Arva

PARISH DANCE: Derrylane Parish dance will be held in the Breffni Arms Hotel and Leisure Complex on this Friday night 7th October with music by Evening Star. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served at 11.30 sharp.

GAA: Arva played Mountnugent in the Division 3 League Saturday evening last in Michael Cully Park. The result had no significance for Arva but the visitors needed to win in their quest for promotion. In the end Mountnugent won by 4 points on a score Mountnugent 1-12 Arva 0-11. The visitors opened the scoring with a pointed free by Ciaran Caffrey in the 1st minute while David Givney and Ciaran Brady exchanged points within the next minute and Givney pointed a free a minute later. Peter Morris pointed frees in the 5th and 6th minutes to level the scores but a mix up in the back line a minute later allowed Liam Hennessy shoot to the Arva net. Mountnugent added 4 points in a row through Caffrey ( 8th & 12th min’s) Givney (9 min’s), and Gerard Barkey (13 min’s). Morris pulled one back for Arva in the 14th minute and we had numerous wide’s before Caffrey and Morris exchanged points in the 24th and 26th minutes to leave the half time score Mountnugent 1-8 Arva 0-5. The home side upped the tempo in the second half and recorded 6 points to the visitors 4 points but it wasn’t enough to win the game. Givney pointed a free just after the restart and Conal Sheridan replied in the second minute. Barkey and Brian Ellis exchanged points in the 5th and 7th minutes while Givney pointed in the 10th minute. Morris had 2 points for Arva in the 13th and 18th minutes and Barkey had the visitors last score in the 21st minute. Morris had 2 Arva points in the 22nd and 30th minutes to close the scoring with the visitors still heading for promotion with one game to play. While Arva missed a few goal chances they were delighted with the form of their own goalie – Darragh Fox made a significant contribution on his comeback and hopefully we will see more of him next year. Arva Team: - Darragh Fox, Stephen Ellis, Sean Mc Manus, Philip Galligan, Shane Mc Entee, Thomas Brady, Ciaran Brady (0-1), James Morris, Cian Sheridan, Brian Ellis (0-1), Bryan Mc Entee, Jonathan Mc Cabe, Raymond Daly, Peter Morris (0-8), Conal Sheridan (0-1). Subs: - Shane Bouchier, Ciaran Cooney, Peter Conneely. Arva have one game left to play at home to Templeport in a few weeks.

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