John Mitchels GAA Club News

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UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS  
50 boys and girls trained indoors in our complex Sunday despite the awful weather outside. The enthusiasm of the players was infectious and it’s fair to say the coaches enjoyed the session every bit as much as the children.

Second session and already the boys and girls are into the routine. Great fun was had during the relay races as well as the fundamentals games.
We train again next Sunday at 11am.

New players always welcome

 U8/U10/GIRLS  
The terrible weather meant that training came indoors on Sunday in the John Mitchel’s GAA Complex, with the u8 and U10 girls safe from the wind and the rain.But it didn’t mean that the action was any less intense, as the girls continued to ramp up their physical activity after the off-season.
After a light warm-up the skills sessions began with the girls paired off for kicking and handpassing skills, with Caoimhe, Siun, Aoibheann and Millie all standing out. Following this there was an intensive hand-passing game with the girls practicing their high-pressure passing and tackling skills to replicate game situations. Ava, Kayla and Clodagh all stood out, with a number of mini-breaks to ensure that the coaches were able to bring the girls attention to some skills breakdowns that needed to be caught early.
The day ended with a backs and forwards set up and again there was some excellent tackling and ball movement, which pleasantly surprised the coaches this early in the season.
Eva, Caoimhe Mai, Siun and Ciara stood out here and the girls were sent home with homework to practice their handpassing and kick passing.
Training continues next weekend at 11am on Sunday morning. All are welcome.

U12Girls
There will be a medal presentation for our 2021 under 12 girls’ team at Chamfers at 6.30pm on Saturday February 26th. We look forwards to welcoming players and parents John Joe Sheehy Road for this presentation. Our under 12 girls return To Training on Sunday 27th Feb at 12 noon. All new players welcome.

 U14 Girls

Training for our under 14 girls will commence on Sunday 27th February at 1.00pm We look forward to welcoming back our current players and all new players players are also very welcome.

U16 GIRLS

Training for our u 16 girls will commence on Wednesday March 2nd from 6.00pm-7.00pm.

We are looking forward to the season ahead with this group of players and seeing you all at Ballyseedy on the 2nd . All new players welcome

UNDER 9 
The bad weather didn’t hamper John Mitchel’s U9 Boys on Sunday last as we had another great turn out in our sports hall. We started the session with all ball work catching, passing & kicking. Then we did did a bit Strength & Conditioning which the kids love doing & as reward we finished up with cracking game of stuck in the mud which I think the coaches enjoy more then the kids 🤣

John Mitchel’s Sunday Morning Juvenile Academy continues every Sunday Morning from 9.50am. We cater for all Boys from U7 to U11 & all Girls from U7 to U10.
All Newcomers more than Welcome we love too see new faces every week.
Hope to see you all again next week & please don’t forget to keep on practicing!!!!

Under 11Boys  
We had a great indoor session this morning as a result of weather conditions. Another great turnout and also a couple of new faces as well which is fantastic to see. We worked on movement, hand passing off both hands and the near hand tackle and followed it up with a number of high intensity box drills Thanks to all the kids and coaches for turning up on what was a wild morning. Please remember to practice the skills that we spoke about this morning at home during the week. We continue training next Sunday  morning on the astro at 9.45 am. Mitchels Abú

Under 13 boys 
Training is on Monday and Fridays at 5.45pm. New players always welcome.

 UNDER 15 BOYS  
Training for the u 15 boys on Wednesdays at 5.45 and Fridays at 5.30. Don’t forget your gumshields. All mew player’s welcome

UNDER 17 Boys  
Our U 17s play Na Gaeil on Saturday the 18th of February at 3.00pm in Ballyseedy.
Please show your support.
Training on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6.00-7.15, New players always welcome.

SENIOR LADIES
Our Senior ladies are Training Sunday Mornings . Players will be notified about training.

SENIOR MEN
We played Austin Stacks in the Town League in dreadful conditions at home last Sunday morning. The first half was played in horrendous wind and rain conditions were poor for both sides. The first half saw us excellent in defence with great performances from Padraig White, Akeem Molloy  The first half ended 1 point each and our score coming from James Duggan.

