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Austin Stacks U10 girls following their Go Games V KOR in Connolly Park last Sunday.

Austin Stacks U10 girls following their Go Games V KOR in Connolly Park last Sunday.

Austin Stacks U8 Girls following their Go Games V KOR in Connolly Park last Sunday.

Austin Stacks U8 Girls following their Go Games V KOR in Connolly Park last Sunday.

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Austin Stacks U10 girls following their Go Games V KOR in Connolly Park last Sunday.

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AUSTIN STACKS

Membership 2022

Club Registrar, Bernie Mannix, wishes to thank everyone who have paid their Membership for 2022. She wishes to remind everyone who have not paid that they are no longer in weekly Lotto draw and that they will not be eligible for All Ireland tickets should Kerry get to the final.

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Dr. Crokes 1-11; Austin Stacks 2-10.

With the home side on second spot on the League table and ourselves in third position going into this postponed round 6 game of the Co. League at Lewis Road on a sunny, summers Friday evening (27th May) it was bound to be a well contested affair, and so it turned out to be. The sides were level at half time (1-6 each) and in the second half both sides had five scores each, the difference being all Crokes scores were points while one of our five scores was a Seán Quilter goal in the 42nd minute.

All our eighteen players played brilliantly with our defenders keeping an always dangerous Crokes forward line under control. Gearóid Fitzgerlad opened the scoring inside the second minute and then the lead changed hands on seven different occasions before the break. Apart from Cian Purcell who put over a long-distant point in the 15th minute all our other scores came from Seán Quilter. Three of his four points came from play with his goal coming from a well-taken 25th minute penalty.

Seán was again our chief scorer in the second half scoring 1-2 of our 1-4 scores our other two points coming from Gearóid Fitzgerald and a well-taken Conor Horan free. Sean, of course, was the Celsius Mensware Man of the Match.

We now understand that our next Co. League game is a round 9 game away to Ballymac on the w/e of the 12th June with our round 8 game at home to O’Rahillys on Saturday, 18th June at 7pm..

Kerry Football

Well done to Kerry, winning their 83rd Munster SF Final last Saturday (28th May) and great also to see our own Dylan Casey making his Senior Championship debut after Joe O’Connor made his in the semi final against Cork three weeks before that (7th May).

Congratulations

Congratulations and best wishes from everyone in the Club to David Leonard, former Club Footballer and Lucie Hanrahan who were married last Friday (27th May).

B Football

Our B Team also have a home game in round 8, against Duagh. The game is fived for next Sunday (5th June) at 2pm.

Minor Football

After going down away to Laune Rangers in the opening round of the Central League our Minors have drawn the next two rounds, against Ardfert (2-7 each) and Keel/Listry (3-5 to 1-11). Our 4th and final round game was at home to Churchill on this Monday evening (30th May).Check Club Website for details.

In the meantime let us wish the Kerry Minors, including our own Paddy Lane, Michael Tansley and Colm Browne, every success as they play Cork in the Munster Final on this Wednesday evening (1st June). The game in Páirc Uí Rinn at 7.30pm will be live on TG4 and Radio Kerry.

Fitness Classes

The Individual Pod Fitness Training sessions continues in the Clubhouse every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7pm to 8pm. All are welcome. Contact Diane at 087 7940531 for further information.

Online Club Shop

A reminder that our Club shop is open 24/7. Check out the newest ‘official’ Austin Stacks Club Merchandise only available to order on this link (free delivery on any orders over €50) see www.oneills.com We would also like to introduce the new Austin Stacks Ganzee Club Clothing Collection, available in Mens/Unisex, Womens & kids check out all the style ranges in hoodies, t-shirts and sweatshirts on www.ganzee.ie/austin-stacks-gaa-clubs/

Club Cards

Our Card sessions continue in the Clubhouse on Monday and Thursday nights with the starting time at 9pm sharp.

Continued thanks to the following businesses for selling our Club Lotto tickets - Kevin Barry’s Shop, Commane’s Book Shop, O’Flynn Interiors, Hussey’s, Princess St., The Burger Shack, Monavally as well as Maguire’s Butchers and Kirby’s Brogue Inn and continued thanks to everyone who purchase tickets week in, week out.

