MEDALS - Fort Rangers Under-17 team will receive their league winner’s medals at a presentation evening this Friday June 15 in the Grange Inn at 7.30pm. The players will also receive their cup runners up medals and the junior player of the year will be awarded. All are welcome.
GAA - Junior B Hurling League Semi-Final: Danesfort 1-11 Blacks and Whites 0-8 Danesfort qualified for the final of the Junior B Hurling League with an excellent 6 point win over the Blacks and Whites in St John’s Park on Sunday.
Danesfort led from the outset with points from Cathal O’Neill, James Cunningham, Stephen McKenna and John Doheny. Blacks and Whites largely relied on frees to keep them in the match, but at half time Fort led by 0-9 to 0-4.
Blacks and Whites started the second half quicker and scored the first 3 points without reply to take them to within 2 points. Stephen McKenna responded with a free before the turning point in the match arrived. Blacks and Whites were unlucky to have a goal disallowed for a square-ball. From the resultant free-out, Danesfort scored an excellent goal of their own from Colm Phelan. What could have been a draw game 30 seconds earlier had now turned into a commanding 6 point lead.
Blacks and Whites were forced to go for goal for the remainder of the match but a combination of suberb saves from Patrick Tynan, stout defending from the likes of Pa Dillon and Michael Moylan, plus some near misses, meant they were never able to eat into the lead. Cathal O’Neill rounded off the scoring with a superb point from the right touchline.
Overall Danesfort deserved the win and had some superb individual performances. The goalkeeper and back 6 unit were outstanding all through, plus the midfield combination of Cathal O’Neill and Man of the Match James Cunningham won their battle. In attack, Danesfort always looked dangerous, particularly Stephen McKenna and John Doheny.
Danesfort now qualify for the final, and it’s hoped that a large crowd will come out to support the team, several of whom will feature for the senior team later in the year.
Team: Patrick Tynan, Patrick Hickey, Pat Dillon, Darren Knox, Ger Dunne, Jim Phelan, Michael Moylan, Cathal O’Neill (0-2), James Cunningham (0-2), Colm Phelan (1-0), John Doheny (0-3), Johnny Ryan, Tommy Ryan, Richie Devane, Stephen McKenna (0-4, 1 free).
Subs: Padraig Daly, Ciaran Walsh, Dion Fitzpatrick, Thomas Rossiter, Ronan Leahy, Maurice Woodcock.
LOTTO - Danesfort GAA & Parish Development Lotto Results Week 36 Draw took place in Delaney’s Kells, Jackpot €600, Numbers Drawn - 25 - 22 - 9 There was no Winner. Five Consolation Prizes of €30 - Frank McKenna, The Cowboy c/o Delaney’s Bar, Tom O’Neill, Paul O’Raheilly, Sean Dunne. Two Promoters Prizes of €20 - Anthony Dunne, Pat Hayes. Last week Deckie Byrne c/o Delaney’s Bar, Patrick Street was presented with his cheque. Congratulations Deckie. Next draw Sheridan’s Ennisnag June 11 - Jackpot €700. Then The Harvester Bar June 18.
TABLE QUIZ - Burnchurch N.S. are hosting a Table Quiz fundraiser in Ennisnag Bar & Lounge this Friday June 15 at 8pm. Tables of four cost €20 and there will be lots of prizes on the night. Come along and bring a friend. All are welcome.
CONGRESS - 50th INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS (Concluding Mass (Statio Orbis) in Croke Park 17th June. Bus leaves from Church Carpark in Danesfort at 9.15am sharp. If you want to book tickets for CROKE PARK AND BUS, the cost is €20 per adult and €15 per child. If you have already booked your CROKE PARK TICKET and want BUS only, the cost is €15 per adult and €5 per child. IEC Flags are €3 each and can be bought on the bus (if required). Money must be paid before reserving tickets. Bus has been registered and will bring direct to Croke Park. Mary: 087 2363302. Book today. All are welcome to travel.
KARATE - Karate Club meet Every Tuesday 4.00pm to 5.00pm in Danesfort Community Centre for boys and girls 4 to 12 year olds. . There will be a strong focus on physical fitness, with plenty of fun and games incorporated into the classes. Karate has many proven benefits for kids both physical and mentally. The Physical benefits include better movement and control, improved flexibility, increased fitness and the ability to protect oneself. The psychological benefits are improved confidence, become more assertive and improved self-esteem. No special gear required, just turn up in tracksuit and away you go. Call Kevin 086 3668669.
GOING STRONG - Going Strong Club meet every Wednesday at 11am in Danesfort Community Centre. The Club is a social gathering of friends and neighbours with a strong emphasis on fun, laughter, positivity and creativity. The members share views, experiences, ideas and skills. This year they hope to have a Going Strong Club exhibition at the Annual Field Day.
WANTED - If you have any of the following items and no longer need them The Going Strong Club would very much appreciate your donation: Wools of any colour, knitting needles, crochet needles, materials such as lining, ends of rolls or cuttings. These can be left into the crèche or community centre from Monday to Friday.
BINGO - Bingo is held every Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre at 8.30pm. Contact: 086 8825821.
YOGA - Yoga classes take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Danesfort Community Centre at 10.00am. Regular yoga increases your overall flexibility. It improves muscle tone, breathing and body posture awareness. Yoga is for everyone. If you have never practiced yoga before, and would like to try it, please drop in. All you need are comfortable clothing, yoga mat, blanket and small pillow. Refreshments are served after each class. Drop-in fee only €8. Contact 086 1666547.
HIP HOP DANCING - Hip Hop dance tuition for all national school children in Danesfort Community Centre on Wednesdays 4.00pm to 5.00pm. Classes are given by Favio Linares of 311 Dance and Fitness Group. If you would like to try it out please come along to our classes, only €5 or call Nikki 0851416953 for more details.
GUARDIAN BABY TODDLER - Parent- guardian, baby and toddler group meets at Danesfort Community Centre on Monday mornings at 10.30 a.m - 12.15pm. Light refreshments and snacks available. Members of Early Childhood Ireland.If you are interested in joining the group or wish to get more information please contact Dympna 086 8322086.
COMPUTER CLASSES - there will be no classes this morning. They will resume on WednesdayJune 6 at 9.30am in Danesfort Community Centre. Contact Claire 087 9781171.