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Club Newsletter - 20 March

posted 21 Mar 2017, 02:28 by ballymacnab armagh

 

BALLYMACNAB ROUND TOWERS GFC Newsletter – 20/03/2017

 

SENIOR

The Seniors competitive season gets underway on Sunday with a Home game against Tír na nÓg in the Divisional Cup.Throw in @ 1230pm

 

UNDER 18

In preparation for the new season the Under 18s will play Maghery in a challenge game, next Monday (27th) in Ballymacnab.

 

UNDER 16

In preparation for the new season the Under 16s will play St.Patrick’s in a challenge game on Friday @ 7pm

 

UNDER 14

Unfortunately due to the weather the Under 14s challenge game was cancelled. Two challenge games this week: Tuesday away to Silverbridge @7pm and Saturday @ 2pm v Mullaghbawn in Newtown.

 

UNDER 10+12.5s

Unfortunately due to the weather the first outdoor training was cancelled Sundays. We hope to get going again on Sunday  @10am.

 

UNDER 6+8

Indoor training for Under 6&8 (P1-P4) 2-2:45pm on Saturday at St.Patrick’s Grammar School. To help cover cost each age group to pay £2.

 

SEASON TICKET

Season Tickets for the forthcoming Senior League campaign are available at £20. Tickets offer Admission to the 8 HOME Senior league games for 2017. Anyone interested in purchasing a ticket should contact Nelius Boyle or John McKee on Online viawww.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab.

 

LUCKY NUMBERS

W/c 20/03/17 Lucky numbers were 4-8-21-30. No winner.No Match 3s. Bonus – Maguire Family (Ferla). Sellers to collect winnings from John McKee. Next Draw – Monday 27/03/17, JACKPOT £5,600 (Rota: NBoyle & MMcGuigan). Tickets can be purchased online viawww.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab.

 

We thank all who currently sell and purchase lotto tickets every week. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and contributes substantially to financing ‘the Club’.

 

Can you play a part by selling at least 5 tickets every week? Sellers gain entry to a Monthly sellers draw, 1 entry for every 20 tickets sold during the month Committee to get involved. All sold tickets must be left in O’Tooles Bar before 9pm (draw takes place on the last Monday of each month).Please contact any member of the on the night (normally each Monday night) of each weekly draw

 

MEMBERSHIP

Membership for 2017 is now due should be paid to the Club Registers, Brendan McKee or Seamus McArdle by 31 March 2017. Over 18 £20, Under 18 £10. There shall be a registration night in the Clubrooms on Friday 24 March 730-830pm. All existing, lapsed and new members welcome. Paying your membership is an invaluable means of raising fund for the club. All players at all levels are reminded the importance of paying membership for insurance purposes and eligibility for the forthcoming competitive season, both training and games.

 

STPATRICK’S DAY

Well done to all who took part in the Annual St.Patrick’s Day Parade. Thanks to the Hall Committee who provided the refreshments after the parade.

 

ST.BRENDA’S CAMOGIE

Under 8 and 10 - Training for P3 -P6s this Saturday morning 11.00 -12.15pm please remember water and £1. Under 8s and 10s had a great days camogie at a blitz in the Meadowbank Arena in Magherafelt on Sunday past. We entered 2 under 8 teams and 1 under 10 team and played against teams from Bellaghy, Creggan, Dungiven, Drum, Castledawson and Cargin. A great days camogie and fun was had by all. Many thanks to Sinead Mallon, Orla O'Hare, Kathleen O'Hare, Sinead Rice and Eileen Canavan for making the day happen!! Training for P1s and P2s starting on Saturday 22nd April.

 

Under 12 - Are taking part in a Camann to Ulster blitz inGarvaghy  Centre of Excellence in County Tyrone this Saturday 25th March 111am-1pm. Feena will be in contact with further details.

