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November 27th, 2019

Lotto:  There was no winner of last week’s Jackpot Prize of €1200.  The numbers drawn were 7, 10, 13 and 15.  There were 3 Match 3 Winners – Handball Club, Patsy McKenna, Dundian! And Shane Hughes, Tyholland.  Sellers Prizes’: Weekly –
Joe McMeel, Yearly – Club.  Next week’s Jackpot Prize €1400.  The lotto draw takes place at 10.30pm sharp every Sunday Night, any lottos received after the draw takes place will be deferred until the following week’s draw.  Lotto can now be done online – go to truagh.club to see details.

Keep free this Saturday 30th November from 9pm for a night to celebrate Ronan Boyle’s recent Minor All-Star achievement in St. Mellans.  Everyone welcome.

Tickets available from this weekend for our Christmas  Raffle.

Over the last few months Gaeil Triucha has invested in improving the walking track at St. Mellans, including the installation of low level energy efficient lighting around the track.  With the darker evenings upon us, there is limited opportunity to get out for a walk in a safe environment. As a healthy club we realise the importance of looking after our physical and mental health.  As such, we are making the track available to the community for use at your own convenience. To facilitate this, a switch for the lighting on the track has been installed at the door to the boiler house, which is accessible 24/7.We are appealing to all users to be responsible and please switch off the lights when you are finished on the track, to avoid unnecessary wastage.

Anyone interested in the role of Senior B or C Management please contact Shane McKenna (0871215838) or John McCarron (0876775951).

St. Mellans Handball:  Juvenile County Championships. The boys U12’s, U13’s & U14’s juvenile county championships took place last weekend, we hosted the U12’s where we had 6 players taking place, first in was Conor Treanor where he played Calum Sherry from the Harps, Calum was just too experienced and won it 15-0, 15-3, next to play was Myles Mc Meel where he played James Cunningham Harps, Myles proved too strong in this game and won it 15-1, 15-0, our next game was an all club affair as Conor Kelly & Ciaran Treanor played out a tie-breaker game, this went to Ciaran 8-15, 15-13, 11-3, next to play was our youngest competitor Ordhan Mc Meel where he took on Oran Farrelly from Corduff, this was Ordhan’s first ever outing in competitive action and it never fazed him at all but he lost 15-2, 15-2, then the last first round game was Ryan Kelly where he played Josh Cassidy, Ryan lost the game 15-3, 15-1, going into the quater finals we had Ciaran Treanor & Myles Mc Meel, Ciaran lost to Calum Sherry 15-0, 15-0, but game of the day was between Myles and Josh Cassidy, this went to a tie-breaker but Myles lost 15-13, 8-15, 11-4, all boys played well especially as for most it was their first day out in competitions,  in the U13’s we are guaranteed a winner as Luke Mc Kenna takes on Donnacha Mc Cluskey in the final, Patrick Mohan was first off but he lost to Robert Uskan The Harps, then Daithi Mc Meel lost to Shane Courtney of Corduff, Donnacha’s quarter final was against Robert Uskan where he beat him 15-14, 15-7 and he then beat Christopher Corrigan from Corduff 15-0, 15-4, on Luke’s end he defeat Oskarus from the Harps 15-11, 15-3, then in the semi he defeated Shane Courtney of Corduff 15-9, 15-10, good luck in the final boys, up the in the Harps Complex Oisin Hagan made it to the semi –final where he lost to Matas Sakalauskas from the Harps 15-2, 15-0.
The remaining games of boys U15, 16 & 17’s plus all the girls sections are on this weekend, the girls will be played in St.Mellans this Saturday the 30th from 2pm followed by the boys U16’s in St.Mellans @ 4pm, the boys U15’s are in Carrickmacross @ 4pm and the U17’s are in Bawn also Saturday will play beginning at 10am, good luck to all girls & boys over the weekend.
Juvenile Credit Union League. There will be no Credit Union League this week due to county championships games.
Juvenile Coaching. Coaching is to continue as per set ups already arranged, keep an eye on “WhatsApp” and on all social media, we would also encourage the new beginners to come down in their spare time and get use to the alley and practise.
Mono League. The Mono League is running pretty smoothly so far, we have had a few injuries in the early stages of the league so make sure a sub is in place, NB if a sub is needed on the night they must be given at least 24 hours notice of the game!!!!!.
Handball Equipment. Can parents ensure all juveniles come with their goggles to training, these are a vital safety part of your gear, the club shop is open from 7:30pm til 8:30pm on Thursdays for all your handball equipment.
Membership. Can all outstanding membership be paid up ASAP as games are now starting and we want all paid to cover for insurance, 40 Euro per playing member, students 20 Euro, non-playing members and juveniles are 10 Euro.

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