Club News

October 30th, 2019 | by St James GAA
Club News
Club News

The Juvenile Academy concluded at the weekend morning. A halloween party and a presentation of certificates were presented to all U6/8/10 teams by club and county player Johnny Duane. This was the tenth month of the academy and participation levels have increased significantly. The club are putting a lot of work into grassroot level and have hosted several blitzes throughout the course of the year. It has been an action packed summer for the club and this will only continue to get better in 2020. Many thanks to all the players, parents and coaches for all their commitment all season.

The James’ U12 team wrapped up their season on Saturday morning in Mervue. Darragh Finnerty won the skills test and all players enjoyed what was a great season. This group of players have done very well this season, winning the County ‘B’ League back in June and competing in the ‘A’ City League. In addition, this group of players will be working on their skills over the winter months at HQ. An excellent initiative has been designed for this group in order to improve and enhance player development.

Well done to the James’ U20 team & management. The Jimmies defeated An Cheathrú Rua 4-4 to 0-6 on Monday morning in Mervue. A very good win in the opening round of the championship. The Jimmies await the winners of Michael Breathnachs or Killannin in the West Board semi-final.

Excellent initiative by the GAA is being carried out for the month of November if one is interested in attending

Under the Super Games Friday Night Lights a successful project has been rolled out by Connacht GAA. Over four Friday nights since the middle of December, footballers born in 2005 and 2006 from across the province have gathered at Connacht GAA`s Centre of Excellence to enjoy winter games. More than 700 players from 48 clubs participated in the matches. Connacht GAA Games Manager Cathal Cregg is delighted by the response and is encouraged that so many youngsters have been afforded an opportunity to shine in a different and informal setting.

The details and booking of this initiative is a follows; Galway – Football – Loughgeorge – Wednesday Nov 6th – 7pm to 8.30pm

Finally, make sure to purchase our club lotto this week. Jackpot this week is 6,900 and will take place in the Merlin Bar on Friday night.

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