Sarsfields GAA Newsletter

November 8, 2018

Membership 2015    It's that time of the year again; Sarsfields 2014 membership expires on 31/12/14 and 2015 membership is due from January 1st. Gym fobs will be deactivated on January 31st.

There will as usual be a dedicated Membership Registration weekend on Friday January 23rd (8 – 9.30pm) and Saturday 24th (11am – 1am) however you can now pay your membership in the clubhouse on Monday Wednesday and Friday nights from 8-9pm.

In order to be eligible to play Gaelic games with our or any club a player must be registered with the GAA. Club membership gives automatic registration with the GAA, this rule will be strictly enforced in 2015 – you must be a member to play or train. Members wishing to be eligible to vote in the 2015 AGM must be paid in full by March 31st 2015.

Prompt payment of membership helps Sarsfields to provide the players insurance scheme, lighting, pitches, dressing rooms, equipment, showers, etc. for all.

It is our club, it is up to each & every one of us to pay & play our part. Don't leave it up to a few to subsidise you.

Please note all memberships must be accompanied by a completed membership application form which can be obtained from the club or downloaded from the club website

If you need any further information please contact Kathleen (Ollie) Ryan at 086-2641115 or Christy Horan at 087-9249884.

GAA Foundation Course.  A GAA Foundation Coaching Course will be conducted at Sarsfields GAA Club on the following dates:

FRIDAY 27th.    February    @  7.30pm  to 9.30pm

Saturday 28th. February  @  10.00am  to 12.00 noon.

This course is organised specifically for Sarsfields members.

A minimum of 15 participants is an essential requirement for the commencement of this course.

Each participant must complete both sessions.

There is no charge whatever.

I simply need a commitment to deliver at least 15 interested participants.

If Interested please contact Liam Moore on 086/3000114

Best Wishes  There is a number of our members in hospital or unwell at the minute and the club wishes each and all a speedy recovery.

Juvenile Awards Night  On Friday 30th January the juvenile awards night will be held in the club. The u/16 team that won the 2014 championship and also the u/15 team that won the Kildare/Laois League. The night will commence at 7.30pm.

Senior Awards Night.  The main awards night will be held on the 7th February in the club house. This will commence after the Kildare v Meath match in Rd 2 of the NFL. This match will be shown live in the club and it throws in at 7pm. All are welcome to attend. Finger food will be served on the night.

Ladies Football  Well done to Roisin Byrne and best of luck as she Captains the Kildare Senior Ladies next Sunday 1st Feb when they face up to Meath in Navan. Best of luck to all the team.


Calendar 2015  The Club Calendar is now on sale in the club shop. Some great pictures of the year gone by. Please support thank you.  


Teams Looking for assistance  If we have anyone in the club who is studying sports science, Food Nutrition or Sports Psychology and would like to give a hand out with some of the teams in the club in 2015 could you please contact Shea McGann on 087/2039726. Thank you.


Main Pitch Now Closed  The main pitch has been resodded and is now closed for the foreseeable future. Also there will be ongoing repair work on pitch 2 and 3.

Looking for old Photos and old Club Records  The Club are looking to build on its already large collection of photos and especially with some older Photos of teams or individuals. Also we are trying to put together as much Records as is possible from days gone by ie. AGM Reports, secretary reports, match reports and any match Programes. Any material that is given to the club will be given back in the same order. If you have any and would like to share them with the club you can contact Seamus McGann Club PRO at 087/2039726 or E-mail


Second Hand Clothes Collection The club is still collecting second hand clothes and you can hand in your clothes in the morning or the evening when the club is open. For further info you can contact Christy on 087/9249884


Building up our Communications The club is all the time trying to build up its Twitter and Facebook accounts and of course our E-Mail contact list. You can follow us on Twitter; @sashproshea, Find us on Facebook; sarsfieldsgaanewbridge. Dont forget to visit our website for up to date Information on


Function Rooms There are 3 Function Rooms available in the club which can cater for big and small Functions, Weddings, Christenings, Birthdays, Funerals, etc. Enquiries to Shirley (086/8568830)


Club Lotto The club would like to thank all those who support the Lotto and would like to encourage all its members to participate in the weekly Lotto draw. This can now be done by going on to the Sarsfields web site and clicking on the (play lotto now) link, then follow the step by step instructions.


Lotto results for Monday 26th Jan 2015. Numbers drawn:  5, 10, 24, 27,   

No Jackpot winner, Jackpot €12,000:

Winners of the Bonus Prizes;

€100;  Ann and Pat O’Connor

€40;    Kathleen Reilly c/o Cons           

€40     Aine Whelan c/o Fintan Healy

€40     Valerie Conway c/o Seamus Wilson

€25;    John Barnwell