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GAA News - Sunday 1 Apr 2007

UNDER-21 SUCCESS: Holders Tinryland over-came Éire Og in the under-21 quarter final on a score line of 1-12 to 0-7 in Dr Cullen Park on Sunday evening. The Rathcrogue led by 1-6 to 0-4 at the interval thanks to a goal by Padraig Townsend, and points scored by the Doran brothers Colm and Ambrose, and one from Mark Morrissey. On the resumption Eire Og scored 2 quick points to reduce the margin, however Tinryland rallied with the Doran brothers and Padraig Townsend scoring a further 6 points. Outstanding for the winners were: defenders Shane Redmond, Evan Doyle, Brian Byrne and Chris Townsend. Mid fielders Glen Doyle and Keith Jackson were always to the fore, while up front the afore-mentioned Dorans, Padraig Townsend and Mark Morrissey were outstanding. Tinryland’s semi-final opponents will be Rathvilly. This will pose a stern test for the blue and white brigade.

TINRYLAND G.F.C. WIN TRATH NA GCEIST: For the second time in three years Tinryland GFC was victorious in the Carlow Co. Board promoted Trath na gCeist which was held recently at Carlow Town hurling club in conjunction with Seachtain na Gaeilge. Eight teams took part in the quiz which was set by Ballon’s Maurice O’Neill with Fr Brendan Howard the question master and Co. Board PRO Tommy Murphy the scorekeeper. The Tinryland team was made up of club Irish officer Diarmuid O’Se as captain, Muiris O’Siochain and club vice chairman John Scott. At the half way stage Tinryland were in 4th position but in the final four rounds the team missed no question and ran out winners by one point. The team members who will now represent Carlow in the Leinster stage of the competition were presented with individual plaques and a shield.

LADIES GAA: Training will take place for under-14s, 16s, 18s and senior ladies every Monday and Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm. Players are asked to attend all training sessions. New members are welcome.

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