Coolaney/Mullinabreena GAA PRO Notes

November 8, 2018

Coolaney/Mullinabreena GAA Notes April 12th 2010




Our Intermediate side had no fixture this past weekend. We are fixed to play St. Michaels next Saturday April 17th at 7pm. The match will be played in Ballintogher due to Nace O’Dowd Park being closed because of surface repair work.


Division 5:


This year our club has entered a second senior team into competition. The team will participate in division five of the league and in the Junior B championship. League games begin the weekend of May 1st/2nd. Any players interested in getting involved can contact any committee member. This venture will provide plenty of game time for all of our club players throughout the coming months.




Our minor team defeated Easkey last Sunday morning in Easkey. The final score read 3.05 to 0.11. Well done to club player Conor Gorman who made an appearance as a sub for the Sligo minor team against Mayo on Saturday evening last in Tubbercurry.



Sligo GAA 125 Book:


The Sligo GAA 125 History book is now available from club members. Great credit must go the committee responsible for this superb production and in particular to our own club man and Editor Tommy Kilcoyne. The book is being distributed through the clubs in Sligo and is priced at €20. To order your copy, contact Ollie Lee (087 7981827), Leo Coleman (087 4184102) or Shane O’Brien (086 3097483).





Our U-14 team had a comprehensive victory over Tourlestrane last Saturday morning. The final score read 3.19 to 0.8. Panel: Cathal Finan, Gavin Feely, Shane Middleton, Clyde Carroll, Brendan Connolly, Nathan Mullen, Conor Doyle, Ryan Hennessy, Keelan Gannon, Niall O’Dowd, Stephen Connolly, Niall Haran, Enda Gallagher, Fergal Byrnes, Conor Haran, Ross Egan, Oran Mulvey, Barry Gorman, Eamon Gorman. The next game is against Ballymote on Friday, April 16th at 7pm in Ballymote.





Our u-12 team have their first fixture of the season away to Tourlestrane on Tuesday April 13 at 7pm.  

U-8/U-10 Coaching:


Underage coaching for the current season has commenced for the U-8 and U-10
age groups. Any parents in Coolaney or Mullinabreena wishing to introduce their children to gaelic games in our club can contact Trish Gorman (087 6640846)
John Marren (087 6777226). Our trained coaches provide a well organised and enjoyable session every week with Blitz games due to commence in the coming weeks also. Our mission continues to be about inclusiveness and increased participation for all members of our club.



Club Meeting:


The next club meeting takes place on Wednesday April 21st in St.Nathy’s Hall at 9.30pm. All members are encouraged to attend with some important detail on the agenda this month.



All Ireland Final:


Hard luck to St. Attractas who lost out against a fine Clonmel team in the All-Ireland Colleges B final last Friday in Portarlington. Our club was well represented with Cian O’Dowd, Conor Gorman, Raymond Connolly, Criostoir Davey, Enda Kivlehan, Eoghan O’Dowd, Micheal Healy and Kieran Doddy all members of the panel.



Coaching Seminar:


A major sports coaching seminar for parents, coaches and anyone interested in improving players and team performance will take place in the Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone on Monday the 26th April from 7pm to 10pm.  An expert panel of leading Irish sports personalities including Mickey Harte, Martin Carney, Mick Galwey, Darragh O’Sé, Mickey McGeehin  and John Maughan will participate at the first event of its kind in Connaught. Tickets, priced at €20, are available from club secretary Leo Coleman.



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