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Carruth chases golden shot inFODH Golf Day

THE K Club will host the Friends of Dublin Hurling Golf Classic on Friday week, September 5th.

There will be 10,000 Euro for anybody that can get a hole-in-one on the 8th or 17th holes.

Taking part will be a man who hit the biggest jackpot of all, Michael Carruth.

Also among those teeing up will be Jimmy Gray, John Leonard and Humphrey Kelleher.

It is a four-person scramble event. The cost, which includes a meal, is 300 euro.

The response has been good. Many Dublin GAA clubs will be represented.

The prizes include four All-Ireland Hurling final tickets. More information from Michael O'Grady on 087-2331983.

Tour de Force

ENDA McNULTY played for Ballyboden St Enda's. He won the All-Ireland with Armagh.

Today, he is one of the top motivational speakers in the country. His company, Motiv8, has helped many prominent sports-people.

He was on the radio talking about leadership with RTE's Hugh Cahill during the week.

Enda took the call in his car as he waited to go into the gym at UCD.

"Brian Mullins is after going by on his bike. Now, there's a real leader for you," said Enda.

Good Listening

WORLD snooker champ, Ken Doherty, co-hosts the two-hour Saturday morning sports show on Dublin's Sunshine 106.8 after the nine o'clock news.

Rugby's Reggie Corrigan is his regular side-kick and the programme includes a weekly GAA slot with Declan Drake.

Tune in this week to hear Declan's thoughts on Dublin v Donegal.

Home comforts

A two-part documentary, 'Home from Home', airs on Setanta Ireland tonight and tomorrow.

It tells the story of Irish emigration through the GAA abroad. People relate their tales of how crucial the GAA club was in helping them settle in their new surroundings.

The GAA community has never been bigger overseas, and this fascinating production captures the essence of it.

email: niallscullyfootball@eircom.net