KNOCKADERRY GAA CLUB NOTES
PARISH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
Try these mix of parish related questions!! We are looking for more questions for the quiz about the parish, people, GAA, Camogie, Soccer or General Knowledge to keep it going in the weeks ahead. Please contact Nora or Ger Corkery and we’ll be glad to put into the weekly quiz. Thank you to all who so far have contributed!
1. Name the current Knockaderry Intermediate player who was named Munster Player of the year in the Intermediate Munster Final in 2008 when Limerick played Kilkenny in the Final in Thurles?
2. How many West Senior Scór titles have Knockaderry won?
3. Name the Holy Well situated at the back of the old Church in Clouncagh?
4. Who was the secretary of Knockaderry Camogie when the Club was formed in 1992
5. How much did the Statue of Our Lady that is situated in Knockaderry village cost and where was it sourced?
Answers to Rd.8
2 Mike Henessey and Kenneth Moran, they played with Rathkeale
3 Sean Liston, Lisiniska
5 Clouncagh translates to, Cluain Cath, “Meadow of the Battle”
DID YOU KNOW?
Minor Hurling at All Ireland level was started in 1928 and winners received The Irish Press Cup.
WEST U12 HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP 1979
In 1979 Knockaderry had the honour of playing neighbours Granagh/Ballingarry in the first ever U12 West Hurling Championship. The game was played under very wet conditions winning narrowly against them. The team was captained by Robert Hartigan, Declan Danaher, Micheal O Connor, Micheal Enright, David Meehan, Brendan Curtin, Seamus Danaher, Donie Copse, Mike Greaney, Brendan Danaher, Liam O Gorman, George
Manger, Gerard Copse, Alan Mc Coy, John O Connor, Pat Falavin, Micheal Meehan and Kieran O Connor.
SAFE RETURN TO GAELIC GAMES
Find below an account of guidelines on our safe return to Gaelic Games which were announced on Phase 2. Further details can be found on the GAA website by using the link below.
The GAA, An Cumann Camogaíochta and the LGFA have published a plan for a safe return to Gaelic games for the three organisations.
The plan is the work of a specially appointed Advisory Committee, which included representatives of all three bodies, the GPA and a number of medical experts.
It offers a route back to activity, subject to the government timelines being achieved in the weeks and months ahead.
It is broken down into sections covering Medical Advice; Preparing for a Safe Return; Information for Players and Team Personnel; Summary and Checklist; Roadmap for Return to Activity
Some of the stand-out elements of the report include:
· From 29 June –
o GAA pitches open.
o Each team to have a Covid Supervisor
o Non contact training in groups of 10 (2 coaches)
o Access to dressing rooms not permitted
· From 20th July
o Full training permitted
o Competitions can start from 31st July
o Access to dressing rooms not permitted
o Health Questionnaires to be completed by players / coaches etc
· From 10th August.
o Dressing rooms can be used with strict cleaning to be carried out.
· Competitions to take place
· 31 July to 11 October
· Envisaged inter county training to commence 15 September
· Inter county competitions to start no sooner than 17 October.
Full report / road map can be accessed at https://www.gaa.ie/…/covid-19-update-safe-return-to-gaelic…/
OLD VIDEOS AND DVD’s WANTED
Thank you to those who have given old video cassetes and DVD’s for to be converted. We know there are many more around the parish so get digging as we’d like to upload them on Youtube. Please contact Ger Corkery.
LOTTO RESUMES ON JULY 2nd!
After a long 3 and a half months of no Club Lotto we are pleased to announce that we will be holding the first post lockdown Lotto on Thursday July 2nd. The finer details will be finalised nearer the time. Thank you for your continued support over the last few months. On the night there will be a special draw for those weekly Direct Debit members and fully paid members. If interested please contact Sean Condon on 087-9332878 for details.
KNOCKADERRY/ CLOUNCAGH PARISH DRAW
The next Clouncagh/Knockaderry parish draw will take place on Thursday July 2nd. If interested please contact any committee member of the GAA, Ahalin Parents Assocation, Camogie Club or Community Council
GAA PITCH AND FACILITIES CLOSED
Take note that the Knockaderry GAA pitch is still closed to the public as public liability insurance is suspended. Also please no tampering with Club facilities and equipment within the field grounds. Please adhere and respect the sign erected on the gate.
LOOKING FOR OLD PHOTOS / SNIPPETS ECT
As we have no Club activities at the moment to report we are asking you to pull out old Club photos, match programmes or you may like to submit a story to the notes in relation to the Club. They can be emailed to Nora Condon firstname.lastname@example.org or to Ger Corkery on email@example.com
GAA CLUB CRESTED BOBBLE HATS
There are still a limited number of Crested Bobble hats still available on sale at €10 each. If interested please contact Ger Downes.
CLUB PLANNING PROGRAMME
If anyone has queries or wishes to receive a copy of the Knockaderry GAA Club Plan Programme please contact Ger Corkery.
KNOCKADERRY CLUB GEAR
Club gear can be ordered from the Knockaderry site on O’ Neills. All Club gear has being updated. Htpps://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/Ireland/Knockaderry-gaa.html.
KEEP IN TOUCH www.facebook.com/CnocandoireCLG-Twitter @KnockaderryGAA. You can also contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and the battles you have overcome!!
Stay Safe Everyone !!