Carrick Davins senior hurling team’s game against Carrick Swan last Sunday turned our to be their final South Senior Hurling Championship match of the year.
This was a must win game for the Davins but alas it was not to be.
The game started off well for the Davins, who scored some nice points but their first touch started to dwindle as the game went on.
Even though the Davin team were not “firing on all cylinders”, they were still in the game at half time with only a single point behind. They thought the second half would be more promising. However,things just would not happen for the Davin players in the second half. The Swan were six points ahead coming into the last quarter and the Davins just could not break them down to get the goal we so badly needed. The Davin players did manage to put the Swans under pressure in front of their own goal but they defended well and came out 0-14 to 2-12 winners. (Full match report in Nationalist Sport).
Aany neutral GAA fan watching this match in Davin Park enjoyed a very competitive and fair game.
Even though the Davin hurlers may have become frustrated at times, the heart and determination of the team and selectors were never in doubt.
The Davin team now progresses to county championship and their next game will be against Lorrha-Dorrha in two weeks time.
Meanwhile, the Club’s minors are continuing training with the U-16s every Wednesday in preparation for their county football championship.
The U-16 team are already in the county final and the minors will play their county semi-final as soon as the exams are over.
The exams are now coming to an end and we need to see all the players in the field for training.
The U-14s played Kilsheelan in a hurling challenge match last Monday night.
The boys performed well and the Club thanks Kilsheelan/Kilcash for their hospitality.
The team now start their championship this coming Thursday with a game against St Patrick’s in Davin Park.
Throw-in will be at 7.15pm and all players must be at the Club for 6pm.
All parents, friends and Davin supporters are requested to watch and support the team.
The Club also awaits the start of the U-12 championship. Venues, dates and times for these games will be published next week.
Hurling training for U-12s and U-10s continues every Wednesday form 7pm to 8pm. U-6s and U-8s will train every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm.
The Bórd na nÓg U-10 Football Blitz was postponed last weekend due to the poor weather conditions.
It will now take place on Saturday, June 23 in Ned Hall Park. The competitions will commence at 10am and all players are requested to be at the Club no later than 9am.
Training for girls will continue every Monday from 6pm to 7pm. New players are always welcome.
The Kelloggs’s GAA summer Cul Camp returns to the Davin Club this year. The summer camps provide boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13 with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays, which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining involvement in gaelic games.
The camp will run from July 16 to 20.
Applications can be obtained from any committee member and you don’t have to be involved in our club to participate.
You can also book a place on the summer camp online at www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.
Pay in full or by the week to spread the costs but book early to avoid disappointment .There is a €5 discount available for those who book online.
There wasn’t a winner of the Davin Club lotto jackpot last week.
Numbers drawn were 16,19, 21 and 23. There were five match three winners, who received €40 each/
The Davin Club wishes the Tipperary Senior Hurling team the best of luck in their upcoming Munster semi-final clash against Cork on Sunday.