Swinford GAA Weekly News

50/50 Draw

50-50-draw (Duplicate)

This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Heaneys 19th May and Angela Breheny c/o Gateway Hotel won €810. Envelopes are available in most business premises and 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 The WhiteHouse on 26th May. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

In the next few weeks the club intend to improve the warm up area adjacent to the Clubhouse by building a supporting wall and laying astro turf and to carry out remedial works to the playing surface of Robert McCallion Memorial Pitch. All underage players are currently been kitted out in club tops. All this work could not be done without the support of the entire community, it is very much appreciated.

In the approximately 10 months that the draw has been running over €40,000 has been won by weekly winners. Next week you could be the lucky one…….

Intermediate Championship

This Sunday sees the start of our campaigh in the 2015 Egans Jewellers Intermediate Football Championship.
Throw is at 4pm at Robert McCallion Memorial Park against Burrishoole. The other two teams in our group Tourmakeady and Hollymount/Carramore are playing each other on Saturday evening.
Our last meeting with Burrishoole was in March 2014 in the Michael Walsh Intermediate League semi final when we won on a score of Swinford 1-7 Burrishoole 1-4.
Lets hope for a similiar winning margin next weekend. Come along and lend your support to the team.

Upcoming Fixtures:

Under 10
Saturday 23rd May 11-30 Charlestown v Swinford in Charlestown

Intermediate Championship
Sunday 24th May 16-00 Swinford v Burrishoole at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Under 12
Monday 25th May 18-30 Claremorris v Swinford in Claremorris

Centenary Cup
Friday 29th May 19-30 Swinford v Aghamore at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Senior League Division 1C
Saturday 30th May 19-00 Swinford v Neale at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Under 8
Saturday 30th May 11-00 Charlestown v Swinford in Charlestown

Under 12
Monday 1st June 18-30 Swinford v Ballinrobe at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Junior Championship
Weekend 6th/7th June Louisburgh v Swinford in Louisburgh

Senior League Division 1C
Weekend 6th/7th June Louisburgh v Swinford in Louisburgh

Any changes will be posted on our facebook, twitter and website. Match reports, when available, will be posted on our website www.swinfordgaa.ie

Schools Parish league

The first round of the inaugural national schools parish league was held at Swinford Amenity Park last Friday. Schools from Midfield, Culmore, Killasser, Carramore, Meelick and Swinford took place. There is a full report on swinfordgaa.ie.

Under 14 League

Well done to our Under 14 team who finished their league campaign on Thursday 14th with an away win against Carras winning 8-9 to 7-6. Well done to the team management and players. It was a tough league with a great finish.

Under 12 League

The yound lads are doing very well in the early stages of the league and with their hugh numbers are putting out two teams every week. This is a credit to their dedicated management and trainers.

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