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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 5 Jun 2002

Tinryland Notes

Good Win for Intermediates

Tinryland maintained their interest in this year's Carlow Intermediate Championship with a very easy win over a disappointing Ballon at Dr. Cullen Park on Sunday last. Three first half goals from Alan Barrett, Willie Power and Garry Morrissey enabled Tinryland to lead by 3-6 to 0-1 at half time. It was all one way traffic in the 2nd half also with Tinryland scoring a further 1-5 despite Ballon enjoying the wind advantage. Tinryland went on to record a comfortable win by 4-11 to 1-2. Best for Tinryland were defenders Brian Foster, Barry McDaniel, John Murphy, John Farrell, Noel Scully and Trevor O'Reilly. Damien and Willie Power controlled midfield while forwards Niall Barrett, Garry Morrissey, PJ Murphy, Niall Walsh, Paul Doyle and Alan Barrett were in devastating form. Tinryland's next match is a crunch game against Askea next weekend.

Tinryland Under 12's moved a step closer to the (A) Semi-Final of the McDonalds Carlow Football Championships with a very comfortable win over Muinebheag on Friday last. Leading by 3-5 to 0-1 at the interval, Tinryland scored a further 3-5 in the second period to run out easy winners by 6-10 to 0-2. Best for Tinryland were Cormac Walshe, Luke Doyle, Darren Murphy, Alan Kirwan, Padraig Whelan and Brian Farrell.

A large local contingent were up early to cheer on Ireland in the World Cup on Saturday morning last when the Ireland-Cameroon match was screened in the GAA Clubhouse, Rathcrogue.

Schools Award

Tinryland NS were placed 2nd in the ESB Carlow Schools Environmental Competition for the second year running. The school will be presented with its award at a prizegiving ceremony in the Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells Co. Meath later this month.

Luke Doyle, Linkardstown, was the local winner of the Carlow Smoke Free Art Competition. He was presented with his award at a presentation in the Seven Oaks Hotel on Thursday las

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