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Naomh Columba Club Notes 30/03/2015

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 30th Mar

The countdown is on for The “Giro de Glen” 2015, On this Saturday the 4th of April
Its the Perfect excuse to get back on the Saddle and enjoy the Scenery of our Beautiful Surroundings.
Registration is in the Clubhouse from @10am
Race starts @11am Sharp
The “GIRO de Glen” Starts and Finishes at Pairc na Geal
Choice of Two routes on the Day, an 18K easy Route
And a slightly tougher 30K
Adults €10, Minors €5, Family €20
Refreshments, Showers and loads of Car parking available on the day.
All proceeds goes towards the Clg Naomh Columba Ladies Board and our Underage Girls teams.

It was a wet and wild day on Sunday last in Ardara for our Ladies team in their very first game of the season, With Great support as always for the Naomh Columba ladies, It was an exciting game despite the wet underfoot conditions, the game finished a draw with our Girls putting on a fantastic team performance despite the horrendous weather conditions to push for the draw in the dying minutes. The final Score was 2-5 to 1-8.

As they say there is no rest for the wicked and our Ladies team are back in action on Good Friday Morning in the Preliminary round of the Gealtacht at home to Dungloe, Throw in is at 11am in Pairc na Geal, This is the ladies first home game of the season so come on out and show your support for them & Lets hope its a Great Friday for Danny and the Ladies.

Our u15 boys were in action against Kilcar in towney on Thursday last, A great game by both teams that finished in a draw 3-10 to 3-10.

On Bank holiday Monday our men are kicking off their league Campaign, At home to Glenfin in Pairc na Geal, no times confirmed yet but keep an eye on Facebook and local press in the coming days. We wish the Senior and Reserve lads along with their managers John and Brendan the very best of luck for the long season ahead.

Our Minor Lads are away to Naomh Mhuire Tuesday evening, throw in is down for 7pm in the Banks, we wish them the very best of luck.

Our Easter camps take place the 7th, 8th & 9th of April, we look forward to welcoming the  future Gaa Stars of the parish in to Pairc na Geal for some fun and Games and some excellent coaching.

A little reminder also that our Club Book celebrating our 50 years is still on sale in the local shops of the area.

Don’t forget to do our club lotto, Our jackpot is rising every week and if your not in you can’t win, lotto’s can be got in all the Local businesses or from any Senior or reserve team members.

Club Donegal membership cards are now available. Club Donegal Membership benefits are, Free Entry into all Adult Club Games within the County, First preference on Club Tickets for All ticket County Games and also a free Club Donegal T-Shirt. Club Donegal Membership is Normally sold for €120, But we at Clg Naomh Columba are selling it to all our FULLY PAID Club Members for €100 so spread the word. If you would like to buy club Donegal Membership please contact Kevin Mc Ginley on 0868591849

Last Friday evening There was a 5k organised by the Minor Boards of Clg Naomh Columba and Cill Chartha to raise money and show our support for our Colaiste na Carraige lads who were in action on Saturday in Mullingar in the All Ireland Semi Final, A huge thank you to everybody that donated Money, Ran, Walked & Rolled the tough course, It was a joy to do on such a glorious evening and great to see such a good turn out of young and old from both parishes.

Unfortunately the Colaiste na Carraige lads bid for All Ireland Glory ended on Saturday evening in the Battle of Mullingar, In windy playing conditions our lads battled hard all the way into Injury time and lost by one point in the end. A huge Crowd from the area attended the game and thank you all for doing so. To finish the school season as County champions, Ulster Champions & one of the Top four schools teams Ireland is a remarkable achievement for such a small school, you are all a credit to your School, teachers, and Families who are all very proud of your achievements.


Sarah Mc Morrow

Pro Clg Naomh Columba
By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 30th Mar

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