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Toome Club News

July 26th, 2010

Under 14’s: Toome GAA hosted Magheracloone for their U.14 Division 2 Football League clash in sun drenched St Victor’s Park on Saturday last, where the home side gave an impressive display of their trademark fluid, possession football to take the honours against a very determined and sturdy Mitchell’s side, who had a number of excellent players and who kept the pressure on until the final whistle. Both teams showed high levels of skill and commitment throughout and served up an entertaining afternoon’s display.  Toome’s precision combinations and greater forward accuracy on goal were significant factors in their supremacy –some of the scores were of an extremely high standard. Both clubs are to be commended on the high level of discipline on display by both teams and mentors.

Poacher turned gamekeeper, Toome’s John Gorman was excellent – he was in complete control of his goal area throughout; his kick outs were cleverly placed, and one of his blocks in particular, was quite exceptional. Kieran Blessing and Hugo Connolly (0.01) formed a solid, no – nonsense rearguard back line and further outfield, the steady Mickey Connolly, the ever vigilant Danny Friskey, (0.03), and the always methodical Frank Connolly were effective as a defensive unit and combined very well with the runners. The two mid fielders are continuing on from where they left off last year, – Aaron Kelly (1.03, 1, 45) gave a commanding performance, linking well and executing some excellent scores and Sean McMahon (0.07), apart from taking up a defensive role when needed, was also instrumental in setting up some fine attacks as well as helping himself to some quality scores.

The livewire and very talented half forward line of Mark McMahon (1.03), Ryan Murphy (2.02) and James Wilson (2.02) was a major thorn in the opposition’s side throughout and contributed more than half of their team’s total. Inside forwards, Conan McGovern and Ciaran McCooey (0.01) gave the opposing backs some anxious moments. Substitutes Luke Murtagh and Ryan McMahon competed well and also made their contribution.

Their next outing is away to Carrick on Tuesday 25th.

The game was well refereed by the very capable Mickey Conlon, Castleblayney.

Sympathy: Deepest sympathy is extended to the Hughes family, York Street  on the sudden passing of Kathleen. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.

Senior Match: We played Sean Mc Dermotts in St Victors Park yesterday evening see match report. All support is greatly appreciated

Lotto: Results for 24-05-10, Numbers drawn 11-17-20-23. There was no jackpot winner, the following won €20 in the lucky dip.

Geraldine Gleeson, Corratany. Peter Mc Caughey, Druncrew. Pat Reavy , Killygola. Majella Mc Donnell ,Coolskeagh.  Ptrick Mc Ardle, New York.

Next Weeks Lotto €10000.

GO-Games: Continue every Saturday from 3-4pm for all children aged 4-8. Children learn the fundamentals of gaelic games through fun and play, build confidence, develop new skills, co-operation and balance, make new friends and have a great time.Trained coaches and surprise guests through out the year. For details contact Irene on 086 8243173 or come along and meet us any Saturday. All new members welcome.

U10’s Training every  Friday from 7-8pm. All new members welcome. For details Contact Seamus on 0868110409.

Anybody –Mentors, Parents, Committee Members, Club members, interested in doing a fully certified first aid course (including defibrillator ) please contact Irene on 086 8243173.

Astro pitch: There is slots available on the astro pitch contact Louis on 087 6503826 for details and bookings.

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