Inch Rovers Ladies Football News 24/17


U8 News

Our U8s played Carrigtwohill and gave an great display of football. We had 31 girls togged out and they all got stuck in and showed some great skill, determination and had plenty of fun.

Our next game is away to rockban in the about two weeks time, Dave Barry

CORK PRIMARY GAME

Huge congrats to Our U12/14 Club player Emma Landers who has made The Cork Primary team & played Vs Tipperary @ Pairc ui Rinn on sat 10th June, well done Emma & great achievement & experience for you & your proud Mam Dad & brother & your Auntie Sheila Dennehy Scanlon & all your extended family , enjoy the day & congrats & well done from all in the club

U14 NEWS
Report by Sheila
Hi all, our u14’s were out playing in the quarter final of the county Vs Bandon in killeagh. Unfortunately we had girls injured, away and feeling unwell. So we had to change around girls in very different positions hoping it would work and strengthen the team.

Both teams started off strong but bandon were 1th to put a score on the score board with a point. Bandon had tall girls across all positions and made it very hard for some of girls as we wouldn’t be as balanced in height. But a bit of luck and speed these things can be overcome at times. Our backs were under alot of pressure and bandon drove through twice to get 2 great goals. To bring the half time score to Inchrvrs 1-1 to Bandon 3-3.

We had 2 girls delayed from running competition in CIT so just made it at half time.

We made more changes and we knew it would take all to claw back the scores and get on top if possible to have any hope to win this game. Our girls did that and dough deep and started to claw back some great scores and within 5 mins to go we were only down 2 pts. But we had a few late injuries and bandon had the better finish when close to goals got a goal our goalkeeper half saved it but slipped from her fingers when tried to catch it and ended up in the back of the net. Felt very sorry for Andrea as she has had an outstanding season to date for us as goalie. But it just wasn’t meant to be, to bring the full time score Bandon 4-4 to inchrvrs 3-2.

On behalf of management, 7 weeks ago we had to play Aghada twice to get to the top 4 of the play off of the league. We got to a A league final & quarter final of the county. To be honest is a huge achievement and there is days as much as your prepared can go so wrong and you try all to amend it if possible. But luck is the key and drives on players to keep going.

So be very proud girls of what ye achieved over the league & county campaign. And we will keep training and organise challenge matches and prepare for the championship ahead in late August. Thanks again from management Sheila, Aine, Derry & Johnny

CORK & WATERFORD SENIORS
Hard luck to Cork senior ladies & our 3 club ladies involved Jessica O’Shea Annie Walsh Daniellle O Shea in Munster championship at Fraher Field on score line 3-11 to 1-11 ,Congrats & well done must go out to Clubman Noel O Connor Dip a mentor with Waterford Senior ladies the past few years on a very comprehensive victory over Cork to reach Munster championship final , this is a great victory for Waterford & they could face Cork again in the final if Cork beat Kerry in next round, so it’s all to play for in next few weeks , well done all round from all in Inch Rovers …

MINOR NEWS
Report by Tomas Goggin
Our minor non exam year girls played rockban final score rockban 6-5 inch 4-7 . We only had 10 players but thanks to the u14 caolfhinn barry who made up the numbers , and proved to be outstanding on the night. It was a great game well done to all . This is our first loss in this league which means we will be playing in a semi final . Looking forward to the semi final. Tomas and James

ANNUAL TABLE QUIZ
Our 2nd Annual Table Quiz took place in Kennedy’s Bar killeagh last night & what a great night of fun & frolics was had by all in attendance , huge thanks to all the teams that turned up it’s very much appreciated as with on going roadworks & parking & the bad night it was with torrential rain it took a big effort to come , Huge thanks to Brian Barry propieter of Kennedy’s & staff Tadgh , Grainne & of course Helen Kennedy for the lovely hospitality & Food & cosy premises & all their help on the night to John Hurley huge thanks for his amplification , to all who donated & sponsored spot prizes it was amazing to see the table overflowing for the raffle congrats to all who won raffle prizes to our Mc Tomas Goggin well done & Mastermind James Maunsell for setting the questions once again , huge thanks to all our commitee who were out in force on night which was brilliant to see & for all tbe hard work behind the scenes Margot & John Walsh Agnes Fitzgerald , Sheila Dennehy Scanlon Sharon Roche Deirdre Barry Noel O Connor & myself Sandra O Brien & Big Congratulations to the winners The Motherway / McDonnell family & to runners up O Keeffe / Manning / Hurley Team , it was a nailbiting contest between these two teams on the night & only a fraction separated them in end , Sharon Roche our chairwoman presented 1st & 2nd prizes to Team Captains on night after making a lovely speech on behalf of Committee, thanks also to Photographers from East Cork Journal & Youghal news in attendance also so be sure to buy your copy next week with plenty of photos of night , Thanks again to everyone for supporting the night that were in attendance & to all who supported that couldn’t make it a very big thank you from all Inch Rovers Commitee Go raibh míle maith agaibh go léir ….

EXAM TIME
Wishing the very best of luck to Our Club ladies & their friends doing both junior & leaving certificate exams at the moment

SENIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
Wishing the very best of luck to Our Senior ladies panel in 1st round of championship & league final vs St Vals in cloughduv @ 8pm on Wednesday 21st June, please come out & support & don’t forget to wear your club colours….

 

 

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