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Weekly News Roundup - Friday 25 Aug 2000

Tinryland Tigh an Raoireann

Tinryland AC will stage its 26th annual Autumn league on Wednesday next, August 30th, at 7.30 pm.

This year's event will once again be sponsored by builder John Noctor ,Ballyloo. The first stage will be a 2 mile event and will also incorporate the Carlow ladies 2 mile c'ship which is being revived after an absence of a number of years. Stage 2 on Sept. 6th will be over 4 miles and will include the Carlow mens c'ship. The final stages will be over 4 miles and 2 miles on Sept. 13th and 20th. There will be prizes for those athletes who complete all 4 stages. It is hoped that walkers, joggers, and keep-fit enthusiasts will take part. Entries will be taken in Tinryland N.S from 7 pm on Wednesday next.

Minors through to Final: Tinryland minor footballers gave a very impressive performance in Dr. Cullen Park on Friday evening last to overcome the challenge of Kildavin/Clonegal on a score of 5-21 to 1-8 to reach their second consecutive Co. Final. They will again meet Eire Og on Sunday Sept. 3rd. After fifteen minutes, with Tinryland leading by 4 points to 2 Kildavin/Clonegal suffered their first killer blow when a well worked move by Tinryland's star Paul Doyle was finished to the net by Trevor O'Reilly. At the interval Tinryland led by 2-10 to 1-4. K/C came more into the game in the second half, but were frustrated by an excellent Tinryland goalie in Anthony Gaule. In the space of a few minutes Gaule saved a penalty, and shortly afterwards brought off a great reflex save. This ended the south Carlow challenge and Tinryland ran out easy winners. Tinryland had great players in Paul Doyle (2-5) John Doyle (1-5) Trevor O'Reilly (1-2) Brian Foster (1 goal -penalty) Alan Barrett (0-2) Cian Moore (0-2) Willie Power (0-2) James O'Reilly and Anthony Gaule.

Trip to Drogheda: There will be a bus trip to visit the shrine of St. Oliver Plunkett in Drogheda on Sunday next, August 27th. The tour will also take in the Greenhills agricultural show in the afternoon. Enquiries to Eithne Ryan 22004 or Edward Dawson.

Athletes do well in Hacketstown: The annual Hacketstown sports under community games rules is now becoming the final work-out for Mosney bound athletes from counties Carlow, Kildare Wicklow, and Wexford. Participants from area 11 who will compete in Butlins on September 2nd-3rd. had a very successful outing there on Sunday. In the girls u-12 100m Sinead Lyons took gold, and with Christina Scully, Amanda Doyle and Lisa McGuill won the girls u-12 relay. Padraic Townsend took silver in the boys u-12 100m and with Shane Redmond, Philip Condron and Ambrose Doran finished to Bree in the relay u-12. Nicola Ryan from Palatine won the girls u.17 100m, with Christopher Cleary coming second in the 100m boys u-17. Darren Murphy finished second in the 100m and 2oom u.10. Niamh Walshe won bronze in the 80m u.8. Area 11 took gold in the mixed relay u-13, with S. Lyons, C. Scully, P Townsend and A. Doran.

G.A.A. News: Tinryland G.F.C monthly draw and social will be held in the clubhouse on Saturday next August 26th. at 9p.m. Music will be by 'Before Dawn' and ther will be very valuable cash prizes and a colour T.V.

There will be an outing to Clara-Lara fun park on Saturday next, August 26th for u-8's and u-10 players.

Tinryland u-10's remain unbeaten in the Maurice Nolan tournament following recent victories over Graiguecullen and O'Hanrahans, and have now qualified for the final

Good luck in Butlins: Best wishes are extended to area 11 gymnasts, swimmers and choir who will be competing in Butlins next weekend.

Birthday Surprise: Congratulations are extended to Judy Galway, 32 Tinryland who celebrated her 50th birthday with a surprise party in Rathcrogue House on Sunday night. The party was organised by her six daughters, and was attended by her family, neighbours and friends

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