lucan sarsfields gaa club
Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Notes
October 01, 2021
Lucan Sarsfields Senior Footballers won by the narrowest of margins against Round Towers Lusk in the second group game at Parnell Park on Saturday 25th and will go on to face St Oliver Plunketts in the final group game where its all to play for. The intermediates won at home to Ballymun by the same margin. The Junior A’s won well against Fingallions on Sunday, as did the C’s against St Annes and the U16 footballers also recorded wins for both the A and B teams. Senior Camogie progress to a shield semi-final against Faughs/Celtic next Sunday following the defeat by St Vincents, and Junior 4’s are into a championship final.
This weekend will see the senior hurlers play St Vincents at Parnell park at 4pm on Sunday, while all three Junior teams play at home. Tickets for the all ticket fixture at Parnell Park can be purchased in advance, here. Presale online: Adults €10, Juveniles (16) €5. In the event tickets do not sell out online, tickets will be available at the gate @ Adults €13, Juveniles (U16) €5. The game will also be shown live on the DubsTV Youtube channel. Minor A and B footballers are also both at home on Sunday morning, all fixtures are available on the homepage.
Well done to our Senior Hurlers who raised €2,000 for Pieta in their annual charity fundraiser.
Thanks particularly to Bernard Crowley who organised this initiative.
Sean McCaffrey, Johnny McCaffrey, Ronan Smith, Dee Hadyn, Bernard Crowley and Chris Crummy, at the cheque presentaton and Bernard with John Bellew, Paul Crummey and Eoghan Ó Conghaile, with the lads modelling the training tops supporting the charities they have raised funds for, Simon, Pieta and Barretstown
Best of Luck to Lucan Sarsfields Tommy Brennan and the Dublin Masters footballers (Over-40s) who conclude their group games when they travel to face Clare in Clarecastle this Saturday (2.30).
Lucan Sarsfields Golf Society.
It was with great shock and deep sadness that we learned of the very sudden passing of our esteemed Captain Jack Butler, on the day of our last outing of the year in Millicent G.C. last Saturday, 25 September. Our deepest sympathy to Anne, Aoife, Sean and Sarah, to Jack's parents, Mary and Johnny, and his sister and brothers, on Jack's untimely passing. It is no understatement to say that Jack was a fanatical Tipp and Lucan Sarsfields supporter. Jack was no mean golfer either, and was a two-term Captain of Lucan Sarsfields Golf Society, and deftly steered us through the covid pandemic. His recent Captain's Day in Luttrellstown was second to none and will be remembered by all who were there. In recent years Jack was a huge driving force behind the success of the Annual Golf Classic. Jack was an inspirational and charismatic leader, a force of nature. He was a thorough gentleman, full of warmth and generosity. We are so blessed to have had him amongst us. We will miss him greatly. Suaimhneas síoraí dá anam uasal.
For the record, the results from Millicent are;
Golfer of the Year; Stephen Murphy. Well done Stephen, 3 great cards.
Overall Winner in Millicent, Mark Carton (28) 42pts. Great score Mark.
2nd Overall, Liam Carton (34) 40pts.
Winner Category 1; Seamus Fagan (13) 39pts.
Winner Category 2; Stephen Barrett (18) 36pts.
Winner Category 3; Sean White (24) 39pts.
Winner, Visitors Cat; Luke Murphy (28) 41pts.
2nd Visitors Cat; Donal Flannery (28) 36pts,
44 played. Congratulations to all the winners, and many thanks to all who supported the Golf Society during 2021.
Congratulations to Aisling O’Toole, Intermediate camogie and her husband Daryl on the arrival of baby Hannah
Irish Dancing school 'Scoil Rince Nolan Dunleavy' is coming to Lucan Sarsfields on Saturdays 11 to 12, Classes commence 9th of October. We would like to invite boys and girls to a complimentary class. For more information contact either Fidelma @ 087 9822954 or Letitia @ 087 6799106.
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 €15,400 held on 30th September 2021.
