Ballysteen club notes

May 21, 2019

Senior Football

Our Senior Footballers are in All County Football action on Monday May 27th against Rathkeale in the Bog Garden and on Friday May 31st against Drom/Broadford in Ballysteen.

All support welcome.

Fixture: Monday May 27th ACFL vs Rathkeale       Throw In: 7.30pm             Venue: Bog Garden, Rathkeale

Fixture: Friday May 31st ACFL vs Drom/Broadford              Throw In: 7.30pm             Venue: Ballysteen

Junior B

Our Junior B footballers advanced to a West League Semi Final after defeating St. Senan’s in an entertaining game last Friday night. Despite missing several starters from our match against Athea, we still managed to field a strong line up brimming with youth and experience led by captain Pakie Neville. The final score was 2-12 to 3-8 with both goals coming from David Holland.

Well done to all as this was a fantastic win and testament to the work being done throughout the club when missing so many players from the last day to be able to field a panel of 23 players. Our next game is provisionally fixed this Friday night against Granagh/Ballingarry in the Bog Garden. All support welcome and best of luck to all involved.

Team: Joe Guerin; Callum Daly, Paul Doyle, Caolan Rushe; John Blackwell, Roger Somers, Evan O’Donoghue; David Holland, Cian O’Connell; Jeff Duggan, Pakie Neville ©, Declan Ryan; Mike Neville, Anthony Ryan, Jamie Moran. Declan Guerin, Sean Hanley, David O’Donoghue, Michael Griffin, Alan McGrath, Eamonn Murphy, Eoin Condon, Enda Gallagher

Fixture: Friday May 24th West League Semi Final vs Granagh/Ballingarry  Throw In: 7pm   Venue: Bog Garden, Rathkeale

Munster Senior Hurling and Football Championships

Hard luck to the Limerick Senior Hurlers who suffered defeat in the opening round of their Munster Senior Hurling Championship campaign. William O’Meara was an unused substitute for the game. All attention turns to the trip down to Waterford on the June weekend. Best of luck to all involved.

Tickets for Limerick’s Senior Footballers Munster Semi Final against Cork on June 1st can be purchased on tickets.ie or any local Centra and Supervalu store. Best of luck to all involved.

Club Limerick Draw

Ballysteen GAA Club is now promoting the Club Limerick Draw for 2019. Cost €100 for 10 monthly draws first draw April 6th. By joining the draw, you have a chance to win 31 prizes monthly ranging from €12000 to €100. Your membership of Ballysteen GAA Club entitles you to be included in a draw for tickets for matches where demand exceeds supply i.e. Munster & All Ireland Finals etc. Your subscription of which Ballysteen GAA receives €50 will be used to run the club and facilitate the training of our teams.

Contact Alan Kehoe (0871237562) or John Anglim (0862362642) for more information.

Club Membership

For anyone who doesn’t want to join the Club Limerick Draw cost of Club Membership for 2019 will be €50 (Adult) & €25 (Minor). This will cover training and insurance costs for players and give priority for All Ireland tickets when necessary. Members can also join together to take part in the Limerick Club draw by combining their €50 membership and be in with chance of winning cash prizes every month. For more information contact Alan Kehoe (0871237562) or John Anglim (0862362642).

Parish GAA Book

The Club will be releasing a book on the history of the GAA in the Askeaton-Ballysteen parish. If anyone has old photographs or stories regarding GAA in the parish, contact Paul Anglim.

Club Shop

New items have been added to the club shop and can be purchased from the O'Neills online store at the following address

https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/ballysteen-gaa.html

Facebook and Twitter

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