Offaly GAA Club Notes (February 27)

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Justin Kelly

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Offaly GAA Club Notes (February 27)

Offaly GAA Club Notes (February 27)

Ballycumber GAA Club

Membership

Membership fees are now due and should be paid to committee members before 31st March. To facilitate collection of fees, committee members will be in attendance in the Clubroom on Friday nights from 8pm to 9om.

Jacksepticeye

Congratulations to Sean McLoughlin, son of Florrie and Johnny Mcloughlin, Moorock, who was interviewed by Ryan Turbidy on The Late Late Show on RTE Television on Friday night.

Sean is better known as Jacksepticeye and has carved out a very successful career on YouTube by posting videos of himself playing and commenting on his favourite video games. His energetic style has won him over 18 million followers.

Cycle to Lourdes 2018

Best wishes to June Robbins who will cycle to the route of the Cycle to Lourdes 2018 during Easter Week. We wish June and her backup team a safe and enjoyable trip.

Thank you to all who supported the fund raising Table Quiz in Flynn’s of Friday night,.

Offaly

Congratulations to Offaly hurlers who recorded a deserved win over Laois on Sunday and well done to Offaly footballers who turn in an improved performance when losing to a strong Armagh team also on OCP on Sunday.

Gallen C.S.

Congratulations to Clive Keena and his colleagues on the Gallen C.S. team who qualified for the North Leinster Senior “ B “ Football Final with a comprehensive win over Carolan College, Nobber,Co. Meath. They will face Granard or Ashbourne in the final.

Dance Classes

Learn how to Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot and Line Dance. Classes held every Monday night in Ballycumber Community Centre. Beginners classes from 8pm to 9pm. Intermediates from 9pm to 10pm and dancing for all from 10pm to 11pm.

Great exercise and good fun, no partners required.

Lotto

The numbers drawn this week were 8,11,14,17. One Jackpot winner, four match three winners. Next week’s draw will be held in Gussies on Monday night for a jackpot of 2000euros.

Congratulations to James and Ciaran Ennis who won the jackpot of 6600euro. James and Ciaran are great supporters of our weekly lotto.

Play lotto on line at www.locallotto.ie until 8pm on Monday or buy tickets from local shops, pubs and from usual lotto sellers.

History

Ballycumber GAA History Group wish to thank all who have provided information about men and women from this area who fought in World War 1. We would welcome more details such as photographs or medals.

GRACEFIELD GAA CLUB

Weekly Lotto

There was no winner of this weeks draw held on Mon Feb 26. Numbers drawn were: 6-10-20-27 Winners of €50 each were: Darren Kelly, Noel Hickey, Josephine Bryan, Susie Knight, Mary Walsh. Promoters prize: John Mulligan Next weeks Lotto will be €5,400

Club Membership

All Membership is now due. All PLAYERS and club officials will have to have membership paid in order to participate in club
activities, as is club policy.
 
Quiz Night

Please come along to our first Fund Raising event of the year. We are holding a Table Quiz in The Hawthorn Bar on at March 3 rd at 9pm. All proceeds go towards the running of the club for both Adults and Juveniles. Table of 4 is €40 and there will be plenty of spot Prizes on the night. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Fixtures

Sat March 3:

U20 Football Championship v St.Vincents in Daingean at 3.30pm

Results

Leinster Hurling League, Gracefield 1-09 v 2-10 Arklow Rocks