All the very latest news from your local GAA club in County Donegal.
The Lotto numbers for August 27 were 1, 6, 2, 7, 4, 3, 8, 5. The Jackpot was €1250 and there was no winner. Next week’s Jackpot is €1300.
A big well done to our minor ladies who overcame Red Hughs on Thursday night and cruised to a 7-22 to 1-1 victory.
The seniors were beaten 2-10 to 1-7 by Bundoran on Sunday. But on a more positive note the reserves got a great 3-14 to 1-8 win.
The U-13s were beaten by Downings on Sunday morning 7-7 to 3-03 in a game where the scoreline didn’t really reflect the play.
Next Saturday evening in Glenswilly the U-21s take on Naomh Colmcille in the quarter-final of the championship.
The U-13s are in action once again next Sunday morning at half 11 against Burt.
Well done to all who took part in U-12 girls blitz and thanks to everyone who helped out
The U-13 boys won away against Glenswilly in a very exciting game.
The U-10s are invited to blitz in Newtown on Saturday more details will be posted on Facebook page.
The senior men were beaten away to Robert Emmetts at the weekend. The club hope to host a white collar boxing event anyone who would like to take part or get more info contact Oliver Prunty or any commitee member
The August Club Iorras winners were €50, Mickey Kelly, Tullagh/Boston, €30, Danny Friel, Dunaff, €20, John Friel Dunaff.
The Match & Win numbers for August 29 th were 8,9,22,23. The Jackpot was not won next week’s Jackpot is €2,220.00, The €15 consolation prize winners were Sammy Harkin, Urrismana, John King, Gaddyduff, Rodger Gill Rooskey, Paul McLaughlin, Roxtown, Bradley Girls, Fahan.
The next club meeting is on Wednesday 25th September at 8.30pm.
Tickets are now on sale at €5 a ticket or 3 tickets for €10 for the club development draw.
The club are running a ‘BUY A BLOCK’ fundraiser for the development of the new club house. Individuals can contribute €10 towards buying a block, and they will be then have their name framed on the club wal. Contact Rose Kelly for further information 087-7770639.
The U-21s take on Glenfin on Wednesday in the quarter-final of the U-21 B championship.
The U-13 league commences next Sunday (8th September) with a home tie against Glenswilly.
Naomh Colmcille CLG invites you to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GAA in the area on Saturday September 7th. The U-10s are hosting the annual Sean McDaid Memorial Cup in the morning. Buncrana, Convoy and Burt will also be taking part. Mass will be celebrated in the clubhouse after the blitz at 2 pm.
A social evening with entertainment commences at 7.30 pm. Re-live the excitement and glory of the club’s two Junior championship successes of 1994 and 2010 on the big screen.
A sports quiz is planned for Friday 27th September. Further details to follow.
The weekly lotto results for this week and last week will be included in next week’s notes.
The winning Lotto numbers for Monday 26th August were 8, 11, 21, and 24. There was no jackpot winner this week and the runner-up prize of €50 went to Helen Gillen. Next week’s jackpot will be €4,100.
The club are hosting a ‘Coach the Coaches Session’ this Wednesday from 7-8.30 on the astro-pitch. A three week programme has been drawn up. We would ask as many coaches to come out on the night as this will be a great benefit to both coaches and players.
The minor ladies had good win in first outing against Muff. The next game is away to St Eunans.
Congratulations to the Donegal U17 team who won the Jim McGuigan Ulster U17 tournament in Maghera on Saturday. Tony McClenaghan, Ciaran Diver and senior manager Robert Farren were all involved with this team.
Congratulations to Moville players Ciara Hegarty and Niamh McLaughlin who were part of the ladies team from San Francisco - The Fog City Gaels - who won the North American Championship over the weekend. They played the entire season undefeated.
Congratulations to Conal Doogan who represented the Donegal U-14 Hurlers in tournament in Newry at the weekend.
The club are seeking members to volunteer their time on a Monday night at Bingo to help out with the club Lotto. Also, anyone who could help out at home games by acting as umpire please contact any club member or just turn up on the night and volunteer.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 6, 25, 27 and 30. Two prizes of €50 went to Fiona Molloy, Kingarrow and Kathleen McGlynn Glengesh. Next weeks jackpot is €3,700.
The August draw in the 200 plus club took place last Tuesday night at the community centre bingo. 1st prize €500 Peter McKelvey, Station Road. five prizes of €100 each Joe McGlinchey, Main Street, Alan Kee, Main Street, Joe Kelly, Ballybofey, Anthony Burke, Bruckless and Janice Mc Nelis, Narin Road.
