PORT ANTONIO:The Port Antonio Blue Marlin tournament takes a break this morning to make way for the one-day canoe competition, which has attracted approximately 70 local fishermen.After two gruelling days of competition, nine marlins have been tagged and released.Twenty-six fishing boats, including six overseas entries – three from Haiti, two from the Cayman Islands and one American – are competing in the marlin tournament.On Monday, the tournament was declared open by custos of Portland, Lincoln Thaxter, who urged the anglers to continue their friendly rivalry.The custos also lauded the organisers for their renewed commitment to the staging of the tournament, which continues to be a positive spin-off for local residents, who are employed for approximately two weeks.Today’s canoe tournament will see local fishermen vying for the prestigious Stone Ginger Wine Trophy and a cash prize.The marlin competition resumes tomorrow and will climax on Friday with a prize-giving ceremony.
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St. Michael’s Mini LottoThere was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 1,2,5,6,10,16. The Match 5 winners were John Gallagher (William) Murroe Dunfanaghy, Derek Wilkinson Creeslough, Frank Corbett Creeslough and Martin O’Donnell Ards who won €25 each. This weeks Jackpot be €2200.The Club would like to thank Brian and Margaret Anne Dolan, Molly’s Bar Dunfanaghy, Seamus Sweeney Kildarragh Construction Philadelphia, Shaun Langan Creeslough Pallets and Michael McColgan Dunfanaghy for their continuing sponsorship of the lotto jackpot, it is very much appreciated. Tickets are on sale in local businesses in Dunfanaghy and Creeslough and at the Bingo Session in Massinass Community Centre Creeslough on Sunday evenings, tickets for the St. Michaels Mini Lotto can now also be purchased on line anywhere at at onlinelotto on facebook .St. Michael’s Bingo SessionThe €75 on the 5th Game at the Bingo Session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was won Grace McCarrys Cashelmore Creeslough; €75 on the 10th Game was won by John McLaughlin Derryherriff Creeslough. The €100 on the Snowball game was won by Madge Johnston Falcarragh. Please note that there is a new format at the Bingo Session in Creeslough now. All lines €30, 2 Houses at €75, All other Houses at €50, Sheet: €30 Line, €100 House, The Snowball is now €1,000 on 45 Numbers or less.The single book is €8, Double, Double Book €12, Sheet €2. Bingo continues every Sunday evening at 8pm in the Massinass Community Centre. National Club DrawSt. Michael’s Club officials will be selling the annual National Draw tickets door to door in the Dunfanaghy and Creeslough areas over the next few weeks. All support would be greatly appreciated for this important fundraising event for the club. Tickets are priced at €10 and included in this is a local, County and National Draw.2017 Season Tickets& Club + CardsSales & Renewals will commence on Monday 10th October.Adult Season Ticket BenefitsCosts only €99All National League Games for your County.1st Round of the Ulster ChampionshipOption to purchase tickets for the Championship as your county progresses.Option to purchase All Ireland Final Ticket should your county have qualified& you have at least 60% attendance at games.U16 Season Ticket BenefitsCosts only €20All National League Games for your County.1st Round of the Ulster ChampionshipOption to purchase tickets for the Championship as your county progresses.Option to purchase All Ireland Final Ticket should your county have qualified& you have at least 60% attendance at games. Adult Club + Card Benefits for MembersCosts only €200All Adult Club Games within the control of Donegal GAA (Not eligible for games at U18 Grade & Lower)All National League Games for your County.1st Round of the Ulster ChampionshipOption to purchase tickets for the Championship as your county progresses.Option to purchase All Ireland Final Ticket should your county have qualified No Attendance Record Required.Pitch GatesAll Managers and everyone else who uses the Club Naomh Micheál Pitch at The Bridge in are asked to please close the Gate as they leave.SOS for Photographs!Nicola is currently gathering photographs for the clubhouse. If anyone has ANY team photographs from winning senior, reserve, u21 or any underage teams in league/championship/Gaeltacht she would really appreciate if you let her know. All hard copies of the photos will be returned to you safely once we make a copy of them or likewise photos can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease spread the word as the team photos required date back to 1967!!All help with this little project would be much appreciated. Thanks everyone. Club GearMichael Murphy Sports & Leisure is now stocking St Michaels club gear in children and adult sizes.Initials can be embroidered on tops if requested in the shop.St. Michael’s Minor BoardSt. Michael’s Minor Board AGMThe Minor Board AGM takes place in Creeslough Day Centre on Tuesday 22nd November at 8pm .Registration for the new year will take place on the same night from 7-8pm and afterwards the AGM .Numbers are very big this year so we need more people involved – all help welcome and no experience is necessary . We need a parent to be present for each child registered, Due to changes in the Registration process. All children need to be registered at the AGM, So one parent to attend. Looking forward to seeing you on the night.AcademyA new 8 week football academy starting this Sunday October 30th at St Michael ‘s Clubhouse, for 4 – 6 year olds from 11 – 12noon and for 7 – 10 year olds from 12 – 1pm .Everyone welcome. Look forward to seeing you there.Clothes BankA clothes bank is now situated on High St, Creeslough ie around the corner from McNultys Bar in aid of St. Michael’s Minor Board. If anyone is clearing out presses etc. all donations of clothes, shoes, bags, curtains etc would be much appreciated.Details of St Michael’s Minor Board AGM announced was last modified: November 1st, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:AGMGAASportSt Michaels