Tournafulla G.A.A. Club Notes:

U12 Hurling:

Tournafulla under 12 team had a narrow win over their neighbours Killeedy during the week. Well done to all the players and mentors. Also huge thanks to all the parents for having the players at the game and supporting the boys as support plays a big part in underage games. As always thanks to our neighbours Killeedy for a fine sporting game. Team N. Ryan C. Lyons J. Hartnett M. Collins R O’Reilly E. Collins A. Foley E. Collins T. Smith J. Sheehan K. Collins I. Lenihan and D. Kennedy.

Sympathy:

All in Tournafulla GAA offer their deepest sympathies to the family and many friends of the late Christy Brosnahan who passed away recently. Christy travelled alot of roads following Tour Gaa in his life time and he was a great supporter to have on our side. May he rest in peace.

Lá na gClubanna to take place on May 6/7:

The GAA launched the upcoming Lá na gClubanna weekend which is set to take place next month on May 6/7.

This weekend is specifically dedicated to Clubs where they will take centre stage and afford them the opportunity to celebrate their existence and impact in their community and reconnect with their locality.

The inaugural Lá na gClubanna was held in 2009 as part of the GAA’s national events to mark the 125th Anniversary of Cumann Lúthchleas Gael. Last year more than 500 Clubs engaged in the event and a call is being made for even more Clubs to take part in 2017.

Last year saw two clubs – Dromid Pearses (Kerry) and Arklow Geraldines Ballymoney (Wicklow) earned special merit prizes due to the extensive events they organised last year.

There will be a similar competition this year with prizes that include the chance to win an overnight stay and match tickets to an All-Ireland senior semi-final of their choice, as well as the chance for ‘Lá na gClubanna’ events to be captured by professional photography and video.

Commenting on the upcoming Lá na gClubanna weekend, Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail said:

“The Club is the focal point of Association and Lá na gClubanna is about taking time out to celebrate and acknowledge this fact, to mark the positive impact that is made and the work that our dedicated teams of volunteers do on our behalf.

“It is putting the Club and our Club Members in the spotlight and encourages them to have a festival to mark the role they play in their communities.

“I am fortunate to travel the length and breadth of the island to see this outstanding work in person and look forward to another celebration of all the good that they do in the promotion of our Games and the leadership and positive impact they make on our cities, towns, villages and parishes.”

Clubs can learn more about ‘Lá na gClubanna’ and how they can organize their own activities by downloading a toolkit in order to plan their own ‘Lá na gClubanna’ events.

Under-age Hurling Training: 

Under age training will continue each Friday evening from 6:30pm to 7:30pm for under 6,8,10 and under 12 players. New players welcome for all age groups. Please note all under-age players must wear a helmet. Helmets can be purchased from John Collins 087 7530542. Hurleys can be purchased from Seamus O’Sullivan 086 8263454.

Club Lotto:

Lotto results for draw that took place Monday 17th April 2017 numbers drawn 15, 17, 24 and 32. No winner, Lucky dips winners were Janet Garvey Tour, David Kennelley Tour, Tom O Connor Tour and John Curtin Charleville. Promoter Paddy Lenihan jackpot €1,800.

 

County U21 A Hurling Championship Final: 

All in Tournafulla GAA would like to congratulate Tournafulla/Killeedy under 21 Hurling team on winning the Mint Catering U21 A hurling championship final. They defeated Bruff on a score line Tournafulla/Killeedy 1-18 Bruff 0-16. Well done to all involved from both Tour and Killeedy clubs this is a great achievement in the first year of the clubs amalgamation from under 14 to under 21s. Thanks to all the supporters from both clubs that travelled to cheer on the boys on Monday evening.

Unwanted Hurling Helmets and Hurleys:

To all parents as we do the spring clean any unwanted hurling helmets or Hurley’s, size too small etc, can be returned to john Collins of Tournafulla Bord na nOg.

Cul Camp Date:

Tournafulla GAA will host a Cul camp again this season and will go ahead in the Gaa field from Monday July 3rd until Friday July 7th please keep this week free if you have young players that want to be involved in this years Cul camp.

Club Phone:

The club phone number is 087 3668406.

Handball Alley:

New membership for 2016/2017 can be paid to Christopher o Connor or Timmy Joe Horgan. New key will be issued with payment. Fees for coming season are 30 euro per adult and 40 euro per family.

CLUB Tops/Track suits/Jackets:
Tournafulla club Tops/Track suits /Jackets/etc are now available in all sizes with club crest please contact John Collins 087 7530542 to place orders or for any info regarding club clothing.

Bord na nOg Email Address:

We are asking all supporters/followers/mentors/officers or anyone else to send us any notes or photos that you think should be included in our club notes. It is important that these notes are sent no later than Friday evening each week to pro.tournafulla.gaa@gmail.com

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