St. Farnan's GAA Club notes
Our under 21 team enjoyed a good win in their second game of the B championship when they defeated Geevagh/ St. Michael's by 5-15 to 2-7 in Templeboy on Saturday morning. This was a much improved performance from the team with a good number of players finding themselves on the scoreboard. The team got a great start with fine points from both Iarla O'Connor and Mark Devaney before Geevagh/ St. Michael's took the lead with awell worked goal from Ryan Walsh. This lead was short lived as St. Farnan's added a number of points to lead by 0-10 to 1-3. Ryan Walsh added a second goal to reduce the margin. A goal from Gavin Connolly , however widened the gap as we led 1-11 to 2-3.
After the break a second goal from James Weir meant that St. Farnan's were beginning to control the game and there would only be one outcome. St. Farnan's added all their substitutes in this half as they headed for victory. This was a real team effort with the players making the most of their scoring chances. The team was Kieran Devaney, David Hallinan, Fergal Ryan, Shane O' Brien, James Weir (1-2), Cahán Hallinan, Gavin Connolly (1-0), Kevin Mc Gee (0-1), Niall Crean, Finnian Cawley'(0-7(3f), Mark Devaney (1-1), Iarla O'Connor (1-2), Gavin Calpin (1-2(1f). Subs used: Patrick Flynn, Simon Mullarkey, Oisin Connolly, Ronan Molloy, Sean Hallinan.
Our " Strictly Come Dancing" dancers are busy practicing and fundraising for the big night on Saturday, November 10 in the Diamond Coast Hotel. Thanks to all who supported the recent fundraisers. On Saturday, October 27 from 10-6 there is a Car Wash at Feeney's.On Saturday night ,there is a Night of Music, Song and Storytelling in Hanley' s house in Templeboy after 8pm Mass. Tea and refreshments served. On Sunday there is a Fancy Dress Hallowe'en Night in The Still with prizes on offer for the best fancy dress. Jennifer Foy and Cormac Hallinan are holding a raffle with a number of prizes on offer including two tickets to Gavin James concert. Tickets are €5 or three for €10. Draw on November 3 in The Flying Horse with music by Roisin Kilgannon.
The club are running a two day Football Camp on November 1 and 2 for boys and girls aged 4-14 from 10am -2pm. Cost €30.
Hard luck to our hurlers involved with Easkey senior hurling team on their narrow defeat by Coolera/ Strandhill in the championship semi final on Wednesday last. We'll done to Easkey/ St. Farnan's under 16 hurlers who have reached the semi final of the Connaught championship following defeat of Westport on Monday in Bekan. The team will play Four Roads on Sunday at 2pm in Bekan.
Well done to Fionn Connolly and Sligo under16  football team on their second win in the Manning Cup.
Dromore West Community centre is the venue for Sligo county final of Scór na nÓg on Sunday, November 25. Anyone interested in taking part  in Solo singing, recitation, music group, ballad group, novelty act, figure or set dancing should contact Cultural Officer, Sean Kilgannon . Competitors must be under 17 years.
Ciara Flynn, Shane Kelly and Gerry Lynagh were joint winners of €208 in the 50/50 draw. The next draw is on Sunday, November 4.
The club extends sympathy to Ann and Brendan Kilawee and family on the death of Ann's mother, Kathleen Gilvarry, Killala and to Junior and Peggy Mullaney and family on the death of Junior's sister, Lena Sweeney, Enniscrone. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh siad.


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