Killeagh GAA Notes.

13 December, 2021

KILLEAGH GAA NEWS, December 12th 2021

By Patrick Mulcahy, Killeagh GAA PRO

REBELS BOUNTY

The 2021 Rebels Bounty has concluded with Killeagh GAA picking up 8 winners over the 12 draws during this past season. We would like to congratulate all those who won prizes over the season and to all those who supported the club in this draw in 2021. We thank you all.

The 2022 draw is now open to purchase tickets if you wish to do so. 360 prizes over 12 draws to be given including a first prize of €100,000 in December!

If you enter the Rebels Bounty Draw with Killeagh before January 16th, you will be entered into a free draw for a pair of All Ireland Senior Football & Hurling Final tickets for 2022! So, purchase your tickets early!

Check out Rebels Bounty online to purchase your ticket and support the Killeagh GAA club or contact Dave Barry on 087-8123352 or any committee member.

Thank you once again for your support.

INCH ROVERS

Hard luck to Inch Rovers who were beaten in the Munster Senior ‘B’ Ladies Football Final on Friday night against Rathmore, 1-9 to 0-11. So unlucky on the night, congrats on another great year for ye ladies, we wish ye well going forward.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2022

Just a quick note of possible dates for 2022 to keep an eye out for.

The County Football League starts on weekend of Feb 12th/13th while the Red FM Hurling League starts on Feb 19th/20th. League Finals will be scheduled to complete in late June/early July. The Co-Op Superstores Hurling Championship is scheduled to start on July 29th – 31st, the East Cork Football championship dates will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

The All-Ireland Hurling and Football Finals will take place on July 17th & 24th respectively.

One change next year sees a new grade of Under 19 taking over the old Under 21 grade which will be played every Wednesday night from March to August. Clubs will be playing without their Inter-County players for this grade in 2022.

Finally, the all-important County Championship draws will take place at the end of January.

PITCH UPDATE

Please note both the Main Pitch & the Clashdermot (Lights) Pitch will now remain closed for Pitch Maintenance until March at earliest. The Glenbower pitch will remain open for training or pucking/kicking around for the next few months. We ask all teams, mentors & club members to respect this decision as we prepare our pitches for the 2022 season.

Our walking facility will remain open for all members of our club and the community during the Christmas season.

CLUB SHOP;

If you need your last minute Christmas present, the club shop will be open next Saturday, December 19th from 10:30am for one hour only. Cilliath Abú

NURSERY

Our Clubs Nursery has completed for 2021 and will restart in the spring time of 2022. All 2016 boys and girls can progress to play with the Under 6’s of their respective groups next year while children born 2017 or later may return to Nursery group next year.

Thank you to all the parents, siblings and coaches who helped out in any way over the past six month, hope to see you all at Páirc Uí Chinneide for many years to come!

IRELAND LIGHTS UP RETURNS TO PÁIRC UI CHINNÉIDE

‘Ireland Lights Up’ walking campaign returns on Monday January 10th at Killeagh GAA complex in partnership with the GAA and Operation Transformation to ensure that ‘Ireland Lights Up’ by turning on our floodlights.

Clubs that complete the registration process for Ireland Lights Up and adhere to the necessary criteria will be covered by Get Ireland Walking's insurance for all walk leaders and participants. However, irrespective of GAA membership status, leaders and participants are not covered by the GAA Injury Benefit Fund for this initiative. All clubs that register will be issued details of how to apply for the once-off Healthy Ireland / Sport Ireland grant (max €1,000 per club) to support the costs of delivering the initiative.

In addition to Ireland Lights Up, the GAA’s Community & Health department will deliver with Irish Life a club ‘Steps Challenge’ hosted on the Irish Life MyLife App. Please note that due to the current restrictions in respect to Covid-19, physical distance should be maintained throughout the walk.

See you all from 7pm on Monday January 10th.

LOTTO UPDATE:

KILLEAGH GAA LOTTO JACKPOT IS THERE TO BE WON...

The latest Lotto club draw was worth €5,400 and took place on Wednesday December 8th due to the Red Alert on Tuesday. The numbers drawn on the night were 3, 18, 24 & 36. There was no winner of this week’s Lotto draw. Next week’s Jackpot will be €5,600. We will also be having our Christmas Draw on Tuesday night, so every line bought for the draw on December 14th will be entered for one of 20 extra prizes on the night!

The €30 Lucky Dip winners drawn were Mai Galvin & Karen Broderick, while the €30 voucher for Barry’s Nurseries was won by Ruth and Abigail Collins & the €30 voucher for Old Thatch Restaurant was won by Bernard Keniry.

Our Lotto Tickets are also available locally in O’Neill’s Londis (near the front door), Ahern’s Centra (near the Deli), Burgess Service Station (near the back door), Fitzgibbon’s Garage, Vibez Salon, Old Thatch, Longs, Kennedys Bar & Tom Kelly’s Butchers, Killeagh.

And now we have a box inside the front door of the clubhouse for you to play on a weekly basis! Please Support Local Businesses as much as possible!

But, if you cannot get to the local businesses during the week before 8pm Tuesdays and you wish to enter the draw online, you can buy tickets up to 8:15pm on Tuesday evening at https://bit.ly/Killeagh! Remember, no queues, no delays, the Killeagh GAA Online Lotto is always a great and easy way to Play!! Remember, if you are not in, you cannot win!!

Every €2 helps a major part in the running of your club. We thank you in advance for your support as we meet our financial commitments on a monthly basis. And don’t forget to share our Social Media posts too to let more people know about our superb Lotto Jackpot!

Remember, Money Spent Local Stays Local!

KILLEAGH GAA GOLF SOCIETY:

Results of the 2021 Christmas Scramble at West Waterford Golf Club sponsored by Dominic and Maurette Fogarty are as follows;

Winners; Ger Ahern, Padraig Breathnach & Ger Scully 67

2nd; Adrian Budds, Alan McCarthy & Declan Galvin 69

3rd; Tim Crotty, Alan Crotty & Jim O'Sullivan 70 b2

4th; John Keniry, Eoghan Keniry, Patrick Keniry 70

We wish to thank all our 2021 sponsors & patrons for all your support. Happy Christmas to you all and look forward in seeing you in 2022.

If you are interested in joining the Killeagh GAA Golf Society for their variety of trips away & outings for 2022, give Ray Rochford a call or a text on 087-2330054.

ALSO...

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