The Club would like to thank Rebecca Brewer for her generous sponsorship of the Senior Ladies team. Rebecca has played with Castlemitchell for many years and is also one of the Club physios. Rebecca organised our team bonding last night which was hilarious, on the night we were presented with our new Jerseys sponsored by Rebecca, and our club tops sponsored by Mick Brazil Construction.
Castlemitchell went undefeated in Naas today in the u12s Paddy Hackett memorial tournament .Castlemitchell were invited into the cup today where they played Tullamore,Clonmel Commercials,Kilmacud Crokes and Round Towers from Clondalkin.In the first game against Tullamore Castlemitchell finished on top on a scoreline of Castlemitchell 3-12 Tullamore 3-1 , they then went and beat Clonmel Commercials 2-11 to 1-3 and were unlucky to draw against Kilmacud Crokes 3-7 to 4-4 where Kilmacud Crokes advanced to the top spot final against Naas on score difference with Castlemitchell. Castlemitchell then went on to play against the second placed team out of group one Round Towers where Naas,Round Towers,Westport and Rathoath were playing.In that game Castlemitchell finished on top beating Round Towers 2-8 to 2-1.
Castlemitchell's team on the day was E Lawless,L Haughton,K Sheehan,M Kelly,A Doyle,S Maloney,J Harris,R Harris,J McCabe,J Corcoran,W Roycroft,E Doogue,O Flynn,K Roycroft,O Groarke.
Thanks you to Naas Gfc for hosting an excellent tournament and well run and all from Castlemitchell enjoyed it.
Kildare U14 semi final
Hard luck to Castlemitchell U14girls who lost out to Athy in the semi final tonight in a great game of football ,athy started the stronger but Castlemitchell fought back to leave just a point in it at half time ,second half Athy started strong and even though Castlemitchell fought back strongly they ran out of time
Castlemitchell as a club are so proud of all these ladies with so !any of them U12" s the future looks so bright ,well done to Hazel Campbell who took over the goal keeper duties in the absence of Ava Wall who was starring in a Show in Dublin Katie Byrne and Nicole Doyle who were outstanding and all the girls who gave 100% per cent in the last 6 months,
Thanks to Fiona,Stephen,Anto,Pauline Dee,Damo and everyone else who gave of their time ,best of luck to Athy in the final
Fun day planned soon for these girls ,Castlemitchell abu
Rheban travelled to Castlemitchell on Friday evening for an under 14s championship match .In a tight first half Castlemitchell's forward were on top and giving the Rheban backs a hard time with there fast movement of the ball with good scores and 2 goals one from L Ward and also R Kavanagh.Rheban also got a goal from a close in free which made the score at half time Castlmitchell 2-6 to Rheban 1-3.Castlemitchell came out top in the second half also with there backs keeping the Rheban forwards quiet and the Castlemitchell forwards putting pressure on the Rheban backs to get scores from frees from the boot of L Ward and R Kavanagh. Rheban pulled the scoring back with a goal from a penelty but Castlemitchell never gave in and with two great solo points from K Cooper and R Harris the game finished on a score of Castlemitchell 2-14 Rheban 2-5
Team on the day D Ashton,M Kelly,S Kelly,K Cooper,T Whelan,A Doyle,R Kavanagh,J Harris,R Harris,J Corcoran,C Roycroft,J Whela,L Maher,L Ward,W Roycroft,E Lawless and K Sheehan.
Great team effort from the whole team. Well done lads.
Castlemitchell V Moorefield
Castlemitchell U11’s travelled to Moorefield for their 2nd game in phase 1 of go games. In Damp and wet conditions both teams struggled with the conditions early on. In the early stages both teams attacked with intent but were struggling to put scores on the board due to some excellent defending from both sets of backs. In a low scoring half Castlemitchell led @ the break by 1-6 to 1-1.
Castlemitchell started the second half strongly getting to grips with the conditions were moving the ball much quicker and not taking the extra play.
Through good tacking and moving the ball much quicker and accurate shooting the castlemitchell lads got on top and put enough scores on the board to see the game out. Well done to Moorefield and Castlemitchell on an excellent game of football considering the bad conditions.
Next up for Castlemitchell is Sarsfieds next Thursday evening
Best on the Night: C Mulhall, S Maloney, L Haughton-Keaveney, B Byrne
Team on the Night. O Groake, L O’neill, L Haughton-Keaveney, Seanie Haughton-Keaveney, B Byrne, S Maloney, C Mulhall, J McCabe, E Doogue , D Hyland, C O’Rourke, K Power, DJ Fenin, K Roycroft
Castlemitchell u14's travelled to Grange last night and were unlucky to finish second on a score of 3-9 to 2-10. Grange started quicker and had scored 2-1 before Castlemitchell got there first score.Then Castlemitchell kept possesion in the Grange half and scored 2 goals of there own to keep it close. Grange went in at half time 6 points up but this young Castlemitchell team never gave up and pushed this game alll the way and were unlucky with some scoring chances to lose by 2 points.
Team on the day D Ashton,M Kelly,S Kelly,K Sheehan,R Kavanagh,A Doyle,T Whelan,J Harris,R Harris,L Maher,C Roycroft,J Corcoran,J Whelan,L Ward,E Lawless,W Roycroft,J Corcoran and K Cooper.
Best for Castlemitchell M Kelly. S Kelly,T Whelan,J Harris,J Corcoran R Harris and L Ward.
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