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Kilmore GAA Club Notes 27th July 2020

posted 27 Jul 2020, 04:56 by Brian Carroll
Championship 
Hard luck to our King & Moffat sponsored intermediate championship team who were defeated by Oran on Sunday last in Elphin in the 1st round of the championship by 2-13 to 0-12. Our next game is this Saturday as we travel to Loughglynn to face Eire Og at 5pm. We wish the players and management the best of luck. We will be distributing our match tickets with the same system as for last weekends game. Our club has received an allocation of 50 tickets for our game next Sunday against Oran in Elphin. If you are a paid up member of the club you are entitled to apply to be entered in a draw for a ticket. Please only apply if you intend using the ticket yourself. The application process is for non players only. Application by text or email to Michael McGuire by Thursday at 8pm to 087 2716442 or secretary.kilmore.roscommon@gaa.ie

Underage 
Our U6, U8 and U 10’s will be training every Friday evening at Kilmore Pitch at 6.30 pm. Can all parents ensure that all players are signed in with the Covid Supervisors when dropped off at the Grounds. This is compulsory requirement by the GAA and if players are not signed in they cannot train.
Kilmore U12’s started their Division 3 league campaign with a win over St Croans away to Croans on Thursday 23rd July. Next league fixture for Kilmore U12’s is against Michael Glaveys on the 1st August at 11.30 am in Kilmore. Our U16 combined team will be starting their Division 1 League against Clann an Gael at Kilmore on the 3rd August at 19.00.
Our U14 and Minor combined teams will be starting their Division 1 league matches on the following weekend.

Elphin V Strokestown 
Kilmore GAA hosted Elphin V Strokestown on Saturday evening last. The club wishes to thank everyone who helped out in anyway in making hosting the game a success. 

50/50 Draw 
We are delighted to announce that our 50/50 draw is now back up and running. Our 1st draw will take place on Sunday evening the 16th of August. We are also delighted to announce that we now have an only selling system where you can now purchase your tickets on line. You won’t ever miss a draw. You can purchase your tickets by logging on to our website www.kilmoregaa.ie and click on the online link to purchase your tickets. 

Joe Gilfillan 
It was with great sadness at the end of June that we learned of the death of our club president and honorary member Joe Gilfillan. Joe was for many years a great driving force within our club and Joe served as Chairperson from 1984 to 1988 and also as treasurer from 1975 to 1984.  He was a great person to have involved in a club and his excellent advice was sought many times over the years and this was advice you could always rely on been the best advice you could get. Anything Joe done he done it well. He put massive effort into any Committee he was part of and really put his heart and soul into it. We were honoured as a club when just over 12 months ago in June 2019, Joe in his role as president of our club opened our new walkway at the pitch along with our 2 other presidents, Peter Joe & Teresa. Joe’s presence in our community will be sadly missed for many many years to come. May Joes gentle soul rest in peace. We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Mary Gilfillan, his sister Noreen and his extended family.  An excellent and well delivered graveside oration on behalf of the club was given by Tommie Kenoy on the day of Joe’s burial in Kilmore graveyard. 

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