first_imgBuncrana GAA notesSenior Reserve Intermediate Semi Final Buncrana 0-18 Noamh Columba 0-08With a low scoring first half, Buncrana went in at half time leading 0-07 to 0-3. Eagar to change things in this half and leading throughout the game left them with a 10 point victory Buncrana have now secured their Final Spot.Senior Ladies Buncrana 4-12 St Pauls Belfast 3-06Buncrana ladies played their Ulster 1/4 finals in The Scarvey on Saturday evening against Co Antrim champions St Paul’s of Belfast. With a good start to St Pol’s our ladies battled hard and went in a half time with 2 points down. They laced up their shooting boots and change the game around finishing up clear winner and securing their spot in the Semi-finals against or neighbours Brian Og’s Steelstown on the 18th October in Steelstown. U16 Hurling Bun Cranncha 4-24 St Eunans 0-03Buncrana u16 hurlers secured the League and Championship double after a very convincing win over St Eunans from Letterkenny. The game was played in ideal conditions in Hiberian park Burt, nerves seemed to get the better of the Scarvey boys with the Cathedral town side getting the first score of the match and in fact in the first 10 mins looked like that they were going to cause a threat, But up Stepped captain Dylan Duffy to raise the white flag with no less than 6 points from play and frees in the first half, but it was the potency in front of goal of Niall o Doherty that will have pleased management most in the first half, having lining out at left half forward Niall moved in after 10 mins to edge of the square, the first of his goals was scrambled over the line after a fine pass from Gabhan Kelly who then had to leave the field with a serious knee injury.Nialls second goal was a different story a fierce strike to the top right hand corner from a very narrow angle, this set the tempo for the rest of the game Ben Doherty and Pj mc Carron started to dominate midfield, at the back Fiachra mac Lochlainn was solid throughout and in the Centre half back position Paul Tourish was his stylish best with high fielding and long accurate pucks were the building block of many attacks, further points from Ben and Dylan and Niall with a point and his hatrick goal, sent Buncrana in at half time 3:9 to 0:3 with all st Eunans points coming from Ryan Hilferty.The game was now over as a contest and from the throw in of the second half Buncrana added with ease to the scoreline,early scores from Paul,PJ, Dylan and Oisin Grant who was his usual industrious self chipping in with some fine scores from play, the defence were seldom troubled but any attacks were sniffed out.Jason Campbell dealt with ease any Black and Amber attacks, Oisin Hegarty, Mathew Wilson, John Vaughan and Oisin (roe) Doherty were excellent throughout and can be pleased with there efforts,holding Eunans scoreless in the second half, the aforementioned Paul and Fiachra were relentless all through the game and gave an exhibition of how hurling should be played.from midfield, Paul also scored a point from a sideline cut from the 40 yard’s out.simply sublime. Up front they were all on fire Niall,Ben,Pj Oisin and Dylan were ably supported by the hard working Darren Connolly, Jack Callaghan and Mark Craig. Final Score 4:24 to 0:3As the match went on the subs got a chance to shine none more so than the young guns of Cathal og Wilson and Liam o Doherty and Finn mc Laughlin, with Cathal og getting himself a fine goal and a point in the process.Team and scorers.Jason Campbell,Mathew Wilson,Fiachra mac Lochlainn,Oisin Hegarty,John Vaughan,Pjmc Carron (0:1),Oisin (roe) Doherty,Paul Tourish (0:4), Ben Doherty (0:4) Oisin Grant(0:3),Niall O Doherty(3:3) Darren Connolly,Dylan Duffy (0:8) ,Gabhan Kelly,Jack Callaghan.subs Mark Craig,Cathal og Wilson(1:1),Liam O Doherty,Finn mc Laughlin,Ryan Hegarty,Arran Craig.A player to mention who missed the match through injury was Arran Craig who was having the hurling year of his life with some great performances to date, he missed the game because of a back injury he received playing club football on Monday.This team proved in the course of the year to date to be just to strong for all the teams at this age group in Donegal and can also hold there own with County Derry teams were they also sit joint top of their league, they get on as a group and this is evident in the way they try and get younger players