Vaughan tastes All Ireland Glory

Millstreet’s Michael Vaughan won All Ireland with the Vocational Schools footballers last Saturday February 28th. Vaughan worked hard and played well throughout and notched up two points for his efforts as Cork edged out Monaghan on a scoreline of 3-8 to 2-7.

The match report below is from the Southern Star:

Sweet revenge for Cork as they shaded a gripping duel with Monaghan to lift the All-Ireland Vocational Schools senior football championship title in Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow, last Saturday.

It was Cork’s second victory in the final against Monaghan in three seasons, but they had been ousted at the semi-final stage in 2009 by the Farney County students, who went on to replace them as champions.

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Upcoming Minor Action

http://www.eastcorkgaa.com/images/layout/corkCrest.gifAt a recent meeting of the Cork Co Minor Board Millstreet were entered into the following league groupings.
Co Premier 2 Minor Football League – Group 2.

Glanmire, Mallow, Clonakilty, Kinsale, Youghal, Sam Maguires, Millstreet, Bantry Blues, Donoughmore.

Co Minor “A” Regional Hurling League – Group 2.

Aghabullogue, Newcestown, Sam Maguires, Gael Og, Nemo Rngs, Na Piarsaigh “B”, Millstreet.

First Match is on Tuesday 2nd March: Co Premier 2 Minor Football League – Group 2: Millstreet v Bantry Blues at Millstreet at 8.00 pm.

from the Imokilly Division

U21 Championship: Millstreet 1-7 Kanturk 0-9

MILLSTREET produced a ripple of a surprise to shade matters over Kanturk in the opening round to the Duhallow U21FC played in Millstreet last Friday night.

For long stages, a sharper Millstreet looked the more complete side, their passing, teamwork and workrate commendable. Holding a two point interval advantage, Millstreet doubled their advantage upon the resumption.

However, Kanturk summoned a brave comeback and came ever so close to forcing the game into extra time. Millstreet’s game demanded a brand of defiance and they had it in abundance during the closing stages to swing matters.

read the full report on the Corkman

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Scór Sinsear – County Finals

The Millstreet Team which won the Munster Scór Sinsear Question Time in 2009. The team were (front row): John Tarrant, Liam Flynn, Pat Sheehan

The County finals of the Cork Scór Sinsear are on tonight in Eire Óg GAA Pavilion in Ovens at 7pm. Millstreet are represented in the Novelty Act (Cian O’Mahony and Jerry Doody) while they are also in the Question Time (John Tarrant, Jerry Doody and Pat Sheehan)

RESULTS: County Champions in the Question Time, Second in the Novelty Act
Millstreet enjoyed success at the County Senior Scór Finals hosted in the Eire Og GAA Pavillion, Ovens last night. A question time team of Jerry Doody, Pat Sheehan and John Tarrant retained their county title. Millstreet added a runner up position in the novelty act per a trio of Geraldine Dennehy, James Linehan and Jerry Doody.The triumphant Millstreet team progresses to a Munster semi final scheduled for home soil in Millstreet GAA Community Hall on Sunday, March 7. – (reporter John Tarrant)

Indeed Duhallow competitors won 7 of the 8 titles on offer: Results and more below

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Instrumental Music All-Ireland Champions

Scór na nÓg All-Ireland finals: Millstreet were popular winners to capture the Instrumental Music category from a quintet of Donal Linehan, Alanna Barry, Kelly Murphy, James Linehan and Cian Dennehy who delivered a series of rousing tunes to capture their first title. In doing so, Millstreets efforts met unaminous approval and fended off the challenge provided by Corofin(Galway),Scottstown(Monaghan) and Dromard (Longford). Pictured with GAA President Christy Cooney (right). (click on the photo for a better shot)

Congratulations to all involved, because it takes a lot of effort to get everything right for the five different stages to win the All-Ireland.

Photos and full report from John Tarrant (more below)

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U21 Football Championship Tonight 8pm

Millstreet play Kanturk in Millstreet Town Park tonight under lights at 8pm in the U21 Football Championship. (Note this is a change of venue as it was scheduled previously for Kiskeim)

From this weeks Corkman:

The appealing clash of Kanturk and Millstreet takes place in Millstreet on Friday night where both sides will look to emerging talent as future development. Kanturk fell to Newmarket in the last two campaigns but victory in the divisional JAFC will instil confidence in a side built around county players Lorcan McLoughlin and Aidan Walsh.

