Weekly news round-up – Thursday 22nd Jan

January 22nd, 2015 | Weekly News round-up

Club Notes JournalistOmagh

Bingo offDue to health and safety concerns caused by ongoing wintry weather conditions around Healy Park, we regret that Thursday night’s bingo has had to be cancelled yet again. We apologise to all our patrons for any inconvenience caused and we hope normal service will resume next week. Please pass the word.

Busy weekend – There’s also an action packed weekend ahead on and off the pitch. Tomorrow (Fri), the club will be well represented at the Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Stars in Belfast where Ronan O’Neill and Barry Tierney will pick up All-Star awards while Conor Meyler and Laurence Strain are also nominated for awards.

U21’s in Creggan – On Saturday at 2pm, Conor and his U21 teammates will then get their Ulster Club championship campaign off the mark when they meet Antrim champions St. John’s of Belfast in the quarter-final of the Creggan Kickhams tournament. We encourage as many supporters as possible to get behind the team.

Awards night – Later on Saturday evening all club members will get a chance to celebrate the successes of 2014 at our own awards night and dinner in the Mellon Country Hotel. It is set to be a busy night with our senior men and ladies teams, reserve players and U21s all receiving their winners medals. Everyone is advised to be present from 7pm.

Youth training – Training for our minor girls footballers will commence indoors in the main hall at Healy Park on Friday evening at 7.30pm while the minor boys train on Tuesday evening in the main hall at 6pm. U14 girls football training takes place on Wednesday evenings in the main hall at 7.30pm. Newcomers welcome to all sessions. Our U8 and U10 hurlers will take part in an indoor blitz this Saturday in Cookstown while the U14 hurlers are away to Magherafelt.

Want to play in 2015? – Youth Registration day is scheduled for Saturday 31st Jan form 10-12noon at Healy Park. Anyone wishing to play football, hurling and camogie or take part in Scór activites in 2015 must register. Registration forms can be downloaded here.

Adult membership – Adult membership for 2015 is now due. All adult players and general members must sign up within the next month in order to be eligible to take part in club activities in 2015. We also encourage everyone who got behind our teams in 2014 to become official members in 2015. Club Omagh membership is also available. Application forms can be downloaded here. Please contact Registrar Vicky O’Hagan on 07725 356876 for further information.

Scór final – Hard luck to our talented junior Set dancers – Ciaran Breen, Aidan Kelly, Tom Lannon, Kaeliph Dillon, Anna Woodhead, Megan McDaid, Ella Miller, Brianna Gormley – who were pipped into second place in the Ulster Scór Na nOg finals in Monaghan. The senior Scór acts will commence their Tyrone campaign on Friday in Dromore.

AGMs – It is a busy week of activities for the club with the youth and ladies section staging their annual meetings on Sunday and Monday while the rescheduled club AGM took place on Tuesday. See separate report of AGM here.

Lotto – Last week’s Club Lotto (Jan 8th) numbers were 4,5,10,20 & 23. There was no winner of the £5,000 Jackpot. With four numbers DJ McEnhill and Martina Colton both win £50.

Sympathy – The Club extends it deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the later Peter Bradley who passed away last week. Peter and his sons Frankie and Peter (jun) have had long association with St. Enda’s down the years.