Mount Sion GAA Club Notes
St. Patrick’s Day ParadeIt was a proud day for the club as Sean Power was selected as the Grand Marshall for the 2017 parade for his achievement in leading the Under 21 Waterford hurlers to All Ireland glory last September, Sean and his family were followed by our young hurlers at the head of the parade and it was great to see so many of our youngsters and their coaches proudly represent the club and their families on our national day.
Ladies FootballCnoc Sion Ladies Football is open to all girls 15 and older, our training times are Wednesday nights from 5.30 to 7pm and Sunday mornings from 10-11, everyone in the club is delighted to see Ladies Football back after a short absence and we wish the girls the best of luck for the coming season! Keep an eye on social media and the website for updates on matches and events.
Deepest sympathies to the family of the late Tommy Morrissey who passed away during the week, Tommy came from a family steeped in Mount Sion history and was involved with underage and adult levels for many years, ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
New BandWe have a treat in store on April 1st where new duo Monkey Harris play their first gig in the club, there’s a good buzz going round about this band and for the day that’s in it you’d want to be a fool to miss them! Contact Tina for more information.
FootballIt’s Juvenile Football season at the moment and well done to our Minors who travelled to Stradbally last Monday and came away winning on a 3-07 t0 2-06 scoreline, also on Saturday our Under 13’s overcame local rivals St Saviours in a tight game with a 1-01 to 0-01 scoreline.
FixturesSenior League V Passage in Mount Sion on Saturday 25th March at 5pm
Minor Football V St Mollerans in Mount Sion on Sunday 26th March at 11.30am.
Know Your SportSaturday March 25th is the closing date for Know Your Sport entries, forms can be got from behind the bar or any committee member, enquiries can be made to Club Fundraising Officer Kenny Stafford.
Deise DrawAlthough the first draw for 2017’s Deise Draw isn’t until May people can start paying in now, there is a new format for 2017 with 6 draws in total, tickets cost €15 with the 1st prize increasing from €10,000 to €12,500 , there will also be increases on the other prizes, with the club getting 70% of the ticket price this is a major fundraiser and we would encourage as many members as possible to buy tickets, for any enquiries please contact Kenny Stafford.
MembershipIWe are now coming towards the end of March and Club Membership is due for renewal, thanks to all our members who have paid so far, we are very competitive in our rates compared to other clubs and would ask everyone who hasn’t to please make the effort as soon as possible, for any enquiries please contact Paul Galgey.
Mount Sion ClubhouseOur club house is the perfect venue for all your needs, only recently it made it into a list of the ten most unusual places in Ireland to have your wedding ! If you have a family event coming up we can cater for all size parties from small private events to large gatherings, we have a spacious function room with private bar available for hire for all occasions including Birthdays, Christenings, Weddings, Confirmations, Communions, etc, please contact our Bar Manager Michael Ryan for more information on 051-372648 or call up and see him For a post match drink or chat or to watch the latest sporting event on the big screen we have all the Sports channels available in our spacious bar where on Thursday nights it’s Darts night , on Fridays we have cards which are open to all and there are great prizes on offer, check out our website for more info and photos.
Notes for Paper & WebsiteIf you have any Cnoc Sion notes or announcements for the paper or website please contact Ciaran Sheridan by email firstname.lastname@example.org or text your notes to 087-6364716 before 8pm Sunday night. You can also follow us on Twitter @MountSionGAA or on Facebook MountSion GAA. The website is now mobile friendly and has an upgraded events calendar and gallery which are constantly updated with all Mount Sion related news and events!