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first_imgSENIOR FOOTBALLAn experimental Malin side suffered an 8-point defeat at the hands of Strabane Sigersons in the Quinns Corner Intermediate League clash in Connolly Park on Sunday. Malin travel to Derry next weekend to play their final game in the competition where Ogra Colmcille are the hosts. The game is expected to have a 12 o clock throw in on Sunday but the exact time will be confirmed near the end of the week. SENIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPMalin have been drawn in Section 1 of the newly revamped Donegal Senior Championship, alongside defending champions, St Eunans, last years beaten finalists N. Conaill, with Cloughaneely making up the foursome. This is the first year where the Senior championship will be run in this format with the top 2 sides in each section progressing to the quarter finals. With training now in full swing, and landing a plum draw in the championship, the senior players and management are eagerly awaiting the start of the new season where they will pit their wits against the best the county has to offer. Malin travel to O Donnell Park to take on St Eunans but a bumper crowd is expected in Connolly Park for the visit of both N. Conaill and Cloughaneely in the competition.SCOR Comhgairdeas Eimear Mc Colgan who took first place in the solo singing at Scor Sinsir semi final in Burt at the weekend. Eimear will now represent the club on Friday in the county final in Glenswilly. Adh mor ort. Well done also to our 3 quiz buffs Kathy Mc Colgan, Vincie Mc Colgan and Pat Mc Laughlin who also represented the club in Burt at the weekend.SENIOR TRAININGCircuit training continues for the senior and reserve panel at 7-00 on Tuesday and Thursday in the club gym. Any players who have not paid their club membership must do so before the beginning of the season. Any outstanding membership will be collected by Paul Mc Laughlin (Fildara) at training.LADIES TRAININGTraining continues Tuesday and Thursday at 8:15 pm, in the clubhouse.UNDERAGE BOYS TRAININGTraining continues for the Under 6 age group in the club, gym on Sunday mornings from 10 to 11-15. The sessions are based on GAA Fundamentals; a Croke Park initiative based on research aimed at bettering your child’s coordination (including hand eye) balance, agility and basic fitness in a fun filled environment. It is also an introduction into the basic skills of Gaelic games. All children are welcome to attend. Training for the Under 8 age group takes place in the club gym from 11 to 12-30 on Sunday mornings also in the club.This is followed by training for the Under 10 age group, which runs from 12.30 to 1.30.The underage 16-football squad are currently training in the club gym on Tuesday at 5.00 and in the Malin stables on Saturday evening at 7.00.UNDERAGE GIRLS TRAINING U16/U14 Girls continue to train on Wednesday at 5:15pm, with those in 6th class onwards welcome to attend this training. Newcomers are always welcome, It is hoped that this age group will begin to train outdoors from now on and are asked to take suitable training gear and gum shields.U12 Girls continue to practice their skills for the “Off The Wall” Initiative, with training at 4:15pm on Wednesday’s in the Clubhouse.U10/U8/U6 age groups will return this Saturday 23rd of February at 11am-12noon. Suitable for those aged 5 to 10 years, with each session €2. We are hoping to see as many new faces to this session as possible.HURLINGTraining continues for girls and boys continues at 5-6pm for under 6’s and under 8’s and 6-7pm for under 10’s and 12’s. Each session costs 2 euro and all equipment is provided. We would love to have new coaches to help out; no experience required just energy and enthusiasm, as we will provide training. If you need further information contact Grace on 0868047199CLUB SHOPThe Malin GAA club shop will be open in the clubhouse on Saturdays from 12-2 and on Sundays from 11-15 to 1-30. There are a large selection of club merchandise in stock, which can be purchased on the day. Also the club will submit an order to the suppliers on the first day of each month for any club stock, which is currently not available in the shop. Please note that the replica shirts are loose fitting, not the tight fit that the senior side wears. A list of other club gear, hoodies, rain jackets, shorts, socks, hats, scarves, kit bags etc are also available to order. For more details, contact Susan on 07493 70638.NEW TO YOUHave you any spare clothes cluttering up your home? Well don’t throw them out!! Malin GAA are opening a NEW TO YOU shop in Malin in the coming days with all money received going to help fund the under 14 trip to Leeds. So why not start your spring cleaning and put any unwanted clothes into a large sack. More details will be available shortly on where to drop them off.LOTTOCongratulations to Anne Mc Carron of Doon, Culdaff who scooped this weeks lotto jackpot of €850. Anne matched the sequence drawn, which was 1-7-6-2-3-4-5. The winning envelope was sold by Christopher Mc Laughlin (Fildara) who earns himself €20. This is the 4th time that the jackpot has been won within as many months, which proves it is well worth to try. Envelopes are on sale at just €2 or 3 for €5. Next weeks jackpot begins at €500 and as always we thank the local community for their continued support of our lotto draw.MATCH DAY VOLUNTEERSYour club needs you!!! We are looking for volunteers to give 3 hours of their time during the season to help man the club tuck shop during home games. Duties include serving tea, coffee and snacks. If we can get enough people on board to help share the workload, it would mean you would only be required to help out for just one game during the entire season. Anyone interested is asked to send their name and contact number to Paddy on 0868668531.NOTESAnyone wishing to have information included in the club notes are reminded to contact Martin Doherty on 086 1585880, or alternatively send an email to the new club email address [email protected] at no later than 9 o clock on the Sunday evening. Please note the new club email address.MAILING LISTAnyone wishing to be included in the club text service, to avail of club fixtures and news are asked to send their number to 0868668531 or also you can follow the club and receive regular updates on the clubs facebook page.GAELIC GAMES: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWS was last modified: February 18th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAELIC GAMES: MALIN GAA CLUB NEWSlast_img read more