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Club Notes June 3rd 2013

posted Jun 5, 2013, 1:46 PM by Kevin Brassil   [ updated Jun 5, 2013, 1:49 PM ]
Ogra back next week, along with the coffee dock and club shop.


The very best of luck to all our members who are sitting their junior and leaving certs this month.


Our U7s team mentors
are having a quiz night on 21st June 8pm in the club lounge, all welcome.


Well done to AFL1 Raheny 1.16 to 2.11 O Tooles.


Hard luck to AFL4 v St Brigids. Well done to Anna Murphy, Sophie Peate and Sinead Stack who represented Dublin in the James Hurley Blitzs in Cork on saturday.


Well done to Anna Murphy, Sophie Peate and Sinead Stack who represented Dublin in the James Hurley Blitzs in Cork on saturday.


As there is no Camogie or Football for the under nines, here’s a piece about legendary camogie player Kathleen Mills.

As a young girl Kathleen Mills played table tennis and soccer as well as doing gymnastics, however once she started playing camogie it quickly became her favorite sport. Kathleen’s father worked in the Inchicore works and therefore Kathleen was able to participate in and avail of the sporting activities in the GSR/CIE GAA. Two pence per week were deducted from the worker’s wages to go towards the financing of the sports activities in the Railway Athletic Union.

In 1941 she made her debut for Dublin while still only 16 and played in Dublin's unsuccessful All-Ireland final against Cork, she won her first All Ireland medal the next year when they met Cork again and beat them.
In 1943 the same counties met in the All-Ireland final for the third year in-a-row. Once again Mills ended up claiming an All-Ireland medal, her goal from fifty yards range being described as the highlight of the match. The following year, 1944, brought a third All-Ireland medal. In 1945 and 1946 a dispute in the camogie association kept Dublin out of the All-Ireland championship in spite of being Leinster champions in both years. In 1948 Dublin were back on form and Mills captured a fourth All-Ireland medal. She took no part in the 1949 championship but made a return in the 1950s.
Between 1950 and 1955 inclusive Mills captured six All-Ireland titles in-a-row. In 1956 “the Dubs” surrendered their crown to Antrim, however, it was quickly reclaimed in 1957. In 1958 Mills was appointed captain of the Dublin camogie team. Led by her, Dublin defeated Tipperary to capture yet another All-Ireland title. The success didn’t end there as she captured three more All-Ireland medals in 1959, 1960 and 1961. The occasion of the 1961 final was special as it was Mills 38th birthday and her last outing in a Dublin jersey.

With a record haul of 15 senior All-Ireland medals Kathleen Mills is the most decorated player in the history of Gaelic games.

No other player in Camogie, hurling or football has equaled Kathleen Mills and she is regarded as one of the greatest players of all-time.



Our Summer camps are filling up so don't forget to get your forms in asap, all details on our website and application is available to download as well.


DATES FOR OUR SUMMER CAMPS ARE 
  • Summer Camp 1: 15th-19th July, 
  • Summer Camp 3:  Kelloggs Cul Camp 22nd-26th July 
  • Summer Camp 3:  12th-16th August.
APPLICATION FORMS WILL BE GIVEN OUT TO SCHOOL AND ALSO AVAILABLE IN CLUB HOUSE



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FAQs for new Parents and Players:

The following article is aimed at parents or players new to the club to try and answers some of the questions that they may have. Please forward this on to new members that you may know that has joined recently. Also if you know of additional FAQs that you feel should be included please let us know.

These FAQs can also be found on our website


http://www.raheny.gaa.ie/parents/parent-s-faqs 







OUR LOTTO IS LIVE ON-LINE, you know what they say if your not in you cant win!!!

Visit www.raheny.gaa.ie/information/club-lotto for more info.

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Ni raibh aon buaiteoir.

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The three €25.00 Lucky Dip winners this week are:
  • 1) Tom Kearney.
  • 2) Neil Kelly.
  • 3) Irene & May.







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