Weekly Club Notes – Oct 27th 2018

Posted by Martin Bourke On October - 27 - 2018

***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
UNDER 21 HURLING
Our under 21 hurlers are in action next Sunday Nov 4th in the mid losers group final. They face Boherlahan Dualla at midday in Holycross.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE’S FITTEST CLUB
Our annual fundraising night at Thurles Greyhound Stadium returns again on Saturday November 17th and in addition to the usual canine entertainment there is a unique competition to find out the fittest club in the parish. Jerry O’Dwyer is busy designing an obstacle course to test the clubs to the fullest. The 8 local clubs competing on the night are:
GAA
Clodiagh Rangers
Cycling Club
Golf Society
Slieve Felim Rapparees
Climbing Wall
Local Farmers
Racquetball Club

Tickets are €15 and this includes admission on the night and also entry to the €500 buster draw. There will also be live music following the racing. Tickets can be bought from players, athletes or committee members.

COUNTY MINOR FOOTBALL
Congratulations to Viv Downey who has been named as a selector on the Tipperary minor football team for 2019. Viv wil join Matt O Doherty, Peter Creedon, Johnny Nevin, James Boland and Jason Coffey on the management team.

UPPERCHURCH DROMBANE ANNUAL XMAS CHARITY FUNDRAISER
The Upperchurch Drombane GAA annual Xmas charity fundraiser takes place this year on Sunday Dec 30th with the inaugural staging of the Upperchurch Drombane Point-to-Point – one church steeple to the other as per the original point to point race except this time without the equine assistance – It will be an 8km walk or road race from Upperchurch church to Drombane church… Get those runners dusted down

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
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 2018 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.

CLUB MERCHANDISE
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

CLUB NEWSLETTER
Anyone interested in getting weekly club news and fixtures sent to them via email can subscribe to the mailing list by emailing upperchurchdrombane.gaa@gmail.com with “Subscribe” in the subject bar.

CLUBIFY
Do you have a smartphone and want to get news/fixtures and results for the club sent directly to it? Then download the Clubify app(from the Apple App Store, Google Play store or at http://www.clubifyapp.com/download and select “Upperchurch Drombane GAA” from the menu.

CLUB SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
Website: http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/upperchurchdrombane
Twitter: http://twitter.com/churchdrombane

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