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Tir Chonaill Gaels Club Notes - 2nd November 2009

TCG’s Seniors do the double

In Greenford on Sunday 01/11/09 in blustery conditions the Gaels senior team added to the championship trophy by winning the league title with a hard fought victory against a very dogged well organised Tara’s team. Playing down the hill with a strong wind to their backs in the 1st half the Gaels wasted a lot of possession and missed a goal chance and had a slender lead at half time 0-4- to 0-1. The Tara’s had the Gaels under pressure right from the start of the 2nd have but 2 well worked points taken by Declan Alcorn was enough to get the lads over the finishing line with the final score line of 0-7 to 0-5. It was a good solid team performance from all the lads. Well done also to the management team of Paul, Maurice and Brian. 

Training for the All Ireland quarter final starts on Thursday 05/11 evening in Greenford and all players are asked to be on the pitch for 7.45pm. 

Double Success celebrations

The senior squad will be celebrating their season’s success with a drink(s) in one of the clubs main lotto ticket selling bars the British Queen, In Shepherds Bush this Sat 7th of Nov from 6pm onwards. All club members are invited along to what should be a great evening’s craic.  


Results for 29/10/09, Jackpot £310.00

Numbers drawn, 2, 7, 15, 18, no jackpot winner.

£25 lucky dip winners
Margaret Shields, Conningham Arms, 
T Butler, TCG, 
F Docherty, Puck Fair, 
Duggie Carr, Greenford. 

Next weeks Jackpot £3,150.00 

Quiz Night

The TCG’s are hosting a table quiz in the clubhouse on Friday 20th of Nov. Teams of 4 £20 per team, great prizes on the night. All members and club players are asked to enter a team to help support “your club”.  

Recent bereavements

The club would like to pass on their condolences to former player Brian McMonagle and his family on the sudden death of his father Cathal (64) who passed away suddenly in the early hours of Tuesday night (27th October). Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brian and his family during this difficult time.

The club would like to pass on their condolences to former player Stephen Faulkner and his family on the sudden death of his brother Gary (42) who passed away suddenly on Friday 30th of Oct in Belfast. Gary also played with the Gaels in the early 90’s while Stephen won a championship with the Gaels in 1983. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Stephen and his family at his difficult time.

May both men Rest in Peace. 

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