Coaching Courses

September 30th, 2015

Just a reminder that we are taking bookings to run a Foundation, Level 1 or Level 2 course at the club from October through to March

Foundation and Child Protection course - Minimum 10 participants

Level 1 course - Minimum of 18 participants (All must have foundation cert)

Level 2 course - Minimum of 18 participants (All must have level 1 cert for at least 12 months)

The aim for every club should be to run one of each of these course over the next three years i.e.

Year 1 - Foundation

Year 2 - Level 1

Year 3 - Level 2

Remember GAA Rule states that by 2016 all clubs must have a level 1 coach operating with their senior teams.

Club Shop Christmas Order

September 26th, 2015

Anyone hoping to order items for delivery before Christmas must do so before Monday the 5th of October 2015. Any orders received after this date can not be guaranteed

Desertmartin Flyer 2015


Navy Hoodie does not appear on flyer but is available for order at the price of Adult £35 Jun £27

Note we have a few new items but and the Gilet is subject to availability.

Access NI Registration – Child Protection

September 10th, 2015

There will be a very important Child Protection Course to be held in the Gaelic Centre Thursday 24th September at 7.15pm. All present underage coaches, managers, trainers and anyone interested to act in any of these positions in the future MUST attend as a matter of urgency. Parents assisting team mentors, coach drivers, caterers and anyone involved at any level with underage i.e under 18 downwards must also attend.

The above must also be backed up with Access NI approval, details on the link below. The pin number can be sought from the Children's Officer Pat Kidd 07718257555. The designated person for child protection is Grainne Murray 07935121287.

As children officer i cannot stress enough the importance of adhering strictly to the guidelines outlined by GAA central council with regards to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. AccessNI E Application Guidance

All Ireland Semi Final

August 10th, 2015

Anyone interested in tickets for the All Ireland semi final on the 23rd of August to support Derry who play Kerry in the minor game should contact club secretary Gerry McGuigan on 07980863757 before EOD Tuesday 11th August.

Kellog’s GAA Cul 2015

June 18th, 2015

St. Martin's GAC will be hosting the Kellog’s GAA Cul Camp during the week of the 20th to the 24th of July 2015. Events will occur each day from 10am to 2.30pm.

The Cul Camp is open to both boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13. Additionally it is also open for 4 & 5 year olds from 10am to 12pm each day.

It will be an action packed and fun filled week of activity around all Gaelic Games.


Eugene McGovern Tournament 2015

June 17th, 2015

All the teams are in for the Engene McGovern Tournament 2015

Team Entries

1 An Lub 8 Desertmartin
2 Arboe 9 Glen
3 Ballinascreen 10 Greenlough
4 Ballymaguigan/Newbridge 11 Lavey
5 Bellaghy 12 Magherafelt
6 Cargin 13 Slaughtneil
7 Castledawson 14 Swatragh

Group 1 Group 2
Ballinascreen Castledawson
Swatragh Greenlough
Lavey An Lub

Group 3 Group 4
Bellaghy Desertmartin
Ballymaguigan/Newbridge Cargin
Glen Magherafelt
Arboe Slaughtneil

Group 2 will play on Monday the 22nd of June, Group 1 on the 23rd, Group 3 on the 24th and Group 4 on the 25th.

First games will throw in at 7.15 each night

Monday 22nd June
Castledawson v Greenlough 7.15pm
Greenlough v An Lub 8.10pm
An Lub v Castledawson 9pm

Tuesday 23rd June
Ballinascreen v Swatragh 7.15pm
Swatragh v Lavey 8.10pm
Lavey v Ballinascreen 9pm

Wednesday 24th June
Bellaghy v Ballymaguigan/Newbridge 7.15pm
Glen v Arboe 8.10pm
Winner game 1 v Winner game 2 9pm

Thursday 25th June
Desertmartin v Cargin 7.15pm
Cargin v Slaughtneil 8.10pm
Desertmartin v Slaughtneil 9pm

The Cube teams announced

June 4th, 2015

Just a couple of days to the big event. Still tickets available Adult £15 and Under 16's £7


Tickets for Derry v’s Down

May 28th, 2015

Any members interested in purchasing seated tickets for the Ulster Championship game between Derry and Down on Sunday the 7th of June should contact Gerry McGuigan on 07980863757 before Friday the 29th of May.

Prices if ordered early are Adult £20, Senior Citizen £12 and Juvenile £5.

There are a limited number of seated tickets available. Standing tickets can also be ordered at the prices of Adult £12, Senior Citizen £8 and Juvenile FREE.

Tickets can also be ordered directly online through the website

Disability GAA Programme – Get voting

May 21st, 2015

Club Derry wish to secure funding in order to run a Disability GAA Programme.

The programme will provide children and adults with physical, sensory and learning disabilities, with opportunities to take part in a meaningful programme of activity.

Register here and get voting. Anyone registered can vote 10 times so ensure and use up your quota.

Defibrillator and First Aid courses

May 12th, 2015

Defibrillator training Saturday 23rd May. Session one: 10am to 1.30pm. Session two 2pm to 5.30pm. First aid training Saturday 13th June. All underage and senior coaches must undergo these important at sessions. Tutor Joanne Murphy. All who previously undertook defibrillator course are requested to attend. All participating please contact Pat Kidd on 07718257555 ASAP. 
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