RAHEEN GAA CLUB
SECRETARY: LIAM BOLAND ; PHONE: (087) 4181148
P.R.O: RAY GARRY ; PHONE: (086) 1954803
G.A.A CLUB NOTES
DATE:16 SEPTEMBER 2019
The numbers drawn in the Lotto draw which took place on Monday 09th September 2019 were: 03 10 15 27 . There was No Jackpot Winner of €15,000 and 5 Match 3 Winners [Sheila Daly C/O Grennan’s; Deirdre Feery C/O Tullamore Hardware; Pauline Watts C/O High Chap; Gavin Kelly C/O Direen’s; Brendan McCourtney C/O Hamilton’s] (€40 Each). Next week’s draw will take place in Hamilton’s, Geashill on Monday 23 September 2019.
SENIOR B FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP RELEGATION FINAL
A very sad day for our beloved club when after battling the drop over the last few years our survival in the Senior B Football Championship finally came to an end with relegation to the Intermediate Championship for 2020 with defeat to Ferbane in the Senior B Relegation Final last Saturday afternoon in Durrow on a scoreline of 4-09 to 1-08. Ferbane were straight out of the blocks from the throw in with the opening 2 points inside the first min. Raheen responded with their first 2 points by the 5th min to draw level for the first and only time in the game. Ferbane added a point before striking for their first goal on 12 mins along with another point. Raheen then added 3 points in a row but this was wiped out with Ferbane’s second goal on 28 mins finished by a player just out of the minor ranks Harry Balsigner. This left it double scores at the break 2-04 to 0-05 in favour of Ferbane. The sides scored 1-01 apiece inside the first 5 mins of the second half, the Raheen goal turned in by Conor Carroll. Ferbane tagged on 2 more points before striking the hammer blow with their 4th goal on 17 mins finished by Ryan Heavin son of former Westmeath player Ger Heavin. Thereafter the final 10 mins saw both sides complete their tally with 2 points apiece and also pickup 2 black cards apiece with Raheen’s day compounded with a penalty save 5mins from the end.
RAHEEN: James Boland, Brian Corcoran, Liam Boland, Chris Floody, Adam Kelly, Declan Byrne, Mikey Buckley, James Lalor (0-01), Niall Dempsey, Conor McNally, Jack Keogh (0-01), Richie Reynolds (0-02), Lee Mulpeter (0-01), Conor Carroll (1-02), Brian Crombie (0-01).
SUBS: David Boland (for Brian Corcoran), Eoin Corcoran (for Mikey Buckley), Colin Keogh (for Niall Dempsey), Glen Hassett (for Conor McNally), Jack O’Brien (for Lee Mulpeter), Padraig Bracken (for Colin Keogh).
The following officers were elected:
Chairman – John Hackett; Vice Chairman – Niall Carthy ; Secretary – Liam Boland Snr ; Ass Secretary – Eddie Kaye; Treasurer – Owenie Connor ; Ass Treasurer – Matthew O’Byrne ; PRO – Ray Garry ; Health & Well Being Officer: Eddie Kaye; Membership Officers: Paddy Bracken & Eddie Kaye; County Board Delegates: John Hackett & Ray Garry; Honary Club President: Sean Carthy. The following Committee members were also elected: John Garry, Declan Costello, Brendan Byrne, Sean Carthy, Hughie Bolton, Brian Corcoran (Players Rep), Damien Grehan, Ciaran Cummins, Eddie Kelly, Noel Gorman, Brian Crombie & Stephen Byrne.