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Club Notes: 24th July 2017

posted Jul 24, 2017, 4:49 PM by Mark Baldwin   [ updated Jul 24, 2017, 4:53 PM ]

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Tallow GAA lotto sponsored by Kearney's Restaurant Tallow
Numbers drawn were: 3, 6, 25, 28
No winner
Consolation Prizes: Carol O Brien, Paddy Norris, Irene O Keeffe, Michael Condon 
Promoter: Colin Cunningham
Next draw: Lukies July 31st 
Jackpot: €19,200

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Junior Hurling Championship:

Tallow   1-14    Lismore 2-13

This was a cracking game of hurling with all the ingredients you would expect from a local derby. It was tough and competitive throughout with plenty of spills and thrills but I have to say played in a good spirit.

Lismore opened the scoring with a pointed free but thereafter Tallow broke from the blocks and reeled off 8 points in succession to take control of the game. Lismore hung in there and a goal towards the end of the first half gave them a vital foothold from which to launch their second half comeback. Tallow were the better team and looked comfortable over the opening period yet couldn’t shake off Lismore and had only a 2 point lead to show for their efforts. Half Time: Tallow 0-8, Lismore 1-3.

Lismore dominated early exchanges after the resumption and gradually pulled ahead. Tallow stayed in touch with a Brian Henley goal helping to rebalance things for a short while. There’s no doubt Tallow had opportunities to salvage this game in the closing stages but Lismore held firm and on balance of play just about deserved the narrow 2 point win. All in all it was a most entertaining game. Though it has been a disappointing season for our juniors they finished the year on a high with two spirited performances against Ballyduff and Lismore last Friday night. Our thanks to team selectors and players for their efforts!  

Tallow: Wm Curley, S Curley, J Tobin, Dylan Mangan, Eric Hickey, Kieran Fraser, M Tobin, N Condon, K Henley(0-1), D Tobin, B Henley (1-3), Billy Henley (0-7,5f), J Power (0-2), S Barry,(0-1), A Buckley, T McSweeney.


Comhbhron:

Tallow GAA club extend deepest sympathy to the Cunningham family on the death of Mrs Bridie Cunningham (nee Quinlan), Bridgelands, Tallow. Ar dheis lamh De go raibh si.


Senior Hurling:

We had a provisional club championship date of August 13th but obviously all that has changed now and we’re off to Dublin for the All Ireland semi final against Cork. Our congratulations to Tommy and the team on their win over Wexford on Sunday!

Home for the Game:

I didn’t meet him but I understand former club stalwart Kieran Ryan was in town and attended the game on Sunday. Great to have you home Ryano and here’s hoping you will have to make another couple of trips before the season is over.


Junior Football:

We play Shamrocks in our final jnr football league game on Sat 29th @ 7 30 in Ballyduff.


Club Meeting:

A meeting of the club executive committee will take place this Thursday 27th @ 9pm in the clubhouse.


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