Club Notes for Friday 8th of January 2016

posted 15 Jan 2016, 11:04 by Eamonn Kiernan

O’Byrne Cup: Well done to the Longford senior footballers on their win over Maynooth University on Sunday last in their first competitive fixture of 2016. Dromard’s Diarmuid Masterson lined out at corner back with Enda Macken part of Denis Connerton’s management team as a selector along with another former Dromard manager, Ciaran Fox. Longford’s next game is against Westmeath in St Lomans on Wednesday evening at 7.30pm, followed by a home game against Wicklow in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday 10th at 2.00pm.

Hastings Cup: Well done to the county under 21 footballers on their win over Wicklow in the first round of the Hastings Cup played in Ardagh on Saturday last.

Minor Club AGM: St Francis Dromard GAA minor AGM will take place at 3pm on Sunday 10th of January. All parents, coaches, trainers, managers and players are welcome. It is very important that all parents of underage players attend the Minor club AGM to hear about and discuss the various items on the agenda and to give their input.This is important for the direction of the club and given the integral role of the Minor Club in the sporting life of children in the parish. All mentors of the various underage teams from 2015 are also asked to attend. All welcome, especially new members.

Anniversary Mass: An anniversary mass for Sean McNerney, Fostra, will be held this Friday night the 8th of January at 7:30pm in St. Colmcille’s Church, Aughnacliffe.

New Arrival: Congratulations to former senior player Graham Owens, Kiltycon, and his wife Bridget on the birth of their first child, Finn, in Qatar last week.

January Fitness Classes: Work off that Christmas fat by joining our new season’s Spinning, Pilates, or Yoga classes for January.  All ages and fitness levels welcome. The schedule is as follows: Monday: Spin.  Wednesday: starting Wednesday the 13th of Jan, Pilates all levels, 7pm. Yoga for athletes, 8pm. Thursday: Spin. 6 weeks course €50 each, contact Martha on 0857341790 for more information. 

GAA Games Development Conference Jan 22nd & 23rd Croke Park: Focusing on adult players, this conference investigates issues related to adequate programme of games, appropriate to the needs and abilities of players. Key note speeches and parallel workshops by Eamonn O'Shea, Bryan Cullen, Prof Ian Robertson, Fionn Fitzgerald, Dr. Sharon Madigan, Paul Brady, Dr Richard McCann, Dr Liam Hennessy, and Damien Young. Tickets on a first come, first served basis, available at: http://learning.gaa.ie/coach

Lotto results: Results for 28th December 2015 held over until next week’s notes.

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