Archive for December, 2012

Under 21B Hurling County Final Result

Posted by Jerry Ryan On December - 29 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Congratulations to the Under 21 hurlers and mentors who claimed a famous victory in the county final on a scoreline of Upperchurch Drombane 1.17 Golden Kilfeacle 0.15.

Back Row: Paudie Hayes, Seamus Armstrong, PJ Bourke, Ailbe O’Donoghue, Ger Fogarty, Eugene Bourke, Paudie Shortt, Paul Ryan, Sean Harty, Robert Murphy, James Murray, David Bourke, Nathan Delaney, Michael Greene.

Front Row:  Diarmuid Grant, Ger Grant, Paul Shanahan, Paudie Greene, John Ryan, Ciaran Shortt, Sam Bourke, Owen Shortt.

County Under 21B Hurling Final

Posted by Jerry Ryan On December - 28 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

A reminder to all supporters that the county final is scheduled for The Ragg on Saturday 29th of December at 12 Noon. Best of luck to all concerned.

St Stephen’s Day Charity Walk

Posted by Jerry Ryan On December - 21 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Our Annual St Stephen’s Day Charity Event will be a 7.8km Walk  from Upperchurch Village to Drombane Village.

Start time is 1pm. This years chosen charities are Crumlin Children’s Hospital & Fighting Blindness.

Entry Fee for Adults is €10, Children Free.

Refreshments will be available in Drombane Hall after the walk, please arrange transport from Drombane Back to Upperchurch.

Club Notes

Posted by Jerry Ryan On December - 19 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Club AGM

The Club held its AGM on Saturday 15th of December in Drombane Hall, the following officers were elected.

Life President Pakie Ryan, Chairman Conor O’Dwyer, Vice Chairman Michael O’ Dwyer, Secretary Donal Hayes, Assistant Secretary Mary Sweeney, Treasurer Kaye Ryan, Assistant Treasurer Seamus Barry, PRO Pat Phelan (Lacken), Cultural Officer Mary Ryan (P), Mid Board Rep Rody Lowry, County Board Rep Donal Hayes, Registrar Colm Ryan, Committee Phil Lowry (Mill), Paddy Bourke, Paudie Hayes, James Greene, Paudie Greene, Lenny Purcell, John Ryan (L), Fr Joe Walshe, Niall Ryan, LJ Ryan, Maria Whelan.


Membership for 2013 can now be paid to the Registrar Colm Ryan 086-1589498

Table Quiz:

We are holding our annual table quiz in Kennedy’s bar in Upperchurch village on Friday 28th of December at 9.30pm. This is always a great social occasion and a great opportunity to meet up with former members and team mates who are home for Christmas. Come along and join in the fun.

Stephen’s Day Charity Walk:

The club are holding a charity walk on St Stephen’s day for both Crumlin Children’s Hospital & Fighting Blindness. This walk will take place at 1pm and will start from Upperchurch Village to Drombane Village via Knockalough. This walk is along the local roads for 8klm and is for all age groups. This walk will aid your digestion after an indulgent Christmas Day. We would love to see you there and please wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Entry fee is 10 euro for adults, children are free. There will be refreshments in Drombane Hall after the walk.

Under 21B Hurling:

Our under 21 hurlers are in action next weekend in the county semi final where we play north champions Kiladangan. This match is fixed for Templetouhy on Saturday at 1.30pm. Best of luck to all concerned.


The club would like to offer its sympathy to the families of Michael Coffey Kilduff House, Killea, Nora Costello Formerly of Parkstown, Horse & Jockey and Michael Ryan Glenaneigh, Rossmore who passed away recently.

Timber Auction Volunteers

Posted by Jerry Ryan On December - 19 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

A group of volunteers taking a break from cutting timber for the sale of work in Upperchurch 02/12/12