News

BOBBY LENNOX RAFFLE
We have commenced a raffle for three beautiful/autographed Bobby Lennox prints! The funds raised will go directly to the organization raising £’s to pay for the #BobbyLennox statue being erected in Saltcoats Scotland, his lifetime home! This is our chance to make a small impact on making this much deserved honour a reality!!! Thanks to Durham Celtic member Mike Morrison for acquiring these beautiful pieces of art from the organizers! Bobby Lennox is a #Celtic Legend, Lisbon Lion, second highest goal scorer in club history and the second most successful British Footballer next to Ryan Giggs! The statue has been completed by the same sculpture who created the Jock Stein and Billy McNeill statues outside of Celtic Park! Tickets will be $5 or 3 for $10. The three winners will be drawn at the Christmas Open House, December 23rd!
NEW YEARS’ EVE
This year we are going with a cash bar to reduce the cost of tickets.
 ST ANDREW’S DAY PARTY
Thanks to the support of our membership the St Andrew’s day Celebration was a great success.
As usual the dancers were a delight.
And the winners of the draw were.
Natasha Levy – $2,000
Ron Reedyk – $500
Lynne Sheahan, Peter McCann and Steve Morgan all won Shortbread.
DURHAM CELTICS WIN THE MEN’S ONTARIO CUP
Our own Durham Celtic football team have had a signature year culminating in beating the Woodbridge Strikers 2-0 in the final of the Ontario Cup on Sunday 10th September.  This is a great achievement as the game was played in Woodbridge where the Strikers have their home ground.  A bus from the club took fans to the final to cheer them on.  Goals by Colin Keay and Mark van Beek secured the win in a professional dislay by the Bhoys.  Next stop is the Canadian Finals in British Columbia in October.   We shall be hosting fund raisers to help them with the trip.
DURHAM CELTIC CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
On a glorious day, Saturday 9th September 16 people turned up for the Golf League Cub Championship game.  Taking time off from club renovations’ work, Kevin McDonnell won the title with a spectacular net 61 score – 9 under par.  Ron Reedyk beat Mike Sheahan by 5 points to win the Dan Sheahan Memorial Cup.  Bottles of Single Malt for closest to the pin went to Morris O’Reilly on the front nine and Peter McCann on the back nine.  Thanks to all those who participated especially those non-members of the golf league that turned up for the game and the craic.