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Tir Chonaill Gaels Club Notes - 30th April 2012

Mitcham was the venue last Sunday as the senior team started their league campaign against Round Towers. Credit to the Towers on having the pitch playable after the week’s heavy rainfall. Another solid team performance from the lads seen us pick up the maximum with the defence keeping the Towers down to two points.
Best on the day were David Mc Greevy and Marty Mc Coy in defence, Mr Reliable, Ciaran Boyle in midfield with John Mc Grath and Micheal Traynor starring up front.
Round Towers 0-3, TCG 0-11: J Mc Grath 0-4, M Traynor 0-3, Eoin Magaeen 0-2, M McCoy and C Hands 0-1 each. (See website for report)

The stiffs got their season underway on the same venue with Michael Mullan taking charge of his first game. A strong team was fielded with a lot of new signings getting their chance to get sixty minutes. The Madine brothers Ronan and Mark,
Brendan “Breaker” Friel, Alan Hanna and Vivian “Big Guns” Browne all stood out, with Vivian scoring three points from midfield. Round Towers 0-3 TCG 4-19.
(See website for report)

There are no fixtures this weekend due to the bank holiday.
The ladies and junior teams had their games postponed last weekend due to the diverse weather conditions.

The club would like to pass on our condolences to Saint Brendan’s club, family and friends of the Late Noel Collins who sadly passed away last weekend after being ill.

Cardiac Screening:
The club have organised a Cardiac screening for the weekend of Saturday 26th/Sunday 27th May 2012. The session will take place at the clubhouse with a 10.30am start, all members who have already signed up or any member who have yet to do so can contact Christina Curran on Mobile 07787 016699 or Email  christinamc89@hotmail.com for more details. The cost of the session is £40 which should be paid in advance.

The club would like to pass on our best wishes to club members JP Boyle and Carol Mc Nicholas who recently got engaged.
Also we send our best wishes to long serving player Hughie Cunningham who is getting married this weekend to Michaela in Durham.

Gala Dinner Dance:
As most of you now know we are having our 50th Gala Ball in the Crown Moran Hotel on Saturday 27th October 2012. We can now confirm that ticket prices are set at £70.00 each which will include a champagne reception, three course meal and wine. Please note that this is a black tie event. So please if you need to book tickets get back to Stephen Mc Loughlin to reserve. Note; tickets are almost sold out.

Lottery Results:
Lotto results for 26/04/2012
Jackpot £1,250 
Numbers drawn 8-15-18-19 
No jackpot winners.

£25 lucky dip winners
Mick Wadon, 
Christina Curran, 
John Wimbalan, 
C Kirkwood/B Qurran. 
Next draw takes place on Thursday 3rd May.

New Players

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Join Tir Chonaill Gaels.
Contact Tom Mohan for details.
0044 (0) 7710 307 137

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