PRO Notes for the 6th March 2017

November 8, 2018

Well done to our Ocean FM Pole Position Quiz team on their 26-20 1st round win against Coolera / Strandhill Club at the weekend. They will take on North Sligo AC in the quarter finals of the competition. 

Club player Registration for all players from U-6 to Senior Level took place last Saturday morning. If you were unable to attend, please contact Club Registrar Joanne O'Grady for details. All players have to be registered by the club before the new playing season commences. 

The March monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday, 7th March at 9pm in Coolaney Community Centre. All members welcome. All lotto tickets to be returned. 

The U-16 team begin their league campaign this Sunday morning, 12th March against Calry/St Joseph's. Throw in 11am in Hazelwood. 

U-14 training continues every Sunday morning at 12pm in Nace O'Dowd Park. New players are welcome. 

U-12 training has commenced on a Tuesday evening at 7pm in Bunninadden Community Centre. New players welcome. 

Blue Kidz U-8 & U-10 training contines this Saturday morning from 10-11am in Collooney Teeling Centre. New players & children are very welcome to attend. Your club wants you!

The Blue Kidz Nursery programme finished last Saturday morning in Coolaney Community Centre & St Nathy's Hall, Mullinabreena. Thank you to all the coaches, parents and most importantly the club future stars, the children. Keep an eye out for our Blue Kidz Academy that will be commencing in early April!

grma (go raibh maith agat) is the new GAA Membership Card programme providing benefits and rewards to you, as a GAA member.  It is a ‘thank you’ or ‘go raibh maith agat’ for your involvement in your GAA club, engagement in GAA activities and attendance at games. Registration for the programme is now open with benefits available from January 2017. When you sign up, you will receive your Membership Card early next year enabling you to avail of partner discounts, special offers and earn points for going to games. Points can be redeemed by individual members or pooled for redemption by GAA clubs. You will need a GAA membership number to join grma and receive a Membership Card. Please request your membership number at your club when you renew your subscription for 2017. New club members will not have a GAA membership number until their club has registered them on the GAA Games Management System. The club will be able to provide a membership number once this registration step has been completed.Membership Cards will only be distributed to members who have signed up to grma online.The programme is only available to adult members (over 18’s).

The new Club Players' Association (CPA) is urging all club members, (playing & non playing) to register their details at "Let your voice be heard"!

Congratulations to the St Attracta's Junior team on their Connacht Final success last week. They defeated St Jarlath's on a scoreline of 2-8 to 1-6. Our club was well represented on the team & panel by David Barrett, Conor Feely, Gavin Gorman, Kieran Gorman and Michael O'Dowd. They play their All Ireland Semi final this Saturday, 11th March. We wish them well in the All Ireland Series. Commiserations to the senior team on their Connacht Final defeat to St Colman's at the weekend. The club was represented by Eamonn Gorman, Barry Gorman, Shane Gormalley, Paul Connolly, Niall Connolly, Kevin O'Kennedy & Gavin Gorman on the senior panel. 

Commiserations to Nathan Mullen who captained the NUIG Freshers team in their All Ireland defeat to DCU last Friday evening. 

Scor Sinsir takes place this year in Ballintogher Hall on Saturday 11th March. The following are the categories, Quiz Team (4), Dancing, solo singing, Ballad Group, Recitation, Instrumental Music, Novelty Act. Contact Eugene Henry for more details.

The club are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a Kellogg's GAA Cul Camp on the week 31st July-4th August. More details in the weeks and months to come. Anyone interested in coaching in this years Kellogg's GAA Cul Camps should send their C.V. to Applicants must be over 18 years on 1st June 2017.

The club have launched their own "O'Neills Club Shop" with plenty of club merchandise that includes jerseys, socks, shorts, club tops, trousers and jackets available to our members and supporters to purchase. Please refer to our club website at for more details. 

Well done to  Criostoir Davey and all the Sligo team & management on their brilliant win over Laois on Sunday last in Markievicz Park.

We extend sympathy to Eileen Brennan, Chaffpool on the death of her mother Winnie last week.