Club Notes - February 11th 2020

EXAM STUDENTS:

.We wish all the exam students every success in their mock, practical and orals examinations in the coming weeks.

ITEMS FOR NOTES:

If you would like anything included in our notes, please contact me, Deirdre, on 086/1703332 or email any information to navillusodeirdre@yahoo.ie (before 6 p.m. on Sundays) and I will do my best to facilitate you.

MILLTOWN CASTLEMAINE GAA CLUB FUNDRAISER ‘TAKING THE MIC’

Our third act has been revealed-'Eduardo'. The residents and staff of Ashborough Lodge will no doubt give great encouragement and constructive critique to Eduardo in the coming weeks, as he perfects his lyrics and moves! Eduardo joins our other two acts for ‘Taking The Mic’ - Marion’s Hair Studio, Milltown and Milltown Castlemaine Mothers and Others. We will be revealing more of the twelve acts during the week- so keep an eye on our website www.milltowncastlemainegaa.ie and on our FB Page for updates. Easter Sunday Night, April 12th, 2020 at Ballygarry House Hotel is the place to be. Save the date!

PROGRESSIVE 31 CARD DRIVE:

Continues on this Tuesday, February 11th at 9 pm sharp. We have lots of money to be won both in the cards and the raffle. So why not come along and try your luck! We look forward to seeing you then for cards, tea and Larkin’s Brack! There is no better way to pass away these wet wintry nights!!

KERRY SENIOR LADIES:

Congratulations to the above management and panel on their third successive victory in the Lidl National League. Last weekend they defeated Armagh at home in Tralee. Played in horrendous weather conditions, the girls dug deep and came away with the 3 points. In particular well done to Caoimhe Evans, Ciara Murphy and Ella Teahan from our own club here, who are part of the panel. Ciarraí Abú

MID KERRY LEAGUE, SENIORS:

They say goals win games and so it was for our seniors on Sunday afternoon last. While many of us were tucked up beside our cosy fires, the footballers braved the elements and were well rewarded- coming away with 3 points. Goals from Jonathan O’ Sullivan (penalty), Craig Counihan, David Roche and Eoin O’ Mahony, with his first touch, helped give our seniors their first win of the season. Final score: GG-2/06 to M/C-4/04.Well done to all! On February 16th, Round 4 sees us at home to Keel and on February 22nd, we are away to Laune Rangers for Round 5.Our first outing for the County League Division 3 will be on March 8th, when we are at home against Currow. Our B team will commence their County League competition with a home game v Gneeveguilla on Sunday March 8th 2020. Time to be confirmed.

MINORS & UNDER 21:

Our minors are away to Beale on Saturday February 29th. Time to be confirmed. All support will be very much appreciated. Our Under 21’s were defeated by G/G/C on Saturday last and so that ends their run in the Mid Kerry Competition.

www.milltowncastlemainegaa.ie Danny McClure and Dave Bevan have been putting tremendous work into our website over the past few months- keeping it regularly updated. Why not have a peek yourself- it’s full of information about all the activities in our very busy and active club.

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REGISTRATION:

We are presently awaiting to confirm a date for registration. We will notify you as soon as it is available.

FUNDRAISING LOTTO JACKPOT IS NOW: €12,200

Our next Lotto draw will take place on this Friday February 21st, in O’ Shea’s Bar, with €12,200 on offer. We will also have €250 for a Match 3- along with our 6 consolation prizes. Please make sure you have your ticket in this week- to be in with a chance of winning or sharing in some of the prize money. Drawn numbers were 14, 20, and 21 with the bonus number being 19. Congratulations to last week’s lucky consolation prize-winners: €50 each to Caitriona Hayes, Callinafercy and Michael J Quirke, Kilvinagh.€25 each to Muireann Kelliher, c/o Murphy’s Food store, Aoife McAuliffe, Kilcolman, Mike Hickey, Kilderry and Barry Pierce, Ballyfinnane. Sincere thanks to all who both sell and buy our tickets.

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