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 November 2018

Club Notes 26 November

CLUB NOTES:

THREE IN A ROW CONNACHT CHAMPIONS:

Congratulations to our senior team and their mentors on their superb win in the AIB Club Championship Connacht Final, played in MacHale Park, Castlebar on Sunday. The final score was Corofin 2-10 to Ballintubber 1-9. Trailing by 1-2 to 1-5 at half time the team rallied in the second half to claim the Club’s 9th Connacht title and our first three in a row of provincial titles. The Corofin goals were scored by Micheál Lundy (first half) and Ian Burke. Thanks once again to our supporters who travelled in great numbers to the game and whose encouragement to the players was appreciated by them.
We will now play in the All-Ireland Semi Final in February against the Ulster Champions.

DIVISION 1 LEAGUE:

Our final league division 1 game is against Annaghdown. The game is scheduled for Wednesday evening at 8.00 pm in Cregg. A win or draw for Corofin will see them through to the league final against Mountbellew.

JACK MCHUGH MEMORIAL CUP:

The Jack McHugh Memorial Cup game was played under the floodlights of Corofin’s pitch on Wednesday night last. St. Jarlath’s College Seniors and Corofin Minors played out a thriller, with the school winning a see-saw battle by 2-13 to 2-10. Many thanks to both panels and to the supporters who came out to see the action.

SYMPATHY:

The Club offers its sympathy to the families and friends of Teresa Meehan, Cahergal, sister of Anne Higgins, Ballybanagher and Mary Murphy (née Cosgrove), Waterview, Turloughmore who died recently. May they rest in peace.

LOTTO:

Lotto numbers drawn 8, 11, 26, 27. Jackpot not won and two match 3s Owen Burns, Ciarán Lynch. Seller’s prize Patricia Langan. Next week's jackpot is €9,350 and draw in Club Office. ‬

Club Notes 19 November

CLUB NOTES:

SENIORS:

We play Ballintubber of Mayo in the Connacht Final in McHale Park, Castlebar on Sunday at 2.00 pm. Best of luck to the team. Safe travelling to our supporters.
We have one game left to play in the league, division 1. This game versus Annaghdown is provisionally fixed for Wednesday 28th November.

JUNIORS:

We defeated Athenry in our final division 4 game on Saturday in Athenry. The score was Corofin 1-11 to Athenry 2-05. The Corofin goal was scored by Seán Silke.
The team has topped the division 4 league with 9 wins out of 9 and are promoted to division 3 for 2019. Well done to all. The League Final will be played when all other games in the division are completed.

JACK MCHUGH:

The Jack Mc Hugh Memorial Cup, in which Corofin Minors play St Jarlaths Seniors, takes place this Wednesday evening in Corofin pitch at 7.30 pm. Please come along and support.

UNDERAGE:

Our Under 8 team wrapped up the season with their final session in Belclare last Saturday morning. Thanks to the players, parents and coaches for their efforts all year. Great to see our young players improving their skills. Enjoy the break and hope to see everyone again in 2019!

LOTTO:

Lotto numbers drawn were 10, 13, 15, 22. No jackpot winner and one match 3, Frank Niland. Seller’s prize Patricia Langan. Next week's jackpot is €9,200 and draw is in Club Office.

Club Notes 12 November

CLUB NOTES:

SENIORS:

We had an impressive victory over Clann na nGael by 4-22 to 0-7 in the Connacht Semifinal Final played in Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon on Sunday. Well done to the team on an excellent display and to man of the match Jason Leonard who scored 2-6. The other goals were scored by Colin Brady and Micheál Lundy.

We will play Ballintubber in the Connacht Final in McHale Park, Castlebar on Sunday 25 November at 2.00 pm.

LEAGUE WIN:

We defeated Dunmore McHales by 2-11 to 0-7 in the division 4 league played in Corofin on Saturday. We are scheduled to play Athenry in our final game on Saturday at 2.30 pm in Athenry. The team top the division 4 table with 19 points. They will finish top of the group independent of the result against Athenry. This has been a great year for this panel of players as they were also promoted to Intermediate for next year. Well done to all.

UNDERAGE:

Corofin under 11's hosted Lucan Sarsfields on Saturday in Belclare in their final game of 2018. There was a fine display of football on show by both sides and there even was a special appearance by Corofin Senior Manager Kevin O'Brien and Senior Captain Ciarán 'Gizzy' McGrath to give some great words of inspiration for the youngsters.

There were smiles all round with Sarsfields even managing to get their hands on Andy Merrigan (if only for a few minutes!) The future is bright. Many thanks to all involved with this panel of players all year. Thanks also to the parents for the support they have given.

LOTTO:

No winner of lotto and no match 3s. Numbers drawn 9, 10, 21, 30. Seller’s prize Gerry Collins. Next week's jackpot is €9050 and draw us in Club Office.

Club Notes 5 November

CLUB NOTES:

GREAT WEEKEND FOR CLUB:

Last weekend proved to be one of the greatest ever for Corofin GAA Club. On Sunday we completed a six in a row of Senior County Championships. On Saturday we won the Junior Championship and were promoted to Intermediate for 2019 and on Friday night Ian Burke won his first All Star, while his Cousin Daithí Burke picked up his fourth hurling All Star. Congratulation to everyone involved in these achievements.

COUNTY FINAL:

The Senior Championship County Final, played in Pearse Stadium on Sunday, ended in a victory for Corofin on a scoreline of Corofin 1-8 to Mountbellew-Moylough 0-5. The goal was scored by Dylan Wall in the first half and Corofin went in at half time leading 1-4 to 0-4. This was a hard-working display by our team, with Gary Sice being awarded the man of the match, Kieran Fitzgerald winning his 13th senior championship and joint captains Micheál Lundy and Ciaran McGrath bringing the Frank Fox trophy back to the parish for another year. Well done to all the players and to the management team led by Kevin O’Brien.

The team will play Clann na nGael of Roscommon in the Connacht Semi Final in Dr Hyde Park on Sunday with throw in at 1.30 pm. We send best wishes to the team as they play their fourth game in four weeks.

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PROMOTION TO INTERMEDIATE:

Our junior team had an excellent over An Fhairche – Clonbur in the replayed County Junior final, played in Tuam Stadium on Saturday. The final score was Corofin 2-17 to An Fhairche – Clonbur 2-8. The Corofin goals were scored by Justin Burke (1st half) and Conor Newell (2nd half). Corofin went in at half time leading by 1-6 to 1-4. Man of the match was Kevin Murphy, while Justin Burke scored 1-6. The team was captained by Alan Burke, an All-Ireland Club winner in 2015. Well done to the team and manager Ger Keane and his management team.

‪LOTTO:‬‬

No winner of lotto jackpot and no match 3. Numbers drawn 6, 9, 27, 32. Seller’s prize Brian Loughlin. Next week's jackpot is €8,900 and draw in Club Office.

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