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Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday 18 February 2018-

 

*   Thanks to the Eire Og Minor Squad for there participation in a nearly full attendance meeting on Sunday evening past.  

*   The Down Ladies Minor League will commence on Sunday 4th March and complete after 8 Rounds on Wednesday 9th May.  

*   The Down Ladies U-16 League will commence on Sunday 11th March and be completed by last weekend in August.  

*   The South Down GAA U-16 Football League Div 2 Sponsored by New Mourne Trophies Newry will be commencing for the Eire Og lads on Thursday 22 March, with a home game against Glenn.  

*   The South Down GAA U-14 Football League Div 3 Sponsored by New Mourne Trophies Newry will commence on Monday 26 March, with an away match to Atticall.  

*   The South Down GAA Minor Football League Div 2 Sponsored by New Mourne Trophies Newry will commence on Tuesday 27 March with a Home game against Saval.   

*   The Seniors are well into the preseason training after their session in Donegall.  
*   The South Down Board Open Meeting will take place on Wednesday 14 March @ 7.30 pm in Mayobridge.  This is an opportunity for clubs to discuss any issues concerning the League and Championship proposals for the upcoming season.  Also, the South Down Board Nominations - following the Annual Convention a vacancy currently exists on the Board and nominations to fill the post are sought from Clubs.  Please forward your nomination to the South Down Board by Monday 5 March.  The position will be approved at the Open meeting.  

*   The date for the South Down Table Quiz will be held on Friday 2nd March in Clonduff Club commencing at 8pm.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues each Tuesday evening in St Columban’s College from 6:45 to 7:45pm.  Followed by the Minor & Senior Ladies squads from 8 till 9pm.  

*   Anyone knows of anyone willing to help on a Sunday night 8.45pm – 9.45pm – ONE Sunday in the month.  We need at least three individuals to add to Lotto Rota.  We are trying to populate the Lotto Rota teams for 2018.  

*   Ulster Ladies are delighted to announce that applications are now available for Gaeltacht Scholarship 2018.  There are six €250 scholarships available.  Please contact the Club Secretary for an Application Form.  Forms must be returned by Tuesday 27th March 2018.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 11 February 2018 were; 06, 08, 15, 24.  There was ONE £10,400 jackpot winner – Congratulations to Brendan McLoughlin.  There were ELEVEN lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: Celine McKenna, Julie Fitzpatrick, Stephen McGreevy, Maurice Fegan, P & T Farrell, Anne Sloan, Deborah Quinn, Mary, Seamus McCabe, Martin McClelland & Attracta Maginnes, who each win a share of £100.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw, which has already grown to a healthy sum of £10,000, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raftery’s Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.   

*   This Sunday 25 February Lotto Rota Team Leader Yvonne Fitzpatrick; Sean Fitzpatrick, Peter Fitzpatrick Sen & Jun, Danielle Higgins, Patricia Doran, Colette Bailey & Gerry Quinn.  

 

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday11 February 2018-

 

Club Notes 

*   It is with sadness that we notify our extended family on the death of Mary Rodgers.  Our heartfelt sympathy to Joey Rodgers & their children; Mary, Eileen, Jennifer, Declan, Noel, Adrian, Martin, Patricia & Attracta, also to the extended family.  Mary, Queen of the Gaels, Pray for her.  

*   It is with sadness that we notify our extended family on the death of Mary Hardy, mother Kathleen, Michael, Marie, John, and Jacinta, her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and entire family circle.  Mary, Queen of the Gaels, Pray for her.  

*   Registration will take place on Sunday 18th February at Pats Road from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.   

*   Congratulations to our Lauren Cunningham of the Down Ladies GAA, who are delighted to announce their Captain for 2018 ass; Orla Boyle (RGU), Vice Captains are Chara Laverty (Kilcoo) & Lauren Cunningham (Ballymartin).  Congratulations Ladies and good luck in the future.   We would like to wish Lauren a speedy recovery after her operation.  