Millstreet look to promising talent that emerged at minor level, fronted by Mark Ellis and Darren Sheehan though though they will lack the experience of their opponents.

Result: Millstreet won by the solitary point 1-8 to 0-10 in what was said to be a superb match and a really good display by the Millstreet lads. Will try to get a write up for this in the next few days.

Other results in the U21 Football Championship were Newmarket 0-9 Boherbue 0-7; Kiskeam 2-4 Dromtarriffe 0-9; Knocknagree 1-8 Cullen 0-10; Lyre 3-7 Kilbrin 0-6.

Millstreet Matters 18th Feb 2010

Ballydaly is a community that holds a strong identity and sense to its name. Through its many organisations down through the years, Ballydaly has maintained and developed the area as a vibrant community.

Behind Ballydaly’s vibrancy is its Community Hall — that’s the hub centre to local life. And when the Hall reached its 50th Anniversary, friends and associates convened to honour the special occasion.

Through Chairman Tom O’Sullivan and Secretary Ritchie O’Connor, the Hall remains in active use and splendidly kept. The foresight to Ballydaly Hall surfaced on the endeavours of a committee coming together to construct a meeting place.

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Cullen’s golden jubilee of rebirth

FIFTY years of gaelic games was acknowledged at a celebratory function by Cullen GAA in the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney on Saturday night.

When the Duhallow Board was set up in 1933, a GAA Club was formed in Cullen, the first President was Dr. Pat O’Callaghan, who twice won Olympic gold medals. Success came early to the club on capturing Duhallow Junior Football titles in 1936 and 1939.

During the war years, Cullen GAA fell into decline. However in 1959, Cullen GAA to re-establish itself as a dynamic outlet within its community. At times, success has been lean but with excellent playing facilities and a flourishing juvenile structure, the fortunes of Cullen GAA came on leaps and bounds.

Current chairman Dan Dennehy explained the second coming of Cullen GAA stemmed from a Vocational School in the Village, one of the teachers had three All-Ireland medals with Cork.

View the full article on the Corkman

Cullen GAA Golden Jubilee

Cullen GAA?s Diarmuid O?Connell makes a presentation to Gerard O?Leary, DJ Collins and Andrew O?Sullivan as an appreciation towards applying medical aid to him at a game during 2009.FIFTY years of gaelic games was acknowledged at a celebratory function by Cullen GAA in the Dromhall Hotel, Killarney on Saturday night.

When the Duhallow Board was set up in 1933, a GAA Club was formed in Cullen, the first President was Dr. Pat O’Callaghan, who twice won Olympic gold medals. Success came early to the club on capturing Duhallow Junior Football titles in 1936 and 1939.

During the war years, Cullen GAA fell into decline. However in 1959, Cullen GAA to re-establish itself as …

Read the full article on the Corkman newspaper

Duhallow Senior Scór Results

Congrats to all the performances by Millstreet in the Duhallow Senior Scór Friday night Jan 29th at Kanturk Golf Club. Success for Millstreet was in the Question Time (John Tarrant, Jerry Doody and Pat Sheehan) and in the Novelty Act (Cian O’Mahony and Jerry Doody). Runners up spots went to Conor Linehan in the Solo Singing, and Conor Linehan + Mícheál Gleeson in the Instrumental Music.

The honours on the night went to:

  • Figure Dancing:  (1) Rockchapel (2) Boherbue
  • Solo Singing: (1) Sinead Guiney (Newmarket), (2) Conor Linehan (Millstreet)
  • Instrumental Music: (1) Rockchapel (2) Millstreet (Conor Linehan, Michéal Gleeson)
  • Recitation: (1) Eimear Guiney (Newmarket), (2) Annette O’Donnell (Rockchapel).
  • Ballad Group:  1) Freemount (Louise Burke, Ellemarie Burke, Michael O’Regan)
  • Novelty Act: (1) Millstreet (Cian O’Mahony, Jerry Doody)
  • Question Time: (1) Millstreet (John Tarrant, Jerry Doody, Pat Sheehan) (2) Kilbrin
  • Set Dancing: (1) Rockchapel (2) Boherbue

Vaughan playing for Cork VEC Senior Hurlers

Michael Vaughan from Millstreet Community School was playing for Cork Vocational Schools in the Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final last Saturday (Jan 30th 2010) in what proved to be yet another defeat to Kilkenny. In at corner forward he managed a point in a game that was to-ing and fro-ing throughout.

