SOUTH GAA NOTES
COVID 19 LEVEL 5 RESTRICTIONS
The GAA has issued advice to all clubs and counties for activities that are permissible and not permissible in 2021 until further notice. Exception: Walkways may stay open for use by the community with social distancing in place. These restrictions will remain in place until at least 5th. April Clubs are reminded all members to continue to follow the government advice to remain at home and exercise within your 5 km.
Con&AnnieKIRBY Memorial is back
The Con & Annie Kirby Memorial, sponsored by JP & Noreen McManus, is back at Limerick Greyhound Stadium this March & April and with it your club’s chance to €10,000 & a free fundraising night. The Con & Annie Kirby Memorial is run in honour of Noreen’s parents and offers over €160,000 in Greyhound Racing prizemoney and €20,000 to Limerick GAA Clubs. Since 2013, clubs across Limerick have shared €140,000 in prizemoney plus even more from their free fundraising events. The greyhounds in this competition are some of the brightest young stars in the sport and all eyes will be on the competition.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
TUESDAY 23RD MARCH
11AM GREYHOUND 1ST ROUND DRAW LIVE ON FACEBOOK 8PM CLUB’S GREYHOUND DRAW LIVE ON FACEBOOK
SATURDAY 27TH MARCH
1ST ROUND & VIRTUAL TROPHY PARADE
SATURDAY 3RD APRIL
2ND ROUND & EASTER COLOURING COMPETITION
SATURDAY 10TH APRIL
QUARTER FINALS & VIRTUAL BANNER PARADE
SATURDAY 17TH APRIL
SEMI-FINALS & VIRTUAL GAA SKILLS CHALLENGE
SATURDAY 24TH APRIL THE FINAL!
How does it work? On this Tuesday all of the greyhounds entered into the competition will be added to the 1st Round draw, it is expected to be 72 greyhounds but it could be more depending on interest.
At 11am, live on Facebook, all of the greyhounds will drawn for their trap and race in the opening round of the competition. Later that day, each of those greyhounds will be assigned to a Limerick GAA Club. This will also be LIVE ON FACEBOOK so tune in to see who you’ll be cheering on this year! As the competition continues over the 5 weeks to the Final and greyhounds continue through the rounds, so too do their nominated clubs.
GAA Club Prizes : Each of the Limerick GAA Clubs assigned to the 6 Finalists on Saturday 24th April are guaranteed a prize. The winning club will receive €10,000 and a free fundraising event, 2nd and 3rd placed will receive €5,000 and €2,000 respectively and each of the remaining 3 clubs will get €1,000 each.
There’ll also be fun events each week of the competition with chances for your club members to win prizes.
But how can we take part with COVID restrictions? Just like Limerick’s All Ireland win in December, you’ll be cheering for your club’s nominated greyhound from the comfort of home. Each of the races will be LIVE every Saturday night on a new online Greyhound Racing show called Talking Dogs TV. We’ll be giving you exclusive FREE vouchers to watch from home.
CLUB Limeick DRAW 2021 commences on this Saturday
Support your club and county by joining the Club Limerick Draw and be in with a chance of winning some fantastic prizes.
50% of your subscription will come back to the club, with the other half going towards our county teams.
The closing date is approaching so please follow the link below if you want to join or contact any club officer.
Have you heard about the CLUB Limerick Draw for 2021?
You can win €10,000 each month from March to December. There will be 30 Cash Prizes and an exclusive star prize each month.
Did you know that when you support the CLUB Limerick Draw you are supporting your local GAA club as half of your money goes to your nominated club.
Join the CLUB Limerick draw today visit www.limerickgaa.ie/club-limerick-draw “Supporting the Future Success of our Clubs & County Teams”
10 draws starting on Saturday week 27th March with the last draw in December 2021
Log onto limerickgaa.ie/club-limerick-draw or contact a Club Officer in your local Club.
CLUB Limerick Draw 2021 – ‘Supporting the Future Success of our Club & County Teams.
TLC 6 ON GOOD FRIDAY It has been announced recently that TLC6 clean up will take place in some capacity this Good Friday 2nd. April, in compliance with HSE restrictions. Please visit www.teamlinerickcleanup.ie to register your interest . More information will be available in the coming week..