The numbers drawn were:
1, 13, 14, 19
Lucky Dip winners of €30 each:
SMEGS x 2, Ann Tobin, Miriam O'Connor, Avril Mullins
The Jackpot for the next draw, to be held on Thursday 7th October, is €15800, and is sponsored by:
D.J. Engineering Ltd.
The draw, managed by Mary Flannery, 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 Championship Senior 1 Camogie Group A
St Vincents 1-13, Lucan Sarsfields 1-3 @St Vincents
Go-Ahead Championship Inter 2 Camogie
Lucan Sarsfields B 4-16, CBC/PORTOBELLO A 3-7 @Lucan Sarsfields
Go-Ahead Championship Junior 3 A Camogie
Lucan Sarsfields C 3-4, St Oliver Plunkett/Eoghan Ruadh B 5-5 @Lucan Sarsfields
Go-Ahead Championship Junior 4A Camogie Group A
Lucan Sarsfields D 4-7, Clontarf 0-5 @Lucan Sarsfields
Go-Ahead Championship Junior 5A Camogie Group A
Lucan Sarsfields E 0-5, Ballyboden St Endas D 2-11 @Lucan Sarsfields
Go Ahead Junior 1 All County Football Championship Group 4
Lucan Sarsfields 5-10, Fingallians 2-13 @Adamstown
Go Ahead Junior 5 All County Football Championship Group 3
Fingallians-, Lucan Sarsfields - @Lawless Park
Go Ahead Junior 6 South All County Football Championship G2
Lucan Sarsfields 3-15, St Annes 1-10 @12th Lock
Minor Hurling Championship A Group 1
Lucan Sarsfields 3-16, Kilmacud Crokes 7-15 @Arthur Griffith Park
Minor Hurling Championship C Group 1
Lucan Sarsfields 0-7, Kilmacud Crokes 2-15 @Arthur Griffith Park
U16 Ladies Football Championship Division 3 Group A
Lucan Sarsfields 3-7, Raheny A 2-11 @12th Lock
U16 Ladies Football Championship Division 7 Group B
Skerries Harps B 4-5, Lucan Sarsfields B 2-1 @Skerries
U15 Hurling Feile Div.1 Group 1
Lucan Sarsfields A 3-10, St Vincents A 1-18 @12th Lock
U15 Hurling D Qualifier
Geraldine P Moran -, Lucan Sarsfields B - @Ballyogan
U14 Ladies Football Championship Division 1 Group B
Lucan Sarsfields 2-12, Naomh Olaf 4-8 @12th Lock
U14 Ladies Football Championship Division 6 Group A
Lucan Sarsfields B 3-4, Stars of Erin 1-4 @12th Lock
U13 Ladies Football Cup Division 2 Group A
Naomh Olaf 3-9, Lucan Sarsfields 4-15 @Pairc Ui Bhrian
U13 Ladies Football Cup Division 5 Group A
Lucan Sarsfields B 1-12, St Peters 2-9 @12th Lock
U13 Ladies Football Cup Division 10 S Group B
Lucan Sarsfields C 3-7, Ballyboden St Endas C 5-4 @12th Lock
Go Ahead Senior 1 Club Football Championship Group 4
Lucan Sarsfields 1-12, Round Towers Lusk 1-11 @Parnell Park
Go Ahead Intermediate All County Football Championship G 3
Lucan Sarsfields 3-18, Ballymun Kickhams 4-14 @Adamstown
U18 Ladies Football Shield Division 6 Knock Out Stages
Lucan Sarsfields C 4-10, Cuala B 5-12 @12th Lock
U16 Football A Championship Gp.3
Skerries Harps A 3-5, Lucan Sarsfields A 7-8 @Townparks
U16 Football D Championship Gp.3
O Dwyers A 0-9, Lucan Sarsfields B 7-8 @Bremore Park
U15 Ladies Football Feile Championship Division 2 Group B
Lucan Sarsfields 2-12, Castleknock A 1-7 @12th Lock
U15 Ladies Football Feile Championship Division 7 Group A
Shankill 8-8, Lucan Sarsfields B 2-5 @Shanganagh Cliffs
U14 Hurling Cup Division 1 Gp.1
Lucan Sarsfields A 2-11, Cuala A 2-10 @12th Lock
U14 Hurling Cup Division 7 Gp.2
St Sylvesters B 2-1, Lucan Sarsfields B 7-7 @Bridgefield
U13 Hurling Grading League Div.1
Lucan Sarsfields A 6-8, Ballyboden St Endas A 4-17 @Arthur Griffith Park
U13 Hurling Grading League Div.3
Lucan Sarsfields B 5-7, Whitehall Colmcille A 5-6 @Arthur Griffith Park
Autumn U12 Ladies Football Group 2 (3 team)
Ranelagh Gaels lost against Lucan Sarsfields @Bushy Park
U12 Football A Group 1
Ballyboden St Endas 1 won against Lucan Sarsfields 1 @Ballycullen
U12 Football E Group 2
Templeogue Synge Street 3 lost against Lucan Sarsfields 3 @Bushy Park
U12 Football F Group 1
Lucan Sarsfields 4 lost against St Sylvesters 4 @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.
