GAA News - Thursday 3 May 2012
Carlow championship dates confirmed for Tinryland teams
Carlow GAA board recently published the 2012 championship dates and fixtures for the various grades of football and hurling.
Tinryland senior footballers will begin their 2012 championship campaign on week ending 15th July with a tough opening game against Rathvilly who were beaten by Tinryland by one point in last years Co. semi final. On the following weekend of 22nd July Tinryland will play neighbours Palatine in another tricky encounter with the 3rd championship game fixed for week ending 12th August when Naomh Eoin will be the opposition. On week ending 19th August Tinryland will play Kildavin-Clonegal while the final league stage of the championship is fixed for week ending 7th September when Mount Leinster Rangers will be the opposition.
Tinryland minors begin their championship campaign on Monday 25th June with a home fixture against O’Hanrahans while the campaign continues on Monday 16th July when the boys in blue and white will be away to championship favourites Eire Og. Tinryland minors 3rd fixture is on Monday 23rd July when Palatine will visit Rathcrogue while the team will be away to St. Andrews in Bagenalstown on Monday 13th August. The final league stage of the minor championship on Monday 27th August will see Tinryland at home to Rathvilly.
In the Junior A championship Tinryland will play Naomh Eoin on Tuesday 24th July while on the following night 25th July the Junior B team will be in action against Old Leighlin. At U21 level Tinryland will play Eire Og in the quarter final at Dr Cullen park on Wednesday 18th July.
Dan Morrissey Cup Finals fixed for this coming Bank Holiday weekend
The Dan Morrissey cup and shield finals are due to be held on this coming Friday and Bank holiday Monday at the Tinryland GAA grounds Rathcrogue. In the shield final fixed for this coming Friday evening at 7.30 p.m. Tinryland will play Baltinglass in what promises to be an entertaining encounter.
On Bank holiday Monday at 3 p.m. Laois senior football champions Portlaoise will play Gracefield of Offaly in the Dan Morrissey cup final. Both games will be refereed by Fenagh official Patrick Murphy.