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White’s Cross GAA Poc Fada

The fifth annual White’s Cross GAA Poc Fada will take place as usual on St. Stephen’s morning, commencing from 11:30am at the Club Grounds. All ages and genders are very welcome to participate. Top prize on offer is the John Hickey Memorial Cup – last year’s winning captain Eoin Murnane is pictured here with Kathleen and Karen Hickey. That afternoon after the prize-giving at the Stirrup Bar, Philip Cahill will provide musical entertainment – it’s sure to be a bit of fun – please do come and join us. Beidh fáilte agus céad roimh cách.

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2015 Christmas Draw Results

WINNER ADDRESS PRIZE SPONSOR
1st Ciaran Aiken Canada c/o P O’Callaghan €600 Stirrup Bar
2nd Seamus McCarthy Rathcooney €250 Unique Fitout
3rd Norma O’Mahony Upper Glanmire NS €100 Tom Harte
4th Philip Ryan c/o Pat Reid €100 Vincy Barry Construction
5th Will Hanley €100 Goulding Fertilisers
6th Patrice Linehan Coole East €100 Voucher Siobhan Kelleher www.dentalhygienist.ie

7th Mary Harte Carrig na bhFear €80 Minor Service John Buckley, Auto Express
8th Ultan Heffernan €50 Boothouse Bar
9th Liz Twomey Rathcooney €50 Salon 33 Hair Care
10th Eamon Kelleher Ballymartle 6 Bottles of Wine Blackman Bar
11th Nellie Manning c/o Boothouse €50 John O’Donovan Dairy Services
12th Paul Wilkinson €50 Voucher Riverview Eggs
13th Kenneth Sexton White’s Cross €50 Kevin Buckley Heating and Plumbing
14th Cian O’Connor Grenagh €50 Dermot Whooley
15th Ryan O’Connell Ardagh Heights €50 Voucher Con Kelleher www.cklandscaping.ie

16th Michelle Duggan North Mall €50 Fuel Voucher Hennessy’s Filling Station
17th Michael Sherlock Carrig na bhFear €50 Stephen Crowley
18th Dermot Brosnan c/o Murt Kelleher €50 Voucher McCarthy Sports
19th Kian Dunne €50 Ryan’s SuperValu
20th Jean Buckley c/o Dave Buckley €50 Buckley Containers

21st Pauline O’Shea c/o Sean C Burke €50 Billy Kelleher TD
22nd Martin Murphy Waterfall €50 Jim Dunlea Car Sales
23rd Tom Mannix Rathcormac €50 Club Friend
24th Lisa Healy Upper Glanmire NS €50 Fuel Voucher Hennessy’s Filling Station
25th Alan Ryan Whitechurch €50 Pat O’Callaghan
26th Richard Sherlock Ballyvolane Rechargeable Lamp Southern Fuel & Feed
27th Pat McNally c/o Seamus McCarthy Fuel & Car Wash Voucher O’Reilly’s New Mace Shop Blackpool
28th Fiona Quinn Kilcully Christmas Cake Ann Reid
29th Derek Winters Ballyclough 2 Bottles of Wine Liam O’Keeffe
30th Mary Ryder c/o Pat Reid Special Prize Dave Buckley
31st Patrick Power Carrig na bhFear Bottle of Brandy Pat McNally
32nd Mary Kelleher Carrig na bhFear Special Prize Club Friend
33rd Amira Majzoub Watergrasshill Bottle of Whiskey Billy Meade
34th Peter & Nora c/o Seamus McCarthy Bottle of Whiskey Hennessy’s Filling Station
35th Eddie Joe Tuthill Upper Glanmire NS Fire Side Rug Kellys Carpets and Flooring
36th John Hobbs White’s Cross Voucher Goodfellas Barber Shop
37th Angela Kavanagh Bottle of Whiskey Willie Twomey
38th Peter Docherty Ballinahina Bottle of Whiskey Dominic Cahill
39th Alan Ryan Whitechurch 2 Bottles of Wine Ed Buckley
40th Pat Twohig Bottle of Whiskey Mike O’Flynn
41st Betty Linehan Mallow Bottle of Whiskey Martin Flynn
42nd Gene Healy c/o Paul Noonan Bottle of Whiskey Paddy Reynolds
43rd Jamie Morley c/o Conor Kelleher Vegetable Hamper Club Friend
44th Colin Lee Bottle of Whiskey Joe Bowen
45th Meadhbh Duncliffe c/o Dominic Cahill Special Prize Club Friend
46th Roy Willis Mallow Bottle of Whiskey Tommy Kelleher
47th Ursula Ní Luasaigh Kilcully Bottle of Whiskey Tadhg O’Riordan
48th Mick Philpott €20 Voucher Luciano’s Pizza
49th Joan Twomey Upper Glanmire NS Bottle of Whiskey Club Friend
50th Kate Kelleher Ballyphilip Bottle of Whiskey Tony Keohane

51st Maria Drummy Piercetown Bottle of Whiskey John Drummy
52nd Sean Delaney Ballyphilip Bottle of Whiskey Billy Twomey
53rd Shirley Goulding Special Prize Marlboro Trust
54th Jacinta Harte Ballinvriskig Bottle of Brandy Club Friend
55th Alan Walsh Whitechurch Bottle of Brandy Bertie Turpin
56th Helena Power Montenotte Bottle of Whiskey Tim Noonan
57th Keith Roche Millipore Bottle of Brandy Jimmy Forde
58th Eoin Murnane White’s Cross Two Expressway Tickets Bus Eireann
59th Brian O’Shea Bord Gáis Bottle of Whiskey John Burke
60th Mary Kelleher Carrig na bhFear Bottle of Whiskey Maureen Quinlan
61st Katie Flynn Piercetown €50 Paul Noonan – Painter / Decorator

White’s Cross GAA thanks you for your Support and wishes you all the very best for 2016.

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Save the Date: Fight Night Friday, February 5th 2016

Save the Date: Friday, February 5th 2016

The GAA clubs of White’s Cross and Carraig na bhFear have a rich history of rivalry and this will be taken to a whole new level with their ‘Fight Night’ at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Little Island on Friday, February 5th 2016. This event will involve members of the two clubs fighting for the honour and glory of their own club against the old rival in a series of boxing fights.
Not for the first time here in Ireland we are going to see neighbours fight for a field…! This time, thankfully, however it’s not going to be over the same field – in this instance both Clubs are seeking to buy land adjoining their current grounds and thus have come together for this joint fundraiser.
On the GAA playing fields Carraig na bhFear and White’s Cross GAA clubs continue to grow and prosper, and both clubs have significant development plans for their playing facilities, each seeking to purchase adjoining grounds to cater for the ever-increasing numbers of teams they are fielding. In order to meet the significant costs associated with the purchase and development of lands in both clubs, we have decided to join forces for this novel fundraising event. Training of fighters commenced in early November and it’s shaping up to be another humdinger of a battle between the two clubs, which will no doubt spark some story-telling around previous duels between the clubs forty years and more ago!
For now, be sure to mark Friday February 5th, 2016 in the diary and keep an eye on communications from the two clubs to see how the training of the boxers is progressing.

The facebook page for this event can be found here