Galway Advertiser 1979/1979_05_24/GA_24051979_E1_002.pdf
Galway v. London in Pearse Stadium
Gaelic football is gone pretty low in Galway when supporters are worried lest London will beat Galway in Pearse Stadium, Salthill on Sunday n e x t in the Connacht S.F.C. Not that I don't appreciate the strength of the London S.F. team. In fact club competition in London is quite keen and An Rfocht (a Kerry team) and Naomh Mhuire and Garryowen are club teams with a great tradition. In fact London almost surprised Galway in Ballinasloe a few short years ago. I met a Galway based Roscommon man last Sunday who had no fears of Galway or andeed anyone in Connacht. For Roscommon's sake let us hope the people close to the team and the team itself d o n ' t a d o p t this over confident approach. For that is what it is and could be the ending of t h e m . But Roscommon will take care of themselves. Anyhow it's London oh Sunday and let us hope the official London party who are staying in the Sacre Coeur Hotel get a Cead Mile Failte. They deserve it for all the hardship they undergo to keep playing G.A.A. games in London. Sometimes travel 40 miles at their own expense by "tube" and bus to train. I trained with them in London. So did Martin Newell. There were many Galway exiles in London. They are a great bunch and they will make Galway fight hard on Sunday. But we have to win. Div. 3 T. King v Hynes South Park (B) - Ref. N. Glynn. Div. 3 Corbetts v Milk Co. - Jesuit Pitch - P. Flanagan. Div. 4 U.C.G. v Steiner Fahy's Field - Ref. P. Drummond. Wednesday 30th Div. 1 Digital v P.O. South Park (A) - Ref. M. Quain. Div. 2 Crystal v Glynns Fahy's Field - Ref. M. Delaney. Div. 3 O.P.W. v Precast South Park (B) - Ref. S. McManaman. Thursday 31st Div. 1 Gards/E.S.B. v T. King - South Park (A) Ref. J. Higgins. Div. 2 Crown v C.T. Elec. - Fahy's Field - Ref. S. McManaman. Div. 3 Digital v G.L.A. Digital Pitch - Ref. J. Power. Div. 4 Tribune v G.T J?. South Park (B) - Ref. L. Forde. Monday 4th Bank Holiday games. -- No had a fine game for Clonbur but the best display of the whole day was given by Tralee man Billy Moyles in U.C.G.'s win over a much too agressive St. Michael's outfit. Here is a sportsman f o o t b a l l e r who literally ignored all tackles four or fair as if they never existed. Till next week Slan. "SAM MAGUIRE" LADIES I N T E R - F I R M FOOTBALL At the Annual General Meeting held in the Castle Hotel on Tuesday, 15th May, the following Officers were elected:-- Chairperson: Geraldine Bruke (Western Health Board). Secretary: Ann Karney (Digital). Treasurer: Emelda M c L o u g h l i n (Bank of Ireland). P.R.O: Mary Jo Dolan (Galway Corporation).
