GAEIL TRIUCHA NOTES 24th November 2022
Lotto Draw 20/11/22
Lotto Sponsor for November: DBA Accountants
Tonight’s Draw Results Sponsored by: Barry & Janice Mc Anenly
Numbers Drawn: 10,18,23 &24
No Jackpot Winner
Match 3 Winners
Kieran McKenna (PJ) Glassmullagh
John Mc Quillan Deravoy
Next Week’s Jackpot is €5,600 (27th November 2022)
Thank You for your continued support of Gaeil Truicha
*** Please Note from Sunday 6th November 2022 our Lotto Draw will take place at 8.30pm. All lotto Envelopes must be left in St Mellan’s by 8pm each Sunday.***
If anyone is interested in sponsoring our Club lotto, either weekly or monthly, please contact any Committee member.
Christmas Party Night
Takes place Saturday 17Th December. 3 Course meal with Music by My Generation followed by Disco. Open to everyone. Price €25 each. A limited number of tickets can be purchased via our website.
St. Mellan’s Club House
St Mellan’s Clubhouse will be open at 7pm over the winter months with the lotto draw taking place at the new time of 8.30pm. The Bar and Function room is available for all functions big or small with great offers on food and entertainment for all events. For more information please contact Shane Mc Kenna (0871215838) or any committee member.
The 2022 season has concluded, and we would like to acknowledge our outgoing Adult Management Teams for their commitment to their respective Teams through the year.
We look forward to 2023 and a slightly new arrangement for our Reserve Teams on the horizon.
We invite anyone that has an interest in Managing, Coaching, or helping out in any way with our Adult Teams in 2023 to contact any of Executive Committee by Fri 2nd Dec 2022.
St Mellan’s Handball Club
Intermediate Singles Final. The outstanding 2020 County Intermediate Singles Final was held in Corduff last Sunday between Christopher McKenna (D) and Paul Cassidy of Tydavnet, this was billed as a game that would have pushed Christopher but Christopher didn’t read the script and had ideas of his own, in the first game he totally controlled proceedings and took it 21-4, Paul couldn’t live with Chrissy’s range of play, from kills to roof shots and passing shots he was just in a different place to Paul on the day, the 2nd game Paul stayed in contention until about 9-9 then Chrissy started to find his groove and pulled off a few great aces down the left and drove on the win it and second ever Intermediate title 21-11, if Chrissy had more alley time he would be pushing hard in Senior level, form can come and go but skill is permanent, well done Christopher, also well done to Eoin Mc Ginnity (The Harps) as he retained the Senior Championship as he defeated Gavin Coyle (Bawn).
Ulster Interclub Championship Final. The “Ulster Interclub Junior B Championship Final” from last weekend was cancelled so the boys played Kingscourt last night (Wednesday) in St.Mellans as we got home venue when a change was requested, so good luck to Christopher Mc Kenna (PJ), Ian Treanor, Eoin Treanor & Fergal O’Neill, full report next week.
Golden Gloves. Good luck to all taking part in the Golden Gloves tournament in Belfast this weekend, good luck to Christopher Mc Kenna(PJ), Conor O’Fearain, Dermot Boyle and Aoibhinn & Donnacha Mc Cluskey.
Juvenile Coaching & Leagues. The juveniles leagues are ongoing, we hope all enjoy the games, referees can adjust rules to accommodate players level of play, we introduced the leagues to give the juveniles a taste of game structure and don’t worry if a game doesn’t materialise into long rallies, we just want to see them in the alley and having a go!!!!!!!!!!!!, the 3 serve rotation will also help to balance out the game, we will also organise a league for the beginners in the next few weeks to get them in to the rhythm of game structure, softer rules will be in operation to suit also.
Juvenile Blitz. Keep in mind of the Ulster underage Blitz on the 4th of December in Saval Co.Down, open to girls and boys 9-12 years messages will be sent out to see who is going, again parents can “carpool” where possible.
Court Bookings. Check the “QR” codes around the courts for the new digital booking system for the “booking” of the alleys, any problems contact Eoin or Damon and all will be sorted.
Mono League. The Mono league is ongoing, any problems let the committee know, any games not played get sorted ASAP by captains please!!!!!!, can all captains send out messages to their team 48hrs in advance of each game to ensure all have a full team and all know about “game and time”.
Table Quiz. Keep free the 2nd of December as we are running our annual Table quiz in the complex for the handball club, usual rules apply so get a team of 4 and get your thinking caps on and keep an eye on local news!!!!!, on the night we will be having our presentation of the juvenile awards and a few outstanding adult ones also, so a good night for all, refreshments will be served.
Registration. If any member still hasn’t paid their “club Membership” can do so through Foireann,, so go to www.foireann.ie and get registered and paid up, any issues contact a member of the committee, NB players are not eligible to play in county, provincial or All Ireland events if not registered with Croke Park.
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