Next Saturday evening the Senior Hurlers take on Carrickshock in round 3 of the league/championship in Bennettsbridge. With a win and a draw under their belts from the first two games the lads need to maintain their unbeaten status and you can help by being their and giving your vocal support.
There was no winner of last weeks Club Lotto. The numbers drawn were 3, 14, 21, 26 and the bonus number was 23. Next week’s Jackpot prize will be €15,600 so make sure to get a ticket from the usual promotors. Tickets only €2 available from the bar http://www.oloughlingaels.gaa.ie/lotto
O’LOUGHLIN’S HURLING NEWS
RESULTS: J. J. Kavanagh and Sons North Junior A Hurling League/Championship Group A
Emeralds 0-13 to 2-20 O'Loughlin Gaels
J. J. Kavanagh and Sons All County Junior Hurling League
Emeralds 0-10 to 2-14 O'Loughlin Gaels
Well done to both team who worked well to get the desired results..Lovely hurling.
Well done to O’Loughlin Gaels Players Ben Maher, Jordan Molloy, Eoin O’Shea, Conor Heary and Mikey Butler who form part of the Kilkenny Minor Panel that overcame their Laois counterparts on Saturday in the Leinster Minor Hurling Semi-Final in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Jordan and Eoin played a big part in a comprehensive win that now sees the cats face Dubin in the Leinster decider.
CHERNOBYL CHILDREN KIKENNY
On Saturday May 20th Jim and Penny Kavanagh would like to welcome you to a Coffee Morning / Afternoon Tea Day at home in Radestown between 10.30 am and 5.00 pm., please come along and enjoy a relaxing chat over a cuppa and some home baked treats.All proceeds of the day will go towards the Summer Rest and Recuperation for 30 children who are coming to Kilkenny for a month.We 'd be delighted to see you .Thank you for all your ongoing support
CIARA LAWLOR MEMORIAL WALK
The Ciara Lawlor Memorial Walk will take place in Kilkenny Castle Grounds on May the 27th. Registration is just €10 and raffle for a signed Kodaline guitar. Participants are asked to pre-register in advance of the day in order as a large crowd is expected. There will registration on the day also at Kilkenny Tennis Club with further details on https://www.facebook.com/ciaralawlormemorial
June16th, 17th and 18th will see St. John's Park burst at the seams with activity during this monumental GAA weekend. O'Loughlin Gaels GAA & Camogie Clubs are getting ready and you are all invited to be part of the whole Féile experience. Hundreds of players, supporters and GAA pundits will pass through our gates and all will benefit from a St. John's Park welcome. The plans are being made and preparations are in action as we look forward to a great weekend. With St. John's Park just a puck of a sliotar away from Nowlan Park every Féile participant is welcome to visit and see where the Kilkenny Senior Hurling County Champions keep the Tom Walsh Cup. #Feile2017 John West Ireland
FRIDAY NIGHT DARTS
Darts takes every Friday night in O’Loughlin Gaels GAA Complex. All are welcome
THURSDAY POKER FROM 8.30PM
Enjoy some Poker every Thursday evening at the same venue. Registration from 8pm
O’LOUGHLIN’S GAA SUMER CAMP
It’s the Biggest and Best GAA Club Summer Camp going and you’re blessed that it’s your club O’Loughlin Gaels GAA are running it!!. All juveniles are currently getting details from their mentors. It runs for two weeks from July 31st to Aug 4th & Aug 8th to Aug 12th. Camp runs from 10am to 2.30pm each day and costs just €60 for one week or €85 for two. It includes all GAA related activities – hurling, camogie, Gaelic football and handball and accesses all the club’s facilities. It is run by the best qualified GAA coaches and there will also be appearances by some of the top-intercounty players from the GAA and camogie world. The camp also includes a quality sports pack. So sign up for this fun filled all inclusive Summer Camp for players aged 5-13 years.
BOOKINGS FOR OCCASIONS
O’Loughlin Gaels GAA Club boasts the best club facilities for it’s members in the city. With plenty of free parking, Kitchen, bar & Lounge facilities available it can cater for all your party needs. Contact Paddy on 086 1298329 to book your special occasion- christening, communion and confirmations, birthdays and anniversaries.. special wedding guests gatherings ..or any group occasion you require. The large hall is available for larger community occasions and the space outside is secure and safe for all the family.
Our juvenile Teams were had another busy week representing O’Loughlin Gaels GAA Club. On top of the hurling for their schools teams at St. Johns, Gaelscoil, Johnswell, The Model, CBS and St. Canices the boys and girls of St, John’s Parish were giving it their all for their club. U6s had a brilliant Thursday evening hosting neighbours Dicksboro when over 70 young guns played out a series of games in front of the club house. The same evening u10s hosted James Stephens while the u12s prepared in the wings for their weekend matches. On Saturday the u11s took part in the Glynn Barntown Tournament, Wexford and hurled their socks off in what was a fantastic day for this group. While on the same day their colleagues hosted games for Tullaraon and St. Martins in front of a very please crowd. U8s took part in the annual Ossory Hurling Festival at St. KIerans College on Saturday in a series of what was described as ‘epic’ games against stiff opposition. Just another week in the life of an O’Loughlin Gaels Juvenile player. Well done to all the mentors involved...lovely, lovely hurling.
Juvenile training takes place every Sunday morning at 10.30am, Thursday evening at 6.30pm and players can join up any of these days.
Check out http://www.oloughlingaels.gaa.ie/juvenile-teams.html for more details
U6 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
It's hard to believe that we're into Week 12 of U6 training already and the boys are really enjoying it. They're all taking to it like ducks to water but we expect nothing less from the young boys of St. John's Parish. Congratulations to Evan Wall & Derek Cooney who were our Week 10 recipients of the weekly award... they are joined by Stephen McCormack, John Delaney, Adam Lawlor & Cillian Doyle who are the Week 11 recipients…. and Week 12 saw Darragh O’Neill, Jake Phelan, Evan Mooney and Charlie Shore earn the accolade.
ON-LINE CLUB SHOP
The On-line Club Shop can provide you with everything you need for that big day. It’s well stocked with all your essentials in your favourite club’s colours. Training tops, jerseys, jackets, beanies ..they’re all there just log on to the club website and hit the image to bring you into the shop AND your favourite club will also benefit with every sale. http://www.oloughlingaels.gaa.ie/shop.html
Knitters meet 5-7 on Tuesdays, phone/tablet help from 2-3 on Wednesdays.
New members always welcome in any of our groups
ST. JOHN NOTES
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