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REMEMBERING OUR LOVED ONES

Don't forget our club will hold a mass to remember all our deceased members and friends of our club over the years; we would like to invite everybody including The Cahir Slashers, the Wild Rovers era and up to the presented day members, friends, supporters and anybody connected with the club to be with us on this special evening, this special mass will be held on Saturday 12th of November at 7-30pm, with some light refreshments and hopefully some great chat afterwards in the club rooms, we hope to see as many of you as we can on the night.

U21'S bow out

On Saturday last our U21 hurlers played their second game of the championship in Ballylooby V Ballybacon/Grange; our young men took the lead as they went to the break 0-06 to 0-04, the second half saw our opponents open up a lead that Cahir could not claw back, and for the second week in row lost the game, unfortunately results in other games did not favour us so sadly it's the end of the road for our U21 hurling team for 2016, we must thank all the players and management for their commitment to the club throughout the year and we hope we can do it all over again next season , The team and scorers were as follows: Dylan Walsh, Keelan Looby, James Walsh, Patrick Meehan, Brendan Donaghy, Conor Cashman, Ryan O'Donnell, Aaron Murphy (0-5), Mikey O'Connor (1-1), Brian McKenna, Niall McKenna (0-2), Darragh Howard, Eanna Heffernan, Ian Flannery (0-1), Conor O'Brien. Subs Used: Colin McEniry, Kieran Davis, Alan O'Connor

Date for your dairy

On December 30th we will hold a presentation night for our victorious U21 football team who are U21B South and County champions for 2016, also on the night we will honour our Minor A team who were also South and County Football champions in 1996 (yes 20 years ago hard to believe) so keep that night free, we will bring you all the details closer to the date, 30th of December 2016.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Ann O Brien (daughter of Peggy and John O Brien) and Robert Walsh who tied the knot last weekend, we would like to wish both Ann and Robert a long and happy life together.

News from our Juveniles

Juvenile Table Quiz

We will hold a table quiz next Friday, 28th October in the Abbey Tavern @ 9pm to raise funds for much needed new training equipment. It is guaranteed to be a great social evening with lots of laughs and spot prizes on the night; the cost for a table of four is €20,

all support would be greatly appreciated.

All Ireland Cup Visit

Last week it was a great honour and privilege for the juvenile club to help organise the visit of The Liam McCarthy Cup and The Irish Press Cups to our local schools in Cahir. Present with the cups on the day were Seamus Kennedy, Cathal Barrett, John O Keeffe & Kevin Hally. We were met with great excitement in all 3 schools, with pupils playing music, singing and cheering as the player's entered with the cups. A great credit must go to Ann Carroll, Brendan Horan, Peter Creedon, their fellow teachers and staff for having their schools all decked out in the blue and gold, A big thank you to Johnny B for providing the entertainment. To Hughie and Margaret of the Shamrock Lounge for looking after the player's with dinner, Finally to the player's for giving up their time to visit our schools, standing for photos, signing autographs and for answering questions for almost three hours, again thank you everybody.

Draw the joker

Our popular fun game draw the joker is still going strong and we would like to thank everybody in the club and the general public for their continued support. Did you know when we hold the draw we give five prizes away on the night, that's twenty per month and not many other draws in our area can say that, it's always a great evening, so please come along some Sunday evening and join us you might never know it could be your lucky night. The draw is well advertised and tickets are available from club members and various outlets around the town. The cost of tickets is as follows €2 each or 3 for €5, again thank you for your support, without it we would find it very difficult to keep our club running. This week's draw was held in Cahir House Hotel on Sunday night and Martin Halpin won €100. Other winners were Pakie Hally, Kevin Butler, Gerry O'Donnell and Ronan McGourty. The draw was witnessed by David from Cahir House Hotel. The Draw will be held next week in The Abbey Tavern when the Jackpot will be €3,600 All are welcome.