The latest in news and notes from GAA clubs around Donegal.
The Match “n” Win numbers for November 7th were 7, 15, 18, & 23. The €15 winners were Sammy Harkin, Urrismana. Sadie Mc Laughlin, Tullagh, Kathleen Devlin, Boharna. Rose Kelly, Dunaff. Kieran Mc Gonigle, 3 Gaddyduff. Jackpot next week €2,620.
Well Done to the senior men who were promoted to Division 3 following their play-off win over Burt. Thanks to Danny Kelly, mentors and all the lads for the effort put in.
All orders for any club gear needs to be in with Donal Kelly by the end of November to avoid disappointment on Christmas morning, New training tops with initials and club tops now available, contact Donal on 087-6461707.
U-8 training for boys and girls on Saturday’s at 11.00 am in the Community Centre, Clonmany, €2 per child per week to cover cost of centre. Further information available from Nichola (086) 6030736 or Anne Marie (087) 9825856
Tickets are now on sale at €5 a ticket or 3 tickets for €10 great prizes to be won.
The club are running a ‘BUY A BLOCK’ fundraiser drive 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 wall along with all contributors we would be grateful if you would consider supporting this fund raising drive. Contact Rose Kelly 087-7770639 or any club member.
The Lotto numbers for 05/11/13 for Jackpot of €1,750 were 6, 5, 1, 2, 7, 4, 3, 8.
Finian McGlinchey matched the first three numbers and won €60. Next week’s jackpot is €1800.
In the Division Two promotion playoff replay the seniors were unlucky to lose out to Termon by two points.A remembrance mass for the deceased of the club will be held in the GAA Centre on the 22nd of November. Congratulations to our very own Karen Ward who has won herself an All-Star.
The club are seeking applications for the position of senior team manager. Applications should be made to the Club Secretary, Alison Ferry (087-9154559).
All parents, players past and present, and new people in our community are asked to consider coming to help coach or help out with our underage teams.
Next year we will have three to four coaches for all underage teams. Coaching courses are being provided for new and existing coaches. Please text your name and underage team or teams you would like to be with next year to minor board Chairman, Gerard McFadden (087 2494908), in full confidence.
The senior board AGM will take place on Sunday 24th November at 6 pm. The club’s dinner dance is scheduled for Saturday 16th November at the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny. Further details to follow. Tickets priced €25 each now available from Alison Ferry. Presentations to minors, seniors and reserves on the night.
This week’s numbers are 1, 6, 11, 16, 22 and the winners who matched four numbers were Michael Coyle and Margaret/Eddie Friel who win €37.50 each. Next week’s jackpot €4,050.
The club dinner dance is set for Friday 29th November - €22.50 for adults and €11.00 for children (U16). Music this year is by ‘The Yetis’. County players will be in attendance with Eamon Mc Gee from Gaobh Dobhair and Donegal confirmed. Night will include ladies and gents player of the year awards, plus other awards on the night tickets are available from Bridget Harkin, Liam Skelly, Seamus Hegarty, or Ciaron McKenna or any committee member. Best value night out this side of Christmas with a great band thrown in for good measure.
The club AGM will take place in the clubhouse on Friday 6th December starting at 8pm. All nominations and motions are to be with the secretary (Sean Faulkner) in writing before 30th November.
There was no jackpot winner this week drawn on the 4th of November. The numbers were 3, 16, 19 and 23. The €50 runner-up prize goes to Liam and Kay Skelly. Next week’s jackpot will be €1,000.
Congratulations to Moville minor ladies who progressed to the semi final of the Ulster Ladies Minor Championship with an empathic win over Kinawley from Fermangh on Sunday, in Malin.
Congratulations to Tony McClennaghan who played for Colaite Inis Eoghain in their McLarnon Cup win over Keady on Tuesday last. Their next game is this Tuesday versus St Louis Kilkeel, in Garvaghy, Tyrone at 2 pm. Congratulations to Sarah Jane McDonald and Blathaid Mc Laughlin who won Ulster Schools All-Stars in the past week. U-6 player of the week this week was Pauric Peto. U-8 players of the week were Oisin McKinney, Daithi Peto and Cahir McElhinney. U-8, U-10 and U-12 girls and boys underage presentation will take place in Clubhouse on Friday 13th December from 7-9pm. Toddlers and U6s presentation will occur after their training session on Saturday 14th December.
The annual dinner will take place on Saturday Novermber 30th, in the Malin Hotel.
