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Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Notes Sunday 22nd July

July 22, 2018

Senior footballers had a disappointing loss away to St Maurs last Wednesday night,  however they remain in contention for a league semi-final spot. They are at home vs Thomas Davies next Saturday,  the 28 July. Disappointment also for our Senior hurlers today losing to Faughs away, they play St Vincent’s at home on Wednesday night. A good mid-week win last week for our Minor Hurlers vs Thomas Davis.  And a good result for the Jnr B ladies footballers who opened their Championship with a win vs NGÓ during the week. They play again on Wednesday in the club. The 15B footballers had a hard fought one point win on Tuesday night last vs Naomh Fionnbarra, which put them top of the league.

Lots of Lucan players on Dublin camogie duty last weekend.  Some good results, well done to all players and management.

Seniors ( Ali Twomey, Mairi Moynihan, Emma Flanagan and Orla Beagan) drew with Tipperary and have qualified for the Quarter Final.

Premiers (Emma O’Flynn and Emer Keenan) beat Roscommon and made it two from two

16A (Ellen Dunphy, Aoife Coffey, Ali Dunne and Phoebe Shannon) unfortunately lost to Cork.

16B (Laura Sharkey and Caitlin Maguire) drew with Cork

There was no winner of the €20,000 lotto on the 19th July; the numbers were 6, 20, 26 and 27. Next draw will be managed by Seamus Clandillon and is sponsored by Coláiste Laichtín, Inis Oírr. Play Online Or Tickets can be purchased at the Club, in Carey’s Newsagents, in Vesey Arms or Kenny’s Bar. 

Golf Society - Castleknock Outing results 

Winner: Joe Donnelly (17) 45pts,
2nd Overall: Eddie Shanagher (27) 39pts,
Winner Category 1: Mick Roche (15) 30pts BB9,
Winner Category 2: Pat McGrath (20) 34pts,
Winner Category 3: Gabriel Larkin (24) 33pts,
Visitors Prize: Gerry O'Leary (24) 27pts.
Congratulations to all the winners. Next outing is Saturday 18th August in St Margaret's Golf & Country Club. Date for your Diary: Seamus Fagan's Captains Day Saturday 8th September in Tulfarris Golf Club.


Summer Camps 2018

We have had great numbers up enjoying the Camps so far, well done to David Moran GPO and others, more camps to come and a different jersey if you have already attended, Don’t miss out, registration can be completed on the club website.

Summer Camps 2018 still to come:


Mon 13th Aug - Fri 17th Aug; 10am – 2:30pm

Mon 20th Aug - Fri 25th Aug; 10am – 2:30pm


Club Shop is open this Saturday , the 28th July

Bingo is on Wednesdays 8:30pm.

Also don't forget the to fill out the Volunteer Recognition document

In recognition of the efforts made by volunteers the Club Executive has agreed that, in future, 50% of any match tickets received by the club for any All-Ireland Final will be allocated to a special draw specifically for any volunteer seeking a ticket. 

Adult Hurling Report

Disappointing weekend for adult hurlers with both Seniors and Junior As suffering heavy league defeats. Seniors lost out to Faughs in Tymon Park (match report below) while Junior A's went down to Ballinteer St Johns in Marley Park. 

Both teams have the chance to regain momentum quickly with mid-week league action coming up, Seniors host Vincent's on Wednesday night, while the Junior As play Whitehall on Tuesday night, both at 12th Lock. The Junior B's also have a busy week ahead, playing at home to Castleknock on Monday night and away to Commercials on Thursday night.  Meanwhile the Minor A's had a good league win over Thomas Davis midweek.

AHL1 Faughs 3-17 Lucan Sarsfields 0-15.

A young Lucan senior team were found wanting against a more experienced Faughs side who comfortably claimed the points at Tymon Park. Lucan started well but then Faughs got momentum with a goal from a dubious penalty and never looked back. They quickly followed up with a second goal and lead by 2-7 to 0-9 at half time, despite Lucan having had the benefit of a nice breeze.  Lucan were down to 14 after Ciaran Dowling saw red early in the second half, and while they fought well for a period to narrow the gap, Faughs countered with a third goal. Lucan had reduced the gap to five with about ten minutes remaining but were chasing the game and Faughs finished much stronger as Lucan lost their shape. Overall, it was a disappointing morning and one to be forgotten quickly.
Lucan Team/Scorers: C Murray, P Claffey, J Bellew, R Lambert, R Stapleton (0-1), C Crummey (0-2), L Walsh, C Dowling (0-4, 0-3f), R Ward, E Allen, R Smith (0-1), E O'Conghaile, P Ward (0-2), T Somers (0-4, 0-1f), CJ Smith (0-1). Subs E Reynolds, E Seary, K Roche.

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