Our Intermediate footballers get their 2017 Division 4 league under way, next Sunday, when they play Bandon, at home at 2.30 p.m. They have undergone a number of training sessions over the past two weeks and should be in reasonable form for this game. A win on Sunday would be a nice start to the season. On Friday February 17 th , our Junior B Footballers are in action against Ballyclough, in the Division 2 league at Kildorrery 7.30. p.m



The Club lotto jackpot of €8,600 was not won when the fortnightly draw took place at Sheahan’s Hilltop Lounge, last Saturday night.

The numbers drawn were: 1, 5, 8 and 19.

Three lucky dip winners of €50 each were:

1. Tom Monaghan, Scart.

2. Catherine Fitzgerald, Farahy

3. Noel O’Brien, Kilclooney

The next daw will be held at Ollie’s Bar on Saturday February 18 th when the jackpot will be €8,800.



It was disappointment for Mitchelstown C.B.S. footballers in the Senior B Munster Final last Saturday, when they went under to Coachford College, at Charleville.



The Club’s monster fund-raising raffle is only about a month away, now. The sale of tickets for the very valuable prizes is reportedly going very well. The first prize is a pedigree Limousin heifer sponsored by Tom Jackson, second is a pedigree Vendeen Sheep sponsored by Cheryl O’Brien and the third prize is 1 tonne of Animal Feed sponsored by Southern Milling Ltd. So buy your tickets and be in with a chance. Tickets are €5 each or three for €10.



The Club is holding a Child Welfare course in the Club Hall on Thursday 23 rd February . This is a mandatory course for persons involved with children and youths under eighteen years of age. If interested, please text your name to 086) 8684767, as soon as possible as places will available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.



Glad to be able to report the work on the completion of the spectator stand got under way, last week. Local contractor Liam Young and staff moved in on site last Wednesday morning and we look forward to steady progress over the coming weeks. 



Sympathy is extended this week to the Landers family, Cloughleafin, on the death of Mary’s brother and to the wife, family and relatives of the late Michael Finn, Demesne, Mitchelstown. Ar dheis De go raibh anamacha na Marbh.



The next Club meeting will be held next Monday night, at 9 p.m. and each Monday night thereafter at that time.


The Avondhu, 9th February 2017