St Canice’s GAC, Dungiven – Club Notes w/c Mon 19th Sept 2016
Last Week’s Results:
|Wed 14th Sep||Reserve Championship||Dungiven||2-08||Loup||0-08|
This week’s fixtures:
Our Minor team were to be in action in their Championship semi-final on Monday night, but due to the sad death of Annie Tracey, the mother of our minor manager, we have requested that this game be postponed. Details of the rearranged fixture will be announced when known.
Our U10s will compete in their final tournament of the year on this Saturday 24th September in Glen, Maghera. Further details will be released when known.
Underage Training times for this week are:
|U6||Thursday||6pm – 7pm||Gaelscoil Neactain|
|U8||Season over – training finished until further notice|
|U10||Thursday||6:30 – 7:30pm||Main Pitch|
|U12||Season over – training finished until further notice|
|U13||Tuesday||6:30 – 7:30pm||Main Pitch|
|U14||Season over – training finished until further notice|
|U16||Season over – training finished until further notice|
|Minors||To be advised|
The week that was:
Our Reserves have made it to the semi-final of this year’s Reserve Championship – well done to them. Ballinderry stand in the way of another final appearance – match is scheduled to be played on Monday 26th September, at a venue still to be decided.
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Our U13 season is now up-and-running – can all eligible players please report for training on Tuesday night – first match scheduled for Mon 26th Sept home to Slaughtneil.
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Lucky Dip Draw:
Congratulations to the winners of our “Páirc na nÓg Lucky-Dip” draw, held in our club on Sunday evening. The top prize of £3,000 went to Anne O’Brien – well done Anne. The other winners were John Briney (£1,000), Cathal Brown (£500), with Clionagh O’Neill, Rory Conroy and Vera McGeown all winning £100 each. Thank you to everyone who took part in this fundraiser. As always, we received terrific support from our members and local community, but we also got brilliant backing from our neighbouring clubs and wider circle of friends across other counties. We want you to know that all of your support, financial and general, is important and very much appreciated.
Huge thanks also go to all the hard-working ticket sellers who gave up so much of their time to help ensure this draw was a success – thank you all.
This week’s Lotto will be drawn on Monday night – best of luck to everyone who has entered.
St Canices’ GAC Executive Committee are sad to report the death of Annie Tracey.
Mother to our Minor Manager, Raymond, and grandmother to our minor footballer, Stiofan, Annie died on Sunday evening after a short illness.
Our deepest sympathies go to her husband, Raymond, her son, Raymond, daughter-in-law, Cathy, and grandchildren, Stiofan and Caoimhe.
Ar dheis De go raibh an anam uasal
Weekly Community Events and Activities:
|Smith School of Irish Dancing||Mondays at 6:30pm|
|Slimming World with Brenda||Tuesdays at 5:30pm & 7:30pm – Main Hall|
|Fitness Classes with Paul Gillespie||Tuesdays (6:30pm Pump Class, 7:15pm Spin) – Club Rooms. Everyone welcome. Contact Martin (079 1813 4409) to enquire about booking for Spin.|
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Saturday 1st October – Less than two weeks until the launch of new Jim Millar “Just Another Day” album takes place in St Canice’s GAC. Joining Jim on the launch-night will be: Decky O’Kane, The Gribbon Girls, Ordinary Men and Out of the Blue. This is likely to be a special night so make sure you get your tickets early.
2016 End-of-Year Club Dinner Dance
The Club will run a member’s end-of-year dinner dance on Saturday 3rd December in The Roe Park Resort, Limavady. This is intended to be a non-profit event – it’s very much about bringing our members together in the way we did for last year’s Gala Dinner which was a huge success. Tickets (to include 4-course meal, music and a free bus to/from venue) are priced at £25 each, and we have a £5/week payment scheme running for anyone who wishes to use it. To reserve your ticket please give a deposit and your name to any committee member or leave in the bar.
Kevin Lynch Hurling Club – Gala Dinner
St Canice’s GAC will have a table at the Hurling Club’s Gala Dinner, taking place on 5th November in The Tullyglass House Hotel, Ballymena. If you would like to be at the club-table on the night please let a committee member know asap – seats priced at £100 each.
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Planning a party?
If you have Party or Function coming up and need a venue (including well equipped kitchen), St Canice’s Club Hall is an excellent facility in the heart of your community. For bookings or enquiries please email [email protected] or call James on 078 8967 0455.