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BALLYMACNAB ROUND TOWERS GFC Newsletter – 15/01/2018

UNDER 6 -14

The Underage Indoor Training for the Under 6 to Under 14 grades resumed on Saturday at St.Patrick’s Grammar School with a great turnout. The training continues every Saturday at the following times:


Under 6&8 (P1-P4) 1-1:45pm

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

Under 14 (boys only) 2:45-4pm


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.



W/c 15/01 Lucky numbers were 1-6-14-23. No winner. 3 Match 3 numbers, each winning £25: Helen Beagan, Aidy McCone, Molly+Colleen Loughran. Next Draw – Monday 22/01/2018, JACKPOT £9,900. (Rota MMcGivern & JMcKee). Tickets can be purchased online via www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab.



Membership for 2018 can be paid to the Club Registers, Seamus McArdle or Sean McArdle. 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. Membership can now also be paid online:www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab/Membership#MembershipOptions 



The Football and Camogie Club are hosting a Gala Dinner in the Hillgrove Hotel on Saturday 10 March 2018 to celebrate Gaelic Games and Culture in the area. Tickets are £75 and can be purchased from Nelius or Paula or onlinewww.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Ballymacnab/Events/Ballymacnab_Gala. *** Payment plan also available ***. Keep up to date via the Facebook Page ‘Ballymacnab Gala Event’. 


Launch night to be held in O’Tooles Bar on Friday 26 January @ 8pm. Light buffet served. At the launch tickets can be purchased. We are also requesting for any memorabilia that people may wished to be loaned to the Clubs and displayed on the Night of Gala. At the launch, we will also be asking people to be videoed telling their memories of playing and supporting the Clubs. It is hoped that all these short interviews will be put together in a DVD.



A Club draw is being run in conjunction with the Armagh County Board. Each Club have been given tickets. The funds for the county board are going towards a new county training facility that was recently unveiled by the county board.

·         Tickets are £100.

·         We have now reached our quota of 25 tickets, so all further sales will now be broken down between the Club (£80) and County (£20).

·         Special Early Bird prize for tickets sold by 31 January

·         Each ticket gets you entered into each of the four monthly draws. Payment plans are available, and tickets are available from committee members. 

·         Draw will take place over 4 months in February, March, April & May 2018.

·         Top prize is a car in each of the four months along with 15 cash prizes each month ranging from £100 to £3,000.

·         Further information on the draw is available from our draw co-ordinators Colin McKee and Nelius Boyle or any Committee Member.

·         Tickets can also be purchased online via the Armagh GAA and you can nominate our Club. This draw forms part of our club fundraising to help sustain the running of your local club and your support in this regard is greatly appreciated.




Sewing/Craft Class in Ballymacnab Hall from 7.30pm – 9.30pm Everyone welcome especially new members. This is a drop in class at any time. Contact Joan 07590655664 for details


Pilates Classes commencing Monday 22nd January 2018 in Ballymacnab Hall

Non Beginners/Intermediate Class 7pm – 8pm

Pilates for Men 35+ Class 8.15pm -  9.15pm

Booking is essential  Contact Kevin 07730608700




Zumba Class 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Crochet Class 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Both classes are in Ballymacnab Hall Everyone welcome


Cill Chluana Wheelers  Spin Class Intermediate and Advanced Level  in St. Patrick’s High School Keady at 8pm – 9pm Contact Gerard 07754196198




Pilates Classes for Beginners commencing  Thursday 18thJanuary 6pm – pm and 7.15pm – 8.15pm Contact Kevin 07730608700

Ceili dancing class 8.30pm – 10pm

Both classes are in Ballymacnab Hall


Cill Chluana Wheelers  Spin Class for Beginners in St. Patrick’s High School Keady at 7.30pm Contact Gerard 07754196198




Park Run in Palace Demesne Armagh every Saturday at 9.30am





Walkers meet at Ballymacnab Hall at 10am