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- . i f e Beat A casual suggestion by Sunday 23rd , r f e s t p o r t days and details of their the Galway Advertiser matches will appear in this Galwegians under 18 Corinthians v Tuam (J.L.) that Bournemouth beat Westport 31 pts. to Galwegians v Dunmore column later. Director Peter McDon (J.L) 13 pts. in a league game in agh should have a look at Ballinrobe v U.C.G. (J.L.) Anything Goes Glenina on Sunday. At the some talented Galway Undoubtedly the strong same time in Cloonacaun- Athlone v Loughrea (J.L.) y o u n g s t e r s led to a Creggs v Ballina (J.F.) Our Lady s Boys Club est juvenile force in the een their junior xv drew chance of a lifetime for juvenile rubgy section ran country is Monivea. Padraic with Corinthians in the A Carrick on Shannon v T o m m y K e a n e and Castlebar (J.F.) McGann and the Monivea League. Their match next a successful BMX Bike G a r y F e e l e y to make it raffle recently. Mrs. John R.F.C. committee started Sunday with Dunmore is Castlebar v Ballina (J.B.F.) in the competitive world his section some five crucial if they are to Corrib v Gort (J.B.F.) Murphy wife of the rugby of British football. M a r y Corinthians Presidents (T) president (O.L.B.C.) made seasons ago. A bus collects qualify in the " A " League O ' C o n n o r has been Athlone Galws (T) the draw at the Annual all the boys on Saturday play off. looking at their progress Castlebar Presidents (T) mornings at various collec Boys Christmas party on Weekend Fixtures Ballyhaunis v Creggs at the Third Division Monday 10th December. tion points through a large Saturday 22nd (J.B.F.) Club. A loud cheer went up catchment area for their U.C.G. v Corinthians (S.F.) from all present when the weekly coaching session. Athlone v Garryowen winner was announced. The gathering could realise (S.F.) Keith O'Connor from up to eighty boys, and not Cookes Terrace, Boher- to be outdone by any of inore, who plays on the the city clubs Padraic went O.L.B.C. under 11 was a one better. We witnessed very happy winner. The re the full compliment of the vival of juvenile rugby Monivea juveniles on the started last year in the Saturday morning "Any club and Paddy McDonagh thing Goes" programme and his coaches are pleased last month. I was delighted with the response to date. to see my good friend The under-age teams have Michael (Roger) O'Connor The year just ending was an excellent year for table now played against arrive in time for the tennis in Galway. It started on a very good note when , Nice one Caroline Anderson took the Leinster Junior Open I Galwegians (twice), Corin programme. Singles title and Martin O'Flaherty took the Cadet | thians and Ballina. Return Padraic. Boys Singles on the same day in January. In fact, of matches are arranged for the four provincial OPen Cadet Singles titles, the only the second half of the T u a m J o i n I n season, and the fixtures Another County Galway one which was not won by a Galway player was the list also includes Monivea. club who recenhy got in Connacht Open here in Galway! O'Flaherty also won volved in the juvenile rug the Ulster Open while his Claddagh clubmate Sean by was Tuam R.F.C. This Spelman won the Munster Open. Four Galway players is their second season at represented Ireland during 1984, Anderson, Spelman G r o v e S h i e l d f o r mini level and the people and O'Flaherty played a number of Junior Inter C o r i n t h i a n s nationals, while Richard Geoghegan was on the Irish What began some three involve who are pleased team for the Paraplegic Olympics in England. with their progress are, years ago on a small scale The Inter-Varsities Championships were staged in has now developed into a John Carr, John O'Halloran Galway this year, and two titles came to U.C.G. Brid and Jarlath Gaffney. With major fixture for Corin Carr led the girls to the Ladies team title, while thians. The home and the purchase of their new German student Gerd Fuchs won the Men's Singles pitch, it's an ideal setting away annual outing to title. On the same day in Dublin, young Sean Spelman Bournemouth's Republic of Ireland International Sean O'Driscoll, pictured with Malahide had its second and so central for the took the Irish Schools Cadet Singles title. Tommy Keane and Gary Feeley at Dean Court. leg here in Galway on the juveniles on their Saturday The Galway League is in a healthy state, with 37 1st and 2nd December. mornings. teams in competition each