Club News January/February 2020


Ladies Club Updates:

Well done to the Galway Senior ladies who had a comprehensive win over Westmeath in the NFL played in St Loman’s Park Mullingar on Sunday last. Good luck to the Girls away to Donegal next Sunday Feb 9th in Letterkenny at 12pm before the Galway Mens Match. Good luck to our Players who begin their Colleges Championships this week. Well done to Roisin Hughes and Ruby Quinn who have been selected on the Galway U14 panel.

Congratulations to CBC Junior Ladies who captured the Connaught Junior A title to add to the Senior A title won in January. The Final score from Swinford was CBC 3-9 to Westport College 1-8. Sara Cogley with two and captain Shauna Brennan got the CBC goals.

A proud day for Claregalway Ladies & the Cooney family on Sunday the 26th of January, with Charlotte Cooney captaining the Galway Ladies Footballers in the opening round of the NFL. Charlotte’s sister, Fabienne has also captained the Tribeswomen in the past aswell.

Congratulations to all the Claregalway Ladies that won awards at the Galway LGFA Annual Awards Social hosted in the Claregalway Hotel on in January.
Fabienne Cooney, Charlotte Cooney, Andrea Trill, Megan Glynn and Orla Murphy (Galway Senior.Connacht Winners, All Ireland and League Runners up)
Andrea Trill and Kaitlin Kearney (Connacht Minor winners)
Hannah Coen, Megan Flaherty, Kiara Kearney, Maeve Moran, Laura Flynn and Alanah Griffin who all received their County Junior A Dream Team awards..
Kiara Kearney won the Junior A “Player of the year”

Sarah Conneally, Eimear Mitchell, Alanah Griffin, Andrea Trill, Laura Flynn, Megan Flaherty, Kiara Kearney, Kaitlin Kearney and Fabienne Cooney,
We are all very proud of your contribution to Ladies Football at a local and a National level

The ladies club held a Breakfast morning in December. Thanks to all who supported and attended. Special thanks to our sponsors Claregalway Hotel, Divilly meats, Galway Free Range Eggs, Hughes SuperValu, Kevin O Brien and Tony King.

Under 20’s:

Well done to our Under 20 group of players who captured the Galway County Title in December against Salthill. The first adult title at A/Senior grade for the club. A truly historic occasion.

A huge congratulations to Dara Whelan who was voted Under 20 club player of the year for 2019. Testimony to the hard work Dara has put in since a very young age…..Well done Dara

Conor Flaherty, Jack Glynn, Dara Whelan, Jason Reilly and Nathan Grainger were all involved for Galway Under 20’s in January taking part in the John Kerins League. A special mention to Jack Glynn who has been appointed Under 20 Galway captain for the 2020 campaign.


Minors – County representation:

Gerard O’Riordan, Jack Ramsey, Morgan Morrin, Ryan O’Connell and Kyle Long have made the Galway Minor Squad for 2020.
Congratulation and best wishes to all of ye – great representatives of the club and parish!

2019 – In Review:

In case you missed it, three articles on 2019 in the various parts of the club were published on the website  – have a read.


Light up Knockdoemore – Supported by Clubforce – Thanks:

Thanks to all who supported Light Up Knockdoemore in December – the clubhouse and Christmas tree looked great!



Membership for 2020 is now due.

Online Membership Now Open 2020

Club Night Out/Social:

Claregalway GAA will host a night of celebration and presentation on Saturday February 22nd in the Claregalway Hotel. The night will kick off at 7.30pm and run long in to the night with DJ JAO!

Tickets are €25 which includes a 3 course meal and of course the wonderful company of members, players, managers, family and friends.
The club night promises to be a night of great celebration and fun.

Places are limited and tickets are available from
Lorna McNicholas (0872873538), Eugene Kearney (0879562632), Maura Murphy (0879381093)
Alan Moran (0866681556), Barry O Loughlin (0872368784)


Keep an eye on Facebook/Twitter over the coming weeks to see when the various parts of the club are back training.

As no winner came forward for our scratch card fundraiser in the summer, the juvenile club donated the prize money of €500 to a very worthwhile charity – Laura Lynn House. Many thanks to all those who supported the fundraiser.



Golf Scramble 2019 – Thanks:

Just a note to thank all our members, players, friends & sponsors who supported our Golf Scramble held in Cregmore golf club last September. We had a total of 64 teams who played over both days in beautiful September sunshine with the course in excellent condition. Thanks to Cregmore Golf Club for hosting!

Full Article:


National Club Draw Tickets:

***Deadline for purchasing NCD tickets is this coming Sunday.***
€400 in prize money to be won within the club and 20 massive prizes nationally. To be in with a chance to win buy online. Please spread the word – thanks for your ongoing support.

Any funds raised within the club will stay in the club. Tickets and more info available at the link below.


Photo Gallery (More on Facebook):


The jackpot stands at €11,600.

Lotto results for the past few weeks are available by clicking:  LottoDetails

We have added some new payment options which we hope provides better value for money.

You can also play online at the same link.  Please share the link with anyone abroad or not currently living within the community who may want to support the club but cannot buy a ticket within the community. You can also buy a ticket as a gift for someone. Thanks for the continuing support.


Our twitter page is here:  Claregalway GAA Twitter


The club have a Youtube channel – we’ve recently uploaded some video highlights from last season. If you have any video (recent or historic) that you’d like to put on the channel, please let us know. CLICK HERE


Follow us on our new Instagram account:


Club Shop:

The shop is available here: SHOP NOW


Thanks to all of our sponsors who support the club in various areas through out the year. The club appreciates the help and support from any businesses. Please support our sponsors where possible. If you wish to get your business involved in any area of the club please get in touch.


There’s lots going on at various levels within the club, this only captures some of it, please keep an eye on Facebook for other updates and thanks to all for contributing.

Thank you for your continuing support.


 If you wish to contribute to this regular news article going forward please email communications@claregalwaygaa.net

All information in this article is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy or timeliness.


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