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Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Notes

October 21, 2020

As the country moves to Level 5 from midnight on 21st October, there will be restrictions on our Gaelic Games activities, At the time of writing, there are some clarifications being issued. All the information will be posted on the club website.


Tribute to Jack Shannon. “I had the privilege of coaching Jack from nursery to under 16 football. He was a smashing lad and underneath that fine mop of red hair was a great smile every time. He developed as a player and always gave a huge effort for his team and was hugely popular with his team mates as his dry sense of humour and work rate made him a person that you couldn’t but like. His Dad, Joe, and Mam, Caroline, were always at matches supporting the various teams and our thoughts and prayers are with them and Dylan, Zoe and Phoebe at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.” – Ken Robinson


Congratulations to Mark Lavin on his man of the match performance for the Dublin U20 footballers as they reach the All Ireland final against Galway.


Important: All team managers/mentors are to please ensure that completed the end of year reports are returned to Jo Mahon, Club Secretary as soon as possible and not later than 5pm on October 30th


A blue FitBit watch has been found, please enquire at the 12th Lock Café for more information.


The Lucan District Credit Union Academy for girls and boys born in 2013, 2014 and 2015 only, continues on Saturday. To register your child for a place, contact David Moran, Club GPO, on 0879267607. Pre-registration with David is essential.


The 12th Lock Café opening hours 6-9pm Monday to Friday and 9:30am to 1:30pm on Saturday. These times may change in line with Covid-19 guidelines. Available to order now: Lucan Sarsfields Hurling and Football Christmas Hampers, also stocking fillers can be bought in the Café; baseball caps, umbrellas air freshener and  bottle openers. 


Why not enter the Café €2 draw to win a supporters pack, Lucan Sarsfields branded cap, brolly, keyring/opener, and car air freshener. One in fifteen a winner. 


Also in stock are Club Onesies in club colours, and Dublin Colours are available to order.



Club Shop opening hours: O'Neills club shop will be closed until Dec 5th due to Covid-19 restrictions


Thank You to our Club Lotto Sponsors: The scheme was first launched in September, 2001. Up to that time, the weekly lotto tickets just had prize details etc. printed on the ticket and stub.

 

The first advertisers in for our Club Lotto in 2001 were: De Jay Royale security alarms; Lombard & Ulster Bank; Eaton, Dowd & Associates; Pat Toolan, Bookmaker, and The Foxhunter. Over the years, we have over 50 local businesses, companies and individuals sponsor the Lucan Sarsfields Weekly Lotto. Their loyal sponsorship was a huge support to the expanding Club and for that we will always be grateful.


Now in its twentieth year, this scheme is still going strong. We are fortunate that Dual Printing Ltd., our present ticket printer, has designed and printed all of the weekly Lotto tickets very professionally in that period at a very competitive rate. Our twelve sponsors this year are: Matt Reilly Autoparts, since 2004 -  Lucan Village Pharmacy  (2006) - Newcastle Golf Centre (2006) - Diamond & Gem Jewellers (2006) -  John Ryan, Accountant (2008) - Henley Forklift Group  (2010) - O'Grady's Hearing Care Services  (2012) - Feargal McCarthy, Painter & Decorator (2016) ) - Dual Printing Ltd. (2018)  - Clandillon Motors (2018- DJ Engineering Ltd. (2020) - Griffeen Bathrooms (2020)


The sponsors interest in, and commitment to, Lucan Sarsfields is indicative of the continuous goodwill shown to the Club for the tremendous work they do on a voluntary basis to promote Gaelic Games and healthy lifestyles in the expanding local community. We applaud the above long-term sponsors for their loyalty and commitment to Lucan Sarsfields. We encourage Club members to support these sponsors in whatever way possible. In doing so, we can implement and fulfil the Irish motto:  “Ní neart go cur le Chéile!”


Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Lotto Jackpot €1400.

There was no winner of the €1000 Lotto Jackpot sponsored by Newcastle Golf Centre held on 17th October, The numbers drawn were 3, 5, 18 and 20. The lucky dip winners of €30 each are: Tommy & Liam Mulhall, Alan & Andrew Mockler, George Dobbs, Gerry McAndrew and Patrick O’Loughlin. The jackpot for the next draw is €1400, sponsored by Feargal McCarthy Ltd., Painter & Decorator, managed by Team Flannery, and will be held at 9pm on Thursday 22nd October live on Facebook, behind closed doors.

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