Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 18 July

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 18 July

Seniors and Reserves return to league action away to Owen Roes on Sunday. Reserves 2.15pm and Seniors 3.45pm. Well done to the senior ladies who defeated Clan na nGael on Saturday evening in a tough encounter. Training continues on Wednesday evenings at 8 pm. Second round of the championship takes place against Errigal Ciaran this Monday 25th July in Killyclogher with a 7.30 pm throw in, all support welcome. The seniors are also away to Omagh St. Enda’s in a league fixture next Fridayevening, time to be confirmed. Training continues for under 16 girls on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7.30 pm. The under 12 girls have training on Tuesday evenings at 7pm in Plumbridge. Training for mothers and others continues on a Monday evening from 7-8 pm. Due to the Tyrone Summer Camp being held this week there will be no training on Thursevening for the U6s, U8s & U 10s. The U8s have a blitz this weekend; further details will be provided at the Tyrone Summer Camp on Thursday. The Club are asking Aisling Mc Connell, whose Pig won our recent Funday Sunday Porkchop Derby, to contact any Committee Member in order to claim her rightful prize money. Finally, congratulations to Orla Harkin, our Cairde Friend Of The Month for July.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 11 July

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 11 July

Sincere thanks to everyone who braved the elements during last weekend’s Funday Sunday in Plumbridge. Your help and support for this fund-raising venture was very much appreciated. Congratulations to the various winners of our Pig Racing event, generously sponsored by Martina Furey of Glenview Fast Food, Gortin.Well done to "Helen And The Handbags" who won our ever-popular Treasure Hunt. Attention now turns to our Glenelly Golf Classic that will take place in Newtownstewart on Saturday 10th September. For further details contact Damien Harkin or Eamonn Mc Cullagh. Our Jigs & Reels lessons will commence in early August, so time is running out to sign up for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you would still like to enter, then please add your name to the list in the Clubrooms. Remember, this event is open to everyone of all ages, and of all shapes and sizes, so if you’re looking for a bit of craic then this is the event for you! We are still accepting new members to our Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh so if you would like to join then please contact any committee member as soon as possible.Every penny raised will go towards the provision and development of facilities for the youth of Glenelly.There will be a Men’s Committee Meeting on Monday night at 8.00PM in the Clubrooms. All committe members are asked to attend. Well done to the senior ladies who defeated Cappagh last week in the league. They will take on neighbours Clan na nGael, this Saturday evening 16th July at 7 pm in Dunamanagh, all support welcome. Training continues on Wednesday evenings at 8 pm. Championship against Errigal Ciaran has been confirmed for Monday 25th July in Kilyyclogher with a 7.30 pm throw in. The under 16 girls will play Fintona in a challenge match this Thursday at 7.30 pm. Training continues for under 16 girls on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7.30 pm. The under 12 girls have training on Tuesday evenings at 7pm in Plumbridge. Training for mothers and others continues on a Monday evening from 7-8 pm. The Club extends our sincere sympathies to the families of Vincent Conway, Glenelly View and Maureen Mallon, Barness.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 04 July

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 04 July

Training continues on Thursday evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls).The under 12 girls have a match this Thursday evening in Owen Roes. All roads lead to Glenelly St Joseph’s Grounds, Plumbridge this weekend for our Annual Sunday Funday Event. There’s lots of entertainment on show – it all kicks off at 1.00PM with Traditional Sports and a Treasure Hunt. As well as the usual side events there will be Jiving Lessons and Pig Racing where fortunes might be won – or lost. Children are advised to dress in appropriate sports gear on the day. The committee are issuing a special request for helpers to come along at 2.00PM on Saturday to prepare the Clubhouse and Grounds for our Sunday events. Also additional help will be needed to help run events on Sunday afternoon . Why not volunteer your services; it would be very much appreciated. In addition to our list of Sunday events, we are running a small draw on the day, and prizes will include two tickets to the Ulster Final, and a signed Tyrone Jersey. The tickets are only £2 each, or a book of 3 for a fiver. Glenelly St Joseph’s are seeking individuals or businesses who would like to sponsor our Pig-Racing event on Funday Sunday. In return for your investment your business will be given photographic and lots of live coverage on the day. Please contact any Committee member as soon as possible. Could everyone please return their Racing Cards to Lucy or Dylan by 9.00PM Friday night. The senior ladies will play Cappagh this Friday evening 8th July at 7pm in Plumbridge. Training continues on a Monday and Thursday evenings at 7.30pm for under 16 girls. Mothers and others train on Monday evenings at 7.30 pm. Well done to Siobhan Sheerin and the Tyrone ladies who won the intermediate Ulster Championship last Sunday. Best of luck to Maria O’Hagan and the Tyrone under 16s who play Louth in the All Ireland semi-final in Inishkeen, Co. Monaghan on 13th July at 7pm. If anyone would like to donate any new/used items such as football jerseys, presents, toys etc that are in a good condition to a stall for the Family fun-day could they please leave these in the clubrooms between 7 and 8pm this Friday or between 2-3 pm on Saturday. For more information please contact Gail or Lucy. Anyone interested in helping out at the fun-day this Sunday for any period between 1 and 5pm is asked to contact any committee member.

