CONGRATS EIMEAR - Well done to Eimear Walsh, Lodge, who came a magnificent fourth place in the National Finals of the Community Games Under 14s Long Puck competition in Athlone on Sunday. This was an outstanding achievement and the Lisdowney Community Games Committee wishes to congratulate Eimear on her success. Eimear was also a member of the Lisdowney Community Games Quiz Team which won the County Finals earlier in the season and which also did very well representing County Kilkenny in the National Finals of that event in May
BEST WISHES TO RORY - Best wishes are extended to Rory Hickey, Captain of the Lisdowney Junior Team, who will be part of the Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling Team to take on Tipperary in the All Ireland Final this Saturday. Best wishes also to PJ Kenny, Secretary of Lisdowney Hurling Club, who is one of the team selectors.
PILATES - Pilates for Autumn term starts in Clontubrid in September. Classes for ladies, gents, teenagers, elderly, pre and post natal. Please phone 086 6611163 to book.
FIT BACK AND BUMP COURSE - An education course for pregnant mum-to-be and new mothers starts soon in Clontubrid, Freshford. Please Phone Joanne on 087 9537808 to book a place. Numbers are limited.
JUVENILE GAA - JUNIOR A - The Lisdowney Junior A Team were beaten in the final of the North Junior A competition by a stronger Graigue-Ballycallan team in Freshford on Sunday afternoon. UNDER 12 - Well done to the Lisdowney Under 12s hurling panel who participated in the Go Games Finals in Nowlan Park last Saturday morning, winning both hurling games. UNDER 10 - Well done also to the Lisdowney Under 10s team on reaching the semi-final of the shield competition at the annual Clough-Ballacolla Tournament on Saturday. UNDER 6s- Well done also to the Lisdowney Under 6 Hurling Team who togged out for their second game against Ballyragget in Ballyragget last Wednesday night. For full match reports and photos please log on to the Lisdowney GAA website www.lisdowney.kilkenny.gaa.ie
LISDOWNEY GAA MEMBERS TEXT SERVICE -If you are a member of Lisdowney GAA Club you can avail of the text service whereby you will be texted in advance of upcoming matches, meetings and events. Please text your name with the message, ‘please add to group text list’ to 086 8231284 if you are not currently receiving texts from the club.
WEBSITE - The Lisdowney Section of the GAA Museum in Croke Park has been updated. Next time you are up, log in and check it out. If you have any information, history or old photographs that you could scan into the computer, it would be appreciated it if you could send them on to firstname.lastname@example.org . for inclusion on websites.
TABLE QUIZ - The Kilkenny Hurlers Training and Holiday Fund Drive for Liam Table Quiz will be held tomorrow night, Thursday, 30th August 2012, in Mackeys’ Bar, Gathabawn. Teams of four are €20.
LISDOWNEY LOTTO - The winning numbers in the Lisdowney GAA and Camogie Club Lotto draw held on Monday, 20th August 2012, were 8, 19, 23 and 25 .There were no winners. Match three winner was Richie Randall. Next week’s jackpot is €4,700. The draw will be held on Monday, 3rd September 2012, in Downey’s Bar, Lisdowney.
UNDERAGE TRAINING - Underage hurling training continues each Saturday morning at 10 am for Under 12s, Under 10s, Under 8s and Under 6s at Lisdowney Hurling Field.
SOCCER - Soccer training for Under 11s and Under 12s has resumed and will be held at 6 pm every Thursday evening at Freshford Town Soccer Club at Woodview, Freshford. Registration is €20 per child. New players are very welcome.
BACK TO SCHOOL- Best wishes to all the children, young people and teachers from the parish who return to school after the summer break this week.
NEWS - If you would like information included in the Lisdowney notes, please e-mail notices to email@example.com or text Deirdre on 086-8093647 before 7 pm on Sunday nights for the month of September.