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Tinryland G.F.C. Sports Notes Monday 15th May

posted 15 May 2017, 12:33 by tinrylandpro@hotmail.com

By Eamonn Byrne

The Senior team suffered their first defeat in this year’s league when they lost out to Eire Og in Rathcrogue on Sunday last. In a low scoring first half Eire Og led by 2 points at the break courtesy of a goal from Murtagh Ware and some well taken points from the same player. Tinryland had a number of goal chances in the opening half also but could not breach the Eire Og net. The Carlow town team added ten points to their account in the second half while Tinryland could only muster 1-3 with the consolation goal from James McGrath arriving in the closing stages. Tinryland have already qualified for the league semi-final and will play Old Leighlin in the final game in the group this coming weekend.

Despite losing to Eire Og the No. 2 Junior squad put up their best performance of the season so far and were competitive for much of last Wednesday’s division 4 game in Rathcrogue. Outstanding for Tinryland were Michael Delaney, Seamus Curran, Sean Kirwan, David O’Shea, Dean Farrell and Bobby Whelan. The No. 2 Juniors are back in action on tomorrow Wednesday away to Palatine at 7.30 p.m.

The No. 1 Junior team need to win their remaining 2 matches to reach the division 3 semi-final and they play Leighlinbridge at Paul Monaghan Park in Ballinaboley this Tuesday evening at 7.30 p.m.

At juvenile level the U14 team despite losing to a strong O’Hanrahans played very good football in a great game played on Friday last. Outstanding for the young Tinryland squad were James Hayden, Cian McGuire, Conor Carew, Jamie Fitzgerald, and Cillian Fagan.

The facilities at the club grounds in Rathcrogue are being upgraded. Two new dugouts on the pitch adjacent to the road are being constructed while a new digital scoreboard on the floodlit pitch sponsored by McDonald’s is under construction.

Tinryland juvenile G.F.C. will hold a table quiz in the clubhouse on this coming Friday 19th May commencing at 8 p.m. Tables of 4 consisting of 2 adults and two juveniles cost €20. It is expected that up to 30 teams will take part. There will be numerous spot prizes on the night.

Tinryland will be a venue for the All Ireland hurling feile on 16th, 17th and 18th June. Carlow town club Setanta will be the host club at the Rathcrogue venue and the event is expected to attract large crowds of spectators supporting the many teams from the 4 provinces..

The Tinryland G.F.C. Golf classic will take place in Gowran on Saturday 17th June. Team of 4 costs €200. Further details from Paul Broderick 085 7262455, Cormac Walshe 086 1945633 or Mick Murphy 087 9736600.

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