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Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Notes
September 09, 2021
The Go-Ahead Dublin Senior Football Championship gets underway on this Sunday, September 12th when Lucan take on St Judes at 2pm in O’Toole Park. Entry is by ticket only, (please contact Joe Lavin 086 815 4635 to purchase, €10 each)
At 11am on the same day the Intermediates also face St Judes at Tymon Park, while the Junior A’s are away to Naomh Mearnog, and at 3pm, the B’s are at home to Ballymun Kickhams and the D’s are away to St Peregrines. Best of Luck to all
All our adult hurling teams were in action in the opening round of the championships and it was a decent start with three wins from four. The Seniors, Junior As and Junior Bs all had wins, with varying degrees of comfort, while the Junior C’s put up a good performance but ultimately lost out to a more experienced St Vincents team. Highlight of that game was the unexpected arrival of a cygnet (young swan!) on to the pitch with Lucan mentor John Egan showing his defensive skills in carefully shepherding him to the side-line.
Commiserations to Abby Shiels (player) and Paul Casey (back room team) for the Dublin Senior Ladies Football team, who lost out to Meath in last weeks final.
We had over 180 entries in the draw for one lucky member to be able to purchase 2 tickets for this Saturday's Mayo v Tyrone All Ireland Football Final.
Congratulations to Sean O'Conghaile, who was drawn out after the Lotto results, live on facebook. Thanks to all who entered.
A record turnout at the Academy last Saturday when over 280 boys and girls attended over the three hours.
GAA/LGFA/Camogie issued revised covid-19 guidelines during the past week. The Health Questionnaires should continue to be completed ahead of all training sessions and games and the Return to Play guidelines issued earlier in the year should continue to be adhered to. The Health Questionnaire was recently updated to reflect the additional symptoms associated with the Delta variant. It is important to note, that regardless of whether a player/participant is vaccinated or not, if they have any of the symptoms associated with Covid and detailed on the Health Questionnaire, they should not attend a training session or game.
As the evening are getting darker, please ensure that all sensible precautions are taken when attending games and training, do not walk alone through public parks, ensure children are collected promptly after sessions, cyclists, wear hi-vis clothing, etc.
There are a number of items of clothing: club tops, hoodies, etc., that were left behind after the recent summer camps. If you child is missing any of these items, please call up to the club and collect from the area outside the dressing rooms.
This Ring was found in the Ladies toilets on September 3rd, would the owner please call up to the bar to collect it
Lucan Sarsfields Golf Society
The last outing of the year is in Millicent on Sat 25th Sept.
To book a slot in Millicent please contact/text Jack Butler on 087 258 2780 or Seamus Fagan on 086 816 8984
Golfer of the Year, - best 3 cards - (seriously hotting up now), will conclude in Millicent.
The LDCU Academy takes place on Saturday mornings for boys and girls aged between 4 and 7.
Pre-registration is essential, Click Here for more details.
12th Lock Café is open from 6pm-8pm weekdays and weekend mornings when training/matches are taking place.
The ONeills Club Shop is open Thursday 7-9pm, and Saturday 10am-1pm.
Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Lotto
There was no winner of the Club Lotto Jackpot of €14,200 held on 9th September 2021.
The numbers drawn were:
6, 9, 10, 17
Lucky Dip winners of €30 each:
Teddy O'Connor, Rory Gilmore, The McGarrigle Family, Ali Twomey, Martina McGilloway
The Jackpot for the next draw, to be held on Thursday 16th September, is €14,600, and is sponsored by:
Feargal McCarthy, Painter and Decorator.
The draw, managed by Shay Hurson, will live streamed from the Clubhouse at 9pm to our Facebook page.
Tickets can be purchased via the website, ClubForce APP or at the following link: http://bit.ly/LucanSarsfieldsClubLotto.
Go raibh míle maith agaibh as ucht tacú le Na Sárséalaigh Leamhcáin.