week over five divisions. TWO Galway schoolboys progress being made by made the trip to Galway Malahide travelled with 74 Connacht No. 1 Terry Dolan took three titles at the T o m m y K e a n e and Tommy and Gary. He to play Galway United in boys and 44 adults. A Connacht Closed Championships as did Caroline G a r y F e e l e y , signed by said 'Tommy is obviously a preseason friendly. A u s t r a l i a n s S h o w U s series of games over two Anderson in the Ladies. Members of the Irish Wheel Third Division Bourne a player with tremendous H o w The Bournemouth days were played for the There was no better chair Olympic Squad, who are coached by Terry mouth earlier this year, flair and speed and we officials offered Mervue Grove Shield. Seven games way for the Australians to Dolan, were very welcome participants this year. are showing exceptional have been delighted with lad, Gary Feeley and on Saturday resulted in 4 finish their tour, that's to What is hoped to be an annual event began this year his progress. Young Gary Corrib Park youngster wins for Corinthians and be a part of the great ex when a Galway League team travelled to Limerick to talent at the club. That is the opinion of is a different type of T o m m y K e a n e t h e three against. Corinthians hibition served to us on play the Limerick League. The Limerick team will Bnan Tiler, Managing player but has really chance of a two-week swept the boards on last Saturday, where they travel to Galway in early 1985. impressed me with his trial at Dean Court. Gary Sunday with 7 wins to nil. played the five nation Bar Claddagh boys' team won the Gold medal at the D i r e c t o r of Bourne They won the Grove barians. It was champagne National Finals of the Community Games in Mosney mouth F.C. He said that attitude. It is not easy for and Tommy accepted the Shield and are now ahead Rugby and we saw no less for the second successive year, but the highlight of Feeley, a winger, has the two youngsters being offer gladly and s o in the series. Captains in than eleven great tries. 1984 must surely be the selection of two Galway impressed everyone with so far away from home i m p r e s s e d M a n a g e r and their families but Harry Redknapp that he Corinthians at under-age Saturday's game was the players, Caroline Anderson and Martin O'Flaherty for his attitude and willingness both have settled down levels for 1984/85 are; climax to a successful tour immediately signed them. the European Youth Championships in Linz, Austria to learn. Former West well and because they are under 10 Myles Smith, for the Australians, in that United player Tommy Bournemouth F.C. can where they participated with 26 other European living away from home I under 11, Iaul Higgins, they won the five inter nations. Yes, 1984 will be a hard act to follow! *" Keane, a much sought keep a special eye on see great possibilities for under 12, Billy Lawless, national matches. On re after player by English other Galway youngsters GALWAY TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE under 14, David Madden, flection back over the First D i v i s i o n c l u b s them'. to prove themselves at of course success at this games, none of the coun The first series of League matches are being wrapped up Lettermore m a n Dean Court. Director this week, and most players will take a welcome break over the recently received rave level does not come easy, tries in the series of reviews for his perform P e t e r M c D o n a g h who Peter McDonagh added and obviously a lot of hard matches, England, Ireland, Christmas period. Teny Dolan's Team Savoy preserved tfieir the final word 'Who unbeaten run work is done behind the Wales and Scotland, did Corrib Club. by defeating a much-improved U.C.G. side at the ance in an FA Youth Cup is a Director of Bourne game. B o u r n e m o u t h mouth F.C. also keeps a knows where you might scenes. Chairman of the produce players of the Youth team won 5-0 and close eye on the 15-year- find another George RESULTS Corinthians underage sec calibre of Mark Ella, Simon young Tommy had a olds' progress. It was Best? Good youngsters tion is Tony Browne who Poideran, Roger Gould, PREMIER DIVISION hand in every goal. through Peter's connect can be anywhere'. is ably assisted by Peter Andy Slack and that Team Savoy/Augustine's. . .7 U.C.G. 4 Manager Harry Red- ions that Bournemouth Mary O'Connor. Malloy secretary and brilliant W. Conneely 2, winger David T. Dolan 3, M. Burke 2, coach with coaches Jimmy Campese. If these names G. Mannion 1, + 1 doubles P. McCloughan 1, + 1 doubles knapp explained how Tommy and Gary have Glynn, Geff Smith, Donal are not the best in world DIVISION TWO already stamped their Bell, Anthony Foland and rugby in their respective Galway were the better Pat Gilligan. c l a s s o n the Third 7 C.I.E. positions, and certainly Crown "B" team in the second half, and P. Long 3, S. Fahy 3, Division team. 