St. Farnan's GAA Club notes
The minor team completed a great  week for the club by reaching the minor B final following  a single point defeat  of Coolera in the semi final. The final score was St. Farnan's  1-15, Coolera 2-11. This game was a tough battle between  the sides. Stephen  Mulligan  got us off the mark with a point from play. Coolera however raced into the lead with a goal followed by two points. St. Farnan's  then had to do without  Kevin Mc Gee who received  a black card. Kevin was replaced by Colm Connolly. Coolera were dominant for a period in the half and led 2-6 to 0-7 but three points from Colm Connolly,  Stephen  Mulligan  and Thomas  Cawley  before half time reduced  Coolera's advantage  to two points,  2-6 to 0-10.
It was Coolera who got the first point after the break but St. Farnan's  were resolved  in their efforts and when Cahan Hallinan  got a goal it was a crucial moment . We dominated  the next spell, scoring four  points without  reply to lead 1-14 to 2-7. Coolera fought back but a point from Stephen  Mulligan  gave us the narrowest of victories. This was a real team performance  with players having  to give it all. The  team will play Coolaney/ Mullinabreena in the final.
The team was Simon Mullarkey,  David Hallinan,  Shane O'Brien,  Oisin Connolly,  Kevin Mc Gee,  James  Weir,  Cahan Hallinan (1-1), Eoin Gordon,  Mark Devaney,  Gavin  Connolly (0-3(1f), Evan Kilrehill,  Stephen  Mulligan (0-9(3f), Thomas  Cawley (0-1). Subs used: Colm Connolly (0-1), Fionn Connolly.
All roads lead to Markievicz  Park on Sunday  next for the intermediate  final at 2pm. Please  get behind the team and management. Flags,  car flags,  headbands  etc are on sale in Costcutters,  Dromore West.Thank you to all who have erected signs and put up flags etc. Your support is much appreciated.
The club wish to thank Sligo Construction,  Chicago  and Airtricity for their very generous sponsorship of gear for the team.The under 8/10's will also be in action on the day of the final in the Go Games.
Congratulations  to Easkey/ St. Farnan's  under 16 hurling team which won the county championship  for the fifth year in a row. The team had a very  comprehensive  win over Naomh Eoin on  a score of 9-12 to 1-6.T he team will compete in Connaught under 16 , starting with Carrick on Shannon,Leitrim champions.
The under 6/8's enjoyed  a great  day out at a blitz  in Parke on Saturday. Thanks to all involved  and to coaches Dermot Browne,  Gary Hannon,  Kieran Hargadon and Tony Gordon.
Well done to Dermot Browne,Garett Mullaney and Sligo Masters team on reaching the All Ireland semi final following defeat of Monaghan.
Congrats  to intermediate  player Keith Lang and his wife Denise on the birth of a baby boy. Congrats and best wishes to Laura Flatley and Daniel Beirne on their recent marriage. Laura represented  the club on many occasions in Scór na nÓg and Senior Scór.
Well done to Amber Sweeney, winner  of €185 in the 50/50 draw. The next draw is on October  8th.
The club extends sympathy  to the relatives and friends  of the late Finbar Kilgannon. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh sé.

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