Clann na nGael's 2nd second U12 team had a good season beating Castletownbere, St Oliver Plunketts, Glenngariff and Sam Maguires. They were unlucky to loose to Castlehaven away, while they came up against stronger Bantry and Adrigole opposition.
In their play off they had good win at home to Castlehaven before coming up short against Clonakilty'a second team last Friday night in Clonakilty under lights.
After a poor start, Clann na nGael battled very hard in 2nd half to reduce the lead to 2pts but the stronger subs for Clonakilty made a difference in the end as Clonakilty won 6-7 to 4-8 , All players had there moments and tired very hard in the 2nd half.
Team, Kevin Mc Carthy, Gavin McCarthy, Cillien Collins, David Buckley, Ben O 'Donovan, Ryan Donovan, Oisin Daly, Caeolan O'Driscoll, Paddy McCarthy, Damien Fernandez, Jack McCarthy, Christopher Smith, Ruari Collins, (Joss Duggan was unable to make Clonakilty game)
Well done lads, some great commitment by all u12s , Hopefully it will continue into 2017. Scorchers Abu
After a decent season in A grade , Clann na nGael u12's were beaten away to Bandon in 1/4 final 2/11 to 9pts. Bandon had physically stronger team in wet conditions and with pitch size reduced , they finished stronger.
Our goalie Kian O Sullivan came to the rescue on a few ocassion, like wise Gavin Mc Carthy performed to his usual best.Hugh O Donovan giving off great ball especially in first half. All other u12s had there moments but unfortunaley we came up short.
Then we played Clonakilty A's away in shield on Monday 10th and won well, 5-7 to 1-4, with all players contributing well.
Team Kian O Sullivan Callum Hurley, Gavin Mc Carthy, Ciaran O Regan, Niall O'Sullivan, Jermy Hurley, Hugh O Donovan , Oisin Daly, Tom Mc Queen, Eoin Hurley, Ben Kingston, Damnien Fernandez, Paddy Mc Carthy, Mitchell Connolly and James Russell. Subs used Ben Donovan, and David Buckley,
Clann na nGael now await winners of Rosscarbery/Newcestown in plate/shield final (which most likely be played 29th/30th of Oct)
Well done lads, Scorchers Abu