A.G.M on 18th Januray 2013 (27-12-12)
Fergus Rovers will hold their anual general meeting on Friday 18 Janurary in Lissycasey Club house at 9pm. All parents, players, supporters or anyone who wishes to get involved in the club in any way are welcome.
Fergus Rovers hunt the wren on St Stephens day (27-12-12)
On St Stephens day Fergus Rovers hunted the wren which was another great sucess. Rovers had up to fifty in personal on duty over the course of the day from musicians, dancers, drivers and collectors. A big thank you to all who supported us when we called to their homes. Also thanks to all who feed us during the day.(see photos in photos 3, 2012 section).
Fergus Rovers hunt the Wren(09-12-12)
Fergus Rovers are putting plans in place to hunt the wren this St Stephens day. This is one of the clubs main fundraisers of the year.
Review of the playing year. (17-11-12)
In a year which the club field seven teams from u8 to intermediate level and reached six finals the future of the club looks bright. The u12 team were to only team to collect silverware when they won the the Mid Clare championship beating the Banner. They lost the u12A championship final to Miltown. The u14s lost their final to Clo0ney Quin while the U16s lost the final to Doonbeg back in May. The Intermediate team lost the league final to Doonbeg and lost to Miltown in the championship at the semi final stage. Heres hoping for better luck in finals in 2013.
Fergus Rovers lose to Doonbeg in Doonbeg(16-11-12)
Fergus Rovers minors lost out in reaching the final for the second year in a row when they were beaten by Doonbeg this evening in a game which provided excellent football. These two teams met earlier in the year when Doonbeg had a seven point win. This game was always going to be close one with the home team getting the first two points of the game. Ciara O Malley registers Rovers first score after six minutes and the next ten minutes proved fruitful as Ciara and Gillean Griffin added a goal a piece. The local side finished the half well with three goals leaving the half time score Doonbeg 3-04 to Rovers 2-01. On the return Ciara O Malley and Louise Griffin cut the lead to just four points but this is a close as it got. Louise Griffin adding a point, but with a quarter of a hour to play rovers had a player sin binned and it all looked over. The outstanding Louise Griffin started to run at the Doonbeg backs creating a free for Ciara O Malley which she converted and had rovers final score of the game when she scored a goal. Rovers lost out on a final score of 3-05 to 5-07. Great credit must go to the management team of Edel Carmody-Malone, Aine Kelly and Christina Hill for all their work throughout the year. The team was as follows Shauna Hill, Ciara Hartigan (captain), Ava O Malley, Grainne McCarthy, Aoife Clohessy, Rebecca Hill, Rachel Hill, Louise Griffin(1-02), Gillean Griffin(1-0), Lauren Griffin, Chloe Quilivan, Aine McSweeney and Ciara O Malley(1-03), Subs Meabh McCarthy, Rebecca Cahill for Grainne McCarthy and Joanne Kelly for Chloe Quilivan.
Minor semi final (09-11-12)
Fergus Rovers minor team will play their semi final against Doonbeg in Doonbeg on Friday 16th of November under lights at 7pm.
Fergus Rovers beat Kilrush (03-11-12)
Fergus Rovers minor team had a good win when they played Kilrush in Kilrush on a very cold Saturday morning. Rovers started well and dominated the first ten minutes but scores were hard to come by. Kilrush lead at the break 2-02 to Fergus Rovers 1-02. The second half was all rovers and they tagged on 2-03 without reply. This was a very good team performance with Shauna Hill outstanding in goal and Ciara Hartigan, Ava O Malley, Grainne McCarthy, Gillian Griffin and Rebecca Hill doing very well at the back. At mid field Louise Griffin and Rachel Hill gave a good supply of ball to the forwards. Up front Lauren Griffin, Aoife Clohessy, Aine McSweeney and Ciara O Malley did well with the outstanding Meabh McCarthy setting up two of the three goals. Fergus Rovers are now in a draw to see who they will play in the next round. Scorers: Louise Griffin (1-04), Ciara O Malley (1-01), and Lauren Griffin (1-0).
Fergus Rovers v Kilrush(30-10-12)
The minor game between Fergus Rovers and Kilrush which was cancelled last Saturday as a mark of respect to the late Mick Keane has been refixed for this Saturday 3rd November in Kilrush at 10.30am.
Minors back in action next Saturday (23-10-12)
The club Minor team will play Kilrush in their final group match next Saturday, October 27th at Frure at 11a.m. The minor team are the only team in training at present under the management of Edel Carmody, Christina Hill and Aine Kelly.
Taltys Mace presents Jackets to Intermediate Panel (22-10-12)
On Sunday last Cathal, T.J and Maire Talty of Taltys Mace Lissycasey presented jackets to the members of the intermediate panel.The club is very appreciative of all sponsorship received this year. (see photos in main sponsors page click on home page drop down).
Season coming to a close(11-10-12)
U8s training has finished for the year with 24 sessions in total. (see u8 section in Fixtures/Results for full update on the years progress). The U10s will have their fiinal outing when they travel to Gurteen to take part in the Doora Barefield Blitz.on Saturday 13th of October. (see u10 section in Fixtures/Results for full details on the past year. The minor team has still one round of their championship left to play. (log on for updates).
