Rebel Óg East Fé12 Hurling Group A Round 5 Mayfield 1-1 (4) Erins Own 5-9 (24)
Wednesday 1st July 2015 (throw in 7pm)
A grand summer evening at Mayfield for this Rebel Óg East Group A Round 5 hurling match. Mayfield’s pitch was in great condition. Erins Own had 16 players on the day, and St. Mayfield had 17 players, so both sides lined out 15 against 15. There were two halves of 25 minutes each. The first half was contested very fairly by both teams. The scoreline at the end of the first half was M 0-1 (1) to EO 1-5 (8). The second half was also contested very fairly. Erins Own scored 4-4 (16) in the second half to Mayfields 1-0 (3). Erins Own thanked Mayfield for a great game of hurling. The Erins Own panel worked really hard for their win and the teamwork displayed was impressive.
Fe16 A Hurling Championship Fri 26th June 2015.
Result: Erin’s Own 5-13 Youghal 3-6.
A strong team performance by Erin’s Own Fe16s gave them a Fe16 A Hurling Championship win over Youghal on a sunny evening in Caherlag. Goals came from Eoin Monahan (2), Tom Foley, Gerard O’Mahony and Robert O’Connor. Among those who scored points were Kevin Cody, Ronan Twomey, Kevin Fitzharris, Eoin Horgan and Cathal Lenihan.
Team: Jack Clohessy (GK), James Mulcahy, Alan Moynihan, Riain O’Regan, David Casey, Kevin Bowen, Adam O’Connor, Eoin Horgan (Captain), Gerard O’Mahony, Kevin Fitzharris, Ronan Twomey, Cathal Lenihan, Tom Foley, Eoin Monahan, Kevin Cody.
Subs: Robert O’Connor, Alex Delea, Niall O’Mahony and John Hanley.
Fé15 Hurling Championship, Erins Own vs Ballinhassig , Weds 24th of June
Ballinhassig hosted Erin’s Own in the Fe15 A Hurling Championship on Wed 24th June 2015. Despite missing a number of players through Irish College and family holidays, Erin’s Own put it up to a strong Ballinhassig side particularly in the first half. Conor Lenihan scored a fine goal to leave the score 1-6 to 1-3 at half time. Cathal Lenihan scored a number of points including frees. Captain Kevin Bowen drove the team on from centre back and even scored a point in the second half. Good performances also by a number of players including James Mulcahy, Riain O’Regan, Andrew O’Sullivan, Mark O’Connor, Jack O’Shea and Luke Murphy in goal.
Final score: Ballinhassig 3-12 Erin’s Own 1-7.
Rebel Óg East Fé12 Hurling Group A Round 4 Erins Own 2-11 (17) St. Catherines 3-4 (13)
Saturday 20th June 2015 (throw in 2pm)
A fine sunny summers day at Caherlag for this Rebel Og East Group A Round 4 hurling match. The juvenile pitch was in superb condition. Erins Own had 15 players on the day, and St. Catherine’s had 14 players, so both sides lined out 14 against 14. There were two halves of 25 minutes each.
The first half began with Erins Own shooting wide in the 1st minute, and St. Catherines shooting wide in the 2nd minute. Erins Own scored a goal in the 3rd minute created by great awareness and passing of the forwards. A great response from St. Catherines resulted in a point in the 6th minute, and two wide shots in the 7th minute and scoring a goal in the 8th minute to take a one point lead. Erins Own knuckled down and worked hard and two minutes later scored a great point to level the game. Erins Own then shot wide in the 11th and 12th minute and scored another point in the 15th minute to take a one point midway through the first half. St. Catherines then shot wide in the 16th minute, and Erins Own then scored another point in the 18th minute. St. Catherines then shot their 5th wide of the game in the 19th minute. Erins Own rattled the back of the net with a great goal in the 21st minute to race into a five point lead. St. Catherines again responded with a great point. Erins Own shot wide in the 24th minute and St. Catherines shot wide in the 25th minute. Erins Own then scored another point in the final minute of the first half resulting in a scoreline of EO 2-4 (10) to St.C 1-2 (5). Both teams were really up for this game and there was some brilliant hurling displayed. There was a great number of scoring opportunities created in the first half EO had 10 chances (converting 6) and St.C had 9 chances (converting 3).