Austin Stacks lotto tickets are now also available to purchase on line on the following link: https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp?ll_id=X529#Anchor Kirby’s Brogue Inn Maguire’s Butchers Hussey’s P. Commane Books.

Club Lotto

Monday Night’s (30th May) Jackpot, worth €2,400 was not won. The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 19, 25. The €20 winners were William Kirby, Mary McQuinn and Mick Laide, all c/o The Club; and Aoife O’Neill and Brendan O’Neill, both c/o Carmel O’Neill.

Next Monday’s Jackpot will be worth €2,450.

Sympathy

Sincere sympathy is offered to the families of the following who died recently: Seán Geary, Knockaclogher, Ballyroe (former Club Hurler and father of former Club player, Colman); Pat Conneely (Pádraic Ó Confhaola), Knockmoyle and formerly Ballinahown (Galway) (former Club Hurler); Joseph Brosnan, Abbey Court and formerly Connolly Park; Fr. Joe McCarthy, Sacramento, California and formerly Racecourse Road; Alice Frampton (nee O’Connor), Leedale, Caherslee and formerly the UK and Boherbee; Patrick (Pat) Phelan. Stacks Villas and formerly Aghaboe (Laois) (father of Brian, former Club Footballer and a current Mentor of our Girls Academy) and Ned O’Shea, Park Place and formerly Keel, Castlemaine.

AUSTIN STACKS LADIES

Girls Academy

We welcomed KOR last Sunday morning to a very sunny Connolly Park for U8 and U10 Girls Go Games. Well done everyone, keep practising the skills. Our next Go Games will be away to Listowel Emmetts on Saturday June 11th. This Sunday it’s training as usual for our U6, 8s and 10s at 11am.

U12 Girls

U12 Co League Div 3 - Austin Stacks V Kilcummin. Well done to our A team last Friday night on a very good performance v Kilcummin in our 3rd game of the county league. This was a very tight game that could have gone either way in the final quarter but unfortunately, we came out on the wrong side of the score board. The spirit that this team has to never give up was very obvious again last Friday night. Division 3 this year will be very competitive but with two wins already under our belt we are still in a great position with many games left to play. Each girl played their part and can hold their heads high despite the result. We are all excited to bounce back with another victory this Wednesday night . Final score Austin Stacks 2-10 Kilcummin 4-09.

This week in Div 3 we are away V Glenflesk at 7.15pm on Wednesday June 1st and in Div 6 our B team will be home V Spa Killarney at 7pm this Tuesday evening (May 31st).

U14 Girls

Due to the unavailability of several players, unfortunately we had to concede our Div 1 Rd 1 game V Cromane last weekend. This weekend we will be home to MKL Gaels in Rd. 2 - match details TBC. Reminder new Training times now 5.30pm to 6.30pm on Mondays and Thursdays.

Congratulations to club players Chelsea Moriarty, Eimear Dillane, Ellen Lucey (Joint Captain) and Robyn McNamara, who helped Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn win Div 1 of the Girls Cumman na mBunscoil defeating Balloonagh NS in the final last Wednesday evening (May 25th). Hard luck to the Balloonagh team especially to the Austin Stacks girls involved - all Rockie team mates on another day.

U16 Girls

Despite going down to Castleisland last Tuesday evening (May 24th) we have qualified for this year’s Co. League Div 1 Semi Final, where we will play away to Southern Gaels. Castleisland V Cromane is the other semi-final pairing. These games fixed for July 5th

Senior Ladies

There is a break in competition now to facilitate Leaving Cert students our next game will be at home to MKL Gaels on June 26th in the final round of the Donal Curtin Cup Competition.

Club Shop

Only available to order on this link (free delivery on any orders over €50) see www.oneills.ie We would also like to introduce the new Austin Stacks Ganzee Club Clothing Collection, available in Mens/Unisex, Womens & kids check out all the style ranges in hoodies, t-shirts and sweatshirts on www.ganzee.ie/austin-stacks-gaa-clubs/

Membership 2022

Club membership for the 2022 season is closing on Tuesday May 31st. All Club mentors and players must be registered with the club. If you are not registered, you cannot participate in training or matches. Membership can be purchased through player’s Foireann accounts or via Clubforce find link on www.austinstacks.ie

Cúl Camps competition

GAA clubs across the country are in with a chance of winning incredible prizes worth €40,000 as part of the Kellogg’s.

