Under 16's and minors both through to their respective county semi finals / Seniors to play Castlehave in cuunty quarter final / No Lotto winner - 19/09/2017

It's been a busy few days for both our under 16 and minor football teams, with both teams qualifying for their respective county semi finals.

 
Last Wednesday night September 13th, the minor footballers played Ballincollig in the quarter final of the Premier 2 football championship in Cloughduv and came home with a good win on a final score of 0-16 to 0-8.


Ross were 0-6 to 0-1 up after 18 minutes thanks to points from Daragh Hayes. Patrick Hurley, Paul and Mark Hodnett. Defensively Ross were on top and there was great movement in the forwards. Glanmire responded well and for the next 10 minutes they reduced the score back to 0-7 to 0-4 before Ross took control again around the middle to go 0-9 to 0-4 in front. Then in the last minute of the first half, Paul Hodnett was taken down in the square and a well taken penalty by the outstanding Mark Hodnett brought off a great save by the Glanmire goalie to leave the half time score Carbery Rangers 0-9 Glanmire 0-4.


Glanmire kicked the first 2 points of the second half but Ross weathered the storm and took control of the game with scores coming from Ciaran Calnan, Cathal Hennessy and Diarmuid Kerr. Ross went on to win on a final score of 0-16 to 0-8. They now await to see who they play in the semi final.


Team: Araon O'Brien, Mark O'Sullivan, Diarmuid Kerr, Brendan Kingston, Kelan Scannell, Cathal Hennessy, Mark Hodnett, Stephen O'Donoghue, Ciaran Calnan, Paul Hodnett, Chris Prendergast, John O'Brien, Patrick Hurley, Daragh Hayes. Subs: Jack Maguire, Jack O'Regan, Fintan Barrett, Eoghan Hayes, Peter O'Sullivan, Alan O'Rourke.


On Saturday September 16th, the under 16's travelled to Enniskeane to play Ballincollig in the Premier 1 quater final. In a tough physical game Ross got off to the better start, while Ballincollig got the first score, it was 1-4 to 0-1 to Ross after 13 minutes thanks to a great goal by Evan Browne and points from JP Eady and Paul Hodnett. Another goal from Ross, brilliantly taken by Killian Keane and 2 further points from Paul Hodnett made it 2-6 to 0-3. Ballincollig were then awarded a penalty, Harry Oates the Ross goalie made a great save having come in to replace the injured Araon O'Brien. However, Ballincollig did find the net soon after, but another Paul Hodnett point left Ross ahead at half time 2-7 to 1-3.

JP Eady got the first point of the second half but Ballincollig kicked 3 points before Killian Keane got a Ross point. In a tough closing few minutes Ross held out to win 2-10 to 1-8 thanks to great defending and good play in the forwards. They now go on to play Nemo Rangers in the County semi-final next Monday night in Cloughduv.


Team: Araon O'Brien, Sean Hurley, Kieran O'Regan, Killian FitzPatrick, Oisin Murray, Kelan Scannell, Jack Kevane, Jack O'Regan, Ciaran Calnan, Evan Browne, Paul Hodnett, Killian Keane, Eoghan Hayes, JP Eady, David O'Regan. Subs: Harry Oates, Peadar O'Rourke, Cristeir Hayes, Eoghan Santry.



Lotto
We had no winner of this week's jackpot, the numbers drawn were 5, 9 and 23; Consolation prizes: €50 Michael Deasy, Rossmore; €30 Brendan Moynihan, Macroom; €20 Dan O'Sullivan, Dunmanway; €20 O'Reilly's Centra Voucher, Eileen Hayes c/o Atkins. Next week's draw will take place in Reenascreena with a jackpot of €4,200.

 
Upcoming Fixtures
The senior footballers are playing Castlehaven in the quarter final of the senior championship in Dummanway on Saturday September 23rd at 7pm. Then on Monday night September 25th, the under 16 footballer's are down to play Nemo Rangers are in the county premier 1 semi-final on Monday night in Cloughduv at 8pm. Please check locally to make sure that these fixtures haven't changed.





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