Harry Gale U-21 Leinster League Cup  

TULLOW   19      TULLAMORE   37.

At the 3rd time of trying this match eventually took place in Carlow on Sunday afternoon. The fully deserved win has guaranteed Tullamore a home venue for the semi-final of this competition.

The first half was a tough and bruising encounter but Tullamore got their nose in front with three tries from Simon Hensey, David Fennell and Paul McNiff. One try was converted by Odhran McIntyre. Tullow scores in the first half consisted ot two tries and a conversion  and Tullamore lead 17-12 at half time.

Tullamore cut loose particularily in the last quarter and scored tries by Danny Madden,Damien Egan, Odhran McIntyre and Simon Hensey. They converted none and Tullow replied with a converted try.

Tullamore man of the match was Mark Kennedy but the powerfull front row of Ger Molloy, Nick Berry and Daniel Cronin laid the foudation for this win. McIntyre and Fennell were the pick of the backline that took their chances.

The final league match is fixed for Sunday 23rd Jan away to Wanderers. 

TEAM; 15.Simon Hensey, 14.Damien Martin, 13. David Fennell, 12. Chris Gethings, 11.James Synyde, 10. Odhran McIntyre, 9. Danny Madden, 1.Ger Molloy, 2. Nick Berry, 3.Daniel Cronin, 4. David Molyneux, 5. Darragh Hanlon, 6. Mark Kenedy, 7. Paul McNiff, 8. Damian Egan.

Replacemens used; Daryl Daly and D Connell.


Plans are at an advanced stage for the first of the clubs 5 Annual Reunions. Being honoured  Sat week are the winning teams of 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976,1971, 1966, 1961,1956,1951,1946, and 1941. 

Lots of surprise guests. Did you Know that the Club Captain in 1966 won 19 caps for Ireland and the No 9 that season also played for and Captained Ireland.

The celebrations K.O. after the Leinster League match against Co Carlow which starts at 5.00pm.

All members and friends are welcome.


Sun   Coolmine  v   Tullamore Leinster League Div 1.A @ 2.30pm

         Coolmine 2nds  v  Tullamore 2nds Leinster Seconds League @1.00pm

        Tullamore 3rds   v  Birr 2nds Leinster Provincial 3rds League @ 2.30pm.

                                  (Maybe switched to Saturday Night.)

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