BALLINTEER ST JOHN'S
NO WINNER of Thursday 14th August Lotto draw for €10,000. Second draw for €1,200 also had no winner. Tickets are available online at www.ballinteerstjohns.com or from the usual outlets. Bingo every Monday night in the Clubhouse - starts at 8pm and all welcome for a great night's entertainment. Please book that special function in 2014 in your clubhouse now to avoid disappointment. Junior Hurlers drew with Kilmacud on Thursday in the Championship. Senior Camogie team had a great win over Na Fianna in the league also last Tuesday.
BALLYBODEN ST ENDA'S
BALLYBODEN St Enda's extends its deepest sympathy to the family of Bill Daly, Club Vice-President who has passed away after an illness. Bill played a pivotal role in the development of football in the club and was the founder of the Ladies Football section. Congrats to Emily Flanagan and the Dublin U16 squad who beat Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final with a scoreline of 6-12 to 4-13 after extra time. Congratulations to Ballyboden St Enda's Paudie O' Neill as his role as a Senior Coach for the Tipperary Hurlers who advanced to the All Ireland Final against Kilkenny after their win over Cork in the All Ireland Semi Finals. Best of luck to Rachel Ruddy & Natalia Hyland who play Kerry in the All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship quarter finals. The next Lotto draw will be August 18th and the jackpot will be €3000. All online entries are automatically carried over and you can also enter a new payslip for August 18th at any stage throughout the next 3 weeks by clicking the link below. For fixtures, results or any Ballyboden St Enda's news log onto www.bodengaa.ie.
WELL done to Our 2nd team on gaining two points in a back league match played last Saturday evening away against Na Fianna. This Sat 23rd 1st team play a home league match at 6pm v's Naomh Fionnbarra and 2nd team play Sun 24th at 11am away at Liffey Park v's Liffey Gaels. All support appreciated. Congratulations to our members on their leaving cert results during the week. Our Club wish to extend our sincere sympathy to the Parkinson and Fitzgerald families on the sudden tragic loss of Andrea RIP.
THE lotto numbers were 08, 09, 13, 27; there was no winner of this week's jackpot €2,400. The four €30 winners are Anne Dunne, Tony Murphy, Paul Quinn, Emer Howard. Tickets are €2 each and are available from club members or in Chasers itself. Please help support the club by getting your lotto ticket. The club is always looking for new players for all teams; anyone interested can contact Paul on (086) 2189 173. Follow us on Twitter (@BallyfermotDLS) or like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/BallyfermotDLS) or Web ballyfermotdls.altervista.org.
THIS week's hero of the week is Sean 'Aussie' Tuke. The reason for which is posted below. Probably our most deserving ever. Our under 13's had a big win at the weekend, with the whole team performing superbly. Also, our 15's had a couple of inspired training sessions this week, and had Cameron McCormack put in a huge display for the Dublin 15's… But that's not where they excelled themselves. Along with the Under 16's, they performed an honour guard for the funeral of Sean 'Aussie' Tuke's mother. A fitting tribute. Sean then went out and played superbly for the Dublin under 14's on Saturday. Now you see why we made him our hero of the week. Bravery and great spirit. Well done Sean. The thoughts of the club are extended to all the Tuke/Lee family. The annual golf classic happens in Hollystown on Friday 29th August in Hollystown between 11am and 4 pm, with the cost of teams of 4 at €200 (including meals and prizes). Tee times were filled the last 2 years and are filling fast now. Please contact Declan at 0866015745 for more information. The club would like to offer best wishes and continued health to life long member and supporter, Frank Molloy, after a recent operation and illness and we extend our support to his family. For more information on these news snippets, please visit www.ballymunkickhams.com and our Facebook or twitter feeds @BallymunGAA.
WELL done to the Adult Hurlers who had a great one point win against St Vincent's at the weekend. Attention now turns to the football, with the second team playing this Wednesday, and the first team taking on Round Towers Clondalkin away on Saturday. Throw-in at 18:30. The very best of luck to everyone taking part in the Summer Camp this week. Hopefully the weather will be kind. The home page of the website has been updated, and can be viewed at www.castleknock.net. The U14 Hurlers had a great weekend hosting Na Magha from Derry, with a visit to Baldonnell, some canoeing and a trip to the All-Ireland Semi-Final enjoyed by all. Please continue to send in all tax donation and bond scheme forms for the Clubhouse Fund, as we look to push on after the awarding of the sports capital grant recently. There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot, which now stands at €3400.
NO WINNER of the Lucky Dip. Numbers drawn 17,21,26,29. The Jackpot is now €840. Tickets for Dublin V Donegal must be ordered by 6pm on Tuesday. Text Tom on 0872345947. NO LATE ORDERES WILL BE FACILITATED. First team play Man O War in league this Saturday in Naul at 6pm in league. Make sure to support the Lads.
HARD to our Adult A hurlers, losing out by 1 point to Plunketts in a thrilling top of the table clash in AHL5. Members wishing to order tickets for the Dublin/Donegal game, please contact Kieran (0861791120) before Wednesday the 20th. Best wishes to our Junior ladies in their two championship matches this week away to Erin go Bragh and Wild Geese. Best wishes to Sarah McCaffrey and Margaret Mohan and the Dublin team, who play Kerry in the All Ireland quarter-final. We are asking as many supporters as possible to make their way to Mobhi Road this Saturday evening to support our AFL 3 team for their top of the table clash against Na Fianna. Throw in 6.30pm. U11 Hurlers play their Camaint final in Parnell Park on Sat 4pm.There was no winner of our club lotto. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 11, 16. Weekly €50 winners were Dara Fagan and Darren Ryan. Film night resumes this Thursday with 'The Pirates of Penzance', 7.30 p.m. www.clontarfgaa.com.
COMMERCIALS Club Notes: Hard earned victory for our Junior hurlers over Ballyboden in championship last week, now awaiting confirmation of next fixture - training at 7:30 Tuesday and Thursday this week. Intermediates were not so lucky against StSylvesters last Saturday. Under11 Hurling Camaint Final in Parnell Park, Saturday 23rd at 12 noon. All Support appreciated. U10 Hurling in 'Leinster U10 Blitz ' Carlow town30/8/14. Most of the Juvenile Hurling and Camogie teams back training in the next week or two, check with your team Mentors. Go-Games resume on 30th August. Don't forget the Golf Classic this Friday 22nd August, in Castlewarden Golf Club, contact Mark on 0857644561 for further information. Intermediate Team training Monday and Wednesday 7pm. We are always looking for new players for all of our teams in the club. Anyone interested in joining our club contact Peter Elliott on 0868572569. Check out our website www.commercialshurlingclub.gaa.ie for all information, you can also follow us on twitter https://twitter.com/CommercialsHur1. or our Facebook page: Commercials Hurling Cumann iomanaiochta. Club Shop Contact :Siobhan on 086 3898844.
NO WINNER of the Lotto jackpot of €12,500 on Monday 11th August. Sixteen match 3 winners each receive €38. Numbers were : 5, 13, 17 & 21. The jackpot will remain at €12500 and €500 will be added to the follow on jackpot which now stands at €11000. Tickets are €2 and the draw takes place every Monday in the club lounge at 11pm. The Golden Goal was scored in 38 mins and the winner receives €60. Runner up prizes of €20 goes to the holder of tickets with 37 and 39 mins. Tickets are €2 and all proceeds are in aid of the Juvenile games fund. The final Club Summer Camp is up and running and continues until Friday 22nd from 10am to 2pm each day. The last event of the Summer will be the Road Leagues starting on Tuesday 26th. Details and registration are available from Ronnie, our GPO on 086-8447492. The Luke Shanley Memorial Golf Trophy was won by Lar Browne for an impressive third time. Congratulations to all concerned for a great day out. The family weekend kicks off on Saturday night with fun for all the family. Entry is only €5 per family. DJ Cathal will lead the proceedings including a talent competition. Sunday afternoon we have our games day in the back pitch and in the evening we finish off with our shorts and shades dance including the glamorous grannie competition. Details of all our club events are available on our Facebook page. The indoor market and car boot sale continues in the Club every Sunday morning from 9am. Our thanks to Naomh Colmcille from Coalisland, Co Tyrone for visiting us on Sunday morning on their way to Croke Park. We played 2 games in Maypark and a great day was had by all.
