Thomas McCurtains GAA Club Notes

Thomas McCurtains GAA Club Notes

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Thomas McCurtains GAA Club Notes

March 27, 2017

A huge thanks to everyone who helped out on Saturday to clean up the pitch and install the footings for the new training goals. The pitch is looking great and the posts will be installed in the next few weeks.

This weekend the hurlers are back in competitive action as they start their league campaign against Robert Emmetts 'B' on Sunday. But before that, on Saturday, the footballers will play Eire Óg again, this time in the McArdle Cup. Both games are in Goodmayes. 

The Ladies and Mens teams would also like to invite you to our annual Quiz night to be held in The Victoria Pub, Romford on April 1st. So pop along and test out your knowledge, join in some fun mini-games and be prepared to expect plenty of tomfoolery.


Training will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Goodmayes (IG3 8XJ) at 7.30pm

Fixture: McArdle Cup Round 1 - Thomas McCurtains v Eire Óg, Saturday 1st April 2017 at 3.30pm, Goodmayes


Training will take place on Thursday this week in Goodmayes (IG3 8XJ) at 7.30pm hurling training will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30 this week.

Fixture: Intrmediate Hurling League Round 1 - Thomas McCurtains v Robert Emmetts 'B', Sunday 2nd April 2017 at 12.30pm, Goodmayes


The Ladies Footballers are on the lookout for a manager for this year. If you know of anyone that would be interested please contact Deirdre McArdle on 07523 109 547 or drop us a message on social media.

Training for all players continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.00pm in Goodmayes (IG3 8XJ).


Camogie training will be on Wednesday at 7.00pm and Saturday at 11.00am in West Ham (E15 3BP).


Underage football training will commence on Wednesday 19th April 6.45pm to 8pm U8/10/12/14.

  •  U8/10 Manager Martin Healy 07854739585  and Denis Doherty 07958432835
  •  U12 manager  Marc Daily 07824 837952 and Tim Sullivan 0764658350
  •  U14 manager  John Moran  07946 031883  and Tim Sullivan 0764658350

Hurling training will be every Monday night. A start date is to be confirmed – Contact Marc Daily 07824 837952

Thomas McCurtains GAA Club would welcome coaching support in local schools and our training sessions, new players required for all ages please contact Martin McGovern 07807830556


Quiz Night - Saturday 1st April 2017, The Victoria Pub, Romford.

Golf Day - Saturday 17th June 2017, Ilford Golf Club. Contact Jim McDermott on 07813 355776 to register your interest.

Minor Club Fun Day - Saturday 15th July 2017, Goodmayes. 


The London County Board are looking for Gaels to pledge a seat plaque to help raise funds for the current Ruislip redevelopment. You can dedicate a seat for £125 and be entered into a draw for two tickets to this years All-Ireland final. Contact Mark Gottsche, London Secretary on 07872 600 074 for more details.


New players are always very welcome to join our friendly club. We have Gaelic Football & Hurling teams for both men and ladies from u-8s up to Adults. We are based in East London; the club covers a wide area and current players live in many different areas, including, Gants Hill, Woodford, Leyton, Leytonstone, Stratford, Romford, Dagenham, Brentwood & Chelmsford as well as many other areas. Transport to and from training and pick-up from stations can be arranged, if required.

If you would like to join our club, please do not hesitate to contact:

Martin Keyes: 07712 106 349 (Mens Football)
Brian Ryan: 07851 164 119 (Hurling)
Deirdre McArdle: 07523 109 547 (Ladies Football)
Eoin Kelly: 07729 746 052 (Camogie)
Martin McGovern: 07807 830 556 (Minor Club)

Alternatively please check out Thomas McCurtain’s on Facebook, Twitter or drop us an email on We would be delighted to hear from you.


Our official club merchandise is available to purchase on the O’Neill’s website at: