first_imgSENIOR FOOTBALLMalin senior footballers travel to Scarvey on Friday night to play Buncrana in a challenge game. Throw in at 8.00 All support welcome 25 CARD DRIVEA very successful card drive was held in the clubhouse on Friday of last week, well in excess of 70 eager card players were in attendance, with many travelling from as far as Fanad, Strabane, Glentogher and all corners of the parish. The overall winner on the night was Patricia Walsh (formerly Mc Gonagle) from Clontagh, who picked up a prize of €400. Runner up was Jim Hume from Strabane, 3rd Prize went to Patrick Mc Laughlin (R) Ballylannon, Malin and 4th prize went to Edward Mc Hugh from Cranford. There was a raffle held on the night where many Easter Eggs went to well deserved homes, and also Patrick Collins picked up 6 tumblers… more drinking out of mugs in the Collins household! Big thank you to everyone who helped out on the night and to the card players who travelled such distances and made the event such a success.BAZAAR All roads lead to St Patricks Hall, Malin on Friday March 8th where the club are holding their Monster Bazaar to help raise funds for the under 14s trip to Leeds in the summer. There will be some great prizes up for grabs, televisions, bicycles and hampers, to name just a few, all for as little as 50 cent per ticket. Proceedings get underway at 8 o clock sharp. Anyone who is on facebook and is a friend of the Malin GAA page can “Like and Share” the event to be included into a draw for a hamper on the night. To donate a prize or get some more information on the event, just contact Packo Mc Laughlin (Fildara) on 086 1961666.LOTTOThere was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot. The sequence drawn was 2-4-1-5-6-3-7. The €50 winner was Brigid Mc Colgan, Bocan, Culdaff with the €20 sellers prize going to John Collins. Next weeks lotto jackpot is €600 and we thank the local community for its continued support.EASTER CAMPMalin GAA club are running an Easter camp for boys and girls aged from 5 to 13 starting on the 3rd of April and running until the 5th. Camp co ordinator is Charlie Byrne and all coaches in attendance have been garda veted. Each child will recieve an O Neills football and an Easter egg. The camp will cost €30 for the first child in a family, €25 for the second child per family and €20 for the third child per family For more details contact Charlie on 087 4103782 or Danny 086 8988180.SENIOR TRAININGCircuit training continues for the senior and reserve panel at 7-00 on Tuesday and Thursday in the club gym. Any players who have not paid their club membership must do so before the beginning of the season. Any outstanding membership will be collected by Paul Mc Laughlin (Fildara) at training. LADIES TRAININGTraining continues Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30, training will now take place outside, so please bring suitable footwear and clothing.UNDERAGE GIRLS TRAININGU16/U14 Girls continue training on Wednesday’s at 5:15pm, those in 6th class or above are able to attend this session. Each session €2 and those attending are asked to bring suitable training gear for outside, along with mouth guards. U12 Girls continue to train on Wednesday’s at 4:15pm, newcomers are encouraged to attend this session, as there continues to be new faces at the training each week.U10/U8/U6 Girls continue to train on Saturday mornings, please note that from Saturday the 9th of March this training will begin at 11:15 and end at 12:15. Coaches will be present from 11am, with the session begin at 11:15am. Last Saturday, saw 30 girls attending this training and newcomers aged 5-10 years are encouraged to attend this session. U10/U8 will be spending part of the session outside, weather dependant and are asked to bring suitable clothing.UNDERAGE BOYS TRAININGTraining continues for the Under 6 age group in the club, gym on Sunday mornings from 10 to 11-15. The sessions are based on GAA Fundamentals; a Croke Park initiative based on research aimed at bettering your child’s coordination (including hand eye) balance, agility and basic fitness in a fun filled environment. It is also an introduction into the basic skills of Gaelic games. All children are welcome to attend.Training for the Under 8 age group takes place in the club gym from 11 to 12-30 on Sunday mornings also in the club.This is followed by training for the Under 10 age group, which runs from 12.30 to 1.30.The underage 16-football squad are currently training in the club gym on Tuesday at 5.00 and in the Malin stables on Saturday evening at 7.00.OFF THE WALL“Off The Wall” is the exciting new Indoor initiative launched by CLG Bord Inis Eoghain, to be held over the next 6 weeks. The aim is to improve the skills of our U12 players, where skills are performed with both right and left feet and hands and are scored on either a time or points basis. For this challenge, skills include, kick pass from various distances aiming for target on wall, quick reaction & accuracy fist pass at 3 targets. Kick for score on the move from different positions and finally Zig Zag soloing at speed. To view videos of these four skills check out our Facebook page where coach Charlie Byrne discusses the skills required for the challenge with underage players demonstrating the skills needed. You can also view these videos on the Malin GAA channel on youtube or by contacting Pat Mc Laughlin (F). Special word of thanks to Rory Lynch Carndonagh GAA, Vernon Kelly Moville GAA and Calvin White, Conor O’ Neill, Bronagh Mc Carron, Sean O’ Neill, Allanah Mc Daid and Shauna Mc Gonagle (all Malin GAA) who feature in the videos.BIG BREAKFASTMalin GAA will be running “The Big Breakfast” on St. Patrick’s Day from 10am to 2pm in the Clubhouse. €5 for Adults and €3 for Children, a great way to start St. Patrick’s Day before heading to the parades!HURLINGTraining continues for girls and boys continues at 5-6pm for under 6’s and under 8’s and 6-7pm for under 10’s and 12’s. Each session costs 2 euro and all equipment is provided. We would love to have new coaches to help out; no experience required just energy and enthusiasm, as we will provide training. If you need further information contact Grace on 0868047199CLUB SHOPThe Malin GAA club shop will be open in the clubhouse on Saturdays from 12-2 and on Sundays from 11-15 to 1-30. There are a large selection of club merchandise in stock, which can be purchased on the day. Also the club will submit an order to the suppliers on the first day of each month for any club stock, which is currently not available in the shop. Please note that the replica shirts are loose fitting, not the tight fit that the senior side wears. A list of other club gear, hoodies, rain jackets, shorts, socks, hats, scarves, kit bags etc are also available to order. For more details, contact Susan on 07493 70638.NEW TO YOUHave you any spare clothes cluttering up your home? Well don’t throw them out!! Malin GAA are opening a NEW TO YOU shop in Malin in the coming days with all money received going to help fund the under 14 trip to Leeds. So why not start your spring cleaning and put any unwanted clothes into a large sack. More details will be available shortly on where to drop them off.MATCH DAY VOLUNTEERSYour club needs you!!! We are looking for volunteers to give 3 hours of their time during the season to help man the club tuck shop during home games. Duties include serving tea, coffee and snacks. If we can get enough people on board to help share the workload, it would mean you would only be required to help out for just one game during the entire season. Anyone interested is asked to send their name and contact number to Paddy on 0868668531.PITCH BOOKINGSCould all team managers contact hughie mccolgan(0863543210) to advise of your training and match times for the season ahead. Hughie will keep a timetable for the field to avoid double booking. Any team that do not the field booked in advance can not be guaranteed that it will be available when requested.NOTESAnyone wishing to have information included in the club notes are reminded to contact Martin Doherty on 086 1585880, or alternatively send an email to the new club email address at no later than 9 o clock on the Sunday evening. Please note the new club email address.MAILING LISTAnyone wishing to be included in the club text service, to avail of club fixtures and news are asked to send their number to 0868668531 or also you can follow the club and receive regular updates on the clubs facebook page.GAELIC GAMES: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWS was last modified: March 4th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAELIC GAMES: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWSlast_img read more