New Website Coming This Week

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Cordal’s new website will go live this week, it will have all the features of the old site but will be much more streamlined and professional looking. The new features include; a weekly updated news section that will have all the match reports and club notes available for easier viewing; an improved Coiste Na Nog area so all information relating to this can now be found in one spot; a new fixtures and results feature offering a direct means of checking all the league results through different sites; a dedicated lotto page for information on all the upcoming draws and winners including the new smart lotto feature allowing players a no fuss means of playing the lotto while also offering a better chance of winning a lucky dip if the jackpot is not won; the photos are also improved meaning quicker uploading for instant viewing.

Cordal GAA Club Notes 25-05-15

Club Lotto 
The May Lotto Jackpot is €4,400 and will take place on Sunday 31st May in the Club bar. We would appreciate your support in this month’s Lotto.
Clothes for Cordal 
Cordal GAA are collecting Clothes, Shoes, Belts, Bags, Curtains and Sheets. This is a continuous collection by the Club and all funds raised will help runs the Club. Donations can be dropped off at Jackie Reidy’s Menswear, Main St. Castleisland and at the Cordal Community Centre
Congratulations to St Kieran’s Club
Well done to St. Kierans on their win over Feale Rangers on Saturday 23rd May at the Cordal GAA Pitch. This was a fantastic opportunity for the Club to showcase our new facilities. The poor weather conditions didn’t dampen the St.Kieran’s spirit as they went on to win comfortably. A big congratulations to our own boys on the panel Seán Óg O’Ciardubháin, Philip O’Connor and Donal McCarthy as well as Selector Tom O’Connor. We wish them well in the next round. On behalf of the Club we would like to sincerely thank everyone of the volunteers that helped out over the last week to make sure the Club was looking its best for the occasion, as well as the stewards, the catering and all who helped out on the day. Thanks to to the Flynn Family for their assistance with an additional car park .
St.Kierans GAA Club Tour Cycle took place last Sunday 24th May, this turned out once again to be a great success for them. Again thanks to our own volunteers who helped out with the running of this event.
June Jamboree Weekend
The following is the schedule for the Jamboree weekend.
Friday 29th May: 5K fun run or walk will take place in Cordal , with registration at the Cordal Community Centre from 6.30pm with the run starting at 7.30pm.
Saturday 30th May: The entertainment kicks off at 9.30pm with a “This is your life “with a mystery guest ,followed by music by Mike Williams.
Sunday 31st May: Family Fun Day, held by Coiste na nÓg, with dancing to Catriona and High Country in the Club Marquee from 10.00pm. Admission into the Marquee for the dancing is only €5.00
Monday 1st June: The annual Thadie O’Donoghue Treasure Hunt will depart Cordal Community Centre, as this is a Coiste na nÓg fundraiser, we would encourage all families to participate. The Treasure hunt will get under way at 2.30.
Official Reopening of the Pitch
​The Club will host a  visit from Uachtarán C.L.G, Agoán Ó Fearghail.This will be the second time within two years that a President of the GAA has payed a visit to the Club. In 2013 the Club played host to former President Liam O’Neill. For this occasion it will see the Uachtarán C.L.G. Agoán Ó Fearghail will officiate at the grand opening of the recently redeveloped pitch. The entertainment will kick off on Friday 5th June with a Club Social, music provided on the night by The O’C Trio. Please contact 087 2285653 for details and ticket sales. On Saturday night it’ll be time for sand and beach buckets as Kilmurry National School will hold a Beach Party. This is opened to all National Schools Pupils from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Admission is €5.00 per child, €10.00 family and all adults are free. Finish off the night with a Traditional Rambling House. On Sunday Morning  members of the Club will partake at the 9.30am Mass in Cordal. From 12.00 noon the  U10 and U12 Teams will take part in challenge games.Followed by the Official opening at 1.45pm. At 3.00pm Cordal v Firies in Round 5 Senior Football County League. The children from our U6’s and U8’s will take part in a challange game at half time. Music on the day will be provided by the Killorglin Pipe Band. Live music will take place in the Club Bar from 5.00pm with Dan Dan and Wallop the Cat. There’s something for everybody over the weekend and we would love for everyone to come and view our fantastic new facilities and spend an afternoon or two with us here in Cordal.

Traffic information for County championship

Please Note that there will be a ‘One Way Traffic System’ in operation in Cordal at tomorrow night’s St Kieran’s game. All traffic will be diverted over Ardmona & down to Pitch. Then when full they go into Florence’s Field. No traffic will be allowed down to Pitch from Kilmurry School side. Some cars can park outside Kilmurry School alright & walk, all others will be diverted back to Hickey’s Grotto & then over Ardmona. After the game traffic will go down to 4 crosses and go left. Garda will help out stewards. All Stewards Must Wear ‘High Visable Jackets’ and be in place for 5:20 to 5:30. Stewards for the Car Parks to be there for 5pm.