For The Record
Go-Ahead Camogie Championship Inter 2
Kilmacud Crokes B 1-7, Lucan Sarsfields B 7-16 @ Kilmacud Crokes
Go-Ahead Championship Junior 5A Group A
Ballinteer St Johns D 3-2, Lucan Sarsfields E 0-6 @ Ballinteer St Johns
Go-Ahead Adult Ladies Football League Division 9
Lucan Sarsfields C 2-7, Fingallians C 2-21 @ 12th Lock
Go-Ahead Camogie Championship Junior 3 A
Setanta 1-2, Lucan Sarsfields C 2-17 @ Setanta
Go-Ahead Camogie Championship Junior 4A Group B
Lucan Sarsfields D 2-11, Naomh Peregrine B 1-3 @ Lucan Sarsfields
U18 Ladies Football Championship Division 1 Group A
Na Fianna A 1-6, Lucan Sarsfields 2-9 @ St Mobhi Road
U18 Ladies Football Championship Division 5 Group A
Na Fianna B 4-9, Lucan Sarsfields B 5-16 @ St Mobhi Road
U18 Ladies Football Championship Division 6 Group A
Lucan Sarsfields C 3-5, Man O War 9-13 @ 12th Lock
Go Ahead Senior A Hurling Championship Group 2
Lucan Sarsfields 1-22, Setanta 0-8 @ O’Toole Park
Go-Ahead Camogie Championship Senior 1 Group A
Na Fianna 0-10, Lucan Sarsfields 0-10 @ Na Fianna
Go Ahead Junior C Hurling Championship Group 2
Lucan Sarsfields 4-22, Kevins 1-10 @ Arthur Griffith Park
Go Ahead Junior G Hurling Championship Group 1
Lucan Sarsfields 1-10, St Vincents 1-17 @ Arthur Griffith Park
Minor Football Championship A Group 1
Skerries Harps 3-10, Lucan Sarsfields 2-8 @ Skerries
Minor Football Championship D Group 4
Lucan Sarsfields 9-15, St Marks 0-4 @ Arthur Griffith Park
Minor Football Championship E South Group 2
Ballyboden St Endas 0-5, Lucan Sarsfields 4-20 @ Ballycullen
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U16 Division 1 Group 2
Cuala 0-3, Lucan Sarsfields A 3-7 @ Cuala
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U16 Division 4
CBC 5-3, Lucan Sarsfields B 2-6 @ CBC
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U14 Division 1 Group 2
St Oliver Plunkett/Eoghan Ruadh 0-1, Lucan Sarsfields A 7-10 @ SOPER/Hurling Gr Park
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U14 Division 4 Group 2
Lucan Sarsfields B 4-3, Setanta 1-5 @ Lucan Sarsfields
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U13 Division 1 GR1
Lucan Sarsfields A 4-6, Naomh Brid A 7-9 @ Lucan Sarsfields
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U13 Division 5 GR2
St Finians 1-0, Lucan Sarsfields B 2-3 @St Finians
Go Ahead Junior A Hurling Championship Group 2
Lucan Sarsfields 2-16, St Peregrines 2-11 @ Arthur Griffith Park
U16 Hurling A Championship Gp.3
Lucan Sarsfields A 5-18, St Vincents 1-10 @ 12th Lock
U16 Hurling D Championship
Lucan Sarsfields B 3-10, Westmanstown Gaels 1-15 @ 12th Lock
We Are Dublin Camogie Championship U15 Division 1 Group 1
Fingallians 1-4, Lucan Sarsfields 2-4 @ Fingallians
U13 Football Grading League Div.1
Ballyboden St Endas A 5-11, Lucan Sarsfields A 3-8 @ Cherryfield
U13 Football Grading League Div.5
Lucan Sarsfields B 9-16, Beann Eadair 7-9 @ Arthur Griffith Park
U13 Football Grading League Div.9
Naomh Olaf B 4-4, Lucan Sarsfields C 5-16 @ Pc Ui Bhriain
U13 Football Grading League Div.11
Ballinteer St Johns D 1-1, Lucan Sarsfields D 5-6 @ Loreto Park
U12 Hurling A Group
Lucan Sarsfields lose, St Brigids win @ St Catherines Park
U12 Hurling C Group 1
Crumlin win, Lucan Sarsfields 2 lose @ Pearse Park
U12 Hurling E Group 1
Lucan Sarsfields 3 lose, Whitehall Colmcille 2 win @ St Catherines Park
Match reports are always welcome after every game. Please include the date and time of the fixture, the venue, opposition and competition.
