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Community Games

Community Games

A meeting of County Tipperary Community Games recently took place in Hayes Hotel, Thurles This meeting was to review the events of the past year where the county enjoyed considerable success winning a total of 8 gold, 9 Silver, 4 Bronze and 13 Pewter medals at the HSE Community Games National Finals also 6 Gold and 6 Silver at the Munster Finals. All participants were congratulated on their success and the honour they brought to the county. All volunteers were thanked for their tireless contribution to the organisation. The newly formed youth committee were praised for the professional manner they went about their duties.

The 2013 Annual General Meeting will take place in Hayes Hotel, Thurles on Wednesday, October 17 at 7.30pm. Areas are allowed 3 voting delegates per area but are very welcome to send as many people as they wish to the meeting. It is very important that all area secretaries make a note of this date to ensure their voice is heard and that people are aware of what is in store for the coming year. It is proposed to make team draws at an earlier date.

Chairman, Seamus Hogan, is not going forward for re-election and areas are asked to please give serious consideration to nominating his successor. The closing date for all reports, nominations and motions to be with the county secretary, Kathleen England, Mount Butler, Roscrea or - englandroscrea@yahoo.ie is Wednesday, October 3. This date must be adhered to as there is a tremendous amount of work involved compiling the information, printing the AGM booklet and getting it to the areas for delegates to study prior to the meeting. Please respond to this request sooner rather than later.

Ten years ago most of the officers on the county board came from areas in South Tipperary. In recent years this situation reverted to the majority of the board members representing areas in North Tipperary. It would be good to put the South back on the map again this year so do your part and include some new faces in the nomination list.

Any area who has tracksuits to be returned are advised to bring them to the AGM on Wednesday October 17.

The closing date for the media award enteries is Friday, December 7 . Areas are asked to please submit details of all their plans for the winter games and all results to their local correspondent. The 2013 National AGM will be hosted by Leinster and will be held in the Court Hotel, Tullamore.