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U11 HURLERS HOST ROUND TOWERS.

Sunday 05th February, 2017



Round Towers were welcome visitors to Westmanstown on Saturday morning where they were in action against our U11 hurlers.Two very competitive matches took place with great skill,teamwork and committment on display from both sides in tough ground conditions with obviously a lot of work done by the coaches.Well done to all and thanks to the parents for the...

MINORS MOMENT OF HISTORY

Sunday 05th February, 2017



Congratulations to our minor footballers and their coaches Brian O Connor and Seamus Haran on their first outing last Sunday morning at a cold but sunny St Catherines Park when they took on our near neighbours from St Peters Dunboyne in a pre season friendly.This was the first occasion in the history of the Garda GAA Club which was founded in 1923 to field a team...

COUNTY BOARD DIRECTIVE RE CHALLENGE MATCHES

Friday 03rd February, 2017


For insurance purposes teams taking part in challenge matches are advised that they must apply through their club secretary for permission to take part in a challenge game via the following email address-challenges@ dublingaa.ieCCC has no function in recording notifications of challenge games for insurance purposes....

CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Monday 30th January, 2017


All club members are reminded that subscriptions are now due.Players in particular should note the necessity to be fully paid up and registered in order to satisfy insurance requirements.Only fully paid up members will be included in draws for All Ireland Tickets.

U8 HURLERS FIRST MATCH

Monday 30th January, 2017



Well done to our U8 hurlers under the guidance of coach Sean Murphy who played their very first match on Saturday 28th January at a windswept Phoenix Park v St Oliver Plunketts.In spite of the stormy conditions some great skills were on display along with lots of committment and the parents on the line were treated to some great entertainment.A text from...

WHO WOULD WANT TO BE A REFEREE?

Monday 30th January, 2017



Are you always giving out about referees?Constantly questioning their eyesight,mobility,parentage etc?Perhaps you think you could do a better job?Well your time has come and this is your big chance!Camogie Referee Courses start on February 21st and March 6th.Registration takes place on the night at 6.30.PM and all applicants must be Garda vetted.For...

HEATHER JOINS THE DUBS

Monday 30th January, 2017



Congratulations to Heather Smith on being selected on the Dublin Minor Panel for 2017.This is a just reward for Heathers dedication and commitment and all at Garda Westmanstown Gaels are very proud of her achievement.

TIDY UP DAY

Monday 30th January, 2017



Saturday next February 4th is CLUB TIDY UP DAY.We need hedge trimmers,clippers,brushes,spades,buckets,refuse sacks etc and especially YOU you to help out starting at 10.00.AM for a few hours-come along and help Eric and th Facilities Team have the place looking stick and span for the new season.BI ANN GAN TEIP!...

FACILITY UPDATE

Monday 30th January, 2017



When all teams are finished training all gear to be put back in cabins and goal posts to be put back on the sideline.As a club rule the No 2 pitch is for training and the main pitch should only be used if training pitch is not free.This applies to all teams using our facilities juvenile and adult.

MIND YOUR TEETH

Sunday 29th January, 2017


Use of gum shields is now MANDATORY.With this in mind the club has arranged for an orthodontist to attend on Saturday next February 4th from 9.30.AM onwards.9.30-10.30-Nursery,U8s10.30-11.30-U9s,U10s11.30 onwards-all other teams including adult.

U11 Boys take on Round Towers

Sunday 29th January, 2017



Westmanstown Gaels U 11 Boys squad had a challenge match on Saturday morning at home to Round Towers.It was the first time we fielded 3 teams from this squad and have also entered three teams in the league with the Dublin County Board.There was great skill and committment shown from all the boys as well as good support from all the parents.The observation from...

CLUB LEISURE AND TRAINING GEAR

Thursday 26th January, 2017



The club is at present drawing up a design for club training and leisure gear.This is to include training tops,polo shirts,hoodies and windcheaters and the agreed design will be standard throughout the club.Flying half back and fashion icon extraordinaire Brian Daly has agreed to coordinate this onerous task and is open to any suggestions or ideas.All...

PRE SEASON CHALLENGE

Wednesday 25th January, 2017


Pre season training picks up the pace tomorrow Thursday night for the Inters with a challenge match away to Duleek under lights.Throw in is scheduled for 7.30.PM.

Weekly Round Up

Sunday 22nd January, 2017


Intermediates kicked of their season with a friendly away to O Dwyers,Balbriggan last Sunday morning coming away a 2-10 to 0-11 victory.Good workout for both teams and thanks to O Dwyers for hosting.Training for both Intermediates and Juniors continues continues this week on Tuesday at 7.30.PM and a challenge match away to Duleek on Thursday evening also...

PRE SEASON FRIENDLY

Saturday 21st January, 2017


Inters kick off the 2017 season tomorrow morning with a friendly at O Dwyers,Balbriggan.Throw in at 11.00.AM.Come out and help Richie and the lads get off to a winning start.

Weekly Roundup

Monday 16th January, 2017



New year is upon us and pre season training up and running already.Intermediates and Juniors train on Tuesday's and Thursday's at 7.30.PM in Westmanstown.First outing of the year for Intermediates next Sunday 22nd January in Balbriggan against O Dwyers throw in at 11.00.AM.Minors train on Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.45.PMLadies training on...

Pat Hughes RIP

Wednesday 11th January, 2017


The death has taken place of former club stalwart Pat Hughes.Pat was a member of the Pearse St group who reformed the Garda Club in the 1960s and played on both junior and senior teams for a long number of years.Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home Dundrum on Friday from 5-7 PM.Removal on Saturday to Caherlistrane Church,Tuam,Co Galway for 12 Noon Funeral Mass...

PRE SEASON TRAINING!

Thursday 05th January, 2017


Pre season training for Inters and Juniors kicks off next Tuesday January 10th in Westmanstown at 7.30.PM.Lets get out there and start burning off the Christmas excess.Cead Mile Failte to all those new members who joined us in the close season and we look forward to a successful 2017!

Christmas Greetings

Saturday 24th December, 2016


Club President Jim Murphy,Chairman George Kyne and the Club Executive would like to wish all our club members a very Happy Christmas.We can all look back with satisfaction on a very busy year in 2016 and after the holiday break hit the ground running early in January for the new season.A special welcome to all the new members who have joined us for 2017 and we...


A large number of former colleagues of Michael O Connor turned out at the club Awards and Gala night in Westmanstown last Friday night.Michael was Chairman when the Garda club was resurrected in Pearse St Station in 1968 having gone out of existence due to falling numbers and an ageing team in 1965.The vision of Michael and his colleagues at the time along with...

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