Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Ballymore Eustace GFC

The Lotto has been relaunched with the first draw taking place on Tuesday 10th April at 9-30 pm in the Club House and every Tuesday night at the same venue.
A Guaranteed Jackpot of €800 increasing by €100 each week it is not won.
If there is no winner a draw for five prizes of €30 will take place.

Club Membership Due:
Players €50, Non Players €30, Students €20:

Ballymore GFC awards night. Well done to the Ladies committee for organising a Fantastic night which was enjoyed by all.
Thank you to Richie Hopkins of Hopkins Construction who made a presentation of a set of jerseys to the club at the awards night.

Training is on Tuesday and Thursday at 8pm for Intermediate and junior players, any new players are welcome.

Welcome back to Ivan Grace and Mark McCarville.

A Big Welcome to Mark Murphy who has transferred to Ballymore from St

Ballymore’s Intermediate team is competing in the Leinster Leader Senior League Division 1 Group A.
Ballymore have got off to a poor start in Division 1 of the league by losing the first four matches. The home team have been unlucky not to have won a couple of tight matches and they now face an uphill battle to reach the play offs. They must now win the remaining three matches to have any chance of qualifying.

19th March: Celbridge 2-6 Ballymore 2-4 away

24th March: Confey 0-12 Ballymore 0-10 away

31st March: Kilcullen 1-10 Ballymore 1-8 away

9th April: Ballymore 2-5 Allenwood 3-7 home

The upcoming fixtures are as follows:

21st April: Ballymore v Athy home

28th April: Ballymore v Rathangan home

Ballymore Junior team will compete in the Tom Cross Senior League Division 5.

23rd April
Ballymore v Kill at 7-30pm home

30th April: Rheban v Ballymore at 7-30pm away

9th May: Ballymore v Kilcullen at 7-30pm home

14th May: Maynoth v Ballymore at 7-30pm away

21st May: Ballymore v Carbury at 7-30pm home

28th May: Castledermot v Ballymore at 7-30pm away

6th June: Ballymore v Moorefield at 7-30 home

11th June: Kildangan v Ballymore at 7-30 away

18th June: Ballymore v Eadestown at 7-30 home

25th June: Caragh v Ballymore at 7-30 away

2nd July: Ballymore v Ellistown at 7-30 home

16th July Monastersvin v Ballymore at 7-30 away

Congratulations to Kildare on reaching the league semi final and the two Ballymore men Tommy Archibold and in particular James Kavanagh who has been a revelation since he has become a regular on the team.
Best of lucky lads on Sunday against Donegal in Croke Park.

Members Draw: February
€200 Tony Mahon
€50 Will Hennessey
€50 Paddy Nolan
€50 Gus Kavanagh

Members Draw: March
€200 Eira Gorman
€50 Frank Murphy
€50 Tony Mahon
€50 Pat Brown jr

Field Day
The Field Day will take place on Sunday 6th May:
The Leinster TUG-OF-WAR Championships will be held at the Field Day
Senior: 600 kg
Senior: 680 kg
Under 19: 600 kg
Under 23: 640 kg

There will also be Women’s Tug-of- War
A new gate is being erected on the right hand side of the main entrance to the grounds. This gate will be left open for walkers and people using the grounds.

On behalf of the club we send our condolences to Jim Brown on the loss of his wife Joan who passed away recently and our deepest sympathy to her family.

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