commitment and 100% dedication to the long term future of Offaly football. He worked tireously and left no stone unturned in his quest to return Offaly football to the top table, but sadly his time in charge was not very fruitful.

Offaly County Board wishes to sincerely thank Emmet and his management team (Gordon McDonnell, Paul Mollen and Ronan Heavey) and all the members of his backroom team for their work and would like to wish Emmet and his team the very best for the future.

Offaly Senior Football Team to play Wicklow this Saturday evening

posted 18 Jun 2014 02:18 by Offaly GAA

The Offaly Senior Football Team to play Wicklow in Round 1 of the Qualifiers this Saturday evening has been announced by Emmet McDonnell and his Management Team. There is one change to the team that started against Longford in the Leinster Championship with St. Rynagh’s Joseph O’Connor replacing the suspended David Hanlon. There are a number of positional changes with Daithi Brady taking over at full back, Johnny Moloney switching positions with Ruarai Allen and Peter Cunningham and Anton Sullivan doing likewise.

 The team in full is: 

1

Alan Mulhall

Walsh Island

2

Joseph O’Connor

St Rynagh’s

3

Daithi Brady

Ballyfore

4

Niall Darby

Rhode

5

Brian Darby

Rhode

6

Ruarai Allen

Gracefield

7

Michael Brazil

Tullamore

8

Johnny Moloney

Tullamore

9

Niall Smith

Gracefield

10

Eoin Carroll

Cappincur

11

Graham Guilfoyle

Clara

12

Peter Cunningham

Bracknagh

13

Joe Maher

Ferbane

14

Niall McNamee (Capt)

Rhode

15

Anton Sullivan

Rhode

 

 

 

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