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Club Notes W/Ending 19/05/2014

posted 21 May 2014, 07:28 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 21 May 2014, 07:39 ]

 Well done and congratulations to Paddy Page, Sean O‘Baoill & Anthony O’Baoill who all took part in the county u14 Hurling skills competition held at Setanta Park in Killygordon on Sunday afternoon. Paddy finished his day coming in 3rd place.

Both the Senior and Reserve lads kept their 100% unbeaten record after seeing off the challenge of Moville at the weekend. This coming weekend we have no match.
  • Training for Seniors and Reserves continues at Pairc na nGael every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. New players always welcome.

Our u14 lads played and beat Naomh Mhuire in the Division 2 All County league semi-final at a wet and windy Pairc na nDunaibh on Saturday afternoon last. Final score 7-07 to 5-05. They now play Kilcar in the final this Friday evening. Time and venue to be confirmed. Check club Facebook for more info. All support welcome.

We had a large turnout for our Annual 5k Road Race & Fun Run on Sunday last. Thanks to all who took part and especially the hard working team who helped to organise the whole event. A special word of thanks are conveyed to Brendan (Herbie) McDaid, Danny McDaid John Cannon and the Letterkenny Athletic Club for their expertise and assistance in holding the run.

Jim Farrell is currently co-ordinating the Cash for Clobber fundraiser. This is a great way of raising much needed funds for the club and also helps unclutter your wardrobes. Contact Jim at 086 0566893 to arrange your bag or give the clothes directly to any club member.

Our U8 footballers took part in their first blitz of the year at The Bridge in Dunfanaghy. Once again in wintry conditions the children had a great evening of football. Thanks to the hosts, St. Michaels, and the opposing teams,  Milford & Fanad Gaels for the sporting and fun games.

The U8 & u10 Hurlers travelled again on Sunday to Convoy for another blitz. The children had a great morning of Hurling. Special thanks to the St.Eunans and Carndonagh clubs for hosting.

  • We are currently looking for girls aged 9-12 to join our u12 Gaelic football squad. Training on Wednesday evening from 6.30-7.30. Contact Jim Farrell on 086 0566893 for more details.
  • Camogie training continues every Tuesday evening at Pairc na nGael from 6-7pm for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th class. 5th, 6th class & Secondary school on Monday evening 6-7.30pm at Pairc na nGael. Contact 086 8163605 for information.  New players welcome.

The numbers in our club lotto have increased to 28. Any members of Friends of the Gaels wishing to change their weekly numbers should contact John McDermott or Sharon Harnet.

The u16 lads played Convoy at Pairc na nGael on Friday evening and were defeated. There will be no more game until after the exams. Training contuines at Pairc na nGael every Wednesday at 5.30 & Friday at 5.30pm.

u6, u8, & u10 football will not be on this Sunday to allow people to travel to the Donegal v Derry game.
  • Hurling training for U6, U8, U10 and U12 continues at the pitch every Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm. Hurleys and helmets provided for training.

Club members wishing to avail of Club Donegal should contact Jim on 0862271435. Membership includes free admission to all Club League & Championship games in the county for 2014.

Sympathy is extended to the O’Hara and Afxention families on their recent bereavement.

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