Piarsaigh An Ghallbhaile Notes: Week Beginning 27th Of June

June 29th, 2016 | News

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Tyrone V Cavan
Anyone who has ordered tickets for Ulster football championship replay  – Tír Eoghain V an Cabhán on Sunday 3rd July – tickets are to be collected on Friday 1st July in the Club Shop between 7.30pm & 8.30pm sharp.

Sunday 3rd July: – Miles for Cystic Fibrosis
There will be a 5mile & 5km run as well as 5km walk from Galbally Community Centre, organised in association with Galbally Runners to raise funds for the Regional Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Unit at the Royal Hospital Belfast for Sick Children (RBHSC).  Check out Facebook for more details.  We would encourage as many of our members to come out and support this event.  Wouldn’t it be great to have donated, run/walked 5mile/5k and then home in time to watch the Tyrone match.  Don’t forget to wear something purple!

Senior & Reserve Men
Our seniors earned a well-deserved 2 points in Eglish on Sunday winning on a score line of Eglish 1-09 Galbally 1-12.  Our reserves were unlucky not to come away with a win but had to settle with a draw.  There is no football this weekend due to Tyrone v Cavan.  Next up for the Senior and Reserve men will be against Carrickmore in Carrickmore on Sunday 24th July.

Senior Ladies
Well done to our Senior Ladies who competed in Round 8 of the League away to Moy Tir Na Ogs on Thursday night.  The game started well for the Pearses with Celine Carberry scoring 5 goals inside the first 20mins.  Scores came from all of the Pearses forward line in first half, Adrianna McNamee registering 1 point, Eimear Tally with 3 points and Justina Mulgrew 1-2.  The Pearses went into the second half strongest and defensive lines controlled by Laura Kane in goals kept Moy to the narrowest of scores.  Half time- Moy: 0-1 Galbally Pearses: 6-6.  Second half scores came in way of Justina Mulgrew adding 2 more points, Eimear Tally adding a further 1-1.  Credit to the midfield that worked endless in both halves and a just reward for Catherine Walker breaking the defence down to score a point.  To everyone  surprise it was wing back Sinead McCann’s point that flourished off an all round performance for the Pearses Ladies and also adds to their league campaign of 8 out of 8 wins.  Full time score and Scorers: –  Moy Tir Na Ogs: 1-2 Galbally Pearses: 7-13.  Celine Carberry 5-00, Eimear Tally 1-04, Justina Mulgrew 1-4, Adrianna Mc Namee 0-1, Catherine Walker 0-1, Claire McKeown 0-1 & Sinead McCann 0-1.  We would like to wish Amy Carberry and Orla Donnelly a speedy recovery from not 1 but 2 broken fingers!  Our senior Ladies are back in action on Monday night away to Fintona at 7.30pm.  All support welcome.

U21 Men

Upcoming Fixtures:

Friday 1st July @ 8pm.  Galbally Pearses V Stewartstown Harps GFC

Tuesday 5th July @ 8pm.  Galbally Pearses v Dungannon Thomas Clarkes

Tuesday 19th July @ 8pm.  Galbally Pearses V Coalisland Fianna

U16 Boys
Training continues as normal in preparation for league – it is important that everyone is out at training.

U16 Girls
Training continues as per details within the whatsapp group.   If anyone is not included in the messaging service please contact Sinead McCann.

U12 Boys
Well done to our U12 boys who took part in the Gerard Quinn Tournament on Saturday picking up their 3rd piece of silverware for the year (so far).  Well done to all the players and management.  Our U12 Boys are playing Trillick at home on Wednesday night in their next league game @ 7.15pm.   All boys to be in the changing rooms for 6.45pm sharp.  Don’t forget Gum shields.   All support welcome.

U12 Girls
Our U12 Girls are playing Beragh at home on Thursday night at 7.30pm.  Everyone to be in the changing rooms for 7pm.  Remember to bring your club shorts, socks & gum shield.

U10 Boys
Our U10 Boys are attending a tournament in Camlough on Saturday 2nd July.   Further details will be given out at training.

