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22 September 2019
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GAA

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LUCAN SARSFIELDS

A good win for our Senior Camogie team in Championship gets them back on track, they now face a massive game away to Ballyboden this Sunday the 22nd at 10am. The Jnr 3 team Camogie team had a good win on Thursday last, unfortunately the Inter team lost out to a strong Crumlin outfit. Both U15 hurling teams had good wins last weekend and now sees the 15A hurlers through to the Championship Final vs Kilmacud Crokes. U16 footballers opened their Championship with a draw. Disappointment for our Minor A hurlers as they crashed out of Championship, following the loss to a very good and fancied Castleknock side.

This weekend sees our Senior Hurlers in Championship Qtr. Final vs Craobh Chiarain at 3pm in Parnell on Saturday 21st. Also this weekend our Minor Footballers will be looking to get their Championships back on track with a win, A are away to Naomh Mearnog, B at home to Whitehall Sunday 22nd at 11am. The finally on Sunday our Jnr B hurlers will be looking to secure 2 promotions in a row as they take on a tough NaFianna side in the Championship semi-final, 3pm 12th Lock. Support very welcome and appreciated as always.

Of course there was a lot of history made last weekend, and the club is of course very proud of our latest All Ireland winners, well done to Darren Gavin (Dublin Senior Football) Abby Sheils (Dublin Senior Ladies Football) and Ken Robinson and Paul Casey (Dublin Ladies Mgt team); As always they all represented the club so well and we are very proud of their achievements.

Our U14 Ladies footballers had a wonderful morning, hosting St Josephs Doorebarefield, before heading in on the bus, organised by our Ladies Section, to break the record crowd at the All-Ireland Final, great support and well done to all involved.

Lotto. There was no winner of the lotto on the 12th September, Numbers were 12, 16, 21 and 23. Next weeks’ jackpot is €13,000, next draw will be managed by Mary Flannery and is sponsored by Newcastle Golf Centre.

Lucky Dips (€30): Shane Conlon, Brian O’Connor, Veronica O’Leary, Patty Moore and Angela Ryan. Play Online, Or Tickets can be purchased at the Club, or in Kenny’s Vesey Arms.

Our deepest sympathies to the Butler and Maguire/White families following recent bereavements. RIP.

Club Shop is back OPEN . Thursdays 7-8.30pm and Saturdays 10am-12.

DON’T MISS OUT , get you tickets ASAP, 28th September Bagatelle will be live in the clubhouse …tickets only €20 for what will be a great nights entertainment.

Staidéar agus Spórt. On Monday, 30th September , the Club is running its annual educational initiative for the Club's 5th and 6th Year four code players. There is an impressive lineup of twenty-five current adult players available to answer questions on their experiences of moving from School to College to Employment in their respective disciplines/occupations. We are grateful that Club stalwarts Paul Casey and Emer Keenan will direct the evening as keynote speakers. Please encourage your 5th or 6th Year son or daughter to attend at 7.00pm on Monday, 30th September, to hear the speakers' life pathway progression while at the same time playing for their respective Cub teams. The evening should offer informed experiences, hope and camaraderie, and encourage our young stars to 'keep on keeping on'

GAA for All (SARS Stars) has resumed on Tuesdays, at the slightly later time of 5.15-6pm. This provides training for children with disabilities age 5-12. Newcomers always welcome.

Cúpla Focal Club returns THIS Monday 23rd September, time 8pm-9pm, two groups.

The Lucan Credit Union Academy is on Sat. mornings 9.30am for girls, 10am for the boys.

The Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club 25 Card Drive resumes on Friday 18th October 2019 and will continue to May 2020 in the Clubhouse Bar. Time: 9.00pm Sharp 1st Prize: €50, 2nd Prize if 3 or more tables Entry: €5 per person Records will be kept of the number of games won by all players (in the 12 games played at each table) over the season. Entry fees that exceed the prize money each night will be accumulated as prizes for the top players over the full season. Everyone is welcome - from beginners to those who played years ago and would like to resume playing so please spread the word!

Club membership is NOT a requirement. Call Bill Ryan for further information at 086-8500376.