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A chairde, our annual Donal Powell U-10 Tournament will take place on Saturday 9th September. Each year this tournament continues to grow with clubs around the country asking for invites and this year is no different. We are asking you, as club members, parents and friends of Pearse Óg to help out on the day. As you can imagine a lot of planning and hard work is being done, but we need your help to ensure that the tournament runs as smoothly as possible. Not sure what role you can do? No problem - we have many - stewards, car park officials, umpires, communications etc. Support our youth. Ag fás le chéile - growing together! If you can help out in any way, if only for an hour or two on the day contact Eamon Clarke 07919566284 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or BJ 07562009907 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Annual Donal Powell Tournament Saturday 9th September 2017
 
The young man who this Tournament is named after tragically died at the early age of 27 back in March 1993. Donal is fondly remembered by Pearse Óg Gaels for his footballing ability and his warm personality. He was a prominent underage player, mostly starring at full forward, winning County Championship medals at all grades from Juvenile to Senior. At Minor level he really excelled with his goals winning many tight games.
Donal had a presence both on and off the field of play. His humour was infectious with his jesting lighting up many a changing room or keeping his teammates in mirth back in the old Social Club. The banter was always mighty when Donal was in your company where he could easily deflate any ego that was rising just that little bit too much!
Not only did Donal contribute to the Club through playing but he was also instrumental in setting up our Under 10 age group within it. He helped out also with other youth teams and indeed had just been appointed Under 14 Team Manager in the the weeks previous to his untimely death. It was for these reasons that the Club saw fit to establish an Under 10 competition in his memory and it is testament to his popularity that it has grew to it's present size.
So if you are fortunate to be at Pearse Óg Park and witness young Gaels giving their all and having great fun doing so, spare a thought for a young Gael no longer with us but whose spirit enthuses all that you see there.

7 Hills Blues Fest returns to Pearse Óg social club on Friday 11th August 8.30pm with the fantastic "Soundbites Blues Band" hailing from way back in the Monaghan Delta, the Soundbites are a four piece "Electric Blues Band" their passion for this music is obvious with their lively guitar and biting harmonica sound.

When Gerard Barton first registered as a member of Pearse Óg GFC in the late 1960’s, early 1970’s little did he know that his active involvement would stretch 5 decades and counting. 

 

Along with his two brothers, Paul and Tony, Gerard first donned the Green and Gold in and around 1970  and there began a lifelong commitment to our club.  He moved  through the ranks from u-14 &16, minor, juvenile and then into  Senior football.  Gerard himself says he was lucky to play on teams that were laced with players of great skill, commitment and passion. Gerry Cullen, Seamie Campbell, Malachy & Noel  Mc Sorley, Joe & Gerard Gordon and Eamonn Donaldson  to name but a few. He was also privileged to play alongside Marty Oliver, whom he says was one of the best footballers he ever saw play for the Ógs. (until he left and played for the Harps)

Kidzumba Classes

Free Kidzumba classes (P1-P7) every Friday 6pm-7pm in social club. All very welcome.

Jiving Classes

Back by demand our very popular Jiving class continues each Friday 7.30pm in social club. More details on our facebook page.

Annual Donal Powell Quiz Night

Donal Powell Quiz takes place on Saturday 4th February 9pm in social club - £20 per team of 4 or 5. Light refreshments served & trophies on the night - so get your teams ready!

Na Piarsaigh Óga would like to wish all our members, sponsors and friends a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Peaceful New Year. Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise daoibh.

U-21s Training News

All Senior U-21 players, all Junior U-21 players and all Minor players -- U16's excluded -- please report for training at Paírc Na Piarsaigh Óga on Wednesday 28th September for 7.30pm.

Welcome to the 6th Annual 7 Hills Blues Fest!

Pearse Óg Social Club are delighted to have two great bands in the line up. The BlackStuff will be playing on Saturday 13th Aug at 10pm & Four Shuck Men will be playing Sunday 14th at 8pm. "Folks this is a week end not to be missed!" Free of charge & all very welcome.