*   Good luck to Jordan Fitzpatrick and Liverpool Hope University, who will be heading to Dublin for the Electric Ireland Sigerson weekend after winning the British Universities qualifying competition in Manchester.  Jordan and his team will want to be the first University in Britain, to go home and win an ‘All Ireland’ Title.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Anyone knows of anyone willing to help on a Sunday night 8.45pm – 9.45pm – ONE Sunday in the month.  We need at least three individuals to add to Lotto Rota.  We are trying to populate the Lotto Rota teams for 2018.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues each Tuesday evening in St Columban’s College from 6:45 to 7:45pm.  Followed by the Minor & Senior Ladies squads from 8 till 9pm.  

*   The date for the South Down Table Quiz will be held on Friday 2nd March in Clonduff Club commencing at 8pm.  

*   This year’s 2018 Down GAA All County Football League, Division 2, Sponsored by O’Neills will commence on 3rd April with a home game against Longstone.  

*   Ulster Ladies are delighted to announce that applications are now available for Gaeltacht Scholarship 2018.  We have six €250 scholarships available.  Please contact the Club Secretary for an Application Form.  Forms must be returned by Tuesday 27th March 2018.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 11 February 2018 were; 02, 04, 08, 28.  There was No £10,300 jackpot winner – There were SEVEN lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: “Leah, Michael & Corey”, Charlene Rooney, Darren Donnan, Brian Rogers, Martin Hayes, Kate Flannigan & Monica McAlinden, who each win a share of £100.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw, which has already grown to a healthy sum of £10,400, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raftery’s Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 18 February Lotto Rota Team Leader Eamonn Phillips; Sean, Michael & Matthew Phillips, Noel, Liam & Linda Quinn. 

 

 

 

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday04 February 2018-

Club Notes 

*   Ballymartin GAC’s Dinner Dance took place last Saturday 3rd February 2018, in the newly refurbished Flagstaff Lodge, Newry.  This was another very successful Ballymartin GAC Dinner Dance.  The Committee would like to thank everyone who attended and to all those who supported the event in any way.  Special thanks to the Staff of the Flagstaff Lodge, Newry for their excellent venue and five-star meal & service, to Down Ladies Secretary, Moira Hawkins, for giving her time to support and recognise the Ballymartin Ladies squad’s efforts through the 2017 Season, also to the man with the beats Mr Paul ‘Tiny’ Rooney, for the after-dinner entertainment.  All Images taken by Ballymartin GAC unless stated.  

reserve-most-imp Dominic Grant   Attached Image: 01 BMGAC RES-Most-Imp DG P1030315.jpg  

Comments:   Dominic Grant receives his Reserve Most Improved Player of the Year award from Down Ladies Secretary, Moira Hawkins.  

reserve-runner-up Michael Phillips   Attached Image: 02 BMGAC RES-R-UP MP P1030316.jpg  

Comments:   Michael Phillips receives his Reserve Runner-Up Player of the Year award from Down Ladies Secretary, Moira Hawkins.  

reserve-play-of-year Austin Crawford   Attached Image: 03 BMGAC RES-POY AC P1030317.jpg  

Comments:   Austin ‘The Origional’ Crawford receives his Reserve Player of the Year award from Down Ladies Secretary, Moira Hawkins.  

sen-play-of-year Matthew Phillips   Attached Image: 04 BMGAC Sen-POY MP P1030319.jpg  

Comments:   Matthew Phillips receives his Senior Runner-Up Player of the Year award from team member Geoffrey Greene.  

sen-play-of-year Ross Cunningham   Attached Image: 05 BMGAC Sen-POY RC P1030322.jpg  

Comments:   Ross Cunningham receives his Senior Player of the Year award from team member Geoffrey Greene.  

ladies-most-imp Danielle Harrison   Attached Image: 06 BMGAC Ladies-Most-Imp DH P1030329.jpg  

Comments:   Danielle Harrison receives her Senior Ladies Most Improved Player of the Year award from Down Ladies Secretary, Moira Hawkins.  

ladies-JOINT-play-of-year + r-up    Attached Image: 15 BMGAC Ladies-POY & R-UP P1030361.jpg  

Comments:   Moira Hawkins presented the Senior Ladies; Sinead Brannigan Runner-Up Player of the Year and Joint Player of the Year Award went to Aine Fearon & Erin McDowell.  