'This is a M. Scarry 1, P. Gannon 1 some of them are, then at looked to be heading for J. Flanagan 1 n e w a d v e n t u r e for I n t e r n a t i o n a l J u v e n i l e s least there are collectively their second win this year Bournemouth as we have Padraic McNally is the most entertaining. I against Institute when the DIVISION FOUR already had players from Catholic Institute "A" 2 opposition were awarded a chairman and coach of the was very pleased to see the 7 Commercial "FTM 1 p e n a l t y s t r o k e . Irish Galwegian juveniles, and selection 5 local areas but the fact Galway "A" of Brendan Team Savoy "C" M.Hynes3,LWalsh 1, they had three wins, a very Mullin the centre for the K. Burke 2, D. King 2, that we have signed two After leading by 1-0 at I n t e r n a t i o n a l E d d i e + 1 doubles successful outing against Barbarians, and he, justi J. Naughton 1,-1-1 doubles Irish boys and they are half-time, Galway " A " Cummins made no mistake Our Lady's Boys Club last fied his selection. His doing so well, I think has crashed to their forth defeat with his flick to put the sides 6 Board of Works 6 level. Even after this, weekend in Glenina. support play was only Wheelchairs opened many possibilities of the season, when the Galway had some good T. Donoghue 3, M. Arrigan 2, H. Conlon 2, S. Murphy 1, opposition scored twice Coaches Jim Redmond, brilliant and what a pity + 1 doubles for us in looking for other within the last 6 minutes, to chances but cruel luck R. Donnellan 1,+ 2 doubles Paddy Latchford, Peter his team colleagues did not talent from across the win a game which they struck in the last minute Prednerville and Michael play him more as he Team Savoy r 7 Wheelchairs 2 water. Both of these hardly deserved to. In the when C u m m i n s again Ardiff, will be anxious to popped up in support all J. Naughton 3, D. King 2, T. Donoghue 1, M. Arrigan 1 youngsters are involved first half, Institute were first scored, to give his side an do well against Kirkdale the time. The Australians J. McNamara 2 in training and coaching to attack and wee unlucky undeserved victory. Manor, from York when have come and gone now, with a few short corner Galway: P. Bradley, T. Dates to look forward to in 1985 include the visit of with our first team squad attempts. However, Galway Hargrove, K. Chambrs, A. they meet here in Galway they conquered all in at various times and this had their fiar share of Dobron, T. Hyde, D. the Limerick League for a return match with the later in the season. Kirk between and showed us Galway League in February; the A & S Roofing obviously is helping with dale Manor will travel a chances, the best one falling Hennessy, D. Lawler, D. how entertaining rugby Connacht Junion OPen also in February; the Oranmore their development'. party of under 13 age to Nick Hyde, when he shot Depsey, M. Swan, G. Small, group, and this will indeed can be. A quick analysis of Junior Open on January 26th; the Corrib Open, hope Youth team coach just wide after running from N . H y d e . S u b : E . their performances, would fully in February which will include a Veteran's event; add an international fla Keith Williams, whose half-way. The only goal for O'DonneU. Fixtures for Saturday: vour to the Galwegian be their great team work, the Senior and Under-21 Inter-Provincials on March job it is to look after the Galway came just before Galway "A" v calendar. The tourists will their continuous support 9th and the Connacht Senior and Under-21 Close Bournemouth F.C. junior half-time, when Tommy Hargrove showed bis skill H a r l i n q u i n s " B " -- stay in Gahroy for three play and the speed and Championships in late March. players has also been by rounding 2 defenders Taylor's Hill. -Skills _ of.JJjeir md ivid ual _ . . Hope all you table-tennis players have a "s d e l i g h t e d w i t h t h e and the "keeper" to out Harliquins " C " v Galway players. They were great. Christmas! (Get it?) Galway into the lead. " B " -- Cork.

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