Recent Death: The death has occurred of Joseph (Joe) Whelan, Rushwee, St. Michael’s Road, Tipperary and formerly of Forty Acres, Cullen. Deceased, who was well known through his successful business premises on Main Street, Tipperary Town, was predeceased by his wife Kitty and son Shaun. He is survived by his daughters Brigid, Catherine, Mary and Ann, brother Billy, (Clarecastle), daughter-in-law Betty, grandchildren, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, carers, relatives neighbours and his live-long friend Owen. Following Requiem Mass in St. Michael’s Church, burial took place in St. Michael’s Cemetery.
Soccer: The A team began its First Division league campaign with a two-all draw in Killenaule last Sunday. This was a game Cullen-Lattin should have won as they failed to convert a number of good opportunities, including a penalty. Davy Ryan scored two great headed goals. The B Team were involved in a dramatic 4 -3 victory over Two Mile Borris B in a Fourth Division Shield game in Aisling Park. The locals were well on top in the first half with goals from Darren McCarthy (2) and an outstanding effort from John Breen. The visitors leveled the match with three goals in the space of seven minutes early in the second half, but a magnificent free kick by Mark Morrissey with five minutes remaining booked a semi-final place. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Borris player, Thomas Quigley, who was injured in this game.
In underage fixtures, Cullen-Donohill U.12s had a comprehensive 7 – 0 win over Patrickswell, the U.14s were defeated by Holycross and the U.16s won 2 - 1 in Meanus. The club are seeking two people to manage the U.12 B team on match days. Anyone interested should contact Billy Keating or Barry Martin.
In ladies football, Knocklong defeated Cullen in the final of the Roger O’Dwyer Shield. The game had finished two-all, but Knocklong won 3 -2 on penalties.