Buncrana GAA Notes For Week Ending Sunday 26th February 2012
CLG Bun Crannach Dinner Dance 2012
Only 1 week until our Dinner Dance takes place in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel on Saturday 25th February. A great night is guaranteed with entertainment provided by Keltic Kaos plus special guests County Senior Football Manager Jim McGuinness with the Anglo Celt trophy, and County Senior Hurling Manager Andrew Wallace with the Lory Meagher trophy. Tickets are still on sale via club members and at Paul McGonigle’s offices, priced €25. Everyone is welcome, the more the merrier! Dress code is formal but NOT Black-Tie.
A Coaching Workshop for club football underage managers, coaches, parents and others will be held in the Scarvey from 6.45pm-7.45pm on Wednesday February 22nd. Coaches will have an opportunity to observe best practice in action as Leo Gill will demonstrate a variety of coaching ideas with an under 10 group. This will be followed by a Q&A session. For further information contact Sean Noonan 0879232988.
This iniative is for all ladies who are over 18 years of age who want to learn the skills of Gealic Football in a non-competive FUN environment. The programme starts on Monday the 20th Feburary at 8.30pm in the Scarvey. Please come along and experience the enjoyment of Gaelic Football, everyone is welcome.
Gaelic football for girls under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18’s every Monday night from 7.00pm – 8.30pm in the Scarvey. As always everybody is welcome. Please remember to bring boots, your own water bottle and warm clothing.
Ladies Senior Gaelic Football
Training takes place every Wednesday at 7.30pm. Please remember to bring trainers and boots. New players are always welcome to attend.
FUNdamentals for boys and girls aged 5 & 6 years (or turning 5 during 2012) will begin on Friday 24th February at Scoil Mhuire between 6.15pm and 7.00pm. It will also take place on Sunday 26th from 11.00am until 11.45am.
U8 Football Training continues every Friday at Crana College from 6.30pm – 7.30pm. Parents, if your child is interested in having fun whilst learning the basic skills of gaelic football please come down and try it out.
Training continues every Friday at 7.00pm at the Scarvey and new players are always welcome.
Buncrana’s under 12 A team stormed into the finals of the North West League continuing their unbeaten run in Dungiven on Sunday. They saw off the challenge of Burt, Ballinascreen and Kevin Lynches in impressive style and must now be in with a chance of bringing home silverware for the club next Sunday. The under 12’s B team also headed home from Dungiven unbeaten following victories over Ballinascreen and local-side Kevin Lynches. All in all it was another great day for the under 12 hurlers. Both the A and B teams will be in action in the North West League finals next week.
Boys U14 Football
Boys U14 Football training takes place at the Scarvey every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7.00pm. If you haven’t played before and are interested in playing Gaelic Football please feel free to come along.
Boys U16 Football
Boys U16 Football training is on every Wednesday at 8.00pm sharp in at the Scarvey, please bring boots and trainers and own water bottle. New and returning players are welcome.
Football Coaching Courses
A Football Foundation Coaching Course, including Child Protection will take place in Carndonagh on Friday 24th February between 7.30pm and 10.30pm and Saturday 25th February between 9.30am and 4.30pm. All those interested in taking part should give their names immediately to John Friel on 086 0523550. A further course will be held in March if the course is over subscribed.
Two Level 1 Football Coaching Course will take place, one in Letterkenny in February and another one in Inishowen in March. Anyone interested please contact Sean Noonan 087 9232988.
Congratulations to Claire Doherty and Sophie Hegarty who were part of the Donegal Ladies Minor squad at the weekend. Well done girls from everyone at the club.
A number of Fitness classes are now taking place at the Scarvey Clubhouse. Class instructor is Eileen Hegarty and everyone is welcome. Monday 7.30-9.00pm ‘Weigh & Tone: Weigh in, nutrition and motivational talk and excercise class’ €10. Tuesday 8.00-9.00pm and Thursday 6.30-7.30pm ‘CardioPump’ €5. Saturday 10.00-11.00am ‘Kettlebells/Circuits’ €5. If anyone would like further details please ring Eileen on 0874120159 or visit ‘Get Fit With Eileen’ on Facebook.
The winning numbers in the €2,480 jackpot lotto draw, which took place on Tuesday 14th February in O’Flaherty’s Bar on the Main Street, are as follows: 4-12-20-28
There was no jackpot winner this week, however there were five €20 prizes which went to the following lucky participants:
Fionn Hegarty, inch Island
Nat Black, Back Road Ludden
Rena Donaghey, Cockhill
Lennon Family, Clonglash
Sorcha Doherty, c/o An Tuath Nua
Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all for your continued support, it is very much appreciated.
Use Of Facilities
Use of the Scarvey pitches for training or matches MUST be confirmed with Martin Mullan in advance (087 246 8108). Use of clubhouse MUST be confirmed with David McConnell in advance (087 939 2767).
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Club P.R.O. Oisín Doherty