Milltown/Castlemaine Draw with Desmonds in League

Milltown/Castlemaine wing forward, Gavin Horan is dispossessed by the combined efforts of Desmonds wing-forward, Seán Lynch and corner-back, Luke Lyons during their Co. League Division 1 Round 10 game in Castleisland on Saturday evening. ©Photograph: John Reidy
Milltown/Castlemaine wing forward, Gavin Horan is dispossessed by the combined efforts of Desmonds’ wing-forward, Seán Lynch and corner-back, Luke Lyons during their Co. League Division 1 Round 10 game in Castleisland on Saturday evening. ©Photograph: John Reidy

Milltown/Castlemaine senior team secured a draw against Castleisland Desmonds on Saturday evening in Castleisland.

By Deirdre O’Sullivan

Well done to the bainisteóir, Mike Hickey and his roghnóirí, Timmie Teahan, and Mike Carroll.

Team: Kevin Tagney, Stephen Roche, Damien Murphy, Paul Carroll, Thady O’Sullivan, Shane Murphy, David Roche, Mike Burke, Donal Dennehy, Jeremiah Hayes, Donal Kelliher, Gavin Horan, Eoin O’ Brien, Cathal Moriarty and Jonathan O’ Sullivan. Subs: Cormac Leane, Pa Wrenn, Cathal O’Connor, Tadhg McCarthy, Gavin McKenna, Kieran Griffin, Kieran O’ Connor and Thomas Hayes.

Anthony Morris Fund Blitz

Anthony Morris Fund -Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Under 10 Blitz is on this Sunday August 21st. Beginning at 11am at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Grounds. Teams of 11-a-side. There will be four groups of four – with each team guaranteed three games in Phase 1. Top team in each group qualify for Section A semi finals. Second place qualify for Section B semi finals. Third place teams will go to the Section C semi finals and fourth place – Section D semi finals.

This guarantees each team four games.

We are sure that all teams will enjoy what in essence is a fun day for budding GAA enthusiasts.

More importantly, all proceeds from the day’s activities will be given to the Anthony Morris Fund. Anthony, the former Spa, East Kerry and Kerry player, is currently receiving treatment for Lyme’s Disease in America. There will be refreshments and fun activities on the day. Let’s all play our part in raising as much money as possible for Anthony.

Leaving Cert Results

Congratulations to all our footballers who will by now have received their Leaving Cert results. Some of you will be thrilled and some will- no doubt -be disappointed.

Everything will be alright in the end. So “if it’s not alright -then it’s not the end”

Health and Happiness to Paul and Cora

Best wishes to our senior player Paul Carroll on his forthcoming nuptials to Cora O’Connor. Wishing you both much health and happiness.

Great Performance by M/C U-16

Well done to the U-16s on a great performance against Rathmore on Wednesday evening. Final score: M/C 3-15 Rathmore: 2-11. This secures them a place in the semi finals.

There is much credit due to David Heasman and his panel of players for progressing to this stage of the competition. Keep up the good work!

Revised Dressing Room / Sideline Guidelines
Please note that under age players are not permitted inside the dressing rooms prior to or after a senior game or inside the surrounding fence wire when a senior game is ongoing. This is to protect all parties involved. We ask parents and guardians to continually remind their children of this rule which will be strictly enforced. We appreciate your ongoing support and cooperation.

Appropriate Football Gear

Can all underage team managers, trainers/coaches please ensure that all players representing Milltown /Castlemaine are dressed in club colours (Green and White socks and togs.)   This is to avoid any inconvenience prior to games.

We would also ask parents/guardians of players to inform their children of this County Board Rule.

Information on Kerry V Dublin Tickets

Important Information regarding tickets for All Ireland Semi-Finals: Please ensure you order your tickets early. Tickets will be distributed during the week -prior to the game. Prices as follows: Hogan Stand – No Concession: €40. Cusack Stand – €40. Terrace – €25. Family tickets: Cusack and Davin Stands. Adults – €40 Juveniles – €5. Students and Senior Citizens, Cusack and Davin Stand Only.

Purchase full price tickets and get rebate of €10 with valid I.D. at Block D, Stiles 1 to 5 in the Cusack Stand. Rebate can only be claimed on entry into the stadium via Block D.
Wheelchair Tickets: The Wheelchair Ticket and assistant’s ticket is €40.
Group and Club Pass:  Juveniles U-16 at €3 each . You are permitted to bring one adult free with every ten juveniles – any additional adults pay full price for their tickets.
Club pass for adults at €10. Maximum 50 tickets per club and one application only per club. Deadline is Tuesday, August 16th and that’s subject to availability. Forms can be downloaded from
Collection at Kerry County Board Office Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th at 2.30pm – 5.30pm for clubs, delegates, district boards. All tickets from club pool not ordered by Wednesday 17th will also be reallocated to public sale and orders from then on will be subject to availability.
Public sale will be at the Kerry County Board Office in Tralee and Kerry GAA store in Killarney starts on Thursday, August 18th August 2.30pm.

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