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Colmcille GFC Notes

November 8, 2018

The 12K Lake View Walk on 30th April as part of Operation Transformation, in association with the Colmcille Branch of St Christopher’s is nearly upon us. This is for a very worthy cause and we encourage all to participate. To facilitate the smooth running of the walk on the day and to get it going on time, a registration night will be held on Wednesday night at 9pm in McGee Park. We hope that as many of the intending participants as possible will pre-register. The cost of entry is €10 for adults and €5 for U-16s. We look forward to seeing you all there.

As part of Operation Transformation a cycle from Croke Park to Colmcille will take place on 25th June. The gang are well into their training and are completing some serious kilometres in preparation. Anyone interested in taking part can contact Joe Mulligan on 086 8222150 or Shane McGauran on 087 9254868.

As usual the Sunday morning walks continue at 8.30am from the Cross. Pilates classes also continue on Thursday evenings in the meeting room at McGee Park.

Our Div. 1B team lost out to Mostrim on Friday evening last, on a score line of 0-7 to 1-7. Team: M. Kiernan, P. Murtagh, N. Farrell, P. Kennedy, D. Mulligan, G. Murtagh, F. Kavanagh, J.P. Reilly, N. Brady, J. McGee, C. Brady, P. McKeon, Paul Murtagh, D. Farrell, C. Kiernan. Subs: L. McKeon for J. McGee.

Our Reserve League 1 team drew with Longford Slashers on Sunday 17th 2-7 to 0-13.

The Div. 1B team are scheduled to Play St. Mary’s in Higginstown on Bank Holiday Monday. Please check fixtures to confirm time.

There was no winner of the April 3rd lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 3, 9, 25, 30. Lucky Dip winners were: Peader Gormley, Sean Cooney, Anita Reilly and Killian Reilly.

There was no winner of the April 10th Lotto draw. The numbers drawn were: 14, 21, 26, 29. Lucky Dip winners were: Packie Jobe, John McGee, Seamus McManus and Philip Mulligan. Seller was Team 5. The Jackpot is now €8300. Envelops are available in local shops or from any executive member. Yearly envelops may be purchased from John Flanagan or Frances Kennedy. Team 1 are on duty next weekend.

Best of luck to Declan Reilly and Noel Farrell and all of the Longford team in the Div. 4 League final next Saturday. Commiserations to the county minor team who were defeated by Kildare. Commiserations also to the County U-21 team.

Congratulations and best wishes to Michelle Farrell, Aisling Reynolds and Aoife D’arcy. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Gerard Mulligan, Clonback.

Finally, apologies for the non appearance of last week’s notes in the paper. This was due to circumstances beyond my control.

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