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17th September

posted 17 Sept 2013, 03:03 by Denis Floyd   [ updated 17 Sept 2013, 11:53 by Unknown user ]
Under 6
Over 40 of our  Under 6's & 7's players travelled to Ballina last weekend to play the host in a series of blitz games. Well done to all who helped on the day.

 Under 10
Well done to our U10's who competed in the annual John Joe Nevin Tournament in Ballina this weekend. Newport performed very well winning the B final in a very competitive match. Well done also to Jack Ryan on winning the player of the tournament.

 Under 16's
Newport Gaels U16A hurlers have reached the North Semi, thanks to a big win over Ballina in the quarter final last week. After an uncertain first half in the semi-final against Nenagh on Monday evening, they clawed their way back to earn a draw. Extra time was played and the teams still finished level with 2-14 each in semi darkness. The replay is on Saturday at 12 noon.

Junior Football
Newport Junior A footballers recorded a 2 point win over Inane in the Nth Championship and have now reached the semi-final. Following a slow start, things did not look good for a depleted Newport outfit, but spearheaded by Sean O'Brien and Philip O'Brien, they fought their way back and to finish ahead on a scoreline of 1-8 to 1-6.

 Intermediate Hurling
The County Championship is now down to the business end, and after a long break, Newport face Arravale Rovers on Saturday in Dundrum in the county quarter final.

 A Night at the Dogs
The club has organised a great night out for all the family on Friday Nov 1st in Limerick Greyhound Stadium with "A night at the Dogs ". More info next week.

 Social Media
The clubs twitter account is now live @TulachSheasta1. This account also updates facebook, so if you follow either media you will receive up to date info on all club activity.
Field Development
Work on the drainage of the Juvenile Pitch has been carried out in recent weeks and as the accompanying picture shows, the surface has recovered quickly. Further development will continue in the forthcoming weeks.