LOTTO: Lotto Results for Sunday, April 24th 2022. There was no winner of the €11,200 jackpot. Numbers drawn: 05 – 09 – 24 – 26. Consolation Prizes were won by the following: €100 Mary O’Shea – sold at CYMS; €50 Emer Looney – sold online; €25 Bridget Howe – sold by Kerry; €25 Kay O’Sullivan – standing order. Next week’s jackpot will be €11,300.
MEETING: Laune Rangers will have a club meeting on Tuesday next, May 3rd at 8pm in our clubrooms at JP O’Sullivan Park. This meeting is open for all club members to attend.
SENIOR A: Laune Rangers registered their first County League points of the season on Sunday afternoon as they comfortably defeated a depleted Beaufort team in JP O’Sullivan Park. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers 3-15, Beaufort 0-8. Read the full match report here.
SENIOR B: Laune Rangers B team were defeated by St Michael’s/Foilmore in Division 5 of the County Senior Football League on Friday evening in Foilmore. Full Time Score:- St Michaels/Foilmore 0-14, Laune Rangers B 0-9. Read the match report here
SENIOR MEN FIXTURES: Both Laune Rangers teams in the County Senior Football League are away from home in Round 5 next weekend. In Division 5, Glenflesk B host Laune Rangers B on Saturday evening, April 30th at 7pm, while Laune Rangers A travel to Castleisland Desmonds on Sunday, May 1st at 3pm.
SENIOR LADIES: Laune Rangers Senior Ladeis (pictured) made the short trip to Cromane on Sunday afternoon for Round 3 of the Donal Curtin Cup. The home team proved much too strong for Rangers on the day. Full Time Scrore:- Cromane 4-16, Laune Rangers 2-5. Laune Rangers:- Sarah O’Connor, Olivia Moriarty, Rachael Evans, Amy Kelly, Hannah McGeever, Orla O’Brien, Laura Patton, Kayleigh McGlashan, Andrea Nolan, Sophia Doherty, Nicole Moriarty, Aine Nash Freeman, Milly Foley, Laura Leslie, Sara Leslie. Subs: Aoife Cleary, Alice Greinert, Eabha Dolan, Nessa Healy.
Laune Rangers Senior Ladies side
KERRY: Congratulations to the Kerry Under 20 side who defeated Cork on Monday evening to win the Munster Championship, especially our own Gearóid Hassett who was introduced from the bench and scored two crucial points on the way to victory. Well done to the Kerry Under 14 Girls who had a great win against Mayo in the All Ireland Series on Saturday, especially our own Riadh O’Sullivan who was among the substitutes for Kerry
Gearóid Hassett in action for Kerry Under 20s on Monday evening.
G4MO: Laune Rangers are delighted to see our Gaelic for Mothers & Others return for 2022. The group train on Monday evenings from 7pm – 8:15pm at the bottom pitch at JP O’Sullivan Park. This is a fun 75 Minutes of non-competitive football to enjoy and get to know each other! Contact Selina on 087 619 6676.
UNDER 15 BOYS: Laune Rangers were defeated by Ballymacelligott on Wednesday evening in Round 3 of the County Under 15 League Division 1. Having led by 0-5 to 0-4 at the break, Laune Rangers were outplayed in the second half as Ballymac took control. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers Blue 0-6, Ballymacelligott 2-10. Laune Rangers White team travelled to Ballymac on Friday evening in Division 9B, and came away with a comfortable win.
UNDER 15 BOYS FIXTURES: Laune Rangers take on Kenmare Shamrocks this week in the County Under 15 Leagues. On Wednesday night, the White team host Kenmare in Division 9B, while the Blue team travel to Kenmare on Thursday evening. Both games throw in 7pm.
