The competitive 2017 club season gets underway at the weekend with the opening games for the club’s under 14 and minor sides, the former will play on Saturdays,normally with a throw in time of 2-00 while the minors will play initially on Sundays with a 12-00 throw in time.
The minor side will compete in Section B in the company of Devenish, Teemore, Derrylin, Maguiresbridge and Lisnaskea. They start with an away against Derrylin.
The under 14 squad will also be in Section B and here they will have Aughdrumsee, Ennisklllen A, Ederney, Erne Gaels, St Patricks and Devenish as the opposition. opening game for them is the lengthy away trip to Belleek to tackle Erne Gaels.
Still on the underage front, congratulations go to Ryan Breen and Lorcan McStravick both of whom are members of the county minor panel for the upcoming Ulster Minor League campaign which commences in March. Both players featured prominently on this season’s St Michael’s MacRory Cup side which reached the last 16 of that competition.
A club meeting held earlier in the week heard details of progress on the training ground development which will be hopefully up and running in earnest in a few weeks time.
Club gear for those who have contributed to the Tempo 100 fund raising scheme will also be available shortly.
The closing date has passed for return of ticket stubs for the national draw, prizes for which were funded by Croke Park unfortunately there was a limited return of tickets. The club expresses appreciation to those who sold their quota of tickets.
Games Session continues each Thursday evening in the Community Centre with prize money of £2 000 on offer, admission is £10 and first game starts at 9-00.
The Lotto jackpot for the weekend of Saturday February 11th was not won the numbers drawn being 6 7 9 and 18. Winners of the two £25 prizes were Andrew Robinson and Philomena Duffy. The jackpot for next Saturday stands at £3 100.
Team on duty for Saturday 18th is Declan Breen and Ryan Foy. Team on duty for Saturdays February 25th and March 4th is Peter Bogue, Frank Kelly and Eamon Rasdale.