Simply purchase a promotional box of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies or Bran Flakes. Using a unique on-pack code, log on to www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/competition and nominate Austin Stacks for our chance to win. Closing date August 26th.

Sympathy

All at Austin Stacks Ladies Club offer our condolences to club mentor Brian Phelan, on the death of his father Pat.

NA GAEIL

Lotto results

Lotto Tue 24th May. No winner. Numbers drawn were 1, 23, 27, 28. Lucky dip winners of €20 each were Dónal Daly, John O’Connor, Elma Farrell, Amelia O’Callaghan, Seaghán Walsh. Next week’s jackpot will be €7,150.

Why not try your luck in our lotto. The links is as follows: https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Na Gaeil CLG/lotto

Well done

Congratulations to Jack, Diarmuid & Stefan and the Kerry senior team on their win in the Munster final last Saturday in Killarney. Hard luck to the Kerry ladies especially our own Mary O’Connell who lost to Cork in their Munster Final.

Wedding: Congratulations to Natasha Hogan & Jamie Lowham who got married recently and also Brian O’Shea and Ciara Murphy who got married last week. Best wishes to both couples for a long and happy life together. Senior fixtures:

Div 2 County League round 8, Na Gaeil v Laune Rangers on Sat 4th June at 7pm. Div 6 County League Phase 2, Killarney Legion B v Na Gaeil B on Sun 5th June. Time TBC.

Limited Draw

The draw for the much sought after bottle of 2021 Midelton Very Rare Vintage Release Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey will be held in the clubhouse next Sat 4th June at 9.30pm. Thank you to everyone who has bought a ticket.

Bingo

Every Monday evening in Na Gaeil clubhouse at 8pm sharp. Over €1,000 in cash prizes guaranteed every week, with an accumulator jackpot in play each week. Double book €10, Single book €6, Mini book €3. Jackpot Sheets €2 each. Bus service available on 087-2817577.

U14 girls

Our girls will be in Div 2 of the County League with their first game fixed for June 2nd versus Glenflesk (away). Other teams in the group are Corca Dhuibhne, Abbeydorney, Listowel, Castleisland and Scartaglen.

U16 girls

Well done to our U16 girls who beat Kilcummin in the Div 4 County League final last Tuesday.

U9 boys

Our u 9 boys enjoyed their training session in the sun on Sunday where we focused on running, hand passing and tackling! The boys are really improving with each session and we look forward to our Go Games against Listry next week.

U15 boys

Hard luck to our lads who lost out to St Senans in the county league Div 4 shield final last Wednesday. The teams were evenly matched for the first half with St Senans ahead at the break by 2-8 to 2-5.

Na Gaeil stated the second half well and reduced the deficit to a single point. However from there on St Senans dominated and went on to win convincingly by 6-14 to 3-8. Congratulations to them. Next up for our lads will be the Central Region competition which has been fixed to start on Wednesday 8th June.

U17 boys

Despite losing their final game in the Central Region Div 4 competition last Monday night our U17 lads are into a semi-final versus Sneem/Derrynane/Tuosist. This game will be played tonight, Monday in Na Gaeil at 7pm. Kian Sheehan picked up an ankle injury last Monday night so we’d like to wish him a speedy recovery.

Cúl Camps 2022

A note for your diary if you have little footballers in your house ....Na Gaeil’s Cúl Camp will be held from July 4th-8th.

Na Gaeil cycle club

Cycle each Saturday at 9am from Na Gaeil club. Everyone is welcome to come for a nice friendly cycle.

Cards

The weekly 45 card game is back. Every Wednesday night, starting at 9pm sharp. Bring your own partner or come along and we will get you a partner.

Notes

If you’d like anything included in the club’s weekly notes please send it to me at pro.nagaeil.kerry@gaa.ie before 9am on Monday and I’ll do my best to include it.


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