GLIN GAA CLUB NOTES

County League

Glin 5-12

Athea 2-7

Our final league game of the year was against our near neighbours Athea. We got off to a flying start with a score within 10 seconds with Pádraig Scanlon, finishing cleverly from a Paul Sheehan assist. We looked bright in the opening stages with Sheagh O Connor and Ronan Culhane dominating the first quarter, however we conceded two quick goals midway through the half which left us with a mountain to climb. Another Scanlon score and two from Ronan Culhane narrowed Athea’s lead. Our lads fought back with a few minutes to go and smart scores from Jack Sheehan, Paul Sheehan and O Connor left us four points down with seconds left in the first half. A stroke of small fortune came our way, when a foul on the edge of the Athea box was deemed a penalty by referee Seanie Hartnett. Paul Sheehan converted the 3 pointer to leave the score at half time 2-4 to 1-6. 

The second half was a dominant display by the black and white. A flood of goals came our way following some great passages of play from our defence, namely Maurice Fitzgerald and Eoin Wolfe. Sheagh O Connor led the scoring with two goals, only for Cian Culhane to replicate the feat with two goals of his own. From there we pulled away and kicked a further six points in the half to end whatever resistance the opposition threw our way! The game ended Glin 5-12 – Athea 2-7. We now look forward to our Championship opener in six weeks’ time. 

Team: Ger Lyons, Eoin Wolfe, Jamie Fitzgerald, Cormac Healy, Padraic O Connor, Conor Shine, Maurice Fitzgerald, Sheagh O Connor, Ronan Culhane, Jack Sheehan, Padraig Scanlon, John Daniel Hickie, Padraig Horan, Paul Sheehan, Cian Culhane, Brian O Donovan, Fionn Henderson, Darragh McKenna.

Scrap Metal Collection

Any items for our scrap metal collection can be dropped to the field any day between 10am and 2pm. All contributions are greatly appreciated.

Long time Glin GAA Club sponsor John Barrett and Club Limerick Draw Coordinator Carmel Leahy present Donie Lyons with a cheque for €3,000 which he won in the Club Limerick Draw.)
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