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Piarsaigh An Ghallbhaile Notes: Week Beginning 24th Of October

By Francis O'Neill Thu 27th Oct

oneaSenior Ladies – Junior League Winners
Our senior ladies had a fantastic second half comeback against Castlederg in St Patricks Park, Omagh on Saturday evening securing the Junior League Title for the first time in 13 years on a scoreline of Galbally 3-06 Castlederg 1-09.  Congratulations & well done to all the girls and the management team of Tony McVeigh & Ronan McGeary.

Fundraising Draw
We only have 4 weeks left of our Fundraising draw.  This fundraising draw is important to raise vital funds to bring our club debt free into 2017.  We would appreciate if everyone could do their bit and help to achieve our target – after all it’s Our Club – Your Club – One Club.  To everyone who has been out selling tickets this hasn’t gone unnoticed- every ticket sold is an investment into our fantastic club.  We appreciate that everyone has busy lives and so does every person who is already out selling tickets.  Every ticket counts.  Many hands make light work.  If you are able to contribute to our clubs future please send a pm or contact any committee member who will put you in contact with a team leader.  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.  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
Monday 14th November
– St Joseph’s Primary School, Galbally are hosting a parents evening on Internet Safety in the primary school from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.  Our children are growing up in a world were technology and social media are key to everyday life.  Please share
Saturday 19th November
– Annual Dinner Dance with Fundraising DrawVenue: Galbally Community Centre / Music: The Miracles
Thursday 1st December
 – Youth Presentation Night @7pm
Sunday 4th December
– Annual AGM

Reserve Men
Our Reserves with compete in the Reserve Championship on Saturday 29th October away to Coalisland at 2.30pm.  All Support Welcome.

Club Lotto
No Jackpot Winner.  This week’s numbers (Tuesday 18th October) were: – 16, 8, 14 & 9.  Our 5 lucky dip winners winning £20 each: – Rory Kelly x 2, Kevin McGoldrick, Catherine Dorrity & Paul Murphy.  Next week’s jackpot returns to £1,550.  Next draw takes place on Tuesday 1st November @ 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!  We have new stock coming in for Christmas (see pictures attached).  If you are interested in purchasing these goods please call into the club shop during opening hours with a deposit and we can reserve these for you.

Health & Well-Being
Please see below a list of names, numbers and web addresses of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing.  You never have to be alone – there is always someone out there to speak to.

Niamh Louise Foundation www.niamhlouisefoundation.com028 8775 3327

Lifeline www.lifelinehelpline.info0808 808 8000

Samaritans www.samaritans.org116 123

ZEST www.zestni.org028 7126 69999

AWARE Defeat Depression www.aware– 0845 120 2961

Well done to Laura Kane & Sean Hurson who have been nominated in the Team Talk Mag All-Star awards for Junior Ladies Footballer & Referee respectively.  Tickets for the 2016 TTM All Star Awards go on sale on Wednesday 26th October at 9am while voting opens at 9pm on the same day.

Club Activities
On Saturday we will be hosting the Ulster Junior  (Kingscourt (Cavan) v Latton (Armagh)) & Senior (Donaghmoyne (Monaghan) v St Macartans (Tyrone)) Club Finals in Pearse Park at 1pm & 3pm respectively.  Anyone available to help out with stewarding etc could they please meet in Pearse Park at 12.30pm.

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Thoughts & Prayers
The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families of Ann O’Hanlon (Ballygawley) on her recent passing.  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.

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