Carrick Swan GAA
Carrick Swan senior hurlers will play
Killenaule in first round of south championship on Friday evening next in
Kilsheelan at 6.30 p.m. in a repeat of last year’s final. We wish the team and
their mentors the best of luck on Friday and in the championship as it
progresses. Our senior footballers were defeated by Killenaule in second round
south championship game on Thursday evening last having performed much more
competitively than in first round. Further improvement will be necessary to
maintain an interest in this championship.
Carrick Swan under 14
hurlers scheduled final of Carrigeen astroturf vs. St.Marys, due to be played
on Sunday last, was postponed as the Clonmel players were involved in Peil
football final. This team are due to
commence their football championship on Monday evening on The Green against
Commercials – report next week. They will also play first round of Feile
hurling on Wednesday evening of this week when they travel to play Moyle
Last week’s lotto numbers
were 2, 3, 5 & 22. We had no jackpot winner and five match 3 winners each
win €40 – Vickey Fahey Clairin Close, Susan O’Loughlin 61 Ravenswood, Karen
Diggins Lisadobber, Thomas Walsh 5 Pearse Sq, and Jason Walsh Ormonde Crescent.
This week’s jackpot is €4,250 and we sincerely thank all those who continue to
support the juvenile lotto. The funds raised in our lotto are put to use to
help all our under-age players. A new floodlighting system has been put in
place on The Green and our dressing rooms in the Davin Park have recently been
refurbished. Improvements to facilities for our juveniles will continue over
the coming months thanks to all who support our fundraising efforts.
Grand National takes place on Saturday next and sweep cards must be returned to
committee member by Wednesday of this week. Draw will take place on Thursday
morning and we thank all those who have supported.
disco on Friday night last was the best attended one for some time and all the
boys and girls had a most enjoyable night. We will be holding our next disco
later in the month and we thank those who continue to support and all those who
club extends its sympathy to the Foley and O’Shea families Carrick-Beg who
suffered family bereavements last week. We also sympathise with the families of
Nancy Hickey, Mullough, Bill O’Dwyer, Ashpark and Frankie Dalton Clairin who
died this week and whose families have been closely linked with our club for
club is most saddened at the death of club officer, team mentor and south board
referee Larry Reade. Larry died on Sunday last after a battle against illness
which he bravely fought since last summer. Larry was a true GAA man who gave
his whole life to gaelic games activity in a playing and administrative
capacity first with the St.Mollerans club and later with our own club. He also
served as a referee in both Waterford and South Tipperary and coached camogie,
schools and community games teams successfully. Larry will be sadly missed by
our club and by all who knew him and we extend our deepest sympathy to his wife
Breda, his four sons and to the extended Reade family.
officers and team mentors are reminded that items for inclusion in club notes
must reach club P.R.O. by Sunday of each week for inclusion in following weeks
address for those who might like to send contributions, photographs or any
items of interest is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our website can be visited at www.carrickswan.gaa.ie.