Austin Stacks GAA Juvenile Club News

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Dáithí Ó Lionáird of ‘The Ugly Mug’ coffee shop on Edward Street, presenting a new set of jerseys to the Minor Captain, Donagh Mac Mathúna, at a training session at The Green (CBS) Astroturf Pitch. Also in photo with minor team players are Trainers Dara Ó Lúing and David Scanlon as well as Juvenile Chairman, Tim McMahon.

PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: Peil an Domhnaigh….all our Sunday action will take place in Caherslee from next Sunday on (25th). We look forward to a long fruitful outdoor season.

PEIL FAOI 12: (i) Our Sunday morning training will take place in Connolly Park. (ii) Training will be held on the Tralee CBS (The Green) Astroturf Pitch at 6pm on Tuesday. (iii) Lee Strand County League fixtures:- DIVISIONs 1A and 1B: 8th April (Sunday 6pm) – Kilcummin v AdeS (away); 15thApril – AdeS (home) v Laune Rangers; 22nd April – AdeS (home) v Ráth Mhór; 29th April – B/mac v AdeS; 6th May – Crócaigh v AdeS. DIVISION 9: 8th April (Domhnach 6pm) – AdeS v B/donoghue; 15th April – Asdee/Bally v AdeS; 22nd April – AdeS v Ballyheigue; 29th April – Scartaglin v AdeS; – 6th May – Naomh Pádraig v AdeS.

UNDER 12 LEAGUE RULES: 1..a goal scored after the 5th goal counts as a point; are to be 25 minutes per half; 3..the player who is fouled takes the free kick; 4..a sideline kick is to be taken by the player nearest to where the ball goes out; is recommended that all players play for at least 25 minutes in each game; 6..the number of substitutions is unlimited; is restricted to one hop and one solo; 8..all kick outs are from the hand and from within the small parallelogram; 9..the dimensions of the small parallelogram are 1.2m out from the goalposts and 3m from the end line; 10..all 45s are to be taken off the ground from 36 metres; foot dribbling, i.e. no more that two foot-touches along the ground are permitted; 12..size 4 footballs are to be used; 13..for all U12 games, the ‘square ball’ rule will apply but there will be NO PENALTIES; 14..maximum number of players on team is 11; 15..B teams may be 9-aside or 10-aside; 16..clubs with three teams must submit their first 11 and second 11 two days before the second-round games; 17..the dimensions of the playing pitch will be circa 90 metres long and circa 45 metres wide; 18..if a team has an issue about the eligibility of an opposing player, a mentor should request the referee to take the player’s name and to get the player’s signature and date of birth; 19..if the home pitch is unplayable, the onus is on the home team to find an alternative venue, subject to agreement with the coordinator; 20..clubs are obliged to find an alternative referee if their own club referee is not available; 21..a team wishing to change a fixture (i) must agree to the change with the opposing team, (ii) must agree to a new date with the opposing team, (iii) must notify the coordinator, the PRO and the referee and (iv) must arrange the appointment of a referee for the new fixture.

UNDER 12 LEAGUE ‘FAIR PLAY’ RECOMMENDATIONS: 1..all players in their final year (dhá bhliain déag d’aois) must play for at least half the game. 2..players who are two years younger than the age limit may NOT play IF there are players older than them on the sideline (e.g. U10 players may NOT play on the U12 team IF any 11s or 12s are on the sideline).
PEIL FAOI 14: (i) Our Under 14 indoor training is being held in the club gym on Thursdays at 5.45pm. (ii) Our Sunday outdoor training venue: expect text. (iii) TDB U14 League games: (a) DIVISION 1: Our A team played v Na Gaeil at 5.30pm on Wednesday 21st March. (b) DIVISION 3: Our B team secured a place in the Division 3 Town League final. Maith sibh, a bhuachaillí!
PEIL FAOI 15: We head for Fermoy on Saturday next (24ú) and we hope to perform well in the Pa O’Brien Tournament.
PEIL FAOI 16: (i) Training for our Under 16 players will take place on Fridays and on Sundays. (ii) The Central League will commence on Monday next (26th) and we will have two teams competing…foireann A i roinn 1 agus foireann B i roinn 3. The As will play Laune Rangers in the first round and the Bs will be in action v St Pats. Ar aghaidh linn, a leaideanna!
SCÓR na bPÁISTÍ: (i) ‘Well done’ to our representatives who took part in Scór na bPáistí on Tuesday last. Bhí Aoife Trant (amhránaíocht aonair) agus Abi Nic Conmara (scéalaíocht) in iomaíocht ar ár son. (ii) The county semi-final will be held at 4pm on Saturday April 7th. (iii) The county finals will take place at 2pm on Sunday April 22nd i Halla Pobail na Faille Móire. The county final quiz will be held at 11am on Sunday April 22nd; quiz venue to be confirmed. There’s still time to enter a 4-person quiz team!
SEANFHOCAIL: (i) Ní bheathaíonn na briathra na bráithre (words don’t feed the friars); (ii) Ní chuireann focail mhóra im ar mheacain bhána (big words don’t put butter on parsnips); (iii) Ní shásaíonn focail mhóra ocras (big words don’t satisfy hunger).
CAMPAÍ ‘CÚL’: (i) Hurling camp in Caherslee from 13th to 17th August. (ii) Football camp in Connolly Park from 2nd to 6th July.

PARÁID NA FÉILE PÁDRAIG: Buíochas to all who marched in the parade…daoine óga, meantóirí agus tuismitheoirí. Adrienne McLoughlin was present with her ‘Canon’…see her pictures on

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