Boyle GAA Clubs (male and female) are about to embark on the Get Active Today fitness and well being initiative. A comprehensive 7 week programme of almost daily events such as keep fit sessions, walks of varying lengths, circuit training, pilates and talks on health, will begin on Mondsay 5th October. Those who were unable to register on Monday 28th may do so at any time before the programme commencement by firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting the any of the officers of the male or female clubs. The official launch of Get Active Today will take place in King House on Friday next 2nd October at 7.30pm. The guest speaker will be Professor Niall Moyna of the School of Health and Performance at Dublin City University (DCU). Professor Moyna is one of the mentors on the TV programme “Operation Transformation”. All are cordially welcome to the launch.
On the playing field the Club had mixed fortune at the weekend. The National Automation Limited minors bowed out of this years Division 2 Championship when losing to St Faithleachs in a high scoring play-off game in Kilglass on Saturday. Thanks to our very young panel of players and the management team led by Donal Kelly for their dedication throughout the season.
Our U12 boys lost their Division 1 Summer Football League Semi Final to Clan na Gael in Johnstown on Sunday. This brings their season to an end. Thanks to the entire panel of boys who had a respectable season by reaching this semi final and by reaching the Div 1 and Div 5 spring league finals and winning the Keenan Cup. Thanks to all who were involved in managing the lads throughout the year.
The Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors had a good win over Oran in the final group game of the Junior B Football Championship. They have their league semi-final fixture to be played.
The McGovern Directional Drilling Seniors will be back in action on Sunday next at 12 noon in the Abbey Park in a very important fixture--the O’Rourke Cup Semi Final against Roscommon Gaels. The Club asks club members to be present from 10.30am for stewarding duties.
Sympathy is extended to former Club player and manager Joe Tormey, Deerpark, on the death of his brother. Sympathy is also extended to the family of the late Vincent Killilea, The Plains.
Ladies: U14 ladies in Division 1B County final versus Padraig Pearses Sunday 4th Oct. Venue TBC.