Corofin GAA Club (Galway)

Founded 1925

Co. Galway

Club Newsletter 21st May 2024

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Ní raibh aon bhuaiteoir ar on bpota óir an tseachtain seo. Uimhreacha 6, 14, 16 agus 19. Trí bhuaiteoirí ar on Maitseáil 3 Helen Lundy, Seamus Mc Cabe agus Ann Finnie. Dhá Lucky Dips Paddy Coppinger agus Teresa Reilly. Duais an Díoltóra Tommie O’Brien. Pota óir an tseachtain seo chugainn €10,250 in tábhairne Gills.
No Winner of this weeks Lotto Jackpot. Numbers drawn 6, 14, 16 and 19. Three Match 3 winners Helen Lundy, Seamus Mc Cabe and Ann Finnie. Two Lucky Paddy Coppinger agus Teresa Reilly. Sellers Prize Tommie O’Brien. Next week’s Jackpot is €10,250 in Gills pub.
On Saturday, Galway played Derry in Pearse Stadium for Round 1 of Group 1 in the All-Ireland Championship series. A great overall team performance from Galway, and the ability to make the extra man advantage count with the deserved dismissal of All-Star Gareth McKinless after 20 minutes, ensured a significant victory with the score finishing on Galway 2-14 Derry 0-15. Dylan McHugh and Liam Silke started the game for Galway, while Patrick Egan and Kieran Molloy were named on the bench.
On Thursday evening the Junior team host Ballinasloe in Corofin at 8:15pm for Round 6 of Division 4B. On Friday evening the Senior team host Tuam Stars in Corofin at 8:00pm for Round 6 of Division 1. On Saturday evening the Intermediate team host An Spidéal in Corofin at 8:15pm for Round 6 of Division 3A. Best of luck to players and management teams.
Om Friday the Junior team played their Division 4 League game against Monivea-Abbey in Corofin. It was a great game for the spectator as Lorraine Ryder (x2) and Rachel burke displayed some clinical finishing in front of goal. A superb team performance with some great defending from the girls to keep a strong Monivea-Abbey at bay. The game finished Corofin 3-08 Monivea-Abbey 2-05.
On Sunday the Senior team played their final round of Division 1 as they hosted the reigning All-Ireland champions Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Corofin. Despite the return of County players, some lingering injuries meant a young team were given their opportunity and they performed admirably. Goals from Roisin Leonard and Ella Zwyczyk gave the team a much needed boost but the opposition were just too strong and the game finished Corofin 2-08 Kilkerrin Clonbern 3-20.

The Galway ladies Minors had a great win over Mayo on Sunday in the Minor ‘A’ Championship Final. The game finished Galway 3-11 Mayo 2-12. Particular congratulations to Club players Amy Cooley, Eabha Ledesma, Lauren O’Brien and also to Brien McDonald and Lisa Jackson on the management team.
We wish the Galway Ladies U14’s and club players Orla Newell and Ellie Harty-O’Brien the very best of luck on Saturday as they take on Kildare for in Portlaoise GAA, Rathleague, Co. Laois at 2:45pm for a place the in the All-Ireland Final! The winner will play either Tyrone or Cavan in the final.
The u-8 Boys had their first blitz of the year on Saturday as they hosted Bearna in Belclare. Great skills were on display by both clubs and a great time was had by all. Thank you to Bearna for visiting and also to all the coaches and parents who helped make it so enjoyable.
The Nursery Group continues every Saturday from 10:30am until 11:15am. This is training for Boys and Girls born in 2018/2019.

The Raftery Cup Finals get underway from 5:45pm on Thursday evening. Best of luck to all players involved.
5:45 Game 1 Exhibition: Belclare 2 v Castlehackett
5:45 Game 2 Plate Final: Annagh Hill v Corrandrum
6:15 Game 3 Shield Final: St Colmans v Sylane
7:00 Game 4 Cup Final: Ballinderry v Belclare 1

Club Membership for 2024 is now open for registration. Reminder to all Players that Membership must be paid before resuming any training or matches. Information on registration and links to our online partner Clubforce can be found on our club website, or please contact the Club Registrar.
LGFA Club Membership for 2024 is now open for registration. Information on registration can be found on the website of our online partner Foireann ( or please contact the Club Registrar. Please note: for players born in 2014 (u-10’s) and younger, must be registered via Clubforce, see details above for Clubforce.
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P J Higgins, Woodquay.

May he rest in peace.

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