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posted 3 Jul 2012, 06:48 by Newcastle Gaa
Congratulations to the under 11 footballers representing Newcastle National School who won the Mikey Mahoney shield in Ardfinnan for the second year running recently. Well done to all the players, their coaches and teacher, Mr Shortt. Players were David Kelly (captain), Pádraig O’Loughlin, Eoin O’Keeffe, Dane O’Sullivan, Jason O’Donnell, Max Zimmerman, Luke Condon, Tadhg Devaney, Conor Butler, Kyle O’Brien, Jack Rice Fitzpatrick, Ciarán O’Loughlin and Ryan O’Brien. The Under 14 hurlers, in combination with Fr Sheehys, played against Cahir on Thursday, June 22nd in Clogheen. They also played two matches in the past week against Fethard and Clonle Óg, winning both matches. The Newcastle players involved were Jamie Grant, Oisín O’Dwyer, Maitiú McGrath, Darragh Condon, Darragh O’Flynn, George Forbes, Jason Hally, Pádraig O’Loughlin, Corey Hackett, Brandon Hackett and Aaron Kiely. The Under 10’s took part in a football blitz organised by the South Board na nÓg in Clonmel Óg grounds recently. The team played three games against St Patricks, Carrick Swans and Clonmel Commercials, winning one game, drawing another and losing the third by a very narrow margin. The team was Jack Rice Fitzpatrick, Alice Ryan, Ciarán O’Loughlin, Conor Butler, Cormac Butler, Max Zimmerman, Tom Ross, Caelainn McGrath, Shane Taylor and Jack Kelly. The Under 12 hurlers played against Fr Sheehys on Friday night last, June 29th but they were defeated by 2 points. The players involved were Pádraig O’Loughlin, Eoin O’Keeffe, David Kelly, Dane O’Sullivan, Feidhlim Ryder, Tadhg Devaney, Aaron O’Neill, Alice Ryan, Jack Rice Fitzpatrick, Jason O’Donnell, Ciarán O’Loughlin, Ryan McCullagh and Janis Sturkina.