Anyone requiring a ticket for Tyrone v Donegal text Eunan on 07714254903 before 10pm on Thursday. Please state if terrace tickets or senior citizen/u16 tickets are required in the request.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 27 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 27 June

Pigs are now on sale for our Glenelly Pork-Chop Derby that will form part of our Funday Sunday events on Sunday 10th July. All Committee Members and Senior Players have been issued with Race Cards and we would ask that everyone sell their quota. If you haven’t yet received your card, or if there is anyone who feels that he/she could sell a few extra pigs, then please contact Damien, John or Declan immediately. Alternatively if you would like to sponsor the event then please contact any committee member as soon as possible. All money raised will go towards the day-to-day running costs of the Club and Clubhouse. There will be a joint Committee Meeting next Monday night at 8.30PM in the Clubrooms. The main item on the agenda will be our Funday SundayPreparations and all committee members are expected to attend.Training continues on Thursday evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls). Many thanks to all those who helped host the U 10 blitz last Saturday morning in particular our referees, Shane & Conal, and the parents who assisted with the refreshments. The under 16 girls have commenced training, which takes place on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7.30 pm. All new members welcome. The senior ladies drew with Aodh Ruadh last week on a scoreline of 2-11 to 3-8. Their next game is scheduled forSat 9th July against Cappagh. The under 12 girls are training on Tuesday evenings from 6.30 to 7.30 pm. Good luck to Siobhan Sheerin and the Tyrone senior ladies who play Down on Sunday in Clones at 12 noon.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 20 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 20 June

The Seniors and Reserves have away fixtures v Fintona on Sunday. Reserve game at 2.15pm, Senior game 3.45pm. The senior ladies are away to Aodh Ruadh, Dungannon on Thursday evening at 7 pm, all support welcome. Training continues for senior ladies at the usual times. Training has commenced for the under 16 girls on Thursday and Monday evenings at 7.30 pm. All new players welcome. Mothers and others have training on Monday evenings at 7.30 pm.Training continues on Thursday evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls). Glenelly is hosting the U 10 blitz this Saturday and accordingly we would appreciate if parents could assist with refreshments for the travelling teams. Well done to our U 8s who took part in the blitz last Saturday and many thanks to Owen Roes for their hospitality. The Tyrone Summer Camp takes place on the 18th to 21st July and is open to all children between 5 and 14 years of age. Please ensure to have your Summer Camp application form submitted before Friday 24th June to avoid a late registration fee; children can also register online at http://tyronegaacentre.com/tyrone-gaa-summer-camps/ Keep free Sunday 10th July for our Funday Sunday on the pitch. Events include Children Sportsday, Learn-To-Jive and all the traditional sideshows. The highlight of the day will be our Pig-Racing Pork Chop Derby. This is where fortunes could be won, or lost! Pigs will shortly be on sale and we would urge everyone to support this fund raising venture. Just a reminder that our Golf Classic takes place on Saturday 10th September in Newtownstewart and our Jigs & Reels on the weekend of 22nd October. The training and practice for this dance extravaganza should commence in early August

Hi all we are distributing the Pig Racing Cards on Thursday evening (23rd June) at 6.30PM in the Clubrooms. As this is potentially a major fund raiser for the club we would appreciate if you would take one card per family and sell your ten pigs as quickly as possible.

Also there is an open meeting to arrange our Funday Sunday on Monday night at 9.00PM in the Clubrooms. If you have ideas/suggestions we’d like to hear from you on the night

Go raibh maith agaibh

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 13 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 13 June

