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posted 12 Feb 2018, 06:30 by St Johns GAC

St. John's GAC notes - W/C 12/2/18


We are proud to announce that our chosen charity of the year will be Mind Your Mate & Yourself.

We have a number of events which are in the planning stages to take place through out the year 


Membership is now due

Senior Citizen(over 65s) - Free


Under 10s - £5

Under 16s - £15

Under 18s - £25


Non-Playing - £50

Playing - £100

Student - £50

FAMILY(Parents & Children U-16) - £100

Membership cards will be issued:

Members to have free use of Club Facilities

Members admitted half price to home matches(Not including games run by Co Board)

Members admitted to all club functions at half price(Not to include events run by others using Club premises)

Members to receive 10% discount at Club Shop


Final call for anyone wanting to purchase a County Draw Ticket

Why purchase a County Draw Ticket??

- Covers £50 of your club membership

- Each ticket sold by the club over and above 24 will see a return of £96 per ticket sale thereafter. 

Support you club and your county at the same time. 

The Down Clubs draw tickets for 2018 are now available to purchase. They can be bought for £120 in one lump sum which enters the ticket holder into an early bird draw for £200.

Contact any committee member if interested.


Table Quiz in aid of Habitat for Humanity in St Johns GAC 16th February at 8.30pm

Walking Group:

Belfast Hills (Divis & Black Mountains)

Saturday 17th February 2018

Leaving @ 9.00am

Causeway Coast & Bushmills Distillery

Saturday 24th February 2018

Leaving @ 8.00am

St John’s Walking Group are running a bus to the Belfast Hills on Saturday 17th February. The bus will leave St John’s at 9.00am. Cost £10. Weather permitting the walk will explore Divis and Black Mountains. In the event of poor weather we will walk a stretch of the Lagan Towpath.

St John’s Walking Group are also running a bus to the Giants Causeway Coast and to visit the Bushmills Distillery on Saturday 24th February, leaving St John’s at 8.00am. The walk will be about 2 – 2½ hours along the cliff path from Dunseverick Castle to the Causeway stones, followed by lunch in Causeway Hotel and distillery tour in afternoon. We should be back at club about 7.00pm. Cost £18 including tour.

Although the trips are being run by the walking group, they are open to everyone, including those who wish to skip the walking parts.

Booking essential – contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 or before Tuesday 13th February.


Lotto numbers were 1, 6, 17, 28. 1 £10 winner - P OConnor. Jackpot is £2,650. Do the club lotto online by visiting


Congratulations to Anthony Doran and Shauna Devlin on the birth of their baby girl Amera-Grace Doran

Born on 6.2.18, weighing a healthy 7lb 8oz.


Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Liam Marmion. Mary, Queen of the Gael, pray for him.