Salthill Knocknacarra GAA

Dr. Mannix Road, Salthill,, Galway

Salthill Knocknacarra GAA

Salthill Knocknacarra GAA

Dr. Mannix Road, Salthill,, Galway


Salthill Knocknacarra GAA

Dr. Mannix Road, Salthill, ,
Galway, Ireland.

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Salthill Knocknacarra GAA

March 6 2020

SKGAA Newsletter 06/03/2020

SKGAA Newsletter 06/03/2020

A chairde,

We had memorable day yesterday for the club with the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It really was a momentus occasion. The club would like to thank the countless people who leant their time, skills, resources, co-operation and commitment to the club to prepare what was a fantastic occasion all round. Everyone involved showcased what an amazing club we have and we can all be so proud of the reaction and reception of all the visitors to the club yesterday. 



Last Man Standing

On behalf of Salthill Knocknacarra GAA I would invite you to play Lastmanstanding competition. This is an important fundraiser for the Juvenile side of the club and also give you a chance to win €1000.

All you have to do is click on link below. If you can't remember your password, just reset password by entering you email address which will reset same.

A little helps a lot.

Thanks for your support.

Can all members please ensure they and their families and registered before you return to training. Players/Coaches attending training or matches will not be covered by insurance unless registered with the club and the GAA. Follow the attached link to register now:

The 2019 Club Annual is on SALE NOW. There is a page dedicated to every single team in the club and tonnes of photos and articles from the past year covering a whopping 68 pages. Grab your copy now at the Árus and avail of a special offer: Get the new club bobble yet for only €10 when you buy a club annual. The Annual is available from the Árus office every evening between 6-7pm. Don't miss out as there is a limited supply left. 



Ar an bPáirc

On the Field


Adult Football


Hard luck to the Junior footballers who narrowly lost out to Williamstown by a single point 1-10 to 0-12 in their league opener. This was strong performance from the lads despite missing a lot of key personnel on the day. Their next game is vs Father Griffins at home paddy’s weekend. 


The Senior league game vs Oranmore was postponed due to weather conditions last sat & they are now set up open their campaign on Sunday at 12pm vs Caherlistrane in the Prairie. 


Best of luck Tomo Culhane, Aidan Halloran & Cathal Sweeney who will represent the Galway U20s in the Connacht Final vs Roscommon on this Sat March 7th in Tuam Stadium At 2pm. Support for the lads would be appreciated. 

Volunteers to help out at adult games during the year are needed for the season ahead with particular people needed to assist on camera work & processing data recorded at games. Anyone who maybe interested please contact adult football director Hughie Heskin on +353 (86) 600 8856. We are also looking for people to help out at the league games this weekend coming if they can link in with Hughie before the weekend if happy to offer support.  

Juvenile Football

Now all teams are back training please ensure your child is registered otherwise they are not insured .

Registration is open and all players must be registered to play or train before end of Feb new guidelines from Croke Park say every player must be registered before they play.

Register at

Training times

U7 football training every Tuesday 6-7 in the arus great numbers.

U8 training rTuesdays from 6-7 on wallball area behind the Arus. Please ensure players are dressed accordingly for the weather. Surface not suitable for boots so runners only. For insurance purposes only registered players will be permitted to train.

U12 back training Sunday and Tuesday’s. Excellent numbers and training and the kids have trained very well.

U13's training Sundays in Astro 10-11 this week and Arus Astro 5-6 from next Tuesday

U14 atraining on Tuesdays also in preparation for feile and year ahead . U14 Feile fundraiser will be the fashion show so awaiting dates fur same all support welcome.

U15/U16 footballers are back training together on Tuesdays (7.45pm) and Sundays (5.45pm) in the Astro. Attendance and effort has been very good so far.

LAST MAN STANDING new competition starting March 9th for all in Juvenile football


Pls support as this is main fundraiser fur the Juvenile football for year

Adult Hurling


Junior A

The Junior A Hurlers travelled to Dublin last Saturday and played a good challenge against Civil Service Hurling Club in Islandbridge. Despite the weather conditions the lads played three thirds of hurling and all 25 players got 40 minutes of game time.