Doors open at 7 o’clock and meal will be served at 8 o’clock sharp. Music will be provided by John Jack. Tickets are priced at just €20 and are availabe from any committee member.The clubhouse was packed to capacity on Saturday night for our first ever Townland Challenge. 28 townlands, from all corners of the parish took part in a general knowledge quiz, with all the questions based on the parish of Malin. After 12 tense and more often than not, humorous rounds, Killian and Ballynahona were tied for first place, with Ballynahona eventually coming out on top after a tie break. We would like to thank everyone who took part and helped to make the night such a success, to Pat the quizmaster who kept everyone entertained, the raffle ticket sellers, Malin Hotel who sponsored one of the prizes.
Many of our club members are putting their razors away for the month of November, to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
The club shop will be open in the clubhouse on Saturdays from 12-2 and on Sundays from 11-15 to 1-30 pm. There was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €1100. The sequence drawn was 7-4-2-6-1-3-5. The €50 winner was Mary McDermott (M) Bunn. The €20 sellers prize went to Niamh Douglas, Bunn. Next weeks jackpot stands at €1,150.
The club have just opened a Good as New downstairs in the clubhouse on Saturday between the hours of 12 and 6, All monies will help to raise funds to purchase equiment for our new club.
Over the next few weeks we will be running an evening of basketball leagues/matches. All ladies within the area are invited to take part, no experience necessary, just a fun fitness session.
The club will hold a “Night at the Races” this Saturday, November 16th, in MacLaughlin’s Bar. Cards for the final race of the night are available from all the committee members and adult footballers before the event. The Royal Flush Draw results for the weekend of 10/11/2013 were 6, 13, 18 & 19. There was no winner of the jackpot of €2260. Consolation prizes went to Rose Cunningham, Castleview, Mary Connaghan, Five Points & Shane O’Neill, Brenter. Next week’s jackpot now stands at €2300. The AGM has been confirmed for the 24th of November at 5pm in the clubhouse. If there is anyone in the club or parish who would be interested in partaking in a Defibrillator Course in the coming weeks please contact Stephanie Kyles on 0876307570. The Reserve team were scheduled to play Milford away last Saturday but the Milford side were unable to field. We were awarded the two points which tightens up affairs at the top of the league table with Convoy. With only a few games left the boys need nothing short of wins in their remaining games to be in the mix for the title.
An Clochan Liath
Ba iad 7, 8, 18 agus 23 na huimhireacha lotto a tarraingeadh ag deireadh na seachtaine seachtaine agus nior baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €2,100 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo. Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann Mary Gallagher Diamond, Grainne Duggan Gartan, Alexander O’Donnell Doochary, Dylan McFadden Crolly agus M. Doeyne Trimragh, Letterkenny.
Bhain Joan Rodgers as Loughanure €150 ag an bhingo, bhain James Sweeney as Meenacross, Mary McGeehan as Fintown, Mary Bryan as Annagry, Joanne Mulrine as Béal Feirste agus Sarah Boyle as Meenatottan €100 ag an Bhingo.
The club would like to express its deepest sympathies to the family of the late Nora McGarvey Belcruit. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
The club will run a child protection course with Owen Bonner in two weeks time. Anyone wishing to coach or help out with under age teams need to have this done. It’s on 19th nov at 7.15. Contact Owen Bonner on 087 278 6490.
The AGM is scheduled for the 30th of November, more information to follow on this after tonight’s monthly meeting.The rescheduled Under 16 county semi-final will take place this Saturday the 16th of November in the Banks at 2pm.
The Club are running a charity event for November or more commonly known as Movember, here the idea is that each of the men below, grow a moustache for the month of November and in the process gather sponsorship that goes towards men’s health and specifically cancer reseach. The hairy men will be Daniel Walsh, Adrian Hanlon, Jamie Sweeney, Corey Gallagher, Joe ‘Lovely’ Boyle, Peter Ward, Joe Sweeney, Mark Clerkin, John Fred, Noel McBride, Joe Neely, Brendan Brennan, Stephen Doogan, Conor Greene, Mark Sweeney, Myles Sweeney,Conor Comack, Dr Dara McNiff, Eamon McGee, Marty Boyle, Raymond Sweeney, Tony Boyle, Kevin Bonner and Adrian Sweeney.
