TUAM and DISTRICT SPORTS NOTES (Tuesday, 12th June)

Girls under 9 winners - Connaught Track & Field

Covering local sports news in Tuam and the surrounding areas including Glinsk, Abbeyknockmoy, Milltown, Killererin, Kilconly, Claremorris, Williamstown, Sylane, Cahergal, Corofin, Dunmore, Kilkerrin, Clonberne, Cortoon, Moylough, Glenamaddy, Garrafrauns and Ballymoe.



Hard luck to our under 14 Boys who lost out in the Shield semi-final to a very fast and strong CP Ajax team on a score of 4-1. Eugenio Netto scored our goal from the penalty spot.

Glen Celtic u14s
Glen Celtic u14s

Our under 7 boys played their first League match on Sunday against Dunmore. There were some great skills shown against strong Dunmore teams.

Champions League Team: Conaire Brennan, Noah Martin, Cillian Long, Dylan McDonagh, Eli Kilmartin,   Europa League Team: Tiernan Joyce, Kyle Fahy, Sean Joineau, Conor Mitchell, Daniel O’Toole, Eamon O’Toole, Nathan Crehan, Conor Neary, Cian Dowd.

Registration is now open for U18s, any lad wishing to play MUST be registered before 13th June.   Contact Kay or glencelticsecretary@gmail.com for more info.

Congratulations to our under 12 girls who had a super win against Ballaghadereen on a goal feast scoreline of 4-6. All six Glen Celtic goals were scored by Courtney Parsons.  Well done to our U10 girls who played Roscommon. The girls had a superb team performance from start to finish.

Don’t forget bookings are still open for Glen Celtic Summer camps.  First camp will run 2nd to 6th July and the Second camp will run 13th to 17th August.   All boys and girls MUST be booked on to a camp before the camp starts.   Bookings can be made at www.summersoccerschools.ie OR call 1890 653 653

Good luck to all Glen Celtic players and supporters as you head into your second week of exams.



Weekend results sponsored by The Foodstore

1st Eamon Doherty 41pts count back 
Cat 1 Sean McGuinness 41pts
Cat 2 Philip White 38pts
Cat 3 Tom Gallagher 40pts
Cat 4 Bert Sexton 39pts

1st Louise Grant 68 nett
2nd Marie Healy 69 nett
9 hole
1st Mary Campbell 19 pts

Birdie comp winners – Kevin McCarty, Enda Gurren, James Prendergast, Sean McGuinness, Pat McGuinness

Congrats to Pat McGuinness getting a hole in one on the 7th



Day one of the Connaught outdoor track and field finals took place on Sunday (10th June) in Claremorris for the under 13 athletes from the club. Congratulations to everyone who competed and to their coaches for all their hard work over the past few weeks.

The National finals take place in Tullamore commencing on Sunday 1st July.  The first three teams (paired events) for each event for the U9/10/11 including the U9/10/11 relays and the first four individuals in all events (except the 600m where the first three will progress) will go forward to the National finals in Tullamore.

There was huge success for the club in the relay competitions which kick-started the Connaught Finals on Saturday.

The following teams qualified:

U9 Girls 4x100m relay (1st):  Chloe Mannion, Emer Fallon, Rachel Treacy and Holly Hughes (see cover photo)

U9 boys 4x100m relay (1st): Odhran Kelly, Cian McGinn, Eanna McGrath, Thomas Haughey and Evan Haughey

U10 girls 4x100m relay (1st): Siofra Phelan, Grace McGrath, Kate Halligan, Clodagh Gannon and Jessica Moynihan

U11 girls 4x100m relay (3rd): Gemma Casserly, Clodagh Fallon, Lauren Morrow, Grace Riordan, Stephanie McShane and Sarah Hartnett

U11 boys 4x100m relay (1st): Ciaran O’ Donnell, Matthew Mannion, Conor Mongey, Cian Melette and Jeremiah Oifoh

U12 girls 4x100m relay (2nd) Danielle Moynihan, Myah Gallagher, Abbi McGrath, Aine Maguire and Eva Burke

U13 boys 4x100m relay (2nd): Oisin Phelan, Daragh Mannion, Roan Heslin and Ultan Tighe.

