Strictly Claregalway Dancing Season 2 Winners were Eileen Maloney and JP O Connell.
What a great night was had. Many congratulations to Eileen and JP and all the cast of Strictly who performed magnificently to a huge crowd at Claregalway Hotel on the night of January 27th. A fabulously entertaining event created by a wonderful group of people who were 2016’s Strictly participants. Well done to all on another great community night enjoyed by many.
The Claregalway Senior Ladies will return to Kerry on the weekend of 17/19 February to defend their crown at the 2017 Comórtas Peile Páidí Ó Sé. This promises to be another great weekend for the Girls. The bus will depart at 6pm on the Friday evening. Well done to Deirdre Brennan, Eimile Gavin and Charolette Cooney who were part of the Galway Senior Ladies Panel that won the Connaught Winter League on Sunday when they defeated Sligo 1-2 to 0-3 in Bekan. Also good luck to all our players still involved in County Trials at U-14, U-16 and Minor. Congratulations to the following three players selected as the Clubs Players of the Year for 2016. The Senior award goes to Ruth Horkan who despite studying in Scotland gave a massive commitment to her Club from playing in the Páidí Tournament in February to playing a big part in Clubs gallant effort in the County Final in September. The Junior award goes to our outstanding 2016 captain Laurie Moran who led by example all year and put in a sterling performance in the County Junior semi-final after travelling from Limerick that evening for the game. The Young Player of the Year award goes to Aoife Gavin who played a pivotal role in the Juniors winning of the Division 5 league in the Summer before graduating to the Senior team for their run into the County Final. Training for the Ladies Minor/Juniors and Seniors will begin next Saturday 21st January at 7pm in Knockdoemore. First round of the Senior and Junior County Leagues are on the 5th March.
We would like to invite anyone interested in joining the Club Coaching Committee to make their interest known to a Club Officer or by return email to this email address. It is an opportunity for you to participate in the organisation of coaching and influence the direction & nature of coaching in the club. The coaching committee have responsibility across Ladies, Juvenile and Adult Clubs. This invite is extended to all and can be circulated to any interested individuals.