County SH Challenge cup: The 2016 competitive season kicks off next weekend when we play Templederry in the SH Challenge cup on Sunday morning 6th March at 11am in Templederry.
Healthy club initiative: The Healthy Club Project team are hosting a health and wellbeing night in the Abbey Court Hotel on Wednesday March 23rd at 7.30pm. The talk, which is entitled “Minding the Body, Minding the Mind”, will be given by Dr. Fergus Heffernan PhD, who is a renowned psychologist and psychotherapist and a leading educator in the area of stress management and how it relates to our mental health. Fergus has worked with the Irish Defence Forces, the United Nations and NATO. He is a visiting lecturer and Workshop Director in Trinity College Dublin, Columbia University New York and Boston University USA.
Membership: A final reminder to everyone and especially all players and mentors that membership for 2016 is now overdue and must be paid to any club officer or online before the end of February. The cost of membership is again very reasonably priced at €25 with a family membership option A priced at €60 and an option B priced at €85.
National Clubs draw: A big thanks to all our supporters who contributed to the club finances through participating in the G.A.A. National Club Draw. The draw will take place on Friday, 11th March 2016.
Club Lotto: The Nenagh Éire Óg Club Lotto represents the club’s key fundraising initiative. Please consider supporting the Blues by playing our club lotto online:
Juvenile club news….
Éire Ógres: Thank you to the wonderful young stars of our month long ‘Nenagh Éire Ógres GAA For Beginners Camp’ which finished on Saturday. The kids were presented with camp training T-Shirts to help them start their hurling careers in the coming weeks. Many thanks also to the trainers and family members for their support of the kids and club. Under-6 training will commence soon. Please keep an eye on the notes for details.
Under-10: Hurling training resumes on Saturday at 10am.
Under-12: The football championship kicks off this weekend with both A and D teams hosting Newport on Sunday morning. Gum shields compulsory.
Under-14: Football training continues at the usual times. Full attendance required.
Under-16: The under-16 team play Lorrha Rovers Gaels on Saturday in Nenagh at 4pm. Please come out to support the lads.
Scór na bPaistí: Well done to our super Scór competitors who won two North Finals on Sunday with our Ballad Group and Figure Dancers being successful on the day. The best of luck to them in the next round!
Intermediate: Training for 2016 commenced on Saturday last for the entire panel and will continue again on Tuesday. All players are asked to attend as the league will be starting in the next few weeks.
Under-16: Training for this panel continues on Tuesdays and Fridays. All our other underage teams will be commencing training in the next few weeks and management will be in touch with the details.
Registration: Registration is due for the coming year. If you have not already paid please do so as soon as possible or contact Caitriona Morris on 087-7776135
Tipperary: Well done to the Tipperary under-16 side which defeated Clare on Sunday. Niamh Sheridan, Rachel O Connor and Caroline Browne all played. Best of luck to this team in the Munster final in two weeks time. Also the county minor team had a good win over Dublin on Saturday with Hazel McAuliffe, Grace O Brien and Maeve Coffey featuring. Best of luck in their next game against Clare in two weeks time.
Best Wishes: We send our best wishes to Cahir Camogie Club who contest the All Ireland intermediate final on Sunday next.