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Thursday 19 September 2019

BALLYMORE/ MAYGLASS

GAA LOTTO

The St Fintans GAA lotto now stands at €6,300 and tickets may be purchased from local shops and from club members at a cost of €1.50. There is also a match three prize of €300 up for grabs each week and Stephen Bornott shared in this prize with the following numbers drawn 2,7,18,23. TABLE QUIZ

A fund raising table quiz will be held in Ye Olde Coopers Inn in Killinick on Friday October 14th at 9pm. The proceeds from the night will go to the Goff school of Irish dancing. A table of four is €20 and we look forward to seeing you on the night. PLAYERS A.G.M.

The Ballycogley Players will hold an annual general meeting in Tomhaggard social centre on Wednesday September 28th at 8.30pm. All are welcome. BABY JOY

Congratulations to Richie and Mairead Kavanagh on the birth of their daughter Erin. Best wishes are sent from their many friends and families in the Mayglass and Kilmore areas. REHEARSALS

The Ballycogley Players continue to rehearse 'Bad Sunday', 'Looking For Love' and 'Regilious Knowledge', their three one act plays for this season in preparation for performances in St Michael's hall, Wexford in the near future. We will keep you posted. STROLL TO VICTORY

The All Blacks u-12 boys recorded their first victory of the season on Saturday last beating Duncannon 8-2 in Div.1a of this years league.

A spirited performance from the boys ensured a victory against a less than full strenght Duncannon side in a very exciting game. A hat trick from Conor Breen and further goals from Eoin & Robert Goff and Jamie Connick ensured a victory was never in doubt. The following lined out on the day:B. Moore, L. Redmond, P. Cummins, J.D. Cahill, R&E Goff, C. Breen, L. Aldridge, C. O'Connor, S. Carley, M. Browne, C. Ward, J. Connick and J.Doyle. The u-6 and u-9 teams performed well once again away to North End United. DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

The annual grand concert will take place this year in the Talbot Hotel on Thursday October 13th at 8.30pm. The night will feature the Wexford Tenors and the Ballycogley Players and the proceeds are in aid of the Mayglass church restoration fund. Tickets are €10 and a raffle will also be held on the night.Tickets are available at the Talbot Hotel or from any committee member. For further information please contact 087 9459918. SCOUTS

The scout year resumed on Saturday September 17th for Beavers, with cubs and scouts on Wednesday 21st September in Tomhaggard social centre.

Beavers meet on Saturday morning 1011.30am with cub/scouts meeting on wednesdays 7-8.30pm. Unfortunatly the Beavers section is full for this year unless we can get additional leaders to help.

There are limited spaces in the cub section aged 9-11, scouts section 11-15 and the new venture section aged 15-18 yrs that link in with the county venture team.

We are delighted to welcome two new leaders to the group but with the increased youth membership we are urgently seeking more young people over the age of 18 who would like to do some voluntary work even on a part time basis.

Registration fees have been reduced to €45 which should be paid over the coming weeks and the weekly subscription is €2. We are due to go on the new scout programme over the coming months so its an exciting time for scouting.For further information please contact Laura on 087 9417974 or Breda at 087 6858480. CAR BOOT SALE

The last car boot sale was cancelled due to bad weather so it has been decided to rearrange another for Saturday October 1st. The venue is Mayglass church carpark from 8am-1pm and for further information please contact 087 945 FIELD DAY/ CAR BOOT

Good weather was once again on hand to ensure yet another sucessfull All Blacks field day and car boot sale on Sunday last. The day featured many events and the large crowd in attendance were well catered for with tea/coffee and lovely homemade produce supplied by many local supporters.

Aidan "Darkie" Furlong was the winner of the smart phone kindly sponsored by choice communications for the tyre challenge, Anita Cullen was the winner of the cash prize on the soccer board well done Anita on bashing the boys. Barry Ryan was penalty king for the day thus winning the penalty shootout.

A big thank you to all those who supported on the day and to all club members for their hard work in making the day the sucess it was. HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Kitty Goldsmith was joined by her extended family in Ye Olde Coopers Inn to celebrate a very special birthday during the past week. Though Kitty recieved many presents I am sure that when her grandchildren marched a greyhound suitably wearing a muzzel and boquet into the party Kitty recieved her greatest shock. We wish her a very happy birthday and may she have many hours of fun racing her lastest acquisition around the greyhound tracks of the southeast. I.C.A. GUILD

The lastest federation meeting was held in Camross on Monday night last. The local Killinick guild recieved a thank you card from the Womens refugee thanking the guild for its generosity during the past year and also stated that the refugee would accept all donations with the exception of soft toys.

Congratulations to the Kilmore guild who are the federation representatives in the Elenor Gibbons cup a competition in which they finished third.

A one day craft school will be held in Colaiste Brid Enniscorthy on November 3rd at 2pm. The latest competition was won by Teresa Petitt, 2nd Aine Sheeran, 3rd Margo Finn. The competition for the next night is Autumn flower arranging in a cup and the next meeting will be held on Monday October 3rd. CAMOGIE

The All Ireland winning Wexford senior camogie team will pay the Merry Elf, Killinick a visit on Friday September 30th at 7.30pm. This is an ideal oppertunity to meet the stars and to congratulate them in person on their sucess. GOLF SOCIETY

Fintan Murphy took the St. Fintan's golf society membership to the lovely Carrickon-Suir golf club on the lower slopes of the Comeraghs to play for his captains prize. Not alone did Fintan choose a fabulous course on which to play for his main prize plus the many other superb prizes he also gave us a day out to remember. A special word of thanks must go to the staff of the golf club for the welcome afforded to us all.

Following a great days golf in the sunshine Fintan presented his main prize to Frank Doyle (39pts) with Paud O'Brien (38pts) in second place with the following seperated only by the count back system, Eric Byrne,Finny Kenny, Charlie O'Gorman, Paddy Furlong and Paddy McGuire. The longest drive was won by Paud O Brien, nearest the pin Nicky Foley, team prize Paud O'Brien, Charlie O'Gorman and Finny Kenny, 2 club Paud O'Brien (x2) and Martin Fanning. Billy Moore was the winner of the visitors prize.

Fintan and his committee are to be complimented on a great day and season to date. FOOTBALL

The annual Watt Kelly blitz in u-8 football was played in Ballymore on Sunday morning last and the occasion was somewhat spoiled by the inclement weather. kilmore, st Annes, St. Mary's Rosslare and St Fintans/oli competed for the cup with each team playing one another.

At the end of the day Kilmore took the spoils. The large attendance was treated to some entertaining football.it was also nice to see the hurling wall in situ the latest piece in the clubs development programme. FOREVER FIT

A new class starts on Monday October 3rd at 7.30pm in Ballycogley Hall. This is a 1 hour class - Aerobic Dance Fitness and Body Toning! Come early to complete Health Screening with Amanda Burke I.S.S.A. For more info. Call 087 9713339.

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