Our camogie girls took a trip to the South Side yesterday and took on St
Kevin’s in a very exciting game.
As with all our games it was a high scoring event, finishing 2.1 to 2.0 in
favor of Kevin’s.
Even though we lost, this was the teams best game so far. From our stand in
goalkeeper, Grace, (our gaolie legend, Rosie was away this weekend) to the
hard working Whelan Sisters in the full forward line, every girl was
It is worth noting that this is the only camogie team in the club. There is
18 girls in total, made up from girls aged 9 to 12. Every game they play,
they are playing against full U12s and the girls never say a word, they
just give it their all.
We give a pair of O’Toole’s socks to the most improved player each game.
This was a very difficult pick yesterday but after much debate, we picked
Jody Byrne. She made some long clearances when we were really under
pressure. The Maloner and Kaycee are also a worthy mentions.
We want more girls to join the team; it doesn’t matter if your daughter
thinks a hurl is called a batting stick or something for digging holes at
the beach. Bring her around and let her try it out.
Starting this Wednesday at 6pm, David Needham, is running ‘Hurl with me’.
It is for any girls aged 7 to 12 and their parents to try out camogie. All
equipment will be supplied. Our existing players and their parents can also
Our team yesterday was
1.Grace Keating, 2. Abbey Taffe, 3. Jody Byrne, 4. Meadhbh Malone (The
Maloner) 5. Aoibhinn Rock, 6. Ava Byrne 7. Áine McCauley, 8. Lyla Deans,
9. Darcie Boyd 10. Aoife Crowley 11.Kaycee Kane, 12. Chloe Whelan 13.