GAA National Club Draw. The GAA has launched a National Club Draw as a fundraiser for local clubs, with the draw taking place on 27 February 2015. Prizes are being provided by GAA Central Council. The proceeds from all tickets sold by Naomh Colmcille will go directly to Naomh Colmcille, and will be used towards the club’s 2015 yearly expenditure. First prize is a trip with the 2015 All-Stars. Full details available on www.gaa.ie/nationalclubdraw2015.

In addition, the County Board are putting up county also putting up prizes (1 x €1000, 2 x €500, 5 x €100) so local winners are guaranteed.

Tickets priced €10 each are now available from Alison Ferry, Paul Callaghan, Adrian Marsh, or any committee member.

A players meeting for the senior panel will take place on Thursday 15th at 7:30 pm. Training resumes on Monday 19th with Ulster league fixtures on the first weekend in February. New players welcome.

The club Constitution is now available to view on the website. The SGM will now be held on Wednesday 28th January at 8:00 pm in the clubhouse. Anyone with any amendments must have them in writing to the Secretary 14 days prior to the meeting. The only amendment changes dealt with on the night will be the ones that have been received in writing.

Any person currently coaching or intending to coach any age group are asked to make an effort to attend a coaching course this year. Courses run from the end of January up to March. Everyone must have a minimum of the Foundation and child protection courses. Please let Barry O’Hagan or Gerard McFadden know if you will participate by the end of next week.

The club is now registered for the Lucozade ‘Kit Out’ promotion. Codes are printed on promotional bottles under the plastic wrapper – please note these codes so they can be entered online on behalf of the club to try and collect gear or equipment.

Naomh Colmcille CLG would like to extend sympathy to the family and friends of the late James Boyle, Carrowen, Burt. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.

Naomh Colmcille CLG would like to extend sympathy to the family and friends of the late Eileen Wallace, 527 Bonemaine, Bridgend. Ar dheis De go raibh a h-anam.

Congratulations to Patrick McGuigan and Julie McKinley on the birth of baby Anna.

Congratulations to Andrew and Sharon Clarke on the birth of baby Ùna.

Congratulations to Willie Gillespie on his appearance for Donegal on Sunday in the Dr. McKenna cup match against Queens at Ballybofey.

Check out the club’s new Facebook page (Naomh Colmcille CLG – Donegal) for latest updates on training, match times etc.

Training and Match Schedule.

Information here is correct at the time of compilation of the weekly notes. Check the Training Schedule section on the club website for latest updates on training for all age groups. The page will be updated regularly throughout the week. Updates also on the club’s Facebook page.

Subscription of €2 per player (up to and including minors) per week for training. Please make sure you bring your full kit (shorts, track bottoms, boots, sports top/hoodie/coat, drink). Remember a mouth guard is needed for training sessions as well as matches.

Seniors / Reserves. Players meeting on Thursday 15th. Training resumes Monday 19th.

Reminder that the use of mouthguards is now compulsory for all players.

Naomh Colmcille Weekly Lotto.

This week’s numbers are 7, 8, 9, 17, 22 and the winners are Rose Dowds, Ronan McDaid and Birdy and Teddy who win €25 each. Next week’s jackpot €850.

Naomh Colmcille CLG are in need of more lotto sellers. The lotto is the bread and butter of our club. If you don’t drive we can set up on a team with a driver. Please contact Breda Friel (0876393503) if anyone is willing to help. Thanks.

The Club would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support of the Lotto as it gives the club the essential means of continuing to give our local kids and adults the chance to avail of a great and healthy pastime.