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25 June 2017
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Calling on all members for a big push on selling the Car Draw tickets. Please return sold tickets to the club ASAP.

Congratulations to the U14 Camogie girls on getting to the quarter final of the National Feile competition at the weekend. Two pool wins got them the trip to Bunclody, but Sarsfields of Glanmire got the better of them.

Lotto: Last week there was no winner of the €5,400 lotto and the numbers were 2, 12, 20 and 26. This week’s €5,800 draw will be managed by Team Josephine Donohue and is sponsored by John Ryan Accountant. Tickets can be purchased online, at the club, in Carey’s Newsagents or in Vesey Arms or Kenny’s Bar.

Next up for the Senior Hurlers is a home encounter against St Oliver Plunketts on the 24/6 6:30pm.

Senior Footballers lost out to both Thomas Davis and St Vincent's in the last week, it seems difficult to lift it for league games when you are out of championship. Next up is Skerries at home on 28/6 and hopefully a change in fortune.

Intermediate football lost to Cuala 3:14 to 4:14.

Junior football is fairing much better with A’s overcoming Naomh Olaf in championship, and Crumlin in league. Junior B took an away win out at O’Dwyers.

Ladies Football are continuing their winning ways with a league win over St Peregrines. Next up is a home game to Garda 21/6 7:30pm.

Lucan Sarsfields Golf Society Our annual classic in Lucan Golf Club was a great success with 34 teams taking part. Thanks to all who supported the classic and to Lucan Golf Club. Congratulations to all the winning team of Pio O’Leary, Noel Kelly, Alan McGrath and George Sweeney.

The Annual Family Fun Day is now pushed to the end of the Summer having previously been scheduled for July 1st.

Bingo continues on Wednesday 8:00pm in the club bar.

Club Shop closes on the 1st July for its summer break. Items can still be purchased online or in O’Neil shop on the Long Mile Road.

Lucan District Credit Union Academy. Saturday 9.30am for Camogie and Girls Football, 10am for Boys Football and Hurling, for boys and girls born in 20010, 2011 and 2012 – 12th Lock. The academy’s last session before the summer break will be on the 24/6.

Match Report 15.06.17. 12th Lock. League Div 11.
Lucan 2-9 (2-04) v St Monicas 1-10 (0-4
C McNulty. J Kilduff. G Healy. E Tighe. D Kelly. C Crowley(0-2). S Collins(1-0). N McKenna. C Bradley(0-1). C O'Donnell. B Creed(0-3). C Carbery. A Casey. R McNulty(1-0). J Cavanagh.

Subs. G Hamilton(0-1). D Cannon(0-1). C Downes(0-1). M Wallace. N Simpson. N Moran. S O'Shea-Kelly.

A Tale of 2 Cities. The best of times and the worst of times. Lucan played well for 30mins. Some good interplay. Defence on top. Scoreboard ticking over. Couple of goals in the bag. What could go wrong?

Difficult to put a finger on it. The early injury departure of that Midfield Rock, aka NMcKenna, may have set in train a slow slide. RMcNulty plundered a goal, but his radar is still in need of tweaking. Despite a lot of ball going into the forwards, opportunities were left behind, & the ball was coming back out much too easily.

A 6pt half time margin, with a decent breeze for the 2nd half suggested Lucan were well in control. Perhaps the team also felt that. The 3rd quarter yielded 2 Lucan points, and a host of missed chances. Monica's drew strength from these lapses, and in that same quarter added 1-5 to level matters. Game looked to be slipping away from Lucan. A few subs later & Lucan had regained the whip hand, & held on for the win, Dar Kelly taking a black card for the team in the endgame. It was frantic stuff those final 8 mins!

Plaudits are shared amongst jerseys with low numbers. J Kilduff and E Tighe, our rookie corner backs were super, and they were well marshalled from the edge of the square, by Ger Healy. A very measured showing that any full back would be happy with! The rest of the team just didn't attend to their defensive duties. Too many lads that fancied their names on the score sheet, but not willing to track back. Or maybe not able?? Surely that can't be the case when lads are training twice a week??

Team continues unbeaten run, but this show is barely clinging to the rails. There are better teams than Monica's to come. What runs on rails? The same thing that everyone needs to be doing on Tue & Thu evenings!!!
Train. Train. Train.