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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


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



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



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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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


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. 


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

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 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.


£500: Cathal Leonard

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


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.


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.


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