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Weekly News Roundup - Sunday 27 May 2007

THERE was a fine turnout
and some excellent races
in the
Tinryland/Bennekerry
Community Games athletics
finals in Bennekerry on
Friday night last despite
the increasingly
unfavourable conditions
on the night.
The field events and hurdles
finals will be held in
Tinryland tonight
(Wednesday) at 7 pm.
The following are the
results:
Boys U6 60m: 1st- Darragh Curran
(Rathcrogue) 2nd- Owen Woods
(Ballycrogue) 3rd- Jack Murphy
(Ballyloo)
U6 80m: 1st- Paul Dermody
(Brownshill) 2nd-Brian McGrath
(Linkardstown) 3rd- Patrick Regan
(Ballyloo)
U8 60m: 1st- Conor Brennan
(Tinryland) 2nd- Michael Fawle
(Burton Hall) 3rd- Finbar Kavanagh
(Burton Hall)
U8 80m: 1st- David Quinn
(Brownshill) 2nd-David Ward
(Linkardstown) 3rd- Maurice Lawlor
(Ballycrogue)
U10 100m: 1st- Brian O'Mahony
(Busherstown) 2nd- Robert Crowley
(Rutland) 3rd- Cuan Burke (Ballybar)
U10 200m: 1st- Shane O'Neill
(brownshill) 2nd-Conor Ryan
(Ballybar) 3rd- Conor Crowley
(Rutland)
U12 100m: 1st- Sean Kirwan
(Tinryland) 2nd- Brian Mullen
(Tinryland) 3rd- Simon Lowry
(Russelstown)
U12 600m: 1st- Adam Murphy
(Linkardstown) 2nd- Patrick Doheny
(Kyle) 3rd- Conor McGrath
(Linkardstown)
U14 100m: 1st- Marcus Lawler
(Ballycrogue) 2nd- Brian Dermody
(Brownshill) 3rd- Mark Curran
(Linkardstown).
Girls U6 60m: 1st- Lia McCanny
(Rutland) 2nd- Rhian Kidd (Ardnahue)
3rd-Katie Hickey (Ballybar)
U6 80m: 1st- Shani Mullins
(Tinryland) 2nd- Niamh Crowley
(Rutland) 3rd- Robyn Kennedy (Kyle)
U8 60m: 1st- Orla Kenny
(Graiguenaspideog) 2nd-Laura Ward
(Linkardstown) 3rd- Marie Townsend
(Tinryland)
U8 80m: 1st- Katie Curran
(Linkardstown) 2nd- Roisin O'Neill
(Staplestown) 3rd- Alana Scully
(Ballyloo)
U10 100m: 1st- Jennifer Butler
(Palatine) 2nd- Roisin Hayden
(Ballinacarrig) 3rd- Shauna Nolan
(Tinryland)
U10 200m: 1st- Jane Bullen
(Brownshill) 2nd-Eve McCanny
(Rutland) 3rd- Doireann Walshe
(Ballybar)
U12 100m: 1st- Grace Lawlor
(Ballycrogue) 2nd- Nicole Scully
(Tinryland) 3rd- Laura Byrne
(Palatine)
U12 600m: 1st- Fae McCullagh
(Tinryland) 2nd- Niamh Kennedy
(Ballycrogue) 3rd- Shauna O'Mahony
(Busherstown)
U14 100m: 1st- Philippa Kirwan
(Tinryland) 2nd- Lydia McNally
(Tinryland)
U14 800m: 1st- Jenny Doheny
(Kyle) 2nd- Katie Doyle (Milford)

