Celtic Newsletter - 24 January 2020

Hi again everyone

Great to see good numbers at our first hit out during the week. Keep it up!!


Rego's for the 2020 are now open.

If you were registered to Celtic last season you have been emailed a renewal with a link to your previous registration.

Please check your details and submit. Please do this ASAP.

  • Senior/Open Grade - Celtic 2019  Players - You will receive an email inviting you to re-register for the 2020 season. These must be completed before the season commences.
  • Celtic JAB 2019 Players - You will receive an email inviting you to re-register for the 2020 season. These must be completed before Muster Night. 
  • Celtic Coaches/Managers from 2019 who have indicated they wish to be involved in 2020 will receive an email inviting them to re-register this season. All new personnel will need to complete a registration via link below.
  • 2019 volunteers and committee members will receive an email inviting you to re-register for this season. New committee members and any wiling volunteers will need to complete a registration via the link below.


All JAB players must still attend on our Muster Night - Friday 20 March 2020.

JAB queries to Phil Prendergast 027 432 7768 / Tim Bain 027 280 9194

Open Grade queries to Mark O'Grady 027 839 9105

2020 Team Management


We are delighted to announce our lineup for 2020 and extend a very warm welcome to returning and new personnel, with a few extras from last week.

Senior Women: Nick McKain, Keanu Huria, Kody Stutheridge and Stefan Brook

Senior Grades Management Team: Willy Tahuri, Shaun Cooper, Wiremu Tahuri, Kyza Wineera, Willie Hintz, Leighton Nicol, Mati Morrison, Jock Cockburn, Donald Summerfield, Tom Jones, Pete Gowans, Jeremy Rooney, Dave McCrea and Zane Cockburn.

Pre Season training has commenced.


2020 Dates - updated

Mens' Senior Competition - Commences, Saturday 28th March. There will be play over Easter and ANZAC with finals on Saturday 30th May.

B's - 28 March TBC (Easter game will be played mid week)

Women - 4/11 April TBC

Colts - 4 April

JAB - Muster Week Friday 20th March (details to follow) With competition U6 - U13, starting Saturday 2nd May. (After ANZAC and school holidays)

Teenage combined competition is pencilled in to begin on 25th April TBC

Teenage 10's Tournament is a proposed event to start on 4th April TBC

JAB 7aside 18th April TBC.

Primary Schools' Rippa will start Tueday 3rd March for 6 weeks. Information will be sent to your school. But can tell you that the last round will be played under lights :-)


Pre Season Friendlies - updated

7th March - Marist Tournament - Timaru

14th March v Mackenzie Country - Home (Senior and B's)

Women 14 March Burnside,  21 March Marist Albion TBC. 28 March 10's Tournament Queenstown.

Colts v St. Bedes - Home 29 March


Celtic Centenary - Easter 2021

Please register to our 100 database if you haven't already done so. 


Spread the word!!

Golf Tournament - Sunday 16th February

Currently the field is full but there may be a few withdrawals so let Irish know - 0274 967 144 if you would still like to play.

Please note this is a BYO event again this year and a increase on entry to $35 per person. Cash on the day please :-) Bring plenty more for raffles and various on course competitions. We thank you for your support.


Jobs Wanted

As we head into our preseason we are reaching out to to you our community.

We have players/school leavers both male and female looking for accommodation and employment opportunities. It would be so good to have them with one of our Club associated businesses.

Also looking forward, when you are employing this season or have a flat vacancy think of us first during the process as we may have just what you are looking for. Win win.


Until next week. Cheers and beers. 

Best Regards

Ashburton Celtic

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