Club Notes - 10th November 2019
The 2019 club AGM will be held on Thursday 19th of December at 7pm.
A massive congratulations to James McDermott who played midfield today for Nemo Rangers in their Co Final win. A true legend of Roscommon Gaels and a well deserved medal.
Our U12's had a great win over St. Dominic's in the U12 Shield Semi Final. Great excitement with the game going into extra time and the lads grinding out a victory 15 point to 13. Well done lads.
More silverware for Roscommon as hosts claim inaugural U-14 Blitz title. The inaugural INGENIUM Under 14 Blitz took place today Monday 28th October in St Brigids, Kiltoom.
Photo of Roscommon Gaels players Zara, Jenny and Shauna. Not in photo but also a vital member of the team was Ava Mulry. Well done girls great achievement
Delighted and honoured as a Club to have former Galway Hurler and All-Star Iarla Tannian train our Minor Hurlers this morning. A fantastic sunny morning really made it a very enjoyable session. Thanks Iarla for your time and commitment in helping Roscommon Gaels hurlers.
Big Congrats to Cillian Egan, a former Roscommon Gaels hurler on his selection for the Senior Shinty International Team. The games took place at the National Games Development Centre in Abbottstown on Saturday, November 2nd.
Roscommon Gaels All Stars
Roscommon Gaels Club would like to thank Karen & Rusty Hession, Montana Health Care in Wales for a €500 donation to the Roscommon Gaels All Stars. This generous donation will be put towards sports equipment for the team. Thank you so much.
Updating the Development Plan
Strategic Plan Workshop was held in the Hyde Centre on Friday 1st November at 8pm. This workshop was chaired by Thomas Murray the Development Officer for the County Board. Players, coaches and parents attended to give their opinion how to improve the club. Interesting points were raised and five areas will be covered by focus groups to feed into the new Development Plan which will be issued early next year.
The Five areas are:
Coaching and Games
Finance & Fundraising
Club Development & Facilities
Culture, Community & PR.
Works in Lisnamult
Our next phase of development work in Lisnamult is to upgrade our car parking facilities and sports wall surface. Health and safety is of utmost importance and we are conscious of the safety of everyone using our facilities and attending training, games etc. The works proposed comprise of:
- Resurfaced, properly drained and marked carpark
- Drop off zone
- 900m2 astro surface at the sports wall with fencing and lighting
- New car park spaces adjacent to the main pitch
These developments will improve the safety of our members and supporters and they will provide a playing surface that can be used during adverse weather conditions when the pitches are not playable.
Works on the development is expected to start end of 2019 with drainage completed first. Parking and an All weather surface was considered to allow both players and parent to enjoy the facilities in Lisnamult. New carparking will be provided near the main pitch to ensure adequate parking is available during training session.
· Scor a bPaiste : 16 Nov.
· Scor a nOg : 22/23 Nov
· County Final : 08 Dec
Any information please contact Rosaleen Green
What a night in the Hyde. The Halloween disco was a “thrilling” success. Thanks to all the helpers and especially the parents who brought the kids.
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