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August 17th, 2022

GoGo Games: Our youngest ballers (4 – 11 years) continue to develop their skills with training each Tuesday evening from 7:00pm. All the children are having a great time and plenty of fun while making new friends as they develop their skills, thanks to all our coaches/mentors who give their time so generously. On Saturday last the children attended an U7 blitz at home in St Victors Park, the weather was brilliant and a great day was had by all the children and parents. This Saturday 20th August the U9’s will enjoy a blitz in Killany at 10:00am. Please spread the word to your friends, family, neighbours and relations, new children are always very welcome.

Seniors: The senior team are in action this coming Sunday, 21st August at home in St Victor’s Park for the second match of the group stages against Tyholland at 5:00pm. Please be sure to come out in big number to show your support. #BeThe16thMan. If you are able to assist with match day assistance, please contact Club Chairperson – Gene Cumiskey on 087 918 6629 or Club Secretary – Ryan McMahon on 087 743 1970.

Reserves: The reserves gave it their all in the Crawley Cup final on Saturday last, 13th August against Corduff. This was a game played at a high tempo in very hot conditions, both teams are to be commended for the high-level performance in this match. Toome played some very good football on the evening and produced some great scores. However, it was a few simple errors that lead to Corduff scoring 3 goals that meant the lads were going to have an uphill battle. Unfortunately, as brave a battle as the lads fought, they came off second best on this occasion. The lads can take a lot of positives from this game and have a lot to be proud of. This concludes the season for the reserves and we would like to thank the players and management for their commitment and dedication this year.

Golf Classic: Toome Golf Classic, Saturday 27th August. We have some fantastic prizes, ladies team prize, men’s and ladies longest drive, nearest the pin as well as an open draw for all golfers on the day. Once again, we are heading back to Ashfield Golf Club, Cullyhanna. A Team of 4 persons is set at €160, please contact Jim McArdle to secure your place on 086 600 0339. Last year this event was a huge success, and it is fair to say all the players who joined us that day really enjoyed it. Apart from being a great day, this event is a very important fundraiser for the Club as we strive to make progress on and off the field. The support shown towards the Club from local businesses was beyond words and we would once again wish to thank all those who supported us last year. Refreshments will be served on the day. Tee box sponsorship is available for €100, if you would like to sponsor a tee box, please contact Jim McArdle or Kevin McCabe on 086 044 1924. The Golf Classic provides an excellent opportunity to catch up on club matters, entertain clients, family or friends or to just meet up with friends for a great day’s golf and craic. The Club appreciates any support you can offer for this event, if you would be available to help on the day in any capacity, please let us know. If you wish to enter a team or sponsorship of a Tee Box, please contact Jim or Kevin, your support of our Club is greatly appreciated.

Championship Fixture Dates: Save the dates – 21st August- Tyholland (Home), 4th September – Monaghan Harps (Away), 11th September – Blackhill (Home).

Gaelic 4 Mothers&Others: Please be sure to let friends and neighbours know of our Mothers&Others training continues each Thursday at 7:00pm in St Victors Park. The Gaelic 4Mothers&Others initiative sees women playing Ladies Gaelic Football in a fun, non-competitive and social environment. Please spread the word, if you are interested, please contact Andrea Quinn on 087 678 6560.

Astro Pitch: Pitches available for hire, if you would like to make a booking, please call on 085 786 4106 to secure your slot.

Páirc ‘Astro’ Tuaim – Áis iontach atá oscailte do gach duine. Mas mhaith leat áirthint a dhéanamh cuir glaoch ar 085 786 4106. Bainigí sult as gach duine.

Development Works: Works continue at St Victors Park, there is a lot of work completed to date with a lot more to do. If you are available to give a couple of hours or are available to operate an excavator, please get in touch. Gerrard Kelly continues with the erection of the fencing and this will continue for some time, anyone who is available to help with this please get in touch. We will need help with the removal and replacement of lighting in the coming weeks. If you would like to help the Club in any way, please get in touch with either Club Chairperson – Gene Cumiskey on 087 918 6629 or Club Secretary – Ryan McMahon on 087 743 1970. We appreciate the efforts that everyone has shown and welcome any help that you can offer, remember this is all our club. #ÁrgClub

Tá an fobairt ar ais. Cuidiú de dhith/ Help needed. Má tá tú ag iarraidh cabhrú cuir glaoch ar an cathaoirleach Gene Cumiskey ar 087 918 6629 nó ar an rúnaí Ryan McMahon ar 087 743 1970. Ní neart go cur le chéile.

Sponsor a Ball:  Many thanks to our Match Ball sponsor for the Reserve Championship Crawley Cup Final match against Corduff on Saturday last, 13th August. This match ball was sponsored by our Club Secretary Ryan McMahon, who is always on hand to help and support the Club, your continued support is gratefully appreciated. The match ball sponsor for our Intermediate Championship Rd 3 fixture against Tyholland is two former players and great assets to the Club, Louis and Gene McDonnell who have each sponsored a ball for this match. We are looking for anyone who would be interested in sponsoring a match ball – with the reserves and intermediate competitions underway we need your help and support, if you are interested in sponsoring a match ball, please get in touch with Kevin McCabe on 086 044 1924.

áimid ag lorg aon duine a bhfuil suim acu urraíocht liathróid don chlub. Cuir glaoch/téacs chuig Kevin ar 086 044 1924.

News: If you have any news to be included in the Club notes please get in touch through social media or via any committee member.

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