British GAA: Latest club notes, fixtures and results
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British GAA: Latest club notes, fixtures and results

CLUB NOTES

TARA

Tara Camogie are travelling over to the World Games in Dublin this week. The opening ceremony kicked off on Sunday in Croke Park where Sheila Fernandes and Helen Murphy were flying the flag for Tara. There are 13 girls heading over on the Tara squad. Sheila Fernandes, Claire Ryan, Gen Creane, Helen Murphy, Joanne Hamilton, Fiona Morrissey, Lisa Creamer, Lucy Hawkes. Mary Fenton, Sarah McNicholl, Michaela Kilkenny, Lauren O’Sullivan and Aisling Irish. Tara kicked off their group games on Tuesday and are in one of the tougher groups with Europe, North America and old rivals Croydon. If successful, they will be playing the cup final on Friday. Tara will be hoping to mirror their success in the 2013 Gathering in Croke Park when they walked away champions. We are very excited to take part in the GAA World Games and want to thank all the organisers as well as wishing all participating teams a fun and safe week, Tara Abu!

THOMAS McCURTAINS

Our Footballers were the only team in action last weekend and they recorded a hard fought victory in the championship against a physical Shalloe Pearse team. An early goal put the Pearses in the driving seat but McCurtains fought back well and led at the break by five points thanks to a well-taken goal by Gavin O'Flatherty. The lads would not relinquish the lead in a low-scoring second-half to run out winners by four. Good luck to the Camogs currently at the GAA World Games taking place in UCD and Croke Park. We wish them the best of luck. Next weekend our hurlers will be the only team in action as they play Kilburn Gaels B in Goodmayes on Saturday.

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TIR CHONAILL GAELS

Tir Chonaill Gaels’ defence of the London SFC begins this weekend at Greenford when we face the Round Towers. We wish Lloyd and all the boys the best in this year’s campaign. It will be the second meeting of the two teams in just over a week as the Gaels ran out 0-15 to 1-9 winners against the Towers at Mitcham last weekend to reach the league final and the chance to make it three league titles in a row. The Juniors had another busy week but unfortunately came out on the wrong end of defeats against St Kiernan’s in the Homegrown Competition (1-11 to 2-6) mid-week and to the Tara’s in the Championship at Greenford (2-7 to 2-6). Next game is against Naomh Padraig at Greenford at 1pm on Sunday, August 14, in the league. Congratulations to former player Joe Feeney on his recent marriage. We wish him and his wife happiness and good health for their future together. Good luck to Lloyd, Patrick and their band of merry man as they head for Dublin this week to take part in the GAA World Games. We hope all the boys have a successful trip back to the old country and have a great tournament.

ST BRENDANS LONDON

St Brendans’ Championship hopes suffered a blow on Sunday afternoon in Greenford, when they were beaten by St. Joseph's (1-13 to 0-7). Training takes place on every Tuesday and Thursday at Green School, Busch Corner, London Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5BB, just beside Syon Station.

KILBURN GAELS

The club would like to extend its sympathies to John Keane on the recent passing of his father Frank. The senior team drew their first game of the championship against a very committed Fulham Irish team. A final free from Steven Lambert ensured a share of the spoils in a tense encounter. Our Intermediate team had a thrilling victory in the championship on Wednesday night by beating St Declans by a single point. However, they shipped a heavy defeat on Saturday to a very strong Brothers Pearse team in the league. Well done to all who participated in, sold tickets, donated money or gave support to the Cathal Cycle at the end of last month. The whole affair was a resounding success and for those people lucky enough to have been in attendance in Gort on July 31, the welcome and atmosphere in town was something memorable. The club would like to wish Michael O'Dwyer all the best for his wedding this Saturday. We hope that Michael and Caroline have a long and happy marriage.

GLASGOW GAELS

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It was a brilliant week on the pitch for the Gaels with both Men's teams recording wins against Glasgow rivals Tir Conaill Harps. On the ladies’ side, the defending Scottish Junior Champions won well against last year's finalists Dalriada in Aberdeen. This week the Senior Men take on Dalriada in Aberdeen while the Junior men will take on last year's Junior Champions, Sands MacSwineys in Coatbridge. The club will also hold its annual County Colours Night on the 27th August in Malones Bar in Glasgow. All are very welcome. Please check our Facebook page for further detail.

