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 Thomas Davis GFC win Small Club of the Year 2013

All of our hard work is finally paying off.  We would like to thank all our volunteers who helped us win this award.  Celebrating the Club, Valuing the Volunteer. There will be a two page spread in the Irish News this Tuesday.

Development

Club members have been extremely busy at the new field development over the last few weeks piping the stream and laying out the new entrance & road foundations on the site.  The first field drainage is due to start this Monday with the pitch contractor due to lay the pitch top layer shortly afterwards.

Thomas Davis GFC Festival

Friday 31 May 2013 – Boxing Competition – Tickets £5.00

Saturday 1 June 2013 – Darts Exhibition – Tickets £10.00

Venue – Newry Town Hall

Tickets on Sale Now

Eric Bristow MBE-- ("The Crafty Cockney") (born 25 April 1957) is a former professional English darts player, whose skill at the game in the 1980s helped turn it into a worldwide spectator sport. He is a five times World Champion and is renowned still as the 'Biggest ever name in world darts'. Eric does not play competitive darts any more but tours the UK speaking on the after dinner circuit and entertaining audiences on darts exhibitions.........

Keith Deller-- (born December 24, 1959 in Ipswich) is an English darts player, who won the Embassy World Professional Darts Championship in 1983. He was the youngest player and the first qualifier ever to win the championship. Dutch player Jelle Klaasen took his record as youngest ever winner in 2006.

Deller's victory over Eric Bristow in the tournament by 6 sets to 5 was probably the biggest upset in the history of the championship. He also beat world number 3, John Lowe in the quarter finals and defending champion and world number 2, Jocky Wilson in the semi-final to become the only player in history to defeat the world's top three ranked players in the World Championship. The champion's prize money in 1983 was £8,000. 

Kellogg’s Cùl Camps

Thomas Davis Corrinshego GFC will be taking part in Kellogg’s Cùl Camps this Summer.  From the 15 – 19 July 2013 we will be holding the camp at the Club House.  If you are interested in booking please contact David O’Brien on 07775176614 or book and pay directly through www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.

Used Clothing Bank

Why not have a good spring clear out and get rid of all unwanted clothing.  Thomas Davis GFC have a used clothing bank situated at the Club House.   If you can’t get over to the Club House then maybe contact us directly and we can call to collect. Thanking you.

Under 8/10 Football / Peil Faoi 8/10

MATCH REPORT

Due to a death in Poyntzpass during the week our U10’s match between Corrinshego and St. Joseph's was postponed .

U8 & U10 training continues every Wednesday @ 6.15pm at the Club Grounds. Each player please bring your own water bottle.  New members welcome. Contact David O’Brien 07775176614.

Under 12 Football / Peil Faoi 12

MATCH REPORT

Due to the bad weather on Saturday the Under 12’s match was postponed.

U12 training continues each Thursday at 6pm at the Club Grounds. New members welcome. Contact Ronan O’Reilly 07753447770.

Under 14 Football / Peil Faoi 14

U14 training continues each Thursday at 6pm at the Club Grounds. New members welcome. Contact Adrian McCourt 07745669419.

Ladies Football / Peil na mBan

MATCH REPORT

Our Under 14 Ladies had their first league match against Mullaghbawn.

There was a good turn out to support the ladies.

They fought hard against Mullaghbawn scoring a few valuable points but Mullaghbawn were a strong team and beat Thomas Davis.  Well done to all players and management.

Ladies training continues every Thursday 7.00pm at the Club Grounds. New members welcome. Contact Karl Kimmins 07704025212.

Matches every second Sunday.

Under 16 Football / Peil Faoi 16

MATCH REPORT

An Céide 2-03 Tomás Dáibhis 4-11 09 Bealtaine 2013

Thomas Davis under 16’s got back to winning ways with a great away win at Keady last Thursday night. Played in very wet conditions both sides defences took a while to adjust to the fast ball into the forward lines. We opened the scoring with a Conor Jennings point quickly followed with a Declan Loye goal, a great solo run and a neat return pass from Matthew Loughran left the keeper no chance. The home side replied with a goal well worked from their own defence. Both sides were trading scores point for point until the home side finished another move to our net, this gave them the upper hand as we had the advantage of the breeze. But our lads responded immediately, a great kickout from Ronan McMahon was ably fielded by Lee Courtney who ran through the heart of the Keady defence with Caolan Marron supporting him off the shoulder, put him straight through on goal hitting it hard and low to the corner of the net, that was the game changer as our lads piled on the pressure hitting 3 further points leaving it at halftime 2-06 to 2-03.

Although leading, we faced a very strong breeze which the Thomas Davis lads understood would require a bigger work ethic to maintain their lead & win this game so for the next 30 minutes the played like never before. First to every ball and great support play made sure we got the next 3 points in the game & a good 6 point lead. Keady were now forced into counterattacking but great defensive work from Dean Faloon, Aaron Cinnamond & Breandáin McCorry continually turned defence into attack, which lead to Declan Loye hitting an unstoppable shot to the top corner of the net. With 10 minutes left Jonny Tumlity sealed the victory with a great individual goal, further points from Caolan Marron & Lee Courtney finished off a great night that will live long in the memory as the lads kept Keady scoreless in the second half playing against a strong breeze to run out eventual winners 4-11 to 2-03.