The grand prize draw took place in McCready’s bar last weekend. Results are as follows. 1st prize- 500 euro cash prize, winner Donal Trimble, Leitir; 2nd prize- 300 euro home heating oil, winner John Melly, Leitir; 3rd prize- 100 euro hamper, sponsored by SuperValu, Dungloe, winner Vincent Gallagher , Leitir; 4th prize- 100 euro hamper, sponsored by McCready’s Bar, winner Jimmy Molloy, Drumladrid; 5th prize- 100 euro voucher, sponsored by Cope Dungloe, winner Meghan McEleney ,Bunbeg; 6th prize- 100 euro, winner Mr & Mrs Mulvanny ,Doochary; 7th prize- meal for two, sponsored by Teach Jack, winner Patrick Caulfield ,Doochary; 8th prize- five bags of coal, sponsored by Crolly Filling Station, winner Helen McCready, Burtonport; 9th prize- 50 euro voucher, sponsored by Clerkins Shop, winner Evie Ham, Dungloe; 10th prize- 50 euro voucher, sponsored by Gallaghers Stop & Shop,winner John Connors, Burtonport.
The club committee would like to thank the huge effort that was put into this draw making it the success it was including all the ticket sellers who gave up their time in selling tickets. To all sponsors who generously donated draw prizes.
St Mary’s (Convoy)
The lotto letters drawn were DB,CE,LK, CK. Jackpot was not won next week’s Jackpot is €2100.
Underage training Fri 6-7 €2 and gumshield
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Well done to our girls who finished off thier development squad training with a blitz in Tyrone u 15 E.Gibson , K.Reid and C.Harper u 17 C.Browne, G.Duffy ,V.Kelly and S.Allan. The big Fight night will take place on Nov 30 th in Jacksons tickets will be on sale shortly €20.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 4,15,27 and 28. Two prizes of €50 went to Isabella McLoone, Mill Road and Fiona Boyle, Main Street. Next weeks jackpot is €4,700.
The U-16s were beaten in the county semi final by St Eunans. Commiserations also to the U21 team who were beaten in the county final by Kilcar. The clubs Strictly Come Jiving will take place on Saturday 23rd November in the Highlands Hotel. Tickets are €15 and are for sale in the Highland’s Hotel, The Co-Op, Maxwells Ballinamore or from any of the dancers taking part. A full range of Naomh Conaill merchandise is for sale in the Inniskeel Co-Op and in Maxwells Ballinamore. The clubs AGM will take place on Friday 6th December at 7.30pm.
DVD’s of the Battle of the Bridge Big Fight Night are now available from Brid Gallagher in the Dunfanaghy Post Office priced €10. The Lotto sellers for 16th November, Dunfanaghy William Sheridan and Thomas O’Donnell, Creeslough Dominic Carr and Francie Brennan. Anyone who cannot do this important weekly task for the club is asked to get a replacement on the night. The winner of the €150 on the Snowball game at the Bingo session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was won by Grace Ferry Derryreel. This weeks Jackpot will be €760.
This month’s 50 Club winners were: €65 Brian McGinley Main Street Dunfanaghy, €35 Agnes Sweeney, Swillybrin and €25 Liam Coyle, Ballyboes.
There was no Jackpot winner in the St. Michael’s Mini Lotto on Sunday night Sunday last. The numbers drawn were 10,11,12,15,16,18. There were no Match 5 winners. Sixteen people matched and their names were drawn, the winner of the €100 was Tom Alcorn, Earrooey. This weeks jackpot will be €4450.
The AGM of the St. Michael’s minor board will be held in the Portacabin, in Creeslough on Tuesday, the 19th November at 8.30pm.
Well folks, I am sure that you are all getting a little excited again as the weekend approaches. The venue is Healy Park Omagh, throw in is 2.30pm and the gallant Glen men will face Roslea Shamrocks from Fermanagh in the AIB Ulster Club Senior Football Championship semi-final. This is unchartered waters for Gleann Suili. However, rest assured Gary McDaid and his backroom team have worked tirelessly in preparation for this meeting. The entire team have responded to the demands required to face the challenge. So it is time again for every Glen man, women and child to come out in huge numbers and get behind our team. We are only sixty minutes away from a possible Ulster Final. The best of luck to the Glen on Sunday, we really are so proud of you lads.
The lotto numbers this week are 4,6,10 and 21. Match 3 winner Niall Doran. Next weeks sellers are Charlie McGinty and Christopher McMonagle and the Jackpot is €3,480. We wish all the best to Milford in the Junior semi final against Killeeshil, in Enniskillen on Sunday also.
Ballyshannon Musical Society together with Aodh Ruadh CLG present the alternative Rose Of Ballyshannon, on Saturday 16th November in Dorrian’s Imperial Hotel. Bidding for the crown of Ballyshannon’s alternative rose are Kerry Ryan, Niall McCready, Aidan Murray, Shane Toolan, Billy Grimes, Donagh Keon, Thomas ‘Busby’ Gallagher, Brendan ‘Benji’ Drummond, Michael Daly, Liam Winters, Paul McGonigle and Luis Moreira.