CROÍ RÓ NAOFA
NO winner of club lotto, numbers were 18, 34,37. Two €20 winners were Tara Ben c/o Mick and Peter Mc c/o Pat. Next weeks jackpot €4600. Thanks for your continued support. The ladies team had a great win in the league on Monday against Westmanstown/Garda. Hard luck to the lads who were beaten by Tyrrelstown. Well done to all children who took part in the summer camp. The club will be hosting a BBQ for all its members on Thursday 21/8/14. The BBQ will be starting at 4.30pm and ending at 6.30pm. All members are asked to wear their club gear, all parents are welcome to attend. Training continues for all teams this week, all juvenile teams trainingWednesday at 6pm in the park. Mens team training in the park at 7:30pm on Tuesday. New players for all teams are always welcome to join. Anybody looking to have items included in the weekly club notes, please contact club secretary before 10am every Monday. Keep up with ongoing club events on Facebook and Twitter.
ERIN GO BRAGH
WELL done to our under 10 hurlers who welcomed Clonguish to Hunters Run on Sunday morning. The juvenile committee would like to thank our Games Promotion Officer Paul and his team of coaches for a fantastic camp which included coaching from Dublin players for our older kids. We hope to have another advanced camp at Halloween. Our under 15 footballers return to training on Wednesday August 27th in Hazelbury Park at 6.30. The management team is drawn from our junior football team and will be Barney Reilly, Pat Murphy, Benji Stephens and George Burke. All players past and present are invited to attend. Contact George on 0879709795 or email@example.com with your contact details. Our annual golf classic will take place on Friday 29th August in Carton House on the Montgomery course. Its €300 per team of four and places are limited. To book your teams place text George Burke on 0879709795. Our ladies section are holding a back to school juvenile disco on Friday August 29th. Anyone interested in playing football can call George 0879709795. Our footballers will be holding a seven a side football tournament on All Ireland football weekend. Well done to our junior hurlers who beat Naomh Fionnbarra to retain their junior D hurling championship status. A match report thsnks to Tom Kennedy is here. They also received a walkover in the league on Sunday. Anyone interested in playing hurling can contact Karl 0872352074. Anyone wishing to order tickets for Dublin All Ireland semi final against Donegal must text 0877541948. Request for tickets will only be accepted from fully paid up members. Ticket requests closing date is Monday at 6pm.
CONGRATULATIONS to the U9 boys who won the Joey Mooney Cup on Saturday afternoon beating Ballymun in the final by a solitary point. Well done to all involved and thanks to all teams who participated and for all helpers on the day. Congratulations also to Louise O Hara and Anne O Donovan on their Dublin Camogie Team of the Decade awards on Saturday. Louise addding Player of the Decade to her long list of awards. Catherine Connaghan was inducted into the Dublin Camogie Hall of Fame on the day also. Well done girls and Ma. Fixtures this week: Tuesday. Senior 7 top 4 playoff V St Finians at 7pm in club. Senior Football challenge V Whitehall in Cloghran at 7. Minor Football challenge V Whitehall in De la Salle at 7:15pm. Saturday AFL2 V Naomh Barróg away at 6pm. Sunday: U15 hurling championship V Good Council in club at 11:30. AFL5 V Garristown away at 11am. AFL9 V St Maurs in club at 3pm.Training details and Fixtures can be also found on the club websitewww.erinsislegaa.com or on the Facebook page. The club will be running a strictly come dancing event soon. Anyone interested in getting involved contact Clare Donohue or Natasha Ward. Live Music in the bar every Sunday. Bingo every Monday with music from the Cubes. There was no winner of the Club Lotto last Thursday. Numbers drawn were 1,2,11,21 and bonus number was 7. Next weeks jackpot is €1,800. Thanks for your continued support.
TEAM of the Week is U15 hurlers who, after a shaky start came storming back to snatch victory from St Brigids on Thursday evening and followed up with a resounding win over Castleknock on Sunday. A depleted senior team were unlucky to lose to St Patricks (P) on Saturday evening, similarly the Junior As who went down to Ballyboden St Endas and Junior 7s who lost to Thomas Davis on Sunday morning. Well done to Catherine and the Dublin Minor A Camogie team who defeated Offaly by 2-10 to 1-10 on Sunday. Commiserations to Cora and the Minor Bs who lost to Westmeath. Congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy life together to Sean McCann and his bride Carol Ann who celebrated their wedding last week. A big "Thank You" to all who helped in any way to make the Martin Freeman Memorial Golf Outing on Sunday such a huge success. Winners were 1st Syl Byrne, 2nd Martin McKenna, 3rd Mick O'Boyle, Guest Prize went to Robert Freeman. Gus Brennan had a HOLE IN ONE. La na gClub Fag a Bealach is on Saturday 30th August this year. Promises to be a fun filled afternoon with something for everyone so why not bring all the family along and enjoy the day. Twenty Questions in the members' bar every Wednesday night. No cover charge. All welcome. Club Lotto - Numbers were 1, 5, 14 and 22. No winner. John Landers matched three numbers and will receive €200. Next week's jackpot will be €8,000.
FIRST team play Skerries on Saturday evening in Skerries at 6. Third team play St Brigids in Russell Park at 3 on Sunday. Fingal Ravens annual golf classic takes place next Saturday 23 August. Team of 4 costs €160.With places filling up please contact Maura on 0879936458 to book your team.If anyone would like to donate a raffle prize likewise contact Maura. The club send's its best wishes for a speedy recovery to Anthony McDonagh. Get well soon Fozzy. For anyone looking for tickets for the Dublin game please contact Ciaran on 0879916785 before Tuesday evening. Tickets are available to fully paid up club members only. Committee meeting this Wednesday evening at 9pm in Kettles. No winner of the lotto. Numbers drawn were 9-18-30-35. Susie Walsh wins €250 for matching three numbers. Next jackpot remains at €10536.
ALL-IRELAND Football Semi Final Tickets - Sun 31st August: All orders & payments to the club bar prior to 10pm on Tuesday 19th August; Stand - €40; Juvenile - €5 (Cusack & Davin stand only); Hill 16 - €25. The club Maintenance Day will now take place on Saturday 6th September. The club have targeted a number of areas for upgrade works on this day. We are looking to recruit members & ex members to help out. If you have a trade or skill that you feel might be of benefit please let us know. (we are looking for painters, electricians, gardeners, roofers, builders, plumbers, welders, I.T. technicians, carpenters, handymen etc ). Please contact Liam Óculbaird: firstname.lastname@example.org or Domhnail Connor email@example.com if you are available or require further information. The Kellogg's Cul Camp is taking place this week, Monday - Friday, 10am-2pm. The camp is for boys and girls aged 4-13yrs and is a combined camp of hurling and football. Places are still available. For more information please contact the clubs GPO firstname.lastname@example.org. U16 Hurlers: Firstly on Saturday they played in the Shane O'Neill Memorial Blitz at St Brigids, winning the Shield competition. Thanks to St Brigids for a great day & all the hospitality. On Sunday they then hosted Carryduff, Co Down who were on their way to the Semi Final in Croke Pk. U8 Hurlers: On Sunday morning they played Ceathu Aodha Dhubh from Co.Down. They were also on their way to Croke Park for the All-Ireland semi final. Two great games with both teams showing plenty of skills and sportmanship. U8 training resumes this Saturday morning at 10am. New players and help from parents are welcome. U8's & U9's camogie training is back in full swing. We are currently in Balheary on Thursdays at 6.30pm and Sundays at 10.20am. All newcomers are very welcome.
FRIENDS OF DUBLIN HURLING
WE are now preparing for our big golf classic at the famous K-Club on Friday September 5th. We have the course from 10am to 2pm. We have 22 teams booked in already so we have room for 4 more teams. The format is a 4 person scramble and the cost is €300 per team [ including a meal]. There is a €10,000 prize for a hole in one at the 17th hole. We are offering 4 tickets to the hurling finals as one of the prizes for the winning teams. There is a €10,000 prize for a hole in one at the 8th hole. To book a slot call Michael at 0872331983. We now look forward to the club hurling scene resuming and we have some mouth watering games to look forward to. We always welcome new members to Friends of Dublin Hurling. To sign up visit www.fodh.ie.
