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Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Notes

July 03, 2020

Comhgairdeas le Harry Ladd, named as DCU Dóchas Éireann GAA Club’s Intermediate Footballer of the Year

Did you notice the Clubhouse?

Thank you Eamonn and Nathan from Greenday Environmental @GreenDayIE in helping club volunteers transform the look of our clubhouse.

Training for our adult teams started back last week, and for our juvenile teams since Monday. It is challenging for the players and mentors as we get used to the new procedures to help keep the coronavirus at bay.

It is imperative that all coaches, managers and mentors, that have underage players on their teams, meet the legislative requirements – that they have completed the Safeguarding course and that they are Garda Vetted. Please contact Lucan Sarsfields Child Protection Officer, Niamh O’Brien, with any queries.

While the teams have their squads together for training, its a good time for the team photo to be taken for the website - send them to Yo can also send match reports to the same email address, or use this form -

U16 Footballers finally got to wear their New Jersey’s in support of

One of the biggest things we all have to get used to is completing the health questionnaire; because of the size of our club, over 4500 members, our volunteer Covid-19 supervisors may find it challenging when trying to find the player name to allow them onto the training area – here’s a helpful reminder, before going to training; Fill the water bottle and Fill in the form!

It wasn’t easy on Monday when the GAA system stopped working – just at the start of the first of the evening training slots, but despite this we managed to cope.

The revised fixture details for the 2020 Dublin Football Championships have been confirmed by the Dublin CCC. In Senior Football Group 2, Round 1 games will take place on Saturday, July 25th when Lucan Sarsfields have a home tie against Ballinteer St Johns, and a  Round 2 game taking place on Wednesday, August 5th away to Na Fianna. The fixture details are still to be confirmed for the Round 3 fixture against St Judes, which will take place on August 15th/16th. 

The Intermediates also start on July 25th, away to Na Fianna, and then a home tie against St Vincents on August 8th.

The Junior Football teams fixtures are as follows:

26 July

Junior 1 Group 4 - Lucan Sarsfields v Templeogue Synge St

Junior 5 Group 3 - Clanna Gael/Fontenoy v Lucan Sarsfields

4 August

Junior 1 Group 4 - Naomh Mearnog v Lucan Sarsfields

6 August

Junior 5 Group 3 - Lucan Sarsfields v Castleknock

16 August

Junior 1 Group 4 - Raheny v Lucan Sarsfields

Junior 5 Group 3 - Lucan Sarsfields v Geraldine P. Moran

The revised fixture details for the 2020 Dublin Hurling Championship have been confirmed by the Dublin CCC.

Lucan Sarsfields Round 1 game against Ballinteer St Johns will take place on Saturday, July 18 at home, with the Round 2 game away to St Oliver Plunkets ER on Wednesday, 29th July.

Our last  group stage game against St Vincents will conclude Round 3 on Saturday, August 8th/ Sunday, August 9th.

The Junior Hurling teams fixtures are as follows:

19 July

Junior A Group 2 - Lucan Sarsfields v St Peregrines

Junior C Group 1 - Erins Isle v Lucan Sarsfields

Junior G Group 2 - St Vincents v Lucan Sarsfields

28 July

Junior A Group 2 - Parnells v Lucan Sarsfields

Junior C Group 1 - Lucan Sarsfields v Faughs

30 July

Junior G Group 2 - Lucan Sarsfields v Stars Of Erin

9 August

Junior A Group 2 - Lucan Sarsfields v St Vincents

Junior C Group 1 - Lucan Sarsfields v St Josephs OCB

Junior G Group 2 - Lucan Sarsfields v St Judes

At county level, both the Hurling and Football Minor Championships are set to get underway on the weekend of October 17, when the Dublin Footballers take on Meath, and the Hurlers are through to the quarterfinals on October 24/25 where they play the winners of Westmeath v Carlow.

In Ladies Football, the county board are meeting this week and we hope to have adult competition fixtures shortly.

A reminder of the new rule for 45’sTwo points are scored when a 45m kick, taken off the ground, goes directly over the bar. If the ball is touched by any player before it goes over the bar it shall equal one point. To signal a two point score the umpire shall wave the white flag and at the same time raise his/her other hand to point directly upwards. (Effective 1st May 2020)

The latest edition of the GAA Club Newsletter is available here,  the latest edition of PASS IT ON, the LGFA Newsletter is here, and why not take a look at what our Youth Members have to say on dropout, substance misuse and other topics!

The full GAA Youth Representatives Committee Report 2019 can be viewed on the Camogie Association website here

Lucan Sarsfields Lotto Jackpot €20,000: There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot sponsored by O'Grady Hearing Care Services, held on Thursday 2nd July, 2020. The numbers drawn were 1, 20, 23 and 25. 

The Lucky Dip winners (€30) this week: PJ Finnerty, Michael O'Hara, Bernie Stapleton, Miriam O'Connor and Carol & Catherine

Next Draw: Thursday, July 9, 2020, Sponsor: Feargal McCarthy Ltd., Painter and Decorator,  Managed by Shay Hurson and team. Once again, many thanks to Mary Donal and Tommy for hosting the lotto since the lockdown started.

 IMPORTANT: For the duration of the current restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak the lotto draw will take place on Thursday nights @ 9pm behind closed doors and will be live streamed on Facebook. You can still enter the draw by clicking on or on the local lotto link on the Lucan Sarsfields website. Make sure to get your entry in before 6pm on Thursday to be included in that night's draw. These are very challenging times, so please continue to support your Club by playing lotto online.

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