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This Week’s Fixtures

Date Competition Opposition Time Venue Result
23/07/2019 U13 B HL Round 7 Danesfort 7.30pm Danesfort
26/07/2019 U13 B HL Round 2 Piltown 7.30pm Piltown
23/07/2019 Minor B HL Round 6 The Harps 7.30pm Kilmanagh
24/07/2019 County HL  Div 2 Tullaroan 7.30pm Tullaroan
22/07/2019 U13B HL Round 7 Danesfort 7.30pm Danesfort
27/07/2019 Minor B HL Round 7 Conahy Shamrocks 7.30pm Jenkinstown

Gowran Races/ Tractor Run

Kilkenny Camogie are orgainsing a Tractor Run in conjunction with Ladies Day in Gowran Park Racecourse on 27th July. In support of this event Clubs are being asked to sell tickets @ €10.00 Euro each, which would normally cost @ €15.00 Euro on the gate.

Tickets can be got from John contact 0872892873.

 

Fixture Calendar Review Task Force – Important Notice

GAA members invited to send submissions to Fixture Calendar Review Task Force 
The newly appointed GAA Fixtures Calendar Review Task Force have commenced their work under the chair of Eddie O’Sullivan. 
As part of this process, submissions from the membership of the Association are welcome to be made and can be sent to calendarreview@gaa.ie
In addition to this, members are encouraged to take part in a survey on the Fixtures Calendar which can be found on www.gaa.ie 
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U10 camogie

Under 10 blitz – Saturday 29th June

Our under 10’s headed for Thomastown to take part in another blitz. We had a great group of girls ready to take part in the day. We faced 3 tough challenges in our matches against Thomastown and 2 Dicksboro teams, but the girls fought hard and showed great determination. Some good skill was shown by our girls! It was an enjoyable morning for all.
Panel on the day: Aisling Butler, Ellen Cormack, Eabha Cody, Alyssa Lynch, Abbey Bourke, Sinead Cormack, Millie Cahill, Lilly Marnell, Katie Comerford, Kitty Conroy, Daisy Cleere, Regan Labrooy, Ruby Millea.

U12 Camogie

Well done to our U12’s who had a very hard fought win over John Locke’s on Monday 8th July at home in the League. It was a very close game with neither team winning by much at any stage. The work rate and determination that the girls showed especially in the last 10 minutes was fantastic to see.
All players dug deep to come out with the win on a scoreline of 6-3 to 5-1. Thank you to all who came to support the girls, our next game is on 22nd July. Details to follow!

Caulfields SuperValu Loughboy are currently running a promotion to support local GAA clubs with a set of 25 Kids AZZURRI Club Jerseys (Size 5/6 – 10/11 yrs) with kit bag, size to be agreed with club. Supporting clubs with jerseys very much links in with sponsoring Where You’re From.

When shoppers spend €30 in the store they will receive a till receipt voucher, shoppers can drop this voucher into a collection box at the back of checkouts under the Graigue Ballycallan Club name.

Please support this promotion if possible!

O’Loughlin Gaels U7 Hurling Blitz

We had a thoroughly enjoyable day at the O’Loughlin Gaels U7 Blitz on 22nd June.

Well done to all 29 hurlers who played their hearts out over the course of the day. Everybody got to play 3 games which were played in fantastic spirit and with great enthusiasm. Both parents and mentors were delighted with their efforts and the boys were thrilled with their well deserved medals.

Report by Dermot Hoyne

Invitation

Graigue-Ballycallan Gaa
Celebrates 50th Anniversary
1969-2019

As part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Graigue-Ballycallan Gaa Club, you are all cordially invited to Tom Ryall Park, Kilmanagh on Friday 5th July for a summer barbeque with events for the children, music and reminiscences.

Proceedings will commence at 7pm sharp with the celebration of an open-air Mass to officially open our evening.

There will be a myriad of different activities for the younger of our members which will include hurling, rounders , speed tests, piñatas and for the first time ever a water dunk event (several well know faces are queuing up to act as victims!!!)

The ever popular barbeque will cater for all appetites and of course the old reliable cuppa will be available in the kitchen.

So come to the pitch on Friday 5th July, meet old faces and a lot of new ones as we come together to acknowledge the last 50 years in our club’s history and look forward with great anticipation to the next half century.

See you all there.
Dave O’Neill
Club Chairman.

Camogie Long Puck

St. Brigid’s will be represented in the U16 Long Puck County Final on Thursday 27th June in Gowran Park by Abby O’Keeffe. Best wishes to Abby from all in St. Brigid’s Camoige. Abby (centre) is pictured here with Roisín Casey and Cara Keating who were runners up on the night!

 

All Ireland National Feile Skills

St. Brigid’s Camoige Club would like to wish Lauren Ronan the very best of luck in the All-Ireland National Féile Skills on Saturday 22nd June in GAA National Centre of Excellence Abbottstown, Dublin. Lauren represents both St. Brigid’s and Kilkenny on the day.

 

Pictured shows Ann Marie Hoyne U14’s coach presenting Lauren with a sports voucher on behalf of Club. Best of luck Lauren!!

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