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30 April 2017
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LUCAN SARSFIELDS

Senior Football got their Dublin Championship off to a winning start with a 4:18 to 0:16 win over UCD. Two goals each from Bren Gallagher and Jack Carey being the substantive difference in the end. Inter football lost out to St Brigids in the first round of their championship. Junior footballers put an end to Portobello’s championship 2:16 to 0:11.

The draw for Next round of the football championships sees Lucan Senior Football play St Sylvesters, Inters O’Tooles, Junior A’s Liffey Gaels, Junior B’s Tomas Davis. The dates, times and venues are yet to be confirmed.

Senior Hurling Championship starts with a game against St Brigids in Parnell Pk Thursday 27/4 8:15. Minor had a good 1:14 to 2:08 league win over Kilmacud however the Minor B’s were not so lucky inter encounter with Cuala.

On Saturday 6pm Junior A hurling are at home to Faughs in championship while at 3pm Sunday Junior B hurling are in Alfie Byrne Park against St Josephs OCB.

Ladies Football were in Cup action on Wednesday evening away to St Peregrines, a stop start game with about 70 frees that ended in a draw. Their next Cup outing is at home to Ballinteer on Wednesday 26/4 19:30. The juniors are away to Clanna Gael at the same time.

Last weekend Lucan Sarsfields played host to Division 1 of Dublin Camogie Féile. Success is an understatement, as congratulatory messages came from several clubs (those that lost!), testament to the work of coordinator Eoghan O’Shea and the whole team. If we were on Tripadvisor we would have a 5 star rating for logistics and hospitality. On the field the B team were in Naomh Olaf but unfortunately failed to progress, while the A’s, from the comfort of home, set themselves up for a Sunday final against Ballyboden which the won with a 10-point margin. Congratulations to all involved and best of luck preparations for nationals.

Fancy a new Car? The club are having a Summer Draw with a €30,000 prize fund including the first prize of a brand new Seat Ataca.

The fourth and final Dublin Féile, Hurling this time, is on Saturday 29th April (Bank Holiday Weekend)
Div 1: Hosted by Faughs, Tymon North, Throw-in 10:30am.
Div 6: Hosted by Balbriggan, Bremore Pk, Throw-in 10:30am.
Best of luck to all taking part.
Best of luck to Mark Hanley, refereeing in Division 4.

Golf Society results from our outing in Corballis. Overall Winner Sean Breen (21) 41pts, 2nd Overall Stephen Murphy (18) 39pts, Category 1 Winner Dave Cullen (14) 38pts, Category 2 Winner Robbie Breen (19) 33pts, Category 3 Winner Gabriel Larkin (24) 35pts. Congratulations to all the winners. Next outing is Kilcock Golf Club Saturday 20th May.

The Set Dancing also on Wednesday at 8:30pm in the function room while the bar hosts Bingo where you can avail of free tea/coffee.

Premium Ticket Draw. Every week when there is a game or a concert in Croke Park there is a draw in the club of two Premium Tickets. €20 gets you in to every draw for the year. Contact Paul McGann on 087-2546555.

Club Shop opening times are Sat 10:30-12:30 Thurs 7pm-8:30pm.

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. To facilitate Feile there is no Academy on the 22nd April.

Lucan Sarsfields still have a number of Family Life Memberships available, this now includes children from academy thru to age 23.

Lotto: The lotto draw is changing and moving to Thursday night from Sunday. Full details online

There was no winner of the €2,500 lotto but the numbers were 2, 14, 18 and 25. The sponsor was Newcastle Golf Centre and next week’s €3,000 draw will be managed by Team Shay Hurson. Tickets can be purchased online, at the club, in Carey’s Newsagents or in Vesey Arms or Kenny’s Bar.