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23 February 2020
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GAA

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LUCAN SARSFIELDS

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The arrival of Storm Denis over the weekend meant that all the Adult and Juvenile GAA Club fixtures were postponed, however there was plenty of action involving Lucan Sarsfields players at county level and CCAO Third Level Camogie.

On Valentines evening, Dublin travelled to Dunganny, to take on Meath in the opening round of the Ladies Football Leinster Minor Championship. Abby Shiels and Aoife Whelan represented the club as Dublin beat the reigning Leinster champions by a point. The next round on March 15th sees Dublin at home to Kildare.

On Saturday 15th February, the Dublin Minor A Camogie squad, managed by Lucan's John O Connell, and with Ali Dunne, Ellen Dunphy and Laura Sharkey all part of the squad, overcame All-Ireland Champions Cork 1-12 to 1-09.

Also on Saturday, in Parnell Park, the Dublin U20 Footballers were victorious against Longford and booked a semi-final place against Meath in the Leinster Championship next weekend. Alan Murphy and Mark Lavin played their part in the 3-10 to 0-9 win.

The Dublin Senior Hurlers travelled to Carlow for round 3 of the Allianz league, Lucan was represented by Chris Crummy (0-2) on the pitch and Johnny McCaffrey in the Eir Sport commentary box. After a poor first half, due to the very testing conditions, Dublin upped their game to run out 0-20 to 0-9 winners. Next up for the Dubs is a double-header with the footballers in Croke Park next Saturday, Dublin v Wexford (AHL) 5pm and Dublin v Donegal (AFL) at 7pm.

In the CCAO Third Level Camogie competitions, Friday evening saw Grace Kenny and her Marino Institute of Education team become the UPMC Ui Mhaolagain Cup Champions 2020 defeating the holders MIC St Patricks, Thurles, 6-8 to 3-11.

In Sunday's final of the Fr Meachair Cup, UCD were beaten by TCD 0-13 to 0-8 with Lucan's Aoife Mahon on the winning side. And in the Purcell Cup Final, Chloe O Connor and Emma O Flynn were part of the TU Dublin side that were runners up to UCD.

Leopardstown Leaps takes place on Sunday 1st March. There will be an exclusive raffle with some fantastic prizes. For more information and to book your place, please contact Jim on 0862387585.

On Easter Sunday night, 12 April starting at 8pm, fresh from Vicar Street, Colm Kavanagh performs The Legend of Luke Kelly - Dubliner in the function room, tickets priced at 20 euro each are available via the App, online or at the Club Bar.

Membership remains OPEN for 2020 and can be paid in six monthly instalments via the website or ClubForce App (available from the google play or apple app store). Unregistered players will not be allowed to train or play as they will not be covered by the Injury Fund.

Club Lotto Jackpot stands at 20K: There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot held on 13th February 2020. The numbers drawn were 1, 7, 26 and 28.

Lucky Dip winners (30 euro) Wayne Duffy, Stiofan O Conghaile, Tony Rigney, Ann Murray and Lucan Masters.

The next draw will be Thursday 20th February 2020. Sponsor: Henley Forklift Group and managed by Seamus Clandillon. Play Online or tickets can be purchased at the Club, 12th Lock Cafe or in Kenny's Vesey Arms, Lucan. Cut off time for Online Entries is 6pm every Thursday.

Club Shop Opening hours: Thursdays 7:30-8.30pm and Saturdays 10am-1pm.

The Twelfth Lock Cafe our Club Community Cafe is open Mon - Fri 6:30-9pm. Sat & Sun 9.30am to 1.30pm.

The Lucan Credit Union Academy is on Saturday Mornings, 9.30am for girls, 10am for boys.

Cupla Focal Club is every Monday, time 8pm-9pm, two groups, beginners and advanced, learn to speak Irish in a fun way. Interested? Failte roimh cach.