Hurling and camogie

Club Call: looking forward to games returning

Dromore GFC received training gear for its senior and reserve teams for the upcoming season from MFC Sports. Pictured L-R: Hugh McNulty, Nathan McCarron, Sean O’Neill (MFC Sports), Niall Sludden and Colm McCullagh.

BALLYMARTIN: Perimeter pathway at Pat's Road is still available for recreational walking, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. The use of the perimeter pathway is for a strictly designated time (5-9pm) and will be under supervision of club stewardship. Please be aware that other facilities such as the changing rooms and toilets will remain closed, for now.

After some uncertainty, we are delighted to announce we will be able to hold our annual golf classic this year - tomorrow, Friday July 3. Some slots are still available, and sponsors required, so contact Maire on 07802344253 to book your tee-off time ASAP.

The weekly lotto draw will re-start on Sunday, July 5. When it was paused back in March, the jackpot stood at £13,500 which remains in place. Tickets are available again online via Klubfunder. All online existing tickets bought previously, before the lockdown, are still valid and will continue as normal. All hard copy tickets will be available from all usual outlets, local shops and businesses and personal sellers. If you are in doubt as to where you can get tickets, contact any member of the club committee, or contact the club via any of the social media outlets.

During this Covid-19 lockdown it has been tough going at times. Little will have brought as many people together and lifted spirits more than the few ladies who created 'Eyes Down on Lockdown'. Cathy McCullough, Charlene Rooney, Corina McAteer, Karen Phillips, and Sinead Rooney, and their little team of helpers in the background, didn't do this FOR the club but all at Ballymartin are very very proud that they are part of this club.

What started as a local thing in the village soon spread as far as Australia and New Zealand! The chance to tune in, have a bit of craic playing bingo, win some big prizes and maybe most importantly, be part of a group of people who contributed to giving just over £18,000 to worthy charities like The RLNI, Air Ambulance, Newry Hospice, and MYMY to name just a few.

GLASDRUMMAN: The club held a May Walking Challenge for the Southern Area Hospice, raising £1000.

Lotto returns today. Tickets are available from the Quarter Road filling station or any committee member. The jackpot stands at £5,150.

U15 and U17 training return on Sunday, July 5, at Glasdrumman pitch; players to be on the field at 11am. Due to Covid and additional checks and processes GAA have put in place everyone should arrive between 10.30-10.40am to enable these to be completed for an 11am start. Any issues or concerns, contact David Sloan directly.

Training for our other under-age teams will be starting shortly, details will be posted in the various WhatsApp groups.

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