London GAA County Board
Itinerary of events for 1916 Celebrations: Fri 22nd April – Michael Collins Schools Tournament at Tir Chonaill Gaels Grounds, 9.30 start. Saturday 30th April – Youth Underage Hurling Day Ruislip 10am-2pm. Saturday 30th April – Tara Camogie 7’s (Tir Chonaill Gaels Greenford) all day and from 7pm in Ruislip a special evening of traditional music – Ceoil agus Craic (musicians invited to attend). Sunday 1st May – London Youth Development Squad v Warwickshire, 1.15pm, Ruislip; 2.50pm – A reading of the Proclamation by followed by Amhrán na bhFiann; 3pm London v Louth – 1916 Commemoration Football Challenge Match; HT Mini Exhibition – Youth Committee/and a draw for 2 x London v Mayo Tickets; 5pm London Juniors v Lancashire. Special Commemoration Plaque presented to the visiting teams. Evening music and after match party. Monday 2nd May – London Ladies 7’s Tournament from 10am, Ruislip. Admission: Tickets £10 Seniors / Students £5 Children U16 free. Special commemorative Match Day brochure handed out free with your match Ticket. Tickets available from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Warwickshire GAA County Board
On Sunday 24th April at Paírc na hEireann to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising, the proclamation will be read out and the National Anthem Amhrán na bhFiann, will be sung before both matches again for the county to pay its respects to those who were involved in the Easter Rising and to celebrate the actions of that day.
Last weekend our hurlers recorded a great win in the Ronan Cup while our footballers lost out in the semi-final of the McArdle Cup. The Camogie team gave a fantastic account of the club in Birmingham, winning all three of their games in the British League beating Erin go Bragh, Fullen Gaels & Brother Pearses. This weekend we’re all off to Cork! The Football, Hurling and Ladies Football teams are visiting Passage West to play in a series of challenge matches to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising.
St Anthony’s GAA (Reading)
Men’s training has now moved to our home pitch in Kingsmeadow and will be at 7.15pm on Tuesday and Thursday night for the next few weeks. We take on Cu Chullains in the preliminary round of the Intermediate championship this coming Sunday at 1pm in Ruislip. Underage training has started Saturdays in Kings Meadow – Napier Rd, Reading RG1 8DF – at 3 pm. Please contact Bart Ballantine 07736630442.
We had no competitive games at the weekend. The club organised a challenge match against the Pearce’s which was poorly attended and we lost heavily. Our intermediate team play the second round of the Ronan Cup v St. Declan’s at 1pm on Sunday 24th April. Players must be there at 12. The youth club began training on Wednesday 13th of April in Gladstone Park at 6:30pm for under 8’s, 10’s and 12’s. New members are most welcome. We welcome all new members. Here are the contact numbers: Tom Bergin (07961 843075) Senior manager. Dan Sutton (07817 558199) & Robert Stakelum (07955104951) Intermediate managers) Tom Kilkenny (07754 455715) Youth manager.
Éire Óg are proud to announce that we will be partnering with Greenways Law. Nigel Drew, Chairman of Éire Óg wished to thank Brian Taggart from Greenways Law for their generosity. We look forward to building a long standing partnership with Greenways Law. As proud sponsors, Greenways Law will play a key role in developing the profile of club.
We are delighted to inform you that Tara Youth GFC will be holding their annual Golf Day on Saturday 30th April 2016, at Stanmore Golf Club. 1.30pm. We would like to offer you the opportunity to enter a team in this year’s event, which is generally acknowledged to be a very enjoyable day for the participating golfers.
Tir Chonaill Gaels
The club would like to express its sincere condolences to ex-player Conor Beirne and his family on the recent passing of his father, Martin. RIP. Peter McGlynn U13’s Tournament – Saturday 23rd April – Greenford -Throw-in at 10.30am. There will also be a Blitz for U6, U8 & U10’s running alongside this Tournament. All TCG Players are requested to wear their club tops. U16s – No Training Friday 22nd April. U16 Challenge Game – Sat, Apr 23 v St Josephs, Waltham Cross, Herts – Leaving Greenford at 3pm. Good Luck to TCG’s Brian Moran as he takes part in this weekend’s London Marathon in aid of the NSPCC.
