We hope everyone is staying at home, safe, and, following the HSE guidelines. Lucan Healthy Club continues to offer support to those in need, please see the Club website for more information, http://www.lucansarsfields.ie/content_page/10035503/ . A reminder also that the Club is closed to everyone except the HSE staff during the current restrictions. The Luke Kelly tribute planned for Easter Sunday has also been cancelled.
U10 Boys Mentor, Nurse Clare has been busy at the testing facility. Our sincerest thanks to her and all the staff.
The GAA Motions that were passed at this year's Congress came into effect on March 28th, they include the ban on metal bands on hurleys unless they are taped over, and in football, a pass back to the goalie from a kickout is outlawed, resulting in a free to the opposition.
The suspension of the injury fund during the Covid-19 crisis has been extended until April 19th, and may be further extended. The five U15 Football championships have been deferred until the autumn. As and when the restrictions are lifted will determine when the other competitions will restart.
To help coaches through this difficult period , the GAA, An Cumann Camogaiochta and the LGFA have created a series of coach development sessions to take place over the coming weeks. The sessions will run every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm, which began Thursday, March 26th. See http://learning.gaa.ie and social media for more details. Well done to all the mentors for providing tips and advice and posing challenges to their teams, keep it up!
Did you enjoy the 'just for fun' online Quiz last Sunday? There may be another one soon, watch social media for more info.
The team from Operation Transformation have a plan to help people stay healthy, mind and body, as people are having to live apart from family and friends and the normal routine of everyday life. Kathryn Thomas and the team of experts Aoife Hearne, Karl Henry, Dr Eddie Murphy and Dr Sumi Dunne will be helping households deal with the reality of isolation and how we can all play our part in supporting the most vulnerable by our own actions. Four households will be chosen for this series. The production will install unmanned cameras in your home to see how each household is living day to day. Each household will be paid an appearance fee for participation in the series. The strict social distancing guidelines will be followed by all production team members to avoid any contact with the household members. Should you and your household wish to be considered for this unique series, please visit www.rte.ie/ot where you will find the application form. Applications must be in by April 3.
Lucan Sarsfields Lotto Jackpot 20,000 euro
IMPORTANT: For the duration of the current restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak the lotto draw will take place on Thursday nights at 9pm behind closed doors and will be live streamed on Facebook.
You can still enter the draw by clicking on the following link: http://bit.ly/LucanSarsfieldsClubLotto or on the local lotto link on the Lucan Sarsfields website.
Make sure to get your entry in before 6pm on Thursday to be included in that night's draw . These are very challenging times, so please continue to support your Club by playing lotto online.
There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot held on Thursday 25th March 2020. The numbers drawn were 4, 9, 11 and 22 .
Lucky Dip winners (30 euro): Patti Brady, Dermot English, B. Young, Shane Biggs and Niamh Brophy.
Next Draw: Thursday 2nd April 2020, Sponsor: Lucan Village Pharmacy, Managed by Mary Flannery