MONALEEN GAA CLUB NOTES
ALL-COUNTY FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Monaleen senior footballers who are due to face Dromcollogher-Broadford in Round 1 of the All-County Football League Division 1 this Saturday, February 29 at Monaleen at 3pm. Best of luck to the players and management team. All support greatly appreciated.
U21 HURLING: Best of luck to Monaleen U21 hurlers are due to face Blackrock in Group 1 of the County U21 A Hurling Championship in Kilbreedy on this Sunday, March 1 at 12 noon. All support greatly appreciated.
MEMBERSHIP: Monaleen GAA Club membership is now open and due for 2020. All playing members should pay without delay as there is no cover for any injury sustained in training or matches without membership being paid. The last day for payment for inclusion in any match ticket draws is, as always, March 31st. We appreciate your early attention to this.
LIMERICK U21 FOOTBALL: Monaleen’s Cathal McCarthy is a member of the Limerick U-20 football squad which plays Kerry in the Eirgrid Munster Under 20 Football Championship semi-final in Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale on Wednesday night, February 26, 7pm. Limerick scored a dramatic one point victory over Tipperary in their quarter-final tie at Mick Neville Park on Wednesday last.
LOTTERY: Our dedicated team of Lotto volunteers will be out and about calling to homes over the coming weeks. They will be battling inclement weather conditions. Please give them a few minutes at the door steps and a few bob for a subscription.
LOTTO RESULTS: The latest Lotto draw took place on February 20, with the jackpot standing at €20,000. The numbers drawn were 14, 15, 17 and 27. Winners of the €50 lucky dips were B. Kelly, Beechwood; E. Kelly, Monaleen Hts; S. Heagney, Kylemore; G Cunningham, Monaleen Stores. Tickets can be purchased on a weekly basis from local shops and pubs and the draw is held every Thursday night in the club at 10pm.
FREE CPR TRAINING: Irish Heart Foundation brings FREE CPR training to Monaleen GAA Club on Saturday, March 28th – book your place online now. CPR is an easy skill to learn and once you know how to do it, you could save someone’s life. This Free CPR training is being offered to Monaleen GAA Club members and the wider community. The Hands for Life CPR training course is open to all adults aged 18 and over. The training course takes just an hour to complete and all attendees will learn: How to recognise a cardiac arrest; How to perform compressions, including hands-on practice on a CPR training manikin; How to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator; How to respond to a choking emergency; How to recognise a stroke. Places must be booked online – use the link below to book your place. Training takes place at Monaleen GAA Clubhouse on Saturday March 28th. Courses available to book at 10 am, 11.30 am and 1pm. Each individual that attends will receive a certificate following the training. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/limerick-monaleen-gaa-club-hand…
LADIES FOOTBALL: Training now in full swing with the U16, U18 and junior teams training together on Tuesday and Thursday nights. League matches will be staring soon, so we need to get as many out as possible.
CONGRATS: Well done to Rachel O’Dell who lined out with the Limerick Ladies Football team on Sunday against Offaly in the National League. Tough and competitive match with a draw probably a fair outcome. Next up Leitrim away next Sunday