St Rynaghs Senior footballers played St Brigids in the first round of the championship on Friday evening in Durrow. The first half was very slow to pick up to championship pace with only one point each to show in the first half both from frees with St Brigids taking 25 minutes to score. In the second half St Brigids came more into the game but a goal from Gary Mahon kept Rynaghs hanging in the game. with two minutes to go St Rynaghs were 2 point down. Niall Wynne was fouled and Gary Mahon put over the free to leave just one between the teams. With two into injury time a great point from Stephen Wynne to draw level at the end of full time. Team: C Clancy, C Daly, J Rafferty, T Flaherty, A Camon, G Rafferty, G Scales, P Camon, P McIntyre, S Dolan, G Mahon 1-1 (free), P Quirke, N Wynne 0-2 (frees), S Wynne 0-1, J Carroll, G O'Connor for P McIntyre.
St Rynaghs played Ballinamere/Durrow in Cloghan on Monday evening in the league. St Rynaghs trailed at half time 1-2 to 0-11. In the second half St Rynaghs tried hard but were not strong enough for Ballinamere/Durrow. Final Score 2-3 to 1-20. Team: G Daly, A Daly, C Kelly, P Byrne, F Hanamy, C Kelly, r Butler, E Killian, J Lucha, A Flynn, R Buckley, S Maloney, E Woods. Subs: E Flynn for E Woods, E Corcoran, A Daly, E Flynn, J Lucha, D Devery, S Maloney.
Well done to Offaly Ladies footballers on winning the All Ireland Title on Saturday beating a very strong Roscommon side. Well done to Mairead Daly and the St Rynaghs girls who were a vital part of the team and also Sinead Daly and Ciara McCormack who were part of the Offaly Panel.
Hard luck to the U14 St Rynaghs footballers who were beaten in the Feile semi final on Thursday evening in Mountbolus. Well done on reaching the semi-final and best of luck in the championship.