Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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All Ireland Champions:

Congratulations to Glenbeigh Glencar who defeated Rock in the Junior All Ireland Final in Croke Park on Sunday. This is a wonderful achievement and great credit goes to their manager Aidan O’ Shea, his management team and the extended panel of players who put in a tremendous effort. Enjoy your well-deserved celebrations!
Club registration is now due. 

Under 6’s are free.

Juvenile/student and OAP are €30.

An adult is €50, couples are €80 and family membership is €100.

As you will agree, these are fantastic rates- for the juvenile/student/OAP – it works out at 58 cent per week, while a family membership (up to 2 adults and 4 children) works out at just under €2 per week.

And don’t forget that membership entitles you to free entry to all our home Co. League games – worth €30(on production of your membership card) as well as entry to the Munster Final ticket draw and that all important All Ireland ticket draw in September!

Membership also entitles all those aged 18 and over to vote at the AGM.

Certainly great value for money!

Please note that all officers, mentors and trainers must be registered.

All officers, players and mentors need to be registered for insurance purposes with Croke Park. Our registrar John Murphy will be delighted to facilitate anybody who wishes to join our club. Membership must be paid before March 31st 2017. (Registrations after this date will not be issued with a registration card-something that is necessary to gain your free entry to home county league games)

Fun Football:

Fun Football continues on Sundays in the Nagle Rice Community Hall, Milltown. Under 8’s at 5, under 10’s at 6 and under 14‘s at 7.

Under 16’s and minors are on Tuesdays at 7. Please remember your €2 to cover hall rental and don’t forget your gum shield. Any questions -please contact Garry on 087943746.

Email addresses:

We are in the process of updating our contact details, which includes e mail addresses. If you have new contact details, you can private message me (Deirdre O’ Sullivan) on my Facebook Page with new details. Some emails are coming back with an un-delivered status.

Lotto Jackpot Draw:

Want to head to New York for St.Patrick’s Day but can’t afford it…. Then why not play our Lotto Jackpot this week. Just a €2 ticket could win you €13,200 or a share in it. Match 3 numbers for a win or share of €500. There are also 6 consolation prizes up for grabs .So head out and purchase your tickets. It could be you!

Our next draw is for €13,200 on Friday February 24th 2017.The draw will take place in The Castle Inn Bar, Castlemaine.

Please note that under age players are NOT permitted inside the dressing rooms prior to or after a SENIOR game or inside the surrounding fence wire when a senior game is ongoing.

This is to protect all parties involved. We ask parents and guardians to continually remind their children of this rule which will be strictly enforced. We appreciate your on- going support and cooperation.

 Appropriate Football Gear:

Can all underage team managers, trainers/coaches please ensure that all players representing Milltown /Castlemaine are dressed in club colours (Green and White socks and togs.)   This is to avoid any inconvenience prior to games.

We would also ask parents/guardians of players to inform their children of this County Board Rule.

Páidí O’ Sé tournament:

Well done to the Milltown Castlemaine boys who defeated Fingallians of Swords -Dublin in the first round of the above tournament in Gallarus on Saturday last. The final score was M/C: 0/12 points, Fingallians: 0/8 points. However, their opponents in the semi-finals-An Ghaeltacht, had the edge and after a tight tussle- M/C lost on a score line of 2.05 to 1.06.

Míle buíochas to all involved in organising such a fantastic tournament.

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