Mount Sion GAA Club Notes
Minor Hurling Final
Cnoc Sion 1-12
Ballygunner 2-11With an unbeaten campaign behind them the Minors went into the County final against Ballygunner with the hopes of the club behind them as they tried to lift the trophy for the first time since 2008, Ballygunner got off to the better start grabbing an early goal to set their stall out, but as he has done throughout the championship Evan McGrath stepped up to the mark dragging Sion back into the game with a goal from a penalty and three points in succession to level at the midpoint of the half, in an even game the sides couldn’t be separated at the break with the score at 1-06 apiece. Following the break both sides traded scores until Ballygunner took advantage of a momentary lapse in the Sion defence and raised the green flag for the second time in the game putting them two points ahead, when Sion failed to convert two penalties the game finally swung in Ballygunner’s favour and even though McGrath pointed at the end it was too little too late and Ballygunner ran out two point winners, though they might be disappointed now this young group and their mentors were a credit to this club and have shown there is a bright future ahead for Cnoc Sion.Scorers Evan McGrath 1-09, Johnny Flynn 0-02, Alan Kirwan 0-01.
Under 15 HurlingOur Under 15’s finished their campaign on Wednesday night last with a brave performance against Abbeyside in the semi final losing out to a well drilled team, this young group of players have also improved greatly over the year and can be proud of their achievements in 2017.
Deepest sympathies to the family of the late Frankie Quinn who passed away during the week, Frankie was a true Mount Sion man for many years and there was great sadness in the club when the news broke on Thursday last, to his sons, daughters and extended family we offer our condolences, may his gentle soul rest in peace.
Deise DrawThe Deise draw for 2017 concluded with October’s draw last week and the club had one winner with Pat McGrath (Jnr) bagging €500, well done to Pat and thanks to everyone who supported the draw this year helping make it one of the club’s major fundraising schemes.
New Years Eve PartyDetails of our New Years Eve party are now available – 3 Course meal + 2 drinks, Music by Jam Tarts, Tickets €50 each, deposits now being taken behind bar, non-refundable deposit of €20 per ticket must be paid by 30th November. A weekly raffle will take place starting on Sunday 15th October through to 17th December with the weekly winner receiving 2 tickets for the New Year’s Eve Party, tickets will cost €2 each, contact Tina or behind the bar for tickets.
Stars in their EyesIt’s that time of the year again with the Stars in their Eyes taking place on November 18th, this night has been a huge success over the past few years and tickets will go fast, more details to come over the coming weeks.
CamogieCamogie continues on Monday nights in the club grounds from 6 to 7pm, all new members are welcome.
Mount Sion ClubhouseOur club house is the perfect venue for all your needs. If you have a family event coming up we can cater for all size parties from small private events to large gatherings, we have a spacious function room with private bar available for hire for all occasions including Birthdays, Christenings, Weddings, Confirmations, Communions, etc, please contact our Bar Manager Michael Ryan for more information on 051-372648 or call up and see him For a post match drink or chat or to watch the latest sporting event on the big screen we have all the Sports channels available in our spacious bar where on Thursday nights it’s Darts night, on Fridays we have cards which are open to all and there are great prizes on offer, check out our website for more info and photos.
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