St. Colmcilles GAA Club, Pairc Ui Rís, Piltown, Bettystown, Co Meath info@cilles.com 0877441731
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Message from Chairman

Good evening everyone

It was another very busy week and an even busier one awaits as the weather improves and we ramp up activities

A LOOK BACK ON THE WEEK JUST GONE

· Well done to Ben Brennan and Graham Reilly who both started for Meath in the draw v Roscommon in Dr Hyde Park on Sunday

· Our Adult men started their league campaign last Saturday night. A severely understrength team went down to the famed O Mahonys on a 2-11 to 0-11 score line. There was a super crowd in attendance on the night and we want to see those crowds continuing to come to Piltown and getting behind all our teams in 2018. We encourage all our young teams to come out and enjoy the games. All our young players are very welcome to have a “kick around” on the top pitch during the game. Rd2 of the league sees us make the long journey to Moynalvey on Sunday morning. Throw in 11am – get the breakfast in early

· We had a superb night at the launch of our OSKARS event on Friday. Our thanks to the Black Bull for making us feel very welcome. The films were named and cast members were assembled and on March 16th you can enjoy a host of movies from the Snapper, Forrest Gump, to Fatal Attraction and all the way to Pulp Fiction. Tickets will be available shortly but in the meantime if you can support our actors in their fundraising efforts then we would be very grateful. Advertisements are available in our commerative programme so please contact us here or at treasurer@cilles.com and chairman@cilles.com for further information. We would love to hear from you. There are still some roles to be filled so if you would like to take part then please let us know

On Saturday I had the pleasure of joining many of our coaches at the “Player Pathway” workshop excellently presented by GPO Niall Kane and Coaching Officer Micky Conlon. We will be announcing further workshops in the next week. I also had to skip the league match in Piltown to attend the Junior and Senior Trath na gCeist competition in Navan. Our own Denise Morgan is the Irish and Culture officer for Meath County Board and Denise put on a superb show and ran an excellent ever. Both our teams did the club proud although the senior team had a major week link(being myself) of course. Thankfully Conor, Fiona and Gwen were the real stars of the night !! A special word to the Junior team of Caoimhe, Alannah, Andrew and Conor who came 4th on the night. A superb achievement by a great team

NATIONAL DRAW TICKETS

The National Draw tickets must be returned this week. Priced at a very reasonable €10 every cent raised goes straight to the club. Please contact your team manager or u here and we will reserve a ticket for you.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Things really are ramping up and getting busier and busier. Here are SOME events. Our various Oskar fundraisers are on our website and social media

1. OPERATION TRANSFORMATION WALK : 20:00 MONDAY – Callaghan’s Butchers – BETTYSTOWN

2. LADIES SECTION AGM – Piltown – 8pm

3. OSKARS REHERSHALS – Realt na Mara School – from 18:30 TUESDAY

4. OPERATION TRANSFORMATION – 19:15 to 20:15 – PILTOWN

5. LEINSTER U13 AND U15 CLUB FOOTBALL LEAGUES – from 13:00 on SATURDAY in Piltown. Details TBC

6. RD12 All County A Leagues: ST COLMCILLES V MOYNALVEY – 11:00 SUNDAY – MOYNALVEY

7. INDOOOR HURLING LEAGUE – Gormanstown College – Sunday morning

8. RD2 NFL DIV2 – MEATH V CLARE – SUNDAY in Navan 14:30

 

KEEP UP TO DATE

You can follow all our upcoming events and progress on our website, www.cilles.com sponsored by Burkes Pharmacy, and our social media channels – Facebook: STCOLMCILLES GAA and twitter @stcolmcillesgaa

YOUR FEEDBACK IS WELCOME AND GET IN TOUCH

If there is something you would like us to cover off on these updates or have any requests or would like to volunteer to help in any way then please do not hesitate to get in touch at pro@cilles.com or chairman@cilles.com

KEITH LOUGHMAN