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The Carbery Final of Scór na bPaistí took place in Ballydehob on the afternoon of Sunday, February 19th 2017.
In the INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC category the team representing Newcestown Hurling Club came second.
The following 8 girls representing Newcestown Camogie Club competed in the RINCE FÓIRNE and the SET DANCING.
Orlaith Deasy represented Newcestown Camogie Club in the the SOLO DANCE competition.
In the BALLAD GROUP competition Evan Keane, Hannah Hayes, Orlaith Deasy and Katie Applebe represented Newcestown Camogie Club
In the QUIZ competition there were two teams:
We are hoping to run a festival in Newcestown again this year. A public meeting will be held in Parish hall on Wednesday February 22nd @ 8pm. Anyone with ideas or willing to help please come along.
Boys' U12 GAA Training will provisionally start on Thursday 23rd February from 7-8 in the School Hall. The time and days of training may change once outdoor training begins. Further details as regards registration/training/matches/plan for the season will be circulated next week. Looking forward to an enjoyable and inclusive season for all. Adrian, Mike, Declan, Conor and Jack.
This year's Gaeltacht Scholarship scheme for Cork clubs has been very successful and is now fully subscribed for 2017. Applications for these scholarships will no longer be accepted. The scheme has concluded for this year.
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.