Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 23 May

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 23 May

Glenelly’s Big Bingo takes place this Friday night at 9.00PM in St Pat’s Hall Strabane. £3,500 in prizes and books are only £10 each. All support welcome! The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures against Rock on Sunday. Senior game first at 1pm followed by Reserves. Training continues on Thursday evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls). More support is required from parents particularly with regard to the coaching of the U6s. The U8s have a blitz this Saturday; further details to be provided at training. It is also hoped to have our U 8s & U 10s play at half time of the Men’s Senior Game this weekend; again further details to be provided at training. Many thanks to Urney St Columba’s for their hospitality when hosting last Saturday’s U 10 blitz. Registration is now being taken for mothers and others please get in contact with Sharon or lucy for the incoming season.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 16 May

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 16 May

Congratulations to the Senior Ladies squad of 2015 who were awarded Team of the Year in the Derry City and Strabane District Council sports awards hosted in the Everglades last week. Training continues on Thursday evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls). More support is required from parents particularly with regard to the coaching of the U6s. The U10s have a blitz this Saturday; further details to be provided at training. Hard luck to the minor and under 14 girls who were defeated in last week’s fixtures. The minor girls will play Cooktown Fr. Rocks, this Saturday 21st May in Plumbridge at 5pm. There are no under 14 fixtures this week. The senior ladies take on St Macartan’s on Wednesday night, 18th May in Plumbridge at 7 pm. Training continues at usual on Friday night and Sunday. Hard luck to Ann McGarvery and Aoife McConnell who were part of the Tyrone minor panel who were unfortunately beaten by Armagh in the Ulster Final. The Club are organising a Monster Bingo Session in St Pat’s Hall Strabane on Friday 27th May at 9.00PM. There will be £3,500 in prizes and your support would be very welcome. Our Cairde Membership is continuing to grow and we would appeal to anyone who would still like to join to contact any Committee member as soon as possible. With our ambitious plans to acquire a new playing and training area for the benefit of all our youth within our community, we would urge all those Glenelly players, both past and present, parents, family members and supporters to support this very worthwhile venture. It’s only £10 per month after all! Just call with Joseph or Anne, and dont forget to bring your Bank details. As part of our Festival Festivities pencilled in for mid-July, we are urging anyone with ideas and who would like to help out in any way to contact any Committee member as soon as possible. Also, we are still looking for a few more volunteers to take part in our Jigs&Reels Extravaganza that will take place in Strabane on the weekend of 21st-22nd October. This will be a fun filled event that is open to everyone to participate- you dont have to be a member of Glenelly St Joseph’s to take part. So if you have always wanted to "strut your stuff" and you’ve just never been asked, well then please regard this as your formal invitation! Contact Lucy or Eunan immediately. We would like to congratulate Sean and Noel O’ Kane who were part of Donegal Ladies’ recent successful League Campaign. Maith sibh!

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 02 May

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 02 May

The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures on Sunday against Beragh at 2.15pm and 3.45pm. Well done to minors on their win over Gael Naomh Padraig in Championship QF. Semi v Owen Roes in 2 weeks possibly. The senior ladies were narrowly defeated on Sunday evening by Killeeshil on a score line of 1-8 to 1-6. Training continues for senior ladies on Wednesday and Friday evenings. The next league fixture is arranged for 13th May away to Omagh at 7pm. The under 14 girls play Dromore this Thursday (5th May) at 7pm in Dromore. The minor girls were unfortunately defeated by Sperrin Og last week after a very strong performance on a score line of 5-5 to 3-13.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 25 April

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 25 April

Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures against Killyman on Sunday at 2.15pm and 3.45pm. Training continues for the U6s, U8s & U 10s (boys and girls) on Thursday 6.30pm to 7.30pm. The U 10s have a blitz this Saturday in Greencastle; further details to be provided at training. Well done to our U 8s who took part in their first blitz of the season last Saturday in Gortin. Many thanks to the St Patricks Club for their hospitality. Minors play Gael Naomh Pádraig on Wednesday 27th in Championship Quarter-Finals. U14s next game at home to Aghyaran in Gortin on Thursday 28th April 7pm. Players to be in Gortin for 6:30pm. Game Newton Monday 2nd May at 7pm in Newton. Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh – Many thanks to everyone who has now joined Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh. By attempting such an enterprise, we are hoping to create leisure and training facilities for all of our individual members and teams. With your financial help we are trying to promote a more healthy lifestyle and a greater sense of being and belonging among our youth and our community in general; something that will be of benefit to us all. Anyone who has yet to join please contact any of our committee members as soon as possible, or bring your details along to our home match this weekend. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. For further details check out our website glenellylgfc. Closing date for requests for Derry tickets to Eunan is 10pm on Sunday 8th. There will be a very limited number of seats. Tickets currently available in SuperValu Strabane or Centra Campsie or at GAA.tickets.ie

