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 Tuesday, July 26th at 8:00pm (Please note the change due to the Kerry GAA homecoming on Monday, July 25th) 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.

All at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA would like to congratulate the Kerry Men’s Senior team and management on a brilliant victory in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final over the weekend against Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Sam Maguire has returned to The Kingdom for the 38th time!

Best Wishes:
This weekend it is the turn of the Kerry Senior Ladies as they will take on Meath in the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Final at 4:00pm on Sunday, July 31st in Croke Park, Dublin. We would like to wish the players and management all the very best and safe journey to all the supporters.

GAA Recognition: All-Ireland Final Day
Well done to Milltown/Castlemaine’s Sean Burke who on Sunday in Croke Park was celebrating the 1997 jubilee by taking a bow in front of the crowd to mark 25 years since his All-Ireland victory with The Kingdom!

Camp for Future Stars 2022:
After a break of two years the Club is delighted to announce the return of our CAMP FOR FUTURE STARS for 2022
Offering four fantastic days packed with GAA Skills, games and loads of fun.
Our camp will take place from Tuesday, Aug 16th to Friday August 19th, from 10:00 to 14:00 at our wonderful facilities in Paddy Burke Memorial Park, Milltown.
Each year, this camp gets better and better – with much fun to be had and friendships to be made.
Registration for the camp has moved on-line and can be accessed via Clubforce…
With the Milltown/Castlemaine CUL Camp having sold out in two days; please register early as places are limited in each category.
For any questions or queries, please contact
Ian Twiss: 087 252 1053 or Liam Doherty: 086 041 3593

County Senior Football Development League: Division 3 Shield Final Result
Milltown/Castlemaine’s Senior ‘C’ side travelled to Currow last Friday evening to take on the hosts in the Shield Final of the County Development League. Unfortunately it was not to be their night as Currow led 1-08 to 0-05 at half time before running out 3-13 to 0-12 victors in the end. Hard luck to the players and management who put in a great effort throughout the competition.

Mid Kerry Junior Football League: Round 5 Result and Final Fixture Details

Our Junior Football side have qualified for the 2022 Mid Kerry Junior Football League Final after defeating Beaufort on Tuesday of last week on a score of 5-07 to 2-08 at the Paddy Burke Memorial Park in Milltown. This was the sides 3rd win out of 4 games in the competition.

They will now face Laune Rangers in the final on Wednesday, July 27th at 7:30pn in J P O’Sullivan Park, Killorglin. Best wishes to the players and management involved. All support is welcome.

Keane’s Supervalu County Minor Football Championship: Round 2 Fixture
The Paddy Burke Memorial Park in Milltown will play host to Round 2 of the Keane’s Supervalu County Minor Football Championship this evening, Tuesday July 26th as Mid Kerry will take on Laune Rangers at 7:00pm.
Milltown/Castlemaine have 8 players on the squad along with Cathal Moriarty and Mike Burke who are part of the management team. We wish them all the very best of luck.

Kerry GAA Development Squads:
Milltown/Castlemaine GAA was well represented last Saturday with 8 members (6 players and 2 coaches) donning the Green and Gold as the Kerry South U-14, U-15 and U-16s all were in action.
Kerry South U-14s had a big win over Laois at the Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence in Currans. Charlie Griffin was representing our club.
Kerry South U-15s fell to a narrow two point defeat against Galway North in Lewis Road, Killarney. Ian Twiss was part of the management whilst James Dempsey, Michael Lynch and Sean Griffin were part of the playing squad.
Kerry South U-16s travelled to Millstreet to take on West Cork on Saturday also and came away with a 2-10 to 0-06 victory. David Heasman was manager of the side with Dara Hogan and Aaron Dinham part of the squad.
Well done to all our club representatives. It is fantastic to see some of our club players progressing to play at the highest level for Kerry and similarly it is great to see our coaches pitting their wits against those from other counties.

U-7s: Recent Action
Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-7s were in Listry on Friday evening. They had 3 teams and played 3 very entertaining games. There are great improvements being made by our future stars week on week. Keep up the good work!

U-11s: Munster Go Games Blitz

Well done to the U-11 boys team and management who took part in the Munster Go-Games Blitz in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney on Thursday morning. The boys played games against Austin Stacks, Rathmore and Fossa before being given a stadium tour by former Kerry captain Fionn Fitzgerald, who passed on some great insights from his time playing with Kerry.
They also took part in another Blitz in Pairc Ui Chaoimh in Cork today.
Thanks to Donal Daly and all those in Munster GAA games development who organise these great blitzes.

U-13s: Training Arrangements

Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-13 Green and White sides will both continue training on Friday of this week at 6:00pm at the club grounds. Fixture details for the next round of games are yet to be confirmed but it is likely that they will begin next weekend.

U-15s: Central Region Division 2, Round 5 Result
Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-15 side hosted Sneem/Derrynane/Templenoe/Tuosist last week and continued their 100% winning record. They were victorious on a scoreline of 3-12 to 4-08.
Fantastic result in a cracking open game of football between both sides. The result could have gone either way but our lads showed tremendous resilience to hold out in the end and in doing so have now made it three wins from three games.

GAA 4 All: Change of day for training
Please note that GAA 4 All training sessions will now take place once weekly on a Wednesday evening (instead of Saturday morning) from 5:45pm – 6:30pm at the club grounds.

U-8 Girls:

Milltown/Castlemaine’s U-8 Girls will have no further training sessions until Monday, August 1st 2022 at the club grounds.

U-10 Girls:
Our U-10 Girls training is cancelled this week due to the Cúl Camp taking place at the club grounds. Training will resume next week.

Join your local club, one of the fastest growing clubs in the county:

GAA 4 All – Every Wednesday evening at 5:45pm at the Paddy Burke Memorial Park (PLEASE NOTE CHANGE)
MC MINIS – Every Saturday morning in the Paddy Burke Memorial Park 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 Tuesday evening at 6:30pm.

Born 2015 & 2016

U8 Girls Next training will be Monday, August 1st 2022.
Born 2014 & 2015

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!

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