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The keen young hurlers of St John's, Belfast take time out during an U8 blitz at the Eddie Irvine Centre at the weekend
Neil Loughran

ATTICALL: Good luck to Clare McCartan, Mary and Rose Magee representing the club at the South Down final of Scor in Mayobridge on Sunday, 6.30pm start.

ARMAGH MINOR BOARD: The first full meeting of the year will take place on Thursday, February 15 at 7.30pm at the Athletic Grounds. Two delegates from all clubs are encouraged to attend.

ST MARY’S, BURREN: The annual Malachy Murdock tournament commences starts tomorrow, with holders Crossmaglen taking on Mayobridge at 7.45pm in St Marys Park. The tournament also includes teams from Longstone, Dromintee, Clonduff, Ballyholland, Bryansford and Burren

Also tonight, Longstone face Ballyholland while Burren v Dromintee and Clonduff v Bryansford take place on Sunday.

WOLFE TONE’S, KILDRESS: The club is hosting ‘St Mungo's, Luganulk: The Umpire Strikes Back’ in the Greenvale Hotel on Saturday night from 8pm. Tickets cost £15 each are available from Caroline 07789 440000, Paddy 07715 269692, or you can pay at the door.

KEVIN BARRY’S, DERRYLAUGHAN: The club’s senior/reserve football and camogie presentation night is tomorrow night at Quinn’s Corner, 7.30pm. Contact any Committee member for tickets. The club youth football and camogie presentation takes place on Saturday morning, with breakfast planned for 9.30am and awards to follow at 10.30am.

Stranmillis GAA team recently handed over a cheque for £250 to Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. Eoghan Kennedy, who plays for Stranmillis and St Mary’s, Rasharkin, Roisin Martin of St Ergnat’s, Moneyglass and Damian McPeake and Wolfe Tone’s, Bellaghy are pictured with Gerry McElwee, head of cancer prevention with Cancer Focus NI. The Stranmillis team also designed new shirts bearing the Cancer Focus NI logo to help raise awareness of the charity and the work it does, particularly cancer prevention work with sporting organisations

ARMAGH HARPS: The club will hold its senior presentation night on Saturday, February 17 in Armagh City Hotel. County medals will be presented to the victorious senior footballers, while Dominic Clarke will be inducted into the hall of fame. The event, compered by Adrian Logan, includes a four course meal and entertainment by the Marty Fay Band. Tickets cost £40 and are available from all committee members.

ST OLIVER PLUNKETT’S, GREENLOUGH: The club will be holding a ‘Night at the Races’ on Saturday, February 24 in Clady Bar at 8pm. Some horses still available, more details to follow.

LAMH DHEARG, KEADY: The club presents ‘St Mungo's, Luganulk: The Umpire Strikes Back’ on Sunday, February 25 at 8pm St Patrick's Parochial Hall. Tickets, priced £15 each, are available in Vincent Mone & Son, O'Neill's Barbers and Fletcher's Shop.

ST JOHN’S, BELFAST: The annual dinner takes place on Saturday, March 3 in the Balmoral Hotel. Tickets costing £30 and are available from any committee member, or in the Chatterbox coffee shop any Saturday from 9.30am-1.30pm.

Following their hugely successful ‘Croke to Casement Great Solo Run’ back in September, O’Donovan Rossa were delighted to hand over cheques for £1,000 each to PIPS and the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. The Shaws Road club held a 40-hour, non-stop solo relay from Croke Park to Casement Park with vital funds raised for the club and local charities. Pictured is Margaret Flynn from Rossa handing over the cheques to representatives from both charities

 

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