Club News

November 7, 2018

The Crotta Hurling Club Annual General Meeting was held in St. Columbas Centre, Kilflynn on Friday 11th  February, before a large crowd. Paud Twomey Chairman presided. The games and club events of the past year were reviewed, by Club secretary, Mark Hussey, and a comprehensive financial report from Treasurer John Mahony, both presented very detailed and excellent reports. Bord Na Og Chairman Sonny Egan gave an report of all the Bord Na Og Club’s Activities during 2010. Outgoing chairman Paud Twomey did not seek re-election and all praise to him for his hard work over a number of years, also Other officers who did not seek re-election were Secretary Mark Hussey, Treasurer John Mahony and Registrar Paul O’Donoghue  Thanks to outgoing officers for their work during their terms in office and best of luck to the new officers in 2011
The following officers were elected to serve the club for the 2011 season:
Patrons: Fr. Micheal O’Dochartaigh.
President: Brendan Neenan,
Vice President: John McCarthy, Tom Cronin, Tom Kenny And Dick Mc Elligott.
Chairman: Dan Mc Carthy, Vice Chairman: John Shanahan (Irrebeg), Secretary/Registrar: Annette Nolan, Treasurer: Johnny Hannon, P.R.O: Mike ParkerCounty Board Delegate: Graham Harris, Dan McCarthy (Proxy ), North Kerry Hurling Board Delegates: Paddy Weir and Shane Herbert, Anne Mahony and Alcohol and Substance abuse officer: Karl Shanahan. Insurance Officer: Pat Culhane The position of Senior Team Trainer, Senior Selectors, U-21 Trainer/Selectors, Junior Trainer and Selectors, Minor Trainer and Selectors and Scor officer will be appointed at the next Club’s Executives Committee meeting.
Kilflynn St. Patrick’s Day Parade meeting will be held on Thursday 24th February  in St. Columbas Centre, Kilflynn at 9.00 p.m. All Musicians, Organisations, School Kids Parents are requested to attend this meeting. Due to the success of last years parade it is vital people attend and give their support and a little help in organizing events. All Ideas welcome. Please attend this meeting.
The Crotta hurling’ Coiste na nÓg will hold their Annual Church gate collection, this Saturday 19th and Saturday 20th February at masses in St . Mary’s Church, Kilflynn. Please support .
A Lixnaw/Crotta mixed combination team that will play a charity match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on St Patricks Day is as Follows: (1)Shane Kelliher, (2) Stephen Dennehy (3) Michael Quilter(4) Eric Keane(5)Pa Mc Elligott (6).Frank Ronan (7).Daniel Conway(8) Gerard Lovett (9) Ivan McCarthy (10) Patrick Foley (11) Keith Boyd (12) Colm Colligate (13) Edward Leen (14)Frank Hegarty (15) Karl McCarthy Subs – Joseph Keane, John Caffrey, Katie Lyons, Mary Daughton, Sandra Lynch, Majella Somers, Greta Quilter, Ciara Lovett and Aoife O’Neill. Manager: B. Cowen Trainer: B. Ahern
Congratulations to Patsy and Noreen Daughton, Upper Tullig, Kilflynn who celebrated their 39th Wedding anniversary on Sunday  12th February.
The Kerry Senior Hurlers  commence their Allianz Hurling League Div 2, 2011 campaign at Austin Stacks Park Tralee on Sunday 13th February and were defeated by Antrim 1-15 to 0-12 The Crotta Hurling club was represented by Andrew Keane at corner back and Shane Nolan at corner forward
Well done to Causeway Comprehensive School  on winning the Munster 16 Hurling Title last week defeating Kinsale in Mallow and are out again next Saturday versus Lougrea of Galway,
Coach Education Hurling Workshop next Wednesday night 16th February in the Astro-Turf pitch in Tralee IT (North Campus) @ 6.45pm sharp.
Niall Moran, Limerick Hurler and Coach to Harty Cup Champions Ard Scoil Ris will carry out the workshop and will focus on ‘drills that are game related’.
Niall has built a reputation as an excellent coach and the workshop will be well worth coming to..Cost is €5 and I look forward to seeing you on the night.
It will particularly benefit U14 to Senior Coaches but all coaches will get something from it From John Griffin Hurling Coach
Allianz NFL Mayo v Kerry venue Caslebar on Sunday 20th. February
Lotto Mania still continues to sweep the area as local punters strive to scoop the big Crotta Hurling Club Lotto Jackpot. The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer, Corinne Pryer, Fear an Flainn, Kilflynn were: 1,13,17 and 24. at Parker’s Pub, Kilflynn  on Monday 14th February (Valentines Night ). However no one came up with the correct combination of numbers and the BIG Jackpot  survived for another week. The Lucky dip prizes winner each receives €35: Brendan Barrett, Cappa, Kilflynn, Martin O’Sullivan, Bromore West, Ballybunnion and Mary, Peggy and Joan from Ardfert. The next draw will take place in Herbert’s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 21st  February with a Jackpot of 15,000.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
Club Formation meeting of Abbeylix camogie club to take place on Tuesday 15th February at 8pm at Abbeydorney Gaa complex . We are asking anyone who might be interested in becoming involved to attend , we would love to see you there
Kerry had a hugely successful day at the Munster Seniors and Juniors Championships recently, Kilflynn Santos player Tom Burke (Kingdom) retained his senior singles title & Ciara O’Connor (Dingle) won the Junior Ladies. Congratulations  Tom.