Underage & Primary School Children can now keep up to date with Notes on Training, Games and News by clicking the following link http://belcoogaa.weebly.com/. This noticeboard is to replace the weekly messages distributed in the Primary School.
Dec 18, 2017 - Club Notes
After last weekends adjourned AGM, Officers for 2018 are as follows. Chairman Bernard Feeley, Vice Chairman Dominic Kerrigan, Secretary Sharon McGrath, Assistant Secretary Tom White, Treasurer Tony McGourty, Assistant Treasurer to be filled. PRO Paul McGrath, Youth Officer Paul McGrath, Child Protection Officer Kathleen McPartland, Health & Well Being Damien McHugh. Committee Members Brendan McPartland, Gerard Mellor, Emmet Scollan, Nigel Sweeney, Nigel McGrath, Darragh Timoney, Shane McAloon, Ryan McGovern, Barry Nolan, Phil Corrigan, Sean Burns, Pat Kerrigan, Anthony Kerrigan.
Adam Burke Support Fund
The club have a few wee events going on in aid of Adam Burke from Kildare who suffered a stroke while playing for his club in September 2016. Read more here: https://www.runforadamburke.org/who-is-adam Anyone looking Tim Flaherty's photography’s of the Centenary Gala Ball, a £5 donation to get a copy of the picture will go to this Charity as will the £5 donations for your Belcoo GAA Team of the Century selections which can be given to Tony McGourty, entries still being taken up until 21st January 2018. All support greatly appreciated.
MacNean Icebreakers - Stop Suicide
We have a number of members taking part in the MacNean Icebreakers Xmas Morning Swim, this year they are raising funds for Stop Suicide. All support greatly appreciated. See more at this link: http://www.stopsuicide.ie/home/about-us/
Joe Maguire Memorial
The Adult Men will play in the Joe Maguire Memorial Charity Game against Shannon Gaels on Boxing Day, throw in at 2pm in Blacklion. Proceeds to Shannon Gaels and the Michael A McGovern Fund. All support greatly appreciated.
We would like to wish all our Club Members, Players, Supporters & Sponsors a Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year.
Dec 15, 2017 - Joe Maguire Memorial Charity Game
Our Adult Mens Team will meet neighbours Shannon Gaels on St. Stephen's Day in Blacklion at 2pm in the Joe Maguire Memorial Charity Game. All support greatly appreciated. See poster below.
Dec 11, 2017 - Club Notes
None of executive positions within our Club were filled at last weekends AGM. The adjourned AGM will be Sunday 17th December at 6pm in LCC Centre. If there is to be a Gaelic Club in Belcoo in 2018 officers need to be elected. This affects everyone. Members, Adult players and parents of our underage boys & girls. Without a chairperson, secretary, treasurer and committee, there is no club. Please make yourself available to attend.
Winter conditioning for teams continues despite these uncertain times going forward. Our U16 Boys are out tonight, Monday 11th December, from 8pm to 9pm in BeFit Gym Blacklion, cost €2 .
The U14 Girls sessions continue tomorrow, Tuesday 12th December, from 8pm to 9pm at the same venue, cost €2.
The last sessions of this programme before Christmas will be on Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th for the respective age groupings.
There was no winner of the club lotto Jackpot draw on Monday 4th December 2017. Letters drawn were A, D, K, Q, Z. Lucky dips went to Sinead McCabe, Ryan McGovern, Margaret McCann and Theresa Green. Two monthly £50's went to Patricia Magee & Colin Maguire. Next weeks Jackpot is for £2,500.
The club extends its deepest sympathy to the family of Mary Ellen Maguire, Toam who passed away at the weekend. Her removal takes place this evening, Monday 11th December at 6.15pm to arrive in St. Lasir's Church Wheathill for 7pm. Funeral mass at 11am tomorrow, Tuesday, followed by burial in Killesher Cemetery. May she rest in peace.
The club is forming a guard of honor at her residence from 6pm on Monday evening. Can any available members please be there.
Congratulations to Senior player James McGrath and his wife Amanda on the birth of their first child over the weekend, a little girl called Layla.