Well done to the senior ladies who defeated Sperrin Og on Saturday evening after a very competitive game. Training continues of Wednesday evening at 8 pm. The girls face Cappagh this Friday 17th June at 8.15 pm in the preliminary round of the Championship in Drumragh. Well done to the mothers and others who hosted Drumragh and Saval for a blitz on Sunday morning. Training continues for this team on Monday evenings. The under 12s have a Go-games fixture against neighbours Clann na nGael on Thursday 16th June at 7pm in Plumbridge. Training continues on Thursday evening 6.30pm to 7.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls). The U8s have a blitz this Saturday; further details to be provided at training. Many thanks to Castlederg St Eugene’s for their hospitality when hosting last Saturday’s U 10 blitz. The Tyrone Summer Camp takes place on the 18th to 21st July and is open to all children between 5 and 14 years of age. Please ensure to have your Summer Camp application form submitted before 24th June to avoid a late registration fee; children can also register online at http://tyronegaa.ie/summercamps2016. St Peter’s Primary School Plumbridge are hosting a ‘Bring & Buy Sale’ and Coffee Afternoon in the Primary School on Wednesday 22 June from 1pm – 3pm in aid of school funds- everyone welcome! There will be a short Committee meeting on Thursday at 7.30 and all members are urged to attend. The main item on the agenda is preparing for a Funday Sunday in mid-July so if you have any good ideas, we would like to hear from you. Whilst attention is now focused on raising funds for the Club we would like to extend a Cead Mile Failte to any new members of Cairde Ghleann Eallaigh who have joined us recently. And to anyone who has still to join please do so, please contact any Committee member as soon as possible. There are still a few spaces for our Jigs & Reels that is scheduled for mid-October and we are making a special appeal to some of the footballing fraternity to don their dancing shoes and step up to the mark. Important dates to remember are – Funday Sunday 10th July, our Golf Classic in Newtownstewart Saturday 10th September, and Jigs & Reels 22nd October. We would like to thank the Mothers & Others who provided the refreshments for last Sunday’s matches in Plumbridge. Congratulations to Alice Bradley, who won our Half Time Draw last Sunday, and also to Donny Mc Bride, our Friend of the Month for June. Special word of mention to St Peter’s Primary School who participated in the Tyrone County Finals in Garvaghey – a magnificent achievement by one and all! Sincere condolences are extended to the McCullagh Family, Omagh.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 6 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 6 June

The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures against Brocagh on Sunday. Reserves at 2.15pm and Seniors 3.45pm.Training continues for the U6s, U8s & U 10s (boys and girls) on Thursday 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Well done to our U 8s and U 10s who took part in the mini-game during the half time interval of the Men’s Senior Game last Sunday. The U 10s have a blitz this Saturday; details of venue etc to be provided at training. The Club wish to extend congratulations to the P7 children of St Peter’s Primary School in reaching the finals of the Cumann na mBunscol Tyrone and to wish them all the best in the finals which take place on the 15th June in Garvaghey. The Tyrone Summer Camp takes place on the 18th to 21st July and is open to all children between 5 and 14 years of age. Please ensure to have your Summer Camp application form submitted before 24th June to avoid a late registration fee; children can also register online at: http://tyronegaa.ie/summercamps2016. Can team managers and mentors check that all doors are securely locked, lights, clock and scoreboard are all switched off after training sessions and matches. Well done to the under 14 girls who played their last game of the season last week against St. Macartan’s. After a very tough game the girls were unfortunately defeated. The managers would like to thank the girls for all their hard work throughout the season and are very proud of their progression. The senior ladies were unfortunately defeated by a very strong Errigal Ciaran side on Sunday evening. They will now play Sperrin Og this Saturday at 7pm in Greencastle. Training for mothers and others continues on Monday evenings at 7pm. Congratulations to Patricia-Anne and Stephen Murray on the birth of their baby girl Catherine. The club extends our sympathies to the family of Sister Mary Philomena McGillion.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 30 May

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh club notes w/c 30 May

The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures v Clann na Gael on Sunday. Reserves 2.15pm and Seniors 3.45pm. The senior ladies are scheduled to play Errigal Ciaran this Saturday, 5th June at 7.30 pm in Plumbridge.Training continues for the U6s, U8s & U 10s (boys and girls) on Thursday 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Well done to our U 8s who took part in the blitz last Saturday in Greencastle. Many thanks to the St Patricks Club for their hospitality. Also well done to our young players who took part in the mini-game during the half time interval of the Men’s Senior Game last Sunday.Well done to Siobhan Sheerin and the rest of the Tyrone ladies senior team who beat Fermanagh at the weekend. Training for seniors continues at the regular times. The under 14s will play St Macartan’s this Thursday, 2nd June in Plumbridge at 7pm in the preliminary round of the Championship. They were unfortunately defeated by a strong Fontana side last week in their league fixture. Training for mothers and other continues on Monday evenings at 7pm, all new members welcome. Men’s Committee Meeting takes place this Sunday evening at 7.00PM – venue yet to be decided. All Committee members are urged to attend. Many thanks to everyone who supported our Bingo session in Strabane last weekend. Congratulations to any prizewinners especially Louise Mc Grinder who won our Lucky Dip Bingo Book, and also to our brother and sister act who managed to win both £1000 jackpots! Glenelly GFC are still appealing to anyone who has yet to join Cairde to do so – why not bring your support, and your bank details, to the match this weekend. While you’re there, why not add your name to our list of Jigs & Reels competitors. This event is open to everyone You dont have to be a Club member to take part -in fact you don’t even have to be a dancer- and is scheduled to take place on the weekend of 21-22 October. Congratulations to Rose Kearney, winner of last Sunday’s Half-time draw.

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!

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