GAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS HOLD A MINUTE OF SILENCE FOR JAMES HEGARTY

first_imgClub newsOur reserves were defeated at the weekend by Downings. A minutes silence was observed before this game in memory of former reserve player and club member James Hegarty who sadly passed away last week. James became a popular Club Member and Player and was always available to assist the Club in any way he could. He will be greatly missed and our sympathies go to his wife and family. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. The next outing for our senior men will be on Saturday 23rd July when we welcome Urris to Pairc na nGael in the Junior A Championship.Congratulations to former senior club player Benny Conboy on his recent marriage.The underage football training continues every Sunday morning at Pairc na nGael from 11am to 12 noon. Please bring water and a mouth guard. New players are always welcome.Well done to the U-16 lads who had a good win over Red Hugh’s last week but unfortunately lost out on Monday evening to Mac Cumhaills.Outdoor Hurling training for U-6, U-8 & U-10 continues every Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Hurls and helmets provided. New players welcome. U-12 to U-18 hurling continues every Tuesday evening from 6.30pm.Hard luck to our young U-12 team who despite a battling performance lost out to Carndonagh last Thursday evening.Sympathy is also extended to minor hurling manager Conor Boyce and his family on the passing of Conor’s mother Nellie.U-12 girls football training takes place at the pitch every Sunday morning from 11am-12noon. All welcome.Camogie Training continues at Pairc na nGael every Monday from 6pm-7.30pm for U12s, 14s, 16s & 18s and Friday evenings from 6-7.00pm for U8s, 10s, 12s & 14s.HurlingThe Hurling Training Week which concluded last Friday was a great success with scores of young Gaels braving the summer showers to learn and enjoy the skills of the game. Please see the club Facebook page for pictures. Congratulations to Caoimhe Doherty, Eimear Quinn, Anna McHugh, Ornaith Ui Fhearghail representing Gaels Camogie in Donegal U16 blitz in Cavan. Donegal finished in second place on this first blitz day with the second to follow on 24th July.Gaels U12 camogie girls have been selected to take part in Caman to Croker on 8th August. The squad will travel to Croke Park to participate in a blitz and visit the museum.LadiesOur senior ladies made the short trip to Ballbofey on Sunday to take on Mac Cumhaills in the Division 3 Northwest League. The girls were defeated but are gaining experience as every week passes. Next up the girls will square up to Killybegs with date and times to be confirmed.The Minor Ladies are fixed to play a local derby when they welcome St. Eunans to Pairc na nGael on Tuesday 19th July. Football and Camogie funLetterkenny Gaels will hold two remaining weeks of fun at Pairc na nGael, Letterkenny this summer with children getting the chance to play Football and Camogie.Cúl CampsFrom 25th to 29th of July. We will be hosting the Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camp which provides boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13 an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games. We will be hosting one from 25th – 29th of July. Each child participating will receive a jersey, training top and backpack.To book please log on to www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.Camogie CampTo finish the summer holidays off our Camogie Camp is scheduled to run from 10th to 12th of August at Pairc na nGael. The camp will be open to girls from 6 – 14 years and will run from 10am – 2.30pm daily. Cost – €20 first girl, €15 second, €10 third, etc. All girls will receive a t-shirt. To book please contact 086 8163605 for more details.All coaches for our 3 camps are fully Garda vetted and are GAA accredited. The camps are open to all.BingoBingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €2200. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.New members are always welcome to join Letterkenny Gaels. Contact 086 8163505 for more details.For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter.GAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS HOLD A MINUTE OF SILENCE FOR JAMES HEGARTY was last modified: July 12th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:letterkennyLetterkenny Gaelslast_img read more