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Monday 18 December 2017

GLYNN/BARNTOWN

BARNTOWN CHARITY DAY

Sunday 25th March last saw the Barntown Community hold its now "Annual Charity Day", which was again baked in glorious sunshine. Hundreds of people turned out to either take part or just spectate as the various events unfolded.

Events such as football, bike run and charity auction were added to this year with the hugely popular car trial taking centre stage and the Tractor Run event made more than its fair impact this year. The Rianna & Paul Mcgrath penalty shoot out really got the crowd cheering. All the money raised for the three charities is practically counted, with one more event to go.

A Golf Classic on Friday 4th May and presentation night has now been set for Sunday 6th May in Mary Jo's beginning at 9pm with Innuendo. We will unveil the amount you raised so make sure you can be there to finish a really enjoyable and very worthwhile charity day 2012.

TRANSPLANT GAMES

Barntown woman, Barbara Murphy is one of 2 Wexford people who have been selected to represent Ireland in the forthcoming European Transplant Games. There will be a coffee morning on Thursday 26th April at Woodview, Knockhone, Barntown (Susan Mernagh's place)to raise funds in order for Barbara to travel and compete. Everybody welcome and please bring along a friend. All enquiries to 087 6974 887. We look forward to your support.

SUMMER SOCCER CAMP

The Summer soccer Campat Crossabeg AFC Schoolboys/ girls summer camp for boys & girls 6 - 14 yrs takes place from Monday 2nd July to Friday 6th July from 10 am until 2 pm costing €60 per child or two siblings for €100. Includes a jersey, shorts, socks, water bottle and gym sac. Registration day Saturday 16th June no further bookings can be taken after this date. For further details or any questions please contact Club Schoolboys secretary Andy Carr on 086 4011115.

END OF SEASON SOCIAL

Crossabeg AFC are looking forward to seeing everyoneat the club's annual Social Night which takes place on Friday 11th May at Mooneys on the Quay, Wexford. Refreshments will be provided. Gratitude to our club sponsors Mooneys on the Quay.

Best of luck to our U-12s team, (Crossabeg AFC) coached by Andy Carr in their cup semi final against Gorey on Saturday April 21st and also in the run in to the league where they are currently in contention for the title.

U.16s: Also good luck to our under 16s managed by John Doyle & Joe Breen who are doing well this season and are in contention to win Division 1A. Best of luck lads. For results you can follow us on Facebook or check the results section of the paper.

SPARTAN CHALLENGE

Please vote for local lady, Marian Morrissey to represent Wexford in the forthcoming Spar Spartan Challenge 2012. 1) Click on profiles, 2)Go to Wexford 3)Vote Marian Morrissey. Thanks for your support.

GAA NEWS

WANTED: We are looking for donations of all your unwanted hurls, helmets, club gear, football boots, etc. in good condition so that we can reuse them through the club. All items can be left in the club house on Saturday mornings between 10.30 and 12.00 or brought to training.

ON THE PITCH: A busy and successful week on the field with wins in championship in Intermediate football, minor and juvenile hurling. In addition the U12 boys had a good win over St. Anne's and our U12 girls had their first home football match.

CLUB LOTTO: The Lotto this week has a prize of €2,250 if you can match four numbers, draw takes place in Marty B's on Wednesday. Also, a big thank you to everyone who bought Model County Draw tickets from the Club, your support is greatly appreciated.

CONDOLENCES: The Club sends it sincere condolences to the Laffan family. Jim Laffan had travelled with his friends and clubmates on the club trip in February and his passing so soon after the trip came as a massive shock. Ar Deis De go raibh an Anam.

GLYNN YOUTH CLUB

6th class and anyone else interested in joining us in September, are invited this Friday 27th April from 8-10 pm, this will serve as an early registration night, coffee and biscuits will be served! If you want to join but can't make it on Friday text your details to Colette Steel 086 352 7292

TABLE TENNIS

Luke Barnes, Nigel Donohoe, Corey Mahon and Kevin Birney are still going strong in Leinster, they beat Westmeath, quite convincingly in the semi final in Carlow recently and are waiting to play in the Leinster final shortly.

COMMUNITY GAMES

SWIMMING: Once again we were well represented in this year's Community games County swimming final. Swimming fantastically for their first time in the competition were Eoin Walsh, Justin Dempsey and Liam O'reilly. Bronze went to Emma Mckegney, Alan Mahony and Kaylem Codd. Silver went to Corey Mahon, Eoin Allen and Isabelle O'connor.

We had 11 children winning Gold medals and these will be heading off to Athlone in August for the National Finals, these were: Sophie Mahon, Adam Mahon, Eoghan Mahon, Conor Mahony, Kevin Mahony, Sean Maher and Stuart Vaughan.

Glynn Barntown also had the winning under 13 boys relay squad, Adam Mahon, Alan Mahony, Conor Mahony, Justin Dempsey and Stuart Vaughan.

The under 16 squad includes, Corey Mahon, Kevin Mahony, Sean Maher, Eoin Allen and Eoghan Mahon. We wish them good luck and a fun weekend in Athlone! Reminder get your birth certs and photos in asap.

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