March 2016

March 31st 2016 Seneschalstown GFC Notes

Senior
Following the issuing of fixtures on Wednesday morning for the opening round of the Hoganstand.com Senior Football Championship our Seniors will face Rathkenny on Friday April 8th in Castletown who have recently installed floodlights.

Junior A
The Junior A team will play their second League game of the season when taking on Na Fianna in Round 3 of the B League Division 2 on Saturday April 2nd at 17:00 in Enfield.

Life in Division 1 gets off to goalden start

Meath U-16 Football League Division 1 Round 1

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 3-08 Seneschalstown 11-10

Life in Division 1 of the U-16 League began on a positive note for Seneschalstown when they recovered from a slow start to pick up a confidence boosting victory away to Donaghmore/Ashbourne on Tuesday evening. It took them a while to get going but once their forwards got their eye in the youngsters from Seneschalstown opened their shoulders and dominated from there to the finish.

Minors rise to the occasion on Easter Sunday

LMFM Minor League Division 3 Round 4

Ballivor/Boardsmill 3-09 Seneschalstown 8-09

Following their Round 3 defeat to Drumconrath/Meath Hill the Minors from Seneschalstown burst back into life on Easter Sunday when their baker’s dozen of players recorded an impressive victory over Ballivor/Boardsmill in a game played in Ballivor.

With only thirteen players available for selection this was a superb performance from the Minors who showed a remarkable ability to raise green flags at vital moments of the game.

March 24th 2016 Seneschalstown GFC Notes

Senior
The Senior team fell to a third defeat in four League games on Saturday evening when losing to Simonstown Gaels in Simonstown by 1-08 to 0-07.

Best for the team were Cormac Noonan, Damien Sheridan and Adam Carey.

Seneschalstown: Shane Corbally, Niall Hickey, Cormac Noonan, Sean McCabe, Niall McCabe, James Byrne, David Matthews (0-01), Damien Sheridan, John Smith, Adam Gleeson, James Meade, Adam Carey, Stephen Finnegan, Brian Sheridan (0-02, 0-01 Free), Bryan Clarke (0-04, 0-02 Frees, 0-01 ’45).

First victory of the year for U-16 Girls

Meath Ladies U-16 Division 2 Championship

Seneschalstown 3-10 Walterstown 1-8

Seneschalstown overcame a gallant Walterstown outfit in this re-arranged Girls U-16 Division 2 game played in Fr Tully Park. As Division 2 is played on the Fair Play basis, this game was played 11-a-side which increased the workload on every player on the pitch.

Hat trick hero McLarney inspires side to victory

Meath Ladies U-14 Division 1 Round 3

Seneschalstown 5-09 Clann na Gael 0-06

Seneschalstown’s U-14 Ladies are continuing to make a big impression in Division 1 after a tough physical encounter this evening against Clann na Gael where they emerged victorious by 5-09 to 0-06.

'Hill prove too strong

Meath Ladies U-16 Division 2 League

Summerhill 5-13 Seneschalstown 1-6

At the 4th attempt of asking, Seneschalstown U-16 Girls got their campaign underway with a defeat in sunny Summerhill on Sunday evening.

March 18th 2016 Seneschalstown GFC Notes

New Pitch
Thanks to the incredible generosity of our supporters, those living locally and those not so locally we are delighted to announce that we have so far raised half of our €350,000 target for developing our new sand based All Weather pitch. The contributions which our generous supporters have given us towards this fundraising drive is greatly appreciated.

Senior
Saturday sees the Seniors play their fourth League game of the season when they take on Simonstown Gaels in Simonstown at 18:00.

Seneschalstown lose out in thriller

LMFM Minor League Division 3 Round 2

Seneschalstown 5-12 Drumconrath/Meath Hill 4-18

The scores came thick and fast in Fr. Tully Park on Saturday afternoon with the sides contributing thirty-nine scores between them but it was the visiting Drumconrath/Meath Hill combination who managed to get a few more over the hour and headed back to North Meath with the points when Liam O’Brien sounded the final whistle.

March 10th 2016 Seneschalstown GFC Notes

Senior
Round 3 of the League saw us have to forfeit home advantage for the second time in the League this season last Saturday when they ended up travelling to take on Skryne. The concession of three goals in the first nine minutes proved too high a hurdle to jump despite racking up a fine tally of sixteen points over the hour.

One notable feature of the game was the return to action of Adam Gleeson who played his first game for the club since the 2014 Junior B Championship Final following a sabbatical from the game in 2015.

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