General News

General News

Omagh Thunder Merchandise Available

Hoodies, Shooting Tops & Backpacks Available

 

Omagh Thunder merchandise is available to order via email.

Prices: Hoodies – £30

Shooting Tops – £30

Backpacks – £25

Hats – £10

Game tops – £25

Email dalysire@msn.com with your order. Don’t forget to include SIZE required and QUANTITY. 

 

Stock is limited on all items.

Street Collection Fund Raising – Saturday 29th December

Hello everyone,
we hope you had a great Christmas and are enjoying some time off.
On Saturday we have our street collection in the town centre from 10am-6pm. The funds collected will go towards the club and the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund.

 

We have made a draft timetable for collectors (linked below), we need an adult at each location and each shift is 2 hours. PLEASE ARRIVE 10 MINS BEFORE YOUR SHIFT AT PADDY FRIELS OFFICE (between Claire’s Accessories and Menary’s) to sign in and get your collection bucket & t-shirt etc. This will be our headquarters for the day.

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/il1q2y6tdqaewrt/Street%20Collection%20Timetable.xls

 

Hopefully all the players and brothers/sisters can come down and help with the collecting. Let me know if you need us to change your shift or if you can do another slot.

 

Many thanks,

 

Aidan and Brian

Proposed USA trip postponed

We are very sorry to announce our trip to America has
been postponed to 2014 due to Super Storm Sandy.

Over the years our sponsors in America have given our Club
well over £10,000. Now they are the ones that need us to help
the thousands who have been devastated by this storm.

I would like to give them half the money we collect in our cans
and half of the donations we receive on during our Christmas fundraiser in Omagh to the relief fund.

Thank you!

Coach Daly

Omagh Thunder Senior Club Announce The Weigh Inn as new Sponsors

Omagh Thunder Senior Club Announce The Weigh Inn as new Sponsors

 

Omagh Thunder are proud to announce their new senior team sponsors as The Weigh Inn Bar and Lounge.

 

 

Pictured are Mickey Donnelly of The Weigh Inn and senior club Secretary Stephen McAleer.

Omagh Thunder senior Coach Aidan Bradley said: This sponsorship agreement with The Weigh Inn means we can put much-needed funds back into the senior club so that more and more local players and supporters can find out why basketball is the fastest growing sport in the country. Omagh Thunder would like to thank Mickey and Neechy Donnelly for their support for the senior basketball team.


Vote for us please! Coca-Cola Thank You Fund

Thanks to everyone who voted. We find out whether we were successful or not in November.

Voting is now closed.

 

Coca-Cola Thank You Fund badge

 

Click the image above to vote for Omagh Thunder in the Coca-Cola Thank You fund. Log in through your Facebook account and scroll down to Omagh Thunder Basketball Club, then click vote!

Here is what we will will do with the funding if we are successful:

As part of our programme to increase participation in the community, the club has 3 proposals: 1. Organise an U14 inter-schools basketball competition between the secondary schools in Omagh, with the winning school awarded a monetary prize. 2. Organise a similar competition between the different community centres in the Omagh area. 3. Run an eight week activity session on Saturday evenings in the Station Centre, Omagh, based around basketball.

New Season Begins!

 

 

Seniors – Tues 8-10pm & Thurs 8-9pm

Boys U14 Tues 5-6pm & Fri 4-5pm

Boys U16 Mon 5-6pm & Thurs 5-6pm

Boys U18 Thurs 5-7pm

Girls U16 & U19 Wed 4-6pm

Primary School Boys and Girls (P5-P7) Tuesdays 6-7pm

Tyrone Towers Dungannon Basketball Camp

The Tyrone Towers Summer Basketball Camp application forms are out and are available by clicking the link below.

 

Towers summer camp app form 2012

Tyrone Towers Camp letter 2012

 

The Dungannon based camp is in it’s 30th year and is the best way to improve your game for next season. The camp takes place from Monday 13th to Friday 17th August.

All Omagh club members who are interested in going to USA next year for basketball camps are highly encouraged to attend a basketball camp this summer. Get together and get organised!

Personally, I’ve been to Dungannon Camp twice in my youth and loved the experience on both camps! I would highly recommend it!

Aidan

 

The Olympic Torch

Hello Everyone,

The Olympic Torch came to Omagh Tuesday mourning, 5th of June 9:57 AM
and the Omagh Thunder Basketball Club was there to welcome it.
There was a great turn out and the atmosphere in the town was unbeliveable. 
I want to thank Aidan Bradley for a beautiful job on the banner, and thanks
to all the players who came out to support the Club.

All the best,
Coach Daly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Olympic Torch & The Omagh Thunder Basketball Club

   The Olympic Torch will be coming through Omagh on the 5th of June at 9:57 AM

The Omagh Basketball Club is very proud and excited to be asked by the Omagh District Council and Omagh Sports Forum to be part of this once in a lifetime great historic Olymic opportunity.

The world will be watching as the the Olympic Torch passes through Omagh, and we want to make the most of it.

We need your help, your family, your friends, your neighbors anyone you can get to come out on June 5th.
Our dream is to be the largest sports club represented on that day, and get one of our players to carry the Torch.

If you want to get involved, make sure you are available on Tuesday 5th (which is a public holiday) & register your interest by emailing omagh.basketball@yahoo.com.

Thank you !

Coach Daly

” To have a dream come true, you have to have a dream ” Eddie Dee

Omagh Thunder Dunk Competition 2011/12 Videos

3rd Place – Aidan Bradley

2nd Place – Joey Hale

WINNER – Oisin Kerlin

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