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16th December 2012

posted 17 Dec 2012, 13:52 by tony Burden

Longstone GAC Notes

 (Sunday, December 16)

*Christmas Night Disco-members only and strictly over 18. Doors open from 9pm and no admission after 11pm. Boxing day tidy-up at 12pm.

*Cards in Longstone Hall on Boxing Day from 3pm.

*Charity Fancy Dress football game next Thursday at 2pm-proceeds in aid of the Southern Area Hospice. Please sponsor what you can. Music with Tommy Fitz. Committee members to bring up sandwiches please and tidy-up the following day at 12pm.

*Comhaltas traditional seisun next Friday night, December 28, from 8.30pm. Light supper provided.

*Club hats for sale-an ideal Christmas stocking filler! Contact Sean Rogers on 07713 081713. Also the Down Yearbook is out and can be purchased in the club, price £10.

*Longstone GAC Awards night will take place in the hall on Friday, January 18.

*The compulsory use of mouthguards/gumshields in gaelic football games and training for all age grades, up to and including minor, comes into effect from January 1. They can be bought from most sports shops or see a dentist.

*A season ticket can be purchased for the Dr McKenna Cup for £20 which gains entry to all your county’s group games and both semi-finals plus the final. The first round starts on Sunday, January 6. Call 3752 1900, Goto Newry or Downpatrick Super-Valu or email tickets.ulster@gaa.ie to obtain your ticket.

*Condolences to the family and friends of Mary Quinn, Valley Rd, who passed away recently. Mary was predeceased by her brother Pa Quinn, a stalwart player for the club in his day.

*The club thanks everyone who supported the Ryan Doyle Benefit Fund recently.

*Numbers 18, 23, 24, 28. One matched 3. £7500 on Sunday.