NEW INN FESTIVAL
Sunday, August 7, is the new date for this year’s festival. Many exciting side shows, vintage, home produce marquee, over 35’s football, photography and art competition, gospel choir, best dressed lady, most glam granny, wheel of fortune, hi-voltage recycling, hurling wall competition and sports. Daisy’s dilemma (Daisy tickets are still available from Kevin Barron on 087 2231353), cash for scrap corner, baby show and pet show, kids play area and lots more. The theme of this year’s parade is “visitors to the county past, present and future”. Parade starts at 1pm from the Community Centre. Items for the auction can be dropped to the GAA field on the Saturday evening before, baked items can be dropped off Sunday morning.
NEW INN TENNIS CLUB
The South Tipperary League is well underway with some great tennis being played. A Junior Camp will be held from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 August, in the morning with Paschal Whelan, for six to 11 year olds. €20 per child with discount for additional children. This will only go ahead with support from parents who will be asked to do a rota to stay and help each day. This camp is open to all children but numbers will be limited. Bookings can be made with Marie at 087 9878925.
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK
On Sunday, August 7. Local contact person: Sr. Assumpta 052 7462205.
On Saturday, September 3 - Price €25 per head. For more details contact Mary 087 6358158, PJ - 087 9693381, Bernie 087 6335030 or Fr. Michael 052 7462395. Please note trip depends on sufficient numbers.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON WALK
Please gather at the Church car park in New Inn at 2pm this Sunday, July 31. Route this week is Slievenamon. Duration one hour. All are welcome.
THE STORK HAS ARRIVED ON THE DOUBLE
Congratulations to John and Bridget Heaney, Clonmel on the birth of their baby girl Saoirse last week. Congratulation also to Thomas and Helena Buckley, Lagganstown on the birth of their son Sean. We wish them all every health and happiness.
NEW INN CAMOGIE CLUB
Moira Cahill Memorial Blitz in Dundrum
U10’s played at a blitz in Dundrum last Saturday morning, July 23. They played three games, beat Moycarkey and lost to Kickhams and Annacarthy. This was good performance from the team after only four weeks together. U14’s also played in the blitz last Saturday. They played Annacarty in the first match, great team work from the girls led to a great win. They went on to play Kickams in the second match where they led from the start with some great scores throughout the match. This win put New Inn into the final against a very strong Drom team and were beaten in the final. Great play from all the girls. They received lovely runner up medals. Well done to the organisers. Congratulations to Jean Walsh, Knockgraffon who made the County Under 15 team.
ROCKWELL ROVERS GAA CLUB
U16 hurlers had a good win over Lattin in New Inn last Monday, July 18. Final score 4-15 to 3-11. Well done to all the players especially the scorers Raymond Kelly, Eoghan Ryan, Liam Fahey, Owen Cleary, Christopher Hickey and Paul Coffey. There were some great performances from Gerry O’Rourke, Craig O’Connell and John Keating who did some good defending in the backs. Liam Fahey gave an outstanding performance in midfield. At half time Rockwell were 2 points down. Well done to Aaron Gallagher who made some great saves in goal especially in the second half of the game.
Hard luck to our players who lost to Arravale Rovers last Saturday in Sean Treacy Park, Tipp Town. The final score was 5-2 to 3-11. It was a tough game with some great saves by Conor Hickey. John Burke, Michael Lonergan and Sean O’Connell played well in the backs and did some great defending. Liam Fahey played a blinder of game and made all the scores.
FIXTURES - please check with club as these may change.
U14 Hurling in Cashel, Rockwell Rvs V Cashel KC next Thursday, 28 July, at 7pm.
U14 Hurling in Clonoulty, Rockwell Rovers V Clonoulty next Monday, August 1, at 7.30pm.
Rockwell Rovers proved too strong for Lattin-Cullen in the Matt Kavanagh Coach Hire intermediate football championship played at Bansha last Monday July 18. Final score 3-12 to 1-0
County Minor Hurling
Well done to the players who a good win against Clerihan in Leahy Park, Cashel last Friday July 22. Final score was 3-21 to 2-12. Junior A Hurling
Hard luck to our Junior A hurlers who were beaten by Kickhams last Sunday afternoon by 7 points. It was tit for tat game in the first half and at half time the score was 1-7 to 1-6 in favour of Kickhams so all to play for. However Rockwell missed a penalty in the first few minutes of the second half while Kickhams on the turn around scored a goal, and this was the turning point in the game. After that Kickhams proved to be the stronger team. Final score 3-16 to 2-12.
U21 ‘b’ Hurling in Golden, Rockwell Rovers V Solohead Treacys next Saturday, 30 July, at 7pm.