DROMCOLLOGHER?BROADFORD GAA CLUB NOTES
We would like to thank Ger, Maura, Gareth and Colm Meaney of Meaney’s Centra Dromcollogher they are our new official Dromcollogher/Broadford GAA club sponsor. Meaney’s Centra have always supported local clubs and local employment. We are delighted to enter into partnership with them and we gratefully appreciate their support.
Dromcollogher/Broadford GAA Community Support Service
If there are any elderly or vulnerable members/ friends of Dromcollogher/Broadford GAA living alone or cocooning and need anything delivered to your home like Groceries or Medication or any other essentials over the coming weeks please contact Adrian Cahill 0851044363, Eoin Barry 0861901507 or Geraldine O’Sullivan 0863131051. Our volunteers are Garda Vetted and all enquires are treated with strict confidentiality.
Covid Level 5 Restrictions
Please note that we are now in Level 5 restrictions so the club grounds and all indoor facilities are now closed until further notice
Pat Wall R.I.P
The death took place recently of Pat Wall formerly of the square Dromcollogher. Pat worked in the family run hardware business for many years. His love for hurling and the GAA was very evident from a young age and his success on the playing field came as no surprise.
Pat’s playing career spanned over a few decades where he won two County titles with his native Dromcollogher in 1959 and in 1963 as well as the famous Gold Watch tournament in Ballingarry in 1958 where Pat was brought on as a sub in the final minute of a game to take a seventy which he duly converted to put Dromcollogher on course to wining a very prestigious tournament. In the family hardware store they sold hurley’s where you would get first-hand knowledge of what you were buying when it came to hurley’s from Pat.
An outstanding goalkeeper of his time, Pat had a great eye for a ball and his long range puck out’s were very much part of his displays between the posts.
Pat was also a brilliant badminton player going on to win several tournaments and leagues with the local club in Dromcollogher.
Always a great GAA supporter Pat kept up with the happenings of the club during his time in Dublin. Pat will be sadly missed by his former playing colleagues and friends from the parish.
On behalf of Dromcollogher/Broadford Club we extend our sincere condolences to Pat’s family, relations and many friends.
Last Man Standing
Thanks to everyone that supported our Last Man Standing Competition. We had 421 entries but after two gameweeks only 44 remain. All information on this competition can be followed on our Facebook page. Thanks to our adult players, Dromcollogher/Broadford Coiste na nÓg and Dromcollogher/Broadford Ladies Football for their help and support.
We have a limited number of club embroidered face masks available for purchase, they will be retailing at €5, if interested please they are available for sale in Meaney’s Centra, Dromcollogher.
Dromcollogher/ Broadford GAA Club Lotto Draw
The following are the Results of the Lotto Draw that took place on the 31-01-2021, and the numbers were: 15, 21, 29, 31. There was no winner of Jackpot at 10,400 and there also was no winner of match three at €100 and the Lucky Dips at €50 each were: Kathleen Barry, Broadford and Séamus Barry, Broadford and next week’s draw will take place on this coming Sunday 07-02-21, in the GAA Field, Dromcollogher and the Jackpot will be going up to 10,500 and the Match Three will be staying at €100.
As of the 19th of January we now have a lotto stand in Meaney’s Centra Dromcollogher, where you can enter our lotto draw weekly. Dromcollogher/Broadford GAA would like to thank the Meaney family for displaying this in their store. To enter please fill in our normal ticket and place your ticket and the required entry fee in the envelope supplied and post it in the box.
New age groups for 2021
Limerick GAA have confirmed that they will play underage hurling and football competitions at uneven ages in 2021 in line with national policy. This has come into effect from January 2021. So the new age’s groups are as follows U7, U9, U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19. Formats and dates are being organised at the moment and details will be circulated to clubs at a later date.
RTÉ Sports Awards
Congratulations to the Limerick senior hurling team and John Kiely on being named the RTÉ Sport Team of the Year and Manager of the Year for 2020 capping off another great year for our county team
Dromcollogher/ Broadford GAA Club O’Neill’s online shop
There is a good few new items in Dromcollogher/ Broadford GAA Club gear is available online with O’Neill’s on the online shop and the link is as follows: https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/dromcollogher-broadford-gaa.html.
County Junior A Hurling Championship Semi Finals – Will be played at next available date