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ClubCall: What's happening around the clubs in Ulster this week

Tyrone Ladies: On the back of winning their third successive Ulster intermediate championship title at the weekend Tyrone ladies have launched their first major Golf classic with the support of main sponsors McAleer and Rushe. The major fundraiser is set to boost the coffers of all aspects of ladies football in the county and goes ahead at Omagh golf club on July 20. Tee times for the fourball are now available and entry for teams, priced at £160, is also being accepted. Pictured at the launch are Tyrone youth players Maeve McCrystal and Ellis Keenan, senior player Grainne Rafferty, county chairperson Donna McCrory, and representing McAleer and Rushe are Bridget O'Donnell, Margaret Conway, Avril Marshall and Julie Sweeney.

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DERRYLAUGHAN KEVIN BARRY'S: The big night arrives tomorrow (Friday) as the legends of the 2002 All-Ireland winning Armagh team and the Tyrone team that took their crown the following year meet in a legends game in Derrylaughan. After months of hard graft in organising the event, plans had to be altered because of the involvement of both Tyrone and Armagh in the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers. The game was brought forward by a day. Sam Maguire will be in attendance along with a stellar list of footballers and hurlers that will take part in a Question of Sport after the game – namely Anthony Daly, Ollie Baker, Diarmuid O'Sullivan, Peter Canavan, Ger Houlihan and Enda Muldoon. The match itself will be refereed by Brian White and John Bannon, who will be hoping the pace and needle of their classic encounters in the early 2000s remains firmly absent this weekend.

ST JOHN'S, BELFAST: The club are running a family run/walk on Saturday at 9.30am in Colin Glen Forest Park. From 2pm-5pm, there will be a Fun Day at the club. There will be activities for 2-12 year olds on the pitch, organised by our under age coaches. There will be traditional races, water races, dress-up relays, balloon stomp, target kicking. BBQ to follow at 4pm.

GLASDRUMMAN: Tickets are on sale on for Saturday's All-Ireland SFC Qualifier between Down and Cavan from the county office in Castlewellan and also through Gen Avail, www.gaa.ie and Centra/Supervalu. Pre-match day Prices are as follows: £13.00 adults, £9.00 student/OAPs, £5 juveniles (no group passes).

The youth group is having a bag pack in Asda, Kilkeel on Saturday, June 30. All the money raised will be put towards finishing the mobiles. Please let Catherine or Colette know ASAP which two-hour slot you can cover between 9am and 5pm.

ST JOHN'S, DRUMNAQUOILE: The club are holding their annual Golf Day at Spa Golf Club on Thursday, July 12. The cost is £35 (£25 for Spa GC members) to include green fees, goody bag and meal. To sponsor a hole, the cost is £50 or to be listed on the sponsors' board is £20. Tee times are now available between 9am and 1.30pm, to book a slot or provide sponsorship, contact Eugene O'Boyle on 0776 4962676 or e.oboyle@drumillen.com.

The walking group are going to Loughshannagh on Saturday, July 7, leaving St John's at 9am. Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 or kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com if you are interested in coming along.

ATTICALL: Mary McGrath is performing in Varys Bar on Saturday from 10pm. Free admission. Doors open from 8pm, music from 10pm. The June Down Clubs draw is taking place on the night also.

ARMAGH YOUTH BOARD: There will be youth board meeting tonight at 7.30pm at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. Two club delegates are welcome and encouraged to attend.

ST ERGNATS MONEYGLASS GAA: The Club Development Draw will take place on Friday 22nd June in the White River Hotel, Toome. A great night's entertainment will commence at 8.30pm sharp with ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE welcome to what will be a historical night for the Club and Community. Guest speaker is Tyrone's double All-Ireland winner Joe McMahon.

ST GALL'S: The club will be hosting a talk by Palestinian campaigner and Tyrone stalwart John Hurson on the present issue of ' Palestinian flags and the GAA' in the club on Friday night 22nd. Starts at 8.45 and all welcome.

LIATROIM GAC: The Oisin Blaney Memorial Blitz last Saturday was a major success, with 16 teams from five counties of Ulster and Dublin competing for the Oisin Blaney Cup.

The 4 winners were; Oisin Blaney Cup – Dunloy; Shield - St Sylvester's, Dublin; Plate – Liatroim (host club); Bowl - Slaughtneil

The Blaney Family want to thank everyone for their kind donations towards Knockevin Special School & for their support for this event.

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