Stradbally Gaa Notes


                                              Comeragh Under 16 Super 10’s Football

The inaugural Comeragh Super 10’s Football Tournament took place last Saturday and was

a great success. Thank you to former Stradbally player James Mansfield for organising and

sponsoring the event. Tramore were division 1 winners, St. Pats division 2 winners, Portlaw/

Ballyduff lower division 3 winners and Lismore Division 4 winners.

Stradbally Played some good football and narrowly missed out on qualifying for the division

3 final.

Thank you to the field committee who had the pitches in great condition considering the bad

Weather.


                                                                 On county Duty

Well done to Aaron Curran and Sean Roche who have been selected for the Waterford

Minor football Panel.

Also well done to Tommy Fennell, Rory Fennell, Mikey O Brien and John Bruton who were

all selected for the Waterford Under 20 Football Panel.


                                                                  Social Centre

The Social Centre is open every Sunday night from 9:00 and everyone is welcome to call for

a drink and a chat.

                                                                 Social Dancing

Dancing is returning to the social Centre on Friday 15 th March, first up to provide the music

is local duo Teddy and Cathal Barry. The Bar will be open and there will also be

complementary tea, coffee and refreshments. Doors will open at 8:00 and music and

dancing kicks off at 9:00. €10 admission.


                                                                 St Patricks Day

St. Patricks day Breakfast and family fun will be returning to the social centre this year. Full

Irish Breakfast, Kids Breakfast and Pancakes will be served from 10am with childrens

entertainer, face painting and lots of fun.


                                                                Tidy towns Quiz

Stradbally Tidy Towns will hold a table quiz in the social centre on Friday March 22 nd , teams

of 4, €10 per person, 10 rounds of 10 questions, prize money €150, raffle on the night for

some great prizes and the bar will be open. Please come along and support as the tidy

towns do some great work for our village.


                                                                Easter Party Night

On Saturday 30 th March Local Musician Robert Weldon will be playing in the Social centre,

full bar, finger food served, no admission fee, everyone welcome.


                                                                        Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy to the Fitzgerald family Durrow following the death of Biddy Fitzgerald,

May she rest in peace

Also deepest Sympathy to Marian Mcelduff and family Carrigahilla following the death of

Marians mother Anne O’ Callaghan Newcastle Wes Limerick, May she rest in peace.


                                                                    National Draw

Tickets for the 2024 GAA National Draw are now on sale. The draw is run by the GAA, but

all proceeds from ticket sales go to the club. Top Prize is a car with a number of cash prizes.

This year, the players are leading the ticket sales. If you would like to purchase a ticket to be

in with a chance to win contact any of the players on the adult hurling & football team.


                                                                           50/50

Congratulations to Ned Gough who was last weeks winners of 225 euro. Our next draw

takes place on Sunday 3 rd March and will be live on Facebook.  We are in the process of

updating our collection method which will be up and running soon so for the time being you

can send by Revolute to 087 6291930 and you will be entered in the draw. Also envelopes

ar available in the village pubs and Ken will be in the village every Saturday morning as

usual.  Stradbally GAA are extremely grateful for your support.


                                                    GAA & LGFA Membership 2024

In preparation for the 2024 season, membership options for the GAA and LGFA associations

have been activated in Foireann.

When registering on Foireann, it will be important to select the Association to which the

membership is to be associated.

As with every year, all players should be registered as members before training commences.

Players who are unfortunate enough to receive a significant injury while training/playing

matches will not be covered by their Associations insurance if they are not a registered

member.

The club registrars, Trevor Costelloe (GAA) Claire O;Reilly (LGFA), can be contacted with

any queries.


                                                                 Membership rates for 2024

Adult Player - €100

Adult Non player - €70

OAP - €50

Juvenile player - €70

2 Juveniles from the same family - €120

3 Juveniles from the same family - €160

4+ Juvenile from the same family - €190


                                                                     Stradbally Ladies LGFC


                                                                            County Duty

Well done to Roisin Power, Rebecca Walsh and Jenna Bagge who were part of the

Waterford Minor team who were defeated by a strong Cork side on Saturday last in

Ardmore.


                                                                                Training

Training has commenced for a number of teams over the past few weeks. It is great to see

so many players back on the field again.


                                                                            New Players

New players are always welcome. We have teams from U8 to Adult. If you would like to join

our club or get involved in any way please contact stradbally.waterford@lgfa.ie.

                                                                         Medal Presentation

We will be presenting the U13 Cup Final winning medals to the team after training on

Monday night next, March 4th. We would ask all players from that team to be there if

possible