St. Farnan's GAA Club notes
 It was a busy week  on the playing field for the club. On Monday  last the under 16 St. Farnan's /St. Pat's  team had a very  comfortable  win over Calry/ St. Joseph's  in the B league  on a score of 5-21 to 3-5. On Tuesday  the under 12 team were defeated  by neighbours Easkey  by 21 to 9 and this week also lost to St. Pat's. On Wednesday  Easkey /St. Farnan's  under 16 hurlers lost to Tooreen in the first round of the Táin league  by 4-7 to 0-12. The following evening  our under 14 football  team were defeated  by a very  strong St. Michael's  team,  losing 7-18 to 1-1. On Sunday  the intermediate  team played Coolera/ Strandhill in the first round of the league but were defeated  1-11 to 0-8. St. Farnan's  got the first score,  a point from James  Hynes. It was Coolera who made the most of the wind in the first half and led 1-5 to 0-2 at the break. Farnan's  only other score came from Finnian Cawley. Coolera got the first  two points after the break. St. Farnan's  worked harder in the second half but could not make inroads into Coolera's lead. Both James  Weir and Kevin Mc Gee  were introduced  in the second half, making their debut on the intermediate  team. The team was S. Healy,  D. Taylor,  P. Culkin, C. Gordon,  J. Quinn,  M. Lang,  E. Kilgannon,  M. Mulligan (0-1), Andrew  Mc Munn (0-1), J. Hynes(0-1), F. Cawley (0-3(1f), S. Neary,  L. Ryan, R. Mc Coombe, C. O'Connor (0-2(1f). Subs used: G. Calpin,  Adrian  Mc Munn,  James  Weir,  Kevin  Mc Gee. 
The under 16 St. Farnan's /St. Pat's  team defeated  Enniscrone on Monday. 
Well done to the under 12 football  team and manager Oisín Connolly  on a great day out in Croke Park on Thursday. The team played three games on the pitch in the Go Games and then got a tour of Croke Park. The boys who played were Kyle  Mulligan,  Sean Óg Connolly,  Conor Lang,  Aaron Neary,  James Golden,  Matthew  Conlon,  Darragh Toolan,  Christopher  Lee Carey,  Cody Gavin,  Callum Mc Kay, Luke Ginty, Mattie and Donnacha Mc Gowan. 
The minor team face St. Mary's  in Kent Park at 6.30 on Thursday,  the under 14  Easkey / St. Farnan's  hurlers play Tourlestrane in Easkey  on Friday at 7pm,the intermediate  team play Owenmore Gaels on Friday at 6.30 in Connolly  Park, the under 16 hurlers  play Sylane in Easkey  at 2pm on Saturday,  the intermediate  team play away to St. John's  on Sunday and the under 16 hurlers play Tubbercurry on Monday at 7 pm in Easkey. 
The intermediate  team have been drawn in the group with Geevagh and Easkey  for the  intermediate championship. 
The club would like to thank Airtricity for a grant  towards the purchase  of a set of goalposts. We also thank Martin Burns , the local representative  for Airtricity. 
Congratulations  to Emmet Dunleavy and his wife Jill on the birth of a baby boy. 
Well done to the under 12 community  games draughts  team on winning  the Connaught final. The team was Aaron Neary,  Sean Óg Connolly,  Darragh Toolan,  Evan Browne,  Finn Reid,  Maria and Annabel O'Connell. 
Well done to Nellie Browne,  winner of €119 in the 50/50 draw. The next draw will be on April 23rd. A guaranteed  winner every draw. Please  support. 
The club are looking  for a sponsor(s) for a set of jerseys  for our under 8/10's.Anyone interested  should contact Frances  (087)9860314.
The club extends sympathy  to James Patrick  and Sally Golden  and family  on the death of Sally's  brother  in law Eugene  O'Malley,  Australia. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh sé. 
A reminder that The Tractor  Run takes place on Sunday,  April 23rd at 2pm from Templeboy Hall. A reminder also that membership  is now overdue and should be paid promptly. All players must be members of the club to comply with G. A. A.  rules. 
We wish all associated  with St. Farnan's  a very Happy  Easter. 


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