The Club won four awards at the 54th annual Galway Sports Stars banquet held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday night. The awards were presented by Evanne Ní Chuilinn, RTE and Tony Neary from the Sponsors, Medtronic. The awards were accepted by Ollie Burke for his son Ian, footballer of the year, Kevin O’Brien, manager of the year, Tracey Leonard, ladies footballer of the year and Michael Ryder, Chairman and Jimmy McHugh, Secretary for Corofin named as Club of the year.
Well done to everyone and many thanks to all the Club supporters who attended.
The Galway footballers returned to winning ways with a 13 points to 11 win over Cavan in the first round of the Allianz league, division 1, played in Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Liam Silke and Ian Burke started for Galway and both played their part in the victory. Galway take on Dublin in Croke Park on Saturday night.
The Galway hurlers defeated Laois at the same venue on Sunday.
A reminder to all who have GAA National Club Draw tickets, to return sold or unsold tickets to any committee member by this weekend.
The club offers its sympathy to the family and friends of Breda Bird, Ipswich, sister of Majella Laheen, Pollinore, who died recently. May she rest in peace.
Lotto numbers drawn were 1, 14, 15, 22. Jackpot not won and four match 3s, James Kelly, Jim O’Grady, Larry and Brita Conneely, Frank Higgins. Seller’s prize Gerry Collins. Next week's jackpot is €10,700 and the draw is in the Club Office.