Feile semi final for Blue team.
The panel of players taking part in Feile on Sunday are Aisling Costello, Aisling o Rourke, Alannah Murphy, Anna Whelan, Aoibhe Crowe, Caithlin Monahan, Caoimhe Halpin, Chloe O Shea, Ciara Clohessy, Clara Meaney, Emer Phelan, Fiona Breen, Laura Griffin, Lousie Coffey, Orla Hogan, Rebecca Carmondy and Rebecca McCarthy. Best of luck girls
Feile (yellow Team)
The feile matches for the yellow side took place in Lees road today. The opening game Rovers played Eire og, in what was a close game Roves stole the match. Clooney Quin were up next with Rovers winning this battle. There third game against Wolfe tone was a battle with the Shannon side winning out. Fergus Rovers are through to the Division 2 semi finals next weekend. The panel was Ay Conlan, Andrea Moloney, Aoife Burke, Aoife Griffin, Aoife O Brien, Ella Conway, Emer Culligan, Emma McMahon, Enya Meaney, Erin Kelly, Faye Ayres , Hazel Halpin Maria Meaney, Meabh Griffin, Meabh Ryan, Niamh NiCheallaigh, Robyn Cottam and Shaua Melican.
Division 1 league defeat (14-4-18
The senior league round 2 was held in Killimher this evening against West Clare Gaels. The first quarter both teams were evenly matched. Louise Griffin, Clare Hestor, Lauren Griffin, Aine Slattery and Aine kelly (2pt) had points to West Clare Gaels 1-3. Half time score F.rovers 0-6 W.Clare Gael 1-6.The west Clare sides half forward line did most of the scoring accounting for 1-12 out of 1-14 total. Aine Kelly (free) Lauren Griffin and Louise Griffin had points while Aine Kelly drove a free to the net. Full Time score F.Rovers 1-9 W.C.G 1-14. Three players who lined out in last nights Junior game played some part in this evenings game they are Laura Hanrahan, Aoife Clohessy and Meabh McCarthy. The team was Gillean Griffin, Laura Hanrahan, Aoife Clohessy, Roisin Killeen, alana Hanrahan, Ciara O Malley, Michelle Collins, Abbie Connellan, Clare Hestor, Sarah Mullins, Aine McSweeney, Aine Slattery, Lauren Griffin, Louise Griffin, Aine Kelly. Orla Griffin for Aine McSweeney, Meabh McCarthy for L . Hanrahan, and Aoibhinn Killeen for R. Killean. Well do to management team of Kieran McNamara,Dermot Nagle, Colette Hogan and Deirdre Cummins for their work with both the junior and senior sides.
Junior loss but good battle. (13-4-18)
Fergus Rovers field a second adult team this evening against Kildysart in the 1st round of the Junior B league. Rovers had a dream start with goals from Yvonne Collins, Laura Hanrahan, Ava O Malley and Eimear Stephens to Kildysarts two points with only 10 minutes played. The home side kept tagging away with points leaving the half time score Fergus Rovers 4-3 to Kildysart 0-11. Ava O Malley (0-2) and Laura Hanrahan got the points for the visitors. Kildysart played all the football in the scond half adding a further 1-2 before Laura Hanrahan pointed. A goal from Bernadette Kelly had rovers back in front by 2points. 1-1 from Kildysart made it a nail bitting finish. A good effort from Laura Hanrahan hit the cross bar, this was to deny her side a win. A late Emma Keating point had the minimum between the sides at the finish. Final score Fergus Rovers 5-5 Kildysart 2-15. Three u16 players togged for Rovers this evening after playing u16 matches on Monday and Thursday evening but credit to these girls as the club would not have been able to field at team at this level otherwise. Well done to the management team and top table for rounding up 15 players to fulfill the fixtures.The team was Ciara Sheehan, Ciara Cullen, Meabh McCarthy, Lauren Hill, Lisa Hill, Aoife Clohessy, Bernadette Kell, Yvonne Collins, Emma Hill, Ellen Griffin, Laura Hanrahan, Emma Keating, Ava O Malley, Grainne MCCarthy (cpt) and Eimear Stephens.
Busy weekend for the club.(14-4-18)
This weekend is a very busy one for the club with five teams in action. Starting on Friday evening in Cooraclare at 5.30 the u12s blue team take on the home side. Kildysart is the venue for the Juniors opening game of the season at 7pm against Kildysart. On Saturday the U14 feile yellow team are in Lees Road at 2pm for their opening game against Eire Og , at 3pm they play clooney Quin and 4pm they take on Wolfe tones. Later that evening in Killimher the Division 1 league game between Fergus Rovers and West Clare Gaels is on 6.30pm. On Sunday the semi final and finals of the feile for the blue team are on with Rovers taking on Kilmurry Ib at 2pm in Gurteen with the winner playing in the final later in the day.
The u16s suffered their second defeat of the season to Burren Gaels in Ballynacally. Rovers were only one point down at half time 3-1 to 3-2. A smashing goal from County u16 player Aine Garry had Rovers ahead mid way through the second half. Unfortunately Burren Gaels up the pressure and finished strong winning out on a final score of Fergus Rovers 5-1 Burren Gaels 6-7.
