Lotto Result. The numbers drawn in the Lotto for the week ending 7th February were 5, 13, 23 and 28. The Jackpot of 5,200 euro was not won and so the big prize this weekend will be 5,300 euro. The Lucky Dip winners last week were Nora Landers, Kerrie Doogan, Magheracloone, Faolan McEntee, Carrickmacross and Cath Farrell, Kilmainhamwood.
Club Poker Night. The club poker night will take place this year on Friday 18th February in the Community Centre. Entry is open to all and valuable prizes will be on offer. Further information from the committee and on the posters displayed locally. Come along for an enjoyable night while supporting your local club.
Monthly Meeting. The February meeting due to be held in the club rooms on Tuesday 8th has been postponed to this Tuesday evening at 8.30. All members are invited to attend.
Senior Football. The end of the winter is upon us and training for those who intend playing senior or reserve football this year will commence on Friday evening 11th at 8.00 p.m. The hard work in early season always pays dividends later in the year and the teams will have to hit the ground running owing to the changes in format for competitions. Be on the field at eight sharp!!!!!
Sports First Aid Course. This course will commence in Ballybay Sports Centre on Saturday 19th February and is focussed on those mentors who will be helping with both juvenile and senior teams. The club will cover the cost of the course and further information can be got from the secretary. This should prove to be a very valuable course for those involved with all grades of football.
Prospective Mentors. All juvenile mentors must have the Child Protection course completed if they wish to help with the juvenile footballers during 2011. Two Child Protection courses will be held in February and your place can be booked by contacting the juvenile secretary.
Coaching Courses. The County Coaching Committee have devised a very comprehensive coaching programme for all juvenile mentors and for those interested in developing their coaching skills. The courses and their dates are available from the juvenile secretary and bookings should be made by contacting Shirley.
The following is a summary of the courses that will be made available:
March 15th…7.00-9.00. Coaching the Coaches for U-14 and U-16 players. Venue …Cloghan.
April 12th….7.00-9.00. Fun games for U-6 and U-8 players. Venue…Cloghan
The club coaching programme will concentrate on U-10 and U-12 players during 2011. The local venue is Carrickmacross and the dates are May 12th, 19th and 26th.
Further information can be got from the juvenile secretary and the county coaching officer, Paul O’Connor.
Membership Fees. The fee for 2011 is now due and may be paid to any committee member. It has been set at 25 euro for the year which shows no increase from 2010. All fees must be paid by March 31st.
New E-mail Address The new e-mail address for the club PRO is as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org. All correspondence on GAA matters should be sent to this address.