DINNER DANCE The club held a very succesful annual Dinner Dance last Saturday night in the Malin Hotel, which was well attended and enjoyed by all. There were many awards on the night and were presented by 1992 Donegal All-Ireland winning goalkeeper Gary Walsh, who the club would like to thank for his attendance and kind words about the club on the night. The senior player of the year won by Paul McLaughlin (F). The young senior player of the year was won by Christopher McLaughlin (F). The reserve player of the year was won by John Colm Doherty. The reserve young player of the year was won by Aidan Bambrick. The minor player of the year was won by Christopher Doherty (PM). The most improved minor player of the year was won by Andrew Mullin. The under sixteen team collected their medals from the Northern Board championship. The under sixteen player of the year was won by Oisin McGonagle. The under sixteen most improved player of the year was a joint award won by Jason Mullarkey and Padraig McCarron. Conor Bambrick, Sean O’Neill, Ciaran Doherty, Oisin McGonagle and Daniel Houten were also recognised for their participation in the Colaiste Inis Eoghain squad. The reserve team also collected their medals from winning the Philadelphia Cup. The ladies senior player of the year was won by Linda McColgan. The young senior ladies player of the year was won by Mariah Doherty. The under sixteen ladies player of the year was won by Sarah Monagle. The under sixteen ladies most improved player was won by Megan Harkin. There was an appreciation award given to Colleen Feeney and Rosemary McColgan for their help in the club. Our County player representatives, Declan Walsh, Aoife McColgan and Tara Kelly were recognised, as a club we are very proud of their continued efforts to the club and county. Our referees Shaun McLaughlin (F), John Paul Houten and Thomas Browne were also recognised as great servants to the club and our games. The Seamus McCloskey award was won by Michael McLaughlin (F), who the club congratulate on his recent engagement to Elish McColgan. The overseas award was won by Declan Houten. The Hall of fame award was won by Vincey McColgan. The club person of the year award was won by Michael McCarron.
Well done to Malin senior player Gary Farren who played for the Garda College team who advanced into the first round proper of the Sigerson Cup.
UNDERAGE TRAINING Under 6 boys training is on every Sunday from 10:00am – 11:15am Under 8 boys training is on every Saturday from 3:00pm – 4:15pm Under 10 boys training is on every Sunday from 11:30am – 12:45pm Under 12 boys training is on every Tuesday from 6:00pm – 7:30pm Under 14 boys training is on every Saturday from 4.30pm – 6:00pm Under 6 and Under 8 girls training is on every Saturday from 11:00am to 12:00pm Under 10 girls training is on every Saturday from 12:15pm – 1:15pm Under 14 and Under 16 girls training is on every Wednesday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm New members are always welcome to any of these teams.
FUN DAY The ladies board are organising a fun day for all primary school girls in the Malin GAA grounds on Saturday the 6th of Febuary from 11.00am – 1:00pm. All primary school girls are very welcome to come along, you don’t have to be a member of a girl’s team and everyone is welcome.
INDOOR SPORTS HALL AND FUNCTION ROOM BOOKINGS Anyone looking to book the indoor sports hall or the upstairs function & meeting rooms for any activities, classes or meetings are asked to contatct Susan Byrne on 0749370638 or 0867832242. The upstairs function room is an ideal venue for private parties with full kitchen, stage, toilet and bar facilities.
LOTTO There was no winner of this week’s jackpot of €1000. The numbers drawn were 2-3-7-6-1-5-4 and the €50 winner was Elish McColgan. Next week’s jackpot is €1050.
OPERATION TRANSFORMATION The Malin Operation Transformation Group 2016 has started up again and will run along with the RTE programme encouraging Ireland to take part and get fit & healthy. The TV Show starts at 8.30pm on Wednesday and Thursday nights, the group go out on a group walk around Malin Town on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays at 7.30pm from the clubhouse, all welcome to join in. Check out facebook for further details.
DONEGAL YEARBOOK The Donegal yearbook is now on sale in the club shop or from John or Susan Byrne costing €10. This features information on all county teams as well as featuring reviews and accounts of the year from all clubs in the county including Malin.
GET FIT WITH CHARLIE Get Fit with Charlie is back from Monday the 11th of January with a special 6 week program on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Malin GAA Centre. Women @ 6:30pm Men @ 8pm €60 each or €50 for 2. Pay as you go for €5 per class. Contact Charlie on 0874103782 or check out his facebook page.