GAA News - Friday 25 Feb 2011
Tinryland G.F.C. featured on R.T.E. Radio last week
Tinryland G.F.C. featured on R.T.E. radio 1 last Wednesday when former
club chairman Mick Murphy was interviewed on the John Murray morning show.
R.T.E. are planning a follow a club team feature for the upcoming G.A.A.
season and recently invited GAA club members to submit reasons why their
club should be chosen.The national station felt that Tinryland's
application submitted by Mick was worthy of further consideration to
make the final choice which resulted in a 4 minute interview by
programme host John Murray assisted by GAA journalist Damien Lawlor.
During the interview Mick was asked to outline a brief history of the
club and why Tinrylands senior team should be chosen for the feature.
Topics such as the motorway, playing numbers, emigration, local rivalry
and lack of senior success were touched on and Mick answered all
questions very well. The club will be informed in the very near future
if it has been successful.
There were some interesting outcomes for Tinryland GFC when the draws
for the 2011 Carlow Football Championships were made last week. In the
Senior Fotball Championships, Tinryland will open their campaign
against Kilbride and will also be in an exciting group consisting of
Carlow town rivals Eire Og and Old Leighlin along with St. Patrick's
In the Under 21 Football Championships, Tinryland play Michael
Davitt's with the winning team going on to play the winners of
Palatine and Rathvilly. The Junior team will open their championship
against Eire Og in the 1st round.
The Senior and Junior Leagues will commence in March and all teams in
the club have now resumed training. The Senior team will once again be
coached by Martin Murphy, the Offaly Under 21 Manager, for the
Tinryland GFC Juvenile club are holding a Registration evening in early March
for all underage players as mentioned at the presentation night.We are asking
all parents to make an effort to attend and ensure your child is fully
registered. More information to follow in the coming weeks.