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GAA Notes 22nd April 2013

posted Apr 26, 2013, 1:39 AM by Mark Baldwin
Sponsored by Tallow Area Credit Union

Junior Football
Tallow 1-10 Affane 4-5
In an entertaining game played in blustery conditions in Lismore last Sunday, Affane took full advantage of a strong breeze to put two goals and five points on the scoreboard in the first half. A goal from Donnacha Mulcahy and three points from the irrepressible Paul O Brien left five points between the team at the break.
     After the restart Mikey Curley narrowed the gap to two points with three points of his own. Affane showed their adeptness at getting goals when they scored against the run of play to put the brakes on the Talow revival. However we renewed our assault on the Affane lines, enjoying ample possession. Mikey added a brace of points before Kieran Geary and Thomas Ryan pointed to leave us within touching distance of the Affane men with time running out. A breakout from the Affane defence led them all the way up the field to get the match-clinching goal and give them a clear four-point margin.
 
Team: S Ahearne, T Mc Grath, T Harker, S O Sullivan, E Hickey, B Mc Carthy. K Geary, E Sheehan, K Henley, P O Brien, M Curley, JP Grey, D Mulcahy, W Curley. Subs S Curley, S Pratt, A Pratt, J Fagan, M Tobin, W Hogan.

The Gathering
On the June Bank Holiday Weekend, Tallow will host a Gathering with Michael Prendergast, our club vice-president, the special guest of honour. At 8pm on Saturday June 1st the School Road will be named in his honour followed by a tribute evening in the Community Centre where he will be honoured for his services to the Irish community. We hope that many of you will put this event in your diary to pay tribute to one of the great Tallow men of our era.

Deise Draw
Well done to club member, former senior hurling number five (with a black helmet) and manager Johnny Geary for his win in the first Deise Draw. Next draw is Friday 3rd May.

Tallow GAA Lotto- Supported by Tallow Area Credit Union
22/4/13 Numbers Drawn 6,10,15,20 No Winner
Consolation Prizes Lindsay Murphy, Aidan Murphy, Bunty O Sullivan, Maureen O Doherty. Promoter Johnny Geary
Next Draw Clancy's Bar 29/4/13 Jackpot €2000

Senior Hurling
A date to note is Sunday 5th May at 7pm in Cappoquin when we play An Rinn in the opening round of the Senior Hurling Championship
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