GAA National Club Draw
A big thank you to everyone who sold tickets and to everyone who bought tickets in the recent GAA National club draw. They are some fantastic prizes up for grabs so best of luck to everyone!!
Sun 9th – Div 1 MFL St Peters Dunboyne v Dunshaughlin @ 11am
Sun 9th – Div 4 BFL Dunshaughlin v Carnaross @ 3pm
Mon 10th – Div 1 BFL Simonstown Gaels v Dunshaughlin @ 8pm
Over 35′s Gaelic
Over 35′s Gaelic reaches its second last night tonight and starts sharply at 9pm tonight.
Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser
We are still looking for dancers to participate in our Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser which we will be running with Drumree GAA in May. Training is set to start soon and if you feel you have what it takes please click here – http://dunshaughlingaa.com/news/strictly-come-dancing-2014/
Please note our nursery is starting up tonight and will run every Friday evening from 6pm to 7pm on the astro pitch in our grounds.
Strictly Come Dancing
The evenings are getting longer , St Patricks Day is almost upon us so that only means one thing “Strictly Come Dancing” is back.. If you feel you have what it takes now is the time to book your place and be a contestant in this years dancing frenzy which will take place in May. We will provide all the training needed so all you need is to bring yourself and have fun. Please contact Ronan on 086-8749234
Dunshaughlin GAA is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a coaching weekend on the weekend of January 17th 2014 in our grounds.
The layout of the weekend is as follows
This unique coaching weekend commences on Friday night the 17th comprised of a talk and a practical session from Ger O’Connor the games manager from Dublin County Board from 7.30-9.15 who will deal with issues such as different types of games to age appropriate training. Day 2 will commence on Saturday morning with 2 further speakers starting at 9.30 and running until 12.45
- Session 1 9.30-10.45
- Break 10.45-11.05
- Session 2 11.05-12.45
This will be the first such initiative and it offers coaches/mentors a chance to exchange ideas and learn from each other and the tutors delivering the course. There is no cost to the coaches for attending. Its also a great way to get fresh new ideas to take forward through the 2014 season.
If anyone has any questions/queries drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our annual AGM will take place tonight at 7.30pm in the clubhouse. Please attend as it is your club and your vote counts. All nomination papers should now have been returned to Caroline Malone.
With the countdown to Christmas now upon us we are once again running our bumper Christmas draw. Please support as we are trying to raise funds to build a new club house .There are some fantastic prizes on offer and tickets can be bought online by clicking here – http://www.myclubfinances.com/tickets.asp?LL_ID=283&CLB=1
Speedy recovery to Fearghal Gogan who recently underwent a cruciate ligament operation. Fearghal has been a fantastic servant to the club and we wish him all the best and who knows we might see him togging out again next summer!
- We are rapidly approaching the business end of the football year with our Minors in action on Saturday in the MFC Semi-final against St Peters Dunboyne at 3.30 in Dunsany. Best of luck to Frank, TP and all the lads. Please come along and support if you can and get the lads over the line.
- Our deepest sympathy and thoughts to Dominic Deveraux and his family with the passing of Dominic’s father Philip.
- Congratulations to Ray Yore and Aine Flynn who last weekend got married. We wish you both all the best and a happy life together.
- Men’s Gaelic & general fitness for over 35 returns tonight at 9-10pm in Dunshaughlin Astro pitch. Please come along tonight and register if you have Not already done so as it is a fun way to get fit. The wet weather has many people asking on twitter if training is going ahead but our chairman has assured us that him and Christy will be closing the retractable roof so rest assured it will be business as usual tonight.
- Tonight’s scheduled Minor championship game between St Vincents / Curragha and Dunshaughlin has been called off due to a bereavement . Please spread the word.
- Our U21’s are in action in the championship on Sunday morning at 11am against St Patricks. Good luck to all involved and please come along and support the lads.
Our Gaelic For Mothers and others is once again a great success. kudos to John McKenna and Colum Bracken for giving up their time and coaching the girls the skills of Gaelic football. Every training session has between 25-30 eager ladies and next Wednesday night they have their first ever challenge match and in three weeks time the girls are entered to play in a blitz so exciting times lie ahead.
A speedy recovery also to David Dunne who has had a recent bout of illness. Get well David and we hope to see you back on the pitch soon.
Minor Championship in Ashbourne on Fri. 4th @ 7.30pm Dunshaughlin V Donaghmore / Ashbourne
U 15 Wolfe Tones v Dunshaughlin @ 3pm Sat
Feis cup Dunshaughlin v St Patricks @12pm Sun in Skryne
Dunshaughlin GAA would like to wish the very best to Stephen Clare who heads off this Friday on a 6 month tour of Syria. Stephen was a fantastic footballer and started at wing forward in Dunshaughlins first ever Senior Final in 1999 against Skryne. Long after he stopped playing he has give up his valuable time as a trainer,manager and selector in both our juvenile and adult teams and will be sorely missed around the club. Stay safe Stef and we will see you soon.
All roads lead to Navan on Saturday folks so if you are free please come along to support the lads. Good luck to everyone involved.
Minor C’Chip - Navan O’ Mahonys v Dunshaughlin @3pm in Brewshill NOM
SFC Relegation Playoff - Oldcastle v Dunshaughlin @8pm in Simonstown
Autumn League U15 - Simonstown v Dunshaughlin @3pm in Simonstown
Tonight – Royal Gaels v Clan Na Gael @ 6.30
Sunday – Jnr A Quarter Final Dunshaughlin v Kilmainham @ 2pm in Walterstown
Complete Fixture guide for the next 13 days can be found here – http://dunshaughlingaa.com/category/fixtures/
The Dunshaughlin GAA Golf Classic is fastly approaching on Sept the 20th. To book a team to play or if you simple want to contribute please call Jim Smith (0879114574) or Ronan Gogan (0868749234) Full details can be found here -http://dunshaughlingaa.com/news/golf-classic-4/
Busy weekend for the girls
Our dual start Niamh Gallogly is once more in action again this weekend with her contesting two finals. On Sat she captains the Meath U16’s as they face Waterford in Nenagh while on Sunday she is joined by Alannah Chakley as Meath play Laois in the U16 Camogie Final. Cliona O’Riordan will also be in action on Sunday with her playing for the Meath Junior B Camogie team as they go up against Kerry in the final. Good Luck girls!!
Bus to Tipp
A bus will leave Dunshaughlin church at 1.15pm tomorrow afternoon for the All Ireland U16 final that will be played tomorrow in Nenagh. Full details can be found here http://dunshaughlingaa.com/news/the-trip-to-tipp/
Next weekend our three adult teams are in championship action again with the Junior D’s in the quarter final on the Friday night and the Junior A’s and Seniors play their final group games on Sat and Sunday respectively. Full fixture listing can be found here -