spec-recog-ladies-team Declan Grant   Attached Image: 09 BMGAC Spec-Recog-Ladies DG P1030333.jpg  

Comments:   The Ballymartin Senior Ladies Head Coach Mr Declan Grant received a Special Recognition from Down Ladies Secretary, Moira Hawkins, for his role with the Ladies teams and the great success achieved in 2017.  

club-support-of-year Charlene Rooney   Attached Image: 11 BMGAC Club-Support-OY CR P1030336.jpg  

Comments:   The Ballymartin GAC Supporter of the Year was awarded to the wonderful Charlene Rooney.  Charlene received her award from the Outgoing President, the Honourable Mr Jim Collins.  

conalohare-cup Carol Rafferty   Attached Image: 12 BMGAC ConalOH-Cup CR P1030339.jpg  

Comments:   This year the Conal O’Hare Cup was awarded to Carol Rafferty.  Carol received her award from the Honourable Mr Jim Collins.  

club-person-of-year Niall Doyle   Attached Image: 13 BMGAC Club-Person-OY ND P1030340.jpg  

Comments:   Michael Byrne was called to hand over the Johnny Byrne Trophy to our Youth Officer Mr Niall Doyle, unfortunately Mr Doyle was not able to attend due to work commitments.   The award was received in his absence by Club Secretary Mr Damien Phillips.  

hall of fame - Brian Byrne   Attached Image: 14 BMGAC HallOF BB P1030344.jpg  

Comments:   This year the Joe Haughian Hall Of Fame Award went to one of the legends of the Ballymartin ’55 squad.  A deserving recipient Mr Brian ‘The Quiet Man’ Byrne, played for the County in many roles and eras.  Brian was presented the Joe Haughian Trophy by Mrs Rosemary Rogers.    

incoming president   Attached Image: 17 BMGAC Incoming Pres MB-JC P1030350.jpg  

Comments:   The outgoing Club President Mr Jim Collins welcomed the newly elected Club President Mr Michael Byrne.  The Chairman Mr Barry Cunningham thanked Mr Collins for all the work and service to the Club during his term as President and through subsequent years.       

St Columbans Ulster Final Winners - Claire Higgins   Attached Image: 18 BMGAC LadiesTeam P1030357.jpg  

Comments:   The very successful Ballymartin Ladies team were an impressive and formidable team in the 2017 Season and they couldn’t wait to honour the Main Man Mr Declan Grant.  The Team Captain Laura Sloan gave a wonderful speech noting his qualities as leader and thanked him from the entire team to a standing ovation.   

   Attached Image: 20180131_132322 StColumbans Ulster U-16 Champ.jpg  

Comments:   Special congratulations to St Columbans College U-16 football squad and their Head Coach Mr Steven Poacher in their success in the Ulster School GAA Corn Cuchulainn Cup Final, beating St. Joseph's Coalisland 0-05 vs. 1-07 St Columban's Kilkeel, played in the Abbey CBS Newry, last week.   Photo Mrs Claire Higgins.  

 

*   Ballymartin GAC Chairman Barry Cunningham commended all the Coaching staff and Mentors, specially those of the ladies’ teams that had come up trumps in their League Campaigns in 2017, Intermediate Ladies, Minor Ladies, U-16 Ladies & the very successful U-14 Ladies.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   A Chara, the fixtures for Felix Darby Cup & Fr. Davies Shield have been released.  The 1st round winners progress to the quarter finals of the Felix Darby Cup, the losers progress to quarter finals of Fr Davies Shield.  (Every team has 2 games minimum).  The games are fixed for Sunday 25th February at 2pm (e.t if necessary), but if clubs wish to play at a different date or under lights etc (before 25th Feb), please contact other club and let Michael O'Rourke know the new date and time so that a Referee can be notified.  If a club pitch is unplayable game to be switched to opponent’s venue.  Atticall v Annaclone, Ballymartin v An Riocht, Burren 3rds v Glenn, Clonduff 3rds v Bosco, Mayobridge 3rds v Drumgath, Saval v Clann na Banna AND Tullylish v St. Michaels.  Is Mise, Michael O'Rourke.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues each Tuesday evening in St Columban’s College from 6:45 to 7:45pm.  Followed by the Minor & Senior Ladies squads from 8 till 9pm.  