 

Under 14 - Training on Wednesday night 7.15 - 8.15pm and Saturday morning 12.00 - 1.00pm. Please remember water and £1s. Armagh County Feile takes place on Saturday 01st April.

 

Under 16 - Training Monday night 8.30 - 9.30pm, Wednesday 7.30 -8.30 and Saturday 12.30 - 1.30pm. First league game away v Blaney on Tuesday 28th march.

 

Senior - Training on Monday at 6.45 and league commences this Wednesday 22nd March  v Derrylaughan with a home game at 7pm.

 

Registration - Registration is now due, over 18s £50 and all under 18s is £25. Registration fee is made up of player insurance, fee to Croke Park, fee to Ulster Council and fee to Armagh County Board and the club covers the deficit.

 

Recycling - Please use the recycling clothes bin situated in the carpark, proceeds go towards the upkeep of the changing rooms.

 

COMMUNITY

“The Green Lady Mystery – An Armagh Victorian murder case”. The Cumann Staire Cill Chluana History Group are hosting a talk on the Annie Slavin tragedy by Sean Barden on Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 8pm in Ballymacnab Hall

 

Crochet Class in Ballymacnab Hall every Wednesday 7.30pm – 9.30pm. New members welcome.

 

Céilí dancing every Thursday in Ballymacnab Hall 8.30pm – 10pm. New beginners welcome.

 

GENERAL

If you wish to contribute in sharing information please and to receive our weekly Newsletter and Club Text message, forward your details by emailsecretary.ballymacnabroundtowers.armagh@gaa.ie.

 

Keep uptodate on all the latest Club events on Facebook ‘Ballymacnab Round Towers GAA and Twitter ‘@Ballymacnab_GAA

Club Newsletter - 13 March

posted 13 Mar 2017, 16:12 by ballymacnab armagh   [ updated 21 Mar 2017, 02:26 ]

 
BALLYMACNAB ROUND TOWERS GFC Newsletter – 13/03/2017

 SENIOR

Our Seniors lost at Home to Trillick on Sunday in their first challenge game of the season. They shall face Cookstown in Challenge game on Thursday at Home, throw in 815pm

 

RESERVE

The Reserves lost to Lissummon on Sunday in the Belleek Tournament.

 

UNDER 18

The Under 18s League campaign gets underway on Monday 3 April with an away tie against St.Enda’s. Full list of fixtures can be viewed via the Club website.

UNDER 16

The Under 16s League campaign gets underway on Thursday 6 April with a home tie against Clann Eireann. Full list of fixtures can be viewed via the Club website.

UNDER 14

The Under 14s bowed out of the Feile last Wednesday with a 2-04 to 2-21 lost against Carrickcruppen

UNDER 10+12.5s

Indoor training for the Under 10 and 12.5s has now ended. Outdoor training commences on Sunday 19 @10am.

UNDER 6+8

Indoor training for Under 6&8 (P1-P4) 2-2:45pm on Saturday at St.Patrick’s Grammar School. To help cover cost each age group to pay £2.

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREENING

The Functional Movement Screening (FMS) programme continues every Monday at the Clubrooms. All players in 1st Year to Under 18 are to take part. Indoor training gear should be worn.

SEASON TICKET

Season Tickets for the forthcoming Senior League campaign are available at £20. Tickets offer Admission to the 8 HOME Senior league games for 2017. Anyone interested in purchasing a ticket should contact Nelius Boyle or John McKee on Online via www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab.

STPATRICK’S DAY

The Annual St.Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on the 17th morning. All players/members are encouraged to take part in the parade and wear Club colours. All participates are asked to assemble at the Community Hall at 1045am with the parade departing at 11am sharp for 1130am Mass. 

LUCKY NUMBERS

W/c 13/03/17 Lucky numbers were 6-15-17-28. No winner. 3 Match 3s: Michelle McDonald, Margaret McGinn, Naomh Sutton. Sellers to collect winnings from John McKeeNext Draw – Monday 20/03/17,JACKPOT £5,500 (Rota: BMaguire & TSmyth). Tickets can be purchased online viawww.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab.

