Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club Notes 17/01/2018

Club Awards Night – Our Club Awards will take place on Saturday 17th February in the Bee Park Community Centre at 8pm.  Please keep the date free – more details to follow.

Club Registration Nights – Club membership for 2018 will be collected on Friday nights 9th and 16th February between 6 and 8pm upstairs in the Gym at St Clare’s Comprehensive School.  Rates for the year are as follows: U10 Girls & Boys – €30 for 1st Child & remaining family members €20, U11 Boys – €30, U12-U18 Girls – €40, U13-U18 Boys –    €40, Adult Players – €80 and Ordinary Club Members €30.

Sympathy – Our club offers sympathy to the family of the late Ted Brennan, Park Road, Manorhamilton.  May He Rest in Peace.

Leitrim Supporters Club Launch – THE one and only Marty Morrissey will be the special guest at the annual Leitrim Supporters’ Club launch in the Celtic Suite of Croke Park this Thursday, January 18, at 7.30pm sharp.  The country’s favourite sports presenter is sure to draw a huge crowd to what has become a must-attend event for anyone with a Leitrim connection in the capital and surrounding counties.  This year’s gathering also includes a special recognition by the Leitrim Supporters’ Club of the three Leitrim legends who, 60 years ago this year, won Railway Cup Medals in 1958: Columba Cryan, Packy McGarty and Cathal Flynn. All three played for Leitrim in the most talked about game of them all, the famous 1958 Connacht Final v Galway.  Continuing the strong vein of talent to entertain at the gathering will be none other than super-group, Garadice, a collection of some of Leitrim’s finest musical exponents.
Organised by the Dublin Branch of the Leitrim’s Supporters Club, last year’s event drew 160 attendees and proved another highlight of the year’s social calendar.  The event will take place on Thursday, January 18, in the Celtic Suite of Croke Park with parking available in the Cusack Stand car park (accessed through the GAA museum entrance off Clonliffe Road.  Doors will open at the slightly earlier time of 7.00pm this year with the addresses and entertainment starting at 7.30pm sharp. Light refreshments will be provided at the interval with the night concluding at 9.15pm sharp. A bus will travel to Croke Park from Leitrim for the event, times as follows:  Drumshanbo Swimming Pool 4.15pm, Pairc Seán Mac Diarmada 4.40pm, Bornacoola GAA Grounds 5.00pm.  The bus is free of charge.

Leitrim GAA U20 Trials – Eligible players are asked to please take note that Leitrim Under 20 Inter County Trials continue this January 21st at 11am in the Leitrim GAA Centre of Excellence.  If players have any questions please contact Joe Cox on 087 2625571.

Referee Positions – The County Board would like to recruit new referees in 2018. If this is something that is of interest to you this is a great opportunity to get involved with full training provided. Anyone interested in trying it out please contact Club Secretary, Phil Flynn.

National Club Draw Tickets – The club has an allocation of National Club Draw tickets.  20 Fantastic prizes on offer with first prize a car.  Tickets which cost only €10 are available from Phil Flynn or Collette Fox.  All prizes are provided by Croke Park and all monies raised from this draw are retained by the club so please support.