The u8 season is due to begin in mid March in Lissycasey hall under the guidance of Ann Weaver, Sinead Murphy, Marie Haugh, Elaiine Garry, Helen Flanagan and Claire Meere. More details with times and start date will be anounced later.
Under 8s (2017)
Well done to the u8 panel who played well against visiting teams from Cooraclare and West Clare Gaels. Rovers had two teams and a total of 18 players all girls got plenty game time. Well done to manager T.J ORourke and his team of mentors for orgainising the blitz. (see pictures in photos 86-17 more photos 3)
u8s blitz (9-6-17)
U 8s will host a Blitz at Frure on Saturday next starting at 10a.m. Cooraclare, West Clare Gaels and Corofin are expected to attend. If anyone is available to help in any way please contact T.J. O'Rourke 087 666 2040
Best wishes to all Fergus Rovers players making there first Holy communion over the next two weekends.
u8 Blitz (10-4-17)
There will be a new u8 blitz competition for this year in Go Games format. They will take part in five blitz hosted by different club and orgainised by the county board.
On April 30th Fergus Rovers will travel to Gurteen to play Doora Barefield A, B and C teams.
On May 21st Fergus Rovers will host the bliz with Corofin, Cooraclare and West Clare Gaels attending.
18th June Kilrush will host Clooney quin A and B and Fergus Rovers.
20th August Newmarket host Clooney Quin A and B and Fergus Rovers.
17th Sept Wolfe tones host Corofin, Fergus Rovers and Kilmihil.
Rules:No scores to be taken, 12minutes per half, 9 per team, every girl to get game time, Two plays of the ball (either 1 hop and sol or 2 solos), free to be take by the player fouled.
U8 training on the move (4-4-17)
Training for girls born in 2009 and 2010 will switch to Ballynacally pitch on Sat. 8-4-17 from 10am to 11am for six weeks.
U8 TRAINING (30-3-17)
Fergus Rovers u8s for girls born in 2009 and 2010 will start training on Saturday 1st of April in Ballynacally hall from 9am to 10am. The team manger is T.J O Rourke assisted by Tara O Malley, Cathal Talty, Brid Keane. Trainin will switch to Clondegad GAA pitch from April 8th at 10am to 11am for six weeks before moving to Frure for a further six weeks.
UNDER 8S (2016)
In another successful year for u8s, they played a number of games and also travelled to Limerick to take part in the munster blitz. A big thank you to all you helped with this group of players Justin Griffin (manager), Cathal Talty, Brid Keane , Tara O Malley, Joan Leahy andT.j O Rourke. Also thanks to Taltys Mace who sponsored gear for all involved with U8s.
Doora Barefield blitz (4-7-16)
Fergus Rovers u8s were invited to take part in the Doora Barefield blitz on Sunday evening. Doora Barfield fielded three teams, two teams from Fergus Rovers and a team from Kilmihil. Each team played three games. Well done to all the girls who played very well and to the parents for supporting the teams. The blue team was Neasa Meaney, Naoise Talty, Michelle Shannon, Lauren Feeney, Emma Haugh, Leah Leahy, Ciara Specllicy, Kealin McMahon and Rachel Hayes. There mentors were Cathal Talty, Tara O Malley, T.J O Rourke and Joan Leahy. The second team was Hazel Conway, Roisin Garry, Alexinedra Talty, Maeve Clancy, Leona O Rourke, Katie Troy, Casey Gulvin, Criodha McMahon and Holly Murphy, Brid Keane and Nollaig Griffin took charge of this team.
Training switching back to Ballynacally (10-6-16)
ON Saturday 12th June training will return to Ballynacally pitch at the usual time of 10am.
U8s v London (26-5-16)
Fergus Rovers u8s will have their first game of the season when they take on a team from London. Clondegad gaa club are hosting a club from London as as part of the weekend Rovers u8s will play the visitors. Throw in is at the new time of 11am with players been asked to be there for 10.30am
U8s are on a two week break for Holy Communion and will resume at Frure on May 28th.
