The long established London GAA club, (50 years young this year) Tir Chonaill Gaels are holding their 11th Annual football sevens tournament at the club grounds, Tir Chonaill Park in Greenford on Bank Holiday Monday (7th April,2012).
The Tir Chonaill Gaels club are extending an open invitation to any club, Men’s and Ladies wishing to participate in this hugely successful event and enjoy a weekend of fun in the English Capital. The tournament has grown in stature over the years attracting entries and followers from all over Ireland and Britain with more teams anticipated this year.
2012 also marks a special occasion for the club with it celebrating its 50th anniversary with many events planned for the year with a gala dinner dance being held in the Crown Moran Hotel, Cricklewood in October.
Previous winners of the tournament include Saint Killians (Armagh), Queens University (Belfast), Killybegs (Donegal), Salthill Knocknacarra (Galway), Michael Breathnach (Galway) and last year’s winners All Saints from Antrim who won it for the third year running.
The event is played to a finish on the Saturday with the winning team receiving O’Neill vouchers and the Francie O’Donnell cup. Also on the day there will be a ladies 7 a-side tournament with an open invitation to all international clubs. All men’s and ladies teams will battle it out in a series of group matches with the strongest teams contesting for the semi-finals and finals followed by presentations and live music.
In helping to make the weekend a success , the club would like to thank their sponsors for making this great day possible, especially McGinley Recruitment, Bet365, The Guild and Munnelly Support Services. They are particularly grateful to those sponsors who have looked after their players with employment and accommodation over the years and made the running of the club that much easier.
Tir Chonaill Gaels will help where possible with accommodation and travel arrangements.
Any club wishing to enter can contact club officers:
Stephen McLoughlin 00447788723922
Steven Keane 00447950262609
Tom Mohan 00447710307137
Or email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date 23rd March 2012