… and Cormac Heffernan were both on the mark in the 45th minute, sweeping to 1-14 to 3-5. Michael Vaughan did reply a minute later but the dynamic had decisively changed. Then, after a melee in their defence …

Full match report (from a Kilkenny viewpoint) below

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Scór na nÓg Munster Success

Millstreet Instrumental Music Group, Winners of the Munster Scór na nÓg in Mallow 31-Jan-2010

Congrats to the Millstreet Instrumental Music group (Donal Linehan, Alanna Barry, Kelly Murphy, James Linehan, Cian Dennehy) who won the Munster Scór na nÓg Final in Mallow last night. Unfortunately the Novelty Act from Cullen just came up short on the night. The full results were:

  • Figure Dancing: (1) Glenflesk, (2) Carrigaline
  • Solo Singing: (1) Kelly Ryan(Ahane), (2)Saoirse O’Connor(Ballylongford).
  • Instrumental Music: (1)Millstreet, (2)Brosna
  • Recitation: (1)Brian Murphy(Causeway), (2)Grainne Gibbons(Shamrock Gaels).
  • Ballad Group: (1) Na Gaeil, (2)Newport
  • Question Time: (1)Boherbue, (2)Loughmore -Castleiney (1)Kilteelty/Dromkeen, (2)Moycarkey/Borris
  • Set Dancing: (1)Boherbue, (2)Lissycasey.

from Cork GAA news

Kilbrin prove Millstreet’s nemesis in the Championship

John Tarrant takes a look back on the hurling year that was in Duhallow GAA

THE second part of the Millstreet GAA review focuses on hurling where a number of teams came up short in both league and championships.

Dwelling on the JAHC, a powerful surge in extra time allowed Kilbrin pull away from a gritty Millstreet to secure a 422 to 5-15 win in a dramatic first round played in Banteer. From a hotly competitive and a pulsating encounter, the pace and the tempo of the game was frantic from the outset and with 46 scores in total registered confirmed those in attendance received value for money.

Thereafter, Millstreet flattered to deceive where a sharper Freemount possessed too much firepower for Millstreet on recording a 3-12 to 2-12 triumph in the 2nd round qualifier played in Kanturk. At the end of the hour, Millstreet yielded to the greater stickwork and greater combined play of Freemount.

Read the full article on the Corkman website

Mark Ellis on Cork Senior Hurling Panel

The Cork Senior Hurling panel to play UCC on Sunday at 2pm in Páirc Uí Rinn in the Waterford Crystal Cup, has been published by the Cork GAA, and it includes our own Mark Ellis.
It looks like a development squad because none of the the main stars are included, but it is definitely a step in the right direction.

The full panel of players can be viewed on the Cork GAA Website, and the Examiner carries the team with a report also.

Update Monday 18th Jan: Unfortunately he didn’t get a run out on the day as a disappointing Cork side fell away totally in the second half to lose by 1-12 to 1-7.

The match report can be read on the Irish Examiner website

A year of highs and lows for our Footballers

THE first part of the Millstreet GAA review focuses on  Millstreet GAA clubs Football season 2009

Millstreet GAA hosts its AGM in Millstreet GAA Community Hall on this Friday night commencing at 8pm. Looking at a football review this week, the JAFC campaign began on a 0-11 to a 0-7 defeat to defending holders Cullen. There was no disputing that Cullen were worthy winners yet Millstreet paraded six minor players over the hour and delivered a creditable showing.

Subsequently, Millstreet cantered clear of Newmarket 4-16 to 0-9 in the second round. Once Millstreet got into their stride upon the resumption, they possessed far too many aces in the pack for a second string Newmarket combination.

Read the full review of Millstreet GAA Football 2009 on the Corkman website

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County Scór na nÓg Finals Winners

Congrats to the Millstreet Instrumental Music group (Donal Linehan, Alanna Barry, Kelly Murphy, James Linehan, Cian Dennehy), and the Cullen Novelty Act (Clare Sheahan, Sinead O’Keeffe, Colin O’Leary, Seamus Fleming, Sean Murphy, Elaine Herlihy, Michael Herlihy) which won their respective categories at the Permanent TSB Cork County Scór na nÓg Finals which were hosted in the Eire Og GAA Pavilion, Ovens on January 3rd.

