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August 30th, 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. There was no blitz on Saturday last. This Saturday 3rd September the U9’s will enjoy a blitz in Ballybay at 10:00am. Please spread the word to your friends, family, neighbours and relations, new children are always very welcome.

Seniors: The senior team face Monaghan Harps in the next round of the Intermediate Championship this Saturday 3rd September in Monaghan at 6:00pm. Please be sure to come along and support the lads #BeThe16thMan. The next home match will be the final game in the Championship group stages against Blackhill on 11th September. 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.

Golf Classic: The annual Toome Golf Classic took place at the weekend past, with golfers playing on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August. Friday started off with some rain but cleared in the afternoon and this allowed for some great golf to be played. Saturday was a beautiful day and the sun shone throughout, with our first team starting at 8:15am. The course was in beautiful condition and everyone was in good spirits. The day was brilliant with many of the golfers being very complimentary on the event and the course. We would like to extend our gratitude to all who were involved in making this essential Club fundraiser a huge success. The generosity and support from the local community and businesses was once again incredible with a great number of tee box sponsors, thank you to all who made donations towards this event our prize sponsors, Concra Wood, Dubarry Shoes, O’Neills Sportswear, Craig Loughman – The Gateway Lodge, Shoe City, The Glencarn Hotel, The View Restaurant, Fluchos. Huge thanks to our main sponsors who supported this event, Carna Transport and Homeschool.ie who continue to support our Club each year. The hospitality from Ashfield was again incredible with Michael and Brenda looking after everyone, huge thanks to Donal and his team for accommodating us and having the course in such great condition. We would like to thank all the golfers who entered the classic and hope you enjoyed this event. Congratulations to the winners on the day; 1st Place Team – Paul Murphy; 2nd Place Team – Breffini Morgan; 3rd Place Team – Jason Murphy. Ladies Team Winners – Irene Brennan. Men’s Longest Drive – Peter Cunningham. Ladies Longest Drive – Sheila Murphy. Nearest the Pin – Martin Rooney. Open Draw – Ciaran McMahon. Thank you all for supporting this essential club fundraiser it is greatly appreciated by all within the Toome GFC community, we hope to see you all again next year.

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

Gaelic 4 Mothers&Others: Our Mothers & Others team had a great evening on Friday last, playing a friendly game amongst themselves. Big thanks to our Mothers & Others coordinator Andrea Quinn & coaches Gary Wilson & Stephen Lambe for making it all happen. Please be sure to let friends and neighbours know of our Mothers&Others training continues each Monday and 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. New members are joining each week so 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 upcoming Intermediate Championship match against Monaghan Harps on Saturday 3rd September. This match ball is sponsored by Carl Malone, your continued support is gratefully appreciated. The Match Ball for the Rd 5 fixture against Blackhill is Gene McDonnell. We would like to extend our appreciation to all our Match Ball Sponsor so far this year. 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.

Sympathy: The Club and all our members would like to extend our sympathies to the family and many friends of Nuala Friskey (née Markey), Laurel Hill Place, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Grandmother of senior footballer Daniel Friskey. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

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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