Dec 8, 2017 - AGM - Sunday 10th December
Date for the Diary - The Club's AGM will take place in the LCC Centre on Sunday 10th December at 5pm. We encourage all our players, parents, members, supporters and anyone new to the area with an interest in Gaelic Football to come along. More help is needed in build on the good work done to date and continue to take the club forward. The club values fresh ideas and opinions and these are needed in order for the club to be successful in the future.
Dec 7, 2017 - Upcoming Events Locally
Upcoming Events Locally - Please Support - Mullaghdun Community Association Christmas Bazaar on Friday 8th December from 8.30pm. Also, Cumann Gaelach Mhic Néin which is for anyone in the area looking to learn Irish. This is an adult beginners class and it will commence in the new year, 15th January from 8pm to 9pm in the LCC Centre. It is a 10week course costing £40 / €45. To enrol please email email@example.com or by contacting John Flanagan.
Dec 4, 2017 - Club Notes
The club will hold its AGM this Sunday, 10th December in the LCC Centre at 5pm. We encourage all our players, parents, members, supporters and anyone new to the area with an interest in Gaelic Football to come along. More help is needed in build on the good work done to date and continue to take the club forward. The club values fresh ideas and opinions and these are needed in order for the club to be successful in the future.
Strength and Conditioning continues for U16 Boys on Monday’s in BeFit Gym Blacklion from 8pm to 9pm for the next few weeks and U14 Girls on Tuesday’s at the same venue from 8pm to 9pm. Players are asked to bring €2.
With Christmas just around the corner we have some ideal stocking fillers available. Kitbags at £25 and New Bobble Hats for Kids & Adults at £10. Contact Cecelia Feeley for more details on 07837771870.
There was no winner of the club lotto Jackpot draw on Monday 27th November 2017. Letters drawn were M, N, R, W, Z. Lucky dips went to Noah & Rohan McGovern, Gallagher Grandchildren Boho/Belcoo, Anna Corrigan and Meghan & Patrick McTiernan. Next weeks Jackpot is for £2,450.
There are two Foundation Award course in the New Year - 26th & 27th January (includes Safeguarding) and another Foundation Award will be run 16th & 17th February (Includes Safeguarding). The club will pay for anyone who is interested in attending Coaching Coaches. You must attend all days in order to gain the qualification.
The club extends its deepest sympathy to Adrian McCallion and his family on the passing of his mother Anne over the weekend. May she rest in peace.
Nov 30, 2017 - Youth Presentation Night
The Youth Presentation Night was held last Sunday 26th November in the LCC Centre as we looked back on the exploits of our underage teams in 2017. We thank all our players, mentors, parents, supporters and sponsors for everything during the past 12months and we look forward to your continued support in 2018.
Award Winners were:
U10 Most Committed – Cairenn McGrath.. Most Improved – Serena McKeown.. Joint Player of the Year – Eve Barrett & Riona Keaney.
U12 Most Committed – Nathan Carroll Magee.. Most Improved – Siofra McAloon.. Joint Player of the Year – Sam Martin & Michael Burns.
U14 Most Committed – Gerry Nolan.. Most Improved – Daniel O’Connor.. Player of the Year – Emmett McGuinness
U13 Girls Most Improved - Mikayla Maguire.. Player of the Year – Sam Martin
U14 Girls Most Committed – Scarlett O’Connor & Cara Gray.. Most Improved – Scarlett O’Connor.. Player of the Year – Sinead Barrett
U16 Most Committed – Lawrence McKeown.. Most Improved – Oisin O’Loughlin.. Joint Player of the Year – Oisin Leonard & Lawrence McKeown.
Minor Player of the Year – Eoin Shiels.
Some Snaps of the evening
U10 Players of the Year Eve Barrett & Riona Keaney with Coaches Sharon Whitmore, Lucia Barrett & Aisling McAloon.. U14 Most improved Player Daniel O'Connor with Coach Emmet Scollan
U14 Player of the Year Sinead Barrett with Coach Paul McGrath.. The McKeown's from the Hill all pictured with their awards.
Family Affairs: The Martin's, Sam & Patrick and The Gray's, Eimear & Cara showcase their medals & awards
The O'Connor's, Scarlett & Daniel and The Keaney's, Aoife & Riona
The McGuinness' Ciara, Emmett & Rhianne and The McAloon's Siofra & Niamh
The Nolan's Ciara & Caitlyn and Eimear Magee with Mikayla Maguire
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