Autumn 2005 Newsletter

Fundraiser: Many thanks to all those who supported our recent fundraising night in Finngallians GAA club. Approximately 100 people attended and had a very enjoyable evening. Around €2000 profit was made from the event which should help club funds.

Prize-giving Night: Now that the season has come to an end yet again there will be a prize giving night on Friday 21st October in the Carnegie Court Hotel at 8 p.m. sharp. Light refreshments will be supplied.

Week-End Away: The weekend away will take place on November 5th costing €60 for bed, breakfast, and evening meal. The venue chosen for this year is the Bellingham Castle Hotel in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth. This location is just a short trip of about 40 miles. Those wishing to cycle there may have to add on some extra miles while a 50/60 mile route for those wishing to cycle around the area will be organised. A cheque for the full amount made payable to the Bellingham Castle Hotel will be accepted. All cheques should be forwarded to Martin Joyce, 14 Seabury View, Malahide, Co. Dublin mobile 086 3809039 or 8455697. There are 30 places available, so first come first served!

Club AGM: The club AGM will take place on Monday 28th November at 8.30 p.m. in Finngallians GAA Club. All members are urged to attend.

League Results: In the nine years of the league, from 1997 to this year, the following list is of those who top the table of participants in the Swords League. The number is the total number of races entered over the nine year period. As you can see John Ward is well out in front.

John Ward 158
Mick Rock 134
Ron O’Rourke 128
Fred Harte 121
Peter Brogan 118
Jason Ludgate 107
Hugh Byrne 105
Anthony McMahon 104
Joe McNally 101
Pat Halpin 99
James Whelan 99
Jason Kelly 98
Seán Rock 93
Alan Duffy 92

The following are the results of the 2005 season as compiled by Fred Harte.

Club League 2005

1. Jason O’Callaghan 2. Alan Duffy 3. Aidan McClean

1. Jack Lynch 2. Jason Ludgate 3 .Anthony Rock

1. Ron O’Rourke 2. John Ward 3. Mick Rock

1. Emma Quirke 2.Laura McKenna 3.Coleen Foley

Ladies 10M TT: Emma Quirke

Ladies Ch. RR: Emma Quirke

1. Michael Daly 2.Stephen Halpin 3.James Morgan

1. Roger Tegart. 2. Dermot Milner 3. Colm Crawley


10M TT Seán Rock

25M TT Jason Ludgate

1. Jason Ludgate 2. Stephen Halpin 3. Jason O’Callaghan