Like all in Pobal and neighbouring Kilskeery parish and indeed further afield, Tempo Maguires club executive,players and members were deeply saddened by the death of last week of much loved pastor Canon Tom Marron.
Canon Marron in his two decades of service in Pobal was, and we write here solely concerned with his relationship with Tempo Maguires, a wholehearted and committed supporter of the club. Hugely interested in the GAA, he was keenly conscious of the enormous positive impact and input a local GAA club has in the community. And he was prepared to do something concrete about it.
The Maguires are, like all GAA clubs, ever ambitious in developing grounds and facilities for the benefit of the upcoming generations and at present we have a playing pitch and associated facilities which are of the highest standard.
These developments could never have been undertaken but for the generosity and foresight of Canon Tom Marron.For that, the Maguires of this current generation and more importantly the generations of future GAA players in Pobal parish are and will be hugely grateful.
Canon Tom’s contribution to the progress and well being of Tempo Maguires will live long in the annals of the club.
Go ndeana Dia trocaire ar a anam.
It would be fitting perhaps if next Saturday evening at Brewster Park the club could ‘ celebrate ‘a sporting life by capturing the intermediate championship title.
The side tackle Kinawley in the decider having overcome the earlier hurdles presented by Enniskillen and Maguiresbridge. On the form book,Kinawley despite the fact that they are presently in the second division, would be considered as favourites.
But Tempo have shrugged off their mediocre league performances and have displayed an improved competitive edge, this especially so in the semi final against the ‘Bridge.
So there is no reason not to go into the contest with a sense of belief that the silverware can be secured. The panel for selection will be almost as strong as it can be and there is no shortage of experienced players lacing the lineout.
This is a game which is definitely winnable and there should be rock solid support in attendance to see the boys do the business.
The Lotto jackpot for Saturday September 17 was not won the numbers drawn being 2 13 22 and 26. Winners of the two £25 prizes were Sean Breen and Imelda Fee. Jackpot for this coming weekend stands at £4 800. Team on duty for Saturdays September 24 and October 1st is Eamon Fee, Declan Connolly, Charles and Leonard Kelly.
Club merchandise for Christmas can be pre ordered now, deadline being October 3rd. Jerseys are priced at £35 and £45 respectively for children and adults. Further information can be obtained from the club website or from Phil Flanagan, No 07985955555