Ballybrown GAA Club Notes:

Parish League:
Sunday saw Another great day today at the Parish League. The traditional end to our Juvenile season. Where all the children from U6-U12 get to play against one another
Many thanks as always to the O’Grady and Sheehan family for their sponsorship of cups for this day

Last Man Standing:
The Senior Players are running A Last man Standing Competition. €10 entry by contacting any of the senior players in the Club. It starts tomorrow Saturday 16th September – so get you name in with any member of the senior players.
CONGRATULATIONS to Evan Loftus who was ratified this week as the U20 Limerick hurling manager.
Wishing Evan and his team the Very Best of Luck going forward- all details in the article

U15 Shield Final:
Saturday the U15 lads played against near neighbours Mungret in the Sheild Final. As always against our neighbours a hard-fought game leaving us a couple of points short for a win. Well done to the lads of a great season.

Annual Duck Race:
Once again we had a fantastic day at our annual duck race. We must have had loads of prayers for good weather because the sun shone all day long on us and we saw none of the torrential rain that seemed to fall all around us. Thanks to all the families who came back and supported us on the day and also to all who sold and bought lines on the duck cards. Many thanks as always to John, Helen and all the staff in Quinn’s De Bucket Bar & Restaurant for hosting us – and been so helpful in every aspect. Thanks to Mick Roberts for giving his afternoon to give us all a running commentary and many laughs in what has become an annual tradition for him too
Thanks to Catherine Hall who came to help me on the BBQ and ably fill the big shoes of Joe …. Joe who??? Thanks to the lads on the river – without them we wouldn’t get the ducks launched and going
Thanks to our sponsors of prizes as always please support these local businesses when you can:
1st Mark Smith (Sponsored by Quinn’s De Bucket Bar and Restaurant
2nd Ella Shanahan ( Sponsored by Hayes Foodstore)
3rd Catherine Keane (Sponsored by Regional Oil)
Thanks to those who took part in the rowing and as alway the Fitzgerald family:
Boat race winner
-Noel Fitzgerald perpetual Cup
Barney o Brien & Micheal Brathneach.
Lastly thanks to the Juvenille Comittee led by Richie – without the lads to pull this togeather in the weeks leading up to it and on the day it wouldn’t be possible.
This is the biggest fundraiser they carry out every year and this year you can see the progress in the club with the Ballwall – this money is so important to push forward and develop the club

CLUB Limerick Draw:
Congratulations to Paul O’Connor and Richard KIELY who both won €200 in the Club Limerick draw Saturday morning. Many thanks to everyone who supports the draw. 50% of your entry money goes back to the club. You can still sign up online or contact Anne Hannan

Lotto Update:
Lotto on Monday 11th September – 8,10,14,27 B19. Next Week’s Jackpot is €3,800. Be sure to get your tickets from The Clubhouse Bar, Hayes or local sellers.

Bar Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday- 7p.m to 11.30 p.m. Friday 6p.m. To 12.30 p.m.
Saturday 6p.m to 12.30 p.m. (subject to change dependent on sporting fixtures). Sun 6p.m. to 11p.m (subject to change dependent on sporting fixtures)

Club Jerseys:
NEW updated Club jerseys are available to purchase through O’Neill’s NOW.

CLUB Limerick:
The Club Limerick Draw continues in 2023. There are 14 prizes in the draw, the top prize being €10K. By joining this draw, you are also contributing to Ballybrown Gaa Club so check out

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