15 September 2021
Appeal for News
This is an appeal to those of you who are involved in various activities (which have increased a lot recently), not to forget to send us an email with a few lines and maybe a photo or two publicising what you are doing. The regular users of this site (particularly those not on social media) would like to see them and it will help paint a fuller picture of what is taking place in and around Borrisoleigh. We rely on you, the local community, to send us your news.
Borrisoleigh Website Committee
Borris-Ileigh Camogie Club Notes
Under 16 County Champions:
The crowd that turned up to witness the County Under 16 final in the Ragg on Thursday night last were treated to an absolute thriller as two brilliantly prepared team gave it everything in quest of glory for 60 minutes.
Silvermines had the upper hand when we met earlier in the year but when the final whistle sounded after the final, the result was reversed and the cup was returning to Borris on a final scoreline of Borris-Ileigh 3-06 Silvermines 3-02.
A huge congrats to all the team members and the team management for their brilliant performances in the final and right throughout the whole season.
Under 12 County Final:
It’s destination the Ragg again tomorrow (Thursday) night when our Under 12 maroon team will take on Slieve Felim Rapperees in the County Final. Throw in is 6:30pm and it would be great to see the Maroon Army travel again in force to support the girls in their quest to bring a second county title home in a week.
Winning Start for Intermediates:
Our Intermediate Championship kick-started last Saturday evening with a home encounter with the league champions, Newport/Ballinahinch.
Following an excellent performance, we emerged winners on a 3-13 to 3-06 scoreline.
Our next outing is against Cahir in Borrisoleigh on Saturday evening next with a 5pm throw in. Hopefully we’ll see a good crowd in to support our team.
Under 8 Challenge:
Our Under 8 team are in action tonight (Wednesday) in a challenge match at home to Toomevara. More details on our Facebook page.
Axa Community Bike Ride
We had a great day out Sunday and enjoyed our visit to Loughmore Community tearooms where we enjoyed refreshments before we cycled back to borrisoleigh. Next week we are putting on 2 cycles, one challenging and another easy going. This is a great chance for anyone new to join and see what you are missing. If you enjoy cycling and would like to start in a group this is for you, easy to register and great community feeling as everyone is here to help and encourage you.
Anniversary Masses; 11am Mass 19th September Gerry Ryan, St. Bridgid’s Villas, Borrisoleigh.
You are also asked to remember in your prayers Seán Gleeson. Walkinstown Dublin and formerly from Borrisoleigh
Diocesan Needs Collection will be taken up at all Masses at this time.
Congratulations to our 23 boys and girls who made their First Holy Communion yesterday. Congratulations also to their parents, families and their school.
Congratulations to our U-16 camogie team who won the County Final last Thursday. The Team played with great heart and determination in what was a very exciting match.
Thought for the Week: Life is like a book, some chapters sad, some happy and some exciting. But if you never turn the page, you will never know what the next chapter holds.
Vhi Women’s Virtual Mini Marathon
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club Newsletter
Pic of the Past
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Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Marie McGrath, Derry O’Donnell
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