St Kierans V Feale Rangers

The County Championship rolls around this weekend with Kierans being paired off against a strong-looking Feale Rangers side. There has been trojan work been done in the club the past number of weeks to bring the grounds up to Championship standard and its fair to say come the throw in time of 7pm tomorrow evening that the pitch and the surrounds will be in immaculate condition – all that will be required for a footballing spectacle are two teams chomping at the bit and maybe some glorious sunshine!!

New Website and Lotto App COMING SOON!!!

Cordal GAA are delighted to let our many viewers and followers know that our new updated website will be uploaded very soon for your viewing pleasure. As our site nears a whopping 250,000 views in just over three years we have decided to give the site a facelift. We will be taking all your favourite bits of the current site and making some adjustments to streamline and improve the appearance. The new site will also be the home of our online lotto app which will be powered by Smart Lotto. This new app will allow people from far and wide, aswell as those closer to home, play and support the lotto, which is the lifeblood of most GAA clubs! This means of playing the lotto makes it possible for all our ‘expats’ who are no longer in the area be in with a chance to win but also those that are local making it far easier to play while also offering other benefits. There will be full details on all aspects closer to launch date so watch this space..

Cordal V St. Senans Match Report

The conditions on Sunday last were poor to say the least and sadly the standard of football in this one was very much the same. Cordal played with a slight aid of a crossfield breeze and driving rain in the first half and sadly could not get to grips to the game from the off. An error in defense lead to the opening score of the game which lead to the Senans midfielder passing into the back of the net. Handling was proving difficult for both teams but it was the visitors passing and distribution which was costing them the opening half. Kieran O Donoghue pointed the opener for Cordal before Sean Og O Ciardubhain, who had an excellent day at long distance placed balls, converting 3 in a row – one a 55 yarder with a tricky breeze. Senans were showing their class from frees also with their corner forward knocking over a brace which brought it to half time on a scoreline of 1-05 to 0-04. Cordal were up against it second half and narrowed the gap early on but they were still making too many mistakes all over the field, this coupled with poor tackling lead to Senans knock a couple more over to keep the visitors at bay. The game entered the final quarter and frustrations were showing which ended with Cordal’s Tim O Donoghue seeing red along with the Senans midfielder and goal-keeper. The game seemed to pieter out after this and after another couple of pointed frees from both sides the final whistle was blown leaving the scoreline 1-08 to 0-8. A poor day at the office for the boys in blue and gold, individual errors, turnovers and no score from play have cost the side the two points, lets hope for a change come the field opening against Firies next month.

Team: Sean Og O Ciardubhain (0-5), Billy Cronin, Paudie Walsh, Tomas Brosnan, Daniel O Connor, Johnny O Connor, Niall O Ciardubhain, John Brosnan, Donal McCarthy, Mossie Enright, Kieran O Donoghue (0-1), Micheal Cahill, Tommy O Mahoney , Padraig Dignan (0-2), TJ O Connor

Chance To Win

Now here’s your chance to win big prize money and fundraise for your local club at the same time – that’s if you think you know your GAA. Click on fundmyclub.ie and follow the instructions if you want to put your GAA knowledge to the test. Remember you are helping your local club when you are supporting so please get involved and nominate Cordal GAA as your chosen club, thanks!!

Cordal GAA Club Notes

Credit Union County League

Cordal will travel to Mountcoal  to take on St. Senans on Sunday 10th May in Round 4 of County League,with throw in at 2.00pm. If you could spare an hour, the boys would appericiate your support.

B Team County League Dates

The following is the team fixtures

(please note the games marked * may be subject to change, please check with Club closer to the time )

Round 1: Currow v Cordal Fri 15th May

Round 2: Cordal v Lispole Fri.22nd May

Round 3: * Fossa v Cordal Fri. 29th May

Round 4: * Cordal v Annascaul Fri 5th June

Club Lotto 

The  May Lotto Jackpot is €4,400 and will take place on Sunday 31st May in the Club bar. We now have a new stand to add to our fantastic facilities ,but it will require funding to complete it. We would appreciate your support in this months Lotto.​
Clothes for Cordal 
Cordal GAA are collecting Clothes, Shoes,Belts,Bags, Curtins and Sheets. This is a continuous collection by the Club and all funds raised will help runs the Club. Donations can be dropped off at Jackie Reidy’s Menswear, Main St. Castleisland and at the Cordal Community Centre
Topaz Cash for Club Card
As this is the last week for the Cash for Club cards, all Card and receipts must be  returned to the Club. Please forward to Nora Fealey or contact 087 2726252 for details. Sincere thanks for your cooperation.
Get Behind Your Club
On Sunday 7th June, our Club will be officially opened by Uachtatán Chumann Lúthleas Gael  Aogán Ó Fearghail ,over the coming weeks final work will need to be carried out in anticipation of the opening. All volunteers who are willing to give a hand  would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Club Secretary for more information.
St Kerians Cycle Tour
A note from St.Kerian’s GAA Club, the 2nd St. Kerians Tour Cycle will take place on Sunday 24th May, starting from the Desmond’s GAA pitch. Please check the St. Kerians Club for further details.
Congradulations
Cordal GAA wish to congratulate the Children of Kilmurry National School who received the Sacrament of Holy Communion on Saturday 2nd May.