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Club News Letter - 26 June 2017

posted 27 Jun 2017, 07:35 by ballymacnab armagh




The Seniors suffered a Home defeat to Tír na nÓg last week. Lets hope they can get back to winning ways this weekend with 2 Fixtures: Home to Whitecross @8pm (Friday) and Away to Culloville @2pm (Sunday). The Annaghmore game has been refixed for Sunday 9 July



Well done to the Reserves who progressed to the Semi Final of the Championship last Wednesday with a 1-13 to 0-5 win over Pearse Og, Brian McClelland getting the goal. The draw for the Semi Final has been made and we shall face the winners of Clan na Gael/Harps replay on 5 July. The Reserves are back in League action away to Dromintee @8pm



The Under 18s had no game tonight



The Under 16s lost 3-18 to 1-08 against Carrickcruppen last week in the league. The lads are in Championship action on Thursday @715pm away to Clan na Gael. All support appreciated!



The Under 14s travel to Granemore for an Away tie in the league tomorrow @730pm.


UNDER 12.5

Training on Wednesday @630pm and Sunday @10am



The Under 10s will be taking part in a Blitz in Shane O’Neills on Saturday, first game @ 10:15am. Training on Wednesday @630pm, NO Training on Sunday



Training on Sunday @10am



Training on Sunday @10am



The Annual Summer Camp will be held on 21-23 August. The Camp is for boys and girls from P3 (September 17) to current Under 16 players. The cost of the camp is £20 per child, £15 2nd/3rd child etc up to a max of £50 per family. Registration forms available via the Website or Team Coaches. Please return forms to underage coaches, no later than 31 July. Forms can be downloaded



After the success of last year’s underage fundraiser, our Youth Officer Michael Beagan has once again organised a 'Golf Football 4 Ball Tournament' in Newry Golf Course on Saturday 1 July. The rules are the same as normal 4 ball golf only kicking a football over the 18 holes! Anyone wishing to take part please contact Michael on 07749541288. If you have not got a group of 3 others to play with, you will be put into a group of 4. All Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. We hope to have a big turnout and encourage all parents to take part. It’s also a great opportunity for former greats to get ‘the boots’ back on and strut their stuff alongside current senior and underage players. Michael will also give you your kick off time. A great days craic lies in store and all for only £10 per player. There will be prizes for adult partners with the best score as well as the best adult & child partners. Last years winner was Neil Gribben



W/c 26/06/17 Lucky numbers were 6-13-14-16. No winner. 3 Match 3 numbers, winning £25 each: Orla Trainor, Marie McManus, Peter Cumiskey. Sellers to collect winnings from John McKee Sellers to collect winnings from John McKee. Next Draw –Monday 03/07/17, JACKPOT £7,000. Tickets can be purchased online

Due to O'Tooles Bar now closed, the Lotto Draw shall be made in the Clubrooms, on Mondays. Sellers are asked to please make your returns by 9pm and assist in th echecking of tickets.



The Next Monthly Draw will take place on Monday 3 July. Promoters are asked to make their returns by then.



Thanks to all who attended and contributed the our fundraisers last weekend




Under 6 - Training Saturday 12.30 -1.30pm.


Under 8 and 10 - Training continues on Thursday at 6.30 - 7.45pm and Saturday 11.00 -12.00.


Under 12 - Next training session is Thursday at 6.30 -7.45pm. Away game v Crossmaglen on Saturday 01st July time TBC.


Under 14 - Training Wednesday 7.30 -8.30 and Saturday 12.30 -1.30pm.


Under 16 - Next league game v Tullysaran, an away tie in Tullysaran at 7.30pm. 


Seniors - St Brenda's shared the points with Aghagallon on Wednesday past in the return league fixture on a scoreline of 2:11 to 1:14. Next league fixture on Wednesday 28th June at home to Keady at 7.00pm.


Well done - to captain Emer Rafferty and the St Brenda's girls who are members of the Mullabrack girls under 14 feile team who took part last weekend in the National Feile and got through to the semi final where they were beaten by a goal. They did themselves and their families proud.


Disco - End of school year disco this Friday 30th June 7.00 -8.30pm, age 4 -10 years, £3.00 entry - family discounts, tuck shop and spot prizes.

Good luck - to St Brenda's under 14 camogs Aine Rice and Kate Crilly who are playing for Armagh in the All-Ireland under 14 final against Leitrim in Drumalane, Co. Cavan on Saturday 01st July at 2pm.


Summer Camp - This years summer camp takes place 21st - 23rd August, for P3 (September 2017) to current under 16 players. Cost is £20 per child, £15 for 2nd/3rd child up to a maximum of £50 per family. Registration forms available at underage training. Please return completed forms by 31st July.


Save the Date - The football and camogie clubs are hosting a joint "Gala Night" in the Hillgrove Hotel on Saturday 10th March 2018 to celebrate Gaelic Games and Culture in Ballymacnab. More details to follow in the following weeks.



Crochet - Classes 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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