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Fine Ghallainn CLG Nótaí an Chlub 1 Feabhra 2023

February 01, 2023 1374 Views

Cover Pic: Return to Gormanston Indoor Hurling / Camogie

As we have just seen out the long month of January isn't it good to see a stretch in the evenings and Spring starting to appear. Despite the deep winter, it was great to still see plenty of activity around the club since the new year with our Annual Awards Night, Gormanston starting up, our Noel Group Winter Hurling/Camogie Blitz each Sunday and of course all our teams starting back training .We also launched our Mentors Handbook. But now the prep work is really getting going for the season ahead with many league matches scheduled to start in February.

Thanks to all our mentors and coaches who attended the launch of our new Mentors Handbook. Thanks to our Coaching Committee for putting together the detailed manual designed to assist and support all our mentors, players & parents. Copies can be got in the club and it's also up on our website.

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SWORDS MEMORY CAFÉ


Another great turnout for the Swords Memory Café in January despite the cold weather. Thanks to our Partners Carechoice and all our wonderful Fingallian's volunteers for their great work. Special thanks to Deirdre Doherty for her fantastic baking which went down a treat.

Dr. Noel McCaffrey put everyone through their paces with great exercise for balance and coordination and we also had great entertainment from the local playschool, finishing up the afternoon with everyone on their feet to some live music..

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Juvenile Section

Gormanston

Well done to all our U/6/7/8's who are playing in the Gormanston Indoor Hurling /Camogie Tournament. They all got off to a fantastic start. Well done everyone and thanks to all our mentors for their support.


Noel Group Winter Hurling Blitz
January also saw the commencement of the Winter Hurling Blitz. We had over 200 children taking part each week for the past 3 Sunday evenings with it finishing up this Sunday 5th February. Thanks to all those involved in making it such a success, our Adult hurlers who coached and refed and our camogie coaches. Thanks to John Williams and Aiden Doherty for organising the event. Big thank you to Noel Group our Sponsors.

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For children born in 2018 & 2019: 9.45am - 10.30am
For children born in 2017 : 11.00am

Academy (born 2017) starts at 11am every Saturday

NO NURSERY THIS WEEK DUE TO OUR COACHING CONFERENCE.

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PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS

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COACHING CONFERENCE

We are delighted to invite all our Mentors and Coaches to attend the Coaching Conference focused on 'Positive Coaching' hosted by our Coaching Committee, which will be held this Saturday 4th February, at 10am in our club. We hope to see large numbers down.

ADULT GAMES

MEMBERSHIP 2023

https://www.fingallians.com/membership_signup

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The Cock Tavern : SPONSORS OUR SENIOR FOOTBALLERS

Rubys : Sponsors of our Hurlers

SWORDS EXPRESS SPONSORS OF OUR SENIOR LADIES

All our teams are back in training for the new season and as usual we will try to keep everyone up to date with all competition fixtures & results. Leagues are due to commence later in February.
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Noreens
Saturday Mornings from 10am
Have a taste of our New Coffee !!
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PRICE INCREASE
Due to the price increases added on by Heineken and Diageo we have been left with no choice but to make adjustments to our prices on the pint ranging from 20c-30c. Starting from February 3rd.

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FINS BAR & COURTYARD/ RUBY'S

Opening Times
Friday 5pm - 12am
Saturday 4pm - 12am
Sunday 3pm - 11pm

Why not pop into the club on Sunday evening for Ruby's Family Club if you are heading to the last week of the Noel Group Winter Hurling/Camogie Blitz. And it's a Bank Holiday weekend!



Pádraic and Harry enjoying Ruby's in the Club after the Winter Hurling Blitz
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January also saw a super night in the Club with our Annual Awards Night. Thanks to Claire and Staff for their great work and big thank you to Steak & Kidney Pies for providing us with the music. Congratulations to all our Award Winners for 2022.

Social Footballer of the year: Kieran Cawley
U/17 Footballer of the year: Nathan Hardy
U/17 Hurler of the Year: Dan King
Minor A Ladies : Molly O'Brien
Minor B Ladies: Frankie Mead
Under 19A Football Matt O'Connor
U/19B Football: Oisin McCarthy
U/19 Hurling: Rudhán McCann
Junior Camogie 1: Niamh Crowley

Junior Camogie 2: Ruth Lennihan
Junior 1 Men: Mick Rock
Junior 2 Men: Will Sheehy
Junior Hurling: Gavin Campbell
Junior Ladies 1: Niamh Larkin
Junior Ladies 2: Amy Joyce

Junior Ladies 3: Suzie McMahon
Intermediate Hurlers: Mick Rock

Senior Ladies: Emer Ni Éafa

Senior Men: Danny Campion



Club Person of the Year: John Williams

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LGFA

Well done to Gemma, Kirsten and Ruby representing Fins on the U/16 Dublin team v Armagh last Saturday.

Our 2007 Girls having a wonderful afternoon in the club celebrating their successes of 2022
- Winning Div 3 League
-Dublin Feile
- Leinster Feile
- Div 2 Championship Runners up
- U/15 and U/16 SC Championship

January also saw 3 Fingallians girls named on the Senior Dublin Team v Meath. Emer Ní Éafa, Niamh Crowley and Hannah Howard. The Dubs got the League off to a flying start and we're looking forward to the season ahead.

Camogie

Sarah Power and Aoife Kenny from our 1st Adult team representing Dublin Minors v Galway. Well done girls.

Congratulations to Gaelcholaiste Reachrann on winning their first ever Camogie competition and Fingallians were well represented on the team with Aisling McCabe, Méadbh Delaney and Aisling Cawley, Well done girls!!

Niamh Crowley putting our Camogie girls through their paces at the Winter Hurling/Camogie Blitz.

Dallán & Sanna have hatched a plan to get their hair cut and donate it to support children and young adult's who need it.
We are delighted to support the girls and have found a wonderful opportunity with
LauraLynn's Locks of Love
Grow IT, Cut IT, Donate IT!
We would really love if you could help them achieve their goals to:
1. Raise funds for LauraLynn
2. Donate their hair to someone who needs it.
Find out more anout their story and how you can help by clicking the link below ...
https://giv.i.ng/vPSU

If you are a fully paid up member of the club or Social Member why not avail of this great amenity.

You can choose either payment option:

1. Pay a monthly fee of €10 per month through Legitfit App.
2. Upfront payment of €100 for 1 years membership

If interested please contact Fingalliansgym@gmail.com

If you have not renewed your yearly membership please do so.
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BINGO & LOTTO !!!!

This Weeks Lotto Results

Next weeks Prize Money : €2,177

To play online at: LOTTO !!

BINGO STARTS @ 8PM

To play bingo at the Drive-in at Fingallians car park, buy your books at the gate. Books bought here must be played in the car park.

To play bingo on-line at home, you can buy your books at:

Online Bingo Books

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Condolences

Eithne Moore - Howard
All in Fingallians would like to send our deepest sympathies to the Howard family Niall, Elaine, Eoin, Shane and Gavin on the recent passing of Niall's mother Eithne. Eithne was an ever present and avid supporter at our games and could always be relied upon if there were ever any score controversies. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.uasal.

Fr. Tommy Murphy
Our sincere condolences to Pádraig Murphy on the passing of his brother Fr. Tommy in Hong Kong. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.uasal.

Eithne Savage
Our sincere condolences to the Savage family on the recent passing of Eithne. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.uasal.

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