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Mayo Gaels Awards Night & Presentation

posted 30 Mar 2017, 06:51 by Mayo Gaels

Mayo Gaels Awards Night 
Presentation of Division 1C League medals to our Senior Team Panel (by special guest John Maughan.) will take place this Friday(March 31st) in Malachy Byrne's at 10.00pm

Refreshments supplied and all are welcome to attend and to celebrate the senior team's great 2016 League win.

Annual Bord Na nOg Presentation Event

posted 21 Feb 2017, 04:40 by Mayo Gaels

The annual Bord Na nOg Presentation to the Mayo Gaels youngsters took place on Sunday February 5th 2017 in the Mayo Abbey Community Centre.
Special Guest of Honour on the day was 2016 All Ireland U21 Captain and Senior Mayo GAA team member, Stephen Coen.
Stephen spoke of the many achievements he has reached so far in his young career but stated that he is a long way from finished.  The young Gaels listened intently as he praised them for their enthusiasm and to keep applying themselves.  More success will come with continued good work but above all to enjoy their GAA.

Stephen then made presentations to;
The Minor team that won the 2016 South Mayo, Minor C Championship by beating The Neal in the final by 3-14 to 3-12.  The minors were managed by John Gallagher and Mally Byrne.

The U16 team that won the Mayo U16 B Championship on Sept 5th by beating Charlestown in the final by 4-21 to 3-08.  The U16's were managed by James Fallon, Aidan McDonagh and Tom Joyce.

The U13 team that won the South Mayo U13 Blitz in Garrymore.  The lads were managed by Declan McDonagh and Paul Quinn,

The U12 team that played in the Parish League.

The U10 team that played in the Parish League.

The U8 team that played in the Parish League.

The Bord Na nOg Committee of Alan Prendergast and Angelika Judge would like to thank Stephen for his presence and words on the day.  They also thank;
- Mayo Abbey Community Council for the use of the hall for the Presentation.
- the Parents that helped cook and serve food to all.
- Kevin Brett and Derek Vahey for "manning" the Registration Desk for the day.
- Mayo Abbey NS and Facefield NS for providing training facilities during the year.
- the coaches of each group for giving up their time and handing on valuable lessons to our members.
- all the Parents for bringing their kids to training and matches all year.

- and of course, all the children for attending training and games all year.  Ye are the future of Mayo Gaels,

So on we go to 2017 where some of the groups are already in training. 
Full details for all management groups are available on our website here :
Make sure you are on the relevant WhatsApp group, to keep up with notifications from your manager.

See you all on the sideline.
Alan P

2017 Intermediate Football Championship Draw

posted 9 Feb 2017, 14:58 by Mayo Gaels

Group 2:
Shrule Glencorrib
Mayo Gaels

Round 1:Mayo Gaels v Islandeady (Home)
            Swinford v Shrule Glencorrib
Round 2:Shrule Glencorrib v Mayo Gaels (Away)
            Islandeady v Swinford
Round 3:Swinford v Mayo Gaels (Neutral venue)
            Islandeady v Shrule Glencorrib

Christmas Merchandise Sale

posted 15 Nov 2016, 13:26 by Mayo Gaels

We have a wide range of club merchandise for sale, and with christmas just around the corner, it would make an ideal present or stocking filler!

Stock is limited and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

Contact 0879446199 by text message, to arrange a viewing or collecting!

Minors capture South Mayo Minor C Championship

posted 24 Oct 2016, 01:40 by Mayo Gaels

Congratulations to our Minor team who captured the South Mayo Minor C Championship title in Claremorris on Sunday afternoon, overcoming a strong The Neale side.

A strong second half performance sealed the deal for The Gaels, winning on a final scoreline of:

Mayo Gaels 3-14
The Neale 3-12

Well done to the lads and their management team!

GAA National Club Draw 2017

posted 18 Oct 2016, 03:41 by Mayo Gaels   [ updated 18 Oct 2016, 03:41 ]

The GAA National Club Draw is now an annual event following its success over the past three years, in which over €6million has been raised by clubs. The sole purpose of the GAA National Club Draw is to assist clubs in their drive to raise much needed funds to aid in the development and the promotion of our games.

This is an opportunity for clubs to raise up to €20,000.
Each club retains all the proceeds from the tickets sold by their club.
All prizes are provided by Ard Chomhairle.

For clubs to qualify for the draw they must have:
1. Sold a minimum of 200 tickets.
2. Recorded all sold tickets on the online ticket recording system.
3. Accounted for all funds raised in the club accounts - i.e. the amount shown in club income should correspond with the total ticket sales amount.
4. Adhered to all terms and conditions of the Draw.

Tickets are €10 each and are printed in books of 5 tickets.

Important Dates:
Initial allocations of tickets are collectable from you respective County Liaison Officer.
Additional tickets can be requested up until Monday, January 30th 2017.
Tickets (sold and unsold) to be returned to your County Liaison Officer by Monday, February 13th 2017 
Tickets returned after this date will not be included in the Draw.
The G.A.A. National Club Draw will take place on Wednesday, March 8th 2017.

The Prizes for the 2017 Club Specific Draw are to be confirmed soon.
The Prizes for the 2016 Draw were...

3 x €5,000 overall prize winners
32 x €1,000 prize winners
€1,000 prize winners for the highest ticket sales in each Province

Full details on the GAA website here.

Parish League

posted 18 Oct 2016, 01:29 by Mayo Gaels

Our annual Parish League will take place on Sunday October 23rd in Abbey Park at 2pm, weather permitting.

Anyone who would like to provide refreshments on the day, they would be greatly appreciated.

Senior Team Win Division 1C

posted 18 Oct 2016, 01:28 by Mayo Gaels

Congratulations to our Senior team who not only have been promoted to Division 1B for 2017, but have also won the Division 1C League.

Our lads sealed victory of this title in Achill last Sunday morning, and for many of this Senior side, it is their first piece of silverware at Senior level.

The team have one more league game to play away to Ardagh, date/time TBC.

Championship Status for 2017

posted 10 Oct 2016, 01:33 by Mayo Gaels

Well done to our Senior team who overcame a strong Kilmaine side on a scoreline of Mayo Gaels 1-15 Kilmaine 0-11, on Sunday morning in Ballinrobe,to secure their Intermediate status for 2017.

U16 B Championship Win

posted 6 Sep 2016, 12:23 by Mayo Gaels   [ updated 6 Sep 2016, 12:24 ]

Well done to our U16 team on winning the U16 B Championship Final under lights in Elvery's MacHale Park on Monday evening against a strong Charlestown Sarsfields side, on a scoreline of Mayo Gaels 4-21 Charlestown 3-8. This is our second encounter of the season with this team and as captain John Gallagher put it "both games were a tough battle".

Well done to James, Aidan and the lads. The future is bright with this bunch of players.

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