WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL MUNTERCONNAUGHT GFC WEBSITE
Munterconnaught GFC are based in Ryefield, Munterconnaught, located on the outskirts of Virginia, Co Cavan.
Our Club Ground is called St Bartholemew's Park.
We cater for all Men, Women and Children from Underage (U-6 to U-16), Minor, U-21 and Senior.
New Members are always very welcome, see further below for our Membership form, including all Membership option details and details of other activities that take place in the Club.
Senior Team - Go to the Fixtures tab (http://www.munterconnaught.com/FIXTURES.asp) to see the latest Senior Team fixtures and results forthe League, Reserve League, Championships and U-21's.
Underage - Go to the Underage tab (http://www.munterconnaught.com/underage.asp) to see the all the latest news, fixtures and results for all the Underage Boys Football teams and the Underage Ladies teams.
Club Facilities - New sports facilities have been developed and were officially opened on Friday, 12th August 2011.
They are open to paid up members only and include a Running/Walking Track with lighting, Covered Spectator Stand, Equipped Gym, Handball/Racquetball Court, Ladies Changing Rooms, Referees Room, Meeting Room and Treatment Room.
The Club secured further funding from the 2012 Sports Capital Funding programme and this allowed us to complete the pitch drainage improvements and convert the grounds behind the Handball Court into a playing/training pitch.
Go to the Facilities Development tab (http://www.munterconnaught.com/development.asp) for more information.
Lotto Draw every Monday night in The Ramor Inn, Ryefield at 9.30pm.
The current Lotto Jackpot is €11,100.
View the latest Draw results Here
Gallery - Go to the Gallery tab (http://www.munterconnaught.com/gallery/index.php) to see current, recent and archived photographs, including the Breffni All Stars.
Handball - A Handball Club was formed in 2011 and caters for all ages. There are Adult Single and Doubles competitions, fun events and coaching sessions/competitions for juveniles. There is more information further down this page.
Sponsors - Go to the Sponsors tab (http://www.munterconnaught.com/sponsors.asp) to see our sponsors who support the Club. Thank you to our sponsors for their continuing support.
Facebook - Go to our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/munterconnaught.gfc1
Ladies Facebook - Go to our Facebook Page for all the Ladies Teams at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Munterconnaught-Ladies-GFC/1375680446021409
BREFFNI ALL STARS 2015
The Club in partnership with Cavan GAA launched the 2015 Breffni County All Stars.
It covers the Senior, Intermediate, Junior and Minor Championships.
The Club is delighted to announce Sheridan Insurances are continuing their sponsorship for the 2015 edition.
The Judging Panel will be selecting a Team of the Week and Player of the Week.
The Player of the Week will receive an award from Sheridan Insurance in recognition of their performance.
A special Thank You to Benny Sheridan for continuing to support this event.
For the best Insurance quotes around - go to http;//www.sheridaninsurances.com or call 0818 279955 or 049 4380020.
ALL STARS AWARDS 2015 ANNOUNCED
The Gala Ball took place in the Hotel Kilmore on Friday, Nov 20th.
The All Stars Team and Individual awards for 2015 were announced.
Kingscourt Stars provide 4 players, Templeport, Killeshandra & Castlerahan each provide 2 players with 1 player each from Killygarry, Cootehill Celtic, Ballyhaise, Arva & Cornafean.
Congratulations to each player on their fine indivdual achievement.
Congratulations to everyone who won individual awards.
Go to the ALL STARS Tab (http://www.munterconnaught.com/allstars.asp) for full details.
Go to the GALLERY page - All Stars 2015 (http://www.munterconnaught.com/gallery/index.php) to see photos of events as they unfold.
Also see our ALL STARS FACEBOOK Page - https://www.facebook.com/breffni.munchie?fref=ts
MUNTERCONNAUGHT SENIOR TEAM
MUNTERCONNAUGHT 2016 OFFICERS
The elected Club Officers for 2016 are;
Chairman: Jim Gilsenan
Vice Chairman: Tom Hetherton
Secretary: Anne Daly
Asst. Secretary: Shirley Lynch
Treasurer: Dermot O'Reilly
Asst. Treasurer: Declan Cooney
PRO: Paddy Short
Asst. PRO: Declan O'Reilly
Senior Team Manager: Alan Stevens
Senior Team Selectors: Austin O'Reilly & Gabriel O'Dwyer
Designated Officer (Child Protection): Brendan O'Shea
Insurance Officer: Thomas Brady
Health & Safety Officer: TBC
ASAP Officer: TBC
Coaching Officers: Paraic Hetherton/Brendan Reilly
County Board Reps: Aisling Matthews & Aidan O'Dwyer
School Liaison Officer: TBC
Childrens Officer: David Cremin
Cultural/Irish Officer: TBC
Underage Chairman: John O'Reilly
Underage Secretary: Derval Yore
Underage Treasurer: Frank Skelly
Underage Ladies Chairperson: Tommy Smith
Underage Ladies Secretary: Lorraine O'Reilly
Underage Ladies Treasurer: Tara Kearns
Executive Committee - Jim Gilsenan, Dermot O'Reilly, Declan Cooney, Tommy Keogan, Danny Nolan, Anne Daly, John O'Reilly, Tom Hetherton, Noel McEnroe.
