At the time of writing and with a small number of hours to go to the closing time of the Eirgrid GAA Moments in Time competition our entry remains in pole position to win the Connacht final and the prize of top of the range electronic scoreboard. Either way the trojan effort made by a small group of people in promoting this venture coupled with the massive positive response from near and far, fills one with pride and a sense of community. Thanks to each and everyone who have supported us.
Congratulations to our under 10 team who won the Kevin Hanly cup in Kilglass on Saturday last. In three very competitive games our team defeated Kilmore, Elphin/Ballinameen and finally Shannon Gaels to win the cup by the narrowest of margins. Sincere gratitude goes to our players, team trainers and parents and also to Kilglass Gaels for hosting the tournament. Well done to all teams involved for the high standard of football.
Best of luck to our under 14 girls team and management who play Strokestown in the division 4A final next weekend. Our minor girls play away to Roscommon Gels on Sunday at 12 noon.
Scór na nÓg is a competition specifically for all under 17 GAA club members (on 1st January 2018) who may represent their club in at least one of the following eight disciplines: Figure and/or Set Dancing, Solo and /or Group Singing, Instrumental Music, Recititation, Drama (Léiriú Stáitse) and Table Quiz. The Co. Roscommon semi-finals take place on 18th November and 26th November (Table Quiz). Anybody interested in representing St. Michael's should contact Eithne @ 087 2606506
The club have a used clothes collection starting again which will raise funds for the club. Unwanted clothes and footwear may be left at the Complex.
There was no jackpot winner of the club lotto draw which was held on Sunday 15th October. Congratulations to the lucky dip winners of Shane Mc Glynn, Una Sugrue, Michael Fahy, P. Currid and Judy Bradford.
Congratulations to Eddie Heslin on his refereeing of Sunday's Junior A Football final in Dr. Hyde Park which was won by St. Brigid's B. Best wishes go to Aisling Bruen for a speedy recovery.
St. Michael's GAA club extends sympathy to the Baxter family, Keadue on their recent bereavement.