Photographed at the presentation of prizes of the Galway Plant & Tool Squash Championships held inGlemna (left): Mr. Pat Healy, director G.P. T. presenting the winning trophy to Tom Kennedy, winner of Division 2. Right: Jimmy Hughes, director G.P. T. presenting the trophy to Dave O DonneU, winner of Division 1. In the centre of the picture is Mr. Frank Cahitl Captain of Galwegtan Squash Club. Michael Gleeson was the winner of the Plate, Division 1 and Michael McDonagh was the winner of the Plate, Division 2. GOLF Sunday May 20th Paddy Ryan Trophy (Junior Scratch Cup) -- handicaps 4 to 9. Winner: T. O'Connor (4) 72 + 72 - 144 after play off (19th). Second: R. Scott 71 + 73. Gross: P. Scott 75 + 71 146. 1st Nett (36 h): L. Gardiner. 2nd Nett (36 h): S. McEvoy. 1st 18 Gross: P. Sweeney 73. 1st 18 Nett: B. Dowling 69. 2nd 18 Gross: V. Hoarty (Gort) 73. 2nd 18 N e t t : S. O'Mahony. Second: N. Boylan (11) 75. Class C ( 2 5 - 3 6 ) : Winner: Ph. McDermott (36) 68. Second: R. Patterson (30) 69. Results Garda Golf Outing at Galway Golf Club on 14/5/79. 1. D. White 38 pts. 2. P. Scon 36 pts. 3. D. Wallace 36 pts. 4. S. McEvoy 35 pts. 5. J. Lillis 35 pts. 6. J. Murphy 34 pts. 7. T. Egan 34 pts. Garda Prizes 1. J. Collins 35 pts. 2. P. Sweeney 34 pts. Next outing at Galway Golf Club 2 8 / 5 / 7 9 . Mise, le meas, James Hession. Sunday 27th May. June 3rd Open Fourball v Par sponsored by Rooney Insurances. June 4th Year of the Child 18 hole stableford (open) sponsored by Dermot Joyce, Oughterard.
INTER FIRM FIXTURES FROM 24/5/79 TO 7/6/79 Thursday 24th Div. 3 O.P.W. v Digital Digital Pitch - Ref. S. McManahan. Div. 4 Army v Tribune Army Pitch - Ref. C. McGowan. Div. 5 G.L.A. v Concrete - S. Park (A) - Ref. M. McDonagh. Div. 5 T. King v P.O. South Park (B) - Ref. M. Larkin. Monday 28th Djv. 3 Bluebell v Precast - South Park (A) - Ref. J. Fahy. Div. 4 Army v C.M.W. Army Pitch - Ref. J. Harrold Div. 4 O'Grady's v Crystal - Jesuit Pitch - Ref. G. Kelly. Ref. 5 CLE. v G.L.A. South Park (B) - Ref. F. Keane. Div. 5 Higgim v P.O. Fahy's Field - Ref. P. Burke. Div. S Digital v Concrete - Digital Pitch - Ref. J. Darcy.
Tuesday Sth Div. 1 Digital v C.S.E. Teo. - Tuam - Ref. F. Murphy. Div. 2 Crystal v Hanky's - Fahy's Field - Rtf. C. McGowan. Div. 2 Foras v C.T. Elect. - South Park (A) - Ref. Geraghty. Div. 3 Hynes v G.L.A. South Park (B) - Ref. M. Foley. Div. 4 Roadstone v P.O. - Jesuit Pitch - Ref. J. Darcy. Wednesday 6th Div. 1 P.O. v W.H.B. South Park (A) - Ref. D. O'Cillin. Div. 2 Digital v Foras -- Digital Pitch - M. Delaney. Div. 3 T. King v Precast Jesuit Pitch - Ref. S. Collins. Div. 4 U.C.G. v Army Fahy's Field - Ref. N. Glynn. Div. 4 Steiner v O'Grady's - South Park (B) - Ref. P. Drummond. Thursday 7th Div. 1 U.C.G. v T. King Fahy's Field - Ref. J. Fahy. Div. 2 CLE. v O'Malley's - South Park (A) - Ref. J. Power. Div. 3 - Digital v Bluebell - Digital Pitch - Ref. S. McManahan. Div. 4 Tribune v Crystal - South Park (B) - Ref. F. Keane. Div. 5 P.O. v Roaches Jesuit Pitch - Ref. G. Kelly. South Park Roadside pitch Pierhead Pitch. (A) (B) = =
TENNIS Entry forms for the forthcoming Whit Tournament at the Galway Law Tennis Club have now been delivered to all parts of the country, and a huge entry is expected despite the communication difficulties. Local players are advised that entries will close at 6 p.m. on Tuesday next. After a lapse of many years the Junior Committee has been revived and the following officers were recently elected to that Committee, Captain: Vivienne Lee, Committee: Pat Sheehan, Ultan Bennett, Sinead Hanley, Helean Sheehan, Kevin Armitage and Laura Mannion. They will be heavily involved at promoting all aspects of the Junior sector at the club. Another American tournament will be run on this coming Sunday starting at the new time of 7 p.m. No entries will be accepted after 6.30 p.m. Last Sunday's w i n n e r s were Charlie OConnell and Rosaleen 6 Muircheartaigh and also Donal Farrelly and Aileen Heverin. The Club will defend the Kevin O'Brien Trophy in Cork this Sunday and the following team has been selected: Dave O'Donnell, Tony Poustie, James Roche and Mick McCann.