Match report from dublingaa.ie
LUCAN HOLD OFF LATE LUSK RALLY IN SFC1
SAT, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2021
Lucan Sarsfields held off a late Round Towers Lusk rally before emerging 1-12 to 1-11 victors in Saturday afternoon's Go-Ahead Dublin SFC1 Group 4 Round 2 clash at Parnell Park. The sides were level 0-9 each at the three-quarter mark before Lucan edged ahead with Brendan Gallagher hitting 1-2 on the restart in reply to a Cormac Howley point for the Lusk side.
Gallagher's goal was from the penalty spot in the 51st minute after Harry Ladd was fouled, Lucan punishing a misplaced handpass by Towers defender Oisín Berg. Gallagher, a former Leitrim senior footballer who finished with 1-5 (1-0pen, 0-2f) overall, converted a free and kicked a point from play either side of his spot-kick to push his side into a 1-11 to 0-10 lead.
Mark Lavin was then well picked out by Darren Gavin from the endline and he found the target to give Lucan a five-point cushion with six minutes of normal time remaining. Sarsfields could have extended their advantage but Harry Ladd was denied by Lusk keeper Rory O'Brien after the Lucan inside forward was picked up by a great pass from Ciarán Smith, having also completed a well-timed dispossession.
However, the Lusk outfit were not finished and led by Jack Hussey they battled back into contention. Hussey ignited the comeback with a fine point in the 57th and two minutes later Seán Flood was fouled in the square as he competed for a high delivery from Cormac Howley - Killian Healy put away the penalty but that was as close as Lusk got as Lucan held on for victory.
In the opening half Lucan started the smarter with points from Brendan Gallagher, from the first attack of the day, Luke Walsh and Mark Lavin to move 0-3 to 0-0 clear inside 11 minutes. Cormac Howley opened Round Towers account with a mark in the 12th minute and by the first water break Lusk established a foothold with a mark from James Hanratty, following an accurate pass from Aaron Duffy, and a point from play from Luke White, their first score from play to make it 0-4 to 0-3 to Lucan.
Lusk maintained their momentum in the second quarter with scores from Jack Hussey and James Hanratty to take they lead, 0-5 to 0-4, in the 23rd minute.
By the interval Lusk were 0-7 to 0-5 clear following two successful frees from Kieran McKittrick.
Lucan seized back the initiative immediately on the start of the second half with Ciarán Smith timing his run forward to telling effect before setting up Mark Lavin for a score. Lucan soon tagged on another point, this one through Harry Ladd, to bring the sides level, 0-7 each.
Lusk reacted well with Cormac Howley curling over a skillful point from wide on the right and Jack Hussey drove forward once again for his side to regain a two-point lead. By the second water break Lucan were back level once again following scores from Brendan Gallagher and Colm Walsh, following good work by Daire Newcombe.
Gallagher was to have the most telling influence on the outcome with his 1-2 salvo early in the fourth quarter to put his side on the road to victory despite Lusk's late fightback.
If you missed the match, click here to watch it on youtube,
Picture credit: ilivephotos.com