Austin Stacks Juvenile GAA Club News

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PEIL FAOI 6/8/10: (i) Our U6/8/10 boys will travel to the Legion Club on SATURDAY morning next (April 6th) to play a few games. This is a trip to be enjoyed by all! We’ll meet at 9.30am in Connolly Park; bí ann in am if you need a lift. If you’ve your own transport, please be at the Legion pitch for 10.15am; throw-in will be at 10.30am. Beidh an-mhaidin againn! We’ll have a great morning’s football! (ii) No…no….no football on Sunday (7th). We will NOT have outdoor football this coming Sunday because of our Killarney trip.

CAMPA PEILE: The Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camp will take place in Connolly Park from July 1st to July 5th. Register at

PEIL FAOI 12: The Rock will have 3 teams in the Lee Strand County League and the ball will be thrown in on Sunday next. Good luck, boys! Here are the A team and B team fixtures: (a) 7-4-19 ag 6pm in Kenmare…Kenmare v AdeS A/B (b) 14-4-19 ag 6pm…AdeS A/B v Na Crócaigh; (c) 21-4-19 ag 6pm… AdeS A/B v Legion; (d) 5-5-19 ag 6pm…AdeS A/B v B/mac. Here are the C team fixtures: (b) 7-4-19 ag 6pm in Connolly Park…AdeS C v Scartaglin; (b) 14-4-19 ag 6pm…Naomh Mícheál v AdeS C; (c) 21-4-19 ag 6pm…AdeS C v Legion; (d) 28-4-19 ag 6pm…Tuosist v AdeS C; (e) 5-5-19 ag 6pm…An Daingean v AdeS C. The C team fixtures: to be announced.

PEIL FAOI 14: (i) The Suits Select TOWN League final (Division 1) has been postponed indefinately. (ii) Lee Strand COUNTY League (Division 1): These are the U14A team fixtures: (a) 3-4-19 ag 7pm in Connolly Park…AdeS A v Moyvane; (b) 10-4-19 ag 7pm as baile….Keel/Listry v AdeS A; (c) 17-4-19 ag 7pm…Kenmare v AdeS A; (d) 24-4-19 ag 7pm…AdeS A Laune Rangers; (e) 1-5-19 ag 7pm…Kilcummin v AdeS A. (iii) Lee Strand County League (Division 9): Here are the B team fixtures: (a) 3-4-19 ag 7pm i mBaile an Mhuilinn….Milltown/Castlemaine v AdeS B; (b) 10-4-19 ag 7pm i bPáirc Uí Chonghaile….AdeS B v Firies; (c) 17-4-19 ag 7pm… AdeS B v B/mac; (d) 24-4-19 ag 7pm…Legion v AdeS B; (e) 1-5-19 ag 7pm… AdeS B v Laune Rangers; (f) 8-5-19 ag 7pm…AdeS B v Keel/Castlemaine; (g) 15-5-19 ag 7pm…Na Crócaigh v AdeS B.

GAELTACHT SCHOLARSHIP? The GAA (Bord Thrá Lí, Bord Chiarraí, Comhairle na Mumhan), in conjunction with Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne, is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht scholarships to young members (ages 12 to 17 years) of GAA clubs. These GAA-sponsored scholarships will enable club members to attend residential Irish language courses which will improve their spoken Irish. They’ll be based in the Corca Dhuibhne (West Kerry) Gaeltacht for 2/3 weeks during the summer. Over the years, many young members of The Rock Club were on these Cúrsaí Gaeilge and thoroughly enjoyed the sport, lessons, music, song and dance in atmaisféar Gaelach. It’s a great way to begin preparations for an Irish oral exam….worth 40% of marks in the Leaving Certificate Examination. Interested applicants are asked to text their names to 087 6606693 asap. Closing date set for 20th April (Satharn na Cásca). Please pass on the word to friends as, unfortunately, some look for the scoláireacht after the closing date! Ná cuir do leas ar cairde! A couple of players have already applied. Bain triail as saoire sa Ghaeltacht, a dhaoine óga! You’ll come home with new friends, a good healthy colour, nice memories agus blas breá ar do chuid Gaolainne!!

SCÓR NA bPÁISTÍ: The Tráth na gCeist(eanna) county final will take place at 11am in the Glenbeigh/Glencar Sports Hall on Saturday April 6th. The club’s chosen team have had to withdraw as they’ve qualified for ‘another’ All-Ireland with their gaelscoil and dates clash! Is trua san ach guímid gach rath orthu i mBaile Átha Cliath. However, it’s not too late to enter another team of four to represent the club. The Greater Tralee Area will be represented in the following competitions: solo singing (Cnoc na hEaglaise), recitation (Parnells), bailéadghrúpa (Na Gaeil) and léiriú (Parnells).

PEIL FAOI 16: (i) Training this week will be on Wednesday and Friday evenings with starting times of 5.45pm (17:45). (ii) Here are the UNDER 16A Central League (Division 1) fixtures: (a) 1-4-19 ag 6.30pm ar an gCillín….Na Gaeil v AdeS A; (b) 8-4-19 ag 7pm…AdeS A v Laune Rangers; (c) 15-4-19 ag 7pm…Ardfert v AdeS A; (d) 22-4-19 ag 6.30pm ag baile…AdeS A v C/gregory; (e) 29-4-19 ag 7pm…B/mac v AdeS A; (f) 6-5-19 ag 7pm….semi-finals; (f) 13-5-19 ag 7pm…final. (iii) Here are the UNDER 16B Central League (Division 3) fixtures: (a) 1-4-19 ag 6.30pm ag baile…AdeS B v Laune Rangers B; (b) This Thursday (4-4-19) at 6.30pm in Blennerville….An Daingean/N.Pádraig v AdeS B (rescheduled); (c) 8-4-19 ag 7pm as baile…B/heigue vAdeS B; (d) 15-4-19 ag 7pm…Desmonds vAdeS B; (e) 29-4-19 ag 7pm…AdeS B v Na Mistéalaigh; (f) 6-5-19 ag 7pm…AdeS B v Churchill; (g) 13-5-19 ag 7pm…semi-finals; (h) 20-5-19 ag 7pm…an craobhchluiche.

LÚTHCHLEASAÍOCHT FAOI 16: ‘Well done’ to Jordan Kissane who won the National Indoor U17 200m final in Athlone on Sunday last. Éacht agus mórghaisce!

COMHBHRÓN: Our sympathies to the Kerry seniors who were pipped by Maigh Eo. We’re still proud of them and we look forward to their summer football voyage! Maybe they should revert to the ‘real’ Kerry colours. And why did Mayo wear the ‘blue’ of Munster?

CÚPLA FOCAL: (i) Beidh siad ar ais = They’ll be back; (ii) An-chluiche go deo = A great match altogether; (iii) Drochsheans = Mí-ádh = Hard luck; (iv) Tá gach scil aige = He has every skill; (v) Labhair sé ar son na foirne = He spoke for the team; (vi) Is an-pheileadóir é = He’s a great footballer; (vii) An fhoireann is fearr = The better team; (viii) Abair amach é! = Say it out! (ix) Tabhair faoi = Have a go/bash at it/him; (x) Ambaiste! = Indeed! = Really!

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