Weekly Club Notes – Aug 24th 2018

Posted by Martin Bourke On August - 24 - 2018

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
Tomorrow(Saturday) sees us face Carrick Swans in the final group game in the county series. A victory would see us progressing to the county series barring a victory from Drom & Inch over Thurles Sarsfields in the other group game. Throw in is at 6:30pm in Golden. Note the change of venue from earlier in the week. All support is welcome.

Despite a strong effort we were not able to We were 2 points adrift after a tight first half but Moyle Rovers showed their class in the second half, going on to win on a scoreline of 3-9 to 1-5. The final group game has been fixed for Sat 8th Spetember at 6pm in Dundrum against Arravale Rovers.

Hard luck to our minors who came up short against a strong Drom & Inch team in the mid final last Wednesday

Upperchurch para-cyclist Peter Ryan is embarking on a mammoth 2,200km cycle round Ireland this weekend and using the opportunity to raise funds for 2 local familes(the Doran’s and Gleesons). Anyone who wishes to donate to this very worthwhile event or learn more about the cause can do so on http://dorangleesonfund.ie/. Best of luck to Peter in the cycle.

Upperchurch Drombane Cycle/Walk in aid of Parish Hall on Sept 2nd
Upperchurch Drombane Cycling Club in Association with Upperchurch Hill Walking are holding a fundraising challenge on Sunday 2nd September with proceeds going to the maintenance of Upperchurch Parish Hall. There will be 3 different cycle distances to choose from along with the option of doing the Eamonn An Chnoic loop walk. All events will start from Upperchurch Hall and refreshments will be served.
Events are:
110km cycle starting at 10am
50km cycle starting at 10:30am
25km cycle starting at 12pm
10km Eamonn an Chnoic Loop Walk starting at 12:30pm
Please support this event if you can.

Membership for the 2018 season is now due and remains unchanged from last years rates. €20 for all players between the ages of 16 to 18. €30 for all players between the ages of 18 to 21. €60 for all players over 21 years of age. €40 for all non playing members irrespective of age. Membership for 2017 can now be paid online on our website: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Payment can also be given to JJ Kinane or any committee member.

An updated range of club merchandise can be purchased from the O’Neills website. The link for the shop is: https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/ireland/upperchurch-drombane-gaa.html

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