Latest news from the Village – 24.09.13

Walk This Way

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Centra Coachford is organising a fundraising charity walk on Sunday October 6th at 11.30am. This is a fun walk and everyone is welcome to take part and support a great cause. Further details on the route and the entry fee can be obtained from Murphy’s Centra Coachford. To find out more about Action Breast Cancer log on to or ring the National Cancer Helpline on 1800 200 700.

Camogie Club

Aghabullogue camogie club are holding a fundraising coffee morning/cake sale on Sunday the 6th of October at 10.45am in Coachford.  This will be run in conjunction with an underage camogie blitz which will be going on in the pitches at the same time.  Come along have a cuppa and view the up coming stars of the future.


Active Retirement

Coachford Active Retirement group have returned from their summer break and are holding Indoor Bowling in Coachford GAA Hall every Monday at 10.30am. The group plan on restarting their Water Aerobics, Art, Lace making, Gentle Exercise and Book Club very shortly . For further information, contact Ber on 021 7334284

Under 13s reach final

The very best of luck to Aghabullogue under 13 footballers who play Passage in the East region league Final ion Friday night in Whitechurch at 6.15pm. The boys have been playing well all season and were narrowly defeated in the championship semi final earlier in the year.


Rylane Boxing Club commences training on Tuesday I, October 1st in Rylane Community Centre at 8pm. New members are very welcome.

Schoolboys Soccer

The Under 14 team suffered their first defeat of the season last weekend when they were on the wrong end of a 5-1 beating by Rockmount. Killanardrish/Coachford started well but without three of their first choice players, they were always going to be under pressure to get anything out of the game. This weekend the under 14s have another tough encounter when they will have to play Tramore Athletic away on Sunday morning in the National Cup. The Under 12s are also in cup competition as they entertain neighbours, Strand United also on Sunday morning in the under 12 National Cup. Later in the afternoon the Under 16s travel to Midleton to take on Midleton in the John Cooke Cup.

Coachford AFC

Following on from their defeat in the Munster Junior Cup last weekend, the Premier team hope to have better luck this weekend when they take on Knocknaheeney Celtic on Friday in the first round of the AOH Cup at the CIT grounds at 7.30pm. The second team are also in cup action this weekend when they play St. John Bosco’s away on Sunday in the President’s Cup on Sunday at 10.45am

Soccer Lotto

There was no winner of the €2,800 jackpot in the Coachford AFC lotto this week. The numbers drawn were 5, 7 & 23. The Lucky dip winners were John Dineen (€40), Dan O’Connell, Martha Nolan, Aidan & Ian Barry Murphy and Sean Delaney (€20). Next week’s jackpot is €3,000 and will take place in O Callaghan’s Bar on Monday night.


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