December 24, 2016 Leave a comment
Here’s an early Christmas present for all our loyal supporters the online version of our Juvenile yearbook. There’s a few hard copies left and if you want one please contact the juvenile secretary Eimear O’Keeffe.
Burgess GAA blog
December 6, 2016 Leave a comment
Juvenile Awards and Christmas Night:
We had a very successful night at our juvenile presentation on Friday 2nd Dec in Kilcoleman. We would like to thank Tipp hurlers Donagh Maher and Niall O’Meara who handed out the awards.
Our Juvenile yearbook sold well on the night and there are a few copies still available if you would like to secure your own please contact Juvenile PRO Trish Gibson on the club juvenile phone 086 393 4363. The yearbooks are great value at just €10 each for 64 pages of full colour photos and articles. It’s a great record of our Juvenile year gone by at all levels and a wonderful keepsake.
The winners were
1. Day at the races: Liam Burke, Emily
2. Trailer of timber: Mike Mulqueen, Castlecranna
3. Afternoon tea in Dromoland Castle: Siobhan McCarthy, Capparoe
4. Simply food voucher: Anna Merry, Kilcoleman
The club will be holding a dinner dance in the Abbey Court hotel on Friday, December 16th in honour of the 40th anniversary of the all conquering 1976 intermediate team. The senior and junior A 2016 league winning teams will also be presented with their medals on the night. Tickets are €30 and are available from any club officer music by silver dollar.
There was no winner of last Monday nights club Lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 2, 9, 20 & 26. The three lucky dip winners were Dollie Heffernan c/o PJ Hogan, Siomha & Aibhin Cleary Borrisokane & Anne Seymour c/o Ashlawn. The sellers prize Jonathan Ryan. This weeks draw was in D Pallas Bar for a Jackpot of €5,550.
June 6, 2016 Leave a comment
North senior quarter finals have been fixed for the 25th and 26th of June. We have been drawn against Borrisokane. We will pass on further fixture information once it comes to hand. We have also drawn Toomevara in the semi-final of the Johnny Ryan league cup.
Junior A Hurling:
Congratulations to our Junior A hurlers who brought great honour to the club on Saturday evening when they brought the Denis Carroll Memorial Cup home to the parish for the on what was a very emotional occasion. The lads recorded a fine 2-18 to 1-12 victory against Kiladangan in a very entertaining game of hurling. We wish them the best of luck in the championship.
Some Video Footage:
Our u12B team drew with Kilruane last week Burgess 3-4 Kilruane 2-7 and our gold team were defeated away to Nenagh but played very well.
School Skills Competition:
Well done to Conor Reidy, Eoin Grace and Micheál Ryan who won the Tipperary competition last Thursday night in Thurles and will go on to compete in Munster this Wednesday
Last week U14 coaches David Kyne and Derek Sharkey were presented with new Jerseys for our U14 hurlers in preparation for Féile na nGael by Tommy Murray on behalf of Flogas .
We would like to thank Tommy and Flogas for their generosity. An absolutely smashing set of Jerseys, well wear lads! And the best of luck in Féile!
Tipp v Limerick Match Tickets:
Anyone looking for match tickets should contact club secretary Gemma Flynn before this Thursday on 087 2359336.
Millennium Cross Walk:
Burgess Juvenile Club are organising ‘Millenium Cross Walk’ for families on Tuesday 21st June. There will be two starting points Killoran Hall at 7pm & car park for millennium cross at 7pm. All families are encouraged to participate in this walk. There will be a bucket collection on the night.
Burgess Juvenile Club are holding their annual Cúl Camp on Monday 4th July to Friday 8th July. Booking can now be made on line http://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie forms will be available at training shortly
There was no winner of last Monday night’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 19 & 20. The 3 x €40 winners were Katie O’Keeffe Newtown, Tom Mulcahy Boher & Patrick Lynch c/o Molly Bans. Sellers prize John maher. This week’s draw is in Reidy’s. Jackpot €8,250
October 20, 2015 Leave a comment
The Waterford/Tipperary region will be hosting Féile na Gael, the national festival of Under 14 hurling/camogie/handball for boys and girls over the weekend of 24th – 26th June 2016. Preparations are now commencing for this event and we in Burgess GAA are proudly doing our part.
As part of participation in Féile na Gael each host club is expected to provide host accommodation for a visiting team. This means that we will need to organise places to stay for 24 team players and a maximum of four mentors. To that end we are looking for volunteers to help out by hosting players and mentors.
here below is a copy and paste of the information pack
Féile na Gael
Féilena Gael are Club festivals for Hurling, Football, Camogie and Handball at Under 14 level, involving teams from across the Association.
Féile provides an opportunity for:
A core aim of Féile tournaments is to promote a philosophy whereby every player has the opportunity to participate and play in their respective Féile tournament at a level commensurate to their age, skills and strengths.
The Féile na Gael National Finals take place in Waterford and Tipperary from 17th – 19th June 2016.
This pack sets out information related to the organisation and hosting of Féile. Much of the information below is contained in the Féile na Charter, a full copy of which is provided to all participating Clubs.
