At last Monday nights Juvenile AGM (Monday 17th) , the following officers were elected for 2022:
Chairman: Darren McGrath
Secretary: Kevin Connolly
Assistant Secretary: Oisín Ryan
Treasurer: Paulene Meagher
Child Welfare Officer: Paddy Gallagher
Committee: Darren McGrath, Caroline Hayes, Aimée McKenzie, Pat O’Mahony, Jimmy O’Dwyer, Gary Byrne, Dave Powell, Pauline Meagher, Oisin Ryan, Ruairí Boland, Kevin Connolly, Barry Ryan, Anthony Sherlock, Graham Finch and Shane Egan.
The following management teams were also confirmed for 2022:
U5: Oisín Ryan, Robbie Nevin, Shane Egan, Antoinette Gleeson, Mike Fogarty
U7: Dan Hackett, Cathal Hanrahan, Thomas Clarke, James Flannery, Stephen Carey, Jos Fletcher
U9: Trevor Galvin, Ciarán Hegarty, Eoin Meagher, Mike Carmody, Graham Finch
U11: Gary Byrne, Tim O’Brien, Michael Whelan, Eddie Fogarty, James Cullinane, Dave Powell
U13: Kevin Connolly, Mike Carmody, Darren McGrath, Dan Hackett, Jimmy O’Dwyer, Ruairí Boland, Barry Ryan
U15: Darren McGrath, Jimmy O’Dwyer, Paul Gavin, John Maher, Ruairí Boland, Conor Byrne
U17: Mike Scart Ryan, Martin Minehan, Darren Moran, Liam Hayes, Tom O’Meara
College’s Hurling commenced last week. On Wednesday 19th, Darragh Flannery was a member of the NUI Galway panel that defeated UCD by 1-21 to 1-18. On the same evening, Fergal Hayes was full back for Carlow IT in their 1-21 to 2-16 win over Waterford IT. On Thursday 20th, Billy Seymour lined out at full forward (scoring six points) for TUS Midwest (formally Limerick IT) whilst Ronan Ducie was a member of the panel when they were defeated by UL. On Thursday, Conor Byrne was midfield for MIC Thurles who were defeated by MTU Kerry Campus by 1-14 to 2-15 in the first round of the Ryan Cup.
The second round of games takes place this week. On Wednesday 26th, Conor Byrne’s MIC Thurles face Ulster University at 7pm in Whitehall Colmcille’s GAA grounds in Dublin whilst Darragh Flannery’s NUIG face Mary Immaculate College Limerick at 7.45 pm in Dangan, Galway. On the same evening, Carlow IT are at home to Maynooth at 7pm whilst on Thursday 27th, TUS Midwest face TU Dublin at 2pm in Limerick.
Well done to Kiladangan player Ryan Gillick (representing Lahorna Handball Club) who had a fantastic win in the North Tipp 40 by 20 Under 17 Handball Final last night in Ballinahinch. He now goes forward to play in the County Championship in the coming weeks.
Kiladangan Lotto draw took place last Monday 17th January. There was no winner of the €18,900 jackpot (6,10,26,29) or the Second Chance €500 Draw (7,17,21,23) The €25 lucky dip winners were as follows:
Shannon & Mae Teefey, Siobhan O’Neill (Cappawhite), Sadhb Ryan Needham, Anna Minehan (Ballyartella)
Many thanks to the large number of people that have signed up. We would urge people to sign up for the lotto online at kiladangangaa,com/products. There are currently a number of options available online on how long you can sign up for whilst tickets are also available in the shops and restaurants in the parish.
Euromillions & Trip to New York
The deadline for the Kiladangan Euro Millions and Trip to New York Draw was last Monday 24th January when the draw took place for the trip to New York. Please keep an eye on the Kiladangan Social Media channel for draw winner.
Every Step Counts Challenge
The “Every Step Counts” challenge is back where clubs walk/run a collective 4,000km (that's roughly the distance around Ireland!) between January 19th to February 23rd. Clubs that reach this target will be entered into a prize draw in each province there are 3x O'Neills vouchers up for grabs - €2,500, €1,500 & €1,000. There has been a great uptake in the parish with a large number competing. Anyone can register for this so appreciate if you can support and forward the link below to anyone you think may be interested in taking part. To take part - simply register with Kiladangan GAA & Camogie via the My Life app https://mylife.irishlife.ie/home Download the MyLife by Irish Life app on your phone and register - go to 'My Challenges' and join. Scroll down to Kiladangan GAA & Camogie under the Munster section.