Top Score at Newtown Whist on Saturday last was won by John Harrison. 1st Lady: Maureen Coady. 2nd Lady: Alice Nash. 1st Gent: Christy Maher. 2nd Gent: Willie Murphy. 1st Half: James Doyle. 2nd Half: David Farr. 1st Quarter: Hannah Moore. 2nd Quarter: John Graham. Raffle winners were Seamus Hennessy, Nora Fisher, Kay Chase, Margaret Kealy and Christy Maher. Whist continues as usual on Saturday next.


Last weeks winners in the Crettyard Footballers Lotto were Niall Purcell, Kilgorey, Eoin O’Shea, Newtown, Ger Purcell, Doonane and Alice Hughes, Doonane. The winning numbers were 7-8-22-26. The club would like to congratulate Evan O’Carroll, Tolerton, on making his senior debut for Laois seniors against Wexford.


In the Leinster 60 x 30 Championships Ladies Junior B Doubles final Ciara Dowling of the local St Brigids handball Club and Niamh Dunne, Cullohill will play Sabrina Hughes and Audrey McCormick, Dublin, in Ballymore Eustace on Saturday next 10th August at 12 noon. Best of luck, girls.


Local winners in the Piltown GAA fundraiser held on 16th July were Patsy and Catherine Dowling, Ardenteggle, who won 150 euro.

CLUB MIDWEEK LOTTO BONUS - Wednesday 24th July Ball No. 38 - Winner of 50 euro was Pa Brennan.