Weekly Club Notes – March 22nd 2019


***Kindly Sponsored by Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch***
The senior hurlers got their competitive season off to a winning start in the county hurling league last weekend as they defeated Kilruane MacDonaghs. Trailing by 2 points at half time we fell 4 points adrift with 12 minutes left. But it was all Upperchurch from that point onwards as we scored 8 unanswered points to prevail by 4 points 0-20 to 0-16.

Our minor footballers were defeated by Moycarkey/Borris in Littleton last Monday.

The first fixture in this years mid junior hurling league will be against Drom & Inch in Drombane on Sunday March 31st at 12 midday.

Upperchurch Drombane GAA has launched a fundraising campaign with some fantastic prizes on offer. Buy your ticket to be in with a chance of claiming the top prize of a trip for 2 to New York. Or the 2nd prize of a trip for 2 to Madrid.
There are also prizes of 2 All Ireland Hurling Final tickets, 2 All Ireland Football Final tickets, 2 tickets to the Munster Hurling final among others.
Tickets are priced at €10 each or you can buy a book of 6 tickets for €50 and can be bought from any of the players or committee members.
The draw to find out who the lucky winners are will be held on Saturday 11th May in Pa’s Bar, Upperchurch as part of a GAA championship preview night we will be hosting.
Thanks in advance for your support.

Club membership for 2019 is now due. Anyone wishing to pay can do so either to club registrar JJ Kinane or online at http://www.upperchurchdrombanegaa.ie/members/ Prices remain unchanged from last year. €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.

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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