CONGRATULATIONS and well done to the adult footballers who had a comprehensive win in the final of the Sheridan Cup last Sunday. The management and players put in a top quality performance to bring some much needed silverware to the club. Congratulations to Eve Talbot and Sarah Ryan, on being selected as two of the 15 Camogie Players of the Decade. The awards are well deserved following many years of loyal service to both county and club. There is to be a juvenile football blitz for all boys born between 2003-2007. It will be held on Wednesday 24th September at 5pm in Galty. All enquiries to Paddy 0851403794 or Anto 0876645101. Members are asked to volunteer to help out on the night and to distribute leaflets beforehand. The dinner dance to celebrate our 60th anniversary will take place in October. The committee will be circulating tickets soon. Next Saturday in the club we are hosting a fundraising table quiz. The cost will be €5 per person (teams of 4 or 5) and will start at 8.30pm. The club LOTTO was not won last week. The numbers were 10-12-19. Next week's jackpot will be €1700. Bingo continues every Wednesday night at8.30pm. We have Texas Hold'em every Friday at 9pm. The set-dancing classes continue every Monday in the clubhouse at 7.30pm. Concertina and button accordion lessons are available every Monday night at 8pm. In both cases all standards are catered for in a friendly and fun environment.
WELL done to all who were involved in the family fun day last sunday.A great day was had and congrats to all the prizewinners. Executive committee meeting this Wednesday at 8.0, football meeting Thursday at 8.30.
THE second week of the summer camp is on this week, 10am-2.30pm, you can still put your child in for a few days if they can't do the full week, contact Patricia Halton on 086 8443536 to confirm or for any queries. Congratulations to our latest lotto winner, the jackpot of €2,400 was won last week By Colm Keenan from Peggy Kellys Pub, well done Colm. There has been over 10k won in our lotto since it started. The Weekly Lotto draw continues each Monday, last nights draw, Monday 18th August started back at 1,000and was in, contact Gerry Hall for info or any lotto queries on 087 6463950. The results are also posted on Kevins Facebook page the Tuesday after each draw. Kevins Annual Race night, aka the Donkey Derby is on the All Ireland weekend, Saturday night 6th September in The Palace Night club, first race 8.30pm, horse & jockey costs €20. Also raffle on the night for All Ireland Tickets, contact jj on 087 9528103, or Jim Nolan 086 8207913 or Gerry 087 6463950. Membership is now overdue for 2014, Please contact Gerry Hall and pay subs immediately, we are over half way through the year already. CCC1 fixtures will be back on Saturday 30th August after the summer break. Juvenile mentors can also check hill16.ie & evening Herald Tuesday for weekly fixtures or contact Vincent Hoban. The ABC hurling nursery for 4-7s returns after the summer break and is back on this Saturday the 23rd, from 10.30-11.30. Thanks to all the coaches, helpers, mentors etc. Contact Gerry Brennan with any queries on the ABC nursery on 086 3818788 or Marcus on 087 6620282.
TICKET APPLICATIONS FOR DUBLIN VS DONEGAL to Larry Ryan at 2800110 or 087-9166208 by 9pm Tuesday 19 August 2014. A big demand is anticipated so early application is advisable. Congratulations to both 16 A & B teams after strong wins offer Clontarf's 16 A & B. Closing Date for 7s programme adverts rapidly approaching. Saturday Football returns on August 23rd, with a trip to the team that put us out of Championship. AFL1 18:00 St Oliver Plunketts in Martin Savage Park. The Senior 2s hope to get their season back on track with a vital home fixture in AFL2 against St Annes at 6pm Saturday in Silver Park. Sunday 24th August, sees the remaining representative in Adult football Championship play at 15:00 vs. Parnells in Chanel College. AFL7 are away to Garda in Westmanstown at 11. Minor B football championship training continues Wednesday. Details on Facebook. The Junior As have progressed to the semi final of the Junior A Championship following a fine win over Clontarf (2-26 to 3-11).The Junior Fs confirmed their quarter final slot following a draw with Ballinteer (1-9 to 1-9). All 5 Adult teams are assured of participation in the Championship. In the League the Adult teams had a clean sweep - the As pipping Na Fianna in AHL1 by 2 points (0-18 to 1-13),Senior Bs defeating Oliver Plunketts by 4 in AHL2. Whilst the both Junior As and Junior Cs had strong wins respectively over St Vincents (1-27 to 1-7) and St Olafs(2-20 to 0-3).
MANY thanks to all the Teams who sent in match reports this weekend. Full details can be found on our website www.lucansarsfields.ie over 1500 players in action in the last week across all 4 codes from age 7 to 40+. Most Juvenile Teams are back training now for the restart of the Leagues in August. Please keep the communication channels open with your mentor so that they can plan in advance. Congratulations to the U15 Hurlers who continued their winning streak with recent victories over Whitehall and St Vincent's. We are again running this Last Man Standing for the 2014/15 Premier League season, with the first games on the week-end of August 30/31. Entry is again €10, entry envelopes are behind the bar. Contact Mick Roche 087 2428419 for any further information. The Club Shop is on a Summer Break and will be open again on Saturday August 23rd. The online version is open 24/7. Our Jersey Packs and Pitch Hoarding options are also proving very successful. Click on the link website for some examples of recent Jersey Partners and many thanks to those who have come onboard. Our Lucan District Credit Union Academy is now on a Summer Break and will return on the first Saturday in September. There was no winner of the Lotto numbers were 5, 6, 10 and 13. Next jackpot is €19,000 a great boost for the winner after the Summer Break, with Henley Forklift Group sponsoring.
WELL done to all the boys and girls who took part in our annual skills & drills camp last week. Thanks to all the organisers, coaches and mentors for organising such a brilliant event. Thanks also to the Ringcommons sports centre for the use of their fantastic facility for the whole week. Ladies had a good home win against St Margaret's in the league on Monday night. Men's team are away to Clann Mhuire in the league this Saturday, throw in is 6pm. Support welcome. Men's 2nd team are away to Castleknock on Sunday, throw in 3pm.
JUNIOR ladies footballers in Championship in Mobhi Road on Wednesday night at 7.15pm against Foxrock Cabinteely. Senior 5 Camogie team play Naomh Bríd in league in Mobhi Road at 7.15pm Thursday. Senior and Inter footballers both in league action at 6pm on Saturday with Seniors travelling to Saggart to play St Marys and Inters hosting Clontarf in Mobhi Road. On Sunday at 3pm Na Fianna play St Marks away in Junior D Championship quarter final. Best of luck to luck to all teams and all support welcome. Last of the tickets on sale for Na Fianna's End of Summer Festival taking place Saturday 23 August available from Karen Fox 0872044593. Great night in store for all and the fun includes a bbq, music from Westlife and TakeThat tribute band and late bar and all for just €20. Then on Sunday 24 August, the club will host an old style school sports day with novelty events, BBQ and Carvery available from 12.30. Promises to be a great day for all the family and a chance to catch up with friends and neighbours before the start of school. Na Fianna Golf Society Captain's Prize outing is in Forrest Little on Thurs Aug 28th, tee time 1.30 to 3.00pm, for timesheet contact Ciaran Gray 0872269133, all welcome. Ticket orders in envelopes with money for Dublin's SFC semi final on Sun 31st August to be sent to Padraigín Breathnach c/o Bar by 8pm Tuesday 19th. Updated list of unpaid members now posted on Members' noticeboard in club. Sincere condolences are offered to the O'Neill family, on the sad passing of Eileen, daughter of Eleanor and Sean (RIP) founder members and also to the Dillon family on the death of George, grandfather of Carl and Ciaran. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamnacha.
