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Good luck to our Junior hurlers who face Moycarkey-Borris in the Mid Junior League Final in Littleton on Friday night at 7.30pm.What better way to start the Bank Holiday weekend that to travel to support the lads

DRAW 2011/12

Promoters are reminded that Thursday night at 9pm is your final chance to make your returns to Brian Burke(087 9126756).We thank club members of the Draw for their support and we hope we will have many prizewinners in the coming year.

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Tim Walsh and Mickey Byrne were the Sarsfields men of the moment last weekend.On Friday night a great crowd of former team mates,club members and friends gathered in the Clubhouse to honour Tim as this years recepient of our Hall of Fame award.Tim’s exploits on the field were recalled by Liam O Donnchu and Club Chairman,Michael Maher presented the award.The newspaper reports of the day were also on display for all to read .This annual event has become one of the highlights of the clubs year.The club are always delighted to welcome former players back to the Clubhouse.

Saturday night saw the launch of the new book Rattler-Mickey Byrne Tipperary Hurling Legend in the Anner Hotel by Micheal O Muircheartaigh.The book recalls the life and times of Mickey, our current Club President.Former GAA Presidents,players from many clubs and counties,family and friends travelled from all over the country to honour and be with Mickey on this most special of nights.The book by his family and Michael Dundon is a must for Sarsfields people everywhere.Blues everywhere send their heartiest congratulations to Mickey.

Book is available in the Bookworm,Liberty Square and online from: info@bookworm.ie

MICHEAL MAHER RIP

The news of the recent death of Micheal Maher,Castlemeadows,Thurles, caused great sadness for club members.Micheal,son of Jim Maher,Parnell St,was born into a great G.A.A. family.He had a lifelong interest in our club’s activities,having been a hurler of note,winning county championships,particularily in the 1940s.Indeed many sports attracted the versatile Micheal as his name is also linked with Gaelic football,boxing and cycling.He served on many club committees and his passing is sadly mourned by all.Sincere sympathy to his daughters:-Ann,Norma, Catherine and Mary,his sister Aine O Meara and the extended Maher family.