Kildare v Mayo NFL Rd 1
Anyone that has been to a match in Newbridge before will know all about the hassle of finding car parking in Newbridge in or around the ground. The last time we played Kildare in Newbridge was a league match in 2007/8 I think. Going by memory trying to get the car parked was a nightmare! Traffic after the match also, was going nowhere for at least an hour, make sure to bring plenty of patience with you!
Have a look at our Ground locator page and you’ll see that the pitch is just off the main street in Newbridge. You might be lucky if you get there early enough to find a spot along the main street. Make sure to check if its free parking on a Sunday! It was also mentioned on one of the kildare forum threads that there is free parking in the Whitewater car park beside the ground, you’ll get a refund when you have a match programme! If anyone has any other suggestions, please leave a comment below, thanks.
Edit: From Kildare County Board Today.
This is an all ticket match and Turnstiles will open at 12.45pm, Tickets will be available from our Ticket Office at St Conleths Park on Match Day from 12.45pm. We urge all supporters to arrive to the venue early to avoid delays.
Ticket Prices on Match day are:
€10 Student/OAP ( ID Required )
Please be advised of parking restrictions around the venue on the day of the match and that no parking will be available in the St Conleths Car park from 12 o’clock. Parking will be made available for Disabled Card Holders on presentation of a valid card and can Gain access via The Main Car Park entrance.
The White water Shopping Centre has once again come on board with Kildare GAA and will provide free parking in their Multi-storey car park on the presentation of a Match Programme.
Thanks to the good folk at T-Rex Clothing, we will have 4 t-shirts up for grabs for our Allianz Prediction League competition and other competitions in the coming months. We haven’t decided how to give out the t-shirts, but that’s a work in progress! We also have a limited edition Club ’51 wooden spoon for the person placed last in the league, and that will be provided by my good self.
More information to follow, but in the meantime, get your account set up now and join our league. Information on how to join can be found here.
You may recognise T-Rex as they have been a fine supporters of the local game in Mayo, and they were more than happy to provide a prize for the Mayo faithful! More information on T-Rex can be found here.
One of the many reasons for getting the GAA season ticket is the many benefits that’s included with it (applies to Croke Park season ticket only). Owning a season ticket entitles the holder free entry to all National League match’s (code specific) along with the All Ireland club finals in Croke Park on St Patrick’s Day. This Saturday evening the league gets under way with the clash of All Ireland Champions Dublin v Kerry in Croke Park, throw in scheduled for 7pm.
Season Tickets Account Home Screen.
To avail of your free tickets for this match, log in to your season ticket account and click on the “Special Purchases” tab and follow the instructions. You can if you wish pass on your tickets. Instead of printing from the ticket screen, click on the download button to save to your computer and you can then add the PDF file as an attachment to an e-mail for sending.
Save or print season tickets.
All season ticket holders will be entitled to free tickets (up to the amount of tickets on your season ticket account) for the All Ireland Club finals, which take place on St Patrick’s Day 17th March in Croke Park. Again you will need to order these (nearer the time) and follow the same procedure as above. Hopefully Mayo’s Castlebar Mitchels will be contesting the final on St Patrick’s Day!
National League time is nearly upon us, and it’s at 2pm on Sunday 2nd February that the Green and Red season will throw in in earnest. Purely by coincidence, that happens to be the same day that Club ‘51’s first season will get underway in earnest!
So with that in mind, we invite all you Club ’51 members, your families, friends and anyone interested in joining us in our quest to cheer the boys on to victory in 2014 to come join us from 12.30pm in The Liffey Arms, Main Street where you can sup a 7up or a pint, meet up with fellow countypeople, old friends and new, hatch some plans for the year ahead and just have the craic before the game.
The Liffey Arms is just 100 yards from St. Conleth’s, and undoubtedly the very sight of the green and red army parading down Main Street in such vast numbers will strike terror into the hearts of the Lilywhites and give us the winning edge. Or at the very least, it’ll ensure that no-one gets lost on the way to the game.
So wear your jerseys, bring your flags, and come prepared to make a bit of noise and help us cheer the boys on to a flying start.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Club ’51 Crew