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Weekly Notes

November 8, 2018

* Could anyone interested in Juvenile coaching in girls and boys football, hurling and camogie please contact John O'Neill on 07711737610.
* The foundation course in hurling and camogie scheduled for Sat Feb 1st has been postponed. The course will be rescheduled for a later date.
* There will be a Child protection course in the Club on Friday 21st Feb from 7 – 10pm. All coaches involved with coaching children need to do this course. Please give your name to Aidan Rodgers, Noreen Keown or John O'Neill.
* The eagerly awaited Spring Juvenile Coaching programme (for Nursery to P7) will commence on Sat 1st March 2014 from 10.00am to 12.00 Noon in St Malachy’s High School and will run for five weeks. Full details will be available soon.
* There is a fantastic opportunity for unemployed members of our club to avail of GAA specific training and development. This is open not only to youths as part of the Youth Employment Scheme (18-24yrs) but also for other volunteers within our club who are available to commit to the full programme. There will be great benefits for the individual and potentially for our club. This programme is completely free of charge and will cover registration fees, travel and food costs. Applications close on 31st January2014 please see the link; http://ulster.gaa.ie/2014/01/youth-employment-scheme/
* Juvenile Registration fees can now to be paid for 2014 to Ronan King, John O’Neill or Brian O’Neill. There will be registration sessions set up in February.
* The Last Man Standing competition has been launched by our senior panel. There is an entry fee of £10 with a £400 prize. If you need entry forms please contact William Og McCawley or Cahal Crilly. We would encourage all members to support this initiative by our senior panel to raise much needed funds.
* Down Club Draw tickets are now available. The club are required to sell a minimum of 20 tickets at £120 each. Any Club member who wishes to purchase one please contact Brian Dougherty.
* Finally a belated happy 75th birthday to none other than Dick Looby. Dick celebrated this great occasion in style last week. He without doubt is one of our young of mind forward thinkers in the world of hurling and shows an appetite for the game that can only put us all to shame. He still takes time to follow the fortunes of the young and not so young hurlers. But most of all he is a great listening ear and the dispenser of great advice. I tried to get something on you Dick but nobody was talking! A testimony indeed. Happy birthday sir!
 

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