U12s, u14s and U16s going to All Ireland finals in Croke park(5-10-12)
The Club is orgainising a day out for the u12, u14 and u16 panels to the ladies All Irelands finals in Croke park on Sunday 7th October.
Minors beaten by Coolmeen(30-09-12)
Fergus Rovers played Coolmeen in round 3 of the championship in Coolmeen this morning in a game with nine goals. This was a game which rovers could have won but a lot of wayward shooting cost them dearly. Ciara Hartigan Louise Griffin and Gillean Griffin did very well at the back while Lauren Griffin and Rachel Hill did well at mid field while up front Aine McSweeney and Ciara O Malley tried hardest. Rovers The team was as follows Meabh McCarthy, Ciara Hartigan, Grainne McCarthy, Rebecca Hill, Gillean Griffin, Louise Griffin(1-1) Rachel Hill, Lauren Griffin(-01), Aoife Cholessy(0-1), Fionula Nagle, Aine McSweeney(1-01) and Ciara O Malley(2-03). Subs used Rebecca Cahill (-01)for Grainne McCarthy, Chloe Quinlivan for Rebecca Hill and Rachel McGovern for Aine McSweeney. The final score was Fergus Rovers 4-09 to Coolmeen 5-07.
Minors play Coolmeen on Sunday next (25-09-12)
Fergus Rovers will play Coolmeen on Sunday next September 30th in the third round of the Ennis Electrical Div. 4 championhship. Rovers defeated Shannon Gaels in Round 1 but were defeated last Saturday in Round 2 by Doonbeg. Sunday match is fixed for Coolmeen at 11a.m.
Two winners of "Guess the score" (24-09-12)
There were two winners of the "Guess the Score", both with the correct score of Donegal 2-11 to Mayo's 13points. The winners were Conor Keane, Caherea, Lissycasey and Damien Donoghue from Co. Roscommon. Both will receive a cheque worth 250 euro. Well done to both. Also a big thank you to all who supported the club with this fundraiser.
Rovers lose U14 final (21-09-12)
Fergus Rovers were beaten 3-11 to 4-02 by Clooney Quin in the U14C final on a cold but sunny Gurteen pitch this evening. Clooney Quin were physically stronger that a young Rovers team with the majority of this team still under age for next year. Rovers started well and were a goal to one point up after the first quarter but the strength and power of a strong Clooney Quin team shone through. An outstanding display by Goalie Ciara Sheehan kept Rovers in the game with several great saves. The team was as follows: Ssarah Sheehan, Lauren Hill, Ava O'Malley (captain), Cathy Casey, Brid Garry, Lorraine Kelly, Bernadette Kelly, Aine McSweeney 0-1, Gillian Griffin, Alanah Hanrahan, Sarah Mullins 1-0, Rebecca Cahill, Emma Hill 1-0, Eimear Stephens 1-0, Aine Slattery 0-1. Subs: Yvonne Collins 1-0, Katie Fitzgerald, Michelle Collins, Tara O'Malley, Rachel Griffin, Hannah Downes, Emma Meaney. Mentors: Mark Mullins, Sean O'Sullivan. (see photos 2012)
Guess the score cards to be returned by Friday night or Saturday morning (19-09-12)
There is just a few days left to push the Guess the Score cards for the Donegal v Mayo All ireland Final. (€2 per line or 3 lines for €5.). The prize for the correct or nearest score is €500. If there is more than one winner, prize money will be divided.
All underage players should have their cards returned to their managers. Otherwise cards can be returned to club officials after the U 14 final in Gurteen on Friday evening or at the very latest at Frure on Saturday morning after the minor match.
Minors in action again (19-09-12)
Fergus Rovers minors will be in action again on Saturday morning next (Sept 22nd) when they play Doonbeg in Frure, Lissycasey at 11.30a.m. in Round 2 of the Ennis Electrical sponsored competition.
U14 final Fergus Rovers v Clooney Quin (16-09-12)
Fergus Rovers U 14s will taken on Clooney Quin on Friday evening at 6pm in Gurteen in the U14 final. Rovers are training since last May and already played Clooney Quin in round 3 where they had an easy win, however Fridays game is expected to be a lot closer. The team is managed by Mark Mullins and Sean O Sullivan. Best of luck to all.
Fergus Rovers v Shannon Gael (16-09-12)
Fergus Rovers minors had a easy win on Sunday morning when they played Shannon Gaels in Labasheeda. Rovers led from the start and with impressive displays all over the field. At half time Rovers led 2-11 to no score. They continued the good form in the second half and tagged on 3-03. The team was as follows Joanne Kelly, Ciara Hartigan, Ava O Malley, Louise Griffin, Rebecca Hill, Chloe Quilivan(0-1) Gillian Griffin, Rachel Hill,(1-0) Lauren Griffin,(1-04) Aoife Cholessy,(2-03) Aine McSweeney, (0-03)Grainne McCarthy(1-0) and Ciara O Malley(0-1). Rachel McGovern(0-1) for Aine Mc Sweeney and Rebecca Cahill for Gillian Griffin.(see photos in photos 2012 section).
Minors in action (11-09-12)
The Fergus Rovers minor team will have their first outing for 2012 when they play Shannon Gaels in Labasheeda at 10am. The team is been managed this year by Edel Carmody, Christina Hill and Aine Kelly.
