AGB GAA extends its’ deepest sympathy to our club member, Joe, and the wider Dunning family (Athlone) on the passing of Joe’s mother, Bridie. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis.
Well done to Michelle Scanlon and Fr. Michael for a well organised Lugnaquilla Climb which took place on Saturday the 25th of October. Thanks to all the hikers who took part on the day, raising vital funds for Sri Lankan and Indian Orphanages. A great day was had by all!
The next meeting of the Club Executive is on Wednesday, the 5th November 2014, at 8pm in the GAA offices in Pearse Park.
The AGB Table Quiz will be held in the Old Ship on the 6th of November 2014 at 8pm. The table quiz is supporting Cian McBride’s Shave or Dye campaign in aid of St. John’s Cancer Ward & The Cardiac Unit – Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital. Raffle on the night with some fabulous prizes including a Weekend B&B Break in the Croke Park Hotel, Dublin. Finger Food also provided on the night! Table of 4 is €20.
Ladies Social Night
The AGB Ladies Admins/Coaches night out will be on Saturday the 8th of November in the Harbour Bar at 8pm. Music and Food will be served. Special free draw for all Admins/Coaches. Also on the night we will be having our Ladies Presentation for the player of the year (Minor, Junior and Senior) and club person of the year awards. Presentation will be at 9.30pm sharp.
Shelbourne Park Social Night
A social night for adult AGB players, managers, admins and members has been organised for Saturday the 15th of November in Shelbourne Park. Depending on numbers, a bus will be provided from Arklow, free of charge, and finger food will also be provided after the races. Tickets are just €20. Contact Ray Menton, 085 1642221, or Mick Healy, 087 2363603, to book your place and for more information. Race Night Info from Wicklow County Board at www.arklowgaa.com. Shelbourne Park Info at www.igb.ie.
The dates for AGB AGM’s are as follows:
Club AGM is on Friday the 5th of December.
Ladies AGM is on Friday the 21st of November.
Juvenile Boys AGM is on Friday the 21st November.
All committees would love to see more people getting involved with the running of the club at all levels. It is important that more people have an impact and input into the running of the club.
Nomination forms are now up on the website at: AGM Nomination and Motion forms at www.arklowgaa.com.
Scór na nÓg
Calling all musicians, singers, actors, dancers!! Join Kathryn in Gaelcholáiste na Mara. All interested 6 – 17 year olds should meet from 12pm to 2pm on the 4th Sunday of each month, next one on the 23rd of November. Contact Kathryn on 086 8664931. For poster see: Scór na nÓg at www.arklowgaa.com.
There will be an U8 – U14 Girls Mini All-Ireland Tournament on Saturday the 8th of November from 10am – 2pm in Pearse Park.
The U10 boys put in two games in the Castletown indoor tournament on Saturday the 25th. They played a cracking tight game against Kilanerin in the first game and in the second against Carnew the lads ran out of steam. The Lads are out in their last game of the season next Saturday the 1st of November. Well done to all the boys who took part. Thanks to Castletown for a very enjoyable event.
Well done to Paul Gahan (U10s coach) who managed the Shamrocks from Enniscorthy to the Wexford County Intermediate Hurling Championship. Best of luck in the Leinster Championship.
AGB U14 Boys will play Carnew in the Final of the B Championship this Monday, the 27th, at 12pm in Aughrim. Best of luck boys!