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Club Notes: 9th September 2019

posted Sep 10, 2019, 5:16 PM by Mark Baldwin   [ updated Sep 10, 2019, 5:18 PM ]
Notaí CLG Tulach an Iarainn sponsored by McGrath's chemist.

Junior Football :
Tallow 4-08 Kilgobnet 4-13

Never has a game being influenced so much by two players . Donnchadh Mulcahy plying his trade at corner forward garnered himself the total of 3-3 all from play while his counter part on the Kilgobnet side at full forward scored around 80% of their total. It was a lively opening ten minutes with scores a plenty. Our first score was registered on the scoreboard when Ryan Grey pointed a free inside two minutes. Donnchadh "the Tyrone Samuri" scored our first point from play two minutes after , followed it on a minute later when he cut in from the right hand side and slotted over for a beauty. Quick thinking from Ryan resulted in our first goal of the game when he blasted home a close in free. The speed of it confused some as on the Cappoquin scoreboard it was recorded as a point. Jordan scored a wonder point and a long range bomb from Kevin Henley on ten minutes had us leading 1-4 to 0-2. Five minutes after this Kilgobnet had a goal and point scored . The ever industrialist Donnchadh had the misfortune to see a thunder bolt come back off the butt of the post as he left players in his wake. It was tit for tat now and a Ryan Grey shot dropped short into the hands of Donnchadh and he billowed the net. Kilgobnet's reply was instantaneous as they scored a goal straight away to leave the tie deadlocked at 2-5 each. Kieran Geary scored a point but again Kilgobnet breached our defence to add another goal and lead at half time 3-6 to 2-6.

We started the second half slowly and before Kieran Geary added his second point from play we trailed by six points with forty minutes played. Donnchadh hoodwinked his man and put over a point reminiscent of Joe Brolly with the high trajectory of his kick. There was a lull in the game for a period as their was no score for about eight minutes. Donnchadh again scored his second goal of the game and he maneuvered around a Kilgobnet defender to slot home. Donnchadh finished off his masterclass withhis last goal following a delivery after a piercing run by Jake Beecher. It was a five point loss and we now play a quarter final of the west. Team : Mark Stewart, Alan Curley, Jake Neville, Robbie Geary, Kevin Henley (0-1) , Kieran Frazier, Jake Beecher, Darragh Mulcahy, Jordan Henley (0-1) , Shaun O'Sullivan, Ryan Grey (1-1 1-1f) , Bob McCarthy, Darah Buckley, Kieran Geary (0-2) , Donnchadh Mulcahy (3-3). Subs used Dean Beecher, Eoin Condon, Mikey Tobin.

Junior Football Fixture : Tallow v Geraldines in Lismore on Saturday at 3.30pm

Flag Day : We would like to thank all those who generously contributed to giving money to our flag day on Saturday last . We are hoping to put up a set of lights at the corner of the field at Michael O'Keefe side of the top field.

Pairc Eamonn De Paor : Fixture 15th September Cois Bhride v Roanmore 11am.

Grotto: They will be rosary at the grotto this Saturday at 3.00pm after it's restoration work.

Games of yesteryear: In the coming months I will add the odd snippet from people on Tallow games of yesteryear..

All Ireland Tickets
Recently we’ve received some complaints from members that the All Ireland hurling tickets were not advertised yet the football ones were. Without doubt match tickets is the most contentious part of our year. Be it Waterford or All Ireland tickets we always receive complaints. We do everything we can to look after all those club members who request tickets. Often buying extra tickets from other clubs where possible to ensure we cater for as many members as possible with no financial benefit to the club. Rightly or wrongly we have never before advertised that All Ireland tickets were available, with it being standard that members contacted the club if they required tickets. After the hurling final a number of complaints were received about members not knowing that a draw was being held. This is why we advertised the draw for the football tickets.We apologize for any inconvenience caused and going forward we will advertise that a draw for tickets is open to all club members.

Tallow GAA Lotto Supported by Kearney's Restaurant.
09/9/2019 Jackpot €7,400 No Winner Numbers:20,24,25,27
Consolation Prizes : Anne Tobin, Michael Prendergast & Siobhán, Eamon Forbes, Damien Moore
Promoter :Gretta Power
Next Draw Corner House 16/9/19 at 9pm . Jackpot €7,600