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Colmcille GFC

November 8, 2018

The next weigh in for Operation Transformation will take place on Saturday 12th March in the Glenview. It promises to be another night of craic as we gather to see how the contestants are doing in their bid to lose the pounds and become Colmcille’s most transformed. There will also be music on the night. We hope to see you all there to support the contestants.

In other news on the Operation Transformation front the Sunday morning walks are continuing to be a huge success. The walkers will be in action again next Sunday, 13th March, at 8.30am. They will be leaving from the cross and heading for Molly I believe. All are welcome to come along.

Fr. Mc Gee Park will also be open for use on Tuesday nights. The floodlights will be on from 7.30 to 9.30pm, which provides a safe place to exercise. There is a €2 charge to help with the cost of the lighting. Once again, this facility is open to all. Step aerobics also continue on Thursday nights in the community centre.

During the May Bank Holiday weekend Colmcille GFC, along with the Colmcille branch of the Mentally Handicapped Association, will host a 12K lake view walk/run. We hope that the entire parish will support this worthy cause and encourage people from outside the parish to get involved also. Registration will take place on the day or by contacting any of the Transformation team: John Reilly, Seamus McKeon, Paul Kennedy, Marie Keenan, Joe Mulligan, Colm Ginty, Myles Reilly, John Flanagan, Gerry Mc Cabe, Pauline Reilly or Catherine Gray. The cost of entry will be €10 for adults and €5 for under 16’s. For further details contact John Reilly on 0857322857.

On the football front our minors had a good win at the weekend. Our reserve league 3 team were narrowly beaten by Fr. Manning Gaels. Our reserve league 1 team recorded a good win over Clonguish 0-12 to 1-08. Team v Clonguish: Tommy Moran, Paul Kennedy, Mattie Kavanagh, Killian Reilly, Darren Mulligan, Ollie McGivney, John McGee, Colin Kiernan(0-1), Paul Treacey, Leigh McKeon(0-2), Niall Farley(0-1) Brendan Mc Cabe(0-1), Tommy Doyle(0-5).

The Div.3 team will play Longford Slashers in Longford on Saturday. The Reserve League 1 team will take on Fr. Manning Gaels in Monaduff on Sunday at 2pm. Please check fixtures for more details.

There was no winner of the Feb 27th lotto draw (6, 11, 15, 18). Lucky Dip winners were Frankie Hourican, Aughnacliffe, Peggie McLoughlin, The Post, Mary & Phil Brady, Cornadrung and Charlie and Kate Madden, Arva. The jackpot is now very near €8000. Envelops are available in all local shops and from any member of the executive. As the saying goes if you’re not in you can’t win so be sure to be in with a chance of winning big. Yearly lotto subscriptions are also available at www.colmcille.longford.gaa.ie. Team 1 are on duty next weekend.

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