Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown

The fortnightly club lotto draw took place on Monday, August 21st at the club grounds. There was no jackpot or Match 3 winner on this occasion. The numbers drawn were 6, 21, 28 and the bonus ball was 24.

Lucky Dip winners were as follows:
€50 – Tina Carey, Milltown
€50 – Dorothy Casey, Milltown
€25 – Tom Hanafin, Milltown
€25 – Bridie O’Donoghue
€25 – O’Sullivan Sound Systems, Killarney
€25 – Francis Foley, Castlemaine

Our next club lotto draw is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 4th at 19:30pm in the Clubhouse where the jackpot will be €13,000. 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.

Kerry Petroleum Intermediate Club Football Championship: Group 1, Round 3: Result

Milltown/Castlemaine’s Senior ‘A’ side welcomed Beaufort to the Paddy Burke Memorial Park on Saturday, August 26th for Round 3 of the Kerry Petroleum Intermediate Club Football Championship in Group One.

Beaufort led at half-time on a scoreline of 1-4 to 0-5 and extended their lead to 2-4 to 0-6 by the 45th minute but a late surge from Milltown/Castlemaine seen our lads kick five of the last six points to ensure the spoils were shared as the tie finished 2-05 to 0-11.

Following the conclusion of the group stage, Milltown/Castlemaine progressed to the knockout stage by finishing in 2nd place.

Kerry Petroleum Intermediate Club Football Championship: Quarter-Final Fixture
Milltown/Castlemaine will travel to take on Kilcummin in the Quarter-Final of the Kerry Petroleum Intermediate Club Football Championship on Sunday, September 3rd at 4:00pm.

Tickets for the match will be available to purchase at the entrance gate to the field on Sunday or online over the coming days at the following link:

For those unable to attend the match this weekend, it will also be live streamed on with live match commentary from Murt Murphy and Sean O’Sullivan.

U10 Girls:
Last Tuesday evening, Milltown/Castlemaine were delighted to welcome the Annascaul U10 girls for some challenge games.
All the girls put on a wonderful display of their footballing skills
We had some great support on the sideline. Sincere thanks to all the parents and coaches.
Míle buíochas freisin to Annascaul for making the trip from back West .
Bhaineamar an taitneamh as na gcluichí go léir

U12 Girls:
Our under 12 girls started their East Kerry League (Group 4) campaign on Tuesday evening against MKL C in Milltown.
Very proud of how our girls are continuing to develop and put on a courageous & spirited display of football this evening. Both sets of teams enjoyed some well deserved treats after the game. Thank you to Anthony for organising.
Next up is Killarney Legion B at home next Tuesday evening at 6.30pm.

A massive thank you also to Beaufort last morning for facilitating a challenge game for our Under 12 girls. An end to end contest, with some fantastic football played, and scores taken from both sides.

U13 Boys: Kellihers Toyota Central Region Division 2 Final Result
Hard luck to the Milltown/Castlemaine U13 Green team and management who came up short in the Kellihers Toyota Central Region Division 2 Final on Sunday evening against Glenbeigh/Glencar/Cromane at Beaufort GAA Grounds. The final score was 4-08 to 1-11.

Date for the Diary: Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Night at the Dogs Fundraiser
Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club are gearing up for a family fun night at the dogs at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday September 16th. It will be a fundraiser and there is a great night out planned with lots of fun activities for all the family to enjoy! Tickets are now available from club members.

Leaving Certificate Results: Well Done
Huge congratulations and well done to all the students who received their Leaving Certificate results on Friday especially to our own club members 👍. A wonderful achievement and we wish you all the very in your future endeavors.

Congratulations: to one of our former club players, Klara O Sullivan Nugent played full forward for O’Donovan Rossa Ladies in New York recently and she notched up a tremendous tally of 1-4 in the LGFA New York Junior Championship Final played in Gaelic Park against Shannon Gaels.

Club Insight:
Klara began playing her underage football with the club here in 1999. She featured for Milltown/Castlemaine, Milltown/Listry and MKL Gaels LGFA.
Klara also played Inter County at U14 and U21 level and college football with UCD.
After finishing her college studies here in Ireland, Klara headed off to New York where she now resides and works as a Veterinary Surgeon at Pure Paws, Hudson Square.

She joined O’Donovan Rossa ladies in 2020 and didn’t have to wait too long to get her hands on some silverware!
Klara is pictured here with her husband Emmet Nugent, her dog Rog (team mascot) better known as Rodge the Dodge and the Peter Connaughton Cup following their thrilling win.
Huge congratulations to Klara and all the team and management involved in the success.

Milltown Tidy Towns: Volunteers Needed

Join Milltown Tidy Towns – We need your help. Meeting every Thursday at 6.30pm at The Old Milltown Community Hall. This is an opportunity for local businesses, families and anyone with an interest in creating ” a sense of place” in Milltown.  All welcome, no experience required.  Please call Therese on 089-4767279 for further information or log onto Milltown Tidy Towns Facebook page.

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Clothes Recycling Collection:

Our clothing recycling collection is now happening so we urge you to clean out your wardrobes of all unwanted clothes, sheets, blankets, towels, curtains, shoes etc and drop them to the Paddy Burke Memorial Park in Milltown.
This is a wonderful way of doing your bit for the environment and raising much needed funds for our club at the same time.

Club Merchandise & Club Shop

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA club gear and merchandise is now available to buy online from both the Club Shop and direct from O’Neill’s.

The Club Shop contains details of the large amount of branded Milltown-Castlemaine & Kerry stock we have available within the club, for immediate delivery, please use the link to check stock levels and sizes.

If you cannot find what you are looking for in the club store, then club gear is also available to purchase online in our dedicated O’Neill’s club shop. This site has everything from jerseys to playing gear to wet gear for supporters.

Items for the Club Notes
If you have any items for inclusion in the weekly notes, then please contact the club’s PRO Dara O’Connor on 086 268 8674 before 20:00 on Sundays.

Team Updates
Our club teams are delighted to be back for the 2023 season. All club teams are now back on the field training and playing matches.

Contacts for the various teams are as follows:

MC Minis: Contact Colin McKenna (087 068 7653)
GAA 4 All: Contact Danny McClure (087 653 6631)

U7 Boys: Contact Jason Giles (087 237 6862)

U8 Girls: Contact Susan Sheehan (087 942 6553)
U9 Boys: Contact Trevor Dunlea (087 948 8650)
U10 Girls: Contact Deirdre O’Sullivan (086 170 3332)
U11 Boys: Contact Liam Doherty (086 041 3593)
U12 Girls: Contact Adele O’Dwyer (086 072 1847)
U13 Boys: Contact Haulie Clifford (087 693 2126)
U15 Boys: Contact Sean Hogan (087 721 7875)
Minors: Contact Garry Murphy (087 943 2746)

For anyone New to the Area, who would like to get involved with the club, please contact Ian Twiss on 087 252 1053.

Team Enquiries
If you want to join your local club, one of the fastest growing clubs in the county, please contact one of our members below:

For GAA-4-All 4 players; contact Gillian Twiss on 0877678108
For MC Mini players (U6); contact Colin McKenna on 087 068 7653.
For U7 to U11 players; contact Liam Doherty on 086 041 3593
For U-13 & Older players; contact Ian Twiss on 087 252 1053
For anyone New to the Area, who would like to get involved with the club, please contact Ian Twiss on 087 252 1053

General Enquiries
For any other queries, please send an email to our Secretary or Chairperson at the following addresses:
For emergencies, please call 087 409 3530 (Club Mobile Phone).

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