The conditions continued to worsen in the second half and we added excellent scores from James Duggan and ran out victorious on a score line of 4 points to 3 points .

Well done to both teams their management and their supporters for their commitment to the game for what was truly the most challenging of weather conditions.

Next game away to St Pats on Suday 27th at 12.30pm Please Show your support

CLOTHES COLLECTION 
We have a clothes bank on site having joined up with St Vincent De Paul to raise much needed funds for both John Mitchel’s and SVP. All donations welcome.

Club WALKWAY
Our walkway is open for everyone to enjoy come along and take part in a healthy lifestyle.
Winter walking club coming soon. We ll keep you posted.
THIS IS A SMOKE-FREE ZONE
A STRICT NO DOGS – NO CYCLING OR NO STUDDED FOOTBALL BOOTS rule applies to the walkways.

BINGO: 
Bingo continues every Wednesday  Eyes down at 8.30pm sharp. So come along to Chamfers John Joe Sheehy Rd Tralee and enjoy the fun.

Lounge Room 
We welcomed all parents to our lounge room on Sunday where they enjoyed a cup of tea/coffee while training commenced. Our lounge room will be open every Sunday so come along relax and enjoy your cuppa.

 JOHN MITCHEL’S SPORTS COMPLEX:  
If anyone is interested in hiring the hall for indoor soccer, basketball or indoor dance and fitness classes please contact immediately as only a few spaces available
Our Astro in our sports complex at Camp Ballyseedy is available for bookings. For further information contact the club reception on 066 7197070.

Chamfers  
We are also hiring out our old clubhouse on the John Joe Sheehy Road beside Aldi. You can hold dance classes, meetings, fitness classes, book clubs you name it we can cater your needs. For more information, please call us on0667197070 and we will be glad to assist

MEMBERSHIP  
Hi folks our membership is now reopen again for the coming season. Sign up through the link below.
https://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp…

MERCHANDISE:  John Mitchel’s Training Gear
Please use the link below to see all the merchandise available to purchase.
Na Misteallaigh Abu
https://www.oneills.com/…/john-mitchels-gaa-kerry.htm

Block 11 Gym   
Anyone wanting to do a bit of exercise while the kids are training on a Sunday morning, or any evening can avail of the on-site gym for as little as €5.00 each time or €40.00 per month. It would be a great way to stay fit, especially in the cold wet weather. There is a huge range of equipment to avail from and help is always on hand. Please contact Oliver for more information.

San Rita Wellness  
San Rita Wellness weight loss and wellness consultants hold weekly (in person) meetings every Tuesday in our clubhouse (Ballyseede)
Times: 9.30am-10.30am
Warm and friendly interacting group meetings, simple to follow calorie counting plan.
Come along and make a fresh start.

WIN A HOUSE IN KILLARNEY  
Help our Club to win a cash prize! Please nominate our club when you buy your ticket online for the Kerry Gaa house draw. Support the club support the County. Buy online at www.kerrygaa.ie #YourKeyToTheKingdom
€100 – BUY YOUR TICKET
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Kerry GAA are also running numerous other promotional draws throughout the fundraising campaign. The earlier you purchase your “Win a House in Killarney” ticket (or tickets!) the more draws you will be entered into. Remember all tickets purchased before the deadline for each promotional draw will entitle you to be entered into all promotional draws thereafter.
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SYMPATHY:
The death has occurred of Aela O’Keeffe (Kerins)
Castlewood Park, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of Noreen Foley (née Moynihan)
The Cottages, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of John Kennedy
Clounalour, Oakpark, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of Joan Fitzgerald (née Rice)
Cloghers, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of Tom Begley
Listellick North, Tralee, Kerry / Dingle, Kerry
The death has occurred of Maura Lawlor (née McSweeney)
Caherslee, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of Rose Joy (née O’Grady)
Spa Road, Tralee, Kerry / Limerick
The death has occurred of Arthur (Autie) Boyle
Oakpark Demesne, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of Paul Alan Beardshall
Cois Abhainn, Tralee, Kerry
The death has occurred of Breanndán Murphy
Tralee, Kerry / Clondalkin, Dublin / Straffan, Kildare
The death has occurred of Denis J. Reen

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