Weekly news round-up – Thurs 23rd Oct

October 23rd, 2014 | Weekly News round-up

Club Notes JournalistOmagh

Glory days – The success of the U21s in last Saturday’s championship final has given the club its third adult title in four weeks, and with the Ladies Intermediate title already in the bag, 2014 is proving to be one of our best seasons in decades. Well done to the U21 players and management team and everyone who turned out in Loughmacrory last Saturday to support the team.

Tyrone U21 champions 2014. Back row - Thomas Clarke, Cormac Hannigan, Daniel Mullan, Conor Meyler, Eamon Clarke, Michael Flanagan, Niall McCrory, Niall McGinn, Caolan Gillespie, Rory McBride, Conor Golding, Cormac O'Neill, Joe Colton. Front row - Rion McKenna, Nigel Brannigan, James Mullan, Darren McMenamin, Ciaran McLaughlin, Ryan Masterson, Michael Gallagher, Sean Canavan, Thomas Hannigan, Riane Samir, Peadar Doody, Diarmuid O'Doherty.

Tyrone U21 champions 2014. Back row – Thomas Clarke, Cormac Hannigan, Daniel Mullan, Conor Meyler, Eamon Clarke, Michael Flanagan, Niall McCrory, Niall McGinn, Caolan Gillespie, Rory McBride, Conor Golding, Cormac O’Neill, Joe Colton. Front row – Rion McKenna, Nigel Brannigan, James Mullan, Darren McMenamin, Ciaran McLaughlin, Ryan Masterson, Michael Gallagher, Sean Canavan, Thomas Hannigan, Riane Samir, Peadar Doody, Diarmuid O’Doherty.

Ladies Ulster campaign – Unfortunately the senior ladies just failed in their bid for further Ulster success on Sunday when they lost to Monaghan Harps by four points in the Intermediate semi-final. The team are back in action this Saturday again when they play Sperrin Og in the semi-final of the League in Healy Park at 4pm. Thank you to everyone who travelled to Monaghan to support the team last Sunday and we encourage everyone to get out again on Saturday to urge the team on in their league semi.

St. Enda's 2014-10-19 7 v MonaghanHarps

Hard luck to the senior ladies who fell to Monaghan Harps in the Ulster semi-final last Sunday. The team is back in action this Saturday in Healy Park when they play Sperrin Og in the semi-final of the league at 4pm.

Julia McGinn Memorial Cup – This Saturday the club’s U8, U10 and U12 youth ladies teams will have their annual in-house blitz for the Julia McGinn Memorial trophy and games will commence immediately after the seniors league game. Everyone is encouraged to come to support the seniors and be ready for the blitz afterwards. There will also be an U14 and U16 challenge game at 6pm to be followed at 8pm by an end of season presentation ceremony. All parents welcome.

Scór teams through – Well done to all eleven youth Scór teams who successfully progressed from the opening round of the Tyrone Scór na nÓg last weekend to the semi-finals on 7th November.

Indoor camogie and hurling – Coaching for U8 and U10 camogie and hurling will continued in the main hall at Omagh Leisure Centre on Friday evenings from 8pm to 9pm. Newcomers welcome, admission £2.

Gaelic Start – Gaelic Start coaching for P1, P2 and P3 boys and girls continues in the CBS sportshall on Saturday morning from 10am.

Saturday morning football and hurling coaching continues in St. Patrick's Park for U8s and U10's from 10am.

Saturday morning football and hurling coaching continues in St. Patrick’s Park for U8s and U10’s from 10am.

Football and hurling coaching – U8 and U10 football and hurling coaching for boys continues in St. Patrick’s Park on Saturday from 10am with U16 and U18 hurling from 11.30am.

Get votingHave you voted yet for the St. Enda’s players in the Teamtalk awards? Eight senior players, Ryan Clarke, Hugh Gallagher, Conan Grugan, Jason McAnulla, Joe McMahon, Justin McMahon, Ronan O’Neill and Barry Tierney have all been nominated for All-Star awards while Ciaran McLaughlin and Christianne Hunter are each in the running for the Young Player of the Year and Intermediate Ladies Player of the Year awards. You can vote here – http://teamtalkmag.com/2014/10/voting-star-awards-2014/

Sympathy – The club extends its deepest condolences to former club player Peter Dolan, his wife Niamh and family on the death of their son and brother Enda. Members of the club’s U21 panel helped to form a guard of honour at the funeral on Saturday.

Mental Health – A Mental Health Awareness session will be held for adults over the age of 25 in the clubrooms next Tuesday, 28th October at 7.30pm. It will be delivered by Aware Defeat Depression and there is no cost to attend. The Mental Health Awareness sessions are perfect for coaches, committee members, senior players and volunteers with a pastoral role.
The sessions will:

  • -Describe what is meant by the terms mental illness and mental health.
    -Give you awareness of causes of depression and explain the early signs to look out for.
    -Increase knowledge of what to do if you believe someone is facing challenges.
    -Reduce stigma thereby increase the likelihood that someone affected by the illness will seek professional help to recover.
    -Identify ways of looking after your own mental wellbeing.

    Places are limited to 25 and due to the expected high interest, all who wish to attend should contact Tracy Monaghan at tracy1monaghan@gmail.com or 07775524803