U8 training (18-316)
Training returns to Ballyncally pitch on Saturday 19th of March starting at 10am for one hour.
U8 training starting on Sat 12th March 2016 (3-3-16)
Training for all u8 girls born in 2008 and 2009 will commence on Saturday March 12th in Ballynacally pitch at 10am for one hour.The team manager is Justin Griffin with Brid Keane and Tara O Malley also assisting.
UNDER 8S (2015)
U8s play well again (19-9-15)
Saturday morning was busy in Ballynacally pitch when the u8s had there final run out for 2015. Doora Barefield were the guests. The teams were divided into 3 teams all playing very well. A big thank you to Brid Garry, Aine McSweeney and Ciara Hartigan for refereeing the games. A big thank you to all the mentors Trisha Meaney, Justin Griffin, Alan Culligan, Triona Melican, Brid Keane, Nollaig Griffin and in particular to Tara O Malley who rarely missed a training session. They now take a well earned break with approx 18 of the players now moving to u10s for next year. See photos of u8s during the year under photos 2012-15 more photos 7.
Plans to play final game against Doora Barefield
Training continues for the u8s. They will finish the season with a home game to Doora Barefield on Saturday 19th of September in Ballynacally starting at 10am.
U8s play well (7-9-15)
The u8s played Cooraclare and Kilmihil on Saturday morning last. Rovers divided there panel into three teams with Cooraclare fielding two teams. The games were run off in blitz format with each team playing each other. Fergus Rovers had 27 out of 28 members of the panel available (Katie Troy sick). Well done to all the girls who played welll and they had great support from family and friends.Thank you to our 4 refs on the day Aine McSweeney, Ciara Hartigan, Brid Garry and Aine Garry. See photos in photos 2012-15 more photos 7.
u8s v Kilrush and Kilmihil (31-8-15)
On Saturday morning at 10am in Ballynacally the u8s will play teams from Kilrush and Kilmihil. This u8 panel have a lot of work done since last March and all are looking forward to playing.
U8 training switches to Ballynacally
U8 training will continue in Ballyncally at 10am on Saturday mornings.
On Saturday 8th August u8 training will resume in Frure at 10am.
Break from training (21-7-15)
The U8 team will take a two week break from training and will return to Frure on Sat 8th of August.
Trish Meaney new U8 manager (21-7-15
Trish Meaney has taken on the roll of U8 manager taking over from Kristina Sander who has left the country.
Farewell to Kristina, Darren, Mila and Tia, (29-6-15)
The clubs u8 manager Kristina Saunder and her partner Darren Pilkinton who is also a mentor with the u8s will attend there last training session this Saturday morning as they will be making a permant move to live in Germany on July 7th. Kristina has been involved for three years firstly as mentor under Ronan O Ceallaigh and they taking over from Ronan as manager. This is Darrens second year involved. Their two kids Mila is part of the U10 panel while Tia is in her final year at U8. To wish to the family well there will be a night in Griffins Ballynacally on Saturday 4th July. All are welcome to attend.
Training will switch back to Frure on Sat. 26th July at the usual time of 10am
u8s v Doora Barefield (16-6-15)
Fergus Rovers u8s played Doora Barefield last weekend. They were divided into two teams playing three ten minutes games. 21 girls togged out in the blue and gold and all played well. The teams were Maeve Clancy, Hazel Conway, Olivia Haugh, Roisin Garry, kate Griffin, Kate Kelly, Leona O Rourke, Michelle Shannon, Sophie Culliton, Nessa Meaney, Sinead O Leary. On the second team was Brenda McMahon, , Katie McMahon, Keeva Culligan, Leah Culligan, Lauren Leahy, Leah Leahy, Ria Meaney, Sadbh Griffin, Kate Lee, and Tia Pilkinton.
On the road again (8-6-15)
The u8 team will play Doora Barefield next Saturday at 10am in Gurteen. The teams will be divided into three groups and play conditioned games.
