There will be a very important player-meeting in the Club this Saturday evening at 7pm sharp. As the club strives to have a more professional approach to the preparation of our teams we are planning to introduce all players, from next year’s U14’s right through to our senior players, to a holistic conditioning approach – to…Details
As this Wednesday night is Halloween there won’t be any indoor training for our Under 8’s….concentrate on your trick or treat skills instead lads! Training will resume at 6pm on Wed 7th November in the Sports Pavilion. Can parents please note that this is for players who were registered as U8 during the 2012 season…Details
There will be a final Youth Committee meeting of the season in the club tonight at 8:30pm. The main purpose is: to plan the end-of-year underage presentations to review the season just finished – what went well……what could have been better? to discuss how we can build on our current structures to create a more…Details
Tonight’s U8 training, which was to take place in the Sports Pavilion, has just been cancelled by the Sports pavilion – there’s an important public meeting tonight to discuss future provision of sporting/healthy living facilities in the Dungiven area and as they have to set the Main Hall up for this from 5pm, they’re unable…Details
St. Canice’s GAC would like to wish all involved with St. Patrick’s Senior Camogie team the best of luck in their Ulster Final tomorrow, they play Crosserlough (Cavan) and throw-in is scheduled for 2.25pm . The game is being played at Aughnamullen Sarsfields grounds in County Monaghan. Anybody making the trip to support the girls the…Details
St Canice’s are 2012 U14A League Champions after wining against the only other unbeaten team, Kilrea, in the final league match in Kilrea today. St Canice’s fully deserved their 1-11 to 2-04 victory – in truth they should probably have won by a greater margin. They had to again battle hard against a very tough and…Details
The long-awaited U14A League decider v Kilrea is happening this Sunday 14th Oct in Kilrea with a 12:30pm throw-in. This is a winner-takes-all game – our lads have prepared well and we’re all very hopeful of a positive result. Good support for the team on the day will certainly help and so we’d strongly encourage as many…Details
The Under 21 team Champsionship campaign begins this weekend when they play Slaughtmanus in the Quarter Final of the U21 Harry O’Kane Cup, this Sunday 14th October at home in O’Cahan Park with throw in at 2.00pm.
A special 4-week session for last year’s U8 footballers has been arranged in Dungiven Sports Pavilion from 6-7pm on Wednesday nights. Starting on Wed 10th (tomorrow night) this will be run by an external coach – please do your best to support this initiative by making sure your children attend. Cost £1 per night to cover…Details
Former Dungiven and Derry All Star Football Joe Brolly last night revealed why he made the incredible decision to donate a kidney to a man he had known for only just over a year.
Fighting back tears, the father of five said he had instantly agreed to give PR executive Shane Finnegan, 40, the chance of a new life because he had been helpless to save his cousin who died weeks after a lung transplant.
The Irish Mail on Sunday columnist said his remarkable offer was a chance of saving at least one family from suffering the same pain.
Former All-Ireland winner Brolly said he had not hesitated to make the offer of a donation when he realised Mr Finnegan – his U-10 coaching colleague at St Brigid’s GAA Club in Belfast – was seriously ill.
‘Shane was very ill. From his perspective he was at the end of the road and he had no other option,’ he said.
‘His son Pierce is in the same team as our Toirealach and [his daughter] Eve is on the same team as our Meabh.
‘I would have known Shane’s brother Donagh – he was a superb Gaelic footballer for Antrim.
‘I met Shane about a year ago but I didn’t know at that stage that he was one of those Finnegans,’ the top barrister added.
‘I knew he was sick and I said, “Look, I’ll give you a kidney.” I’m pretty straightforward. It just seemed to me to make sense.Details