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20th March

posted 20 Mar 2017, 02:35 by Newport Gaa

Scór na bPaisti
Well done to our Quiz team of Darragh Kennedy, Kevin O’Brien, James Tobin, and Brian Tobin who emerged as joint winners with Sean Treacy's at the County Final of Scór na bPaisti in Cashel
last Sunday week. With both teams scoring a phenomenal 29 out of 30, a series of tie-breaking questions failed to separate them and the decision was made to make them joint winners. Well done to both teams. Unfortunately, our Figure Dance team of Alice Duhig, Niamh Coffey, Michelle Tuohy and Brianna Butler were unlucky despite a fantastic performance on the day. Well done to all our Club members who took part in Scór na bPaisti this year and we look forward to seeing you all on stage in future years. Thanks also to their parents and mentors for all your hard work and dedication and to our hard working Scór Committee.
Senior Scór
The County Final of Senior Scór took place in the Newport Community Centre last Saturday and what a fabulous night’s entertainment it turned out to be. In front of a packed hall the following took to the stage to represent the club - Solo Song - Marie Floyd, Recitation - Lil O'Grady, 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. Leiriu - Lil O'Grady, Tom McCabe, James Collins, Mary Browne Ryan, John Tuohy and Mary Casey. Set Dancing - Joe Floyd, Nora Coffey, Anthony Floyd, Bernie Flynn, Dinny Ryan (C), Siobhan O'Gorman, Noel Galvin, and Brid Coffey. Our Music, Ballad and Leiriu Groups emerged victorious on the night and will now go forward to represent Tipperary in the Munster Final in Cappamore on the 
8th of April. Well done to all our participants on the night and a big thank you to all our members who helped on the night and provided great hospitality to all the visiting clubs.

Easter Camp: Our annual Easter camp will take place 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 first morning of camp.

Thank You: To all who supported the senior players recent training fundraiser. Results are on our website.

U-12 Football Newport Arrows 4 - 3 Toomevara 1 - 7 Well done to all the players a great team effort this week. Newport Colts 4 - 1 Ballina 4 - 4 Very hard luck to all the team players, the match was very tight up until the final whistle. Newport Dynamos 2 - 1 Kilruane Mc Donaghs 4 - 3 Very close match this week, again hard luck to all the players.

Registration: Fees for 2017 now due. Remember if you are not registered you cannot play. See our webpage www.newportgaa.ie or our Facebook page Newport GAA club for further details.

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