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Club News: 15th January 2017

posted 15 Jan 2017, 04:33 by Tourlestrane GAA PRO

A successful Football AGM took place on Saturday evening last. 


‪Jacqueline Kennedy is new Club PRO. ‬


Amanda Walsh will step down as Club Secretary following the Club Dinner Dance on Friday the 17th of February.


Ray Tobin and Pat Feeney have taken over the reigns at U-16 while Niall and David Surlis have taken over at U-14 level. Fintan Kennedy is the manager of this years U-12 boys team. The Minor boys management position is currently vacant.

Matt Marren, Austin Walsh and Gerry Gavigan have stepped away from underage management in the club. We thank them for their years of service in management/trainers of our underage teams.


‪David Bailey and Austin Walsh (Augie) have taken over management of Senior Ladies.

Pat and Sharon Hegarty and Leo Gaughan have stepped away from management with underage teams and the club thank them for their years of dedication with the girls teams.


Underage Player registration took place in Banada Abbey Hall on Wednesday 11th of January. Nursery Coaching will start this Wednesday 18th of January for children born from 2007 to 2012. All children welcome. 

Please be reminded that with effect from 1st January 2017, all players of all grades including Senior must wear a Mouth Guard while playing Ladies Gaelic Football. Unless advised otherwise, in writing, not to do so, by a qualified Doctor or Dentist. So remember: NO MOUTHGUARD NO PLAY!!


Congratulations to Senior Footballer Colin Neary and Karen Deignan on their marriage on New Years Eve. The club would like to wish the couple a lifetime of happiness in their married lives.


Well done to Sligo U-21 team and management including our own Liam Gaughan on their second win of the North West Cup when they scored a 2-6 to 0-10 win over Mayo on Saturday last. 


Thank you to everyone in club who supplied notes and updates to me over the past 5 years as PRO. It has been a great honour and experience. Best of luck to Jacqueline in her new role - Aisling Egan  

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