Athea GAA Club Notes:

Athea V Drom/Broadford 2003 County Senior Football Final Charity Replay:
Its match week !!! Pairc na nGael is the place to be this Saturday @ 5pm for the much anticipated 2003 County Senior Football Final Charity Replay in aid of Carol Liston O’Connor & Family. A fun filled day is guaranteed, with some surprises thrown into the mix of events. The flags are up and there will be a few reveals as the week goes on. Anyone that has said they will help out on the day can they attend a meeting at the club house on Thursday 11th April @ 8:30pm all help greatly appreciated. If you are unable to attend meeting but are available on the day to help out with stewarding etc please contact John Hunt on 087 7875378.
Also we are looking for donations of buns, biscuits baked goods etc they can be dropped to the club house Saturday morning between 10 am and 12
Lets make this a great day.

Primary Games:
Congratulations to Tadhg Hunt who represented Limerick in the primary games Sunday in Cork well done Tadhg you did the club and school proud.

Upcoming underage matches:
U8 Hurlers out in blitz Saturday 13th @ 10 am playing Askeaton/Ballysteen/Kilcornan Desmonds, Templeglantine – Venue to be confirmed
U10 Hurlers out Friday12th @ 6:45pm playing ABK Desmonds and Croagh/Kilfinny – Venue to be confirmed

Athea U13 footballers play Shannon Gaels in Athea on Monday April 15th at 6:30 in the first round of the Division 3 league.
Athea U14 footballers play Dromcollogher Broadford in Dromcollogher on Thursday April 18th at 6:30 in the first round of the Division 1 league.

GMAO are back training on Mondays in the GAA field from 7.30 – 8.30. Remember this is a non competitive group, where it doesn’t matter what your level of fitness is or whether you have played football or not before, we meet up for fun, laughter and making new friendships.

Clothes Collection:
Our next clothes collection will be Monday 13th May. Start that spring clear early. Do not discard any clothing material in household waste. Drop them up to the field. Funds generated from this collection goes to buying new equipment

2024 Membership:
All players, coaches, mentors and committee members need to be registered before participating in training/matches for the upcoming year. Players must be covered by the Player Injury Sport fund, in the event of any injuries whilst representing the club. Guardians must ensure that all Youth players are registered.
Membership can be paid by following the link below, or by logging on to Club Force and Searching for ‘Athea GAA’. Tickets for the Club Draw are also on sale.…

Split the Bucket:
Congratulations to Norah Sheehan who was this week’s winner of Split the Bucket, going home with the grand total of €319. The next draw will take place on Monday 22nd April the proceeds of this will go to the Carol Liston O’Connor fundraiser. Envelopes can be purchased at Dick Whites, Collins Shop, O’ Riordan’s Pharmacy, Athea Credit Union, Brown Joes, Batts,Bingo at Con Colbert Hall on Friday nights, Chinese Takeaway, Gables Grill and during events at Pairc na nGael. Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

CPR AED Training for Teens:
The CPR Aed Training for Teens has been arranged for the following dates:
Thursday 11th April
Thursday 18th April
18.00 – 21.30 each night
Venue: Con Colbert Memorial Hall
A mix of teens and adults to attend each of the 4 nights please as requested by Instructors. It is very important that those who confirm their attendance turn up for the training on the night. If for any reason someone needs to cancel please ensure we are made aware of it so the place can be offered to someone else.If you are interested please contact Helen Brosnan on 087 6103840

Athea Community Games:
The following are some upcoming events if there are any children interested in entering :
Please note children have to be living in Athea parish to enter community games events

Backstroke, Freestyle,Breaststroke and Butterfly in age categories U10 to U16 boys and girls.
Entries have to be in before 13th April.
Outdoor Soccer :
U12 boys and U15 girls
7 aside soccer for u12 girls
Entries before 12th April
Gaelic Football
U14 girls
U10 boys/girls/mixed
U12 girls
Entries by 12th April
Any queries contact
Mary Hunt (Secretary ) 087 98451030
Eleanor Mullane ( Chairperson ) 087 6462127.