Stradbally GAA Club notes 16/07/18.

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Table Quiz

Stradbally GAA Club are hosting a fundraising table quiz in Aid of the Field Development fund at 8pm this Friday the 20th of July in the GAA center. There will be lots of good prizes on the night and we ask all our players and supporters to come along and enjoy a great night’s entertainment.  


Field Development

Our field development is gathering pace with drainage is now laid and over 2000 tons of sand spread onto the field this week. We are currently constructing a retaining wall between both fields and a hurling wall will be incorporated into this new wall. The seeding of the field has had to be delayed owing to the current drought conditions but as soon as the weather breaks the field will be seeded. Once completed this will be the finest field in the county. Your support is needed now more than ever, please support our 50;50 draw and all other club fundraising initiatives.    

Figure Dancing

Best of luck to our Figure Dancers who will represent Stradbally and Waterford next weekend in the Munster Fleadh in Ennis. They will compete in under 12 and under 15 in 8 and 4 hand figure dancing.


400Km Fundraising Cycle

Stradbally GAA are running a 6 county cycle in association with Mental Health Awareness which will take place on the weekend of September 14/15/16. The cycle is in aid of the Stradbally GAA Pitch Development fund. The group will leave Stradbally on Friday the 14th of September and travel through Cork, Limerick, Kerry (Cross the Ferry in Tarbert) to Clare and then onto Tipperary before finishing up back in Stadbally on the Sunday. If anyone wishes to take part in this cycle they can contact Trevor Curran on 087 6547600. We are asking supporters and parents to consider getting involved by either cycling the three stages or taking part in the Final stage on the Sunday from Tipperary to Stradbally. All participants will be selling lines on a sponsorship card and we ask the community to support these people as the money raised will go towards our new field. Further details will be announced in the coming weeks.  





Juvenile News

Training for our under 5/6/7/8/9 &10’s boys will take place this Friday at 6pm.

Training for Girls 4/5/6 & 7’s will take place at the same time.  


U9’s (Born 2009/2010)

Our U9’s and U10’s played against Brickey Rangers last Saturday in Stradbally. Both teams played their heart out in very hot conditions and all players felt the heat after the game. The skill levels on show by both teams was fantastic and bodes well for the future of our club. These children have grown throughout the season due largely the input of the parents who encourage them to practice their skills as much as possible. Stradbally would like to thank Brickey Rangers for two very sporting games and we will return the fixture in the coming weeks.


Stradbally U9’S


U10’s Born (2008/2009)


This week’s Underage Fixtures;

Under 9’s (Born 2009/2010)

Next fixture is away to Dungarvan on the 4th of August, exact details will be published on the teams Whatsapp group.

Under 10’s (Born 2008/2009)

Next fixture is this Saturday in Bohadoon at 11am when we play in a four team blitz, please be at the field for 10.30am.

Under 11’s (Born 2007/2008)

Next fixture is away to Lismore on the 18/07/18 at 18.30pm

Under 12’s (Born 2006/2007)

Next fixture is home to Kilrossanty on the 03/08/18 at 18.30pm

U14 Hurling

No match this week.

U16 Hurling Championship.

Our next u16 game is at home to Clasmore/Kinsalebeg at 7pm on July 25th.

Minor Hurling

Minors play at home to Ballygunner this Thursday at 19.30pm.


Adult News

Senior Football- Recorded their third victory of the group stages last Saturday against Dungarvan on a score line of 3-12 to 2-11, we now qualify for the Quarter finals of the county championship which have yet to be fixed.


Junior Football- Played the quarter final of the county championship at home to Rathgormac last Friday and won on a score line of 5-13 to 2-05. We await the semifinal fixture.


Intermediate Hurling

We awaiting the quarter final fixtures.


Club Phone Number  

Stradbally GAA has a new phone number which is 087 1165549 and if anyone wishes to make contact with the club regarding club matter can do so at this number.  

 

Social Centre

Our social center is a very important facility which is used by a wide variety of people for various purposes. We encourage all our members to consider booking the club for any family events they may be planning, the center is for the benefit of our members and we are lucky to have it, anyone who is considering making a booking can contact Breda Kiely on 087-6291930 for further information. There will be live music and dancing in the club next Sunday night with Pat Daly, come along and join in a great night’s entertainment.


Fundraising

50:50 Draw- Is our main development draw which helps us to fund our ongoing pitch development. This draw takes place every second Sunday and the tickets are €2 each or 3 for €5. Tickets are available from Cunningham’s shop, Farm Relief Services, Whelan’s Bar and The Cove Bar as well as from any of the club committee. You can now log onto www.stradballygaa.com and purchase your tickets on line. The club would like to thank these local businesses for supporting this vital initiative and all those who purchase these tickets. The next Draw takes place on Sunday the 20th May 2018. Remember if you are not in you can’t win.    



50:50 Winner

Well done to Breda Keane who won €200 in our latest 50/50 draw, the next draw takes place on Sunday the 29th of July 2018. Remember if you are not in you can't win!


Field Signs.

We will be making a big drive this year for businesses to put up field Signs. This will be a great opportunity for businesses to advertise their products and services. Contact Virgil Power (Alaska) on 087-7797401 for more details.


Sympathies

Stradbally Gaa would like to offer its deepest sympathies to the family of the late Margaret (Peggie) O’Meara of Ballinard, Bunmahon. The O’Meara family are great Stradbally supporters regularly helping out at club events.


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