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1968 and 1969

1968
THE COMMITTEE 
At the AGM held on 3/12/1967 the Committee positions were as before with the new curate Fr. Collins taking on the role of Club President.
President:         Fr. Collins
Chairman:        John Mc Nickle
Vice Chairman:  Frank Mc Henry
Secretary:         Willie Mc Grellis
Treasurer:         Billy Hassan
Registrar:          Hal Lynch     

At the AGM there were 55 motions up for discussion! One of the more practical motions was not accepted, that is, the appointment of an assistant secretary. Meetings were to end at 11.30pm  and on occasion  when they didn't the secretary stopped taking notes.                      


1969

THE COMMITTEE
At the AGM held on 8/12/1968 the following officers were elected: 
Chairman         Frank Mc Henry
Vice Chairman  Henry Mc Closkey
Secretary         Willie Mc Grellis
Treasurer         Billy Hassan
Registrar         John O'Kane

TEAM NEWS  AND ACHIEVEMENTS 
Team Captains:
Senior - Hal Lynch
Vice Captain- Terry O'Kane
Minor - Michael Forester
Vice Captain- Martin Murphy
Schoolboy - Philip Burke
Vice Captain - James Forester

Minors win North Derry Final by beating Ballerin 0-9 to 1-2. 

Schoolboys win North Derry Final when they beat Drum 5-7 to 0-0, having recorded some fine results along the way when they beat Glenullin 8-8 to 0-3; Dungiven 5-10 to 1-0; with only St. Michael's Limavady giving them a run for their money - 1-7 to 1-5.The Schoolboys also won the League  that year as well.

      



TEAM NEWS AND ACHIEVEMENTS  
Team Captains:
Senior - Andy Lockhart
Vice Captain - Seamus Gormley
Minor - Philip Burke
Vice Captain - James Forester
Schoolboy -     Phonsie Burke
Vice Captain - Fintan Mc Closkey

Minors win North Derry Championship and go on to win the County Championship when they defeated Kilrea 3-4 to 2-4. The teamed was Captained by County Minor Player Philip Burke and ably backed by Jimmy Forester, Phonsie Burke, Fintan Mc Closkey, and Mickey Lynch.





                                

OFFSIDE NOTES
Playing of Foreign Games.
The Ban on the attending and playing of foreign games was in existence at this time and at a meeting held in June 1968  George Hampson, Noel Hassan, and Hugh Francis O'Neill along with all Club members were given a warning with suspension being the order of the day if they broke this rule again.




















TEAM MANAGER
At the  AGM a discussion was taken to appoint a team manager who would be responsible for ensuring that the senior team would be fit. Responsibility for this fell to Willie Mc Grellis.
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