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Off the Field Fight night in Jersey

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will hold its annual amateur fight night on June 16 at 8 p.m. (rain date, June 17) on the grounds of the club in at 15 Oak St., Old Bridge, N.J., just off Rte. 18. Last year, more than 900 boxing fans attended the event that consisted of 10 bouts. The same program is anticipated this year. Hot dogs, beverages and snacks wil be available for purchase. Tickets are available for $10 on a first-come, first-served basis. For details, call Jackie Breen at (732) 721-5471 or the club at (732) 251-9840.

Take Your Pick’ in Sean Og’s

The Monaghan women’s Gaelic Football Club is hosting a weekly "Take Your Pick" in Sean Og’s Tavern starting on this Friday, June 9. Tickets may be bought on the night for $5. The jackpot will start at $300 and will increase each week if not won.

LGAA fund-raiser

The New York Ladies Gaelic Football County Training Fund will host a simulated golf tournament on Saturday, June 24, in Mulligans Golf Lounge, 600 Tuckahoe Rd., Yonkers. Tee time is 8 p.m. The fund-raiser will feature three competitions using the three simulated golf courses with categories for the novice and the professional golfer.

Golfers will compete for "The longest drive," "Closest to the pin" and, for the women golfers "Shoot on the moon." Using a large screen the golfer is shown a scene from the selected tee. Using a full swing the player hits the ball into the screen and a tracking system captures the balls flight data as on an outdoor course. Details, (718) 994-5018 or (718) 994-7006

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European soccer tour

Manhattan Kickers’ player-coach Mike Fitzgerald is looking for players to join an 18-man Kickers squad on a six-match tour of England, Scotland and Ireland from July 27 to Aug. 6. Call him at (212) 675-7314 for more details.

Seattle Gaels Football Club

A 13-aside tournament in Seattle will take place July 15-16 against teams from San Diego and Los Angeles. On July 23 at 1 p.m., an exhibition game will take place in Seattle at the Irish Heritage Club picnic at Lake Sammamish State Park, near Issaquah.

Young Ireland’s camogie

The New York Young Ireland’s Camogie Club will hold training every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in playing camogie or learning how to play should call (718) 651-7336.

Mayo GFC tour

The Mayo Gaelic Football Team of Greater New York are going on tour to Ireland in July. The flight departs July 20 and return date is optional. There are some seats available on the flight. Anyone interested should contact Kathleen Rowland, (914) 237-9388 or Tully Travel, (914) 237-7408. Tully Travel is located at 957 McLean Ave., Yonkers.

Donegal women’s team

The Donegal Gaelic Football Club is forming a women’s team. Anyone interested in playing or helping out should call Damien at (718) 994-1793 or Catherine at (718) 994-9400.

Chicago Celtic Soccer Club

Chicago Celtic Soccer Club is looking for experienced young players for the spring season. Candidates must be willing to train and show up for Sunday Morning games.

Details, John O’Sullivan at (773) 736-5391 or e-mail josulli887@aol.com.

Irish Softball League

The Irish Softball League is looking for teams for the summer season. Limit 12 teams. Five American/Irish rule applies. Details, Irish Rover at (718) 278-9372.

Players sought

New York Celtic senior football club is looking for new players, former players, transfers. Details, call Donie at (718) 824-9229 or John at (718) 324-0984.

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