Swinford GAA Weekly News

50/50 Draw

This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Horkans on Bolands 12th May and Johnny Burke and Kevin Geraghty won €863. The winning envelope was part of a 3 for €5 sold in the Sheepwalk last weekend. Envelopes are available in most business premises and online through www.swinfordgaa.ie where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/20/52 weeks. Draw Envelopes are also available in all business premises for the next draw in Heaneys, Killasser on 19th May. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

In the next few weeks the club intend to improve the warm up area adjacent to the Clubhouse by building a supporting wall and laying astro turf and to carry out remedial works to the playing surface of Robert McCallion Memorial Pitch. All underage players are currently been kitted out in club tops. All this work could not be done without the support of the entire community, it is very much appreciated.

Upcoming Fixtures:

Under 14 League
Thursday 14th May 19-00 Carras v Swinford in Carras

Under 8
Saturday 16th May 11-00 Swinford v Kiltimagh at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Centenary Cup
Sunday 17th May 14-00 Swinford v Charlestown at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Under 12
Monday 18th May 18-30 Swinford v Shrule/Glencorrib

Any changes will be posted on our facebook, twitter and website. Match reports, when available, will be posted on our website www.swinfordgaa.ie

Senior Div 1E
Swinford defeated Eastern Gaels on a scoreline of Eastern Gaels 0-6 Swinford 1-8 on Sunday in the Connacht Centre of Excellence. After 5 games the team are well placed in what is a very competititve division.

Breaffy House Hotel Mayo G.A.A. Senior Football League – Division 1E

Team Pld Won Draw Lost For Against Diff Points
Eastern Gaels 5 4 0 1 75 38 37 8
Kilfian 5 4 0 1 81 45 36 8
Aghamore Gaa 5 4 0 1 58 45 13 8
Breaffy 5 3 1 1 83 51 32 7
Ballina Stephenites 5 3 0 2 91 62 29 6
Swinford 5 3 0 2 60 56 4 6
Hollymount-Carramore 5 2 0 3 60 76 -16 4
Claremorris 5 2 0 3 57 74 -17 4
Lacken 5 2 0 3 35 67 -32 4
Ballycroy 4 1 0 3 38 58 -20 2
Kilmovee Shamrocks 4 0 1 3 30 58 -28 1
Shrule/Glencorrib 5 0 0 5 46 84 -38 0

Under 16 Finals
Our under 16 team had a very good league campaign but came up short tonight to a good Neale team on a score of The Neale 5-9 Swinford 2-9. Well done to all the players and management for their achievements to date and now roll on the Championship.

Under 12 League
We have two teams competing at under 12 level which is a credit to the team management. Both teams impressed last Monday evening at home to Aghamore.

Mayo GAA DrawLast Chance to enter – Entries must be in by Friday 15th May

Swinford GAA Club have launched their club draw for 2015.  The annual subscription remains at €150.  The club draw is again structured this year to ensure each subscriber is getting value for their money and you will be entitled to the following for your €150 investment in the club;
1.       Club Membership – €20
2.       Entry to Swinford home League games
3.       County Board ticket – €100, which has a prize fund of €90,000 and
4.       An entitlement to purchase an All-Ireland Senior Football final ticket should Mayo reach the final in 2015.
The officers of the club have decided to restrict the numbers in the draw this year to 130 people in order to limit the ticket demands placed on it should Mayo again reach the All Ireland final in 2015.

Please contact any club officer as soon as  possible if you are interested in purchasing a ticket.

Topaz Cash for Clubs

Thanks to all who collected cards in the Topaz Cash for Clubs. Our entry has been submitted and the draw will be running over the summer months. Thanks to Sean and Angela in Gavaghans Mace & Topaz for all their support.

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