GAA News - Thursday 30 Sep 2004
Inaugural Paddy Doran Memorial Cup Final on Saturday next
Tinryland juvenile G.F.C. will stage the inaugural Paddy Doran memorial cup final at Rathcrogue on this coming Saturday at 4.30 p.m. when Tinryland and Mount Leinster Rangers U16 footballers will do battle in what should be a cracking game. Held in memory of the late Paddy Doran who passed away at an U16 match two years ago next weekends game brings together the two beaten semi finalists in this years McDonalds Co. Carlow U16 (A) championship. Tinryland who lost out to subsequent U16 champions Eire Og in the semi final will look to Ian Scully, Colm Delaney, Shane Redmond, Ambrose Doran (Paddy Doran’s grandson), Mark Morrissey, Padraig Townsend, Paddy Byrne, Jason Curran and U14 star Donal Kingston to fashion a home victory. Mount Leinster Rangers who were denied a football and hurling double when losing to Fenagh in the other semi final will rely on players like Derek Byrne, Brendan Bolger, Richard Coady, David Grennon, Garry Kelly and the exciting Denis Murphy to bring the cup back to south Carlow.
Tinryland Juniors will play in Co. Final on Sunday 17th October
Tinryland junior footballers will hope to emulate their Intermediate counterparts when they play Asca in the Co. Junior (B) final at Dr. Cullen Park on Sunday 17th October.
The Juniors looked very impressive in recent wins over Clonmore and Old Leighlin.
Tinryland juvenile G.F.C. has planned a number of outings for club members in the coming weeks. On Sunday next the U6 and U8 players will travel to Dublin for a match followed by a trip to Dublin Zoo. Further details from Martin Kirwan or Diarmuid O’Shea. On Sunday October 24th the U12 and U14 players will attend the 2nd test in the compromise rules series between Australia and Ireland.
The Annual Mick Brennan U9 Tournament will be staged by Tinryland Juvenile G.F.C. on Bank Holiday Monday 25th October.