Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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On this Sunday February 5th 2017-our club is having an Open Day/Members Registration Day for the families of all the young boys and girls from the Milltown Castlemaine area.

Catering for ages 5 and upwards, our day will commence at 12 and finish at

During this time children will be able to participate in some fun football activities and meet with some of our coaches who will be coaching within our club over the coming year.

Our club caters for both boys and girls from  (under 6 to 12’s) and boys only thereafter from under 14 to senior men.

There is also a girl’s Gaelic football club-(Milltown Listry) in the community.

This open day will be an ideal opportunity for new families or individuals who have joined our community to get to know each other in a fun and relaxed environment.

Light refreshments will be served for children and adults throughout the afternoon. If you would like to help with serving the refreshments, I would be delighted.

You can contact me on 086/1703332 if you are available. There will be a special draw for a club pull over training top, a club training T-Shirt and 6 leather footballs for all those who pay their membership on the day.

There will be two bouncy castles there to entertain the smaller children too!
All players must be registered by March 31st 2017 for insurance purposes.
Any queries- contact our chairperson Podge on (086) 839 8669, Tomás Barry-membership officer- on 087/6699276, club registrar-John Murphy on 087/6738217 or our Coaching officer Ian Twiss on 087/2521053.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Club registration is now due. Under 6’s-boys and girls are free.
Juvenile/student and OAP are €30.An adult is €50, couples are €80 and
family membership is €100.

Membership must be paid before March 31st 2017. All officers, players and mentors need to be registered for insurance purposes with Croke Park. Our registrar Josephine Twiss does tremendous work each year and we are very grateful to you.
As you will agree, these are fantastic rates- for the juvenile/student/OAP

Credit Union Quiz:

Congratulations to Brendan Casey, Peadar Whelan, Niamh Dinham and Emma Casey -from Nagle Rice Primary School-who won the U 13 section of the Rathmore District Credit Union Quiz today.
They will now compete in the County Final in a few weeks time.
Congratulations also to our neighbours- Faha National School -who came second in the same competition and will also progress to the County Final. They beat off stiff competition from nine other schools. Well done to all involved.
Special thanks to Mary O’ Shea (Milltown Credit Union) for all her work in organising the event.

Christy Kissane Tournament:

As you may be aware, our club is participating in the Christy Kissane Tournament hosted by Laune Rangers in conjunction with Kingdom Kerry Gaels this Saturday February 4th 2017. Milltown Castlemaine are in Group A and will play Dromid Pearses in Beaufort at 12 noon. Should they win, they will play the winners of Beaufort V Dr. Crokes at 1 p.m.

Please head along to Beaufort and support the boys!

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