Please find below details related to:
Féile na Gael competitions are composed of host and visiting teams. Host teams are drawn from the host region (Counties). Visiting teams participating at the National Finals of Féile na Gael will be nominated by their County Bord na nÓg to represent their respective Counties. Both host clubs and visiting Counties are graded into their respective divisions. Normally the identity of the visiting teams is determined by the results of internal Féile na Gael competitions, however, due to the level of interest from host clubs, each visiting County is usually asked to nominate 2 – 3 representatives. All overseas units are also asked to nominate representatives to take part at Féile na Gael.
Generally divisions are composed of 16 teams – 8 host clubs, and their 8 visiting teams. Depending on local requirements, deviation from the 16 team division is possible in co-operation with the national Féile committee.
Since 2014, Féile na Gael has introduced both Cup and Shield competitions in each Division. To facilitate this each division of 16 teams is divided into four groups (Groups A – D) of four teams (two host clubs and their visiting clubs). Each team plays each other team on a round robin basis. Upon completion of the three group games teams are ranked 1 – 4. Teams ranked 1st and 2nd proceed to the Cup quarter finals, while teams ranked 3rd and 4th proceed to the Shield quarter finals. Therefore, each participating team is guaranteed a minimum of four games – three group games, and either a Cup or Shield quarter final.
Thereafter, knockout quarter finals, semi-finals and finals take place in each of the Cup and Shield competitions.
Participating teams shall be 15-a-side (unless Coiste Stiúrtha Náisiúnta Féile has decided that a certain Division may deviate from the 15 a-side rule), comprising of players who are over 11 and under 14 years of age on 1st January in the year of Féile. Panels in a 15-a-side division are limited to 24 players.
Depending on the requirements of the host region, certain division may be designated as 13 or 11a-side. Participation at 13 or 11-a-side is limited to those clubs that field at 13 or 11-a-side in their local U. 14 competitions. Where a division is designated as 13 or 11-a-side, the visiting Counties will also be asked to nominate a 13 or 11-a-side club. It is not possible for either host or visiting clubs to request to be designated as 13 or 11-a-side for the purposes of participation at Féile only. Where competitions are based on reduced team numbers e.g. 11 or 13 a side Coiste Stiúrtha Náisiúnta Féile will stipulate a reduced maximum panel size for all teams participating in that competition.
Similarly, amalgamated teams are permitted to participate in Féile na Gael, though again this is limited to those clubs that field as an amalgamated unit in their local U. 14 competitions in that year. It is not possible for either host or visiting clubs to request to amalgamate for the purposes of participation at Féile only.
Each team shall be accompanied by a maximum of 4 team mentors.
The final competition schedule is to be confirmed, however usually the schedule is as follows:
The Waterford/Tipperary region will be hosting Féile na Gael, the national festival of Under 14 hurling/camogie/handball for boys and girls over the weekend of 24th – 26th June 2016. Preparations are now commencing for this event and each club wishing to participate is required to submit an application form by Monday 30th November 2015 with an entry fee of €150.
Below is the Féile na Gael application form. As a number of clubs in neighbouring counties have indicated their willingness to host teams if necessary, a definite commitment is required from all under age boys and girls teams by the closing date.
Please note that each club should provide the contact details on the application form for the club member who will receive all Féile information on behalf of the club.
CUMANN LÚTHCHLEAS GAEL
An Coiste Áitiúla Féile na Gael
Donal Shanahan Patricia Walsh
Fón:087 2504315 Fón:083 4410764
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email:email@example.com
Application to participate in
Féile na Gael 2016
_______________________________________ GAA Club wish to enter their Under 14 Hurling/Camogie/HandballTeam/ in Féile na Gael 2016
We agree to act as a host club and provide accommodation for a visiting team and their mentors. I enclose a cheque for €150 application fee.
Club Name: ________________________________________________________
Féile Contact Details:
Email address: ________________________________________________________
Please return this form to: Patricia Walsh, Runaí, Féile na Gael,Tay Valley Ltd, Stradbally, Co Waterford by 30th November 2015
As part of participation in Féile na Gael each host club is expected to provide host accommodation for a visiting team. This means that you will need to organise places to stay for 24 team players and a maximum of four mentors. The following guidelines should help.
As a host club you will be expected to provide a level of hospitality for your visiting team and mentors.
Players will have played two games on Friday, they will also have two more games on Saturday. On Saturday evening, it is suggested that host clubs would provide some form of hospitality for visiting players and mentors. Again, if a team is still involved at this stage, the level of this hospitality will need to be decided upon. It would be important that any organised events would be carefully and strictly supervised.
Clubs will leave on Sunday morning after breakfast. Arrangements to attend the finals on 19th June 2016 can be made with your visiting club when you make contact with them. Arrangements for attending religious services should also be discussed with your visiting club.
It is a condition of acceptance to Féile na Gael 2016, that each participating club provide – from within their membership – a nominated person to act as ‘Féile Official’ for their club for the duration of Féilena Gael. The name, address and contact numbers of this person should be returned on the Official form provided below.
It is important that the Féile Official will be a member of your club with good authority. It is equally important that the Féile Official will not be involved with your club team in any way. The Féile Official should be an impartial person charged with the running of events at the venue and not an integral part of any team.