Fergus Rovers u8s first day out(31-5-15)
Fergus Rovers u8s travelled to Kilrush on Sunday morning to take part in their blitz. Rovers had 21 players and field two teams. For some girls this was there first match ever and all players got plenty game time in different positions. Well done to Kilrush for a well orgainised blitz the only problem was the bad weather. On the yellow team was Abblie Cahill, Ria Meaney, Nessa Meaney, Sinead O Leary, Niamh O Sullivan, Roisin Garry, Kate Lee, Keeva Culligan, Olivia Haugh, Sadbh Griffin and Hazel Conway. This team played three games against West Clare Gaels, Burren Gaels and Cooraclare. The management was Alan Culligan, Tara OMalley, Trisha Meaney and Nollaig Griffin. ON the blue team managed by Brid Keane, Darren Pilkinton, Kristina Saunder and Justin Griffin they also played three matches first up was Burren Gaels, Kilrush and West Clare Gaels. The team was Leah Culligan, Kate McMahon, Brenda McMahon, Saorla Crowe, Kate Griffin, Kate Kelly, Hazel Keating, Leona O Rourke, Michelle Shannon and Tia Pilkinton. Well done to all the girls. (see photos in photos 2012-15 more photos 7)
Training resumes (25-5-15)
Training for u8s will resume on Saturday 30th of May in Ballynacally at 10am. The following morning they will travel to Kilrush to take part in a blitz. The start time is 10.45am. Players are asked to be in Kilrush at 10.15am.
No training (11-5-15)
There will be NO training on 16th and 23rd of May due to girls making first holy communion. Training will resume in Ballynacally on Saturday 30th of May at 10am.
Training for u8s switches to Ballynacally. (2-5-15)
On Saturday 2nd of May u8 traininng will switch to Ballynacally at 10am for six weeks. However there will be no training on 16th and 23rd of May due to first holy communions.
Training continue over easter (30-4-15)
Training fo the u8 panel will continue over easter in Frure starting at 10am. All players must be registered and bring their gum shields.
Good start to the new season (23-3-15)
Last Saturday morning the u8s had their first training session with 24 players attending. It was great to see so many girls from last year and also the new members. The mentors were Alan Culligan, Kristina Sander, Tara O Malley, Triona Melican, Justin Griffin, Trish Meaney, Nollaig Griffin, Brid Keane and Darren Pilkinton. Training continues in Frure at 10am for the next five weeks.
u8 training starting March 21st (5-3-15)
U8 training for girls born in 2007 and 2008 starts on Saturday March 21st at 10am in Frure. The coaches for U8s this year are Kristina Saunder, Darren Pilkinton, Brid Keane, Alan Culligan, Tara O Malley, Nollaig Griffin, Justin Griffin, Troina Melican and Trish Meaney. All players must wear gum shields. Registration fee for u8s this year is 20 euro per child.
UNDER 8S NEWS 2014
U8s finish the year in style (6-10-14)
On Sunday morning the u8 panel had their final outing of the year against Doora Barefield in Gurteen. There was three teams of nine all playing their part. On Justin Griffin and Nollaig Griffins team was Abbie Doyle, Abbie Cahill, Aoife Griffin, Caoimhe Talty, Claire Cuddihy, Grace Donnelly, Gracie Eustace, Meabh Ryan and Shauna Melican. On Kristina Sanders, Brid Keanes and Ava O Malleys team was Heather Delap, Kate Kelly, Katelyn Haugh, Katie Griffin, Leah Culligan, Niamh O Sullivan, Sadbh Griffin and Sarah O Shea, while Darren Pilkinton and Alan Culligan took charge of Aimee Monahan, Aoibhinn Troy, Brenda McMahon, Hazel, keating, Keeva Culligan, Ria Meaney, Sophie Culliton, Tia Pilkinton and Kate Lee. Well done to all the girls who have put in a great effort throughout the year. They will not take a well earned break for the winter with nine of todays team moving to u10 next year. A big thank you to all the parents for bring the girls to the matches and training during the year. Intotal the girls had 24 training sessions and three matches. (see photo in photos 2012-14 more photos 7.)
