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St Michaels GAA Club notes 15/07/2014

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 14th Jul

St. Michael’s Notes

Good Luck

Good luck to Colm, Christy and Martin and the rest of the Donegal team and management in their Ulster Final against Monaghan in Clones on this Thursday the 20th July.


St. Michael’s GAA Club would like to thank everyone who took part in the RunegalinDonegal around Hornhead on Saturday last. Special thanks to Boyce’s Centa Dunfanaghy and Denis Harley Molly’s Bar for their sponsorship, the DJ’s and all the marshals and everyone else who helped in any way to make it so successful.

All County League

The seniors and reserves were at home to Ardara at home on this Sunday last.

The seniors lost on a scoreline of St. Michael’s 0-11 Ardara 2-6. The St. Michael’s scorers were: Michael Langan 0-7, and Peter Witherow, Martin Breslin, Michael McGinley and Keelan McGee 0-1 each. The reserves had a good victory on a scoreline of St. Michael’s 2-7 Ardara 0-5. The St. Michael’s team and scorers were Josie Gallagher, Denis Trearty, Shaun Doak, Niall Doherty, Peter Sweeney, Paul Creamer, John Sheridan, Oran McGee, Brendan Devine, Daniel Doak, Dara McCarry, Ciaran Kelly, Keelan McGee 1-5, Danny Langan 1-2,


The club extends deepest sympathy to Nettie Gibson and family Termon on the sudden death of her husband and father Harry last weekend, sympathy is also extended to Rose Toye and Margaret Roarty Creeslough, to the Toye and Roarty families and to the entire family circle.


The €150 on the Snowball game at the Bingo session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was won by Amantha McColgan Dunfanaghy. This weeks Jackpot will be €1480.

This months 50 Club winners were: €65 Paddy Coll Creeslough, €35 Grace Alcorn Figart Dunfanaghy, €25 Andrew Coll Chapel Road Dunfanaghy.


There was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night Sunday last; The Numbers drawn were 3,4,5,7,10, 16; the 2 match 5 winners were John Parry Hornhead and Patsy McGee Derryherriff. This weeks jackpot will be €6200.

Table Quiz

St. Michael’s GAA Club will host a heat of the All County General Knowledge Quiz in the Clubhouse. This event has been deferred and will now be held on Friday 25th July in aid of the Donegal Team in the Ulster Final. A Donegal Jersey will again be provided as a ticket prize draw on the night. The quiz will consist of eight rounds of ten general knowledge questions with two points for a correct answer. The entry fee is €5 per person and teams should have no more than four members. Venues with six or less (four members) entered and paid shall send one winning team to the county final. Venues with more than six teams entered and paid for can send winning two teams to the final. Please not change of date.

Lotto Rota

The St. Michael’s Lotto Rota for the next two weeks is as follows:,19th July Dunfanaghy John McFadden and James Alcorn, Creeslough Manus Friel and Ronan Murphy, 26th July Dunfanaghy Ciaran Rock Gallagher and Peter Witherow, Creeslough Michael Kelly and Shaun Langan. Anyone who is unable to carry out this very important job for the club is asked to get a replacement on the night.

Club Gear

Anyone who would like to purchase club gear – hoodys, half zip tops, tee shirts or polo t shirts for adults or children please contact Nicola 0863084164

Clubhouse Key

There is a Key for the Clubhouse in the Dunfanaghy Post Office during weekdays if required but anyone borrowing it must return the key to the Post Office.

St. Michaels Minor Board

St. Michaels u-12 girls travelled to convoy for a blitz.
We got off to a bad start and unfortunately met Termon, one of the strongest teams in the competition, and we were well beat in that game.
We met McCumhaills in the second game and got off to a flying start and while we took the foot off the gas we won the game by a few points. We went on then to play killybegs in our third game. At this stage the girls were settling into their football and playing the way we knew they could, with Ciara mc Garvey, MaryAnn Mullan, Clara Rodden and Aoife Kelly showing some real class. Some of the younger girls Lauren Russell, Lauren Mullan, Leah Kelly, Danielle Mullan and Michaela Breen all punching well above their weight and playing very well for their team. Leah Kelly laid the ball off to Young Danielle Mullan who scored a lovely point from distance.
We met Carndonagh in our fourth game and again Ciara mc Garvey tortured their defence taking score herself and supplying Aoife Kelly with some great scoring opportunities which she dispatched to the net like a true pro. We had an outstanding midfield display all day from Clara Rodden who just got better and better with every game she played and with MaryAnn and the rest of the defenders making sure nothing got through at the back. The st. Michaels girls were really starting to play as a team and played exceptionally well considering there were no subs and they had to play every minuet of every game. Well done girls.


Would anyone who is available to help coach some of the underage players please contact Manus on 087 647 0532.

Kelloggs Cul Camp

The Annual St. Michael’s Kellogs Cul Camp will be held at the Bridge from the 28th July until the 1st August. This camp will cover Football Hurling and Camoige and the prices are as follows: 1st Child €55 2nd Child €45 3rd Child €40. For more information contact Liam McElhinney on 0868611097.

The under 8’training takes place at the Bridge on Wednesday evenings from 6.45 until 8pm. Any queries contact Hugh Doyle on 0864472068. We hosted Lifford and Termon in a blitz last Friday, with great performances from Jack and Jamie Druce, Ned Sweeney and Cahir Doyle. . Gunshields are compulsory and must be used.

Under 10 Notes

Next Blitz is scheduled for this Saturday July 19th with teams from St. Eunans and Fanad Gaels also taking part

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 14th Jul

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