Archive for the ‘Hurling’ Category

ALL IRELAND HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP LAUNCH 2017 COMES TO GLYNN BARNTOWN!

It was an incredible honour for Glynn Barntown GAA Club to be chosen to host the launch of the All Ireland Hurling Championship series which took place today Tuesday July 11th. Distinguished guests from Croke Park including Ard Stiúrthóir Pádraic Duffy, players from the six remaining counties in the Hurling Championship -Mark Ellis (Cork), Sean Curran (Tipperary), Noel Connors (Waterford), Aaron Cunningham (Clare), Johnny Coen (Galway), and Wexford’s own Lee Chin and members of local and national media were in attendance from 11am-3pm today as the media launch took place. Children attending Cúl Camp in Killurin were delighted to avail of the opportunity for photos and autographs with the intercounty stars who were most accommodating towards their young fans. Yesterday the entourage paid a visit to local gem ,The Irish National Heritage Park in Ferrycarrig for a photo shoot -a venue we as a club were delighted to recommend to the visitors. Well done to Club Chairman John Cooney and Club Secretary Danny O’ Brien for their work over the past number of weeks in bringing this fantastic event to our club.

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

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It’s hard to get things right ON the field all of the time but we owe it to ourselves and our club to try get it as right as possible OFF the field.

GOOD LUCK MARK AND GARY!!

1 MORE SLEEP!!!! The parish and county will empty tomorrow as the Model Army march on Croke Park to lay siege to the Tribesmen in the Leinster Senior Hurling Final. Wishing club and county net minder Mark Fanning along with clubman Gary Moore and the Wexford Senior Hurling panel and backroom team the very best of luck in this ongoing epic adventure of 2017. Croke Park will be awash with Purple and Gold tomorrow! 💚💙💜💛

RACKARD LEAGUE FINAL

All roads lead to St Patricks Park on Thursday June 1st as Barntown NS play their Rackard League A Hurling final at 8pm v Piercestown/Murrintown.  Please support!

STRATEGIC PLANNING NIGHT

A club strategic planning night takes place next Thursday the 4th of May at 8.15pm in the clubhouse facilitated by Mícheál Martin (Wexford GAA Co Board Vice Chairman). All adult players, parents, mentors and managers are encouraged to attend to discuss our aims for the next 3-5 years both on and off the pitch. It is so important that people attend and share their thoughts on the clubs future both on and off the field.

TEXAS HOLDEM POKER TOURNAMENT

Glynn Barntown GAA Club will host a Texas Holdem Poker Tournament on Saturday next April 1st at 8pm in the clubhouse. Tickets @ €20. Contact 0872807679 for details. Please support!

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OFFICER

Glynn Barntown GAA Club would like to welcome Dermot Rafter on board as our new Health and Well being Officer. Dermot is a Behaviour Support Specialist living in Killurin with strong ties to the club. Dermot has over 25 years experience working on individual support and organisation development with qualifications and competencies in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS); Person Centred Practice (PCP); Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA); and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

He is also a trained instructor in non-violent verbal and physical intervention strategies. He has devised many other programmes in the areas of teenage behavioural support; mindfulness; and youth leadership. Dermot is a fantastic new addition to this area in our club and we are thrilled to have somebody of his calibre as part of our team. Dermot can be contacted on 0872879183.

CLUBPERSON OF THE YEAR

CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR
Glynn Barntown ladies Catherine Carley and Celestine Fox were very worthy joint recipients of this years Glynn Barntown “Clubperson of the Year” award at a Wexford District reception held in the Riverbank House Hotel on Saturday evening. Both ladies have given decades of service to the club in a variety of ways and we are most proud to see them honoured for this. We offer them both our congratulations and a heartfelt thanks for their dedication and hard work. Pictured L-R Tossy Ryan, Catheribe Carley, James Flood and Lorraine Fox who accepted the award on Cel’s behalf.

JUNIOR HURLING

The journey ended for our Junior hurlers at semi final stage today in Bellefield as Cloughbawn come out on top. Final score 1-11 to 0-10.

SENIOR HURLERS THROUGH TO COUNTY SEMI FINAL

Our Senior hurlers join our Senior Footballers in qualifying for the Co Semi final with a 3 point victory over Buffers Alley in Innovate Wexford Park on Sunday last. Final score 1-11 to 0- 11.  Well done lads!

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