Training continues every Sunday Morning at 10.45am at the Club Grounds. New members welcome. Contact Anthony Havern 07805853032

Under 18 Football / Peil Faoi 18

MATCH REPORT

Oliver Plunkett’s did not a have a match this week.

They play Madden this evening.  Throw in 7.30pm.

Training continuing every Monday 7.30pm at the Club Grounds. New members welcome. Contact Tony Loye 07810883454.

Senior Football / Peil Sinsir

Thomas Davis Corrinshego GFC 1-9   St. Patrick’s  Dromintee II  0-1

Once again the men in maroon played in dreadful underfoot conditions  to record another win and remain undefeated in their league.

Just like last week in Darkley, the weather was very poor with constant rain which left large puddles all over the pitch.  Corrinshego started  with another changed line up, most notably young David Hankin making his senior debut in goals and Seamus Morgan  coming in at corner forward, after his recent  pro-longed transfer from Carrickcruppin.

On 2 mins a good  ball fielded by D. Lenaghan fed Stepen Trainor who crashed the ball of the crossbar. One minute later  after good inter-change between A.McCourt and  Shane Mc Ardle, put D. McGreevy straight on goal, but unfortunately his effort went narrowly wide. On 6mins Ryan O’Reilly had another shot  wide, but Ryan atoned for this error when on 8mins when he scored the opening  point after  a very good kick –out by D.Hankin.

Moments later Ryan O’Reilly had  made it 0-2  after being put through by D. Lenaghan. On 10mins Dromintee raised a white flag to leave it  0-2 to 0-1. Stephen Trainor settled the nerves with a point on 13mins. Two minutes later Corrinshego were unlucky when a 45m went narrowly wide from R.O’Reilly. On 18mins Niall McVerry was fouled when he was about to score but the resultant free dropped short. On 22minutes R.O’Reilly  scored from a free after James Dinsmore  was fouled.  On 25 mins Paul Heatley replaced N. McVerry and immediately made an impact when he   delivered a great ball to D. Lenaghan who in turn extended the Corrinshego lead. On the stoke of half –time Shane  McArdle scored another  point to leave the score at half-time 0-6 to 0-1.

On the resumption Neil Markey replaced the  veteran Aidy McCourt and made an instant impact  by scoring a point  on 31mins. Moments later a high ball by Neil Markey  was punched on by Paul Heatley but  James Martin in the Dromintee nets saved the effort. On 36 minutes Mark Bradshaw replaced Mark Mc Ateer at half back. On 38mins  a good movements resulted in a low shot to the Dromintee net by danger man Neil Markey. On 47 minute  substitute Cathal Trainor went on a run and  scored a fine point to make it 1-8 to 0-1. The game went through the motions for the remaining 13minutes with Corrinshego shooting many wides until Paul Heatley scored on the 57min to leave the final score 1-9 to 0-1. There were many positives in this game such as the debut of both Seamus and David but the wide count of 24 plus is a concern. Next week we play the mighty Pearse Ogs   which might determine  who wins this league! All at Corrinshego would like to wish the ‘daddy’ of the team Adrian McCourt a very Happy  37th Birthday tomorrow!!

Thomas Davis:  David Hankin, Ruari McLoughlin, Calcum Murphy, Mark Mc Ateer, James Dinsmore, Conor Loye, David Lenaghan , Declan McGreevy, Niall McVerry, Ryan O’Reilly, Stephen Trainor, Adrian McCourt, Shane McCourt, Seamus Morgan, Subs  K. Kimmins, P. Finnegan, G.O’Reilly, L. Quinn,  P. Heatley, N. Burns, C. Trainor, R. Mc Williams, P. Smyth, N. Markey, R. O’ Reilly, D. Murphy.

Scores: N. Markey 1-1, R. O’Reilly 0-3 (1f),S. Trainor 0-1, D.Lenaghan 0-1, S.McArdle 0-1, C. Trainor 0-1,  P. Heatley 0-1.

Dromintee :  James Martin, Seamus MacNamee, Gareth McCoy, A. Killgallon, Fergal Murphy, Adrian O’Grady, Niall little, Peter Martin, Cathal McNally, Fintan Mc Aleenan, Kiernan McArdle, Gavin Fearon, Mark McGahon, Paul O’Hanlon, Kevin Kelly.

Ref: Joe Murtagh ( An Mullach Ban)

Senior Training days may vary.  Please contact Gerry O’Reilly 07857093676.

Let’s support our Senior’s this Friday 17 May 2013 as they take on their biggest challenge yet.  Pearse Ogs at home in Craobh Rua, 7pm throw in.

If you have any queries or wish to contact us please write, phone or email details below:

Thomas Davis GFC

Chancellors Road

Newry,

Co.Armagh

BT35 8PR

Guthán Club: 028 30263908

info@thomasdaviscorrinshego.com

www.thomasdaviscorrinshego.com

The Social Club can be booked for any occasion, christening, communion, parties and social gatherings.   Please contact us if you are interested in booking the Social Club.

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