The U-13 team had a comprehensive victory over Kilcar on Sunday. This Saturday 7th September they are away to Ardara at 12 noon.
The U-15 team competed in the Og sport last Saturday. They beat Killybegs 3-3 to 2-5 but were then beaten by the eventual winners St Eunans.
The U-16s are in championship action this Wednesday 4th when they host Killybegs in the second leg.
A great second half team performance saw the senior team earn a draw against St Eunans.
A Mr and Mrs competition takes place this Saturday 7th September as part of Eileen Gallagher’s Lord Mayor competition.Tickets are available from the Highlands Hotel or the Co-Op at just €10.
Congratulations to the U-14 hurlers who won the county U-14 B championship defeating Burt 4.7 to 1.6. The boys led from the start and finished their scores well and the team all played their part with determination and strength.
It was a great finish to what has been an outstanding year of hurling for the boys and they have been a credit to the club throughout. Well done to Cathair Doherty, Shay Doherty and Brian Diver who all played for the Donegal U14 hurling team that finished runners-up in the All Ireland B Shield final and to Diarmuid Cahill who was part of the Donegal U13 squad that also finished runners-up in the All Ireland C Shield final.
Gaels hosted an all-county U-6 and U-8 hurling blitz on Sunday. Visiting teams from Carndonagh, Buncrana, Burt, St. Eunans, Aodh Rua and Four Masters all took part with Gaels. The Gaels had their best blitz ever wining five and drawing one game.
Congratulations to U-12 girls gaelic team who finished their series of blitzes in Glenswilly. The girls have been undefeated throughout four blitzes.
The U-14 girls will play St. Eunan’s in the county semi-final at the Bridge, Dunfanaghy on Thursday evening.
It was mixed fortunes at the weekend for the senior and reserve teams when they played neighbours Dungloe. The reserve game ended in a draw while the seniors lost. This weekend sees the senior team travel to MacCumhaill park for the Intermediate championship semi final where they take on Aodh Ruadh.
The club are holding a bbq on the night of the 14th September. The LIGHT UP YOUR CLUB campaign is being run by the club with the aim of getting the floodlights up and running this autumn and winter. The bulbs are €100 each and so far well over half have been sponsored from all over the world by so many. If you would like to sponsor a bulb please email email@example.com
Those who sponsor a bulb will have their name on a board in the clubhouse for the next ten years.
The names of the Lotto Sellers in Dunfanaghy for 7th September Dunfanaghy are Shaun Langan and Cairns Witherow, Creeslough Peter Sweeney and Christopher McElhinney.
There was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night Sunday last. The numbers drawn were 2,4,8,9,10,15. The match five winner were Brian McGinley, Main Street, Dunfanaghy and Mary McIntyre Derryherriff who won €50 each. This weeks jackpot will be €3950.
Patrons please note that this months 50 Club Draw will take place at the Bingo Session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night.
The U-15 team was defeated in the Northern section finals of Og-Sport on Wednesday last in O’Donnell Park, in Letterkenny.
The seniors remain in second place in the league following a good victory over St. Michael’s in our final home match of the season on Sunday.
The U-12s have reached the quarter finals of the championship after defeating Naomh Mhuire last Thursday in the Banks. They now play Dungloe on September 21st.
The U-16s were knocked out of the league at the semi-final stage by Four Masters on Friday last. The U-13s play Naomh Muire next Saturday at 1 2pm in Towney. They were defeated by Naomh Conaill in their opening game on Sunday last.
There was no winner of the lotto Jackpot at the weekend. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 11, 18. The lotto plus numbers were 7, 15, 22, 27. Consolation prizes went to Hannah Carr, Churchtown, Margaret Haughey, Churchtown and David Kennedy, Drimnafinnagle. The lotto jackpot will be €1,700 next week.
The reserve team had a busy weekend, beginning on Friday evening past with a league fixture away to Dungloe. The Glen boys won 1-14 to 1-7 in a very entertaining game.
On Sunday both reserve and senior teams travelled to Falcarragh to play Cloughaneely. A victory for the reserves would have given them the title of winners of the Division Two reserve league. However, they lost on a 1-8 to 1-5 scoreline.
The seniors won their game. In the Division Five league Glenswilly played St Eunans and lost 1-13 to 1-7.
The U-13 team lost away had to Convoy on Sunday morning. The next club monthly meeting will be on Monday 9th of September in the club house.
The winning Lotto numbers this week are 8,9,14 and 20. Match 3 winner was Shane McDevitt. Next week the jackpot is €3,080 and sellers are Manus and Bernie Kelly.
