Saturday Evening Mass Mass on this Saturday evening September 27th will be at 7.30pm due to the All Ireland Replay
Borris-Ileigh GAA Club
U16B North Final Champions
U16B Team who defeated Borrisokane to win the North Final on Saturday last
Gerry accepts u16 North trophy from board chairman John Delaney
U21 Hurling: Well done to our U21 team who kicked off their campaign in impressive fashion, beating Shannon Rovers Gaels 3-25 to 2-3 in the opening round. There is no fixture made for the next round yet.
U16 Hurling: A huge congratulations to our U16 team who defeated Borrisokane in the North B Final on Saturday afternoon on a scoreline of 3-12 to 1-10. Despite going 3 points down in the second half, we showed great character to dig out the victory and win by 8 points. Great credit must go to the players for the massive effort they have put in this year. A big thank you also to the management of Jimmy Stapleton, Tom Hurley, Martin Ryan and Ciaran Hackett. We will now play Loughmore in the county semi final on Saturday October 4th. The team that started the game was as follows: Alvis Danko, Jack Prior, Oran Bergin, Seamus Ryan, Nicky Cooney, Aaron Reid, John Ryan, Ray McCormack, David McCormack, Dan Brooks, Gerry Kelly(capt), Aaron Rabbitte, Kevin Maher, Jamie Corcoran, Conor Keane. Subs used: James Devaney for David McCormack.
Inter-County Hurling: Best of luck to Brendan, Paddy, Conor and all the Tipp lads in the All Ireland Final this Saturday. There has been great colour put up around the town and if anyone has any flags or banners try and get them up before the weekend.
The lads in action at the U16B North Final
Congratulations to our U16 side who defeated Borrisokane in the North U16b final last Saturday in Nenagh on a scoreline of 3-12 to 1 -10. In what was an exciting game from start to finish Borrisoleigh got off to a great start with goals from Kevin Maher and Jamie Corcoran in the first quarter following some good play by Conor Keane and Aaron Rabbitte. In the second quarter though the scores dried up and it took some good goalkeeping from Alvis Danko, along with some great defending from all six defenders particularly Jack Prior who was outstanding, to ensure we had a narrow lead at half time 2-03 to 5pts. In the second half Borrisokane worked hard and got themselves into a two point lead with 10 minutes remaining. A great point from Dan Brookes however sparked Borris Ileigh into life followed by further scores from Jamie Corcoran, Raymond Mc Cormck (1-1), Gerry Kelly and substitute James Devaney. Team Captain Gerry Kelly accepted the trophy from North Board Chairman John Delaney. We will now play Loughmore Castleiney in the Co semi final.
Borris-Ileigh U8 winners of the Meagher Cup on Saturday last
Tom accepting the trophy
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A foggy view from the top
Enjoying the early morning walk
Borrisoleigh Festival October 3rd, 4th and 5th
The festival is being officially opened on Friday evening in McDonagh Square with the re-inroduction of the mayoral candidates followed by live music by Outa Diesel.
Saturday has two walks organised by the local Bush and Briar Ramblers up the Devil’s Bit and on the newly opened Inch Loop Walk. There is also a Line Dancing workshop in the Marion Hall and a Food and Craft Fair in the Square. Live music in the Square starts at 7.30pm with the White Gypsy Band followed by the ever popular Silver Dollar and friends at 9pm.
Sunday the 5th starts off with the annual 40k charity cycle organised by the local cycling club with funds raised this year going to Downs Syndrome North Tipp Branch. The Family Fun Day in the park is bigger and better this year with a host of new fun activities added. Along with popular favourites from last year such as Bubble Soccer, Strongman Display by Irish Champion and local man Kevin Murray, Tug of War, Sheaf Tossing, BBQ and novelty games of skill, there is also an exhibition of Birds of Prey, Bouncy Castles, Sumo Wrestling, Rodeo Bull, Arts, Crafts and Music workshops for kids, a vintage tractor display, a climbing wall, face painting and more. Live music in the Square kicks off at 5pm with the Castle Trio. At 7pm the acclaimed Liam Ó Maonlaí (of Hothouse Flowers fame) will take the stage. At 9pm Ebony take over and the new Mayor/Mayoress of Borrisoleigh will be announced.
There will be parking restrictions in the town over the course of the weekend.
Unfortunately all the 7.30pm places have been filled. However there is now an 8.30pm to 9.30pm class directly afterwards on the same days. All other information is included in the poster above.
