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Saturday 27th July 2002

In the county intermediate hurling league quarter final our opponents are Eire Og (Annacarty) in Golden on Tuesday 6th August at 7.15pm and on Sunday 3rd August we play Cahir in Clonmel in the south championship as a curtain raiser to the senior game.
In senior football, on last Tuesday 30th July, we played Ardfinnan in the replay of the county championship.
In the minor hurling ‘b’ championship played on Wednesday 24th July in Cloneen, we lost out to Carrick Davins on a scoreline of, Carrick: 1-12 (1-10), Fethard 0-6 (0-0). The team was: Keith Lawrence, Darragh Corbett, Alan Burke, Ed Allen, Gavin Ahearne, Shane Walsh 0-2f, Michael Lawrence, Jamie McCormack 0-1, Darren O’Meara, Ronan O’Meara, Michael Dillon 0-3 (If), Owen Maher, Mike Kelly, Ronan Maher, William Doyle. Subs used: Johnny Leahy, Liam Frewen and Paul Kenny. Our next match is on Wednesday 7th August in Ned Hall Park (Clonmel) against Newcastle.
On Thursday 25th July in Clonmel, we lost our last chance in the intermediate football championship for this year on a scoreline Fethard 1-5 (0-1), Kilsheelan 0-12 (0-6). The team was: Tommy Gahan, Nicky Murphy, Michael Ryan, Philly Prout, Philly Croke, Shay Ryan, Ian Kenrick, Owen Doyle 0-1, Kevin O’Donnell, Martin Coen 1-3, John Hurley, Chris Coen, Johnny Neville 0-1, Michael O’Riordan and Brendan Brett. Our remaining games are in the South League.
In junior ‘b’ hurling on Friday 26th July, in Fethard, we lost to Saint Marys on a scoreline of 2-10 (0-4), to Fethard’s 1-9 (0-5). The team was: Stephen McCormack, Ian Kenrick, Peter Nolan, Philly Prout, John Hanrahan, Liam Treacy 0-3 (2f), Philly Croke, Kenneth Byrne 0-1, Ronan Maher, Brendan Doyle 0-1, Johnny Neville 1-0, John Noonan 0-2 F, Paddy Cooney 0-1, Garreth Byrne 0-1 and John Fitzgerald. Sub used was Alan O’Meara.
Well done to our players on the county senior football team: Damien Byrne, Willie Morrissey and Miceál Spillane who gave of there best during the championship campaign. Better luck next year!
The lotto jackpot of €4,700 was not won. The €50 winner was Siobhán Curran (Woodvale Walk ) and the following won € 30: Anthony Leo (Clonmel), Jack Maher (Kilnockin), Mandy Hickey (Main St ), Frankie Mullins (St. Patricks Place) and Bernie Byrne (Killusty).

Fethard & Killusty Community Games Committee wish to thank most sincerely all those who contributed to their church gate collection last weekend.
This funding is vital to the youth of the parish. “Thank You”

The annual collection for Concern will be taken up this coming weekend. Please subscribe generously to the needs of these people far less fortunate than us.

The numbers drawn on Tuesday 23rd July were 2, 17, 26 and 31. We had no Jackpot Winner and three "Match 3" winners, who received €50 each:
Caroline Wilson, Drangan.
Paul O'Meara, Fethard.
Paul McCarthy, Dublin
We had three Free Draws this week for €50 and the winners were:
Breda Sheehan, Hoare Abbey, Cashel.
Frank Walsh, Barrack Street, Fethard.
Fintan Nixon, Johnstown, Naas.
This week's Jackpot remains at €10,000 and the Sellers Prize for the winning jackpot ticket is €455.

Anyone wishing to enter teams or sponsor prizes for the Golf Classic in aid of the new extension to Fethard and District Day Care Centre and due to be held at Slievenamon Golf Club weekending 30th and 31st August, are asked to contact the Community Office in Barrack Street Tel: 052 31000. Team of 4 sponsorship costs €100, Green Sponsorship €50 and Tee sponsorship €25. We appeal to local golfers to spread the word around among their fellow golfers and encourage them to enter a team. Further details are available from any member of Fethard & Killusty Community Council or Brendan Kenny at Slievenamon Golf Club, Tel (052) 32213.

Happy birthday wishes to Mamie Morrissey, St. Patrick’s Place, who recently celebrated her 79th birthday.

The wedding took place recently at Gougane Barra Church, Co. Cork, of Mary Lou, daughter of Mr P.J. and the late Mrs Betty Holohan, Abbey Street, Fethard, to Signor Tersten Edvar, Milan.

Congratulations to Ms Irene Maher, Rathmacarthy, Tullamaine, winner of the recent ‘Queen of the Suir 2002’ title.

The death has occurred of Mr Jimmy Phelan, Mocklershill. The late Jimmy Phelan worked as an insurance agent in Fethard and will also be remembered by old time patrons as one of the best ballroom dancers to grace the maple floor of Fethard Town Hall in the ‘Twilight Serenaders’ era. Interment took place in Moyglass.

A racing pigeon has been found locally. the bird is a Y.B. (young bird) Blue Hen. The ring number is 2002 – 5092379. The pigeon does not carry a racing band. Telephone 052 32130 for further details.

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