Finance Committee - Dermot O'Reilly, Declan Cooney, Paraic Hetherton, David Hughes, LeoTuite.
Congratulations to the Munterconnaught GFC and Munterconnaught Ladies Set Dancing teams who reached the County Final.
CLUB RAFFLE - ALL IRELAND TICKETS - RESULTS
The winners of the Club Raffle are:
1st Prize - 2 All Ireland Final Tickets + Weekend away - Gary Lynch, Rose Hill, Mullagh.
2nd Prize - 2 All Ireland Final Tickets - Colin O'Brien, Cortown, Kells.
3rd Prize - Weekend away for 2 - Killian Keogan - Leixlip, Co Kildare.
4th Prize - €100 Voucher for The Forge Restaurant - Suzanne Ruane, Bofeenaun, Co Mayo.
5th Prize - €100 Voucher for The Riverfront, Virginia - Bernie Sheridan, Ryefield.
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who supported the Draw.
CLUB GEAR AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
Club Gear is available for purchase on the O'Neills website.
Hats, Bags, T-shirts, Jerseys, Tracksuit Bottoms and Half Zips - all available with the Club crest.
See Here for full details.
MEMORIAL EVENT FOR THE FAMILY OF KIERAN SKELLY
A series of events take place in Munterconnaught on Saturday, June 11th, starting at 6 pm.
See Here for full details
Everyone is very welcome, we encourage all to support this very worthy event.
CARROLLS CUISINE GAA JERSEY COMPETITION
The Club are among 25 winners of the Carroll's Jersey Competition which was created to celebrate Carroll's 25 years of supporting Offaly GAA.
They asked GAA Clubs and Schools to describe why they deserve a set of jerseys.
NIall McEnroe entered a fabulous story which got the attention of the judges and resulted in the Club winning a free set of jerseys.
Well done Niall !!
2016 MEMBERSHIP FEES
New members are always welcome.
Club membership fees for 2016 are now due.
Contact Dermot O'Reilly or any member of the Finance Committee.
Social Member (Track only) - €25
Full Member (All Facilities & Voting rights) - €40
Outside Member (Gym & Track only) - €80
Full Member & Yearly Lotto - €100
Senior Players Membership only - €50
Senior Students Membership only - €30
Yearly Lotto - 1 Panel - €80
Yearly Lotto - 3 Panel - €200
Fobs - to access Clubrooms & Facilities - €10
View the full range of Membership options, details and other Club activities Here
2016 JUVENILE MEMBERSHIP FEES
Underage membership fees are now due.
Fees are: €25 per Child (Boys & Girls), €100 limit per family.
Note - every child must be registered with the County Board to be eligible to play.
The elected Officers are:
Chairman: Vincent Mulvey
Secretary: Brendan O'Shea
Handball Coaching every Sunday evening.
6 to 7 pm - 4th, 5th & 6th Classes - Boys & Girls.
7 to 8 pm - 2nd level students.
8 pm - Adults.
Note - Goggles and Gloves must be worn in all matches.
Juvenile Handball league 2015 - congratulations to Conor Hetherton who defeated Caolin Hughes in the final.
Congratulations to Peter McCabe on becoming the first Munterconnaught player to win the Junior B County Championship 2015 title.
He defeated Vincent Mulvey (Chairman of the Handball Club) in the final.
See the Notice Board in the Handball Alley or the Club Facebook page for all the latest information.
RECYCLE OF USED FOOTBALL BOOTS
We want your old/unused Football Boots for U6 - U16.
We are running a Boot swap/take for a small donation.
Drop your old Boots to any Underage Coach at training or to Lorraine O'Reilly (087-121400).
The Club is building up a gallery of photographs of players, teams, mentors, etc. from the past and present.
These are displayed in the Meeting Room.
If anyone has old photpgraphs of Teams and Players from the past or present they would like to share - plesse contact Noel McEnroe, Peter Erickson or Anne Daly.
All Underage players must wear gum shields/mouthguards at all training sessions and during matches.
This directive applies to all adult players from Jan 1st, 2014.
All parents must ensure Underage players have and bring gum shields/mouthguards to training and matches.
For Insurance purposes, anyone using the Gym must be a paid up member of the Gym and must compete and sign the Gym Disclaimer form which is available online - Here
or in the Clubrooms or from any member of the Club Executive.
Note - persons must be over 18 to order to participate in exercise programs and use the facilities.
There is a security system in place and Fobs are used to gain access to the Clubrooms.
Members can get a Fob for €10 (€5 of which is a refundable deposit).
Contact Tommy Keogan or any member of the Finance Committee.
There is lighting in operation around the track.
The use of the track is strictly limited to paid up Club members only.
Anybody using the track must be at least a paid up Social member.
Contact the Club Treasurer or any member of the Finance Committee for more information.