Corofin GAA Club (Galway)

Founded 1925

Co. Galway

Club Newsletter 7th November 2023

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Ní raibh aon bhuaiteoir ar on bpota óir an tseachtain seo. Uimhreacha a tarraingíodh 7, 9, 17 agus 22. Cuig Maitseáil 3 Eamon Kelly, Aaron Molloy, Kerri Hession, Cathal Silke agus Collette Rowe. Lucky Dips Mary O’Connor agus Martin Langan. Duais an Díoltóra Tommy O’Brien. Pota óir an tseachtain seo chugainn €6,050 in tábhairne Canavan’s.

No Winner of this weeks Lotto Jackpot. Numbers drawn 7, 9, 17 and 22. Five Match 3 winners Eamon Kelly, Aaron Molloy, Kerri Hession, Cathal Silke and Collette Rowe. Lucky Dips Mary O’Connor agus Martin Langan. Sellers Tommy O’Brien. Next week’s Jackpot is €5,900 in Canavan’s.

If you have not played the Lotto yet, or your subscription has expired, please visit to enter our lotto. There are great value “Three for €5” tickets that can be purchased and there is an ‘auto-renew’ feature that can be used to ensure you don’t miss out.


Huge congratulations to the Senior team who dethroned Moycullen to take Frank Fox back to the parish!

Despite the surface carrying the effects of the rainfall from the previous days, it was a glorious day for football in Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Both teams started with intent, while they were efficient in possession, they took their scoring opportunities well. The highlight of the first half was a superb point from Gary Sice; after gathering possession on the left wing with his back to goal, he turned his man to go down the sideline and as the angle seemed to have become too narrow, he left fly off his left boot, judging the wind and power diligently. The kick had pin-point accuracy and just enough elevation to float over the bar as the Moycullen goalkeeper could only stretch out his arm in vein. The scoreline at the break was Corofin 0-07 Moycullen 0-06.

The second half saw both teams come out of the blocks sharply, but thanks to resolute defending from the Corofin players in all areas of the pitch, Moycullen did could not land many blows on the scoreboard. The first 15 minutes of the second half saw Corofin open up a 7-point lead, thanks largely to a well taken goal by Tony Gill. While Liam Silke was busy beating 3 Moycullen players from the 45 meter line, Micheál Lundy made a move out from the full-forward position and that opened a gap for Liam Silke to carry the ball into. A pop hand-pass from Liam to Tony Gill on the 20 meter line took 3 Moycullen defenders out of play and Tony rifled a shot into the back of the Moycullen net from the edge of the box.

The final quarter saw Moycullen mount a late rally but it was too late in the game to overcome such a deficit. The game finished Corofin 1-11 Moycullen 1-09.

Liam Silke collected his Man of the Match award just before Dylan McHugh accepted the Frank Fox Cup on behalf of Corofin and lifted it high to the enormous roar of the supporters looking on from the pitch.

On Saturday, Ballina Stephenites will play Fulham Irish in McHale park at 6:00pm. Corofin will play the winners of that game in the Connacht Semi-Final on the weekend of 18th/19th November at a Galway venue. Full details will be shared of the Semi-Final fixture once they have been confirmed.

On Sunday the U-19's play their North Board Final against Claregalway at 1:00pm in Tuam Stadium. Best of luck to all the players and management team. We are asking that our supporters come to Tuam Stadium to give the lads a boost in what looks to be a game of great football.

GAA & LGFA Prize Draw 2023

Due to continued phenomenal demand for tickets, the date for the Prize Draw has been moved beyond the County Final and will now take place on Friday, 17th November. A huge thank you to all who have supported the raffle so far, your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Tickets are €10 each and you can buy your tickets from any Player/Coach in the Clubs or, alternatively, you can buy your tickets online HERE.

1st Prize is a €2,000 Holiday Voucher from Grogan Travel

2nd Prize is a 65" Smart TV sponsored by Stapletons Electrical

3rd Prize is €500 Cash sponsored by Penn Engineering & Western Hygiene

4th Prize is a €300 One4All Voucher sponsored by FKL Engineering

5th Prize is €250 Cash sponsored by Mortimer Quarries

6th Prize is 3 pairs Galway to Dublin Coach Tickets sponsored by CityLink

7th Prize is 2 All Ireland Football Final tickets and 2 Return Coach Tickets

8th Prize is a €200 Centra Voucher sponsored by Raftery's Centra

9th Prize is a €100 One4All Voucher sponsored by Lyons Bus Hire

10th Prize is €100 Cash sponsored by Eric Furey, Raftery's Pub

The draw will take place on the 17th November in Raftery’s Pub, Corofin. Click here for the Raffle T&C’s.


The club offers its sympathy to the families and friends of the following who have died recently:

Maura Furey (nee Riordan) Lancashire, wife of Patrick Furey, Tavanagh, Cummer

Tom Sice, Tuam & Sylane

May they rest in peace.

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