U8s game v Kilmihil and Shannon Gaels(11-9-14)
On Saturday morning 13th(time to be confirmed) the u8s will travel to Labasheeda to play teams from Kilmihil and the local side Shannon Gaels. This group have a lot of training done over the last few months and it is hoped a lot of parents will travel to support the girls. On Saturday 27th September they will be away to Doora Barefield.
u8s switches to Ballynacally (28-8-14)
U8 training will move to Ballynacally on Saturday 30th of August at the usual time of 10am until 11am.
U 8s take a break from training (25-07-14)
U 8s will take a two week break from training and will resume on Saturday August 9th
Fergus Rovers v Doora Barefield (14-7-14)
Fergus Rovers u8s played their first game of the year when they hosted Doora Barefield. 29 girls togged and they were divided into three teams. Each team played 3 x 10 minutes with all girls playing at least two of the 3 thirds. For some girls this was there first match ever and all players played very well. Well done and thanks to Gillian Griffin and Ciara Hartigan who refereed the games. (see photos in photos 2012-14 more photos 7)
The u8s will train again next Saturday before they take a break on Saturday 26th of July and 2nd of August.
U8s v Doora Barefield (12-7-14)
On Saturday morning Doora Barefield will travel to Frure for an u8 match. There will be three teams on the day. The girls have 13 weeks of training under their belts and this will be some girls first match.
U8 training (23-6-14)
U8 training will continue at Ballynacally on Sat. 28th of June. From Sat July 5th training will switch to Frure. On 12th July they will play their first game of the year against Doora Barefield and then they will take a break for two weeks on 19th and 26th July.
Training going well (16-6-14)
U8 training is going well and the 12th of July is schedule for their first game against Doora Barefield with a home venue.
U 8 training continues (08-06-14)
U 8 training continues at Ballynacally on Saturday June 7th. (The U 10s will be in Gurteen at the Doora Barefield Blitz)
U8 Training switches to Ballynacally (7-5-14)
On Saturday 24th of May training will resume at the usual time of 10am in Ballynacally for six weeks.There has been a great turn out for all trainings so far this year.
U 8 Update
Twenty four new girls have joined U 8s this year in addition to last years beginners bringing the panel to thirty six. Team manager Kristina Sander along with Bríd Keane and Darren Pilkington recently completed the Ladies Gaelic Football FUNdamentals course. Justin Griffin, Alan Culligan, Nollaig Griffin and Ava O'Malley complete the management team. Training will switch to Ballynacally from May 3rd.
Great start to the season (22-03-14)
There was a great start to U8 training this morning with thirty players togging out on a cold morning with some playing for the very first time. It was great to see so many familiar faces returning for a second season. The team was coached by Kristina Sander (manager), Darren Pilkington, Alan Culligan, Justin Griffin, Brid Keane, Ava O Malley and Nollaig Griffin. Training continues every Saturday morning at 10am for one hour and all players are requested to bring gum shields.
Start of the season (12-03-14)
U8 training will start on Saturday 22nd of March in Frure G.A.A pitch at 10am for one hour for all girls born in 2006 or 2007. This years manager is Kristine Sander assisted by Brid Keane , Nollaig Griffin, Justin Griffin, Darren Pilkington, Ava O Malley and Alan Culligan. Registration will take place at 9.45am.
Under 8s 2013
U8s v Doonbeg and Kilmihil (21-10-13)
The U8 panel finished the year with a series of games with Kilmihil and Doonbeg in Kilmihil. 21 players took to the field with half of this panel now
moving to u10 level for 2014.
U 8s (18-10-13)
The U 8s will head to Kilmihil on Saturday October 19th for their final outing of the season. They will play Kilmihil and Doonbeg in a series of short
matches. All players are requested to be in the dressing rooms in Kilmihil by 9.40a.m. Matches will start at 10a.m. sharp and all should be over by
U8 final training.(11-10-13)
The u8s will finish training for 2013 on Saturday 19 October. A panel of 24 girls made great progress during the year learning the skill of the game.
