Chairmans Message - 2021-02-08 09:25:00

I would like to take this opportunity to thank people who give their time to help our club fulfil its true potential.

Firstly, our sponsors McSweeney Brothers and G&D garages.

To all our officers and people who take up roles in the club I thank you, as you can see by the extensive list it takes a lot of people to help run the club.

Donnie O’Brien, Club President

Jimmy O’Mahony and Pat White, Vice Presidents

Frank O’Donnell, Chairman

Eugene O’Sullivan, Vice Chairman

Gabrielle Crowley, Club Secretary

Tony O’Neill, Assistant Secretary

Barry Lynch, Club Treasurer

Billy O’Connell, Assistant Treasurer

Finny O’Donovan, Club PRO

Barry O’Driscoll, Gaelic and Cultural officer

Denis Lynch, Registrar

Kieran O’Brien, Assistant Registrar

Colm McSweeney, Assistant Registrar

Mary Hennigan, Health and Wellbeing 

Lynne Holland, Children’s officer

Eleanor O’Sullivan, Liaison officer 

Sean Holland, Coaching/ Games development officer

Frank O’Donnell, Insurance Officer

Joe Crowley, County Board Delegate

Finny O’Donovan, County Board Delegate

Pat White, Carbery Board Delegate

Billy O’Connell, Carbery Board Delegate

Gabrielle Crowley, Carbery Board Delegate

Joe Crowley, Club Referee

Shane Patterson, Players Rep

Ian Crowley, Players Rep

Seamus Crowley, Players Rep

Conor O’Connell, Players Rep

Dympna Lynch, Lotto committee

Finbarr Lynch, Lotto Committee

Finny O’Donovan, Lotto Committee

Joe Crowley, Lotto Committee

Gabrielle Crowley and Lynne Holland Covid 19 marshals

Finbarr, Ger, Patrick, Denis and Barry Lynch, Pitch lining and maintenance.

Mary Hennigan who is on hand for 1st aid on the side line and for our injured players 

Con Connolly who helps out with lining the pitch.

Pat White, Mairead O’Connell and Denis Dwyer who help out at Match Days.

All our lotto ticket sellers and all the people who buy the tickets I thank you, this funding is the is what keeps the club going year in year out. 

To all the people who have been loyal members of the old County Board Draw and to all the new people who are purchasing the new Rebel Bounty Tickets I Thank you. You are not only entered into the draw but adding much needed funds to the running of the Club.

Thank you to Dympna Lynch, Lynne Holland and Mary O’Donnell for washing the team jerseys and training tops.

Huge Thanks’ must go to all the coaches that are helping out with the Sam Maguire club they are giving the children an identity with the Randal OG club, this also goes to all the volunteers who help out with the Friday night training and to all the coaches with our own under 21 and adult teams hopefully we will get back training soon this year on all fronts. 

In the year just passed we were in very different times that none of us could have foreseen we managed to start the year as normal and then in March Normal went out the window we were all in lock down but considering all that was happening we still had a successful season. Carbery junior B hurling champions, Finalists in the Carbery Junior B football Championship and won our first game in the Carbery Under 21 B football championship things are moving in the right direction for the club. I do hope that we can continue the Under 21 competition to prove to people that we do deserve to be in this grade. 

We rowed in behind the Ballinacarriga and Lisbealad development association to help them create a walkway around the grounds it has been a huge success so far with people of all ages using the facility. We also joined forces to have a very successful fund raiser for Cancer Connect and The Jack and Jill foundation when we lit up the Castle the two charities were delighted with the funds donated.

We also need to remember all our members who have gone to their final resting place in the past year may you all Rest in Peace. 

This is the time of year that I always look for anyone who would have an interest in becoming a referee for the club to please come forward I can assure you we will be behind you all the way helping out, it would be even better if two people could go forward as referees to support each other, we can’t keep depending on Joe Crowley to fulfil the position  

As you will be aware the hall and some of the grounds are being used by the HSE for a swab centre, the facility is being utilized by all of the people of West Cork and I for one am very proud to say that we as a community are providing our grounds for this vital service.

I don’t know what this year will bring and if we will have any games for our players but I do know that whatever is thrown at us we will overcome it together as a club and community. I know it’s early February but I would like to wish everyone


Lotto Results


No winner of Monday nights lotto draw

3 Lucky Dip Winners

€50 - Sophie O'Connell, Edencurra

€25 - Eileen Harrington, Nedineagh

€25 - Michael O'Donovan, Manch

Next draw will take place on Monday 2nd October for a jackpot prize of €3,000