Guess the score cards out now (7-09-12)
All players and mentors of the Fergus Rovers club are now selling the Guess the Score cards. To guess the score for the Donegal v Mayo All Ireland Mens football final lines are two euro each or three for five euro. The correct or nearest score will win 500 euro. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
U 14 Semi Final (04-09-12)
Quilty is the venue on this Friday Sept 7th for the U 14 Div. 3 semi final in which Fergus Rovers will play Doonbeg at 6.30p.m. Best of luck to all the girls and their mentors.
U 14s reach semi final (31-08-12)
The U 14s recorded a fine win against Wolfe Tones last evening in Shannon in a play off for a place in the Div. 3 semi final where they will now meet Doonbeg. When Fergus Rovers and Wolfe Tones met in the preliminary stages the Shannon side won by a point.
Important club meeting (31-08-12)
An important club meeting will take place on Tuesday night Sept 4th at Lissycasey GAA meeting room in Frure at 9pm. The main item on the agenda is the distribution of "Guess the Score" cards for the mens All Ireland final football final. All officers, mentors, parents and players are requested to attend. This year the club needs to raise extra funds so a big effort will be made with this fundraiser.
Minor training continues.(31-08-12)
Training for the minor team continues under manager Edel Carmody, and selectors Christina Hill and Aine Kelly. Fergus Rovers are due to play their first game early in September.
Presenation of hoddies (24-08-12)
There will be a presentation of hoddies from U 8 up to U 16 level this weekend. The U 8s will receive their hoddies which have been sponsored by Henrys Day Break Lissycasey on Saturday morning after they play Kilmihil at Frure at 11am. The U10s will receive their hoddies on Sunday evening at 6.30 which have been sponsored by John and Sarah Hehir of Fanny O Deas. U12s are sponsored by Kellys Shop in Ballynacally and they will have the presentation at the Cascades at 5pm. The U 14 and U 16s are sponsored by Dermot McSweeney of Montways and they will receive their hoddies at Frure on Saturday at 2pm. The presentation of tops for minors and seniors will be at a later date. The adult jackets are sponsored by Taltys Mace Stores Lissycasey. A big thank you to all our sponsors.(see pictures of sponsors - click on home page drop down).
Rovers bow out at semi final stage (22-08-12)
Fergus Rovers suffered a disappointing defeat against Miltown in the Armada Hotel Intermediate Championship semi final at Kilmihil on Monday evening. The sides were level 1-3 each at half time but Miltown finished with three points to spare. The final score was 2-6 to 1-6. The team was, Kelly Talty, Aoibhinn Killeen, Edel Carmody, Rita Donnelly, Roisin Killeen, Theresa Meaney, Christina Hill, Lorraine Kelly, Clodagh McNeilis (capt.), Louise Griffin 0-1, Eimear O'Shea, Fionnuala Nagle, Orla Griffin 0-1, Ciara O'Malley 0-1 f, Myra Daly 0-3. Subs: Laura Hanrahan 1-0 for F. Nagle, Aoife Clohessy for C. O'Malley.
Rovers v Miltown (20-08-12)
Fergus Rovers play Miltown in the semi Final of the Intermediate championship on Monday 20th August in Kilmihil with a start time of 7pm. The winners of this game will play Doonbeg in the final on 2nd September. Doonbeg beat Wolfe Tones in the other semi final.
Rovers well reperesented in Birr,(09-08-12)
Fergus Rovers will be well represented in Birr on Saturday when the Clare U16s have Fionnualla Nagle on the panel, Edel Carmody in part of the management team, they take on Meath in the All- Ireland C semi final. The senior team have Lorraine Kelly and Clare Hester on the panel who take on Meath in round 2 of the qualifiers. The senior match will be shown live on TG4 followed at 6p.m. by Tyrone and Mayo also in the senior qualifiers.
Return to winning ways for U14s (29-07-12)
Fergus Rovers U14s returned to winning ways with a good win over Clooney Quin in Frure this evening. Rovers led at half time by 3-08 to no score playing with a very strong breeze. On the return they continued to play well and finished with a score of 7.14 to 3.0. The team was as follows Ciara Sheehan, Gillean Cummins, Ava O Malley, Cathy Casey, Lorraine Kelly, Aine Slattery, Bernadette Kelly, Gillean Griffin(2-03) and Aine McSweeney,(0-7) Rebecca Cahill,(0-1) Sarah Mullins,(1-0) Alanna Hanrahan,(1-01) Yvonne Collins,(1-0) Hanna Downes and Michelle Collins. Subs used werer Emma Hill,(1-01) Emma Meaney and Tara O Malley.(see new photos v Clooney Quin).
U 14s suffer narrow defeat (20-07-12)
Fergus Rovers U 14s lost out by the narrowest of margins when they played Wolfe Tones in Shannon on Tuesday evening. The final score was 4-6 to 3-8. Their next match is against Clooney Quin.
Intermediate team through to semi final (15-07-12)
Fergus Rovers defeated Clooney Quin in the Intermediate championship at Clarecastle on July 15th. Rovers who led 4-3 to 0-3 at half time went on to record a 4-11 to 2-4 win the goals courtesy of Theresa Meaney (2), Myra Daly and Orla Griffin.
U8s and U10s take a break from training.(14-08-12)
Fergus Rovers U8s will take a four week break from training and will resume on 11th August in Frure at 10am. The under 10s will take a two week break and will resume in Frure on August 2nd at 6pm.
