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Club Notes 17/05/17

Senior ACL 

Cross V Armagh Harps

On Sunday afternoon we played Armagh Harps at home.
It was Armagh Harps who started the brightest with three points on the scoreboard in the opening minutes of the game.  Johnny Hanratty scored a superb goal in the third minute to leave us level pegging.
Some great points from Rían O’Neill in the second quarter left is trailing by just a point at half time. 

Harps opened the scoring in the second half , points from kyle Carragher , Stephen Morris and Rían 0’Neill kept us in contention.
Harps scored a goal in the 54th minute but we responded well and in a nail biting finish, Stephen Kernan put the ball over the bar in the 60th minute to win the match. Full time score – Cross 1-16 v Harps 1-15 .
Our next match is against Maghery on Sunday 21st May @2pm in Maghery.

Junior ACL

A great weekend for our Seconds, two good victories, against Clady on Friday night and Ballyhegan on Sunday afternoon.
We wish Callum Kierans and Ross Kernan well after they both picked up an injury during Friday night’s game.
Our next game is against Lisummon on Sunday 21st May @ 2.00pm in Cross.


U16 V Killeavey on Thursday 18th May @7.15 in Killeavey.

Drugs And Alcohol Awareness Programme

As part of our ongoing drugs and alcohol awareness programme , we in partnership with The Magnet Centre and START 360 held a very informative evening on Wednesday.
It was primarily aimed at our U14 and U16 boys and girls.
The evening provided information about support, awareness and preventative measures regarding the misuse of alcohol and drugs.
Great to see such a large crowd and many thanks to the representatives of the Magnet Centre, START 360, Dr Finbar Markey and our own club personnel.
Well done to all the boys and girls and their Parents who attended.

Armagh GAA Fans Open Day

The Armagh GAA fans open Day takes place on Saturday 20th May from 12.00pm to 1.30pm at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh.
The open day provides supporters the opportunity to meet and greet Armagh GAA players and management.
Supporters will get a tour of the stadium and there will also be free gifts on offer.

Support For Crossmaglen & District First Responders

Last Friday a hugely successful event took place at Greenore Golf Club. In recognition of Mr Gene Duffy being appointed Captain of Greenore Golf Club , we were proud to be part of a golf classic fundraiser. Gene nominated Crossmaglen & District First Responders as his chosen charity.
Gene Duffy and Margurite Donaghy presented a cheque for €2000 to Aoibhean Byrne Brennan ( Cross & District first responders ), a fantastic amount for a very worthy cause.

The overall winner of the Golf Classic was Declan Smith.  Congratulations Declan.

A special presentation was made to Gene by Joe Kernan, Michael McEntegart and Peter Byrne.

Well done to everyone who organised the event and who took part and we all send good wishes to Gene in the year ahead.


On Sunday 21st May , anyone who wishes to register with GRMA ( go raibh Maith agat, the GAA rewards programme ) the Club Players Association or to become a member of the club can do so by coming along to the hall after 12pm where I along with other committee members will be there to assist with registration.
I spoke to officials in Croke Park and they informed me that the following is needed to register with GRMA.
A valid email address ( only one registration per email address ) and it is very important you bring along the information attached to the email address as after registration you will receive a link to the email address which you must hit on to complete registration.
Date of birth.
Membership number (we have all the membership numbers ).
It is a quick process once all information is gathered.

Ranger’s Hall
The hall has become available on a number of evenings , for more details please contact Patricia Hughes 02830861261 Mob 0857500141 or Tim Gregory 02830861588.

An Dún v Ard Mhacha Páirc Esler Sunday 4th June 2017 Minor: 12:00pm, Senior: 2:00pm . TICKETS

Any club members who wish to order tickets for the above game please contact the Club Secretary by Tuesday 16th May.

Golf Classic

A date for your diaries , our annual golf classic takes place on Friday 7th July in Concra Wood Golf Club, Castleblayney.

Well Done
An – mhaith to Jamie Clarke . Jamie was picked by the Gaelic Life in their team of the week in recognition of his tremendous performance against Cullyhanna last week .

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