We are delighted to announce that Kathleen Roche has agreed to continue to serve Lucan Sarsfields as Club President during 2021. With 2020 behind us we hope that 2021 will allow Kathleen much more opportunities to represent us proudly as she has done over many years as a leader of many fundraising initiatives.
Club Members are reminded that membership for 2021 is now due. We expect that training and games will resume very quickly when restrictions are lifted, and to make sure that all our mentors and players are covered by the insurance schemes, we need to register everyone on the new Foireann system, and this can only be done when membership is renewed/taken out. For all queries regarding membership, please contact email@example.com
As we will be using the ClubForce App to manage our return-to-play questionnaires and for attendance tracking, all members are urged to download the app from the Google Play or Apple App store. Sign in using the same username and password that you use to renew your membership and make Lucan Sarsfields GAA your favourite club!
At 6:30pm on Friday 26th we are hosting a coaches forum facilitated by Club GPO David Moran. This will be a VERY informal event for mentors within our club with no preset agenda. Registration in advance is required and closes at 3pm on Friday. http://bit.ly/LucanSarsfieldsCoachingForum
The Gaelic Games family have launched 'Be Ready to Play', a Coaching and Sport Science programme in association with UPMC, official healthcare partner of the GAA and GPA, that will be delivered via webinars, website programmes, instructional videos and live online sessions. The programme is a holistic coaching and performance plan that will be of great benefit to all club coaches and players, male, female, adult, and youth alike. It will help them return to training post-COVID-19 in a way that will hopefully increase enjoyment, performance, and participation, while simultaneously reducing the risk of injury.
Full details at https://www.gaa.ie/news/ground-breaking-be-ready-to-play-coaching-programme-launched/
Getting Ireland's Adults COVID-Vaccination Ready
The Irish Gerontological Society held a public lecture last Wednesday the 17th of February in an aim to boost uptake and increase the efficacy of the HSE COVID-19 vaccine rollout. They are asking that people spread the word about this event among older family members, friends and networks which is available to view here: COVID Vaccination Ready | Irish Gerontological Society (irishgerontology.com)
Our condolences to the Flanagan family on the death of Carmel (nee Tierney), mother in law of Jackie (adult camogie management team), grandmother of Emma & Rebecca (adult camogie and ladies football), and Alan (adult hurling). May she rest in peace
Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Lotto Jackpot 3000 euro
There was no winner of the Club Lotto held on 18 February 2021 sponsored Lucan Village Pharmacy. The numbers drawn were 12, 14, 15, 18.
Lucky Dip winners of 30 euro each: David Keenan, Ann Greaney, Sharon Hickey, Maeve Maguire and Gerry McAndrew.
The Jackpot for the next draw, to be held on Thursday 25th February, is 3000 euro, and is sponsored by Clandillon Motors. The draw will be held behind closed doors at 9pm and live streamed on our Facebook page. Make sure your entry is submitted before 6pm on the evening of the draw to be included in that week's draw, tickets can be purchased online at the following link: http://bit.ly/LucanSarsfieldsClubLotto
Thank You for supporting Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club
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Na Gaeil Oga CLG
Failte ag notai an chumainn Na Gaeil Oga, ait a gheobhaidh tu an eolas is deanai ar gach rud ata ag tarlu inar bpobail briomhar.
An Solo Fada: Is rith spraoi digiteach e An Solo Fada a bheas ag tarlu ar an 27 - 28 Feabhra le hairgead a thiomsu d'fhorbairt an chumainn. Is dushlan ata ann do dhaoine feiscint ce chomh tapaigh is gur feidir leo 5km a rith agus iad i mbun ruathar aonair no solo (iomaint, camogaiocht no peil). Le achar 1km & 2km i gceist do phaisti nios oige.
Beidh mor laochra ar linne ar nos realta BhAC Paddy Andrews, Rory O'Carroll agus Eve O'Brien ag glacadh pairte araon le Kevin Cassidy, Muinteoir Orla O Chula 4 Ar Scoil, Caitlin Nic Aoidh o TG4 agus go leor leor eile.
