Club Notes Week Ending 26th February 2023
Well done to all our players who represented Galway over the past weekend!
Galway Ladies were victorious over Waterford in Dungarvan while the Galway men got a draw against Donegal.
We are holding a table quiz in the Summerfield bar this coming weekend (Friday the 3rd of March at 8:30) Tables of four are €40, the quizmaster will be Hector Ó hEochagáin and you can book your table by contacting Shane on 0872262553 on Whatsapp! There will be spot prizes, a raffle and music afterwards so get your teams together and book a table with Shane for what promises to be a great night!
Our Easter camp will run from 10:00 to 14:00 on the 3rd to the 6th of April (Monday to Thursday). It is designed for ages 6-13. Please contact Ruth on 0858345858 to book places. Bookings must be made in advance. 50 euro for the first child, 40 euro for the second child or 120 euro for a family of three or more.
We presented a donation of €1,000 to Down Syndrome Galway over the past few weeks from our proceeds of our Syndicate for 2022-2023. The group are based in Claregalway and do great work in the locality and the wider county. Thanks to them for the great support they give so many families.
Thanks to all of our ticket sellers and members of the syndicate!
We are almost halfway through the term of the syndicate and so far winnings haven’t been significant however there are still six tickets and over 6 month worth of draws to play.
You will find full ticket and winnings details on www.claregalwaygaa.net.
Work has been completed to complete the coverings over the stands at the Credit Union and Monaghans pitch. All three pitches now have covered stands for spectators and covered dugouts! Thanks to all the people that have been involved in getting this work completed over the past while!
A new player gym has been completed over the past few weeks and thanks to all who have spent their time working on this. We hope it will benefit all of our Senior Mens and Ladies teams over the coming years!
It is hoped that work can begin on a fourth pitch in Knockdoemore in the coming month or so. This grass pitch will be situation on the far end of the site where the ESB poles have been moved from over the Winter. This area will not be available for a number of months while the work is being down and while the new grass is growing. A busy few months ahead!
Online Lotto Draw:
The top prize next Monday is €8,200 with three lucky dips of €50 each also up for grabs. Play online before 19:00 on the Monday of the draw.
Play at https://bit.ly/carnmoreclaregalway or search for Claregalway Carnmore online to be in with a chance of winning the jackpot or a lucky dip! 3 lines in one draw for five euro or entry into multiple advance draws at reduced rates.
Winners last week:
€50.00 Linda O Halloran
€50.00 Maureen Grealish
€50.00 Martin Leonard
Thanks to all of you that have signed up.
Play now for a chance to join them and a chance to win the big prize or buy a subscription as a gift for someone!
Thanks for your continuing support!
Membership for 2023 is now due. Rates remain as they were for the past number of years. Thanks to those of you that have registered already for this year.
The income from membership goes towards paying for team registrations, player injury funds payments, player registrations with the GAA and LGFA, debt repayments on our Knockdoemore facilities and a whole host of ongoing expenses for the club.
A number of teams have already returned to training and the remainder of our younger teams will be back training in March and April. Please note that GAA rules require all players be registered before return to on field activities.
Installment plans are available for certain membership types and if you are in difficulty with payments please contact one of our committee noted on the membership page.
Thank you again for your prompt processing of registration as it significantly reduces workload on our volunteers involved in registrations within the club.
Gear for Uganda:
Paul McCarthy has spent the last number of months coordinating a shipment of secondhand Hurling and Football gear for use by schools in Uganda. Paul has collected numerous items of clothing, hurls, sliotars, helmets and footballs from local clubs and they have been sent out to Uganda. Thanks to all that have made donations and well done Paul for the great work in coordinating this!
REFEREE TRAINING COURSE
Galway GAA will be running a beginners referee course for hurling and football referees on Thursday evening March 2nd and Friday evening March 3rd in the Maldron Hotel in Oranmore.
It is important that all clubs try to source at least one suitable candidate within their club to complete this course. As you know we would have no games without referees.
Anyone interested must book a place with the referee administrator by email or phone.
Details as follows: Shane Forde: 086 8076764
Referees will be provided with referee gear on successful completion of the course.
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