Kingscourt Stars club notes

August 07, 2018

Development Draw Tickets 

The fifth of 8 draws took place on Bank Holiday Monday in The Willows Bar in conjunction with the weekly lotto. The winner is Fr Emmet Carolan. Congratulations Fr Emmet! It's not too late to buy a ticket and support your club. Tickets are priced at €20 each or a book of 6 for €100. The main draw will take place on Sunday 26th August and the winner gets 2 All Ireland football tickets plus €100 spending money!  All money raised will go towards much needed repair and development at our grounds. Tickets are available from players, committee members, Clarkes Corner Bar, M&Fs Bar, Pat Faulkners, The Willows, Robbie O'Connells and juvenile coaches. There is a lot of work planned to improve our grounds which will benefit all players. 


Our U12s took part in the Ciaran Crosby Cup in Meath Hill last Saturday. Four teams took part - Kingscourt, Meath Hill/ Drumconrath, Moynalty and St. Michael's of Carlanstown/ Kilbeg. Kingscourt and Meath Hill/ Drumconrath both won their first two games, and played each other for the Cup. Meath Hill/Drumconrath put in a great performance but a strong Kingscourt team came away victorious. Moynalty won the shield final. Thanks to Meath Hill for the wonderful hospitality and to David Crosby for presenting the prizes, including a medal for his own son Darragh who was playing in this competition for Kingscourt for the first time, and to the Kingscourt coaches Brendan and Larry McCormack. Cross field day took place on Bank Holiday Monday. Our U10 boys played Castlerahan, St. Jude's from Dublin & Lavey in the group stages. We won the first two games and lost to Lavey in the last game, finishing second in the group. We then played Cuchullains in the semi final of the cup, setting up a final appearance against Lavey again, where the Kingscourt boys won by five points. Thanks to David Morris & Gabriel Patterson who were the coaches, and congratulations boys! 

Baby Star 

Congratulations to senior player, Philly Smith and his wife Karen on the birth of their baby boy, Jonathan Philip. Another grandchild for our chairman Phil Smith. 

Committee Meeting 

There will be a committee meeting next Thursday August 9 at 9pm. Apologies to secretary Agnes Clarke please. 


Minneapolis hosts the 2018 World Handball Championships from August 9-19. Best of luck to the Irish team including Kingscourt's Michael Finnegan who travels as coach to the team! 


Lotto held in The Willows on Bank Holiday Monday.5,24,27,28. No match 3's, No Jackpot winner. Next draw in The Wishing Well for €5,500 

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The first round of the Hotel Kilmore Senior Championship takes place in Bailieborough next Sunday August 12 V Lavey at 6pm. All support appreciated. Best of luck lads! Our Reserves played Cavan Gaels at home last Wednesday, played well but were beaten by goals. Final score Kingscourt Stars 0-20 Cavan Gaels 2-23.  


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