Club Notes: 3rd June 2019

Shamrocks GAA Club Notes (Kindly sponsored by Allen Engineering & Agri Sales Ltd.)

Club Lotto.Lotto result for 25th May, the numbers drawn were 11-20-24-26, and there was no winner. €20 winners were Eileen O’ Connor, Paddy Hayes, Liam Casey, Pat Butler, and Ann Flanagan. Lotto draw for 1st June, winning numbers were 17-19-20-23, and there was no winner. €20 winners were Oliver Flanagan, Eamonn Forbes, Carmel Baldwin, Ita Butler, Patrick & Paula McGrath. Next week’s jackpot will be €3,000.

Good Luck!Shamrocks would like to wish all our Junior and Senior Certificate exam candidates in the club the best of good luck in the exams which begin this week. Just do your best guys and girls, that’s all you can do.

Congratulations James!Heartiest congratulations to Shamrocks stalwart and former County Board chairman James Tobin who was successfully re-elected at the recent local elections in West Waterford. Well done also to Tallow’s John Pratt, and Lismore’s Declan Doocey who were also re-elected.

Josephine Morrisson RIP.Shamrocks GAA Club would like to sympathise with the family and friends of Josephine Morrisson,  Moorehill, Tallow, who passed away recently. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.

Waterford down and out.It’s hard to understand how Waterford have gone from being League champions in 2015, beating old foes Cork by 10 points, U21 champions and league finalists and unlucky to lose in 2016, All Ireland finalists in 2017, to where they are now, without a championship win in nearly two years, and their worst display for many a year last Sunday in Walsh Park against Limerick. I’ll leave it to the experts to figure out who’s to blame, but something’s not right in the camp. Many people were very quick to criticise Derek McGrath after last year’s Munster championship, but at least the players seemed to know what kind of system they were playing, whereas last Sunday they were the very embodiment of a headless chicken. I’m afraid a few lean years beckon…

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