*   Volunteering is at the heart of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, with which this event could not operate smoothly.  Hosting the Ulster Fleadh is an enormous privilege, but the event cannot be a success without necessary volunteers.  Volunteers are required for traffic, carpark marshalling, entrance kiosks, programme selling, information desk, litter picking teams and door keeping at the competition venue.  There is something for everyone!  If you can spare a few hours over the weekend, please fill out the form on our website.  www.ulsterfleadh.com/volunteering/  All essential training/briefing will be given.  

*   Anyone knows of anyone willing to help on a Sunday night 8.45pm – 9.45pm – ONE Sunday in the month.  We need at least three individuals to add to Lotto Rota.  We are trying to populate the Lotto Rota teams for 2018.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 04 February 2018 were; 05, 12, 16, 22.  There was No £10,200 jackpot winner – There were NINE lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: Kevin McDowell, Sinead Rooney, Elaine McCoy, John Henning, Merle McCartan, Loretta Brogan, Stephen Doran, Paddy Arterton & B Cunningham who each win £11.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw, which has already grown to a healthy sum of £10,300, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raftery’s Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 11 February Lotto Rota Team Leader Maire McKibbin; Jarlath McKibbin, Darren O’Hanlon, Claire Higgins, Seamus Rogers, Mary McCartan, Seamus Cunningham, H N Quinn.  

 

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday28 January 2018-

 

Club Notes 

*   Ballymartin GAC’s Dinner Dance takes place this Saturday 3rd February 2018, in the newly refurbished Flagstaff Lodge, Newry, (Newry Golf Club).  Tickets are available from Ballymartin GAC Committee Members and the Ballymartin Inn.   

*   Ticket purchases, should be completed by Wednesday 31st January, this is to allow the venue adequate time to verify numbers attending.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Anyone knows of anyone willing to help on a Sunday night 8.45pm – 9.45pm – ONE Sunday in the month.  We need at least three individuals to add to Lotto Rota.  We are trying to populate the Lotto Rota teams for 2018.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues each Tuesday evening in St Columban’s College from 6:45 to 7:45pm.  Followed by the Minor & Senior Ladies squads from 8 till 9pm.  

*   Volunteering is at the heart of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, with which this event could not operate smoothly.  Hosting the Ulster Fleadh is an enormous privilege, but the event cannot be a success without necessary volunteers.  Volunteers are required for traffic, carpark marshalling, entrance kiosks, programme selling, information desk, litter picking teams and door keeping at the competition venue.  There is something for everyone!  If you can spare a few hours over the weekend, please fill out the form on our website.  www.ulsterfleadh.com/volunteering/  All essential training/briefing will be given.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 28 January 2018 were; 15, 24, 25, 32.  There was No £10,100 jackpot winner – There were THREE lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: Nora Caldwell, Colleen Haughian & Lisa & Ryan Fay who each win £33.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw, which has already grown to a healthy sum of £10,200, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raftery’s Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 4 February Lotto Rota Team Leader Peter Collins; Paul Higgins, Sean Hughes, Madelene Collins, Cathal Doyle, Jim Collins, Lorainne Rooney & James Doran.  

 

 

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday21 January 2018-

 

Club Notes 

*   Ballymartin GAC have announced their Dinner Dance date on 3rd February 2018, in the newly refurbished Flagstaff Lodge, Newry, (formerly known as the Newry Golf Club).  Tickets will be made available from Ballymartin GAC Committee Members and the Ballymartin Inn.  Notice of interest for a seat on a bus should be made immediately so that arrangements and numbers can be made for the bus.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Anyone knows of anyone willing to help on a Sunday night 8.45pm – 9.45pm – ONE Sunday in the month.  We need at least three individuals to add to Lotto Rota.  We are trying to populate the Lotto Rota teams for 2018.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues each Tuesday evening in St Columban’s from 6:45 to 7:45pm.  Followed by the Minor & Senior Ladies squads from 8 till 9pm.  

