DRAW THE JOKER
Gavin Mulcahy, c/o Halfway €100. Fil Guida, Kilmore, €50. John O’Sullivan, The Rise, Powerstown, €50. Peter/Maeve Acheson, Orchardstown €25.
This week’s Jackpot €12,000.
Thank you to all promoters and players of our weekly lotto draw. Tickets at €2 each can be purchased from any committee member.
CUL Camp Skills - County Final
The club was well represented at the County Cúl Camp skills competition in Dr. Morris Park, Thurles on the 30th October. For the first time in the history of the club we had two winners, Rory Collins in the hurling skills and Peter McGarry in the football skills. Killian Butler and Leah McGarry came 4th and in other competitions finished inside the top 10.
Seamus Delahunty cycles to Lourdes
We are holding a table quiz in Halfway House Rathronan on this Friday night 22nd November at 9pm to help raise funds for Seamus Delahunty who will be part of the Irish Pilgrimate Trust Cycle to Lourdes. All support will be greatly appreciated
Our annual mass will take place Friday 22nd November at 8.15 pm in Monroe Sports Centre. All are welcome to attend
Dates for your calender
Its AGM time of year again.
The Juvenile AGM will take place on Friday, 6th December, while our Senior AGM will take place on Friday, 13th December.
A committee meeting will be held in Monroe on Monday next, 25th November at 8 pm. Your attendance is requested.
Congratulations to our under 21 team on reaching the South semi final. This Saturday, 23rd November, they play Ballybacon/Grange in Cahir at 2.00 pm. All St Mary’s supporters are urged to come and support the lads.
Our AGM is being held in the GAA Centre on Friday December 6th. The officers are encouraging members to get involved with any aspect of the club, such as, finance, Juveniles, Club Lotto, Communications, Social aspect etc.
The club has grown hugely over the last decade and the result is a growing pool of talent at all age levels. To manage and support this growth the club needs more people to put their shoulder to the wheel, if everyone gives a little it is not too heavy a burden on anyone.
The AGM is an opportunity for club members to come together and reflect on their club’s progress and future so please make an effort to attend. Any members interested in getting involved contact Sean O Sullivan (086) 6086667 or Noel Buckley (087) 8537266
Tipperary v Wexford
A big day for all hurling fans in Tipperary will be Saturday, December 14th. St Mary’S have invited the Tipperary team to play a challenge match against Wexford in Clonmel Sportsfield. This is a big day for the club so we will need the help of all active members in the club on the day.
Under Age Training times
We are now back indoors for the winter for the younger players. Training takes place every Saturday morning in the Cashel Road Complex and the times are as follows:
U/8s; 10 am – 11 am
U/6s: 11 am – 12 noon
U/10s: 12 noon – 1 pm
Juvenile Jerseys AND Hoodies
Jerseys and hoodies are available from John Carew. Only a few left. Contact John at (086) 8317591.
Results from Lotto Draw Monday 11th. Numbers drawn were 19, 20, 21, & 28. There was no jackpot winner or match 3’s. Well done to the eight Lucky Dips: Margret Fitzgerald, Philip Meany, Trish Power, Crosie Horken, Susan Coffey, Catherine Blake, Andrew Aylward, Fran Kennedy. Continued thanks to all our draw supporters!
JUNIOR B COUNTY FINAL
Our boys face Rockwell Rovers in the County Final this weekend. Despite the long gap since the South Final, training has been going well and a big thank you to the senior players who lined out in practice games over the last two weekends in order to help the juniors prepare. Thank you also to those who prepared and served the refreshments after the game on Friday evening. We wish Ivan and his charges all the very best.
MASS FOR DECEASED CLUB MEMBERS
A mass for deceased club members will be held at 19.30 in the Social Centre on Friday 22nd November
U6 INDOOR TRAINING
Gaelic Football continues in The High School Hall each Tuesday from 18.00 to 19.00 up to 26th November. We’ll finish up for 2013 with our Christmas Party on Saturday 30th November. The mentors will be in touch with the details
GET WELL SOON
To our good friend and Juvenile Club Chairman Tommy Murphy who is on the mend after a recent illness.
We are currently finalising a calendar featuring our juvenile teams and will have it printed and ready for sale by the time the Christmas Parties are held. If anyone can help with some sponsorship please contact any club member or get in touch with Noel or Brian directly.
FETHARD JUVENILE GAA CLUB
Fethard Juvenile GAA Club held their AGM on Friday night last in the Tirry Centre at 8pm. Andy O’Donovan (outgoing Chairman) gave a very positive annual report and all agreed that the club is heading in a positive direction and if we all work as a team and get involved we will have a great Juvenile Club for years to come. The highlight of the year was our U14 Hurling team who won the South and County title.
Cúl Camp this year was a great success, with numerous parents complimenting the club on its organisation and running. A huge thanks was extended to all involved.
School training has been re-organised now with a dedicated coach attending every week, but we still need parents to get involved to assist. Thanks was given to those assisting with the GAA School liaison. Coaches were also confirmed for U6, U8, U10, U12 and U14 age groups. We were delighted to put forward Jamie McCormack to the South Board na nOg as one of the South Division Under 15 Football coaches.
We are looking to confirm coaches for our U16 teams.
We really need parents to come on board with assisting U6 coaching on Saturday mornings. So if you can spare the time, or if you stay to watch and don’t mind helping, please let the coach know at training.
New Management team for 2014
Going into 2014, there are a few changes to the Management Committee:
Michael Moroney (Chairman), Mick O’Mahony (Vice-Chairman) unchanged, we welcome on board Wendy Donegan (Juvenile Secretary), Mary Godfrey (Assistant Juvenile Secretary), who will be on hand to guide Wendy through her initial tasks at hand, John Neville (Treasurer) and Sean Kiely (Assistant Treasurer), Andy O’Donovan (PRO), a role hasn’t been filled for a number of years with Patricia Fitzgerald being our last PRO. Andy will be assisted by Ann Fleming.
Our delegates to Coiste na nOg, Tiobraid Arann Theas, are unchanged, with Austie and Mary Godfrey.