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Latton GAA Club Club Notes 31.08.2023

September 2nd, 2023


Senior Championship

Well done to our Seniors last Sunday evening with a home win against the neighbours Ballybay in the Senior Championship . A large crowd attended this eagerly awaited encounter. The home side got off to a strong start with the strong wind playing a part leaving the home side up by 2.04 to 0.03 at the interval . A second half where the visitors fought back however as the final whistle ap-proached Latton drew away to win on a final score of Latton 2.06 – Ballybay 0.08 . Well done to our players & management and thanks to our supporters who came out on the day . Our next game is an away encounter at 2.00pm against Truagh on Sunday 10th September.



Our Div 3B Reserves had a good win on Monday last at home against Truagh to reach the final of the league . The final score was Latton 2-19 – Truagh 2-07. They now face Scotsttown in the final.


Club Clean up

Massive thanks to all our volunteers that turned up last Saturday for our Club Clean up Day & took pride in their club by working tirelessly – a special thanks to Ollie McGuin-ness & EMG for supplying the power washers .


Half time Draw

Congratulations to Philomena Coyle who won our half time draw at this evenings game .Club chairperson Ruairi Ward presents Philomena with her prize along with our Senior manager Cathal McAnenly.


New Jersey’s presented


Our Club Secretary Christina’s entry was recently judged as one of the winners in the Az-zurri Sport Flahavan’s giveaway Our U15 hurlers were delighted on Monday evening last to take delivery of the jerseys.The Club would like to thank Azzurri Sport for supply of the jerseys and best luck to our hurlers for the rest of the season .

Retirement Party

Retirement Party

July marked John’s Nixon’s retirement from employment with Latton O’Rahilly GAA Club.

If you have frequented our grounds any time in the last 23 years John was someone that you were most likely to see ,whether in the GAA Grounds or Centre …. be it a match or a function in the bar this man is always on hand for whatever needs to be done . John has been our groundsman for almost 30 years and in that time had worked to ensure that the facilities are in perfect condition for whatever group or team is using them on any day. John was responsible for ensuring our 3 fields are ready for the teams arriving, ensuring that all are lined out and that flags are set out. He maintained our Gym and sports hall to a very high standard . John in previ-ous years also took on many tasks with our Senior squad and it has been said that it was his Soup served to the players after training that contributed greatly to our successful championship winning teams in the past .Living next door to the grounds John has been called on at all times of the day to open the facilities or maybe attend to a few stray Cat-tle!!!

To mark and thank John for all his hard work we are having a Retirement Party on Satur-day 2nd September in GAA Centre . Lets all come along and give John a good send off.

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