NA PIARSAIGH G.A.A. CLUB NEWS: Pride of place this week goes to our victorious Intermediate camogie team, who annexed the League crown on Saturday evening. Playing against Murroe Boher in Pairc Drumguil, we began well and ace centre back Katie Campbell had us in front early. Sinead McNamara at centre field was dominating and added a point, along with Jane Kirwan, to leave the half time score at Na Piarsaigh 0-04 to Murroe Boher 0-00. The second half hailed some excellent play from the girls, with scores coming from Aoife Wilson, Sinead McNamara, Aoife Doyle and Gemma Healy raising the green flag to all but seal the victory. There were excellent displays all over the field from this young team and the future looks bright for them, if they stick together and work hard. Team captain Katie Campbell accepted the Clohessy Perpetual trophy on behalf of a delighted team. Final score: Na Piarsaigh 1-10 to Murroe Boher 0-02. Team: Laura O Neill, Sarah Connors, Aideen McNamara, Roisin McNamara, Christine O Shea, Katie Campbell(capt 0-2), Kate McEvoy, Jane Wilson, Sinead McNamara(0-3), Jane Kirwan(0-1), Aoife Doyle(0-1), Gemma Healy(1-0)Fiona Grimes, Aoife Wilson(0-3), Aoife Kearney. Subs: Claire Ryan, Leanne Egan, Christine Farrell, Donogh kehilly, Jean Harty,
SENIOR HURLERS: Na Piarsaigh 0-16 Ahane 0-16. This Senior All County Hurling League served up a keenly contested game, with Na Piarsaigh making the early running and building a lead of 0-6 to 0-3. Ahane rallied and by half time the Na Piarsaigh lead was reduced to a minimum at 0-8 to 0-7. The second half early on saw Ahane take the upper hand and they built up their lead to four points. However, Na Piarsaigh fought back and levelled, before forging ahead with a late point. Ahane had the final say, with a deserved equaliser as the teams shared the points. Na Piarsaigh had scores from Mike Brougham(0-4, 3f), John Madden (0-4), Pat Gleeson (0-3, 2f), Kevin Ryan (0-2), Ciaran Keogh, David Sheppard and Pat McCarthy (0-1) each. Good displays were had by Padraic Kennedy in goal, Kieran Breen, Niall Buckley James O’Brien and Brian Hartnett. Na Piarsaigh: P Kennedy, K Bermingham, K Breen, B Hartnett, Paul McNamara, J O’Brien, N Buckley, K Kennedy, C Keogh, J Madden, K Ryan, D Sheppard, M Brougham, R Sheehan, P Gleeson. Subs: B Shannon, P McCarthy, E Hogan.
JUNIOR HURLERS: Na Piarsaigh 4-11 Crecora 1-10. The first half was keenly contested, at the end of which Na Piarsaigh led by 1-5 to 0-5, the goal coming courtesy of Damien Quigley. Crecora worked their way back into the game and after a fruitful period had taken the lead 1-6 to 1-5. A goal by team coach Tomas Downes steadied Na Piarsaigh and further goals from Mike Brougham from a semi penalty and Pat McCarthy who crafted a splendid total of 1-4 from play, sewed up the game. Na Piarsaigh had scores from Damien Quigley (1-3), Pat McCarthy (1-4), Mike Brougham (1-2, 1-1f), Tomas Downes (1-1), Pat Gleeson (0-1). They had fine displays from Evan Egan in goal, Paul McNamara, Josh O’Halloran and Paul Downes. Na Piarsaigh: E Egan, T Quinn, P McNamara, K McNamara, B Buckley, P Downes, J O’Halloran, Pat Gleeson, E Hogan, M Brougham, P McCarthy, K Hodnett, T Downes, D Quigley, C O’Shea. Subs: P Hodnett.
The lotto: jackpot will be €12,800 on Monday night. Last week’s numbers were 24, 25, 30 and 32. The lucky dips went to Liam Halpin, Timmy O’Connor, Mary Moloney and Denis Creed. Sellers prize went to Timmy O Connor and house prize to Kevin O Connor.
Congratulations to our four winners in the Mackey stand Limerick Development draw; Michael Foley, Frank Houlihan, Deirdre Leonard and Clem Keith. The club welcomes GAA President Liam O Neill to the club on Monday evening, to launch Feile na nGael which is being held in Limerick on July 5 to 7. There were also wins for the Under 14 camogie team and under 12 footballers
OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY SERVICES: Weekend Mass Times: Saturday Vigil Mass 6pm. Sunday 10am and 11.30am. Weekday Mass Times: 10am Daily. Also 5.45pm daily during November, Advent and Lent. Baptisms: Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 12.15pm. Marriages: Three months notice to Parish and Civil Registrar. Church Office: Telephone 061 325 288, from Sundays 9am to 12.30pm and Weekdays 9am to 9.45am.
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