The second period began with Erins Own shooting wide in the 26th minute. St. Catherines scored a great goal in the 30th minute to cut Erins Own lead to 2 points. Erins Own scored a point from a free in the 30th minute but then shot wide in the 31st minute. St. Catherines shot wide in the 32nd minute. St. Catherines cut Erins Own lead to two points in the 35th minute of the game by converting a 65 yard puck. Erins Own responded immediately by scoring a point in the 36th minute from a 65 yard puck. St. Catherines kept themselves in the game by scoring another point in the 37th minute, but then missed two opportunities in the 40th and 41st minute. Erins Own scored another point in the 43rd minute, shot wide in the 44th minute, scored another two points in the 45th and 46th minutes of the game to take a five point lead. St. Catherines responded with a cracking goal in the 47th minute of the game to cut Erins Own lead to two points with three minute to play. St. Catherines then shot wide in the 48th minute. Erins Own then closed out the game by scoring two points in the 49th and 50th minute of the game. The final score was EO 2-11 (17) to St.C 3-4 (13), a four point win for Erins Own. The second half also produced a lot of scoring opportunities for both teams, EO had 10 chances (converting 7) and St. Catherines had 8 chances (converting 4).
Erins Own thanked St. Catherines for a great game of hurling and complimented the St. Catherines players on the day. The Erins Own panel put in another great shift today and we were very pleased with their performance. Each of the four Erins Own coaches spoke briefly to the panel after the game, again highlighting the teamwork, competitiveness, fairplay, awareness and skill displayed during the game. It’s great to see this bunch of lads taking on board the ethos of the Erins Own coaches.
Fé12 Hurling Friendly Erins Own 4-6 (18) Watergrasshill 1-5 (8)
Sunday 14th June 2015 (throw in 7pm)
A lovely summer evening at Caherlag, and the juvenile was in superb condition for this Fé12 friendly hurling match between Erins Own and Watergrasshill. We were pleased with the turnout of 18 Erins Own players on the day. Watergrasshill were also very well represented with 14 players. The match consisted of 14 players a side, the pitch size was from the 20 yard line to the 20 yard line, and there were three periods of 20 minutes each.
The first period commenced with Erins Own having the first scoring opportunity of the game shooting wide in the 1st minute. Watergrasshill then shot wide in the 2nd minute after some good passing. Erins Own then created another two scoring opportunities shooting wide in the 3rd and 4th minute, and Watergrasshill shot wide in the 5th minute. Erins Own scored a great goal in the 7th minute. The next five minutes were contested well and both defences did well to keep the ball at bay. Watergrasshill then scored two points in the 12th and 13th minutes to come within a point of Erins Own. Erins Own then scored three points in the 15th, 17th and 18th minutes to go four points clear. Watergrasshill then show wide in the 19th minute. The first period ended with Erins Own shooting wide of the mark from a 65 yard puck. It was a good opening period contested fairly by both teams and some great hurling and teamwork on display. The first period ended EO 1-3 to W 0-2.
The second period began with Watergrasshill scoring the opening point in the 21st minute. Erins Own then scored a goal in the 22nd minute and a point from a 65 yard puck in the 23rd minute. Erins Own created more scoring opportunities in the 5th and 8th minute but shot wide. Erin Own then scored a great goal in the 30th minute. Watergrasshill responded with a point in the 31st minute. The next four minutes were fairly even with both sides battling away. Erins Own then scored another point in the 35th minute and shot wide in the 37th minute. Watergrasshill had the final opportunity of the second period shooting wide in the 39th minute. The score at the end of the second period was EO 3-5 to W 0-4.
The third period began with Erins Own shooting wide in the 41st minute, and Watergrasshill shooting wide in the 42nd and 43rd minutes. Erins Own then scored a goal in the 46th minute. Watergrasshill shot wide again in the 48th minute. Erins Own then shot wide from a 65 yard puck in the 52nd minute, but then scored a great point in the 53rd minute. Watergrasshill then scored a goal in the 55th minute. Erins Own ended the game by shooting wide in the 58th and 59th minutes.
The final score was EO 4-6 (18) to W 1-5 (8). Both teams played some great hurling.
Erins Own coaches were very proud of the lads performance, which was one of great teamwork and a competitive edge from start to finish.
Rebel Óg East Fé12 Hurling Group A Round 3 Erins Own 6-9 (27) Carrigtwohill 4-7 (19)
Saturday 23rd May 2015 (throw in 1pm)
A warm sunny day and terrific playing conditions at Caherlag for this Rebel Óg East Fé12 hurling round three fixture. Erins Own had a great turnout of 20 players. The match consisted of 15 players a side, the pitch size was from the 20 yard line to the 20 yard line, and there were two halves of 25 minutes each.
