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Club News 9/11/14

posted 9 Nov 2014, 15:35 by Laune Rangers

LOTTO: Lotto results for Sunday 9th November. There was no winner of the €6,400 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 12 – 13 – 14 – 26. The Consolation Prize winners were as follows: €100 Tom Curtayne, standing order. €50 Mary O’Shea, Inch, sold by Margaret Browne. CU Vouchers of €25: Ger Counihan, sold by Colette & Noel Prendiville, standing order. Next Week’s jackpot will be €6,600.

STRICTLY COME DANCING: Laune Rangers Strictly Come Dancing takes place on Friday November 28th and Saturday November 29th. Our Dancers have been practicing hard and they are looking for your votes!! Over the coming weeks you will see voting cards in several outlets in Killorglin. A Vote costs only €2 & all votes will be entered into a draw for a Monster Christmas Hamper. Tickets to the show itself will cost €10 and are now available from the CYMS 066 9762053. Demand for tickets is very high so please buy them early to avoid disappointment.

SENIORS: Laune Rangers Seniors travelled to John Mitchels on Sunday afternoon with the threat of a relegation playoff still a possibility for both teams – Rangers one point better off than Mitchels on the League Table and two clear of the drop zone. In a tight opening period, a John Tyther point was cancelled out by the home side. Shane McSweeney restored the Rangers lead with a point before a goalmouth scramble found the ball at the feet of Pa Joy, who finished to the bottom corner of the net. Further points from Liam Quirke and Pa Joy saw Laune Rangers lead after a quarter of the game, 1-4 to 0-1. John Mitchels got their second point before it was quickly cancelled out by a John Sheehan effort. Conditions worsened at the end of the first half, as rain fell and a strong breeze picked up. Mitchels were able to take advantage of the wind at their backs, and scored three unanswered points to leave the score at the break; John Mitchels 0-5, Laune Rangers 1-5. The home side began the second half as they had finished the first, scoring three points to tie the scores up within five minutes. Rangers responded with three points of their own from Colm O’Shea & Pa Joy (2) to lead by 1-8 to 0-8 with a quarter of the game to go. Rangers then lost Johnny Carey to a black card & John Mitchels immediately took advantage with a brace of points to reduce the Rangers lead to the minimum. Half Time Substitute Padraig Murphy pointed for Rangers to put two between the sides but Mitchels rallied, & three unanswered points gave the home side a surprise lead. Rangers had time though, and a Liam Quirke point tied the scores up at 1-10 to 0-13. Neither side created another significant chance and the matched finished level. Full Time: John Mitchels 0-13, Laune Rangers 1-10. Points were shared between the sides, but the game was proven irrelevant as the Kenmare defeat of Skellig Rangers sent the Portmagee side down to Division Three. Laune Rangers Team: Jason Browne, Kieran Crowley, Johnny Carey, Tommy O’Callaghan, Ryan Keane, Chris Riordan, Michael O’Sullivan, John Sheehan (0-1), Maurice Foley, Colm O’Shea (0-1), Shane McSweeney (0-1), Liam Quirke (0-2), John O’Shea, Pa Joy (1-3), John Tyther (0-1). Subs: Shane O’Connor, Padraig Murphy (0-1), Keith Sheehan, David Costello, Cian Clifford, Tony Lyons.

B TEAM: The B Team finished their season with an away loss in against Valentia. This marked the end of a 20 year career on Laune Rangers B Team for Redmond Fitzgerald. The veteran has spent most of these years travelling from Cork and his dedication and motivation will be a loss to his team. On Sunday evening, presentations were made to Redmond & his wife Norma in Falvey’s Bar.

U16 GIRLS: Congratulations to the u16 girls team who won the A final against Kilcummin in a blitz in Rathmore on Saturday. Well done girls and to all involved.

AGM: Laune Rangers AGM will take place on Saturday December 13th at 7:30pm at our clubrooms in JP O’Sullivan Park. Nomination and motion papers can be collected from Terence Houlihan & Declan Falvey, and must be returned by 5pm on Friday 5th December.