Swinford GAA Notes – 13th March 2015
Michael Walsh Intermediate Cup
The date has been changed for our final group game in the Michael Walsh Cup, The Swinford GAA Intermediate Team will now be away to Castlebar Mitchells on Friday 20th March.
This weeks Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw was held in Frank’s Place on Tuesday 10th March. Congratulations to Jim McNicholas of Lagcurragh who won €1,109.
The winning ticket was sold in MP Moran’s store.
Draw envelopes are available in most local business premises for the next draw which will be held at 9pm in The White House on St. Patrick’s Night. You can now buy 3 draw envelopes for €5.
Tickets are also available online through the Swinford GAA Website.
Since the inception of the draw over €30,000 has been given out in prize money and Swinford GAA Club has purchased much needed equipment for all our teams and we are also building a fund for the future development of our facilities. None of this could have been done without the support of the entire community and this is greatly appreciated.
Swinford GAA Minor Team Fixtures
Swinford GAA Minor Team are away to The Neale in the first round of the Minor League on Sunday 15th March at 12noon in Cong and the following Sunday 22nd March we are home in Round 2 to Knockmore at 12noon in Robert McCallion Memorial Park. All support is welcomed.
Annual Dinner Dance
Swinford GAA will be holding its annual dinner dance and awards night in the Gateway Hotel on Easter Sunday. Music on the night will be provided by Galway band Fraggle Rock. Tickets are now available from Swinford GAA club officers.
Topaz Cash For Clubs
Topaz are running a promotion for all clubs at the moment giving the opportunity to win thousands of euro for the club. You can pick up a card and begin to collect stamps at Gavaghan’s Mace & Topaz. The Swinford GAA Club registration code is 10431. The Cash For Clubs initiative runs until Sunday 10th May 2015 and you can find out more about it here.
Swinford GAA Committees
We are looking for people to give up their time to help out on various committees within the club. At present there are vacancies on the Finance Committee and the Pitch Committee. If you are interested please contact a club officer.
Club Development Draw 2015
Swinford GAA Club has launched their club draw for 2015. The annual subscription remains at €150. The club draw is again structured this year to ensure each subscriber is getting value for their money and you will be entitled to the following for your €150 investment in the club;
1. Club Membership – €20
2. Entry to Swinford GAA Home League games
3. County Board ticket – €100, which has a prize fund of €90,000 and
4. An entitlement to purchase an All-Ireland Senior Football Final ticket should Mayo reach the final in 2015.
The officers of the club have decided to restrict the numbers in the draw this year to 130 people in order to limit the ticket demands placed on it should Mayo reach the All Ireland Final in 2015.
Please contact any club officer as soon as possible if you are interested in purchasing a ticket as we expect to sell the allocation within a couple of weeks.