Intermediate Championship 2nd Round ( 12-07-12)
Fergus Rovers will be in Intermediate Championship action again this weekend when they play Clooney Quin in Round 2 on Sunday evening at Clarecastle at 7.15p.m.
As there are only three teams in the group stages Fergus Rovers must win on Sunday evening to remain in the championship.
U 14s v Wolfe Tones (12-07-12)
The U 14s will travel to Wolfe Tones in Shannon on Tuesday next, July 17th to play the home side in the Championship. Fergus Rovers defeated Eire Og in Round 1 and have yet to play Clooney Quin in the group stages.
Fergus Rovers lose to Doonbeg in Intermediate Championship (08-07-12)
The Intermediate championship Round 1 was played at Coolmeen on Sunday July 8th. Doonbeg recorded a 2-09 to 2-07 win.
U 8 Training (03-07-12)
Training for U 8s has returned to Frure pitch and will continue on Sat. July 7th and 14th at 10a.m. There will then be a break for holidays. Training will resume at Frure on Sat. August 11th.
Thank you for logging on (23-06-12)
Fergus Rovers launched their website 1 year ago registering 21,138 hits in that space of time. Thank you to all who have logged on and supported us, also thanks to all who have provided information to keep the website up to date.
U 12 Div. 1 Shield Final (23-06-12)
Fergus Rovers will play Miltown next Thursday in Quilty at 6.30p.m. in the Shield Final.
U 8s v Doora Barefield (23-06-12)
Fergus Rovers played Doora Barefield on Saturday June 23rd (see Fixtures/Results section for further details)
U 12s defeated in semi final (17-06-12)
Fergus Rovers were defeated by West Clare Gaels in the Div. 1 semi final at Kilrush on a final score of 2-7 to 3-0.
U 12 Div. 1 semi final (16-06-12)
Fergus Rovers will play West Clare Gaels in the U 12 Div. 1 championship semi final on Sunday June 17th in Kilrush at 6p.m. Unfortunately Fergus Rovers have only had two games to date in this competition. In the opening round they were defeated by Doora Barefiled but a walk over from Burren Gaels and a victory over Cooraclare was enough to advance to the semi final.
U10 blitz (10-06-12)
Fergus Rovers held their 10th Annual U 10 Blitz in Frure today. Nine teams took part Banner Ladies, Kilmihil, Kilrush, Cooraclare, Doonbeg, Miltown and Doora Barefield had two teams. Each team played five games which was run off over three hours. A big thank you to all who help the parents of players who provided and served food, the pitch orgainiser and referees Orla Griffin, Laura Hanrahan and Aoife Clohessy. Rovers had 15 players on the day and all played well. (see pictures in photos 2012 more photos2).
U 10 Blitz on Sunday June 10th (05-06-12)
The 10th Annual Fergus Rovers U 10 Blitz will be held on Sunday next at Frure, Lissycasey starting at 10.30a.m. This year Doonbeg and Miltown will take part for the first time in addition to the traditional visiting teams from Kilmihil, Cooraclare, Doora Barefield, Banner Ladies and Kilrush. U 10 manager Kevin Cotter has a busy program organised. Teams will be divided into three groups and some clubs will have two teams participating. An enjoyable family event is anticipated and all should be over by approximately 1p.m. Refreshments will be provided by parents of Fergus Rovers U 10 girls. Fergus Rovers members Laura Hanrahan, Orla Griffin and Aoife Clohessy will be the referees for the Blitz. Aoife recently completed the Ladies Gaelsic Football Grab Your Whistle Level 1 course.
U 14s play Eire Og next Wednesday (31-05-12)
Fergus Rovers U 14s will play Eire Og on Wednesday June 6th at Frure at 6.30p.m. in their opening game in the U 14 championship.
U 12s play Cooraclare on Saturday (31-05-12)
The U 12s will play Cooraclare on Saturday evening June 2nd at Frure at 5p.m. in their second match in the U 12A championship. Fergus Rovers who earlier in the season won the Mid Clare Regional Championship lost thier opening round to Doora Barefield.
National Award for Lorraine Kelly (23-05-12)
Fergus Rovers and Clare player Lorraine Kelly was one of two Clare players selected on the Bord Gáis Energy Div. 2 team of the League when the awards were presented at a function in Croke Park on Tuesday May 22nd. Lorraine was selected in defence while Clare goalkeeper Emma O'Driscoll from Banner Ladies club was selected in the number one position. This is the second year in a row that Lorraine was selected. Well done Lorraine from all in Fergus Rovers Ladies Football Club.
Thank you to all who supported the clubs cake sale on Sunday last from all who provided food to those who bought it.
