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Port GAA presents the 20k Drop

Portarlington GAA are proud to present“The 20K Drop”

Taking place on Sunday the 28th of October in the Heritage Hotel, Killenard, this family event is sure to be a great evenings entertainment.

We would love for all our members to attend, this a family event,so kids are very welcome. We invite the public,our sponsors or anyone who would like to sponsor an advertisement for this main event on October 28th to the launch on Wednesday night.

Each ticket gives you the chance of being 1 of 8 persons to be selected at random on the night of October 28th in the Heritage, to win up to €2500.

Tickets: 20pp, or 4 for 60, Family Ticket (2 Adults 3 children) 60. 

For tickets contact: Padraig Maher (087) 2387353, David Clarke (087) 7962461 or Amy Flood (089) 2458621

This is our main fundraiser of the year and with the proceeds going towards our next major development of the dresssing rooms underneath the Colm Maher stand in McCann Park all support is greatly appreciated.

Special thanks to our exhibitors / sponsors for their kind support .

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Juvenile News

Our U5s,7s & 9s had a party last week to end the mark of the playing season.A great evening was had by all with a big turnout enjoying the get together.

A big thanks to the coaches for providing brilliant coaching throughout the year,their commitment and providing a safe & fun environment for all our underage players.

Thanks to all the parents who ferry their kids to training & blitzes during the year.

Last but not least the players,who train very hard, improving all the time and are a joy to coach.

Also we would like to thank all the sponsors who have kindly helped out with our U5s, U7s & U9s throughout the year.

Training Continues

U5, u7 & u9 football training will continue till the end of this year on Friday evenings from 6-7pm and Sunday mornings from 10-11am only.

Going forward your kids will need boots and runners,if the weather is bad, training will be indoors.I

If inclement on a Friday nights u5s & u7s training will be cancelled and the u9s will train indoors only, again if weather is inclement on Sunday mornings the u9s will be cancelled and the u5s & u7s will train indoors.

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Excitement builds ahead of Minor Final

Our U17s (minors) are preparing for their County Final this coming Sunday against Ballyroan Abbey , throw in 1:30pm, in O’Moore Park.

This is a big occasion for the panel & management with the game on before the Senior Final.

We are inviting all juveniles,their parents & club members to McCann Pk on Thursday @7pm to show your support to the lads.

We will be giving out Port flags to those travelling to the match on Sunday and encourage our juveniles to have a kick around with the team before  training @7.30pm.

We’re hoping for a big turnout on Sunday,so get your club colours ready for O Moore Pk to cheer the team on.

Port Minors 2018

Port Minors Pre-County final Training Night 12/10/2018

Best of luck to the team and a big thank you to team sponsors:logo_5

Port Minor Finalist 2018


U13 Hurlers County Champions

Huge congratulations to our hurlers who captured u13B County Championship honours as St. Pauls / Portarlintgon cam out on top 3-02 to 1-5 against a spirited Ballinakill side Saturday afternoon in a wet O’Moore Park. Well done to the team and mentors on a great achievement.

SCORERS – St Paul’s Portarlington: Eoin McEvoy 1-0, Luke McEvoy 1-0, Jordan Downey 1-3 (1-3 frees) Ballinakill: Jamie Baldwin 1-0, Carlos Fitzpatrick 0-4 (0-3 frees), Ben O’Mara 0-1

ST PAUL’S PORTARLINGTON: Conor Maher; Jack Murphy, Charlie Hand; Cillian Young, Hugo Emerson, Conor Weldon; Ben McEvoy; Jordan Downey; Cian Bailey, Luke McEvoy, Callum Keegan; Finn Lyons, Eoin McEvoy. Subs: Jack Tracy for J Murphy (12 minutes) Mark Weldon for L McEvoy (22 minutes), Benny McCann for E McEvoy (28 minutes), L McEvoy for F Lyons (33 minutes) Eoin Dooley for B McCann (33 minutes)

BALLINAKILL: Michael Fleming; Cahir Costigan, Andrew Kennedy; Will Healy, Andrew McDonagh, James O’Mahony; Luke O’Rielly, Ben O’Mara; Darragh Cahill, Jamie Baldwin, Carlos Fitzpatrick; Vincent Kehoe, Ivan Dunne. Subs: Aidan Lynam for I Dunne (half-time)

Full Match Report from Laoistoday.ie here



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