A big thank you is expressed to the management team of Ronan O Ceallaigh, Brid Keane, Mary Keane, Mark Cottam and Kristina Sander. Half of the
panel now move up to U10 level for next year.
Away to Doora Barefield(6-10-13)
The u8s travelled to Gurteen on Saturday last to play a series of games. They played two teams of 10 a side. Well done to all the girls who played
extremly well. Training will continue next Saturday at 10am in Frure.
No Training (22-09-13)
There will be no training next weekend September 28th due to the hurling All Ireland replay.
u8s v Kilmihil and Cooraclare (21-09-13)
The U8 panel played two games against Kilmihil and Cooraclare this morning. All players got plenty game time and it was enjoyable to watch the
progress these players have have made since they started playing last March. Well done to all. See photos in more photos 7 (2013).
U 8s matches on Saturday next (19-09-13)
Fergus Rovers will play a series of short matches at Frure on Saturday morning. The club are delighted that Kilmihil and Cooraclare have confirmed
they will be attending. Matches will start at 10a.m. sharp and finish by 11a.m. Triona Melican and Caroline Doohan will referee the matches.
All players and parents are reminded to return outstanding Guess the Score cards to Ronan O'Ceallaigh on Saturday morning.
No training on Saturday 29th September.
There will be no training on the day of the hurling all Ireland Saturday 29th of September.
For the second time in a few weeks the game against Kilrush failed to go ahead as Kilrush were unable to field at team. The management
are working hard to find another team for next Saturday.
U8s v Kilrush (13-09-13)
The u8 team will play Kilrush this Saturday in Frure at 10am, all will be over by 11am.
U 8 training resumes next Saturday (11-08-13)
Training for U 8s resumes next Saturday August 17th at Frure (10a.m. sharp)
Disappointment for U 8s as Kilrush unable to play (28-07-13)
There was disappointemnt for the U 8 panel where their eagerly awaited matches with Kilrush did not go ahead at Frure today as arranged.
Yesterday Kilrush informed Fergus Rovers that they were short the majority of their panel due to holidays etc. However, twenty girls had
a most enjoyable training session instead and now will take the next two Saturdays off before resuming on Saturday August 17th at Frure
at the usual time of 10a.m.
U 8s in action next Saturday (20-07-13)
The U 8s will play Kilrush next Saturday July 27th at Frure at 10a.m. These young girls are progressing very well and a big family turn out is
expected when all players are requested to be present not later than 9.40a.m.
Rovers do well in first game (15-06-13)
Fergus Rovers under 8s played Doora Barefield this morning in Ballyncally. The girls showed all of their skills which they have learned over
the past eleven weeks under the guidance of Ronan O Ceallaigh, Mary Keane, Brid Keane, Mark Cottam and Kirstin Pilkinton. 22 of a panel of
23 players took to the field and all played their part. The panel was as follows Andrea Moloney, Niamh Ni Cheallaigh, Robyn Cottam, Laura
Griffin, Meabh Griffin, Emma McMahon, Ella Conway, Faye Ayres, Maria Meaney, Mila Pilkinton, Amy Conlan, Aoife Griffin, Claire Cuddihy,
Gracie Eustace, Abbi Doyle, Meabh Ryan, Aoibhinn Troy, Caoimhe Talty, Aimee Monahan, Emer Culligan, Evanna Lynch, Grace Donnelly and
Shauna Melican. A big thank you to club players Aine Kelly and Ciara O Malley for refereeing the games.
(see photos of game in photos 2012'13 more photos 7).
Fergus Rovers v Doora Barefield (11-06-13)
On Sunday 16th June the u8 panel will have their first outing of the year when they take on Doora Barefield in Ballynacally at 10am. This will
some girls first day to play a match. Best of luck to all.
There will be no training on Saturday 18th of May and Saturday 25th of May due to first holy communions. Training will resume on
June 1st in Ballynacally at 10am.
