Club Notes – 22/02/2016

Aughawillan GAA Notes 22 February 2016

Shield: An outing for all supporters will be this coming Sunday as Aughawillan play Bornacoola at 12noon in Bornacoola.

Minor League: St. Brigids played Allen Gaels in the second round of the 13 a-side league on Saturday in Drumshanbo. This was an exciting game and the St. Brigid’s team were displaying a high standard of receiving, passing and shooting skills. It was disappointing that in the last five minutes Allen Gaels scored a goal, managed to retain the lead and ultimately won the game. Final score: St. Brigids 3-03 to Allen Gaels 3-06. Supporters please note Round 3 will see St. Brigid’s play St. Marys Kiltoghert at 12 noon in St. Marys Park, Carrick on Shannon on Saturday. Best of luck to the lads.

Registration: If you wish to become a member of the club, please contact Michael Flanagan, Ciaran Gilheany or Damien Gilheany. Adult membership €25 and Junior Membership €10. All paid up members will be notified by text of all games and important club events throughout the year. Anyone using our facilities must be paid up members for insurance purposes. This includes using the walking track and gym facilities. It is a matter of urgency that all Membership should be paid as soon as possible.

U21 Medal Presentation: Medal presentation by Cillian O’Connor to St. Brigid’s U21 Leitrim Championship winners 2015 on Saturday the 27 February at 8.30pm in The Ballymac Inn. Also presented on the night will be the Garadice Gaels U16 2013, 11 a side Championship winners.

St. Brigids Fundraiser: Table Quiz in The Standing Stone on Friday 4th March at 9pm. All monies raised will go towards a new set of jerseys for St. Brigids. Please support.

Comhghairdeas: Aughawillan GAA wish to congratulate Caora Doonan, Kiltyhugh and James Keane, Drumshanbo who got engaged at the weekend.

Voting Station: Please note the clubrooms will be in use for voting on Friday.

Comhghairdeas: Aughawillan GAA wish to congratulate Elaine and Kevin Reynolds who had their first child, a baby girl last week.

Aughawillan / Drumreilly GAA Lotto draw held in Reynolds Bar, Ballinamore on 10 February 2016. Number drawn: 8,9,4,13. No Jackpot winner. House prize Francis Mc Tague.
1. Kevin Heary
2. Noel Mc Girl, Drumdiffer
3. Eoin Doonan, Ballyconnell
4. Liam Mc Girl, Drumdiffer
5. Patsy Prior, Lechen
6. Bridie Mulligan, Carrickmakeegan
7. Carmel Mc Govern, Enniskillen
Next draw in Tabhairne an Bhainc on 24 February 2016. Jackpot €3,500. Thank you to all who support club lotto.

Health and Well Being: As part of our Health and Well Being initiative Aughawillan GAA wish to offer EVERYONE in the community an opportunity to be tested for Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). AMS provide a comprehensive, on-site Doctor-led Cardiac Screening service to clubs, schools & companies nationwide. The service is ultimately aimed at reducing the incidents of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) in Ireland and promoting a healthy lifestyle. The service would be offered at the Clubrooms in April.
AMS screen all senior inter-county GAA teams across Ireland. The service is based on the recommendations of the GAA’s Medical Scientific and Advisory Committee and The European Society of Cardiology.
Individuals pay for themselves. Each screening takes 20 minutes and appointments can be arranged for the day. Individuals from age 12+ can be assessed.
In accordance with international best practice the Cardiac Screening includes:
• A Personal & Family History Questionnaire • A Medical Examination with a Doctor • Lifestyle Assessment • Blood Pressure measurement • Obesity Screening • 12 Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) • Consultant Cardiologist review and report The individual fee for the Cardiac Screening service is €60. *People with LAYA health insurance are able to avail of screening for FREE. People with other health insurance may be able to claim a % back at the end of the year. Or it is also tax deductible. Dr Alan Byrne is the Medical Director.
Should you wish to avail of this service please text Tracy on 087 2842718, Email: or contact any member of the executive to book your appointment. Please note this service will only be run if the minimum number of participants take part.

Corraleehan Community Walk: With spring in the air, why not join neighbours and friends on the Corraleehan Community Walk every Thursday from the Church at 8.30pm. All welcome.

About aughawillangaa

Aughawillan GAA is a Gaelic Football Club located in Aughawillan, Co. Leitrim. We cater for all ages and playing levels (Mens, Ladies and Juvenile).
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