The Munster Scór na nÓg semi finals in the Eire Og GAA Pavilion, Ovens on next Saturday night (Jan 9th) at 7pm. Participating teams come from Cork, Kerry and Waterford. (Rescheduled to Jan 17th because of the bad weather)

Full results are available on the Cork GAA website

Results Oct – Dec 2009

We have been tracking results on this website since the October 2009. It is by no means a definitive list, but those that we are aware of are saved for future reference. This

Note: November and December were both a wash out, while the second part of December everything was frozen solid, so there was not much happening.

Results

  • Sun 6th Dec: JBHC Semi-Final Millstreet V Dromtarriffe (OFF due to weather)
  • Sun 6th Dec 10:45am: Saxone Cup – Hillington v Millstreet Cel (OFF – weather)
  • Sat 5th Dec 2pm: 1A Rathcoole Rovers 9-2 Glen Cel; 3A CFC Banteer v Los Zarcos (OFF due to weather)
  • Sun 29th Nov 10:45: AOH Cup Ballyvolane A 6-3 Millstreet Cel; Rathcoole Rovers B 0-1 Wilton Utd B; Los Zarcos v Knocknaheeny Cel (OFF due to weather)
  • U21 Hurling Championship Semi Final: Kilbrin 0-15 Millstreet 2-4
  • Sun 28th Nov 09: Donal Coffey finished 2nd in the Killorglin 10K
  • Sat 28th Nov 2pm: 1A Rathcoole Rovers v Ballyvolane (Off due to weather)
  • Mon 23rd Nov 7:30pm: JBFC final Millstreet 1-6 3-8 Freemount at Millstreet 🙁
  • Sun 22nd Nov 10:45am Div 3A Los Zarcos v Rathcoole Rovers B (OFF-weather); Div 2A Millstreet Celtic v Castle Celtic (OFF-weather)
  • Sat 21st 2pm: Div 1A Rathcoole Rovers v Mayfield Utd (OFF due to weather)
  • Fri 20th Nov: SBFC: Boherbue Comp. 2-10 0-6 Millstreet Community School, Knocknagree, 1pm
  • Sun 15th Nov 10:45am: Knocknaheeny Cel v Los Zarcos (OFF – weather); Div 1A – Rathcoole Rovers 3-2 Park Utd
  • Sat 14th Nov 2pm: Millstreet Cel v Crescent Ath(OFF Weather); Rathcoole Rovers “B” v Wilton Utd “B” (OFF Weather)
  • Fri 13th Nov: SBFC: Boherbue Comp. v Millstreet Community School, Knocknagree, 1pm (OFF)
  • Wed 11th Nov 8pm: Cullen young at heart committee meeting
  • Wed 11th Nov 8pm: Millstreet Development Group hosts a talk on entitlements by Helen O’Sullivan of Duhallow IRD, in the Wallis Arms.
  • Mon 9 Nov: U16 B Football County Semi Final, Millstreet lost to Youghal in Mourneabbey 2:30pm Sat Coachford 3:00pm Sat Deferred to Monday 9th 7.30pm in Mourneabbey 🙁
  • Sun 8 Nov 2pm: Junior B Hurling Championship, Millstreet 2-7  0-8 Lismire. in the Town Park 🙂
  • Sun 8 Nov 10:45 soccer: Los Zarcos v Hibernians B (OFF); Rathcoole Rovers B v Macroom (OFF)
  • Before Nov 7th: Colleges Intermediate C Semi Final – Glanmire v Millstreet CS.
  • Before Nov 7th: Colleges U16 1/2 quarter final: Millstreet CS v Blarney. (Semi Final – BCS v Millstreet or Blarney before Nov 21st.)
  • Sat 7 Nov 1pm: U12 Hurling Knockout Final Millstreet beat Dromtarriffe in the Town Park 🙂
  • Sat 7 Nov 2:30pm Soccer: Millstreet Cel v Hillington (OFF); Kanturk 4-2 Rathcoole Rovers
  • 4th Nov: U14 Footballers lost by 6-5 to 3-4 in the Duhallow Final 🙁
  • 2 Nov: Senior Schools Football: Beara Cs v Millstreet CS, Templenoe
  • 31 Oct – 1 Nov: Soccer: Killowen 0 Rathcoole Rovers A 2, Los Zarcos V Knocknaheeny Celtic (off), Millstreet Celtic V Ballyvolane A (off)
  • 27 Oct: Duhallow Junior B Football Championship: Millstreet 2-5 Meelin1-5 🙂
  • 25 Oct~: Ulster Bank County Premier 2 MFL Group 2: Millstret 0-9 Clonakilty 1-5 🙂
  • 24 Oct: U16 County B Football Championship. Millstreet beat Carrigaline 🙂
  • 24 Oct: St. Michael’s Cup first round: Rathcoole Rvs 2 Fairview 0; Murphy’s Irish Stout President’s Cup first round: Hibernians V Los Zarcos (Off).President’s Cup second round: Rathcoole Rovers 2 UCC 3
  • 23rd Oct: Munster Colleges Camogie Intermediate C: D. Mount Mercy 6-15 1-4 Millstreet
  • 21 Oct: Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship: Millstreet defeated Dromtariffe.
  • 20 Oct~: Ulster Bank County Premier 2 MFL Group 2: Millstreet 3-10 Youghal 1-6
  • 17 Oct: U16 Duhallow Football Final Boherbue 0-13 Millstreet 0-9

