Burgess GAA Notes 10th February 2014

County Table quiz:

This years All County Table quiz will be held in Reidys pub Newtown on Friday February 21st at 9pm sharp. The questions will be given out countywide via Tipp FM.

Last year was a fantastically enjoyable night and we were amongst the best performing clubs in the county with 13 tables.

This year promises to be even better with the presentation of the medals won by our senior Hurlers in last year’s EPIC win over Nenagh Éire Óg in the Dr. Fogarty league final also taking place on the night.

It promises to be a fantastic night and we look forward to seeing you there for what will be a great night of entertainment and craic!

Blood Donation nights:

Calling all members and supporters alike! A blood donation clinic will be held in The Abbey Court Nenagh for four nights starting on Monday night coming. We urge everyone who can to please donate. You could save a life. Please share and like to spread the word.

Monday:  Date: 10th February 2014 Times: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday: Date: 11th February 2014 Times: 6:00pm – 9:00p

Wednesday: Date: 12th February 2014 Times: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday: Date: 13th February 2014 Times: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Registration Nights:

Two member registration nights will be held in the coming week a half an hour before senior training sessions.  The first will be held on Tuesday 11th at 7:30pm and Friday 14th at 7:30pm. It’s vital that players especially have their membership paid up before the hurling season starts. The cost of club membership for 2014 is as follows: Adult players €30, students €20 and non-playing members €20.

U21 Football:

Our u21B football fixture v Newport Gaels called off due to the inclement weather conditions on Sunday last. Please check the club Facebook and twitter pages for news on the re-fixture.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last week’s Jackpot. The Numbers Drawn were 6, 9, 13 &14. This week’s Draw was in Molly Bán’s, Nenagh on Monday, 10th February for a Jackpot of €6,600. Next week’s Draw will be in Reidy’s Newtown on Monday, 17th February. Thank you for your continued support.

County Draw:

We are appealing to all promoters and members to please get their accounts in order.

Committee Appointee’s:

The following were appointed to the Burgess GAA committee at last Fridays meeting for February: Anne McGrath (Assistant Secretary), Liam Gillespie (Development Officer), Fergal McDonnell, Gemma Flynn, Johnny Flynn, John Murray, Pat Cremin and John Maher. We wish them the best of luck in their endeavours.

Team Management appointments:

Junior A:  Johnny Flynn team manager

Junior C: TBC if there will be a championship this year.

U21A hurling/ u21B Football: Damien O’Brien

Minor Hurling: TBC

We wish Johnny and Damien the very best of luck with their charges for the coming year.

Burgess Juvenile news

Handball:

Congratulations to Jack O’Keefe winner of U13 singles County final. Congratulations also to Emma Cooney and Katie O’Keefe who won the U10 County final.

Registration night:

A Registration night for Juvenile members will take place in Kilcoleman on Thursday 27th February 7-8pm all juvenile members are requested to register on this night.

Coaching Course:

Burgess club are hoping to run a level 1 coaching course in the near future. This will take place over three weeks comprising of 2 evenings of 3 hours sessions and one Saturday morning outdoor session. There will be both practical and theory involved in this.

This is not open to only selectors and trainers so if there is anyone you think might be interested please contact Eimear O’Keeffe on 086 3934363. It would be more beneficial to all if this could happen sooner rather than later as the hurling and football season is now approaching.​

Easter Camp:

An Easter Camp will be held in Kilcoleman from 15th – 17th April. Cost of this course will be €20 per person. Registration for this course will also take place on Thursday 27th February.

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