Bingo another big success.(30-3-18)
A big croud attended the 6th annual bingo in Lissycasey hall on Good Friday night. Thank you to all who helped on the night and provided food.Below is a list of all our sponsors ....Banner Vehicle test centre Darragh, Arthur and Lee Auctioneers, Francis St. Ennis, Datcha Construction ltd Lisheen Ballynacally, Carmody Kelly and Associates Accountants Kilrush Road Ennis, Glencore Construciton Ltd Lisheen Ballynacally, Fanny O Deas Bar and Restaurant Lissycasey, Ennis Lock and Key Barrck St, Ennis, Taltys Foodstore Lissycasey, LyMar Contracts ltd Lissycaey, K and D Whelan Construction ltd Ballyea, Keepak Ltd Drumquin, Atlantic Plant Hire Lissycasey, Roche (Ireland) Clarecastle, Lissycasey Water Group Scheme, Westlink Car Sales Tuam Rd Galway, Fintan Meaney Coach Hire Ballynacally, C and L Plumbing and Heating Service Lissycasey, A.I.B Francis St Kilrush, Declan Conway (Top Oil) Doora, Cummins Car Centre Ennis, Martin Daly Tyre stop tulla Rd Ennis, Michael Clancy, Garage Lissycasey, Gerry Shannon Autos Lissycasey, Sean McCarhty Autos Lissycasey, Griffins Bar Ballynacally, Giffin Chimney Sweep Lissycasey, Jamsie Meere Coach Hire Lissycasey, OSullivan and Hansbury Motors Kilrush Rd Lissycasey, Kevin Cotter School of motoring Lissycasey, Fergus Credit Union Lissycasey, Brid Keane Lissycasey, John O Malley Lissycasey, Oliver McSwenney Tyres Lissycasey , Declan Eustace (oil) Lissycasey. The following sponsored spot prizes Treacys West County Hotel Ennis, Fringe Hair Salon Lissycasey, Indulgence Beaty Salon Lissycasey, Market Bar Ennis, Carrigs Costcutters Drumquin, Donnie O Keeffe Turnpike Ennis, Mary Canny Lissycasey and Christina Hayes Lanna.
The anual bingo takes place this Good Friday night at 8.30pm in Lissycasey hall. There will be some great prizes with a jackpot draw of €300. There will also be a raffle at half time with hampers, vouchers and many other great prizes. This is an important fundraiser for the club. Your support would be appriciated. A big Thank you to all our sponsors. A full list will be available here on Friday.
MIXED LUCK (20-3-18)
There was mixed luck for Fergus Rovers over the weekend. The Divison 1 side suffered a heavy defeat to the Banner in Ballynacally. The u16s side found it tough in the A grade against Miltown while both u12 teams had comfortable wins over the Banner and Kildysart. The blue and Yellow teams are due to play next weekend Kildrush and Cuil Gaels.
All systems go this weekend (14-3-18)
This weekend starts a busy season for the club with five games. On Monday both u12 teams are in action, the yellow team are at home to Kildysart at 11am in Ballynacally, while at 3pm the Blue team are in Frure against The Banner. The junior side (divison 4) are due to play Kildysart in Kildysart at 12 noon also on Monday. The Senior league also begins this weekend with a home game against The Banner the league holders in Ballynacally at 10.30am on Sunday morning. The u16s also have there opening game on Monday at 1pm in Miltown.
Garda Vetting 15-2-18
In accordance with vetting legislation, all persons who have a regulated role with Children (i.e. coaches, referees, parents who regularly assist in the LGFA) must be vetted under the Vetting Act by 1st Jan 2018. There are no exceptionns to this directive. If a person , who has not been vetted , continues to act in any of the above roles after 1st Jan 2018 they will be breaking the law as may their club .Please not that any person who is Garda Vetted through the GAA does not need to be vetted through the LGFA. The LGFA Vetting policy states that once vetted an applicant shall be re-vetted within a five year period.It is priority that all Managers/Coaches both new and existing are Garda Vetted. This process can now be done online.
U14 county panel (12-2-18)
Three Fergus Rovers players Chloe O Shea, Louise Coffey and Rebecca Carmody are part of the Clare u14 panel who play Tipperary on Sunday in Kilrush Active sports complex at 2pm in the first round of the Munster championship. The following weekend they are away to Limerick and on 19th of March they play Wateford at a neutral venue.
2018 DIVISION 4 LEAGUE TEAMS (9-2-18)
There will be 8 teams in Div. 4 split into two groups. The teams are Doora Barefield 2, Banner 2, East Clare Gaels, Burren Gaels 2, Fergus Rovers 2, Cul Gaels 2 Kildysart and Wolfe Tones.
Club coach of the year to Kilmihils Marie Egan (2-2-18)
The Ladies Gaelic Football associaton announced their Volunteer of the Year Award winners earlier today and Marie Egan Kilmihil has won overall CLUB COACH OF THE YEAR.Marie will be presented with her award later this month in Croke Park. Congrats Marie
Level 2 Referees Course
(for existing LGFA refs or refs with 5yrs experience in other field sports) on Mon 12 Feb in Frure, Lissycasey GAA @ 7pm (cost €10 each).
Training for u16s and Intermediates (16-1-18)
Training for the upcoming season begins for the u16s in Kildysart Astro turf on Thur 18th Jan. at 6pm to 7.30pm. The intermediate side start the following evening in Frure at 8.30pm.
Fundamentals coaching course (16-1-18)
Anyone wishing to take part in a Fundamentals coaching course should contact Frank Culleton or the clubs secretary Colette Hogan before Tues. 23rd to confirm there placed. It takes place on Sat. 24th Feb. in Colaiste Muire Gym from 7.45 to 4pm. The cost for each coach is €20 to be paid at the next Co. Board meeting on Tue. 23rd to the treasurer.