SOUTH GAA NOTES
COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS: The GAA has issued a letter to all clubs about Covid-19 and “Return to Play”. In summary, the GAA are awaited the Government’s publication of proposed changes to current Covid-19 restrictions. The GAA reiterated that they have made no decisions about what competitions may or may not be facilitated in 2021. The key factor will be the time available to run inter-county competitions and the broader participation levels necessary for club fixtures at adult and child level
Did you hear the good news? Inter-county is back!
GAA inter-county senior teams are to resume collective training from Monday 19th April, with a return to competitive action just around the corner.
In further good news for the GAA, the government will permit underage non-contact training in pods of up to 15 on April 26.
However, there has been no update on when inter-county U20 and minor sides can return to play.
“From 19th April, some additional high performance training will be permitted, including senior inter-county GAA training to facilitate national league competitions, starting in May; as well as training for certain high performing athletes approved by Sport Ireland in a range of other sports,” Martin said in a live address at government buildings.
“From April 26th, outdoor sports training for under 18s can begin again, golf and outdoor tennis can be played.”
TLC6 TEAM LIMERICK CLEANUP 2021
This years Team Limerick clean up will be slightly different with a more singular theme. Due to current Covid 19 restrictions TLC are only accepting registrations of interest from individuals and those within their bubble. Anyone interested should log on to
Con&AnnieKIRBY Memorial :
The Con & Annie Kirby Memorial, sponsored by JP & Noreen McManus, returned at Limerick Greyhound Stadium on Saturdat night last and will continue for he month of April 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
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!
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.
The Easter Holidays have begun so now’s the perfect time for the younger members of the family to show their talent in the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial. Download the colouring sheet & get more info now bit.ly/kirby2021clubevents. There are 3 age categories: 5years and under, 6 to 9 years old, 10 years and over. Download the colouring sheet for your age group. Print the colouring sheet for your child to colour in at home or if you haven’t got a printer, why not get them to colour it in on the computer or tablet. Scan, photograph (high quality & not blurry please) or save your child’s entry and email it to us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your childs name, age and their location (club name). Best of Luck.
CLUB LIMERICK DRAW
The first draw of the year took place on Saturday, 27 March. Congratulations the winners from the South Division, Pat Browne Bruree scooped the 2nd Prize of €3,000. While Anne Marie CRegan & Sean Daly Croom won the 8th Prize of €500. The 13th Prize of €250 went to Jim and Peggy Moher Galtee Gaels. Dan and Margaret Gallahue Ballylaners won a €100, 14th. Prize, as did Peggy O’Connell Blackrock Bord na nOg, 22nd Prize, LInday Dooley Garryspillane 25th. Prize, 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 local club. Join the CLUB Limerick draw today by contacting your Club Co Ordinator.
EASTER GREETINGS :
South GAA would like to wish you all a very Happy Easter. We are looking forward to the day when we can come back together and celebrate these occasions and our games