Pig Race Fundraiser Cards to be returned on Thursday and Friday evening

Thanks to everyone who has taken a Pig Race Card to sell and we would ask that these are returned to the clubrooms on Thursday or Friday evening (23rd-24th) at 7.30PM.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 20 July

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 20 July

The 2015 Rockin’ By The River Festival takes centre stage this week. The festival line-up is as follows: Wednesday 22nd July- Sperrin Ramble (6.30pm) in association with Aware Defeat Depression & Big Bingo (9pm) in the marquee. Thursday 23rd July- Hugo Duncan Roadshow (12.30-4.00pm), Treasure Hunt (7.30pm), Hip Hop for ages 4-8 and ages 8-14 in the Hall (7.00-8pm) and Ceili in the festival marquee (9pm). Friday 24th July- Jiving Extravaganza (9pm), Disco with DJ Chris and Johnny Brady Country Dance (11.30pm). Saturday 25th July- Vintage Day (11.30am) supporting Aware Defeat Depression, Disco with DJ Chris (10-11.30pm) and dancing to The Whistlin Donkeys (11.30pm). Sunday 26th July- Family Fun Day (12 noon) with live Pig Racing, Disco with DJ Chris and dancing to Justin McGurk & the Boogie Men (11.30pm). Full details on https://www.facebook.com/glenellyrockin.festival We would appreciate all your help and support over the weekend. The Forms for the Pig Race have been released and we ask everyone to make a special effort to sell their few lines. The Club urgently requires funding at this time – this is our only major fund-raiser to date this year. Festival review meeting Monday 3rd August at 8pm. Anyone interested in helping with hospitality for this year’s festival is asked to get in touch with Dolores or Lucy asap. Gym will be closed the week of the festival and will open again Monday 27th July. There will be a thank you meal and drink at the marquee for all volunteers on Sunday night of the festival at 8pm. Rotas will be on the walls for the festival events and on social media. We would make a special appeal for volunteers to turn up on Monday morning to help with the clean-up. Ladies & Men’s committee meetings will be on the 10th August at 7pm & 8pm respectively. Congratulations to our 16 girls who got off to a winning start on Sunday. Well done to our Mothers and Others who had a successful outing at the weekend. Under 16 girls have a friendly in Strabane at 8pm on Wednesday this week. Ladies training 7.15pm on Thursday. Both Domhnaigh U16s have a home fixture against Kildress on Wednesday evening at 7.30pm. On Tuesday 28th July the U16s have an away fixture against Trillick. Training will resume on Thursday 30th July at 6.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. Well done to our U 8s who travelled to Garvaghey last Saturday (18 July) to take part in the blitz. As part of the Festival Fun Day there will be a blitz (boys) for the 7 – 10 year olds. Details of start time etc will be updated on the Club’s Facebook.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 13 July

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 13 July

The Senior Ladies drew with Ardboe last Friday. Training continues on Thursday at 6.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. The U 8s have a blitz this Saturday (18 July) in Garvaghey; details of time etc to be confirmed at training on Thursday. Under 12’s girls match is scheduled for Thursday 23rd contact Gail for more details. Festival Rotas will be distributed this weekend by festival committee. The gym will be out of use from Monday 20th till 27th July inclusive. 2015 Glenelly Rockin’ by the River Festival Line-up- Wednesday 22nd July- Sperrin Ramble in association with Aware Defeat Depression & Big Bingo in the marquee. Thursday 23rd July- Hugo Duncan Roadshow, Treasure Hunt, Hip Hop for ages 4-8 and ages 8-14 in the Hall and Ceili in the festival marquee. Friday 24th July- Jiving Extravaganza, Disco with DJ Chris and Johnny Brady Country Dance. Saturday 25th July- Vintage Day supporting Aware Defeat Depression, Disco with DJ Chris and dancing to The Whistlin Donkeys. Sunday 26th July- Family Fun Day with live Pig Racing, Disco with DJ Chris and dancing to Justin McGurk & the Boogie Men.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 06 July

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 06 July

The Senior Ladies have a home fixture against Ardboe on Friday evening at 7.00pm. Seniors and Reserves both recorded win on Sunday. There are no fixtures this weekend. Thanks to our Under 8s and 10s who provided the half-time entertainment in Plumbridge last Sunday. Both Domhnaigh U16s have an away fixture against Omagh on Thursday at 7.30pm. Training continues on Thursday at 6.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. The U10s have a blitz this Saturday most likely in Garvaghey; details of time and venue to be confirmed at training on Thursday. Training continues for Under 12s and Under 16s girls on Monday and Sunday evenings. Preparations for the club festival are now at an advanced stage and we will require many volunteers to oversee the smooth running of all our events. As the main beneficiaries are our youth, we ask you to come forward and play your part. Entry forms for one of our major fundraisers, the Pig Race, are now being distributed and we ask every family to sell just one card each. If any individual or business would like to sponsor a Race please contact John Conway or Declan McCullagh immediately. We wish to extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Maura Chaudry, sister of Ambrose Mc Cullagh, who passed away recently in New York.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 29 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 29 June

