News - Fri 21st April 2017

Badminton News Letter

Due to great interest this year in badminton our underage singles event was extended to an "A" and "B" section and an extra u10 group was also included. This event is run throughout the year and on a round robin basis thus ensuring all our entrants a max of 4 games each this season. Results are as follows: 

U 9 Group A winner: Kayleigh Coggins, r-up: Aaron Keane, U 9 Group B winner: Dylan Keane, r-up: Patrick Leonard. U10 Group A winner: Josh Moyles, r-up: Jack O'Reilly. 

Group B winner: Esmond Maughan, r-up: Joey Keane. Under 11 Group A winner: 

Aaron Coggins, r-up: Sarah Gough, Group B winner: Ronan Walshe, r-up: Ronan Connor. U13 A winner Diarmuid Coggins, r-up: Jack Loftus, B winner: Matthew Williams, r-up Caolan Foggin. U15 winner Darragh Kelly, r-up Jimmy McAndrew, and in the U17A section winner: Edward Gough, r-up James Gill. U 17 "B" winners: Jimmy McAndrew and joint second on 75 points were Adam Langan and Darragh Kelly. A very lively competition in this section, throwing out some surprises with our new members Jimmy and Adam putting on the pressure!! Heartiest congratulations to everyone and a special thank you to all our coaches, Volunteers and parents without whose assistance we could not continue with such success. A little help can go a long way. And we shall see you all after summer early September God willing. Happy hols to all. Rest relax and recuperate after a very busy Year.

The Late Kathleen Deane

The death occurred peacefully on Saturday 15th April of Kathleen Deane nee Gordan late of Kildaree Crossmolina. Her remains reposed at Leonards Funeral home on Sunday evening. With requiem Mass on Monday in the Church of Our Lady Kilmurray burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Kathleen was predeceased by her son John, husband Jack, is sadly missed by her family, relations, friends, and neighbours. May she rest in peace.

U14 League 

Crossmolina U14 team had a comfortable 3 – 26 to 2 – 3 win over visitors Achill who were short a couple of their stronger players in this county U14 County League tie 

Crossmolina Team Conor Howley Liam Connor Brian Hopkins Danny McDonald Darragh Syron 0 – 1 Brian McKinley 0 – 1 Jonathan Murtagh 0 – 1 James Williams 0 – 6 Diarmuid Coggins 0 – 3 Eoin Murphy 0 – 3 Diarmuid Walsh 1 – 8 Niall Coggins       1 – 3 Luke Rowland 1 – 0 Subs Brendan O’Malley Darragh Deane Micheal Gill Daniel Lynch Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney 

Kilmurray Card Results. 

The following are the results of the Weekly Kilmurray 25 card drive on Thursday night 13th April  Best of 20 games 1st Patrick Gilroy and Richard Devers 2nd Ray and Mary McNamara 3rd Martina and Anthony Granahan Raffle 1st Seamie Gallagher 2nd Joe Murphy 3rd Michael Barrett 

Feile Football  Competition 

Crossmolina won their two games in the north section of Feile at Tiernans Park and are through to this weekend’s County Semi-Finals in Parke V Davitts. The following are the results of the North section games

Crossmolina 4 – 8 Ardmoy/McHales 2 – 5 

Crossmolina Team Conor Howley Liam Connor Niall Maughan Danny McDonald Darragh Syron 0 – 1 Brian Hopkins Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh James Williams 0 – 4 Diarmuid Coggins 0 – 1 Eoin Murphy 2 – 0 Diarmuid Walsh Niall Coggins 2 – 0 Luke Rowland Michael Gill 0 – 1 Subs Brendan O’Malley Darragh Deane Micheal Gill Daniel Lynch 0 – 1 Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney 

Crossmolina 4 – 10 Ardnaree 0 – 4 

Crossmolina Team Conor Howley Liam Connor Niall Maughan Darragh Deane Darragh Syron Brian Hopkins Brian McKinley Jonathan Murtagh 1 – 1 James Williams     0 – 3 Diarmuid Coggins 1 – 0 Eoin Murphy Diarmuid Walsh 1 – 1 Niall Coggins 0 – 4   Luke Rowland 1 – 0 Danny McDonald 0 – 1   Subs Brendan O’Malley Darragh Deane Micheal Gill Daniel Lynch Jack Loftus Alfie Maloney Mark Dermody Keelan Hegarty