In the absence of Daithi Ó Sé, Sean Perry, our master of ceremonies, will be putting our Roses through their paces. Sorting the Roses from the thistles will be our judges Sylvester Maguire, Patricia Keane and Charlie Gillespie. The action gets under way at 8pm and will be followed by tunes from DJ Mojo. This is Ballyshannon’s menfolk as you’ve never seen them before! Admission is on the door priced just €10.Many thanks to our ever generous sponsors on the night: McGinley’s Bar, Brain Campbell Butchers, Sean Óg’s, The Beauty Rooms, L&G Sweeney, Centra Ballyshannon, DKP Auctioneers, Whoriskey’s Cashelard, The Breesy Centre, The Old Church Vets, McIntyre’s Bar and Fin McCool’s Bar. The U- 21 B championship final between Aodh Ruadh and Burt takes place this Saturday at Convoy.This is our last opportunity to claim silverware this season we call for a big support to make their way down on Saturday afternoon to get behind the team. The Bord na nÓg AGM takes place on Friday 29th November at 7pm in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh.The senior hurlers are hosting the table quiz in Owen Roe’s on Thursday November 14th. Great craic and prizes guaranteed on the night.The questions start flying at 9.30pm. The Juvenile Hurling AGM takes place in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh at 8pm on Thursday 14th November. The club AGM will take place on Sunday 8th December at 3pm in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh. Adult members of Aodh Ruadh are invited to text (0863039610) or email (email@example.com) motions, along with name of proposer, for AGM. The deadline for motions is Monday, November 18th. Nomination papers will be circulated to adult members whose e-mail details are on the online registration system on Tuesday evening. For those who do not receive nomination papers by the end of business on Tuesday, the papers will also be available to print and download from aodhruadh.org. The deadline for receipt of nominations is midnight Friday 29th November. Anyone who requires nomination papers to be posted to them is asked to contact Emma Gaughan on 0863039610, to make arrangements.
The next collection for Aodh Ruadh’s scrap metal fund raiser takes place on Saturday 16th November from 12 noon to 1pm. Contact John Rooney 086-2587793 or Kieran Drummond 086-2368295 for any information on this initiative.
There was no winner of the €6,300 Lotto jackpot last Sunday. The numbers drawn were 1, 3, 4, 5, 10 and 13. In the lucky dip €20 each went to: Eamonn Maguire, Cloghore; Sean and Jim, c/o The Bridgend; Gerry Smith, Cloghore, Teresa McLoughlin, West Rock; and Dolores Blake, Cornhill. Next draw is in Pat’s Bar on Sunday at 8.30pm. The jackpot is €6,400.
The big night ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ is over and it proved to be an outstanding success. The Abbey ballroom was packed full and no one went home disappointed. Every dancer was a winner on the night as each one trained as hard as each other and put on their best performances. The overall winners on the night were Shannon White and Peadar Mogan. All the local papers should have some coverage of the night. The club would like to thank you all for your support and making it a night to remember. A big thanks goes to the judges on the night, all the behind the stage help and especially too the patient dance teacher Marian Shields and the minor board executives Joe Brennan and Deirdre Griffin.
The annual general meeting will take place next Friday the 22nd at the club house at 7.30pm.
Congratulations to the U- 21 team on winning the county championship against Naomh Conaill last Sunday in Fintra. This was a great way to end the season for the club, players, supporters and manager John McNulty whose U-21 side has now won two titles in three years.
Week 3 winners in the club draw were €1,000 Pat Byrne, Meenaneary, €500, Shaun Maloney & Sandra Moore, Ardara, €300, Geraldine McLaughlin, Carrick, €200, Mary Carr, Drimnafinagle, Kilcar, Paddy Haughey, Carrick and Rebecca Goodwin, Killybegs.
The U-16 boys team are now through to the county final against Termon after their win over Carndonagh on Sunday,in O’ Donnell Park. With a great team effort they prevailed, winning 2-15 to 2-5. The Final will be played on Sunday 17th November.The club presentation evening, organised by Bord na nÓg will be held in Dom’s Pier 1on Sunday 24th November. The event runs from 6 pm-8 pm. There was no jackpot winner this week. The two weekly winners were, K. Sinclair, St. Joseph’s Ave and Eugene Gallen, EuroSaver. Both received €50 each. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 13 and 22. Next week’s jackpot is €2600. To play the lotto please visit www.fourmastersgaa.com or speak with Paul Timoney, 087-2791305.
