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Emmets Notes 2nd December 2013

posted 2 Dec 2013, 05:00 by Listowel Emmets
Results and Fixtures:
Sponsored by McMunns Bar & Restaurant Ballybunion - 2013 Bernard O'Callaghan Memorial North Kerry Senior Football Championship Semi Final:
Listowel Emmets 0-12
Brosna 0-11
Con Brosnan Park in Moyvane was the venue for this North Kerry Senior Football Championship semi-final between Listowel Emmets and Brosna.
While Brosna dominated large parts of this game Listowel Emmets showed superior fitness and a mental toughness that saw them coming back from a 5 point deficit to eventually win the game by a single point.
Brosna started the game very brightly and found themselves 2 up after three minutes. Emmets managed to stay in touch during the half through the boot of Conor Cox from the dead ball. With Jamie Barry wearing no. 7 but playing at wing forward adding the only score from play for Emmets in the first half.
Emmets attacking movements seemed to consistently break down and it was obvious that Brosna were not there just to make up the numbers. They attacked in waves and put 9 points on the board at half time compared to Emmets 6.
The second half seemed to show improved urgency from Listowel but Brosna maintained the high standard they set in the first half during the early exchanges.
The 45th minute was a turning point in this game as Emmets began to start dominating midfield and Bryan Murphy put over a lovely score off the right.
Emmets began to drag themselves back into the game with well taken scores from Noel Kennelly on 49’ and Cox again on 51’. Improved tenacity in the tackle and a tightening up of matters in defence saw Listowel start to pick up a few valuable scores and Brosna began to stutter slightly registering only one score in the final third of the game.
Though still not playing with any great fluidity Emmets found themselves 0-12 – 0-11 up with 8 minutes on the clock. The final ten minutes of the game were nail biting for the black and amber support as Brosna made a number of last minute efforts to salvage a draw but to no avail as Emmets march onto a North Kerry Championship Final on the 15th December against the winners of Finuge and Desmonds.
Scorers: C. Cox 0-9 (0-7f), B. Murphy 0-1, N. Kennelly 0-1, J. Barry 0-1.
Teams Listowel Emmets: 1. S. Quinn 2. J. McGuire 3. B Guiney 4. J. Heaphy 5. G. McCarthy 6. B. McGuire 7. D. Walsh 8. N. Kennelly 9. M. Lynch 10. C. Mulvihill 11. J. Barry 12. B. Murphy 13. A Fitzgerald 14. C. Cox 15. D. Sheehy.
Subs Used: M. Whelan for A. Fitzgerald, J. Moriarty for G. McCarthy
Subs: M. Whelan, J. Moriarty, D Leahy, D. Keane, D. Broderick, D. Halpin, J. J. Buckley, M. Flavin, E O’Brien, P. Kennedy, J Harnett.
Listowel Emmets Monthly Draw Results - November:

1st Prize €250
Lilly Morris, Coilbee, Listowel.

2nd Prize 3 x €100
Jack Hennessy, Asdee.
Seán Croghan, Australia.
John Galvin, Ballincollig, Co. Cork.

3rd Prize 6 x €50
Brian Mulvihill, Derry, Listowel.
Pat & Collette Keane, Derry, Listowel.
John Shanahan, O'Connell's Avenue, Listowel.
Tim Leahy, Athea, Co. Limerick.
Jackie Hegarty, Lisselton, Ballydonoghue.
Niamh Galvin, Clounmacon, Listowel.
 
Scór na nÓg
The Table Quiz took place last Saturday night 30th November in the Intermediate School Killorglin. The standard was so high it kept everyone on the edge of their seat until the very end. At full time 3 teams were neck and neck. Listowel, Spa/Muckross and Curragh. It took 2 tie breakers before the winners were finally announced. Spa/Muckross took a lead of 1 point on the 2nd tie breaker and made it through to the All Ireland Final. Well done to our Emmets team made up of Daniel Sheehan, Shawn Carey, Eddie Brown and Jack O Donovan who put on a tremendous performance, we are all very proud of you. We hope to see you back again next year. A big than you to their mentor Mary Catherine Sheehan for all the hardwork and organisation she has put into preparing the team.

Emmets Coiste na nÓg

Emmets U16s: host the touring AFL Wanders on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December in Frank Sheehy Park Listowel, this year the Wanders have brought two touring teams so Ballydonoghue GAA Club kindly came on board to host and board a team of players and the Listowel Emmets Club sincerely thank them for their efforts. Games will take place at 7.00 P.M. on both nights and it promises to be a great occasion for all involved.

Progressive 41 Card Drive: continues every Wednesday night in the Clubhouse at 9.00 P.M.

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