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31 May 2020
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LUCAN SARSFIELDS

The biggest ever coaching survey conducted in Irish sport will see the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association join forces to help shape the future development of Gaelic games. Over the next three weeks coaches at every level of football, hurling and camogie are being encouraged and urged to make their voices heard via the online survey. GAA President, John Horan, believes the Gaelic Games Coaching Survey 2020 can be a hugely positive initiative for the Association. The link to the survey is in this week's club notes on the club website www.lucansarsfields.ie/news

GAA Director General, Tom Ryan gave an update on the GAA's Roadmap to return, watch the interview here: https://youtu.be/Vf-Ind7W8ho

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association will team up with Lidl Ireland and Jigsaw to roll out five days of activity focusing on Positive Youth Mental Health from Monday 1st to Friday 5th June. As everyone will be aware, many of our members across the country were due to begin their Leaving Certificate or Junior Certificate, GCSE or A Level, exams that week and they, with many other of our young players, are having to deal with added stress and pressure during these current times. Sport plays a crucial outlet for young people's positive mental health and adds to the 'Be Active' message utilized by Jigsaw as part of their 5-a-day for positive mental health. The LGFA in partnership with Lidl and Jigsaw will outline each of these 5 key messages throughout our Be Positive Week and we ask all our members to get involved and support our young members across the country and to assist our young members to help themselves also.
See https://ladiesgaelic.ie/ for more details.

The Dublin LGFA referees are holding a charity Fun run on Saturday May 30th in aid of St Francis Hospice. Angela Gallagher, Tom Casserly and William Eakins from Lucan Sarsfields are taking part, support this worthy cause here https://www.gofundme.com/f/dublin-lgfa-refs

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Help your club win with the Irish Life Healthy Club Steps Challenge - Throughout the Covid-19 emergency, GAA clubs across the 32 counties have been helping their members and communities stay healthy and connected within the restrictions of public health advice. To help reward this contribution and to celebrate the importance of staying active, the GAA's Community & Health Department has teamed up with Irish Life, CSR partners to the Healthy Club Project, to launch a special 'Steps Challenge' set to run during the month of June.
To Join the challenge follow the instructions below: (If you have any problems just email lucanhealthyclub@gmail.com for help)
1. Download the MyLife app from the App store or Google Play store
2. Tap on the social tab on the MyLife app
3. Select challenges
4. Select the challenge for your province
5. Tap on join & select your club

The Dermot Earley Youth Leadership Initiative (DEYLI) takes its name from one of Ireland's most inspirational leaders and one of Gaelic games most iconic proponents, Dermot Earley (1948 - 2010). The initiative, a tribute to Dermot's lifetime of sporting and professional achievements and his commitment to community service, is brought to life through a partnership between GAA, Foroige, and NUI Galway. The programme empowers young people to enhance their leadership capabilities to better enable them to reach their full potential and have a positive impact on the world around them. The DEYLI is now looking for interested clubs/individuals across the island of Ireland to get involved with the programme.
To get involved or for more information go to http://www.lucansarsfields.ie/content_page/10035503/ and / or contact lucanhealthyclub@gmail.com

Our sympathies to the Behan family on the death of Catherine Condon, mother of Noelle Behan, mother-in-law of Mark and granny of Jack(U16 F&H) and Ciaran. Ar dheis De go raibh a hanam

Lucan Sarsfields Lotto Jackpot 20,000 euro
There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot sponsored by Feargal McCarthy, Painter and Decorator, held on Thursday 21st May, 2020. The numbers drawn were 6, 13, 24 and 25.
The Lucky Dip winners (30 euro): Niamh Roche, Deirdre Stapleton, Sean & Tadhg, Mia Hurson and Colm Browne, all of whom will be contacted shortly so that they know how to claim their prize.

Next Draw: Thursday, May 28, 2020, Sponsor: Newcastle Golf Center, Managed by Team Flannery - Mary, Tommy and Donal.

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.