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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 7 May 2003



Teams from Tinryland G.F.C. had mixed luck during the past week both at adult and juvenile level. On Wednesday last the Junior team maintained their winning ways with a good win over Old Leighlin in the Carlow S.F.L. Division 4. Veteran John Murphy together with his namesake John "Sparks" Murphy, Cian Moore and David Mcdonogh were impressive for Tinryland. On Saturday evening last the Tinryland Intermediate team were involved in a dramatic match with Ballon in the Carlow S.F.L. Division 2. Mid way
through the second half Tinryland held a nine point lead and were apparently coasting but during the closing stages the visitors scored 3 goals and 2points to lead by 1 point going into injury time. It took a John Doyle point from a free to level the game for Tinryland during stoppage time and the home side were very lucky to gain a share of the spoils. Best for Tinryland was player -coach Paul Kenny who continues to impress since he resumed his playing career and he was well supported by Shane Delaney, Brian Foster, Martin Doyle, John Ryan and John"Brick" Farrell.
At juvenile level the U16 squad went down by 5 points to a strong Eire Og team at Rathcrogue on Friday last. Tinryland led by 1 point with the wint at half time but Eire og finished strong to take the points. Best for Tinryland were Martin Curran, Colm Delaney,
Patrick Townsend and man of the match Peter Doran.
Tinryland u14s took part in the Carlow qualifier for Feile Peil na Nog in Myshall on Saturday last. In desperate weather conditions the young squad defeated Michael Davitts and Myshall before losing out to an impressive O'Hanrahans team in the semi-final.
Tinryland u12s got a taste of reality in the Mcdonalds U12 championship going down to a strong Clonmore team in Hacketstown on Saturday.
Off the field of play the annual Tinryland G.F.C. race night in aid of the juvenile club was a tremendous success with a record number of punters in attendance.
Tinryland G.F.C. golf society held a successful outing at Kilkenny golf club on Friday last while the annual Tinryland G.F.C. Golf Classic will take place today in Mount Wolseley Golf and Country Club in Tullow with 36 teams competing.

New Enrolments for Tinryland NS

Parents wishing to enrol children for September 1st 2003 in Tinryland NS should do so over the next few weeks. Enrolment forms can be obtained from the school secretary or by taking your child to see class teacher Mrs. Finnerty after 2 pm any afternoon from now until May 23rd.

Apostolic Work Society

A retreat will take place in St. Patrick's, Kiltegan on Sunday next, May 11th starting at 10.30 am. The cost is 15 Euro and it is open to everyone.
Contact Pauline at 43918 or Statia at 46185.

Coach Tour

There will be a coach tour to Kilkenny on Sunday next, May 11th to visit the homestead and heritage centre of Brother Edmund Ignatius Rice in Callan.
Also visiting Kilkenny Sunday Market and Garden Centre.
For further information please contact Eithne Ryan at 22004.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorge

There will be a pilgrimage to Medjugorge from June 27th for 7 nights. The cost is 448 Euro with flights from Dublin Airport. There will be half board accomodation in a private house and it includes a full religious programme. For further information please contact Margaret at 086-3254931.

Community Games

The Area 11 Athletics Finals will be held in Bennekerry tomorrow night (Thursday) at 6.30 pm.
There will be a full programme of events from Under 6's up to Under 17's.
The games will be again sponsored by Tom Byrne, Auctioneer.

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.

Four Area 11 gymnasts won County Titles in the Carlow Community Games Finals last week and will now advance to the National finals in August.

The winners were Boys Under 8: Conall O'Shea, Boys Under 10: Brendan Hutton, Girls Under 10: Sara Rennick Girls Under 14: Mary Barrett

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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