THE 40th Year Anniversary Celebrations will take place between the 20th and 28th of September. A week of fun and festivities is planned. More details available on the website. Get your name in as soon as possible for Strictly Come Dancing. Music from The Crush this Saturday. Well done to the U15 Hurlers who secured Division 1 status again for next season with a 3-13 to 2-4 win over Naomh Mearnóg. Well done to the U13 football team who beat Erin's Isle. Special mention goes to Sean Keirnan, Wayne Hannigan, Ciaran Forbes, Gareth Lonergan, Luke Steward and Adam Kenny who saved a penalty. Great all round team performance. Great week for the adult hurlers with both teams picking up wins. The seniors beat Fingallians in the league 1-20 to 2-12. The Juniors won their championship quarter final against Crumlin 5-12 to 1-7 and their league game against Castleknock 4-12 to 2-13. Well done to all the lads that played the over 40s social football match away to St Vincent's on Friday night. Best numbers they have had for a match. Keep it up. Congratulations to George Tyndall and Niamh Kirwan who got married over the weekend. Good luck and all support needed to the Ladies Football Team who are in the championship semi-final this Wednesday against O'Tooles in Blunden Drive at 7:15. The ticket book for the Dublin v Donegal Semi Final closes on the 19th. Tickets to be collected Monday (25th) to Wednesday(27th). Congratulations to Laura McGinley on a great performance for the Dublin U16s, who beat Galway after extra time and now play Cork in the All-Ireland Final. The RTE radio Programme Céilí House will be broadcast live from Naomh Barróg on Saturday September 6th from 9pm. The Golf Societies 6th outing takes place next Friday week (August 29th) to Beaversown. Tee times 1:30 to 2:15. Time sheet is now at the bar.
WHAT a great week it was for the club both on and off the field. Our senior hurlers drew with Whitehall/Colmcille in the senior B championship and will now play naomh Barróg in the quarter finals. On Saturday evening they had a very good win over Ballyboden/Naomh Eanna in the league Our junior hurlers had a very good win over Balinteer St John's to progress to the semi-finals of their championship. They also had a good win over Skerrie/ Harps in the league. Well done to all concerned. Our festival commenced last. Saturday with a parade from the club house to the "Boggies". We would like to thank our Lord Mayor Christy Burke for leading. the parade. We would also like to thank the Garda band for their participation and most enjoyable music. A big thank you also to all the groups and teams who marched. We would also like to thank the vintage cars and bikes for their beautiful display and last but not least to all of our volunteers, organisers and helpers who give up so much of their time to make our festival such a great success every year, our local businesses and of course our local community for their continuing support. Míle buiochais do cách. Executive meeting on Thursday night 8pm juvenile meeting on Tuesday night 9 oc music in club house every week-end see notice board for details Carvery every Sunday.
WELL DONE to our Senior Hurlers who with two rounds of games to go in AHL1 are guaranteed to finish in top spot and will contest a league final. Well Done to Judes lads Alan Connolly, Sean Wynne and Christopher Duffy won won gold for Dublin on Saturday in the All Ireland Cross Country Relays. Saturday sees the main event of the Summer take place in Judes, We have a Garth Brooks Tribute night on with a complimentary BBQ, a lot of work is going on behind the scenes to ensure a good night is had by all. Round up your friends and head up to the club for what is sure to be a great night. YeeeHaw. This years All Ireland Junior Club Sevens hosted by St Judes on the 6th and 20th of September are set to be the biggest and best ever, due to the incased numbers expected the need for volunteers is even greater than ever. If you can spare a couple of hours on either day please give Kevin Hayes a call on 087 7744400. Lotto numbers Drawn: 6 10 20 and 25, No Players Matched 4 Tommy Hopkins matched 3 and wins €250 Next weeks jackpot is €9700.
THE annual Christine Bollard perpetual tournament will take place this coming Sat 23rd Aug from approx 9-2.30. All support welcome. We are running this tournament at Minor Ladies age group this year and 8 clubs involved. Any volunteers for the day please send me a pm or to Clare Dowdall or Jacinta Halpin. Adult Hurlers played championship quarter final away to St Brigids Tuesday and lost out by a point and lost out by 2 points to Rahenyon Sunday at home. St Maurs football camp starts this Tuesday very limited places still available contact Claire Dowdall 0851617718. Well done to Niamh Carthy and the Dublin 16s winning the All Ireland Semi final against Galway on Sunday. Niamh scored 1-1 and wore number 15 jersey. Best of luck to Niamh and the squad as they head on to the All Ireland against Cork. Girls football doing well with three of our girls already having been successful in getting Leinster medals with Dublin. Olivia Leonard (Ladies), Naomi Clare (Minors) and Niamh(16s). Coming soon. St Maur's Mini leagues 16-19 Sep and Balloon Race fundraiser for Juvenile section. Balloon Sale cards will be distributed through juvenile teams in next two weeks. Aim is to sell and then release 1000 balloons on the night of the mini league finals Friday September 19th. There will be Bingo next Sunday as usual and the Club. Lotto will be held as usual on Sunday night as well. NO lucky winner of this week's lotto of €3, 750. Winning numbers 4, 7, 9, 29. Lucky dip €50 winners were Brid Sweetman, T McCann, Meabh Newman, Ryan Farren, Karina Carrick. Next weeks lotto will be €4,000.
GOOD luck to Cliodhna, Denise and the "Jackies" in the All Ireland quarter final against Kerry next Saturday. Well done to all of our young people on their excellent examinations. On Saturday the 20th of September, the club is holding a Field Day. More details later. On the 27th, we have the All Ireland Ladies football 7's. Congratulations to Joe McGowan and Muireann on the birth of their daughter Sarah. Once again we remind all players, mentors and visitors who are using the club to ensure that cars and dressing rooms are locked at all times. We have had some unwelcome callers recently. Thank you to Na Fianna and Fingallians who played friendlies against our senior hurlers and footballers recently.
OUR senior hurlers defeated Na Fianna in the league on Saturday evening. Well done to our junior hurlers who also defeated Na Fianna in the championship quarter-final last week. Senior footballers are in action against St Finian's on Saturday at home @6.p.m. Well done to the Dublin U16 Ladies and our own Clara O'Sullivan who defeated Galway 6-12 to 4-13 AET in the All-Ireland Football semi-final at the weekend. Clara scored twice late on to level scores and earned a winning penalty in extra-time. Clara's achievement is all the more impressive as she is still U15 and the only player on the panel from last years U14 Dublin team. Live music in the bar this Saturday night with Stephen Pepper providing the entertainment @9.p.m. The club will be holding another Car Boot sale on Sunday 24th August from 11.0 to 3.0 in the car park.
ALL FIXTURES for the coming weekend can be found at www.odwyersgaa.com/fixtures. Our adult footballers will play Ballymun Kickhams at home on Saturday 23rd August at 6pm. All support is greatly appreciated. Training is continuing for all teams. We are always looking for new players at all levels and anyone interested in playing can contact. Craig on 087-9561212 or email email@example.com. The Skills Camp continues on our main pitch in Bremore Park this Saturday morning from 11.00-12.30 and is a great for parents who wish to introduce their children to Gaelic games in a safe and fun environment. Children aged between 4 and 7 years only are welcome. The cost is €3 per week. We are always looking for coaches/parents to help out. There will be a pool competition in the clubhouse on Friday 22nd August @ 7.30pm. Entry is €5 and winner takes all. Juvenile training continues for all teams and all details are available on the Website. Any enquiries regarding juvenile training can be directed to Barry Mullane GPO on 086-1069752. We have a vacancy for a GAA coach under the TÚS scheme. If you think you may qualify, please contact the club secretary. firstname.lastname@example.org. Our club lotto is available to play online www.odwyersgaa.com. There was no winner last week. Numbers drawn were 3, 17, 21. This week's jackpot will be €1136. There will be a list in the clubhouse from Monday 18/8/14 if you wish to apply for a ticket for the All Ireland Hurling Final. O'Dwyers GAA would like to extend their sympathies to the family and friends of Joe Carr. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.
