QUIZ. The local G A A Club will hold their Fundraising Table Quiz on this Friday December 18th commencing at 9 30pm at “Jack Js” Bar. Quizmaster will be Tom Gorman, back by popular demand.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DRAW. Tickets are now on sale and can be obtained from any Club member at E2 per line or 3 for E5. The draw will take place at “Jack Js” Bar on Wednesday December 23rd. Prizes; 1st Monster Christmas Hamper, 2nd, Feale Oil Voucher, 3rd, Food Voucher, plus plenty extra spot prizes to be given away on the night. Your continued support would once again be greatly appreciated.
THANKS. On behalf of the Club we would like to thank John O Sullivan and the Kingdom Bar, Listowel who supplied an excellent meal to members of the Asdee footballers free of charge after their Championship game against Brosna. John has come on board on several occasions with sponsorship down through the years and the club would now like to take this opportunity to acknowledge his generosity.
CONVENTION. The A G M of the County Board took place at the Gleneagle Hotel Killarney on Monday last where all outgoing Officers were returned unopposed which included Ard Comhairle John Joe O Carroll. Club delegates present wereCounty Board delegate, Oliver Kearney and Club Secretary Mark O Hanlon.
LOOKIN BACK. Just some of the happenings to jog the memory during 2004. Liam Doyle, formarly of Kenmare and now domiciled in Tullahinell became the first sponsor of Coiste Na nOg Chiarrai Thuaidh and was known as “Bobs Catering Events”; John Kennedy steered his adopted Clare Senior Footballers to a rare victory to become the Tommy Murphy Cup Champions and a trip overseas followed, At home Gerdie O Carroll took charge of his first County Final at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney; the occasion being the County Minor Championship Final and later in the year was honoured by the North Kerry Football Board having been chosen as the North Kerry Referee of the Championship. Patsy Coughlan, Vice Chair and Eddie Anthony Walsh, Treasurer were Officers of Shannon Rangers as the Asdee Club were involved in all Shannon Rangers teams that took part in the County Championships. Many Asdee players were part of some winning Asdee/Bally sides winning North Kerry Titles; Noel Long captained the Minor side to victory in Division 1 and was also on the victorious League side that did the double. A presentation night was held in the Carmody Memorial Hall, Ballylongford to present the Shannon Rangers Under 14 side with their medals from 2003. Both Eoin O Carroll and Eoin Kennedy were playing members. Moving on to Scor and at Senior level the Novelty Act team of Nora Stack, Anna Maria Tydings, Mattie Quinn, Donal Dalton and Jack Hennessy were to win a County Title. Junior Scor saw their Novelty Act claim a North Kerry Title; Con Carmody, Orla O Carroll, Maura Doran, Patricia Doran and Eamon McElligott. Sponsoring Scor events from the locality for the District Board at the time were; Tom O Sullivan of O Sullivans Agri, Kilcolman was Sponsor of Senior Scor while Score Na bPaisti had Feale Oil Products sponsoring thanks to Kathleen and Con Carmody. Mattie Quinn, was Club Scor Officer. The Club donated a beautiful Cup to the County Scor Committee for the Recitation section in honour of the late Mick Hennessy who represented the club at Munster Finals during the 90s First winner of the Cup was Frances Kennedy, Listowel with many Asdee connections and was presented by Enda son of the late Mick.
WEBSITES. Asdee G A A website is now up and running once again so for all our activities and match reports; just log on towww.asdeegaa.com.