MONALEEN GAA CLUB NOTES
ALL-COUNTY FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Monaleen senior footballers who are due to face Fr Casey’s in Round 2 of the All-County Football League Division 1 this Saturday, March 7 in Abbeyfeale at 3pm. Best of luck to the players and management team. All support greatly appreciated. Our scheduled game with Dromcollogher-Broadford last weekend was postponed due to the adverse weather conditions.
U21 HURLING: Best of luck to Monaleen U21 hurlers are due to face Murroe-Boher in Group 1 of the County U21 A Hurling Championship in Boher on this Sunday, March 8 at 12 noon. All support greatly appreciated. Monaleen U21 hurlers scored a 4-17 to 3-7 victory over Blackrock in the County U21 A Championship on Monday night in Rathkeale, having led 3-10 to 2-3 at half-time.
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 was a member of the Limerick U-20 football squad which turned in a impressive display before losing out to Kerry in the Eirgrid Munster Under 20 Football Championship semi-final in Mick Neville, Park, Rathkeale on Wednesday last.
LOTTERY: Our dedicated team of Lotto volunteers are about calling to homes. They have been battling inclement weather conditions in recent weeks. These are the last few days of collecting money, so 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 27 with the jackpot standing at €20,000. The numbers drawn were 22, 28, 30 and 34. Winners of the €50 lucky dips were F. Berkeley, Killonan; P. Kelly, Newtown; E. Kavanagh, Bloomfield, P. Tuohy, Golflinks Rd. 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.