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Club Notes W/Ending 2nd September

posted 5 Sep 2012, 06:55 by Letterkenny Gaels
We all enjoyed a very successful family fun day at Páirc Na nGael on Sunday last. With the glorious weather supporting the event, everyone attending made the day a huge success. All of the events were very well supported. The Barbeque and home baking was exceptional and the M.C. for the day made sure we were not missing a score in Croke Pk. The evening rounded off with a Tug-o-war competition.  The interest in this event made sure that it will be a regular on the programme in the future. Thanks to the experienced Naomh Colmcille officials who refereed the Tug-o-war.
 
The Club hosted their annual U6 hurling blitz last Saturday with almost 40 boys and girls taking part from Gaels, St. Eunans, Buncrana and Dungloe clubs The children were mixed into teams and played 3 matches each. There was great enthusiasm and fun for everyone and some very energetic hurling. Thanks to Dan and Sharon for organising the day and to all who helped.
 
The U12 hurlers had a great win over Setanta in the final league match last week and face the same opposition in the final this Thursday at Páirc na nGael.Everyone encouraged to come along and support the team.
 
We had 8 boys playing for Donegal in the All-Ireland hurling blitzes last weekendCathair Doherty, Brian Diver, Shay Doherty, Donal McCormack, Peter O'Donnell, Peadar Conaghan played u13, Rory Quinn u14 and Conor Sweeney u16.   Well done to all of them, particularly the u13s who made to the final of the competition.
 
  •  U16 hurling training on Mondays and Fridays 6pm.
 
Laura Foody, Niamh Hanley, Cliona Conaghan and Úna Quinn from Gaels played for Donegal u14 camogie team vs Tyrone in the Ulster Shield at Four Masters last Saturday. Unfortunately the girls were defeated by a physically stronger and skillful team.
  • Camogie training on Tuesday 6-7pm.
U15 gaelic squad were well beaten by Glenswilly in the championship.
 
The U14 footballers travel to Castlefin  for their league final against Robert Emmetts on Wednesday evening.
 
The  U13s begin their league at home to Milford on Friday evening.Training on Wednesday 6.30pm.
 
 Applications from Club Members for Tickets for the All Ireland Senior Football Final should be submitted to our Club Secretary by text to 0862271435 giving full name or by email to secretary.letterkennygaels.donegal@gaa.ie not later than next Monday,10th September 2012.
 
 Lotto results for week-ending the 3rd Sept will be in next weeks notes. Next weeks jackpot will be 3,600 Euro. The adult teams travel to Newtown on Saturday for a double header in the League against Neomh Colmcille. Thrown Inns 5.30 and 6.45pm