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Club News: 17th of Feburary 2014

posted 18 Feb 2014, 07:31 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO

Our Senior Men have their first outing of the year this Saturday when they take on Tubbercurry, in a replay of last years County Championship final, in round one of the Kiernan Cup. The game takes place on Sunday in Tourlestrane at 2pm.

Our Senior Hurlers have their first round of the Dermot Molloy League when they take on St. Mary's, Carrick in Tourlestrane. See pictures attached of their training session recently.

The Ladies AGM was held on Saturday last in the Hillary room, Banada. Thanks to all who attended. Paddy Henry is staying on as manager of the team with Colm Corcoran, Dermot Mooney and Maureen Walsh. Paddy has also been appointed as a selector with the senior men's team.

The County Board have released their underage fixture plan for the year. It can be found on the website. Our U-16 boys are the first to resume action on March 2nd with our Minor boys out in round 1 on March 16th while the U-14 due to start their league campaign on the 31st of March.

Best wishes to senior players, Stephen Henry and Brian Egan, representing Letterkenny IT, who have qualified for the Trench Cup Semi Final. The game takes place on Thursday the 19th of February when they take on Hope Liverpool. The team fought back a 6 point deficit to beat Mary Immaculate, Limerick on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-8, with Stephen Henry dominating around the middle of the field.

Congratulations to former senior player, Brendan Egan, and the rest of the St. Vincent's team, Marino, Dublin who have qualified for the All Ireland Club Senior Championship final on St. Patrick's Day in Croke Park. The team beat Ballinderry Shamrock, Derry, on a scoreline of 2-14 to 1-13 on Saturday last.

Best wishes to former senior manager, Neil Egan, who has taken over as manager of Mayo club, Ballaghaderreen.

Best of luck to St. Attracta's Senior Boys team who take on St. Jarlath's in the Connaught Senior A Championship Semi Final on Wednesday the 26th of February at 12:00 in the Connaught Center of Excellence.

We would like to offer our deepest sympathy to the Nealon family, on the recent untimely death of Ted. Ted was a member of our County Championship winning team of 1956.

We would also like to offer deepest sympathy to the Dillion family and the whole Calry/St. Joseph's club and community on the death of their club PRO, Gary. Gary designed the cover of the Senior County Championship Final Programme  which we featured on only a number of
months ago.