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GAA News - Friday 25 Mar 2005

Good start to 2005 for Tinryland Senior Footballers

Tinryland senior footballers made the best possible start to the new season when they comfortably accounted for Grange in the first round of the All Co. league at Grange on Saturday last. Tinryland led by a single point at the end of an evenly contested first half. Two second half goals from P.J. Murphy and Alan Barrett put last years Intermediate champions in the driving seat and the men in blue and white hoops ran out easy winners on a final score of 2-13 to 0-10. Best for the winners were defenders Paul Haughney, Chris Cleary, John Paul Moore and Brian Byrne together with forwards Alan Barrett who scored 1-4, Shane OíNeill 0-4, P.J.Murphy 1-2, Shane Delaney 0-1, Paul Doyle 0-1 and John Farrell 0-1. Tinrylandís next game in the A.C.L. will take place at home to Co. champions Rathvilly on this coming Saturday at 3 p.m.

Dorans point lifts Leinster Senior colleges title for Knockbeg

A dramatic point from a 45 metre free deep into stoppage time from Tinryland footballer Colm Doran helped Knockbeg win their first Leinster Colleges S.F.title in 50 years in a dramatic final against famed St. Melís of Longford in Tullamore on Saturday last.
With St. Mels seeking their 30th title and Knockbeg not having won the cup since 1955 the odds were stacked against the Carlow college but Colm and his team mates rose to the challenge to bring this very prestigious title to Knockbeg and gain themselves a place in the All Ireland colleges semi final. Colm who lined out at centre forward contributed two points to the Knockbeg tally of 0-11.

Tinryland GFC Juvenile Club

U6 football training commences on Saturday next March 26th at the clubhouse at 11am. Skills and fun games. All U6 boys and girls are welcome. Further details from Diarmuid OíSe 087 9111778 or Linda Kenny 087 6316137.

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