Winning weekend for Firsts, U20’s and 3rds

First team gain revenge over Dungannon.

Two Con Callan intercept tries set the tone for an empathic 39 – 5 win for the firsts against Dungannon in the Ulster Bank League on Saturday afternoon. Barry Lynn opened the scoring on ten minutes with a well taken effort securing a loose ball near the half way to run in followed by a Marmo Penalty for an early 10 point lead. Callan then pounced for two intercept tries in two minutes to break any Dungannon resistance. Three more tries followed in the second half with scores from forwards Dan Mannion and Barry Fitzpatrick before the pick of the bunch created by Mike Lea and Paudie Geoghegan that left the defence outplayed and finished by Paudie. Killian Marmion converted three from six to go with his single penalty. Next up is the away trip to Derry next weekend.

U20’s win away at Old Wesley

The U20’s continued their winning form and showed whatever the first team can achieve they can do just as well with their own six try victory in a 38 – 8 win away at Old Wesley.
Matt O’Brien set the tone with Greystones opening try in response to Old Wesley opening up an early 8 – 0 lead and Greystones never looked back against an ill disciplined Wesley side who did nothing to help themselves. Zach Collis Lee ran in two tries with Ronan Delaney and Matt Dalton grabbing one each. Matt O’Brien successfully converted four from six attempts.
The U20’s are at home this Sunday where they face Suttonians at Dr Hickey Park, kick off 3:00pm.

Stunning Friday Night Win for 3rds away at Terenure

Cian O’Sullivan was the hero of the hour with a last minute winning try converted under great pressure by Sean Carlos to secure a 33 – 31 win away to Terenure on Friday night. In an incredible fight back Scott Cauldwell grabbed two tries and Robbie Linton another while Sean Carlos kicked a total of four conversions. The win lifts Greystones above Terenure into fifth place in the league. next up is a home tie against Wanderers this Sunday afternoon, kick off 3:00pm

Condolences

Our condolences to Past President and former captain Pierce Power and his brother Ivan also former captain on the death of their mother Maeve. Funeral details as follows:

Power (nee Cosgrove) Maeve, Shankill, Co. Dublin, formerly of Granard, Co. Longford. March 5th 2017. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Greystones Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Paddy, much loved mother of Deirdre, Pierce, Martin, David and Ivan. Will be sadly missed by her daughter, sons, grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Thomas Murphy and Sons Funeral Home, Boghall Road, Bray on Thursday evening from 5pm to 7pm with prayers at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 10am in St. Anne’s Church, Shankill followed by interment in Deans Grange Cemetery.

 

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