Senior U14,U10,Lotto - 09/08/2011

        Carbery Rangers were in Senior Championship action on Sunday evening last when they played Ballincollig in the fourth round. This was a first outing in the Championship since May the 6th when they defeated Ilen Rovers, but the wait was worth it.  On a wet surface Ross were off the mark after three minutes with a point from Michéal O’Sullivan, then Seamus Hayes added another soon after. Ballincollig’s  first and only score of the half came from a free in the twelve minute. Hayes pointed again with a lovely score from the outside of the boot before Kevin Mac Mahon burst through the middle of the Ballincollig’s defence to leave Ross ahead by three. John Hayes had the final say of the half when he pointed a free just before the whistle sounded.  Full marks to the Ross lads for only conceding one score in all of the half, this is surely some fete for senior football when you consider their was no wind what so ever.  Seamus Hayes pointed two minutes after the restart, before Ballincollig had two of their own. John Hayes popped up with his second of the game, then a point each inside a minute left Ross leading by four. Again Seamus Hayes stretched the Ross lead to five, before Ballincollig got the only goal near the end to leave only two between the sides. Ross saw out the remaining time to progress on to the quarter-finals. This was a great team performance built on the hard work done on the training ground. Well done to all involved. TEAM Maurice Moloney, Michéal Kelly, Michael Mennis, Sean Hayes, Stephan Murray, Kevin Mac Mahon, Padraig Hodnett, Michéal O’Sullivan, Brian Shanahan, James Fitzpatrick, John O’Rourke, Alan Jennings, Declan Hayes, Seamus Hayes, John Hayes.Subs: Niall Hayes, Padraig Hicks.
Carbery Rangers took on Bantry Blues in the replay of the Under 14 Rebel Óg West Region semi-final last week and as with the previous game, it proved another cracker of a match. Carbery Rangers stormed into a lead with great points from Cathal O Rourke (2) and David O Donovan leaving the score line 0-3 to Rangers after 12 minutes. Bantry replied with a point despite great efforts from the hard-working Rangers backline of Jack O Donoghue, Kieran Vickery and Robert Hegarty. Rangers’ Forward Brian Callanan knocked over a well taken point following some great team work by the Carbery Rangers and at the other end of the filed, the Rangers goalie made some excellent saves.  But Bantry’s obvious physical advantage was making it difficult, and left the score line at half time 1-5 to Bantry’s 3-4.
 The second half saw Rangers open with another great free by Cathal O’ Rourke only for Bantry to answer with a point of their own. A penalty had Rangers face the might of the Blues’ goalie but O Rourke showed great foresight to watch the rebound, making it 2-5 to 3-5. Rangers’ goalie Shane O’ Sullivan pulled off another save and Rangers went up the field to get another point. Great work from Robert Hegarty, Jack O’ Donoghue Brian O’ Sullivan, Michéal O’ Mahony & Kieran Vickery were making it challenging for the Bantry team but they had enough done to win the game by a goal with a score line of Carbery Rangers 2-7 to Bantry Blues 3-7. Despite the defeat, these young Carbery Rangers should be extremely proud of their display of football in these two matches against a much bigger and physical side in the Blues. Their performances showed consistent team work throughout and hails a bright future for Carbery Rangers’ football.TEAM: Shane O’ Sullivan, Michéal O Mahony, Jack O’ Donoghue, Brian O’ Sullivan, Sean Gordon, Robert Hegarty, Ian Lawlor O’ Donovan, Cathal O’ Rourke, Cian Daly, Brian Callanan, Danny Reynolds, Kieran Vickery, Jack Christy, Maurice Allshire and David O’ Donovan. SUBS: Mark Hodnett, Stephen O Donoghue.
Carbery Rangers young footballers retained the Joe O’Regan Memorial Cup recently when they defeated Castlehaven in what turned out to be a cracking contest between the future footballers of these clubs. Carbery Rangers winning out by 4-4 to Castlehaven’s 2-4.Caheragh and Ilen Rovers were the defeated semi-finalists and they played off for the McKenna-O’ Donoghue Cup with Caheragh winning this.    
Carbery Rangers Lotto will take place next Monday 15th August in Nolans’ Bar with a jackpot of 3000 euro and tickets can be purchased from any club member or online at

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