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Club News 31/8/20

posted 31 Aug 2020, 14:56 by Laune Rangers
Laune Rangers Senior Ladies following their win against Killarney Legion on Friday evening

LOTTO: Lotto Results for Monday, August 31st 2020. There was no winner of the €8,000 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 04 – 28 – 29 – 31. The Consolation Prizes were won by the following: €100 Isobelle Sheahan – sold by Brian O’Shea; €50 Meadhbh Sheahan – sold by Brian O’Shea; €25 Peter Twiss – standing order; €25 JJ Murphy – sold by Mary Quirke. Next week’s Lotto Jackpot will be €8,200.  Our Lotto can be played ONLINE NOW!!

MERCHANDISE: Laune Rangers merchandise is now available to buy directly from the O’Neill’s website. CLICK HERE to view the full range.

CLOTHES COLLECTION: Laune Rangers are currently running a fundraising clothes collection. Clothes can be dropped at JP O’Sullivan Park from 10am to 1pm Monday-Friday & 10am-11am on Saturdays. All donations gratefully accepted.

SENIOR LADIES: Laune Rangers got the better of Killarney Legion in Direen on Friday evening following a heart-stopping last quarter that went right to the final whistle. Little could separate the sides in the opening stages, and scores were level at 0-4 a piece at the first water break – Kerriann Hanrahan (2), Elizabeth Mohan & Isobelle Corridan scoring for Legion with Ciara O’Brien, Fodhla Houlihan (2) and Rachael Evans pointing at the other end for the visitors. Elizabeth Mohan and Fodhla Houlihan traded points before Alanna Dolan scored Laune Rangers’ first goal. Laura Brennan made a number of saves in the first half, but she was eventually beaten by Isobelle Corridan with a goal to tie the game up once again. There was time for another twist before the break though, as Legion fouled in their own square to concede a penalty. Laune Rangers goalkeeper Laura Brennan also happens to be the penalty specialist, and it was easy to see why as she placed her shot into the top corner with the final kick before the short whistle. Half Time Score:- Killarney Legion 1-5, Laune Rangers 2-5. Elizabeth Mohan & Kerriann Hanrahan scored excellent points to reduce Rangers’ lead to the minimum, before Rangers hit the net for a third time – Fodhla Houlihan with a great finish in traffic. Elizabeth Mohan knocked over a free for Legion before it was cancelled out by a great Fodhla Houlihan point, but Legion were soon level as Kerriann Hanrahan scored Legion’s second goal followed by an Isobelle Corridan point. Legion were now on the ascendancy, as Julie Kelly, Elizabeth Mohan (free) and Isobelle Murphy all kicked points to put the home side ahead by 2-12 to 3-6. As the teams began to tire, the final quarter became a war of attrition but Rangers drove on to grasp victory. When Alanna Dolan was fouled in the square in the 52nd minute, Laura Brennan made the journey upfield from the opposite goal to dispatch her second spot kick to the net and level the game. Both sides were on the hunt for the winner, and in fact both came close to hitting the net with shots flashing wide. Rangers edged ahead in the 61st minute with a Fodhla Houlihan point that flew just over the crossbar denying another goal, but it turned out to be enough as the Laune Rangers defence were defiant under a Legion siege to hold on for the win. Full Time Score:- Killarney Legion 2-12, Laune Rangers 4-7. The trio of Kerriann Hanrahan, Elizabeth Mohan and Isobelle Corridan accounted for all but 0-2 of their team’s total, which was no surprise as they were outstanding for their side. For Rangers, the midfield triumvirate of Kayleigh McGlashan, Rachael Evans and Ciara O’Brien covered serious mileage with Fodhla Houlihan – much like her opposite number Hanrahan – again providing the finishing ability up front. Aside from that, Andrea Nolan was a rock at full back, while Orla Dunphy’s performance both in defence and counter attack stood out on the day. Laune Rangers:- Laura Brennan (2-0 pens), Lucy O’Donnell, Andrea Nolan, Aoife Nash Freeman, Orla Dunphy, Meadhbh O’Sullivan, Christina O’Brien, Rachael Evans (0-1), Kayleigh McGlashan, Hannah McGeever, Ciara O’Brien (0-1), Laura Leslie, Orla O’Brien, Fodhla Houlihan (1-5), Alanna Dolan (1-0). Subs: Nessa Healy, Emma Cronin; Claire Fealey, Annemarie Fealey, Caoimhe Griffin, Kayleigh Moriarty. Following their win on Friday evening, the Senior Ladies were out in the final group game on Monday evening in JP O’Sullivan Park against MKL Gaels (Milltown/Keel/Listry). A spirited second half showing by Rangers was not enough to come back against a much stronger opposition. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers 4-10, MKL Gaels 4-22.

B TEAM: Laune Rangers travel to John Mitchels on Friday evening next in Round 2 of the County Junior League. Throw in 6:30pm 

COUNTY SFC: Well Done to the Mid Kerry side who defeated Kenmare Shamrocks in the Quarter Final of the County Senior Football Championship, especially the Laune Rangers players in the contingent – starters David Mangan, Peter Crowley & Fiachra Clifford and squad members, John Tyther Dáire Cleary and Jack O’Connor. Best of Luck to the team who face Dr Crokes in their Semi Final on the weekend of September 12th/13th

UNDER 16 GIRLS: Laune Rangers Under 16 Girls were defeated on an away trip to Fossa on Wednesday evening last.

UNDER 14 BOYS: Both Laune Rangers Under 14 Boys Teams were in action last week. Laune Rangers Blue defeated Churchill in Division 1A. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers Blue 3-20, Churchill 1-9. Laune Rangers White drew with Ballymacelligott. Full Time Score:- Ballymac 4-4, Laune Rangers White 2-10.

UNDER 14 BOYS FIXTURE: Laune Rangers U14 Boys Blue will face Austin Stacks in Connolly Park on Wednesday evening in Division 1A of the County League.

UNDER 14 GIRLS: Laune Rangers Under 14 Girls had a great win against Na Gaeil on Sunday afternoon. Full Time Score:- Na Gaeil 1-6, Laune Rangers 2-9. Laune Rangers Team:- Amy Kelly, Sadhbh O’Sullivan, Deirdre O’Sullivan, Emma O’Sullivan, Clodagh Lynch, Isabella Doherty, Megan Gillespie, Holly O’Sullivan, Erin Murphy, Aine Hassett, Lara Hoare, Niamh Moriarty, Aoife Fenton Toms, Molly Kingston, Aisling O’Connor. Subs: Nicci Treurnicht, Saoirse Cronin Langham, Emma Crowley.

UNDER 12 BOYS: All Three Under 12 Boys teams were in action on Sunday in JP O’Sullivan Park. Laune Rangers Blue defeated Dr Crokes while the White and Navy teams had narrow losses to Na Gaeil and Dr Crokes respectively.

UNDER 6, 8, 10 BOYS: Laune Rangers Boys Nursery is back in action as our U6, U8 & U10 boys train in the traditional slot of 10am Sunday morning at JP O’Sullivan Park.

UNDER 6, 8, 10 GIRLS: Laune Rangers Girls Nursery is back in action as our U6, U8 & U10 girls train on Wednesday evenings at 6pm in JP O’Sullivan Park.
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