Notes from Around The Maine Valley Post Area



River Island Hotel Cards
Results of the card game held in The River Island Hotel on Sunday night last.
1st. Mary Barrett and Timmy Brosnan. 2nd. Nuala O’Shea and Denis Clifford, Fintan Quirke and Dan Reidy. Ladies: Dolly McAulliffe and Norrie O’Connor. Gents : Denis and Fr. Michael Doherty, Tom Brennan and Patrick O’Donoghue, Mixed: Eileen and Ned Murphy, Mamie O’Sullivan and Tommy Broderick. Spots: Jimmy Breen and Donie Ruane, Bill O’Sullivan and Mick Leahy, Joan Nolan and Tony Fleming  Cards continue next Sunday night at 9pm sharp.

Cordal Resource Centre Cards
The following are the results of the card game held in the Cordal Resourse Centre.
1st. Eileen and Mike O’Connell, 2nd. Moss Horan and Tony Horgan, Frank Moran and Johnny Healy, Ladies: Tess Brosnan and Marian Prendiville, Gabe O’Sullivan and Nuala O’Shea. Gents: John O’Connell and Ritchie Walsh, Jerry O’Donoghue and Danny Lane, Mixed : Kathleen and Tommy O’Connor. Spots: Nick and Jimmy Kearney, Patsy and Eamon O’Connor, Kitty Healy and Theresa Lenihan. Cards continue next Wednesday at 9pm.

Volunteers Wanted Ahead Cordal Resource AGM
The AGM of Cordal community centre will be held in the resourse centre on Monday night the 7th of March at 7:30pm, the support of the community would be greatly appreciated at this AGM as its the same faces we see each year.

Castleisland Golf Club Results

Results for Sunday 21st February
4 Person Rumble: 1st. Patsy Sweeney, Tom McNeice, Daniel Culloty, Owen Nolan 91 pts
2nd.  Michael Meehan, Paddy Healy, John Slattery, Jim Crowley 89 pts
Spring league starts next week.
Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Lotto Results
The lotto was held on Monday 15th February 2016 in O Riadas for a jackpot of €1,700.  Numbers drawn were 2,11,15,24.  There was no winner.
Lucky Dips
1st. Kathleen O Shea, c/o Tony Marshall; 2nd. Aidan Butler, Rathanny; 3rd. Luke Mahony, c/o Tom Leen; 4th. James Hussey, Dairymaster Rock Street; 5th. Kieran Savage, Tylough,
Sellers Prize: Tony Marshall; Jackpot now stands at €1,800 and can be played at:

For the second week in a row our Senior Team fixture did not take place due to an unplayable pitch. The game against Ardfert in the St. Brendans League will now take place at a later date.
The next round of The St. Brendan’s Senior League sees John Mitchels take on Ballymac. This fixture is to take place this Friday evening under lights at the John Mitchels Complex. For further details check our Facebook & Twitter accounts during the week.
Our Seniors take on Austin Stacks at home in the next round of the Tralee Town Board League.  This fixture is due to be played this Sunday 28th February at 12.30pm.
Our Minor’s First County League game which was to be played last week is now due to throw-in at Moyvane this Saturday 27th February at 4pm.

Our U16 game versus Desmonds last weekend also was a victim of the weather.  They now hope to get their campaign underway when they travel to Knock/Brosna next Sunday at 12 noon.
The County Board are again this year organising a Referees Course. This would qualify a person to ref at all games at club level. Any member of the club interested in completing this course should contact club secretary Fionnán Fitzgerald at 087-9860441.

There will be a senior registration evening on Friday 26th February between 7.30 and 9.00pm in the Club rooms.  Becoming a member of the Club entitles you to attend and vote at the Club AGM.  It also entitles entry to a draw for an All Ireland ticket should Kerry reach the All Ireland Final.

A juvenile registration evening will take place in the Club rooms on Friday 26th February between 7.30 and 9.00pm.  We appeal to all parents of juvenile players who did not get an opportunity to register their child at the first registration night to please attend.

Saturday 30th April 2016 sees the return of BWildered the John Lenihan Wilderness Challenge which last year judging by the positive feedback from participants proved to be a very successful event.  Once again Ballymac GAA Club and Lee Strand will combine to ensure the event will be an enjoyable one for all taking part.  Full details in next week notes.

One of the Clubs activities which did not fall foul of the weather last weekend was the first morning of the U6 boys and girls academy held in St. Brendans Hall in Ballydwyer on Sunday morning last.  A most enjoyable time was had by all as new friends were made where the emphasis was on fun and enjoyment.  All will gather again on Sunday morning next at at the same venue.  If you have a child born in 2010 or 2011 please bring them along.  Any queries please contact the U6 co-ordinator Neilus O Connor on 0879329302.

Best wishes to senior player Cian Counihan who travels to the US to represent the ITT in the Colleges Handball competition.

Many thanks to all who contributed to the Coiste na nOg Church gate collection taken up at Masses in the Parish last weekend.  Thanks also to those who gave of their time to do the collection.

Our U10 boys Soccer team travelled to Duagh to participate in the U10s Soccer community games.  They gave a very good account of themselves going down by 1 goal to eventual winners of the group Ballybunion.