Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 13/12/2017

 Congratulations – A huge Congratulations to our own club legend Brian Foley, who was a contestant on Winning Streak at the weekend. Brian did us all proud with a spin of the wheel that seemed to keep on turning! It should be a great Christmas for those around Kilclare!

St. Stephen’s Day Charity Game – It’s getting close to that time of year again. Our annual Charity game will be going ahead on St. Stephen’s Day. Details will be confirmed within the next week.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 18/12/2017

Kiltubrid GAA AGM – This took place on Saturday night last at the pitch. There was a good attendance and very productive. The new Committee for 2018 was also voted on at the AGM.

Committee 2018 – Congratulations to all new members of the Committee and a welcome return to the continuing officers. Also a huge thank you to all the officers who have stepped down, some of whom have given many years to the club. 

The list of members are as follows, Chairperson – Emmet Mahon, Asst Chairperson – Damien McWeeney, Secretary – Sheila Guckian, Asst Secretary – Carmel Murphy, Treasurer – Eoin Meehan, Asst Treasurer –Dermot McKeon/Kevin Nealon, PRO – Ray Foley, Registrar – Vincent Lee, Development Officer – PJ Meehan, Children’s Officer – Micheal MacThiarnan, Culture Officer – Maria Fallon, Coaching Officer – Shane Foley, Insurance Officer – PJ Meehan, IT Officer – Eoin Meehan, Healthy Club Officer – Barra MacThiarnan, Park Bookings – Kealan McKeon.

Best of luck for 2018!

Congratulations – Well done to our own club legend Brian Foley, who was lucky enough to have his ticket pulled out on RTÉ;s Winning Streak. He will be appearing on the show this coming Saturday the 9th of December. Best of luck Brian! We’re all behind you.

Calling all Parents and Coaches – To all coaches, parents and wannabe coaches with any interest in helping the underage teams within the club to prosper and build on the potential we need you!

You don’t need a sporting background as there are plenty of players within the club who can help. But we do need you to have the latest coaching badges so that the kids are getting the most out of it.

If you have an interest to help out please read below:

There will be an award one ran in Carrick on the following dates.

The dates that we have for the award one are as follows:

11th of Dec 2017

18th of Dec 2017

15th of Jan 2018

22nd of Jan 2018

29th of Jan 2018

05th of Feb 2018.

The foundation course dates are as follows:

15th of Jan to 29th of Jan On-line

Face to Face 26th of Jan

Practical for Both 03rd of Feb.

We need names ASAP.

Contact Shane Foley on 087 2862841 or message the Kiltubrid GAA facebook page if you are interested.


Drumcong NS – Drumcong NS is taking part in the Cumann na mBunscol Hurling Pilot Programme at the moment. Children are learning the basics of hurling and some classes will attend a hurling blitz before Christmas. Children can purchase hurls and/or helmets which are subsidised by Cumann na mBunscol and the county board. For more info about this programme or hurling equipment, please contact Micheál McKiernan in the school.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 29/11/2017

Race Night – A very well attended night’s racing made the Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies GAA race night a great success.  All profits go directly to the maintenance and development of Pairc Cill Tiobraid.  Many thanks to everyone involved in organizing and running the race night in any way big or small and to our helpful hosts Gertie’s Bar.  Thank you to our Raffle sponsors on the night, Brendan Barry and Jack Lee.  Many thanks to our Sponsors:  Gertie’s Bar, Lee’s Shop & Post Office, Kelly’s Driving Lessons, Innovate Carpentry, North West Tool Hire, King & Moffat, GSSD Plastering & Drylining, Hegarty Demolition, Lynch’s Paint & Wallpaper, Greener Excavation and Cross Wired Electrical.  Thank you to all who bought and sold horses/trainers/jockeys, Horses in our auction race and gave donations.  A full list of race winners is available on our Facebook page.

Club Awards – Well done to our Club Award Winners who were presented with their Awards last in Gerties Canal Stop. Club Person of the Year Noelle Easterbrook,  Junior Player of the Year Christopher McKeon and Senior Player of the Year Shane Foley

Kit Bag Sponsorship – The club wishes to thank Carmel Murphy of  HR Solutions for the recent kind sponsorship of club bags for the Under 15 and Under 17 players.

