St Michael’s GAA Club Notes 29/03/2016

St. Michael’s Notes

All County League

The Reserves were at home to Ardara on Easter Monday last and recorded a good victory following a very good team performance. The final score was St. Michael’s 0-11 Ardara 0-3. The St. Michael’s scorers were: Raymond McLaughlin 0-6, Oran McFadden 0-3, and Stephen Coyle, Ruairi Friel, Chris McElhinney and John McFadden 0-1 each.

The Seniors Match against Ardara was postponed on owing to a bereavement in Ardara.

Safe Talk

A Safe Talk Course has been provisionally arranged to be held in the Clubhouse at the Bridge on Monday the 11th April beginning at 7.30pm and finishing at 10pm. This course is free of charge and it is recommended that all coaches and administrators and anyone else over 18 should attend. Refreshments will be served. It is limited to 24 participants; anyone wishing to attend should give their names to Moses on 0868832129 as soon as possible.

More details next week.


Congratulations to Mark Anthony McGinley who made his Donegal Debut against Dublin in Croke Park on Saturday evening last.

Congratulations also to St. Michael’s player Martin Breslin on his recent engagement to Jackie Lagan.

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 3,4,6,12,17,18. There were no Match 5 winners; 48 people matched 4 and their names were draw. The winner of the €100 was Teresa Boyle Ray Falcarragh. This weeks Jackpot be €3100. 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.

The Club would like to thank Boyces Centra in Dunfanaghy for allowing club members to sell tickets in the store on Friday last.

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 .

Drive Home in Style from the Bingo in Creeslough

The winner of the €100 on the 5th game at the Bingo Session in the Massinass Community Centre on Sunday night last was Sinead Thornton Ards; the €100 on the 9th game was won by John McGee Ray Falcarragh. The winner of the Easter Hamper Sponsored by Boyce’s Centra Carrigart, Dunfanaghy and Falcarragh was Diarmuid Gallagher Ards Creeslough. The Spot Prizes were won by Odhrán Toye, John McLaughlin and Kevin Ward. St. Michael’s GAA Club would like to thank Boyce’s Centra for sponsoring the Easter Hamper.

You could win a car on every game every Sunday night at the Bingo Session in the Massinass Community Centre Creeslough by winning a house on 45 nos or less. Check on 45 Numbers or less with the magic number in the panel and the lucky number drawn in the first five numbers of that game, you win the car or €10,000. The normal Snowball is also in place every night. The Magic Number from 1 to 90 is drawn out every Sunday night before the bingo begins. The car was in play last Sunday night but was not won. In addition every House winner will receive a free entry to the weekly lotto, this weeks Jackpot is €3100. The single book is €8. 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 2nd April Dunfanaghy Eamon McGinley and Cairns Witherow, Creeslough Michael McGinley. 9th April Dunfanaghy Tommy McGinley and Neil McGinley Creeslough Brian Dolan.

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

Parish League

The Parish League begins on Sunday April 3rd at 1.30pm at the Bridge for 4 to 13 years old.

For anyone who has not yet registered, registration can be done on the day.

The Parish League is a great way to get involved with our local club.

We look forward to seeing a great crowd there and any help with coaching, refereeing, in the tea rooms or on the gate will be greatly appreciated.


St. Michaels played our neighbours Cloughaneely in Falcarragh in a league Match last week and got well beaten by a strong Cloughaneely outfit.

Training now takes place every FRIDAY evening at the Bridge @7pm . The bus is €3 and leaves Creeslough at 6.30pm.

Matches for the U 16s does not take place until after the Junior Cert Exams in June. Players will be advised when training commences by the manager –Martin.

The minors are scheduled to play away to Cloughaneely this Wednesday evening and they are due to play Gweedore at home on Sunday morning April 3rd at 12noon.