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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 30 Apr 2003


Tinryland Win Four County League

Tinryland AC retained the Senior Mens Four County League Team event after the 4th and final stage in Tolerton Co. Laois on Friday last.
The were some fine runs on the night with Tommy Payne in 4th leading the team home with Dwayne Farrell running his best race in the club colours finishing close behind in 5th, PJ Byrne 14th and JJ Murphy 21st.
The Tinryland teams winning total of 170 was well clear of LOT in 2nd on 302 and SBR, Ferns 3rd on 368 pts.
Tinryland were also 2nd in the C section with former Carlow Football Star Willie Quinlan leading the team home in 19th position.
Tommy Payne won the over 45 section with JJ Murphy winning the over 50 section ahead of his brother Peter in 2nd position.
Castledermot based Patricia Lyons was 6th woman home and won the over 35 section with Ann Brennan in 2nd in the same category.

Sarah Mary Hempenstall
The death occurred in Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin on Tuesday April 22nd of 9 year old Sarah Mary Hempenstall, Riverview Close, Tullow Road after a long illness bravely borne.
Sympathy is extended to her mother Maria (nee Nolan) formerly of Linkardstown, her father Pat, brothers Aaron, Ross and Patrick, grandparents Peter and Mary Nolan, Linkardstown, uncles, aunts, cousins and their many friends who supported them during Sarah's illness.
Removal took place to Holy Family Church, Askea on Thursday last for Mass of the Angels at 2.30 o'clock. Burial took place afterwards in St. Mary's Cemetery, Carlow.

Teams from Tinryland G.F.C. have been successful in the past week winning three games from three played at adult level.
On Easter Monday the clubs U21 team progressed to the semi-finals of the Carlow U21 championship with a very comfortable 2-17 to 1-3 victory over St. Patrick's at Hogan Park in Fenagh. Tinryland were always in control in this game and the team that knocked out favourites Eire Og in the preliminary round will now face Mount Leinster Rangers in the semi-final on a date to be arranged. Mount Leinster Rangers eliminated our neighbours Palatine from the competition on the same Hogan Park pitch on Easter Monday.
Tinryland Junior's gained their first brace of points in the S.F.L. division 4 on Wednesday last when defeating Ballinabranna in Pairc Liam Dob by 6 points. The Brian Doyle managed team lined out with a good mixture of youth and experience and hopes are high that this team which reached last seasons Co. Junior (B) championship final can go one better this year and bring some silverware back to the club.
The Tinryland Intermediate team also gained their first points in the Carlow S.F.L. Division 2 at the weekend by defeating last years Co. Junior (A) champions Kilbride.
Forced to line out without 7 players involved with Co. teams Tinryland controlled most of this game to run out comfortable winners on a score of 1-14 to 0-8. Best for Tinryland were Bernard Mullen, John Paul Moore, Martin Doyle, John Doyle, Paul Kenny and sub. Connie Guidera. When the players involved with Carlow Co. Teams are back in the fold the Intermediate team should be a match for anybody in this years Carlow I.F.C.
Both the Junior and Intermediate teams will be back in action this week with the Juniors at home to Old Leighlin this Wednesday evening at 7p.m. and the Intermediate team at home to Ballon on this coming Saturday evening at 7.p.m..

Tinryland Juvenile G.F.C.

Tinryland Juvenile G.F.C. will hold its annual race night in the clubhouse on this coming Friday evening 2nd May commencing at 8.30 P.M. A large turnout of parents is expected for this the main fundraiser for the juvenile club.
Tinryland Juvenile G,F.C. will have 3 teams in action this coming weekend.
On Friday evening prior to the race night Tinryland U16s will be in action against Eire Og In Rathcrogue at 7.30 P.M.
On Saturday in Myshall the U14 team will compete in the Carlow qualifier for Feile Peil Na Gael which this year takes place in Galway in July. The action in Myshall begins at 10 A.M. on Saturday morning with the Final Fixed for Sunday at 12 noon.
Tinryland u12s will continue their quest for a second successive Co. Title with an away game in Clonmore at 6 P.M. on Saturday. The U14 team will play Athy in a challenge in Athy on this Thursday evening at 7 P.M.
Girls Football
Bennekerry/Tinryland Under 12 Girls Football Team got off to a great start in this year's championship with a win over Eire Og on Saturday night last on a scoreline of 6-14 to 2-0.
Playing with a strong wind in the 1st half Bennekerry/Tinryland built up a high score to lead by 3-10 to no score. They continued to dominate all sections of the field in the 2nd half and ran out easy winners.
The team was Samantha Sheehy, Amy Dwyer, Paula Murphy, Rebecca Fields (0-1), Kate Doyle, Aisling Kinsella (1-4), Jamie Lee Doyle (3-6), E Lowry, Aoife Byrne (1-1), Caoimhe Townsend, Amanda Kinsella (0-1), Zoe Curran (1-1) and Dervla Kelly.
Training takes place for all age groups on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 pm in the Tinryland GAA Centre, Rathcrogue.

Community Games
The Area 11 Swimming Finals will be held in Graiguecullen Pool on Saturday May 17th. Swimmers are asked to be at the pool at 12 .15 pm on the day.
For further information please contact Jacinta Doyle at 41312 or Mary Gaule at 46404.
The Area 11 Athletics Finals will be held in Bennekerry on Thursday next, May 8th at 6.30 pm.
The games will be again sponsored by Tom Byrne, Auctioneer.

Mini Marathon
Those interested in competing in the Womens Mini Marathon on Monday June 2nd for the Holy Angels should contact Sharon at 43911. Transport and a t-shirt will be provided for those who take part. Sponsorship and registration forms are available from the Holy Angels Day Centre.

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