Athlone club notes

July 30, 2018

Fun Run/Day

Tullamore Camogie Club, Tullamore GAA Club and Tullamore Ladies Football Club are having a 'Park to Park' Sponsored Fun Walk/Run and Family Fun Day to include a walk from O'Brien Park to Dr. Kelly's Field and back to O'Brien Park. Refreshments and fun activities will take place in O'Brien Park after the walk. Lots of Fun guaranteed on the day. Spread the word to help support the development of our new facility.


Under 13 Football

Ballinamere was the place to be last Friday evening for the Under 13 Football league semi-final where Tullamore played Kilcormac Killoughey. Both teams coped well with the conditions  as the rain made the ball very slippy. Scoring was slow early on with Tullamore missing chances and we had to wait until the tenth minute when Jake Moore was fouled close to goal and Jack Donegan  goaled from the resulting penalty. Tullamorepressed forward after this and added further scores from Jack Donegan again and Luke Duffy. The KK boys were always dangerous in possession and they finally got on the scoresheetwhen a long ball was deflected to the net to reduce Tullamoreslead. Half time came with Tullamore leading 2-2 to 1:00

The second half started at a furious pace with Tullamorefinding the net with their first attack which was immediately followed by a KK goal. Defences got on top after this and both teams had missed chances. KK really pressed hard for a time during the second half as Tullamore lost their shape for a while, but they recovered to score two late goals and ran out winners in the end on a final score of 5:03. to 2:00. This was an important victory for Tullamore as it now puts them in a league final where they will meet Edenderry. They also have a quarter final championship coming up with St. Manchans, so a  lot to look forward to in the coming weeks .

Tullamore panel.  Conor Casey, Davin Keegan ,EoghanSpain,Luke Boyle, Ryan Fenlon,  Killlian Martin, Ross Kelly, Jack Daly, Luke Duffy, Jack Donegan, Killian Burke, Jack Bracken, Sean Kavanagh, Jake Moore, Rio Osumah, Sam Merrick, Chris Leavy, Anthony Lawlor.



Well done to the under 7 footballers who travelled over to Pollough last Saturday morning to play a blitz vs st Vincent's ferbane  and Der gaels. The boys had a great day. Thanks to Sean, Buddy and all the coaches and parents for all the support. Thank to Pollough Gaa for hosting the blitz.


U17 Football 

 Tullamore 3-5 Edenderry 2-8

Tullamore U17s opened their championship with a hard-earned draw in Edenderry on Wed 25th July.  Played in very warm conditions in front of a great crowd of supporters from each side, Tullamore did well to be only three points behind on a half-time score of 2-6 to 2-3.  Mid-way through the second half a brilliant Anthony Lambe penalty save kept the Blues hopes alive.  Tullamore eventually levelled the game when Corey White pointed from a 30 metre free with five minutes to go.

Next up for Tullamore is Na Fianna in O'Brien Park on Wed 1st August at 7.30 p.m. and major improvement will be needed to get a good result.

The team panel on the night:

Adam Dolan, Anthony Lambe, Ben Connolly, Ciarán Digan, Ciarán Egan, Ciarán O'Sullivan, Corey Coyne, Corey White, Cormac Kelly, Daniel Fox, Eoin O'Connor, Ian Felicio, Jack Gilsenan, Jay Sheerin, John Mahon, Josh Evans, Liam Dillane, Luke Egan, Mark Bannon, Mark Bolton, Michael Feeney, Michael Fox, Oisín Keenan-Martin, Pauric Martin, John Furlong, Cormac Egan, Harry Plunkett


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