We are still waiting to see what tickets the club have been allocated for the All Ireland Final. Anyone who has been successful in being allocated a ticket will receive a text to confirm. Tickets will be available for collection on Thursday 30th August from 8pm – 9pm in Galbally Community Centre.
All-Ireland Draw Tickets
Have you got your tickets to be in with a chance of winning 2 All-Ireland Final Tickets? Tickets are available from any committee member, senior player or in Tallys Mace. Tickets are priced at £5 each or a book of 3 for £10. Winner to be announced on Friday 31st August at 8pm.
Up for the Final Chat Night
On Friday 31st we will be hosting an “Up for the Final Chat Night” in Galbally Community Centre starting at 8pm. On the night we will have the following special guests:
John Lynch (1986 Tyrone Player)
Mattie McGleeenan (1995 Tyrone Player)
Brian McGuigan (3 time All-Ireland Medal Holder)
Galbally’s Paddy Tally (2003 All-Ireland winning trainer with Tyrone & St Mary’s Sigerson Cup winning manager)
Kevin Nolan (All-Ireland medalist Dublin player in 2011 & man of the match in the All-Ireland Final)
The main man on the mic will be Noel McGinn from Teamtalkmag to keep everything running smoothly!
This is a pay at the door event £10 so get in early to get your seat for what promises to be a great evening of all things football in the build up to the All Ireland Final.
Reserves / Seniors
Due to Tyrone’s involvement in the All Ireland Final there will be no football until the weekend 8th/9th September when we will be playing a league fixture (to be confirmed).
Our Senior Ladies have a number of league games to be rescheduled – keep an eye on social media for updates.
Our U16 boys had a great win on Tuesday night against Edendork leaving them with 2 wins out of 3. Next up is Donaghmore & Moy – keep an eye on social media for updates.
Our U16 girls are back in action on Thursday 30th August away to Aghyaran.
Our U10.5 (Primary 5 & 6) boys training continues on Wednesday nights from 7pm to 8pm.
Our U8.5 boys’ training continues on Thursday nights from 7pm to 8pm.
**Important Notice** – Dogs in Pearse Park
We have to enforce the action of “No Dogs Allowed” within the grounds of Pearse Park. This is due to the health and safety of our players and members as we have received complaints of high levels dog fouling on our pitches & walking track.
This week’s connect 4 lotto numbers were 15 – 1 – 3 – 5 with no jackpot winners. Our lucky dip winners were: Noel McKeown, Kieran McKeown, Catherine Kerr, Hugh Duggan & Jonathan Quinn. Our Jackpot now is now £2050. Our next lotto draw takes place on Tuesday 28th August in the committee room at 9pm. The club requires more lotto sellers so if you would be interested in helping the club out with this please contact any committee member.
Our club shop will be opened on Friday nights from 7.30pm – 8pm.
Well done to Sean Hurson on being apppointed the referee for the All-Ireland Minor Final. It’s a great choice of a great referee and a great Galbally & Tyrone Gael.
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.
Minding Your Head has information on how to protect your mental and emotional wellbeing and the issues that can affect it, eg anxiety or depression.
About Helplines. Helplines Network NI is a membership led organisation consisting of over 25 different helplines operating across Northern Ireland.
The Niamh Louise Foundation – Suicide Support Group 028 8775 3327
Niamh Louise Youth Street Collection Dungannon. Thank you to all those who volunteered & who donated to our street collection in Dungannon Square on Saturday.
Lifeline 0808 808 8000
Facing the Future has been developed by Samaritans and Cruse Bereavement Care to support people affected by suicide. 116 123
We as an organisation and as individuals will give supportive care to people suffering emotional pain and hurt. 028 7126 69999
AWARE Defeat Depression 0845 120 2961
Issues have been raised recently in relation to Internet Usage in our community. We would encourage as many parents to be aware of for your child’s Internet usage and Online Reputation.
If you or anyone in your family isn’t receiving our club notes by email and would like to be added to our mailing list, subscribe through the link on our website www.galballygac.com
Thoughts & Prayers
The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families of Patrick Clarke Junior (son of our longstanding Senior Team Sponsor) & Patsy Toner (former club player) on their 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.