Saturday 16 December 2017

Weekly GAA club notes

(Sarsfields) (Shelmaliers)
(Sarsfields) (Shelmaliers)
Eoin Roche (Sarsfields) Brian Murphy (Shelmaliers)
David Mooney (Sarsfields)
Adam Roche (Sarsfields) Brian Murphy (Shelmaliers)
(Sarsfields) (Shelmaliers)
Con Ó Donnagáin (Sarsfields) Eoghan Nolan (Shelmaliers)

SARSFIELDS There was mixed fortunes for the adult teams last weekend, with the Juniors beating Volunteers by 3-23 to 3-6 on Friday while the Seniors lost to Shelmaliers by 2-14 to 2-8 in Innovate Wexford Park on Saturday.

Well done to Jack Finucane and Conor Kehoe who played with the Wexford Under-16 football team in a recent victory over Wicklow, while Peter Grannell was one of the mentors.

Best of luck to the Under-16 girls who play Shamrocks at home tonight (Tuesday) at 7 p.m. Hopefully they will follow in the footsteps of their Under-14 counterparts who beat the same opponents in Enniscorthy on Wednesday.

And well done to the Under-10 girls who were in action in Hollymount last Thursday and did very well.

The winning lotto numbers on May 1 were 17, 19, 21 and 26. There was no jackpot winner, and next week's jackpot is €3,800.


Congratulations to Ciara Butler who achieved the highest score in our club Féile camogie skills competition. Ciara will go forward to represent the club at the upcoming county finals. Thanks to all the girls who came down to take part.

It's take two for our Senior camogie team who go head to head with Buffers Alley again on Monday in Monamolin in a play-off for a league final spot. Best of luck ladies.

Hard luck to our Under-14 hurlers who were defeated by Buffers Alley in Monamolin on Thursday. It was level pegging at half-time but the Alley pulled away in the second-half to take the victory.

The Under-6 academy started back on Saturday, April 29, at 10.30 to 11.30 a.m. in Glynn-Barntown G.A.A. grounds and will continue each Saturday at this time. Any questions, contact Ger on 087-2378165.

 A final registration night was held on Thursday in the clubhouse for all under-age girls and boys in the club. Thank you to all who have now registered with the club.

As we are all starting the game season, your child must be registered to play. Contact your child's manager for registration forms or download forms from the club website.

Our Michael Laffan Memorial hurling tournament is back this year but even bigger than before with 20 teams, 40 matches and 360 players! On Saturday, May13, at 10 a.m., Glynn-Barntown G.A.A. club is the place to be!

Hard luck to the gallant boys of Barntown N.S., beaten by Rathnure school in the I.N.T.O. mini-sevens hurling final.

Well done to the Under-10 Blue team which had a great draw versus Kilmore on Wednesday in Killurin, and well done to the Under-10 Green team which had a great win versus Clonard/Volunteers on Wednesday. These were the first matches of the season and two great performances -well done all!

Huge well done to our Junior 'B' ladies' football team which had another fantastic win on Tuesday versus St. Anne's. That's two great wins under their belt now - what a great start to the season.

Thanks to all who supported the club by buying a Model County Draw ticket. The first of the three draws took place recently and Glynn-Barntown G.A.A. club is delighted to have sold four winning tickets.

Glynn-Barntown Tennis Club are actively looking for new members and held an introductory tennis evening on the courts in the Glynn-Barntown G.A.A. club complex on Wednesday. Summer memberships are now available.

Any queries to Jane O'Shea (087-2742290).

Next Saturday, May 6, will be a very special day for all our young friends in second class in Glynn N.S. as they make their First Holy Communion. We wish them and their families a wonderful day.


The Clonard Under-10 camogie team are little warriors. They played three outstanding games on Saturday in Glynn-Barntown, two of them in the rain. The future is very bright after watching these young girls play their first official Under-10 camogie matches, as each and every girl played their hearts out. Well done girls.

A big thank you to Glynn-Barntown for hosting and putting on a big spread of refreshments for players and parents after the matces. See you all at training on Tuesday at 6 p.m Come on Clonard camogie club.

Congratulations to Donna Moore on winning €227 in the last Split The Pot draw. The seller was Aidan Gilbert. Next week's envelopes are on sale now. Thanks to all for selling and supporting us weekly.

The club would like to send a vote of sympathy to Dave Ormonde and the Ormonde family on the passing of his wife, Sheila, also to Liam Murphy and the Murphy family on the passing of his wife, Anne, and to Anthony Cleary and the Cleary family on the passing of his father. May they rest in peace.


Well done to the Intermediate 'A' footballers who secured back-to-back wins after they beat Craanford by 2-8 to 0-8 on Saturday. Scorers were David O'Brien (1-4), Pedro Travers (1-0), Gearóid Cullen (0-2), Michael Molloy (0-1), William Cullen (0-1).

The Senior hurlers will open their championship campaign on Sunday afternoon. They'll lock horns with Ferns St. Aidan's at Innovate Wexford Park from 2 p.m. Best of luck lads. All support greatly appreciated. At 7 p.m. that evening, the Junior 'A' hurlers will welcome St. Martin's.

Well done to the Under-14 hurlers who got their championship off to a flying start with an 8-13 to no score win over Rathnure. They'll play away to Glynn-Barntown on Thursday evening.

Congratulations to Charlie McGuckin, Eoin Molloy and Jack Cullen who are squad members with the Wexford Minor hurling team. They defeated Offaly by 2-17 to 1-13 last Saturday. They'll now meet Dublin in a provincial semi-final on Saturday, May 13, at Parnell Park.

The Under-12 'A' hurlers travel to Rathnure on Sunday for an 11 a.m. throw-in.

The Under-14 and Under-16 camogie teams train tonight (Tuesday) from 6.30 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. The -14s play Horeswood on Friday evening.

Under-10 camogie training continues on Wednesday from 7 p.m.

Under-10 hurling and football training takes place on Thursdays from 6 p.m. until 7.30 Clonattin. All new players are welcome.

If you wish to enquire about any club team, please phone 087-9770497.

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