Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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Lotto: Sponsored by Almas Takeaway, Milltown

The fortnightly club lotto draw took place on Monday, May 1st at the club grounds. There was no jackpot or match 3 winner on this occasion. The numbers drawn were 8, 12, 31 and the bonus ball was 5.

Lucky Dip winners were as follows:
€50 – Mike O’Sullivan, Callinafercy
€50 – Jerome Flynn, Castlemaine
€25 – Deirdre O’Sullivan, Milltown
€25 – Noel Hurley
€25 – Nicola Holman, Firies
€25 – Eoin O’Brien, Castlemaine

Our next club lotto draw is scheduled to take place on Monday, May 15th 2023 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.

Credit Union County Senior Football League: Division 1, Round 6 Fixture
Milltown/Castlemaine ‘A’ will travel to take on Spa Killarney on Saturday, May 13th at 7:00pm in Round 6 of the Credit Union County Senior Football League. Venue is Spa GAA.

Credit Union County Senior Football League: Division 6, Round 6: BYE
Milltown/Castlemaine ‘B’ have a ‘Bye’ this weekend so will not be in action as there is 13 teams in Division 6 of the Credit Union County Senior Football League so every side will have a free weekend during the season.

Kellihers Toyota Tralee Central Region Minor Football League: Division 1A, Round 1 Result
Well done to our Minor side and their management team who had a fantastic victory on Monday evening in the opening round of the Kellihers Toyota Tralee Central Region Minor Football League as they recorded a narrow one point victory over Austin Stacks on a score of 1-14 to 1-13 in the Paddy Burke Memorial Park, Milltown. Great win lads!

Round 2 of the Central Region will take place this Friday, May 12th when Milltown/Castlemaine host Keel/Listry at 6:30pm in the Paddy Burke Memorial Park, Milltown. Best wishes to the lads and all support would be very welcome.

Kerry Minors: Eirgrid All-Ireland Football Championship Semi-Final
Best wishes to Milltown/Castlemaine’s Dara Hogan this Thursday, May 11th as he will line out for the Green and Gold of Kerry in the Munster GAA Electric Ireland Minor Football Quarter Final against Cork in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Throw-in is 7:00pm and the match will be live on TG4’s YouTube Channel for those unable to attend. David Heasman from Milltown/Castlemaine is also a Selector with the side so we wish him the very best too.


U9 Boys: Go Games Round 3 Fixture
Best of luck to Milltown/Castlemaine’s U9 Boys who will make the journey to take on Glenflesk on Tuesday evening, May 9th at 6:30pm as part of the Go Games Series.

U15 Boys: Lee Strand County Football League, Division 3A Result and Upcoming Fixture
Hard luck to our U15 players and management team who travelled to take on Fossa away last Wednesday evening in the final round of the group stage of the County League and came up just short, losing out by the narrowest of margins on a score of 1-15 to 4-05 after an end-to-end contest.

The team have still advanced to the Semi-Finals of the County League after the five group matches (3 wins, 2 losses) and will now take on Kilcummin on Wednesday, May 10th (tomorrow) at 7:00pm in the Paddy Burke Memorial Park, Milltown. All support welcome.

Wedding Bells: Congratulations
Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club would like to take this opportunity to send Garry Murphy and Caitriona Brosnan every good wish and happiness for the future as they got married last Friday and also we extend similar best wishes to Jamie O’Shea and Joanne O’Sullivan who tied the knot on Friday last, two club weddings on the same day! Congratulations to both couples and we hope you and your family/friends had a wonderful occasion and that ye enjoy many happy years together.

Kerry U20s: Commiserations
Hard luck to the Kerry U20s and especially to Milltown/Castlemaine GAA’s Cillian Burke as the team lost out to Sligo last Saturday in the Eirgrid All-Ireland U20 Football Championship Semi-Final in Pearse Stadium, Galway. Cillian put in a very good performance at midfield but it just wasn’t meant to be on this occasion for the team. Brighter days lie ahead undoubtedly for Cillian at club and county level and he can be so proud of his performances in the Green and Gold all season!

GAA 4 All Group:

Can you spare 45 mins every Wednesday evening ?
We are delighted to be back in training with our amazing GAA 4 ALL Group on Wednesday evenings, providing fun, football training for children in the Mid Kerry Area with additional needs.
We would love to take on more and as many players as possible but to do this we need plenty of coaches to join our already amazing team
Please contact our clubs Inclusion officer Stephanie Dinham on (086) 124 8368 for further details

MFC Club Gear Link – Re-Opened
Based on several requested from members, MFC Sports have agreed to re-open the Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club Order link.
New Link:
The new MFC Sports link ( will remain open until, Monday, May 15th @ 09:00; no further orders can be placed after this time, as the link automatically expire, and the submitted orders are sent for production.
To Order:
Please select the item(s) required from the options above; decide if initials are to be included (€2 per item) and then payment occurs for the full amount at checkout, with delivery occurring, approximately 6 weeks later.

LGFA Club jersey:
Added to the website for this link is the new LGFA club jersey, both outfield and goalkeeper versions.
Link Closure:
Once the link closes on Monday; it WILL NOT be possible to order after that date. and the next link will not open until October for the Christmas order.

Kerry Seniors: All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Group Stages
Following Kerry’s victory against Clare in the 2023 Munster Senior Football Championship Final at the weekend, they will now advance to take their place in Group 1 of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Group Stages.

On Saturday, May 20th Kerry will take on Mayo at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney with throw-in at 3:00pm.

Ticket arrangements have yet to be confirmed by the GAA for the match. A communication will be issued to club members once we have any information.

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA: 2023 Club Membership Information
Club membership is open to Adult Players, Adult Non-Players, Juvenile Players and Families and New Members are always welcome.
Membership fees for the 2023 season are now due and can be paid online by clicking the registration link below:

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.

The following teams have commenced training:

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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