Club News 10th February

posted 9 Feb 2014, 15:55 by castleconnor sligo
Senior Football:
Our intermediate team continue training this week. The season kicks off on Sunday 23rd February with a home fixture against Cloonacool in the Benson Cup. Throw In is at 2.00pm with our home venue to be confirmed. Easkey and St. Farnans are also in our group for this warm up competition.

Club Shop:
We have our new club shop up and running. There is some wonderful new Puma Club gear available from jackets to hoodies to tracksuit bottoms, at reasonable prices. Please contact club treasurer Darren Ruane for details @ 087-2230419.

Cumann na mBunscol Handball:
Salthill was the venue on Sunday for the Cumann na mBunscol connacht handball finals. The club was well represented with pupils from Corballa and Stokane National Schools. Congratulations to Patrick Cooney who came away with a silver medal in the U-11 singles. Seamus and Willam Foody participated in the U-11 doubles with Daire Barrins and Fergal Boland in action in the U-13 doubles. Laura Foody participated in the U-11 singles. Well done to all involved.

Membership: 
Membership is now due for the coming year. Adult membership is €60 and €40 for under 18's. For the third underage player or more in one family membership is €10. Registrars are Ultan McGranaghan and Shane Feeney. Players are not insured to play if they are not members. Remember Mouth guards for all players in training and playing matches is mandatory.

Club Meeting:
February monthly meeting takes place on Wednesday 12th @ 8.30pm in the community centre. Club meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. All members are asked to attend, new members always welcome.

Coach/Referee Education:
This week 14 club members will have completed a level one coaching course in the community centre. Thanks to the participants and to the county coaches who administered the course. Also well done to Stephen Durkan, Aoife Quinn and Sinead Naughton on completing the foundation referees course.

Table Quiz:
A fundraising table quiz organised by the Bord na nÓg will take place in Muddy Burns on Friday 14th March @ 8.00pm. €20 per table of four. We are asking all families, parents, club members and anyone interested to come along for a great evening.

Fun & Activities:
After last years success, the Bord na nÓg are organising more evenings of fun and activities for 5-10 year olds. This will commence on Thursday 6th March from 6.15pm to 7.30pm and will be supervised by Sligo GAA coaches. 

Club Lotto:
The lotto jackpot stands at €11,400 with the next draw taking place this Saturday night in Muddy Burns. Tickets available from local establishments or online at club website.

Club Sligo:
The County Board have recently relaunched Club Sligo. If anyone is interested in becoming a member please contact any committee member.

Sligo Seniors:
Hard luck to the county senior team on their defeat against Fermanagh on Saturday night. Club player Kevin McDonnell featured as a second half substitution. Next up is a home fixture versus Offaly on 2nd March at Markievicz Park.

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