Killeagh GAA Club

30 October, 2017

Killeagh GAA Club Weekly News

NEWSLETTER FOR W/C October 30th 2017

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Our last lotto draw took place on Tuesday October 24th where there was no winner of the €4800 jackpot. There were four lucky dip prizes of €30 which went to Sheila Spillane, Mary Daly, Martin O'Connor and Margaret O'Connell. Next week's jackpot will be €5000! It will take place in our clubhouse on Tuesday night October 31st. You can now purchase your lotto ticket on-line; just follow the lotto link on the homepage of our webpage – www.killeaghgaa.org. Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly lotto draw [RN]

Fixtures/Results Senior and Junior Hurling/Football

Fixtures: Cork Red FM League Play-off, Killeagh v Erins Own on Saturday Nov 4th @15.00 with venue tbc, East Cork JCHC semi-final replay, Killeagh V Cobh on Sunday Nov 5th @12.00 with venue tbc. Please check Cork GAA and East Cork GAA websites regularly for updates as fixtures may change due to prevailing weather conditions at this time of the year. Your support is greatly appreciated by everyone connected with all of our teams, so please try to come to the games to support the lads.

Cork GAA Clubs' Draw:

The Cork GAA Clubs’ Draw contributes to our Clubs finances. Its importance to our fund-raising activities should not be ignored and deserves to be supported by members. Based on typical membership, the breakdown of the ticket price is as follows:

· €47 – The Club

· €35 – Prize Fund & Admin

· €18 – Grants/Developments/Coaching/CLCG Chorca

If you are not already a member and wish to join, please contact our Draw Co-ordinator, Dave Barry, or any Committee member, or you can also join online at www.corkgaadraw.ie .

Golf Society:

Our most recent outing was to Castlemartyr Resort Golf Club where Padraig McGrath's Presidents' Prize competition took place on Saturday October 28th It was also the 25th anniversary of our first society outing. Once again there was a very good turnout in support of Padraig and The Golf Society. It was a lovely day to play golf and the Castlemartyr course was in great condition for the day. The final scores were very good and the winner was Mr. Tim Crotty on a massive 38pts. The prize giving was held in Power's Bar, Mount Uniacke on Saturday night where the large attendance enjoyed the craic, the food and the company. Our thanks to Power's Bar for their wonderful support of the Golf Society and the GAA Club and also thanks to all our generous sponsors throughout the year. Full results of the outing were: Tim Crotty 38pts, Ger Fitzgibbon 36pts, Mike Lynch 36pts, Best Gross Colin Fogarty, Eddie Hayes 35pts, Ray Rochford 35pts, Andy Walsh 34pts, 2nd Gross John Walsh, Past Captain Sean Treacy, Best Guest Brendan Barry, 2nd Guest Sean Wade. There was also a special commemorative prize for the best score by one of the original players from 25 years ago and the winner was Mr. Ray Rochford.

There is a Tuesday Group outing taking place on Tuesday November 7th. The venue is Mount Juliet Golf Club and promises to be a great experience for a very reasonable price. All details and bookings for this outing are with Ray on 0872330054

Healthy Clubs Project News Bulletin:

CORK BEATS STRESS: Free Stress Control 6-week course continues this coming Thursday November 2nd in The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal from 10.30-12.00. Killeagh Healthy Clubs Project is partnering with HSE to promote this highly recommended course. Book by email CorkBeatsStress@hse.ie or ring 086-7871016. It will conclude on Thursday November 9th.

Walk No. 22

Next up we head West with Walk No. 22 along the beautiful River Lee walk in Mahon and Blackrock. We meet at 10.00 a.m at the car park beside Blackrock Castle on Sunday November 12th. As always, we'd love to have new walkers of any age and ability join us.