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Junior Hurling Final

The Shelmalier junior hurlers take on Gusserane in the county junior hurling final on Sunday next 16th October in Wexford Park starting at 1-30pm.

The game is followed by the senior hurling final between Oulart/Ballagh against Cloughbawn. This is the second year in a row that the junior hurlers have appeared in the final having narrowly lost to Taghmon last years final. However, this group of players have has shown great determination and commitment throughout the year both in training and in the matches they have played so far this year. We wish captain Kevin O Leary and his fellow team members together with selectors Kenny Hearne, Paudie McMahon and Darren Shiggins, every success in the final and the club would ask as many people as possible to come along to Wexford Park to support the team in the final.

Prickly Rose of Shelmalier

Following months of anticipation and many successful fund raising activates the night is fast approaching when the final contest to decide the much sought after title of the ‘Prickly Rose of Shelmalier 2017’.

With the excitement building in the parish Hotel Curracloe on Friday night 27th January starting at 9pm is the place to be for what is expected to be a great craic and social night of the year. Each Rose and Escort will be given an opportunity to display their skills and talents and attempt to entertain the large audience in order to convince them to cast their votes their favour.  Who will be eventually crowned the Prickly Rose of Shelmalier 2017 will be decided by those in attendance on the night. The roses and escorts are:
Aodhan Foley and Catherine Roche, Joe Kelly and Roisin Tobin, Myles Sunderland and Sharon Doyle, Paraic O Leary and Sheila Roche, Colm Flanagan and Kathleen Redmond, Simon Walsh and Emma Hearne, Murt Hanrahan and Sadbh McCarthy, Aidan Cash and Deirdre McMahon, Graham Staples and Sandy Carr, Colm Hearne and Theresa Roche, Damien Doyle and Emma Carroll and Conor Byrne and Theresa Hore-Meagher. Tickets costing €15 are now on sale from club members and they will also be on sale in Hollymount tomorrow night Wed 18th Jan from 7 to 8pm and Friday 20th also from 7 to 8pm and people are advised to get their tickets early as possible

Walsh Cup – Senior Hurling

The Shelmalier GAA Club are honoured to be given an opportunity to host the intercounty senior hurling Walsh Cup match between Wexford and Dublin under our new lights in Hollymount on Thursday night next 19th January  at 7-30pm.

As the club is expecting a very large attendance from both Wexford and Dublin you are advised to come as early as possible. The club would like to thank the many members and supporters who have come forward to assist the club on the night, if you are willing to assist the club on the night please contact any club officer as soon as possible.

Golf Classic

A great day recently at our Golf Classic in Blackwater. Nearly 30 teams took part on what was an ideal day for golf. Results were as follows.

1st – Eddie Doyle’s team
2nd – Ciaran Walsh’s team
3rd – Tommy Barron”s team
4th – Mary O Leary’s team
Yellow Ball winners were Joe Kelly’s team. A special word of thanks to all our sponsors on the day..