 
 
7 Hills Blues Fest's photo.

Subcategories

Notaí Na Piarsaigh Óga C.L.G. 18-10-15
 

Club Sóisialta/Social club

Lotto Draw each Sunday evening 7.30pm

Imeachtaí / Up-coming events

Kids Halloween Disco in social club Friday 30th October 7pm-9pm.

Ladies Pamper Day Sunday 29th November

Charity Bingo Sunday 6th December

Club Website

Our new exciting and easy to use club website is now LIVE! Visit www.pearseoggfc.com 

LOTTO
Sunday 18th October
Lotto numbers – 1, 3, 10, 12.
No jackpot winner – six ticket matched three numbers – Stephen McGeown, Martina Devlin, Liz Loughran, Ann Crane, Cathy McQuade, Pauline Kelly. Comhghairdeas líbh!
Next week’s JACKPOT £1200

 “If you’re not IN you can’t WIN”

PEARSE ÓG LOTTO can be done online. Go to www.pearseoggfc.com & follow the link, you can also purchase tickets from any of our ticket sellers or in the Social club.

ONE LIFE ONE CLUB – SUPPORT PEARSE ÓG LOTTO

FIXTURES

U-21 CHAMPIONSHIP

Na Piarsaigh Óga (HOME) V Dromintee Sunday 25th October Throw-in 2pm

Reports

U-21 CHAMPIONSHIP

Two saves by Malachy Traynor in the second half and a classic rearguard steal by Michael Carson probably kept a tiring Óg’s team in this game at Na Piarsaigh Óga Park.
This first round game, on a mild still October afternoon, was level on three occasions in the first half. Silverbridge pushing out to 0.03 to 0.01 after 17mins had most of the early play with that one point for Ógs coming from a Carson free on the left wing.
An injury to Adrian Traynor going up for a high ball in the S/bridge square was ignored letting
'The Bridge' break down field where Eoghan Heaney fouled allowing their half forward to point.
This was joined by another point within a minute and S/bridge were 0.04 to 0.01 up.
Two points from Justy Graham, one effort needing the help of the post, dragged Ógs back
into the game and a great individual point on the right side from Paudie Feeney's left foot
sailed over to level the scores.
Tiernan Donnelly was yellow carded for upending S/bridge's corner back but the resulting free moved quickly down field went narrowly wide. Ógs defended another attack which was again forced wide. This kick-out was won by Ógs Michael Carson passing to Feeney and on to full forward Traynor who gains a free for Graham to convert.
Silverbridge replied with a point after fisting wide an open goal chance. Several knocks on Ógs players stalled the play until the Bridge tapped over another free by their no 10 to go back in front. As half time approached a Carson free on the 40' skims passed the posts and Paul Boylan
blows the short whistle. Na Piarsaigh Óga 0.05 (4wides) Silverbridge 0.06 (7 wides)

Second half commenced with a goal chance going very close as a  Silverbridge forward connects with an outstretched leg in the box but Ógs survive again. The resulting kick out was
won by 'Bridge  and their midfielder punches over a handy point.
Carson gains the ball in midfield and sends a 'high and hopeful' ball into the box where Adrian Traynor wins a penalty it must be said against the run of play. Taking the penalty himself the
goalie initially saves but Traynor gets the rebound and Ógs go in front again 1.05 to 0.07
A period of scrappy play ended with a Silverbridge free on the 14' line after some back chat
by Ógs players and the game is level again.
Carson was fouled as he won the kick out and as before send a long high ball into the box where it broke to Feeney for a quick point over his shoulder.
Two points in reply by Bridge no 10 and another after Ógs midfield were cleaned out by their full forward put them 2up as A.Traynor fouls and gets a 'Yellow'.
Another passage of play ended when the Bridge cut in from the left corner and their shot, goal bound, was brilliantly saved by Malachy for a 45. This was again cleared when he made a reaction save with his legs. Ógs were hanging on at this stage as S/bridge no 8 scores from 20yds. 1.06 to 0.12
Something had to happen and a free about 30yds out taken by Justy Graham kicked a spark back into the Ógs. They won the kick out and a great ball from the outside of Carson's boot swerved over the bar only for a square ball to be punished. Liam Gilsenan was injured and was replaced by Eoin Duffy as several frees brought Ógs down the far wing for Freeman to kick into the box. Silverbridge backs seemed to lose their nerve with this ploy and Conor Nugent rattled the back of the net.
2.07 to 0.12.
As before S.Bridge went on the attack having no intentions of giving in with a few minutes left.
Their no 10 again kicked wide when a score would have been easier and the next attack Michael Carson executed a great steal to prevent an almost certain goal as Silverbrige no 12 broke free in the box. This was punched clear as the trigger was being pulled but the clearance broke down and allowed Silverbridge to point, drawing the game as Carson ended with a Black card and probably man of the match performance. Final score Na Piarsaigh Óga 2.07 Silverbridge 0.13

