Monday, September 26, 2016

Update 26th September

The highlight of the week end has to be the performance of our U12s in comprehensively winning the Division 1 Summer League Final against Roscommon Gaels in wind swept Fuerty on Sunday. Well done to the entire panel and their management team of Noel Casey, Jim McGrath, Brendan Doherty and Stephen Garavan. Thanks to all parents and supporters who made the trip to the final and provided transport, not just on this occasion, but throughout the entire season. It is greatly appreciated. Thanks also to Troy Takeaway for providing very welcome food for the boys on their return to the Clubroom.

Joe O’Donnell and Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra were €20 winners in the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Daly’s Lounge. The house prize was won by Aidan Farrell. The jackpot wasn’t won and it will be at €1,500 for this Saturday night’s draw which will be held in the Moylurg Inn. Team E will be in charge.
Thanks to all who provided bags of clothing for the “Cash for Clobber”, thus making it a very successful campaign.

Sunday next will be a very busy day for the Club. The Abbey Park will be the venue for the staging of the 2015 Garda Cup Final when Boyle will play Tulsk at 11.30am. We would appreciate maximum support for our lads in this very attractive final. The 2016 Garda Cup competition will commence on the following weekend. Details will be provided.

Sunday afternoon will see our McGovern Directional Drilling seniors travel to Strokestown to take on St Brigids in the Hodson Bay Hotel Group County Senior Championship Semi Final. This will be Boyle’s first participation in a County Senior Semi Final in living memory and we again encourage maximum support from the entire community in Boyle and indeed North Roscommon as a whole. We also encourage residents and businesses to put up ther maroon and white flags to show support to the lads and their management.
The Keenan Cup competition will commence very shortly. Details will be provided.


The U14 girls play Clann na Gael in the Division 1 championship semi final Friday evening in Johnstown at 7:30pm.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Update 19th September

The championship season has drawn to an end for some of our underage teams. Our U14 Division 1 team lost to a stronger St Brigids team in the County Semi Final on Friday night last. The lads and their management have had a busy season to date, including their Féile adventure. They have the Garda Cup competition starting shortly.

The U12 Division 5 team suffered an agonising 2 point loss to Roscommon Gaels in their Summer League County Final in Castlerea on Saturday last. Thanks to the lads for their commitment throughout the season and to their dedicated management team, and to the many parents who made the trip to their games all year. Some of them are not finished yet as they will be part of the Division 1 squad which is scheduled to meet Roscommon Gaels again this coming weekend. Details will be notified. Parents and supporters are urged to lend their support again this weekend.

The Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors are scheduled to play Strokestown in the Division 4 League on Sunday next at 12 noon in the Abbey Park.

The McGovern Directional Drilling seniors are preparing for their County Semi Final against St Brigids. The game has been confirmed for Strokestown on Sunday week 2nd October at 3pm. We encourage all our supporters from far and near to put this date in their diaries.

Congratulations are extended to Tracey McGovern and James Sheridan who got married at the weekend.


U14 Ladies team had a great win over Shannon Gaels 6-06 to 2-06 in the Division 1 Qtr final. They will play Clann na Gael in the semi final. Date and time tbc. Congratulations to Emer Killilea and her husband on the birth of their second baby son.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Update 12th September

Terry and Fiona Mattimoe and David Gallagher were €20 winners in the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Creightons. Trish Murtagh was the winner of the house prize. The jackpot wasn’t won and it will be at €1,400 for this Saturday’s night’s draw which will be held in Daly’s. Team D will be in charge.

The highlight of the week on they playing fields was the excellent performance of our McGovern Directional Drilling seniors on winning the Hodson Bay Hotel Group County Quarter Final against St Faithleachs in Kilglass on Sunday. They will be looking forward to meeting St Brigids in the County Semi Final on Sunday 2nd October. Thanks to all who went along to Kilglass to support the lads-it is greatly appreciated.

Our Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors will play St Faithleachs in the Junior B Championship in Abbey Park on Saturday next at 5pm.
Our U14s will travel to Kiltoom to play St Brigids in the Division 1 Semi Final on Friday evening.
Our U12s Division 5 team will play Roscommon Gaels in the Summer League County Final on Saturday—details to be announced. The U12 Division 1 team will also play Roscommon Gaels in their County Final on the following weekend.
Preparations are underway for the upcoming U20 Football Championship.

The Club wishes to remind everyone that the “Cash for Clobber” campaign will finish on Saturday 24th September, and those who wish to  get rid of old clothes and old mobile phones etc should make arrangements with any of our Club officers to have the items taken in at the Clubroom.
Best wishes to our neighbouring Co Mayo in the All Ireland Football Final on Sunday next.


The minors were defeated by Clan na nGael in the Division one semi-final on Saturday last. Special thanks to all players and management for a great season. The U14s went down to a stronger St. Brigids in championship on Friday last.

The Sean Daly Cup final was held in the Abbey Park on Saturday last, Castlerea and Elphin/Kilmore contested the final. Sean Daly was one of the founder members of Boyle Ladies club and after his untimely passing the Daly family donated a cup to the Boyle Ladies club to be used in competitions for the promotion of ladies football at underage level. We were delighted to host the competition again this year. congratulations to Elphin / Kilmore on a great win.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Update 5th September

It was a good week for our underage teams. The U12 Div 1 team defeated Clan na Gael in the Summer League semi final in Abbey Park on Saturday. They will meet Roscommon Gaels in the final on a date to be confirmed. The U12 Div 5 team is also in the final of their section and they will also meet Roscommon Gaels.

The U14s beat Padraig Pearses in the last round of the Div 1 Championship in Woodmount on Thursday evening last. They have now finished their playing programme in this competition. They will have the Garda Cup competition coming up shortly.

The National Automation Limited Minors finished their programme with a draw with a St Ronans/St Michaels combination in Abbey Park on Thursday evening last.

The McGovern Directional Drilling seniors finished their O’Rourke Cup campaign with a two point loss to Western Gaels in a game that was played in a downpour in Ballyforan on Friday evening last. They will play their biggest game of the year on Sunday next a 3.45pm in Kilglass in the Hodson Bay Group County Senior Football Championship Quarter Final against St Faithleachs. We encourage all club members and supporters to make the trip to Kilglass to roar on the lads.

We again issue a reminder regarding our Cash for Clobber campaign. The collection will finish on Saturday 24th September and we encourage each household to do an “end of summer” clean out and bring all old clothes, footwear or old mobile phones to the Clubroom in advance of the collection. Arrangements to drop off material can be made with any of our Club members.

Ladies Football

The Seán Daly Cup Final will be played in the Abbey Park on Saturday at 1pm between Castlerea St Kevins and Elphin/Kilmore. The Club extends its congratulations to former Boyle player Aine O’Connor and former Roscommon and Elphin player Brian Higgins who got married on Friday last.