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Club Notes - 19/11/12

posted 19 Nov 2012, 09:18 by Laune Rangers

The 2012 Annual General Meeting of Laune Rangers GAA Club will take place on Saturday 15th December at 8pm in the Clubrooms. Nomination/Motion Papers can be collected from Declan Falvey, Falvey's Bar, from Mulvihill Pharmacy or downloaded from the Club website. Nomination/Motion Papers to be returned to Club Secretary, Terence Houlihan, Caragh Lake by 5pm on Friday 30th November.

It will be mandatory to use a mouthguard in all football matches and training sessions from January 1st 2013 (for all age grades up to and including minor) and at U21 and Adult level from January 1st 2014. There are three types of mouthguards: 1) Stock mouthguards are preformed and come ready to wear. Dentists do not recommend their use. Nonetheless, once they carry the CE (European Conformity) mark they are acceptable in terms of complying with the new GAA Rules. 2) Boil and bite mouthguards can also be bought over the counter at most Sport Shops andgenerally offer a better fit than stock mouth protectors. Typically this type of mouthguard will cost in the region of €15 to €20 and again any mouthguard with the CE mark on it in this category is sufficient to ensure compliance with the new rule. 3) Custom-fitted mouthguards are individually designed and made in a dental office or a professional laboratory based on your dentist's instructions. These will offer the best protection against dental and oral injury. Prices can vary significantly and it is worth seeking and comparing prices from a number of practitioners before deciding to purchase. There will be a range of official GAA/GPA mouthguards available to purchase in December.
Further information on these products will be circulated to Clubs in late November.

Laune Rangers and Milltown/Castlemaine faced off in the 2012 Mid-Kerry Senior Championship Final in Beaufort on Saturday afternoon last. Despite trailing for long periods, Laune Rangers came out fighting in the second half and the teams couldn't be separated at the final whistle. Replay will take place on Sunday 25th at 2pm in Beaufort.

November 18th, 2012 Draw - Jackpot €10,200 - no winner. Numbers drawn: 05 - 14 - 19 - 20. Consolation Prizes: €100 Jason O'Sullivan, Glenashe, sold by Chris Houlihan. €50 Cathy O'Sullivan, Currow, sold by Colette. Credit Union Vouchers: €50 Tadhg Moriarty, sold by Bart Moriarty. €50 The Hickson Girls, Annascaul, sold by Margaret Browne. Next week's jackpot will be €10,400.

Laune Rangers golf outing on Saturday 8th December from 10:10am to 11:30am. Time sheet will be on the website from Sunday 25th November.

To add to her recent All-Star award, Sarah Houlihan was named Kerry Ladies Senior Player of the Year at the social on Saturday night last, capping off a fantastic year! Congratulations Sarah.