An Clochan Liath
Ba iad 3, 9, 10 agus 19 na huimhireacha lotto a tarraingeadh ag deireadh na seachtaine seachtaine agus nior baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €1,100 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.
Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann Tony Boyle c/o Harley Loughanure, Ciaran Sharkey, Chapel Road, Noel Maguire Caravan Road, Kate O’Donnell, Bunaman, Annagry agus David Alcorn, Lackenagh.
Bhain Clare Keeney as Glenties (€150), Bridie Doherty as Glenties, Patrick McHugh as Portnoo, Breege O’Donnell as St. Peter’s Tce, John Boyle (Thatch) as Burtonport agus Connie O’Donnell as St. Peter’s Tce. €100 ag an Bhingo.
The 12th draw in the forth series of the 200 Club was held on Sunday night the 25th of August at the bingo and the winners are as follows for the month of August, 1st €1,000 – Jackie Ham, Burtonport, 2nd €500 – Michelle and James Boyle, Keadue, 3rd €300 – Mary and Hughie McGee Meenmore, 4th €100 – Maura McCole as Meenmore 5th €100 – John Ward Cronashallog. Well done to all the winners and thanks to everyone for their continued support. This will go towards the development of our facilities at Pairc na Rosann. With this being the last draw in the fourth series, the fund raising committee have decided to continue on with a new fifth series at the end of September. The club would also welcome new members to our 200 club, please contact Tony Boyle at 086-3871216 for details.
Good result for the senior team beating Naomh Muire in a league fixture away from home. We wish Naomh Muire all the best in their intermediate championship semi-final against Aodh Rua, Ballyshannon on Sunday.
The seniors secured two vital league points against Red Hugh’s last Saturday.
The reserves also turned in a turbo-charged second half to get a deserved away win at the Crossroads, running out 3-6 to 0-9 winners.
It is a big weekend for the seniors as they take on Naomh Muire in the Intermediate championship semi-final in MacCumhaill Park this Sunday at 3 pm.
Aodh Ruadh under 21s claimed a notable win last Wednesday, defeating Carndonagh on their home patch by 2-11 to 1-10. It’s the club’s first win at this grade in eight years.
The competitive Under 8 season concludes this weekend. On Friday in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh at 6.30 pm we will be having a skills competition with a trophy for top overall score and awards for runners up and category winners.
Players should work on their punt kicking, pick-up, solo and hand-passing, off both sides. This takes quite a bit of supervising to pull off so any parents/guardians available to pitch in with marshalling the various skills stations please don’t be backwards in coming forwards. We will definitely have a blitz this Saturday 7th September, but the specifics await confirmation. Full details will follow in due course.
There is a Bord na nÓg meeting this Tuesday, 3rd September in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh at 8.15pm. All committee members are asked to attend.
Aodh Ruadh lost out to Milford in the intermediate county final on a scoreline of 4-4 to 3-9. It was heartbreak for the Ballyshannon girls who refused to lie down even when the game looked dead and buried. The girls have one outstanding game to play in the league, a win against their new rivals Milford will see them take the title.
The minors are at home to Ardara on Saturday, with throw-in time yet to be confirmed. After that they are home once again, this time to Four Masters next Tuesday at 6.30pm.
The U-12s hurlers had a disappointing defeat at home to their neighbours Four Masters in the league last Thursday.
The All-Ireland U-14 C, U-14 B and U-16 B tournaments took place on Saturday last and Aodh Ruadh had good representation on all the squads. The U-14 C tournament took place in Ballyconnell. Donegal entered their under 13 team in this tournament and they performed very well, they drew with Laois in the opening game, they beat Leitrim in their second game, they then lost to Monaghan by a point in the semi-final. Their final game was a third/fourth place play-off with Longford which they lost. Aodh Ruadh were represented on this squad by Pauric Keenaghan, Aaron Peach, Liam O’Sullivan and Seosaimh Magee.
The U-14 and 16 B tournaments took place in Newry, the standard of hurling on the day was very high. The U-14s lost to Wicklow and beat Sligo in their group games, that set them up for the Shield semi-final against Roscommon, they had a great win in that game and as a result qualified for the Shield final against the host county Down. The effects of being on the road since 6.15 am told against the lads in the final and they lost out by two points. Conal Sweeney and Ryan Ayres were our representatives on this squad. Michael Ayres was involved in the management of this squad.
The U-16s were in a very difficult group and lost their two games to Kildare and Westmeath.
