Melvin Gaels GAA Club Notes 15/10/2018

Another Win for the Under 15s – The Under 15 team travelled to Drumkeerin on Saturday morning and came away with another great win in the Championship. Final score Drumkeerin 2-8, Melvin Gaels 6-15. Well done to all involved.

Congratulations – The Club would like to congratulate Aughawillan on the great win over Mohill in the Senior County Final on Sunday. Well done to Darragh Cleary and Lily Brennan who represented the Club at the County Finals!

Festival of Football – Brilliant morning at @LeitrimGAA for the Festival of Football with U9 teams from across the whole county. Despite awful weather conditions and a very early start from Kinlough there was a magnificent turnout from our boys and we thank sincerely all the families that travelled to Annaduff

Church Gate Collection – Thanks to everyone who supported the Club’s Church Gate Collection at the weekend and thanks to all who helped out.

Gaeltacht Grants 2019 – Leitrim Co Board GAA in conjunction with Leitrim Co Council is 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 boys and girls living in County Leitrim. Some of the grants are part-sponsored by Gaeltacht colleges. In the case of cash grants, when students return they can claim their grant money on production of evidence of having successfully completed the course. Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2019 or can be had had from the Secretary of any GAA club. Beidh na hiarratais le fáil i ngach meanscoil sa Chontae freisin The closing date for applications is Friday 26 October 2018.

50/50 Draw – The winner of last week’s draw was, Sean Mc Gowan, Laughta, Kinlough. Sean won €302. 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!

Get Your Mark on Melvin Park – It is very important that all Club Members help with the fundraising needed to complete the work on Melvin Park. Anyone who has not yet contributed is asked to do so as soon as possible. Contact any member of the Development Committee to purchase your ”Mark” and ensure that the Club will have the facilities everyone can be proud of.

The support has been very good so far. 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 to