Training for our senior men continues as normal this week as they continue to prepare for the league campaign ahead.
Senior & Minor Ladies
Training for our senior and minor ladies continues on Monday nights at 8.30pm in EST28 Gym with Greg McCabe.
Pre-season training for our U16 girls continues on Monday evening at 8.30pm sharp in EST28 gym in Mill Industrial Estate, Bessbrook. The sessions will be taken by Greg McCabe at a cost of £3.00 person. All U16 girls are asked to attend including those moving up from last year’s U14 girls. For further information please contact Mike Mathers on 07841 423103.
Our U14 boys’ amalgamation of Patrick Rankin’s were scheduled to Madden on Saturday in the Feile but the referee deemed the pitch unplayable and the game was postponed. Training continues as normal this week.
Training for our U14 girls takes place on Thursday evening at the field from 6.30pm – 7.30pm and all girls at this age group are asked to attend. All new players are welcome to attend also.
Training for our U12 boys continues on Friday evenings in the Abbey at a cost of £2.00 per head from 6.00pm – 7.00pm.
Training continues every Wednesday night at 7.15pm in Cloughreagh Community Centre and all girls at this age are welcome to attend.
Sunday morning saw our U10’s host teams from Silverbridge and Forkhill for their first games of the season and all the young players from all three clubs put on a great display of football. We would like to thank Forkhill, Silverbridge and our own U10 players for an enjoyable morning of football. Any clubs interested in U10 challenge games please contact Damien Beattie on 07733 405769. Training for our U10s continues as normal this week.
Training for our U8s continues every Sunday morning at the field from 10.00am – 11.00am and all boys and girls at this age group are welcome to attend.
U6 training continues every Tuesday evening in Bessbrook Community Centre from 6.00pm – 7.00pm and all boys and girls at this age group are welcome to attend.
Meabh O’Neill’s Camogie
Training for all underage camogs takes place in St Paul’s school on Wednesday evenings from 6.00pm – 7.00pm at a cost of £2.00 per person. The club have arranged a few dates for registration: 14th, 21st & 28th March with camogie membership rates as follows:
U8 – £15.00
U14 – £25.00
Family Offer 2 children over 9 – £45.00
Third Level Student – £30.00
Senior member – £50.00
Registration will take place each Wednesday in St Paul’s before training begins.
Shane’s Ladies Footballers
It has been a busy few days for a number of our ladies’ footballers with five of them playing for their universities, some representing their county and one playing in a Cumann na mBunscol game. On Friday evening Moya Feehan was part of the Queens University team which won the O’Connor shield, before Aimee and Blaithin Mackin represented Ulster University when they picked up the O’Connor Cup on Saturday afternoon and finally Aoibheann Jones and Louise Kenny were members of the St Mary’s team which claimed the Moynihan Cup on Saturday night. Both Sorcha McDonnell and Brianna Mathers represented the Armagh Minor ladies on Saturday when they took on Monaghan with Brianna back in action on Sunday for the U16 county ladies against Antrim. Saturday night saw one of our younger players Katie Feehan take in the Cumann na mBunscol game at half-time during the Armagh and Derry National league game in the Athletic Grounds. Well done to you all.
Shane O’Neill’s Club Membership for 2018
Club membership is now due and the rates for 2018 are as follows:
Senior Members: £40.00
Cairde Members: £30.00
OAPs & Students: £20.00
U18s: £15.00 for first player in a family, £10.00 for every other player
All membership must be paid before 31st March 2018.
Armagh GAA Club Draw
The first of the four Armagh club draws took place last Wednesday which saw the club claim three £100.00 winners with Barney Osborne, Mick Mackin and Eamon Lynch picking up the prizes. Tickets for the remaining three draws can now be bought at a cost of £75.00 each which will see prizes of a Renault Clio and numerous monthly cash prizes on offer – 2nd prize £3,000; 3rd & 4th prize £1,000; 5th & 6th prize £500; 7th – 16th prize £100.
Club Puffer Jackets
Anyone who wants to order the same club crested puffer jacket as worn by senior ladies’ team, please contact your relevant team manager. The coats are £31.00 for U14 size and £46.00 for adult size.
Last week’s winning lotto numbers were 11, 24, 26 & 32. There were no jackpot winners and 1 x lucky dip winner. The jackpot now stands at a very impressive £7,750.
Everyone at the club would like to offer their sympathies to the family of Jim McNally who passed away last week. Jim was a former footballer with Shane O’Neill’s and to his wife May, daughters Majella and Mona, son Anthony and to his entire family circle we offer our sincere condolences. May he rest in peace.