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23 February 2020
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Sports round-up

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St. Mary's Cards

1st Margaret Doyle
2nd Eugene McGarrell
3rd Seams Carney
4th Josie Carey




Lucan Golf Club

Gents Results
Wed - Front 9 - J Byrne (19) 24, M O'Halloran (17) 24, C Hawkes (18) 24

Sat - Front 9 - D Doherty (16) 18, L Grendon (7) 18, Back 9 - M J Downes (3) 18



Dublin Indoor Juvenile Championships
Superb performances across the board, not just our medal winners but all athletes who went out and competed and did the club proud. Loads of pb's, finalists and medallists we had 31 medals over the weekend, and here's the list:

U9 Girls
60m - Doireann Ni Fhiaich - 2nd

U12 Girls
Shot Putt - Ella McGrath - 1st, Muireann Ni Bhuachalla - 2nd, Rachel Jez - 3rd.
600m - Rachel Jez - 3rd
60m - Ella McGrath - 2nd
Long Jump - Rachel Jez - 3rd
High Jump - Muireann Ni Bhuachalla - 3rd


U12 Boys
600m - Aaron Donoghoe - 2nd
Shot Putt - Nathan Dooley - 2nd

U13 Girls
Shot Putt - Eva Collis - 2nd

U13 Boys
600m - David Coakley - 2nd, Davis Quinn - 3rd


U14 Girls
800m - Saoirse Fitzgerald - 1st
Long Jump - Saoirse Fitzgerald - 1st
Shot Putt - Saoirse Fitzgerald - 2nd
60m - Saoirse Fitzgerald - 2nd

U14 Boys
Shot Putt - Cian Gavin - 2nd, Killian O'Connor - 3rd

U15 Girls
800m - Maggie Jez - 2nd

U15 Boys
800m - Liam Fitzgerald - 3rd
Long Jump - Eoghan O'Connor - 3rd

U16 Girls
High Jump - Hannah Moriarty - 1st
Long Jump - Hannah Moriarty - 2nd
60m Hurdles - Hannah Moriarty - 2nd
1500m - Millie Hughes - 2nd

U17 Girls
60m - Kate O'Connell - 1st
200m - Kate O'Connell - 1st

U17 Boys
800m - Dara Donoghue - 1st
1500m Dara Donoghue - 1st

U19 Girls
1500m - Aoife Coffey - 3rd

Anne McGrane of Lucan Harriers was out on Friday 14th at Jordanstown Loughshore Park in County Antrim doing 6 hour run Challenge against all the elements. Anne managed to cover 54.22km and was awarded with a Special St. Valentine's Medal. Super stuff from Anne. Anne continues her training for the Connemara Ultra Marathon.

Helen McGinnity and Amanda Breen travelled to Kilbroney Forest in Warrenpoint last Friday night (7th) for the 26Extreme night series 10k - took on two loops of trails, the mountain and some cross country.




Winter League - The Final
Well it has now arrived - yes the Final of the Winter League. The Poppys versus the McCann Cans. Some might say it could be a family affair but not sure as we have brother in law versus brother in law with another brother in law being a player on one of the teams. Anyway may we wish both teams the very best of good luck - we are just jealous that we did not qualify for the final.

May we take this opportunity of thanking sincerely Halpenny Golf for their generous sponsorship of this competition. We as a Club certainly appreciate this continuous sponsorship.

Well ladies all good things must come to an end and we just were not good enough this week to take any scalps although rumour has it the men were in serious practice to ensure we did not secure any scalps. Ladies please note that weather permitting and the course being open we will have our usual Saturday 9 hole scramble at 1pm.

2020 Day Outing
The Gents' day out is on Saturday 29th February to St.Brigid's Pitch and Putt Club in Kildare. The Ladies day out is on Saturday 7th March to Gaeil Colmcille Pitch and Putt Club in Kells. Please ensure that you have your money paid in full.

Membership Fees
Please note that Membership Fees are now due for the 2020 year. In order to play in the Drive in please have your fee paid by the end of February. This will allow our Registrar Martin Walsh to register your name with Pitch and Putt Ireland.

New Members Welcome - Adults and Juveniles
Our Club is now open for membership. If you would like to join our Club please contact the Secretary in writing and we will be in touch with the relevant details by return. You can join as a family or individual or indeed you are more than welcome to call into the Club House and ask for any committee member who will be only too willing to discuss your enquiry - best time to call is at the weekend or contact us at

Hall/Room for Hire
Please note that we have a hall/room for hire from 7pm weekdays - short term or long term hire/lease will be considered. Please contact the secretary by letter or email

Mr & Mrs - Valentines
Congratulations to Tracy and Stephen Needham on winning this competition last weekend. Tess Donovan was our compare for the night and well done to you Tess.

Besides taking part in this competition Stephen also has the 'poison chalice' of securing music for our club nights. This task can be a most thankless job as it is hard to please everyone with their taste in music but Stephen continues to pursue music for our club. If you have any ideas for a change in music or would like to recommend a group either the House Committee or Stephen would be delighted to hear from you - all positive suggestions welcome.

Dates for your Diary
23rd February - Winter League Final and sing along
14th March - Captains' Drive-In with music from 2.30 to 4.30
17th March - Music and craic in the afternoon - sing along
25th April - Race Night and Presentation of Captains' Drive in & Easter weekend competition.