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St Michaels GAA Club Notes 31/05/2016

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 31st May

St. Michael’s Notes

All County League

Both teams were at home to Gweedore in the All County League Division1 and Division 1 Reserve on Saturday evening last and both recorded good victories.

The Seniors inflicted Gweedore’s first defeat in the League this year winning on a scoreline of St. Michael’s 3-8 Gweedore 0-11.

The St Michael’s Team and scorers were: Dean McColgan; Stephen Doak, Stephen Black, Michael Gallagher; Liam Paul Ferry, Michael McGinley, Michael Cannon (0-1); Ciaran Gallagher (0-1), Christy Toye (0-1); Ryan Langan, Colm McFadden (2-3, 1-0 penalty.1 f), Caolan McGee (0-1); Michael Langan, Andrew Kelly (0-1), Brian  McLaughlin (1-0).

Subs: Daniel McLaughlin for M Langan 37; Oisin Langan for C McGee 49; Odhran McFadden for B McLaughlin 51; Michael Langan for A Kelly 56.

The Reserves also recorded a very good victory winning on a scoreline of St. Michael’s 3-11 Gweedore 0-12.

The St. Michael’s Team and scorers were: Dean Fleming, Patrick McFadden, Brendan Rodden, Peter Sweeney, Ruairi Friel 1-0, Jamie Hunter, Chris McElhinney 0-5, Paul Baird, Caolin Toye, Chris Carr, John McFadde, Daniel Doak, Hugh O’Donnell 2-0, Stephen Coyle 0-4, James Sharkey 0-1.  Subs: Denis Trearty for Chris Carr, Lee McColgan 0-1 for Daniel Doak, Stephen Horan for James Sharkey.

There are no league matches this weekend.  The seniors and reserves are away to Naomh Conaill in Glenties on Saturday the 11th June with the throw ins at 6pm and 7.30pm.

St. Michael’s Mini Lotto

There was no jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last.  The numbers drawn were 1,3,8,9,10,14.  Five people matched 5 Charlie Sweeney Swillybrin, Danny Langan Snr Creeslough, Patricia Hunter Ards, Sadie O’Donnell Annagry and Sheila Coyle Casey Dunfanaghy who won €20 each. This weeks Jackpot be €2300.

The Club would like to thank Brian and Margaret Anne Dolan, Molly’s Bar Dunfanaghy, Seamus Sweeney Kildarragh Construction Philadelphia, Shaun Langan Creeslough Pallets and Michael McColgan Dunfanaghy for their continuing sponsorship of the lotto jackpot, it is very much appreciated.

Tickets are on sale in local businesses in Dunfanaghy and Creeslough and at the Bingo Session in Massinass Community Centre Creeslough on Sunday evenings, tickets for the St. Michaels Mini Lotto can now also be purchased on line anywhere at at onlinelotto on facebook .

Tickets Donegal V Fermanagh

Ulster Championship 1st Round versus Fermanagh, 12th June in Ballybofey.
Any club member  requiring tickets for the above match, please note that the deadline for tickets for members buying through the club is this Thursday 2nd June at 2pm.
Adult Terrace €15, Student/OAP Terrace €10 Under 16 Free.

To Order please Text Moses Alcorn 0868832129
Patricia Kelly 0861239435.
or PM Facebook clg naomhmichael.

St. Michael’s Bingo Session

The €100 on the 5th Game at the Bingo Session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was shared by Martin Keaveney Chapel Road Dunfanaghy and Margaret Brennan Massinas Creeslough, the winner of the €100 on the 10th Game was Charlotte Breslin Creeslough.

Every house New Car if you check on 45 Numbers or less with the Lucky number in the Panel and also called in the first five numbers of that game.

The Magic Number from 1 to 90 is drawn out every Sunday night before the bingo begins.  In addition every House winner will receive a free entry to the weekly lotto, this weeks Jackpot is €2300.  The single book is €8, Double, Double Book €12, Sheet €2. Bingo continues every Sunday evening at 8pm in the Massinass Community Centre.

St. Michael’s Lotto Rota

The names for the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto Rota for this Saturday night the 4th June Creeslough/Shandon Ciaran Gallagher, Dunfanaghy, Hugh Mc Gee/Daniel Mc Colgan; Saturday 11th June Creeslough/Shandon Hugh Carr, Dunfanaghy Brian Dolan/Manus Friel.

Well Done

Well done to Kieran McGinley who was part of the Donegal Minor Team that defeated Antrim in Belfast on Sunday evening last.

SOS for Photographs!
Nicola is currently gathering photographs for the clubhouse. If anyone has ANY team photographs from winning senior, reserve, u21 or any underage teams in league/championship/Gaeltacht she would really appreciate if you let her know. All hard copies of the photos will be returned to you safely once we make a copy of them or likewise photos can be emailed to
Please spread the word as the team photos required date back to 1967!!
All help with this little project would be much appreciated. Thanks everyone. 

Club Gear

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure is now stocking St Michaels club gear in children and adult sizes.

Initials can be embroidered on tops if requested in the shop.

St. Michael’s Minor Board

Safe Guarding Course

A Child safe guarding course has been organised in conjunction with Dunfanaghy Golf Club. This course will take place on Friday 3rd June at 7pm in Dunfanaghy Golf Club.

It is vital that all people dealing with underage players have completed this course.

To book your place on this course PM us. There is no charge for this course.

Clg Naomh Micheál committed to providing a better place for our Underage players.

Under 8’s

Our under 8’s got off to the first blitz of the season last Saturday away to Naomh Colmcille in Newtowncunningham. The children all enjoyed themselves boosted by the good weather and thanks to our hosts for the hospitability and good organisation.  Our under 8’s are scheduled to play Robert Emmetts at home this Saturday June 4th.  The under 8’s’s are due to play Red Hughs on Saturday June 11th.Training takes place every Thursday evening at the Bridge from 6pm to 7pm, bus leaves Creeslough at 5.45pm, gumshields essential, 3 euro for bus. Any queries contact Bernard on 0872481402.

Under 10’s

Our under 10’s got off to the first blitz of the season last Saturday away to Naomh Colmcille in Newtowncunningham. The children all enjoyed themselves boosted by the good weather and thanks to our hosts for the hospitability and good organisation.  Our under 10’s are scheduled to play Robert Emmetts this Saturday June 4th.  More details at training.  The under 10’s are due to play Red Hughs on Saturday June 11th. The training for the Under 10’s Thursday evenings from 6pm to 7pm at the Bridge, bus leaves Creeslough at 5.45pm, 3 euro for the bus. gumshields essential. Any queries please contact Aidan on 0838017333.

Under 12’s

Training continues on Tuesday evening at the Bridge.  Bus leaving corner of the garden at 5.15pm . Training is from 5.45pm to 7pm. 3 euros for bus. And any queries contact Brandon on 0860765703.  

Under 12 Go Games have started, throw in every Wednesday evening at 7pm.

Our under 12’s were away to Cloughaneely last Wednesday; the A team were slightly ahead at half time but fell away in the second half and the hosts ran out the victors.

The B team lost despite good individual performances.

We are now scheduled to play Fanad Geals at home on Wednesday June 1st and Downings at home on June the 8th.


Anyone still wishing to register/pay outstanding monies please contact either Suzi on 0872849214 or Anne Marie on 0879454107 ASAP.

Parish League Booklet

Anyone who wishes to receive a Parish League Booklet can contact Margaret Ann on 0876207919.

Also some league champions 2015 booklets still available.

Cul Camp

Cul Camps are now available for booking online. St. Michaels is on from the 25th to the 29th July at the Bridge.

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 31st May

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