LONDON YOUTH COMMITTEE

It was a great honour for two teams of thirty children both boys and girls from various clubs in London to represent the U12's London Youths in an 11-minute exhibition match in Croke Park last Saturday at the half-time interval of the Dublin v Donegal All-Ireland SFC quarter-final. The young Gaels loved the experience of being able to showcase their abilities and skills in our National Stadium while representing London GAA. A very important day for the children playing in the footsteps of many legends before them to create an array of lifetime lasting memories for themselves.

FIXTURES

LONDON

AIB Senior Hurling Championship R2
Aug 13, 4.30pm, Fulham Irish v Cu Chulainns, Greenford
W Reilly Ltd Intermediate Hurling Championship
Aug 13, 4pm, Thomas McCurtains v Kilburn Gaels B, Goodmayes
Aug 13, 3pm, St Gabriel’s B v Granuaile, East Lane
Aug 13, 6pm, Fr Murphy v St Declans, Greenford
CityJet Senior Football Championship R1
Aug 14, 12pm, St Kiernans v Garryowen, Greenford
Aug 14, 1.30pm, Kingdom Kerry Gaels v Parnells, Greenford
Aug 14, 3pm, Fulham Irish v North London Shamrocks, Greenford
Aug 14, 4.30pm, Round Towers v Tir Chonaill Gaels, Greenford
AIB Div. 2 Football League
Aug 14, 2.30pm, St Clarets v Cu Chulainns, Greenford
AIB Div. 3 Football League
Aug 13, 4.30pm, St Anthonys v Eire Og, Greenford
Aug 13, 4pm, Dulwich Harps v Shalloe Pearse, Peckham
Aug 14, 1pm, Tir Chonaill Gaels v Naomh Padraig, Greenford

WARWICKSHIRE

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Michael Reilly Cup SF
Sean McDermotts v John Mitchels, Pairc na hÉireann
John Scanlon Cup SF
Four Masters v St. Brendan's Pairc na hÉireann
St. Marys vs Erin Go Bragh, Wolverhampton
John F Kennedy Cup SF
St. Josephs v Rugby Gaels
Senior Hurling Championship Final
John Mitchels v Roger Casements, Pairc na hÉireann

SCOTLAND

Scottish Men's Championship R4
Aug 13, 2pm, Gaels Seniors v Dalriada, Sheddocksley
Aug 15, 7.30pm, Gaels Juniors v Sands MacSwineys, St. Ambrose High School
Scottish Ladies Junior Championship
Aug 13, TBC, Gaels Ladies v Tir Conaill Harps, Peterson Park

RESULTS

LONDON

VGC Intermediate Football Championship G1
Aug 7, Neasden Gaels 1-14 Harlesden Harps 1-12
Toureen Mangan Junior Football Championship
Aug 7, Tara 2-7 Tir Chonaill Gaels 2-6, G1
Aug 7, Shalloe Pearse 1-4 Thomas McCurtains 1-8, G1
Aug 7, Eire Og 0-9 St Clarets 2-10, G2
Aug 7, Cu Chulainns 7-18 Moindearg 3-6
VGC Intermediate Football Championship
Aug 7, St Josephs 1-13 St Brendans 0-7
Aug 7, St Anthonys 0-10 Heston Gaels 1-2
AIB Division 1 Football League R7
Aug 7, Fulham Irish 1-10 North London Shamrocks 1-9
Aug 7, Parnells 2-10 St Kiernans 1-16
CityJet Senior Hurling Championship
Aug 6, Fulham Irish 2-6 Kilburn Gaels 0-12
Aug 6, St Gabriels 2-10 Cu Chulainns 2-8
Aug 6, Robert Emmetts 4-14 Sean Traceys 0-11
AIB Intermediate Hurling League
Aug 6, Fr Murphys 2-16 St Gabriels B 3-9
Aug 6 Brothers Pearse 5 - 25 0 - 5 Kilburn Gaels B
AIB Division 1 Football League
Aug 6, Tir Chonaill Gaels 0-15 Round Towers 1-9

WARWICKSHIRE

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Michael Reilly Preliminary Round
Naomh Padraig 2-19 Roger Casements 1-6

Junior Championship Semi Final
Sean McDermotts 4-18 Erin go Bragh 1-2

LANCASHIRE

Lancashire Senior Championship
Aug 7, John Mitchels 1-23 v 3-10 St Brendans

SCOTLAND

Scottish Men's Championship R3
Aug 2, Gaels Juniors 0-10 Tir Conaill Harps 0-5
Aug 3, Gaels Seniors 1-5 Tir Conaill Harps 0-4
Scottish Ladies Junior Championship
Aug 6, Gaels Ladies 5-19 Dalriada 1-4