Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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Mile búiochas do gach duine for playing Milltown/Castlemaine Clubs Fortnightly Fundraiser, the money raised is vital to the day to day running of our club and your support is sincerely appreciated.

BAILE AN MHUILINN – CAISLEÁN NA MAINGE ABU.

News Update:

Minor Team

Our Milltown/Castlemaine Minor U17 side missed out by the narrowest of margins against Keel/Listry in the Shield Final on Saturday morning. In a well contested game the two teams battled the elements and were separated by just a single point at full-time.

The final score Milltown/Castlemaine U17 0-07 v 0-08 Keel/Listry.

Well done to the whole minor panel and their coaches for all their hard work throughout the year and best wishes to the players moving up in age group next year as well as the players remaining minor for 2022.

Thank you very much to the hard working coaching team Stephen, Cathal and all who helped out throughout the year. Thank you to all the Covid supervisors, the parents of the players for their incredible support and to the parent’s who kept us all up to date with scores during the games.

A big thank you also to Ross Building also for kindly sponsoring the minor teams club gear earlier this year.

Club Coffee Shop Open

Mondays 7.30-8.30pm

Don’t forget the club coffee shop will be open on Monday evenings why not come along and enjoy a stroll and a chat with a chance to support our club coffee shop too. The lights will be on in training pitch, if any of our juvenile players would like to practice their skills while you walk.

Thank you all sincerely for your continued support, all proceeds from our club coffee shop go towards the day to day running of our Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club.

Thank you to Mid Kerry Veterinary Centre sponsors of our Walkway & Foleys Spar, Milltown sponsors of our Social Area.

Parish Draw

It’s that time of year again and the entry forms for the Annual Fundraising Parish Draw have been delivered throughout the area. If you did not receive one last year and wish to be added to the list for delivery please contact Father Danny Broderick or call the office during opening hours.

You could be in with a chance to win one of the fantastic cash prizes, heating oil voucher or hampers above.

Tickets can also be picked up in the sacristy after mass and completed tickets can be dropped to James Arthurs Shop (Murphy’s Food-store), the Parish Office Post Box, to Father Danny Broderick at 18 Ballyoughtragh Heights or into the collection plate at mass. The draw will take place on the 19th of December after mass and Father Danny Broderick and his team would like to thank everyone sincerely for their generous and continued support.

Parish Office:  Sacred Heart Church, Milltown, Office Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday from 9.30–12.30

Contact the office on 066-9767312

Or contact Father Danny Broderick on (087) 9061255

MKL Gaels

Well done to the players and coaching team of the MKL Senior Ladies Team who created history in the past few weeks making their way to the Junior A Munster Championship Final. A fantastic feat which the whole club can be proud of.

It was not to be on the day as Mullinahone Ladies (Tipperary) ran out winners on a windy day in Mallow but that is not to take from the fantastic effort and wonderful journey the team went on to make it to the final.

Just a couple of weeks ago we at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA had the pleasure of hosting the MKL Senior Teams, Munster Semi Final on a fantastic occasion for MKL Gaels and for all of us at Paddy Burke Memorial Park.

We hope the players and coaches from MKL Gaels enjoy a well deserved rest over the Christmas and are ready to go again in 2022.

Mid Kerry Championship Final

Everyone at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club was very proud to host the Mid Kerry Final this past weekend as Beaufort took on Laune Rangers in the decider.

A big congratulations to Beaufort in claiming the Michael O’Connor Memorial Cup and commiserations to Laune Rangers who played their part in a good game despite the strong winds.

In the post match speeches that took place in the brand new 276 seater stand it was wonderful to hear the kind comments from the Mid Kerry Board and Beaufort Captains about the fantastic facilities at Paddy Burke Memorial Park. We thank them for their kind words and thank all our club members for continuing to support our development project.

A huge thank you to the incredible group of volunteers who helped out in so many ways for todays final. With the work starting early in the week to get ready for the big occasion and the outstanding stewardship of today’s event, we thank you all sincerely for your hard work.

Operation Transformation

The year has not finished but we are looking towards the new one and hoping to create a team at our club for Operation Transformation in January. At the moment we are looking for anyone interested in helping to organise our clubs OT efforts? Please contact Danny on 087 653 6631 if you are interested.

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