OUR U15 hurlers had a hard fought game against St Jude's but walked away the victors. The lads played a stormer, well done. Congratulations to the Dublin U16 girls and in particular our own Rachel Douglas & Tara Fitzgibbon on their semi final triumph over a strong Galway team. Bravo girls, now bring on the Rebels. This Saturday our U11 hurlers will participate in the hurling Camaint finals in Parnell Pk at 3pm so come along and give them your support. O'Toole's thriving nursery for 4 to 7yr olds recommences September 6th at 10am. Our ladies team play their Championship semi final tomorrow evening at home to Naomh Barrog at 7:15. This successful team need to hear the home crowd roar so come out and show your support. The club send wishes of a speedy recovery to Michael Cunningham as he recoups from an injury. Don't forget all our juvenile teams are back training soon so watch out for a msg from team mentors re: times etc. O'Toole's friendly lounge is open 7 evenings a week for regulars and newcomers alike to enjoy weekly sporting and entertainment fixtures or a chat with pals. Monday's and Wednesday's its Texas Holdem, Tuesday is men's darts night, Thursday is ladies darts night. We also have several TV screens to view matches live. Every Thursday night at 10:30 we have our Club Lotto draw Live, where you can chew your nails and wait in hopeful anticipation willing out your lucky numbers. Our musical entertainment this Saturday is: Carl Phillips. There was no winner of our weekly Club Lotto. The numbers drawn were 3, 13, 19, 22. This week the jackpot will be €3,400.
OUR AGM will be held this Thursday 21st August at 8.00 pm sharp. All members are encouraged to attend. Ticket applications for Donegal game must be submitted on or before Tuesday 19th and full payment by Thursday 21st. Please note change of date for receipt of applications. Congratulations to the U16 boys who beat O'Tooles 3-16 to 1-9 last Tuesday in Chanel and are well on course to a league semi-final. Thomas Davis and Glen Power were the stand out players. Senior hurlers play Setanta on Wednesday at home. Our Senior footballers take on St Sylvesters on Saturday at 6pm in Broomfield. The intermediates are at home to St Brigids at the same time. On Sunday, the Junior Men play Kilmacud Crokes in the Junior D Championship quarter final. On the juvenile side, this Wednesday U13 footballers v Kilmacud Crokes at 19.30 in Chanel. On Thursday U14 hurlers face St Patricks P at 19.30 in Glenaulin Park. On Saturday the U16 face Ballymun Kickhams in the football cup at 3pm in Pairc Ciceam. The lotto results for Monday the 11/08/14 were 5, 15, 20, 24 and the bonus was 17. There was no winner and 4 people had 3 numbers. Jackpot for August 18th €2,600. Don't forget about Bingo running each Monday in the function room. Eyes down at 8.30pm.
RANELAGH Gaels ladies can secure a spot in the Junior D Championship semi-finals on Wednesday night - but it won't be easy. Following on from their great away win over Fingal Ravens in their first group game last week, the girls take on Whitehall Colmcille on Wednesday. They will wrap up the round-robin series against Craobh Chiarain on Wednesday, August 27. The lads aren't back in action for a few weeks, but training continues and challenge matches are being organised. Last Saturday's annual mixed seven-a-side competition was a huge success with over 30 players taking part - thanks to everyone who was there on the day. The next draw in the Ranelagh Gaels Club Lotto will take place in Smyths on Thursday, August 28 when the jackpot will be €1,700. Tickets cost just €2 and can be bought from Smyths, Birchalls, Humphreys and the Tap House, or online at www.locallotto.ie. Ranelagh Gaels Academy is on summer holidays and will start up again in September - keep an eye on the club notes and website for updates. The Academy offers Gaelic Games training in a fun and safe environment for children four-years-old and up. Men's training is on Monday nights (except bank holidays) at the all-weather GAA pitch across from the UCD Sports Centre at 8.0. On Thursday nights it's Bushy Park at 7.30. The ladies are training on Monday nights at the UCD all-weather at 7.45 (except bank holiday) and they have a game most Wednesdays between now and the end of the summer. For details and updates on the academy, lotto, training, matches and everything else to do with Ranelagh Gaels keep an eye on our brilliant website -www.ranelaghgaels.ie.
ROUND TOWER CLONDALKIN
INTER hurlers defeated St Finian's S in league and drew with Naomh Fionbarra in Senior B championship. Junior hurlers lost to Thomas Davis in league. All upcoming scheduled adult football and hurling fixtures are listed on www.roundtower.ie. Round Tower GAA Club Annual Golf Classic will be hosted at Newlands Golf Club on Thursday 18th September. Entry for team of three (including meal) is €250. For further details please contact Brendan Cronin 0879083980 or Pat Murphy 0879209335. All ticket orders for All Ireland SF semi-final Dublin v Donegal on Sunday 31 August must be paid for in cash in the clubrooms no later than 8pm Tuesday 19th August. This week's lotto jackpot €10,000. Play on-line at www.roundtower.ie before 6pm Monday for this week's draw. Results from 11/8/2014: numbers were 9 - 12 - 24 - 27; Bonus Ball 2. There was no winner of the Jackpot of €10,000. Congratulations to Tom Brady, J O'Brien & Andrew Cronin who were the three €100 winners. No Match 3 + Bonus Ball winner. Club Nursery is open for 4 to 7 year olds every Saturday morning in Monastery Road from 10am to 11.30am and is delivered in a fun environment to allow children learn the skills of football and hurling. Please contact Catherine Moran on 0878303207 for more information. Ken Byrne, our under 8 girls football manager and 'GA 4 Da's' player, will run 39 miles in the Longford Ultra race on 24th August to fundraise for Jan Battles and the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. To support Ken visit http://www.mycharity.ie/event/jb_mnd.
ROUND TOWER LUSK
OUR first will play in the junior A Championship Semi Final v St Vincent's in Balgriffin this Sunday 24th at 10.30. Please come along and show your support for the players and management of this team. We wish you the best of luck lads. Well done to Chloe Lawless who played in the Ladies U16 All Ireland Semi Final against Galway in Moate on Sunday. An exciting game to say the least, one with much thrills and spills throughout which ended in a draw at the full time whistle. The Dublin girls came back to show true grit and determination in extra time and went on to win by 5 points in the end. They now face Cork in the Final on 31st August. Congratulations to all on the panel and their management team. Chloe expressed her thanks to all the Towers supporters who came along to show their support. No winner of Lotto with numbers 4, 15, 18 & 22. €50 went to Rachel & John C and €25 went to Marcella and J Hall. Jackpot stands at €5,050. Bingo continues each Monday night at 8.30pm with a book costing €10. Entertainment this Saturday night is provided by Smooch. New club Polo Shirts and Squad Training Tops are now available to be ordered online, along with all club gear, just follow the links on our website (www.roundtowerslusk.ie). Match Results: U16s Round Towers (7-20) Geraldine P Moran (0-3); Snr Ladies Trinity Gaels (2-1) Round Towers (5-12).
SCOIL UI CHONAILL
LADIES had a very good win away in the league last week and play their championship game on Wednesday evening v Kilmacud Crokes. Support would be much appreciated for this game. Adult mens games resumed this week with hurling fixtures. It was mixed results with a big win in the championship fixture on Wednesday night but a loss in the Division 4 league game on Saturday evening. Football league fixtures recommence this week. On Saturday, the AFL3 game v St Sylvesters is set for 6pm in Broomfield. On Sunday, the Division 8 game is fixed for Clondalkin at 11am. Your support is welcome as always for all games. The 2nd Club Summer camp (4 Days) started today, Tuesday and continues until Friday. Everyone is enjoying getting back to training before the games begin again for younger players. A High Performance Camp especially for Girls from Under 13-15 years took place in the Club last week with the focus on GAA skills and fitness. There was great effort put in by all those who attended. Details of Club activities are available on Facebook and Twiter as well as in the Club. All Ireland Football Senior Semi final is scheduled for Sunday 31st August along with the Minors who also play on the same day. Club members are reminded that orders for tickets must be forwarded to the special email address by 6pm this evening (Tuesday 19th). Well done to everyone who received Leaving Cert results and CAO offers - Comhghairdeas.
THE Juvenile Academy is taking a holiday and will be back on Saturday 23rd August at the NEW TIME of 10.00am to 11.00am in Shanganagh Castle. The Academy caters for children from 4-7 years old at only €2 per session, covering Gaelic Football, Hurling and Camogie. New members are always welcome. Our boy's and the girls under 11 teams is also taking a break however if your child is ages 8-11 years old (born between 2003 - 2006) and interested in playing for either team, then contact us now, no experience necessary, just having fun with friends. Our Chase the Ace Sunday night draw at Brady's of Shankill was not won and is now E3200 with only one card number 38 left. The jackpot must be won this Sunday night. Training sessions for our adult football team will take place in Shanganagh Castle Park every Wednesday at 7.30pm. If you would like to join the team please contact any club member or just turn up on the night. Club contact: email@example.com or Like us on Facebook & follow us on Twitter.
