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Club Notes - 23rd June 2008


The Senior team had a league game against St Kiernan’s at a blustery Greenford on Sunday. Playing against the wind in the first half the Gaels had to battle hard to stay in touch with the opposition. In the second half with the wind on their back they started to edge ahead with points from Andy Hayes, Chris Moroney and Connor Burke. There was good performance from Michael Maloney, Steven Boyle and Dan McCusker.

Final score TCG 0-11, St Kiernan’s 0-7. 


The Minors started their league campaign on Sunday with an impressive win over Parnells. With good performances from Liam Thomas & Ben O’Mahony who had to work hard in the midfield. Scores from Liam Gavaghan (7) Aiden Lynam (3) Frank Lynam (1) Kevin McFadden (1) Marc Hogan (1) Ben O’Mahony (1) and a goal from Liam Thomas. A good scoring game in windy conditions and a final score of TCG 1.14 Parnells 0.10 well done to all and thanks to all the support. 

Tir Chonaill Gaels U10’s. Goodmayes 21st June 08

We played only one team on the day as we only started out with 8 players but the numbers swelled to Eleven by 1.30pm. We had a very successful day and won 4 out of our 5 matches. The weather held up and stayed dry, the journey there and back was also stress free. Lots of parents attended and we had great help from Jim who coached and Bernie who helped out with the refereeing. 

Birmingham Under 12’s Tournament

The Gaels Under 12 team travelled to Birmingham at the weekend to take part in the All Britain under 12 tournament were they finished credible but were beating by eventual winners Dulwich Harps. (Full report on can be found on the websit) 


The reserve team have their first outing of the season with a league match against Neasden Gaels at Greenford on Wednesday at 7.30pm.  

McArdle Cup

The Gaels play the semi-final of the McArdle Cup against Garryowen at Ruislip on Saturday at 5.30pm. All support welcome.  

Summer Camp 
The August Summer Camp will run from the 26th - 29th August application forms are available from the clubhouse. 
18th Birthdays
The club would like to congratulate Kevin Mcfadden & Aaron Somers who both turned 18 recently. (now the fun begins!!) 
Race for Life 
The race for life takes place this Sunday 29th June in Richmond Park with Karen Williamson, Judy Butler & Mary Keating all taking part to raise money for Cancer Research. We wish them all the best of luck. 


The club would like to wish former Gaels legend Niall Jordan and his fiancé Mary Ann Gee all the best on their Wedding day this Thursday 26th June in Galway. 

Royal Ascot

The Gaels went all Royal on Saturday as Chairman Tom Mohan and Vice Chairman Maurice Carr donned the top hat and tails for the final day at Royal Ascot. Maurice not known to turn down a free day and Tom tried to win the Gaels another award for “The Best Dressed Gents” but were laughed at as they won the award for impersonating the penguin and the joker.  


Results for the 19/06/08

Jackpot £2500

Numbers drawn 3, 8, 15, 23 – No Jackpot winner.

£25 lucky dip winners

Brian Duffin, c/o The British Queen pub

Mary Toland, c/o TCG

Tom Lavin, c/o The British Queen pub

Peter Chalvert, c/o Orchard Tavern

Next draw 26/06/08 jackpot £2550

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