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Sports Notes Tinryland G.F.C. for Tuesday 6th June 2017

posted 6 Jun 2017, 14:39 by
 By Eamonn Byrne
The various club championship dates were issued in the past week. Tinryland senior footballers will commence championship action on week ending 30th July against neighbours and current Co. champions Palatine. Prior to this Tinryland will play the same opposition in the semi-final of the S.F.L. which will take place at 7.30pm on Friday 9th June at 7.30pm in Netwatch Cullen Park . The 2nd game in the S.F.C. will see Tinryland up against Mount Leinster Rangers on week ending 13th August while the final game in group 1 of the championship will be against former champions Old Leighlin on week ending 27th August.
In the Junior football (A) championship Tinryland will commence on Tuesday 8th August against Old Leighlin with further games on Tuesday 15th August against Leighlinbridge and on Tuesday 29th August with St. Patricks. Prior to the start of the Junior (A) championship Tinryland will play Fenagh in the S.F.L division 3 semi-final.
In the Junior football (B) Tinryland will open their championship campaign against Naomh Eoin on Wednesday 2nd August with further games on Wednesday 16th August against Kildavin/Clonegal and on Wednesday 30th August against Eire Og.
Tinryland minors who won the Minor (B) last year will compete in the (A) division this season and begin championship action on Monday 26th June with a home tie against Rathvilly. 6 further games in the minor championship will take place during July, August and early September.
The U21 football championship which is on a knock out basis will see Tinryland play Fenagh in round 1 on week ending 9th July with the winners due to meet Eire Og or Palatine in the semi-final.
Well done to the 3 Tinryland players involved with the Carlow S.F. team namely Paul Broderick, Danny Moran and Shane Redmond who all played their part in a credible Carlow performance against All Ireland champions Dublin in Portlaoise on Saturday last. A large number of supporters from the Tinryland area travelled to O’Moore Park for the game.
At juvenile level Tinryland U14s were successful in their recent championship match against Michael Davitts. Tinryland came from behind in the opening half to lead 3-5 to 1-2 at half time with 2 goals from Alex Kelliher and some excellent points from Joseph Gordon, Mark Mullen and Cillian Fagan. In the 2nd half Tinryland scored further goals via Alex Kelliher, Joseph Gordon, James Hayden and Josh Donegan to run out comfortable winners on a scoreline of 8-9 to 2-5. Outstanding for the boys in blue and white who will play St Patricks in their next game were Alex Kelliher, Seamus McCullough, Cian McCreanor, Joseph Gordon, Mark Mullen, Cillian Fagan, James Hayden, Josh Donegan and Michael Hosey.Well done to the Bennekerry-Tinryland senior ladies team who won the 11 a side competition recently defeating Old Leighlin in the final. Congratulations to former club secretary Jim Deane on his recent election as Mayor of Carlow Municipal district. A very enjoyable celebration social was held in the club on Thursday last to mark Jim’s achievement and was attended by many of his colleagues on Carlow Co. council.
Sympathy is extended to the family of former Tinryland player John McGrath from Baltinglass and formerly from Garryhundon who passed away peacefully on Friday last. Burial took place in Tinryland cemetary yesterday Monday. John was a prominent player with Tinryland in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s winning 2 Carlow senior football medals in 1949 and 1950.
Sympathy is also extended to the Guidera family from Tinryland on the recent death of Kenneth Guidera.