WELL DONE to the U13 footballers on their league victory over Kilmacud Crokes and to the Junior Hurlers win against Cuala in the quarter final of Championship. Good luck to Lyndsey with Dublin Senior Football Ladies V Kerry in All-Ireland quarter final on Sat 12.30pm, match on TG4. Fixtures: Thurs 21st Aug Junior Camogie V Kilcoole Away 7.15pm, Sat 23rd Aug Senior Football V Fingal Ravens Home 6pm. Sun 24th Junior Football V St Jude's Away 11am. For all other results and fixtures and updated news see website www.skerriesharps.ie. As you can see The New Clubhouse is taking shape at the end of the car park, our donation drive is moving into full swing, by now all members should have received your donations pack, if not they are available from the clubhouse or club website skerriesharps.ie. Date for Diary: Fri 14th November Main Clubhouse Development Fundraiser: The Kube in City North Hotel. Have You got What It takes to Beat The Kube.. If So Contact Joanne 0864058523. Limited places available. Kelloggs Cul Camp was a great success with over 200 children attending. Thanks to Stephen,Johnny and their team, and to Jonny Cooper and our own stars Bryan, Lyndsey and Aisling. Many Thanks to C&T Superstores for their continued sponsorship of the Harps Summer Camps. New Harps T-Shirts €35 Now Available. Orders to Catherine or Cait 0872730434. Clubhouse Open every Sunday from 2pm. All Welcome. D Kube meeting on Thursday 21st Aug at 8.30pm in Clubhouse. All welcome to attend and help us organise the Event. Anyone interested in being a Contestant in D Kube can Contact Fergal 0868984657 or Joanne 0864058523 for details. Adult Games Meeting Thurs 10pm, Juveniles resume at 9am. Lisburn Calling: Harps Golf Society Outing to Lisburn GC on Fri 22nd August.
ORDERS for Tickets for Dublin's semi-final v Donegal Sunday the 31st of August can now be ordered By TEXT to Amanda West no later than 6pm on Tuesday the 19th of August. Amanda @ 0879719890. orders will only be taken by FULLY paid up members of the Club. Ladies Champ v Thomas Davis in Bohernabreena Wed 20th August @ 7.15pm. AFL2 V Kilmacud/C Silver pk Sat 23rd @6pm,AFL 7 v Ballymun Kickhams in Bohernabreena Sunday 24th August @ 11am, AFL 9 v St Oliver Plunketts in Martin Savage Park Sunday 24th August. @ 3pm. Cash prize Bingo every Tuesday @8pm. All welcome along, Doors open @7.30pm. We are having a FREE Summer Camp reunion day for all children who attended this year on Friday 22th August.contact Steph @ 0862631311. Juvenile Disco Fri 22nd age 10-12 years, 8pm to 10pm, €5 entry, see Facebook page for more details. Sat 23rd Free music by Tickle your fancy. As part of our upcoming "Up in Anne's" inaugural club day we would ask members (past and present) and friends to contact Linda Harbron, Club PRO @ 0876124504 with any old photos, medals, jerseys, memorabilia etc that we would like to borrow & exhibit on the day. The Macra will return in Sept for Children aged 4-6yrs, all new children welcome. Our White Collar Boxing event takes place on Oct 4th. If you would like to sponsor a boxer, a fight or take out advertisement contact Ciara @0876424065. Pitch signs are available to advertise your business, at a cost of €300, you get a pitch sign 10 foot by 2 foot in Aluminium Bond, for info contact George @0872641667.. To Book Our NEW look Function Room for parties, prices are From FREE to DJ & Food package deal, or if you are having a small celebration reserve space in our bar.
STARS OF ERIN
MEN'S adult team training on Wednesday and new players welcome contact Paudge at 0863092327. The ladies team played very well but lost to O'Dwyers in championship. The under 15s hurling team played well but lost. There was no winner of lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn 8, 23, 28. €20 winners Marian Sinclair, A O'Flaherty, Les Ward. Next jackpot €3900.
LADIES football team were beaten by St Monica's in the Junior G Championship. Hurlers were beaten in the League last Sunday against Cuala. Both Football team's back in League Action next Sunday with the 1st XV at home to Stars of Erin in AFL7 at 11am and the 2nd XV also at home to Clontarf in AFL10 Mid County at 3pm. Training continues for both Football teams this Tuesday and Thursday at 8pm at Longmeadows, Hurlers continue training on Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. Find us on Facebook and Twitter @stbrendansdub7 or check out our website www.stbrendansgaa.org.
OUR third and final summer camp, our specialised Nursery Camp (for 4-7 year olds) runs from tomorrow, Tuesday August 19th to 22nd. All are welcome and bring a friend. Cost is only €45 for the 4 days. Contact either John 0877801067 or Paul on 0879154748 for more info with forms available in the downloadable forms section of the club website. The club lotto jackpot rises to a huge €14,200. Our next draw will take place on Thursday, September 4th in Russell Park. Our Club Nursery is also on its summer break and will resume in 2 weeks on August 30th from 9.30 to 11am. We welcome all 4-7 year olds in the Castleknock and Blanchardstown area and new members are especially welcome. Contact Paul on 0879154748 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Well done to our Inter Hurlers who beat St Maur's in their Championship Q Final last Tuesday and beat Ballyboden by a point in the league on Saturday. Our Seniors also won in AHL2 to set up a winner takes all battle against Crumlin on August 30th. Our Junior Hurlers got a walkover in AHL7 while our Junior Camogie team drew with Whitehall. Thanks to all the visiting clubs who participated in the Shane O Neill Memorial Tournament on Saturday, which was won by our U16 team who beat Sy Rynaghs of Offaly in the final. Please continue to leave any unwanted clothes you have into our clothing bin in Russell Park. Ticket Book for Dublin's All Ireland Semi Final V Donegal closes on Tuesday, August 19th at 10pm. Well done to Eoin Kennedy who progressed to the Q-Finals of the All Ireland SS 60X30. Hard luck to Carl Browne who narrowly lost his last 16 game.
WELL done to our Adult Team who beat Castleknock last Tuesday night, it was a hard fought match from start to finish, at half time the score was Cilles 1-05 Castleknock 1-03. The second half was just as hard, both teams scoring point for point. The game ended with a score line of Cilles 1-11, Castleknock 1-09. Well done to all involved. This Sunday 24th of August sees us at home where we take on Beann Eadair in the semi-final of the Championship, throw in at 3pm. Hope to see the continued support on the sidelines. Adult Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays @7.30 pm. The winning number in the Bonus Ball draw was 37 - a nice €60 for one lucky person. Lotto: Last week's lotto numbers were Draw 1: numbers drawn: 9, 10, 16, 21. No winners. Draw 2: numbers drawn: 10, 18, 28, 30. No winners. There were 2 winners of €100 in each draw, this will remain the case until one of the jackpots is won. Jackpots this week are €10,000 Envelopes are available in the Clubhouse, the Estuary Pub, the Harp Bar and the Pound Pub. You can now play Lotto on our club app just text Cilles to 0871962013. Thanks for your continued support. Last Friday the club hosted a benefit night for the family of a recently deceased member Thomas (Tucker) Foran, music on the night was by The Rattling Kind, thanks to all who attended and helped make it a great night. If anyone wishes to have anything added to the club notes you can contact Lorraine at Secretary.email@example.com.
