Monday, March 21, 2016

Ferrybank GAA - Weekly Notes

The annual Angela Burns Memorial 10K Fun Run/Walk will take place on Sunday April 24th at 11am starting from the Ferrybank GAA grounds. This is a hugely popular event, and with the evenings getting a brighter, now is the time to get out and about to prepare yourself for the day. Ferrybank Road Runners meet in the GAA field every Tuesday and Thursday night at 7pm, and everyone is most welcome to come along and enjoy a leisurely run out.

The 2016 Ferrybank GAA Déise Draw will take place on Friday March 25th, and will continue monthly for nine months. Tickets cost €10 per month, with 70% of all money collected goes directly to Ferrybank GAA club. Prize money has increased from last year, with a fantastic 29 cash prizes on offer with first prize be a whopping €10,000, 2nd prize €2,000, 3rd prize €1,000, working all the way down to €100. The club will be hoping for continued support from our membership, and hopefully we can encourage a few more to purchase a Déise Draw ticket for the coming year and keep Gaelic games alive in Ferrybank. For any further information on the Ferrybank draw, and if you want to purchase a Déise Draw ticket, please contact Tony Power 086 416 9215, Pat O' Meara 087 210 8890, or Nicky Heffernan 087 672 4212.

It’s that time of the year again, where I’m sure your house could do with a spring clean. So if you have any unwanted clothes, paired shoes, belts, handbags, curtains, towels, soft toys etc., or any old mobile phones or laptops (please keep mobile phones and laptops separate from clothing items), you can drop them down to the GAA grounds on Saturday mornings from 10am to 2pm. The closing date will be Saturday April 2nd.

Our Under 14 footballers received a walkover from Clan Na nGael last Sunday morning.

Hard luck to Iona Heffernan and Niamh Ahearne who were on the Waterford senior Camogie team that were defeated by Cork in their latest league game in Cork last Sunday.

2016 club membership is now due. Adult membership is €70, or €120 if you want to include a Déise Draw subscription. Student/Unwaged €30. Juvenile membership is €20, with €10 for any additional sibling.

If you have any old hurleys, football boots, helmets, ABP Ferrybank Tops, Ferrybank Half zips that are too small or you do not need any more, you can donate them to Ferrybank GAA club, and we can redistribute these items to members for free. You can hand in to any personnel at the club, or alternatively call Andy Carter 087 135 2455.