Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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AGM:

The AGM of our club will be on Friday, November 24 th in the clubhouse at 7.30 pm.

As always we will be seeking nominations for positions within the club.

We are continually seeking volunteers to assist us in the running and management of our ever expanding club.

Getting involved in your local GAA Club is a wonderful way to form new friendships- as well as giving opportunities for skills and expertise to be shared -for the benefit of all in our community.

If you would like to become involved in any aspect of our club, please contact any member of our club executive.

Lotto:

Our next Fundraising Lotto Jackpot Draw takes place on this Friday,November 17 th,  in Killorglin Golf Club.
Our Lotto Jackpot is now €17,000-with €850 on offer for a match 3.  Best of luck to all.

Race Night:
Knightlys Bar, Castlemaine.
Excitement is building for the club’s annual fundraising Race Night – scheduled for Saturday December 2nd , 2017.
Finger food will be served and Tote Betting will be available on the night. Prizes for best dressed lady and gent!
The club are seeking your valued support in race sponsorship either as a
​Full Race Sponsor, a Half Race Sponsor or you also will have the option to purchase a horse.
Sellers will be in touch in the coming weeks.
This is always a great pre festive night out so we look forward to as many members from our community joining us.

Cumann Na mBunscoil:
Congratulations to St.Josephs N.S. Castlemaine,on advancing to the County Final of the 4 teacher school Cumann Na mBunscoil Competition -defeating last year’s champions-Aghatubrid N.S. Caherciveen.

The final  scoreline was 4-13 to 5-04. Our club players on the team are :Gerry McCarthy, Dara Hogan, John Hogan, Ben Downes, Damien O’ Connor, Adrian Connolly, Sebastian Rzepa and Liam Lenihan.

The County Final will be played on this Wednesday -November  15th in Austin Stack Park at 6:30 p.m. Please do your best to head along and support our local school and club players.Some fantastic work is being done in our clubs and schools with football coaching. Well done to everyone involved.

New County PRO:
All in Milltown/Castlemaine GAA are delighted with the news that our fellow club member, Leona Twiss, will become the new PRO of Kerry GAA.  What a great honour for Leona, her family and all in our club.
Best of luck in you new role Leona!

Children’s Choir:
A huge well done to all the boys and girls from our club who are part of the children’s choir. Your singing and music make our Sunday masses very special.

Milltown Listry Ladies:
Congratulations to Milltown
Listry Senior Ladies, who defeated Austin Stacks in the Mary Joe Curran Cup final on Sunday.
Special mention to their trainers Damian Murphy and Nigel Wrenn ( Milltown Castlemaine Senior players) and club chairperson Phil Tangney who have done wonderful work with these girls, bringing them to three finals this year. Having been very unlucky in the first two, they finally were rewarded for their commitment and dedication on Sunday afternoon. Captain Helena Hayes accepted the Mary Joe Curran shield on behalf of her team mates from Dan Kearney- Kerry LGFA.

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