Club Notes 20/04/20

St. Patricks Juvenile GAA Kellogs Summer CÚl Camp

We ask all parents and juvenile players to note that at the moment our Annual Summer Camp will commence on Monday 29th June and continue until Friday 3rd July. However this may change due to the ongoing restrictions that are in place. Once we hear of further developments we will let you know.

Hurling and Football Games Postponed

Due to the Coronavirus all Adult and Juvenile Hurling and Football games have been postponed until the present crisis has abated. Training has also been put on hold and both Anner Park Cloneen and Drangan GAA Field are out of bounds for all.
Community Delivery Service

In an effort to help people who are self isolating in Drangan and Cloneen a group of GAA people have got together to arrange deliveries to houses in Drangan and Cloneen. If you wish to avail of this service please place your order by phonong the shop and delivery will be arranged on the following day. We thank the local shops and the volunteers who will be delivering to your doorstep but not entering your house in the coming days and weeks.

GAA – The Early Years

On Sunday February 26 1899 Killusty defeated Cloneen in a football match played in Cloneen and refereed by Mr. John Lawrence of Killusty. In a football tournament in Mullinahone Ballyluskey were defeated by Ballyneale. A big Athletic meeting was held in Drangan in October 1899 with competitors from near and far taking part in running, jumping, weight throwing and cycling competitions. Also in 1899 Jack Cormack from Cloneen played with the Tipperary Senior Footballers. In 1900 there were four teams from the parish in football competitions. On August 4 1901 a big sports day was held in Crohane. On Sunday August 25 1901 Ballingarry represented Tipperary in a football tournament in Cork with Johnny Tobin Newtown, Jack Phelan Crampscastle and Lar Clancy Ballylusky playing as guest players for Ballingarry. In 1902 Ballylusky led by John Guinan were defeated by Thurles and a second Ballylusky team played both New Birmingham and Kilsheelan but did not progress any further. On Wednesday July 1 James Gleeson and James Phelan represented Ballylusky at a Co. Board meeting in Clonmel. On Sunday May 5 1904 Ballylusky were fixed to play Poulacapple in a football tournament in Ballingarry. However results are not available. No teams from the parish entered the championships in 1905.

St. Patricks GAA Lotto

Next draw for a Jackpot of €17,000 will be held when the Covid 19 Pandemicc has abated

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