Competitors from all over County Tipperary will travel to AIT Athlone on this coming weekend to contest the National Finals of the HSE Community Games winter programme. This festival of sport will commence on Friday and end on Sunday. There are large numbers competing due to Gymnastics and Swimming events being brought forward from Weekend two which will take place in August. The following finalists will enjoy all the fun and excitement of participation and making new friends at this annual spectacular sporting and cultural event.
Kate Shortt, Roscrea
Evan Moran, Ballinahinch-Killoscully
Roisin Ryan, Newport
John J. Ryan, Newport
Rebecca Moloney, Lattin Cullen
Alex Maher, Mullinahone
Meadbh Hourigan, Lattin Cullen
Seamus O’Grady, Lattin Cullen
Cassie Needham, Fethard Killusty
Cianan Lawlor, St Mary’s
Art and Model Making is in the New Engineering Building, boys event commence at 9.00am on Saturday, girls competition is at 9.30am on Sunday.
Leah Carew, Lattin Cullen
Daniel Vaughan, Mullinahone
Nessa Burke, St Flannan’s
Shane Carew, Lattin Cullen
Laoise Looby, Lattin Cullen
Cathal Brett, Mullinahone
Aoife Ryan, Lattin Cullen
Colin Dillon, Silvermines
Boys will compete at 2.30pm on Saturday, girls are at 2.30pm on Sunday.
U12 Girls, Rachel Butler, Gortnahoe, Glengoole; Amy Hayde, Ballinahinch-Killoscully; Emma Coleman, Ruth Allen, Sarah Finn. all Newport; Michelle Sage, Ballina.
U/14 Girls, Emma Fagen, Newport; Ciara Bracken, Thurles; Alannah Deering, Nenagh; Thea Curtin, Ballinahinch-Killoscully; Anna Carey St. Mary’s; Ciara Parker, New Inn.
U12 Boys, Adam O’Dwyer, Moycarkey Borris; Shane Fitzgibbon, St Mary’s Clonmel; Aaron Morgan, Cloughjordan; Adam Ryan, Ballinahinch Killoscully; Charlie Tobin, Gortnahoe Glengoole; Alex Reynolds, Silvermines.
U14 Boys, James Lynch, Ballinahinch Killoscully; Ben O’Dwyer, Moycarkey Borris; Colin Coleman, Newport; Lorcan Troy, Gortnahoe Glengoole; Robert Kelly, Cahir.
Heats are in AIT Grounds at 11am on Saturday with all finals at 11am on Sunday.
Saoirse Tracey, Ardfinnan
Ronan O’Dwyer, Moycarkey.
Kayleigh Flannery, Clerihan
Ben Ely, Moycarkey Borris.
Karin Blair, New Inn.
Under 15: Norma Kennedy, Cahir
Liam McGrath, Clerihan.
Finals commence at 2.00pm on Saturday in “The New Sports Centre”.
U10 Siobhan O’Hanlon, Drangan Cloneen Keenan Aherne, Fethard Killusty
Girls at 11am and boys at 2.00pm both in the new engineering building.
Under 11 St Flannan’s. Under 13 St Flannan’s. Under 16 St Flannans, these are in the new engineering building at 9.30am on Saturday.
Girls and Boys
U8 Anna Moychan, Cashel-Rosegreen
U10 Anna Li Diggins, Kilsheelan Kilcash
Alex Tully, Moycarkey Borris
U12 Siobhan Whelan, Powerstown Lisronagh
Daragh Stakelum, Thurles
U14 Moya Whelan, Powerstown Lisronagh
Daniel Browne, Moycarkey
U16 Meadbh Meehan Gray, Thurles
Michael Foley, Moycarkey
U10 Isabel Hurley, Powerstown Lisronagh
Joe Egan, Moycarkey
U12 Sarah Ni Cheallaigh, St Olivers, Michael Buckley, Powerstown
U14 Niamh Owens, Kilsheelan Kilcash
David Mawe, Thurles
U16 Kate O’Flynn, Cashel Rosegreen Sean Fanning, Moycarkey Borris.
U12 Suparee (Lena) Kordonis, St Peter and Pauls
Luke O’Flynn, Cashel Rosegreen
U14 Amy McGrath, Thurles
Cillian O’Gorman, Thurles.
U14 Kate Hanafin, Thurles
Dean Cooke, Thurles
U16 Katelyn Owens, Kilsheelan Kilcash
Darren O’Sullivan, Thurles.
Under 13, Cashel Rosegreen: Aoibhinn Fanning, Jenny O’Brien, Lucy O’Brien, Faye Dowling, Lucy Murphy
Under 16, Thurles:
Under 13, Thurles
Under 16, Thurles
Note: Change in programme from previous years – u8 and u10 boys in Regional Sports Centre Swimming Pool at 2pm on Saturday. U8 and u10 girls in same venue at 3.30pm
Sunday Boys u12/u14/u16 in Regional Swimming Pool at 8.30am
Girls u12/u14/u16 same venue at 2.00pm.
Juvenile Table Quiz
Under 14, St Flannan’s
Solo Singing- U14 Ciara Sweeney, Newport at 1pm Douglas Hyde Theatre on Sunday
Solo Music- U13, Keelan McGrath, Borrisokane at 1.00pm in Douglas Hyde Theatre Sat
Solo Dance U14,Susan Keyes, Silvermines 11.30am Multipurpose Hall on Sunday
Group Dance U14, Leah Carew and Aine Carew, Lattin Cullen 3.30 Multipurpose Hall Sun
Group Singing, U14, Silvermines
Drama/Comedy Sketch U14, Silvermines
Group Music U14, Conor Nolan, Aoife Nolan, Gillian Lyons, James Rochford, Paul Nolan, Sean Treacy’s. is at 5.00pm in Douglas Hyde Theatre on Saturday.
County GAA News
All games in South Tipperary are now fairly well on track for the County Finals which will take place in Semple Stadium, Thurles on Bank Holiday Monday, June 3rd.
Under 10 Mixed Football: Fethard play Cahir in Dunesk on Friday evening, May 26th at 7pm. The winner will play Powerstown-Lisronagh in the South Final.
U12 Girls Football: Cashel play Fethard in the South Final in Rosegreen on this Wednesday evening at 7pm.
Cashel and Ballingarry have performed exceptionally well in the hurling and camogie games. These two areas now play each other in the South Finals of both the Hurling and Camogie next week.