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Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Notes Sunday 05 August

August 05, 2018

A super win for our Senior footballers after being 5pts down at half time and playing into the wind for the second half, they dug out a 1point win vs St Vincents.  The Jnr B ladies footballers made it two from two in the group stages of Championship and have now qualified for the semi-final. On Tuesday evening at the 12th lock, the U-15B footballers had another great win in the Division 6 league defeating Clanna Gael Fontenoy on a score line of 3-14 to 1-08, and they now sit top of the league

Hard luck to our Lucan’s Dublin Senior Camogie players Ali Twomey, Orla Beagan, Mairi Moynihan and Emma Flanagan who lost out in the All Ireland quarter final against a very strong Galway team.

There was no winner of the €20,000 lotto on the 2nd August; the numbers were 1, 3, 12 and 19. Next draw will be managed by Shay Hurson and is sponsored by Newcastle Golf Centre. Play Online Or Tickets can be purchased at the Club, in Carey’s Newsagents, in Vesey Arms or Kenny’s Bar. 

Summer Camps 2018 – Start again next week; Don’t miss out; details and registration can be completed on the club website. 10am -2:30pm; 

Football Mon 13th Aug - Fri 17th Aug

Hurling/Camogie Mon 20th Aug - Fri 25th Aug; #

Golf Society - Our next outing will take place at St. Margaret’s Golf & Country Club on Saturday 18th August from 1.00pm to 2.05pm. To request a tee-time please text Seamus Fagan at 086 8168984 as soon as possible but no later than 9.00pm on Sunday 12th August. New members are always very welcome. 


Bingo is on Wednesdays 8:30pm.

Juvenile Football Report

Many of the juvenile teams are now on their Summer breaks but the U-15B footballers continued to play some back matches in their league last week.

On Tuesday evening at the 12th lock, the U-15B footballers had another great win in the Division 6 league defeating Clanna Gael Fontenoy on a score line of 3-14 to 1-08.

This team now sits on top of the league with 5 wins and are 4 points clear of the second placed team. The team is really progressing and credit is due to Stephen O’Neill and his management team for preparing the team so well so far this year.

Well done to all the teams competing at the weekend.

Adult Football Report

Adult Football Division 1

Lucan Sarsfields 1-15

St. Vincents 1-14

Lucan got off to a good start scoring the first 2 points of the game but St Vincents came back fairly quickly to level things up at 2-2. The teams traded points until a Mossy Quinn goal for St Vincents put them ahead by 3 points. The goal was a big blow to Lucan as they had been playing well and they could not get to grips with St Vincents for the rest of the 1st half going in at the half time break 5 points down 1-7 to 0-5.

It was going to be a tough ask for Lucan 5 points down and into a strong breeze in the 2nd half to the County Champions. But raise their game they did with 6 points on the trot and a goal from half time substitute Harry Ladd Lucan found themselves 4 points up with 10 minutes still to go. St Vincents were not going to lie down and clawed their way back to make it level at 1-14 each going into injury time. With the game deep into injury time Lucan had one last attack and a sweet pass from Conor Heffernan to Jack Carey who just needed one chance to put the ball over the bar sealed it for the home side.

Lucan team and scorers

Philip Greene, CJ Smith, Dara Newcombe, David Mescall, Paul Casey, Dan Gallagher, Conor Heffernan, Darren Gavin 0-4(3F), Sean Cleary 0-2, Jason Kenny, Sean Newcombe, Declan O' Shaughnessy 0-2, Dara Shanahan, Stephen O' Shaughnessy 0-6, Jack Carey 0-1

Subs: Harry Ladd (1-00) for Jason Kenny, Liam Byrne, Rory Upton, Colm Rogers.

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