GAA NOTES: BUNCRANA

first_imgCongratulationsCongratulations and best wishes for the future to Gary Duffy and his new bride Caroline Greenan on their wedding last Saturday. Congratulations also to Michael Harkin and wife Orlaith on the recent birth of their daughter Eibhlin. Also best wishes and speedy recoveries for injured players Brendan McGee, Andrew McLaughlin and Dorothy Doherty who injured her knee scoring on Saturday night.Cardiac Screening The screening date for the Healthy Hearts Healthy Lives company coming to Buncrana has changed to Saturday 5th November, starting at 11am. Please contact Brendan Ryan for further details on 086 240 7349 or [email protected] will be a club and executive board meeting on Monday next (26th September) at 8.15pm. This is an important meeting and all officers and underage management are asked to attend.Inishowen Development Partnership Inishowen Development Partnership has been shortlisted in the Coca Cola 125 Years Thank You Fund – and they need your vote ! http://www.coca-cola.ie/125-thank-you-fund/thank-you-fund-voting-form.htmlFrom the 600 applications received, a shortlist of 45 projects has been selected. Voting is open to the public until September 30th, 2011. The 15 winners will be announced in October 2011, when ten organisations will receive €10,000 each and five will receive €5,000 each. In order to vote, you will need to be logged into Facebook – you can only vote once!Inishowen Development Partnership – Theme… Healthy and Active Lifestyles. Description of how funding will be used: We would develop and deliver a practical health & well-being programme targeting children ages 4yrs – 17yrs and their families called KITE (Kids Interactive Training and Eating Programme) where children play outdoor/indoor activity games, encouraging them to watch less TV and become more physically active, and help them identify good food choices, and to promote healthy eating options and to work with parents in changing menus to healthy eating options and encouraging parents/guardians to be good motivators and good examples for their children.BORD na nÓGColaiste Inis EoghainFirst big game of the season for the Inishowen lads, Rannafast Cup 2011 Section A, Friday 23rd September, at Naomh Padraig Magh. Colaisti Inis Eoghain v St. Macartan’s MonaghanThrow in Time: 4.00 pmAll support welcome!Under 12 Hurling – County Final Winners! Our u12 hurlers completed a great season in fine style with a convincing win over St Eunans in the u12 county final. The game was played in ideal conditions, which suited the skillful Scarvey boys. From the throw in they were on top and gave an exhibition of hurling.Both teams gave their all, early first half goals from Oisin Grant, added to by points, from the influential Dylan Duffy, Paul Tourish and Niall Doherty also added to the tally. The dead ball accuracy of PJ McCarron was also impressive but it was the introduction of Ben Doherty (roe) into the back line that tightened the boys grip on the trophy. The halftime score was 3:4 to 0:2. A burst of early impressive second half points from Dylan Duffy and Matthew Wilson insured the title was being retained by the Buncrana club, the final score was6.10 to 0:3. The accurate puck out’s from Jason Campbell were the launch pad for many scores, in defence Oisin Hegarty, Fiachra MacLochlainn, PJ McCarron, John Vaughan and Ben Doherty stamped out anyLetterkenny attacks. In midfield Oisin Grant and Paul Tourish along with the youthful hardworking Niall Doherty impressed. Upfront Dylan Duffy was on fire and well supported by Matthew Wilson and Arran Craig. All the subs Mark Craig, Ryan Hegarty, Gavin Kelly, Darren Connolly, Oisin Mc Daid, Cathal Óg Wilson, and Liam Doherty added to what was an impressive win and performance with Gavin Kellys goal being the pickof second half scores. The cup was presented by Clubman and County hurling Chairman Donal MacLochlainn to captain Dylan Duffy. Thanks to the St Eunans club for a hard sporting game and to all the supporterswho came down and roared both sides on, and to all the hard working mothers who provided much needed refreshments for all.Congratulation’s to club stalwart Gary Duffy who wed long time sweetheart Caroline Greenan in Monaghan at the weekend, the only sour note from the wedding was the ill timed injury to budding ladies senior footballer Dorothy Stoke’s, who sustained a freak Achilles injury during her performance of the Cha, Cha Cha, apparently in a vein last ditch attempt to make the “Strictly Come Dancing “line up.RecyclingCLOTHES RECYCLING FACILITIES NOW AVAILABLE AT THE SCARVEY!Club NotesAnyone who would like to receive a copy of the weekly club notes should email [email protected], stating so.LottoThe winning numbers in the €2,025 jackpot lotto draw, which took place on Tuesday 13th September in O’Flaherty’s Bar on the Main Street, are as follows: 04-14-23-24.There were no winners. There were five €20 consolation prizes which went to the following participants:Eili Ni Dhomhnaill, Lough View;Kieran Friel, Dunaff, Urris;John Martin, Keelogs;Ann McGinnis, Greysteel;Anne Diver, Cloncool Park.Use of the Scarvey pitches for training or matches MUST be confirmed with Martin Mullan in advance (087 246 8108). Use of clubhouse MUST be confirmed with David McConnell in advance (087 939 2767).If you do have any items which you think should be included in the club’s weekly notes, please email [email protected] by 6pm on a Sunday for consideration.To keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, please join us on www.facebook.com/buncranagaa or www.twitter.com/buncranagaaGAA NOTES: BUNCRANA was last modified: September 19th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Buncrana GAA noteslast_img

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