U 8 training continues next Saturday May 27th at Frure starting at 10a.m. sharp to 11a.m. From the following Sat (May 4th) training will move
to Ballynacally for the next six sessions.
Encouraging start to U 8 season (24-03-13)
Despite the cold weather there was a great turn out at Frure on Saturday March 23rd for the first coaching session of the year where
twenty two girls participated which included thirteen new members. Coaching for all girls born in 05 and 06 continues on Saturday
mornings at Frure from 10a.m. sharp to 11a.m. After six sessions training will move to Ballynacally for a further six weeks.
Coaching for U8s - born in 05 and 06 (03-03-13)
U 8 coaching for girls born in 05 and 06 will commence on Saturday March 23rd at Frure, Lissycasey from 10a.m. to 11a.m. All players will be notified through the four schools in the parish. Girls attending schools outside of the parish are also invited to attend. The U 8 manager for the coming year is Ronan O'Ceallaigh and will be helped by Mary Keane, Brid Keane and Mark Cottam. Registration fee is €20 and this can be paid at the first training session.
Under 8s 2012
Final training for U8s(5-10-12)
On this Saturday 6th of October the U8s will have their final training session. This group of players have made great progress in all the skills of the game since they started last March. It is hoped all will be back in the new year either at u8 or u10 level. Well done to Manager Ronan O Ceallaigh for all his work and preparation throughtout the year. Ronan was helped by Padraig Halpin, T. J Monahan, Mary Keane, Brid Keane and Nollaig Griffin. (photos of u8s can be seen in photos 2012 section).
Fergus Rovers v Doora Barefield (22-09-12
Well done to all 24 girls who played their part in playing Doora Barefield on Saturday morning. The players were divided into three teams playing 8 a side games. Most players got to play in at least three different positions on the field. The team was managed by Ronan O Ceallaigh, Mary Keane, Brid Keane, T.J Monahan and Nollaig Griffin. Well done to all the girls. (photos to follow in a few days)
U8s travel to Gurteen(16-09-12)
Fergus Rovers U8s will travel to Gurteen on Saturday 22nd of September to play Doora Barefield with a early start of 9.30am. Players are requested to be in Gurteen at 9.10am and all will be over by 10.30am. It is hoped all parents will be their to support the girls.
U8s v Kilmihil. (7-09-12)
Fergus Rovers U8s welcomed Kilmihil to Frure last Saturday were they played two games. Rovers had 23 players togged and all got plenty of game time. Well done to all the girls. After the game each player received their hoddies from Daybreak Lissycasey.(see photos in photos 2012 section and under home section sponsors).
U8s v Kilmihil (24-08-12)
Fergus Rovers u8s will play Kilmihil at Frure on Saturday 25th August in Frure from 10am to 11am. After the game there will be a presenation of hoddies for all players on the U8 panel which have been sponsored by Henrys DayBreak Lissycasey.
Break from training(14-08-12
Fergus Rovers U8s take a well earned break from training for 4 weeks. Training will resume on Saturday 11th August in Frure at 10am. Hope to see everyone back after the break.
U 8s v Doora Barefield (23-06-12)
Fergus Rovers U 8s played their first match for 2012 on June 23rd when twenty four girls all got to play, practise the skills they have learned in their eleven sessions to date and have fun. The girls were divided into three groups of seven and all played at the same time. They all enjoyed their morning in Ballynacally and Fergus Rovers would like to thank Doora Barefield for travelling. Well done to U 8 manager Ronan O'Ceallaigh for organising the event assisted by Nollaig Griffin, Padraig Halpin and Mary Keane. Thanks to Laura Hanrahan and Clodagh McNeilis who both play on the Fergus Rovers adult team and Sally Molloy from Doora Barefield who were the match referees. (see photos in 2012 section)
Next Saturday U 8 training will return to Frure, Lissycasey at 10a.m. sharp.
All Fergus Rovers players are been supplied hoddies this year. Parents are requested to attend the Doora Barefield game where each player will be fitted for her hoddie.
