U14: Training Weds @ 7pm in Castlepollard.
U16/U18: Training Tues @ 7pm in Castlepollard.
U14 Championship Rd5 Result : Weds 29th August Clan na Gael 2-08 vs Na Piarsaigh 3-07 in Archerstown.
Senior Hurling Championship Rd. 5.
Our Senior Team had a hard fought win over Brownstown in Cusack Park on Tuesday 4th Sept. in Rd5 of the Chamionship. Scoreline Pollard 4-19 Brownstown 3-10. Pollard got off to a great start and with 5 mins gone were 1-03 to 0-0 ahead, with the scores coming from D.Higgins 0-01, long range free, 0-02 from A.Devine frees either side of a superb J.McCarthy goal following a well worked pass from the tricky K.Brazil. Brownstown reduced the lead following 0-02 from play before the accurate Devine landed another free on 12mins. Centreback Higgins and Goalkeeper A.Dermody brought off a crucial goalmouth save with Brownstown scoring the resultant ‘65m award. Pollard scored a further 0-04 up to the 18min, with scores comming from G.Flynn, D.O’Reilly,K.Brazil and J.Rabbite. Pollard were now 1-08 to 0-03 ahead. Between the 18th minute and 26min Brownstown scored 2-1 with the goals comming either side of an converted A.Devine free. On 26mins S.Boylan replaced S.Gilchrist on the Pollard Team with J.McCarthy moving back into the defence. J.Rabbitte scored a fine point on the run with J.McCarthy’s long range free being caught by A.Devine and finished neatly to the net on 30mins. Not to be out done McCarthy landed a long range free with the final puck of the first half. H/T score Pollard 2-11 Brownstown 2-04.
Brownstown started the second half with a pointed free but again Pollard got off to a flying start with 1-02 scored inside the first 3mins, with S.Boylan combining with K.Brazil to score a superb goal. The 0-02 comming from C.Dermody and K.Brazil.
Brownstown replied instantly scoring 1-02 to leave the score at Pollard 3-13 Brownstown 3-07. Pollard then went on a scoring spree, from the 19th to 28min adding a further 1-05 without reply. The scores comming from A.Devine 0-04, J.McCarthy )-01 and K.Brazil 1-0. Brownstown with time running out scored 0-03 and Pollards K.Brazil adding another 0-01in injury time following a lengthy D.Higgins clearance. Final Score Pollard 4-19 Brownstown 3-10. Pollard now face Clonkill in the Qtr Final on Sun 28th Sept.
Team: A. Dermody, S.Gilchrist, D.McCormack, S.Lancaster, D.Murray, D.Higgins(0-01fr), C.Fagan, P.Dermody, C.Dermody(0-01), D.O’Reilly(0-01),G.Flynn(0-01), J.Rabbitte(0-02), A.Devine(1-08, 0-05fr), J.McCarthy(1-2), K.Brazil(1-03) Subs: S.Boylan(1-0) for S.Gilchrist(26mins), T.Gallagher for C.Fagan(35mins).
Get well wishes
We wish Clubman Pat Gaffney a speedy recovery following his hospitalisation recently.
Our weekly Bingo continues next Sunday night at 8.30pm in the Hurling Complex. The Main Jackpot stands at €15,000 and our 2nd Jackpot now also stands at €15,000.
E100 BonusBall winner #1 : Annie Martin.
E100 BonusBall winner #2 : Joane Wetton .
Lotto Draw took place during Bingo on Sunday night last . The numbers drawn were :- 2,9,23,28.
There was no jackpot winner. The 6 x €25 winners were:
1. Ciaran Fagan, Castlepollard.
2. Patrick Murray , (Yr Ticket) Castlepollard.
3. Michael Gibbons , Castlepollard.
4. Mags, Helen & Pat Gaffney , Castlepollard.
5. Laura Fitzpatrick , c/o Bingo.
6. Helen & Pat Gaffney , Castlepollard.
Our next Lotto draw will take place at the Bingo on Sunday 3rd September 2018. New Jackpot will be €1,800.
The Hurling Club would like to thank all Sponsors, patrons and ticket sellers for their continued support.
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