*   Coach Education Opportunity not to be missed! This is a fantastic time of the year for clubs to take the opportunity to up skill the most important resource in the club, the Coach!  It’s an opportunity for all Coaches to do what all good Coaches should do and that is never stop learning, it’s a real chance to gain some vital Coach Education.  Ballyholland Harps GAA Club will offer Coaches from near and far one of the best Coach Education opportunities on offer at present in the province on Saturday 3rd February commencing at 11am and finishing at 1.45pm.  Cost: £10 (Includes Tea/Coffee, Sandwiches and session template), 11.05am:- Steven Poacher (Carlow Senior Football Coach), “A Games Based Approach for all Ages” - (Small sided games, Pressure Games, Focus Games, Conditioned Games)- *Practical Session Outdoor*- 12.00pm:- James Mc Glade (Down Minor Strength and Conditioning Coach), "Plyometric Progressions > Train Smart"- (Pitch Methods to help avoid injury and increase player power with the ball), *Practical Session Outdoor*- 12.45pm:- Melissa Broderick (Qualified Pilates Instructor, PE Teacher St Mary's CBS), "GAA Specific Pilates" (Includes Injury Prevention Methods and GAA specific conditioning), *Practical Session Indoor*.  Contact Steven Poacher to confirm place via text to 07779780919 or email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  *Payment on the day*.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 21 January 2018 were; 08, 14, 17, 18.  There was No £10,000 jackpot winner – There were THREE lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: Josephine Clerkin, Fintan Cunningham & James Byrne.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw START at a healthy sum of £10,100, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 28 January Lotto Rota Team Leader Yvonne Fitzpatrick; Sean Fitzpatrick, Peter Fitzpatrick Sen & Jun, Danielle Higgins, Patricia Doran, Colette Bailey & Gerry Quinn.   

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday14 January 2018-

 

BMGAC Underage Ladies Training   Attached Image: BMGAC UAgeLadiesCoaching IMG_20180109_193714.jpg

Comments:    The Ballymartin GAC Ladies, Underage Managers continue their Pre-Season training regime in St Columbans College from 6:45 – 7:45 each Tuesday evening – ALL current members can bring a friend or two for a tester session.  All new members VERY welcome.  

 

Club Notes 

*   Ballymartin GAC have announced their Dinner Dance date on 3rd February 2018, in the newly refurbished Flagstaff Lodge, Newry,(formerly known as the Newry Golf Club).  Tickets will be made available from Ballymartin GAC Committee Members and the Ballymartin Inn.  Notice of interest for a seat on a bus should be made immediately so that arrangements and numbers can be made for the bus.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Ballymartin GAC, U-12 and 14 end of year presentations toot place on Friday 5th January in the Pats Road club rooms.  The evening was followed with a buffet tea after presentation.  Two County Down players were in attendance to make the presentations.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues each Tuesday evening in St Columbans from 6:45 to 7:45pm.  Followed by the Minor Ladies and up from 8pm. 

*   Coach Education Opportunity not to be missed! This is a fantastic time of the year for clubs to take the opportunity to up skill the most important resource in the club, the Coach!  It’s an opportunity for all Coaches to do what all good Coaches should do and that is never stop learning, it’s a real chance to gain some vital Coach Education.  Ballyholland Harps GAA Club will offer Coaches from near and far one of the best Coach Education opportunities on offer at present in the province on Saturday 3rd February commencing at 11am and finishing at 1.45pm.  Cost: £10 (Includes Tea/Coffee, Sandwiches and session template), 11.05am:- Steven Poacher (Carlow Senior Football Coach), “A Games Based Approach for all Ages” - (Small sided games, Pressure Games, Focus Games, Conditioned Games)- *Practical Session Outdoor*- 12.00pm:- James Mc Glade (Down Minor Strength and Conditioning Coach), "Plyometric Progressions > Train Smart"- (Pitch Methods to help avoid injury and increase player power with the ball), *Practical Session Outdoor*- 12.45pm:- Melissa Broderick (Qualified Pilates Instructor, PE Teacher St Mary's CBS), "GAA Specific Pilates" (Includes Injury Prevention Methods and GAA specific conditioning), *Practical Session Indoor*.  Contact Steven Poacher to confirm place via text to 07779780919 or email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  *Payment on the day*.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 14 January 2018 were; 08, 12, 24, 31.  There was ONE £12,800 jackpot winner – Congratulations to Nathan Mullan.  There were ELEVEN lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: Ann & Amy, Stephen McGreevy, Dermot McCabe Wpt, Pauline Rooney, Shaun Harper, Gabriel Smith, Denise Sloan, Jacinta Higgins, Sharon McLoughlin, Christina Cunningham & Brian Cunningham.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw START at a healthy sum of £10,000, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 21 January Lotto Rota Team Leader Eamonn Phillips; Sean, Michael & Matthew Phillips, Noel, Liam & Linda Quinn.   

