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St Michaels GAA Club Notes 04/03/2015

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Wed 4th Mar

St. Michael’s Notes

Comortas Peile Na Gaeltachta

The seniors overcame Kilcar in Comortas Peile Na Gaeltachta at the Bridge on Saturday evening last in very challenging and stormy conditions. The final score was St. Michael’s 2-4 Kilcar 0-3.

The St. Michael’s team and scorers were: Mark Anthony McGinley, Brendan Rodden, Stephen Doak, Neil Toye, Martin Breslin, Michael Gallagher 1-0, James Alcorn, Kieran Kelly, Ciaran Rock Gallagher 0-1, Christopher McElhinney 1-0, Brian McLaughlin 0-1, Andrew Kelly 0-1, Keelan McGee, Oisin Langan, Ryan Langan, Subs used: Raymond McLaughlin 0-1, John McFadden and Stephen Coyle.

They now play the winners of the Cloughaneely V Gweedore match.

The date for the Junior game against Fanad has yet to be finalised but it may be on this Saturday evening at the Bridge.

Senior Championship

The 2015 Senior Championship draw was made on Sunday evening and St. Michaels have been drawn in group 3. The full group is as follows: St Michaels, Glenfin, Four Masters, Cloughaneely.

Mini Lotto

There was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 3,4,9,12,13,18. The Match 5 winner was Rosaleen Ferry The Cob Road.

This week’s Jackpot will be €1200.


The €150 on the Snowball game at the Bingo session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was won by Jacqueline Gallagher Dunmore Falcarragh. This weeks Jackpot will be €2160.

Club Meeting

There will be a Club Meeting on tonight Thursday 5th March at 8pm in the Clubhouse.

Lotto Rota

The St. Michael’s Lotto Rota for the next two weeks is as follows: 5th March Dunfanaghy Brid Gallagher and Rose Toye, Creeslough Patricia Kelly and Martina Carr. 12th March Dunfanaghy Liam McElhinney and Mickey McFadden, Creeslough Ollie Rodden. Anyone who is unable to carry out this very important job for the club is asked to get a replacement on the night.

Creeslough & Dunfanaghy Health Centre

Creeslough & Dunfanaghy health centres are now providing heart screening for young people involved in sport. Sudden cardiac death is caused by abnormalities within the heart. These can often be detected through screening which involves a few questions, an examination by the doctor and a heart tracing. If you would like to avail of this service or for more information contact the surgery on 074- 9138388/9136527.

St. Michaels Minor Board

St. Michael’s Parish League

The 22nd St Michael’s Parish League got underway in wintery conditions at the Bridge on Sunday last.

Spring decided not to attend but thankfully a large number of children and parents did brave the elements. Almost 100 children were in attendance ranging from the tiniest of 3 year old tiny tots to hardiest of 14 year old’s.

Bernie McGinley marshalled the 4 to 8 year old’s in the Clubhouse Hall to spare them the hailstones and he had a great deal of help from the parents present as he put them through their paces. The atmosphere and noise in the Hall was amazing, who would have thought that having 30 plus kids in a Hall would result in ear damaging noise levels!

Outside the 9 to 14 year old’s didn’t let the hail showers get the better of them. They were divided up into 4 groups, the Junior Girls and Boys and the Senior Girls and Boys. Each group was then taken by a pair of coaches and taken through training session focused on the fundamentals of the game. Finally 4 teams were picked and, despite the hailstones best efforts, 2 games were played where all the players could test out the skills they had learned.

The Parish League continues on Sunday the 8th at 2 o’clock sharp at the Bridge and will be over by 3.30. New players are always welcome and registration will be possible on Sunday.

The 4 to 8 year old’s will again be in the Hall with the 9 to 14’s on the Main pitch divided into 4 groups for coaching prior to a game.

The Parish League on March 8th will start promptly at 2 o’clock and finish at 3.30pm. Please be ready for the 2pm start. Gate duty Pauline Mullen and Grace Ann Kelly. Teas Mags McFadden, Emma Ryan and Sinead Shields. The Rota will be up on Facebook next week.

For further information or if you wish to volunteer in some capacity please contact Manus Friel on 087 6470532 or Annmarie Kelly on 087 9454107.

Under 12’s

Training now moved to a Thursday evening starting, starting on Thursday 26th February at 6pm, with the bus leaving Creeslough at 5.45pm. sharp.

Under 14’s

The Under 14’s training takes place on Wednesday evenings from 5.30pm until 7pm at the Astroturf facility in Creeslough. The cost is €3.


The Minor Training takes place at the Bridge at 12 noon on Sunday’s

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Wed 4th Mar

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