CLARE COMMUNITY GAMES

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Results from Munster Regional Athletics, O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road, Ennis, Sat 23rd July.

Results from National Community Games Athletics Track and Field Finals, Carlow, Sat 13th August.

The National Community Games Arts and Cultural provisional Events Timetable, which is taking place on the 27th and 28th August at VISUAL Carlow, is now published online: https://www.communitygames.ie/news/arts-and-cultural-weekend

Community Games Calendar of Events for 2022.

The next County Meeting takes place on Tuesday 6th Sept @ 8:30pm. This meeting will be in Treacy's West County Hotel and there will also be a Google Meet link circulated to areas in advance.

Munster Chess and Draught Finals 2022

Chess

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games were represented by three teams in the Munster Chess Finals on Saturday 2nd July in Ballybrown Community Centre, Clarina. It was coordinated by Micheal O’Brien, Munster Treasurer. All three Clare teams were up against teams from Clontead-Kinsale, Cork. A young U11 Newmarket-on-Fergus team won gold medals and the honour to represent Clare and Munster in the National Finals in Carlow in August.   In the U13 final the Doora/Barefield team put up a very good fight but were beaten into silver position by Clontead-Kinsale. In the U16 finals Ennis St John’s team took on Clontead-Kinsale, Cork. The Ennis side showed their vast knowledge and experience to overcome the opposition and win the gold medals and will now go on to represent Clare and Munster in the National Finals in August.

 

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U11 Gold: Newmarket-on-Fergus – Aoibheann Deans, Grainne Guinane, Max Kelly, Katherine Khan, Paidi Macormaic, Colm O’Laoghaire, Jeaic O’Laoghaire.
U13 Silver: Doora/Barefield – Ultan Breslin, Donnacha Byrne, Patrick Carden, Courtney Flynn, Tadhg O’Gairbhith
U16 Gold: Ennis St John’s – Darragh Crowley, Misha Hudkov, Jack Mc Auliffe, Conall Mc Carthy, James Rochford, Dylan Rush, Stanislaw Ulbrych.

Draughts

The St Francis Credit Union Clare were represented by one team in the Munster Draughts Finals which were held on Saturday 2nd July in Ballybrown Community Centre, Clarina, Co Limerick. It was coordinated by Micheal O’Brien, Munster Treasurer. Only two counties participated Clare and Cork. In the Draughts competition U12 the team from Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry took on Ballincollig of Cork. It was a very close match right to the end with the stronger Cork side edging ahead to win by a very narrow margin on a score of 11pts to 9pts. The Clare team came home with Silver medals.

U12 Silver:  SIxmilebridge/Kilmurry - Ronan Gavin, Padraig Chaplin, Jack Willis, Hassan Abbas, Corie Mc Gowan, Aoibheann Chaplin, Holly Loughnane.

Well done to all who participated and many thanks to Mary Phelan, PRO, for the match report and photos.

Official Sponsor

Please support our sponsors, your local credit union: St Francis Credit Union. Head Office: Friars Walk, Ennis, Co. Clare. Tel: 065-6828305, with branches in Shannon, Lissycasey, Clarecastle, Newmarket on Fergus, Sixmilebridge, Tulla, Kildysart and Kilmihil.

Opening Hours (Ennis): Mon: 10-1, Tue: 1:30-5, Thu: 10-5, Fri: 1-6:30, Sat: 9:30-1:45

Clare Community Games is affiliated with Aldi Community Games.

About us

Community Games is an independent voluntary organisation which operates through the local community to provide an opportunity for young people (6 to 16 years) to experience a wide range of sporting and cultural activities before concentrating and specialising in those most suitable and attractive to them. To get involved, contact your local area representative or contact the County Secretary to find out more.


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