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 18 April

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 18 April

Minors play Kildress on Wednesday evening at 7pm in League Q/F. U14s play Aghyaran in Gortin on 28th April at 7pm. Training commences this Thursday evening (down at the pitch) at 6.30pm for all U 6s, U 8s and U 10s (boys and girls) – it is important that parents are in attendance to assist with the coaching. Also the first Go-Games blitz for the U 8s takes place this Saturday in Gortin – further details will be provided at training. Well done to the Senior ladies who got their league campaign of to a winning start on Sunday evening, defeating Carrickmore by 2-9 to 2-2. Training continues on a Wednesday night at 8 pm and Friday night at the usual time. The next league game will take place on Sunday 1st May in Plumbirdge against Killeeshil at 7 pm. The under 14s will play Strabane on Thursday night at 6.45pm. There will be a Committee Meeting this Friday night at 8.45 in the Clubrooms. All Committee members are asked to attend.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 11 April

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 11 April

The Seniors and Reserves have away fixtures against Drumragh on Sunday. Reserve game at 2.15pm, Senior 3.45pm. Many thanks to everyone who has already signed up to Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh. Your support is very much appreciated. Go raibh mile maith agaibh go leir! If you still wish to join please come along to the Clubrooms on Friday night at 9.00PM.Any prospective manager and coach, or anyone involved in any capacity with our youth teams, is asked to come along to the Clubrooms on Friday night at 8.30PM to complete the necessary vetting forms. It is imperative that anyone involved in managing or training our youth must be vetted.N o exceptions. For further information please check out our Club website www.glenellygaa.com We are still actively seeking volunteers to participate in our Hallowe’en Jigs & Reels Extravaganza to add their names to the list of very talented individuals already posted on the Clubrooms notice-board. This could be your last chance! Glenelly GFC would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Barney Kirk, Plumbridge. Votes of sympathy also go to the Arnold and McColgan families Newtownstewart. Go ndeana Dia trocaire ar a n-anamacha. Training continues on Wednesday for senior ladies at 8 pm. Everyone is asked to attend in preparation of the first league game which takes place this Sunday at 6.30 pm in Carrickmore. The under 14 girls play Omagh this Thursday (14th April) in Plumbridge at 6.45 pm. Any outstanding membership should be paid to either Mairead McDaid or Cahal Kearney. Anyone wishing to play football for mothers and others this year are asked to pay their membership before the end of this month. The minor girls will play Clonoe O’Rahilly’s next Tuesday (19th April) in Clonoe, throw in 6.45 pm.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 4 April

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 4 April

The Seniors and Reserves have away league fixtures against Errigal Ciaran on Saturday evening. Reserve game first at 4.30pm, Senior game 6pm. Well done to minors who had a superb 1.9 to 0.10 victory away to Strabane. They play Beragh on Wednesday 6th at 7.00pm in Plumbridge. Players in Plumbridge for 6.15pm. All support appreciated. Sincere thanks to everyone who has signed up to Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh. If you would still like to join please come along to our Cairde Night in the Clubrooms on Friday evening at 9.00PM or contact any Committee member as soon as possible. For further details check out www.glenellygaa.com As part of our St Joseph’s Fundraising Drive we are intending to organise a Golf Classic on Saturday 9th July in Newtownstewart. If you would like to enter a team or sponsor a prize (or both!) please contact Damien Harkin or Eamonn Mc Cullagh. Anyone wishing to enter our Jigs&Reels Extravaganza that we hope to run in the late summer/early Autumn please add your name to the list in the Clubrooms. This is your big chance! The Fundamentals programme has been put on hold for a few weeks until a few coaches have been organised. Our Ladies Committee Meeting has been rearranged for Sunday evening at 6.00PM in the Clubrooms. Cairde meeting to follow immediately afterwards at 7.00PM. Training continues this Wednesday at 8 pm for senior and minor ladies. The first league game is scheduled for 17th April against Carrickmore. The minor girls game on Monday night against Cookstown had to be postponed due to an unplayable pitch, the match will be rearranged in due course. The next minor game will be against Carrickmore on Saturday 9th April in Plumbridge at 4 pm. Training for under 14 girls continues on Thursday evening at 7 pm. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Vincent Mc Cullagh Omagh, Susan mc Namee Newtownstewart and John Mc Crory Castlederg. Go ndeana Dia trocaire ar a n-anamacha

