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Killeshandra Club Notes 9th Sepember

Posted by Lisa Kearns on Monday, September 10, 2018

Killeshandra GAA Club Notes

9th September 2018

Save Our Post Office

As you are all aware Killeshandra post office is one of many for closure come the end of October. This is a vital service to our community as we have now been left with no bank or credit union we now need to keep the post office open so if all could please sign the petitions which have been left in all businesses around the town please. Thank you.

Cardiac Screening Programme

Saturday the 6th October is confirmed for the Cardiac Screening Programme the Cardiac Screening Service is ultimately aimed at reducing the incidents of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in Ireland. Appointments are 15 minutes slots and you should allow 20/25 minutes per appointment. To make a booking please go to and click on the “online booking” and enter the clinic code Leaguers. Please note you will need to set up an account and password but should only take 5/10 minutes.

Killeshandra Heartsave

CPR training will be held on Saturday the 22nd of September in Killeshandra Community Hall. Each session will last 45 minutes only. The course will run at 2pm and 3pm. This will enable you to know how to use the AED’S located in and around Killeshandra. It is suitable for first timers or refreshers. Please contact by text or call Rosie Hastie on 0863531160, Ann Marie Connolly on 0872574474, Blaithin Curran 0860736570, Laura Tighe 0875637998 to book a place.


Lotto results 9th September Nos: 2,9,21,22

No Winner €8400

€40 Winners: Donagh O’Reilly, Michelle Sweeney, Ann McNeill, Andy Feeney, Bernie Beirne.

Next week's Jackpot €8500 in Kellys on Sunday 16th September at 9pm.

Social Dancing in Community Hall Killeshandra

Social Dancing taking place in Killeshandra Community Hall on the 14th September from 10pm to 12.30pm music my J&S Sound. Refreshments and free raffle on the night. Entry is €10.

Killeshandra Seniors

Intermediate Championship

Round 4

Killeshandra v Redhills on the 8th of September in Ballyconnell. The game started at 18.02 and in the first minute Killeshandra’s Conor O Reilly went for a goal but was saved by Redhills goalkeeper Paul Martin but it didn't take long for the leaguers to get the first score on the board thanks to Conor McGearty getting the point. There was a few near misses at points from both teams in the opening minutes but wet condition did play its part in this. Redhills Mark Kelly got a goal in the ninth minute. The Leaguers managed to get their second point two minutes later thanks to Eoin Brady and this followed by some great team work from Cein Sweeney fisting the ball across the goal line and Darren O’Hanlon finishing it getting a goal for Killeshandra. The Leaguers were on a roll and looked confident as they managed to get another 3 points thanks to Daniel Luby, Shane O Reilly (free) and Thomas O Reilly (free) this seen the leaguers take a 5 point lead. A free in 23rd minute gave Redhills their first point of the game thanks to Packie Leddy. Aaron Brady got another point for Killeshandra in the 25th minute and a great save by Joe Masterson in the 28th minute seen them keep the lead ahead of Redhills but on the stroke of halftime Redhills received a 45 and their Goalkeeper Paul Martin stepped up to take it and gets a point for Redhills as the half time whistle blows.  Half time score was Killeshandra 1-6(9) Redhills 1-2(5). Second half started well for Redhills with them getting a goal within the first 5 minute of the game thanks to Turloc Mooney and another two points with Killian McSherry and Rory Dunne getting them. Aaron Brady tried for a goal but again was stopped by Redhills keeper Paul Martin. The leaguers had a few near missed points in the opening minutes but a free in the 12th minute seen them get their first point of the second half thanks to Aaron Brady to even the game once again a minute later another free this time Shane O Reilly takes a great point to send the leaguers into the lead again. It took awhile before either teams scored again and it was Redhills getting a free and Packie Leddy getting the point to draw the game again but in the 30th minute Killeshandra Eoin Brady takes a great point to get the point lead again but it was short lived as Redhills responded straight away with the point from Turloc Mooney, this even the game again but the leaguers found more and yet again with great team play from Conor O Reilly running up the field sending the ball to Cein Sweeney who sent it into Darren O’Hanlon and a great left foot kick from Darren which seen it going into the back of the Redhills net for a goal. Killeshandra were three points up with 3 minutes into extra time. A great run from James Dinneny and a pass to Darren O’Hanlon who finished it off for the leaguers with a point. Full time whistle was blown. Full time score Killeshandra 2-10(16) Redhills 2-06(12).

TEAM: Joe Masterson, Michael O Reilly, Damien Higgins, James Dinneny, Conor O Reilly, Darragh Tighe, Luke Bevis, Thomas O Reilly(1) Aaron Brady(2) Shane O Reilly(2) Daniel Luby(1) Darren O’Hanlon(2-1) Eoin Brady(2) Cein Sweeney Conor McGearty.

Congratulations to all involved and thank you to Ballyconnell for hosting the game.

Intermediate Championships Quarter Final

Killeshandra will play Cuchulainns on Sunday 16th at 2pm in Kilnaleck please come and support the lads and best of luck to all involved. #comeontheleaguers.

St. Joseph’s U13

Championship fixtures

Rd1 Division 2

St. Joseph’s v Gowna game will was played on Tuesday 4th September the games ended St. Joseph’s 2-9 Gowna 3-18 hard luck lads.

Round 2

St. Joseph’s v Killinkere CLG on Saturday 15th in Jim Smith Park at 2pm. Best of luck lads and please support .

St. Joseph’s U13 Championship Division 5 Rd1

St. Joseph’s v Killygary GAA on Sunday the 16th September at 12.30pm. Best of luck lads and please support them.

U17s Championship Division 3

Round 2

St. Joseph’s V Kingscourt on Wednesday 8th September the game ended St. Joseph’s 4-12 Kingscourt 2-7 congratulations on a great win lads and on reaching the semi final.

U17 Semi Final Championship

St. Joseph’s v Laragh Utd. Date, Time and Venue TBC.

Girls U10s to U15s Training

Girls U10s to U15s training is on Saturday mornings from 11.30am to 12.30pm in Killeshandra training pitch.

Underage Training

Hard luck to the U11s who lost their game against Lacken on Wednesday evening Killeshandra 0-10 Lacken 0-12 Just wasn’t your day boys. Underage training is at the pitch from 10am on Saturday mornings U7s up to U11s.

Facility/Field Bookings

All field and facilities used must be booked through Vice Secretary Seamus O Reilly. Contact 0866032276.

Club Gear

Club Gear including shorts, socks and bags can be purchased from Donal Kelly in the Bait Shop.

Social Media

Follow Killeshandra GAA on Facebook and on twitter @killeshandraGAA and Instagram Killeshandraleaguersgaa for all the latest news and updates from the club.


If you have anything you would like to be added to the Killeshandra notes please email no later than Saturday evening.

Club PRO

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