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Soar Workshops well received
24th January 2014
Well done and thanks to everyone who attended the Soar workshops during the week in St.Olcan’s Parish Hall, St Patrick’s PS and St.Louis Ballymena. Over 230 kids have had the chance to work with the two Soar administrators Tony and Karl, both men deserve recognition for their efforts over their three day visit. We are delighted to be the first GAA unit in Ulster to...
U14 Football Kicks off!
24th January 2014
Football training for all boys born in 2000, 2001 & 2002 begins on Sunday 26th January at Dreen from 12.00pm to 1.15pm. Remember water bottle & gum shield....
Juvenile Camogie Season Resumes
23rd January 2014
U14 indoor camogie training starting Tuesday 28th January 6pm – 7pm Rasharkin Community Centre Wear suitable footwear, bring Helmet & £1 to help cover costs.   Indoor Camogie Training starts Monday 27th January 2014  St Patricks Primary School U8 (P3 & P4) 6pm – 6.45pm U10 (P5 & P6) – 6.45pm R...
Juvenile Presentation Dinner 2014
20th January 2014
St.Mary's GAC held their Annual Juvenile Presentation Dinner recently at McLaughlin's Corner. Over one hundred Juvenile players attended and all received Certificates to mark their efforts in 2013. The young footballers were presented their certificates by Senior Footballer Ryan Doherty, the young hurlers by Senior Hurler Thomas McMullan and the up and coming Camogie stars ...
St.Mary's Get Ready to Soar
18th January 2014
St.Mary's GAC, Rasharkin and our Healthy Club campaign is delighted to be the first GAA unit in Ulster to work with Tony Griffin and Karl Swan, the two visionaries who have established SOAR; an independent national youth outreach movement.  In the incoming week, the club is hosting a number of workshops aimed at children and young people aged 10 to 16 as well as parents, ...
St.Mary’s Community Quiz
14th January 2014
The Club has organised a Community Quiz to be held in Mullaghan’s Bar on Friday 31st January at 8:30pm. The proceeds of the quiz will be donated to Rasharkin Village Plan Implementation Group as part of their contribution to the Drumbolcan Park, RDP 'Wellbeing' Project. The Project will provide a walking/running path, car park extension, gym equipment and seating at ...
Senior Hurling Meeting
10th January 2014
Senior Hurling players meeting with management to discuss the incoming season will be on Friday 10th January at 7:30pm at St.Olcan Parish Hall. Please NOTE change of venue. ...
New Management appointed at St.Mary’s
9th January 2014
St.Mary’s GAC Rasharkin have installed a new Senior Football manager for 2014, Ballyhegan clubman Peter McKeever takes the reigns of the South West club following their instant return to top flight football. The CBS teacher comes with a decent CV having secured the Intermediate Championship Crown with Glen Road side St.Teresa’s last season and been awarded his Level three...
Black Card Rule
6th January 2014
To help aid the understanding of the "new” rules of Gaelic Football passed at Congress 2013, implementation date of 1st January 2014 see presentation under ‘Documents’ and ‘Official GAA Playing Rules’   Document covers:   Rule Changes Immediate Sending Off Infractions Cautionable Infractions Cynical Behaviour Fouls ...
Mouthguards mandatory in all Gaelic football matches and training
6th January 2014
Mouthguards are now compulsory in all Gaelic Football matches and training sessions (Juveniles & Adults).   Referee's have the power to stop a match if a player is found not to be wearing their mouthguard until they do so or that player will have to be replaced.   Note:  Failure not to comply with above especially at training means you are ...