JUNIOR FOOTBALLERS BRIDGE 52 YEAR GAP: On Sunday last in Pairc Ui Rinn Mitchesltown Junior A footballers bridged a 52 year gap when they won the Co JAFC title. In wet conditions they recorded a close but deserved win over St Colum’s by 0-12 to 2- 4. 1961 was the last time that Mitchelstown were crowned Co JAFC kingpins. They reached the Co final on 7 occasions but tasted luck on Sunday after so many set backs. Mitchelstown will have little time to celebrate as they play Keel (Kerry) this Sunday in the Munster JFC quarter final. There were great scenes of excitement in the ‘Town on Sunday night but heavy rain dampened the activities. Team ; Luke Hanna, Michael Maher, Stephen Fox, Fionn Herlihy, Sean Coughlan, Pat Molloy, Eoin Burke, Laurance O’Flynn, Dave Dineen 0-1, James Sheehan 0-3f, Michael Walsh 0-1, Jason Cott, James Sheehan 0-3f, Jamie Finn 0-1. Shane Cahill 0-3, Shane Beston 0-3 (0-2f) Subs Anthony O’Brien for Jamie Finn, Joseph O’Sullivan for Jason Cott.
CBS HURLERS INTO SEMI FINAL: Mitchelstown CBS Senior hurlers were far too good for North Monastery in the Cork Colleges Senior BHC quarter final at Rathcormac on Wednesday. From the start the winners gained supremecy and they had four points in the opening 9 minutes two each by Joseph O’Sullivan and Jamie O’Gorman. Further pressure saw the CBS have their first goal by impressive Joseph O’Sullivan. In the 17th minute good work by James Mullins led to a goal by Philip English with Jack Blackburne putting Joseph O’Sullivan through for another goal two minutes later 3-5 to 0- 0. Joe O’Sullivan tagged on a pointed 65 and followed with his third goal. Donncadha Neville had North Mon’s only first half score on the stroke of half time that had CBS well in control when leading 4- 9 to 0-1.
The second half was much the same. North Mon had a goal and a point by Conor Magee. CBS introduced a number of substitutes during this half and they just added four points to their half time tally and were victorious by 4-13 to 1-2 CBS now meet Kinsale Community School in the semi final. Lineout : Sean O’Sullivan (Ballygiblin) Fergal Fouhy (Kildorrery) John O’Donoghue (Ballygiblin) James Meaney (Glanworth) Michael Lewis (Ballygiblin) Shane Frewen (do) Darren McNamara (Kildorrery) Jamie O’Gorman 0-3 (do) John Landers 0-1 (Glanworth) Joseph O’Sullivan 3-5 (0-2 65s, 0-1f) (Ballygiblin) Jack Blackburne 0-2, (Glanworth) Shane McNamara (Galtee Gaels) Philip English 1-1, (Skeheenarinky) John O’Sullivan 0-1 (Glanworth) James Mullins (Ballygiblin) Subs : Dean Barry (Ballygiblin) for Joseph O’Sullivan, Diarmuid Molan (do) for John O’Sullivan, Josh Evans (do) for John Landers Caelach Hennessy (Skeheenarinky) for Michael Lewis, David O’Flynn (Ballygiblin) for Fergal Fouhy, Robert O’Doherty (do) for James Mullins Ciaran Murphy (Glanworth (blood) for Philip English.
UNDER 14 FOOTBALLERS: Mitchelstown lost out to Fermoy in the Rebel Og Co Premier (2) Under 14 FC final replay at Mallow On Tuesday night. From the start Fermoy gained supremecy and two early goals gave them a decided advantage. At the break Fermoy led 2-3 to 1-1. Mitchelstown found it hard to break down a solid Fermoy backline in the second half and Fermoy with a fourth goal ran out winners by 4 -8 to 2- 4. Mitchelstown line out : Adam Boland, Josh Irwin, Kieran Fox, Eoin Flynn, Jack Roche, Lorcan Finn, Killian Finn, Cathal O’Mahony, Mark Keane 0-1 Killian Dollion 1-2, Danny Keane, Shane Doyle, Kevin O’Brien 0-1, Shane Murphy 1-9, Jack O’Brien. Subs Jordan White for Jack O’Brien, Shane O’Mahony for Lorcan Finn, Conor Cahill for Eoin Flynn.
TABLE QUIZ : There will be a Table Quiz in Ballindangan Hall this Saturday night November 16 at 8pm. Entry fee €30 per table of four. Proceeds towards the continuous repairs and upkeep of the Hall.
KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: There was no jackpot winner. The lucky numbers were 10, 13 & 25. €50 each to Seamus Sheahan, Main St, Kildorrery, Siobhan Dunne Middle Graigue Kildorrery and Michael O’Keeffe Ballyanihan Mitchelstown.
KILDORRERY GAA LOTTO: There was no winner of the jackpot of €1600 last week end. The numbers drawn were 8, 12, 15 & 22. Three lucky dip winners each received €50 as follows – Nicholas Hickey Fermoy Road Kildorrery, Anne Stapleton Ballyshonack Kildorrery, Caoimhe Fenton, Ballynoulty, Kildorrery.
KNOCKADEA COMMUNITY LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 4, 7 & 18. There was no winner of the jackpot of €1900. Two lucky dip winners each received €30 as follows – Catherine Lee Labamallogga c/o Tina Carroll and Moss Lane, Ballybrien, Ballylanders c/o Billy O’Callaghan, €20 each to Billy Keane, Cullane Ballylanders c/o Billy O’Callaghan and Gerry Lee Labamallogga c/o Tina Carroll.
MANDEVILLE BRIDGE: lst H/c Prionsias & Kathleen Condon, 2nd H/c Liam Allen & Ger Colbert. lst gross Frank Roche & Moira Coughlan, 3rd H/c Kathleen Boland & Ursula Dolan, 2nd gross Peg Brennock & Margaret Kiely, 4th H/c Sheila Leahy & Mary O’Connell, 3rd gross Joan O’Shea & Mary Waldron. 5th H/c Carmel Lane & Carmel Dowling.
CONCERN FAST: The annual 12 hour Concern Fast will take place in Mitchesltown this Friday November 15 from 9am to 9pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated.