Stradbally GAA Club notes 21/05/18.

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Deise Draw- tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Deise Draw, this Draw is central to the clubs fundraising plans and your continued support is greatly appreciated. Tickets are available from any of the Club committee or can be purchased on our website

Stradbally Parent Baby & Tot Group

Stradbally GAA Club is proud to support the new Parent Baby and Tot group which takes place every Wednesday from 9am to 11am in the GAA Social Center. It takes place every school week from September to June. It is a fantastic group where the parents can go to chat and have a cuppa while the kids interact and play. Last week saw a few new faces and we hope to see more this week. For further information, please contact Catherine Crowley on 0877495076 and keep an eye on the clubs Facebook page for updates.

Munster Championship hurling tickets

As the club has been allocated only 4 tickets for Waterford vs Clare on May 27th, a draw will take place on Wednesday May 23rd at 9.30pm. Only full club members in attendance on the night will be entered & payment will be collected immediately after the draw. Tickets are also available through Centra, Supervalu and


Fantastic day in Ballyduff Upper Saturday where a lot of hard work and dedication came to fruition at Fleadh na nDeise where our figure dancers did Stradbally proud winning Gold and Silver in under 12 girls 4 hand, gold in under 12 mixed 4 hand, gold in under 12 8 hand and gold in age 12-15 4 hand.

Well done to all the dancers and their parents and supporters, and a special thanks to Liz for all the time she puts in with them to showcase their talents, commitment, and the benefits of being part of a team.

Sean Ahearn Cúl Camp 2018

Online booking is now available for the Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps 2018. Don't miss out this year be sure to book early. After a record year last and with capped numbers in camps be sure to book in early to secure your place. Booking is available on Book by 1st June to get your kit before school holidays.

Juvenile News

3 and 4-year-old play group

Continues this Thursday at 6pm in Sallyfort Farm, children participate in age appropriate games and the enjoyment can be seen on all their faces each and every night. Stradbally Gaa club wishes to thank each and every parent for making the effort to attend. Please spread the word so we can grow this group and ensure that our future is secure. The club would like to thank Dermot and Pearl O’ Brien for hosting this group.  

Training for our under 5/6/7/8’s will take place Friday at 6pm, the 5/6’s will be coached separate groups from the 7/8’s. U9/10’s will be away in Portlaw this Friday.


Any child who has yet to register must do so immediately, parents can log onto and pay their child’s registration on line.

U12’s (Born 2006/2007)

Played away to Cappoquin in the latest round of the town and country league, the lads fought for every ball and put in a massive display for the club. They lost narrowly to a very good team, this group continues to improve each week and the work they are doing with their coaches is clear to see. Training will be held at the usual time, please see the teams whatsapp group for details.


Our minors have qualified for the county semifinals and as of now we are awaiting the name of our opposition, details will be published on Facebook.

This week’s Underage Fixtures;

Under 9’s (Born 2009/2010)

No Fixture this week. Next fixture is away to Portlaw on Saturday the 2nd of June at 11.30am.

Under 10’s (Born 2008/2009)

Play away to Portlaw on Friday the 25th of May at 7pm.

Under 11’s (Born 2007/2008)

No Fixtures this week. Next fixture is at home to Abbeyside on the 01/06/18 at 18.30pm

Under 12’s (Born 2006/2007)

No fixtures this week. Next fixture is at home to Ardmore on 08/06/18 at 18.30pm.

U14 Hurling

Next Fixture is at home to Coise Bhride on the 16/06/18 at 15.00pm

U15 Hurling

Next Fixture is at home to Kilrossanty on the 18/06/18 at 7pm.

Minor Football

Fixtures awaited.

Schools Gaa

Our Lady of Mercy NS Boys' Hurling Western Final takes place Wednesday at 5.45pm at the Dungarvan GAA club grounds. At the same venue the Girls' Final takes place at 6.20pm. Well done to all for reaching this stage.

Best of luck to the boys of St James national school Stradbally who compete in the Western finals on Wednesday.

Adult News

Senior Football- Our Senior footballers beat Brickey Rangers last weekend in the league and much depleted team recorded a good away win on a score line 4-15 to 1-12.                     .

Remaining fixtures;- 26th May 7pm away to the Nire. (Fixture could be subject to change).

Junior Football- Played the third round of their championship at home to Ballinameela, they recorded a fine victory on a score line of 2-11 to 0-07.

Next Fixture; 01/06/18 at 7.30pm away to Kilrossanty.       

Intermediate Hurling

Next Fixture in the Intermediate Hurling league takes place on the 15/06/18 at 7.30pm at home to Ballyduff Lower.  

Ladies GAA

Coffee morning in the Gaa club Saturday June 2nd in aid of the Stradbally ladies football club. Drills and games in the field for the children while parents relax for a cuppa.

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, come along and join in a great night’s entertainment.


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 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.    


Well done to Jim Skehan who won €190 in our latest 50/50 draw, the next draw takes place on Sunday the 03rd of June 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.