If you have a team photo, or a photo of the coin-toss, that would be great, and always include the squad list and scorers.
Senior Hurling Championship: Lucan Sarsfields 1-22 Setanta 0-8.
Lucan seniors got the championship campaign off to a good start with this comfortable win over Setanta. Lucan led throughout the match and never looked under too much pressure despite clocking up as many wides as scores. Lucan got on top early and were 0-8 to 0-2 ahead at the first water break. The second quarter was less fluent though but the margin remained comfortable 0-12 to 0-5 at half time, and extended a little further by the second water break, 0-15 to 0-7. Lucan’s wayward shooting and sometimes poor shot selection helping to keep Setanta still in contention. Lucan pulled away in the final quarter helped by a nicely taken goal from Paul Crummey. The Lucan backs were comfortable throughout and a dominant half back line provided a good platform for the forwards. The inside forward line of Charlie Keher, Ciaran Dowling and Paul Crummey were all in good form and picked off some great scores. Overall it was a decent start to the campaign and plenty to work on for the tougher challenges ahead.
Lucan team/scorers: C Murray, A Murphy, A Byrne, P Rigney (0-1), J Bellew (0-1), C Crummey, M McCaffrey, R Smith (0-1), J McCaffrey, C Walsh, K Fitzgerald, E O’Conghaile, C Keher (0-4), C Dowling (0-13, 0-8f), P Crummey (1-2). Subs introduced: D Flannery, P Kelly, C McHugh, R Ward.
Junior A Hurling Championship: Lucan Sarsfields 2-16 St Peregrines 2-11
Lucan Junior A's kicked off their hurling championship campaign on Saturday evening at the 12th Lock in front of a nice crowd. Fresh from winning the league, they were looking to continue their upward momentum. Peregrines were the visitors whom they drew with at the same stage on the way to the 2020 championship final. Lucan started with a frenetic pace and were 0-3 in front with six wides before Peregrines registered their first score - albeit after two wides of their own. The visitors added three more scores with Lucan continuing to miss the target despite excellent build-up play. With the sides level at 0-4 each after twenty minutes, Peregrines made a statement scoring two goals inside a minute. Lucan responded with a second Evin Dowling free, a second score from Rory Stapleton and a converted penalty by Emmet Allen when the always-busy CJ Smith was pulled down inside. Two points each completed the scoring in the first half which left Lucan behind by two at the break.
The pace dropped slightly in the third quarter as the game turned more scrappy with the visitors adding just two points to the home team's four - three of which were placed balls converted by the reliable Dowling to bring the sides level at the second water break. Stapleton moved Lucan ahead on the resumption before Smith found a modicum of space to break free and lob over the advancing keeper for Lucan's second goal. Peregrines discipline continued to be a problem and their No 7 got an early bath following a second yellow. Lucan tried for more goals but were repelled. Lucan completed the scoring with two frees and a 65 from Dowling for insurance against two scores for the visitors. The final score was Lucan 2-16 to Peregrines 2-11. Lucan had a good all-round performance but their shot-selection and wide count will give the coaches something to work on for the second round against Skerries Harps who beat Faughs 0-22 to 2-9.
Team and Scorers: F Clandillon; A Sheehan, R Toomey, T Behan; G Millea, L Murphy, A McNulty; B Aird, E O'Connor; D Kavanagh (C) (0-1), E Allen (1-2: 1-0p, 0-1f), R Stapleton (0-3); A Lee, CJ Smith (1-1), E Dowling (0-9: 0-8f, 0-1 65); P Smith, I Crowley, D Kelly, E Seery.
Junior C Hurling Championship: Lucan Sarsfields 4-22 Kevins 1-10
Lucan Junior B’s opened the defence of their Junior C Championship title won last year, with this very comfortable win over Kevins at the 12th Lock on Sunday morning. Ciaran Keane was the leading scorer finishing with an impressive 1-14, including a combination of excellent scores from play, frees, line ball and a 65. The veteran Aidan Glover (2) and Evan Lombard added the other goals.
Lucan team/scorers: L Finnerty, S Kelly, K Roche, I Fitzgerald, J Mullins, P Fagan, B O’Toole, A Finnerty, S Donohue (0-1), A Hanley, E Lombard (1-1), C Keane (1-14), K Boylan (0-1), J Cavanagh (0-1), A Carroll (0-4). Subs introduced: A Glover (2-0), J Corcoran, M Gormley, J Byrne.
