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Club News 24/1/16

posted 24 Jan 2016, 17:34 by Laune Rangers
We are looking for volunteers for Strictly Come Dancing. Details below.

LOTTO: Lotto results for Sunday 24th January. There was no winner of the €7,800 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 09 – 10 – 14 – 20. The Consolation Prizes were won by the following: €100 Jack & Liam McGrath, sold by Falveys; €50 Kevin Jones, standing order. Credit Union Vouchers €25: Helena Heaney; Paudie O’Connell, Waterville (both sold by Margaret Browne. Next week’s jackpot is €8,000.

SGM: A Special General Meeting of Laune Rangers GAA Club has been organized & will take place on Friday, February 5th at 8pm in the clubrooms at JP O’Sullivan Park. This is to plan the way forward for Laune Rangers GAA Club. There will be an opportunity at this meeting for our members to voice their opinion on where they see the future of the club going. We appeal to all members to make every effort to attend this meeting.

STRICTLY DANCERS WANTED: Laune Rangers will again be running our very popular fundraiser ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in late Spring. This will be the third time we run this particular event, and always proves to be highly enjoyable, especially for the participating dancers! If you would be interested in taking part in the event – learning to dance and making lifelong friends in the process – please advise Finance Chairman Ger Counihan in Bunkers, contact Secretary Lisa Brennan on 0879788003, or email PRO Aidan Clifford on

MINOR: The long awaited Mid Kerry Minor Final Replay took place in Beaufort on Sunday afternoon, with Laune Rangers facing Milltown/Castlemaine again following the drawn game in December. The young Laune Rangers side went into the game without three key players from the first meeting – Patrick Daly, Neil O’Brien, and Darragh O’Sullivan. Rangers got off to a great start and points from Dáire Cleary and John Francis O’Grady put them into the lead. An attacking move for Rangers was broken down by the Milltown/Castlemaine defence who swept upfield and found Eoin O’Brien to score a goal and take the lead. Milltown found some momentum and had a 3 point lead by the break – Cian Bradley, Kieran Griffin, David Roche and Eoin O’Brien (free) pointing for Milltown while Patrick Carey pointed for Rangers. Half Time score: Laune Rangers 0-4, Milltown/Castlemaine 1-4. Milltown/Castlemaine managed to press on in the second half and, aided by a Michael Dennehy goal, closed out the game. While Rangers scored points through Fiachra Clifford (2, 1 free) and Daniel Whittleton (free), six points from the Milltown/Castlemaine side saw them run out winners. Final Score: Laune Rangers 0-7, Milltown/Castlemaine 2-10. While these players will be greatly disappointed with the loss, all but 4 of them will have at least one more opportunity to at Minor level. Laune Rangers: Robert Lynch, Pierce Tyther, George Evans, Patrick Carey (0-1), Jesse McCormack, Cathal Doyle, Daniel Whittleton (0-2f), Kevin Fitzpatrick, John Francis O’Grady (0-1), Cian O’Shea, Fiachra Clifford (0-2, 1f), Dáire Cleary (0-1), Daragh O’Connor, Jamie Clifford, Manus Gallagher. Subs: Paddy Collins, Christian Fleming, Darragh O’Shea. Milltown/Castlemaine: Cormac Leane, Sean O’Dea, James O’Connor, Ciarán O’Connor, Oltan Heffernan, Aaron O’Brien, Cian Bradley, David Roche, Kieran Griffin, Michael Dennehy, Eoin O’Brien, Tadhg McCarthy, Niall Sertutxa, Padraig O’Brien, Craig Counihan. Sub: Daniel Cronin.