London Marathon 2013 - Have your name printed on a specially designed running top, which will be worn in The London Marathon in April while also donating to a very worthy charity The Irish Heart Foundation. If you are interested contact Paul Dempsey on 087 9373937. Paul will run in his second London Marathon on April 21st.
The Departed - Coming up to St Patrick’s Day, when we think of migrants, there will be a register in the church in which you are invited to write the names of people from the area that have left in search of work. These people need to be acknowledged and let them know that they are been taught of and remembered.
St Mary’s Primary School - St. Mary’s National School will hold a clothes and book collection. Donations can be brought to the school from now to Friday, 15th March.
All proceeds will go to the school funds
Easter Camp - Fun Easter camp at Apple Tree Farm skeoughvosteen Tues 26th, Wed 27th, Thurs 28th March, 9.30 to 1. 4 to 8 year olds. Easter egg hunt in the forest, arts n crafts, baking, costs 45 euro. Now enrolling at Apple Tree Farm Montessori for Sept, children taken from two years of age. Contact Pam 087 8054678
Soccer -Thomastown United Junior A side lost out on 2 points last Sunday morning when they drew 2-2 with Evergreen B. Evergreen were off the mark first but Thomastown held there cool and a master free kick from Aaron Broaders brought the sides level early in the second half. The quick feet of Andy Kavanagh put the home side in front but a defensive error saw Evergreen grab the equaliser with just 10 minutes left on the clock.
The Junior B side had a great with over Brookville last Sunday afternoon and walked away with all 3 points with thanks to Seanie Brennan who has recently returned from Australia and got back on the score sheet.
Thomastown United Under 15’s played at home against Evergreen B last Saturday and came away comfortable winners. Goals from David Griffin (3), Stevie Wemyss (2) and Dylan Tierney. Fantastic results!
Thomastown United Under 14 side are through to the Last 8 in Ireland in the SFAI Goodson Cup after beating Ballyhar Dynamos 8-0 last week. They now face Corinthian Boys of Cork in a home fixture in the near future. Times and dates will be posted on our website www.thomastownunited.com or also check our Facebook page.
Handball - Kilfane handballers continue to compete this week on the national 40x20 scene. In Leixlip, Co. Kildare last Wednesday, Roisin and Dearbhail O’Keeffe competed in the U11 and U13 Cumann Na Bunscoil Leinster Finals with Roisin emerging victorious in the U11 competition.
In Moycullen, Co.Galway on Saturday, Leinster champion Rachel Hogan won her Ladies Junior Singles All-Ireland semi final 2-0, while in Bofield, Co. Mayo, Mick Dalton lost out 2-0 in his Diamond Masters B Singles All Ireland semi final.
Also on Saturday in Wexford, Aoife Holden won the Girls U15 Singles Leinster final, Dylan Caulfield and partner Padraig Cooney from Clogh won the U16 doubles Leinster final. Dearbhail O Keeffe and Jack Holden were runners up in U13 & U12 singles finals respectively.
Well done to all our players who are representing the club so well in all competitions and a particular thanks to all the Kilkenny 40x20 clubs who made their alleys available to Kilfane for training.
GAA Club - A Presentation Dinner Dance will be held on Friday 22nd March in Springhill Hotel. Tickets are €25 and can be purchased from any committee member.