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Piarsaigh An Ghallbhaile Notes: Week Beginning 3rd Of October

By Francis O'Neill Sat 8th Oct

fund3Fundraising Draw
We are half way through our Fundraising Draw.  We are asking for all our members and associates to do their bit to raise as many funds for our club and our future.  Do you or your children use our fantastic facilities?  Do you use our walking / running track?  We would appreciate if you were able to give up some time to go out with our sellers to help fundraise please contact any of our committee members- even if it’s a few hours a week.  Reminder for all team leaders – returns are to be made every Tuesday night in the committee room at 9pm sharp.

Scór na nÓg 2016
The first round of this year’s Scór na nÓg competition will be held on 4th, 5th and 6th of November, for club members under 17.
The competitions include:- Ceilí Dancing, Recitation, Solo singing, Instrumental music group, Ballad Group, Set Dancing, Leiriú (a short production on Irish history).  If you would like to get involved in any of the competitions, please contact Mairead Hurson, send a pm or contact any committee member.

Dates For Your Diary
Saturday 19th November – Annual Dinner Dance with Fundraising Draw
Venue: Galbally Community Centre / Music: The Miracles
Thursday 1st December – Youth Presentation Night @7pm
Sunday 4th December – Annual AGM

Senior & Reserve Men
Our Reserve & Senior Men will play Edendork in the next round of the league on Saturday 16th October.  Further details to follow.

Senior Ladies
Well done to our Senior Ladies & Management who are through to the Junior League Final after beating Edendork in Pearse Park.  Final score: – Galbally 3-12 Edendork 2.04
Scorers:- Eimear Tally 1-3, Celine Carberry 1-3, Niamh Donnelly 1-2, Catherine Walker 0-3, Adrianna McNamee 0-1
The girls will now play Castlederg in the League Final.  Details to be confirmed.

U16 Girls
Well done to our U16 girls who are through to the quarter finals of the Championship after beating Ardboe in the preliminary round in a wet and windy Galbally on Wednesday night.
Final Score:- Galbally 8-06 Ardboe 5-07.
Scorers:- Catherine Walker 3-04, Oonagh McKeown 2-00, Niamh Rafferty 2-00, Ciara Kelly 1-01, Celine Knipe 0-01
A great team performance. Well done to all the players & management.  Next up is Edendork in the  Quarter Finals in Edendork on Saturday 8th October at 1pm- All Support Welcome.

U6 / U8 /U10 / U12 Boys and Girls Training
Training for our U6 / U8 / U10 / U12’s is over for the year.  We hope that everyone keeps practicing what they have learned over the last few months.  A massive thank you to all our coaches who have volunteered and taken time out of their busy schedules to train all the children.
Our Youth Presentation night is on Thursday 1st December at 7pm in Galbally Community Centre.  Refreshments will be provided and we have a guest presenter in attendance.

Club Lotto
No Jackpot Winner.  This week’s numbers (Tuesday 4th October) were: – 15, 13, 8 & 16.
Our 5 lucky dip winners winning £20 each: – Pauline Corr (Dungannon), John Armstrong, Sean Murphy, Gerry McVeigh (Dernaseer), John Kelly (Beechline).  3 out of our 5 lucky dip winners tonight bought their ticket in Galbally Post Office.  Next week’s jackpot returns to £1,400.  Next draw takes place on Tuesday 11th October at 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 Shop
Since our committee are out selling tickets for our Club Fundraiser we will be changing the opening times of the club shop until the end of the draw.  The club shop will now be open on Sunday mornings from 11am – 12noon sharp.  We know it’s only the start of October but we have decided to open our Christmas club to allow people to reserve & pay off on items over the next few months.  This also ensures that you will get the size that you need.  Once the stock is gone we will be unable to get extra sizes in before Christmas.

Congratulations and well done to our current committee man and club referee Sean Hurson who had a tough job on his hands on Saturday as linesman at the Dublin All-Ireland football final replay.  Next up for Sean is when he takes centre stage refereeing the County Final in Omagh on Sunday with Killyclogher v Coalisland.  Following on from our Tyrone GAA Summer camp, James Donnelly & Emma McBride will be representing Piarsaigh an Ghallbhaile participating in the half-time games in the Tyrone County Finals on Sunday in Healy Park, Omagh.  A great day to represent our club – enjoy.

What’s happening in Pairc an Phiarsagh?
Saturday 8th October – Senior Ladies League Final at 6.30pm
Aodh Ruadh v St Macartan’s

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Thoughts & Prayers
Our thoughts and prayers are with any families in the area who are dealing with bereavement or illness in their family at this time.

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