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Club Notes W/Ending 27/04/15

posted 28 Apr 2015, 07:47 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 28 Apr 2015, 07:49 ]

Both our Senior & Reserves recorded good victories over neighbours Naomh Colmcille at the weekend. The Seniors won their game on a scoreline of 1-06 to 0-6 while the Reserves won comfortably by 4-12 to 1-02.
This Bank Holiday Monday we are away to Burt with the Reserves throwing in 1.30pm and the Seniors at 3pm.


Congrats to Shane Graham and Cormac Cannon who were members of the Donegal GAA Minor team that retained the Ulster Minor League. They beat Derry in Healy Park on a scoreline Donegal 2-14 Derry 1-11. Congrats also to Oisin Cannon for his involvement in the team.

With the summer holidays fast approaching we have finalised dates for our Hurling Fun Week, Camogie Crew & Cúl Camp.
  • The Hurling Fun week runs from 6th to 10th of July,
  •  Cúl Camp is from 27th to 31st July and the
  •  Camogie Crew is provisionally penciled in for the 3rd week of July.


Our annual 5k road race & fun run is fixed for Tuesday 2nd June. This race is part of the Donegal Athletics Board Grand Prix Series and more details will be published in the coming weeks.


Sympathy is extended to the Shields & Crossan families of Hawthorn Heights & Knocknamona on their recent bereavement.


CLG Dhún na nGall will sponsor six (6) grants of €250 to members from Clubs in the County attending a Coláiste Gaeilge of their choice in Dún na nGall this summer.
In addition, our Club has received 2 scholarships @ €150 each which can only be used in one of following three Colleges-
  •  Coláiste Bhríde, Rann na Feirste, Coláiste Mhuire, Loch an Iúir​, & Coláiste Aoidh Mhic Bricne, Teileann.

Contact Runaí on 086 2271435 for more details. Closing date for applications is Thursday 30th April.



Club Members are requested to contact our Club Secretary for more information if they wish to obtain a Club Donegal Membership Card which covers Free Admission to all Adult Club matches in the County for the 2015 Season and also included an item of Donegal merchandise.


Topaz Cash for Clubs cards can be obtained from James Frain and we are encouraging club members  to call to Tobins Topaz filling station and get their cards stamped with each €40 of fuel purchased.


Any business interested in getting a pitch side ad should contact Dan on (086) 739 2780 for more details.

  • U-12 football training continues on Monday & Friday evenings from 6.30-7.30pm at the pitch. With the competitive action starting soon it is important that all players attend training. New players welcome.
  • Underage football coaching continues at 11am every Sunday at Pairc na nGael. New members welcome.
  • Camogie training continues at the pitch on Mondays from 6-7pm for U-14 and older girls and Fridays from 6.30-8pm at the pitch for U-8, U-10 & U-12. Contact 086 8163605 for information. New players welcome. Please check club website and Gaels Camogie Facebook for more info.
  • Hurling training continues at Pairc na nGael every Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 7.30 pm. Please contact Dan Harnett 0867392780 or Sharon Harnett 0868405785 to book or for more information. New members always welcome.


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