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Hard luck to Fabienne Cooney, Deirdre Brennan, Megan Glynn, Eimile Gavin, Charolette Cooney and the Galway Senior ladies who lost out to Donegal in the National League on Sunday in Tuam Stadium. Two late Geraldine McLoughlin points sealed a single point win for the visitors. Congrats to Manager Fabienne Cooney and the Colaiste Baile Chlair Ladies who won the Connaught Junior Football Final on Friday last in Tuam Stadium. Final score was Colaiste Baile Chlair 5-10 to Calasanctius 3-6. The Colaiste’s Centre Forward Sinead Donovan was awarded the Player of the Game. Well done to Andrea Glynn and Aoife Gavin who have been selected on the Galway Minor Panel for 2017 and Kaitlin Kearney, Sinead Donovan and Andrea Trill who have made the Galway U-16 panel for 2017. Good luck to all our players playing Championship with their Colleges in the coming weeks.

Claregalway GAA Annual Club Night is on Saturday 25th February in the Claregalway Hotel at 8pm. There will be a 3 course meal with lots of entertainment. Ticket’s €25 each. Please support. Clargalway Hotel is the main sponsor of this event.

Club registration for 2017 for all age groups will be held in the Claregalway hotel on Saturday the 11th of February from 5pm-6.30pm. The event will be held in the main function room.

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.