Lucan Sarsfields club notes

January 14, 2020

Congratulations to Paul and Chris Crummy, both with the Dublin Senior Hurlers, who defeated Laois in Parnell Park on Thursday evening. Our U15s were in attendance and met with the brothers after the match. Unfortunately, the Dubs lost to Galway by a point in the semi-final on Sunday, Chris getting on the scoreboard again. Meanwhile in Belfield, Paul captained the UCD hurlers to a win over IT Carlow in the Fitzgibbon Cup. On Saturday 11 January, Lucan Sarsfields footballers, CJ Smith, Emmet O’Conghaile and Sean Cleary, all played for Dublin in the one point defeat away to Longford at Pearse Park in the O’Byrne Cup Semi Final. For trivia fans out there - CJ Smith secured the first score for Dublin under new manager, Dessie Farrell. The 2019 U16 Camogie and Ladies Football teams, held their ‘end-of-juvenile’ celebration in the club on Saturday evening.

A great time was had by all, many thanks to the organisers, Karen, Angela and Diarmuid, the Bar Staff and especially to the wonderful DJ who kept the girls singing and dancing!! Membership for 2020 is open now. Go Online to the club website, or download the new Clubforce Mobile App by going to the appropriate app store. This GDPR compliant app allows you to renew your membership, including spreading the payment over six months. You can also use the app to purchase entries to the club lotto and tickets for other events that the Club may run. Adult football and hurling re-grading for championship games only is open until 31st January, after which applications will not be accepted. Please complete the correct official form available from team management, sign it and ensure it is also signed by the club secretary before submission.

Our condolences to John and Colette Condon and family on the loss of Johns sister, Noreen Our condolences to the Maguire family on the loss of Thomas, father of Glen (Ladies Football Mentor) and Grandfather of Caitlin (Ladies Football) Our condolences to the Russell and Mulqueen families on the loss of John Russell, father of Maggie Mulqueen and father in law, to club Treasurer Jim Mulqueen and Grandfather to Tony (Minor Football), Charlie and David (U16 Hurling and Football). It is with sadness that we have learned of the recent death of Breda Delaney, wife of former Lucan Sarsfields Player and Hurling Manager Pat Delaney. Our condolences to the family, May she rest in peace.

Our condolences to the Carroll family on the loss of Catherine (Kitty, née O'Rourke), mother of former Lucan player Pádraig. May she rest in peace. We are delighted to announce the new Joint Directors of Hurling, Paul Stapleton and Vincent O’Connor, We wish both every success and would like to express our gratitude to Joe Whyte who stood down from the role last month. We are also delighted to announce that Tom Birch takes over from Stiofan O’Conghaile as Director of Juvenile Ladies Football this month. We wish Tom every success and again our gratitude to Stiofan. January Special Offer: Wear your GAA jersey on the Croke Park Stadium Tour this January and get your tour ticket half price! Adults, children, seniors, students and families can avail of this fantastic offer when they proudly sport their GAA club, county or Kellogg’s Cúl Camp jerseys. For more information visit Annual Hurling Quiz 2020. This will take place on Friday 31st January from 8pm. Entry cost for a team of four is €40, Raffle on the night with prizes galore.

Volunteers Night takes place on Saturday 18th January Club Lotto: There was no winner of the €19,400 Lotto on 9 January. The numbers drawn were 1, 17, 25 and 26. The Lotto Jackpot of €19,800 to be held on January 16th will be run by Cormac Gordan and sponsored by John Ryan, Accountant. Lucky Dip winners (€30) Dell Flannery, Thursday Night Gang (twice), Peter Brady and S. Hickey. Play Online via the website, or tickets can be purchased at the Club, Kenny’s of Lucan or Vesey Arms. Club Shop Opening hours,: Thursdays 7:30-8.30pm and Saturdays 10am-1pm. The Lucan Credit Union Academy will return on Sat 18 January, 9.30am for girls, 10am for boys. Cúpla Focal Club is every Monday, time 8pm-9pm, two groups, beginners and advanced, learn to speak Irish in a fun way. interested? Fáilte roimh cách. GAA for All (SARS Stars) is every Tuesday 5.15-6pm in Scoil Mhuire. This provides training for children with disabilities age 5-12. Newcomers always welcome. Zumba Classes are on Tuesdays 8PM Bingo: Wednesdays 8:30pm, All Welcome, club membership not required. Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club 25 Card Drive every Friday, in the Clubhouse Bar. All Welcome. Time: 8.00pm Sharp 1st Prize: €50, 2nd Prize if 3 or more tables

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