UNDER 13 BOYS BLUE: Laune Rangers Under 13 Boys teams travelled to Keel on Sunday evening to take on Keel/Listry in both Divisions 1 and 9 of the County Leagues. In the Division 1 encounter, a fast start for Keel/Listry saw Laune Rangers Blue team behind by 2-2 to 0-0 after four minutes. However, Laune Rangers grew into the game and an excellent point from midfielder Conor Murphy got the Blue team on the board, but Keel/Listry led by seven points at the mid way point of the first half. Laune Rangers took hold in the second quarter, as Daragh O’Sullivan & Odhran Foley points were followed by a goal from Charlie Foley, before Hugh O’Sullivan & Odhran Foley pointed to level the game. Keel/Listry immediately replied with their third goal to take a three point lead into the break. Half Time Score:- Keel/Listry 3-2, Laune Rangers Blue 1-5. Keel/Listry pointed twice to extend their lead before Rangers scored a second goal through Hugh O’Sullivan to leave Rangers trailing by two points. However, the home team took control of the tie again and added 1-3 against a solitary Odhran Foley point to lead by 4-7 to 2-6 with a quarter of the game to play. Two goals by Odhran Foley in the final quarter and a Darragh McKenna point was not enough for Rangers to claim something from the game, as Keel/Listry pulled away to take a deserved win. Full Time Score:- Keel/Listry 5-13, Laune Rangers Blue 4-7
UNDER 13 BOYS WHITE: Laune Rangers White Team enjoyed a great win on the road when they emerged 5-10 to 3-8 winners against Keel/Listry. Despite some late withdrawals, which necessitated positional switches, Rangers got off to a flying start, with Odhran Clifford driving through from centre forward to score a fine goal, followed by points from Jaego Ferris, Tommy Foley and Jack Buckley. Keel/Listry had a number of chances and Rangers had Fionan Quigg in goals to thank following a great save before Keel opened their account with a pointed free. Rangers hit back with 2 more points from Tommy Foley and Odhran Clifford before another pointed free for Keel/Listry. Tommy Foley then struck for a goal, with Keel/Listry replying with yet another pointed free. Liam O’Shea closed the Ranger’s scoring with a fine point, and Keel finished out with a brace of points. Half Time Score:- Keel/Listry 0-5, Laune Rangers White 2-6. Laune Rangers started the second half much like the first with James Kearney striking for a well taken goal. However, Keel/Listry struck back, scoring 1-3 without reply before Oisin Clifford scored a fine goal to steady the ship. Keel/Listry upped the pressure by scoring another goal, before Tommy Foley scored a scorcher of a goal, to keep the Rangers moving. At the other end, Luke Cleary made a vital block on a Keel/Listry shot on goal and Keel/Listry eventually had to settle for a point. Rangers then scored 3 points without reply through Liam O’Shea, James Kearney and Odhran Clifford. Keel/Listry got a final goal, but this was cancelled out by a fine goal by Tommy Foley to complete his hat-trick and end the scoring. Full Time Score:- Keel/Listry 3-8, Laune Rangers White 5-10 The performance was the most cohesive of the campaign and was fully deserved given all the hard work at training. While those on the scoresheet again take the plaudits, all players were excellent, particularly Fionan Quigg in goals, Mikey Dwyer, Luke Cleary and The Kearney Bros James and Sean at the back, and Luke McGillycuddy in mid- field, with all players working hard on and off the ball.
UNDER 13 BOYS FIXTURES: Laune Rangers Blue team final game in Phase 1 of Division 1 vs Spa Killarney takes place on Sunday, May 8th in JP O’Sullivan Park.
UNDER 12 GIRLS: Congratulations to Laune Rangers Under 12 Girls Blue team on winning Group 3 of the South Kerry League by winning 4 out of their 5 games. Well done to the White team who finished 4th in group 4 of the South Kerry League. This result for the white team means they play a final this week v Spa B team in Killorglin.
UNDER 11 BOYS: Laune Rangers are competing in the Joe O’Connor/Tony Brosnan group of the County Under 11 Go Games this season. Round 3 takes place this Thursday, April 28th at home to John Mitchels. Throw in 6:30pm
NURSERY BOYS: Laune Rangers Under 7, Under 9 and Under 11 Boys’ traditional Sunday morning season is underway. The session for boys born 2011 – 2017 will take place every Sunday morning at 10am in JP O’Sullivan Park. New players always welcome.
NURSERY GIRLS: Laune Rangers Under 6, Under 8 and Under 10 Girls Wednesday evening season is underway. The session for girls born 2012 – 2017 will take place every Wednesday evening at 6pm in JP O’Sullivan Park. New players always welcome.
MEMBERSHIP: Laune Rangers membership for 2022 is open. Membership available from registrars Lawrence Laide on 0861969250, Pat O’Shea on 0877763457 or can be bought in Bunkers Bar. Membership rates remain the same as 2021, ie:- Single membership €50; Family Membership €70; OAP Membership €20; Scór only €20. Meanwhile to counteract the LGFA registration fees, a levy of €15 also applied to all LGFA (Ladies) players from U10 up and €10 for Under 6 and Under 8 girls. Visit www.launerangers.ie/membership for more details or to pay online.
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CAN YOU SPARE SOME TIME TO VOLUNTEER: As you can read from the above, the club is now extremely busy with all activities. the Club is looking for volunteers to help out in a multitude of tasks. As much as an hour per week would greatly help the overall running of the club. These tasks range from, but are not exclusive to:
- Serving on sub-committees such as Finance/Fundraising, Field maintenance
- Providing help to PRO by doing a short match report/photo of one of our 20 underage teams or our Sunday/Wednesday academies.
- Operating the scoreboard for games
- Help selling our Lotto tickets
- Stewarding/traffic management on match days or busy evenings of training etc.
- Making teas/coffees etc on match days
- Coaching of underage teams, or providing assistance to coaches.
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