An excellent start by St Martins saw them earn a 1-11 to 1-1 lead over Tullogher Rosbercon in Tullogher. However a poor finish to the game cost them as they lost by 1-16 to 4-8 where many harsh lessons need to be learnt. St Martins: Jason Shore, Paddy Heffernan, Alan Kelly, Steven Walsh, Jack Dowling, Paddy Brennan, Richard Teehan, Shane Kinsella, James Callanan, William Trousdell, Robert Reid, Conor Dowling, Shane Dowling, Colm O’Neill, Donal Shore. Subs: Eoin Murphy (Used) Tommy Quirke, Ronan Tynan, Conor Dowling, Aidan Egan, Damien Egan, Brandon Sheehan.
U6 Camogie challenge - The U6 camogie girls played their first match in Muckalee on Friday 27th July against Dicksboro. Having trained hard all season the girls were really looking forward to testing their skills in this challenge game. The fine evening brought out the supporters for this big “match“. The St. Martins girls were up against a strong Dicksboro team but they never gave up and put on a great display right to the end. Both teams played well with some very good individual performances from both sides much to the delight of the supporters. A great evening was had by all and well done to all the players. Team: Caroline Coughlan, Casey Farrell, Molly Farrell, Aoibheann Healy, Grainne Healy, Charlotte Hutchinson, Elle Kealy, Nora McCarthy, Roisin Menton, Leanne Patterson, Tara Roche, Abbey Tynan.
Annual Benefit Night - St. Martins Hurling & Muckalee Football clubs will hold their Annual Benefit Night at Kilkenny Dog Track on Friday 10th August. 1 €750 sponsored by CDS Architectural Metalwork, St. Martins Hurling & Muckalee Football Clubs. 2 Gym Membership for 2 for 6 months sponsored by Springhill Court Hotel. 3 Dinner for 4 sponsored by Newpark Hotel. 4 2 Green Fees sponsored by Castlecomer Golf Club. Tickets cost €10 (inc. race card), available from any committee member or player.
DEEN CELTIC REGISTRATION FOR NEW SEASON - Schoolboy/Girl Registration & Training for Deen Celtic will take place in the clubhouse at the following times. U-8 (2005) Friday August 17th at 5pm -- Registration Only. U-9 (2004) Wednesday August 15th at 5pm U-10 (2003) Tuesday August 14th at 5pm U-11 (2002) Thursday August 16th at 6pm. U-12 (2001) Wednesday August 15th at 6pm. U-13 (2000) Wednesday August 15th at 7pm. U-14 (1999) Tuesday August 14th at 6pm. U-15 (1998) Thursday August 16th at 7pm.. U-16 (1997) Thursday August 16th at 7pm. U-19 (1996/5/4) Thursday August 16th at 8pm Registration fee is €20 per kid. New members are very welcome. Anyone wishing to help with schoolboy teams can let club representative know at signing up times. The club is also hoping to have a soccer school for kids on Saturday afternoons for boys & girls born in 2006 & 2007 commencing in September. Keep an eye out on your local notes, shops & Deen Celtic Facebook page for updates.