We thank all who currently sell and purchase lotto tickets every week. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and contributes substantially to financing ‘the Club’.

Can you play a part by selling at least 5 tickets every week? Sellers gain entry to a Monthly sellers draw, 1 entry for every 20 tickets sold during the month (draw takes place on the last Monday of each month). Please contact any member of the Committee to get involved. All sold tickets must be left in O’Tooles Bar before 9pm on the night (normally each Monday night) of each weekly draw

MEMBERSHIP

Membership for 2017 should be paid to the Club Registers, Brendan McKee or Seamus McArdle by 17 March 2017. Over 18 £20, Under 18 £10. All existing, lapsed and new members welcome. Paying your membership is an invaluable means of raising fund for the club. All players at all levels are reminded the importance of paying membership for insurance purposes and eligibility for the forthcoming competitive season, both training and games.

MONTHLY DRAW

£500: Cathal Leonard

4x £100: Tomas McKee, James + Una McArdle, Ann Loughran + Sally Rafferty, Dwayne McParland


ST.BRENDA’S CAMOGIE

Under 8 and 10 - Training for P3 -P6s starting this Saturday morning 11.00 -12.15pm please remember water and £1s. Under 8s and 10s are taking part in an indoor blitz in the Meadowbank Arena in Magherafelt on Sunday 19th March. Bus leaving the pitch at 11am.Training for P1s and P2s starting on Saturday 22nd April.

Under 14 and 16 - Training on Thursday night 7.00 - 8.30pm and Saturday morning 12.00 - 1.30pm. Please remember water and £1s. Armagh County Feile takes place on Saturday 01st April.

Senior - Training on Monday and Wednesday at 6.45pm sharp in the field.

Registration- Registration is now due, over 18s £50 and all under 18s is £25. Registration fee is made up of player insurance, fee to Croke Park, fee to Ulster Council and fee to Armagh County Board and the club covers the deficit.

Recycling - Please use the recycling clothes bin situated in the carpark, proceeds go towards the upkeep of the changing rooms.

COMMUNITY

Crochet Class in Ballymacnab Hall every Wednesday 7.30pm – 9.30pm. New members welcome.

Céilí dancing every Thursday in Ballymacnab Hall 8.30pm – 10pm. New beginners welcome.

GENERAL

If you wish to contribute in sharing information please and to receive our weekly Newsletter and Club Text message, forward your details by email secretary.ballymacnabroundtowers.armagh@gaa.ie.

 

Keep uptodate on all the latest Club events on Facebook ‘Ballymacnab Round Towers GAA’ and Twitter ‘@Ballymacnab_GAA

Season Ticket 2017

posted 10 Mar 2017, 05:17 by ballymacnab armagh

 

We are selling Season Tickets for the forthcoming Senior League campaign. Tickets are priced at £20 offering Admission to the 8 HOME Senior League games for 2017.

 

Tickets available from Nelius Boyle or John McKee or purchased ONLINE

St.Patrick's Day Parade 2017

posted 9 Mar 2017, 16:11 by ballymacnab armagh



The Annual St.Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on the 17th morning. All players/members are encouraged to take part in the parade and wear Club colours. All participates are asked to assemble at the Community Hall at 1030/1045am with the parade departing at 11am sharp for 1130am Mass. 

Under 16 and 18 Fixtures 2017

posted 9 Mar 2017, 15:21 by ballymacnab armagh   [ updated 9 Mar 2017, 15:22 ]



The Under 16 and Under 18 League Fixtures have been announced

Monthly Draw (March 17)

posted 9 Mar 2017, 15:12 by ballymacnab armagh


£500: Cathal Leonard

4x £100: Tomas McKee, James + Una McArdle, Ann Loughran + Sally Rafferty, Dwyane McParland

Club Newsletter - 6 March 2017

posted 7 Mar 2017, 05:02 by ballymacnab armagh

 

BALLYMACNAB ROUND TOWERS GFC Newsletter – 06/03/2017

SENIOR

Our Seniors were to play Pearse Og on Sunday in a challenge game but unfortunately the game fell a victim to the weather. The 1stRound of the Championship v Culloville will be played in Silverbridge on Friday 11 August in Silverbridge @715pm.

