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Club notes 26th May

26th May 2024

Club notes Sunday 26th May


Last week’s lotto numbers were 4, 10, 14 and 19. £25 lucky dip winners: Odhran McGuckin and Margaret Murray. Jackpot next week £1,900!! Your continued support for the lotto is greatly appreciated. Deadline for all lotto ticket sales is 6pm every Tuesday. Lotto tickets can be purchased online at:

Ulster Colleges:

Congratulations to Adele McCann and St. Mary’s Magherafelt who won the Davitt Cup on Thursday past when they defeated St. Pat’s Maghera in the Year 8 Ulster camogie final. Hard luck to Miah Boyd who was on the St. Pat’s Maghera team. Great to have Cargin representatives on both sides!

Mental health and resilience talk:

Frank Diamond will be delivering a mental health and resilience talk at the club on Monday 3rd June starting at 8pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Open to everyone in the community above age 13.

Charity football match:

On Saturday 8th June Cargin and Portglenone clubs will be coming together to raise vital funds for the Air Ambulance Northern Ireland in memory of Paddy Fullan. Starting at 4pm at Roger Casements Portglenone there will be U8, U10 and U14 camogie, at 5pm U8, U10 and U12 football and at 6pm there will be a Masters over 40s game between Cargin and Portglenone. Charity donations will be collected on the day but if you are unable to attend you can show your support at

Bingo disco:

School’s out for summer! Get ready to dab to the beat at the ultimate summer disco bingo for over 18s only. Join us in the social club on Saturday 29th June from 8pm. Tickets £20 available from any committee member.

Handball jersey order:

Deadline for Cargin handball jersey order is this Friday 31st May. Youth sizes: £26.50 Adult sizes: £34.20 To order your jersey PayPal the correct amount to along with your name and jersey size. Remember to click friends and family when paying. Please see social media for jersey design and available sizes.

Missing boiler:

The boiler from the club kitchen is still missing, please contact any committee member if you have the boiler so that it can be returned to the club.

Pitch news:

Reminder to all players and managers to take all plastic bottles and drinks containers off the pitch after training and matches as it makes cutting the grass time consuming. Thank you for your understanding.

Downstairs gym:

New opening hours from 6:30am to 9pm daily. Gym membership £20 a month or £8 a month bolt on for Gold card members. Please contact Eamonn 07851946687 for your key fob to gain access to the gym.

Car park:

Patrons are reminded that the large stone overflow car park is not to be used for parking unless attending a GAA event at the club. It is not for gaining access to residential properties - NO EXCEPTIONS! The bollards are up for a reason, and NO ONE should be accessing the car park by driving over the kerbs along the adjacent private lane which is for vehicular access to 3 Shore Road only. Please show consideration to other people’s property and be respectful to the wishes of our Executive committee.

Dog owners:

In the interest of health and hygiene dog owners are asked not to exercise dogs in the club grounds and are reminded to clean up after your dog! Please keep our grounds free from dog dirt…

Hall booking:

The main club hall can be booked for many events including indoor soccer, basketball, handball and of course birthdays! Please remember to contact Emmett before using the hall to make sure there is nothing else on at that time. Reminder that all hall bookings must be paid for at the end of each session. Users of the hall are asked to keep the hall and the store clean after use! Emmett - 07860964147


Monday 27th May: U14 boys football at 6:15pm (front pitch), minor football at 7pm (front pitch), U12 boys football at 7:30pm (front pitch), ladies social handball from 7pm (hall)

Tuesday 28th May: U12/14 ladies football at 6pm (back pitch), U10 boys football at 6:15pm (front pitch), thirds football at 6:15pm (back pitch), senior ladies football at 6:45pm (back pitch), senior football at 7:15pm (front pitch)

Wednesday 29th May: U6/8 camogie at 6pm (back pitch), U10 camogie at 6pm (back pitch), U12/14 camogie at 6pm (back pitch), senior camogie at 7:30pm (back pitch)

Thursday 30th May: ladies handball at 7pm (hall), U8s Girls Football; men’s handball at 8pm (hall)

Friday 31st May: senior football at 7:30pm (front pitch)

Saturday 1st June: Boys and girls nursery football at 10am (hall)


Monday 27th May: U16 camogie v St. John’s at 6:30pm (HOME)

Thursday 30th May: U14 (A) ladies football championship at 6:15pm (HOME), U16 boys football v Aghagallon at 6:30pm (HOME)

Friday 31st May: U12 girls football v Glenavy at 6:15pm (HOME), Thirds football v Davitts at 7:30pm (HOME)

Saturday 1st June: U14 camogie v Lamh dhearg at 11am (HOME)

Sunday 2nd June: U8.5 Go Games at 10am (HOME), Senior ladies football v Pearse’s at 7pm (AWAY)

Social club:

The social club will be open every Friday from 5pm-12am, Saturday from 2pm-12am and Sunday from 12pm to 11pm. Please contact Mary (07783199495) if you would like to book the social club for a private function or party!! Don’t miss out on securing your preferred date…