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Club News 10th July 2017

posted 12 Jul 2017, 14:31 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 12 Jul 2017, 14:32 ]

The Junior A Championship match between Letterkenny Gaels and Na Rossa took place at a very wet Páirc na nGael on Sunday morning past. The lads had a good three point win with Shay Doherty finishing the game with eight points. As Urris were unable to field the Junior B team are now guaranteed a semifinal spot in their championship. Attention now turns back to the league with the teams traveling to Fanad this weekend. Throw in times to be confirmed. See Facebook for details.


The Donegal v Galway Football Qualifier game is fixed for Saturday 22nd July in Sligo with time to be confirmed. The Club will be accepting orders for Stand Tickets ONLY while Terrace tickets can be purchased at Kelly's Centra or online. Ticket orders should be TEXT to 087 4104058 no later than 6pm on Saturday 15th July.

There are two remaining camps coming up at Letterkenny Gaels with the annual Cúl Camp and Camogie Camp scheduled. See Facebook for more information.

  • Training continues for our young footballers every Sunday morning at 10:30am for U-8s, U-9s and U-10s. New boys and girls are welcome to try out anytime.

The U-12 hurlers had a good game against Setanta on Thursday evening with the Killygordan men grinding out a victory.

On Tuesday evening the Minor hurlers travelled to Burt to play in the Minor Championship semi final. While the lads played an evenly matched game showing great skills it was not enough to secure a win and lost out to a determined Burt team. Thanks to Conor, Stephen and Pauric for all the work during year with the lads.
  • U-12 Hurling training continues on Tuesday evenings at 6.30pm.
  • U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm.
  • Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome.
On Sunday morning our young Ladies Football team made the short journey to Ballybofey to take on Sean Mac Cumhaills in the first leg of the Ladies Junior B Football Championship. Unfortunately the ladies lost out to a stronger and more experienced Twin Towns outfit.
  • U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.
  • Over 16/seniors training is on Fridays at 6:30 at Pairc na Gael.

Letterkenny Gaels U-8 & U-10 Camogs travelled to Burt on Friday evening to participate in their second Blitz of the season. The girls played a number of entertaining matches against the hosts Burt and neighbours St. Eunan's. Thanks to all the parents for traveling and supporting the girls and to Burt for hosting.
  •  Training for U-8, U-10 & U-12 continues every Friday evening at the pitch from 6-7pm.
  • U-12, U-14 & U-16 training continues at the pitch every Monday evening from 6-7.30pm. New players always welcome.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4750. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

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