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Club News 7th Mar 2017

posted 12 Mar 2017, 17:07 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 12 Mar 2017, 17:08 ]

Best wishes and good luck to our Ballad Group who take part in the Ulster semifinal of Scór Sinsear in Carrickmore, Co. Tyrone on Saturday evening with proceedings starting at 5pm. Any support from club members would be most welcome.
This weekend our senior and reserve footballers will take to the field in their first game of the 2017 AllSport Division 3 All County League when they travel to Downings on Sunday afternoon. The reserves have a 1.30pm throw-in while the seniors take to the field at 3pm. All support welcome.

Donegal GAA Club Passes are now available to purchase which provides the owner admission to all Adult Club League & Championship matches under the control of Donegal GAA for 2017 Season. The cost per pass is €149 of which the club will benefit from a rebate. Orders for Club Pass should be forwarded to Jim on (086) 227 1435. Closing date for orders is March 17th. The Club Pass also includes admission to Club U-21 games but does not include admission to underage games from U-18 & below.

There will be a final chance for members to register for 2017 at the Clubroom from 7-9pm on Wednesday 8th. It should be noted that members wishing to order Donegal tickets later in the season will need to be registered and for insurance reasons all players need their registration renewed. New members welcome.

The Bailiúchán Teanga for Comhaltas Uladh will happen on St Patrick's Day. Letterkenny Gaels will be responsible for collections at all Masses at the Church of the Irish Martyrs. Money raised comes back to Donegal through scholarships for young people who go to the Gaeltacht here. If you are available to help with the collection please contact Bairbre Uí Chathail.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig - an mbeidh sibh linn don mórshiúl? Gaeil Leitir Ceanainn will be taking part in this year's St Patrick's day parade. No lorry this year but a very creative entry with strong club links. We need plenty of children and adults to take part. Are you available/an bhfuil tú ar fáil? Please contact Bairbre Uí Chathail.

  • Under 16s girls and younger football training is on every Sunday morning from 11am to 12 noon at Pairc na nGael. 
  • Over 16/seniors is on Fridays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Pairc na nGael. Senior ladies training is on Tuesday's from 8-9pm at the Astro-turf at the Aura. (€3). All welcome.
  • Camogie Training continues every Friday in LYIT from 6-7pm for U-8 & U-10 and from 7-8pm for U-12, U-14 & U-16. New players always welcome.
  • Indoor Hurling continues every Thursday from 6.30 to 7.30pm in the Aura. The indoor training will continue until 13th March and outdoor training arrangements will be made in the coming weeks. New members welcome. Hurls and helmets can be provided.
  • Under 8 and Under 10's indoor football training continues in the Aura from 11am - 12noon. There will be 6 weeks of indoor "skills development" before moving to the pitch at the beginning of April.

Contact Conor Crossan (U8s - born 2009 or 2010), Brian Sweeney (U10s - born 2007 or 2008

U-12 football continues every Wednesday on the astro turf at Aura until March 15th inclusive from 7-8pm.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €3850. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

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