The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures against Drumragh on Sunday. Senior game at 2.15pm, Reserve at 3.45pm. Minors play Aghyaran in Urney on Thursday evening at 7.30pm in the league semi-final. Unfortunately the U16s were defeated in their 1st League Game by Strabane 3.14 to 1.12. Training continues on Thursday at 6.30pm for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. The U 10s had a blitz last Saturday hosted by Eskra; many thanks to the Eskra Club for their hospitality. As the Seniors are playing at home on Sunday it is hoped to have our 7-10 year olds play at the half time interval of the Senior Game on Sunday; children wishing to play to be at the clubrooms for 2.15pm. Ladies matches begin again on the 10th July, training continues on Wednesday at 7.45pm. Training for our Under-16 girls will continue this Sunday evening at 6.00pm in Plumbridge. We are currently appealing to parents and coaches to please step forward and help out with our U-12s girls team – please contact Lucy or Declan ASAP. The Forms for the Pig Race will be released this week and we ask everyone to make a special effort to sell their few lines as the Club urgently requires funding at this time – this is our only major fund-raiser to date this year. Next festival committee meeting will be the 6th of July where any volunteers for this year’s festival are asked to attend this information-filled evening at 8pm. Anyone interested in helping with hospitality for this year’s festival is asked to get in touch with Dolores or Lucy asap. If anyone has any ideas or proposals to raise funds for the club over the festival period, then we want to see you at this meeting on July 6th. Please make a special effort to attend. Training continues on Thursday at 6.30 for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. Ladies Under 14 championship postponed until September. We would like to thank those who came along to the Clubhouse clean-up last Monday evening. A terrific job well done. Sympathy is extended to the family of Patricia Coyle’s father, Eddie (Curran) from Strabane, who sadly passed away last weekend.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes WC 22 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes WC 22 June
The Seniors and Reserves both had wins against Fintona on Sunday. There are no fixtures this weekend. Ladies match this weekend is postponed due to championship first round, training continues on Wednesday at 7.45pm. Training for our Under-16 girls will continue this Sunday evening at 6.00PM in Plumbridge. We are currently appealing to parents and coaches to please step forward and help out with our U-12s and U-16 ladies teams – please contact lucy or Declan ASAP. Thanks to all those who attended the festival launch on Monday in Leo’s. The Forms for the Pig Race will be released this week and we ask everyone to make a special effort to sell their few lines as the Club urgently requires funding at this time – this is our only major fund-raiser to date this year.Next festival committee meeting will be the 6th of July where any volunteers for this years festival are asked to attend this information-filled evening at 8pm. If anyone has any ideas or proposals to raise funds for the club over the festival period , then we want to see you at this meeting on July 6th.Please make a special effort to attend.Training continues on Thursday at 6.30 for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. The U 10s next blitz is on Saturday 27 June; details of venue etc to be confirmed at training on Thursday. The U 8s had a very enjoyable blitz last Saturday hosted by Tattyreagh; many thanks to the Tattyreagh Club for their hospitality. Well done our young players who played during the half time interval of last Sunday’s Senior game. Both Domnaigh minors will play Aghyaran in the league semi final on 3 July.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 15 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 15 June

The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures against Fintona on Sunday. Senior game at 2.15pm, Reserve 3.45pm. Seniors drew with Brackaville last week while reserves lost out by a point. Senior ladies had a good win over Aghyaran at the weekend their and next match will be the weekend of 27th timing tbc. Training continues on Thursday at 6.30 for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. The U 8s next blitz is on Saturday 20 June; details of venue etc to be confirmed at training on Thursday. It is planned to have our 7-10 year olds play at the half time interval of the Men’s Senior Game on Sunday; children wishing to play to be at the clubrooms for 2.15pm. The U 10s played in their blitz last Saturday hosted by Glenelly. It was a great occasion with teams travelling from Cookstown, Tattyreagh, Kildress, Clan Na Gael, Drumquin, Gortin and Greencastle. Many thanks to all who helped make it a great success. Particular thanks to the referees, the videographer, the photographer and the parents for providing and organising the refreshments. Unfortunately the minors were defeated by a strong Aghyaran team in the Championship QF on Friday night. League quarter final away to Cookstown on Thursday night. Transport leaving changing rooms at 6.15pm. Would U-16 ladies please note change of time for training to begin this weekend in Plumbridge – Sunday 21st June at 6.00PM. Under 16’s girls league will begin on August 1st and we are still seeking coaches and managers to look after our U-12s and U-16s. Please contact Lucy immediately. The under-14 girls final will take place shortly. Anyone who wishes to erect bunting, decorate the gates etc. in preparation for this event is welcome to do so. In conjunction with our Festival launch in Leo’s on Monday night, we are launching our first major fund-raiser of the season. One of our main events on the Sunday Sports Day will be "Live Pig-Racing" so we are asking all club members to sell a few lines to ensure that this is a very successful venture. Anyone wishing to join our Glenelly GFC Fundraising Committee is very welcome to come to a short meeting in the Clubrooms on Sunday evening at 7.30PM. A Mini-Festival launch will take place 22nd June at 7.30pm in Leo’s, followed by a festival meeting.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 8 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 8 June

