Cordal seniors began July with another Division 5 County League match.
For their seventh league game they found themselves in Austin Stack’s GAA Club grounds up against the Austin Stack’s B team. After a slow first half Cordal came into their own and did the double on their opponent’s score with 1-13 to Austin Stack’s 0-8.
Seventh Minute Point
The first half started with a point scored in the seventh minute by Austin Stack’s Padraig Gavin. Austin Stack’s had a strong first quarter over Cordal scoring four points in total to Cordal’s two which were kicked over by Philip O’Connor and Sean Walsh.
The second quarter went in Cordal’s favour. The Cordal boys scored four points in this quarter. Starting with Brian Reidy in the 18th minute, Philip Griffin, T.J O’Connor and Kieran Enright would all add points as well.
Austin Stack’s Dale Counihan scored their only point of the quarter which was kicked over the bar in the 20th minute. Half time put Cordal in the lead by a point at 0-06 to Austin Stack’s 0-05.
Gains Increase in Second Half
The second half saw Cordal’s gains increase. Philip O’Connor led the third quarter scoring three points apiece in the first, tenth and fourteenth minutes. Austin Stack’s kept up momentum also with a point from a free scored in the fifth minute by Padraig Gavin and another point in the ninth minute was added to their tally, scored by Barry Galvin.
Mike Flynn Jr. led an impressive run and extended Cordal’s lead considerably when he placed the ball in the Austin Stack’s net in the 24th minute.
Cordal dominated the final moments of the game adding four more critical points.
The last two points of the game were scored in the final minute by Jason Cronin and Philip Griffin. The referee blew the whistle leaving Cordal double their opponents score at 1-13 to Austin Stack’s 0-8.
Well done lads on another win. Cordal hasn’t lost a county league game this year so far. Let’s hope this success continues.
The Cordal Team: 1. Sean Óg O’Ciardubháin; 2. Johnny O’Connor; 3. Míchéal Cahill; 4. Gary O’Leary; 5. Flor Griffin; 6. John Brosnan; 7. Billy Cronin; 8. Donal McCarthy; 9. Philip O’Connor, 0-4; 10. Kieran Enright, 0-1; 11. Brian Reidy, 0-2; 12. T.J O’Connor, 0-1; 13. Sean Walsh, 0-1; 14. Philip Griffin, 0-3; 15. Mike Flynn, 1-0; Subs: Jason Cronin, 0-1; Padraig O’Connell, Ger Byrne, Daniel Kearney, Padraig Brosnan, Kieran O’Donoghue.
Lisa McHugh Concert / Dance on July 28th
Our Lisa McHugh dance is quickly approaching. Make sure to mark your diaries for July the 28th! You can buy tickets from our Club Officers, at advertised retail sellers and online at www.cordalgaa.com. It’s going to be a night to remember!
Tickets will also be on sale in Cordal this Sunday during our annual club jamboree.
We will be broadcasting the results of our Lisa McHugh Facebook Competition on Sunday so make sure to get to our Facebook Page to enter the competition before the deadline which is this Saturday at 6pm.
June Lotto Results
The numbers called were: 3, 9, 20, 22. No Winner of the June Lotto. The Five Lucky Dips went to: Noranne O’Connor, Glenowen; Joan O’Donoghue, Ballinard; Terry O’Mahony, Farranfore; Jerry Mannix, Glountane and Cathie Roche, Ballincollig, Cork.
A sincere thanks to everybody who supported us either by buying or selling tickets for the Lotto. Online Lotto sales in June were at their highest ever which is great news.
€3,000 July Lotto at Hughes’ Bar
The new club Lotto jackpot is a terrific €3,000. The July Lotto Draw takes place in Hughes’ Bar on Sunday, July 30th.
Mike O’Sullivan, Tommy and George O’Connor and JJ O’Donoghue are the team members in charge. As always you can get your Lotto tickets from our sellers.
You can also buy them at Kearney’s Post Office or at Jackie Reidy’s Menswear. You can also go to www.cordalgaa.com to buy your tickets online.
Please keep playing and supporting our Club Lotto. However you play, the Best of Luck from Cordal GAA Club!
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