Athea Utd Soccer

U/14 Div 4 (Wed, August 22nd)

Shannonside 1

Athea Utd 5   (Evin Curry (3), Darragh Reidy, Daire O’Shea)

Referee Paudie Manning

Junior Div 1 (Sun, August 26th)

Athea Utd v Adare Utd called off.

NOTE – All junior games were called off  last Sunday


Saturday, September 1st  

U/8 Group 5
Killeaney v Athea Utd at 11.30am
U/12 Div 2
AK Utd B v Athea Utd at 10am (in Kilcornan)

U/16 Div 2
Kilcolman Rvs v Athea Utd 2p

Sunday, September 2nd 
U/10 Group 5 Single
Ferry Rangers v Athea Utd at 7pm
Junior Div 1
Athea Utd v Adare Utd at 1.30pm

All players check with your respective managers regarding training times for the new season.

The club congratulates Cillian O’Connor and Stephanie Barrett who got engaged at the weekend. Wishing the couple the very best for their future together.


The results of our weekly lottery draw for Monday, August 27th are as follows –
Jackpot was €12,700.

Numbers drawn 1, 16, 20, 32.

No Jackpot Winner.
Lucky dips to the following – John Hickey, Listowel. Darren Murphy, Athea. Alan O’Shea, Kostal. Nora Fitzmaurice, Moyvane. James Murphy, Kostal.
Sellers Clare Ryan & Margaret Dalton.
New Jackpot €12,800 at JP’S Bar on Monday, September 3rd

Athea GAA

Club Draw:

The 3rd leg of the GAA club draw took place at White’s on Saturday night last. The following were the lucky winners on the night:-

€500-Timmy Finnegan, Mountcollins. Seller: M. Ahern.

€200-Jack Hunt, Coole East. Seller: Neilus Hunt.

€150-Pat & Josephine Griffin, Coole West. Seller: John Hunt.

€100-Kevin Kelly, Glin Road. Seller: M. Reidy.

€100-Mary O’Sullivan, Glasha. Seller: Declan Dalton.

€100-Cillian Liston, Gortnagross. Seller: John Hunt

€100-Con O’Sullivan Snr., Lr. Road. Seller: Roger Ryan.

€80-Jimmy Dalton, Coole West. Seller: John Hunt.

Seller’s Prize: Kevin O’Keeffe.

Well done to all the lucky winners and you can still join for the remaining 5 draws for €10 a month or €50 in one payment.


Well the game against Mungret has eventually been fixed for September 14th. This game is very important for Athea and a win could see them going to senior level next year. We wish them well.

Junior B:

Unfortunately our Junior ‘B’ team were beaten by Adare on Saturday evening last in Croagh on a scoreline of 1-9 to 1-6.


Don’t forget to order your tickets early for the Celebration Social in October – it promises to be a great night.

Coiste na nÓg:

Fixtures for August:

Monday September 3:


Our U14s will play Mungret/St.Pauls on Monday evening September 3 in at home at 7pm. Players to be at the field for 6.30pm. Gum shields are compulsory. All support would be greatly appreciated.


U6, U8 & U10:

Training for our U6, U8 & U10 players continues this Friday evening in Páirc na nGael from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. All players must have gum shields in order to take part.


Training for our U12s continues next Monday evening in Páirc na nGael from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. All players must have gum shields in order to take part.


The Coiste na nÓg were lucky to get chosen by Tesco Community Fund to help with their fundraising for the next eight weeks. If there is anyone shopping in Tesco Abbeyfeale, could you please help us by putting the Tesco Blue token in the Athea Underage Football (Coiste na nÓg) slot. As always your support would be greatly appreciated.

Online Shop:

Athea GAA Club have an online shop up and running. You can buy our club gear for children and adults. Just log onto and enter Athea under my club.

Athea Ladies Football

Underage Training:

U6 to U12:

Training for U6 up to U12 continues in Páirc na nGael on Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm to 6.30pm. All new players welcome.

Gaelic for Mothers and Others:

Our Gaelic for Mothers and Others team travelled to Milltown, Co. Kerry on Sunday evening last to play the local Gaelic for mothers and others team from Milltown/Castlemaine. We played extremely well in all three matches, our hand passing and kicking has improved immensely, but our team play on the day was excellent. Both teams really enjoyed themselves as we made new friends once again and we all enjoyed a cup of tea and refreshments in the club house after the games. Panel: Loretta Brouder, Trisha Russell, Mag Carroll, Stacey Galvin, Deirdre Mullane, Sarah Reidy, Laura Brosnan, Kayrena Hanrahan & Mary Tehan.

Football training continues for Gaelic for Mother and others every Tuesday evening in Páirc na nGael from 7pm. Everyone is welcome to come along for an hour of football, fun and friendship.