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Club News: 25th June 2012

posted 24 Jun 2012, 08:41 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO

Following their round 2 championship win over St. Johns, the senior
men had a very busy week which saw them compete in both the Leo Kenny
Connaught Cup and the Division 1 league. The team showed their
strenght in getting 3 great results over 5 days. Having beaten
St.Johns by 3 points, the team went on to beat Shamerock Gaels on
Tuesday last, in round 2 of the Leo Kenny Cup, on a score of 10 points
to 1-14. The team played Eastern Harps in the quarter final of the
competition yesterday. On Friday last, the team took on Eastern Harps
in round 9 of the Division 1 league knowing that a win would see them
capture the title. The team gave a great performance and ran out
winners of a scoreline of 16 points to 3. The team are now 6 points
clear of the top of the table with 2 games remaining, capturning the
title. This adds to the Kiernan Cup title which was captured earlier
on in the season. The team play Shamerock Gaels in round 10 of the
league this Saturday at 7.30 in Tourlestrane and your support would be
grately appreciated.

The Division 4 team had a great win over Drumcliffe/Rosses Point on
Saturday last in round 6 of the league in Oxfield. The final score was
4-5 to 5-6.

The U-16 boys team return to action this week when they play St.
Michaels at 7.30 on Monday. This is an away game.

The U-12 boys team play Eastern Harps in round 5 on Tuesday night at
7.30 in Keash.

The Senior Hurlers were unlucky against Coolera/Strandhill in round 7
of the Dermot Molloy League when they lost out on a scoreline of 1-13
to 2-7.

Pride of the place goes to the U12 Community Girls team who won the
County final on Tuesday last when they beat St. Farnans by a point. It
was a great team performance with Leonie Gaughan and Katie Molloy
playing outstanding. The team now go on to represent Sligo in the
Connaught finals during the weekend of the 21st of July.

Hard luck to Barry Walsh, Cathal Henry and the rest of the Sligo Minor
football team and management who bowed out of the Connaught
Championship after a very brave second half performance. Having
trailed by 1-4 to 1 point at half time, the final score was 1-6 to 6
points.

Well done to Tracy O' Hara, Claire Colleran and the rest of the Sligo
Ladies team and management who beat Leitrim in the Connacht
Intermediate Semi Final on a score of 4-14 to 3-16. The team will now play Roscommon in the final.

Reminder: Kelloges football camp runs from the 2nd to the 6th of July
in Tourlestrane.

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