Senior Scór Champions: The Munster Final of Senior Scór took place in Cappamore last Saturday with Newport represented in 3 categories: Ballad Group - Marie Floyd, Teresa Galvin, Lorna Floyd, Brian McAuliffe and Ruairi Floyd; Instrumental Music - Ruairi Floyd, Brian McAuliffe, Niamh Floyd, Áine O'Malley and Sarah McAuliffe. Léiriú - Lil O'Grady, Tom McCabe, James Collins, Mary Browne Ryan, John Tuohy, and Mary Casey. Before a full house, our groups gave splendid performances and all three were duly crowned Munster champions. This is such a huge success and honour for the club and all three will go on to represent, club, County and province in the All-Ireland final on May 6th in Belfast. It was a great night for Tipperary as we won six of the seven categories. A big thank you to all our representatives, and to all who help behind the scenes led by Anthony Floyd.
Senior hurling: Our winning ways continued on Sunday when we defeated Moneygall in Lacken Park. Final score Tulach Sheasta 1.23 Moneygall 0.11. Team: Mike Flannery, Conor Hickey, Conor O Mahony, Andrew Hickey, Cian Flanagan, Sean O Brien, Conor Floyd, Darragh Carroll (12 8f), Rob Houlihan, Peter O’ Sullivan (2), Eoin Shinners (1), Pa Ryan (1), Eamon McCormack, Martin Carey, Aidan Moloney (1.3)Subs: Aidan Ryan, Daniel Carew (3), Kevin Connolly (1), Padraig Hogan, Conor Keating .
U6, 7s & 8s: Back Hurling training on Saturday morning up in Lacken Park - a fabulous sunny morning & a great turn out by all players. Thanks to all the managers & their volunteers. We greatly appreciate your time & effort each week!
U-9 & U-10's: Were back in action last Saturday in Ballina Hurling Blitz. Great turn out from both groups with over 30 participants from Newport. Both teams played great for their first matches back. Thanks to the Ballina club for hosting the event.
U-12 North Football Division
Arrows came up against a strong Nenagh team on Friday evening. Newport found it hard but never gave up till the final whistle.
Best of luck in the next game.
Dynamos came up against a strong Nenagh team on Friday evening. Newport found it hard but never gave up till the final whistle. Hard luck lads
Easter Camp: Our annual Easter Camp will take place next week in Lacken Park on 18th, 19th and 20th of April. The camp is for children six years and over. Cost €25. Registration will take place on the first morning of camp.
Sympathies: Deepest sympathies to the Jones Family Clonbunny on the recent death of Maureen R.I.P., the Madden family Annaholty on the death of Eddie R.I.P, the Jones family Foildarrig on the death of Kathleen R.I.P., the Bonfield family on the death of Jim R.I.P. and the O’ Connor family Mulcair Manor on the death of Kieran R.I.P. Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anamacha.
Thank you: Thank you to all who are helping on match days in Lacken Park, the stewards, mná sa siopa, and especially to those who cater for the teams in the league, making sure that they enjoy the best of Newport hospitality.
Congratulations to our recent winners Betty Ryan (€1000) and Joey Brennan (€500) in the Tipperary draw. Now is your chance to join the Tipp draw for the coming year. Great prizes and much needed funds raised for the club. €100 for the year. For further details contact Draw Co-ordinator Martin Kennedy or any member of the committee.