Firstly please ensure, lads have boots, gloves, gumshield (mandatory!). Tempo socks and shorts. Underarmour in case weather is bad, and tracksuit top and bottoms to put on between games. Bring spare gear in case stuff gets lost, damaged, wet etc. Journey time from tempo to rathnew takes 3hrs, non stop, planning to leave early in case of traffic, travel sickness etc.
Meet tempo clubrooms 915am, -Leaving 930 am.- plan to arrive 1.45pm
Lunch booked in Red Cow Moran hotel 12pm-1pm.
45 mins journey from Red Cow to Rathnew Wicklow. Light refreshments on arrival at rathnew club, everyone can acclimatise, stretch legs, lads can meet host families etc.
Boys will then gather at 415pm for first match at 5pm
Fixtures Friday 26th 5pm Tempo v Askmore/Kilrush (Wexford) 6pm Tempo v Kilpeacon (Limerick)
Saturday 27th 11am Rathnew (Wicklow) v Tempo in Rathnew.
It’s then onto Gorey, Saturday afternoon for Q-finals.
Top 2 in group go into cup and bottom 2 go into shield.
Shield quarter final 3pm and cup quarter final 3.45pm.
Saturday night Rathnew club are brining the lads bowling and for food and a social event in the local bar for parents.
Sunday 27th Hopefully it’s then onto Carlow on Sunday morning 28th for the semi finals and finals.
If not we just pack up and head home.
Cup semi- finals at 11.50am, – Shield semi-finals at 12.40 pm.
Cup final at 2pm, – Shield final at 2.30pm.
Meal arranged at Bewleys hotel Newlands cross on the way.
They do a carvery up until 5pm Sunday. Depending on how we do determines what time we get home.
Stephen Jackson 00447703718799 John Pakenham 00353879630359 Sean Murphy 00447727927000