First game of the season for U8s (14-06-12)
Fergus Rovers will have their first match when they have a home game against Doora Barefield on Saturday June 23rd at Ballynacally commencing at 10a.m. Parents are requested to have the girls present not later than 9.40a.m.
Coaching resumes (30-05-12)
Coaching for U8s resumes on Saturday 2nd June in Ballynacally at 10am.
Moving to Ballynacally (27-04-12)
Coaching for this group has taken place in Lissycasey pitch for the last five weeks. On Saturday 4th of May this group will move to Ballynacally pitch for a further six weeks, however there will be no training on the weekends of 19th May and the 26th May due to First Holy Communion in both Lissycasey and Ballynacally.
Football presenation (25-04-12)
On Saturday last the Fergus Rovers club presented each U 8 player with their own "first touch" football to train with at home.
See U8s pictures in photos 2012 (more photos 1..)
First training session (24-03-12)
Fergus Rovers U 8s had their first training of 2012 in Frure on March 24th. 18 players attended with some players playing football for the first time. The team is managed by Ronan O Ceallaigh and helped by Padraig Halpin, Mary Keane, Laura Hanrahan, Brid Keane and Nollaig Griffin. Coaching will continue every Saturday morning from 10am to 11am. After six sessions traing will Move To Ballynacally for a six week period.
U8s training for 2012 (24-02-12)
Coaching for U 8s born in 2004 and 2005 will start Saturday March 24th at Frure gaa pitch from 10am to 11am for a period of six weeks at which stage it will move to Ballynacally. Parents will be notified through the schools with all the details.
Under 8s 2011
Fergus Rovers v Doora-Barfield
Fergus Rovers U8s travelled to Gurteen to play Doora Barfield on Saturday 24th September last. The players were divided into three groups with seven on each team. Some very exciting football was played on the day. This was the last outing of the year for this group, and ten girls of this panel now move to U10s next year. Doora Barfield provided goodie bags for all players after the game. This group of players met 24 times since March 26th under the management of Ronan O Ceallaigh, Mary Keating, Mary Keane, Brid Keane, Nollaig Griffin, Grainne McCarthy and Jackie Lynch. They will now take a well earned break and recharge their batteries for the 2012 season.
Fergus Rovers v Doora Barfield
Fergus Rovers under 8s play Doora Barfield on Saturday 24th Sept in Gurteen. Parents are requested to have the players at the venue by 9.40am with the game starting at 10am and all will be finished by 11am.
10th of September Fergus Rovers u8s played two very exciting 8 a side games against Kilmihil in Ballynacally, playing three 10min games.
Fergus Rovers had 21 players lining out on the day with great defending and some good scores taken.
Next Saturday the 17th of September this group of players will have their last training session in Ballynacally, as the following Saturday they will be travelling to Doora Barfield Gaa grounds for their final outing of the year.
Fergus Rovers v Kilmihil
Fergus Rovers U8s will play Kilmihil in Ballynacally on Sat 10th of September at 10am.
Fergus Rovers V Kilmihil
Fergus Rovers U8s played Kilmihil on Saturday 16th July in Kilmihil G.A.A pitch. 20 girls played there part in the game with many great displays.
Under 8s Training
This is the newest team in the Club which was set up for the first time last year. Coaching for this group takes place on Saturday mornings and alternates between Lissycasey and Ballynacally. The panel consists of twenty seven girls born in 03 and 04. Currently they are on their third six week phase and will continue in Frure, Lissycasey until July 16th at which stage they will take a few weeks holidays and resume again on August 20th.
The team manager is Ronan O Ceallaigh. He is assisted by Nollaig Griffin, Mary Keating, Brid Keane Grainne McCarthy, Jackie Lynch and Mary Keane.
On Saturday, Jund 25th twenty two girls played against doora Barefield at Frure. Three teams lined out many of whom were playing the first match in their career. Despite the rain all enjoyed themselves and will play a return match against Doora Barefield later in the year.