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5 July 2020
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GAA

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LUCAN SARSFIELDS

Comhgairdeas le Harry Ladd , named as DCU Dochas Eireann GAA Club's Intermediate Footballer of the Year.

Birdie

Training for our adult teams started back last week, and for our juvenile teams since Monday. It is challenging for the players and mentors as we get used to the new procedures to help keep the coronavirus at bay.

It is imperative that all coaches, managers and mentors, that have underage players on their teams, meet the legislative requirements - that they have completed the Safeguarding course and that they are Garda Vetted. Please contact Lucan Sarsfields Child Protection Officer, Niamh O Brien, childrensofficerls@gmail.com with any queries.

One of the biggest things we all have to get used to is completing the health questionnaire; because of the size of our club, over 4500 members, our volunteer Covid-19 supervisors may find it challenging when trying to find the player name to allow them onto the training area - here's a helpful reminder, before going to training; Fill the water bottle and Fill in the form!

It wasn't easy on Monday when the GAA system stopped working - just at the start of the first of the evening training slots, but despite this we managed to cope.

The revised fixture details for the 2020 Dublin Senior 1 Football Championships have been confirmed by the Dublin CCC. In Group 2, Round 1 games will take place on Saturday, July 25th when Lucan Sarsfields have a home tie against Ballinteer St Johns, and a Round 2 game taking place on Wednesday, August 5th away to Na Fianna. The fixture details are still to be confirmed for the Round 3 fixture against St Judes, which will take place on August 15th/ 16th.

Fixture details for the Intermediate and Junior Championships will be made available by the weekend.

The revised fixture details for the 2020 Dublin Hurling Championship have been confirmed by the Dublin CCC.

Lucan Sarsfields Round 1 game against Ballinteer St Johns will take place on Saturday, July 18 at home, with the Round 2 game away to St Oliver Plunkets ER on Wednesday, 29th July. Our last group stage game against St Vincents will conclude Round 3 on Saturday, August 8th/ Sunday, August 9th.

Junior and Intermediate fixtures are posted on the club website.

At county level, both the Hurling and Football Minor Championships are set to get underway on the weekend of October 17, when Dublin Footballers take on Meath, and the Hurlers are through to the quarterfinals on October 24/25 where they play the winners of Westmeath v Carlow.

In Ladies Football, the county board are meeting this week and we hope to have adult competition fixtures shortly.
A reminder of the new rule for 45's - Two points are scored when a 45m kick, taken off the ground, goes directly over the bar. If the ball is touched by any player before it goes over the bar it shall equal one point. To signal a two point score the umpire shall wave the white flag and at the same time raise his/her other hand to point directly upwards. (Effective 1st May 2020)

Lucan Sarsfields Lotto Jackpot 20,000 euro
There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot sponsored by Colaiste Laichtin, Inis Oirr, held on Thursday 25th June, 2020. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 12 and 15.

The Lucky Dip winners (30 euro) this week: Don Dardis, Gerry Gleeson, Jenny McGann, Colm O Mahony and Tony Rigney.

Next Draw: Thursday, July 2, 2020, Sponsor: O Grady Hearing Care Services, 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.