October 1st, 2021

A Chairde,

We hope you are keeping well and are enjoying the weekly updates. See below this week’s notes:

 “Bits & Bytes”

  • Another massive weekend ahead on the playing fields. The concluding group matches of the Tom Cross Transport JFC will decided tonight. The knock-out stages of both the Joe Mallon Renault SFC & The Auld Shebeen IFC along with Relegation Finals are also down for decision. Tickets are on general sale for all fixtures on the following link https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/kildare-gaa/?ftredirect=1 – Please note all fixtures are ticket only events.
  • The CCC are currently inviting entries to the Inaugural U23 Football & Hurling Championship/Competitions for 2021. Clubs intending to partake are asked to contact the CCC by next Friday 8th
  • Congratulations to Naas (Div1), Sallins (Div2) & Broadford (Div3) who claimed 2021 Future Ticketing Minor Hurling League trophies on Wednesday night. The standard of hurling in all fixtures was a joy to behold.
  • Camán Chill Dara 2021 Poc Fada will take place on Saturday 9th October in the McDonagh pitches of the Curragh Camp. There will be 5 competitions on the day. To register a place in any of the events please contact Colm Nolan, John Doran or Martina Donnelly.
  • The resumption of second-level schools GAA matches is a heartening return to some semblance of normality after a year without what’s always been an important rite of passage for sporting students. The Kildare GAA second-level schools committee led by Chair Larry Curtin are currently putting plans in place with all our schools. Watch this space for further updates!!
  • The GAA Healthy Club Project is once more partnering with Irish Life to encourage club members this October to participate in a wellbeing challenge via the MyLife App that has the potential to raise €10,000 for Samaritans Ireland. More details can be found on https://mylife.irishlife.ie/gaa-my-mind-matters