 

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday07 January 2018-

Club Notes 

*   The Chairman and Committee of Ballymartin GAC would like to wish all our club members and the wider community a Happy and Peaceful New Year.  At this time of the year we remember those club members, family members and friends who are no longer with us.  Forever Remembered, Forever Missed. RIP.   

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Ballymartin GAC, U-12 and 14 end of year presentations toot place on Friday 5th January in the Pats Road club rooms.  The evening was followed with a buffet tea after presentation.  Two County Down players were in attendance to make the presentations.  

*   Underage Ladies training continues, Tuesday 9th January 2018 in St Columbans from 7 to 8pm

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 24December 2017 were; 10, 11, 33, 35.  There was No £12,500 jackpot winner, nor there were any lucky tickets to match 3 numbers–.   

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 31December 2017 were; 08, 12, 20, 26.  There was No £12,600 jackpot winner, there were SEVEN lucky tickets to match 3 numbers; O’Hare Family, Kathleen Quinn, Theresa Bannon, John Rooney, Joy Spiers, Noel Kerr & Gordon McConnell.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 07 January 2018 were; 10, 11, 33, 35.  There was No £12,700 jackpot winner, and there were FIVE lucky tickets to match 3 numbers: Connor Donnan, Elaine McCoy, Bernie O’Hare, Merle McCartan & Christoper McKibben.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw which has now climbed to a healthy sum of £12,800, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 14 January Lotto Rota Team Leader Peter Collins; Paul Higgins, Sean Hughes, Madelene Collins, Cathal Doyle, Jim Collins, Lorainne Rooney & James Doran.  

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday31 December 2017-

Club Notes 

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Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday24 December 2017-

Club Notes 

*   The Chairman and Committee of Ballymartin GAC would like to wish all our club members and the wider community a very Merry Christmas and Peaceful New Year. At this time of the year we remember those club members, family members and friends who are no longer with us. Forever Remembered, Forever Missed. RIP. Merry Christmas Everyone.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Lotto tickets must be returned by 7:30pm on Saturday night 30th December for the draw to take place early on Sunday @2PM for the New Year Celebrations.  

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 24December 2017 were; 10, 11, 33, 35.  There was No £12,500 jackpot winner, nor there were any lucky tickets to match 3 numbers–.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw which has now climbed to a healthy sum of £12,600, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 31 December Lotto Rota Team Leader Yvonne Fitzpatrick; Sean Fitzpatrick, Peter Fitzpatrick Sen & Jun, Danielle Higgins, Patricia Doran, Colette Bailey & Gerry Quinn.      

 

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday17 December 2017-

Club Notes 

*   Congratulations to Shane Murnaghan on winning £5,000 in the Down GAA Clubs Draw.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 10 December 2017 were; 03, 04, 24, 32.  There was No £12,300 jackpot winner, there were SIX lucky tickets to match 3 numbers; Martin Quinn, Fintan Cunningham, Alfie Sloan, P.J Cunningham, 'Cathal & Colleen Doyle' and 'Caitlin & Eoghan Smyth' –   

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 17 December 2017 were; 02, 13, 23, 24.  There was No £12,400 jackpot winner, there were EIGHT lucky tickets to match 3 numbers; Bernadette Cunningham, Sean Phillips, Christopher Mulligan, Andrea Rooney, Martin Fegan, Teresa Doyle, Paul Quinn & John McCartan –.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw which has now climbed to a healthy sum of £12,500, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 24 December Lotto Rota Team Leader Eamonn Phillips; Sean, Michael & Matthew Phillips, Noel, Liam & Linda Quinn.  