Oisíns GLC (Manchester)
Our dinner dance is being held 23rd April at Old Trafford Cricket Ground. Guest speaker on the night is Tyrone legend Peter Canavan with music by Dara Woods band. Our men’s and ladies’ teams will be collecting their medals from the 2015 season, with the seven pieces of silverware won by the club being displayed on the night, including the Tommie O’Donhoue cup won by the ladies in the All-Britain final. Tickets can be purchased from a committee member or contact Oisín CLG through Facebook.
St Brendan’s GFC got their Division 2 league campaign off to a flying start on Saturday with a defeat of Neasden Gaels at Wormwood Scrubs, 3-11 to 2-03. Training will take place on Tuesday night 7pm at Green School, Busch Corner, London Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5BB.
The Men’s team played in the final round of the McArdle Cup against Fr Murphys recently, running out comprehensive winners on a scoreline of 4-34 to 0-4. Well done to all players involved. Training continues on Peckham Rye Common on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. For further information, please contact Alan Grogan on 07472 211445. Ladies’ training is taking place on Thursday evenings at Prendergast Ladywell Fields College, SE4 1SA at 7:30 p.m. sharp. For further information, please contact Sharon Hughes via Dulwichharpsladies@gmail.com.
Membership is open for renewal for this year and can be paid via a number of different avenues. Your Club Membership can now be registered and paid online by Credit Card, Debit Card (such as Visa/Debit) or by Cheque. Subscribe and register online to have your own Account, where full details on your Membership will always be available to you – please visit our website. Training has now resumed for the Season and takes place on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s starting at 19:30 sharp in Perivale Park – Postcode UB6 8TJ. If the location/Day & time is to change please keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook page for updates. Transport to and from training and pick-up from stations/bus stops can be arranged, if required. The Murphy Cup final was supposed to take place on Saturday past, however was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Ruislip. The rearranged date for this fixture will be announced in the incoming weeks. Please keep an eye on St.Joseph’s Facebook & Twitter pages for any further updates.
Race For Sam – These are now on sale and available from your managers or committee members – don’t forget you have to be in it to win it! Membership Forms – These have now been emailed out can we please request that all outstanding fees are paid this week to your manager – if you have not got a membership form please ask. Training – Training every Tuesday for 16s & 18s starting at 6.30 @ Northwick Park. Training every Wednesday for U6s-10 and Girls at Northwick Park 6.30pm – starting April 13. Training every Thursday for U12 – U14 starting April 14 at Northwick Park. New players always welcome please just turn up! Congratulations to the 18 boys that played in last Saturdays blitz playing some superb football. Blitz – Saturday 23rd April at TCG registration at 10 with a 10.20 kick off please arrive in time with plenty water and your gum shield.PLEASE let your manager know if you are not available.
The men’s team play in the Preliminary round of the Championship against Shalloe Pearse this Saturday in Colindale. Throw-in at 5:00 p.m. Players are asked to be at the ground at 4.00pm. Training continues on Peckham Rye Common on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm. For further information, please contact Alan Grogan on 07472 211445. Best of luck to the ladies team who are playing against St. Anthony’s this Sunday at Wormwood Scrubs at 11am. For further Ladies information, please contact Sharon Hughes via Dulwichharpsladies@gmail.com. A club meeting will be held at the White Horse, Peckham next Monday, 25th April at 8:00 p.m. Club members are requested to attend.
