St. Farnan's GAA Club notes
James Carr who lined out for Mayo in the National League final is a son of Martin Carr who along with his brothers Mark and Michael played football for St. Farnan's. We congratulate him on his great success.
It was a busy week for our underage players with many teams in action. On Monday  last Easkey/  St Farnan's under 16 team were defeated by Shamrock Gaels 7-11 to 1-5. This game was played in very wintry conditions in Easkey. On Monday our hurlers with Easkey we're defeated by a very strong Carrick side in the Táin league in Bekan. On Tuesday last Easkey/ St. Farnan's two under 12 football teams played Tubbercurry/Cloonacool in division 1and 3. Both teams were defeated despite battling hard on a very cold night.
Our under 21 team were defeated by Castleconnor on Friday night in Scarden on a score of 3-13 to 1-13. All three of Castleconnor's goals came in the first half and despite battling hard in the second half we couldn't reduce the deficit. At half time the score read Castleconnor 3-6, St. Farnan's 0-7. Castleconnor's Sean Carrabine  amongst others played a key role for the opposition. St. Farnan's team was Eamonn Kilgannon, Fergal Ryan, David Hallinan, James Weir, Shane O'Brien, Gavin Connolly (0-3,2f), Kevin Mc Gee (0-1), Mark Devaney, Stephen Mulligan (0-1), Ronan Molloy (0-3), Evan Kilrehill, Iarla O'Connor (0-4). Subs: Thomas Cawley (0-1f) for Evan Kilrehill, Fionn Connolly (1-0) for Oisin Connolly, Simon Mullarkey, Sean Hallinan, Eoin Gordon, Conor Gordon, Shane Molloy. On Sunday the team received a walk over from Coolera/ Strandhill.
On Tuesday Western Gaels under 12 hurlers defeated Easkey 0-8 to 0-0. On Thursday Easkey/ St. Farnan's under 14 football team were defeated by Drumcliffe/Rosses Point on a score of 3-7 to 1-20. On Wednesday  At. Farnan's under 8's were in action in a West Sligo blitz in Enniscrone and did very well in all their games.
  On Saturday at 5pm in Ransboro our hurlers with Easkey play Coolera/ Strandhill in the league whilst Western Gaels play Cluainin in Enniscrone. On Sunday our under 21 team play Geevagh/ St. Michael's in Templeboy at 3.30 pm.
Easkey/ St Farnan's under 14 football team will host Shane O'Neill's, a team from Armagh in this year's football Féile on June 28/ 29/30. Hotel and B and B owners in the area - please note that parents and supporters will be seeking accommodation that weekend.
Have you picked your horse and jockey for our Race Night on Easter Sunday at 9pm in The Beach Bar? Cards on sale locally. Please note that cards should be returned by April 18.  A big thank you to the businesses, groups and individuals who have sponsored races. Sponsorship can still be  given to any committee member. All support for this fundraiser would be greatly appreciated.
Best wishes to Fionn Connolly and Sligo minor team in the Shield final tomorrow against Down in Clones.
There will be an Easter hurling camp in Scarden on Wednesday and Thursday, April 17 and 18 for 11-13 year olds. Contact Darragh Cox.
Senan, Cailín and Katie Carolan, Drogheda won €138 in the 50/ 50 draw. Next draw on Sunday, April 21.
Congratulations to intermediate player Keith Lang and his wife Denise on the birth of their new baby girl. We extend best wishes to them both on this very happy occasion.


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