Buncrana GAA Notes for Week Ending Sunday 4th May 2014
Ulster Senior Football Championship
Sun 25th May Doire v Dún na nGall at Celtic Park (2.00pm) (Replay 31st May)
Please note that online tickets are now sold out for this game and anyone applying for ticket consideration through the Club would need to have their adult membership paid. Contact Club Secretary Grainne or Claire McCarron.
Donegal GAA will host a meet and greet our county players on Saturday the 10th May at 11:30am in McCool Park Ballybofey. From 11:30am until 12 noon watch an open training session with our Senior Footballers as they prepare to recapture the Anglo Celt Cup. From 12 noon on patrons will be able to meet and chat to our players get autographs and photographs. Be in with a chance to win a Donegal Jersey.
There was no joy for either of our Senior teams on Saturday as they lost to two highly-motivated, more experienced and stronger Newtown teams. Newtown have now won 3 in a row and sit above Buncrana in the league table but with fewer games played. However, Buncrana’s young players are maturing into a good unit and learning all the time.
Senior League Div 3 Round 6 – Naomh Colmcille (3-8) v (0-11) C.L.G. Bun Cranncha
Seniors, Minors, Hurling training is on Wednesday at 7.00pm, All players are urged to make every effort to attend.
Senior, Reserves, U-18, & U21 Football training is on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7.30 in the Scarvey. New players always welcome!
Senior Ladies training every Wednesday at 7.30 in the Scarvey. New members always welcome. The scheduled game against Cloughaneely was cancelled and a new date will be set later.
U14 John McFadden Memorial Cup
The Club hosted a very successful and well-supported U14 John McFadden Memorial Cup on Saturday. The competition featured some of Ulster’s best U14 teams and all played brilliantly and competed strongly in all their games. Buncrana met Watty Grahams (An Ghleann) in the final but just ran out of steam after playing impressively all day. Congratulations to An Ghleann who have some really exciting talents that will be ones to watch in the future.
Bord na nOg would like to thank all the players, parents, club members and referees for all the effort they put into making the day so good.
Bun Crannacha 2-11 vs. 1-4 Naomh Pol
An Ghleann 7-8 vs. 1-4 Naomh Adhamhnain
Tir na nOg 4-6 vs. 3-2 Naomh Eanna
Na Claisrigh 3-5 vs. 3-6 Naomh Cainneach
Bun Crannacha 1-6 vs. 0-3 Na Claisrigh
Naomh Eanna 4-1 vs. 3-7 Naomh Adhamhnain
Naomh Pol 0-3 vs. 3-7 Naomh Cainneach
An Ghleann 4-7 vs. 1-5 Tir na nOg
An Ghleann 4-7 vs. 3-0 Naomh Eanna
Bun Crannacha 7-2 vs. 1-3 Naomh Cainneach
Naomh Adhamhnain 2-2 vs. 3-8Tir na nOg
Naomh Pol 0-3 vs. 4-5 Na Claisrigh
Bun Crannacha 2-10 vs. 1-2 Tir na nOg
An Gleann 4-10 vs. 1-7 Naomh Cainneach
John McFadden Memorial Cup Final
Bun Crannacha 0-5 vs. 3-5 An Gleann
Under Age Training
U6 Football 6.30-7.30pmFriday Scarvey
U8 Football 6.30 – 7.30pm Friday Scarvey
U8 Hurling 3-4pm Saturday Scarvey
U10 Football 6.30-7.45pm Friday Scarvey
U10 Hurling 3-4pm Saturday Scarvey
U12 Football 7-8pm Monday & Friday Scarvey
U12 Hurling 3-4pm Saturday Scarvey
U14 Football 7-8.30pm Tuesday & Friday Scarvey
U14 Hurling 7-8.30pm Tuesday & Thursday Scarvey
U12/U14/U16 Girls Football 7-8pm Mondays Scarvey
Bord na nOg Sponsored Walk The organisers want to say a really big ‘Thanks’ to all those who took part in and contributed to the sponsored walk on Sunday. Money raised is most welcome in helping run the underage teams this year. hanks again.
Personalised Gloves can now be picked up at Elizabeth Ann’s house. Call or text her on 0860604075 to order…but be quick as they are going fast!!
There was no winner this week. Lotto’s to be in by 8pm each Friday in the clubhouse. In a new initiative we are looking for drivers to drive youths around housing estates on Saturday morning from 11-12.30. Anyone available should be at Scarvey for 10.30. Contact Club Chair Sean Clerkin on 0862388071 for more info. Lotto sellers needed, if you have an hour to spare each week contact Club Treasurer on 0860297444 for details.
Annual Golf Classic
This annual Club fundraiser will be held on May 31st with more details to follow but mark that date in your diary.
Beidh an Ciorcal Comhrá ar siúl gach oíche Luain ar a 8 a chlog sa Chlubtheach. Fáilte roimh achan duine. The Irish Language Conversation group will meet every Monday night at 8pm in the Clubhouse and everyone is welcome. It doesn’t matter how much or how little Irish you have, this is an opportunity to meet up, have a cup of tea and use what you have.
Colaisti Inis Eoghain
Applications are now being accepted from anyone wishing to be associated as manager/coach with the Colaisti Inis Eoghain teams entered into Ulster Colleges Competitions for season 2014/2015. It would be important that each club is represented by no less than two personnel, so that sufficient numbers are available for each team, as only teams with adequate personnel can be considered for entry to participate. Please forward names and contact details of those who may be interested to Pat McLaughlin, Gerard Callaghan or Michael Doherty no later than Tuesday 6th May. It is expected the Ulster Colleges AGM will take place on Friday 16th May and our entrie(s) very much depend on the availability of coaches if we wish to continue to compete.
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