Schools Win – Well done to Kealen McKeon who is a trainer of the St Pats, Cavan team which won the Ulster Schools Rannafast Cup last weekend against St Michaels, Enniskillen.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 07/11/2017

U21 Championship – Hard luck to the U21 team who were beaten by  St Francis at the weekend. Next game is on Sunday.
Sponsorship – Thanks to Cormac Rogers and the Sign Warehouse Drumshanbo for their recent kind sponsorship of training tops for the U6, 8 and 10’s.
Race Night – Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies LGFA are running a Night at the Races on Sat 25th November in Gerties Bar, Keshcarrigan.  All proceeds from this event will go directly to the Maintenance and Development of Pairc Cill Tiobraid.  Horses, Trainers and Jockeys are now on sale at €20, €10 and €10 respectively with prizes for the winners of the race.  If you or your business are interested in Sponsoring one of the Ten races please contact Eoin 0863153438 or Louise 0879105328.  Please keep an eye on these notes via the Leitrim Observer, Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates in the lead up the Race Night.

Gaeltacht Scholarships – Leitrim Co Board GAA is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to registered members of Leitrim GAA clubs, boys or girls.  Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course.  Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2018 or can be had had from the Secretary of any GAA club. Beidh na hiarratais le fáil i ngach meanscoil sa Chontae freisin. The closing date for applications is Friday 10 November 2017.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 30/10/2017

Kiltubrid ExPat Guest of Honour – Congrats to former Kiltubrid footballer Joe McGirl who was recently honoured as the “Guest of Honor” at the Rocklands GAA Pavilion Dance on Sat 14th October in New York.  Joe’s outstanding service to the Rocklands Club is a mark of the man who has taken his GAA roots to his adopted City by immersing himself in the ongoing development at Rocklands GAA on and off the field of play.  Well done Joe.
U21 Championship – Game against St Francis at 12 noon on Sunday at home.
Club meeting – Important club meeting Friday next at the pitch.
Race Night – Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies LGFA are running a Night at the Races on Sat 25th November in Gerties Bar, Keshcarrigan.  All proceeds from this event will go directly to the Maintenance and Development of Pairc Cill Tiobraid.  Horses, Trainers and Jockeys are now on sale at €20, €10 and €10 respectively with prizes for the winners of the races.  If you or your business are interested in Sponsoring one of the Ten races please contact Eoin 0863153438 or Louise 0879105328.  Please keep an eye on these notes via the Leitrim Observer, Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates in the lead up the Race Night.

Gaeltacht Scholarships – Leitrim Co Board GAA is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to registered members of Leitrim GAA clubs, boys or girls.  Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course.  Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2018 or can be had had from the Secretary of any GAA club. Beidh na hiarratais le fáil i ngach meanscoil sa Chontae freisin. The closing date for applications is Friday 10 November 2017.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 23/10/2017

Leitrim GAA Club Cairde Draw – Congrats to Marie Lee who was a winner in the Leitrim GAA Club Cairde September Draw.

Race Night – Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies LGFA are running a Night at the Races on Sat 25th November in Gerties Bar, Keshcarrigan.  All proceeds from this event will go directly to the Maintenance and Development of Pairc Cill Tiobraid.  Horses, Trainers and Jockeys are now on sale at €20, €10 and €10 respectively with prizes for the winners of the races.  If you or your business are interested in Sponsoring one of the Ten races please contact Eoin 0863153438 or Louise 0879105328.  Please keep an eye on these notes via the Leitrim Observer, Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates in the lead up the Race Night.

Gaeltacht Scholarships – Leitrim Co Board GAA is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to registered members of Leitrim GAA clubs, boys or girls.  Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course.  Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2018 or can be had had from the Secretary of any GAA club. Beidh na hiarratais le fáil i ngach meanscoil sa Chontae freisin. The closing date for applications is Friday 10 November 2017.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 10/10/2017

Under 17 Final

Well done our Under 17 team who defeated Annaduff in the Championship Shield Final on Saturday after a great performance.

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 02/10/2017

U17 Shield Semi-Final

Well done to our Under 17 Boys team who defeated Dromahaire On Saturday morning last in Glencar to qualify for the Championship Shield Final. This will be played in Pairc Naomh Muire in Carrick on Saturday at 12 noon with Annaduff being the opposition.

U12 Skills Competition

Well done to Jack, Harry, Karl and Darragh who competed in the U12 skills competition in the Centre of Excellence in Ballyhaunis on Friday evening last.

