Liam Mellows

Founded 1933

Co. Galway

Newsletter July 2020

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COVID-19

Hurling and Camogie activity has resumed at Ballyloughane and it is great to see so many members participating on these bright summer evenings. We would like to acknowledge the enormous amount of planning and work which has taken place in advance of re-opening and continues each training session by the teams and coaches to comply with the regulations. It is an extremely difficult and challenging time and we must all take responsibility to comply with the guidelines.

We would like to remind those participating in training and/or matches must complete the COVID questionnaire online on each and every occasion PRIOR to attending for training for contract tracing purposes. This also applying when playing a match away at another Club.

We request that members continue to keep themselves informed of the updated government and public health guidelines and most importantly if you are feeling unwell to stay at home and contact your doctor for advice.

In addition, in line with Government guidelines  - players who leave the country for holiday or any other reason will not be able to train or play with their team for 14 days from the date they return.

https://www.gaa.ie/news-archive/news/update-regarding-gaa-facilities/

Hurling Club Championship 2020

Excitement is building for the revised 2020 Galway Senior Hurling Championship! The draws for the BROOKS Senior Hurling Club Championship see three groups of four teams with Liam Mellows GAA drawn in Group 2 with Turloughmore, Clarinbridge and Oranmore-Maree.

The first round of games will see Team 1 v Team 2 & Team 3 v Team 4 and second round of games Team 1 v Team 3 and Team 2 v Team 4.

Liam Mellows play Turloughmore in the opening Group game on Saturday July 25th at 2pm.

Galway GAA, in partnership with Nemeton TV and Galway Bay FM are delighted to announce that several upcoming Club Hurling & Football Championship games will be Live Streamed as part of a new initiative we are introducing for 2020.

Galway GAA are kicking off this activity covering the following Brooks Group sponsored Senior Hurling Championship games

  • Saturday July 25th

    • Liam Mellows vs Turloughmore
    • St. Thomas’ vs. Castlegar
  • Sunday July 26th:

    • Gort vs. Craughwell

More details are available on www.galwaygaa.ie

Coaching & Games Update

Cúl Camp & “Little All Stars” Camp

2020 Cúl Camp will take place in Liam Mellows on August 10th -August 14th and is FULLY BOOKED. There will be no opportunity at this time for additional places due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

The Liam Mellows Little All Stars Hurling and Camogie Camp, for boys and girls, will take place over 4 days (Monday, 17th August to Thursday 20th August) in Liam Mellows GAA Pitch, Ballyloughane, Renmore. The camp will run from 10am to 12 noon daily.

It is an ideal opportunity for younger children (aged 4, or turning 4, to 6 years) to start their hurling/camogie journey. Coaching will be provided by fully qualified Liam Mellows coaches who are experienced in coaching in schools and at camps. The camp is open to non-members and members. The camp will be conducted per the GAA's COVID guidelines. Places are limited and booking in advance is required. Bookings online via EventBrite

Under 6 hurling nursery resumes on Friday’s at 6:45pm. Call (087) 057 0304 in advance for details of the GAA Pre-training COVID requirements.

Liam Mellows GAA Club Lotto

After a long break, the Liam Mellows weekly fundraising lotto draw recommenced on Saturday, 11th July!

The Club Lotto is a vital source of income for the running of all our teams and for the future development of our facilities. Many thanks as always to our Lotto team who put in so much work behind the scenes to keep the Lotto running each year.

The draws will be streamed live via Facebook Live at 9pm each Saturday, with the first draw hosted by Clarrie Quinn on Saturday July 11th Saturday and other Mellows legends thereafter. Support our club and be in with a chance to win our jackpot of €11,600.

Results can be viewed on our Social Media – Facebook, Twitter or Instagram as well as local papers.

You can buy a ticket via the clubzap app under My Club -> Club Shop, or online on www.liammellows.ie/products

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