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Club Notes: 14th September 2015

posted Sep 21, 2015, 4:50 PM by Mark Baldwin   [ updated Sep 21, 2015, 4:52 PM ]
Notaí CLG Tulach an Iarainn sponsored by McGrath's Chemist Tallow.

Photo shows the Tallow senior hurling team who played Ballygunner last Saturday with team mascots Jack Henley and Daniel De Souza

Tallow GAA Lotto - supported by Kearney's Restaurant Tallow

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Next draw: Corner House September 21st
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Senior Hurling
Tallow 0-16 Ballygunner 0-20
After heavy rainfall Friday and a terrible start to Saturday morning, the evening turned out surprisingly well, with not a drop of rain for the duration of the game. Tallow fought to the bitter and will be somewhat satisfied with a much improved performance from the last day. Tallow were dealt a blow prior to the game with the loss of Aidan (Ringo) Kearney due to illness. Ballygunner had a superior start with two tremendous points from play. Tallow responded with a point from Thomas Ryan to keep the difference to a minimum. The game was tit for tat with the speed of hurling in the opening half much faster than the previous round. This was no surprise as Ballygunner are renowned for their lightening pace and abundance of talent. Tallow will, however, be disappointed missing 3 goal chances in this game and will hope to convert such chances if they arise this weekend as the knockout stages begin on Sunday. The halftime score of 8 points apiece reflected the tight nature of the game but Tallow could have been in the lead had they been given that little element of luck and converted some of their chances.
Ballygunner got off to a fantastic start in the second half, scoring 4 points without response. A number of frees kept Tallow in contention along with a superb Evan Sheehan point. They found it difficult to claw back this 4 point deficit fully and trailed throughout the second half. Tallow produced some fine passages of play, notably the magnificent point by Paul Kearney midway through the half. As much as they persevered to the end, Tallow couldn’t force that vital goal to bring them back into the game and Ballygunner ran out winners 20 points to 16.
This weekend we face a terrific Dungarvan outfit, who will be highly confident following their two previous rounds, which they got through winning well. We urge all of you to travel to Dungarvan on Sunday evening as we know they will bring a huge crowd to their home venue. Throw-in is at 7.30pm and we hope to see you all there.
Team: S O' Sullivan, M O' Brien, D O' Brien, K Kearney, J Henley, J Murray, R Beecher, P O' Brien, K Geary, W Henley, T Ryan, B McCarthy, B McCarthy, R Grey, E Sheehan.
Subs: P Kearney, J Neville, J Tobin, J Power
Scorers: R Grey 0-6 pt (3fs) T Ryan 0-3 (2fs) P O' Brien 0-3 (1f) E Sheehan 0-2 P Kearney 0-1 W Henley 0-1.

Waterford Ladies
Well done to the Waterford ladies who had a marvellous win on Sunday last. They defeated Kildare in the All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie final on a scoreline of 2-09 to 1-05. They are now promoted to the senior ranks, a fantastic achievement. Well done girls!!

CLG Tulach an Iarainn extend sincere sympathy to the Neville family West Street Tallow and Ballynoe on the sad passing of Mary Kate. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.
We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to Callanan family on the sad passing of Alfie. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. 
Cois Bhríde
Our minor hurlers will face De La Salle in a county semi-final on Wednesday the 23rd of September in Fraher Field at 7.30pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated.