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October 23rd, 2010

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300 Club Winners September 2010 – August 2011

October 12th, 2010

Winners August 2011
Patrick O’Flaherty
Brendan Flynn
Gerard Faherty

Winners July 2011
Derek McNamara
Tom King
Tom & Helen Griffin

Winners June 2011
Bernadette Lee
Paul & Annmarie Bennett
Martin Acton

Winners May 2011
Ronnie Millar
Damien O’Neill
Mary Lydon

Winners April 2011
Noel Walsh
Billy Gilmore
Gerard Delaney

Winners March 2011
Geoff Tucker
Paul Mannion
Flan Egan

Winners February 2011
Henry & Maeve O’Toole
John Burke
John O’Brien

Winners January 2011
Eddie Devane
Feichin Walsh
Patrick O’Flaherty

Winners December 2010

Colm O’Riain
John Burke
James Staunton

Winners November 2010

Billy Gilmore
Feargal Wood
Mark Foyle

Winners October 2010

Noel Purcell
Aidan & Maire O’Halloran
Henry & Maeve O’Toole

Winners September 2010

Mike Cummins
John Burke
Pat Casey

October Update (4th October 2010)

October 5th, 2010

4th October 2010

It’s a pity that Connemara R.F.C could not get organised a little earlier in the Summer months to take on the early challenges in the Connacht League and the All Ireland League.  Summer season work commitments and participation in the various Gaelic football tournaments must be honoured.  The first A.I.L game against City of Derry was a daunting task with lots of new players taking part.  Derry attacked early and concentrated at our wings and centre where they got a few soft scores.

Our young players must be proud of their all out effort which reaped three great tries in the second half.  Kevin Ward’s introduction in the second half was noticeable as he and Cormac McDonnell, Emmett Ferron, Martin Coyne, Alan Pryce and Darragh Sweeney did well.  Young Michael O’Toole at scrumhalf will have benefited from this experience. 
Alan Keogh, James O’Connell, Michael Aspell, David McDonagh and the other backs did their best as did Sean Joyce.

City of Derry scored five tries and our three tries came from Cormac Mc Donnell and two from centre James O’Connell.

Thanks to Michael Nee of Connemara Bus Coaches for his continued sponsorship.  Success will bring more support, sponsorship and attendance at games. 
The next game is an away game against Banbridge on Saturday the 9th  of October.

The Connemara Juniors played NUIG in the Monastery Pitch on Sunday the 26th September. Connemara were unlucky to be beaten by a last minute try by NUIG.
A number of players had played football in the morning and the second game was a bit too demanding.

Connemara Juniors also played Cregg R.F.C on Sunday the 3rd of October in Roscommon.  They unfortunately lost by 25- 14 to a strong Cregg’s team who are one of the favourites for the league this year.

Matt O’Sullivan-PRO


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