Club notes for week commencing 25th March 2013

November 7, 2018

Drama Night
The Club are presenting the play “For Club and County “ The Hilarious new play by Seamus O’Rourke on Saturday 30th March @ 8pm. Tickets €10 from any committee member or in Wilfs in Castle St.
This is a new venture for the club so come along and enjoy  nationally acclaimed drama in your community.
Sunday sees our Scor competitors take centre place in the club with our figure dancers (Aoife Rowan, Mary Lynam, Sharon Hynes, Sarah Moran, Jean Moran, Sarah McGuire, Sinead Carley, Lisa Loran) and set dancers( Aoife Rowan, Mary Lynam, Sinead Lynam, Grainne Kelly, George Coyle, Shane Murray, Kevin Flynn Pat Leavy) competing in the Leinster Final in Ballymore. This is a unique occasion for the club having the two dance groups in the final we wish them the best of luck and look forward to them bringing home the titles. The Final starts at 3 O’Clock come along and support your club.
Underage Training
Underage training  continues on Saturday evenings 5 to 6, it changes to the usual Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30 on April 5th
Lotto Results
Lotto Results 25/03/13
Jackpot 1: €14,000
Numbers drawn: 11, 18, 24, 25
Result: no winner
2 x €100 winners: Murtagh grandchildren, Paul Slevin.
Jackpot 2: €1000
Numbers drawn: 8, 9, 15, 18
Result: no winner.
Next week’s draw will take place in our clubhouse with jackpots of  €14,000 and  €1200.
Boys under 14s
Well done to the lads who recorded a hard earned but deserved div 1a league victory over St Loman’s on the astroturf in Lakepoint Park on Saturday afternoon, final score 4-8,3-8. 
Last Saturday’s division 2 game v Inny Shamrocks scheduled for Streete was postponed as the pitch was unplayable. 
Training continues over Easter – details will be issued by text. Contact Marc at 087 8362297 if you not receiving our text notifications. New players always welcome. 
The group stages of Feile are expected to take place on Sat 6th or Sat 13th April. We have been drawn with Millmore Gaels, Multyfarnham and hosts Caulry.
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.
Membership now due for 2013 Juvenile Player €25, Adult Player €40, Student Player €25, Ordinary Adult member €30, OAP €15, Family €50 You can also do your membership online through the website.
Free Draw of a years subscription to the club Lotto  for all members who pay their membership before 24th March.
Mouth Guards
A Reminder  it is now compulsory to wear a mouth guard for all underage training and matches
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 on at the external wall of the entrance porch.
To purchase any club gear contact Carmel at 087 9496347.
Full brochure available on our website and facebook page
Classes every Wednesday from 8.30pm – 9.30pm, in   the Downs GAA clubhouse.  €5 per class.   For more details contact Sharon on 086 8200540
The Downs Ladies Football
The Intermediate team played a challenge against Clan Gael from Meath thanks to all the players who came along and endured the  arctic conditions.
Underage Coaching
Underage coaching  continues on Saturday evenings 5 to 6, it changes to the usual Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30 on April 5th
Easter Raffle
Raffle cards are out now for our Easter Raffle, support the draw and be in with a chance of winning a Full Size Chocolate Football.
Clothes Collections
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.
Keep Fit Class
A new keep fit class ‘The Power ½ hr’ is starting  and  will run on Mon, Wed and Sat . These fat burning workouts will have you toned up in weeks by using whole body exercises which are scientifically proven to burn more calories. Designed for your convenience, these workouts will only take 30mins, so why not drop the kids to school and start the day, the best possible way. Classes start @ 9:05 a.m in The Downs clubhouse. Water and mat  are desirable but not essential.
For more info contact Bernie 0879282432