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9th September

posted 9 Sep 2019, 14:13 by Newport Gaa

Seniors: Hard luck to our Senior Hurlers who lost out to Holycross/Ballycahill in Dundrum last Saturday in their final group game in The Seamus O Riain Cup on a scoreline of 1-18 to 1-17. We would like to thank all the players & the management team for their hard work & dedication this year.

Under 14: Hard luck to our Under 14 team who were beaten by Portroe in the North C final last Tuesday evening in a very competitive & excitinhg final by 7-06 to 6-06. We would like to thank all players & management for all their hard work they put in during the year.

Under 13 Hurling Plate: Our under 13 Group B team had a great win over Moneygall last Sunday evening coming from 9 points down at half time to win on a scoreline of 4-08 to 4-07. They have  their final group match in this competition v Kildangan on Tuesday evening of this week.

Under 11 Hurling Plate: We had two teams in action in this competition this week. The Under 11 Group A team had a good win over Kilruane on a scoreline of 2-12 to 2-07. The Group C team drew with Portroe in their game.  All teams are in action this week with their final group games due to be played this Saturday morning. The Group A team are away to Toomevara @ 10:00. The Group C  & D teams have home games v Shannon Rovers & Toomevara @ 10:00 & 11:00 respectively.

Under  9’s & 10’s:  enjoyed a great days hurling in Ballina on Sunday in the John Joe Nevin & Des Nevin Tournaments competing against teams from Ballina, Smith O’Briens Killaloe, Clonlara, Ahane & Murroe/Boher. The Under 10’s won the B Final v Smith O’Briens.  We had two under 9 teams in the competition. The ‘Sharks’ team won a very exciting A Final v Clonlara by a single point. The ‘Tigers Team won the C Final V Ballina. A big thank you to Ballina Club for the invite & for organising a fantastic day’s hurling for all the children. It was really appreciated by both parents & children.

Wheelchair Hurling : is coming to Tipperary on Saturday 14th Sept. It will take place at St Mary's Secondary School Newport Co Tipperary. Every year each of the provinces hosts a round of the League competition and this years Munster leg is being held in Newport.  Each of the 4 provinces will have a team taking part . The opening ceremony will take place at 10.30a.m with games commencing at 11a.m. In June this year 12 wheelchair hurlers (3 from each province) represented Ireland at the International Floorball competition competing against 9 other nations. This was a fantastic experience for the wheelchair hurlers.

The Munster team is made up of players from Clare, Limerick and Kerry. Training takes place once a week in Limerick . We would be delighted to have players from Tipperary. If you know of any wheelchair user that might be interested let them know about the event in Newport and they can get further details about Wheelchair hurling from Gerry McNamara 085 1901900 or Dave Fitzgerald 083 8168143.

The GAA at Croke Park and Munster GAA are fully supportive of wheelchair hurling and have recognised it as part of the GAA's Games for all programme.

 

Dawn to Dusk training session: in aid of Nutrture Africa is been hosted by the club this Sunday in Lacken Park by our senior hurler Odran Floyd. All age groups in the club are taking part in order to raise funds for this very worthy cause on this Sunday Sept. 15th from  7:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Please contact Odran Floyd on 085 76123493 or e mail odran@live.ie for further details. Your support  would be really appreciated.

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