Club News 23rd May 2018

November 8, 2018

Our Under 21s bowed out of The County U21A Football Champoinship, but not without a fight, on Saturday last, in an exciting game against Carrigaline and one in which the Rangers played their best Football in the championship. Final Score 1-16 to 2-11 to Carrigaline.Both sides had periods of dominance through out the match. Ross got off to a great start, going three points ahead before Carrigaline opened their account. It was 0.03 to 0.01 to Ross when a great move involving John O Brien , Cathal O Rourke and Paul Hodnett saw Paul Hodnert goal . But Carrigaline responded with 3 points to have the sides level with six minutes remaining in the first half, but Rangers scored three more in the remaining spell to leave it 1-06 to 0-06 to Ross at the interval.Rangers scored the first point of the second half and both sides came close to scoring goals, with JP Eady pulling off a great save. Carrigaline scored a point and then came their goal which had the sides level, before both sides exchanged points to have the sides level again. Carrigaline kicked the next six points before Rangers pulled back one to leave the score 1-14 to 1-09 with less than 5 minutes remaining . Rangers staged a dramatic comeback with a point from Stephen O Donoghue and a goal from Rob Hegarty to reduce the lead to 2 points.  But Carrigaline kicked two further points and despite Rangers best efforts ,two more points and several goal mouth scrambles , Rangers were unlucky not to take the game to Extra time.To get to this stage of the competition was a huge acheivement for this bunch of players and their management , with the majority of the team still Minor.Team JP Eady Diarmuid Kerr Rob Hegarty 1-0 Peter Og Hill Micheal O Mahony  Cian Daly Brendan Kimgston Stephen O Donoghue 0-03 (0-1 f) Mark Hodnett 0-01 John O Brien Cathal O Rourke 0-03 Patrick Hurley Cathal Hennessy Daragh Hayes 0-03 (0-01f) Paul Hodnett 1-01 Subs Cathal Keane Ciaran Calnan.

The Juniors played Muintir Bhaire on Sunday and were trailing 1-06 to 0-04 at half time with Muintir Bhaire winning 2-07 to 0-09.

On Monday night the Minors played Ilen Rovers in the Non Exam League in Ardagh andat half time Rangers were ahead 4-06 to 1-03, the goals coming from Jack O Regan , Paul Hodnett , Daragh Hayes and Barry Kerr.The second half saw Rangers drive on to win. 7-13 to 1-03.Team Darren Hayes Oisin Murray David O Regan Peter Hill Alan O Rourke Diarmuid Kerr Kieran O Regan Kaelan Scannell 0-1 Ciaran Calnan Barry Kerr 1-00 Daragh Hayes 2-03 Patrick Hurley 0-01 Jo Hicks Paul Hodnett 2-03 Jack O Regan 1-02 Subs Eoghan Hayes 1-00 Caolan Hayes 0-01 Fintan Barrett 0-02 Andrew Whelton Harry Oates Billy Twomey.

Upcoming Fixtures

Under 14 Football League, Carbery Rangers V Clonakilty in Newtown, Sunday May 27th at 4pm.

Junior A Football League Carbery Rangers V Dohenys in Dunmanway, Tuesday May 29th at 7-30pm.

In The Junior A Football Championship, Carbery Rangers will play the winners of Kilbrittain and St Colums in the next round.

There was no winner of this weeks club lotto.

Numbers Drawn were 10,16,24.

€50 Martina O Donovan, €30 Eve Murphy, €20 Adrian Hayes Ardagh East, €20 Centra Voucher Rebecca Sheehy.

Next weeks jackpot is €10400 and takes place in Reenascreena.