Tinryland U21s fail to
progress to Co.Final
U-21S LOSE OUT: Tinryland
U-21 footballers lost out to
a very slick Rathvilly outfit
in the replayed
COUNTYsemi final at Dr.
Cullen park on Tuesday of
last week. Tinryland were
forced to line out without
their ace forward Paul
Broderick who recently
underwent an operation
on his injured leg and this
handicap proved too much
for the boys in blue and
white on this occasion.
Tinryland were first on the
scoresheet when Padraig
Townsend pointed in the
2nd minute and the team
was still well in contention
up to the 23rd minute
when Rathvilly scored a
goal after goalkeeper
Paddy Kelly appeared to
have been fouled. Another
Rathvilly goal in the 28th
minute left Tinryland with
a mountain to climb and by
the 4th minute of the second
half 9 points separated
the sides. Tinryland introduced
a number of substitutes
which helped stem
the flow and they succeeded
in holding Rathvilly
scoreless up to the 61st
minute when Brendan
Murphy shot home the
Wicklow border sides
fourth goal. Rathvilly will
now play Burrin
Rangers in the final
which was due to be
played last night in Dr.
Cullen park. Tinryland
were best served on
Tuesday by Evan Doyle,
Mark Morrissey, Padraig
Townsend, Colm Doran,
Shane Redmond and
Cormac Walshe.
Well done to Tinryland
Minors on Co. team
Well done to the
Tinryland players who are
members of the Carlow
minor squad that recently
reached the Leinster
M.F.C. semi final with a
great victory over
Westmeath. Shane
Redmond played a very
prominent role at centre
back in the victory over the
midlanders and he also figured
prominently in
Carlowís previous wins
over Meath and Wexford.
Matthew OíToole, Paddy
Kelly and Cormac Walshe
are also members of the
Carlow panel who will now
face Louth in the Leinster
semi final on July 4th following
the break for
exams.

SOUND FIELD SYSTEM: Over
the past 18 months, a
sound field system has
been installed in a middle
standard in Tinryland
School to assist a child
with a hearing loss. The
childs problem is called
unilateral hearing which
means the total loss of
hearing in one ear. The
sound field speaker system
comes recommended
by Dr. Jesudas Dayalan,
an audiological scientist
attached to the HSE in
Kilkenny. The new system
benefits all the children in
the classroom as the
teachers voice is amplified
so that all the children can
hear clearly with the benefit
of four speakers strategically
placed around the
room.

COMMUNION: Congratulations
to the following
Tinryland NS 2nd Class
pupils who received their
First Communion in St.
Joseph's Church,
Tinryland on Sunday last:
Jessica Corcoran, Jamie
Hodge, Ciara Nolan,
Doireann Walshe, Ciaran
Byrne, Mark Hickey, Cian
Maddock, Jack McNally,
John Murphy, Cathal
Rourke, Conor Ryan and
Emmet Townsend. The
class teacher was Mrs.
Lorraine Hopkins

SENIOR CITIZENS’ OUTING:
This year’s Tinryland senior
citizens’ outing is
planned for Thursday,
June 7, to Farmleigh
House and grounds in the
Phoenix Park, Dublin. A
bus will leave Tinryland
square at 10.30am. There
will be a stop for refreshments
at Bewleys Hotel,
Newlands Cross. Tours of
Farmleigh House for the
group have been
arranged. On the way
home there will be a stop
at the Whitewater
Shopping Centre in
Newbridge for an hour of
shopping.
The group will arrive
back at the Seven Oaks
Hotel, carlow at 7pm
where dinner will be provided.
Anyone who would
like to go on the outing or
alternatively would like to
join the group for dinner at
the Seven Oaks should
give their name to one of
the following as soon as
possible: May Byrne,
Jenny Byrne, Marie
Byrne, Nan Farrell, Betty
Grogan, Josie Kelly and
Maureen Byrne.
LADIES MINI MARATHON:
The Holy Angels Day Care
Centre are looking for
ladies to take part, walk or
run in the mini marathon
on Monday, June 4.
Transport and t-shirts will
be provided. Sponsorship
forms are available at the
centre or from Sharon at
9143911.

KNOCK PILGRIMAGE: St.
Joseph’s Young Priests’
Society are organising a
pilgrimage to Knock on
Saturday, June 23. Early
booking is required as
numbers are required to
reserve a bus. Contact
Josie Kelly at 087-8324656
or any committee member
of the parish branch.

