Coolera/Strandhill GAA Club notes

TUS Scheme 

Coolera - Strandhill GAA Club, Ransboro, is still looking to appoint a person for general maintenance duties under the TUS Scheme.  For information regarding eligibility requirements, please contact Gerard Mullaney, Tus Programme Supervisor, Sligo Leader at or alternatively, by mobile at 086/8221995. 



There was no winner, of the club lotto draw which took place on Monday March 13th. The numbers drawn were 2, 22, 25, 27. Pamela Kivlehan of Bree’s Bar was one the sole match three winner. The jackpot now moves to €14,000. The weekly lotto draw takes place at 9pm every Monday night in Coolera/Strandhill GAA Club House, Ransboro Park. Tickets can be bought at Keane’s Supermarket, Strandhill; Margaret’s Café, Finisklin and Bree’s Bar, Strandhill. For further details, contact Joe Gildea or Rose Cawley or check the club website




There will be a final registration morning on Saturday March 25th from 11.00-12.30 at Ransboro Clubhouse. Only those registered by the 31st March deadline are eligible to vote at Annual General Meetings. Registration can also be completed on-line through Alternatively application forms can still be obtained from any committee member or registrar Shane Kennedy. All players, coaches, mentors and managers must be registered members of the club. Please complete your membership as quickly as possible, but no later than March 31st.



Two panels of under 12 boys had an early start to their Sunday last week when a total of seventeen boys participated in a Pella tournament at Sligo Tennis Club. While acquitting themselves well, they did not progress to the knock-out stages. Many thanks to Ronan, Patsy and all the parents for giving the boys this opportunity.


Benson Cup

Our seniors travelled to Geevagh last Saturday for their opening tie in the Benson Cup. Fielding a young team which included two debutants, Kieran Prior and Mark Connell, they worked hard in difficult conditions, but ultimately came up short on a 0-10 to 0-05 scoreline. Team; M.Connell, A.Murphy, D Mc Gee, E.Mitchell, A.O Boyle, G.Cawley, D Loftus, K.Kelly, C. Malony, M Mc Callion, B. O Mahoney, K.Prior, J.Hampson, K. O Neill, J. Kilrehill.

Next up is a trip to Connolly Park next Saturday (25th) to play Owenmore Gaels at 5.00pm.



The under fourteen season gets underway next Sunday (26th) with a home fixture against Calry-St. Joseph’s. Throw in is at 11.00. The under sixteen boys continue their league campaign with a home tie against Eastern Harps on April 3rd at 7.00pm.



As their scheduled first round tie against Curry was cancelled due to pitch conditions, the junior ladies have to wait until Sunday (26th) to get their Warm-Up League campaign underway when they travel to play Shamrock Gaels with a 10.00 start. 

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