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LUCAN SARSFIELDS’ CLUB NOTES MONDAY March 10th 2014

November 8, 2018

LUCAN SARSFIELDS’ CLUB NOTES MONDAY March 10th 2014



 



Membership is now due for 2014.  We encourage all members to renew as soon as possible by following the link on our website.  We particularly extend an invite to Parents and Guardians of our Juvenile members to consider one of our family options.  All players up to U21 are now included in the family options.



Condolences to the Walsh family on the death of Mary wife of Sean and mother to Eoin, Donal and Fergal.



Many thanks to all the Teams who sent in match reports this weekend.  Full details can be found on our website www.lucansarsfields.ie over 650 players in action last weekend across all 4 codes from age 7 to 40+!



Congratulations to all four adult football teams who recorded victories last weekend.  Our Seniors had an impressive win over St.Peregrins and our Intermediate Team overcame a strong Clan Mhuire side by 2 points.  In the afternoon both Juniors sides came out on top against Garda and Thomas Davis.



 



Our underage football Teams also had some good results at the weekend.  The U13A got back on track with a win over local rivals Round Towers.  The U14As had an impressive win over St Brigids 5-10 to 4-5 and our U16As also recorded a victory over Erins Isle.  Our U15Bs had an great win on Sunday morning over Kilmacud Crokes 1-12 to 2-2.



 



It was a proud day for the Club last Friday as we had no less than 7 representatives on the Dublin Colleges Hurling Team who defeated Birr. Congratulations to Robert Ward, Daire Newcombe, Emmet Allen, Andrew Carroll, Ben Coffey, Luke Walsh and Cian McHugh.  Keep up the good work lads!



 



It was a feast of Hurling last weekend for out U11 Teams as they played off some highly competitive games against Faughs on Saturday morning.  The Team assembled again on Sunday at 7am in the clubhouse for a trip to Waterford to support Johnny and Peter who were in action for the Dubs against the Deise.  The big match was preceded by games against Tramore and Danesford.  Many thanks to Cillian Canavan, Michael Sheery, Keith Hannon, Declan O'Leary, Dara Keher, Ger Cooper and Mick Cuffe for organizing this trip for 70 very lucky Hurlers!



 



U10 hurlers (3 team group) played away to Kilmacud on Saturday.  In all games there was some great skill and commitment shown narrowly losing the three games.  Our 2 team group played Commercials at home winning one and losing one.  Some great point scoring from midfield and fine teamwork resulted in a good win for the Sars.



 



On Saturday morning at the 12th lock our U8 squads were in action,



Both squads performed really well against Thomas Davis and Balinteer St.

Johns. There were loads of great skillls on display from all teams and all

the games were played in great spirit.



Every Lucan player played really well and gave 100% but a special mention

must be made for our 3 all stars this week Conor Dolan (who broke his hurl

in the process of giving 110%), Aaron Cronin and Robert Keher. Well done

lads!



 



This weeks CCC1 Hurling Sars Stars are Daragh Burke (U11) Divine Mercy, Daragh Burke (U11) Divine Mercy, Joey McSweeney (U10) Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Ciaran O'Brien (U12) St. Mary's BNS, Aaron Cronin (U8) St. Thomas', Rian Carey (U11) Scoil Aine, Michael Young (U11) St. Mary's BNS, Joey Dunne (U10) St. Mary's BNS, Rory Mulhearn (U12) Scoil Aine, Daragh Walsh (U9) St. Mary's BNS, Shane Murtagh (U12) St. Mary's BNS, Niall Carron (U10) Scoil Aine, Conor Dolan (U8) Divine Mercy, Darragh Meehan (U9) St. Thomas'and Sean Langton (U9) Griffen Educate Together.



 



 



On the camogie side  the U13B’s made it 2 wins out of 2 with victory over Raheny B 3-06 to 1-0, on a glorious Spring morning in St Annes Park. Lucan raced into a 3 point lead in the first half with some clinical strikes from Ali Dunne, Aoife Whelan and a free from Emma Morris.



Raheny responded with a well taken goal of their own just before half-time, however a fine point from Fay Murphy ensured Lucan led at half time by a single point.



After the break Lucan upped the tempo and 3 goals and 2 points were added by Fay Murphy, Ali Dunne, Emma Morris and Roslyn Croke, to secure the win.



Excellent displays by every player, a real team performance.



 



A special mention to all the parents who came out to support and encourage the team.



 



The U8's made they're debut against Commercials & St. Brigids on a balmy sunny Sunday afternoon, a fantastic display by all our girls who took great pride in putting on the club colours. Some strong teamwork produced performances which managed to keep all opposing teams scoreless, which is a great feat at any age level. 



The U10s were away to Kilmacud  on a great day for playing Camogie. It was our first match of the season and we could see that there were still some cobwebs to be brushed away. Lucan started off slowly with a loss and two draws, Kilmacud really made us ask questions of our approach and our formation.



 



Gary's team battled hard, the grass was against us for our games as many chances were created but the ball just would not finish for us.  3 draws was good for the day that was in it.



 



Tara Hollowed, Lilly Rooney, Leah Dunne, Sarah Walsh, Lauren Strong, Lucy Fox, Ella Murray



Muireann Doyle



 



Robbies team didn't like being beaten, and continued on to two great wins. It is hard to stop them when the stepped up a gear. This was our team of the day and lots more to come.  Kate Connell, Alanna Fox, Katie Jenkinson, Leila Grimes, Aoibheann Scott, Katy Gaffney, Saidbh Fitzpatrick, Erica Collins, Sophie McIntyre, Ellen Lynch.



 



Ollie and Kevin's team stuck to their task and came away with three draws, this team pulled together, skills were on display from both sides and take a look at the lineout and you will see that they were just off coming away with wins.



Aisling Behan, Cara Ware, Aideen Somers, Erica Collins, Saidhbh Corcoran, Reah Canning



Sarah Mahon, Cliona Ni Bhuachalla, Ella Lacey.



 



25 Card Drive every Friday night at 9pm in the Clubhouse Bar – all welcome. €5 entry with €50 1st prize.



 



 



The Golf Society is running a Par 3 Golf Classic supporting Joe Whyte’s dancing shoes in Newcastle Golf Centre on Sat 22nd March contact Michael at 0872331983 to reserve your 3 ball.



 



Set Dancing classes every Wednesday @ 8.30pm



 



Strictly Come Dancing is coming to Lucan! Our events committee are appealing to our male members to sign up for the show.  There is loads of time left to practice the steps and full training will be provided.  Please contact Josephine Donohue, Mary Reynolds or Mary Flannery.



Our Feile Teams are running a Balloon Race on 17th March.  The owner of the furthest travelled balloon on April 13th will win 250 euro.  Contact Joe Leonard to purchase your balloon.



 



 



 



Our nurseries continue every Saturday from 1.30pm at the Clubhouse.  New players are always welcome and registration is just €10 for both Hurling and Football.  This is your chance to participate in a training session led by Dublin Hurling Captain Johnny McCaffrey.  Each week over 150 boys and girls practice their skills and improve their overall physical well being in a safe and controlled environment on our purpose built all weather facility.  Check out our website for more details.



 



 



There was no winner of Sunday night’s €7,000  Lotto. The unlucky numbers were 16, 19, 24, 25. This weeks lotto is for a jackpot of  €7,500 sponsored by Carey’s Newsagents.


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