Club News 7th March 2012

NOTES FOR ERIN’S OWN GAA CLUB FOR WEDNESDAY 7th March

Club Lotto. The club lotto is now up to €11,600. 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
community.

Juvenile Coaching. The indoor training for the Under 6s and 8s in the
Community School Gym is on 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 training every Monday evening in Heywood College,
Ballinakill from 6.30 until 7.30pm. Contact Eamonn at 087 2720158 .
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.

Membership. Registration for all members took place last Saturday in Canon
Kearns Park, Ballycomey. If some people did not get to register last
Saturday please do so immediately as all players need to be registered
immediately.  All membership for Adult players and general membership are
now being taken up also. Contact any committee member.

Fantasy Cheltenham 2012.
The 3rd Annual Fantasy Cheltenham fundraiser run by Erin’s Own GAA Club is
now getting closer and closer with just under a week to the off. The
organising committee require help for the week of the Cheltenham Festival.
We require up to twenty people per day to run our call centre. If you can
afford to give five hours of your time from Monday next until Friday and can
answer a phone please contact John on 087 2299555 or Eamonn on 087 2720158.
If you have not yet purchased a ticket for Fantasy Cheltenham please do so
over the next few days. For €20.00 you have an interest in sixteen races
over the first four days of Cheltenham and with a prize fund of €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 promoters.

Under 14 Football.
The under 14s entertained Lisdowney in the under 14 Football League in cold
Ballycomey on Sunday morning. The Comer Boys started brightly and were
unlucky not to register a few scores early on. Against a bigger Lisdowney
team Comer found it hard to break down their defence. Lisdowney scored the
first points from two frees and added a goal to this to take a five point
lead. With stand in goalie Sean Coogan bringing off some super saves to keep
the Comer Boys in the match and Sean Buggy winning the midfield battle Comer
pushed on and were rewarded with a goal before half time. Against the wind
in the second half Comer found the going tough and Lisdowney pushed on and
added to their tally to run out easy winners. Great credit to the comer boys
who fought to the very end in a very entertaining high standard game. Team.
Sean Coogan, Thomas Dwyer, Eoin O Rourke, David Ferris, John Dowd, Ross
Connolly, Ian Holohan, Cathal Holland, Sean Buggy, Alan Mulally, James
Rothwell, Jamie O Shea, Conor McMahon, Adam Brennan, Conor Normoyle, Jack
Buggy, Desmond Booth, James Buggy.

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