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12th August

posted 12 Aug 2019, 07:11 by Newport Gaa

Tipperary: The very best of luck to  Sean O’Brien & the Tipperary team in The All Ireland Senior Hurling Final this Sunday in Croke Park.

Community Games: We would like to wish our Under 11’s Community Games Hurling team the very best of luck as they take part in the All Ireland Finals this Saturday morning in the Maguire’s Field in UL. Their first match is a semi final v Oranmore from Galway @ 9:00 AM with the winners progressing to the final @ 12:30 PM v the winners of the other Semi Final between Dicksboro ( Kilkenny) & Ballincollig (Cork). The team had huge support in Tralee at the Munster finals, and we are asking everyone in Newport to come out & support the team on Saturday morning in the All Ireland Finals

Junior Hurling: Hard luck to our Junior Hurlers who despite a massive effort by all the players lost out to Borrisokane last Saturday evening in the North Semi Final by 1-13 to 0-14. We would like to thank both the players & the management team for all the work they out in throughout the year.

Under 16’s: We would like to wish our under 16 hurlers the best of luck in their North Quarter Final game away to Lorrha this Friday evening @ 7:00 PM.

Under 12’s: Hard luck to our Under 12 Group C hurling team who were beaten in their recent North Final V Kilruane by 2-05 to 1-08. We would like to thank the management for all the work they put in with the children throughout the year & the parents who took the time to take their children to their games.

Under 9’s held a hurling blitz in Lacken Park on Saturday morning. We had teams from Clonlara, Bruff & Maynooth taking part. They were very competitive matches & some excellent hurling played despite the weather conditions. A big thank you to all the clubs for travelling & to the parents who came to support their children & helped with the catering.

Under 7 & 8’s had five teams in Nenagh last Saturday for a Hurling Blitz in which they played teams from Nenagh & Toomevara.

Under 6’s had two teams in Nenagh on Saturday morning for a hurling blitz. They played teams from Nenagh, Toomevara & Burgess. A big thank you to Nenagh club for the invite & organising an excellent blitz.

Duck Race: The Juvenile Club will be running their annual duck race this Friday August 16th @ 7:00 PM at the bridge in Newport with a 1st prize of two tickets to the All-Ireland Hurling Final. Ducks can be purchased @ € 5 each from any Juvenile Committee member or manager. They will also be available for sale at The Cul Camp or at any of the Juvenile Club training sessions.

Sympathies: C.L.G. Tulach Sheasta extends our deepest sympathies to he Grant family on the passing of Pascal.  Ar dheis Lámh Dé go raibh a anam.
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