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Club News: 13th January 2013

posted 13 Jan 2013, 13:57 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO
At the Club AGM, last week, Jackie O'Hara, Cloongoonagh, was elected as a Club Patron. In this small way, we recognise the contributions made by Jackie over his lifetime involvement with and unwavering support of Tourlestrane. Congratulations and best wishes to Jackie. 

Also on the night we held the draw to divide the winnings from the National Lottery Draw between the members of the syndicate in total there were 31 x €100 in prizes given. The Winners of €100 each were: Michael Murray, Sean Clarke, Marie O'Hara, Thomas Crummy, Siobhan Crawley, Michael Leonard, Christina Walsh, Noel Broe, David Bailey, Anne Henry, Jimmy Walsh, Veronica Henry, Eugene Leonard, Porick Murray, Richard Kennedy, Paulette Walsh, Joe Kennedy, Kevin Fallon, Cathy Egan, David Surlis, Luke Colleran, Mickey Mac Pub, Brendan Kennedy, Gerry McGowan, Patrick Fleming, Seamus Lundy (USA), Milo Maye, Denis Gavigan, Egan Brothers, Mary Conway and Patrick Brennan.
Thanks again to all our member's last year and to the members who have already signed up for 2013. While we all understand the difficult financial times we are in at the moment we would really like to gratefully acknowledge our appreciation for the positive reception we have received from all.

The managers for the underage teams in the coming season are: Minor: Richard Kennedy, Stephen Henry, Enda Kelly and Alan Dunne. U-16: Mattie Brennan, Leo Gaughan, Matthew Brennan and Gary Gaughan. U-14: Matt Marren, Gary Gaughan and David Bailey and the U-12 managers are Damian Walsh and John Lundy.A full list of the officers and managers for 2013 is on the club website
The Ladies AGM will be on Saturday the 19th of January at 5.15 sharp in Hilary Rooms followed by Hurling AGM at 6.30pm.

Photos from the Kilmacud All Ireland Club Sevens can now be viewed on the website and also on the Facebook page. 
Congratulations to the Senior Hurling Team and management on winning the Martin Brennan Cup Final in Tourelstrane on the 29th December. The team overcame Western Gaels by the narrowest of margins on a scoreline of 1-6 to 1-5. 

The club would like to wish Kevin Walsh and the Sligo Senior team the very best for 2013. The team have got off to a great start recording two good wins in the FBD League. The club was well represented by Brian Kennedy and Adrian McIntyre in the teams 0-14 to 0-5 win over IT Sligo. On Sunday last, the club was represented through Adrian McIntyre and Brian Egan in the teams 0-14 to 1-9 win over NUIG. The game took place in Tourlestrane. 

Training for U-8s in Hall on Wednesday eve from 6.30 -7.30pm and u-10s from 7.30 -8.30pm.

Club hoddies, polo tops, jerseys, and small amount of training tops in all sizes avaliable. Contact Therese on 086/347/1371

Big money waiting to be won every Tuesday night in Banada Abbey Hall. Bingo from 8.30pm with a minimum payout each night of €2,000.

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The club would like to wish all our players, managers and supporters, from home and abroad, the very best wishes for 2013.