Best of luck to Seanie, Daniel and Dan in the All Ireland Junior Third Level Final with NUIG next week. 


U21 Championship  vs Tommy Larkins this Saturday at 3pm in the Prairie. All support welcome. 


Juvenile Hurling:

U6 to U10 Boys:

Junior Infants:
Saturday 2-3pm (Indoors/Astro)

Senior Infants: Friday 5-6pm (Scoil Einde)

1st Class & 2012 boys: Friday 5-6pm (Astro)

2011 boys: Sunday 12pm-1pm (Astro)

2010 boys: Friday 7-8pm (Astro)

Please note the Snr Infants move to Scoil Einde from 5-6pm.


Training on Friday 7-8.


The U12s played two very competitive training matches against Rahoon Newcastle last Sunday. Great turnout from players and parents despite the freezing weather.

Training as normal on Friday 6-7.


Hurling training continues Friday and Sunday.

Gearing up for Championship 1st round in early April. More Challenge games coming in March.

U16 Hurling

Championship 1st round V Portumna. Saturday at 11am in Portumna. Best of luck to all the team and Management. Please support.

Irish Corner 

Irish 101: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture

Get an introduction to Ireland’s culture by learning the basics of the Irish language.  


Please support the Ladies Football table quiz this Thursday evening in Sheridans. 

Nursery Camogie

Training Saturday in Arus (indoor) 1-2pm. New members welcome. Hurls & helmets provided. Please ensure club membership is up to date. 

U8 Camogie

U8 training continues on astro Saturday 1-2pm.

U9/10 Camogie

No training this Thursday, training returns Thursday 12th  March. 

U11/12 Camogie

U11/12 Camogie Wallball /Astro continues Thursday 6.00-7.00pm. GMA Session Monday 7.00-8.00pm.

U13/14 Camogie

U13s/ U14s training Thursday’s at Aras, wall ball/astro at 6.50 - 8pm. 

U16 Camogie

U16 Wall ball training Thursday 7.50pm to 9pm.

Minor Camogie

Minor Camogie training Thursday evening 8 to 9.30 and Saturday morning 9.30 to 11 on Astro.

Junior Camogie

Junior training Thursday 8-9.30pm and Saturday 9.30-11am on Astro. 

Ladies Football

U6 girls football

U6 girls football (born 2014) training begins this year in Arus Wed 11th March. Please send your child's name and parents mobile details to Eileen on 087 8351914 soon. Lots of new girls wanted so come and try it out!

U8 girls football 

U8 Girls training continues Sunday mornings at 10am at the Arus.

U10 girls football 

Under 10 girls football have been chosen to perform a football match display for the Royal Visitors on Thursday the 5th of March, a big thanks to all involved. 

We are back training on Saturday 7th at 3pm on the astro beside the arus. 

U12 girls football 

Note change of venue and time.

Wednesday 4th March on Mc Graths Pitch 5.30-6.30pm

Sunday 8th March on Cappagh Pitch


Please make sure that your daughter is registered.

U14 girls football 

U14 training Wednesday 6.50 to 8 and Saturday St Endas 4pm.

League beginning shortly and County Feile 28th March.

U16 girls football 

U16 Girls training Sat 11.30am in Enda's. League matches due to start before the end of March. Please ensure that your SKGAA club membership is paid or you will not be insured to play.

Minor/Junior Ladies Football

First league game v Mountbellew/Moylough, Sunday 8th, 11am, Cappagh.

Reminder: ladies' football table quiz this Thursday March 5th in Tom Sheridan's, Knocknacarra. We ask parents from all age groups to organise a table or sponsorship. Raffle prizes on the night. Many Thanks.

Reminder: ladies' football table quiz Thursday March 5th in Tom Sheridan's, Knocknacarra. We ask parents from all age groups to organise a table or sponsorship . Many Thanks.

Keep up to date with news on www.skgaa.ieand .

Also you can follow SKGAA on Twitter @skgaa and Instagram #skgaa

Is mise le meas,

Diarmaid Ó hAodha

PRO CLG Bóthar na Trá Cnoc na Cathrach

Coaching Corner

Don't forget the Árus is the number 1 venue for children's birthday parties. Contact James in the office on 09152733 to book yours today.


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