Piarsaigh An Ghallbhaile Notes: Week Beginning 25th Of January

January 27th, 2016 | News

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Celebration Dinner Dance
We had a full house at our 2015 Celebration Dinner Dance in Galbally Community Centre on Saturday 23rd January. Guest speaker for the evening was Tyrone under 21 manager Fergal Logan.  Presentations were made to honour our 1990 Reserve Championship winners, 2015 Ulster League winners, 2015 Reserve Championship winners & our 2015 Intermediate League winners & our annual Club Awards.
Senior Player of the year (John Quinn Memorial Cup) – Aidan McCann
Senior Ladies Player of the year- Amy Carberry
Reserve player of the year (Terry Kelly Memorial Cup) – Caoimhin Quinn
Youth Player of the year (Ciaran & Michael McGeary Memorial Cup) – Kieran Holland
Youth Ladies Player of the year- Claire McKeown
Club Person of the year (Owen Nugent Memorial Cup) – Sean Hurson
The club presented a Special Recognition award to Seamus McVeigh
as a token for his hard work and dedication throughout the year.
We would like to thank everyone who created this wonderful event and to everyone who attended to make the night the success that it was.

Senior Ladies
Seniors Ladies will start training on 18th February.

Minor Boys
Training continues every Tuesday & Thursday night @ 7pm.  The first tournament of 2016 has been confirmed as the Ryan Tierney Tournament on Sunday 14th February – can we have a big effort to come out to training so we can retain the Cup.  Please note date below in relation to membership.

Minor Ladies
Training for our Minor ladies will be on Monday and Thursdays.  Contact Tony McVeigh for more information.  Please note date below in relation to membership.

Under 14 (Boys)
Training continues as normal and it is important that everyone is out.  Please note date below in relation to membership.

Under 14 (Girls)
Training begins next week – nights / times to be confirmed.  Keep an eye on Facebook for more information.  Please note date below in relation to membership.

Youth Team Managers
We thank everyone who volunteered throughout 2015 to help any of our many youth teams as without the help of our coaches and parents it would not be possible.  Plans are now being put in place to appoint various coaches and managers for next season.  Anyone who is interested either managing a team or helping out in any way for football, boys & girls, please contact Kevin Kelly (Youth Officer).

Scor
We would like to wish Donaghmore Ballad group the best of luck in the All-Ireland Final of Scor na nOg this week.

Club Lotto
This week’s numbers (Tuesday 26th January) were: 5 – 11 – 14 – 8.  Our 4 lucky dip winners were; Peadar Gillespie, Saorlaith O’Neill, Caolán Murphy & Kate Kelly (£25 each).  Jackpot now stands at £2950.  If you need a lotto seller to call to your home, contact any committee member or tickets can be purchased in Tally’s Mace or Donnelly’s Post Office.  Lotto is an essential source of income for the club & your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Club na Phiarsaigh
Subscriptions are now due for the 2016 year ahead for anyone paying annually.  If you wish to join our scheme this covers your membership for the year.  If you require further information please contact any committee member or email galballypearsespro@hotmail.com for an information pack or download from our website: – www.galballygac.com

Membership
We welcome back our existing members this year and would also encourage new members to come and be part of our club.  Only paid up members for 2016 are eligible and insured to use club facilities and train/play for Galbally Pearses.  We are holding a Youth Registration evening in our Club Shop on Friday 29th January from 7pm to 8pm.  It is important that anyone who intends to play football for our club is registered – if you are not registered you will not be able to play!  Thank you for your continued support & we welcome you to be a part of our GAA community & club.
2016 Membership: Adults:- £30// Husband & Wife :- £50 // Student/Over 65 years: £10 // Youth (Under 18):- £5

Club Calendar 
The club has produced a 2016 club calendar.  This calendar includes photos of all our youth and adult players’ boys and girls in 2015.  A great wee memento of some of last year’s highlights teams and other events!  These calendars can be purchased in Tally’s Shop at £10 each so don’t miss out.

Club Shop
The club shop will reopen this Friday 29th January from 7pm-8pm for membership.  Stock is limited until delivery mid / late February.

Club Notes
If anyone isn’t receiving our club notes by email and would like to do so email galballypearsespro@hotmail.com to be added to our mailing list!  If you wish to unsubscribe please send email and your details will be removed.  If anyone has anything they would like to be included – send an email to email address above before 6pm on Sunday evening of each week.

Sympathy Notices
The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families of Bridget Murphy, Ann Carolan, Pauric Keating, Dermot McElduff, Detta McElroy & Gerry Nugent.  May they Rest in Peace.  Our thoughts and prayers are with any families in the area who are dealing with illness in their family at this time.