RESERVE

The Reserves will play Lissummon on Sunday in the Belleek Tournament. Match in Belleek @3pm.

UNDER 14

The Under 14s 1stRound Feile game also fell a victim to the weather at the weekend. The game away to Carrickcruppen has been rescheduled for Wednesday, throw in @715pm. The winners will travel to O’Doirnan Blues on Saturday @2pm.

UNDERAGE TRAINING

Indoor training continues every Saturday at St Patrick's Grammar School for Under 6, 8, 10, and 12.5 teams

Times for age groups:

Under 6&8 (P1-P4) 2-2:45pm (New recruits welcome!)

Under 10&12.5 (P5-1st year) 2:45-3:45pm

To help cover cost each age group to pay £2, £5 for family of 3 or more. £10 Membership/Registration fee can also be paid at these sessions.

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREENING

The Functional Movement Screening (FMS) programme continues every Monday at the Clubrooms. All players in 1stYear to Under 18 are to take part. Indoor training gear should be worn.

WELL DONE

Well done to Under 12 players Joe Crilly and Orlaith Beagan who both played at Half Time at Sunday's Armaghgame

LUCKY NUMBERS

W/c 06/03/17 Lucky numbers were 9-23-27-31. No winner. 6 Match 3s: Joan Murphy, Val Lester, Stephen McParland, Michael McKee, Tommy & Eilish Mone, Kerrie Beagan. Sellers to collect winnings from John McKee. Next Draw – Monday 13/03/17, JACKPOT£5,400 (Rota: KGribben & BMcKee). Tickets can be purchased online via www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab.

Ballymacnab

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We thank all who currently sell and purchase lotto tickets every week. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and contributes substantially to financing ‘the Club’.

Can you play a part by selling at least 5 tickets every week? Sellers gain entry to a Monthly sellers draw, 1 entry for every 20 tickets sold during the month (draw takes place on the last Monday of each month). Please contact any member of the Committee to get involved. All sold tickets must be left in O’Tooles Bar before 9pm on the night (normally each Monday night) of each weekly draw

MONTHLY DRAW

The Monthly Draw shall take place on Wednesday 8 March. All sellers are asked to make their returns by then.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership for 2017 should be paid to the Club Registers, Brendan McKee or Seamus McArdle by 17 March 2017. Over 18 £20, Under 18 £10. A Registration Night shall be held in the Clubrooms on Friday 10 March 730-830pm. All existing, lapsed and new members welcome. Paying your membership is an invaluable means of raising fund for the club. All players at all levels are reminded the importance of paying membership for insurance purposes and eligibility for the forthcoming competitive season, both training and games.

COOKIE RUN

A 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser in memory of John Grugan will be held on Saturday 11 March @ 11am in Parkanaur Forest Park, Dungannon,. All proceeds in aid of UCD Volunteers Overseas.

ST.BRENDA’S CAMOGIE

Under 14 - Training Wednesday 7.30 -8.30pm and Saturday morning 11.30 -12.30pm please remember water and £1s. On Sunday past the under 14s had a very enjoyable trip to the All Ireland club finals in Croke Park, unfortunately Tyrone champions Eglish were beaten by the narrowest of margins but the girls were delighted when the other Ulster reps Slaughtneil of Derry were crowned Senior champions. Armagh county feile takes place on Saturday 01st April.

Under 16 - Training on Thursdays 7-8pm.

Senior - Training on Monday and Friday at 6.45pm sharp in the field.