Tuam AC under 13 relay
Pictured are the boys 4 x 100m relay U13 silver medallists along with their coach Olivia Fitzpatrick (l-r: Ultan Tighe, Roan Heslin, Daragh Mannion and Oisin Phelan)

The following athletes qualified in the paired events:  

U9 girls 300m (1st) Eimear Fallon and Rachel Treacy

U9 boys 300m (2nd) Cian McGinn and Eanna McGrath

U10 girls 500m (1st) Grace McGrath and Kate Halligan

U9 girls 60m (1st) Eimear Fallon and Rachel Treacy

U9 boys 60m (2nd) Odhran Kelly and Cian McGinn

U10 girls 60m (3rd) Clodagh Gannon and Grace McGrath

U11 boys 60m (1st) Jeremiah Oifoh and Ciarán O’ Donnell

U9 boys long jump (1st) Thomas Riordan and Oisin Munnelly

U10 girls long jump (4th) Clodagh Gannon and Jessica Moynihan

U11 girls long jump (3rd) Gemma Casserly and Clodagh Fallon

U9 girls turbo javelin (3rd) Saoirse Maguire and Holly Hughes

U9 boys turbo javelin (4th) Odhran Kelly and Darragh Brady.

Tuam AC u9 Turbo Javelin
U9 boys turbo javelin: Darragh Brady and Odhran Kelly

Roan Heslin finished 4th in the U13 boys 80m securing him a place at the national finals while Cian Rafferty finished in 3rd position in the boys 60m hurdles. Aine Maguire and Myah Gallagher qualified in the girls U12 600m finishing in first and third place respectively.

Aine also won the bronze medal in the girls U12 high jump. Oisin Phelan also qualified in the boys U13 600m finishing in 3rd position in his race. Danielle Moynihan took the gold medal in the girls U12 high jump and in the girls 60m event.

Danielle Moynihan
Danielle Moynihan who won gold in the U12 girls high jump and 60m sprint along with a silver medal in the girls 4x100m relay event.

Odhran Kelly added to his medal collection by finishing in 2nd position in the boys U9 60m sprint and turbo javelin events.

Day two of the Connaught finals will take place next Saturday for U14’s and above. We wish all those taking part an enjoyable and successful day.

The Athletics Ireland Summer camp is returning to Tuam for a third year in a row. The camp is on in Tuam from 30th July to the 3rd August. Details of registration may be found on the Tuam AC Juveniles Facebook page. Places are filling up quickly so members are advised to book early.



U11 boys put in an excellent performance on Friday evening against Skyvalley Rovers in Kilkerrin.

All players acquitted themselves well from the rock solid Eoin Morrissey in goal, the dependable Daithi Naughton & Diarmuid Cummins in defence, the hardworking midfielders Niall Fahey, Rian Hargadon, Shay Collins & Kevin Freeman and goalscorers on the evening Eoin Thornton, Sam Nolan & Tiernan Kilmartin. Well done all.

U12 boys had a good 6-4 win over Ballaghaderreen FC on Tuesday thanks to goals from Conal Divilly (2), Cillian Brennan, Joe Mullin, Dara Fahy & Daniel Stephens.

Last week’s RDFL lotto numbers were 5, 18, 21 & 26.

There was no jackpot winner. 6 match three winners: Cam Celtic; Ballaghaderreen FC; Rory Gallagher, c/o Cloonfad United; John Heneghan, c/o Cloonfad United; Paraic Gilligan, c/o Kilkerrin United; Pete Murray, c/o Kilkerrin United. Next week’s draw is for a jackpot of €13,650.


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