McArdle Cup Semi-Finals
April 17, St Clarets 1-11 Tara 1-7
April 17, Thomas McCurtains 0-8 Tir Chonaill Gaels 2-6
Collins Cup Group 2
April 17, Sean Traceys 1-8 Fulham Irish 2-12, R2
Div 2 Football League
April 17, Cu Chulainns 1-7 Garryowen 0-13, R1
April 16, Neasden Gaels 2-3 St Brendans 3 – 11, R1
Div 3 Football League
April 17, Naomh Padraig v Fr Murphys, Conceded by Fr Murphys
Tipperary Cup Group 1
April 17, Parnells 0-10 Kingdom-Kerry Gaels 1-20, R3
Tipperary Cup Group 2
April 16, Round Towers 0-8 North London Shamrocks 1-7, R3
April 16, Tir Chonaill Gaels 0-11 Fulham Irish 0-9 , R3
Intermediate Hurling League
April 17, Fr Murphys 0-13 St Gabriels B 0-13, R5
Ronan Cup Group 2
April 16, Thomas McCurtains 7-17 Robert Emmetts B 2-7, R2
April 17, John Mitchels 2-11 Naomh Padraig 0-04
April 17, Roger Casements 0-13 St Barnabas 1-06
April, 17, Erin Go Bragh 3-06 St Brendans 1-08
April 17, St Josephs 4-09 St Mary’s 4-16
April 17, Rugby Gaels 1-08 Sons of Erin 3-06
April 17, John Mitchels 2-09 v 0-10 St Brendans
April 17, St Peter’s v Oisín, OFF
PENNINE LEAGUE DIVISION 2
April 17, Liverpool Wolfe Tones 1-10 v 2-08 St Benedicts
April 17, St Lawrences 1-05 v 0-10 Cu Chullains
PENNINE LEAGUE DIVISION 3
April 17, Oisins Thirds 4-05 v 1-11 John F Kennedy’s
Senior Football Championship Preliminary Round
April 23, 4.30pm, North London Shamrocks v Round Towers, Ruislip
April 23, 3.30, Fulham Irish v KKG, Scrubs P1
April 24, 2.30pm, St Kiernan’s v Tir Chonaill Gaels, Ruislip
April 24, 1pm, Parnell’s v Garryowen, Tottenhall
Intermediate Football Championship Preliminary Round
April 23, 3pm, Harlesden Harps v St. Joseph, Ruislip
April 24, 1pm, St. Antony’s v Cu Chulainns, Ruislip
April 24, 2.30pm, Neasden Gaels v St Brendan’s, Tottenhall
April 24, 2.30pm, Heston Gaels v Moindearg, Scrubs P2
Junior Football Championship Preliminary Round
April 23, 3.30pm, Tir Chonaill Gaels v Eire Og, Colindale
April 23, 5pm, Shalloe Pearse v Dulwich Harps, Colindale
April 24, 4pm, St. Clarets v Tara, Ruislip
April 24, 1pm, Fr Murphy v Crawley and Brighton Gaels, Scrubs P2
Ronan Cup R2
April 23, Fr Murphy v Brothers Pearse, Scrubs P2
April 24, 1pm, Kilburn Gaels B v St. Declan’s, Scrubs P1
April 24, 2.30pm, St. Gabriel’s B v Granuaile, Scrubs P1
Junior Football League
April 23, 5pm, James Connollys v John Mitchels, Pairc na hEireann
April 23, 5pm, Erin Go Bragh v St Brendans, Erdington
April 23, 5pm, Roger Casements v Sean McDermotts, Sphinx
April 24, 4pm, St Barnabas v Naomh Padraig, Nottingham
April 24, 2.30pm, St Barnabas v Naomh Padraig, Nottingham
April 24, 2pm, Sean McDermotts v Roger Casements, Pairc na hEireann
April 24, 3.30pm, Four Masters v St Josephs, Holbrooks, Coventry
April 24, 3pm, St Mary’s v Erin Go Bragh, Wolverhampton
April 24, 2pm, St Finbarrs v Sons of Erin, Holbrooks, Coventry
April 24, 2pm, James Connollys v Rugby Gaels, Pairc na hEireann
April 24, 1pm, John Mitchels v Oisín, Greenbank
April 24, 1pm, St Brendans v St Peters, Trafford
Pennine League 2
April 24, 3pm, Cu Chulainn v Wolfe Tones, Beeston
April 24, 1.45pm, Hugh O Neills v St Lawrences, Beeston
Pennine League 3
April 24, 12.45pm, JFK v St Lawrences Thirds, Beeston
April 24, 12.45pm, St Mary/Pats v Bro Pearce, Beeston