(English) Clann na nGael Notes

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Fundraising
We have come to the end of the first phase in our €600 donations for the New Pitch Scheme. Over the next two weeks we have a number of calls to make to people who asked us to call back, and to a few who we were not available when we initially called. This phase will then be finished and we would like to thank all the our members and supporters who have given so generously with both their time and support to this valuable scheme. If you are interested in getting involved in this scheme please contact either Padraig 087-8315300 or Alona 087-6595709.

Ladies U16 Championship
Clann na nGael 7-7 Kilglass Gaels 2-4
Clann U16 girls had a good win over Kilglass Gaels on Tuesday evening in Johnstown. Kimberley Finlass got the ball rolling with a good point which was followed by a goal from Orla O’Neill. Gillian Egan and Aisling Lennon added further points before two goals late in the first half from Katie Ward and Anna Shine more or less finished the game as a contest. Kilglass got a penalty just before half-time but the excellent Caroline O’Neill saved comfortably. Two superb goals from Gillian Egan were added to by goals from Kayleigh Dunning and Orla O’Neill before Karen Nicholson rounded off the scoring with a well taken point.

Western Gaels 0-4 Clann na nGael 6-8
Clann played their second championship match in five days on Saturday with a trip to Frenchpark. They topped their group with a hard fought victory over Western Gaels.It was only with five goals in the last fifteen minutes that made the scoreline look so comprehensive. Once again Caroline O’Neill was excellent in goal but she also had great support from Jennifer Duignan, Sorcha McManus, Katie Rock and Amy Curley in front of her. A superb early goal from Gillian Egan settled Clann and further points from Gillian and Ciara Galvin gave Clann an interval lead of seven points. They had corner back Lianne O Connor to thank for blocking a 13 metre free which was destined for goal.

The Clann forwards cut loose in the second half following points from Ciara Galvin, Gillian Egan, Rebecca Naughton and Ciava Dunning, they scored a good goal after a neat finish from Ciava Dunning. A brace of goals each from Kayleigh Dunning and Gillian Egan caught the eye at the end with some great approach play from Kimberley Finlass, Anna Shine and Aisling Lennon helping to set up the scores.

Panel: Caroline O’Neill, Lianne O’Connor, Jennifer Duignan, Sorcha McManus, Katie Rock, Amy Curley, Aileen McEvilly, Gillian Wall, Louise Curley, Kimberley Finlass, Orla O’Neill, Rebecca Naughton, Kayleigh Dunning, Aisling Lennon, Gillian Egan, Karen Nicholson, Ciava Dunning, Katie Ward, Anna Shine, Ciara Galvin, Emma Lennon.

Results
O’Rourke Cup
Clann na Gael 3-8 Kilmore 1-14
O’Gara Cup
Ballinameen 1-11 Clann na Gael 2-3

Fixtures
Friday 27 February
O’Rourke Cup: Kilbride v Clann na Gael 8.30pm
Sunday 1 March
O’Gara Cup: St Barrys v Clann na Gael 3.00pm

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