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Emmets Notes 12th March 2012

posted 13 Mar 2012, 08:25 by Listowel Emmets

St.Patrick's Day

All wishing to march with Listowel Emmets in the St. Patrick's day parade should assemble outside the Cash and Carry at 12.30pm sharp.


Listowel Emmets will hold their annual churchgate collection at all masses this weekend, your support will be greatly appreciated.
Listowel Emmets would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the Buckley family of Hollytree drive on the death of Joan's brother Brendan. Ar dhéis dé go raibh a hanam usail.

Emmets Progressive 41 Card Drive continues in Frank Sheehy Park every Wednesday night from 9pm. Don't forget to bring a friend.

Club Membership Special Offer for Coiste na nÓg - Adult - Ladies

Join Listowel Emmets GAA and avail of our 2012 Family Membership Rates!

Enjoy 20% off your annual membership of Emmets G.A.A. when registering the whole family!

When renewing or joining Emmets G.A.A this season avail of 20% discount when registering Juvenile and Adult members.

One adult membership (€50) & One juvenile membership required when availing of this offer.

Contact John James Buckley (087 2406824) or Tom Walsh (087 7989030) to join.

Results and Fixtures
Emmets Minors
Emmets Minors were in action against Beaufort on Saturday last where the home side proved too strong taking two goals which were the vital difference in the end final score Emmets 0-7 Beaufort 2-12. Emmets now meet St.Finan's on St. Patrick's Day at 12noon in Tralee venue, please see team mentors for details.

Emmets Juniors

The McCarthy Insurance Brokers Junior Leagues begin the begining of next week with the B team in action on Tuesday 27th March where they are away to Ballydonoghue at 6.30pm. The C Team are out on Thursday 29th March where they are home to Ballylongford B also at 6.30pm.

Emmets Seniors

Emmets and Castlisland Desmonds met in the final round of the McCarthy Insurance Brokers League on Sunday last in Castleisland, the vistors got off to the best possible start as Michéal Lynch struck high to the top of the Desmonds net. Cormac Mulvihill put four between the sides within as many minutes as Jamie Barry and Mulvihill combined well for a good finish. Kennelly, Walsh and Barry held an amount of possession in the opening half but failed to convert these chances into the scores. Just before half time Emmets combined well to find Micheal Lynch wh once again who sent a piledriver to the back of the Desmonds net leaving the half time score Emmets 2-03 Castleisland Desmonds 0-06.

On the resumption Cormac Mulvihill opened the scoring once again for Emmets with a fine score from play. Desmonds however, began to get a foothold at midfield and picked off some good scores from play. Kennelly and Murphy exchanged points for Emmets and Murphy finished well on a good movement of play between Lynch and Buckley. Final Score Emmets 2-07 Castleisland Desmonds 0-11. A good result by Emmets away from home with the younger players in particular showing well, Emmets did however make hard work of the game and should have been out of sight at half time. Best for Emmets were Brendan Guiney, Jamie Barry, Cormac Mulvihill and Micheal Lynch.


: Mike Kennelly, David Enright, Brendan Guiney, Sean O'Mahony, Ger McCarthy, Jack McGuire, Jamie Barry, Noel Kennelly (0-1), Denis Walsh (0-1), Cormac Mulvihill (0-2), Shane Quinn, Billy Doyle, Brian Murphy (0-2), Micheal Lynch (2-0), Padraig Buckley (0-1) Subs: John Heaphy for D Enright (20mins), Conor O'Neill for B.Doyle (50mins) Emmets now meet with Finuge in the Semi Final of the North Kerry League which will be played this weekend date yet to be confirmed.
Emmets Coiste na nÓg
Under 6's
: Emmets are calling all under 6 boys and girls to the Community Centre on Thursday next the 08th March for a hour of fun filled football from 5pm - 6pm. No previous football skills required just bring yourself and your runners for a whole lot of fun while you learn some of the basics of gaelic football.

Emmets Coiste na nÓg Training Times

Emmets Saturday Morning Club will begin on Saturday 31st March at 10.30am at Frank Sheehy Park Listowel

Emmets U12's training continues at Listowel Boys School on Tuesday and Thursdays from 6pm - 7.30pm

Emmets U14's training is on Thursday evenings at Listowel Town Park from 7pm - 8.30pm

Emmets U16's training takes place on Monday and Wednesday evenings in Listowel Town Park also from 7pm - 9pm.

U14 County League

On Wednesday 28th March Listowel Emmets open their county league campaign away to St. Senan's in division one. Best of luck to all involved.

U16 North Kerry League

Emmets B are combined this year with Duagh to take part in the North Kerry League Division two. Duagh/Emmets B meet with Bally/Asdee in Duagh at 12.00 P.M. on Bank Holiday Monday 19th March. Emmets A team are at home to Ballydonoghue on Monday the 26th March at 6.45pm in their opening round. Best of luck to all Emmets teams in this competition.

Listowel Emmets Ladies

Listowel Emmets senior ladies travelled to Valentia on Sunday morning to play the kingpins of Kerry Ladies football Southern Gaels in the third round of Div 1 of the county league. Listowel had four changes from the previous game. Despite everybody playing well we were beaten by a very strong home side on the final score of 2-16 to 2-3.Thanks to everybody who made the big effort in travelling on the day.

In the North Kerry ladies Division 1, Under 12’s were away to Castleisland. Despite a superb Emmets team performance, Castleisland Desmonds ran out convincing winners on a final score of 1-11 to 1-2. Next weekend sees no fixtures planned for both the senior and junior side.

UPCOMING WORKSHOP: A practical workshop to be held in conjunction with John Dillon as part of the North Kerry GAA Football Academy Programme 2012. The workshop will deal with practical training tips/games/drills to deal with numerical advantage or disadvantage. The workshop will be delivered by Mary Beades and William Harmon. Cost: An entry fee of €5 applies per person. When:Thursday night March 22nd. Where:St Michaels College Gym in Listowel. Time:8.00pm. Pre-Booking is not required for this workshop.

Scór na bPaistí
Scór na bPaistí County Semi Final
Took place last Sunday 11th March in Currow Community Hall: Listowel Emmets were once again well represented on the day and all our competitors qualified to the County Final in two weeks time. Olivia Stack was the Judges choice on the day in the Solo Singing amongst very strong opposition. Our quiz team made up of Daniel Sheehan, Ciaran Pierse, Eddie Brown and Shawn Carey yet again gave another outstanding performance answering all the questions correctly in the quiz. Congratulations to their coach Brenda Pierse.

Well done to the other acts from St Senans, Moyvane and Ballydonoghue representing the North Kerry Football Board and who all qualified to the County Final. Unfortunately, the Ballylongford Figure Dancers werent the Judges choice to qualify on this occasion to County Level. Well done to them in winning their North Kerry Title and on getting this far in the Competition.

North Kerry will be well represented in 7 out of the 8 competitions in the County Final - Solo Singing, Instrumental Music, Ballad Group, Recitation, Quiz, Novelty Act and Set Dancing.

County Final of Scor na bPaisti: 25th March, Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion, @ 2pm sharp. The very best of luck to both Olivia and the Quiz team - Daniel, Ciaran, Eddie and Shawn in the County Final. You have done us all very proud flying the Black and Amber for the Club.