Corofin, Co Galway

The Club was affiliated to the GAA in 1925 and incorporates the two half-parishes of Corofin & Belclare.
The official club colours are Saffron and Green.

Club Notes July 2018

Club Notes 16 July


Well done to Galway footballers who defeated Kerry in the Super Eights phase 1 to claim their first win over the kingdom in championship since 1965. The final score was Galway 1-13 to Kerry 1-10, with Ian Burke contributing two points from play and being involved in many other scores in the course of the game. Galway play Kildare next Sunday at 2.00 pm, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge in phase 2 of the Super Eights.
The Club sends best wishes to Paul Conroy who sustained a serious injury in the game.

Galway collected their fourth Connacht Minor Connacht title in a row when they defeated Roscommon in the final in Hyde Park on Friday evening on a scoreline of 2-13 to 2-9. This was the first ever minor title at U-17. Congratulations to Man of the Match Matthew Cooley who scored five points and to the other Club players involved, Tony Gill and Conor Halbard.

We lost out to Tuam Stars in the league, division 1 by 0-13 to 0-14 played in Corofin on Tuesday of last week.
We play Salthill-Knocknacarra in the league at 7.00 pm on Saturday evening in the Prairie, Salthill.

Our under 16 team were defeated by Northern Gaels in division 1 (North) on a scoreline of 2-9 to 3-11, also played in Corofin on Tuesday of last week.

We defeated Monivea-Abbey by 6-9 to 5-10 in under 14 division 1 (North) played away on Friday evening.

Our under 13s defeated Mountbellew-Moylough by 3-10 to 4-5 in division 1A played at home on Saturday.

Congratulation to the Galway Minor Ladies Football team who captured the All-Ireland on Sunday, defeating Cork by 5-7 to 2-15. Well done to the Corofin ladies who all played in the game, Karen Connolly, Amy Coen, Katie Quigley and Aoife Coen.

The Club offers its sympathy to Margaret Burke Anbally, whose mother, Kathleen Flaherty, Milltown, died at the weekend. May she rest in peace.

The lotto numbers drawn were 16, 20, 27, 30. We had no winners. The seller’s prize went to Patricia Langan. Next week's jackpot is €6,500 and the draw is in the Club Office. ‬

Club Notes 9 July


We defeated Caherlistrane by 4-8 to 0-14 in the league, division 5 (North) played in Caherlistrane on Saturday evening.
Our division 4 team had one point to spare over St Gabriel's, winning by 1-12 to 1-11, played in Corofin on Sunday evening.
Well done to both teams.

We played Tuam Stars in the league, division 1 in Corofin on Tuesday evening. We are scheduled to play Killannin, also in division 1, at 7.00 pm on Sunday evening.

Galway footballers return to action on Sunday when they take on Kerry in Croke Park at 4.00 pm. Best wishes to the team.
Galway’s other two games in the “Super 8s” are against Kildare in Newbridge on the weekend of 21 / 22 July, while they will play Monaghan in Pearse Stadium on the weekend of 4 / 5 August.

Congratulations to the Galway hurlers who retained their Leinster Championship with a seven point victory over Kilkenny in Thurles on Sunday. Congrats to Daithí Burke who put in another excellent performance in the game. Congrats also to Galway minors, and to Sylane hurler, Keelan Creaven, who defeated Limerick in the All-Ireland quarter final also played in Thurles on Sunday.

The Club offers its sympathy to the families and friends of the following who died recently: Mai Kirwan, Kilcurriff and Stephen Brady, Ardskeamore.
May they rest in peace.

No winner of lotto jackpot. Numbers drawn 1, 5, 7, 23. Five match 3s Mary Canney, Francis Tyrrell, John Fahey, Tommy & Mary Collins, Mike O’Brien. Seller’s prize Brian Loughlin. Next week's jackpot €6,350 and draw in Club Office.

Club Notes 2 July


Well done to our division 4 league team who continued their good run with a 3-point win over Renvyle, played in Renvyle on Saturday evening. The final score was 3-13 to 3-10. We now top this division with 10 points after the 5 games played. The team returns to action when they play St Gabriel's in Corofin at 6.30 pm on Sunday.

Upcoming League Fixtures:-
Div 5 - Saturday @ 7.30 pm V Caherlistrane in Caherlistrane
Div 4 - Sunday @ 6.30 pm V St Gabriel's in Corofin
Div 1 - Tuesday @ 8.30 pm V Tuam Stars in Corofin.
Please support all our teams.

Well done to the Galway minor footballers who advanced to Connacht Minor Final with a 0-15 to 1-9 over Mayo on Friday evening in Tuam Stadium. Well done to our Club players involved including Matthew Cooley (0-4) and Tony Gill (0-1).

Hard luck to our under 15 team who lost narrowly to Oranmore-Maree on a scoreline of 4-10 to 5-9 in division 1 (North) played last week.

Our under 12s lost out to Caherlistrane by 1-5 to 1-8 in a Group 1 game played in Corofin last week.

The Club sends its congratulations to Roisín Fahey, Ballintubber who married John Cassels, Dumbarton, Scotland in Corofin Church on Saturday.

No winner of lotto and one match 3, John Joe Delaney. Numbers drawn 2, 10, 13, 29. Seller’s prize Patricia Langan. Next week's jackpot €6,200 with draw in Club office.

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