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MacCumhaills GAA club notes 13.04.2015

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 13th Apr

Club Notes: 12th of April 2015

Donegal Footballers:

Hard luck to the Donegal Senior footballers in their defeat to Cork in Croke Park on Sunday in the Division 1 semi-final clash against Cork.

Donegal Hurlers:

Mixed emotions for the Donegal Hurlers in their draw against Tyrone on Saturday. The team has to do it all over again in a replay in order to avoid relegation. There was solid displays from Jamsie Donnelly, Del Laverty and Lee Henderson. Best of luck in the replay at the weekend.

Senior Team Football Result:

A weakened Sean Mac Cumhaill’s team travelled to St. Mary’s in Convoy to take on Termon on Saturday evening. With both clubs unbeaten in their first two outings this was sure to be a thrilling game. With 6 forced changes to the Mac Cumhaill’s team that won the first two games it was always going to be a tough charge but the narrowest of margins in the end saw the Termon side go home with the 2 points.

Full Time Score: Sean MacCumhaill’s – 2.12 Termon – 1.18

Sean Mac Cumhaills: Christopher Patton, Eoin Wright, Marty Gallagher, Ronan McMenamin, Gerard Grindle, Joe Dunnion, Andrew McCloskey, Shane Duffy, Brian Patton, Aaron Kelly, Brian Lafferty, Chris Gallen, Stephen Mulligan, Gary Mc Girr, Darren O’Leary

Substitutions: Alan Patton for Brian Lafferty

Darren O’Leary (1.05), Aaron Kelly (1.01), Stephen Mulligan (0.03), Barney Lafferty (0.01), Chris Gallen (0.01), Shane Duffy (0.01)

Reserve Team Football Result:

Our reserve team also played Termon in Convoy on Saturday evening. In a similar margin of defeat to the senior team saw a final score of Sean Mac Cumhaills 2.08 to Termon 2.11.

U-16 Boy’s Football Results:

Our u16’s had two league games in the past week. On Tuesday they travelled to Letterkenny to compete in the fourth round of the under 16 League where they defeated Letterkenny Gaels. Sean Mac Cumhaill’s 4-12 Letterkenny Gaels 1-10.
On Thursday they made the short trip to the crossroads to take on Red Hugh’s in the fifth round game. Mac Cumhaills ended up comfortable winners and maintain a 100% record in the league; this game was played in a sporting nature against a very young Red Hughs team. Our final game in this section will be against Robert Emmets, venue and date yet to be decided.

U-14 Hurling Result:

Our u14’s had two league games in the past week with home games against Ballyshannon and Dungloe. They continued their remarkable start to the season with another victory against a very much fancied Ballyshannon team at Mac Cumhaill Park on Tuesday evening with a scoreline of Sean Mac Cumhaill’s: 3-10 – Ballyshannon: 2.04.

The hurlers then continued where they left off on Tuesday evening with another outstanding victory against favourites Dungloe on Thursday night in St. Columba’s. The lads came out winners on a scoreline of Sean Mac Cumhaill’s 7-10 Dungloe 0.04. They have a break now until their next game on Thursday which is an away trip to Setanta.

Easter camp:

The club would like to say a massive thanks to all those who took park and helped support the Club’s Easter Camp. This was a very enjoyable three days and once again thanks to all those who took part and helped.

Club Donegal Cards:

We have a number of Club Donegal Cards which will grant access to the All-County League and every Club Championship game for the forthcoming season. The cards are priced at €50 for the card alone or €70 for a card plus a Club Donegal item of clothing when it arrives (possibly an O’Neill’s Polo Shirt this year). Anyone interested please contact Eugene Gallagher on 086 609 8801.

Coaching Officers:

The club are currently seeking people to fill the roles of Football and Hurling coaching officers within the club. These are very important roles in the club. Anyone interested in these positions please contact Minor Board Secretary Bryan Cannon on 087 623 6599.

Club Lotto:

The club are asking for people to help out by selling lotto’s. This would involve helping to sell 1 week out of every 7 or 8 depending on the amount of teams formed. This is an important source of funding for the club and a great way to help get involved with your club. All help available would be greatly appreciated. If interested please contact Terry O’Reilly on 086 609 5347.

Lotto Results:
There was no winner of this week’s Lotto. The numbers drawn were 2, 14, 23 and 26. There were five match 3 winners. Martin O’Reilly, Mark Gillespie, Pat McGuire, Joyce Laverty and Liz and Noelle Mc Groaty each receive €30. Next week’s Jackpot is €4,600. John Lillis’ team is selling this week. If you’re not in you can’t win!

The Bingo takes place in the Villa Rose on Sunday night with an 8.30pm start. The Snowball jackpot is €9,000 for 45 numbers or less. All are very welcome.

Training Schedule:

New players to all teams are more than welcome. If there is a change of time/location it will be noted on Facebook or sent via text. Training will cost 2 Euro every night, and all players must have their membership paid also. Please bring gum shield and water bottle.

Training for our Under 6’s will resume on Wednesday the 15th of April in St. Columba’s Hall.

Under-8 training is back on Wednesday evening at the club at 6.00pm, all boys and girls are welcome.

U-10 football for boys and girls recommences on Wednesday the 15th of April at 6.00pm at the club.

U-12 boy’s football is on a Wednesday at 7.00 to 8.00pm.

The U-14 boy’s football training is on a Sunday morning at 10am.

U-16 boy’s football training is on Friday from 6.30 to 7.30pm.

Minor football training is on a Monday from 6pm and a Friday at 7.30pm.

U-8 & U-10 Hurling is at 1.00pm to 2.00pm on Sunday.

U-14 & U-16 Hurling on a Monday from 7.00 to 8.00.

The U-12 girl’s football continues on a Tuesday evening from 6.00pm to 7.00pm.

The U-14 girl’s football is on a Tuesday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

The U-16 and Minor Girl’s Football is on Thursday from 7.00 to 8.00pm.

The U-12, U-14 and U-16 Girls camogie is on a Monday at 4.30 to 6.00pm and a Friday from 5.30 to 7.00pm.

Club Shop:

The club shop will be open on a Wednesday from 5.45 to 7.15. The club stocks a large amount of club-crested shorts, gloves, bags and bottles and a limited number of club crested O’Neills half-zip tops.

Steward Bibs:

Anyone in possession of a club steward’s bib is asked to return it to the club as soon as possible as we get ready to prepare for the Tyrone Championship game.

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 13th Apr

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