PAUL LUCEY RUN FOR THE ROCK: Due to Covid 19 restrictions Paul Lucey’s Memorial Fun Run/Walk will be a bit different this year. The event is going VIRTUAL and will be held over a 24 hour period on the Bank Holiday weekend, Sat 31st October-Sunday 1st November. Registration and event details can be seen on the Austin Stacks website – http://www.austinstacks.ie/the-2020-paul-lucey-run-walk-for-the-rock-is-going-virtual/
U20 FOOTBALL: The best of luck to the Kerry U20s, including our own Dylan Casey, Michael O’Gara and Seán Quilter as they take on Galway in the All Ireland semi final in Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds on this coming Saturday (17th Oct). It will be exactly seven months to the day when both teams were to have played that semi final in Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day but, as we all know, Covid 19 stepped into the fray and put an end to that. Saturday’s game throws in at 4pm and is live on TG4. The other semi final between Dublin and Tyrone goes ahead on the same day in Cavan’s Breffni Park at 2pm. To get to Saturday’s semi final Kerry had wins over Limerick (0-14 to 0-7) in the Munster semi played in Rathkeale (26th Feb) and against Cork in the Munster Final (0-17 to 1-9) in Austin Stack Park (4th March).
THE C TEAM: Our last Co. League game, at home to Annascaul, is still awaiting the lifting of the lock-down on Club games with no indication, as we write, as to when that might occur.
ONLINE CLUB SHOP OPEN – check out the newest ‘official’ Austin Stacks Club Merchandise – only available to order on this link (free delivery on any orders over €50) see www.oneills.com
CLUBHOUSE: Our Bar and Clubhouse are now on lockdown again until further notice.
LOTTO RESULTS: Last Night’s (12th Oct) Jackpot, worth €13,400, was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 4, 13, 22.
The €20 winners were: Maria Guthrie, Nora O’Connor, Ronan Shanahan, Pat McCarthy and Colm Mangan, all c/o The Club.
Continued thanks to the following businesses for selling our Club Lotto tickets – Kevin Barry’s Shop, Commane’s Book Shop, O’Flynn Interiors, Kirby’s Brogue all on Rock St., Hussey’s, Princess St., & Maguire’s Butcher’s Caherslee Road. And now two more locations have come on board where Lotto tickets can be purchased – Terry’s Butcher’s, Oakpark and The Burger Shack, Monavalley.
Austin Stacks lotto tickets now also available to purchase on line on the following link: https://play.clubforce.com/play_newa.asp?ll_id=529#Anchor
SYMPATHY: Sincere sympathy is offered to the families of the following who died recently: Valerie Fitzgerald (nee Newman), Clogherbrien and formerly The Lough, Cork (mother of former Club Footballer, Des); Bridget O’Connell (nee Brosnan), Lixnaw and formerly Boherbee; Willie Dillane, Old Golf Links (grandfather of Minor Footballer, Colm Browne and father-in-law of former Club Footballer, Kieran Browne and father of Rose Browne) ; Johnny Horgan (one of Club’s great centrebacks of the mid to late sixties – see Club Website for tribute to Johnny http://www.austinstacks.ie/club-tribute-to-johnny-horgan-rip/ ); and Willie (Lang) O’Sullivan, Kerins Park (brother of Nora O’Connor).