Melvin Gaels GAA Club Notes 24/07/2018

Connacht Gold Senior Championship Begins – The Seniors begin the 2018 Championship on Saturday evening (July28th) at 5.30pm in Drumshanbo against St Mary’s Carrick on Shannon. This will be the first round game and we wish all the players and mentors Good Luck. Hopefully there will be a good support travelling to the game.

Another Great Win for the Under 17s – The Under 17s travelled to Gortletterragh on Monday evening and had another great Newtowngore Engineering Championship win over Rinn Gaels. This is three wins out of three. Well done to all the players and mentors. Final score was Melvin Gaels 3-16 Rinn Gaels 3-05.

Other Games Coming Up – On Thursday The Under 13s take on Fenagh at 7.30pm in St Osnat’s and on Monday next (July 30th) the Under 17s have a game against Annaduff in Annaduff at 7pm.

Good luck to all the players and mentors.

50/50 Draw – The winner of last week’s draw was, Martina Dolan, Dartry View, Kinlough. Martina won €260. 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!

Development Work Begins – The pitch development work is started and the main pitch will be closed until complete. We are currently fundraising to complete these works. The first phase will see the pitch being realigned, drained and relaid with a sand-based top. It is an exciting and ambitious project which will cost in excess of €200,000 but it is urgently needed. All club members, along with past and present players are asked to support this fundraising venture. The work on Melvin Park will be starting in the next few weeks. The Committee members will get to Tullaghan, Askill, Rossinver, Glenade and Ballintrillick shortly and will be asking everyone to help make this project come true.  The fundraising will involve “Make Your Mark on Melvin Park” for €100 which will represent a square of Melvin Park, entry into a draw, prizes 5x €1000, and your name on a commemorative plaque. To get your “Mark on Melvin Park” contact Spar, Kinlough or Pat at 0871787194 or Katherine at 087 287 0086 or go