Swan members invited to do first aid course

Carrick Swan Intermediate footballers defeated Clonmel Commercials by five points in their second championship match of the year.

Carrick Swan Intermediate footballers defeated Clonmel Commercials by five points in their second championship match of the year.

The U-16s had a busy week. Their game against Clonmel Commercials ended in a draw last Wednesday and went on to defeat Moyle Rovers by six points on Sunday. Both matches were played on The Green in Carrick-on-Suir.

Games are now finished until after the State exams. The semi-final of this competition has been provisionally fixed for June 22

Well done to the U-16 camogie team who played New Inn in the final match of their championship last Thursday. The Swan team unfortunately lost by just two scores. The girls showed great skill and determination but unfortunately it wasn’t their night.

They Senior hurlers final league game in this year’s South Senior Hurling Championship will be against Killenaule on Saturday, May 25 at the sports field at 6pm.

This game is part of a double bill. Mullinahone and Carrick Davins will play at 7.30pm for the final place in the semi-finals.

The Senior hurlers will play Passage East in the St Molleran’s Senior Tournament semi-final this Saturday.

Swan Club members are welcomed to take part in a First Aid course being run by Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue. It costs just €30 per person and will be run one night a week over 4 weeks.

Five Carrick Swan members attended a defibrillator course run by Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue in recent weeks. It was of very high quality and the first aid course will be the same. To express your interest in taking part call or text Mary Barrett or Colm O’Sullivan as soon as possible.

Carrick Swan GAA Club extends best wishes to four of its players, who are injured or ill at the moment.. Senior panellist and county minor Lee Wall has an eye injury while Colin Loughman is ill. It is hoped that both players make a speedy recovery and are back training before the South semi-final in June. Meanwhile, U-16 panellist Shane Torpey sustained a shoulder injury last Wednesday night in his team’s match against Clonmel Commercials while U-14 and U-16 panellist Jeffrey Power sustained a broken collar bone in training last Friday night.

This coming Friday, Tipperary take on Waterford in an U-21 and senior hurling challenge in Davin Park. (See report on page 12 for more details. It’s an honour for the Swan Club to host both Tipperary teams on the night in what will be their last match before they take on Limerick in the Munster Championship.

Admission costs just €10, so come along and enjoy what will be two great matches.

Carrick Swan GAA Club requests the return of any cups or trophies that were donated to the club by the families of deceased members.

The Club plans to run a number of tournaments to properly honour it deceased members so the return of these cups are of utmost importance.

They can be returned to any committee member or you can phone Sean O’Shea on (086) 1603877.

Carrick Swan GAA Club extends its sympathy to the Woods/O’Neill family, St Johns Terrace and the Leahy family, Carrickbeg on their recent family bereavements

Numbers drawn in last week’s Juvenile Lotto draw were 2, 17, 23, 27. The €8250 jackpot prize wasn’t won.

Five match three winners won €40 each.

Carrick Swan GAA Club thanks all those who continue to play the lotto. Weekly entry costs €2, which can be paid to any committee member or lotto promoters. This week’s jackpot prize is €8,500. Proceeds from the lotto go to the Club’s juvenile games section.

The Swan Club website address is www.carrickswan.gaa.ie and e-mail address is carrickswans1929@gmail.com. You can also follow club activity on Facebook and on the Twitter page: #swanmatchtrack.