The minor boards presentation evening for U-13s, 14s and 16s was held in the M25 last Wednesday 28th Dec. A formidable array of medals were presented to these teams in respect of the various successes they had during 2011 at Regional and County level. Our county senior players Anthony Thompson, Leo Mc Loone, Dermot Molloy, Marty Boyle and Eoin Waide presented the seven sets of medals. Marty addressed the crowd on behalf of the clubs county players, club chairman Peter Mc Kelvey, minor board chairman Poggy O’Donnell, U-13 & U-14 manager Seosamh Mc Kelvey and U-16 manager Michael Gallagher all spoke in glowing terms of the excellent work that is being done. A presentation was made to Seosamh Mc Kelvey by JD Boyle and Ethan O’Donnell . The teams three main sponsors Raudon Teoranta, Tazetta Ltd and Dohertys sawmills were thanked as were the management of the M25 for the use of their premises and new local band ‘Obsession’ who provided excellent music. On Friday 30th another large crowd gathered for the U8s, 10s and 12s presentation in the Community centre. A very enjoyable evening was had by all. Minor board chairman Poggy O’Donnell welcomed everyone to the annual presentation. Dermot Molloy presented medals to U-8s, Eoin Waide to U-10s and Leo Mc Loone to U-12s. The respective managers Martin Doherty, Martin Shanky Smith and Kevin O’Donnell thanked all who helped in any way throughout the year and to all who sponsored the under 8,10 & 12 teams. A big thank you to the ladies who organised tea and refreshments for the large crowd and to Brian Boyle who provided the music.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 15,20,25 and 27. Two prizes of €50 went to Shirley Campbell Glenmaccaniff Glenties and Leonard Meehan 85 Ard Connell Ardara. Next weeks jackpot is €2,800.
The club is seeking applications for senior, reserve, third and U-21 managers. Anyone interested can apply to the club secretary Patsy Furey before Friday 6th January 2012.
Club membership for 2012 is €30 for adult and €10 for youth. There is also €100 membership which includes membership and entry into the weekly lotto.