May 20, 2019
As you all know we are hosting our annual Govan Jolliffe-Byrne Tournament on Saturday the 1st of June. Cathal and Niall O’Reilly, the owners of KOBA have offered to donate ALL PROFITS from business day, Thursday 23rd May to help raise funds for the tournament and our charity partner The Arch Club. This is an unprecedented gesture and we are extremely grateful. We are asking that you ALL support this amazing opportunity by ordering takeaway/delivery or dining in at KOBA Restaurant on May 23rd. Thank you Cathal and Niall at KOBA
You can order online on www.koba.ie or call 01-8461120. Please be sure to mention Naomh Mearnóg GAA club when ordering!
The hosting of this event means that we will have over 600 visitors from all over the country and we want to show them our amazing hospitality. We are therefore requesting that all teams in all codes bring up trays of sandwiches. These can be dropped to Club from 8am on Saturday, 1st June. Can mentors please communicate this message to parents.
The club will be running a Safeguarding course on Tues 28th May from 7.30 to 8.30pm. All coaches must complete the safeguarding course. A coach is covered for a 3-year period once the course has been completed. You must redo the course every 3 years.
Coaches can register at https://coachzone.naomhmearnog.ie/. Any queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Canvassing for the new club Lotto Season has commenced and we urgently request that all members support this vital component of club finance.
Congratulations to the management and players of our talented under 15 football team who won their Shield by the minimum margin after a great game against a talented Erin’s Isle side. This was a superb performance in front of a big home crowd on Sunday morning.
Well done to our Ladies football Féile team who despite being drawn in a very tough group performed heroically on Saturday. Thank you to the mentors and players for your great effort.
Our junior hurlers made it 3 championship wins on the trot and are now almost certain to reach the quarter finals.
Our senior camogie team preserved their league status with a well-deserved win over Castleknock. The recently formed junior side drew with St. Jude’s.
We send our best wishes to the Dubs as they commence their campaign on Saturday for a historic 5 in a row. We also remember that great Dub Anton O’Toole who went to his eternal reward during the last week. May Anton’s Soul be forever at Peace.