Our Junior B2 footballers travelled to Doneraile, on Tuesday evening last week to play Kilshannig in the championship quarter final. Our boys started well with two points on the board inside the first three minutes, but within the next three minutes they found themselves 0-2 to 2 goals in arrears after our defence had been caught with two fisted goals.  By the end of the first quarter Kilshannig had stretched their lead with a point and a goal from a penalty. Suddenly, Kildorrery sprang to life after Michael Walsh got through for a goal in the twenty-first minute. Shane Walsh kicked over a point from the resultant kick-out and Andrew O’Brien had the first of his brace of goals to which Kilshannig replied with a point. Two more goals from  Andrew and James Magnier and the tables were turned on Kilshannig. At the break, Kildorrery led 4-5 to 3-3.

Within twenty seconds of the restart, Michael Walsh had made it 5-5 for Kildorrery and Finbarr Stapleton followed immediately with a point.  Kilshannig did reply with two points in as many minutes, but failed to score again after the thirty fifth minute while Kildorrery went on to add six more points to their tally to run out deserving winners on the score 5-12 to 3-5.

Team and scorers: Tony Watson, Jason Walsh, Will Coffey, Ciaran O’Connor, Sean Kelly, Jerry McCarthy, Finbarr Stapleton 0-1, Liam O’Keeffe, Michael Walsh 2-0, James Fox 0-1, James O’Sullivan 0-1, Shane Walsh 0-1, Tiernan Condon 0-1, Andrew O’Brien 2-6, David Harrington.  Subs. Fintan Daly for C.O’Connor. James Magnier 1-0, for D.Harrington. Shane Landers 0-1, for S.Walsh. Anthony Palmer for W.Coffey b/c. Michael Lillis for S.Kelly. John McCarthy for J. O’Sullivan.



Last Saturday afternoon, our Intermediate footballers made the five-hour round trip to Ballydehob to play Gabriel Rangers in the Division 4 league. Thankfully the trip was worthwhile when they came away with a deserved victory. Having led 1-6 to 0-5 at the interval they went on to add 2-6 to their tally in the second half.

Team :  Tony Watson, Ian Butler, Cormac O’Baoill 0-1, Liam McGrath, Fintan Daly, Michael Walsh, P.J.Keating, Peter O’Brien 0-1, William Fouhy, Jamie O’Gorman 0-2, Finbarr Stapleton, Dylan Kent 1-1,, Richie McEniry 1-2, Tom Monaghan 1-3, Sean O’Sullivan.  Subs. Anthony Crowley for F.Daly. Stevie Coughlan 0-2, for S.O’Sullivan. Jerry McCarthy 0-1, for P.J.Keating. Cathal Harrington for D.Kent. David Harrington for R.McEniry.

This win should be a good confidence booster as they prepare to face Mayfield in the championship at Mallow this Friday evening. We wish players and management the best of luck.



Friday August 24th. Intermediate Football Championship V Mayfield at Mallow 7.30 p.m.

Tuesday August 28th. Junior A Football Ch’ship Fermoy V Charleville at Kildorrery 8.30 p.m.

Saturday September 1st. Junior B1 Hurling Ch’ship Araglen V Castletownroche at Kildorrery 6.30 p.m.



Congratulations to our near neighbours, Limerick on their hurlers’ great win in the All-Ireland final last Sunday and a special word  to Sean O’Donnell and Jimmy Quilty and the backroom team.



The Club extends best wishes to the Cork Under 21 hurlers, panellist James Keating and back-room personnel Jason Walsh and Barry Young in the All-Ireland final next Sunday.  



The €5,400 jackpot was not own when the Club’s fortnightly lotto draw took place at Ollie’sBar,  last Saturday night. The numbers drawn were: 1, 5, 9 and 19. Three lucky dip winners of €50 each were:   1. Gavin O’Dwyer, Mitchelstown. 2. Emer O’Connor, Farahy. 3. Aherne Family, Quitrent. The next draw will be held at Walsh’s Corner House, on Saturday September 1st. when the jackpot will be €5,600.



At last Monday’s weekly Club meeting, a vote of sympathy was passed to the relatives of the late Conor Walsh, Knockanevin, on their recent bereavement.  Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.


The Avondhu, 23rd August 2018