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday10 December 2017-

Club Notes 

*   Ballymartin GAC held their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 10th December in the Club Rooms @ ‘Pairc Cois na Fhairaige’, Pats Road Ballymartin @2pm.  The AGM was a great opportunity for the Club Committee to inform all ‘Full Members’ of our club as to what has been done over the course of the past year and to set the foundations for the coming year, giving our Full Members the chance to express their views and ideas on all aspects of the running of the club and the playing and organising of matches.  The Club Secretary gave a full account of all activities and thanked all out-going Committee Members.  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 10 December 2017 were; 03, 04, 24, 32.  There was No £12,300 jackpot winner, there were SIX lucky tickets to match 3 numbers; Martin Quinn, Fintan Cunningham, Alfie Sloan, P.J Cunningham, 'Cathal & Colleen Doyle' and 'Caitlin & Eoghan Smyth' – who each receive £15.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw which has now climbed to a healthy sum of £12,400, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 17 December Lotto Rota Team Leader Maire McKibbin; Jarlath McKibbin, Darren O’Hanlon, Mary McCartan, Conor Cunningham, Seamus Cunningham, Colin Quinn & H.N Quinn.  

 

 

Ballymartin GAC Club Notes on Sunday03 December 2017-

   Attached Image: BMGAC 2017-11-25 MENTORS U-LASIES DSC_1988.JPG  

Comments:    The Ballymartin GAC Ladies, Underage Managers and guest speakers Laura Sloan and Sinead Brannigan, display their successful teams' silverware after last week’s Awards night.  L-R back-  Laura Sloan, Paddy Greene, Liam Quinn and Sinead Brannigan.  Front – Erin Shields, Natasha Caldwell, Linda Quinn & Frances Rogers.  

Club Notes 

*   Ballymartin GAC will be holding the Annual General Meeting on Sunday 10th December in the Club Rooms @ ‘Pairc Cois na Fhairaige’, Pats Road Ballymartin @2pm.  The AGM is an opportunity for the Club Committee to inform all ‘Full Members’ of our club as to what has been done over the course of the year and to set the foundations for the coming year, giving our Full Members the chance to express their views and ideas on all aspects of the running of the club and the playing and organising of matches.  The Club Secretary invites, from all Full Members; nominations for election to the Executive Committee for the incoming year and motions for consideration at the Annual General Meeting, such nominations and motions should have been received by the Club Secretary no later than 5pm on 30th November 2016, by e-mail or post, after the closing date for submissions - no further submissions can be accepted.  Further info, contact the Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    - AGM Nominations and Motions forms can be downloaded from the Club website ballymartingaa.com/committee/club-documents facebook.com/BallymartinGAC witter.com/BallymartinGAC  

*   Ballymartin GAC Committee, would invite all current and potential new mentors, who would like to assist our youth teams in the coming year to make their intensions known to any committee member or by contacting Club Secretary: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or Club Youth Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

*   Lotto Numbers for Sunday 03 December 2017 were; 27, 29, 33, 36.  There was No £12,200 jackpot winner, there were NO lucky tickets to match 3 numbers.  If you’re NOT in, you CAN’T WIN.  Tickets are available for next week’s Lotto draw which has now climbed to a healthy sum of £12,300, available from various local sellers and outlets including; Raffertys Garage, Dunnaman Shop, Cunningham’s Butcher, Molly's Bar, Linda's Shop, First & Last and The Ballymartin Inn.  If anyone can spare one Sunday Evening a month to help check tickets, the club would be very grateful.  If you would like to put your name forward for the Lotto Rota, please give your name to Marie McKibben on 07802344253.  

*   This Sunday 10 December Lotto Rota Team Leader Peter Collins; Paul Higgins, Sean Hughes, Madelene Collins, Cathal Doyle, Jim Collins, Lorainne Rooney & James Doran.