Athea GAA

Fixtures for May:

Junior B:

Thursday May 15:

Round 3:

Athea Junior B’s are away to St.Marys/Sean Finns on Thursday May 15 at 7.30pm. Players to be at the Bog Garden for 7p.m. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Sunday May 18:

Junior B Football Championship: Round 1:

Athea Junior B’s will play Ballysteen on Sunday May 18. Time and venue to be confirmed. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Intermediate Championship: Round 2:

Athea will play Mountcollins in the second round of the Championship between the dates of the Wednesday May 14 and Sunday May 18. Time, date and venue to be confirmed.

Intermediate Training:

Intermediate football training continues next Tuesday night May 13 at 7.30pm in Páirc Na nGael. All players must attend.

Club membership:

For those who have not yet become members of Athea GAA Club they can still do so. This is a great way of supporting the Club at only a cost of €20 for the year. The GAA has the largest membership of any sports organisation in Ireland. When one becomes a member of a GAA club, they become part of the GAA family and part of a great community based organisation that continues to enhance the lives of so many people both young and old.

Fun Run:

Athea GAA Club will be hosting a Fun Run & Adventure Run on Sunday June 15. More details to follow.

Limerick GAA Draw 2014:

Anyone wishing to join the Limerick Development Draw for this year can do so by contacting any of our ticket sellers or Áine on 087-6954029. There are ten monthly draws. The first draw took place on Saturday April 19; it was on live on Limerick Live 95 FM sports program. Draws will take place thereafter on the last Saturday of each month. As always your support would be greatly appreciated.

Prizes for 2014:

1st: €13,000, 2nd: €3,000, 3rd: €2,000, 4th: €1,000, 5th to 9th: €500 10th to 20th: €250

21st to 23rd: Vouchers Special Prizes:

April Draw: 2 Limerick GAA Season Tickets

June Draw: 2 Munster Hurling Final tickets plus €100

2 Munster Football Final tickets plus €100

July Draw:  2 All Ireland Hurling Final tickets together with B&B and one evening meal in the Croke Park   Hotel.

2 All Ireland Football Final tickets together with B&B and one evening meal in the Croke Park Hotel.

Mouth Guards:

It is mandatory for Insurance purposes for all players from U6’s up to senior level to wear mouth guards at training and matches. Mouth guards can be purchased from Collins’ shop.

Limerick Development Draw:

Well done to Jim O’ Sullivan from Athea who won €250 in this month’s draw.


Athea Coiste na nÓg:


The registration fee from U6 up to U16 is €25 per child or €40 per family. This year Parents of children of Coiste na nÓg will be able to become members of our Senior Club at a cost of €10. Please contact Jacqueline if you have any queries. All new members are welcome. Any child registering for the first time will need to bring a copy of their birth cert.

Coiste na nÓg on line:

You can now view all our notes, results, fixtures and pictures of Athea Coiste Na nÓg on the Athea GAA website. Just go to and click on the ” Coiste Main Page” for all the latest news and information.

Cul Camp 2014:

This year’s Cul Camp will be taking place in Páirc na nGael from Monday July 7 to Friday July 11. More details to follow in the coming weeks. Please contact Jacqueline on 086-0670091 if you have any queries.

Church Gate Collection:

Coiste Na nÓg will be holding their Annual church gate collection this weekend Saturday May 10 and Sunday May 11 at all masses. Your Support would be greatly appreciated.

Athea United Soccer

U14 DIVISION 2 (Tuesday, April 29th)
Athea Utd    (0) 0

Adare Utd    (2) 7

Team – Cathal O’Brien, Ryan O’Connell, Michael Dalton, Shane Ambrose, David O’Sullivan, Jason Dillon, Micah O’Connell, John Sexton, David O’Connor, Daniel McEldowney, Jack O’Connor. Subs Joseph Dalton, Seamus Leahy, Andy Ahern. Referee Colm Dalton.
Thursday, May 8th
U10s home to Mountcollins at 7pm
Tuesday, May 13th
Junior As home to Newcastle West at 7pm
Friday, May 16th
Junior As home to Glin Rovers at 7pm

In 2008 Athea Utd undertook a major development with the installation by Pride Sports & Leisure of a synthetic training area, the product is known as ‘FIELDTURF’ and is the only one of its kind in Co. Limerick.  Pride Sports & Leisure have this product patented and are the only company in the country able to install this FIFA approved product. There has being a huge amount of interest from clubs, leagues, companies and other parties and at the moment we have a limited number of slots available as clearly if you want the best The Vales, Athea is the place to train
The soccer season is now in full swing and we have had numerous enquiries from clubs and organisations as to what time slots are remaining and as we cater for all events the advice is simple and that is to contact Pat or Denis asap. The advice is not to delay and phone today. Remember the numbers again
Pat – (087)7934417 and Denis – (087)2069900. “Very limited slots available”.