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U7 footballers to play blitz in O'Connor Park

posted by Edenderry GAA


The U7 footballers will take part in a blitz on Friday night in Bord Na Mona O'Connor Park between 7-8pm.

The young reds will have three teams and play vs Shannonbridge, Clonbullogue and Ballycumber.

Red Ryan scores 3-4 as reds run riot in Daingean

posted 23 Jun 2019, 13:52 by Edenderry GAA   [ updated 24 Jun 2019, 01:40 ]


Daingean..........1-10
Edenderry.........4-11

The Junior 'C' footballers had a fantastic win on Sunday night when they travelled to Daingean for the second round of the championship.

Led by the inspirational Daniel 'Red' Ryan, the reds held a healthy half time lead with the defence forces employee scoring 3-4 in the opening 30 minutes. The self declared 'Best player of his generation' was thrilled with the victory and said he's delighted to be helping out guys like Johnny Hurst and Basil Malone fulfill their lifetime ambition of lifting the Junior C cup.

"I've taken Basil and Johnny under my wing. Two good lads but they just need a bit of guidance. I'm happy to help them out" Ryan declared after the historic victory.

Team:
Padraig Foy, Daryl O'Connor, Wayne Mooney, Liam Kennedy, Johnny Hurst, Eoin O'Reilly, Dean Cummins (1-4), Dan Lowry (0-1), Ryan Glynn (0-1), Basil Malone (0-1), Jordan Loughlin, Dan Ryan (3-4), Enda Farrell.

Subs used: Adrian Farrell


Seniors qualify for league semi final

posted 21 Jun 2019, 14:32 by Edenderry GAA   [ updated 21 Jun 2019, 14:42 ]


Edenderry..............4-14
Gracefield..............2-8

Edenderry senior footballers qualified for the Division 1 league semi final after a twelve point victory over Gracefield on Friday night at Rosderra Weavers field.

The visitors started the stronger and scored the first point of the game but the reds responded with a goal through Aaron McDonnell.

Despite trailing 2-3 to 1-2 half way through the first half Edenderry led at half time 2-6 2-4 after a second goal from Aaron McDonnell.

Edenderry performed better in the second half restricting Gracefield to just four points while they racked up 2-8 themselves, goals from Richie Dalton and Adam Mahon securing a comfortable victory.

Team:
Shane Cummins, Adao Dafe, Sean Pender, Alan Pender, Adam Mahon (1-0), Cathal Farrell, Jordan Hayes, Stephen Guing (0-1), David Moloney, Jamie Coates, Sean Moriarty (0-5), David Hanlon, Sean Doyle (0-5), Ciaran Farrell (0-2), Aaron McDonnell (2-0)

Subs used: Richie Dalton (1-1) for Aaron McDonnell (black card), Keith McGuinness for Ciaran Farrell, Gary Blong for Alan Pender, Bobby Reynolds for David Hanlon, Paul Hanlon for Stephen Guing.

Final round of Division 1 league

posted 21 Jun 2019, 02:05 by Edenderry GAA


The senior footballers take on Gracefield tonight at 7.30pm at Rosderra Weavers Field in round 7 of the Division 1 league.

A win for Edenderry will guarantee a league semi final spot.


Offaly & Kerry 1982 stars to attend Edenderry Festival

posted 20 Jun 2019, 03:16 by Edenderry GAA   [ updated 20 Jun 2019, 03:22 ]

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Edenderry GAA & Festival to commemorate Darby's goal.

On a wet September evening in 1982, two teams were locked in a titanic struggle in Croke park. Kerry, arguably the greatest team ever to play the game were going for five All Irelands in a row. Their opponents and rank outsiders Offaly, were struggling to avoid coming out second best again. With only minutes left and Kerry four points up, it looked like job done for the Kingdom.Two points for Offaly left only two between them but the seconds were ticking away.

A long speculative ball was sent towards the the Kerry goal. Two men rose for it, Kerry's Tommy Doyle and Offaly's recently introduced sub' Seamus Darby. Darby caught it, turned and buried it in the roof of Charlie Nelligan's net and a legend was created.  It was the greatest comeback since Lazarus. Kerry had snatched defeat from the jaws of victory and the five in a row would have to wait for another team and another time.

The Festival committee and Edenderry GAA in association with PMB Construction have decided, as part of this years Festival, to relive that great moment from our sporting past. On Saturday night July 6th, we will very proudly present an evening with Seamus Darby and many of the men of 82. The event will take place in the GAA clubhouse.

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The night will commence with a showing of the full game on a giant screen which will be followed by a discussion chaired by Offaly hurling legend and TV pundit, Michael Duignan. Michael will be joined on stage by Seamus Darby and members of both teams from that momentous game. Kerry legends Sean Walsh, Mikey Sheehy and Bomber Liston will join in what will be a fabulous evening of laughter and memories.

Festival committee chairperson Bryan Dunne said, "We are very proud to bring this special event to the town as part of Festival 2019."

David Farrell, Chairman of Edenderry GAA and nephew of Seamus Darby said, "We're delighted to be hosting this event and we're looking forward to welcoming the Kerry and Offaly players from '82 to our clubhouse. Some of the all time greats played in that final and it's often forgotten or overlooked just how good of a game it was. As for Seamus's goal, well, it'll be remembered forever more. It's the Cinderella story, the thing every child dreams of doing someday. It was the classic 'punchers chance' and he grabbed it with both hands. It'll be a wonderful celebration".

Mr. Pat McBride, M.D. of PMB Construction expressed his delight to be associated with this celebration of a time when Offaly hurlers and footballers were at the very peak in the world of Gaelic games. "I'd like to take this opportunity" Pat said, " to congratulate the Festival committee and Edenderry GAA for bringing this great event to our town". 

Details are being finalized but be assured, it's going to be a sell out. Enquiries are already coming in from all over the country and from overseas. Put it in your diary and spread the word.

The men of '82. Edenderry GAA clubhouse. July 6th. '19 

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U11's v St Vincent's

posted 19 Jun 2019, 00:34 by Edenderry GAA


Well done to our U11s who were in Kildare league action tonight against St Vincent’s. The work rate of these lads is improving with every performance. Some of the scores were magnificent. Keep it up lads and don’t let up.

U14 ladies update

posted 19 Jun 2019, 00:34 by Edenderry GAA


The U14 ladies take on St Rynagh's on Wednesday night with throw in at 7pm at Rosderra Gaelic Park.

U11 Kildare league

posted 18 Jun 2019, 00:41 by Edenderry GAA


The U11 Kildare league continues tonight at 7pm when the young reds take on St Vincent's at Rosderra Weavers Fields.

Junior championship resumes June 26th

posted 17 Jun 2019, 12:56 by Edenderry GAA

Andrew Forde St Mary's vs Athlone CC 17/2/12

The Junior football championship resumes on June 26th when Edenderry host Clonmore Harps at 8pm.

Junior C round two

posted 16 Jun 2019, 00:42 by Edenderry GAA

Reynolds Bros. V KK

The Junior C championship resumes on Sunday June 23rd when the reds travel to Daingean for a 7.30pm throw in.

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