Athea United Soccer

U10 Division 3 (October 27th)

Mountcollins (0) 0   Athea Utd (2) 3 Andrew O’Riordan (3)

Team: Daire O’Shea, Gearoid O’Sullivan, Michael Tierney, Brandon Finucane, Gavin Ambrose, Eoin O’Shea, TJ Hunt, Shane Scanlon, Andrew O’Riordan, Amy Ryan, Pierse O’Brien, Gavin Mulvihill, Conor Mullane, Michael Walsh.

U10 Division 3 (October 29th)

Athea Utd (1) 3 Andrew O’Riordan, TJ Hunt, Michael Tierney    Kildimo Utd (0) 0 

Team: Daire O’Shea, Gearoid O’Sullivan, Michael Tierney, Brandon Finucane, Gavin Ambrose, Eoin O’Shea, TJ Hunt, Shane Scanlon, Andrew O’Riordan, Pierce O’Brien, Amy Ryan, Michael Walsh, Gavin Mulvihill.


U14 Division 1 (October 27th)

Athea Utd (0) 0  Shountrade (1) 2 

Team: Timothy Tierney, David O’Sullivan, Andy Ahern, Michael Dalton, Shane Ambrose, Liam McAuliffe, Cillian Liston, Michael Ambrose, Shane Dalton, Joseph Dalton, John Sexton. Sub used Cathal O’Brien Referee Donie Wallace.

Division 3 League (October 28th)

Kilcornan B (0) 1  Athea Utd (1) 2 Eoghan Nash, Mike McCarthy

Team: Donal Woulfe, John Geoghegan, Jason Quille, Sean McGrath, Pa Kiely, Mark Horgan, Eoghan Nash, Shane Mulvihill, Raymond Brouder, Colm Hassett, Mike McCarthy. Subs Gary Carroll, Dan McMahon. Referee Eoin Barrett.

Division 1 League (October 28th)

Kildimo Utd (1) 2
Athea Utd (0) 1 Cillian O’Connor

Team: Pa Ahern, Padraig Reidy, Mathew Tierney, Tom Collins, Martin Chawke, Cillian O’Connor, Kevin O’Keeffe, Joe Vaughan, Jamie Collins, Conor Mullane, Darren Murphy. Subs: John Cotter, Mike Reidy. Referee Paul O’Brien.


Sunday, November 4th

Junior As away

to Adare Utd at 2.30pm

Junior Bs home

to Ferry Rangers at 11.30am


U/10s on Thursdays 6 to 7.15pm

U/14s on Mondays 6 to 7pm.

U/12s on Wednesdays 7 to 8pm.

Junior As & Bs Wednesdays and Fridays at 7pm

(All players confirm with relevant managers)


The results of our weekly lottery draw for Monday, October 29th at Donie’s Bar are as follows:

Jackpot was €6000. Numbers drawn 2, 3, 7, 28. No jackpot winner.
Lucky dips to Ciara Anne O’Brien, Kilflynn. Alessia c/o Rose. Pa Walsh, Athea. Kevin O’Keeffe, Rathronan, Athea. Jim Gould, Kilmorna.
Sellers Declan Barrett & Doreen.
New jackpot will be €6100 on Monday, November 5th at Brown Joe’s.

 Athea Coiste na nÓg


Athea N.S. 2–9  Ballingarry N.S. 4–3

Athea National school football team played a very exciting draw with Ballingarry on Thursday last in Athea. The teams couldn’t be separated with the full time score 2–7 to 3–4 and after extra time in which both teams added a further 2 points they were still level. As the saying goes a draw was a fair result as neither team deserved to loose this rip roaring contest. We were behind on two occasions by 5 points but the team never gave up, showing great heart to claw their way back into the game. This was epitomised by Andy Ahern who played himself to a standstill in a man of the match performance at centre half back. The replay is on in Ballingarry on this Monday November 5th and we will be looking for some parents to help with transport, the panel are very well behaved and a credit to their parents and teacher Miss Prendiville.

There will be a training session on Sunday 4th at 12 noon at the High Field. Panel:  Cathal O’Brien, Ciara O’Shea, Seamus Leahy, Grace Ryan, Andy Ahern, David O’Sullivan, Micheál Dalton, (Captain), Ciana Murphy, Joseph Dalton, Rachel Greaney, John Sexton, Claire Carmody, Sinead Hunt, Ciara Hunt and Aibhilín Murphy.

For the training on Sunday Jamie O’Mahony and Alex McEldowney are also asked to attend.
Well done to Micheál Dalton, Glenagower who was picked on The West Limerick Primary schools football panel for the up coming Sarsfield cup, this is a great and well deserved honour for Micheál who is a very dedicated footballer, we wish him the best of luck. Well done also to Ciara O’Shea, Templeathea, who was picked on the girls West Limerick Primary Schools football panel. Ciara is an excellent footballer as she has shown throughout the year and we wish her the best of luck also.

Coiste na nÓg on line:

You can now view all our notes, fixtures, results and pictures of Athea Coiste na nÓg on the Athea GAA website. Just go to and click on the “Coiste Main Page” for all the latest news and information.


Fundraising Calendar:

This year the club will be producing a new 12 page calendar to help raise funds for the club. We are still looking for sponsorship to help produce the calendar. If anyone or business is interested in sponsoring a page it will cost just €30, please contact John Hunt on 087-9692105 or Jacqueline on 086-0670091 for further details.

Athea GAA

Club Draw

Our next club draw takes place this Saturday Night 3rd November at Brown Joe’s Bar.

Old Photographs
The Club are currently collecting old photographs, match programmes, match reports etc. If anyone has any of these items from any decade we would appreciate if you would contact a club member. We will make a copy and return the originals. It is hoped to display the items in the meeting room. For more details please contact Denis Collins 087-2957387. Lal Browne 087-2725404 or John Hunt 087-7875378.

 Athea Gun Club

It’s that time of year again for Club members to check and clean your guns. The 1st of November starts our pheasant season.

Please be careful and respect farmer’s lands and close gates and fences after you

Long Tail competition, as always, will be held at the Top of the Town.

Long tail measuring starts at 7pm sharp, all birds to be tagged and ready for 7pm.

Thanks to Bill Mulvihill for sponsoring the Cup.

Thanks to Betty and Johnny Cotter for the use of their premises.

Until then be safe and please collect your empty shells.