Weekly Club Notes – July 13th 2018

Posted by Martin Bourke On July - 13 - 2018

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***

The Upperchurch Drombane Annual Golf Classic will be held this year on Thursday 26th & Friday 27th of July. Once again Dundrum golf club is the venue and the cost for a team of 4 remains unchanged at €200. This includes a meal afterwards and refreshments on the 9th hole. There are some great prizes on offer. For anyone wishing to sponsor a tee box, silver sponsorship is €50 while gold sponsoship is €100. Those interested should contact Richard Ryan on 086 2676793. This is a vital fundraiser for the club so your genorosity is appreciated.

Our senior footballers reached a 3rd mid final in a row with a 2 point victory over Drom & Inch in Holycross last Saturday. We started strongly building up a lead that eventually saw us 5 points up at half time. Drom however would not give in and gradually worked their way back into the game and when they got a goal in the 52nd minute it saw the scores tied on 0-11 to 1-8 and they scored directly afterwards to take the lead. Upperchurch though staged a formidable response, scoring 3 points in a row and closing out the game for a deserved 2 point victory. This sets up a final appearance against Loughmore-Castleiney which will be played next Friday 20th at7:30pm in The Ragg.

The minor hurlers started their mid championship campaign last week with a 1-16 to 2-13 draw against Gortnahoe-Glengoole. Next game up in next Thursday 19th at 7:30pm against Na Sairsealaigh Óg in Drombane.

The under 21 game against Thurles Sarsfields scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed to a later date.

We are due to play our last game in the mid championship on Sunday 22nd at 12pm in Drombane against Thurles Gaels

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.

A 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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