It has been a mixed week with some defeats and some victories, starting with our junior footballers been defeated by our neighbours Ballinacourty in what was a very one sided game, our Senior hurlers travelled to Carriganore to play Passage in the semi-final of the Sargent Cup and after a very good display in the first half we were pipped at the post by Passage, in a game that we should have won, PANEL; D Duggan, S Ryan, A Donnelly, C Sheridan, J Allen, J Nagle, J Curran, K Power, Cathal Curran, Cor Curran, G Crotty, S Crotty, R Crotty, Col Curran, R Donnelly, D Fitzgerald, C Duggan, K Daly and G Donnelly. However defeat was ended as our u 16 team travelled to Sacred Heart to play the locals in the latest round of the Championship and we came away with a good win, special mention to Tristan Loftus and Edward Fraher.
We are now in the happy position to launch our latest fund raiser, which the main prize is €5000 worth of Shopping Vouchers from Garveys Super Valu, 2nd Prize is €250 worth of Shopping Vouchers from Garveys, 3rd prize is €150 worth of Shopping Vouchers from Garveys. Draw will take place on Sat 16th of December 2017, Vouchers are in €100 denominations and terms and conditions apply and tickets are €5 and can be got from any committee member and we would ask all our members to give support in the selling of these tickets as well as buying them.
As we all know by now, helmets that are tampered in any way will not be covered by insurance if they receive a facial injury.
Dungarvan GAA Club training Academy for boys and girls aged 5/10 years – Football, Hurling Saturday mornings – 11am to 12:00 and Tuesdays from 18:15 to19:15pm for the youngest groups. 10am-12pm for the older groups.Parents and guardians of the children are fundamental to the successful running of the Academy. Each year we invite parents to volunteer to become coaches/helpers in the Academy.No previous experience is required as the club provides resources, training courses and support through its (Games Promotions Officer)All the Coaches and Kids have been very busy with the past few weeks with training and games and now are supporting ‘Games on the Green’ . The purpose of this project is to bring the club to the housing estates in Dungarvan to meet all the kids and parents and have some fun.
1.Which county fielded with names of Thornhill, Quirke, Cotterill and Lotty.CORK
2. Which county lined out with Fleming, Ware, Baston and Curran.WATERFORD
3. Who won an All Ireland with Duke, Tighe, Duighnan and Donoghue on their team. CAVAN
4. What county did Gribben, Stuart, Mc Gusker and Niblock play for.DERRY
5. Which county could field a couple of Thornton’s, 2 Fagan’s, 2 Roes and a few Boyles. LOUTH
1.What prize did Ger Cunningham and Brendan Cummins win in County Louth.
2. Which of the Rackhard brothers was a scoring forward
3. Laois forward Harry Grey was also an All Ireland player with who
4. What was the surname of Tipp’s famous trio of Brothers, Colm, Conal and Cormac.
5.Rathnure St Anne’s is in which County
The club Lotto can now be bought online and also at the following outlets, The Country Store, Hallahans Chemists, Paddy Foleys Bar, Queallys Bar, John Walsh’s Spar, Johnny Lynch’s Fruit and Veg and Graham Nagles Golf Shop. This weeks LOTTO NUMBERS are 16,21,23,24, NO WINNER, Next weeks JACKPOT IS €5500, 2 Winners of Match 3 €150 each ;Ger Cusack and Breda Brett, next weeks prize is €100
This weeks picture shows our stars of the future having some down time in the Stand with 2 Legends of the Modern Game Patrick Curran and Tadgh de Burca at our Cul Camp.
The U15 Girls played away to Erin’s Own last Thursday. The game was close throughout, and both teams showed great character and skill. The end result favoured Erin’s Own however.
The U8 and U10 teams are getting hoodies for their trip to Cork in September. The hoodies cost €22 each and can be ordered this Thursday at the pitch at 7pm.
Our Intermediate Ladies are due to play this Thursday at 7:30 in the Dungarvan pitch. Please come along to support the girls.
Our game against Ballyduff was postponed last week. Instead they are due to play Wednesday tonight at 7:30 in the Dungarvan pitch. Please come along to support these girls.
Hard luck to the Waterford Ladies who played Dublin last weekend in Kilkenny. Unfortunately the girls didn’t get the win needed to get into the all Ireland semi final.
Player of the Week:
This week’s player of the week is Doireann Curran. Doireann is on our U8 team, and has worked extremely hard over the last few weeks. She is getting better and better every time. Doireann has a great attitude at training and towards her team mates and coaches. She gets on so well with everyone and tries her best each and every time. Well Done Doireann, keep up the good work!