Club News

November 7, 2018

CROTTA Senior hurlers staged one of the most sensational come backs ever in county senior hurling championship history at Austin Stack Park Tralee on Sunday after noon 25th July. Crotta came from being 11 points down at the interval break  405 to 006 to beat a gallant Causeway side by four points in extraordinary A.I.B County Championship first round game, Crotta now meet reigning county champions Kilmoyley in the next round. Well done to the lads in green and red who showed great  spirit in the second half , Also to the Crotta mentors, Paul Shanahan Trainer  and selectors John Shanahan and Padraig Cronin who made vital switches during the game.
CROTTA Panel: Sean Twomey, Darren Twomey, Tom Cronin (Captain),  Phlip Twomey, Paul Costello, Cyril Lynch, Pa Quille, Richard Nolan, Sean Weir, Mike Lynch, Andrew Keane, (104), Ian Mc Carthy (100), Francis Keane, J.P McElligott, and Shane Nolan (108) Subs: Shane McAuliffe for F. Keane, Eoin O�Sullivan for C.Lynch. Matt Lynch for M. Lynch, Jonathan Caffrey 002 for J.P McElligott, Paul Culhane  for I. Mc Carthy, Eoin Lynch, Tom B McElligott, Jack Twomey, Keith Hannifin, Alan Leen, Thomas Quille,  Con O�Donnell, Brendan Culhane, Paul Lenihan and Darragh McAuliffe.    
We wish Causeway player Muiris Delaney a speedy recovery who sustained leg injury during the game.
In the other games played in the 1st round of the Championship on  Friday night, Ballyduff defeated Lixnaw  016 to 012 ,Kilmoyley had a victory over Abbeydorney 108 to 015  And Ardfert overcame Ballyheigue by 116 to 108.
You can now directly support Crotta Hurling club  by playing our weekly Fundraising Lotto Online. Enter your lines of numbers for up to a year in one go, you need never miss a draw again! When playing online you will receive the Lotto results and club news updates by email after each draw has taken place
To play the Crotta GAA  Lotto, four numbers are selected from 1 to 28. If anybody matches the four numbers selected on the night he or she wins/shares the Jackpot. There are also 3 Lucky Dip prizes of �35 drawn on the night. Tickets cost �2 each. More details on or on or from Crotta club officers.
The Crotta and Ballyduff Senior hurlers  will contest the North Kerry League Final on Friday 31st July at 7.30p.m in Ballyduff. Best of luck to the Crotta senior hurlers.
Congratulations to  Crotta/ Lixnaw minor hurlers who captured the County Minor league Division 1 title  with 313 to 109 victory over a gallant Causeway side played in Abbeydorney on Monday night 26th July
The Crotta hurling was represented on the team by Tom Quille, Maurice McElligott, Tom B Mc Elligott, Sean Weir, Darragh Mc Auliffe and Jason Nolan.
Camogie Players of the 60‘s and 70‘s have arranged a reunion for Friday night 13th August 2010. We will meet at O’Donnell’s, Mounthawk, Tralee at 8 p.m. on the night.
The four numbers picked out of the drum by Independent Observer : Grainne Herbert, Kilflynn for This week’s Club Lotto Jackpot of �12,000, on Monday night, 26th July  in Herbert�s Bar, Kilflynn were: 5,13, 21 and 27. However 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: Shonagh Griffin, Clashatlea, Ballymacelligott, Niamh O�Connell, Clounsillagh, Lixnaw, Teresa O�Halloran, Pallas, Listowel.
The next draw will take place in Herbert�s Bar, Kilflynn on Monday 2nd August, with a Jackpot of 12, 100. 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 the  
The Kerry Minor hurling team begin their All Ireland B Campaign in The All Ireland Quarter finals when they play Kildare in Newbridge at 3.30pm on Saturday 7th August.
Well done and Congratulations to Crotta u-21 hurlers who captured the Paddy Kelly Perpetual Cup when they defeated Kilmoyley on a score of 411 to  37 in the North Kerry Under 21 Championship Final On Monday, 19th July, at Abbeydorney. Crotta were ahead by 106 to 105 at half time. After the game Joe Walsh Vice Chairman of the North Kerry Hurling board together with members of the Kelly family presented the new Paddy Kelly Perpetual Cup  victories Crotta captain Darren Twomey.
 Well done to trainer Paul Shanahan and all mentors involved in training and selecting the team.
Victories Crotta panel: Eoin O�Sullivan, Thomas Quille, Darren Twomey (Capt), Keith Hannifin, Shane McAulliffe, Paul Costello, Alan Leen, Richard Nolan (001), Darragh McAuliffe, Luke Ward, Johathan Caffrey (101), Padraig O�Leary (100), Shane Dolan, Sean Weir (100), and  Shane Nolan (109). Subs Paul  Leinhan for L. Ward, Aaron Sheehan for S.Dolan and Maurice McElligott for A.Leen..
Support Crotta Hurling Club with the Vodafone GAA Club Programme. Vodafone Ireland has teamed up with the GAA to launch the Vodafone Support Your GAA Club Programme. This provides you with a terrific new opportunity to support Crotta hurling Club at no extra cost to yourself! With the Vodafone Support Your GAA Club programme, 5% of a Vodafone Ireland customer’s mobile phone Pay Monthly bill or Top Up will go to Crotta hurling Club, without costing customers a cent extra.
There are also additional incentives for the Club if any of our members or supporters switch from their current network to Vodafone Ireland. In fact the club receives a bonus of �5 per person who switches, PLUS 5% of their Pay Monthly bill or Top Up.
And remember you don’t have to be living in the area to help us. Supporters anywhere in Ireland can log onto and register Crotta hurling Club as the club they would like to help.
This new programme has enormous fund-raising potential for us so we really encourage all supporters who use Vodafone to sign up and all others to consider switching.
To sign up or to read more on this fantastic offer visit:

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