St Michaels GAA Club Notes 17/05/2016

St. Michael’s Notes


Both teams were at home to Killybegs in the Championship on Sunday last and both got their campaigns off to a good start with good victories.

The Seniors put on a late surge to beat Killybegs on a scoreline of St. Michael’s 2-13 Killybegs 0-8.

The St. Michael’s team and scorers were:

Mark Anthony McGinley 0-1, Stephen Doak, Ciaran Gallagher, Michael Gallagher, Liam Paul Ferry 1-0,, Michael McGinley, Michael Cannon, Martin McElhinney 0-1, Christy Toye, Oisin Langan 0-1, Colm McFadden, Keelan McGee, Michael Langan 0-4, Kieran Kelly, Andrew Kelly 0-3. Sub Odhrán McFadden 0-2 for Colm McFadden, Ryan Langan 1-1.

The reserves also recorded a great victory winning on a scoreline of St. Michael’s 5-18 Killybegs 0-6.

The St. Michael’s team and scorers were Dean Fleming, Patrick McFadden, James Alcorn, Jamie Hunter, Ruairi Friel 1-2, Brendan Rodden, Chris McElhinney 0-2, Paul Baird, Lorcan McDaid 1-0, Hugh O’Donnell, John McFadden 1-2, Daniel Doak, Darragh McCarry, Stephen Coyle  1-8, Odhrán McFadden 1-2, . Subs Ciaran McGinley 0-1 Toye 1-0, and Brendan Devine 0-1.

This was a great start for both teams who top their respective groups.

Thanks to Claire Campbell and Oisin Breen who sang the National Anthem before the match on Sunday.

The club would also like to thank all who helped out on Sunday and to Development Officr Cairns and the Scheme workers who had the pitch in great condition for the matches.

All County League

Both teams are away to Ardara on this Sunday the 22nd May with the throw ins at 1.30pm and 3pm.

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 1,2,3,7,13,16.  This weeks Jackpot be €2200.  Seven people matched 5 and their names were drawn.  The winner of the €100 was Amy Griffin Massinass Creeslough.

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 .

St. Michael’s Bingo Session

The winner of the €100 on the 5th Game at the Bingo Session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was won by Jeanette Sweeney Glack Creeslough, the winner of the €100 on the 9th Game was Mary McGinley Falcarragh.

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 €2200.  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 21st May Terry McFadden and Margaret Ann O’Reilly Creeslough Shandon Michael Gallagher. 28th May Dunfanaghy Hugh O’Donnell and Martin McGarvey Creeslough/Shandon Michael Gallagher.

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

Under 8’s

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. Blitzes starting soon, any queries contact Bernard on 0872481402.

Under 10’s

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, blitzes starting soon, 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.

Well done to the boys and girls who played away to St. Eunans last Wednesday evening and came away with a good victory.


Congratulations to the under 14 team on winning the league final after a great team performance.  Also thanks to Rose’s Kitchen for the food after the game.


Commiserations to the minor team who were defeated by Naomh Conaill in the County League Semi Final in Leterkenny on Wednesday evening last.

Og sport

Og sport takes place at the Bridge on this Sunday May 22nd for under 15’s, beginning at around 10.30am.  any queries please contact Manus on 087 6470532.


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