Senior Hurlers traveled to Cashel for a worth while challenge match against Cashel community school where it was a good learning experience in their preparation for the Championship.
Under 15 footballers played a match this week where they travelled to Thurles to play Coláiste Mhuire in a beneficial challenge match.
Preparations are underway for the TY drama which will be the centre piece of our school concert which will take place at the end of November. Also students throughout the school are preparing their pieces for the show.
1st and 2nd year Blitz
Wednesday the 17th of September the 1st and 2nd year girls competed in the Tipperary schools camogie blitz in the Ragg camogie grounds against Nenagh College, Borrisokane, Cahir and Newport. The girls competed well but unfortunately victory did not come their way. A strong Borrisokane team won the final. They look forward to the Munster Junior Championship that will begin shortly.
1st and 2nd year girls from St. Joseph’s College who competed in the Tipperary Schools Camogie Blitz recently
Welcome back to all our dancers, and a special welcome to all our newcomers.
A reminder of new class times.
1st Class 6.30pm – 7.00pm
2nd Class 7.10pm – 7.55pm
3rd Class 8.00pm – 8.45pm
4th Class 8.45pm – 9.30pm
Also the Borrisoleigh Scór Committee would like to wish
Brendan, Paddy, Conor and the
Tipp Team the best of Luck
Borris had a great victory over Drom last Friday and are now due to play Semi Final of the Championship on the 1st weekend in October.
Panel on the night: Carmel O’Brien, Michelle Ryan, Shauna Rabbitte, Niamh McGrath, Cloda Scanlon, Teresa Ryan, Noreen Stapleton, Julie Kelly, Aoife DeLargy, Deirdre Corcoran, Jane McCormack, Chrissy Kenny, Nicole Walsh, Mary Bradsaw & Moira Maher. Subs: Nora O’Brien, Sarah Kinane, Michelle Ryan, Lauren Butler-Ryan, Catherine Ryan, Louise Fahy, Patrica McElwee & Aisling Kiely. N O‘Brien for C Scanlon & L Fahy for N Stapleton.
Final Score: Borris-Ileigh 2-15 Drom 0-08
Scores from: N Walsh 0-09 (5 frees), M Maher 0-02, D Corcoran 1-01, M Bradshaw 0-03, J Kelly 1-00,
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Borris were beaten by Templemore last Saturday in the Ragg. Unfortunately, we were missing some players and were unlucky not to quality for Quarter Finals.
Borris-Ileigh 2-00 to T’more 5-01
Scores: 1-00 Aoife Max 1-00 Gretta Atik.
U10 girls played Nenagh, last week, and won well. Well done and keep up the good work.
U10’s Tomas Max Tournament takes place in the town park this Friday evening September 26th at 6.15 p.m.
Teams participating are: Borris-Ileigh, Thurles, Holycross & Moycarkey-Borris. Your support would be appreciated.
It is a great privilege that our U12 club player Katie Boyle of Ballyroan has been selected to play at the half time game of the All-Ireland Final replay on Sept 27th. Katie will wear the number 12 jersey to represent Tipperary. The teams that play at half time are selected from players from all over Ireland. So as we cheer on our Borris boys of Brendan, Paddy & Conor, we also wish Katie the very best of luck.
Its Clothes Collection season again, so when you clearing out all the households summer gear, please donate some to raise some much needed funds.
Bags, shoes, and belts all can be donated as well clothes/coats/textiles/cuddly toys etc.
Confirmation of dates for collection will be announced shortly.
TIPPERARY CAMOGIE COUNTY BOARD and CLUBS are taking part in a Sponsored Walk in October. Half the proceeds that the club collect, will go directly to fund the Borris-Ileigh club. Your support would be appreciated, please sponsor any committee member or manager at €2/line.
Camogie club merchandise now available Hoodies, tracksuits, t-shirts, jerseys and raincoats available. Please contact Caroline at 0861522716.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish Brendan, Paddy, Conor and All the Tipperary team the best of luck on Sat and hopefully bringing Liam McCarthy back to Borrisoleigh.
‘Regent Prince’ Winner of the Oaks 1963
Sarah, Mattie and Tom Costello with Regent Prince, owned by Jimmy Finn.
Also included in photograph: Patrick and Theresa Finn, Dan Maher and Tom O’Dwyer (both from Templemore).
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