Club Notes 26th August 2018

August 26, 2018

Hard luck to the Under 16 Boys on narrowly losing to Man O’War in an away league playoff decider, having come through a thrilling encounter with Na Fianna on Wednesday.

St Finians GAA Club are hosting a panel of GAA Stars in a Discussion Panel Event on the eve of the All-Ireland Football Final in Peacocks Function Room. Shane Stapleton from Newstalk & Off the Ball will host the event and will be joined by Aidan Tierney of Tierney Talks fame and a number of current & former players including former Dublin captain and goalkeeper John O’Leary, All Ireland winning footballer Barry Cahill and former Mayo footballer & St Vincents star Enda Varley. There is a free draw for an All-Ireland Football Final ticket, Signed Dublin Jersey and other spot prizes for everyone who is present on the night. The event will finish off with DJ Eric and a Late Bar. Strictly Ticket only, €10 available from committee members or the Club Office. Doors open at 8pm, Panel Discussion starts at 9pm sharp.

The AHL4 Team are at home to St Marks on Saturday 1stSeptember.All support welcome and appreciated for the AHL4team.

The Nursery (4 & 5 year old boys and girls) & Academy (6 year old boys & girls) sponsored by Sky Handling Partner will resume on Saturday 1st September at 10am & 11:30am respectively after the Summer break in River Valley Pitches and the clubhouse coffee shop will reopen on the 1st September also.

To apply for All Ireland Football Final tickets, please contact the club email address stfiniansgaaclubswords@gmail.comor text Maree McDonough by 7pm Thursday 30th August for Football final tickets. NB - Only FULLY PAID UP adult members and juvenile members playing on adult teams are eligible to purchase tickets through the club and have been notified by email and only one ticket may be ordered per member. The Executive Committee will endeavour to facilitate ticket allocation in a fair manner with fully paid up members but if demand exceeds supply, a draw will take place to pick club members who will be offered the opportunity to purchase All Ireland final tickets.

St Finians GAA club is holding a raffle for two Stand Tickets for two Stand Tickets for the All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 2nd September. The draw will take place on 1st September. Raffle tickets are €5 each and are available from the Clubhouse Office, Mentors or any Committee member.

Club referee PJ Murray is putting together a panel of people who feel they may like to act as neutral umpires with him in upcoming Football and Hurling championship matches, a tuition briefing will be arranged through Parnell Park. Contact PJ at 086 855 2037 for further information.

A huge thanks to all the coaches and helpers who were involved in the success of the 3rdsummer camp last week led by GPO Paul Lyons.

St Finians GAA Club Golf Classic sponsored by Shannon Valley Group will be held on Friday the 31st of August in Forrest Little Golf Club. The cost is €240.00 per team of 4 or €60 per player. The Annual Golf Classic helps the club to develop and continue to support the surrounding community in Swords and create and strengthen partnerships with local businesses. For further information or to book a tee time please contact the following: Alan McGrath - 087 6529429, Shay Collins - 086 3556833, Shay Leatham - 087 2172215 or Fergus O'Neill - 087 9676725.

Club Lotto - The club lotto jackpot on the 26th August 2018 was €4600 and the numbers drawn were 1, 5, 15, 20. There was no winner. Lucky Dip Winners of €40 were Sean O’Neill, Aimee Hender, D. O’Gorman, Margaret Kane. Next week’s jackpot is €4700.

There are Aerobics & Fitness classes taking place in the Clubhouse Activity on Monday evenings. For further details, please contact Bernie at 085 135 9766.

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