Junior G Hurling Championship: Lucan Sarsfields 1-10 St Vincents 1-17.
Lucan Junior Cs were the final adult team to line out in the championship - playing at home on Sunday afternoon against St. Vincents. The game started at a steady pace in what was a warm afternoon with two opening scores by the visitors cancelled out by Jack McCarthy and Shaun Keegan. Vincents went two ahead again before Lucan levelled up before the first water break. Lucan then took control on the scoreboard with two more McCarthy frees, plus points from Daniel Coogan and Keegan again but the key score was a goal by Charlie Caseley when put through by Liam O'Connor. Vincents didn't score in the second quarter but did tag on four wides. Lucan were up 1-8 to 0-4 at the break.
Vincents started stronger after the break and took control around the middle and scored three points before another McCarthy free was put over. This was a brief respite as Vincents tagged on another five points to level the game before the next break. Eoin Power scored on the resumption but Vincents tagged on another five points and added a late goal to win on a scoreline of 1-17 to 1-10. The visitors were stronger and more mature, and the physical contest in the second half played more into their hands against a youthful but talented Lucan outfit. The light-hearted moment in the difficult second half came courtesy of a visiting cygnet who touched down smoothly in midfield - turns out it was wearing a white jersey with a blue hoop!
Team & Scorers: J Myler; F Ward, R Moloney, C O'Neill; D Quinn, P Kennedy, D Coogan (0-1); E Higgins, L O'Connor; S Keegan (0-2), B Fagan, J McCarthy (0-5: 0-4f); E Power (0-2), F Breen, C Caseley (1-0); K Masterson, J Mooney, M O'Malley, M O'Shea, E Gateley. Other panelists: R Brant, R Hazley, C Ryan
LucanSarsfields u13 Camogie Team played their first Championship game on a beautiful day in St Catherine Park against St Brigids in Division One .
All the players were eager to do well in their first championship outing but unfortunately conceded a number of goals in the First Quarter.
The next quarter they settled into the game, and played some good camogie.
After the half time talk, they came out with a new determination and scored some well earned goals and points.
They battled well through the second half , but were not able to pull back st. Brigids lead.
A lot of positives from the game and learning points.
Looking forward to our next game.
Kate Lynch, Tara Montgormey, Aisling Fleming , Caoileann Sharkey, Orla Dunne,Ciara Hylands,Cara Coffey , Sadhbh Lynch, Juliette Hartford,Reka Kiss Kallo,Kate O'Brien ,Millie Ryan,Aoife Murphy,Kate Kennedy,Ellen Eakins,Sophie Carberry,Chloe Newman,Olivia Byrne.
U13B championship Lucan Sarsfields 2-3 St Finians 1-0
Lucan Sarsfields came from behind to win their first championship match in a very competitive game in Swords. The match was played in warm conditions and all the Lucan girls showed great teamwork in their support play on the field.
Lucan, who were unlucky not to have scored more in the first half, opened the scoring with a point from midfielder Ava Malone. St Finians responded on the stroke of halftime with a goal to take a 2 point half time lead.
The Lucan pressure & work rate started to show on the scoreboard in the second half. A long-range Sarah McBrearty goal regained the lead for Lucan which was quickly followed by another goal by the industrious Heidi Simpson. A dominant Lucan second-half was rounded off by a point from Erica O'Regan from a tight angle and a Laura Moran free, leaving a 6 point margin between the teams at the finish. Special mention to Devin Odia and Lexie Griffin who made an impact when they came on especially given it was their camogie match.
Scorers: Ava Malone 0-1 Heidi Simpson 1-0 Laura Moran 0-1 Sarah McBrearty 1-0 Erica O'Regan 0-1
Squad: Abbey Harkin, Clara Reid, Alannah Forde, Emma Cronin, Louise Ryan, Sarah McBrearty, Jennifer Walsh, Laura Moran, Ava Malone, Ruby Glynn, Heidi Simpson, Erica O’Regan, Roisin Jolly, Alex O’Shea, Lily Dunne.
Subs: Lexi Griffin and Devine Odia