An Riocht club notes

January 14, 2019

Tuesday 15th 10.15am St Colmans PS Movie Matinee; 6pm Irish Dancing; 7pm POINTER information meeting; 7.30pm MindFit Ulster GAA mental health awareness workshop to promote resilience & emotional intelligence in teenagers; all teens, parents, coaches and others interested are invited to attend.

Wednesday 16th 11am Men’s Shed; Ground to Air Camogie Coaching course in Castlewellan; 7pm Youth Culture & Me; 7.30pm Aged 15+ Indoor Camogie Training; Camogie County Board; Senior Football Cardio; Camogie County Board;

Thursday 17th 6pm Ladies Keep-Fit; 6.30pm aged 4 to 7 years boys/girls; 7pm Girls Night for aged 8 to11; 7pm u16 Indoor Gaelic; An Ríocht floodlights will be on from 7pm to 9pm as Ireland Lights Up, drop in whatever time suits and walk in a safe & well-lit area, all are welcome; 8pm Down Draw ticket meeting.

Friday 18th 11am Men’s Shed; 2pm St Colmans Afterschool; 5.30pm u10 Indoor Gaelic; 6.30pm Primary School age Drop-in & 8pm High School age Drop-in; Senior Football Strength & Conditioning

Saturday 19th 10am to 12pm An Ríocht Registration Day. Membership subscriptions will remain at 2018 rates & there is an option of monthly payments for a combination of Down Draw, Membership & Insurance; card payments are now also possible. No one can train or play after today before making a payment. Full details available on request at the club. Membership: Adult £35, Senior Citizen £20, u18 £25 (includes insurance), Family (2 adult & unlimited u18) £100; Adult Player insurance cost is in addition to membership; GAA Coaching course at Darver.

Sunday 20th 10.30am Breakfast @ Dunavil; 2pm Band; 3.30pm Birthday Party; 8pm Bingo

Monday 21st 11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Me, Myself & I, kick boxing; 7.30pm Aged 15+ Indoor Camogie Training; Senior Football Strength & Conditioning; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 22nd 6pm Irish Dancing; Ulster GAA Club Officer Training at St Pauls Bessbrook; 7.15pm u18 indoor Gaelic; Kingdom Youth Club Annual General Meeting


Home Bingo Week 23 (orange) £400 Rollover Jackpot shared Caoimhe McAlinden & Pauline Cunningham; get your Home Bingo from the Club, Morgan’s Newsagents, Eileen’s Store, McVeigh’s Costcutters.


Down GAA Draw tickets are on sale, this is our main fundraiser so please support, its £2.50 a week. 


Paula and Joseph attended the Mourne Sports Forum.


Almost 30 interested Club people came together on Saturday morning to review the Club 5 Year Plan 2015-2019, begin preparations for the new 3 Year Plan 2020-2022 and address vacancies in the Club Officer structure throughout the Club. Thanks to everyone who gave up their time, all the information produced by the working groups will be collated and presented in the near future.


Diary Dates, keep free:

Friday 25th & Saturday 26th January, Foundation Hurling Coaching Award at Dunavil

Monday 28th January, 7pm u14 Gaelic starts outdoor

Tuesday 29th January, 6.30pm Basic First Aid at Dunavil

Wednesday 30th January, Camogie Safeguarding in Castlewellan

Thursday 31st January, Camogie Goalkeeping workshop at Dunavil

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd February, joint Youth/Adult Football Level One Award at Dunavil

Saturday 2nd February 10am to 11am, Coffee & a Chat Camogie induction for Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Coach Assistants.

Wednesday 6th February, Football Coaches Forum

Wednesday 6th February, Insurance presentation to adult camogie and football players

Thursday 7th February, Rules of Camogie & Protecting the Player workshops at Dunavil

Saturday 9th February P1/P2 & P3/P4 indoor Gaelic resumes

Tuesday 12th February, Camogie Wallball workshop at Dunavil

Thursday 21st February, Camogie Free Taking & Side Line Cuts workshop at Dunavil

Tuesday 26th February, Reading the Game, Decision Making & Tactics for Camogie workshop at Dunavil

Friday 8th to Sunday 10th March, Child Football Level One Award at Dunavil


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