July 30th, 2021

A Chairde,

We hope you are keeping well and are enjoying the weekly updates and are looking forward to a big weekend on the field of play.

“Bits & Bytes”

  • This week Kildare GAA were delighted to announce UPMC as new sponsors of our Adult Hurling Championships. Based in Clane, UPMC Kildare offers expertise in several specialties including orthopaedics, urology, paediatrics, and general surgery.
  • The draws for the UPMC 2021 Senior and Intermediate Hurling Championships will take place this evening @ 6:30pm. The draws will be streamed live on Kildare GAA Facebook with Kfm also providing full coverage.
  • The 2020 Haven Hire Senior Hurling Championship Final between Confey & Naas will take place tomorrow in St. Conleth’s Park. The fixture throws-in at 3pm with full coverage provided by Kfm. Kildare GAA will also have live score updates on its Twitter page. Best wishes to both Clubs.
  • The EMS Copiers Senior Football Leagues Division 1 & Division 2 finals will also take place this weekend. Tonight sees Clane and Eadestown contest the Div2 Final with Sarsfields & Raheens played the Div1 Final at 6pm tomorrow. Congratulations to Ballymore Eustace and Kilcullen who both gained promoted from Div3 last night and will now ply their trade in Div2 in 2022.
  • Best wishes to all Clubs competing in this weekend’s Covid delayed 2020 Manguard Plus Minor Football Championship Finals over the weekend. The “A” Final will see the novel pairing of Celbridge & Maynooth playing on Monday @ 2pm in St Conleths. The “C” Final between Eadestown & Suncroft along with “D” Final of Confey v Milltown will take place tomorrow in Manguard Plus Hawkfield at 8pm & 6:30pm respectively.
  • Kildare GAA Club Draw will take place in September & October this year. Each ticket bought will assist your Club with projects they are completing. Contact your local Club to purchase your ticket or alternatively you can purchase online https://member.clubforce.com/kildareclubdraw2021
  • The GAA & the RNLI are asking everyone to #RespectTheWater. If you are heading to the coast, riverbank or lake this weekend please be mindful of the Water Safety Tips. If you see anyone in trouble to dial 112 or 999 and ask for the Coast Guard.