VAN WINS AUTOTEST!
M a r t i n Ward from Loughrea won the Galway Motor Club's autotest on last Sunday (13th) at the wheel of his Ford Escort van! With the back doors r e m o v e d for g r e a t e r visibility in the manoeuvr ability tests he took the honours when Ian Lucas in his Midget failed the last *** OUGHTERARD GOLF CLUB test, having travelled all the way from Belmont in Offaly Monday May 14th -- Garda Wednesday 16th - 9 Hole t o c o m p e t e . H e was Golfing Society. Stroke. rewarded with u class win, Winner: Derek Shyte 38 Winner: Frank O'Malley as was Martin Cunningham, pts. 32 nett. Salthill, in his Ford Escort Second: P. Scott 36. RS 2000. P. ] . Gannon, also Third: D. Wallace 36. Sunday 20th - 9 hole mixed from Salthill, won the Mini Fourth: S. McEvoy 35. foursomes (re entry) Garda Prizes: 1st Martin Egan and Alma class, with Robby Hill runner-up and the Novice Winner: J. Collins 35. Sugrue -- 33^ nett. winner. Second: Pat Sweeney 34. 2nd Sean T. Fahy and There was a disappoint Next Outing -- Galway -- Frankie Fox -- 33$ nett. ingly small entry for the Monday May 28th 3rd Gerry O'Riordan and event, which means that the *** Kay Flynn -- 34 nett. club committee must give Gross Prize: Jim Byrne Sunday next May 27th -- serious consideration to the and Judy Walsh. Nevin/Hennelly Foursomes running of similar events in Match-play. At John Joe Mahar's the future, which is a pity, as *** Fruit Traders Outing held in they must be the cheapest Ballyconneely this year our Ladies - Tuesday May 15th f o r m of m o t o r s p o r t -- Conroy Cup - Handicaps golfers had some luck. Pat available to enthusiasts. Quigley and Jim Byrne 16-24. Winner: Claire Burke (16) winning the visitors 18 hole Stablefore Fourball with 38 SECRETARY/ 71. pts. on the Friday and Sean Second: Joan Kavanagh RECEPTIONIST T. Fahy and Marcus Conroy. (23) 73. Our clients, in Medical winning the Oughterard Class A ( 0 - 1 5 ) : Group Practice, require the Winner: K, Thornton (13) members prize. On Saturday services of a competent Pat Quigley won the person to act as Secretary/ 73. Oughterard's members 18 Receptionist. hole stableford prize with Applications in writing, giving full particulars of Tom Morley 2nd. GALWEGIAN R.F.C.
Tuesday 29th Div. 2 Digital v C.IE. Digital Pitch - Ref. M. Quain. Div. 2 O'Malley's v Hanky's - South Park (A) Ref. D. O'Culin.
BILLY MOYLES I watched Clonbur defeat i St. Brendan's Ballygar in Tuam and U.C.G. destroy St. Michaels in Satlhill later in the Galway S.F.C. last Sunday. Stephen Kinneavy
GLENINA, FRIDAY, MAY 25th 8.30 p.m.
Fixtures: Saturday 26th -- Pierce Purcell m a t c h against Ballyhaunis Golf Club. Two home matches beginning 5.30 p.m. 3rd round of Club Cup to be played on or before
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