Club Notes 25th November 2018

November 25, 2018

Congratulations to the newly qualified coaches who completed the Foundation Coaching course over the course of two evenings recently. The first part of the Dual Award 1 GAA Coaching award course took place on, Saturday and the 2nd part will take place on Saturday 1st December 10am-4pm. 

Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Anne O’Connor, Nursery & Academy Coach, Gaelic for Mothers & Others coach along with a lot of behind the scenes work, Anne is an inspirational and integral part of our Club. 

The Ladies of the Gaelic for Mothers & Others team braved the bitter weather on Wednesday evening in a match against St. Pat’s in Donabate. 

The 2007 boys team played their first 13 a side football match on Saturday in the Valley. It was a challenge match against local rivals, Fingallians GAA Club. St. Finians won by one point in a fantastic display of upcoming talent in the Club. 

Marta Andaluz Olalla, player for the Gaelic for Mothers & Others team received a lovely write up in her local newspaper in Spain, La Comarca. Marta is pictured with her two children, George and Lola who both play for the U7’s and U8’s in St. Finians. To read the article (brush up on your Spanish) click on http://www.lacomarca.net/poblana-pais-pionero-aviacion/ 

St. Finians GAA is having its Annual Christmas Party and Awards night on Saturday the 8th December 2018 in Peacocks, Swords. Doors open at 8.30pm, live music, meal and a late bar. All are welcome!! 

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

The Coffee Shop is open this and every Saturday from 10am to 1pm. All are welcome for a cuppa and a chat! 

Club Lotto - The club lotto on the 25th November, 2018 was €5,900 and the numbers drawn were 1, 2, 3 and 28. There was no winner. Lucky Dip winners of €40 were Ann Finn, Lorraine Maron, Susan McLoughlin and Con Murphy. Next weeks jackpot is €6,000 

Please submit news items, fixtures/results to be included in the club notes to pro.stfiniansswords.dublin@gaa.ie 


Yours in Sport, 

Denise McDermott & Lisa Cassidy 

St Finian's PRO's


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