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16 September 2018
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Sports round-up

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18 Stableford (Gross) 7-9 September 2018
Gents Class 1 Winner John McDermott 43 Pts [B9]
Gents Class 2 Winner Dave Hayden II 40 Pts
Gents Class 2 Runner Up Paul County 39 Pts [B9]
Gents Class 3 Winner Dan Coady 37 Pts
Ladies Class 1 Winner Kathleen Croke 30 Pts
Ladies Class 2 Winner Kathleen Grainger 29 Pts

National Inter-County Championship
The Inter-County was held last weekend in Killarney and the Dublin Ladies and Gents teams came runner up in both. Congratulations to Philo Condron, Chris Gallagher and Anthony Malone on their performance in helping Dublin to secure second place.

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

Dates for your Diary
Saturday 15th September - Music
Saturday 6th October - Music
Saturday 27th October - Music
Saturday 10th November - Music

Juveniles – President’s Day
Congratulations to our Juveniles who participated in the Presidents prize last Sunday. Thank you to our President and to the juvenile committee for a most enjoyable day.

The winner of the Presidents Prize is - Eimear Ahearn. Eimear has had a great year in the Pitch and Putt circle and long may it continue for you Eimear.

Thank you to Peg and John Smith for the sponsorship of the trophy for the most improved player over the year. This year that was none other than Fionn Ryle – congratulations to you Fionn.


The Presidents Prize winner - Eimear Ahearn and our President - Michael O’Gorman.


Most improved player Fionn Ryle



Results: Monday 10th September 2018
1st: Frances Dempsey & Chris McHugh
2nd: Wendy Geoghegan & Jo Murphy
3rd: Carmel Doocey & Joy Campbell & Noeleen Flynn & Rita Tapley

1st: Carmel Shanley & Kathleen Collery
2nd: Marguerite Cunningham & Jacinta McKelvey
3rd: Olive McDonagh & Marie Ruddy



Dingle Marathon and Half Marathon – Sunday 1st September
15 Lucan Harriers headed south to the Dingle Peninsula to take on the Dingle Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday 1st September. A very hilly but stunning route taking in some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland – even if some of it was obscured by the low cloud which was very welcome to keep the temperatures down.

In the full Marathon Eileen O’Brien finished in a time of 4.51.54 and was 2nd in her age category.

In the Half Marathon Amanda Breen broke the 2 hour mark for the Half Marathon in a time of 1.59.45. She was followed by Celine Murphy O'Keeffe who finished in 2.19.35, Mandy Drury in 2.25.58, Geraldine Coogan in 2.43.19, Lorraine Mullally in 2.44.25, Laura McCabe in 2.45.47, Patricia Hennessy in 2.46.57, Patricia Byrne in 2.49.37, Fanchea Gibson in 2.50.58, Bridget Kenny in 2.51.58, Amanda Lynch in 3.01.04 and Aideen McCormack in 3.23.01. Kathleen & David Trunk also took part as their final long run before the Berlin Marathon but I don’t have their finishing time.


Aoife Coffey – Saturday 8th September
Aoife Coffey represented Ireland in the British and Irish U17 Championship Mountain Race which was held in Glendalough. She ran brilliantly to finish 5th – an amazing achievement.

Ratoath Half Marathon – Saturday 8th September
Three Lucan Harriers headed to Fairyhouse Racecourse to take on the Ratoath Half Marathon. Jason Barrett finished in 1.46.08 followed by Helen McGinnity in 2.17.47 and Jill Meredith in 2.18.38

The Lakes 10k and Half Marathon – Saturday 8th September
Four Lucan Harriers athletes headed to Blessington for The Lakes 10k and Half Marathon on Saturday 8th September. In the Half Marathon Colm Munnelly finished in a time of 1.48.22 and Lorraine Heffernan in 1.49.00. In the 10k Bernie Doyle finished in 58.38 and Marie Collins in 1.03.17.

Quest Achill – Saturday 8th September
Ceara Kerrigan completed her 3rd Quest Achill taking on the 1km kayak, 9km run and 21km cycling in very tough weather conditions.

SSE Airtricity 10 mile – Saturday 8 September
The new SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Race Series 10 Mile wa held in Swords on Saturday 8th September. 30th athlete overall home was Lucan Harrier Derek Taylor who finished in 59.36, with Libor Matousek in 33rd in a time of 59.41, Patrick Holden in 1.03.19, Jason Barrett 1.22.45, Kim Jones in 1.27.48, Kate Maguire in 1.32.39, Clare Wright in 1.34.56, Cormac Dowd in 1.33.58, Vincent Scanlon in 1.33.56, Anita Hughes in 2.01.08, Tom Meade in 2.09.04, Martina McMahon in 2.11.05, Pierina Walsh in 2.11.06, Anne Smith in 2.14.32 and Josephine Dignam in 2.16.01.

The Great North Run – Sunday 9th September
Two Lucan Harriers headed over to take on Mo Farah and 57,000 other people in the Great North Run, a Half Marathon which goes from Newcastle to South Shields on the coast. It’s a hilly route which goes over the iconic Tyne Bridge while the red arrows fly overhead. It was a very hot day but the support was constant the whole way along with the finishing straight quite surreal with thousands of people clapping and cheering everyone over the final kilometre. Olive Mulligan finished in 2.27.40 and Fanchea Gibson in 3.02.08.

World Masters Athletics Championships – Malaga September
Carol Kearney represented Ireland at the World Masters Athletics Championships held in Malaga, Spain. In the 200m she qualified from the heats to the semi-final with a time of 29.62. She improved on her time in the semi-finals to 29.45 but unfortunately it was just outside the qualifying times for the final.



The hockey season has started back and new members are always welcome.
Training times as follows:
Boys & Girls up to 3rd class – Sunday 11-12
6th class & 1st year – Friday 6.30 – 7.45
Boys 4th & 5th class – Friday 7.45-9.00
Please check out our website for further information