Swinford GAA Weekly News

50/50 Draw
This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Moores on Tuesday 7th April and Gordon Carter of Market Street but currently based in Canada won €883.00. Gordon purchased his ticket online through www.swinfordgaa.ie where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/20/52 weeks. Draw Envelopes are also available in all business premises for the next draw in Julians on 14th April. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

Upcoming Fixtures:
Under 14 League
Thursday 9th April Swinford v The Neale at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Under 16 League
Friday 10th April 6-30pm Swinford v Achill at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
Senior League Division 1C
Saturday 11th April 6-00pm Swinford v Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Minor League
Sunday 12th April at 12pm Ballinrobe v Swinford in Ballinrobe
Senior League Division 1E
Sunday 12th April at 2pm Swinford v Shrule Glencorrib at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
Minor League
Tuesday 14th April at 7-30pm Swinford v Ballyhaunis at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
Sunday 19th April at 12pm Swinford v Mayo Gaels at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
Under 14 League
Thursday 16th April Claremorris v Swinford in Claremorris

Senior League Division 1C
Saturday 18th April 6-00pm Ballintubber v Swinford in Ballintubber

Senior League Division 1E
Sunday 19th April at 2pm Aghamore v Swinford in Aghamore

Any changes will be posted on our facebook, twitter and website.

U14 League
The team were defeated by Aghamore on Thursday 2nd April on a scoreline of 12-13 to 4-14 but the team worked very hard and the scoreline does not reflect the effort put in. It is only a matter of time until their luck will change.

U16 League
The team started their season off with a win in Ballycastle on Tuesday 7th April beating Naomh Padraig on a score of 6-9 to 8-7. Well done to all.

Mayo GAA Draw

Swinford GAA Club have launched their club draw for 2015.  The annual subscription remains at €150.  The club draw is again structured this year to ensure each subscriber is getting value for their money and you will be entitled to the following for your €150 investment in the club;
1.       Club Membership – €20
2.       Entry to Swinford home League games
3.       County Board ticket – €100, which has a prize fund of €90,000 and
4.       An entitlement to purchase an All-Ireland Senior Football final ticket should Mayo reach the final in 2015.
The officers of the club have decided to restrict the numbers in the draw this year to 130 people in order to limit the ticket demands placed on it should Mayo again reach the All Ireland final in 2015.

Please contact any club officer as soon as  possible if you are interested in purchasing a ticket as we expect to sell the allocation within a couple of weeks.

Topaz Cash for Clubs
Topaz are running a promotion for all clubs at the moment giving the opportunity to win thousand of Euro for the Club. You can pick up a card and begin to collect stamps at Gavaghans Mace & Topaz. The Clubs registration code is 10431.

Coaching Seminar

Swinford GAA in conjunction with SAQ Ireland are hosting a coaching course with Jim Kilty.
Jim is one of Ireland’s foremost athletics trainers having being Irish coach for the Seoul and Atlanta Olympics. He has been involved with a number of successful GAA teams, most notably the All Ireland winning Tipperary hurling team in 2001 among others. He has been involved in coaching provincial title winning football teams and a National League title with Mayo.
The course takes place in Swinford on 17/18 April 2015. Phase 1 will take place in the Gateway Hotel from 7pm until 10pm on the Friday night and is a seminar entitled “developing speed in the adult player through conditioning coaching”. Jim will also give a general talk on his experience followed by a Q&A session
Phase 2 takes place at the amenity centre from 10am until 4pm and is a certified SAQ course entitled ” Coaching skill, movement and function to 6-12 year olds”. It is an indoor/outdoor course so appropriate attire is advised.
Places are limited and cost €50 per attendee. (No charge for Swinford GAA coaches).
Refer to SAQ website for further course details.
Contact Brian Galvin 0863265911 for reservation details or briang.123@icloud.com

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