Club News

November 7, 2018

There is a VHI GAA Cul Camp on in the Crotta pitch at Dromakee, Kilflynn this year. The Vhi GAA Cúl Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 6 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games. It starts Monday 1st August through to Friday 5th August starting each day at 10am and finishes at 2.30pm

Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn was the venue for the Crotta hurling club’s weekly lottery draw with a Jackpot of €2,700 .The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer: Mike Lynch, Tullig, Kilflynn were: 5,7, 16 and 24 on Monday Night 25th July. However Once again no one came up with the correct combination of numbers and the Jackpot survived for another week. The Lucky dip prizes winner each receives €35: Kathleen Laide, Rae, Kilflynn and Mahon, Blackrock,Cork, Mike Byrne, Upper Tullig, Kilflynn and Pat Herbert, Kilflynn. The next draw will take place in Parker‘s Pub, Kilflynn on Monday 1st August with a Jackpot of 2,800.Tickets are available at 2 Euro each or 3 for 5 Euro from Club tickets sellers or from Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn, Byrnes Gala Shop, Kilflynn, Kilflynn Post Offices, Galvins Shop, Lixnaw, Foleys Shop, Lixnaw J.J Walshs Bar, Lixnaw, Quilter’s Bar, Lixnaw and from The Half Way Bar, Glenoe, Listowel, you can also play on the Crotta lotto on line now, check out or

The Crotta hurling club will hold a golf classic on Saturday 30th July in Killorglin Golf course. The following is the Tee times: Danny Caffrey 12pm, Plunkett Mc McElhatton 12.10pm Andrew Byrnes 12.20pm, David Carney Alan O’Sullivan 12.40 pm, Bertie Moriarty 12.50 pm Paul McElligott 1.00pm, Mike lynch 1.10pm, Cyril Lynch 1.20 pm Andrew Keane 1.30 pm Danny Mc Elligott .1.40 pm Brendan Culhane 1.50 pm Shane Herbert 2.00 pm James Sheehan 2.10 pm. Best of Luck to all golfers. If you are interested in sponsoring a tee box please contact Johnny Hannon (Treasurer) on 087 4141641, before Friday 29th July. The Golf will be followed by a Barbeque at Parkers Bar from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with the presentation of prizes at 10:00p.m.

In The Garveys SuperValu Senior County Hurling Championship first round, Crotta Senior hurlers were defeated by Kilmoyley on Sunday 24th July in Austin Stacks Park, by 2-20 to 1-08. Kilmoyley led by 2-09 o 1-06. Crotta team: Eoin Lynch, Tom Cronin, Philip Twomey, Tom Quille, Diarmuid McKenna, Mike Lynch, Pa Quille, Cyril Lynch, Andrew Keane, Darren Twomey, Paul Culhane, Richard Nolan, Sean Weir, Shane Nolan, David Carney Sub: Matt Lynch for P Culhane (h/t), Tom B McElligott for T Quille (52), J P McElligott for A Keane (58), Shane McAuliffe for D Twomey (58) Scorers: S Weir 1-3, S Nolan 0-4 (0-03 frees, 0-01 ’65), C Lynch 0-01 Referee; Shane Hourigan (Rathkeale). In the curtain raiser game Ballyheigue 1-12 Causeway 1-07
The other results were: Abbeydorney 3-08 St Brendan’s Ardfert 1-13 and Ballyduff 4-16 Lixnaw 0-10

Crotta U15 Crotta U15 team have reached the NK U15 Div 2 final and will play Kilmoyley on Tuesday evening next August 5th. Venue to be decided later. This team has done really well to get this far as its the U14 team plus one U15 player. Last Tuesday evening they played Abbeydorney in Dromakee and having trailed by a point at half time they put in a great second half performance to win by a goal. Final Score Crotta 3-08 Abbeydorney 2-08. Scorers: Darragh Regan(1-06) Raymond Nolan(2-01)Cathal Keane(0-01).

Crotta U10 hurling team who participated in the North Kerry hurling U10 Blitz in Ardfert on Saturday 23rd July

Under 10 Crotta U10 team took part in the second NK U10 Blitz in Ardfert last Saturday. They performed very well beating Ballyheigue, drawing with Ballyduff and losing to Abbeydorney. All players contributed on the day and well done to team mentors Tom O’Donoghue, Mike McKenna, Tom Nolan and JP McElligott who gave every player plenty of game time. These games will bring on the lads no end. The panel was as follows:Cillian Trant Jack Kevin McKenna Aodhan Behan Tomas Dillon Tadhg McKenna Sean Murnane Denis Nolan Denis Quille Timmy Dillon Darragh Murnane Ryan Murphy David O’Connell Daniel O’Rourke Declan O’Donoghue Aodhan McKenna. Thanks to the Ardfert Club who looked after players, supporters and parents so well. A special thanks to co-ordinator Helen Hanafin.
Under 12 Crotta U12 team played in the NK U12 Blitz in Causeway last Saturday week. It was an under strength panel as a lot of players were taking part in the Munster Fleadh in Cork. Well done to all who participated in the Fleadh and especially Sean Galvin who won a Munster title for playing the Banjo. Crotta played Causeway , Ardfert and Abbeydorney. They lost the first two matches and beat Abbeydorney in the last match. Aodhan McKenna getting the vital goal to seal victory. The young panel was as follows: Aaron Murnane Dominic Nolan Padraig Hunt Eamon Rohan Brian O’Connell Jeaic McKenna Adam O’Sullivan Darragh O’Donoghue Declan O’Donoghue Sean Murnane Darragh Murnane David Ryan Aodhan McKenna Ciaran Healy.Thanks to team mentors Plunkett McElhatton Padraig Cronin and Shane McKenna who looked after the lads on the day. Thanks to the Causeway Club for hosting the Blitz and especially co-ordinator Joseph Lyons.
Congratulations to Plunkett(secretary and coach)and Majella McElhatton on the arrival of their baby boy Se Joseph from all in Crotta Coiste na nOg.