U10 Girls
Well done to our U10 Girls who took part in their blitz on Saturday in Donaghmore.   Great performances all round from the small squad.

U8 Girls
Well done to our U8 Girls who took part in their blitz on Saturday in Donaghmore.   2 teams took part and it is evident to see the progress over the past few weeks.  Keep up the good work.

U6 / U8 / U10 / U12 Boys & Girls
This week’s U8 / U10 / U12 training will take place on Thursday night at 7pm – 8pm SHARP.  (7pm – 7.45pm sharp for all U6’s).  Any U6’s attending MUST have a parent accompanying them to training.  Can we ask that everyone is there and ready to start at 7pm?  New bollards have been put in place at the lower side of the turnstiles for the safety of all our members.   We would ask that the area in front of the bollards is kept clear in case of emergency.

Gum Shields
EVERYONE who is playing for Galbally Pearses MUST wear a gum shield during training & when playing matches.

Club Wear
Can we ask all parents to ensure that their child(ren) when representing the club in matches / blitzes that they are wearing the club shorts and socks.  These are available in our Club Shop (open Friday nights 7.30pm to 8.30pm).

Pearse Park Clean Up
There has been plenty of work going on in Pearse Park over the past few weeks with tidying up, weeding, brushing and power washing so we would like to ask all users of our facilities to try and keep all areas tidy.  If there is any rubbish lying please put it in a bin.  New bollards have been put in place at the lower side of the turnstiles for the safety of all our members.  We would ask that the area in front of the bollards is kept clear in case of emergency.

Club Lotto
No Jackpot Winner!  This week’s numbers (Tuesday 28th June) were:-  5, 2, 15 & 6.  Our 5 lucky dip winners:- Annie Nugent, Mary Tierney, Plunkett McCrory, Rory Kelly & Mary McGee.  Our Club – Your Club – One Club  If you’re not in you can’t win! It could have been you!  Next week’s jackpot is £1150.  Next Draw takes place on Tuesday 5th July @ 9pm.  If you need a lotto seller to call to your home, contact any committee member or alternatively 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 an Phiarsaigh
The Key focus of Club an Phiarsaigh is to provide the finance for the continued development of our fantastic facilities, teams (young and old, male & female) for current and future generations.  Club an Phiarsaigh is central to the future of Gaelic Games in the Galbally area.  Join us and be part of the future! Should you wish upgrade or subscribe to our Club an Phiarsaigh Scheme this can be done by downloading the form from our website www.galballygac.com.

Field Signs
We are very privileged to have so many people & business that support our club by various means and this includes field signs located around our main Pitch in Pearse Park.  For some people these are due for renewal and if you haven’t already got your space please contact any committee member to get one organised.

Club Shop
The club shop will open on Friday nights from 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

Good Luck
Good Luck and Safe Travels to all our Path of the Pearses Cyclists who are heading south of the border to Kerry this weekend to take part in the infamous “Ring of Kerry Cycle”

Dates for your Diaries:
Wednesday 13th July: –  Martin Hurson Tournament
The Martin Hurson Memorial Cup has now been scheduled to take place on Wednesday 13th July 2016 starting at 4pm.

Sunday 7th August:- Path of the Pearses Cycle Sportive

Following the major success of our Path of the Pearses club cycle last year, we are hosting a cycle sportive on Sunday 7th August with 30 & 60 miles routes.  This event will be fully supported with stewards, sweeper vans & food stops with refreshments on return.  Cyclists of all abilities welcome (over 16 only).  Sign on is at 7.30am with the first cyclists away at 8am! £10 Entry per person.

Club Notes
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Thoughts & Prayers
The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families of Ita Dickson (Kilrea), Kieran (Stan) Corrigan (Ballymascanlon), Joe Keenan (Kildress), Kevin Quinn (Derrytresk) & Moira Rafferty.   May they Rest in Peace.  Our thoughts and prayers are with any families in the area who are dealing with bereavement or illness in their family at this time.

The dates and times of matches & training are subject to change – please keep up to date on our Facebook & Twitter pages.