Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown

Our next club lotto draw is scheduled to take place on Monday, May 16th (tonight) where the jackpot will be €12,600. Get your draw tickets or renew your yearly tickets online on Clubforce or get your tickets for the next draw from all the usual local outlets.

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.

Credit Union County Senior Football League: Division 2, Round 6 Result and Round 7 Fixture
Milltown/Castlemaine ‘A’ hosted Glenbeigh/Glencar on Saturday last, May 13th in Round 6 of the Credit Union County Senior Football League.

The away side carried a two point lead into the half-time interval, leading 0-10 to 1-05, the Milltown/Castlemaine goal being very well taken by Cillian Burke. The visitors continued where they left off after half-time and ran out six point winners on a score of 0-20 to 1-11.

Milltown/Castlemaine are back in action in Round 7 on Sunday next, May 22nd when they take on Beaufort at 2:00pm in Beaufort.

Credit Union County Senior Football League: Division 6A, Round 6 Result and Round 7 Fixture
Milltown/Castlemaine ‘B’ were due to host Castleisland Desmonds ‘B’ on Sunday last, May 15th but this game was called off as the away side were unable to field a team.

Round 7 takes place this coming weekend as Milltown/Castlemaine ‘B’ are away to St. Michael’s Foilmore ‘B’. Date and time to be confirmed and will be posted on the clubs social media accounts.

Kelliher’s Toyota Central Region: Division 2, Round 2 Result and Round 3/4 Fixtures
Milltown/Castlemaine’s Minor side made it two wins from two games on Monday last, May 9th when they beat Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane away from home by three points, 3-09 to 3-06.

There will have no game this evening with two games instead next week in Round 3 and 4. On Monday next. May 23rd Milltown/Castlemaine will host An Ghaeltacht at 7:00pm in Round 4 whilst three days later on Thursday, May 26th they will be away to John Mitchels in a rescheduled Round 3 fixture with throw-in also at 7:00pm.

U-13 News:
Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-13 side will train this week on Tuesday and Friday at 6:00pm on the club field. There is no fixture pencilled in for this weekend as they await the Lee Strand County Football League Phase 2 fixtures.

Lee Strand U15 County Football League: Semi-Final Fixture

Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-15 side will have their rescheduled County Football League Semi-Final this Wednesday, May 18th as they take on Churchill at 7:00pm in Churchill. All support would be most welcome for the lads.

U-7 News:
Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-7 Boys team are away to Cromane on Sunday next, May 22nd in the Go Games Series at 10:00am. Training continues as normal during the week.

U-9s Go Games Series:
Our U-9 side will train as normal this week in advance of their Go Games Series continuing next week, Tuesday May 24th when they host Dr. Crokes in Round 4 at 6:30pm in the Paddy Burke Memorial Park, Milltown.

U-11s News:
Our U-11s side travelled to Ballyseedy, Tralee on Thursday last, May 12th as they concluded Phase 1 against John Mitchels in Round 5 of the Joe O’Connor/Tony Brosnan Group of the Go Games Series.

U-8 Girls:
Our Milltown/Castlemaine U-8 Girls welcomed Castleisland Desmonds to the Paddy Burke Memorial Park in Milltown on Monday last, May 9th for challenge games. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening and many thanks to Castleisland for travelling.

Provisionally the U-8 Girls will travel to Castleisland on Sunday, July 10th at 10:30am for a return challenge match. More information to follow. Training for this week will take place on Tuesday, May 17th at the club grounds.

All at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club would like to offer our sincere congratulations to Kerry GAA PRO and club member Leona Twiss who over the weekend was named public relations officer of the year by the Gaelic Games Writers’ Association.
She was presented with the award at a ceremony in Iveagh Gardens, Dublin for her outstanding work in leading the communications strategy for the GAA in The Kingdom.

Scór na bPaistí 2022: Reminder Quiz TOMORROW!
A Chairde, Scór na bPáistí is back! The club will hold this year’s Tráth na gCeist / Quiz in the Clubhouse on Tuesday May 17th at 7:30 pm. Register before 6:00pm this evening, Monday May 16th by contacting Caitríona on 085-1584456.  We welcome entries from primary school students of all ages who are club members.

The club also welcomes entrants for any of the following Scór na bPáistí competitions – registration details as above.

1.      Rince Foirne -Céile or Figure Dancing

2.      Amhránaíocht Aonair – Solo Singing

3.      Aithriseoireacht/Scéalaíocht – Recitation/Storytelling

4.      Bailéad Ghrùpa – Ballad Group

5.      Léiriú Stáitse – Stage Presentation

6.      Ceol Uirlise – Instrumental Music

7.      Rince Seit – Set Dancing

Further information on these competitions is available by contacting Caitríona. Also if any club member would be willing to volunteer to mentor entrants for any of these competitions please let us know.

If you have any queries please text or WhatsApp Caitríona (Oifigeach Gaeilge agus Cultúrtha) on 085 1584456.

Milltown/Castlemaine Cul Camp 2022  – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
July 25th to July 29th, 2022
The dates for the CUL Camp have been confirmed. The website to register players for the camp is now OPEN 
Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 6 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games.
The link below can be used to register your children:

Join your local club, one of the fastest growing clubs in the county:
GAA 4 All – Every Saturday morning at 9:30am at the Paddy Burke Memorial Park
MC MINIS – Every Saturday morning in Milltown Community Centre at 9:30am

Boys born 2017 and (2018 if accompanied by an adult)
Girls born 2016 & 2017 and (2018 if accompanied by an adult)

U7 Boys Training continues at 6:30pm at the club grounds in Milltown on Tuesday, May 17th

Born 2015 & 2016

U8 Girls Every Monday at 6:15pm at club grounds in Milltown
Born 2014 & 2015

U10 Girls Training on Thursday, May 19th from 6:45-8:00pm at the club grounds
Born 2012 & 2013

Any queries:
MC Minis contact is Katie O’Sullivan 0873205344
U7-U10 contact is Liam Doherty 0860413593
GAA 4 All contact is Gillian Twiss 0877678108
If you are new to the area and you wish to join an older group, contact Ian Twiss (0872521053).

New players welcome to try out to see how much they enjoy it!

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club Membership 2022

Membership Due

Membership fees for 2022 are now due and can be paid online by visiting Club membership is open to Adult Players, Adult Non-Players, Juvenile Players and Families and New Members are always welcome.

The monies received is funnelled towards the maintenance of facilities, playing equipment, affiliation fees, insurance, utility bills, team preparation and other administrative costs. Our GAA Club is reliant on all members paying their subscriptions to cover these running costs as the GAA at Central Level (Croke Park) or County Level do not provide grants, finance, or assistance to cover these general running costs.

The membership fee rates for 2022, as set by the Club Executive, are detailed by clicking on the link above.

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