Duhallow Junior B Finals

Tonight, Millstreet are playing in the Duhallow Junior B Football League Final against Lyre in Mallow at 8pm (under lights). Also, on this coming Sunday, the club play in the Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship Final in Castlemagner.

update 21st Dec: The Junior B Footballers endured in a thrilling extra time victory over Lyre. The Hurling final was deferred because of the snow, ice and frozen pitch.

U21 Hurling Championship: Millstreet 2-4 0-15 Kilbrin

A CONTROLLED display helped Kilbrin overcome a battling Millstreet in the Duhallow U21 Hurling Championship semi final played at a bitterly cold Meelin last Sunday.

A chilly wind cut through the proceedings yet at least, the hurling warmed the dedicated patrons viewing the fare on offer. And at the end of the hour, Kilbrin hurled with far greater passion and purpose.

Millstreet put together a decent account of themselves and though goals brought them back into contention, Kilbrin held a facility to respond, their self belief unshakeable to sway matters.

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GAA: On the pitch round up

The bad weather has held up completion of the GAA schedul in Duhallow. These are the competitions that Millstreet are still involved in:

  • U21 Hurling Championship: Kilbrin and Kanturk must play in order to face Millstreet in the semi-final. (Update 30th Nov: Kilbrin 0-15 Millstreet 2-4)
  • The JBHC is down to the semi-finals, Dromtariffe take on Millstreet while Banteer encounter Kanturk.
  • There are three teams involved in the Junior B Football League, Lyre bettered Meelin in a semi final replay to secure a passage to the decider against Millstreet
  • Also, the MAHL final is awaited between Croke Rovers and Millstreet

Millstreet were defeated by Freemount in the Junior B Football championship last Monday Night by 3-8 to 1-6

Youghal defeat Millstreet U16s in County Championship

YOUGHAL withstood a determined finish from Millstreet in a keenly contested County U-16 ‘B’ Football Championship semi final played at a rainlashed Mourneabbey last Monday.Weather conditions were anything but suitable for the game and great credit must go to both set of players for serving up a high standard of play given the wretched rain that prevailed in the opening half. At the end of the hour, there could be no argument about the outcome, Youghal were far, the hungrier side, their application superb and in general, the East Cork boys emerged much more enterprising in the prevailing conditions.

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Duhallow County U21 Hurling Champions

Congrats to Mark Ellis who played a stormer at centre-back for Duhallow last Saturday where they defeated Ballinhassig by 0-18 to 1-5, to win the Cork County U21 Hurling Championship. Also Michael Vaughan, David McCaul and Darren Sheehan were on the panel, but unfortunately they did not get to play in the final.

In the heavy underfoot conditions, Duhallow were always on top of their game, with splendid half-back trio Kevin Mannix, Mark Ellis and ‘man of the match’ William Egan the key formation.

Full match report can be read in Mondays Irish Examiner newspaper.

JB Hurling Championship V Lismire

Throw-in by the ref
Throw-in by the ref

Yesterday Millstreet defeated Lismire in a keenly contested Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship in Millstreet Town Park by a scoreline of 2-7 to 0-9.

A tough but low scoring first half saw the teams deadlocked at four points a piece at half time. The heavy rain over the previous few days meant that the ball was slow to move along the ground, but Millstreet appeared to have the upper hand when the ball was off the ground and should have been ahead at the half. The start of the second half saw Millstreet move two points ahead, but then struck the killer blow with a goal and two points in quick succession seeming to secure the match. In the last few minutes Lismire tagged over three points, but it was not enough to overcome a competent Millstreet side.

They move onto the semi-final where they will meet Dromtarriffe (again) who they beat in the first round, but have been automatically byed in the semi final! Only in Duhallow. More pictures below:

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