It’s been a busy start to the 2019 Season both on and off the pitch. All Teams are now back and most are in action in the first rounds of their respective leagues with the Go Games starting for the younger Club players in mid-April. Club registration will close on 31st March 2019.
50:50 Club Draw
Our Club 50:50 Draw is now on line and can be played by using the following link https://ballinrobegaaclub.com/club5050/ and pay with either a credit card or payal account. Our 50 50 Draw this provides us with a weekly source of income to help with the running costs of our growing Club.
Presentation to outgoing 50 50 Committee
In January a presentation was held to thank our outgoing 50:50 Committee for their commitment and loyal service for over 20 years to the Club’s 50:50 Draw and previous Club lotto. Many thanks Martin Murphy, Seamus Macken, Dermot Keane, John Farragher, Mike Coyne and Michael Keane.
Pella goals have been installed at the Astro pitch in the Town Park in February and have been fully utilized by our U10 and U12 Boys and Ladies Teams at the start of the season. Money raised from the shop at the U10/U12 Street League back in October contributed towards the costs. Well done to all involved.
National Club Draw
The National Club Draw took place in Croke Park in March. Unfortunately there were no Club winners however all money raised has gone a long way to help us at the start of the Season with football, bibs and markers. Many thanks to all those who purchased National Club Draw tickets for the full list of winners please see https://www.gaa.ie/news/2019-national-club-draw-winners/
Operation Transformation Walk
Well done to all who participated in the weekly transformations walks at the start of the year and a special mention to Declan O’Loughlin who lead out on this successful initiative.
Level 1 Coaching Award
Congratulations to our Club Coaches who completed their Level 1 Football Coaching award this month and continue our vision of ensuring highest standard of Coaching is available to all Players.
U13 and U14 Presentation
Our 2018 winning U13 South A Mayo Blitz and U14 South Mayo A Championship Teams were presented with their medals by Matthew Burke, Connacht Rugby and former Club Player at a recent presentation.
U16 South Mayo Team
Congrats to Adam Flannery Gillan Jennings and Gary Mellott-Connolly from our Under 16 team part of the victorious South Mayo team
All Ireland Winners
Congratulations to Evan O Brien and Liam Burke who were victorious in the All Ireland Fresher Final with NUIG.
Our Robe Rockets represented the Club at the St Patrick Day parade and won €500 from Supervalu after Helen O’Shea tagged our photo from the parade.
Well done Rockets. Congrats to our U10 Boys who participated in the Spring Pella which took place on the Astro pitch in February. The Shield and Martin Flannery Cup were presented to the winning Teams last Friday by Adrian Flannery.
U10 Spring Pella Winners of Martin Flannery Cup
U10 Spring Pella Shield Winners
Our U16 Ladies were victorious in their first League match at this grade since 2006 this week.
Club Officers 2019
Following our Club AGM in December 2018 the following Club Officers have been appointed for 2019.
Patron: Fr Michael Gormley President: Billy Horan
Chairman: Declan Corcoran Vice Chairman: John Flannelly
Secretary: Annette Conway Asst. Secretary: John Gilrane
Treasurer: Gerry Donnelly Asst. Treasurer: Paul Mc Elarney
Social Media Officer: Patrick Donnellan County Board Delegate: Donal Mc Cormack
Player Rep: Stephen Burke Child Protection Officer: Tom Carney
Coaching Officer: Colm Jennings Pitch Officer: Davey Walsh
Irish Language and Culture Officer: Liam Horan Robe Rockets Chairman: David Conway
Bord Na nOg Chairman: Kevin Gilrane Bord Na nOg Secretary: Irene Langan
Ladies Club Officer: Siobhan O’Malley ASAP Officer: Padraic Costello
South Board Delegates: Billy Horan / Johnny Buckley
Health & Safety Officer: John Sweeney Insurance Officer: Gerry O’Malley
Croke Park here we come
Lastly exciting times ahead for our U12 Boys who have been selected to play in this year’s Connacht Go Games in Croke Park on Tuesday 16th April.
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