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The Newcestown GAA Poc Fada was held on 27 December 2016 in perfect weather conditions. The team made up of Greg Murphy, Luke Meade and Cian Healy won the Ger Long Memorial Cup. The Juvenile section was won by Seamus O'Sullivan, Euan Ryan and Olan Walsh. The family section was won by Brianagh Wilson, John Wilson and Tadgh Twomey. The proceeds from the event went to the Parish Hall Committee. Maria Curran accepted the cheque on their behalf. As the year comes to a close we would like to thank Allen Bros Electrical and Finbarr GalvinLtd the sponsors of the adult and underage parts of Newcestown GAA.
Click on the photo to see more images taken on the day.
The 2015 Premier Intermediate Hurling Champions framed photo is for sale at a cost of €75. The framed is 18.5 inches X 14.5 inches and the photo is mounted with a list of the player names. Please order by 20th December via Don McSweeney or Sean Twomey. These must be paid for in advance to either of the aforementioned or can be dropped to Buddy in the pub (cheques made payable to Newcestown GAA).
Tuesday December 27.
Register from 12:30pm in the village.
The winning team will receive the Ger Long Memorial Cup.
Entrance fee for a team is €30. Three per team. All combinations catered for.
Proceeds from the event go to the Parish Hall.
Prize giving ceremony and music to follow in O’Mahony’s Bar.
Presentation of medals to the 2016 minor hurling team that won 5 cups/trophies this year. Justin Galvin (Finbarr GalvinLtd sponsor of Newcestown underage GAA) was the guest of honour.
Congratulations to our minor hurlers and management. Victories in County league final on Saturday November 12 (beating KiIlavullen by 2-12 to 2-10) and West Cork league final on Sunday November 13 (beating St Fachtna's by 6-13 to 2-4). Add to that the West Cork championship earlier this year, non-exam league final and the Kate Fleming Memorial Cup, making it a great year for the team.
The Newcestown GAA Underage AGM will take place on Friday 2nd December at 8pm in the GAA meeting room.
Please make the effort to attend.
The 58th Annual General Meeting of Newcestown GAA will be held at Newcestown Parish Hall on Friday, 25th November 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Membership forms and the secretary's report have been be emailed to members. If you are a member and did not get the reports please contact 0864542173.
Newcestown GAA club gear order night Tuesday 18 October in the GAA meeting room from 8-9pm. Full payment required on order. The order form can be downloaded here.