Ballyfoyle Gymkhana- This year’s gymkhana will be held on Sunday July the 29th. A great community event not to be missed. With showjumping classes, lead rein, dog show plus catering tent. Volunteers needed to set up field Thursday and Friday evening at 7pm and Saturday afternoon from 2pm. Donations of cakes and buns welcomed. All proceeds go to Home Care Team and local charities. Phone Anne 0876801073 Dog Show Bring along your dog to the dog show at 2pm. Classes for pedigree and non-pedigree breeds. Prizes and rosettes on the day.
Junior’s down in Larchfield - Two goals from James Stephens was the main difference the sides in this Junior Championship group game. Martins had first use of a fresh wind but their shooting was off and they trailed at the break 1-5 to 0-3. Martins played well against the wind especially in the last quarter but the goals would not come . Final score 0-11 to 2-12. Team Eugene Maher, Thomas Walsh, Brendan Maher, Brian Cadigan, Aidan Murphy, Michael Morrissey, Noel Darcy, Michael Mulhall 0-1 , Don Callinan, David Breen , Bryan Byrne 0-9, 7f 1 65, luke Maher, Martin Dowling, Pauric Haughney, Patrick Dowling.
Subs John Haughney0-1, Damien Tynan.
Junior A loose out - St. Martins Junior A side lost out to Near neighbours Conahy Shamrocks in the League/Championship. Muckalee was the venue and it was the visitors that were leading at half-time 0-11 to 0-5.Final score 0-11 to 1-17. Team Eugene Maher, Shane Egan,Aidan Murphy,Thomas Walsh, Martin Dowling, Aidan Lalor, Ruari Kinsella, Luke Maher, Michael Morrissey, John Haughney, David Breen, David Dooley, Donal Shore,Pauric Haughney, Damien Tynan. Subs. Shane Kinsella, James Callinan, Kevin Tynan , Alan Kelly (all used).
Annual Benefit Night - St. Martin’s Hurling & Muckalee Football Clubs will hold their Annual Benifit Night at Kilkenny Dog Track on Friday 10th August. !st prize;€750 sponsored by CDC Architectural Metalwork, 2nd prize; 6 months GYM Membership for 2 sponsored by Springhill Court Hotel, 3rd prize; dinner for 4 sponsored by Newpark Hotel, 4th prize;2 green fees for sponsored by Castlecomer Golf Club. Tickets cost 10 (incl. race card), available from any committee member or player.