Club notes for week commencing 1st October 2012

November 7, 2018

Lotto Results
Lotto Results 01/10/12
Jackpot 1: €14,000
Numbers drawn: 14, 15, 19, 25
Result: No winner
2 x €100 winners: Olivia Bardon, Gillian Ferguson (online ticket)
Jackpot 2: €3800
Numbers drawn: 1, 4, 7, 28
Result: No winner
Next week’s draws will take place in our clubhouse with jackpots of €14,000 and €4000.
If you are not currently subscribing to our lotto, the weekly club lotto is available to play online at our website.
You can also register online to receive our free weekly email which includes lotto results and club notes.
Please spread the word to Na Dunta Gaels around the country and the world, encourage them to play lotto online.
An annual lotto ticket for €100 (with 2 weeks free) can be bought on line or from Matt Carley or Anthony Rowan.
Well done to the under 12 boys who finished runners up in the annual Caulry tournament on Saturday last.
Thanks to TJ for the invitation and to everyone in Caulry GAA Club for their hospitality.
A word of thanks to all of our players who travelled, many of whom had already been in action earlier in the day.
Our final league fixture vs Mullingar Shamrocks takes place tonight Wednesday with a 6pm start.
Reminder that our last training for 2012 takes place this Saturday 6th October at 5pm with refreshments in the clubhouse afterwards. There will be no training this Friday October 5th
Under 14 Shield
The under 14 shield was postponed, re-fixture details to be confirmed.
Under age Coaching
The last training session of the season will take place on Saturday 6th October at 5pm with the usual refreshments afterwards in the clubhouse.
Updated Club Text Message Service
We are continuing with our text message service via TEAMER 51001 which we use to notify members regarding various club activities. If you wish to avail of this service, please text your name and number to 087 8362297.These messages are free to receive and a reply is not required. We currently have over 300 subscribers but would like to extend it further to ensure all our supporters are kept up to date. If you no longer wish to receive these messages then please text STOP with your name and number to 087 8362297. We want to avoid unnecessary duplication where several copies of the one message are going to the same household.
Weekly newsletter email
You can register to receive our free weekly newsletter email at our lotto website – just search for The Downs. The newsletter is sent every Monday night and includes that night’s lotto results and club notes.
Face book you can now keep up to date with the club’s activities on our new FACEBOOK page:  and TWITTER @TheDownsGAA.
Youth Strength and Conditioning Programme
New Youth Strength and Conditioning Programme starts this week on Wednesday 3rd Oct in The Downs Club at 7:15pm.
This is for U14 to U18 players who will be involved in 2013 football season.
Two sessions a week will take place, one in the main club hall on Wednesdays and the other on Fridays outside on the training pitch. Both start at 7:15 sharp. A €15 Registration Fee is charged by the Downs GAA club to participate in this program. There is no additional cost for additional family members who wish to also do the program. Registration of players will take place Wednesday on first night along first session in hall. Players asked to wear tracksuits or shorts with runners/trainers for indoor session. All parents/guardians  are welcome to attend on the night. Any queries, contact John Murray The Downs Juvenile Club Coaching Coordinator. 
Bingo continues every Friday at 8.30, come along and brings a friend for an enjoyable night’s entertainment.
Reminder that a Defibrillator is located at the clubhouse at the external wall of the entrance porch.
Club Shop
To purchase any club gear contact Carmel at 087 9496347.
Members of our club nursery can buy club jerseys at a 50% discount €15 thanks to the sponsorship of Eason Mullingar sizes available 3 / 4 and 5/6
Social Dance Classes
Social dance classes in the GAA centre Thursday nights 8-10. Learn how to waltz, quick step and more beginners welcome €10 per session. Contact Marie 0863573271
We extend our sympathy to the family, relatives and friends  of  Elizabeth Nolan Collinstown
The Downs Ladies Football
Minor            The Downs V Ballycomoyle
On Sunday morning we travelled to Ballycomoyle to take on the home side, short a number of regulars we fielded a young team. The Downs  took to the task with great enthusiasm and quickly built up a lead which we increased on throughout the game . We now wait to see the semi-final draw. Team: Orla Gavin, Ursula Carley, Fiona Dignan, Rebecca Kelly, Leanne Duncan, Roisin Scally, Laura Wynne,  Ellen Tate, Mary Lynam, Amy Staunton,  Niamh Rowan, Emma Murtagh, Serena Wynne, Aoife Carley.
Underage Coaching
The last training session of the season will take place on Saturday 6th October at 5pm with the usual refreshments afterwards in the clubhouse.
The Ladies Football are collecting bags of clothes as a fundraiser, so you can now de- clutter and help the club raise funds. Bags of clothes can be left with any team coach or committee member or in The Shop. Please ask family, neighbours, friend and co-workers to fill a bag.