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Club News 1st May

posted 1 May 2018, 09:00 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 1 May 2018, 09:00 ]
The Senior footballers had four points to spare over Robert Emmetts on Saturday past while the reserves lost their high scoring game. This weekend the lads are at home to Urris.
See Facebook for fixture details. All support welcome.

Our U-14 hurlers have qualified for Féile na nGael 2018 which takes place on 8th, 9th and 10th of June next. The lads will travel to Tubercurry in Co. Sligo for their section of the competition.
In the coming weeks, parents of the boys are undertaking a fundraising drive to help with the cost of this and we are asking for the support of club members and the wider community with this.
We will be hosting various events and any support would be appreciated.

Well done to the Gaels Camogs who represented Woodland National School in the Ulster Cumann na mBunscol Indoor Finals last Wednesday. The girls gave a great account of themselves in their tough group. Well done girls.
On Friday evening the U10 Camogs travelled to Na Magha in Derry for their first Blitz of the season. The girls played games against Na Magha, Naomh Padraig and Burt.
The U-14 Camogs welcomed Four Masters to Páirc na nGael on Monday night where the young Gaels recorded a one point victory. 
  • Camogie training continues at Pairc na Gaeil every Friday for U8, 10 & 12 from 6.30-8pm. The U-8 & U-10 girls will compete in blitz’s every other Friday from this weekend until September. New girls welcome and equipment is available to borrow.
  • U14 camogie training is on Wednesdays at 6pm on the pitch.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.

The U-16 footballers had a good victory over Burt in their first game of the Championship last Tuesday. This was a tough physical encounter which will stand to the lads in their upcoming games.
The U8 and U10 footballers were on the road again on Saturday morning as they travelled to Killgordan to take on Red Hughs for the second round of games of this season's series of GAA football GO Games. Both clubs fielded two teams at U8s and U10s respectively and there were some excellent footballing skills on display. The games were all very evenly matched contests with all the boys and girls having a great time.
Next up for the young Gaels is a home fixture against Sean MacCumhaills in two weeks time.
  • Underage football training continues every Sunday at the pitch. Please see below for details. U6s Sunday's 11-12noon, U8s, U9s and U10s (boys & girls) 10:30am to 12noon, 
  • U11s & U12s (Boys) 7-8:30pm Monday's and Wednesday's,
  •  U12s (Girls) Friday's at 6pm (dual football & camogie session),
  •  U14s, every Friday from 7pm-8.15 & U16s should contact Tom to confirm weekly times.
New members are always welcome.

The U-14 hurlers had a two point victory over Buncrana in the league last Thursday and will play Setanta this Thursday. 
  • Underage hurling training continues every Thursday evening at the pitch from 6.30 to 7.30 for U-6 to U-12. Hurls and helmets may be borrowed for new members. All welcome.

The young girls U-16 football team had their first match of the 2018 on Thursday past. The girls lost the match to a strong Dungloe side. This week they are away to Burt. 
  • Training continues every Wednesday from 6pm to 7.15pm and Sunday from 11am to 12.15pm.

Bingo continues every Monday in the Arena 7. The Jackpot stands at €6750.
Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

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