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Weekly News Roundup - Wednesday 29 Oct 2003


Great Win for St. Joseph's in Cup

Under 13 SFAI Cup
Carrick Utd 1- St Josephs 5

St Josephs playing in their first ever Cup competition outside of the county put on a great display for everyone who made the trip to Carrick On Suir on Saturday morning. Joey's took the game to the home team and after 2 minutes Ryan Curran collected the ball on the edge of the area and sent a great shot to the net. Five minutes later Ciaran Williamson scored Joey's second with a fine shot. Shortly after the same player was unlucky to see his fine effort come back of the bar to deny a third. The Joey's defence was dominating the game and when Darren Murphy took control of the ball in the Carrick half 17 minutes into the game he scored from 30 yards out. Joey's continued to play well with the home side only having one serious attack in the first half. HT0-3
The first 10 minutes of the second half saw the home side play their best football and Joey's were penned back in their own half. 10 minutes into the half the home side scored from the penalty spot after Joey's had given the ball away tamely. Despite this Joey's were always the stronger side and it was only a few minutes until Jeff Sutton scored with a brave header to restore the 3-goal lead. Joey's then took total control and with five minutes remaining Matthew O Toole score Joey's fifth. This was a great day for the club and if this team continue to put in the effort and work as hard as they did in Carrick they will do well this season. Conor Byrne was a tower of strength in the middle of the defence with Alan Kirwan and Darren Murphy playing strong football alongside him. Ciaran Williamson and Jeff Sutton worked tirelessly in midfield and Ryan Curran and Pauric Whelan caused the home defence all kinds of problems. In the next round of the cup Joey's will be at home to Stretford Utd on 8th Nov. The players and manager would like to thank all the people who travelled down to the game.

Under 10 League
Killeshin 1- St Josephs 0
In a very close game in Killeshin on Saturday this young team were unlucky to come away without a point. These two teams are very evenly matched and it was always going to be the odd goal that would separate them. The home side had to wait until the second half to get the goal that gave them the points but Joey's were in this right up to the end. Best for Joey's were Mark Curran, John McGrath and Shane Callinan.

Under 10 League
GRS Utd 6- St Josephs 0
Joey's were 6-0 down within the first ten minutes of this game but they then got their heads up and fought to the finish without conceding another.

Sat 1st November 11:00AM under 15 New Oak Boys V St Josephs
11:00AM Under 13 St Josephs V Burrin Celtic
12:15 Under 9s St Josephs 2 V Burrin Celtic

St Josephs are currently trying to establish a fund raising committee to help secure the future of the club. If you can help out by becoming part of this group or if you have any suggestions for raising funds for the club please contact any member of the committee.


The wedding took place on Friday October 17 in St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland of Richard Keogh, son of John and Jeanette, Park and Joanne Doyle, daughter of Peter and Dympna, Redcross, Wicklow. The celebrant was Fr. John McEvoy while the Best Man was Christopher Keogh, brother of groom and the flowergirl was Caitlyn Keogh. The reception was held in Mount Wolseley, Tullow and the honeymoon was spent in Cyprus.


Pat Byrne had a fine run last weekend when he came 3rd in the Gerry Farnan Cross Country in the Phoenix Park. Tommy Payne was also 3rd in the Veterans Event, which was an international trial and will now represent Ireland in the Home Countries International CC in Wales next month.


The Mick Brennan Memorial Under 9 Football Tournament was held under ideal conditions in Tinryland on Monday last.
6 teams contested the tournament with Athy, Tinryland, Eire Og, Castledermot, Portlaoise and O'Dempseys the teams involved. After some very good games, Athy and Tinryland emerged as group winners and contested the A Final where Athy won on a score of 2-3 to 1-3 after an exciting game.
Castledermot gained a 2-point victory in the B Final over Eire Og while Portlaoise edged out fellow Laois team O'Dempseys in the C Final.
Great credit is due to Martin Kirwan and Paddy Townsend and Tinryland Juvenile Football Club for organising this tournament.

There will also be a Childrens Halloween Party tomorrow night (Thursday) in Tinryland GAA Centre, Rathcrogue between 8 pm and 10 pm.

Weekend Masses

This Saturday November 1st is All Saints Day, a Holyday of Obligation.
The times for masses in St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland are at 7.30 pm on Friday and 11 am on Saturday.

Churchgate Collection

The Irish Society for Autism will hold their annual Churchgate Collection in St. Joseph's Church, Tinryland on the weekend of November 8th and 9th. All support would be greatly appreciated.

The Legion of Mary

The Meetings of the Legion of Mary take place in the Parochial House, Tinryland at 6.30p.m. on Mondays.

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