The Seniors and Reserves have away fixtures against Brackaville on Sunday. Senior game at 2.15pm, Reserve 3.45pm. Both sides had wins over Aghaloo on Saturday. The senior ladies also defeated Sperrin Og on Saturday. Minor training on Wednesday at 8pm in Gortin. Full turnout required with Championship QF on Friday evening against Aghyaran in Gortin at 7.30pm. Glenelly GFC would like to wish the U-14 girls and their management the very best of luck in their forthcoming final against Clonoe. All support welcome. Any girls who wish to play U-12 football this season are invited to a short meeting in the clubrooms on Friday evening at 7 o clock. A special word of thanks to our youth committee members and our “stars of the future” who have provided such first class entertainment during the half-time games. If there are any U-8s or U-10s who would like to take part in these games please contact Fergal McAneney or any member of the Youth committee as soon as possible. The Club would like to thank everyone who has helped clean up the Committee rooms, changing rooms and surrounding grounds. Our first big fundraiser of the season will get underway shortly in the form of Pig-Racing. Keep an eye on Facebook for further information. Anyone interested in joining a fundraising Committee please get in touch with Declan, Dylan or Noel by Sunday 14th June. The club extends our sincere thanks to Martina Furey of Gleneview Fast food Takeaway in Gortin for sponsoring a new set of training jerseys for the Senior and Reserve teams. Anyone who wants to order club gear please contact Catherine Conway. Votes of Sympathy extended to Lynch Family, Castlederg and McNamee family, Omagh.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 1 June

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 1 June

The Seniors and Reserves have home fixtures on Saturday against Aghaloo. Senior game at 3pm, Reserve 4.30pm. Senior Ladies are at home to Sperrin Og at 7.30pm on Saturday evening. Senior Ladies drew with Clann na Gael last week. The U 14 Girls reached the final of the Grade II Championship having defeated Strabane in the semi-final. They now play Clonoe in the final which is provisionally scheduled for the 13 June; details of venue etc to be confirmed in due course. Meanwhile training continues for the U 14 girls on Tuesdays at 6.45pm and on Thursdays at 6.30pm. Training continues on Thursday at 6.30 for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. The U 8s next blitz is on Saturday 6 June; details of venue etc to be confirmed at training on Thursday. The U 10 boys played in their blitz last Saturday which was hosted by Clan Na Gael; many thanks to the host Club for their hospitality. There will be a meeting on Friday night at 7pm for all under 16 ladies who wish to play this year. It is vital that all eligible players attend this meeting as insufficient numbers will mean that we cannot enter an U-16 team this season. Glenelly Ladies are inviting anyone who would like to manage our 12s or U-16s to contact Lucy or Declan as soon as possible. Our Ladies monthly meeting takes place this Sunday at 5.00PM followed by the Men’s meeting at 6.00PM. Upcoming fixtures for Both Domhnaigh Minors: Championship QF – Friday 12th June Both Domhnaigh v Aghyaran. League QF – Friday 19th June Cookstown v Both Domhnaigh.

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 25 May

Gleann Eallaigh Naomh Seosamh Club Notes w/c 25 May

Training continues on Thursday at 6.30 for all U6s, U8s and U 10s (boys and girls); all players welcome. Glenelly hosted the U 8 blitz last Saturday with teams from Clan Na Gael, Drumquin, Gortin and Greencastle taking part. Many thanks to the parents (for organising the hospitality), the match referees and all who helped organise and make it a very enjoyable occasion. The U 10s have a blitz this Saturday (30 May); details of venue etc. to be provided at training on Thursday. The Seniors and Reserves both recorded wins away to Drumquin on Saturday. There are no adult fixtures this weekend. The Senior Ladies had a comfortable win over Strabane Sigersons on Thursday night. Minors played Tattyreagh away on Tuesday night. U14s lost out to Ardboe in the league quarter finals on Saturday. The next ladies committee meeting takes place on Sunday 7th June at 5pm before men’s. The club extends our sincere sympathies to the families of Seamus Harley and Frank McElvanna (Madden).

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