Cordal Seniors Flying and Looking Forward to Lisa McHugh Gig

Cordal GAA Club senior team manager, Andy O'Leary delivering some well earned words of praise to his players after the weekend's victory over Rathmore.
Cordal GAA Club senior team manager, Andy O’Leary delivering some well earned words of praise to his players after the weekend’s victory over Rathmore.

Cordal v Rathmore – Division 5 SFL

Cordal took on the Rathmore B team on Sunday in Cordal’s home grounds.

By: Paddy Flynn, PRO 087 36 72 948

Under blissful conditions the Cordal team had a strong opening, clocking up three points in the first five minutes. These came from Philip O’Connor and two by Brian Reidy.

The first half continued with points to and fro between both teams. It was Philip O’Connor’s crucial goal on the 11th minute that gave Cordal its edge for the duration of the half.

Similar to the Opening

The final few minutes played out similar to the opening of the half.

Cordal’s Philip O’Connor, Brian Reidy and Kieran O’Donoghue each added points to the tally. Half time gave the Cordal side a six point lead at 1-7 to Rathmore’s 0-4.

The second half kicked off in reverse to the first, this time it was Rathmore that opened the half by clocking up three points.

Back on Form

These points were scored by Mark Reen and Dean Fitzgerald. Kieran O’Donoghue got a point in for Cordal in the seventh minute before Rathmore kicked two more.

The fourth quarter saw Cordal back on form and they managed to maintain a three point lead whilst preventing Rathmore from scoring a goal.

Both sides missed major scoring opportunities but, by the final whistle, Cordal had maintained their lead and finished three points ahead with 1-13 to 0-13.

Well done Cordal on another SFL win. We’re top of the table boys, let’s keep it going.

The Cordal Team: 1. Sean Óg O’Ciardubháin; 2. Michaél Cahill; 3. John Brosnan; 4. Pádraig Brosnacáin; 5. Flor Griffin; 6. Johnny O’Connor; 7. Gary O’Leary; 8. Donal McCarthy; 9. Kieran O’Donoghue; 10. T.J O’Connor; 11. Philip O’Connor; 12. Brian Reidy; 13. Kieran Enright; 14. Philip Griffin; 15. Billy Cronin; Referee: Peter Curtin, Brosna.

Cordal GAA Club members, from left: Richard O'Donoghue, Paddy Flynn, Sean O'Connell, Gerard Costello, Philip O'Connor, Maurice Costello and Mike O'Sullivan all set for the club's big fundraiser, The Lisa McHugh Dance which takes place on Friday, July 28th in Castleisland Community Centre.
Cordal GAA Club members, from left: Richard O’Donoghue, Paddy Flynn, Sean O’Connell, Gerard Costello, Philip O’Connor, Maurice Costello and Mike O’Sullivan all set for the club’s big fundraiser, The Lisa McHugh Dance which takes place on Friday, July 28th in Castleisland Community Centre.

Lisa McHugh – Just A Week Away

Our Lisa McHugh dance is only a week away. Now’s the time to get your tickets. You can buy tickets from our club officers, at the advertised retail sellers and online at: It’s going to be a night to remember!

Cordal’s €3,000 July Lotto

The new Cordal GAA Club Lotto Jackpot is a terrific €3,000. The July draw takes place in Hughes’ Bar on Sunday, July 30th.

Mike O’Sullivan, Tommy and George O’Connor and JJ O’Donoghue are 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: to buy your tickets online. Please keep playing and supporting our club Lotto. However you play, the best of luck from Cordal GAA Club.

Fixtures: Cordal away to Moyvane

Cordal v Moyvane : Cordal play Moyvane in the ninth game of this year’s Division 5 SFL. The game is set for this Sunday in Moyvane at 2pm.

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