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE: A
five-day pilgrimage to
Lourdes is being organised
by the St. Joseph’s
Young Priests’ Society and
will take place from
September 7-12. The cost
is €695 per person.
Bookings can be made to
Tullys Travel, Carlow at
9136100 or Josie at 087-
8324656.

CEMETERY MASS: This
year’s annual cemetery
Mass will take place in St.
Joseph’s Church on
Friday, July 6, at 8pm.

COMMUNITY GAMES
FOOTBALL: Bennekerry/
Tinryland boys u- 10
football team lost out to St.
Mary’s in the Carlow
Community Games competition
last week by 7-9 to
8-5 after a very entertaining
and high scoring game
of football.
At half time B/T led by 4-
5 to 3-4 with scores from
Shane O'Neill (2-3), Niall
Scully (1-1), Jamie Kehoe
(1-0) and Brian O'Mahoney
(0-1). St. Mary's then
upped their game after the
interval and after a succession
of scores went on
to win by a solitary point.
Team: Cuan Burke,
Ciaran Byrne, Conor
Ryan, Pauric Webb, Ciaran
Larkin, Cormac Kelly,
John Murphy, Jack
McNally, Niall Scully,
Shane O’Neill, Odhlan
Duff, Adam Duggan,
Conor Crowley, Robert
Crowley, James Kehoe,
Brian O'Mahoney, Paul
Behan, John Morrin and
Cathal Myers. Great credit
is due to managers James
Burke and Bernard Duff.

SWIMMING: Anyone interested
in taking part in this
year’s Community Games
swimming competition
should contact Jacinta
Doyle at 9141312 as soon
as possible.

U-12 CHAMPIONSHIP DIV-1A:
Tinryland played St. Pat’s
in Tullow on Saturday
evening. In a thrilling first
half both sides traded
scores in what was a fairly
even contest. The scores
were level at half time.
Second half Tinryland
started to up their game
with Stephen Hanlon
Owen McCormack and Ml
Calvey playing well up the
middle.
However, they were only
leading by a single point
with ten minutes to go,
Tullow not giving up without
a fight. Tinryland then
tagged on three points
without reply and when
Adam Murphy and Owen
McCormack both found
the net in the final minute
it was all over. Final score:
Tinryland 3-12 St. Pats 1-7.

U-12 CHAMPIONSHIP DIV 1B:
Tinryland played St.
Mullins on Saturday in St
Mullins on a lovely sunny
evening.In a fairly even
match both sides struggled
to score early on in
the game despite playing
some good football.
Tinryland then started to
find the target with some
good play from cuba
deboch, dennis and rene
callanan with cian doyle
and conor nolan also getting
on top of there game.
However, St. mullins did
not lie down and fought
back with three well taken
goals and only trailed by
three points in the final
minutes. They were then
awarded a free close in
and they duly went for goal
to level the match but the
Tinryland backs managed
to scramble the ball to
safety. Tinryland ran out
winners on a scoreline of
Tinryland 3-3 St. mullins 3

U-16 CHAMPIONSHIP:
Tinryland played myshall
in a u-16 thriller on Friday
evening in Tinryland in
showery conditions. Both
sides struggled at times
with the greasy ball but
still managed to play some
nice football. Tinryland
started the better side with
Michael Mullen, Jeff and
Craig Sutton, Robbie
Power, Cian Townsend
playing well. Myshall were
guilty of not taking their
chances despite playing
well. At half time
Tinryland were ahead 3-2
to 0-1.
Ten minutes into the
second half Myshall were
ahead by two points with
some good play from
Gareth Tracey in goal,
Philip Smithers, John
Mike Nolan, Adam Kenny,
Donal Maher and Conor
Redmond and it looked all
over at this stage with
Myshall on a roll. However,
Tinryland did not give up
and came right back into
the game scoring two
goals and five points in the
last 20 minutes giving
them a five points margin
at the final whistle. Final
score: Tinryland 5-7
Myshall 3-8.

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