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes Wc 28 March

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes Wc 28 March

Well done to our youth players who played in Healy Park on Saturday night during the half time break. Next Minor game is Wednesday 30th March v Beragh at 6.45pm in Plumbridge.U14 Boys Grade 2B League Result Greencastle 3-18 vs 2-05 Badoney. Congratulations to the senior ladies who were named Ulster Herald Team of the Year. Many thanks to everyone who has joined Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh. Your support – which is vital to the future development of Glenelly St Joseph’s- is very much appreciated.Anyone; players, family members or supporters, who would like to join please come to the Clubrooms this Friday night at 9.00PM. Further information is available on our website www.glenellygaa.com We are currently seeking anyone who might like to participate in a Jigs&Reels Extravaganza later on in the summer please contact Lucy or Eunan as soon as possible. This is your big chance! Our Biggest Loser Competition concluded last week. Many thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to Bernadette Anne John and Eamonn, our biggest losers! A special word of thanks to Mary Brenda and Siobhan who facilitated the six-week programme.The rota for Pitch Training and Match schedule is now available in the Clubrooms and managers and coaches are asked to fill in the necessary details. Men’s Committee meeting takes place this Sunday at 7.00PM in Plumbridge. Full turnout of members is expected. Ladies Meeting takes place on Monday at 8.00PM in the Clubrooms. Ladies minor and senior training on Wednesday at 8.00pm. Well done to senior player, Siobhan Sheerin who took part in the Tyrone Heat of the Rose of Tralee. Thanks to all the girls who were able to travel to Buncrana and Glenfinn at the weekend. Under 14 training continues at 7.30pm on Thursday. Irish classes continue on Tuesday nights at 8.00pm All new members welcome.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes Wc 21 March

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes Wc 21 March

Unfortunately our u14s were defeated 10.4 to 6.7 by Dromore .The minors also suffered defeat today by 3.10 to 2.11 away to Owen Roes. Next Minor game is Wednesday 30th March v Beragh at 6.45pm in Plumbridge. March has been designated Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh Month and we are encouraging as many people as possible to join. As you know we have very ambitious plans for the future and if you would like to join our Cairde Scheme please come along to the Clubhouse this Friday night (9.00-10.00PM).We would be delighted to have you on board. This scheme is open to everyone who would like to support Glenelly St Joseph’s and by joining Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh, you would be playing a very crucial role in supporting the Club in the years ahead. For further details check www.glenellygfc.com Training continues for senior and minor ladies on Wednesday night at 8 pm. The minor girls continue their league campaign against Kileeshil on 26th March. Thank you to all the collectors on St. Patrick’s Day and all those you contributed to the Irish language fund. Irish classes continue on Tuesday nights at 8 pm. All new members welcome. Applications are now open for bursaries from the club to attend the Gaeltacht this summer. Applications should be submitted in writing to the club secretary no later than 6th April. Congratulations to Michael and Melissa Nicholas on the birth of their baby girl. We are also hoping to organise a Grand Auction at the Club grounds in early April. If you have got good quality items that you no longer need and feel that these would generate much needed funds for the Club then please contact Pearse or Declan before Sunday 27th March. Glenelly St Joseph’s would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Una Doherty, Edinburgh and Tom Conway, Dundalk

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club notes WC 14 March

The Last Man Standing Round 7 selections are on Facebook. U14 girls training on Saturday morning at 9 am. U14 boys play Dromore in Plumbridge on Sunday at 12 noon. Well done to minors on 2.12 to 2.4 victory over Drumragh.
Many thanks to everyone who attended Mondays Night’s Concussion Awareness Talk in the hall. There was an excellent turnout and sincere thanks to Cristiane Hunter for a very informative evening. Anyone wishing to become Club Members or join our Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh scheme are invited to come along to the Clubrooms on Friday night at 7.30PM. Dont forget to bring along your Bank details. Anyone who has ordered a Canvas may contact Declan in the Clubrooms on Friday night at 7.30 for collection.The Club are organising an auction next month to raise much needed funds for St Joseph’s Club Development. Your support in this venture would be very much appreciated. Check www.glenellygaa.com and local press for further details
There will be a Men’s Committee Meeting next Sunday night at 7.00PM in the Clubrooms. There are a few important matters to be discussed and all committee members are urged to attend. Please note time and venue of meeting.
Training continues for senior ladies on Wednesday night at 8 pm. The last yoga session for ladies takes place this week in Gortin hall at 7.30 pm with everyone asked to make an effort to attend. The minor girls continue their league campaign against Kileeshil on 26th March. There will be training on Saturday morning from 9 am to 10.15 for under 14 girls. Irish classes continue on Tuesday nights at 8 pm. All new members welcome. Applications are now open for bursaries from the club to attend the Gaeltacht this summer. Applications should be submitted in writing to the club secretary no later than 6th April.

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