KNOCKADERRY GAA CLUB NOTES
GREEN LIGHT TO RETURN TO TRAINING AND GAMES
The go ahead was given for the safe return to training and games last weekend, this was greeted as great news within our Club. A lot of work is being done behind the scenes by the Club to ensure everything is in place before teams return with regards courses and equipment in place on the grounds. The Club grounds open today after along 3 and a half months of being shut. On the safe return of our players and coaching teams , each member has to complete a mandatory Covid 19 Safe Return to Games Module which has to be returned to the Teams Covid Officer, Ger Downes or Ger Corkery. There is also a Health Questionnaire to be completed. Going forward no player from underage to adult level will be allowed train or play unless above course is complete. All head coaches have sent a link for to complete module. Also each coach will be in touch re training dates and times. If you have any questions about the safe return to games please contact the relevant coaches, Ger Downes, Ger Corkery or the Teams Covid Officer. Stay safe and welcome back !
PARISH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
We hope you are enjoying our weekly quiz. Going forward we will keep it going for another while. 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. Who captained the Junior Huling team in 2004 when they won the Junior A County Championship?
2. Who in Knockaderry holds an All Ireland Camogie Scór Medal for Solo Singing?
3. In what year did the soccer club get promoted to Premier Division?
4. Name the Knockaderry lady who did the art work in the Knockaderry/Clouncagh Graveyard book printed in 2014?
5. In what year was the earliest recorded GAA activity in the Parish?
Answers to Rd.9
1 Tom Condon
3 St. Patricks Well
4 Mary Angela Downes
5 The statue cost £400 and was sourced in Italy.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Sam Maguire is modelled on the famous Ardagh Chalice and cost £300 to produce. It was presented to the GAA in 1928. It was taken out of circulation in 1988 and the replacement replica was first won by Meath who beat Cork in that years final. The original Cup can be seen in the Croke Park Museum
OLD VIDEOS AND DVD’s WANTED
Thank you to those who have given old video cassettes 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.
NEXT PARISH DRAW JULY 2nd
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 OPEN
After along three and a half months our pitches are finally open. There will be guidelines in place to ensure the safe return of training and games.
The Club would like to express its sympathy to the Mc Enery Family Castlemahon on the passing of Nora Mc Enery former teacher at Ahalin NS. Ar Dheis de go raibh a ainm.
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 email@example.com or to Ger Corkery on firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
Live for today and let tomorrow look after itself!!
Stay Safe Everyone !!