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Spring Practice Schedule

This coming Tuesday, February 3, we will start back up “officially” at EAP as a team covered activity.  EAP starts at 6:30 p.m. and runs until around 7:30.  We will continue at EAP throughout most of the spring season.

The address for EAP is 6402 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg PA.


Tuesday 2/3 EAP 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 2/10 EAP 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 2/17 EAP 6:30 p.m. directly followed by a one hour practice on the EAP turf.  Expect to end close to 8:30.

Tuesday 2/24 EAP 6:30 p.m. directly followed by a one hour practice on the EAP turf.  Expect to end close to 8:30.

Tuesday 3/3 No EAP.

Wednesday 3/4 Rugby practice 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EAP

Tuesday 3/10 EAP 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday 3/11 Rugby practice 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EAP

After these dates we will reevaluate field conditions and make a determination whether to move outdoors or continue indoor drilling.

Holiday Party

Saturday, December 6, 2014 is the Old Gaelic annual Holiday Party at the Caddy Shack (address below).The cost of the event is $32 per person, which has only increased $6 over the last decade. For that meager sum we are provided an open bar for beer and wine as well as appetizers (wings, crudité, buffalo dip) and a buffet dinner.  This year’s menu will include seafood Newburgh, chicken, prime rib, rolls and vegetables.

Spouses/girlfriends/mistresses and all other significant others are welcome to the party as are potential recruits and friends.

Also, for those with Old Boy connections please pass the word.  It is always a please to see our forefathers and we would love to see the turnout we had in the past two years.

A rough schedule for the evening:

6 p.m. –  Doors Open

6-7 p.m. –  Cocktails/Appetizers

7 p.m.  – Dinner is served

7-8 p.m. – Dinner/mingling

8 p.m. – Comments and Awards

8:30 p.m.  – 5 Neat Guys

9 p.m. – continued festivities

12 p.m. – party ends/continues at Sierra Madre

There will be drawings and raffles throughout the evening, including the drawing for our goalpost fundraiser sales.  Merchandise will be available for purchase at year end blowout prices.  All CIPP’d players will receive a special gift courtesy of yours truly.

Caddy Shack is located at 800 Orrs Bridge Road  Mechanicsburg, PA 17050, it is part of Armitage Golf Course.

Any questions, please let me know.  I look forward to seeing all of you there.

Holiday Shopping – Help the Gaelic

If you are going to use Amazon to do any holiday shopping, or even day-to-day purchases, consider buying through the Amazon smile program.  It doesn’t cost you anything extra and a portion of all sales go back to Old Gaelic.  Use the link below or visit and find Old Gaelic to start shopping.

Patsy – Updated with Service Information

patsyRIP Joe Patsy, one of this club’s founders.

A memorial for Joe Patsy will be held this Friday, October 10, at the Hoffman-Roth funeral home in Carlisle.  If you can make it please try to be there by 3:15, a brief service will be held starting around 3:45.  Following the service we will be moving to the Carlisle VFW until approximately 6 p.m.  After that we may proceed to another location to continue the evening.

Hoffman Roth is located at 219 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA

The Carlisle VFW is located at 2104 W Trindle Rd, Carlisle, PA