Michaela Shines for Ireland!
Article by Swinford Killasser Ladies Gaelic Club
Well Done Michaela Walsh!
Well done to Mickey who has qualified today for the finals of the Youth Olympics Games in Nanjing, China. The final is to be televised on the BBC on Sunday.
Minors beat Knockmore
Well done to the minor team who defeated Knockmore in the league 8-10 to 2-06 at the Amenity park on Wednesday. Two wins from two games in the league. A great display from all. The first game in the Minor Championship is away to Kilmoremoy on the 30th August. Well done all the girls who completed the leaving certs and all the best starting college.
Garda Station Closure
A meeting about keeping the Swinford Garda Station open will be held in the Gateway Hotel at 8.00pm on Wednesday the 27th of August. We would encourage all parents to attend this meeting and to show the Community Support .
Swinford Killasser Fixtures
Mon 25th or Wed 27th Minor League Away to Carnacon (TBC)
Sat 30th August Minor Championship away to Kilmoremoy
Wed 3rd of Sept Under 16 Championship away to Knockmore
Sept 13th Sept Intermediate Championship Final V St Bridgets
U8s: Training Friday from 6 to 7pm
U11s & U10s: Training Friday & Monday at 6pm.
U13s & U12s: Training Friday & Monday at 6pm
U16s & U14s: Training Friday at 7.30pm & Monday at 7pm.
Minor & Senior: Training Friday at 7.30pm & Monday at 7pm.
Swinford Killasser Ladies GFC held an under 10 blitz at Swinford Amenity Park on Saturday August 16th. 8 teams took part. Thank you for all the help. It was very successful event, well done Paul.
U13 League start delayed
Monday Sept 1st v Ballyhaunis Away
Wednesday Sept 10th v St Marys Away
Monday Sept 15th v Kilmovee Home
Monday Sept 29th v Kiltimagh Away
Monday Oct 6th v Charlestown Home
Semi Final Dates will follow.
Swinford Killasser girls finish Top of Division 1 U16 League
Swinford Killasser have finished the league stage of Division 1 in 1st position; setting up a home semi-final against Westport. This semi-final is likely to take place in early September.
The U16 & Minor Championships also take place in September, as does our County Intermediate Championship Final against St Brigids.
Another great win in the minor league on Wednesday night beating Knockmore.
Swinford Amenity Park is used throughout the year by a large number of groups for different activities; including Swinford Killasser Ladies GFC, our local schools and under age teams from Swinford Gaa Club for gaelic football. Due to the closure of their own pitch for necessary maintenance works, all teams from Swinford Gaa Club will share the usage of Swinford Amenity Park for three weeks, commencing today Thursday. The majority of these activities will involve training on the new pitch at the Kiltimagh Road end of the Amenity Park.
To ensure all games fixed for Swinford during this period are played in Swinford all clubs will work together to make the main pitch at Swinford Amenity Park available for games. Changes to match times may vary slightly, but training times should remain the same as the new training pitch is now available, marked and in use. We ask parents to take extra care and allow for the extra traffic during these three weeks, particularly when younger teams are about; The Amenity Park are currently installing a small car park for the Gaa at the new pitch. Fence work is ongoing to ensure the walkway is kept free of cars.
Please note that the usual number for Club text reminders will be out of service for the next week. Please email us if you have any queries and follow emails for activities as reminders cannot be sent. Check directly with trainers if in doubt.
Swinford Community Lotto
Results for August 18th 2014
9,18,19 & 21
Two €70 local shopping vouchers were won by:
Aisling Towey, Foxford & Ann Marie Moran
One €35 winner:
Sonny Hanley, Killasser
Next weeks jackpot is now €9200 and the draw is in the Sheepwalk on Monday the 25th of August 2014.
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Swinford Community Lotto
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