25/8/13 ST. BRENDAN’S HURLING CLUB www.stbrendans.kerry.gaa.ie

GARVEY’S SUPERVALU SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL: St. Brendan’s will meet Causeway this Saturday 31st at 6.30pm in Austin Stack Park. This is a big challenge for us again and we hope to meet it head on. All the team panel and management have made a great effort during the last few weeks and we hope to go one step further on Saturday evening. As a Club we are urging everybody to come out and support our local hurlers.

MINOR CO. CHAMPIONSHIP: St. Brendan’s v Abbeydorney/Crotta played the quarter final last Sunday in Ardfert. A sluggish start soon developed into a very one sided win for St. Brendan’s with Cian Hussey to the fore for St. Brendan’s and Michael O Leary the main man for the Abbeydorney/Crotta combination. The half time score was 3-9 to 0-7 and St. Brendan’s finished with 4-22 to Abbeydorney’s 2-9. Thanks to all who helped with field preparation, gate collection, scoreboard operators etc. We are now preparing for a semi-final position and it’s great to have both seniors and minors in the Kerry Co. Championship semi-finals, and all the support on Sunday was most appreciated. NK U-13

B CHAMPIONSHIP: St. Brendan’s were defeated Tralee Parnell’s last Friday evening in Tralee 7-2- to 1-2

NK U-14 B CHAMPIONSHIP: U-14’s were unlucky to lose to Lixnaw last week 4-8 to 2-13 after a great effort.

NK U-16 game St. Brendan’s v Abbeydorney has now been fixed for Wednesday 28th August at 8pm under lights in Abbeydorney.

BEST OF LUCK to the Kerry minor hurlers and their management team in the Electric Ireland Minor B Championship final. Kerry are now due to play Meath on Sept. 7th.

GUESS THE SCORE: Cards are in all the local shops & pubs for Guess the Score for Kerry v Dublin on 1st Sept. at €2 per guess. There’s also the chance to win tickets for the Kerry/Dublin clash on Sunday. See local shops and pubs for details. Supporting St. Brendan’s Hurling Club.

ALL IRELAND HURLING FINAL: Members hoping to buy tickets for the All Ireland Hurling final on 8th Sept must have their names with Secretary Geraldine Delaney before 6pm Friday 30th August. Only registered members need apply.

BEST OF LUCK to the Kerry underage hurling development squads in action this weekend in Clare.

LOTTO: The St. Brendan’s Hurling Club / Ardfert G.A.A. lotto Jackpot this week was €10,100. The numbers drawn were 7, 10, 12, 22. There was no winner. The draw took place in Kirby’s Bar. The lucky dip winners were: €75 Robbie Murphy, c/o Kirby’s Bar. €40 Dawn Oprey, Banemore, Kilmoyley. €25 Sean, c/o Always Hygiene, Ardfert. Lotto Jackpot is now €10,200 and the next lotto draw was due to take place on Tuesday, 27th August in Kate Browne’s.

KERRY CAMOGIE: The Kerry ladies lost out to Meath last Sunday in Cloughjordan in the All Ireland Junior B final. After all their efforts it was a most disappointing end to their year and we hope for better days ahead for the team and our local ladies on the team panel Aoife Fitzgerald, Aine O Connor, Treise Moran, Ruth Wallace and Cora O Carroll.

CYCLING GROUP IN ARDFERT: A new group hope to meet at 9am at Ardfert Medical Centre car park next Sunday morning with the hope of going for a leisurely cycle. Come along if at all interested and we will see what our plans will be for the cycle. It is hoped this will be a fun way to get fit and make new friends. Cycling helmets are essential and the group is open to men and women over 16 years of age. NEW WEBSITE of local interest is www.ardfert.ie Check it out for more views and news etc. #

*6th* SEPTEMBER / BANNA NATIONAL SCHOOL REUNION: This is a reunion for all past pupils of Banna National School. This get-together will take place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday 6th September 2013 at 9.00 p.m. There will be dancing with music by local DJ Big Jim. Finger food and plenty of door prizes on the night, all included in the ticket price. Tickets cost €15 each. Please contact Dominic – Mobile No: 087 7549392 re tickets. Partners and spouses are most welcome.

PRIVATE SCHOOL TRANSPORT: Private Bus Transport servicing all Tralee Primary & Secondary Schools, Brookfield College, IT Tralee and Causeway Comprehensive, will commence this August/September. First come first served basis. All enquiries/bookings, please contact James Ryall on (087) 2519299.

Weekly Notes 28/08/2013
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