Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club Notes 23/10/2017

Junior A Championship Final
Heartbreak for our Junior team on Sunday last in Ballinamore when they lost the Championship Final to the host team Ballinamore SOH in a gripping encounter.  Well done to our players who contributed brilliantly to a pulsating Final and congratulations to Ballinamore SOH on their victory.  Special thanks to John Sheridan, Sean Watters and Dermot McMorrow for guiding the team all season.  Final Score 1-11 to 1-9.

U21 Championship 
The U21’s will be playing in the 13aside Championship and they commence competitive action this Sunday at home to Dromahair.  The game is in Boggaun at 12noon.

Ladies AGM
Our Ladies AGM takes place on Thursday 2nd November at 8.30pm sharp in the Bee Park Community Centre.  Players, their parents, family members and supporters of ladies football are encouraged to attend.

Club AGM
Our Club AGM takes place on Saturday 25th November at 8pm sharp in the Bee Park Community Centre – please keep the date free in your diary.

New Arrival
The club extends hearty congratulations to Micheál and Barbara Dolan on the safe arrival of their baby son Michilín – a future hurler and footballer no doubt.

Our fortnightly lotto draw took place in Rooney’s Supervalu on the 19th of October.  Numbers drawn 6, 23, 24, 29. There was no winner of the Jackpot.  Consolation prizes went to; Rosemary McNiff (Yearly Ticket), Jacinta McNulty, Pat Mawn, Pat Joe McTiernan and Aidan Heron (Yearly Ticket).  Our Jackpot now stands at €2,575.  Many thanks to everyone for their ongoing support.

Gaeltacht Scholarships
Leitrim GAA are offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge.  These grants are open to registered members of Leitrim GAA clubs, boys or girls.  Application forms can be accessed on the Leitrim GAA website.

We offer heartfelt sympathy to the following families who lost loved ones recently.  The O’Rourke family, Lisnbrack following the passing of their son Colm in the UK, the McGrath family Larkfield on the death of Eugene’s mother Catherine (Kathleen) in Dromore, Tyrone and the McCann Family, Park Road on the passing of Patsy McCann.  May they Rest in Peace.

U11 Blitz
Our U11’s head to the Leitrim GAA Centre of Excellence this Thursday for the Leitrim Blitz with games commencing at 6.30pm.  We hope all the children enjoy the evening.

Scór Table Quiz
Our Scór committee is hosting a Table Quiz in Gurns this Friday night, 27th October at 9pm.  All sections from the club are asked to support.

Minor Ladies
The minor girls will contest the Leitrim Minor A Championship Final against St Phelims this Saturday at 3pm with venue TBC.  We wish Neil, Marie and the girls the very best of luck.  Please support.

U16 Ladies
Due to unplayable pitches the two U16 games scheduled for last week had to be postponed.  Hopefully the weather will improve to allow this competition reach conclusion.

Club Academy
This Friday night our Club Academy continues in the Gym at St Clare’s Comprehensive School with U7’s from 6.30 – 7.30 pm and U9’s from 7.30 – 8.30pm.