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Crossmaglen Rangers Club Notes 02/12/19

 

Armagh LGFA  2019 All Stars

We are delighted to report that we have another All Star in the club. The entire club congratulate senior player, Aveen Bellew (Donaldson), who received an All-Star award at a gala event on Saturday night.

 

AGM

Our annual general meeting takes place this Tuesday at 7pm. All members are encouraged to attend.

Crossmaglen Rangers LGFA

Annual General Meeting, Friday 6th December at 8pm. This is a date for our diaries. We will have a short meeting to wrap up the year and prepare for 2020. All senior players andcParents are asked to attend.

Looking forward to the 2020 season, we will host a fundamentals course on the 11th of January. This course is a perfect opportunity for experienced and not so experienced team helpers to up-skill themselves and support the development of Ladies Football in our club and community. The course will be held in Rangers Hall, and more details will be available nearer the time.


Christmas Party Night
Crossmaglen Rangers Christmas Party night takes place this Saturday. Mulled wine/Prosecco reception at 7pm, scrumptious meal at 8pm followed by the fabulous ’The Timekeepers’ playing live in the Rangers Hall.
Tickets cost £30 and are available from any committee member.
Please see Cross Rangers FB page for your chance to win two tickets.
Santa Run
This Sunday the annual Christmas Run organised by our camogs takes place. With a choice of 5k or 3.5k, there is no pressure on finish times. All participants are encouraged to don Christmas arttire wether it be a hat, jumper or the full Santa Claus outfit.
There will be a Christmas Run medal for all those who take part. The cost is £10 per person or £20 per family with all proceeds in aid of Crossmaglen Rangers camogie. The event begins and ends at the Rangers Hall with registration from 9.45am and a start time of 11am.
It promises to be a festive fun morning!

 

Santa Sunday

Following the fun run we will have host a ‘Santa Party’ for all our little and not so little Rangers.
From Midday until 2pm, Santa will be  in residence in the Rangers Hall in his grotto. There will be a Santa post box, kiddies disco, lessons on making gingerbread men and reindeer food. Plenty of festive fun for all the family.
Everyone welcome.

 

 


Christmas Fayre

 

Friday night our Christmas Fayre which took place in the Rangers Hall. Thanks to everyone who had stalls at the Fayre and to everyone who attended for your support. Well done to Sarah Jane Carville Mcgrath who organised the event.

 

 

 

 

GAA National Draw 
The GAA National Draw tickets are now on sale. There are super prizes to be won and we have added four bonus prizes; meal vouchers for local hotels/restaurants. Tickets cost €10 and the draw will take place on Thursday 12th March 2020.  Please support the draw as all funds raised will be retained by the club.
New Year New You
January is a month where many of us commit to getting healthier and fitter.
We will be hosting a number of health and well being initiatives in January.
Beginning on 8th January, from 2pm – 6.30pm,  ‘The Farm Families Health Check Van’ will visit the Rangers Hall. The Farm Families Health Check programme is a one-stop mobile facility offering free health assessments and advice specifically tailored to suit the individual. The health checks can be completed quickly and will offer a good indicator of your health, including risk of heart attack disease, early detection of diabetes and emotional health and well being. This free service is open to everyone aged 18 and over who don’t have an underlying medical condition. We have twenty four slots available. To book a slot please telephone Róisín 0876659126. We hope that the farm health van will visit the club again later in the year.

 

 

 

GAA Ireland Lights Up

 

Do you want to get moving and active this New Year, but you have nowhere to go? Do you find it hard to find a safe and well-lit area to go for a walk during the dark winter months? Well, we may have the answer! For the third consecutive year, we are coming on board with Operation Transformation and the GAA for Ireland Lights Up. Ireland Lights Up  is a national Initiative to improve the health and well being of the country. Every Thursday from the 9th January – 27th  February  2020 our club will be open and lit up for you, your family and friends to come and walk from 7pm to 9pmWe want everyone in the community and beyond to come and join us for Ireland Lights Up 2020! To run in conjunction with the walk, I will post daily various recipes and healthy eating plans ‘Recipes For Success’’which have  been devised by the GAA in partnership with St Angel’s College, Sligo.

 

Give A Gift This Christmas
We are delighted to be part of Happy Faces ‘Give A Gift This Christmas’ supporting Women’s Aid Armagh & Down and homeless charities.
Pick a label from the tree in the Rangers Hall Foyer, buy a gift with the label attached and leave it at Happy Faces, Fords Cross.
Thanks 
The Kieran family would like to express their sincere gratitude to all who attended the triduum of rosaries which were recited for Thomas (Marbs).
We continue to keep Marbs in our thoughts and prayers.

Lotto
A reminder to everyone who may have family away from home, you can play our lotto online by clicking on the following link;

Draw; 01/12/19

Numbers Drawn; 1  4  10  16 

No Jackpot winner

9 match 3 numbers; Teresa Rogers, Geraldine McMonagle, Tony Meegan, James McAvoy, Mark Teggart, Kathleen Murtagh, Cormac Donnelly, Mairead Tennyson & Sheila Trimble win £15 each. Well done to our match three winners.

Jackpot; £3500/€4500
Next Draw; 08/12/19

Condolence
Mickey O’Rourke, Dromintee 
Crossmaglen Rangers GFC send our deepest condolences to Mickey’s Wife Bridie, Children, Rose, Kathryn, Malachy, Conor, Louise and Fiona and the extended O’Rourke family.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh anam.