Erin's Own GAC

Club news 10th March

10th March 2024

Club news Sunday 10th March


Last week’s lotto numbers were 7, 8, 15 and 17. £25 lucky dip winners: Seamus Close and Johnny Hazzard (online) Jackpot next week £1,350!! Your continued support for the lotto is greatly appreciated. Deadline for all lotto ticket sales is 6pm every Tuesday. Lotto tickets can be purchased online at:

Cargin cashcall:

There will be a Cargin cashcall competition on St. Patrick’s Day. Tickets are available from any committee member, and you could win £1,000 if you answer the call at 7pm on the 17th March. Tickets £10 each.

Referees course:

There will be a foundation level coaching course on Monday 11th March and Wednesday 13th March at Davitts GAC at 7pm. Email to confirm your attendance or contact Aidan Johnston.


Membership renewal is now live on Please ensure you have selected the correct option for your family. Committee members will be available to assist with any registration problems on Saturday 16th March from 10am to 12pm. Cash and cheque payment options available. All members must be registered to play before training or taking part in matches. Contact club registrar Donal McKeever for assistance.

Dawn walk:

The club will be hosting a 5k dawn walk on Saturday 30th March at 5:30am for ALPS (All Lives Are Precious). £10 adults and £5 for children under the age of 12. There will be refreshments in the club house afterwards including a bacon or sausage bap!

Missing boiler:

The boiler from the club kitchen is missing. Maybe you borrowed it and forgot to return it. Please contact any committee member if you have the boiler so that it can be returned to the club.

Cargin golf day:

There are a limited amount of tee times remaining for the Erin’s Own Cargin golf classic on Friday 10th May at Moyola Park Golf Club. Contact Michael – 07885411112 or Donal – 07955800974 to secure your tee time. Entry per four ball team - £200. Great prizes on offer. Prize giving presentation at Cargin social club at 9pm on Friday 10th May. Sponsorship opportunities for tee boxes available.

Downstairs gym:

New opening hours from 6:30am to 9pm daily. Gym membership £20 a month or £8 a month bolt on for Gold card members. Please contact Eamonn 07851946687 for your key fob to gain access to the gym.

Defibrillator training:

There will be defibrillator training facilitated by Antrim Borough Council at Toome House on Monday 11th March. Free to join. Secure your spot by providing your name and contact details to TIDAL at or call 07834546068.

Ulster U20 Championship:

Hard luck to Antrim U20 footballers and Cahir Donnelly, Tom Shivers, Charley McCann, Ben McLarnon, Callum Gribbin, Shea Laverty and Conan Gribbin who were defeated by Tyrone in Round 1 of the Ulster U20 championship. Good luck to the team and management away to Monaghan on Wednesday 20th March.

All-Ireland Colleges Camogie:

Congratulations to St. Mary’s Magherafelt Junior camogie team and Cargin players Grace O’Boyle, Laura Scullion and Caoimhe McErlain who won the All-Ireland Junior ‘C’ Championship when they defeated Kinsale Community College, Cork during the week!

Good luck wishes to St. Pat’s Maghera Junior camogie team and Cargin’s Orlaith Johnston when they play in the All-Ireland Junior ‘A’ Championship on Wednesday 13th March at 1pm in Abbotstown against Coláiste Cholim Ballincollig.

Roads Service:

There will some traffic disruption from Monday 12th February to Friday 29th March due to ongoing roadworks to construct a cycleway in Toome. Members are asked to take care when entering and leaving the premises due to the proximity of heavy machinery.

Car park:

Patrons are reminded that the large stone overflow car park is not to be used for parking unless attending a GAA event at the club. It is not for gaining access to residential properties - NO EXCEPTIONS! The bollards are up for a reason, and NO ONE should be accessing the car park by driving over the kerbs along the adjacent private lane which is for vehicular access to 3 Shore Road only. Please show consideration to other people’s property and be respectful to the wishes of our Executive committee.

Dog owners:

In the interest of health and hygiene dog owners are asked not to exercise dogs in the club grounds and are reminded to clean up after your dog! Please keep our grounds free from dog dirt…

Hall booking:

The main club hall can be booked for many events including indoor soccer, basketball, handball and of course birthdays! Please remember to contact Emmett before using the hall to make sure there is nothing else on at that time. Reminder that all hall bookings must be paid for at the end of each session. Users of the hall are asked to keep the hall and the store clean after use! Emmett - 07860964147


Monday 11th March: thirds football at 6pm (back pitch), ladies social handball at 7pm (hall), senior football at 7pm (gym)

Tuesday 12th March: U12/14 ladies football at 5:45pm (back pitch), minor camogie at 6pm (hall), minor football at 7pm (back pitch), senior ladies football at 7pm (back pitch)

Wednesday 13th March: ladies social handball at 6pm (hall), U12/14 camogie at 6pm (back pitch), senior football at 7pm (back pitch)

Thursday 14th March: U8/10 ladies football at 6pm (hall), men’s handball at 8pm (hall)

Saturday 16th March: Fundamental football at 10am (hall), senior ladies football at 4pm (back pitch)

Sunday 17th March: U8.5 boys football at 10am (back pitch), U10 boys football at 11am (back pitch), U12/14 boys football at 12pm (back pitch), U10 ladies football at 1pm (hall), U6.5 boys football at 2pm (hall)


Friday 15th March: Senior camogie challenge v Ballinderry at 7pm (HOME)

Social club:

The social club will be open every Friday from 5pm-12am, Saturday from 2pm-12am and Sunday from 12pm to 11pm. Please contact Mary (07783199495) if you would like to book the social club for a private function or party!! Don’t miss out on securing your preferred date…