County Tipperary Community Games News

The County Art & Model Making Finals took place in the Silvermines on Saturday last, 12th March. A huge crowd of contestants turned up on the day to take part & our thanks to the Silvermines for hosting this event. The results are as follows:-


Boys Under 8:

1. Robert Mullins             Lattin Cullen

2.      David Parsons              Newport

3.      John J. Ryan                 Newport

3.      Aidan Fitzgerald          Drangan/Cloneen.

Boys Under 10:

1.      Shane Carew                Lattin Cullen

2.      Denis Clancy                Drangan/Cloneen

3.      Matthew Burke            Fethard/Killusty

3.      Diarmuid Looby           Lattin Cullen

Boys Under 12:

1.      Seamus O’Grady         Lattin Cullen

2.      Eoghan Ryan               Gortnahoe/Glengoole

3.      Mateysz Daman            St Oliver’s Clonmel

Boys Under 14:

1.      Cianan Lawlor             St Mary’s Clonmel

2.      Aaron Flynn                 St Peter and Paul’s Clonmel

3.      Aidan Ryan                  Gortnahoe/Glengoole

Girls Under 8:

1.      Aine Carew                  Lattin Cullen

2,      Roisin Hickey              Silvermines


Girls Under 10:

1.      Ailis Kennedy              Ballinahinch / Killoscully

2.      Rachel Fogarty             St Oliver’s Clonmel

3.      Jennifer Phelan             Fethard.Killusty

Girls Under 12

1.      Emma Fitzsimons        Silvermines

2.      Kate Gleeson                Mullinahone

3.      Yvonne O’Toole         Newport

Girls Under 14

1.      Noelle Looby               Lattin Cullen

2.      Sadbh Horan                Fethard/Killusty

3.      Rebecca Hayden           Drangan/Cloneen.

Girls Under 16

1.      Carrie Whelan              Newport

2.      Mairead Teehan           St Flannan’s

3.      Carole Hogan               St Flannan’s

Model Making

Under 10 Girls

1.      Denise Cullagh             Silvermines

2.      Leah Carew                  Lattin Cullen

3.      Cliona Hourigan           Lattin Cullen

Under 10 Boys

1.    Jack Beane          Cloughjordan

2.    Aidan Dillon                Silvermines

3.    Shane O’Grady            Lattin Cullen

Under 12 Girls

1.      Laoise Looby               Lattin Cullen

2.      Michaela Nage              Silvermines

3.      Jade Crowe                   Lattin Cullen

Under 12 Boys

1.    Joe Keyes                      Silvermines

2.    Cian Duane                  St. Flannans

3.    Cillian While               Mullinahone

Under 14 Girls

1       Maura Keyes                Silvermines

2.      Aoife Ryan                   Lattin Cullen

3       Ciara O’Grady             Lattin Cullen

Under 14 Boys

1.    Colin Dillon                 Silvermines

2.    Liam Corcoran             Lattin Cullen

Lattin Cullen Art Medal Winners

The County Finals of the U/14 Quiz took place on Friday, 4th March in the Presentation School Hall, Thurles. Our thanks to Thurles for hosting this event which attracted over 20 teams of children from all over the county. The winners on the night were Ballingarry who scored 79 points out of a possible 100. 3 teams finished on 76 points & following a tie-breaker the places were decided as follows:- Joint 2nd place St. Mary’s East & Fethard Killusty with Moycarkey Borris in 3rd place.  Congratuations & well done to all medal winners & to all the teams who took part on the night. The Ballingarry team now go forward to represent Tipperary at Weekend 1 of the National Finals in May & we wish them well in their endeavors.

The County Finals of the Indoor Soccer took place on Saturday, 5th March in Templemore. Our thanks to Templemore for hosting the finals which were a great success. The results & the teams who are through to the Munster Finals in UL on Saturday 26th March are:-

Girls U/13 – Nenagh & the team is Kate O’Connor, Niamh Kennedy, Vanessa Tynan, Hazel McAuliffe, Emily Talbot, Elke Bergin, Saoirse McGee & Shauna Rooney.

Girls U/15 – Powerstown beat St Flannan’s 2-0 with the 2 goals scored in the first half by Sarah McDermot & Megan Shanahan. The winning Powerstown team was Everena Everard, Michelle McMeel, Sarah McDermot, Leanne Ryan, Hazel Shanahan, Cliona Collins, Aoife Power & Megan Shanahan.

Boys U/13 – In a nail biting final, Templemore beat Clerihan on penalties. The score at the end of full time was 1-1 with goals scored by Alan O’Donnell (Clerihan) & Enna McBride (Templemore). The same score stood at the end of extra time. To separate the 2 team, the match went to penalties with Templemore winning 1-0 & the winning penalty scored by Enna McBride. It was a very exciting match with nothing between the 2 sides. Well done to both teams, it really is very hard for any team to lose on penalties. The winning Templemore team was Patrick Cadell, Enna McBride, Paul Bergin, Michael Fogarty, Shane Doyle, Andrew Ormond & Ciaran Byrne.

Boys U/15 – Toomevara beat Gortnahoe 2-0 with a goal in each half both scored by Paul Ryan. The winning Toomevara team was Paul Ryan, Jack Delaney, Denis Haverty, Liam Ryan, Daniel Casey, Shane Slevin, John McInerney & Declan Elderfield.

Good luck to all the 4 winning teams who will represent Tipperary in the Munster Finals in UL on Saturday 26th March.

Upcoming events are below:-

Saturday 2nd April – County Projects Final in Dunkerrin Hall. 6pm start for setting up projects followed by judging at 7.30pm.

Saturday 2nd April – County Handwriting Final in Dunkerrin Hall from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Thursday 31st March (tbc) – County Cross Country Finals in Thurles Crokes Complex at 7pm.

Saturday 9th April – County Talent Finals in Lattin GAA Centre at 5.30pm. All entries to Joan Hogan, Busherstown, Moneygall by 1st April.

Monday 2nd May – County Gymnastics Finals in Moyle Rovers GAA Complex, Lisronagh. All entries from Area Secretaries to Martin O’Keefe, Cappauanic, Bansha, Co. Tipperary by 22nd April.

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th May – County Swimming Finals in Clonmel at 3pm. All boys will compete on Saturday 7th & all Girls on Sunday 8th.  All entries from Area Secretaries to Tom O’Ceallaigh, 7 Auburn Square, Cashel Road, Clonmel by 22nd April.

Sunday 5th June – County Skittles Finals in Hillview, Clonmel. All teams to be there by 1.30pm with the competition commencing at 2pm.

Sunday 26th June – County Athletics Finals in Templemore Track. Parade at 11.30am followed by 12 noon start. Closing date for entries to Kathleen England is Friday 3rd June.

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