Ta breis agus 6,000 euro baillithe againn, faigh do thiceid no tabhair deontas duinn anois ag ansolofada.eventbrite.ie
An Solo Fada is a digital fun run taking place on February 27 - 28 to raise money to support the club's continued growth. It is a challenge for people to see how fast they can run 5km in solo or hurling (hurling, camogie or football). With 1km & 2km distances for younger children.
Great heroes of our time such as Dublin star Paddy Andrews, Rory O'Carroll and Eve O'Brien will be taking part with Kevin Cassidy, Aoife Ni Chasaide, Muinteoir Orla from Cula 4 Ar Scoil, Caitlin Nic Aoidh from TG4 and many many more.
We have raised over 6,000 euro so far, get your tickets or donate now at ansolofada.eventbrite.ie
Spraoi sa Bhaile: Moladh mor don 150 paiste ata ag glacadh pairte sa chomortas Spraoi sa Bhaile. An tseachtain seo bhi an dushlan ag diriu ar chursai peile.
Comhghairdeas mor le Cillian O Maothain, Emily Nesbitt, Ronan de Paor, Caoimhe Ni Raghaillaigh, Grace Ni Mhurcu, Jake Nesbitt, Sean Anderson agus David Aherne a chuir scoranna mora suas sna dushlain eagsula.
Sna comortas eagsula ta buachailli Chill Chainnigh agus Gaillimh chun tosaigh i gcomortas na mbuachailli, foireann Chill Dara ag cruthu go maith i gcomortas na gcailíni agus ta buachailli an acadaimh i mbarr reime sa chomortas dona paisti is oige.
Leanfaidh an comortas an deireadh seachtaine seo le dushlan iomana. Mas maith leat do phaiste a chlaru don sceim Spraoi sa Bhaile, cuir sceal chuig Dean ar +353 86 333 7739.
Ta failte roimh phaisti nar imir cheana leis Na Gaeil Oga.
Shout out to the 150 children taking part in the Spraoi sa Bhaile competition. This week the challenge was focused on football.
Congratulations to Cillian O Maothain, Emily Nesbitt, Ronan de Paor, Caoimhe Ni Raghaillaigh, Grace Ni Mhurcu, Jake Nesbitt, Sean Anderson and David Aherne who put up great scores in the various challenges.
In the competitions the Cill Chainnigh and Gaillimh boys are leading the boys competition, the Cill Dara team are doing well in the girl's competition and the Acadamh boys are at the top in the junior children's competition.
The competition will continue this weekend with a hurling challenge. If you would like to enrol your child for the Spraoi sa Bhaile scheme, please contact Dean on +353 86 333 7739.
Children who have not previously played with Na Gaeil Oga are always welcome.
Foireann Chamogaiochta: Ta an foireann chamogaiochta ag tosnu traenail on 23u Feabhra. Beidh siad ag traenail le cheile trid ranganna aclaiochta thar Zoom ar feadh tamaill.
Ma ta suim agat imirt, seol teacs chuig Caoimhe ar 0858440105. Failte roimh imreoiri nua i gconai.
The camogie team is starting training from February 23rd. They will be training together through fitness classes over Zoom for now.
If you are interested in playing, text Caoimhe on 0858440105. New players are always welcome.
Foireann Peil na mBan: Ta Peil na mBan ag tosu ar ais an tseachtain seo agus beidh na mna ag obair le cheile le dushlain seachtainula mar chuid da gcuid oibre don seasur ata le teacht. Cuirtear failte roimh imreoiri nua i gconai, cuir sceal chuig Maire ar 0877935266 Ma ta speis agat.
Women's Football is starting back this week, and will be working together virtually with weekly challenges as part of their work for the upcoming season.
New players are always welcome, send a message to Maire on 0877935266 if you are interested.
Feachtas Lidl: Ta feachtas nua tosaithe le Lidl agus a n-aip Lidl Plus. Bheimis buioch da roghnodh sibh Na Gaeil Oga ar an aip, is deis tiomsiu airgid iontach e seo don fhoireann le duaiseanna iontacha don fhoireann. Ta an feachtas seo ar siul on Luan, 15u Feabhra go dti an Domhnach, 11u Aibrean.