Weekly news round-up

December 19th, 2013 | Weekly News round-up

Club Notes JournalistOmagh

Senior management – Applications are currently being sought by the Executive Committee for the positions of senior and reserve team managers for the 2014 season. Anyone who is interested please apply in writing to club secretary Paul Breen, or email secretary.omaghstendas.tyrone@gaa.ie by Monday 30th Dec 2013.

Youth team management – Anyone interested in managing any of the club’s youth teams, including ladies teams, should also contact Paul Breen by this Friday (20th Dec).

Boxing Day match – The annual Cormac McElroy memorial match will take place on St. Stephen’s/Boxing Day at 1.00pm. All players please assemble from 12.00pm onwards. Interested players contact Declan McGirr (07710 280253) or Jason McAnulla (07709 805626).

Scór finalists – Two of our four Scór na nÓg teams have qualified for the Ulster finals. Congratulations  to our Ceili and Ballad teams but commiserations to the Set Dancing team and the Novelty Act team in the new Presentation category. Our Ulster finalists are:

  • Céilí Dancing –  Caitlin Brophy, Clare McGlone, Emiear Connolly, Breonna Colton, Laura Stockton, Clodagh McCann, Jane Lucy Maguire, Catherine Maguire;
  • Ballad Group – Beth McElhatton, Aoife McCullagh, Caitlín Campbell, Shaunagh Poyntz, Tom McClements.

Christmas DVD’s – DVD’s of the Club’s history ‘The St. Enda’s Story’ and our recent Cinderella panto are currently on sale. These will make an ideal Christmas gift stocking filler. Contact Alison McElhatton (panto dvd) on 07746777790 or Dominic McClements (history dvd) on 07725351643) for details.

Farewell – St. Enda’s said farewell to the legendary Donal Donnelly this week. A six times senior championship winner, a former club chairman and team manager, Donal passed away on Saturday after a long illness. Club members provided a guard of honour at his funeral on Monday where tributes were paid to Donal and his family who have contributed significantly to the GAA in Omagh and Tyrone since the formation of St. Enda’s. Click here for full tribute.

Sympathy – The Executive Committee and members also extend deepest sympathy to Mary Grugan and family on the death of her father Paddy Carey in Moneyglass, and to Peter Quinn, a member of the 1963 team, on the death of his brother Eugene. Condolences are also extended to Chairman John McElholm and Treasurer Paul Meldrum on their recent family bereavements.

Lotto – Last week’s (Dec 12th) Club Lotto numbers were 13, 19, 21, 24 and 25. There was no winner of the £5,000 Jackpot. Mary Warnock of Gortin with four numbers wins £100.