Rovers lose out again (20-05-12)
Fergus Rovers lost to Doonbeg for the second time in a week when they went down 1-08 to 1-06 in the Div. 2 league final at Cooraclare on Sunday May 20th. In a low scoring game the score at half time was Doonbeg 0-2 Fergus Rovers 0-1. In the opening half Rovers played very well and should have been in front but for a lot of wides. Rovers held their own for the first 10 minutes of the second half however tiredness set in and Doonbeg opened up a six point lead but great work in the final ten minutes of the game from the Rovers girls and a goal and a point set up a very exciting last few minutes however we came up short yet again. The team was as follows, Kelly Talty, Aoibinnn Killeen, Edel Carmody, Rita Donnelly, Christina Hill, Lorraine Kelly (capt), Rebecca Hill, Clodagh McNeilis and Clare Hester, Eimear O Shea (1-01), Louise Griffin (1pt), Laura Hanrahan (1pt), Theresa Meaney(2pt), Ciara O Malley, Grainne McCarthy. Subs: Myra Daly for G. McCarthy, Roisin Killeen for Rebecca Hill, Fionnula Nagle(1pt) for C. O,Malley. Jackie Coughlan, Caroline Doohan, Emily Caill, Rachel Hill, Lauren Griffin and Orla Griffin(inj). The management team was Helen Murphy, Nollaig Griffin, Mary Keane and John O Malley. First Aider: Breda Hanrahan.
Rovers lose out by a point. (16-05-12)
Fergus Rovers lost out by a single point in the U16 Divison 3 final played in Cooraclare on Wednesday evening. Rovers started well with a well taken goal from Rachel McGovern. Points followed from Gillian Griffin and an excellent point from Chloe Quinlivan who carried the ball 30 yards and she followed up a few minutes later with another point. Doonbeg came more into the game as the half progresed scoring and two goals and 3 point s in the half. The half time score was Fergus Rovers 1-03 to Doonbeg 2-03. Doonbeg opened up a five point gap and it look well out of reach for the Rovers girls however they battled hard against a very strong Doonbeg team. A goal from Gillian Griffin brought them back into the game followed by a point from Fionnuala Nagle however time ran out and it was heart break for the girls. The management team of Sean O Sullivan, Paula Donnelly Helen Murphy and Mark Mullins can be very proud of the display from the girls. The team was as follows Shauna Hill, Maebh McCarthy, Ava O Malley, Ciara Hartigan (capt), Joane Kelly, Rachel Hill, Aine McSweeney, Fionnula Nagle, Sarah Mullins, Lauren Griffin, Rachel McGovern, Gillian Griffin and Chloe Quinlivan. The subs were Lorraine Kelly, Rebecca Cahill, Lauren Hill, Orla McSweeney, Maura Garry, Alana Hanrahan, Brid Garry, Katie Fitzgerald, Hannah Downes and Sharon Cummins.
Cake Sale (16-04-12)
The Club are having a Cake Sale on Sunday after 11 a.m. mass outside Lissycasey Church. Cakes etc can be handed in from 10.30a.m. outside the church.
League Final on Sunday (16-04-12)
Fergus Rovers will play Doonbeg on Sunday in the Div. 2 league final in Cooraclare at 5p.m.
Rovers qualifies for Division 2 final (14-05-12)
Fergus Rovers booked a place in the Division 2 final when they beat Shannon Gaels in Clareabbey on May 14th.. There was very little between the teams in the first half with Rovers going in at the break 1-7 to 1-2 ahead after former Rovers player Carmel Bohannon netted just before the half ended. Rovers piled on the pressure in the second half scoring 2-5 to the Gaels two points. There were many good displays on the night with seven players registering scores. Fergus Rovers now prepare for the final next Sunday against Doonbeg which is fixed for Cooraclare at 5p.m.
Div. 2 League semi final fixed for Monday (10-05-12)
Fergus Rovers will play Shannon Gaels in the Div. 2 league semi final on Monday May 14th in Clareabbey at 7.30p.m. sharp.
U 16 Final confirmed for Wednesday (10-05-12)
Fergus Rovers will play Doonbeg on Wednesday next May 16th in the U 16 C Final in Cooraclare at 7.15p.m. Best of luck to all the girls and their mentors. Please note the change of time.
U 10's to play in Kilrush Blitz on Sunday (10-05-12)
Fergus Rovers U 10s are off to Kilrush on Sunday to participate in the annual Blitz hosted by Kilrush Ladies Football Club. Further details from U 10 manager Kevin Cotter on 086 3377591.
Cake Sale on Sunday May 20th (09-05-12)
The club will hold a Cake Sale on Sunday May 20th after the 11 a.m. mass outside Lissycasey Church. The event will be organised by the senior panel. All families associated with Fergus Rovers or anyone wishing to to do so are asked to bake a cake/tart etc which can be handed in from 10.30a.m. on that morning outside the church.
Rovers through to league semi final (06-05-12)
Fergus Rovers defeated Coolmeen in Round 5 of the Div. 2 league in Lissycasey on Saturday evening. Fergus Rovers led by 0-7 to 0-4 half time. Early second half goals from Orla Griffin and a Laura Hanrahan penalty put the home side 2-7 to 0-5 ahead. The final score was 2-11 to 0-11. Fergus Rovers are now through to the semi final as the second placed team in the group. The semi finals are due to be played next weekend.
Div. 2 League Round 5 (03-05-12)
Fergus Rovers will play Coolmeen on Saturday evening (May 5th) at Lissycasey main pitch in the final match in the group stages of the Div. 2 league at 7.30p.m.
Rovers U16s semi final (27-04-12)
Fergus Rovers U 16s play Miltown in the semi final of the championship next Monday 30th of April in Cooraclare at 6.15pm. The team is managed by Sean O Sullivan, Helen Murphy and Paula Donnelly. Best of luck to all!
