Club notes for week commencing 8th April 2013

November 7, 2018

Underage Training
Underage training is on Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30  new players welcome.
Sale on club gear up to 50% off on  Windcheaters, Tee shirts, Baseball caps, and Tracksuits
To purchase any club gear contact Carmel at 087 9496347.
Full brochure available on our website and facebook page
Under 8s
The under 8s traveled to Croke Park on Friday to take part in Go Games. It was an enjoyable day with  all players getting the opportunity to play on the hallowed ground.
Lotto Results
Lotto Results 08/04/13
Jackpot 1: €14,000
Numbers drawn: 19, 21, 23, 25
Result: no winner
2 x €100 winners: Denise Doherty, Dermot Lynam.
Jackpot 2:€1,400
Numbers drawn: 12, 18, 20, 26
Result: no winner
Next week’s draws will take place in The Roadhouse with jackpots of €14,000 €1,600.
League Div 4:                        The Downs 2:18         St Josephs  1:9
On Sunday morning our second team continued their good run with another win, playing against a strong wind in the first half we went in a halftime  1:7 each. We dominated the second half  and emerged convincing winners. Team: Kevin McGuire, Cian Carthy, Trevor McCormack, Niall Murray, Conor Carley, Jack Hogan, Paul Shanley, Brendan Cleary, PJ Maguire, Niall Folan, Stephen Devine, Shane Carroll, Luke Loughlin, Sean Loughlin, Dean Egerton. Subs Used: Shane Egerton, Niall O’Doherty, Kyle Gavin, Kevin Smullen.
Under 14 boys Well done to the division 2 side captained by Enda O’Rourke who recorded a first round league victory away to Castledaly on Saturday last. Thanks to the parents who travelled and well done to all 16 lads who have given the mentors lots to think about with Feile approaching. We expect the lads to be out again in the league this Thursday. The group stages of Feile take place this Saturday with 3 games in Ballymore starting at 11am v Caulry followed by Millmore Gaels at 1145am and Multyfarnham at 1230pm.
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.
Sale on club gear up to 50% off on  Windcheaters, Tee shirts, Baseball caps, and Tracksuits
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
We extend our sympathy to the family, relatives and friends Hugh Devenney of Bellview Heights, Mullingar.
The Downs Ladies Football
League Div 2             The Downs  4: 10 Milltown 3:7
We travelled to Milltown for our second game of the league and  got our first win with a very competitive performance. Leading by one point at halftime, The Downs  aided with the wind in the second half used it to their advantage  in moving the ball and  taking scores. Team: Sarah McGuire, Sinead Carley, Amy Dagg, Aisling Egerton, Fiona Dignam, Leanne Duncan, Roisin Scally, Ellen Tate, Beth McGuire, Aoife Rowan, Laura Wynne, Niamh Rowan, Niamh Staunton, Mary Lynam, Amy Staunton, Rebecca Kelly, Claire Crowley.
Underage Coaching
Underage training has changed to the  the usual Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30 new players always welcome.
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.