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Club News: 9th March 2015

posted 10 Mar 2015, 13:59 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO
Well done to our Senior men on their Kiernan win over Coolaney/Mullinabreena on a scoreline of 2-12 to 1-7 in round 3 of the competition. The game took place on Friday night under the lights in Tourlestrane. The championship draw took place on Sunday night, our senior team will face Drumcliffe/Rosses Point and Eastern Harps in group 3 of the championship, playing both teams twice. 

Hard luck to the Sligo Hurlers who were beaten by Warwickshire in round 1 of the Allianz Legaue on Saturday. Our club was well represented on the starting 15 with All Star, Tom Brennan, lining out at corner back and a full forward line made up of all Tourlestrane players, Ruairi Brennan, Gary Gaughan and Aidan Walsh with other club representatives amongst the subs. The final score was 5-14 to 0-14. The team take on Leitrim on Sunday next at 12:45 as a curtain raiser to the Sligo Senior men's game. We wish the team and management the best of luck with their league campaign. 

Well done to St. Attracta's CS U-14 Girls team and Juvenile Boys team who won their respective Connacht Semi Finals on Friday the 6th of March. Both games took place at the Connacht Center of Excellence.
The girls beat Convent of Mercy, Roscommon while the boys overcame Rice College. Our club is well represented on both teams and we wish both teams and management the very best in their upcoming finals. 

With all our under-age teams preparing for their seasons ahead, our U-16s will be the first to return to the field on the 15th of March at 11.30am when they take on Tubbercurry in Kilcoyne Park. Following the success of the U-16's campaign last year, the team will compete in "A" league this year and are grouped with neighbours, Tubbercurry, Coolany/Mullinabreena and Eastern Harps. 
 
Our first Quarterly Draw of the year took place tonight at the monthly meeting. Prize winners are as follows: 
€1000 Noel McVeigh
€500 Francis Cawley, Andrea Gallagher 
€250 Barry Kirrane, Michael Henry (Rhue), Liam McDonagh, Padraig McVeigh 
€200 Connie Walsh, Shay Monaghan 
€100 Maria Fleming, Michael James Brennan, The Shoe Box, Jerome Quinn, Alex Gilmore (Ballymote),Niamh Kelly, Porick Murray, Great Gas (Ballymote), Christy Wimsey, Assumpta Kelly. 
Thank you to all of our Lotto Syndicate members for your support.

Well done to Sligo Senior men on their victory over Louth in the Allianz football league on Sunday. The team play Wexford in Markievicz Park at 2.30pm this Sunday while the Sligo Senior ladies take on Leitrim on Sunday at 2pm in Ballinamore. 

Bingo this Tuesday night at 8pm in Banada Abbey Hall. Snowball €6,300, Jackpot €3,610 and Lotto €230. All waiting to be won. Minimum of €2,000 given away every night!

There are a number of Tourlestrane children jerseys available for purchase through club secretary, Amanda Walsh. Sizes range from 5-6 years up to 10-11 years.

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