They then played Derry in the plate semi-final and again they lost out. Eugene Drummond, Oisín Rooney, Shane McGrath, Brendan Gillespie and Donal Sweeney were our club men involved in this squad.
The U-8s and U-6s travelled to Letterkenny Gaels for an all-county blitz last Sunday and had a brilliant day.
Cards have gone out for the Aodh Ruadh 4K 10K fun run and walk on Sunday 15th September. Runners and walkers go under starter’s orders at 12 noon at Father Tierney Park. Registration for the event takes place on Saturday 14th September between 6pm and 7pm and again on Sunday from 10am to 11.30am. Please support this fund raiser generously.
There was no winner of the €5,300 Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot last Sunday. The numbers drawn were 4, 6, 7, 8, 12 and 15. In the lucky dip €20 each went to: Cathy McGinley, James McGinley, Billy Cleary, Margaret Gahan and P. Mullan, Garvaghy, Derry. Next draw is in the Lantern on Sunday at 8.30pm.
The U-12s recently gave a great display of footballing skills in the Frankie McMullen Football Tournament in Tirchonaill Park.
The U-8s will play in a blitz this Saturday in Ballyshannon.The Club is now producing a monthly newsletter packed full of news and information about the club and the full range of activities. Please remember to return the unsold draw tickets to the Club asap on Monday evenings 9.00pm - 9.30pm in the Abbey Hotel or bring them along to Club coaches during training.
This first prize is All Ireland final tickets plus €250 spending money. There is also a raft of other amazing prizes. All Ireland Final tickets are in huge demand.
There was no winner of the weekly Club lotto jackpot this week. The €50 winners were Brien Boyle, Driminnin and Manus Brennan, Drumkeeghan. The numbers drawn were 6, 9, 10 and 11. Next week’s lotto jackpot stands at €1600.
Congratulations to the Senior team on their win against Ardara on Sunda.
Congratulations to the U-21s who had a great win against Milford last week.
Hard luck to the minor boys and seniorladies on losing their county finals on Sunday.Thanks to all that travelled to support the teams. Congratulations to both Termon and Buncrana.
The minor hurlers defeated Carndonagh on Thursday to reach the B Championship final. The final will be played in Burt on Sunday the 15th September.
The U-16 Hurlers play Burt in the A League Final on Thursday in Burt at 6 pm.
The U-16 Division One footballers have advanced to their Northern League final and ay have to wait for play-off winners. They have drawn neighbours Glenswilly in the championship.
The U-15 Boys captured the County Óg Sport title in Glenties, on Saturday after defeating Ardara in the final. They travel to Glen in Derry for the Ulster finals this Saturday, September 7th.
The U13 Boys staged a great second half fight back in Buncrana to win their opening match and they are at home to MacCumhaills this Sunday, throw-in at 11:30am. The Division Two. team had a good win against Gaoth Dobhair and travel to Fanad this Sunday.
The U14 girls will take on Naomh Muire in thecounty semi-final this Thursday (5th) in Dunfanaghy at 6:30pm.
The U-12 girls travelled to Convoy for Go Games and performed very well in all their matches. The U-12 Hurlers play away to Aodh Ruadh this Thursday.
Well done to all the underage hurlers that played in the county U13, U14 and U16 teams in the National Blitzes last Saturday.
This week’s lotto numbers are: 11-12-16-20. Five winners matched three numbers and won €20 each. Barry Tinney, Stephanie Crampsie, Derryveagh Ave; Aisling Breen, New Mills, Kieran Tobin, Orchard Grove and Cormac Hartnett, Dungloe. Next week’s jackpot is €3,625.
he committee would like to congratulate the management and players of the minor squad for their commitment and for taking the club to its first county minor fina. Regardless of the result it was a great achievement and occasion and with most of the squad still under age next season the lads will have another chance to compete for a county minor title.
The club would like to thank Aidan and Ann Marie Bonner on sponsoring the meal for the team and management after the game.
The U-10s took part in a blitz in Ardara last Saturday morning. Four teams competed including hosts Ardara, Naomh Conaill and St Nauls. A very enjoyable mornings football and the lads competed well.
The U- 8s take part in a final day this Saturday in Ardara.
Tickets for the club draw are now on sale and can be bought from any committee member. The are priced at 5 euro each or 3 for 10 euro.
The club 50 draw took place last Monday evening. The 300 euro top prize went to Michael Gallagher, Dirlaught and the second prize of 100 euro was won by Packy Gallagher, Corr Point.
Na Cealla Beaga
The ladies team play Naomh Columba in the Junior B county semi-final this Sunday 8th.