Clare v Galway semi final (27-04-12)
Best of luck to Clare Hester and Lorraine Kelly who are part of the Clare panel to play Galway in the semi final of the Div. 2 National league on Sunday next. The game takes places in Banagher Co. Offaly with a start time of 1.15pm.
U8s training switching to Ballynacally (27-04-12)
The under 8s panel which have been training in Lissycasey every Saturday morning from 10am to 11am will move to Ballynacally from the 5th of May with the same start time. Training will continue at Ballynacally until further notice but parents are asked to note that there will be no trainning on the dtes of First Holy Communion (May 19th and 26th)
U10s Blitz (27-04-12)
The 10th Annual Fergus Rovers U 10 Blitz has been penciled in for Sunday 10th of June.
Final reminder for registration
Registrations are now due for all player who have not yet payed for the 2012 season. Payment can be paid to Maureen Stephens or their team manager. See details of prices below at date 13-3-12.
Cake Sale (27-04-12)
Fergus Rovers ladies football club are organising a cake sale after mass on Sunday 20th of May. Your support would be appreciated.
U 12s win Mid Clare Championship (21-04-12)
Congratulations to Fergus Rovers U 12s who had a one point win over Banner Ladies in the Mid Clare Regional Final at Quilty on Saturday April 21st. The final score was Fergus Rovers 1-2 Banner Ladies 0-4. The panel was Ciara Sheehan, Emma Meaney, Lauren Hill 1-0, Rachel Griffin, Bernadette Kelly, Cathy Casey, Aine Slattery, Alanah Hanrahan 0-1 f, Emma Hill, Eimear Stephens, Aishling Hehir, Yvonne Collins 0-1, Michelle Collins (capt)., Tara O'Malley, Michelle Carrigg, Andrea Sheehan, Leanne Conway, Shauna Hayes, Grace O'Sullivan, Lisa Hill. Congratulations also to the mentors, Anne Hill (manager) and Eibhear Slattery.
Fergus Rovers U12 final (16-04-12)
Fergus Rovers will play in the Mid Clare U12 Regional final in Quilty on Saturday 21st of April with a 12 noon start against Banner Ladies. These two teams already met earlier in the year with Rovers winning that game by a goal. The West Clare final between Burren Gaels and Miltown will also be played on Saturday in Quilty at 11a.m.
Feile Update (16-04-12)
Banner Ladies, Kilmihil, Kilmurry Ibrickane and Newmarket have qualified for the latter stages of the Clare Feile U 14 competition following the group stages which were held in recent days. Next Sunday both semi finals followed by the final will take place. Banner Ladies who have represented Clare for the last nine years will play competition favourites Kilmurry Ibrickane while Kilmihil face Newmarket.. The overall winners will represent Clare at the National Feile event in June which is taking place in Laois/Offaly
Doonbeg defeat Fergus Rovers (14-04-12)
Fergus Rovers suffered a heavy defeat against a strong Doonbeg outfit in the Div. 2 league at Doonbeg on Saturday evening. The final score was Doonbeg 5-8 Fergus Rovers 1-3.
Div. 2 League (11-04-12)
This Saturday April 14th Fergus Rovers travel to play Doonbeg in their fourth match in the Div. 2 league. The match will be played under lights at 8p.m.
The final game in the group stages of the league will be at home to Coolmeen.
Feile U 14 qualifiers (11-04-12)
The U 14 Feile competition got underway last weekend when Banner Ladies emerged from their group with wins over Eire Og and Doora Barefield to qualify for the semi finals. This weekend the remaining three groups will be decided. On Sunday, Clarecastle is the venue for Newmarket, Wolfe Tones and Clarecastle. Fergus Rovers were due to take part in this section but have withdrawn due to shortage of players on Sunday. All games are 13 minutes per half. One team will advance to the semi finals on April 21st. If necessary scoring difference will apply to provide a winner but if two teams are still equal then an eight minute a side play off will take place. The rules are as per the normal U 14 rules, including cards. (yellow cards in this competition are for 5 mins.)
On Saturday Doonbeg will host West Clare Gaels and Feile favourites Kilmurry Ibrickane (time t.b.c.) while also on Saturday Kilmihil and Kilrush travel to Cooraclare commencing at 10.30a.m. Banner Ladies have won this competition for the past nine years where they have represented Clare with distinction capturing a few national titles the highlight winning the Div. 1 in 06. This years Feile is being hosted by Laois/Offaly.
U 12's in Mid Clare Regional Final (11-04-12)
The U12s have qualified for the U 12 Mid Clare Regional Final following wins over Coolmeen, Banner Ladies, Kilmihil, Eire Og and Doora Barefied B team. They will meet Banner Ladies in the final which is scheduled for the week ending April 22nd. When the sides met in Round 2 little seperated them and Fergus Rovers came from behind scoring 2-1 late in the game to clinch the win. The final is expected to be a close contest.
Fergus Rovers defeat Shannon Gaels (10-04-12)
Fergus Rovers defeated Shannon Gaels in Round 3 of the Div. 2 league on Easter Monday evening in Ballynacally on a final score of 2-7 to 1-1. This was a good result for the parish who struggled to field a team in the opening two rounds.
The team was: Rita Donnelly, Roisin Killeen, Lorraine Kelly (capt.), Aoibhinn Killeen, Christina Hill, Clare Hester, Rebecca Hill, Laura Hanrahan, Eimear O'Shea, Orla Griifin (0-3), Theresa Meaney, Jackie Coughlan (0-1), Clodagh Mc Neilis, Ciara O'Malley 2-2, Grainne McCarthy.
