The 3rd Annual Fantasy Cheltenham fundraiser run by Erin’s Own GAA Club is
now getting closer and closer with only just over twenty days to the off.
For â¬20.00 you have an interest in sixteen races over the first four days of
Cheltenham and with a prize fund of â¬6,000.00 you are in with a great chance
of picking up some winnings. The club have set out ambitious plans in their
recent Strategic Plan and the Cheltenham Fundraiser goes directly to future
development work at Ballycomey and the Prince Grounds. We would ask all
members and supporters to buy a Fantasy Cheltenham ticket from any of the
For the smooth running of the Fantasy Cheltenham week we require up to
twenty volunteers per day in our call centre in Ballycomey. If you can
answer a phone and can offer your services for some or all of the four days
of racing from 9am until 1.30pm please contact Eamonn on 087 2720158 or John
at 087 2299555.
Senior Football. Erinâs Own Senior footballers suffered defeat for the
second week in a row in the Senior Football Championship/League when the
entertained Mooncoin in Canon Kearnâs Park on Saturday on a scoreline of
1-10 to 1-07. Comer started brightly and had much of the possession during
the first half. With Gordan Byrne proving to be a handful for the Mooncoin
backs Comer dominated and went to the half time break in front. However they
couldnât build on this in the second half and when they Comer boys conceded
a soft goal it was the Mooncoin team who finished stronger and ran out
winners by three points. Team: D.Fenlon, S.Dwyer D.Mullins, N.Callinan,
D.Dunne, R.Ryan, A.Tracy, M.Owens,A.Moran, D.Wallace, P.Boran, J.Mullins,
J,Sherwood,G.Byrne, D.Dunne. subs. S.Walsh, K.Brennan.
Club Lotto. The club lotto is now up to â¬11,450. Be in to win. Get your
tickets from any committee members or from local shops. You can also sign up
to a direct debit scheme whereby you are entered every week in the Local
lotto so you don’t have to worry about getting your ticket. Contact Helen at
087 6645022 or any committee member if you would like to take up this way to
play the local lotto. Remeber all the money raised goes back into your
Juvenile Coaching. The indoor training for the Under 6s and 8s in the
Community School Gym is back now every Monday at 6.15pm. This is open to all
boys and girls and we would welcome any new boys and girls who would like to
come along and try out hurling as new members are always welcome. All
enquiries to John at 087 2299555
The Under 10s are now back in full swing also every Monday evening in
Heywood College, Ballinakill from 6.30 until 7.30pm. Contact Eamonn at 087
The Under 12s and the schools team will be training indoors also in Heywood
College, Ballinakill every Monday evening from 7.30pm until 8.30pm. All
players meet at Rowes Hardware at 7pm. Contact John at 087 2299555.
Juvenile Coaching Course. The second day of the Juvenile Coaching Course
(Skills Session) takes place this Saturday at 10am in Ballycomey for all
those who have completed day one. Please bring a Tracksuit, Boots/Runners
and a hurl.
Registration Day/Membership. Registration for all members takes place this
Saturday in Canon Kearns Park, Ballycomey from 2pm to 4pm for all juvenile
members and 4 to 6 pm for adult members. All players from Under 6 up must be
fully paid up and registered. All membership is now being taken up. Contact
any committee member.