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28th November 2016 Club Notes

posted 29 Nov 2016, 00:42 by abbeyknockmoy gaa   [ updated 29 Nov 2016, 00:46 ]


The Annual General Meeting of Abbeyknockmoy Hurling Club was held at the Clubhouse on Sunday the 20th of November 2016 @ 4pm

President’s Address given by Brendan Connolly congratulated the Club Executive and Senior Management on a hugely successful year gone by and thanked all who help the club over last year. He wished all involved the very best in 2016

Chairman, Tomas Boyle opened his address by noting the outstanding year that was had especially for the Senior team and paid special thanks to the management, players and the trainers. He thanked all sponsors & members who have financially backed the teams throughout the year.

Tomas briefly outlined some of the fundraising events held by the Club and thanked all for their efforts. Tomas stated that the underage is the life blood of the club and urged the senior players to get involved. Tomas thanked all club officers, delegates, team managements and their families for their efforts throughout the year. He wished everyone a Happy Christmas & every success in 2017

Secretary’s Report given by Jerry Quirke gave a detailed review of an action packed year for the club from U6 to Senior team. Jerry thanked all who had helped him during the year.

The Treasurer’s report was presented to all in attendance by Michael Coleman and he went through the comprehensive report and emphasised the scale of running an extremely active club such as ours. He sincerely thanked all who had financially supported our club and to the many volunteers across all sectors of Abbey H.C.

Team Managers Reports: Senior team Managers Gerry Farragher and Brian Cooley gave their report, Junior Manager Aidan Flaherty gave his report, Padraig O’Donnell the U-21 report and minor manager Paul Flaherty gave his report.

Election of officers took place:
President Brendan Connolly
Chairman Gerry Flaherty
Assistant Chairman Tomas Boyle
Secretary Declan Molloy
Assistant Secretary Jerry Quirke
Treasurer Michael Coleman
Assistant Treasurer Brian Flaherty & Brian O’Donnell
PRO Tomas Cooley
Hurling Board Delegate Sean Moran
Child Welfare Officer Keith Higgins

Please Note Underage AGM will be held 1st December in Clubhouse @ 7.30pm. All Welcome.

There was no jackpot winner but one player matched 3 in the Crumlin Park House & Resource Centre Sponsored lotto draw held on the 28th of November in Ryan's. Numbers drawn were 13, 17, 20 & 32. Congrats to Dympna Kelly who matched 3 and won €40. Seller’s prize went to Sharon Gannon. Next week’s draw (5th December) will be held in Mannion’s Bar with the jackpot now at €14,800. All results are available on line at Facebook, Twitter and Clubify.

Monthly Draw: Congrats to Carmel Cooley on winning the €700 first prize in the November monthly draw held after the lotto in Ryan's on the 28th of November. Well done also to our €100 winners; Barney Costello, Gerry Delaney & Bernie Coleman. If you wish to enter the Monthly draw which entitles you to free family membership please contact Brian on 086 156 6592 to arrange payment or via

The sympathy of the club goes to the family of Michael Dolan, Kilconeiron on his recent death. Well known to all players and mentors over the years, he reffed many Abbey matches and was always a fair referee. He will be sorely missed by all in the Galway GAA community.