Western Gaels GAA News February 14th

Western Gaels Underage Coaching

Under 12 Boys: Training starts next Saturday morning in Ballinagare Astroturf at 9am sharp.
Under 10 Boys & Girls: Training starts next Saturday morning in Ballinagare Astroturf between 10.30 and 11.45am.
Under 8 Boys & Girls: Training starts next Saturday morning in Ballinagare Hall between 10.30 and 11.45am. All new families are welcome to attend and its a great way of getting kids out for some fun and games and learning new skills of the game.

Registration for the 2016 year is now falling due as the teams begin training and their matches over the next couple of weeks. At the recent AGM the fees were agreed for the 2016 and they remain the same as set during 2015.
Adult Players (Over 18’s) Ladies and Men: €100
Families: €100
Non Playing Adult Members: €50
The Club will hold a registration night next Friday night 19th February in the clubrooms between 8:30 & 10pm. Its very important that all players are registered before they play any football as they are not covered under the player injury scheme until their registration is paid up. Please make a conscious effort to attend on Friday night next.

Western Gaels Lotto Results:
Lotto results for weekly lotto draw dated 13/02/16
Number Drawn: 8–10–17-30
No Jackpot Winner.
Next Draw Venue: The Chariot
Next Draw Date: 20/02/16
Next Jackpot: €3,200

Club Merchandise
Western Gaels has a full range of club merchandise available (Polo Tops, jerseys, togs, socks, hoodies, beanie hats, gear bags etc etc) for the new football season which kicks of in a few weeks time. Check out our full range on www.westerngaels.com and is is also available to purchase in Cooney’s Shop in Tibohine and from the Club Shop in Frenchpark. Contact James Ryan 086 8293783 for further information.

Men’s Football
Senior Team
The Senior team kick off their 2016 campaign with a battling draw against Roscommon Gaels on Sunday last in Frenchpark. Team: P Cummins, S Conry, E Ryan, B Cafferkey, T Devine, S MacDermott, C Casserley, N Murray, C Cregg, J Duffy, F Cregg(0-1), J MacDonnell, S Ryan, D Moran(0-11,10f), N Higgins.
Sub: D Ward(0-1), B Casserly, A Freyne.
Thanks to all who done so much work all week to prepare the pitch and grounds for the match and thanks to all who came and supported the team. It’s very much appreciated.

We are back in action next sunday at 2pm when we face St.Brigids in Frenchpark. Again your support would be appreciated.

Minor Team
The Michael Cooney & Sons Ltd sponsored minor team had a walkover against St. Croans in last weekends game. We face Michael Glaveys in Ballinlough in Round 2 on Saturday afternoon next at 4pm.
Check fixtures for confirmed details.

Ladies Football:
Roscommon Team:
Congrats to our county ladies team on their win against Leitrim on Sunday afternoon last. Final scoreline Roscommon 2-12 Leitrim 1-06. The Gaels were represented by Siobhan, Martina and Jennifer.

Adult Ladies Team:
The adult ladies commence their training for 2016 on next Sunday morning at 9.30am in the the astroturf in Ballinagare. We wish John MacDermott and his management team the best of luck for the year ahead.

Club Rossie Awards:
Congratulations to our club reps Jennifer Higgins and Cathal Cregg on their respective player of the year awards at the Club Rossie awards night on Friday last. Richly deserved for their contributions to their respective teams over the course of 2015.