Apr 27

Danny Noonan

Reporter:

Danny Noonan

GALBALLY BINGO: Galbally Playground Committee would like to thank all who came to Bingo on Wednesday 17th April. Congratulations to all who won money on the night. The next Bingo with guaranteed €300 to go on the night will take place in Galbally Community Centre at 8.30pm on Wednesday 1st May. All proceeds in aid of Galbally Playground. Your support will be greatly appreciated. All are welcome.

GALBALLY BINGO: Galbally Playground Committee would like to thank all who came to Bingo on Wednesday 17th April. Congratulations to all who won money on the night. The next Bingo with guaranteed €300 to go on the night will take place in Galbally Community Centre at 8.30pm on Wednesday 1st May. All proceeds in aid of Galbally Playground. Your support will be greatly appreciated. All are welcome.

TABLE QUIZ IN AID OF DRIVE TO SURVIVE CAMPAIGN: On Friday 26th April, County Councillor Eddie Ryan and Bill Cussen will be running a table quiz in O Connell’s Bar Galbally at 8.30pm. Anyone interested in taking part can contact Eddie Ryan on 087 9139145. All proceeds in aid of Drive to Survive Campaign. See Drive to Survive Ireland on Facebook for more information.

GALBALLY NS: Well done to Galbally NS on a great win recently against Charleville. It was a real close low scoring game but the Galbally girls played tough and fought hard. They dominated the first half and led 2 goals to nil at half time. In the second half they kept going where they left off at the break and the game finished 2 1 to 0 2

FOOTBALL: The first two Championship dates have been confirmed as follows; Round one -v- Monaleen Monday May 2nd, in Hospital at 7pm! Second round, Saturday 7th May Galbally -v- Pallasgreen in Bruff at 7pm.

GAA: Galbally GAA Club along with Bord na nOg will be holding a Golf Classic at Tipperary Golf Club on Friday 3rd May to raise funds for the training and facilities of both clubs. Teams of 3, €150, for game and dinner. Tee Box sponsorship €50. 1st Prise: Entry to Irish PGA Pro Am, Tralee GC July 10th with Cahir Golf Pro Dave Ryan (team of four- dinner include), plus other great prizes.Contact Brian Chaplin on 062 55375 or 086 6088160 to book your Tee on time.

RUGBY: We had Victory parade last Sunday through village to celebrate the under17s winning the East Munster Karl Richardson memorial cup. 13’s Crowned East Munster Plate Champions; Congratulations to Galbally RFC U13’s, who had a fantastic win in the U.13 East Munster Rugby Shield Final against Clonmel on Sunday 7th April 2013. The Galbally side had topped the league and secured a home final which was played on Sunday 7th April. The pitch was in great condition thanks to the club.Despite the fact Clonmel were physically stronger and playing with the breeze in the first half, Galbally were ahead by 10 points to 7 points thanks to very tenacious play. Ryan Tobin and Joseph Johnson scored the first half tries. Galbally were dominant for most of the second half. The game was finely balanced with 7 minutes remaining. Galbally were 20 points to Clonmel 14 points. Galbally were rampant for the remaining minutes and got a further 2 tries. The try scorers in the second half for Galbally were 2 for Joseph Johnson, 1 for Kyran O’Donnell and 1 for Ryan Tobin. The final score was 30 points for Galbally and 14 points for Clonmel.This victory was down to a great team performance by Galbally. Well done to all involved. The entire team played well as a unit, credit to their coaches Liam Dwyer, James Hayes and Des Blade. Fionn Flanagan, who is a key member of the team was unfortunately injured earlier in the season. We look forward to his return in the Autumn. PARTY: We are delighted to have organised our end of year rugby party this Saturday April 27, on the same day Munster play their Heiniken cup semi-final. On the night we will be watching the boxing dvd. Open invite to all Galbally Rfc members and non-members. Spread word hope see ye all there.

RUGBY LOTTO: 3 Month Draw Winners. Congratulations to the 3 lucky winners in the first of the 3 month €60 draw. We had 3 winners from Galbally of €100 each including Pa O’Grady,Tony Henebry and Breda McCormack. Next draw takes place on 19th April. People can still partake for the remaining 2 weeks and can purchase tickets locally off any club rep, e-mail us at rfcgalbally@gmail.com. To all our past players and members who are unfortunately living abroad and would like to help support the Club by entering our Club Development Draw, we have now set up a PayPal account for electronic payment. Our PayPal Address is rfcgalbally@gmail.com . There is a superb amount of prizes with 18 prizes EACH MONTH as follows; 1st prize- Holiday to thevalue of €5,000. 2nd prize €1,200. 3rd prize €800. 4th /5th prize €500. 6th /7th /8thprize €250. 9th – 18thprize €100. Galbally have had great success with this draw over the past 2 years with thousands of euros worth of prizes being won locally. This is a huge source of income for the club and we would encourage as many members and supporters of the club to try their luck by purchasing a ticket

SHAPE UP FOR SUMMER: A new fun12 week weight loss group is starting on Monday 29th April at 7.30pm, in the Hospital Family Resource Centre. You will get helpful hints and advice, information on good nutrition and long term health. Go on- lets be ready for the sun, when it does arrive!! For more information or to book in, call Anna on 087 7917630.