The first half commenced and in the first minute Erins Own had the first scoring opportunity of the game but shooting wide of the mark from open play. Carrigtwohill then worked the ball up the field but also shot wide from open play, but then converted the first point of the game in the 2nd minute with a 65 yard puck. By the 6th minute of the game Carrigtwohill had another 65 yard puck but put it wide, and also registered another two wides from open play before scoring another point from a free. Erins Own then shot wide from a 65 yard puck. Carrigtwohill then converted another point from open play in the 7th minute to go into a three point lead. In the 8th minute Erins Own shot wide from open play, but scored their opening point of the game in the 10th minute with a well taken free. Erins Own shot wide again from open play in the 12th minute. Thirteen minutes into the game and Carrigtwohill put the sliotar in the back of the Erins Own net to take a commanding five point lead. Erins Own dug in responded straight away but were denied a goal by a great save from Carrigtwohills goal keeper. In the 16th minute Carrigtwohill then shot wide from open play, Erins Own also shot wide from a 65 yard puck, and Carrigtwohill responded again but shot wide. Erins Own then scored a magnificent point from the halfway line in the 17th minute of the game, and a well crafted move led to another point for Erins Own in the 20th minute of the game. A minute later Erins Own then scored another point from a free, and in the 23rd minute of the game Erins Own scored a great goal in a well crafted move by the team. Carrigtwohill then replied with a point and then a goal in the 24th minute of the game. Erins Own again responded in the closing stages of the first half by scoring a point from a well taken free, shooting wide from open play and then scoring another great goal just before the referee blew the whistle to end the first half. The first half ended Erins Own 2-5 (11) to Carrigtwohill 2-4 (10). It was a truly entertaining first half of the game with Erins Own having fifteen scoring opportunities, and Carrigtwohill having twelve scoring opportunities. Both teams displayed fine hurling moving the ball around the field with great skill and vision.
The second half started with both teams shooting wide of the mark in the 26th minute, Carrigtwohill from open play and Erins Own from a free. Erins Own converted the first score of the second half with a point from open play by a great move started by the half back line. Carrigtwohill responded immediately with a point again from open play. Three minutes into the second half and Erins Own then converted another great goal from open play. Two minutes later Carrigtwohill shot wide of the mark from open play. In the 31st minute of the game Erins Own then shot wide from a free. The next four minutes were very tight as both teams dug in and defended superbly. On the 35th minute mark Erins Own then scored another point from open play by the half forward line, and a minute later Erins Own corner forward scored a goal to take an eight point lead. Erins Own then shot wide from open play in the 37th minute, and Carrigtwohill pressure from their forwards lead to a great goal. Erins Own then shot wide from open play in the 38th minute. Erins Own then scored another great goal from a well worked move in the 39th minute. The next six minutes again were very tight as both teams battled away and tightened up their defences. On the 45th minute of the game Erins Own then converted another point from open play, and a minute later shot the sliotar wide from open play. Carrigtwohill scored two points in the 45th minute (from a free) and the 46th minute (from open play). Erins Own responded in the 47th minute with another point from open play. Carrigtwohill then pressed hard and scored another great goal on the 48th minute of the game to cut Erins Own lead to five points. With two minutes left in the game Erins Own defence tightened up to close out the game. Pressure from Erins Own forwards lead to another great goal in the final seconds of the game. Erins Own scored 4-4 in the second half to Carrigtwohill’s 2-3. The second half was as good as the first half of the game with Erins Own having fourteen scoring opportunities, and Carrigtwohill having seven scoring opportunities. The hard work and skill displayed by both teams was very impressive
The final score was Erins Own 6-9 (27) to Carrigtwohill 4-7 (19) and eight point win for Erins Own. This was Erins Own’s first hurling league win of the season and lifts us off the foot of the table.
Erins Own coaches complemented Carrigtwohill mentors for a fantastic display of hurling by their team. Erins Own spoke to our Fe12 panel after the game and complimented them on a terrific team performance, with the message that they dug in today and competed for every single ball, and their attitude was simply superb. The teamwork, work ethic and skill displayed in the recent games (in both hurling and football) is really impressive and its great to see the lads taking on board what the coaches are teaching them at the training sessions and pre & post match team talks.
