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Club News: 16th of June 2014

posted 16 Jun 2014, 04:24 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO
Our Senior Men had a good win over Bunninadden on Sunday last. Having lead by 1-8 to 0-2 at half time, the team pushed on to win by a final score of 1-20 to 0-7. John Quinn was the top scorer with a tally of 1-6 followed by Gary Gaughan and John Kelly with 0-4 each.

Our Junior Men drew with Castleconnor on Saturday last on a final score of 4-9 to 5-6. 

Castlerock NS represented the club at the Cumann na mBunscol finals on Saturday last in Markievicz Park. Well done to the girls who beat Cliffoney and hard luck to the boys who were beaten by Dromore West.

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Well done to our latest local hero, Caitlin Walsh, on winning gold in walking and javelin in the Special Olympics held in Limerick at the weekend.  

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The National Feile na nOg tournament will take place in Connaught from Friday, 27th June to Sunday, 29th June.  Representatives from every county will compete across 8 divisions and it is anticipated there will be 64 host teams and 64 visiting teams.  Tourlestrane has been chosen as one of the central venues with a total of 8 teams playing on both pitches over the weekend.  Some of the teams playing in Tourlestrane include Mullingar Shamrocks, Fenagh St Callins, Kiltimagh, Kilmovee, Newport Gaels, St Nicholas and Grange St Colmcille.  Tourlestrane are hosts to Grange St Colmcille from Armagh, this is a small rural club approximately 4 miles from Armagh City.  They have 230 members with 100 of these being underage members, they have teams at all levels from U-6 to Senior with fantastic facilities at their club including social club, changing rooms, gym and recently developed training pitch.  Their U-14 team will travel to Tourlestrane to take part in the Feile competition and we wish them the best of luck and hope they enjoy their visit to our  club.

The Kelloggs GAA Cul Camp takes place from 30th June to 4th July from 10.00am to 2.30pm.  The camp is open to girls and boys aged between 6 -13.  For further information contact the Tourlestrane Camp Co-Ordinator on 087-1306538.

Kids club jerseys are now available in a variety of sizes from our Club Secretary.  For more information contact Amanda on 087-7422843.

Gaelic for ladies every Monday night in Tourlestrane Main Pitch at 9.30, great exercise and loads of fun - bring a friend!

Best wishes to the Sligo Senior and Minor football teams and management ahead of Saturdays Connacht Championship matches.
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