Swinford GAA Weekly News


50/50 Draw
This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Franks Place on Tuesday 10th March Jim McNicholas of Lagcurragh won ā‚¬1,109.00. The winning ticket was sold in M P Morans store. Draw Envelopes are available in all business premises for the next draw in The Whitehouse on St. Patricks Night. Tickets are also available online through www.swinfordgaa.ie Since the inception of the draw over ā‚¬30,000 has been given out in prize money and the Club has purchased much needed equipment for all our teams and are building a fund for future development of our facilities. None of this could have been done without the support of the entire community and this is greatly appreciated. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for ā‚¬5.
Topaz Cash for Clubs
Topaz are running a promotion for all clubs at the moment giving the opportunity to win thousand of Euro for the Club. You can pick up a card and begin to collect stamps at Gavaghans Mace & Topaz. The Clubs registration code is 10431.

Awards Night

Swinford GAA will be holding its annual dinner dance and awards night in the Gateway Hotel on Easter Sunday night. Music on the night will be provided by Galway band Fraggle Rock. Tickets are available from club officers.

Michael Walsh Cup

The date has been changed again for our final game in the Michael Walsh Cup, we will now be away to Castlebar Mitchells on Friday 20th March. Full details will be on our facebook, twitter and website.

Minor League

Swinford minor team are away to The Neale in the first round of the Minor League on Sunday 15th at 12pm in Cong and the following Sunday 22nd March we are home to Knockmore at Robert McCallion Memorial Park at 12pm in Round 2. Any changes will be posted on our facebook, twitter and website.
County Board Draw
Swinford GAA Club have launched their club draw for 2015. The annual subscription remains at ā‚¬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 ā‚¬150 investment in the club;

1. Club Membership – ā‚¬20

2. Entry to Swinford home League games
3. County Board ticket – ā‚¬100, which has a prize fund of ā‚¬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 as we expect to sell the allocation within a couple of weeks.

GAA Committees:
We are looking for people to give up their time to help out on various committees within the club. At present there are vacancies on the Finance Committee and the Pitch Committee. If you are interested please contact a club officer.

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