Girls Academy: Training for our U10s will go ahead this Sunday in Connolly Park at 11am. No training this week for U8s & U6s. Our U10 girls will participate in the Carmel O’Connor Annual Blitz on Sept 21st hosted by Na Gaeil. Our annual cake sale/visit from Legion club is confirmed for Sunday Oct 13th and this will mark our last day of the girls academy season for 2019.
New Mentors for Academy: The Austin Stacks Girls Academy continues to grow and we urgently need to recruit extra coaches/mentors to help support our current team of coaches. The ask (1)To provide coaching to our Girl’s football Academy (U10, U8 & U6s) in a fun and safe environment. (2) Time: Coaching will take place each Sunday morning from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. from February to September. There are 9 Girls Academy Coaches coaches in the club as well as a number of parents helping out. Therefore, if you can’t make it each Sunday, there will be plenty of cover. (3)Training: You will be provided with a GAA Foundation Coaching Course and further training, if required. (4) Benefits: You will be a part of the biggest sporting and community based organisation in Ireland and play a vital role in our club. Anyone interested in joining our team is asked to contact Elma Nix, Austin Stacks Ladies Club PRO on 086 1053300.
U12 Girls: Our game V Na Gaeil due to take place last Monday evening (Sept 9th) was postponed due to a bereavement and is now rescheduled to this Wednesday Sept 18th at 6pm in Connolly Park. We will have a bye in Rd 2 and then an away game V Kerins O’Rahillys on Sept 23rd.
Hugh O’Brien accepts a cheque for €375 on behalf of Down Syndrome Kerry from Austin Stacks U12 girls team following their 20x20x20x20 fundraising challenge.
U14 Girls: North Kerry League Div 1 – we have 2 home games left to play (1) Abbeydorney (2) Kerins O’Rahillys. Our game V Kerins O’Rahillys is confirmed for 6.30pm this Tuesday Sept 17th in Connolly Park at 6.45pm and in Div 3 just one game left to complete our league fixtures and that is an away game V Beale/Ballyduff.
Senior Ladies: We suffered a defeat to Kerry Ladies football heavy weights Rathmore in the Senior Co. Championship Semi Final last Friday night (Sept 6th). From the outset the game had presented itself as a David V Goliath situation and so it turned out to be. We can be very proud of the never say die attitude of our young team who played right to the final whistle. We move on now and get back to North Kerry League action with a home game V Na Gaeil to be played Sept 23rd.