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18th February

posted 18 Feb 2019, 02:12 by Denis Floyd

Co. Senior Hurling League: Our Senior Hurlers have their first game at home v Ballingarry on March 10th. The other teams drawn in their group are Shannon Rovers, Lorrha, JK Brackens, Ballina, Mullinahone, & Golden.


Under 21 Football: Hard luck to our Under 21 Footballers who were beaten by Ballina in their North Semi-Final last Thursday evening on a score line of 4-11 to 1-13.

Minor Football: The best of luck to our minor footballers in their first match of the championship v Ballinahinch / Templederry in Lacken Park this Sunday Feb 24th @ 12:00.

Under 14A Feile Peil : Hard luck to our Under 14 footballers who lost their Feile Peil (A)  North Semi Final to Ballina after a great game in difficult conditions that went to extra time on a score line of 2-08 to 2-04.

Under 14 'C' Feile Peil:  The best of luck to our Under 14 footballers in their Feile Peil (C) match v Portroe this Saturday Feb 23th @ 2:00 PM in Portroe.

The history of the GAA in the Parish of Newport (1886 - 2018) will be launched by Uachtarán CLG, John Horan, at The Freigh Inn, Newport on Friday 15th March, commencing at 8.00pm. 

Volume One (1886 - 1985) was originally published in 1986, but this is now being reprinted with Volume Two in one mammoth production of 672 A4 pages.

The book records club activities on and off the field, profiles many of the prominent personalities over the years, remembers club members who have passed on, highlights the big stories in the chequered history of the club and includes memories supplied by a variety of players, officials and team mentors. It also contains a large selection of photos, including a colour section.

All are welcome to attend the official launch on 15th March.

Women Out Walking: The ladies have decided to join our Men on The Move in the Long House Field each Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 PM as part of our G.A.A.’s Healthy Club initiative. This is a free event & is open to all to attend.

Senior Scor: The County Final of Senior Scor will take place in Newport Community Centre this Saturday evening Feb. 23rd @ 7:30 PM. The Scor Quiz Final commences @ 7:00 PM in The Boys National School. Why not come along for what should be a great night’s entertainment.

Scór na bPáistí: Well done to all our Juvenile members who took part in the area final of Scór na bPáistí in Borrisoleigh on Sunday afternoon.
The club qualified for the North 'A' Final in the following competitions:

Solo Singing : Aoife Mellerick.
Ballad Group : Eimear Raddie, Eva O'Malley, Kate Finnucane, Aoife Mellerick & Aoibhine Nugent.
Instrumental Music :
Purple Group: Michael Foley, Martin McCabe, Ronan Fitzpatrick, Leah Wixted & Damien O'Brien.
Gold Group: Brian McCabe, Liam Coffey, Dara McGrath, David Rowland & Stephen O'Brien.
Question Time: Oisin Kennedy, Martin McCabe, Brian McCabe & Damien O'Brien.
Both Martin & Tom McCabe qualified to represent the club in the Recitation competition in the 'B' Final.

Sympathies: C.L.G. Tulach Sheasta would like to extend deepest sympathies to The Ryan (Cooper) family on the passing of their mother Mary. Ar dheis Lámh Dé go raibh a hanam.