in the team on the ball as much as possible, they are easy managed and are a credit to all, in the starting 15 on the night 13 represented their county this year ,5 were selected to play for Ulster, we will regroup and try and build on this, most of the older players will be involved with Tom Clare and the rest of the Minor hurling squad that will take the field in the Ulster minor hurling club championship later in the year.Minor GirlsBuncrana Minor Ladies played Glenswilly in the Donegal final on Sunday 4th October. This Minor team has only been going for two years and the girls did excellent to make it to a County Final. The girls got off to a slow start in the first half of the game with Glenswilly dominating the game in many parts of the field. However, the girls came in at half time trailing by only 1 point. Buncrana came out fighting in the second half and soon were putting scores on the board and edged ahead of Glenswilly. The Glenswilly girls however did not lie down and found another gear. After finding the goals and scoring a few more excellent points the Buncrana squad just couldn’t hold on and Glenswilly took the title. The Buncrana girls played an excellent 2nd half and it was a great team performance, with some great scores from Leah Ryan, Eimear Clerkin and Aisling Brown. Louise Devlin (team captain) showed great leadership with a big performance throughout the game and Aimee Casey had another great performance between the posts. All the girls put in a massive effort and many of this team will still be playing minor next year so there is a bright future for this squad of girls.U13 HurlersThe boys in the U13 hurling had a tight competition in the “A” section of the U13 hurling competition in Derry. They were up against 2 of the top teams in the competition sleachtneil and kevin lynches. Sleachtneil were the first team the boys played which was a very fast and intense game sleachtneil had the edge over Buncrana which lead them to a win. Buncrana then played kevin lynches which ment Buncrana had to play the game back to back against Kevin lynches. Buncrana really held their own in the first half and ran out of steam in the second half. But the one thing the boys will not give up and it is always a challange for them to play the best teams in Derry when you play in the “A” division. And next week we play Dungannon and Carrickmore next week in owenbeg all support welcome U9 Boys.Our u9 boys will play in the Final of the Inishowen tournament in the Scarvey this Friday evening at 6.45pm against a strong Brian Ogs Steelstown, what is promised to be a great display of football from our young stars, should not be missed by our community. Donations on the gate for The Childhood Cancer Foundation. Also U 11 Final played directly afterwards involving Noamh Colmcille and Naomh PadraigBord Na nOg PresentationSave The Date will be held on the 31st of October with our 2 guest of honor Footballer Donegal’s own Eamonn Mc Gee and Hurler 9 times all ireland winner JJ Delaney (Kilkenny). The format of the presentation will be similar to last year with a coaching session with these 2 lads from 10-12.30 and then onto the plaza for the presentations.Ongoing Repairs/Maintenance WorksThe Club is always looking for help with ongoing repairs/maintenance works. If you have a skill that could be useful please volunteer your time if you can. Contact Sean on 0862388071.LottoLotto Numbers 12, 13, 15 & 19 No winner. September Monthly winners of€250 were Adrain Doherty Crislamore Burnfoot and Maureen Kavanagh Castle Ave, BuncranaClub MerchandiseOrders are now being taken for Christmas Packs which include a gear bag, a windcheater, pencil case, a bobble hat, a water bottle & Gumshield. All in Club colours and logo. Contact Elizabeth Ann on 086 0604075 Training Times – New and Old Players Always WelcomeFootballU14 Boys Tuesdays (indoor fitness) 5-6 and Fridays 7pm – 8pmU13 Boys Wednesday 7pm – 8pm and Fridays 7.00pmU11 Boys Fridays 6.30pmU8 & U9 Boys Fridays 6.30pmU8 & U10 Girls Saturdays 10.30-11.30amU12, 14 & 16 Girls Mondays 7-8pmHurlingU8 & U10 Sundays 11-12noonU12 Tuesdays 7- 8.30pmU16 Wednesdays 6.30pmGAA: BUNCRANA SENIOR LADIES THROUGH TO ULSTER SEMI-FINAL was last modified: October 5th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Buncrana GAA noteslast_img read more

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