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Kilmore GAA Club Notes 2nd December 2019

posted 2 Dec 2019, 07:03 by Brian Carroll
Our Combined U13 Feile team defeated St Domincs in the Div1 Feile final and will now represent Roscommon in the 2020 Feile to be held in Donegal Tyrone and Derry next June. Well done to the players and coaches on achieving the status of the top team in Roscommon at this age group. Our U12 team was defeated in the Kennan cup final by a strong Elphin Ballinameen team. Well done to all the players and the coaches Darren Kerins and Nicola Craughwell on a great year for our U12 group. The AGM of Kilmore Minor Board takes place on Friday's next the 6th of December in the club rooms at 8pm sharp. Nominations for the positions of Secretary, Chairperson and Treasurer to be forwarded to Michael McGuire Kilmore Secretary in advance of the senior board AGM. 

Ground of the year 
Kilmore GAA club were awarded the 2019 Roscommon GAA club ground of the year. This is a great honour for our club to receive this award. We now go forward to represent Roscommon at the Connacht GAA awards night which take place this Friday night in the Connacht Centre of excellence. 

The Minor Ladies were defeated by St Dominics in the Championship semi-final. Thanks to the girls, parents and management for their effort throughout the year.  

Executive meeting 
There will be a short executive (management) meeting on Tuesday at 9pm at the club rooms to make arrangements for attendance at the Connacht Council function and finalize items for our AGM.

Scor Na nOg 
Well done to all our representatives who took part in Scor Na Nog last Friday week and have now qualified for the County final on Sunday 15th of December, Grace Collins (solo singing), Matthew Ffrench (Recitation), Aoife McGowan, Grace Collins, Joe McKeon, Chelsea McLoughlin and Luke Creighton (ballad group) and Aoife McGowan, Annie Holmes, Cathal McKeon, Conal Creighton and Luke Creighton in (instrumental group). Well done to everyone who took party and those who helped prepare the participants. The Scor Na nOg quiz will take place on Sunday the 15th of December. Anyone interested in taking part in a team of 4 please contact Clare Connellan 0879471081 early this week. 

Hospice Auction 
The 2019 annual Hospice Auction takes place on this Saturday night December 7th at 9.30pm in the Kilmore Inn. All donations are welcome, gifts, vouchers, hampers, bales, cakes etc. Anyone who wishes to donate anything for the auction is asked to contact any of the following Ann McMahon 0872744358, Brian Carroll 0872420896 or Maureen McGuire 0868535527. This is a fantastic community event & we hope to have your continued support this year. We look forward to seeing you on the night.

Club AGM 
Our Annual General Meeting of the club will take place on Saturday the 14th of December at 6pm in the Clubrooms. Nomination forms and motions must be sent to club secretary Michael McGuire before this Sunday the 8th of December. 

St Stephens Day 8K 
Kilmore GAA ladies club will hold an 8K walk/run on St Stephens Day. The event will get underway at 12pm at Kilmore GAA grounds with registration beginning at 11.30am. The event costs just €10 per adult and €5 per child. 

Peter Joes Card Game 
Peter Joes annual card game will take place on Sunday night the 22nd of December 2019 in Bracken’s bar Hillstreet. Tickets cost just €5 and will be on sale from the usual sellers very soon. 

50/50 Draw 
Well done to Margaret Murphy (Dublin) who won our 50/50 jackpot of €429 on Sunday night last. Our €25 winners were as follows  David Connellan (yearly), Colm Garvey, Marty Burke and Michael Flynn. Thanks to Clare Connellan and her team of sellers. The 50/50 draw will now take a break until January 2020 and we thank everyone for their support with the draw in 2019.