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Club News: 1st May 2015

posted 2 May 2015, 04:01 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO   [ updated 2 May 2015, 04:09 ]
Our Senior men recorded a good win over Eastern Harps on Sunday last when they saw off the old rivals 1-13 to 0-8. Level at the interval the team dug deep, aided with a second half goal by Brian Egan, the ran out winners with a 8 point win. The team play Drumcliffe/Rosses Point this Bank Holiday Sunday at 1.30pm in Tourlestrane.

Our Junior team continued on their winning ways in the Division 4 league on Friday night last with a 0-14 to 1-04  win over Castleconnor. James Curley, Barry Kirrane and Enda Gallagher  dominated around the middle of the park while Kenny Gavigan and Eoin Fleming were in great scoring form up front. The team was David O'Hara, Shane Neary, Colm McVeigh, Matthew Lang, Enda Gallagher, Kenny Gavigan, James Curley, Daniel Clarke, Barry Kirrane, Paul Meers,  Niall Brennan , Eoin Fleming, Stephen McCloskey & Gearoid Brennan.  John Paul Lang made a welcome return as a second half substitute following his recent illness. Their next outing is an away fixture against Coolaney/ Mullinabreena on Saturday May 9th.

Our Minor Boys have qualified for the quarter final of the Division 1 league. The team play St. Molaise Gaels this Bank Holiday Monday the 4th of May at 12pm in Tourlestrane. 

Our U-16 Boys have also qualified for the knock outstages of the Division 1 Shield. The team take on Owenmore Gaels in Tourlestrane on Tuesday at 7pm. 

Our U-14 boys have recorded some excellent results in the past few weeks. Having won the Feile Division 3 title, the team have continued to build on this success with impressive wins over Coolaney/Mullinabreena 3-24 to 0-12, Castleconnor 4-13 to 0-8 and Enniscrone 4-12 to 5-5 respectfully. After 4 games, the team sit on top of the table with an impressive +47 points difference. 
The team travelled to Scarden recently for the County U-14 Féile Competition. After an exciting, well-fought game against St Johns, with a tight scoreline of 3-3 to 2-5, Tourlestrane came home victorious with the Division C Cup. Captain, Mark Fallon, received the cup on behalf of the team. 



Our U12 girls recorded their second straight win in the league on a very cold night in Tourlestrane v Ballisodare. Following on from last weeks victorious opening day trip to Curry the girls continued from where they had left off.

The handling and support play on a wintry evening was fantastic to see from the start. Building from a great base of disciplined defending through the tireless running of the midfielders and the combination play of the accurate forwards the girls kept a tight grip on the game and built a match winning score in each quarter. The subs introduced put their own mark on the game in the final quarter keeping the pressure on a determined and disciplined Ballisodare team.

The tourlestrane squad was Amy Kennedy, Erin Deehan , Katie O'Hara, Jane Corcoran, Orla Fleming, Katie Cunney, Cora Gilligan , Mariah Normanly, Leah Walsh, Ali Walsh, Ciara Brennan, Jade Walsh, Lauren Normanly. Sarah Walsh, Emma Hegarty, Ciara Walsh, Aoife Walsh, Katie Hegarty

Well done to all involved!!


Meave Normanly and Molly Kennedy lined out for the County U-16 team on Wednesday last when they took on Roscommon in the Connacht Championship. The team lost on a score of 1-14 to 1-5. The team have a quick turn around as they face Galway in Tuam Stadium this Saturday (2nd of May) at 3pm. 

Well done to our Senior Ladies Katie Walsh (0-5), Aisling Egan, Grainne Carty, Paddy Henry and all the Sligo Ladies team and management. The team overcame Leitrim, 2-9 to 1-8 on Sunday last in Ballyhanuis in the League Semi Final and have now qualified for the League final in Parnell Park on Saturday the 9th of May at 12.15pm. The Sligo Ladies County Board are calling on both our clubs and the business community to help out financially in giving the Ladies the best possible chance of success in the upcoming National League Final on May 9th. If you would like to Sponsor a Player for €100 or indeed make any contribution small or large, you may contact any member of the Sligo Ladies Executive.



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