ST FINIAN'S, SWORDS
TICKET applications to see Dublin versus Donegal in the All-Ireland semi-final should be with the office by Tuesday evening at 6pm. You can email in your order to StFiniansgaaclubswords@Gmail.com or by calling 01-8132656. The club Lotto jackpot was €7,100. The numbers drawn were one 1, 12, 17 and 19. There was no jackpot winner. The €50 prize winners were Martin Long and Ciara McDonagh. Next week's jackpot will be €7,200. In accordance with Rule 8.7 of the Club Constitution the Executive Committee has decided to call a Special General Meeting of Club members on the 28th of August 2014 in the Clubhouse at 9.00 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the submission of an All Weather Pitch proposal. All members are requested to attend. The club has two tickets for each of the for the All-Ireland Hurling and Football finals which can be won by purchasing a ticket in our club draw. Tickets for the draw (€5 each) can be bought from any of the team mentors or committee members. Our under 12 camogie team spent the weekend camping and playing matches in Tullamore. Great fun was had by all the girls, who are a credit to the club. A big thank you to the coaches and parents who supervised. The second of our three Summer Camps take place this week. The first camp was a huge success and great fun was had by all the children. Places are still available for next week's camp (25th-27th August), which can be booked online through our website www.stfinians.com or by contacting the office on 01-8132656.
ADULT hurlers beat Realt Dearg in championship in Fairview last Thursday to qualify for the quarter finals. Aduld footballers play Na Gaeil Oga away in league next Sunday. Thank you to Supervalu, Talbot Street, for their sponsorship of our juveniles. Drop into Supervalu, Talbot Street for all your Dublin v Donegal AI semi-final match ticket requirements. Lotto result for 11/8/14: 8, 18 & 26; no winner €600; €20's - Jimmy & Mary Brazil (Bridge Tavern), Patrick Daly (Auld Triangle), Tom Reid (Auld Triangle). All are welcome to the Mass on the Grass @ Irvine Terrace (under Johnny Cullen's Hill), this Saturday (23rd) @ 2.30pm - tea & sandwiches, cake competition, face painting, music, drinks and treats for children, etc - say farewell to Fr. 'Deco' Blake on his impending departure to Ballymun. Inner City Tournament quarter finals; tonight, SJ/OCB v Rosmini Gaels & Liffey Gaels v O'Tooles, Wednesday, Parnells v Pavee & Starlights v Finbarrs, semi-finals on Thursday, final @ 7.30pm on Friday. Thanks to the IFSC Dublin Inner City Trust for their ongoing support of the Tournament.
THE Academy, u9's and u12's are on their summer break for a few weeks. Notices of return will be posted on club website, Facebook and through the texting list. The Junior Men's team are playing Tyrellstown in the Championship on Sunday the 24th August in Newlands Cross Cemetery pitches, Kingswood. Anyone available to come along and support the lads on their quest for a third title this year are more than welcome. Club Membership renewal forms need to be returned with membership fees ASAP. Club Lotto Results for Sunday 17th August, Numbers drawn: 1, 8 & 19. No winner, (x3) prizes of €20 to M. Kennedy, Nora Martin and Ciaran Tyndal. Next lotto jackpot will be €1900. We'd again like to say a massive Thank You to everyone who joined us for our Cycle Rally. For anyone who has a sponsorship card and sponsorship money, we'd be very grateful if you could return them to the club as soon as you can, thank you. Plans are already ongoing for the Cycle Rally 2015, anyone from the community interested in coming onboard to help organise it are more than welcome, just contact one of the committee members (contact details on the club website). We are still looking for anyone interested in helping out with all aspects of the club such as fundraising committee, coaching assistants etc. If this is something you or someone you know would be interested in, please contact any club committee member via the website www.stkevinskilliansgaa.ie.
OUR summer camps last week were a great success, many thanks to all involved and also many thanks to Dublin footballer James McCarthy for making an appearance on the last day. Intermediates had a good win against Ballyboughal in the summer tournament last Thursday, 2-14 to 3-9. The lads now play Curraha in the final, quite possibly this coming Sunday, keep your ears to the ground for that. The junior footballers had a good run out against Starlights in a challenge match on Saturday, the game ended in a draw. Tickets orders for Dublin vs Donegal must be submitted to Paul Sutton by this evening, Tuesday 19th August. Paul is available on 0872552239, only fully paid up club members can seek to purchase tickets.
WELL done to the Adult hurlers last week, two great draws, one in championship, one in the league, great performances by everyone. Thanks to Davitts GAC from Belfast and Gortnahoe Glengoole, Tipperary who came to St Marks on Sunday morning, some great hurling matches. Thanks to everyone who helped out. Strictly Come Dancing, those who want to dance, organise, sponsor, fundraiser or just support please contact Neil Ussher 0862273123. Club Fun weekend will take place on the 20th of September, volunteers needed, contact Robbie Glynn on 0876696288. Clothing collection in the club on Saturday the 13th of September, anyone has old clothes, bedlinen, bags shoes, belts, towels etc they would like to bring along for re-cycling, funds raised go towards the club. Book collection, bring old books to the club for the attention of PRO Robbie Glynn. Children's Disco dates have been changed, please check face book and twitter for details, next disco the 29th of August. Slimming World every Tuesday in the club at 5.30pm & 7.30pm. Music in the club this Saturday the 23rd of August by "Pat the Hat". Set dancing classes will resume in September, details will be posted. Bingo every Thursday evening at 8pm, come along and have some fun. Carvery every Sunday in the club, all welcome. Function rooms available on request. Please continue to support the club lotto. Two jackpots not won. First draw €10,000. 4, 22, 28 & 30. Second draw €500. 1, 3, 7 & 17. Six €50 winners are 1. Mark Brady. 2. Lorraine Kennedy. 3. Roderick Smyth 4. Tony Keegan. 5. Mark Fitzpatrick c/o Tony Bryan. 6. Helen Glennon c/o Joe Quinlan. From the 7th of September for 10 weeks we will be doing a extra draw for €1,000 each week as part of the Lotto draw.
ST MARY'S SAGGART/RATHCOOLE
THE Book on St Mary's Gaelic Football Club will be available to members and friends of the Club this October, following a launch date yet to be decided. Hundreds of photographs and scores of newspaper reports from the past 'hundred years or so' help to make this book a must-read for club members, friends, relatives, residents of the general area and anyone interested in how a small GAA club can become such an integral part of the community it lives in and from. The Book celebrates the story of the Club from its hesitant beginnings in 1906 to the successful and vibrant organisation it is today. The numerous achievements of the Club on the field and off the field are celebrated. The many contributions made by the Club to the villages of Saggart, Rathcoole and Brittas over the past century are highlighted, as is the part played by individuals, families and businesses of these three villages in sustaining the Club for over a century. St Mary's links with Commercials Hurling Club and St Finian's GAA Club also feature. Price: €20. Relive the "Strictly Together" night this Saturday in the club from 8pm, when we launch the video of the night. All are welcome and a great night is promised. Our juvenile training returns this Wednesday night and the academy has recommenced on a Saturday morning. Lotto Numbers drawn 3-12-20-22. There were no winners so next Jackpot will be €2100. There were no Match 3 winners so next Match 3 will be worth €200 win/share. A date for your diary, is Friday 12th September, when a special mass will be held in the club to celebrate Fr John Jacob 50 years in the priesthood. All members are invited to attend. Our sincere condolences to our treasurer Sharon Redmond on the sad passing of her Aunt in Mayo last week.
OUR club lotto Jackpot continues to roll over as there was no winner in last Thursdays draw, numbers drawn out were 2-3-5. This week's Jackpot will be in excess of €2400+ tickets cost just €2 or 3 for €5 and can be purchased from our club house bar. Our adult ladies team have a home championship game on Wednesday night versus St Jude's at 7.15pm a win will secure a home semi-final. We are asking all club members to come along on Wednesday evening and show the girls your support. Mini league are on this week Monday, Tuesday and Thursday commencing at 6.30pm each evening on the back pitch with semi-finals and finals on Saturday August 23rd which coincides with our Annual Family Fun day. Other club fixtures this week: U13 hurlers play Trinity Gaels on Saturday at 3.30pm away, AFL 4 team are at home also on Saturday at 6pm to Round Towers Clondalkin while our AFL 10 team are away on Sunday at 3pm to Naomh Fionnbarra. For all the latest news and information please remember to log onto our website www.stmonicasgaa.com.