The Féile Official will be requested to attend an Information Night to be made aware of the various duties required and to clarify any queries they may have.
Where the referee wishes to report on a disciplinary matter, or where a dispute arises, a report/objection should be written for the Féile Official. The Official immediately contacts the Féile HQ. The Official awaits the decision from the committee and reports back to the relevant persons. It is the duty of clubs to be aware of appeal procedures.
Féile na Gael 2016
_______________________________________ GAA Club wishes to
nominate ________________________ as the Féile Official for games held in
their grounds for Féile na Gael 2016.
Féile Official Details
Contact numbers: ________________________________________
Email Address: ________________________________________
Please return this form to: Patricia Walsh, Runaí, Féile na Gael by 31st March 2016/email:firstname.lastname@example.org
As Féile na Gael is a national competition with a high profile, we hope that fields and club grounds will be presented to the highest possible standard.
The following are some prerequisites and some suggestions:
Playing Field: Must be in excellent playing condition
Must be properly flagged and marked
Must have good quality nets on the goals
Must have a scoreboard
Should preferably have ball stops behind the goal
Should be enclosed and should be stewarded to reduce incursions on the side line
Dressing Rooms: Should be clean and presentable
Should have separate Referee’s room
Should be allocated prior to games – signs on doors would be preferable
Should be stewarded
Should have separate facilities for Ladies Football teams
Field Environs: Have the following flags flying:
County Flag of visiting teams
Club Flags – Home and Visiting (Optional)
It is desirable that Venues be well signposted especially as it is likely that visiting teams. If fields are in more remote areas, temporary signs could be erected to ensure that all can find the venues.
The Féile Committee will provide standardised Welcome Signs for all clubs well in advance of the Féile weekend. However each club should consider its own ways of welcoming visitors with bunting, signage etc. and have these arrangements in place well in advance as suppliers will be busy nearer to the Féile weekend. Where necessary clubs should check to ensure that any permissions required to erect signage are in place well in advance.
Each club should appoint a Field Official to oversee the preparation and decoration of the field for Féile weekend. The duties of this official are as outlined above.
Members of the local Féile Committee will inspect all grounds over the coming months to advise clubs and monitor progress prior to Féile.
All participating teams shall adhere to the Respect initiative, Give Respect – Get Respect.
This Respect initiative seeks to ensure that at a very minimum our Gaelic Games are promoted and played in a positive, fair and enjoyable manner where players, coaches, spectators and referees Give Respect and Get Respect from each other.
The following shall be implemented in promoting and supporting the Respect initiative:
May 5, 2015 Leave a comment
Best of luck to Burgess who are playing Newport on Tuesday 5th in North semi-final in Kilcolman at 6:30
Well done to U14 football team who beat Borris Ileigh 4-08 to 0-02 on Tuesday last in Borris Ileigh. A great team effort by all the boys. Next game is on Wednesday 6th in Kilcolman against Toomevara.
Cúl camp will take place in Kilcolman from 29th June – 3rd July. Booking came be made through the cúl camp website. Forms will be distributed through the schools at a later date.
January 26, 2015 Leave a comment
Gaeltacht Scholarships 2015
Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht Scholarships to 2nd level students in the county.
Seo thíos liosta de na rialacha;
Closing date for applications is Sat Jan 31st 2015.
Students who have already booked a place in a Gaeltacht College and the deposit paid cannot avail of this scheme
These scholarships are only available in 3 Colleges as follows:
3 Coláiste na Rinne, Co. Phort Lairge
How to apply
Suitable candidates will be called for interview between Feb 9th and 13th Feb and all applicants will receive a response by the 20th Feb.
January 18, 2015 Leave a comment
Burgess Juvenile Club held their AGM on Friday evening in Kilcolman. The following officers were elected
Chairman: Mike Slattery, Vice-Chairman: Derek Sharkey, Secretary: Eimear O’Keeffe, Treasurer: Catriona O’Sullivan, PRO: Patricia Gibson. Children’s Liaison Officer: Michelle Tucker, Director of Hurling Juvenile Club: Martin Dunne.
All coaches for the coming year will be named at a later date.
The Juvenile club will hold their registration night in February, more details closer to the date.
Congratulations to our County final handball winners! Girl’s u11 doubles: Katie O’Keeffe and Emma Cooney. U 14 Boys singles: Jack O’Keeffe and u17 boys singles Aidan O Flaherty. We would like to wish Jack and Aidan the very best of luck going forward to represent Tipperary in Munster championship.
There was no winner of last week’s Lotto Jackpot the numbers drawn were 9, 12, 13 & 22. This week’s Draw was in Barry’s of Newtown on Monday the 19th January for a jackpot of €3,750 on the night. Next week’s draw, Monday 26th, will be held in Reidy’s, Newtown on Monday the 26th January. Once again thanks to everyone for their continued support and we wish you all the very best of luck.
Blast From the Past:
We recently came into possession of a copy of a photo of the 1961 UCD Dublin Senior county championship winning team which featured our own Donie and Patsy Nealon. You can just about make out that the lads are wearing their green and gold socks.