extended notes sept 27th

Senior Football:
League game away to St. Margarets on Sat at 6pm
Junior B Football:
Junior B's take on St. Oliver Plunketts in the Junior C Final on Sunday Oct 4th, 1:30pm at Parnell Park, all support welcome.
Junior C Football:
C's travel to St. Finians Swords in seach of 1 pt that would hand them the Div 12 North title. The match takes place at 5pm on Sat.
Junior Hurling:
Junior A's defeated Naomh Fionnbarra 2-16,0-13.
Junior B's lost to Peregrines in a epic battle (5-10,3-17). Read the match report on our website  -   Junior B Hurling
Minor Championship:
Minor As had a convincing win against Parnells in championship thanks to great team performance. Everybody played with the expected intensity  and forwards converted the chances. 11 pts up at the half reflected the quality of the team performance. Next match now crucial.
Minor B footballers were well beaten (0-7,5-13) by a strong St Vincents team in their second round robin championship game despite excellent performances from Andy Lombard, Stephen Reynolds and Gareth McNiece.
Under 16:
Hurlers lost their Championship semi-final away to O'Tooles by 2pts
Under 13:
Hurlers defeated St. Sylvesters.
Under 12:
Footballers suffered a hearbreaking defeat to Na Fianna as they surrendered a big lead when playing uphill in the 2nd half. Conor Byrne had a great game in goal.
Under 11 Football:
All 3 teams had great victories over the weekend. We bounced back after defeats in 2 of our outings last time .
Our team in the 1 team group defeated St. Maurs by a comfortable margin. 29 - 10. The performance was a team effort and the boys are starting to put into practice what they are doing in training. The shill level has increased with us registering a lot of High Catches  troughtout the game. While it was a team effort Barry Heneghan , Jack Higgins and Grellan Murray shone for us.
Team 1A in 2 team group won their match 3-8 to 1-10
Both teams started brightly with Clontarf getting 3 quick goals to lead at half time by 3-5 to 0-6, Sylesters fought back strongly in the 2nd half to narrow the scoreline, some fine saves by Niall O'Hanlon between the posts for Clontarf, although Clontarf did not make it easy for themselves with far too many attempts wide of the posts. A hard fought game that Clontarf won by 3-8 to 1-10.  Best for Clontarf Patrick Smith, Tom O'Flaherty, Cian Walsh, Sean O'Shea and Niall O'Hanlon
Team 1B  won their match 3-5 to 2-8
Clontarf got off to a bright star in this game and led by 3-3 to 1-5 at half time. In the 2nd half Sylvesters came back strongly and tied up the cam with 5 unamswered points. In the last 5 mins Clontarf took control of the game and registered the final couple of points to win by 1. Best for Clontarf were Gavin Jackson in goals who kept us in the match with some cruciaol saves when it looked like the opposition where going to take control of the match in the 2nd half. Also exceptional  for clontarf were Jack Polion ,Sean O'Flaherty and Kevin Rogers
Under 10's Football:
A superb result for the lads, winning overall against Na Fianna, well done to all.
Under 9 Football:
Blue group played Scoil away, and achieved 2 wins, and overall points 53-43.  In the first game, Mark Winters and Phillip O'Reilly played well.  In the second march Oileann McKeown was strong in defense as usual, while Mathew Byrne and Mathew Jordan both did well.  Tom Revenuy contributed most of the scores.
Red group played Ballymun at home, and recorded 1 win and 2 defeats, with overall points 54-69.   In the first match, Clontarf dominated the game and won by double scores.   A good overall team performance was built on a tight defence of Luke Hempanstall, Alex O'Reilly, and Rory Doran, and a mobile attack led by Danial O'Sullivan.  In the second match, Clontarf battled well but lost by a single point.  Darragh Nolan contributed most of the scores, while Finn McGarry and Timmy Sweeney did well.  In the third match Clontarf played with a number of boys who were new or returning after a long absence.  The team did not really get started and were well beaten.  Despite this, Eoin McCloine tried hard throughout, and new boy Ciaran Walsh demonstrated alot of potential.
Under 8 Football:
The Under 8's commenced their football Go Games in style this weekend with both groups travelling away and recording good wins.
Red Group (3 team group) -
Red Group were on the road for the first time this year with a trip to Castleknock.
All teams acquitted themselves very well. Matches were hard fought with each of the three teams eventually emerging
as winners. Combined Score Total.  Castleknock 46   Clontarf 103
A big thank you to all the parents for their support and help.
White Group (2 team group) -
The Under 8's White Group made the short journey up to O'Toole Park where Clontarf went unbeaten in the 4 matches to gain an overall win scoring 37 points to O'Tooles 23. All the matches were keenly contested and great credit goes to all the boys for their efforts.
Again, thanks to all the parents who travelled out to support both teams...your help is appreciated!
Immediate Ladies - next match V Ballinteer away on 3rd. Hard luck to Carrie O'Connor and the Dublin Ladies
U13 Next fixture V Thomas Davis away on the 4th
U12 Next Fixture V Na Dubhgall away on the 4th
U11's has 2 home games Div 1 VThomas Davis and Div 3 V Robert Emmets
For other fixture see www.dublinladiesgaelic.ie website
Final family BBQ of the season next Sunday from 4pm after the Junior C Championship Final in Parnell Pk. Astro pitch open from 4pm and Chelsea V Liverpool live in the club bar, followed by at 6pm (hopefully) a replay of the action from Parnell Pk. www.clontarfgaa.com

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Pitches 19, 21, 23, 30 St. Anne's Park (Juvenile)
Pitches 34, 35 St. Anne's Park (Adult). St. Paul's College, Sybill Hill (Nursery).
St. David's Artane, DCC, Alfie Byrne Road (Juvenile)