Indoor Blitzes- Under 8s and 10s have a blitz in Meadowbank in Magherafelt on 19th March, more details to follow.

Registration- Registration evening on Wednesday 08th March at the clubrooms from 7.30 -8.30pm. Over 18s £50 and all under 18s is £25. Registration fee is made up of player insurance, fee to Croke Park, fee to Ulster Council and fee to Armagh County Board and the club covers the deficit.

COMMUNITY

Crochet Class in Ballymacnab Hall every Wednesday 7.30pm –9.30pm. New members welcome.

Céilí dancing every Thursday in Ballymacnab Hall 8.30pm – 10pm. New beginners welcome.

GENERAL

If you wish to contribute in sharing information please and to receive our weekly Newsletter and Club Text message, forward your details by emailsecretary.ballymacnabroundtowers.armagh@gaa.ie.

Keep uptodate on all the latest Club events on Facebook ‘Ballymacnab Round Towers GAA’ and Twitter ‘@Ballymacnab_GAA

Club Newsletter - 27 February 2017

posted 27 Feb 2017, 15:55 by ballymacnab armagh


BALLYMACNAB ROUND TOWERS GFC Newsletter – 27/02/2017

 

SENIOR

The Senior League campaign will begin on Sunday 30 April with an away tie to Madden. Prior to the League there shall be a Divisional Cup competition which commences on Sunday 26 March with a Home tie against Tir na nOg

 

RESERVE

The Reserve (South) League will begin on Wednesday 19 April with a home tie v Derrynoose. The Reserves had a 1-09 to 0-11 win over St.Michael’s on Sunday in a challenge game. Finnén Maguire getting the goal.

UNDER 14

The Under 14 Feile gets under way on Saturday when the Brian Boru side travel to Carrickcruppin in Round 1. The game has a 2pm throw in time.

UNDERAGE TRAINING

Indoor training continues every Saturday at St Patrick's Grammar School for Under 6, 8, 10, and 12.5 teams

Times for age groups:

 

Under 6&8 (P1-P4) 2-2:45pm (New recruits welcome!)

Under 10&12.5 (P5-1st year) 2:45-3:45pm

 

To help cover cost each age group to pay £2, £5 for family of 3 or more. £10 Membership/Registration fee can also be paid at these sessions.

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT SCREENING

The Functional Movement Screening (FMS) programme continues every Monday at the Clubrooms. All players in 1st Year to Under 18 are to take part. Indoor training gear should be worn.

COACHING

Tony Scullion from Ulster GAA will be hosting a Kicking For Scores Workshop in the Athletic Grounds on Wednesday 1 March @730pm. This is an interactive indoor coaching workshop. It is open to all coaches and will use drills, games and video clips to look at the skill of kicking for scores. At the end of the Session Coaches will have a selection of Drills and Games to improve Score-taking for Points and Goals. This Workshop is free of charge and registration can be done on the night

LUCKY NUMBERS

W/c 27/02/17 Lucky numbers were 1-12-18-29. No winner. 1 Match 3s: Rachel O’Reilly. Sellers to collect winnings from John McKee. Next Draw – Monday 06/03/17, JACKPOT £5,300 (Rota: JGribben & MFlynn). Tickets can be purchased online via www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab. Promoter Prize (February): Joe Gribben

We thank all who currently sell and purchase lotto tickets every week. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and contributes substantially to financing ‘the Club’.

Can you play a part by selling at least 5 tickets every week? Sellers gain entry to a Monthly sellers draw, 1 entry for every 20 tickets sold during the month (draw takes place on the last Monday of each month). Please contact any member of the Committee to get involved. All sold tickets must be left in O’Tooles Bar before 9pm on the night (normally each Monday night) of each weekly draw

MEMBERSHIP

Membership for 2017 should be paid to the Club Registers, Brendan McKee or Seamus McArdle by 17 March 2017. Over 18 £20, Under 18 £10. A Registration Night shall be held in the Clubrooms on Friday 3 March 730-830pm. All existing, lapsed and new members welcome. Paying your membership is an invaluable means of raising fund for the club. All players at all levels are reminded the importance of paying membership for insurance purposes and eligibility for the forthcoming competitive season, both training and games.

