St. Farnan's GAA Club notes
A win in the league still remains elusive for the intermediate team following a 0-13 to 2-9 defeat by Bunninadden on Saturday last in Templeboy. The first half was a low scoring one with the home side having a narrow edge at the break leading 5 points to 4 . Bunninadden started the second half with four points without reply, three from their full forward. St. Farnan's then enjoyed a good period scoring five points without reply to lead by two. Bunninadden got their first goal and a point. Two frees from St. Farnan's levelled matters with only four minutes remaining. Bunninadden  then found the net for the second time and held on for victory. There were good performances from the half back line of Mattie , Kevin and Darren. Martin Mulligan and the scorers played well also. The team was Eamonn Kilgannon, James Weir, John Quinn, Conor Gordon, Kevin Mc Gee, Mattie Lang, Darren Hynes, Cormac Hallinan, Martin Mulligan (0-4(2f), Gavin Connolly, Andrew Mc Munn, Mark Devaney (0-2), Niall Crean (0-1), Gavin Calpin (0-6(3f), Ryan Mc Coombe. Subs: Shane Feeney (for R. Mc Coombe), Shane Neary (for N.Crean), Darragh Gillen, Damian Kilgannon, Adrian Mc Munn, Oisin Connolly, Sean Hallinan.
The team play away to Geevagh on Saturday next.
There was no joy for the junior team in their opening game of the league as they were defeated by Drumcliffe /Rosses Point on a scoreline of 4-13 to 2-4. Drumcliffe/  Rosses Point were the fitter team and built up a strong lead in the first half with 4-7 to 1-2 advantage at half time. Their forward line made it very difficult for our defence. There was an improvement in our second half performance but the gap couldn't be overcome. The team play Coolera/ Strandhill on Sunday at 2pm in Templeboy.
Congratulations to Padraic and Marie Culkin on the birth of a baby boy. Congratulations to John Quinn and his wife Tara on the birth of a baby boy.
Well done to Kathleen Kilgannon, winner of €179 in the 50/50 draw. The next draw is on Sunday, May 20. Please support.
Well done to Cahan Hallinan ,Thomas Cawley , Fionn Connolly and Sligo under17 hurlers on their win over Donegal in the Celtic Challenge. Hard luck to Cahan and David Hallinan in the under 17 football defeat to Galway.
St. Farnan's/ St. Pat's  under16 team had a decisive win in the league over Tubbercurry/ Cloonacool on Monday in Templeboy on a scoreline of 6-15 to 0-9. The team are currently on top of the league table.
On Tuesday the under 12 team were defeated by Enniscrone/ Kilgass. This young team performed very well against a very strong side. The team was Paddy Esler, Aaron Neary, Kyle Mulligan, Darragh Toolan, Cody Gavin, Rory Esler, Matthew Conlon, Mattie Mc Gowan, Donnacha Mc Gowan, Conor Lang, Cormac Toolan and Evan Browne. On Wednesday the under8/10 teams played Coolaney /Mullinabreena in Templeboy.
Best wishes to St. Farnan's/ St. Pat's Minor team who play Coolaney/ Mullinabreena in the semi final of the B league on Friday at 7 in Cloonacool.
Sincere thanks to all our club members who volunteered for the Darkness into Light Walk in Dromore West and helped make the event a very successful one
Best wishes to James Weir and Sligo senior hurlers in the opening round of the Lory Meagher Cup against Lancashire on Saturday.


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