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Club Notes

August 8, 2017

Recent and Upcoming Games – Well done to our adult ladies football team who made it 2 championship wins on the trot with a deserved victory over St. Finnian’s Swords. They play Clan Na Gael at home on Wednesday evening at 7-30. Please support them.

Dublin Camogie, Hurling and Football – Congratulations to Miriam Twomey and her Dublin camogie colleagues who have qualified for the senior all Ireland semi-final for the first time since 1990 after defeating Wexford. Their opponents will be Kilkenny.

It’s a busy time for young Tommy Kinnane who lined out for the Under 17 hurlers in their all Ireland final narrow defeat to Cork. He is also part of the minor squad who also face Cork next week end in the semi-final.

Sean Hawkshaw and Karl Lynch Bissett have been selected to play for the minor footballers in their quarter final against Clare this afternoon (7 August). Dara O’Boyle and Gavin Nangle are also in the squad. Earlier in the year Stephen James was on the Dublin under 17 football squad. Unfortunately injury curtailed his involvement. Stephen is the grandson of Mick Kissane and is a fine goalkeeper.

Well done to emerging camogie star Ciara Holland who was chosen as the Dublin Camogie player of the weekend last week.

All Ireland Football Semi-Final Tickets – Congratulations to the Dubs on reaching the All Ireland semi-final. Tickets for this match can be ordered by texting Dan Linehan on 085 1530569. The deadline is 10 pm on Friday the 18th of August. Please note that this facility is only available to fully paid members of the Club and as the semi-final is likely to be a sell-out we are requesting that members do not use this facility to apply for tickets for non-members of the Club.

Advanced Football Camp – Book Online – The Club’s Summer Camps finish up with the Advanced Football Camp which runs from 8 to 11 August. The Camp runs from 10 am to 2 pm daily and is especially for children who participate in the Club’s Under 8 to Under 14 football teams, i.e. children born during the years 2003 to 2009. To book online please click on https://www.myclubfinances.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=719&intMF_ID=2673#wizard_example

Club Lotto – What Would You Do With €2,650 Tax Free – Members are requested to continue supporting the Club Lotto which is a vital part of the funding of the Club’s continued development. The next Club Lotto draw will take place on Sunday 13 August in the Club Bar for a Tax Free Jackpot of €2,650and the chance to win one of three “Lucky Dip” Prizes of €50. Play online at https://naomhmearnog.ie/club-information/club-lotto/or in the Club Bar.

Starcamp 14 to 18 August – Starcamp, Ireland’s largest Performing Fun & Games Camp is coming to Naomh Mearnog GAA Club from 14 to 18 August. For all Boys & Girls aged 4-12. Book Online at https://starcamp.ie/