Sarsfields Lotto Newsletter

November 8, 2018

Condolences   Sarsfields GAA send their condolences to the Scanlon Family on the recent death of Tony Scanlon. Ar deis de go raibh anam.

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.

All Gym Fobs are now deactivated.

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.

Room for rent.  Sarsfields GAA have a room available in the club for rent. Suitable for many types of businessand also is kitted out with numerous power points and internet connection. For further information contact club Secretary on 087/6606035.



Sarsfields Awards Night 2015

Sarsfields GAA held their Annual Awards night on Friday 6th in the clubhouse. A total of 25 awards were presented on the night to individuals and teams for achievements both on and off the pitch. The night was well attended by members of the club and the Chairman would like to thank all who made the effort.

First up were the winning teams of 2014 where there was a total of 9 awards. Most notably of these was the great achievement of our 2 Minor Teams who between them won the Minor A and Minor C Championship, and also Minor Football Leagues Div 1 and Div 4. The two managers Padraig Brennan and Patsy Aspell received the Dermot Earley Snr. Special Achievement award for their hard work throughout the year.

Next up were the player of the year awards;

Senior player of the year;  Conor Duffy

Senior B player of the year; Stephen Dunne

Junior B player of the year; Kevin Lynch

Junior C player of the year; Brian Kennedy

U/21 player of the year; Alan Scully

Minor player of the year; Alan Scully

Minor B player of the year; Eoin O'Connor

Senior Ladies player of the year; Roisin Byrne

Junior Ladies player of the year; Emma Hannon

Minor Ladies player of the year; Molly Price

Hurler of the year; David Breslin

To finish off the awards on the night were special achievement awards and the recipients were as follows;

Dermot Earley Snr. Special Achievement Award; Padraig Brennan and Patsy Aspell (Managers of the 2 successful Minor teams)

Clubman of the year; Paddy Timmons

Special achievement award Ladies; Shauna Kendrick (Played for Leinster)

Special achievement award Ladies; 5 Ladies who played in the Leinster Club Finals of 2004 and 2014. Emer Dempsey,  Noelle Earley, Cliodhna Ni ghogain, Meave Ann Loftus and Jessica Whelehan.

Sarsfields Chairman John Maher would like to thank all involved in organising the event and congratulates all who received awards on the night.


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.

Exercising of Dogs The Club Officer board has received a complaint from a Parent over a child returning home from training with Dog fouling on their nicks. Due to this it is now forbidden to walk or exercise a Dog in the area of pitch 2, 3 and 4. If you wish to bring a dog to the club it must be kept on a lead at all times and remain on the hard standing that surrounds the area of the main pitch. In the event of the Dog fouling it must be picked up placed in a bag and put in the nearest Bin. We thank you for your help


Club Shop The club shop is stocking a large range of casual and training gear for all ages. The shop will be open on sat mornings from 11am and for any more Information  you can contact Angie on 086/0762710

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 16th  Feb 2015. Numbers drawn:  8, 10, 15, 30,   

No Jackpot winner, Jackpot €12,000:

Winners of the Bonus Prizes;

€100;  Brendan Conway

€40;    Patrick Crinnigan           

€40     KARE c/o Noel Sherry

€25     Aishling Browne



Upcoming Fixtures


Friday  20th Feb

Aldridge Cup Group A

Venue: Sarsfields, Sarsfields V Allenwood @ 19.45   

Ref: Niall Colgan


Saturday 21st Feb

Dowling Cup Group D

Venue: Round Towers, Round Towers V Sarsfields @ 16.00 Ref: Seamus Mc Kiernan


Sun 22nd Feb

Minor Div 1 Football League Group A

Venue: Sarsfields, Sarsfields V Athy @ 11:45, 

Ref: Declan Jacob


Minor Div 3 Football League Group B

Venue: Carbury, Carbury V Sarsfields @ 11:45 

Ref: John Enright


Bord na nOg


Saturday 21st Feb

U/16 Football League Div. 1

Venue: sarsfields, Sarsfields v Carbury @ 16.15



Sunday 22nd Feb

Feile A Football

Venue; Sarsfields; Sarsfields v Maynooth @ 10.30


Feile D Football

Venue; Sarsfields; Sarsfields v Naas @ 10.30