COOKIE RUN

A 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser in memory of John Grugan will be held on Saturday 11 March @ 11am in Parkanaur Forest Park, Dungannon,. All proceeds in aid of UCD Volunteers Overseas.

WELL DONE

Well done to all involved in the Ballymacnab Dramatic Group on their hilarious performances of the play “The two loves of Gabriel Foley”.

SMYPATHY

The Committee and Members offer our deepest sympathy to our former player Eugene Crilly on the recent death of his mother Philomena.

ST.BRENDA’S CAMOGIE

Under 12 - Took part in an Ulster blitz in Meadowbank on Sunday past. A great days camogie was had by all, the girls played against teams from Ballinderry, Cushendall, Magherafelt and Killeavy, winning 3 of their 4 games. Well done girls.

Under 14 - There is NO training on Wednesday night due to Ash Wednesday. Training Saturday morning 11.30 -12.30pm please remember water and £1s. On Sunday the under 14s are having a trip to the All Ireland club finals in Croke Park, bus leaving the pitch at 9am please contact Sally for further details.

Senior - Training on Friday at 7pm sharp in the field.

Indoor Blitzes -  Under 8s and 10s have a blitz in Meadowbank in Magherafelt on 19th March, more details to follow. 

Fundraiser - St Brenda's Senior camogs held a very successful Night at the Races in O'Tooles on Saturday night past. Thanks to Gerard Gribben for running the races, O'Tooles for their hospitality, and a massive thanks to those who sponsored races, bought horses or attended on the night itself, a big well done to the Senior girls for organising such a successful fundraiser.

Registration - for 2017 is now due - payable to management teams at training before 15th March. Over 18s £50 and all under 18s is £25. Registration fee is made up of player insurance, fee to Croke Park, fee to Ulster Council and fee to Armagh County Board and the club covers the deficit.

Good luck - To St Patrick's High School in the All-Ireland camogie senior final on Saturday 04th March in Inniskeen against opponents Castleknock at 1pm, especially to the St Brenda's girls on the team Eimear Smyth, Molly McKee, Ellie McKee, Aine Smyth, Cara Crilly and Alanna McKee

COMMUNITY

Crochet Class in Ballymacnab Hall every Wednesday 7.30pm – 9.30pm. New members welcome.

Céilí dancing every Thursday in Ballymacnab Hall 8.30pm – 10pm. New beginners welcome.

GENERAL

If you wish to contribute in sharing information please and to receive our weekly Newsletter and Club Text message, forward your details by email secretary.ballymacnabroundtowers.armagh@gaa.ie.

Keep uptodate on all the latest Club events on Facebook ‘Ballymacnab Round Towers GAA’ and Twitter ‘@Ballymacnab_GAA

2017 Senior & Reserve Fixtures Announced

posted 27 Feb 2017, 04:48 by ballymacnab armagh   [ updated 27 Feb 2017, 04:55 ]

 

The Senior and Reserve fixtures for 2017 have been announced.

 

SENIOR

The Senior League campaign will begin on Sunday 30 April with an away tie to Madden. Prior to the League there shall be a Divisional Cup competition which commences on Sunday 26 March with a Home tie against Tir na nOg

 

RESERVE

The Reserve (South) League will begin on Wednesday 19 April with a home tie v Derrynoose.

 

Underage Indoor Training OFF - 25 February

posted 22 Feb 2017, 04:53 by ballymacnab armagh   [ updated 22 Feb 2017, 04:54 ]

 
Unfortunately, due to the unavailability of the Hall, there will be NO underage indoor training on Saturday (25 February). Back next week, 4 March.

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