Ladies Football News Thursday 8th June   08/06/2017

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Competitive Leagues Round Up

U13C Division 6 South, After 8 games, Lucan are in third place with 2 games remaining, one at home against Cuala and an away game to Shankhill

U13B Division 3. Balinteer and Naomh Olaf are on top with 12 points each, however only three points behind are three teams including Lucan, who are waiting on a decision regarding the abandoned O’Tooles game. We will have to wait until next week to see what happens here.

U13A Division 1. With 3 games to play, Lucan are three points behind Ballyboden at the top with a game in hand, thanks to Saturdays 4 point win over BBSE. Its going to be tight!

U14B Division 6S. Following last weeks play off final, Lucan beat Croi Ro Naofa to take the League top spot and get promoted to Div 5. Congratulations

U14A Division 1. Unbeaten, Clontarf ran away with this league winning five games and drawing against us. There were only 4 points separating the remaining six teams.

U15B Division 5. Na Fianna  finished top, St Vincents runners up, Lucan in fourth place.

U15A Division 1. Congratulations to Div 1 winners Lucan.

U16 Division 1, Lucan struggled with player shortages in this league, however preparing to give the championship their best shot.

U18 Division 2, Lucan finished in the runners up spot, 2 points behind Naomh Mearnog, a great performance.

Adult Division 8, four games left to play for Lucan, who are struggling at the moment. Division 8 Cup Group A, Lucan have one game remaining, and the Championship draw has yet to be made.

Adult Division 3, not at the halfway stage yet, with three teams including Lucan tied at the top. Meanwhile in the Division 3 Cup Group A, there are three games left to play and in the Junior Championship Group A, Lucan are 3 pts behind top spot at the halfway stage.

The MamaMias are enjoying a good run at the moment having won six games so far, the most recent last week, a great performance away to Erin Go Bragh. The Lucan Ladies displayed some great football out of defence, Bernie Canavan in particular, and through midfield to create scores which gave Lucan a good lead in the first half. In the second half  Erin Go Bragh were strong and committed and took some good scores including a penalty in the last five minutes of the game but they were not able to narrow the gap giving the Mamamias another great win by 7 points. Keep it up!

The Best of Luck to all our players currently sitting the state examinations, and also to the U14 Camogie girls representing the Club and County when traveling to Kilkenny on 18 June for the Féile na nGael National tournament in Kilkenny Carlow and Wexford

The Club Family Fun Day takes place on July 1st, and as a result the Nursery will finish up on Sat Jun 24th. Calling on all members for a big push on selling the Car Draw tickets. Sold tickets can be returned to the club bar.

Club Shop opening times are Saturday 10:30-12:30 Thursday 7pm-8:30pm.

Friendlies / Challenge Games /Away Trips

Mentors are reminded that the club website has information and checklists that you will need when organising events in the Mentors Downloads section. 

Also in the coaching corner section, the rules and drills are tidied up to make things easier to find, there will not be a quiz on the rules, but you should get to know them! The word back from the county disciplinary hearings are that even first offenders and clubs are being punished with up to €200 fines and bans, make sure you are not one of them!

Commiserations to Mia Dunne and the Dublin U14 squad on their All-Ireland Semi-Final defeat to a strong Galway team last weekend, and best of luck to Laura Quinn, Katie Wisdom and the Dublin U16s when their All-Ireland Semi-Final, also against Galway takes place on July 12.

Dublin Development Squads 2018

Well Done to all the U13s that took part in the recent trials, and congratulations to Sinead Daly, Ella Foster, Ellen Lynch and Sophie McIntyre on their selection to the squad.

AIG Greenlight4Girls, On May 23rd AIG Dublin hosted a group of 80 girls aged 11-15 who had the chance to spend a day engaged in hands-on workshops on science, engineering, sports & safety, and technology. Lucan Sarsfields U14's Ellen Lyons and Emma O'Brien took part.

Important club notice.

There is a special event taking place in the club towards the end of August, more details to follow!                

National Schools Blitz – provisional date 22 June, lots of volunteers required please contact if you are free to help out.

Kellogs Cul Camps, Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 6 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games, 10-14 July in Lucan Sarsfields – complete the booking form here

The Ladies Football Committee met on Wednesday June 7th and the next meeting will take place will take place on Wednesday 2nd August, 9pm in Clubhouse. Minutes will be circulated to team mentors, if there are any items to be included in the agenda, please email It is important that at least one mentor from each team is in attendance.

Upcoming Fixtures – subject to change:

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