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GAA News - Monday 21 Jun 2004

Preparations for All Ireland Feile in Tyrone

Preparations are at an advanced stage for the All Ireland Feile Peil Na Nog to be held in Co. Tyrone from the 2nd to the 4th of July. The Tinryland U14 boys team will depart for Tyrone at 8.30 p.m. on Friday 2nd July and will play their first game that afternoon against host club Wolfe Tones of Kildress where the team will be based for the three day tournament The team will play 2 further games on Saturday morning against London and another Tyrone team The Rock and hopefully a third game on Saturday evening depending on results to date. The players and team mentors will be presented with their special Feile kit at a send off in Tinryland G.F.C. on Wednesday next 30th June at 8.p.m. The Feile skills competition qualifier for Tinryland players will take place on Tuesday next 29th June at 6.p.m. Tinryland-Bennekerry Girls U14 team will also be travelling to the Feile in Tyrone. A table quiz in aid of the Tinryland-Bennekerry girls team will be held in the clubhouse on this Friday 25th June at 8.30 p.m.
Tinryland Under 16 Footballers will be in action on this Friday evening at 7.30 pm when they will be at home to Miseal.
Tinryland Under 14ís will wind up their Feile preparations when they play Eire Og at Pairc Ui Bhriain on Monday next June 28th at 7.30 pm. On the same evening the Under 14 Division 2 team will be away to St. Mullinís.

Tinryland back in contention in Carlow I.F.C.

Tinryland are back in contention in the Carlow I.F.C. following a hard fought 5 point win over Ballon at Hogan Park Fenagh on Sunday last. After the loss to Kilbride in the first game Tinryland needed to win on Sunday to remain in contention and they had to come from behind with 10 minutes remaining before stretching away for a 5 point winning margin. Ballon with wind advantage led by 3 points at half time and when they scored their 2nd goal 5 minutes into the second half Tinryland had a battle on their hands. A purple spell between the 7th and 21st minutes of the second half yielded 4 points without reply for Tinryland and despite a brief fightback by Ballon
The Tinryland lads scored 6 points without reply to win the match on a score of 0-18 to 2-7. Best for Tinryland were Colm Doran who scored 7 points, John Doyle, Noel Scully, P.J. Murphy, Shane OíNeill and Niall Barrett. Tinryland will have two more games in the league stages of the championship against St.Andrews and Askea and will need to win both games to be sure of a semi final spot.

Tinryland Under 21 Footballers will begin their defence of the Carlow Championship with an extremely difficult encounter against archrivals Eire Og in Dr. Cullen Park tomorrow (Thursday) evening at 7.30 pm. All support would be greatly appreciated.

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