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John Stapleton (organiser) presents the winning duo Marie Quinn and Murt Ryan with first prize at the Monster Progressive 25 Drive which was held in The Community Centre on Friday 24th February last
First Place: 14 games (2 x €200)
Murt Ryan and Marie Quinn
Second Place: 13 games (2 x €100)
Eamon Joyce and Tim Tierney
Joint Third Place: 12 games (4 x €50)
Rueben Butler and John Johnston & John Cosgrove and John McGinley
Joint Fourth Place 11 games (6 x €20)
Michael and Ann Skehan & Tom Kennedy and Michael Martin & Michael Nevin and Chrissie Troy
Winner of the 10th game:
John McGrath and Jim Sullivan
Winner of the 20th game:
Biddy Gleeson and Mary Martin
Non Player Draw Winners
Maired Bradshaw (€100)
Michael Hogan (€50)
Michael Small (Jnr.) (€50)
Sumesh Bosen (Dinner for two at The Templemore Arms)
Johnny Looby (Dinner for two at Murphy’s Pub, Templemore)
Some of the large crowd at The Community Centre for the Monster Progressive 25 Drive on Friday 24th February
Clubs are trumps lads!
Fierce concentration being displayed by table no. 13!
Diamonds are forever!
John presents Second Prize to Eamonn Joyce and Tim Tierney
More winners at the Progressive 25!
Chief Organiser ‘Saint’ John is happy with the way things turned out on the night! Well Done John!
New recruits! Roisin Ni Thomain and Sinéad Ní Loideáin from TG4 make great volunteers for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress 2012.
The 50th International Eucharistic Congress 2012 will take place in Dublin from 10th to 17th June 2012. This will be the biggest international event in Ireland in 2012 and one that will have a significant impact for Ireland and for the Irish Catholic Church.
Volunteers will have an integral role to play in the success of the Congress. Volunteers are now being recruited for a wide range of roles and if you would like to get involved please visit the Congress website www.iec2012.ie/volunteer and fill out an online application or request an application form from the Congress office on (01) 2349919 or email@example.com.
Please note that the closing date for volunteer applications is Saturday 17th March 2012.
The camogie club would like to congratulate the competitors who participated in the county Final of Senior Scor on Saturday 3rdMarch 2012 and best wishes to the novelty act group and set dancers who go forward to the Munster Area Final.
Under 14, 16 and 18 training Saturday morning at 12. Junior training Friday evening at 7 pm membership and insurance due €30-adults, €10-underage please bring to training if you haven’t already paid.
The under 6, 8 and 10 will resume training on Tuesday evening in the sports hall in St Joseph’s college at 6.30 pm. Could all girls please bring their helmet, hurley and shin guards. In door training will be for the month of March only. €2 per child per night to cover the cost of the hall. Coaches will be texting all the players from last year and new players are very welcome.
Forthcoming fixtures will be uploaded into fixtures section of the camogie page on this website as they are notified to the club.
Borrisoleigh Set Dance group who are county champions in senior Scór for the fifth year in succession Back row :Henry Groome, Peter Ryan, Pauric Maher, Michael Brown, Philip Ryan ( Dance Coach) Front row: Michelle Maher, Aileen Óg Groome, Pauline O’ Brien, Julie Treacy.
Michael with family
Michael with family and friends
St. Joseph’s College U15 Hurling Team
St Josephs College, Borrisoleigh 1-14
Scariff, Clare 1-3
Match Report by Michael Halpin
At the other end, the forwards line were beginning to find their feet. Adam Hogan and Micheal Carey in the corners were getting on top of their individual battles and four points between them and Jack Delaney left the half time score 0-6 to 0-2. With only 4 points in the difference a good start in the second half was vital and that’s exactly what happened with some great build up play by Michael O Donoghue and Jake Ryan driving at the defence. A shot by Mark Daniels saved excellently by the goalkeeper but top scorer Jack Delaney w`s on hand to knock the ball into the net. This followed by a pair of scores from captain and midfielder Liam McCutcheon pushed out the advantage.
Scariff were not giving up without a fight though and continued to give their all. A large portion of the half was spent repelling attacks from the Clare team. It was at this point that the Borrisoleigh half back line took control of the proceedings. Anchored by man of the match Eoin Stapleton and flanked by Jack Prior and Liam Ryan, they broke up the Scariff play time after time and allowed midfielder Niall O Farrell and Liam McCutcheon to sweep forward. Adam Hogan knocked over a beautiful point. With the forwards now refreshed by the addition of Jerry Kelly, Richard O Donoghue, Alan Ryan, Tom Fitzgerald and Sean Flaherty, they continued to torment their markers.
A disputed late goal was of little consolation to Scariff and robbed James McCormack of the clean sheet his performance deserved having made some key saves at vital times during the game. As the full time whistle blew the scoreline read 1-14 to 1-3 so whilst not firing on all cylinders St Josephs College recorded the win and their unbeaten season continues. Next up for the Tipperary Champions is Rice College of Ennis.
Congratulations to Scoil Bhríde,Fantane, joint winners of ‘Round 2’ of the Credit Union Schools Quiz, which took place on Friday night last in the Anner Hotel. Fantane representing the Templemore Credit Union area fought off strong competiton from teams representing the Credit Union areas of Birr (Mercy Primary), Borrisokane (Kilbarron N.S.), Mulcair (Rearcross N.S.), Rathdowney (Clough N.S.), Roscrea (Dromakeenan N.S.) and Thurles (Scoil Ailbhe) to sucessfully secure a joint 1st place with CBS Primary, Nenagh, representing the Nenagh area. We wish both teams the best of luck, as they go forward to the U 13 All Ireland Final which will be held in the RDS, Dublin on April 1st, where 50 teams from all over Ireland will compete on the day.
U21 A Hurling:
New Date for Sports Capital Grant Workshop
Please note, the 2012 Sports Capital Grants Scheme will be advertised by the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport in the coming weeks.
As there has been a delay with this announcement, the Information Seminar for 2012 Sports Capital Grants has been re-scheduled to take place in the Abbey Court Hotel on Tuesday 27th March and not Thursday 8th March as previously advertised.
Tuesday 27th March – Information Seminar on the “2012 Sports Capital Programme Grant Application Process” in Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh from 7.30pm – 9.30pm.
Fee: €5 per person
Speaker: Anne-Marie Maher, Laois County Council
This information Seminar is designed to assist sporting & voluntary organisations, and groups to improve the quality of submissions and their chances of being successful by;
– providing up-to-date information in relation to the aims and operation of the 2012 Sports Capital Programme;
– familiarising participants with the nature and extent of preparation involved in making a submission;
– offering practical advice in relation to the completion of the official form and the various attachments that are required;
– clarifying issues around planning permission, costing and tendering processes, liability and insurance, etc.
Please note payment of €5 secures your place for this workshop. All cheques to be made out to North Tipperary Sports Partnership. A receipt will be issued once payment is received.
Marian Hall Lotto
Numbers: 6, 11, 17, 27
No Jackpot Winner
4 Match 3 @ €40
Philomena Kennedy, Mountkinnane
Jeanette McInerney, Ballyroan
Ann Ryan, Kilfithmone,
Paddy O’Dea, Errill
Next Week’s Lotto Jackpot
Mick Connors, Joe Stapleton and Garda Brendan Edwards
Committee: Enda Ryan, Noreen Fahy, Margaret Cowan, Michael Barry, Marie McGrath and Aileen Óg Groome
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