Midleton GAA Club News

20 January, 2014

Midleton Hurling & Football Notes

East Cork Championship Draws
Junior A Hurling Championship v Russell Rovers
Junior B Hurling Championship v St Catherines
Junior A Football Championship v Fr O’ Neills

Fe21 & Junior Football
Training takes place each Monday night in the Hockey pitch @ 9pm, all players are requested to attend whether training or not. Players MUST HAVE A GUMSHIELD. 

Victory Dinner Dance
Our Dinner dance is on Saturday 8th of February in the Midleton Park Hotel, the band has been confirmed as “The Sons of Steve Mc Queen” with a DJ afterwards, a four course meal and spot prizes all for €30. Medals and Player of the Year awards will be presented on the night. Tickets are now available from the Club Bar (Friday & Saturday nights), Mary Quinn, Vincent Reddy, Alan Donegan & Coleman Quirke. Our special guest speaker on the night is RTE Sport’s analyst and former Offaly hurler Michael Duignan.  
Stress Control Course
The Stress Control Course will be held on 6 consecutive Wednesday evenings from January 29th – 5th March @ 7.30 – 9pm. People who wish to attend have a choice of venue and can either register to do the course in Midleton Park Hotel, Cork Rd., Midleton or St. Finbarr's GAA Club,Neenan Park, Togher, Cork.
For information or to book a place on this course please email your name, contact phone number & address along with your preferred location to: CorkBeatsStress@hse.ie OR call: 086 7871016.

Garda Vetting
For 2014 all Club Coaches need to Garda Vetted. If you have previously submitted a form & have not received a reply, the reason may be that the Youth Officer in Cork may have received the form 3 months after the date it was signed by you, deeming it invalid. All managers of every team at this stage have received forms for their teams coaches/selectors who are not vetted. The deadline to return your form is the 17th of Jan 2014 in the provided envelope (sealed) to Pearse McCarthy. We would ask everyone for their cooperation. Any queries you have please don't hesitate to contact Pearse on (087) 289 0888

 


Membership
Become a “Magpie” and join your local GAA Club. New Members always welcome. Please contact any club officer or member to join. Membership officer Terence McCarthy can be contacted on 086-6013228. See rates below.
Category € Rate Full Member
Adult: Waged , Player (Gym inclusive) 150 Yes
Adult: Student, Player (Gym Inclusive) 100 Yes
Adult: Unemployed, Player (Gym inclusive) 100 Yes
Adult: Waged, Non Player + Gym, 150 Yes
Adult: Waged, Non Player (Without Gym ) 80 Yes
Adult: OAP > 66yrs. 30 Yes
Adult: Social /Pavilion only 30 No

Club Calendar
A limited number of Club Calendars based the successful year are still available for sale. It features many pictures of teams and events captured throughout the year. These are available from the Club Bar/Shop, Pat Walsh Paints, O’ Farrell Butchers, Mary Quinn and Coleman Quirke. 

Sponsored Head Shave & Leg Waxing
Cian Mc Carthy club member has organised a sponsored head shave and leg waxing in aid of HEADWAY, a service for people with acquired brain injury. This is an organisation which Cian himself attended regularly following his assault. It takes place on the 7th of February in the Maple Leaf Bar @ 8.30pm. If you would like to sponsor Cian he has an account set up on www.mycharity.ie , simply click on sponsor a friend and input Cian Mc Carthy. Any sponsorship is greatly appreciated; cards are available from Cian and Mary Quinn.      

Lotto
Lotto Jackpot was €4,600 no's were 2,6,19&22,  No winner
Lucky Dips were Anthony Mc Grath, Tom & Marie Cotter, JP Quigley, Ian O Brien & Nina Byrne, next week’s Jackpot €4,800.
   
BINGO for all every Friday night in the GAA Pavilion from 8pm, guaranteed Jackpot of 1,000 euro!!

Dancing next Saturday night 25th of January is to Teddy & Cathal Barry.

45 Card drive now on Friday nights in the Club @ 9.30pm  

Juvenile Notes

Street League Indoor Hurling
Each Saturday morning at the Community Centre, coaching for boys continues and new members are always very welcome. The times and dates are as follows:
Junior Infants each Saturday from 12 – 1pm
Senior Infants 11-12 & First Class 10-11am will restart next Saturday 25th.

Juvenile Registration
On Saturday the 1st of March the annual Juvenile Registration will take place in the GAA Hall from 10am to 1pm. Parents will receive a letter in the coming weeks on changes and membership rates. Registration will be for Fe 7 to Fe 16 only. All players have to be registered by March the 31st. Training for all groups is currently ongoing, please check with your son’s team manager for details of the venue’s and times.     

Team Training
Fe 12 & 13s are back training on Thursday nights in the Hockey pitch @ 6pm
Fe 14s are training each Wednesday night from 6-7pm in the Hockey pitch.

Club Gear
The Club shop will re-open on Saturday the 1st of February from 11am to 12, a full selection of gear is available with umbrellas and school bags added to the range. Anyone looking for Birthday presents can also buy gift vouchers from the club shop. Full price lists are available on the club website www.midletongaa.com 

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