Fe12 Football Friendly Erins Own 4-9 (21) Bishopstown 4-4 (16)
Sunday 17th May 2015 (throw in 1pm)
A fine sunny day at Caherlag, and the top pitch was in superb condition for this Fe12 friendly football match between Erins Own and Bishopstown. We had a good turnout of 16 Erins Own players on the day. Bishopstown were also very well represented with 19 players. The match consisted of 15 players a side, the pitch size was from the 20 yard line to the 20 yard line, and there were three periods of 20 minutes each.
The first period commenced with both teams battling hard for possession. Both defences were tested early in the game, and Erins Own registered the first score after 3mins. Two minutes later Erins Own scored a goal. Both teams then had numerous opportunities to score but the shots went wide of the mark. Erins Own then scored three points late in the first period, and won the first period by a scoreline of 1-4 to 0-0. It was a good opening first period for both teams, and the scoreline could have been closer if Bishopstown converted their scoring chances.
The second period began with Erins Own imposing themselves on the game and scoring two well worked early points. Bishopstown knuckled down and responded by scoring two points. Erins Own then went up a gear and scored three goals and point to end the second period convincingly. Erins Own won the second period by a scoreline of 3-3 to 0-2.
The third period commenced with a great response by Bishopstown who scored one goal and one point to get themselves back into the game. Erins Own then scored a point, and Bishopstown replied with a goal. Erins Own then scored another point, and Bishopstown then scored two goals and a point unanswered. Both teams had numerous goal scoring opportunities in the final period of the game. Bishopstown won the third period by a scoreline of 0-2 to 4-2.
The final score was Erins Own 4-9 (21) to Bishopstown 4-4 (16), a five point win for Erins Own.
Both teams can be proud of their performance today. The Erins Own lads went on the front foot from the outset and kept competing until the very end. Fair play to Bishopstown for upping their game in the final third and nearly nicking it in the end. It was a good workout for both teams. We were pleased with our lads today, who once again listened to their coaches and played for each other from the outset.
Fé12 Hurling Friendly Carrigaline 5-10 Erins Own 7-11
Monday 04th May 2015 (throw in 5pm)
After a weekend of rain it eventually cleared up on bank holiday Monday for this Fe12 hurling friendly between Carrigaline and Erins Own. The pitch was in very good condition. Both teams had a very good turnout, with Erins Own having 18 players available on the day. The match consisted of 15 players a side, the pitch size was from the 20 yard line to the 20 yard line, and there were three periods of 20 minutes each.
The first period commenced with Erins Own scoring a quick point followed by a goal to take an early four point lead. Carrigaline then scored three goals and a point unanswered to race into a six point lead. Erins Own regrouped and worked very hard and scored two goals and three points to regain the lead. Both teams put in a tremendous performance and finished the first period with another goal and a point each. The first half ended Carrigaline 4-2 to Erins Own 4-5. It truly was a terrific opening first period.
The second period was equally entertaining. Erins Own scored an early goal, and Carrigaline responded with three points unanswered over the course of the 20 minute period. There were numerous goal scoring opportunities for both teams but the defenders on each side worked hard to keep the forwards at bay. The second period ended Carrigaline 0-3 to Erins Own 1-0. As evident from the scoreline it was a tight second period with defences dominating.
The third period began with Carrigaline converting an early point. Erins Own responded with a goal and a point. Carrigaline then scored another point, and Erins Own replied with another point. Carrigaline then scored another two points, and Erins Own again replied with three points. Carrigaline then went up the field scoring another point, and Erins Own then replied by scoring a goal. Carrigaline then responded with a goal, and Erins Own converted the last chance of the game to score a point. The third period ended Carrigaline 1-5 to Erins Own 2-6. The way the gamed ebbed and flowed in the third period was a great reflection on the hard graft and teamwork displayed by both teams.
The final score was Carrigaline 5-10 (25) to Erins Own 7-11 (32). A seven point victory for Erins Own. This game was a real cracker of a game and both teams can be very proud of their performance on the day, having produced terrific hurling. Erins Own management complimented the Erins Own panel on a very good game, that was full of teamwork, commitment, energy, responsibility, skill and awareness. We were very proud of our lads today.
Rebel Óg Fe12 East Hurling League Group A1 Round 2
Donoughmore 4-6 Erins Own 5-1
Saturday 25th April (throw in 4.00 pm)
A dark and chilly afternoon in Donoughmore for this Rebel Og Eastern League Group A1 Round 2 hurling fixture. The pitch was in good condition, and Erins Own had a great turn-out of 16 players for this game.
