first_imgFour Masters GAA Club Notes:Coaching AcademyOur coaching academy for 4 to 7 year olds continues this Saturday from 11am to 12:15pm in Tir Conaill Park. Children learn the basics of gaelic football, hurling and camogie in a fun and safe environment. The academy has been attracting 60 plus children each week. New players and parents always welcome. Boys Football Training TimesTraining for boys born in 2010 and 2009 (next year’s U8’s) will take place every Wednesday in October from 5pm to 6pm in the Astroturf at Tir Conaill. Training for boys born in 2005 (next year’s U12’s) takes place from 6pm to 7:30pm every Wednesday at the Astroturf in Tir Conaill Park.U8 Boys FootballOur U8’s finished up their season recently with a blitz in Ballyshannon and a trip to Bundoran Cinema afterwards. Our three teams played some excellent football on the day winning all their games against Glencar Manorhamilton, Aodh Ruadh, and Derrygonnelly. Well done and thanks goes Ronan Boyle and his coaching team for all their hard work throughout 2016.U10 Boys FootballOur U10s finished up their season with a blitz up in Termon on Saturday week. They played Termon and Gweedore in a number of games on the day with both teams performing well on the day to win all their games. Thanks goes Odie McBride, Greg Doherty, Georgie O’Flaherty, and Hugh McNamee for all their hard work throughout 2016 with this group of players.U13 Boys FootballWell done to the U13 boys football team who reached the Division 1 regional final on yesterday after defeating Dungloe 4-14 to 2-03 in Tir Conaill Park. The team put in a great performance with all players contributing in an excellent display. They now play Killybegs in the regional final, day and time of this game is yet to be announced. St Eunan’s and Milford await in the county semi finals for these two teams from the SRB. U16 Boys FootballWell done to our U16 boys football team who defeated Kilcar 5-11 to 2-12 in Mountcharles to reach the Division 1 regional semi final. The team played some great football at times in the first half to open up the Kilcar defence and score a number of goals. They now play Killybegs on Wednesday night at 8pm in Ardara. All support welcome for the lads.AVS FootballWell done to all our club players involved in the AVS U14 and U16 football teams last week who won all their games. The U14s recorded a good win away to Carrick with the U16s winning against Carrick and Glenties.U16 HurlersHard luck to our U16 hurlers who lost out in the Championship county semi final to Aodh Ruadh on Thursday night. The lads made a great comeback in the second half, coming back from twelve points down at one stage. They lost by one point in the end up with some having it as a draw. Thanks goes to Mark Sweeney, Donal Carron and all the players for their hard work throughout 2016.Bord na nÓgAnyone interested in getting involved with helping out, coaching, managing teams or administration at Bord na nÓg level in 2017 is asked to contact Pauric Harvey (0860523905) as soon as possible.Primary Schools Football LeagueOur new Primary Schools football league started on Thursday in Tir Conaill. Scoil Aodh Ruadh agus Nuala defeated Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí in the girls’ game, with the Gaelscoil making a good comeback in the second before losing out narrowly. In the boys section, Gaelscoil Na gCeithre Máistrí defeated Scoil Aodh Ruadh agus Nuala in a great contest with goals proving to be difference in the end up. Thanks goes to John McGlanhey for refereeing both games. The league continues this Thursday from 4pm in Tir Conaill.Fixtures this week are as follows;Boys Football: Scoil An Línbh Íosa vs Gaelscoil na gCeithre Máistrí (Throw in 4:40pm)St Francis N.S. vs Scoil Aodh Ruadh agus Nuala (Throw in 4:40pm)Our U13 girls enjoyed mixed fortunes this week. On Wednesday evening at home we played St Nauls in an exciting local derby. We started the game excellently leading by a point at half time thanks to 2 great goals from Aine Byrne, 3 points from Aine Ward & 1from Lucy Monaghan. We started the 2nd half by racing in to a 7 point lead with 2 goals from Aine Ward.However we then ran out of steam for the remainder of the 2nd half, when St Nauls took control & ran out 5-14 to 5-4 winners. Only a wonderful individual run from one end of the pitch to the other by Ellen Canavan to score a wonderful goal gave the home crowd anything to cheer in the dying minutes. On Sunday away to Convoy, the girls lifted themselves to turn in a great performance. We started well with a great point from young Aoife Cox, followed by a well taken goal by the same player. We led at half time by 5-1 to 2-3 thanks to goals from Ciara Cox, Emma Sweeney, Lucy Monaghan and Aoife Cox.Convoy started the second half well scoring some lovely points from distance but the Four Masters ship was steadied with a great goal from Shauna Doherty. Scoring goals in this game won the match for us running out 9-3 to 3-10 winners.A wonderful individual tally of 4-2 for Lucy Monaghan. The team was led well by captain Aine Byrne with great performances from Caoimhe Cox, Sarah Canny and Ciara Gillespie Cassidy. Overall this was a real team performance with everyone working well together to ensure victory.ORAL IRISH COURSEFor Leaving Cert 2017 studentsNa gCeithre Maistri are delighted to extend this offer to all Club Members who are sitting their Leaving Certificate in 2017.6 week course conversational Irish with a focus on the Oral ExaminationCommencing: Friday 11th November 5:30 – 7:00pmWhere: Sláinte Natural Health Centre, New Row, Donegal Town (Below Dr O’Kennedy’s Surgery, opposite Magee’s Factory)Fee: €40 for 6 week course, Limited PlacesRegistration: Abbey Hotel – Reception Friday 28/10/16 at 5:30pmA follow-on course will be held in January 2017Football training for boys born in 2009 and 2010 will take place every Wednesday in Tir Conaill Park in October from 5pm to 6pm. New players always welcome.The Four Masters U16 Ladies play Killybegs on Wednesday at 5pm in Tir Conaill Park in the Co Chanpionship semi-final. All support welcome.Club Lotto: There was no winner of the lotto jackpot €2,900 in week 13 of the 2016/17 season draw held in the Abbey Hotel on the 10th October 2016. The €50 winners in the lucky dip were Mickey Mc Intyre, and Michael Cunningham, The Heeneys. The numbers drawn were 1, 7, 13 and 20. Congratulation to all winners. The next draw takes place on the the 17th of October.Renew Subscriptions: The club would ask all persons that are members of our lotto to pay annual subscription to sellers or to treasurer Paul Timoney 0872791305. New members are welcome with quarterly and half yearly subscriptions available.Club Notes: Any club managers, mentors or members who wish to have information included in the club notes should email [email protected] before Monday at lunchtime to ensure it is included.Follow us via Facebook, Twitter, club app and www.fourmastersgaa.comFour Masters GAA: Top performances in the Primary Schools Football League was last modified: October 11th, 2016 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:CLUB NOTESdonegalfour masters gaalast_img read more