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Weekly club news

November 8, 2018

County SH Challenge cup:  We have been drawn to play Kiladangan in the next round of the SH Challenge cup.

Divisional draws: The draws for the Junior A & B Leagues and championships, Minor and Under 21 hurling were made last week and can be viewed on the club website

Sympathies: We extend our deepest sympathies to the Kennedy family on the passing of Willie Kennedy.  Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis. 

Healthy club initiative: The Healthy Club Project team are hosting  a health and wellbeing night in the Abbey Court Hotel  on Wednesday March 23rd at 7.30pm.   The talk, which is entitled "Minding the Body, Minding the Mind”, will be given by Dr. Fergus Heffernan PhD, who is a renowned psychologist and psychotherapist and a leading educator in the area of stress management and how it relates to our mental health. Fergus has worked with the Irish Defence Forces, the United Nations and NATO. He is a visiting lecturer and Workshop Director in Trinity College Dublin, Columbia University New York and Boston University USA.

Membership: A final reminder to everyone and especially all players and mentors that membership for 2016 is now overdue and must be paid to Membership secretary Derek Lillis, any club officer or online before the end of February. The cost of membership is again very reasonably priced at €25 with a family membership option A priced at €60 and an option B priced at €85.

Club Lotto: The Nenagh Éire Óg Club Lotto represents the club’s key fundraising initiative. Please consider supporting the Blues by playing our club lotto online.

Juvenile:

St Patrick Say parade: In keeping a wonderful tradition alive, we invite our U6 & 8, U10 and U12 players to walk with us in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Thursday. A very special welcoming invitation to our new Éire Ógres whom we hope will wear their new shirts and walk with us also. Please meet in the C.B.S. Primary on Summerhill at 1.45pm at latest. Parents must meet their boys in the Railway Station car-park as they arrive back after the parade. We will be there with the Goodie-Bags!

Under-12: Well done to the U12 A football team on a good win away to Inane Rovers on Saturday. We play Silvermines in the next round matches on Saturday at 2pm in Nenagh.

Under-14: Football training continues on Wednesday at 5pm. Your crested gloves can be collected there on receipt of payment. Keep up the hard work lads.

Under-16: Training continues on Wednesday at 5pm. We play in our first round of the football championship against Lorrha Rovers Gaels at home on Saturday at 2pm. Please come out to support the boys.

Scór na bPáistí: Well done to our participants in the Scór County Finals. Better luck next year to our wonderful kids.

Camogie Club:

Healthy Club Initiative: The Healthy Club Project team are hosting a health and wellbeing night in the Abbey Court Hotel on Wednesday March 23rd at 7.30pm. The talk, which is entitled “Minding the Body, Minding the Mind”, will be given by Dr. Fergus Heffernan PhD, who is a renowned psychologist and psychotherapist and a leading educator in the area of stress management and how it relates to our mental health. Fergus has worked with the Irish Defence Forces, the United Nations and NATO. He is a visiting lecturer and Workshop Director in Trinity College Dublin, Columbia University New York and Boston University USA.

Training: All our teams are now back training in preparation for the 2016 season. We always welcome new players and those who may have played in the past and are thinking of coming out of retirement are always welcome back. If you would like to play camogie with us for the year please contact eireognenagh@gmail.com. Training for under-8, under-10, under-12 and under-14 is from 17:30 to 18:30 every Monday in MacDonagh Park.

Tipperary: Hard luck to both the A and B Tipperary under-16 teams who were defeated in their Munster finals in Puckane on Saturday last. The club was well represented on both panels with Niamh Sheridan, Caroline Browne, Rachel Browne and Lily Purcell all involved. Also Greg Browne was part of the management team. Well done to Grace O Brien and Ruth Hassett who were part of the county minor side who had a great win over Clare at the weekend.

 

Clothes Recycling: We will be having our annual clothes collection on April 9th in the complex in MacDonagh Park. If you are having a Spring clean and would like to get rid of old clothes, curtains, bed sheets, shoes etc please contact any member of the committee and we will be delighted to take them off your hands. Alternatively you can bring them to the hurling field on that particular date.

 

Flag Day: We are having our annual flag day on March 26th and we need volunteers to do just one hour at various locations around the town. If you are will to donate one hour of your time to help us raise badly needed funds please contact Caitriona Morris 087 777 6135.

Intermediates: We will be facing Drom and Inch in our very first competitive game at the intermediate grade soon. Please check social media and our website www.nenagheireog.com for details of this historical fixture for our club.

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