Donoughmore scored an early goal, but Erins Own responded with two goals in quick succession. Erins Own defence and midfield played very well. Donoughmore went up the field and scored a point, but Erins Own again responded with a goal and a point created from great movement, awareness and crisp passing. Donoughmore scored a point just before half time, and the score at the interval was Erins Own 3-1 to Donoughmore 1 -2. Erins Own fully deserved their five point lead at half time.
The second half began crisply and both teams had numerous opportunities to score. Donoughmore scoring 2-3 unanswered to go four points clear. Erins Own had five great goal scoring chances, and converted one of those to cut the lead to a single point. Erins Own tired late in the game and Donoughmore scored another 1-1 to go five points clear. With 5 minutes to go in the game, Erins Own pushed hard and worked the ball up the field superbly creating another few goal scoring chances, converting one to cut the lead to two points. Donoughmore’s goal keeper made a brilliant save to deny Erins Own victory.
It was a thrilling game, contested fairly, and credit to Donoughmore for turning a five point half time deficit into a two point victory at the end of the game. Despite this defeat, Erins Own lads can be proud of their performance which was one of superb teamwork, great attitude and sheer determination. Erins Own coaches were impressed by the lad’s willingness to take the coaches instructions and implement them on the field of play. The coaches were also impressed by the high number of scoring opportunities created in during the game, but particularly in the second half, and the awareness / vision of the players.
Despite the cold breeze, conditions were very good in Caherlag for this Rebel Og East Football Round 2 League game. Erins Own were up against the league leaders, and had a very good turnout of 19 players on the day. Kiltha Og scored converted some early chances and took a commanding lead of 4-2 to 0-2 at half time, having converted four goal chances. Erins Own performed very well in the first period and created a number of great scoring opportunities and converted two. Erins Own re-grouped at half time and took control of the game with a truly fantastic display of teamwork and sheer determination. Erins Own scored two unanswered points, and had a good number of wides in the second period. Kiltha Og scored two late points to draw the second half. In the end Kiltha Ogs eight scores to Erins Own four were the difference on the day. We were very proud of the lads as they showed great character to drive on from the start of the game to the very end.
A very strong westerly wind created very difficult conditions for this Fe12 hurling game. Erins Own played with the wind at their backs in the first half and raced into an early lead with four unanswered points. Killeagh Itas worked their way back into the game and scored two points and a goal. Erins Own then levelled the game put conceded a late point resulting in a half time score of Erins Own 0-5 to Kileagh Itas 1-3. The wind picked up considerably in the second half and proved increasingly difficult to play against as the game evolved. Erins Own defense was under constant pressure throughout the second half and Kileagh Itas scored 3-7 unanswered to win the game by a large margin in the end. Erins Own worked the ball up the field on a number of occasions in the second half but were unable to convert chances that came their way into scores. The game was contested very fairly by both teams who battled hard against a very difficult wind, with Kileagh Itas performance against the wind in the first half and scoring a number of goals in the second half proving decisive on the day. Erins Own Fe12 selectors were very encouraged with the turn out of 19 players on the day, and also the spirit showed by the group to keep battling to the very end.
A cracking game of hurling contested by two very evenly match teams. Both teams getting eight scores each, with Erins Own edging it at the end. The conditions were perfect and fair play to Bishopstown for having the pitch in great condition.
The first half was very tight and both teams displayed great skill, with each team scoring 2 goals each. The first half ended with Erins Own slightly edging it 2-1 to 2-2.
The second half was equally entertaining and the effort of both teams was very encouraging. Bishopstown scored 1-2 unanswered early in the second half to take a 4 point lead. Erins Own then scored 3 goals to regain the lead. Both teams scored a late point each and the match ended Bishopstown 4-4 to Erins Own 5-3.
Both teams can be very encouraged by this friendly fixture so early in the season.
A galant effort by Erins Own Fe12 footballers in our opening game of the season. After a shaky start to the game by Erins Own, Donoughmore scored some early goals. Erins Own grew in confidence, and kept battling away showing great team spirit, and got back into the game with some good scores. Donoughmore led at half time by 6-0 to 2-2.
Erins Own started the second half well and got some great scores. The game ebbed and flowed with great skill displayed by both teams. Erins Own performance in the second half was very encouraging.
However, Donoughmore won a well contested game by a final score of 8-1 to 3-4. Despite the loss we were very much encouraged by the lads skill, confidence and team effort on the day.