Weekly news round-up

September 18th, 2014 | Weekly News round-up

Club Notes JournalistOmagh

County final flags – With just over a week to the county final, club supporters are reminded that a selection of flags and club gear is available for sale from the club shop on Thursday evening from 7pm-9pm . Items will also be on sale at our main sponsors, the Mellon Country Hotel, this Saturday morning between 10.30am and 12noon. Let’s see which house, estate and street in Omagh can be the best decorated in black and white.

Supporters Breakfast – The club is staging a Supporters Breakfast ‘fry-up’ on Saturday in the Mellon Country Hotel from 10.30am to 12noon. A cooked breakfast will be available for a ‘minimum’ donation of £5 per adult and £2.50 per child. As you can appreciate this is great value for money but we hope that contributions will reflect the spirit of the occasion and all additional donations will be greatly received as we help the team begin their final week of preparations for the big game. In order to facilitate catering requirements, it would be appreciated if you could confirm your attendance by texting your Name with the words ‘Supporters Breakfast – YES’ following by the number attending to 07725351643 by 4pm on Friday 19th Sept. Please feel free to bring the family and neighbours. All supporters are welcome to attend.

Poker Night – A special fund-raising Poker night will be held in the clubrooms this Friday at 8pm sharp. Entry is £15. Please come along and bring a friend for what should be an enjoyable evening of cards.

League chase – The Reserve team continued their race for Division One league honours when they picked up a valuable point against fellow contestants Coalisland last Saturday at Healy Park in a thrilling drawn game. The seniors lost their game.

U10 football blitz – This Saturday the U10 boys will attend a football blitz in Garvaghey commencing at 9.15am. All players should assemble at Brook Street for departure at 8.30am. Parents willing to assist with transport would be appreciated.

U8 boys coaching – There will be no coaching for U8 boys this Saturday morning due to the Supporters Breakfast in the Mellon. Coaching will take place instead in St. Patrick’s Park on Thursday evening from 6.15pm. All players and their families are encouraged to attend the Supporters Breakfast in the Mellon on Saturday between 10.30am and 12noon.

U13 football – The U13 footballers continued their good run in the league with wins against Errigal Ciaran and Aghaloo last week. Both teams are in action again this week with the A team playing last night (Wed) while the Devs are at home to Brockagh in St. Patrick’s Park tomorrow (Fri) at 6.30pm.

U16 football – The U16 Devs finished their season at the weekend when they fought well against a strong Derrytresk. Well done to everyone for their commitment this season.

Gaelic Start – The club’s highly popular Gaelic Start season for U6 boys and girls is due to get underway shortly in the CBS sporthall on Saturday 11th October. Watch out for further details.

Indoor hurlng/camogie – U8 and U10 hurling and camogie is also due to commence indoor sessions in Omagh Leisure Centre in the next couple of weeks.