This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Bolands on Tuesday 3rd March Kevin Nestor of Market Street won €1,003.00. Draw Envelopes are available in all business premises for the next draw in Franks Place, Killasser on Tuesday 10th March at 9-00pm. Tickets are also available online through www.swinfordgaa.ie Since the inception of the draw over €30,000 has been given out in prize money and the Club has purchased much needed equipment for all our teams and are building a fund for future development of our facilities. None of this could have been done without the support of the entire community and this is greatly appreciated. You can now but 3 envelopes for a €5. Please place the money in 1 envelope and the place of purchase will staple the 3 envelopes together.
Michael Walsh Intermediate Cup
Swinford defeated Parke on a scoreline of 2-10 to 1-8 in round 2 of the Michael Walsh Intermediate Cup. We led for most of the way but a late comeback by Parke had them leading by a point going into the last five minutes before a late flurry of scores from Swinford including points from Paul McDonagh and Kevin Doyle and a late goal by Liam Moran sealed the win. We are away to Castlebar Mitchells in round 3 of the Cup on Sunday 8th March 11-30am in Castlebar. Any changes and match updates will be posted on our facebook and twitter pages.
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.
County Board 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.