PRO News 4th February

posted 4 Feb 2014, 06:05 by castleconnor sligo
Club Lotto:
The lotto jackpot stands at €11,400 as there was no winner of the draw which took place in Mahony's Bar on Saturday night. The numbers drawn were 6, 11, 18 and 21. Match 3 winners were Declan McKeown, Tomas Cawley, Olivia Reape, Peter Naughton, Mary Scott, Carmel O’Brien and Gerry Knight. The next draw takes place in Muddy Burns on Saturday February 15th. Weekly tickets for just €2 can be bought online or at the usual outlets. Yearly tickets for €50 can be got from any committee member.

Benefit Match:
At the club lotto draw on Saturday night in Mahony's Bar the club presented Batty and Jackie Morrisroe with the proceeds raised from the James Morrisroe Benefit Match which was held on 28th December last. Sean Egan was on hand to present the cheque to the family which raised €5,305. Thanks to all who supported this wonderful event in anyway. We are pround that community spirit is well and truly alive in Castleconnor.

The Castleconnor Handball Club would like to Thank everyone who was involved in the Annual Gerard Jones Tournament that was held in Castleconnor on Sunday January 26th.
A special Thank You must go to Tuffys Shop Corballa, Darren Ruane, Brendan Jones, Frank Barret Construction and all the Ladies who worked tirelessly in the kitchen to cater for the players and supporters.
The event this year was the largest we ever had with 34 enteries. We would like to thank the Handball Clubs throughout Sligo and Mayo especially Boifield, Colooney, Ballymote and St Mary's.
The Club would also like to wish all the players who are involved in the upcoming Handball Championships the very best of Luck.
In the p
late final 
Mark Murphy/Stanley Harte dft Michael Browne/Barry Mcloughlin 
In the Cup final  
Martin Cooney/Micheal Jones dft Michael Ginley/Michael Conlon 
31-28. As usual it was a wonderful day of activity in the wonderful new handball alley. 

Bord na nÓg News:
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.

After last years success, the Bord are organising more evenings of fun and activities for 5-10 year olds. More details available soon. Registration night details will also be confirmed shortly, it is important for all players to registered for insurance purposes.

Club 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. Remember players are not insured to play if they are not members. 

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.

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.

Best Wishes:
Best wishes to club player Paul Sweeney on his travels for the next few months in New Zealand.

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:
Well done to Kevin McDonnell and the Sligo senior team on their winning start to the National League campaign. This Saturday they take on Fermanagh in Brewster Park.

The club are sending around a weekly e-mail to all our members with news, fixtures, results and events from within the club. If you would like to be included in this group e-mail please e-mail Barry at or text 086-3855663.