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Juvenile Medal Presentation

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The awarding of medals to our  successful juvenile teams will take place at 5pm on Sunday December 10th in the GAA Centre.

Well done to them all!

U12 Diviision 1 Champions 2017

U12 Champion 2017


Santa at Portarlington GAA

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On Sunday December 10th at 2pm , our Juvenile members and  families are invited to the GAA Centre to meet with the big man and get a photo and most importantly, make sure Santa receives their Christmas wishes!

 


Dinner Dance

Our Dinner Dance will take place on the 26th January in The Heritage Killenard, whereh our Championship winning Minor and U21 Teams will receive their medals. Details of tickets etc. will follow shortly – a Christmas Stocking filler perhaps?


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Portarlington GAA Club and Combined Clubs Members Lotto Draw
Numbers Drawn  8-9=10-31
Jackpot next week  €10,600
Results sheets available locally
Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar,  Pint Of Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.


Bingobingo

Portarlington Bingo takes place at the GAA Centre McCann Park every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2000 in prizes every week. Jackpot €1500.


 

Laois U21 Player of the Year

Congratulations from all at the club to Paddy O’Sullivan who was last night named  U21 Footballer of the year 2017 by Laois GAA.

Paddy played a starring role for Laois U21s at wingback during this years Leinster Championship and has been a member of the Laois Senior panel over the past couple of seasons.

A superb player both going forward and in defence he was an integral part of the Port Senior teams progress this year getting to the League Final and Championship semi-final, While he captained Port U21s to  Championship victory last Saturday with a fine display from centre field.

Latest News from clgportarlington.com

U21 Football Championship final ResultPortarlington GAA Crest

Portarlington 2-15 Graiguecullen 0-8

See home page for match reports and highlights video from laois-tv.ie


Lotto

Portarlington GAA Club and Combined Clubs Members Lotto Draw

Lotto

Numbers Drawn  9-13-23-28
Jackpot next week  €10,400
Results sheets available locally
Tickets available from Burbages, Tynans Butchers, The Railway Bar,  Pint Of Port, Luttrell Oil, Spar Station Rd or from any committee member.


bingo

Portarlington Bingo, GAA Centre, McCann Park, every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Over €2k in prizes every week.  Jackpot €1400


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Port Claim U21 Championship in Style

Port U21s claimed the Laois U21 Championship Saturday evening for the first time since 1993 in emphatic style against a spirited Graiguecullen in a damp O’Moore Park, Saturday evening. Hopes were high of a high quality encounter as both teams have played out an absorbing rivalry over the past few seasons with Port Minor Champions in 2014, and Graigue champions in 2015.

Port U21 Champions 2017

U21 Champions 2017

Graigue opened the scoring through Brian Byrne with a quick response from Colm Murphy to leaveeit 0-1 to 0-1 after the opening exchanges. Murphy struck again only for Danny O’Reilly to leave the game tied at 0-2 apiece nearing the 10 minute mark.

Coming up to half time Port led 0-6 to 0-4 through scores, 2 apiece from Graham Weldon and Colm Murphy, while Graigue had tagged on scores through a Danny Bolger free and a fine effort from Thomas Brennan. Port had dominated possession and scoring chances in the first half and truth be told should had been another five or six scores up given the amount of chances they created.

Graigue hit the ground running at the start of the second half with points from two Danny Bolger frees and a nice score from Eoin Aylsbury to leave them one up coming up to the 40 minute mark.

Port who had made a lethargic start to the half then sprung into life, points from Jordan Fitzpatrick, Colm Murphy, Jake Foster and Curtis Lyons without reply from Graigue left the score at 0-10 to 0-07 going into the final quarter.

Colin Slevin then scored a brace of lovely points to put some air between the sides going into the final ten minutes. At this stage Port started to motor as Graigue necessarily abandoned their defensive strategy to commit numbers forward, this left space at the back which Port ruthlessly exploited on the counter with a Colm Murphy goal to bring his personal tally to 1-7 and the lively Jake Foster with 1-1 to leave the final score at 2-15 to 0-8.

Best for Port in a fine team performance were Captain Paddy O’Sullivan and Graham Weldon at centrefield, Robbie Pigott was commanding at centre back, and Colm Murphy with Jake Foster the pick of the forwards. Special mention to the minor stars who made the step up to U21; Eoin Kennedy, Alex Mohan, Colin Slevin, Curtis Lyons, Ronan Coffey and Jordan Fitzpatrick who were all excellent. Scott Osbourne in goal made a couple of timely saves and his accurate kick outs provided the platform for a considerable amount of Port attacks. Diarmuid Bennett was excellent in marshalling a youthful fullback line with Steven Lyons and Evan Clancy providing guile and industry in the forwards.

Huge congratulations to both team and mentors on a great achievement in what is the final U21 championship to be played in Laois. Well done to all those involved.

Video Courtesy of www.laois-tv.ie

SCORERS –

Portarlington: Colm Murphy 1-7 (0-4 frees), Jake Foster 1-2 (0-1 free), Graham Weldon 0-2, Colin Slevin 0-2, Jordan Fitzpatrick 0-1, Curtis Lyons 0-1

Graiguecullen: Danny Bolger 0-3 (frees), Eoin Aylsbury 0-1, Trevor Collins 0-1, Brian Byrne 0-1, Thomas Brennan 0-1, Ryan O’Grady 0-1

PORTARLINGTON:

Scott Osbourne; Eoin Kennedy, Diarmuid Bennett, Alex Mohan; Colin Slevin, Robbie Pigott, Curtis Lyons; Graham Weldon, Paddy O’Sullivan; Jordan Fitzpatrick, Evan Clancy, Ronan Coffey; Jake Foster, Colm Murphy, Stevie Lyons. Subs: Cormac Curtis for S Lyons

GRAIGUECULLEN:

Ger Kieran; Trevor Collins, Tunde Ogunfowora, Sean Farrell; Kyle O’Brien, Eoin Alsybury, Martin Doyle; Jamie Sheehan, Danny Bolger; Dean Malone, Brian Byrne, Paul Mulready; Thomas Brennan, Danny O’Reilly, Ethan O’Neill. Subs: Musa Sulaiman for O’Brien (47 mins), Ryan O’Grady for Kieran (52 mins), Dean Kelly for Malone (54 mins), Conor Hayden for Farell (57 mins), Ian Bradley for Mulready (61 mins)

Match Reports from Leinster Express and Laoistoday in links below

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