Scór na nÓg/Scór na bPaistí

A huge thanks to our two brilliant solo singers – Muireann O’Kane & Leah Gribben who represented our club at last weekend’s Scór na nÓg/Scór na bPaistí. Go raibh maith agaibh a chailiní. We hope to build on this for next year and we would love for more of our young members to participate.

U-8

U-8 presentation will take place on Sunday 25th October 12.30pm-1.30pm in social club, all players are asked to wear Pearse Óg’s gear for photo’s. Parent’s and family members are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be provided. U-8 management.

U-21 Training

U-21 training continues every Wednesday and Friday night 7.30pm at Pearse Óg park. Anyone interested are welcome to come along.

Na Piarsaigh Óga Academy

Developing football skills and techniques for boys and girls aged 10-14 years

The Na Piarsaigh Óga Academy will offer boys and girls aged 10-14 years the opportunity to enjoy Gaelic football in a safe, fun and welcoming environment all free of charge. The Academy aims to provide high class tuition from a pool of qualified and experienced coaching staff, developing the children’s football skills whilst enhancing their passion for our national game. Focusing on developing individual skills and techniques, emphasis will also be given to building teamwork and FUN.

Commencing Tuesday 3rd November 2015 for six weeks

6pm-7pm Cathedral Road complex

Please contact Pearse Óg website for more details

 

NATIONAL DRAW

The Club is promoting the National Club Draw 2016 as our major fund raising generator for 2015, with all the ticket sales going directly to our Club, the many great prizes are provided by Croke Park Headquarters.
Prizes such as A new Opel Corsa, trip with the 2016 All stars for 2 (inc. flights, accommodation &banquet tickets and All Ireland football tickets, travel voucher for £1500, right down to the 14th prize of All- Ireland Football Final Package for 2 in 2016.
Draw takes place Friday11th March. All entrants must be 18 or over.
Tickets are priced at £10 and can be bought from all committee members, senior teams and managements.

Na Piarsaigh Óga Fundraiser for Craigavon Area Hostpital I.C.U

Attended by over a hundred members along with family and friends of Ronan Clarke in recognition of the life saving work carried out by the devoted staff in the unit. In attendance was Head Nurse of the Unit Cherith Douglas who was presented with a bouquet of flowers by Ronan after Cherith gave the members an incite into the workload she manages each day. She was delighted to meet Ronan again stating the nurses rarely meet their patients after they leave their care. All proceeds handed over will go to patient care and comforts.

Special guests on the night included Kieran McGeeney, Paul McGrane, John Toal, Kieran Hughes and Paul Duffy all Armagh team mates of Ronan's. Kieran McGeeney gave an impromptu speech on the close bond still strong within the Armagh Co team members and his delight at seeing Ronan back to full fitness.

REPORTS

All reports or articles for inclusion in Notaí Na Piarsaigh Óga must be submitted to BJ or Malachi before 9.30pm each Sunday for inclusion in that week’s edition. Contact BJ on 07562009907 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Malachi on 07718037760 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.