Div 1D 

Crossmolina Junior team lost out to neighbours Ballina Stephenites by three points     0 – 10 to 0 – 7 in the County Division 1D League tie in Ballina. The home side had the assistance of the fresh breeze in the opening 30 minuets and lead at the break by 0 – 7 to 0 – 1 with Adrian Kelly the scorer in chief for the Stephenites Thomas McNulty grabbed his sides only first half score. Dean Loftus and Thomas McNulty with four points and sub Michael Gallagher pointed for the visitors but in between Brendan Murray tacked on three points to leave his side comfortable winners in the end  

Crossmolina Patrick Loftus Fergal Gill Darren Caden Jason Murphy (Capt) Patrick Loftus Darragh McCormack Martin Connor David O’Malley Gergoil Gill Niall Timoney David Howley Tommy Walsh Kevin Keane Thomas McNulty 0 – 5 Nigal Lynn Subs Pierce Loftus for Martin Connor Noel Hegarty for Fergoil Gill Kevin McHugh for Patrick Loftus Dean Loftus 0 – 1 for Kevin Keane Michael Gallagher 0 – 1 for Tommy Walsh Kieran Haran for Patrick Loftus  

U16 League 

Crossmolina team and scorers John Tolan Cillian This county U16 League tie was a game of two halves with home side Islandeady dominating the opening 30 minuets racing into a 3 – 6 to 0 -4 interval lead thanks to goals from Kevin Hennelly and Eoin Morris with Edward Gough kicking Crossmolina’s four points Conor McNulty bagged two goals and Adam Langan one and suddenly Crossmolina were right back in the game with only a point separating the sides by the 50th minuet. Islandeady introduced a couple of subs and they breathed new life and the scores flowed again with David Moran getting the killer score a gaol and Eoin Morris Cailin Joyce Ethan John Barrett tacked on points. Patrick McAndrew pointed and Edward Gough scored a goal from a penalty to leave the final score 4 – 12 to 4 – 7 

Gilroy Sean Hegarty Cillian Fergus Luke Callaghan Lee Carolan Patrick McAndrew 0 – 1 Robert Murphy Adam Langan 1 – 0 Edward Gough 1 – 5 James Williams James Gill 0 – 1 Conor McNulty 2 – 0 

Died in London 

The death occurred peacefully on Monday 10th April of Patsy Hanrahan nee Kearns Norwood, South London and formerly of Carrowkilleen Crossmolina. Funeral is taking place in Norwood on Thursday 4th May. Patsy was predeceased by her husband Michael, is survived by her sons James, Paul and Noel, daughter Lorraine, daughters – In – law, son – in – law, Grandchildren, sisters Mollie Gallagher Shanvolahan, Kathleen Byrne, Aughrim Co Wicklow, nieces, nephews, extended family, many friends and neighbours, May she rest in peace. 


Plans are well underway for Festival 2017 and Crossmolina Festival in conjunction with the Ballina Manor Hotel are pleased to announce International recording artist Sharon Shannon And Her Band in concert as part of this year's festival as part of Sharon's Summer Tour. Sharon has previously toured with Bono, Shane McGowan, Willie Nelson, The Waterboys and many more. Tickets will be on sale shortly. Best of luck to the current Nephin Rose, Laura Judge, who is taking part in the Mayo Rose of Tralee Finals next Saturday night. 

Recent Deaths

Sympathy is extended to the Family’s of the following who died recently Peadar Tuffy Ballina Father of Breege Gordon Tubbermore Crossmolina, Loretta Clarke Enniscoe House Crossmolina, Sonny Shevlin Belmullet Father of Breda Ruane Comminch Castlehill, Kathleen Deane nee Gordon Late of Kildaree Crossmolina. May they rest in peace