Thomas McCurtain's Hurling and Football Club Notes

Thomas McCurtain's Hurling and Football Club Notes

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Thomas McCurtain's Hurling and Football Club Notes

July 11, 2016

Thomas McCurtains GAA Club Notes.

This weekend Thomas McCurtains will host their annual Family Fun Day from 11:00 at Goodmayes. There is a plethora of sporting action, entertainment and events with an underage Hurling and Football blitz kicking off the action the morning, while the Mens and Ladies Footballers and the Hurlers will play matches in the afternoon. There will also be plenty food and drink on offer throughout the day complimented by Irish dancing and music from international DJ Jeannette. There will also be a raffle on the day to support our Minor Club. First Prize is a pair of flights to New York from Heathrow (via Dublin). 

All are welcome to attend and it promises to be a great day full of ceoil agus craic.

Hard luck to Gavin O'Flatherty, Richard Ellis, Philip Murphy, Kevin Delahunty and Mark Gilsenen They were on the London Junior County Panel who narrowly lost to Lancashire in the Provincial Junior Football Championship Final in Birmingham. Good Luck to Lancashire who play Kerry in the Junior All-Ireland Semi Final.

Camogie:

Result: British Camogie Championship: Thomas McCurtains: 1-05, Brothers Pearse: 1-03

The Camogs remain undefeated in the Championship with a win against London rivals Brothers Pearse in Goodmayes. A much closer match than previous outings, the hosts battled hard to win.

Next up for the Camogs is the Semi-Final of the British Championship on Saturday in Greenford against Erin go Bragh. All support welcome.

Fixture: British Camogie Championship, Semi Final â€“ Thomas McCurtains v Erin go Bragh, Saturday 16th July 2016, Greenford at 11.00am

Hurling:

Results: Intermediate Hurling League: Thomas McCurtains: 9-28, Kilburn Gaels B: 3-07

Intermediate Hurling Championship: Thomas McCurtains: 7-18, Robert Emmetts B: 0-07

The Hurlers had two comprehensive victories over the past week, beating Kilburn Gaels B in the league on Tuesday followed by a win over Robert Emmetts B in the first round of the championship on Sunday. The lads were always in control of these games with a great team performances throughout. Next up they take on St Declans on Saturday in Goodmayes.

Fixture: W Reilly Limited Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 2 â€“ Thomas McCurtains v St Declans, Saturday 16th July 2016, Goodmayes

Training continues this week on Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm in Goodmayes pitch (IG3 8XJ). All new players are welcome.

Mens Football:

The footballers will have to wait for their first championship outing as their fixture on tuesday has been postponed to a later date. They wont have to wait too long as they will host Tir Chonaill Gaels Juniors on Saturday

Fixture: Toureen Mangan Junior Football Championship, Round 2 â€“ Thomas McCurtains v Tir Chonaill Gaels, Saturday 16th July 2016, Goodmayes

Training continues this week on Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm in Goodmayes pitch (IG3 8XJ). All new players are welcome.

Ladies Football:

The Ladies train on Tuesday in Goodmayes pitch (IG3 8XJ) at 7pm and on Thursdays in East London Rugby Club (E15 3BP) at 7pm. All new players welcome.

Their next match is on Saturday against Kingdom Kerry Gaels in the Senior League.

Fixture: Senior League â€“ Thomas McCurtains v Kingdom Kerry Gaels, Saturday 16th July 2016, Goodmayes

Underage:

Hurling: U8 to U14  training is on Mondays at 7.00pm in Goodmayes pitch.

Football: U8 to U14 training is on Wednesdays at 7.00pm in Goodmayes pitch. 

All new players are welcome, contact Martin McGovern on 07773 005 594 for more details.

New Players:

New players are always very welcome to join our friendly club. We have Gaelic Football & Hurling teams for both men and ladies from u-8s up to Adults. We are based in East London; the club covers a wide area and current players live in many different areas, including, Gants Hill, Woodford, Leyton, Leytonstone, Stratford, Romford, Dagenham, Brentwood & Chelmsford as well as many other areas. Transport to and from training and pick-up from stations can be arranged, if required.

If you would like to join our club, please do not hesitate to contact:

Martin Keyes: 07712 106 349 (Mens Football)
Brian Ryan: 07851 164 119 (Hurling)
Finnian O'Dowd: 07966 806 011 (Ladies Football)
Eoin Kelly: 07729 746 052 (Camogie)
Martin McGovern: 07773 005 594 (Minor Club)

Alternatively please check out Thomas McCurtain’s on Facebook, Twitter or drop us an email on thomasmccurtains@hotmail.com. We would be delighted to hear from you.

Club Shop:

Our official club merchandise is available to purchase on the O’Neill’s website at: https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/united-kingdom/thomas-mccurtains.html