By Mark Dunne PRO
Intermediate: A busy week of action for both our Intermediate Hurlers and Footballers. On Wednesday evening last, they had a five-point win over Cashel King Cormacs in the County Hurling League. While on Sunday morning last, they secured a four-point victory over Rockwell Rovers despite only having the bare 15 players to start. Their attention now turns back to the Hurling League where they are down to play Knockavilla Kickhams next Saturday evening at 8pm in Dundrum.
Junior: Our Juniors got their season back on track with a comprehensive 2-19 to 2-07 win over Knock in the Junior B Championship on Saturday night last.
Minor: With the State exams almost complete, our Minor’s face JK Brackens Óg in the Mid Tipperary Minor Football A Semi Final, this Thursday evening at 6pm in Templemore. Our minors have given us some great games already this year and your support would be very much appreciated on the evening.
U14: Our U14’s got their Hurling Championship underway on Sunday evening last where they faced a very strong Boherlahan Dualla side. Despite a good performance Boherlahan came away with the two points.
U12: Our U12 Group 2 team this week face Gortnahoe Glengoole in Templetuohy on Tuesday evening at 7pm, while our Group 5 team also have a home game against Thurles Gaels on Wednesday evening at 7pm.
All Ireland U14 Final: Commiserations to our own Niamh Dunne and Helen Cleere who were part of the Tipperary U14 Ladies Football Team who took on Mayo in this years All Ireland Final. Unfortunately, success eluded them on the day, but we are all very proud to see two of our own girls on the big stage. The future is most definitely bright.
Cúl Camp: As summer times approaches booking are now available for Cúl Camp 2018. The camp will run in Templetuohy from August 6th to August 10th inclusive and all bookings can be made online at: https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking/?county=Tipperary&page=2 We urge all members to book online in the coming week to ensure sufficient gear is ordered on time.
Special Olympics: Pride of place this weekend undoubtedly goes to our very own Aisling Maher who competed at the national finals of the Special Olympics over the weekend in Dublin. Aisling gave a tremendous performance in her events securing two gold medals, first in the Javelin and then in the 100m sprint. Congratulations Aisling, a weekend that will live long in your memory.