COROFIN GAA CLUB

Corofin, Co Galway

The Club was affiliated to the GAA in 1925 and incorporates the two half-parishes of Corofin & Belclare.
The official club colours are Saffron and Green.

CLARIFICATION RE LIAM MANNION RIP. 08/05/2013
The late Liam Mannion, RIP, was a sub on the 1956 Galway senior team that won the All Ireland; he captained the 1958 Galway junior team that won the All Ireland and he played for Corofin throughout the 50's & 60's.

"OPEN NIGHT" IN PEARSE STADIUM 07/05/2013 GALWAY GAA
P R E S S R E L E A S E
Galway GAA has organised a pre-championship ‘Open Night' in Pearse Stadium this coming Friday evening, the 10th of May starting at 7pm.
The Galway senior football panel, the Galway senior hurling panel and their respective Management teams will be in attendance and as an added bonus to supporters the newly crowned Galway U 21 All football champions, and their Management team will be in attendance with the All-Ireland trophy.
The Galway Ladies Football team who won the Connacht League last weekend will also be there.
There will also be special treats for the children, face-painting, GAA wrist bands, and an opportunity to get autographs of the players. You may even get an opportunity to play alongside your county heroes. Don't forget to bring along your gear and wear your county colours.
During the evening there will be a raffle for a bicycle and Galway jerseys.
The evening will begin at 7pm with an opportunity for the media to meet and interview the players, and the facility will open to the public at 7.30pm.
School children and their parents from all schools in the county are invited to come to the evening and in particular, we encourage players and their parents living in the City and suburbs to come along and meet the players.
So come on, take this opportunity to meet your sporting heroes, and to show your appreciation for the lads who have put in and indeed will put in a major effort on your behalf to bring All Ireland success to Galway this summer.
Michael Curley PRO, Galway GAA.

CLUB NOTES 6 MAY 06/05/2013
MENS NOTES:
Well done to the Galway Under 21 team on a magnificent display in defeating Cork in All-Ireland Under 21 Final in Limerick last Saturday.
Congrats to our club players, Ian Burke (4pts from play), Tom Healy, Daithí Burke and Liam Silke, all of whom played their parts throughout the campaign.
In the John Dunne Cup, senior game Corofin defeated Kilkerrin-Clonberne, 1-16 to 0-5, played on Thursday evening last.
Intermediate League result: Corofin 2-14 Oranmore 1-7.
The club offers its sympathies to the Mannion family, Grattan Court, Galway, on the death of Liam Mannion, RIP. The late Liam Mannion was a sub on the 1956 Galway senior team that won the All Ireland; he captained the 1958 Galway junior team that won the All Ireland and he played for Corofin throughout the 50's & 60's.
UNDERAGE NOTES:
Under 14s play Moycullen in the league final on Sunday at 1.00 pm Tuam Stadium.
Under 12s had a good win over St. Bridgets in Kiltoom recently, well done to all involved. No training this Wednesday evening due to Raftery Cup taking place. Training again on Thursday in Belclare.
Under 8s and 6s training continues in Belclare at 10.00 pm on Saturday.
Raftery cup continues this evening Wednesday in Belclare - nine-a-side cup starts at 6.00, while the seven-a-side commences at 7.
The finals of the Raftery cup are scheduled for Wednesday 22 May in Corofin pitch.
Congrats to the Corofin / Belclare / Sylane Community Games Under 10 team who won their two games in the Blitz at the weekend, defeating Moycullen after extra time and the golden score, while they also beat Mountbellew / Moylough. They will now meet Ballinalsoe in the County Final on 19 May.
LADIES NOTES:
Registration evening was held last Friday 3rd May, if you could not make it, then please register before May 31st by contacting your trainer or the clubs registrar David Gower on 086 2350004. Training continues at all grades, minor and junior training Friday at 7pm in Belclare.
U16s are scheduled to play Moycullen this evening weds 8th May away.
Well done to U12 panel on a win last week against Dunmore and are playing Kilkerrin/Clonberne Thursday 9th May in Belclare at 7.30.
Well done also to U10 panel who had challenge game against Claregalway last week. U10 training Thursday 6-7pm, U8 training continues this Tuesday 6.30-7.30pm in Belclare.

Best of luck to our players Meadhbh Maloney, Leonie Higgins, Aoife Newell, Lisa, Roisin and Tracey Leonard on the County Senior Panel who play Kerry in the League Final next weekend.

Best of luck also to our U14 players Orla Canney, Amy Coen, Leanne Coen, Chloe Langan, Mary Newell, Amy O'Donovan and Louise Reilly in their Connacht Final against Mayo on Sunday 12th May.

The club has a fundraising Tea Dance this Saturday night 11th May in Ard Ri Hotel, please return monies or unsold tickets this week at training.

There is also a fundraising dance scheduled for May 25th in Rafterys of Corofin in support of the U14 girls trip to Feile Finals in June, thank you to you all for supporting the girls with this fundraising activity.

CLUB LOTTO:

The numbers drawn this week were 5, 10, 19, 28 with no jackpot winner and four match 3s - Aidan Donnellan, Fr.Seamus Nohilly, Tony Niland, Julie Comer. Next week's jackpot €2,300 with the draw in the Cellar Bar.

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