Newsletter Edition 1

MERVUE UNITED NEWSLETTER - March 2015

Welcome to Edition 1 of our new monthly newsletter.

 Every month we hope to give you a feel for what’s going on in Mervue United.

Airtricity League of Ireland U-19: Our League of Ireland Under 19 team are over half way through their league campaign, Brian Laffey and Denis Mulgannon’s youthfull squad are putting in some very encouraging performances. They have qualified for the quarter final of the U-19 Enda McGuill Cup where they will face the long trek to play Derry City in the Brandywell, Good luck to the lads.

Roots Academy: Every Friday evening the club caters for up to 250 girls and boys from 5 years of age up to U-10 boys and U-14 girls. Great progress being made here with these players and we really appreciate your support every Friday. These kids are the future of Mervue Utd. All help with coaching would be warmly accepted.

Underage Teams: All of our Underage Teams are performing very well in their local leagues and representing the club across Galway with Mervue United and also on Galway Representative teams.

Keep an eye on our website mervueunited.com and Facebook page for weekly fixtures

SFAI Irish Cup: Well done to our Under 14 team who won away in Wexford to reach the last 8 of the Irish Cup where they’ll face an away trip to Kilorglin from Kerry. A great result for Coley Kelly and Pa Connell’s team against a strong North End Utd team.

Also, well done to Eric Connolly and Owen Shaughnessy and the Under 12 team who beat Carrick Utd from Waterford last Saturday in Mervue to reach the last 8 in Ireland, they now face Crumlin Utd away on 21st March.

Disappointment though for our Under 18 team who lost to Bohemians last weekend in Dublin.

Irish Call Up: Everyone at Mervue is delighted for Yousef Mahdy who was called into Paul Osam’s Ireland Under 18 squad for games in Wales. Yousef is a regular in our Under 19 team. His Mervue team mate Peter Walsh has also being called up for their warm-up game before they depart for Wales, other Mervue players Eoghan Kelly and Eoin Curry have been put on standby for the squad.

Aaron Connolly represented Ireland Under 15's in two games against Scotland in January. Aaron started the first game and came on in the second game, good reports back as usual from the Irish camp about Aaron’s performance. Ronan Manning was on standby for these games and is pushing for inclusion too.

Sponsorship/Club Lotto: The club lotto is our weekly fundraising initiative, the jackpot was won recently and the current jackpot stands at €5,400.You can play our club lotto online at www.locallotto.ie, you’re continued support with our lotto is appreciated.

Recently Tim Kelly Group and Connaught Drains provided sponsorship to our Under 19 team, thank you to these companies and all our club sponsors.

Well done to our U-14 squad and their parents for their efforts with bag packing in Dunnes Briarhill, thanks also to Dunnes Stores management for providing us with time to raise money.

Other Club News: The club held its first kids disco on Valentine’s night for club members under 12. Great turnout and big thanks to Ann Carr & Lorraine Corcoran and everyone that helped out on the night. Keep an eye out for the next disco!!!!

Mervue United will be running a 7-A-Side league on our All-Weather every Saturday, if interested contact Ger in the club @ 087-9715148.

Please be respectful of our neighbours along Quinn Place when looking for parking, please use Creche or Church car park if ours is full.

Local News: Our neighbours St.James’ GAA will be hosting their registration/open day for kids from 6-16 yrs old on Saturday 28th of February from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm

Mervue Utd along with St. James would encourage all kids to play sports to promote a healthier and more active lifestyle among our children.

Until next month, enjoy the club and keep supporting Mervue Utd.

 

               “Let’s be UNITED”


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