Club Notes July 8

Senior Hurling Championship

Pádraig Pearses 1-14

Four Roads 1-14

Pádraig Pearses and Four Roads played out an entertaining draw in sunny Woodmount. Pádraig Pearses started the better of the two sides and lead 0.05 to 0.03 midway through the first half. Four Roads fought back with a goal for Donnacha Gately which left the game level at half time. Four Roads started the second half well and went two points ahead. Pearses full forward David Loughnane then scored a fantastic goal to bring Pearses back into the game. Both teams worked tirelessly in the energy sapping sunshine. But nothing could separate the two sides with the game finishing in a draw.

Pearses team: Thomas Sweeney, Ben Fallon, Karl Feehily, Luke Corbett, Jimmy Donoghue, Aaron Feehily, Matthew Comerford, Mike Donoghue, Cathal Kelly, Eoghan Cogavin, Shane Naughton, Jamie Donoghue, Leon Feehily, David Loughnane, Jamie Curley, James Burke, Eoghan Costello, Keelan Daly, Evan Kelly, Mikey Kelly, David Dolan, Paddy Grehan, Adam Finnerty, Oisin Kelly jnr, Oisin Kelly Snr, Andrew Flood, Paul Dolan, Tiege Cogavin, Paul Carey, Liam Creavin

U16 Hurling League

Roscommon Gaels  5-07     Padraig Pearses  9-06

Our Hillview Construction sponsored U16 team were in Lisnamult Friday evening to play the second round of the league. The lads started very well and led at half time 6.3 to 1.3. Geals fought back well in the second half but the Pearses lads kept going and added on enough scores to get the win and guarantee themselves a place in the league Semi-final. Pearses Panel and scores: Jack Ryan, Shane Costello, Jamie Flynn, Martin Glennon, Cormac Curley, Cathal Carty, Eoin Colleran (0-2), Conor Costello, Sean Canning (5-2), Terry McGowan(1-1), Fionnan Darcy, Daniel Whelan (0-1), Luke Feehily(3-0)  Shane Glennon

U14 Hurling - Connacht GAA Club Hurling Feile 2019 (image of NY & Pearses attached, Pearses panel are listed below)

Pearses U14 hurlers travelled to Bekan on Saturday to compete in the provincial club feile where clubs from all Connacht counties were joined by the New York and London teams. 

Up first for Pearses was a unique contest against a very strong New York side. Pearses started with a great score from Shane Glennon but NY scored 3-2 without reply before half time and went on to win 3-4 to 1-1. Next up Pearses fought out a tough draw with the Mayo development squad. The final score in this one was Pearses 1-2 Mayo 0-5. The Pearses scores coming from Jack Ryan (1-1) and Keelan Ryan. 

The lads then played a must-win game against Benbulben Gales from Sligo. Pearses ran out to a 5 point lead at half time thanks to points from Jack Flynn (2) Keelan Ryan (2) and Jack Ryan. This despite losing the brave Darragh O'Sullivan to injury. Pearses pulled further ahead after the break with Darragh Colleran and Shane Glennon scoring 1-1 apiece in a dangerous forward line. Final score 2-8 to 1-1.

This qualified us for the shield semi-final against a good Westport side.  Our lads got off to a great start with goals from Keelan Ryan and Shane Glennon following great work from Keelan Finneran and Luke Earls. The Mayo men pushed hard for scores but the Pearses full-back line of Hugh Curley, James Harrington and Sean Hogan were outstanding all day and goalie Dylan Ryan dealt with any balls that made their way through. Pearses stayed on top thanks to tireless work from Fionnan Seale and Jack Nevin around midfield and Padraig Lennon and Kieth Daly in the forwards. The boys ran out 3-3 to 1-2 winners to qualify for the shield final.

The final was another matchup against Mayo but tiredness and injuries to key players were taking their toll. Eoin Canning played brilliantly all day with spells in the backs and forwards. Keelan Ryan had another outstanding game scoring 1-3 along with a point from captain Jack Ryan who as always led by example. Pearses came up short in the final to a fine Mayo team. Final Score Mayo 1-7 Pearses 1-4

All in all, it was a brilliant day of hurling in Bekan. The lads did us proud.

Panel: Dylan Ryan, Shane Glennon, Jack Ryan, Keelan Ryan, Jack Flynn, Darragh O'Sullivan, Darragh Colleran, Keelan Finneran, Luke Earls, Hugh Curley, James Harrington, Sean Hogan, Fionnan Seale, Jack Nevin, Padraig Lennon, Keith Daly, Eoin Canning

U12 Hurling

Our Eastern Electrical Sponsored U12 Hurling Team played their final game in the group stages of the Galway league Wednesday evening when they went to Mullagh to play the group toppers Mullagh/Kiltormer. As expected Mullagh/Kiltormer were strong and lead at half time 2-04 to 0-1. However the Pearses lads played much better in the second half with goals coming from Conor Flynn and Shane Carty. Ross Glynn added 3 points and Dylan Ryan completed the Pearses scoring with a point. Overall the Pearses lads acquitted themselves very well against strong opposition and can look forward to either a Shield or Cup Semi-final depending on other results. Pearses Panel was: Joey O'Byrne, Adam Kenny, Niall Doran, Kealan Doran, Conor Flynn(2-0), Ross Glynn (0-4), Aaron Hogan, Adam Doran, Kieran Cunningham, Dylan Ryan(0-1), David Kenny, Shane Carty(1-0), Donnacha Monaghan, Keelan Kelly, Diarmuid Lyons

U6 Hurling

Our U6 hurling is back every Wednesday from 6.30pm - 7.15pm. For boys born in 2013 - introducing them to the fundamental skills of hurling in a safe and fun environment. For more information contact Dara 086 3989842.

Summer Camps

Our kellogs cul camp takes place in Padraig Pearses from July 15 - 19. Registration closes at 12pm on Friday the 12th of July. There will be no walk in registration on the morning of the camp so all children must be booked online in advance. This is a fantastic opportunity for children to learn new skills, make friends and have fun! Register on the Kellogs Cup Camp website.

We will also host our own Padraig Pearses summer camp this August 19th to 22nd for 4-12 year old boys and girls. The camp will take place from 10am to 2pm each day at our club in Woodmount. No pre booking is required. Keep an eye on our Padraig Pearses Facebook Page in the coming weeks for more information.

Lotto results
There was no winner of this weeks jackpot which means it will now stand at €16,000. The numbers drawn were 12, 13, 18 and 29. 
There were also no match 3's this week. The next draw is on Sunday July 14th, 2019. Make sure you get your tickets in so you can be in with a chance of pocketing the jackpot! You can also do the lotto online through our website  A sincere thank you to everyone who supports our lotto.
George Ryan Pool Tournament Finals Night (images attached)

Senior semi-final 1 
Liam Kenny -3
Colm Caroll - 2

Senior semi-final 2 
James Kenny -3
Gary Canavan-2

Senior final 
Liam Kenny -3 
James Kenny -1

Junior final 
Jack Ryan -2
Tomas Carey -1

Well done to everyone who took part in a very successful and enjoyable tournament. 
Well done to Liam and Jack on your fantastic wins.

Padraig Pearses Development Updates

There has been a number of upgrades and work on our Padraig Pearses facilities over the past few months, these include:

Pitch 2 - verti-drained

Replaced all main goal nets

New juvenile goal posts

Pitch 2 - light upgrade to LED

6 new ball stopper nets, 2 brand new posts and nets for juvenile pitches

Thank you to all our members and those who support our fundraisers, because without you we would be unable to carry out this work. In our next update, we hope to have our main pitch lights installed.


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