Southern Gaels Gathering 2013

posted 22 Oct 2013, 03:45 by Kieran McCarthy

Southern Gaels Gathering 2013 

Clubs 40th Anniversary Celebrations
Southern Gaels were formed in 1973 following the amalgamation of Athlone and Walderstown hurling clubs. The club will be celebrating their 40th anniversary on Saturday October 19th. Arrangements are currently being made for a weekend of hurling when the adult team will play the Maher Cup final and the Under 10 side will play in the newly commissioned Frank Young Cup final. Under 8,Minor matches also being played.  Frank was the main mover behind the formation of the club and was Chairman for the first thirteen years. In memory of Frank the club has taken this opportunity to instigate a tournament in his honour.
Anyone wishing to help with organising the events surrounding the celebrations please ring Chairman Kevin Jordan at 087 7989941

Tickets for BBQ 15 euro. contact Club Mentors to puchase.

40th Anniversary - Frank Young Memorial Cup, John Martin Memorial Cup, John Maher Cup final

Saturday October 19th

Provisional Timetable

12.30 Golf Outing Athlone Golf Club (Contact Gerry Brennan if interested. 0872323307)

3.30pm   Academy, Under 8 ,10, 13 matches

4.45 Frank Young Trophy and medal presentation for U10 match winners.

5.00 Parade with Piper and Club Players

5.15-5.30 Snacks/refreshments for Academy,U8- U13.

5.30 John Martin Cup Final , Minor Match

Followed by Presentation of John Martin Cup.

6.45-7.00: 1986 + 1993 Southern Gaels Intermediate and junior reunion match

7.00 Adult Maher Cup Final   Southern Gaels v Turin/Cullion on main pitch

8.15 Maher Cup Presentation on the pitch

8.30 Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches for the Maher Cup Teams

8.30 -11.00 Southern Gaels 40th Anniversary gathering with BBQ and Music in clubhouse

                        10.30 Presentation to 1973 Southern Gaels team, 

                     Intermediate team 1986, Junior Team 1993.

                                Bill Stacey Hall of Fame award to Peter McGarry

                      Club People of the year awards

                       Adult player of the year awards


BBQ Tickets (15 euro) available from Kevin Jordan (0877989941)  or Team Mentors