St Josephs Glenavy GAC
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All County Div 2 Reserve result
Glenavy 1.16 v 0.09Â Antrim.Â
Ulster ScÃ³r Semi Final
Congratulations to our own Aisling Dean in Recitation and the LÃ©iriÃº group who have progressed to the Ulster ScÃ³r Final on 8th April in Threemilehouse, Monaghan. A massive well done to each of you and we wish you all the best in the final.
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|2017 Football Championship Draws|
|Brelim 2||v||Prelim 4||C|
|PrelimÂ 1||v||Prelim 6||D|
|Prelim 3||v||Prelim 1||A|
|Prelim 1||v||Tir na nÃ“g||A|
|Prelim 2||v||Prelim 3||B|
South West Draws 2017
Byes: 1Â Moneyglass
Final Wed 10th June
Byes: 1Â Glenavy; 2Â Â Ahoghill
Final date T.B.C.
Byes: 1 Ballymena; 2 Sean Stinsons
Final Sunday 6th. August
Feile starts on Sunday 19th. February. Â Aldergrove v Glenavy @ 12noon.
The Breslin cup will be drawn at a later date.Â
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|2016 U-21 Championship||Â||Â||Â|
|06-Nov||St.Joseph'sÂ||1.1O||v||0.08||Gort na Mona|
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Antrim A.C. F. League Division 2 Reserve.
Sunday 12th. March 17
Antrim 0.09 v 1.16 Glenavy
The game was played at St.Comgallâ€™s and was the first league game on the new Dunsilly complex. Both teams were showing Â this was their first game of the season with some poor passing and shooting. The visitors showed a mark improvement in the second half whist playing against a strong breeze,
Joseph Webb got the first point of the game for the home side. Glenavy then had five unanswered points form play with Alex Gallagher chipping in with two, Fergal Green had a brace with one from play and a free from an acute angle. Ben McCambridge added the fifth. Colm Graham added his sides second point to leave the half time score 0.02 v 0.05.
Alex Gallagher got the second half off t with a well worked point. Colm McAuley pulled one back for the home side. Chris Smylie got in on the score sheet Â with an excellent point from out on the wing. Paul McAleese scored with a long distant kick to narrow the gap. We were then treated to the Â score of the game when Eddie Nelson took possession around midfield and went on a jinking solo run which ended with a shot that gave the keeper no chance of saving.
St.Josephâ€™s were now in control and with Fergal Green having his shooting boots there was no way back for the lads in green and white. Fergal pointed two frees to leave eight between the sides. Alex Gallagher and Chris Smylie added points for the Chapel Hill side. To their credit Antrim kept plugging away and were rewarded with two point from Stephen Webb and Paul Byrne.
Glenavy were finishing the stronger and added points from a Fergal Green free, Gerard Hamiltonâ€™ Chris Smylie and Alex Gallagher. Antrim finished their scoring with a Paul McAleese free and one from play from Paul Quinn. Alex Gallagher closed the scoring with a well taken point. to leave the final score St.Comgallâ€™s 0.09 v 1.16 St.Josephâ€™s.
Glenavy Team: Owen McCormack; Ruairi Forester Martin McPeake; Stephen Doone (Peter McCambridge);; Edward Nelson; Francis McMullan; Michael Small; Ben McCambridge ( Mark Cush); Gavin Phillips; Fergal Green (Ryan Hickland); Johnny Phillips; Frank Corr; Shane Cormican (Chris Smylie); Gerard Hamilton; Alex Gallagher.
Referee Sean McAtamney Tir na nÃ“g
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2016 Annual Presentation Dinner.
St.Josephâ€™s GAC Glenavy held their Annual Presentation Dinner in the Templeton Hotel on Friday 25th.. November 16.
Club chairman Joseph Oâ€™Boyle welcomed over one hundred members for a very enjoyable evening. Special guests were club president Fr. Colm McBride, South West chairman Columb Walsh with his wife Una, Frank and Kathleen Rogers.. Also present was the clubâ€™s main sponsor Martin McClinton from Hunky Dory. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Antrim intermediate football championship medals to the senior ladies team.
Columb Walsh congratulated the club for continuing to encourage the youth of the area to take part in club activities and to accept the ethos Gaelic games. He thanked the club for their participation in all South West competitions and the discipline shown from the players. The chairman congratulated the club on receiving the McStocker cup which is presented to club with the best discipline from managers and players. Columb congratulated the ladies for winning the Antrim intermediate championship. He also thanked our referees Paul Hanna and Christopher Eastwood for their dedication towards refereeing and encouraged others to come forward and take it up. .Â
The chairman in his citation for the clubâ€™s hall of fame award spoke highly of the recipient Frank Rogers. Frank had moved in the early sixties from his home town of Lisnaskea County Fermanagh to teach in St.Aidanâ€™s High School Glenavy where he taught physical education. He joined St.Josephâ€™s senior team and was an ever present member for the next decade. Joseph encouraged those present particularly the players to follow Frankâ€™s example and be prepared to put something back into the club when they had retired from playing.Â
When Frank retired from playing he continued to have a huge influence on our club with his expert knowledge of the rules and for keeping players fit he made great use of the school recreation hall for training and coaching. He also started a basketball team to keep the players fit and interested during the winter months. Frank helped several managers with the coaching and fitness of players and his influence held bring success on a number of occasions. Frank now lives with his wife Kathleen and family in Ballycastle.
Frank thanked the club for the award and had always kept up to date with results and what was happening in the club. He wished the club well for the future and encouraged d the young players enjoy themselves as much as he had. Â Â Â Â Â
The following received the annual club awards.
Â Senior Ladies player: Orla Fay.
Senior male player: Michael McCourt
Junior male player Joint:: Ronan Hamill & Martin McPeake
Club person of the year: Joint: Olwyn McCambridge & Marieanne Forester
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