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17 February 2019
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LUCAN SARSFIELDS

A great night was had at our Annual Dinner Dance last Saturday, a full house enjoyed dinner and dacing. Congratulations to Mary Reynolds who received the Gradam an Uachtaráin from our new Uachtarán Kathleen Roche. A huge thanks as always to our organising committee who make it happen.

Next up is Leopardstown Leaps race day; Sunday the 3 March; A great day out, Prosecco reception in the club, bus to race course, 4 course meal with wine. Tipster and hopefully back with plenty of winnings, Contact Jim 086 238 7585 or Joe 086 815 4636 to arrange a seat (€100) and or table.

Official Adult action starts THIS Sunday with all our Adult football teams at home. Snrs and Inters at 10:30am, Jnr As at 12.00, and finally Jnr Bs at 3pm. Minor A hurlers are also at home at 11am, Minor B away at same time to St Kevins. Support always welcome and appreciated.

Events this weekend:
Table Quiz for Elizabeth McNicholas –Friday Feb15th. Adult Awards Night – Saturday16th Feb

The Golf Society 2019 AGM will be held in the clubhouse on Monday 4th March at 9.00pm. All are very welcome. Gerry Mescall is the Society Captain for 2019 and we wish him well and ask you to support Gerry and your Society during 2019. First outing is Saturday 13th April 2019 – Kilcock Golf Club. New members are always very welcome.

Club Shop is open Saturday mornings 10:30am until 1pm.

For Info: We have been informed that the Herald Dublin section will no longer carry club notes.

Our Healthy Club Committee has organised a donations box in the bar for members to donate items to Inner City Helping Homless (ICHH) items such as socks, underwear, hats scarves, gloves.

Also a MASSIVE THANKS to all who supported the very successful ‘Ladies Night In’ last year. The Lucan Healthy Club Committee presented a cheque for €1000 to the Irish Cancer Society, for Breast Cancer Awareness, raised at last year's event. Watch out for news of this year's "Ladies Night In" coming up in May.

We also have a great social initiative within the club and as with everything it’s very open to new members. The mission of the social initiative is to make clubs more age-friendly by increasing participation of the more established members, particularly older males, in events. They run monthly events for more information contact Seaghan O Lanagain 086266 4947.

Lotto: There was no winner of the lotto on the 7th February; Numbers were 9, 18, 19 and 24. Next weeks’ jackpot €11,000, draw will be managed by Shay Hurson and is sponsored by Dual Printing Ltd. Lucky Dips Winners: Alan McCarthy, Paul Heneghan, Michael McAndrew, Patrick Healy and Paul McGann. Play Online, or Tickets can be purchased at the Club, or in Kenny’s Vesey Arms.

Will you be the LAST MAN STANDING – we are running a new Competition, a fundraiser organised by the Senior Hurlers, pick a premier league team each week, Entries by 6pm Sunday 24th February; €10 entry. For full details email lucanlastmanstand@gmail.com or contact Mick Roche 087 242 8419 or Mike Hanley 086 0144040

The U16A Footballers opened the year with an away win over Castleknock. Lucan played the first half against a strong breeze and Castleknock pounced first with an early goal. However, as the half progressed, Lucan began to play some great football, quick offloads, good recycling and began to build a lead as the first half drew to a close. Castleknock then got a couple of scores to leave the sides level at half time, 3-5 each. This was despite Lucan playing some great team football which was not reflective in the score.The second half began with Lucan picking off a few points and building up a 3 point lead. However, a harsh second yellow card meant we played the last 20 minutes with 14 men. However, it did not deter from the team building on the lead, and also confining Castleknock to a solitary point in the second half. Some great defending and scores from the forwards in the second half laid the foundation for a well-deserved win at the end.

Castleknock 3-6 - Lucan Sarsfields 3-13
Squad: Cathal Doody, Neil O’leary, Aidan Sheary, CillianMorrissey, James Finn, Sean Harkness, Sean Quigley, Stephen Ramsay, Rian Carey, Jamie Lavin, Samuel Keogh, CiaránScully, Jack O’Donnell, Brendan Kavanagh, Sam Noctor Jack Lawlor, Reece Lamphiere, Tony Mulqueen, Adam Whyte, Hugh Cuffe, Matthew Coogan, Louis Butler.