The Club U-15 team took part in the Og Sport Finals in Glenties last Saturday.
The U-13 team had a good win away to Four Masters last Saturday, they are home to Aodh Ruadh this Saturday the 7th at 12.00pm.
There was an U-10 Blitz in Fintra last Saturday with Na Cealla Beaga, Naomh Columba and Dungloe taking part.
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The Killotto had no winner this week, numbers were 6,11, 22, 26, Next week’s jackpot is €1,450.
Well done to all the U-10 and U-8 players who played well against Muff on Saturday. Especially good games were had by Michael O’Reilly, Cathal McGeever, Danny Diver, Aoife Doohan, Ethan Clarke and Josh Montgomery. Congratulations to the U-13s on their win over Milford on Monday evening. They will play neighbours St. Micheals in round two at home game on Sunday 8th September, throw in 11.30am.
It was a great weekend for the club, with the minors taking home the first county title in 27 years on Sunday evening. Well done to Noel and the lads, and to everyone involved. The lads put on a truly fantastic team display to overcome Na Rossa. This weekend promises to be another busy one for the club, with both the senior men and the senior ladies in championship action. The men take on St Nauls in the semi final of the Intermediate Championship on Saturday evening.
On Sunday afternoon the ladies will face Killybegs in the Junior B county semi final.
Well done to the U-13s who had a good win over Naomh Bríd in Ballintra last Saturday morning. The return leg will take place in Glen on September 21st. The U- 16s are in championship action this week, where they face Aodh Ruadh in the preliminary round. The fitness classes will resume at Páirc na nGael on Monday, September 16th. Ní raibh buaiteoir ar bith den phota óir don tseachtain seo caite. B’iad na huimhreacha a tharraingíodh ná 7. 9. 25. 29. Tá duaischiste de €5800 againn don tseachtain seo.
The annual 5k takes places this Friday at 7.30pm. You can pre-register at gaafunrun@mail.
The annual Airtricity walk around the windmills will take place on 28th September. This is a massive fundraiser for the Minor Board.
The U-13 league started on Sunday. The A team traveled to Muff to take on a very good Naomh Padraig team. In a match that had everything, Mac Cumhaills were eventual winners 5-8 to 5-4. The B team played Urris on Sunday afternoon. In severe weather conditions, our very young team never really got into the game. Urris were eventual winners.
There were no winners of this weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 4,18,22 and 23. There were no match 3 winners. The three names drawn out were Brendan Dunnion Jr, Patrick Breen and Dermot O’Neill. They each receive €30. Next weeks sellers are Peter Moloney and Barry Dowds teams.
The enior men had a comprehensive victory in their rearranged match against MacCumhaills in the League last Thursday evening, with 7 different players getting on the score-sheet. This result put the boys in joint second place in the League, level on points with Glenfin and Dungloe.
The senior ladies had a decisive win over St. Eunans in the senior county final on Sunday.
After winning back-to-back Donegal Championships, the girls now head into Ulster to take on the Cavan Champions on Sunday 6th October.
The U-10 boys travelled in force (26 in all) to Robert Emmets on Saturday for a very successful blitz. The stars of the show on Saturday were undoubtedly the goalkeepers with Patrick McDaid and Eamonn Russell being a major factor in the two Termon teams getting victories against stern opposition in the host, N Mhuire and Four Masters. Well done boys.
The U13s proposed first league game fell victim to Gaoth Dobhairs withdrawal from the “A” competition. With an entire new draw having to be made we are, as of today, unsure who will provide the opposition on Sunday. Coaching continues on Wednesday at 6pm.
Our U16s suffered defeat at the hands of Fanad in the League play off in a very physical encounter in Downings on Friday night. Forced to field without several of our starting 15 the boys battled right to the final whistle. This leaves the boys in the Shield Final where they will play either Carndonagh or Glenswilly. This team have been drawn against N Colmcille Newton in the “B” Championship. Hopefully we will be back at full strength by the time that game takes place in a few weeks.
All in the Minor board would once again like to say a huge thanks to Ellen Callaghan who won a facebook competition with leesportireland.com and had nominated our U12 boys team to be the recipient’s of the 25 pairs of leesports football gloves. Ellen travelled with several members of the U12 boys team and other young members to collect the prize which was presented by 2012 GAA footballer of the year Karl Lacey in Donegal on Saturday evening last.
Over the next few weeks we will be distributing five lotto tickets to each underage player from U-8 up to minor in an attempt to assist with funding our minor board activities. The lotto jackpot currently stands at €3,600, so while supporting our fundraising you are also in with a chance to win this jackpot.