Kiltubrid GAA Club Notes 19/04/2018

Leitrim NY v Kiltubrid- We’re delighted to announce that Kiltubrid will take on the Leitrim NY Club on Saturday 5th May in Gaelic Park at 6pm in a curtain raiser to the Main Event on the Sunday.  This will be a great chance for Kiltubrid and Leitrim ExPats alike to see their home Club in action in this Novel Encounter. No doubt we will see lots of familiar ExPat faces at the game with a chance to don their Green and Red colours in their adopted Home.

Underage – Underage Training returned with gusto on Saturday 24th of March for the Un9 and Un11 boys, such was the level of commitment that training has been extended to include Thursday evenings also.  The Un7 and Nursery were in action on Saturday morning last 14th April, our most junior players putting in wonderful efforts and showing the spirit and future of the club is in safe hands. We welcome new players in any age group and encourage all boys & girls to have a go!  Fun and inclusivity for all, Learn new skills, improve hand eye coordination, Large Motor skills, Balance and Agility. Come along next Saturday morning 21st April at 10am, you can register on the day. Please ensure your child has a gum shield, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.  All parents must supervise nursery and u7 players. Thank You to all our coaches for their time and efforts.

Competition Time – Kiltubrid GAA in association with Talk n Tech are very excited to give away an iPhone 6 in a colour of your choice IF we hit 3000 Likes on our Kiltubrid GAA Facebook Page before Midnight Monday 7th May.  You have to Like the Kiltubrid GAA Facebook Page.. If we hit 3000 Likes before Midnight Monday 7th May, one of the 3000 Likes will win an iPhone 6!!

Dunnes Bar Div 2 – Defeat at home to an impressive Annaduff side last Saturday in Pairc Chill Tiobraid ended the lads 100% League Start for 2018.  There is now a break in action for a few weeks until after the Leitrim v New York Connacht Championship opener.

Swan Bar Div 4 – Our Junior team face Mohill at 7pm on Saturday 21st April in Pairc Chill Tiobraid.

Championship Draws – The Draw for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships 2018 were held on Monday night in the Bush Hotel.  In the Smith’s Monuments Intermediate Championship Group 1 we’ve been drawn alongside Carrigallen, Annaduff, Eslin, Mohill and Sean O’Heslin’s.  In the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior Championship Group 1 we’ve been drawn alongside St Mary’s, Mohill and Annaduff.

U13 Boys – The League Campaign ended for the Un13 Boys with defeat away to Allen Gaels.  Concentration now turns to Championship later in the year for these developing players.  Well done to all Players, Mentors & Parents for their efforts.

Schools – Drumcong NS Boys team open their 2018 campaign in Division 2 away to Ballinamore NS on Monday 23rd April at 6.30pm. Best of luck to Players and Mentors.

National Spring Clean – It is that time of year when we all carry out a Spring Clean. Kiltubrid GAA in association with Leitrim Co. Council is carrying out a Spring Clean in the local area to tackle the problem of litter in our community and specifically roadside litter.  We are calling all volunteers in the community to meet at Kiltubrid GAA Park on Saturday Morning 28th April to donate a small amount of their time and energy for this cause. More details next week.

Madrid – Well done to Kiltubrid Ladies who won the Madrid Harps Invitational Tournament last weekend in Sunny Madrid.  Great to see former Kiltubrid GAA Player Kieran Lynch donning his Madrid Harps jersey over the weekend in his adopted home in Spain.

Scór Sinsir – Well done to Aughnasheelin and Bornacoola who represented Leitrim & Connacht in the All-Ireland Scór Sinsir last weekend in Sligo.  Unfortunately no titles were secured but a great achievement for both club nonetheless.

Sympathy – The Club extends our sympathies to the Reynolds family Cornabrone following the passing of Ena Reynolds and to the Reynolds family Bornacoola on the passing of Shay Reynolds.

Kiltubrid Online – Everyone is reminded that you can keep up to date with the latest happenings in Kiltubrid GAA with Fixture Updates, Live Match Score Updates and General News Alerts via Facebook: Kiltubrid.GAA, Twitter: @KiltubridGAA and Official Website:

2018 Kelloggs Cúl Camps – Registration for Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2018 is currently underway online via the website, Please note: The online booking facility will close at noon on the Wednesday preceding the week of the camps. Please be aware that Registrations will NOT be accepted on the first morning of camp. The only method of registration will be via the online system. This year an additional option to have your kit delivered to your home is available at registration at a cost of €7.50 per delivery. Leitrim GAA will again this year, deliver kits to the Primary schools for bookings made by Thursday, May 31st.