Melvin Gaels GAA Club Notes 10/04/2018

Games Last Weekend – No joy for both teams in Ballinamore last weekend. The seniors lost to the home side, Sean O Heslin’s,  on Saturday evening and the second team also lost to Sean O Heslin’s the on Sunday.

Next weekend the Seniors have their first home game, in the Senior League, against St Marys, Carrick on Shannon on Saturday evening at 7pm and the Juniors take on Allen Gaels on Sunday at 12 noon. Both games are in Melvin Park. Good Luck to all.

Underage Fixtures – On Thursday 12th under 13’s will play St Joseph’s in Carrigallen at 6.30pm. and also on Thursday 12th the under 17’s are away to Annaduff at 6.30pm. Good Luck to both teams.

Well Done Girls – The Melvin Gaels U14 girls played their first home league match in Melvin Park last Thursday. Well done to all, some great football played! Congrats go to Ballinamore on their win.

Easter Camp – Thanks to all who took part in the Easter Camp which was held last week. There was a great turn out , and everyone had an enjoyable time. The Club would like to thank all the coaches, players and all who helped in any way with organising the Camp. Well done to all.

Sympathy – The Club extends deepest sympathy to all the family, relatives and all the friends of the late Annie Foley whose death took place last week. May she rest in peace.

Gaelic4 Mothers and Others – Melvin Gaels Gaelic4Mothers and Others are now entering their 8th year in existence. For those unfamiliar with the programme Gaelic4Mothers and Others is a non – competitive, recreational initiative for women who have not played football before or who have not played in a long time. We are always open to accept new members.Training takes place on Wednesday evenings at 8pm in Melvin Park. Physical fitness + Craic guaranteed!! For more information contact Anne at 0871337968.

50/50 Draw – The winner of last week’s draw was Donal Connolly, Monien,, Kinlough.  Donal won €208
Get your ticket now for this week’s draw. 
You can now play 5050 as a Direct Debit or Annual Ticket. Never miss out on buying your weekly ticket again!!! And if you are away from home, you can still support Melvin Gaels!

Leitrim GAA Strategic Plan – Coiste Chontae Liatroma CLG is in the process of producing a Strategic Development Plan for the next three years.

As part of the consultation process, adult members of the GAA in Leitrim are being asked for their views under a number of headings. Every voice is important and this online survey is an important part of the consultation. So please give your views and opinions. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary.

Your survey responses will be strictly confidential and data from this survey will be reported only in the aggregate.  If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, you may contact CLG Liatroma by email to –

Closing date for online replies is Friday 13 April.

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