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7th October 2012

posted 8 Oct 2012, 03:41 by tony Burden

Longstone GAC Notes

(Sunday, October 07)

*Longstone were second best to Mayobridge on Sunday evening in the semi-final of the senior championship in Pairc Esler.  Longstone started quite well to lead 2-0, but the Bridge’s first score was a goal and this spurred Mayobridge into action. At half-time Longstone trailed 0-5 to 1-7, but a comeback never materialised, as was the case last week, and Mayobridge scored four points in 3 minutes at the very start of the second period to severely dent Longstone’s hope to get back into this game. As the half wore on the Bridge grabbed three more goals to seal the win, as Longstone were unable to repeat their quarter-final heroics of a week earlier.

*Longstone U-11s will take part in a league series of games this Sunday in Glenn, starting at 10.30am. The other teams taking part are Rostrevor, Tullylish, Clann na Derg, Mitchels and Glenn.

*The club U-21s will play the first of two South Down league games this Sunday at home to Mayobridge at 4,30pm

*Our U-8s took part in the Ballyholland Nanny Kearney tournament on Saturday. The children tried their best in their three games against Bosco, Ballyholland and Armagh side Shane O’Neills. U-8 football practice this Saturday morning, 11-12, in the Ambrose Sports Hall.

*Youth Club starts in Longstone Hall this Friday night 7-8.30pm (Primary) and 8.30-10pm (Secondary). P1 and P2 children must be accompanied by an adult. Supervisors are required to wear high-vis vests and primary supervisors should be at the hall for 6.45pm for set-up.

*Anyone wanting to place an order for Longstone jerseys in time for Christmas should contact Dympna Rooney, 07828 457610, by next Thursday, October 18. The full amount, £23 up to age 13/14, and £30 for bigger sizes, must be paid up front.

*Anyone who hasn’t received their club membership card for this year is asked to contact Dympna Rooney as soon as possible.

*Numbers 2, 3, 15, 18. One matched 3. £6500 on Sunday.