ST OLIVER PLUNKETT'S/EOGHAN RUADH
WELL done to Junior Hurling team on championship and league wins over Crumlin and Clontarf. Commiserations to Senior Hurlers on narrow defeat by Kilmacud Crokes in a high scoring game. Well done to Junior B Football team on securing a draw vs AIB in league mid-week. Best wishes to Inters and Junior B Football teams in championship semi-finals next Sunday. Support for all teams welcomed. Football, Hurling and Camogie Camp continues this week. Thanks to all the families who supported the summer camps this year and to all the coaches including club GPO Johnny Mc Glynn. Fixtures: Sat 23rd Senior Football vs Kilmacud Crokes, MSP, 6.00pm. Sunday 24th Junior Football Champ. S/F vs Craobh Chiarian, Balgriffin @ 12.00noon, Junior D Football Champ. S/F vs St Sylvesters, Broomfield @ 3.00pm, Junior Football vs St Margarets, MSP @ 11.00am. Junior Hurling vs Civil Service, Islandbridge @ tbc. Lotto No's for 17th August were: 8, 9, 13, 16. No winner. Match 3 winners: Maura Browne, Colette O'Dwyer. Jackpot now €3,150.
LOTTO was not won. Numbers drawn were 2, 14, 15 & 17. Next week's jackpot is €4,400. A good win against St Kevins last week keeps the Inter Hurlers in contention for the league. Junior Hurlers drew with O'Tooles to qualify for the quarter finals of the Championship. Well done to the minor team who handed over a cheque for €250 to Suicide Awarenes D15, along with a cheque for €600 which was raised earlier in the year. The minors also donated €250 to the nursery to buy hurleys and sliotars. Colm and Jimmy at 65hurls matched the donation and presented €500 worth of gear to the nursery.Best of luck to Roisin Lyons representing Dublin in the Rose of Tralee this week, everyone on the Blakestown Road is behind you. Finally, congratulations to Senior Camogie captain Michelle Coleman and Senior Hurling stalwart Neil McCarthy who got marriedon Saturday in Trim. Everyone at the club wishes them a long and happy life together.
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SENIORS in League action this Saturday at home to St Judes Dolphin Pk 6pm. Juniors also in League action this Sunday versus O'Tooles @ Dolphin Pk 11.00am.Registration for Back School Summer Camp is this Saturday at White Fathers 10.30 to 11.30. Camp Date; Monday 25th August Venue; Bushy Park times; 10am to 2pm €45 for first child, €35 for each child after. Pupils back in school on Thursday 28th option of 3 Day Camp €35 Contact Dave Farrelly Club GPO @ 087 9884783. Boys and Girls Academy's return on Saturday 30th August @ Bushy Park 10.30am. All Ireland Final club Lunch is on in Croke Park Cusack Suite Friday 19th September 2014 (All Ireland Football Final Weekend) Table for 8, €750 also Single Bookings available. Contact; Brian Scully @ 087 7378979. Ticket orders for All Ireland Football Semi Final have to be in by Wednesday 20th August Contact Brian Scully @ 087 7378979 or Conor McKiernan @ 086 3993287.
THE ADULT Jnr Ladies footballers played Round Towers Lusk in C/Ship. Although losing out on the night, there is no doubting the continuing improvement by this new team. Even in a great team effort, there were some stand out performances by Aoife O' Reilly, Sue Clarke, Gillian Skelly and Simone Shaw. New players are always welcome. Training is Monday at 8pm in Drumnigh. Come along and give it a go. U15 hurlers had a busy week with two games. With a great team performance they won both. Well done lads.
WELL done and a big thank you to all who helped out running last Sundays BBQ. The Seniors got the day off to a great start with a win and our juvenile teams had a lot of fun in their two games also. The BBQ was a huge success and plenty of fun was had by all on bouncy castles, face painting and dancing. Thanks to everyone who turned out to support this community event. Nice to see our Chairman showing us where his true allegiances lie too. Up the Dubs Charlie. Our Cul camp runs all this week on the pitch opposite the Community Center. Please ensure children have appropriate clothing, sun screen, drink and a snack. Training for underage teams every Wednesday, 6 - 7/7.30pm and Saturday from 10 - 11/11.30am. Nursery on Saturday morning 10 - 11am.
SINCERE condolences to the Martin, Seamus and all the Gallagher family on the passing of Frankie Gallagher. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. No winner of Lotto - numbers drawn 12-21-31. €25 to Pat Heavey, Kevin Kavanagh, Ger Connolly, Martin Kelly, Next week's jackpot €6400.The club will host an Adult 7-a-side tournament at Frank Kelly Park on the 13th September. Minimum age 16. Music, BBQ and bar will be open throughout the day with a Prize giving and party in the evening. All welcome. Contact Eddie on 0876383433 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck to all our juveniles attending this weeks summer camp, have fun. Juvenile football and hurling continues for boys and girls aged 7-12 with midweek training and matches on Saturday morning and nursery training for boys and girls aged 4-7 on Saturdays at 11am. For further information call Fergal on 087-6213142. We have a particular need in 2014 for players at under-12. Adult Men's training continues Tues /Thurs at Frank Kelly Park. Contact Mark on 0876732628 or Damian on 0868632565. Ladies training each Mon and Wed at 7.30pm at Frank Kelly Park, all new players welcome, contact Louise on 086 8333587. Membership now overdue, please note that this year you are able to pay online, see www.wanderersgaa.ie for details or contact email@example.com or Stephen on 0860489379. Only fully paid members are eligible for Dublin Leinster and All Ireland Championship tickets. If you would like a Match Report or Photos submitted to the website or press please contact Stephen on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0860489379. All items for the club notes must be submitted by 10am each Monday to email@example.com or Stephen on 086 0489379.
COMMISERATIONS to the Senior Ladies lost in the league to Croi Ro Naofa during the week and the Juniors who lost to BOI on Sunday morning. Going forward, the Intermediates are first up on Saturday evening away to St Marks in Broomfield at 6pm with the Juniors at home in Westmanstown on Sunday morning against Kilmacud Crokes and an 11am. Training continues for the Ladies on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Ticket orders for Dublin Donegal game must be in by 19th August. Visit www.westmanstowngaels.ie for ordering information. The Garda GAA Golf Classic on Thursday 25th September from 10.00.AM to 3.00.PM.All club members expected to contribute either a team, tee box or green sponsorship. The 10th Anniversary Party for the Gaels takes place on Saturday 13th Sept. Details on www.westmanstowngaels.ie.
THIS week is all about La na gClub/Family Fun Day which takes place this coming Saturday 23rd August. The fun will start at 1pm on our new pitch on Collins Avenue opposite the shops & then back to the club house for 4pm for lots more fun, games, BBQ, music, petting zoo & the all important medal presentation. Everyone is invited to come & join in the fun & fingers crossed the weather will be in our favour also. We will also have a SWAP SHOP/CLUB SHOP that day. So if you have any Whitehall gear clean & in good nick that your children have grown out then we will take them, hoodies, tops, jerseys, hurls, helmets & boots & give them on for a nominal appropriate fee (to stop the kids taking everything). Club shop will also be open with lots of bargain's to be had. Stock clearance, limited sizes & when they're gone - they're gone. We are still accepting donations for prizes for different competitions, these can be dropped down to club any night this week. Check website, Facebook or twitter for all the details about La na
gClub. Well done to our U16 hurlers who were narrowly beaten in Shane O'Neill tournament in St Brigid's last weekend, thanks to St Brigid's for a great day, was a super opportunity to play other teams from around the country. Our U11s & U12s played host to a team from Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary last Sunday, a great morning was had by all, with Whitehall the eventual winners. Congratulations to our senior hurlers on a great win in league vs Naomh Mearog last weekend. Well done also on draw vs Fionnbarrs in Championship last week. Still no winner of lotto jackpot of €11,000.
LADIES footballers play their last league grp game at home Vs Trinity gaels 18th Aug at 730pm & Wed Vs Clontarf in the C'ship in Oldtown at 715pm. Junior hurlers play Lucan Sarsfields 20/08 at 1930 away in AHL8. Junior footballers play starlights at home in AFL8 11am on Sunday 24/08. U15 hurlers play St Pats(P) in the 1st round of the C'ship 24/08 at 1130 at home. Golden goose lotto 03,20,31,33: No Winner €20 to S McNulty, B Mc Nulty, Mgt McNulty Next jackpot is €940. Golf Classic is on in Hollywood lakes 29/06 if you're interested please call Richard 087-9873577.