Owenmore Gaels GAA Club notes

Minor Boys

The clubs first competitive fixture took place in Dromard last Sunday with our U21s facing St. Pats.

U-21 B Championship Result: St. Pats 0-5 Owenmore Gaels 3-19
Well done to the lads on this win in difficult conditions.
The foundations were laid in a hardworking first half performance that left us 4 up at the short whistle having faced a gale force wind.
Our opposition had to play with 12 in the second half due to injuries and we took advantage of the wind to run out comfortable winners.
A good start for our lads, well done all

Team: Diarmuid O'Grady, Liam Gilligan, Jaime Callaghan (0-2), Roland Anderson (Roan Conneely), Cian Whiteside, Calum Tonry (1-0), James Duffy (0-1) (Aaron Walsh (0-1)), Ross Trill, Oisin Geraghty (0-2), Kevin Healy (2-2, 1F), Gary Anderson (0-4), Connall O'Dwyer, Ryan Philips (0-7, 3F)

 

Dinnerdance 2019

Thank you to all who attended our dinnerdance on Saturday night last, a great night had by all!
Our ladies and mens teams were presented medals for their league success’s last year. Individual prize winners were as follows:
Ladies young player of the year: Hannah Walsh
Ladies player of the year: Nicola Doyle
Mens young player of the year: Roland Anderson
Mens player of the year: Dessie Flynn
Well done to all on your success and a thanks to Sligo legend Paul Taylor who presented the medals for us.
A huge thank you to the
Clayton Hotel Sligo who looked after us so well and to all who sponsored prizes – Clayton Hotel, Lannons Pharmacy, Collooney Pharmacy, Cullens bar, Maitlands Barber, Colin Smith Barbers, Pa Murphy NMT, Mystique Beauty, Patricia McCann, Mary Davey, Sligo Park Hotel, Nook Cáfe.
Thanks to Kevin Morgan for the brilliant photos, John at the
The Bargain Basket Collooney Co SLIGO for the lovely decor and to the Brian McDermott band for the excellent entertainment.

 

Pitchside Signs

The club are currently reaching out to local businesses to advertise at Connolly Park in the form of a pitch side sign.
With our new stand and excellent location we are getting more major games each year with large attendances guaranteed. Contact Niall on 0877609420 or mail treasurer.owenmoregaels.sligo@gaa.ie for further details.

 

Gaelic4Girls

Delighted to announce we have been selected on the Gaelic4girls programme. This is an initiative for girls aged between 8-12 years of age to get involved in ladies gaelic football in a non-competitive environment. The 12 week long course runs every Saturday at 1:00pm in Connolly Park starting March 16th. For more information contact Seamie on 087-9844908.

 

Nursery Programme 2019

Owenmore Gaels are hosting a Nursery Programme in the Teeling Centre Collooney. It continues this Wednesday from 6-7pm. This is an introduction to Gaelic Football for kids in the community in a fun filled environment. It will run for 6 weeks and it’s €2 per child. This is aimed for children aged between 4-6, born in 2013-2014. Parents are invited to participate in activities. Any queries please contact Paddy Watters on 0858512889.

 

Cash for Clobber

OWENMORE GAELS ARE RUNNING A "CASH FOR CLOBBER" DRIVE.  

TEMS WANTED:

·         Good Quality Clothing

·         Bedding

·         Curtains

·         Shoes (pairs)

·         Handbags

NO SOILED ITEMS, DUVETS OR PILLOWS

ITEMS CAN BE LEFT INTO THE CLUBHOUSE OR CONTACT A CLUB MEMBER FOR COLLECTION

Recycling reduces the need for landfill, it reduces the pressure on natural resources, and it reduces pollution.

 

Coaching Workshop

There is a foundation course taking place at the end of the month in Summerhill college.
This is ESSENTIAL for anybody who is or wants to get involved in coaching.
It is an extremely informative and worthwhile course, giving great knowledge and ideas for working with kids development.
Contact Liam Óg directly or our coaching officer Paddy Watters 08658512889 to reserve a place.

 

Online Registration is now open!

Membership is now open for 2019. We ask all members and players to register at earliest convenience. No player or coach is covered to play under the GAA injury benefit fund unless registered. Visit our website www.owenmoregaels.ie for information on how to register online.

 

Lotto

The Lotto draw took place in Connolly's Bar on Monday 4th March. The numbers drawn were 4, 5, 27 & 31.

There was no winner of the €10,000 Jackpot. Congrats to our ‘Lucky Dip’ Winners John McKeon, Peter Heslin, Gareth Mannion & Sharon Davey(Online) who win €30 each.

The next draw for our €10,000 Jackpot will take place on Monday 18th March in Cullen's Bar

Thanks to everyone who bought tickets throughout the year and continues to support the club.



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