Subs: Triona Melican for J. Coughlan, Myra Daly 0-1 for G. McCarthy, Edel Carmody Malone for R. Killeen (inj.), Fionnuala Nagle for L. Hanrahan, Emily Cahill for C. O'Malley, Roisin Killeen for A. Killeen.
Shannon Gaels: Serina Carmody, Sarah Kelly, Maryruth Neylon, Eilish Moran, Helena Flannagan, Susan Neylon, Imelda Kennedy, Michelle Madigan (capt), Adrianne Nugent, Edel Dillion, Sarah Bohannon, Ger Corry, Sharon Meaney, Camel Bohannon and Carla Beehan.
Underage county players (03-04-12)
Fionnuala Nagle is part of the Clare U16 panel who take on Tipperary in Doonbeg on 04-04-12 with a 6pm start. Ava O'Malley and Aine McSweeney are part of the Clare U14 panel to play Waterford on Saturday 07-04-12 at Coolmeen at 2p.m.
Fergus Rovers have busy week ahead (01-04-12)
On Wednesday evening in Frure Fergus Rovers U16s play Clarecastle with a 6.30pm start. This is their second game in the competition with a win against Clooney Quin.
Fergus Rovers adult team will play Shannon Gaels in the third round of the Division 2 league on Monday April 9th (Bank Hol.) in Ballynacally at 6p.m. The U12s are also due to play Doora Barefield B in their final group game this week (time and venue to be decided).
Rovers U16s (26-03-12)
Fergus Rovers U16s play their first game away to Clooney Quin on Monday evening with a 6.30 start. The team is managed by Sean O Sullivan, Paula Donnelly and Helen Murphy.
Fergus Rovers u12s (25-03-12)
Fergus Rovers u12s have a busy week ahead with a game against Kilmihil on Tuesday in Frure at 6pm and two days later they play Eire Og also in Frure at 6pm.
Fergus Rovers V Clooney Quin (24-03-12)
Fergus Rovers continued their good run in the Division 2 league with a 6-11 to 1-03 win over Clooney Quin. Rovers struggled for the second game this year with numbers and started the match with 12 players however they got control of the game very early on with a goal and a point from Orla Griffin and points from Laura Hanrahan, Clare Hester and Fionnuala Nagle. The team was as follows Grainne McCarthy, Rebecca Hill, Rita Donnelly, Eimear O Shea, Clare Hester, Christina Hill, Laura Hanrahan, Jackie Coughlan, Orla Griffin, Ciara O Malley, Fionnuala Nagle and Lauren Grifin.
U14 mentors required.(23-03-12)
Fergus Rovers U14s requires more assistance with training and helping out with the team, anyone wishing to give a hand please contact club chairman John O Malley at 085 8480166.
Rovers v Clooney Quin(20-03-12)
Fergus Rovers adult team who were recently regraded to intermediate for the championship are due to play Clooney Quin this weekend with at time and venue to be confirmed.
Fergus Rovers v Banner Ladies (20-03-12)
A late Fergus Rovers surge in which they scored 2-01 was enough to see them collect both points in this evenly contested U12 Mid Clare Regional championship game played in Lissycasey on 19-03-12. The Fergus Rovers team was as follows
Michelle collins, Tara OMalley, Lauren Hill, Rachel Griffin, Bernadette Kelly (1-0), Cathy Casey, Aine Slattery, Eimear Stephens, Emma Hill (1-0), Ciara Sheehan, Aisling Hehir, Shauna Hayes and Emma Hill. subs Andrea Sheehan, Yvonne Collins, Lisa Hll, Grace OSullivan and Alanah Hanrahan (2-1).
All team mentors are required to be Garda vetted before been involved with under age teams. Vetting forms can be got from childrens officer Christina Hill or downloaded from www.ladiesgaelic.ie website.
Registration Due (13-03-12)
Registration for all playing members is due before end of April. Any player that did not play football last year there registration is due immediately. All Under age players will be given a form which will have to be filled in by a parent and returned with the payment to the manager of that team. The registrations also includes a conribution to the players injury fund. The cost of registrations is as follows
U8s and U10s is 20 euro
U12s ,U14s and U16s is 30 euro
Minors 40 euro, Working minor players are advise to pay 50 euro which would cover for any injury while unable to work.
Seniors 50 euro.
If more than one child per family from U12 up is as follows
first child 30 euro a second child is 25 euro and third child is 20 euro.
U12s winning start (10-03-12)
Fergus Rovers got there u12 championship off to a winning start when they beat Coolmeen 7 goals and a point to two goals and three points played in Coolmeen. Well done to all the girls.
U12s, Fergus Rovers v Coolmeen (08-03-12)
Fergus Rovers under 14s will play Coolmeen in Coolmeen on Saturday morning at 11am.
On county panel (06-3-12)
The Clare u14s will play in the munster championship this weekend in Lattin-Cullen. Ava O Malley and Aine McSweeney are part of the panel. Johnny Hayes and Aine Kelly are selectors.
Under 10s training
Fergus Rovers U10s will start training on March 22nd at Frure pitch from 6pm to 7pm. All girls of this age group are welcome.
