FAMILY FUN DAY
A great crowd attended our inaugural “Family Fun day” on Sunday last,this was
all about giving something back to the supporters who follow our teams through
thick and thin and I think it was enjoyed by all and sundry.
There were many attractions organized and marshaled by the players for the
children such as “beat the goalie”, “scoring wall” and many others .Of
course the bouncy castle was a big hit as well as the ice cream van and with
crisps and minerals etc for the kids and a cup of tea and a cake for the adults
who could beat it???
The pitch and it’s surroundings were a credit to all who help out and of course
we got to show off our new gym and meeting rooms it’s great for people to see
how good our facilities are and we appreciate all the financial help that the
community gives us.
The highlight for many though was a fun match between the current team and a
team of Dungourney “veterans” this promised to be an exciting encounter and so
I’m not sure if the current team ever got out of first gear but the veterans
put up a great display aided I must say by a very biased referee!!! It was
great to roll back the years and see lads who gave us so much pleasure over the
years take to the pitch again and give a great display though I must say that
some of them are filling the jerseys a bit better than they did previously!!
In the match itself Aidan Rigney took the plaudits for man of the match with
2-04 from play and the veterans ran out controversial winners as Mike McGraths
goal was ruled out by referee Peter Cody because it hadn’t crossed the line
before the whistle was blown .....as I say biased!!
The teams got a great Cheer at the final whistle from the big crowd in the
stand and they deserved it although it’s lucky that Monday was a bank holiday
as I’d say there was a lot of sore limbs about and fellas stuck in baths with
Epsom salts on the Monday.
Veterans ,Aidan Flynn Conor Casey,Aidan Kelleher,Ritchie O Neill,John Ronayne,P
J Cooney,Brian Ronayne,Eric Kenneally,Kevin Kelleher,Aidan Rigney,Kenneth
Kelleher,Martin Wall,Alan Kelleher,Timmy O Sullivan,Will Daly,Paul O
Reilly,Finbar O Connell,
Youth Team,Dave Hennessy,Darragh Ahern,Shane Hegarty,Kevin Rohan,Mike
Leahy,Sean Hegarty,James McCarthy,Mike McGrath Karl Kiely,Bill Ahern,Kieran
Aherne,Brian Aherne,Colm Griffin Stephen Hickey James Leahy Ryan Denny.
Many thanks must go to all who organized and helped out on the day especially
Bill Ahern who put a lot of work into the day.We would like to thank everybody
who brought cakes and sandwiches and also the ladies in the kitchen who worked
tirelessly all evening.
We are looking forward to next years event already thanks again for coming.