Athea GAA

Intermediate Football Championship Draw 2015:

There are two groups of six teams who will contest the Championship.

Group 1: Claughaun, Feohanagh/Castlemahon, St.Senans, Mountcollins, Hospital/Herbertstown & Bruff.
Group 2: Oola, Mungret, Galbally, Cappamore, Athea & Glin

Round 1: Athea V Glin.
Round 2: Athea V Cappamore.
Round 3: Athea V Galbally.
Round 4: Athea V Mungret.
Round 5: Athea V Oola.

Croke Park National Club Draw:

Tickets are still on sale for the Croke Park National Draw. At a cost of only €10 there are super prizes on offer and all monies collected will retained by the club. Contact Jacqueline on 086-0670091 for more details.


  1. Trip with the 2015 All-Stars.
  2. Trip with the 2015 All-Stars.
  3. Trip to New York.
  4. Travel voucher to the value of €1500.
  5. All-Ireland Hurling & Football Corporate Package 2015
  6. All-Ireland Hurling Final Corporate Package 2015.
  7. All-Ireland Football Final Corporate Package 2015.
  8. Shopping voucher to the value of €1000 at a retailer of your choice.
  9. Shopping voucher to the value of €1000 at a retailer of your choice.
  10. All-Ireland Hurling & Football Final Package 2015.
  11. All-Ireland Hurling & Football Final Package 2015.
  12. 12. All-Ireland Hurling & Football Final Package 2015.
  13. All-Ireland Hurling & Football Final Package 2015.
  14. 14. All-Ireland Hurling Final Package 2015.
  15. All-Ireland Football Final Package 2015.


The Club would like to congratulate Brian and Ailis Ahern on the birth of their new baby girl “Maggie” last week. Wishing them lots of joy and fun with the new arrival.

Athea Coiste na nÓg:


Our Coiste na nÓg AGM will take place on Saturday January 31 at 8.30pm in the Clubhouse. All are welcome to attend.

Calendar 2015:

This year’s Calendar is still on sale in Roses shop and Paul Collins shop and is once again bursting with over one hundred team, action and assorted photographs from the year gone by. This wonderful production at a cost of only €5 would make a lovely present for anyone at home or abroad.

Athea Utd Soccer

U14 Division 3 (Sat, January 17th) 

Pallaskenry (2) 2

Athea Utd   (2) 4

John Sexton (pen), Micah O’Connell, Jason Dillon (2)

Team – Evan Wallace, Eoin Sheahan, DJ O’Connor, Seamus Leahy, Ryan O’Connell, David O’Connor, Mike McCarthy, Micah O’Connell, John Sexton, Jack O’Connor, Jason Dillon. Subs Michael Tierney, Jack Hunt, Luke Gleeson.
Referee Liam O’Connor.


Saturday, January 24th

U12s away to Newcastle West Rovers at 12 noon

U16s away to Pallaskenry at 2pm

Sunday, January 25th

Junior Bs away to Newcastle West Rovers B at 2.30pm


Athea Utds U8 Academy continues at The Community Hall every Saturday morning at 11am and all are welcome.

Further information on the Academy is available from Pa Walsh on (087)9127263.


After our successful Last Man Standing Competition which we ran in the first half of the season and won by Leo Geoghegan Athea Utd are now running a second. Currently we have our sellers out selling lines and anybody that wishes to enter can do so by contacting any official of the club. The first series of games are on the weekend of Saturday, January 31st/Sunday, February 1st.

The first series of fixtures are as follows –

Hull v Newcastle, Crystal Palace v Everton, Liverpool v West Ham, Man Utd v Leicester, Stoke v QPR, Sunderland v Burnley, West Brom v Tottenham, Chelsea V Man City, Arsenal v Aston Villa, Southampton v Swansea.

Brown Joe’s Bar are sponsoring this Last Man Standing Competition with €300 going to the winner and the club thanks them for their sponsorship. We also have a €50 sellers prize to the person that sells the winning line.

NOTE: Would all sellers please try and get their cards back as soon as possible to the club, preferably by this weekend.


In 2008 we undertook a major development with the installation of a synthetic training area, known as ‘FIELDTURF’ which is the only one of its kind in Co. Limerick and is approved to FIFA standards. There has being a hugh amount of interest from clubs, leagues, companies in the years since. To book your slot for either training or leisure contact Pat on (087)7934417 or Denis on (087)2069900. Slots are very limited so ring us today.


The results of our weekly lottery draw for Monday, January 19th at

Whites Bar are as follows –
Jackpot was €17,300. Numbers drawn 3, 19, 23, 30.

No Jackpot Winner.
Lucky dips to the following – Maura Ahern, Rathronan, Athea. Anna Haslam c/o Tom O’Connor. Nelius O’Sullivan, Lower Athea. John Hickey, Listowel. Dermie Moynihan, Rathmore.

Sellers Margaret Dalton & Brouder’s Shop
New jackpot €17400 at Brown Joe’s on Monday, January 26th.
Tickets €2 each or three for €5