Connacht GAA Bursary Awards 2017/18

Connacht GAA will award bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges.  The scheme will be open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course and who are active participants in their Higher Education club. Students who hold other GAA-related or a college scholarship/bursary will not be eligible to apply. Connacht GAA welcomes applications from those students in our province, regardless whether their attendance is at a college inside or outside of Connacht”. A number of awards in each province will be reserved for those excelling in the areas of coaching and administration. Each bursary granted will be for €750 and payment will be made annually in two instalments of €375. Further information and application forms for this year’s scheme are currently available to download from www.connachtgaa.ie www.gaa.ie and http://he.gaa.ie/

Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 25/09/2017

Lucky First Score Competition

Well done to Nicola Finlay who purchased the Winning Card in the Kiltubrid GAA All-Ireland Football Final Lucky First Goal Competition. Nicola wins a nice €500 Prize.  Big Thank You to all those who bought and sold tickets for this competition making it a great success.

U8 and U11 Blitz

Thanks to the Annaduff club for an enjoyable blitz on Saturday morning last. Thanks also for the after match refreshments.

U17 shield semi-final

The Under17 shield semi-final against Dromahair takes place in Dromahair at 12 noon on Sunday.

U12 Skills Competition

Well done to Jack, Harry, Karl and Darragh who competed in the U12 skills competition in the Centre of Excellence in Annaduff last Thursday evening and who now go forward to the Connacht event on Friday evening in Ballyhaunis.

Connacht GAA Bursary Awards 2017/18

Connacht GAA will award bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges.  The scheme will be open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course and who are active participants in their Higher Education club. Students who hold other GAA-related or a college scholarship/bursary will not be eligible to apply. Connacht GAA welcomes applications from those students in our province, regardless whether their attendance is at a college inside or outside of Connacht”. A number of awards in each province will be reserved for those excelling in the areas of coaching and administration. Each bursary granted will be for €750 and payment will be made annually in two instalments of €375. Further information and application forms for this year’s scheme are currently available to download from www.connachtgaa.ie www.gaa.ie and http://he.gaa.ie/

Kiltubrid Club Notes – 18/9/17

Under 17 championship

Hard luck to our Under 17 lads who were defeated on Monday evening by Drumkerrin. Final score Kiltubrid 1-04 Drumkeerin 2-11.

Last Man Standing Winners

After 12 gruelling rounds of GAA Championship it came down to the All-Ireland Final yesterday between Dublin & Mayo. The win for Dublin saw a share of the jackpot between John Hagan, Margaret Meehan, Pat Moolick, Mickey Earley and Niamh/Lauren Meehan. Each receiving €50. Thanks again to everyone for entering this competition.

New Baby
Congratulations to Gearoid and Thi Foley on the birth of their beautiful baby boy to be named Levi.

Michaela in Croke Park
Congratulations to Micheala Judge who represented Drumcong NS when she took part in the half time exhibition game at the All Ireland Final in Croke Park on Sunday last! Hope you enjoyed the experience.

Kiltubrid Club Notes – 11/9/17

 Intermediate championship

Well done to our Men’s team who retained their Intermediate status for 2018 after a hard fought win over Eslin on Sunday morning last. Best wishes on a speedy recovery to Barry Bohan who sustained a serious injury during the game.

 

U13 championship

Hard luck to our Under 13 Boys team who bowed out of the Championship on Thursday night after a defeat to Fenagh St Caillins.

 

U15 championship

Hard luck to the Under 15 team of Cill Mhór Gaels who were beaten by 2 points St. Mary’s Kiltoghert in the championship semi final on Monday evening last.

 

All-Ireland Final Goal Score Competition

Last chance to win €500 in Kiltubrid GAA All-Ireland Final Goal Score Competition. Scratch cards at €5 each are available from Players and Executive members.

Kiltubrid Club Notes – 28/8/17

New Baby
Congratulations to Michael and Lorraine Mc Kiernan on the birth of Susie, a little sister for Orla and Oonagh. 

U13 championship

The U13s played Dromahair at home on Thursday last. Final score Kiltubrid  4-08 Dromahair 2-11.  They also played Drumkeerin on Monday evening last. Final score Kiltubrid 7-12 Drumkeerin 1-01

Intermediate Championship 

Kiltubrid played Carrigallen in the Intermediate championship on Sunday last. The game ended in a draw. Kiltubrid  1-13 Carrigallen 2-10. Next game is against Leitrim Gaels on Saturday evening next at 6.45pm in Páirc Seán.

Junior Championship

The next game in the Junior championship is against Carrigallen on Sunday at 12 noon. Venue to be decided.

All-Ireland Final Goal Score Competition

Win €500 in Kiltubrid GAA All-Ireland Final Goal Score Competition. Scratch cards at €5 each are available from Players and Executive members.