Western Gaels GAA News February 22nd

Underage Coaching

U 12 Boys:
Training continues next Saturday morning in Ballinagare Astroturf at 9am sharp.
U 10 Boys & Girls:
Training continues next Saturday morning in Ballinagare Astroturf between 10.30 and 11.45am.
U 8 Boys & Girls:
Training continues 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.

Western Gaels Membership

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 this Friday night 26th 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.

Club Lotto Results

Lotto results for weekly lotto draw dated 20/02/16
Number Drawn: 04–13–15-26
No Jackpot Winner.
Next Draw Venue: Higgins’
Next Draw Date: 27/02/16
Next Jackpot: €3,300
Our Annual Club Lotto memberships are due for renewal at the end of March so each member will be receiving their renewal packs in the post this coming week so we would hope for each and every member’s continued support for the coming year. It is the main income generator on an annual basis for our club and we believe its a good value membership that gets you 3 chances to win each and every week. Your local lotto club rep will be calling to each member over the next couple of weeks to discuss further.

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 were defeated by a stronger St.Brigids side in the 2nd league game on sunday last in frenchpark. See match round up section for brief report.
Team: P Cummins, S Conry, B Cafferkey, C Casserley, T Devine, S MacDermott, C Kelly, N Murray (0-1), F Cregg(0-1), J Duffy, D Ward(1-1), J MacDonnell, S Ryan, D Moran(0-1f), N Higgins(0-1).
Sub: A Freyne, B Casserly(1-0), S Carroll, E Ryan.
Thanks to all who came out and supported the team on the day. There is a break for a few weeks for the Div 1 league but our Div 3 campaign will be commencing in the next couple of weeks.

Minor Team
The Michael Cooney & Sons Ltd sponsored minor team had a walkover against Michael Glaveys in last weekends game.

Foundation Coaching Course

Western Gaels will be joining up with Castlerea and Eire Og to host a Foundation level coaching course over the coming weeks. Its extremely important that all our coaches who are involved with our teams have this coaching course completed. Please contact Dermot McGarry on 087 0536440 for more details.