Numbers in last night's Lotto draw were 12, 13, 20 and 32, and there was no jackpot winner.
The jackpot now increases to €14,800 for the next draw, to be held in Dunbars on Tuesday January 10. Please note this means there are three weeks to the next draw, instead of the usual two.
Lucky Dip winners last night were Dick Reddy, Louise Dagg (Marshalstown), Doreen Moran, and Jayden O'Leary.
We had a good attendance at our AGM in the clubhouse last night, where the big news was that a new club chairman has been elected, to take over from Patrick Doyle.
Johnny Sinnott is the new office holder, and we wish him all the best for his time in charge, at what is sure to be a crucial time for the club in many ways. Meanwhile, thanks go to Patrick for the two years he spent as Chairman, and all he did during that time.
Elsewhere, there was no great change in officer positions, with both club secretary Nick Stafford and treasurer George Stafford remaining in those roles. Others positions are: PRO and County Board Rep., Colm Lambert; Registrar, Sinéad Lambert; Gorey District Rep., Alan Murphy; Children's Officer, Ciara Bowe; Designated Person, Sandra O'Toole; Health & Well-being Officer, Alan Murphy. The positions of Vice Chairman, Assistant Treasurer, and Games Coaching Officer were left open.
Team managers appointed are -
Senior Hurling, Mick Laffan; Junior Hurling, Patrick Doyle; Intermediate Football, Peter Nolan; Junior 'B' Football, Patrick Breen. The positions for Junior 'B' Hurling, U-21 Hurling, and U-21 Football were left open.
At Coiste na nOg level, Ger Bennett returns as Chairman, but Mag O'Leary-Doyle is stepping down as secretary and no replacement has yet been appointed.
Underage team managers appointed are -
Minor hurling & football, Joe Morris; Juvenile hurling & football, Pat O'Toole; U-14 hurling & football, Patrick Breen; U-12 hurling & football, Ceri McNichol; U-10 hurling & football, Noel Leacy & John Young. No under-8 manager was appointed.
Anybody interested in filling any of the vacancies is asked to please contact any club officer.
Numbers drawn in the Lotto last night were 5, 25, 31 and 32, and we had no jackpot winner.
The jackpot now increases to €14,500 for the next draw, to be held on Tuesday December 20 in Codd's of Kilrush.. Tickets are available from all the usual sources, and you can also buy tickets online.
Lucky Dip winners last night were Ken Power, End & Ted Doyle, Trish Brown, and Steve Warren.
The Lisa & Sue team have been crowned the winners of the inaugural Ferns Activ8 Challenge - and deservedly so, no matter what begrudgers like Ger Bennett or Jamie Dunbar might say about the scoring system along the way!
The results were announced in Dunbar's last night, before Lisa was presented with what you can see is a beautiful and very expensive piece of Waterford Crystal by club chairman Patrick Doyle and secretary Nick Stafford.
Thanks to all who took part in any or all of our Activ8 events, and thanks too who supported us financially by means of sponsorship along the way. We had some every enjoyable events, and you never know - we might just do it again sometime!
For the record, the final results of Activ8 were -
Lisa & Sue - 32
Jamie Dunbar - 24.5
Aidan Murphy - 21.5
Ger Bennett - 21
Andrew Kehoe - 19
Pat O'Toole & Pat O'Hagan - 17
Patrick Doyle - 11
Mary O'Neill & Colm Lambert - 9
Patrick Breen - 6
Paul Morris - 5