Grainne in All- Ireland semi final (02-03-12)
Best of luck to Grainne McCarthy of Fergus Rovers who is on the St. Flannans senior football panel that will play in the All-Ireland semi final on Saturday 3rd of March in Birr Co. Offaly at 2pm.
Winning start (26-02-12)
Fergus Rovers made a winning start to the Division 2 league with a win against Wolfe Tones in Shannon. The new rule which allows teams to play with 13 or 14 players was in use as the game was started with 13 a side. Rovers were missing a lot of regulars due to work and injuries and started with a very young team, however they made a good start with a goal within the first five minutes from Aine Kelly. The backs played well as a unit with Laura Hanrahan and Jackie Couglan at midfield supplying a lot of good ball to the forward. Five players got on the score sheet with Aine kelly (2-02), Orla Griffin (0-02), Ciara O Malley (0-2), Grainne Mccarthy (0-1) and Laura Hanrahan (1-0).The team was as follows Clare Hestor, Rachel Hill, Lorraine Kelly, Roisin Killeen, Aoibhean Killeen, Christina Hill, Laura Hanrahan, Jackie Coughlan, Ciara O Malley, Grainne McCarthy, Triona Melican, Aine Kelly and Orla Griffin. The team is managed by Joe Carrigg, Martin Kelly and Cliona Cleary.
Independent newspaper tokens required (25-02-12)
Fergus rovers u8s are collecting tokens for equipment from Independent newspaper from Sunday 26th of February. Tokens on page 2 and bonus tokens on Sundays and Tuesdays. Anyone with tokens collected can contact Ronan on 087 2071108 by the end of this week.
U12s training (24-02-12)
Training for U12s will commence on Thursday 1st of March at Frure pitch from 6pm to 7pm. They will participate in the Mid Clare Regional Championship which is due to start shortly. All players must be registered to play and train, so any new players joining need to register with Club Register Maureen Stephens or U12s manager Anne Hill.
U8s training (24-02-12)
Coaching for U8s borin in the year 2004 and 2005 will start Saturday March 24th at Frure pitch from 10am to 11am and will continue in Frure for a period of six weeks at this stage it will move to Ballynacally. Parents will be notifield through the schools, parents of girls attending schools outside the parish are asked to contact Manager Ronan O Ceallaigh on 087-2071108 or Mary Keane at 086-8579415.
U14 and U16s training (27-01-12)
Training with a bit of fun for Fergus Rovers U14s and U16s will commence on Thursday evening 2nd February at Lissycasey hall from 6.45pm to 7.45pm.
Irish Daily Star Newspaper headings and bar codes required. (27-01-12)
Fergus Rovers were one of 100 clubs/Schools selected by the Irish Daily Star Newspaper to have the opportunity to avail of Jerseys, shorts and socks for one club team. 300 Headings from the front of The Star paper including bar codes, between the dates of Wed 25th January and 11th February are required. Please pass on to U10 manager Kevin Cotter 086 3377591 or any club officer.
A.G.M Well attended. (21-01-12)
The Annual General Meeting was well attended last Saturday night at the Lissycasey G.A.A. meeting room in Frure. John O' Malley and Maureen Stephens stayed on in their positions as Chairman and Treasurer, while Secretary Clare Hester stepped down with Christina O Sullivan taking on the job. A detailed Financial Report was given by Maureen. John in his address stated the highlights of the year were the U12s winning the Shield Final and the minors reaching the final, he also thanked all who gave of their time to the club. The new Development Officer is Aine Kelly who intends to try any help out at National Schools level. Mark Mullins is the new U14 manager while Anne Hill is the new U12 manager assisted by Eibhear Slattery. Sean O Sullivan continues as U16 manager assisted by Helen Murphy and Paula Donnelly. The U10s are managed again this year by Kevin Cotter. His backroom team will be Imelda Griffin, Mary Keating, Tim. Ryan and Nollaig Griffin. Ronan O Ceallaigh stays with the U8s with assistance from Mary Keane, Bríd Keane, Pádraig Halpin and Nollaig Griffin. Joe Carrigg and Martin Kelly are joined by Cliona Cleary to take care of the adult panel for the coming year. The minor manager will be elected later in the year.
The clubs County Board Delegates for the season ahead are Sean O Sullivan, Cliona Cleary and
John O' Malley. The position of the adult team was also discussed. Fergus Rovers application to the County Board to be regraded to intermediate level has been approved but now has to go before Provincial and National levels.
The meeting was also addressed by Eamon Finnucane who in Decemeber took over as Chairman of Lissycasey G.A.A. Club.
(For full details of all elected officers and managers, see "contact us" section)
Fergus Rovers A.G.M (04-01-12)
Fergus Rovers will hold its Annual General Meeting in Frure G.A.A. meeting room on Friday 20th of January at 9pm. All players, parents mentors and supporters are requested to attend. Also anyone interested in getting involved in the club are more than welcome.
FUNdamentals Coaching Course
Three more club mentors completed the Ladies Gaelic Football Association FUNdamentals coaching course on Jan. 14th at Gurteen. Ronan O'Ceallaigh (2011- U8 manager) Kevin Cotter (2011- U 10 manager) and Mark Mullins (2011 - U 12 manager) will hope to put thier new ideas into practise for 2012. A photograph of the complete group can be seen in the County Section of the Website. Well done lads!