We are having a big push on the Lotto this week. Anybody selling €50 worth of Lotto’s will be entered into draw for €75. Anyone needing more envelopes can call into the Simon in the club or contact any executive member. The Lotto is a huge fundraiser for the club and we need every member to make the effort and sell tickets. The Seniors were beaten by Naomh Mhuire on Sunday, and now face Cloughaneely, in a relegation play-off on Saturday in MacCumhaill Park.
The club is running a Couch to 5k programme at the clubhouse. It’ll run every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.17pm and lasts approx 45 mins. Its only €2 a session. Please contact Simon on 0851503092 for more details. There were no winners of this weeks Lotto. Numbers drawn were 11,18,19 and 22. There were 0 match 3 winners. three names drawn out were Bridget Gallagher, Anna Timoney and G Thompson c/o St Galls. Next weeks Jackpot is a massive €7,400. John Lillis’s team is selling next week.
Applications are invited in writing for senior, reserves, U-21 and minor football team manager posts. Written applications must be lodged with Jim McGlynn, club secretary by email or post not later than Friday, 15th November 2013. The U-15 footballers play Urris in the championship on Sunday at Páirc nnNGael. The underage presentations will take place in Bonagee Hall, on Saturday evening 4.30pm to 6.30pm. Congratulations to Maria Afxention, Meabh Cahill, Eimear Lynch and Fiona Boyce who took part in the Donegal development squad blitzes last weekend. The Lotto numbers for last weekend will be included next week’s notes. This weeks jackpot is €1300.
Tionólfar cruinniú cinn bliana CLG Naomh Columba ar an Domhnach, an 1ú Nollaig, ag 1.30pm. The 2013 Naomh Columba AGM takes place on Sunday, December 1st, at 1.30pm. In Vocational Schools news, the Coláiste na Carraige U-16 lads lost out to Pobalscoil Chloch Cheann Fhaola on Wednesday last. At the time of going to press we are waiting for confirmation of a home fixture on Friday morning. Ní raibh buaiteoir den phota óir do lotto na seachtaine seo caite. Uimhreacha 15-19-23-28. Pota óir na seachtaine seo €6,800.
Scór na nÓg will take place in Glenfin on Saturday 23rd November. Cloughaneely have representatives in the folowing groups: Ballad, Set, Solo, Recitation, Traditional music and Quiz team.Jigs and Reels will take place this Saturday night in Óstán Loch Altan, Gort a Choirce. Ten couples have given great commitment over the last eight weeks to get this show together along with the guidance of dance teacher Natalie Mc Geever. The organisers have been busy behind the scenes and ticket sales have been fantastic. It is now a sell out show! It is ticket only admittance on Saturday night. Go raibh maith ag achan duine a ghlac páirt agus a cuiduigh leis an óiche seo. Tá suil agam go mbeidh óiche ar doigh agaibh. Beidh na doirse f’óscailte ar 7.30i.n
The club underage presentation night will take place in Milford Parochial on Saturday 16th November from 6.30pm to 8pm.
The double double, the quadruple, call it what you will,the Ladies 8-11 to 3-2 defeat of Aodh Ruadh today meant a clean sweep of the county for our mens and ladies teams. The win sealed the Division 2 title.
The senior men face Killeeshil of Tyrone in the Ulster semi-final next Sunday, in Enniskiellen. All support for this game would be greatly appreciated and seats for the supporters bus can be booked by contacting 086-3400082 or the club facebook page.
Anyone interested in booking a seat on the supporters bus to the Seniors game against Killeeshil in Enniskillen are asked to contact Barry on 086-3400082. The Club will host one of this years semi-finals of Scor na nOg on Sat 23rd November in the Parochial Hall, beginning at 8.00pm. The Clubs taking part will be Gaoth Dobhair, Cloichanaolach, Naomh Michael, An Tearman, Na Dunaibh, Gael Fhanaide, and of course our own club Baile na nGalloglach. Congratulations to Amber Barrett and Shannon McGroddy who have been selected for the 2013 Kukri Ulster Schools All Star team. Tickets for this years dinner dance will be launched at the underage presentation night on Saturday 16th of November in the Milford Parochial Hall. Music on the night will be provided by Paul McCahill and DJ Mo. The Club will be having a Christmas party for the senior mens and ladies teams. The two teams will be going out together to do the 12 pub of Chirstmas trail. We will be travelling from Milford to Ballyare, Ramelton and Rathmullan before finishing off back in Milford. Everyone is asked to meet in Milford first, rather than being picked up along the way.The bus will leave Milford at 6.30pm on Saturday the 14th, it is important to arrive (well) before that. Should be a great nights craic for the two teams, and there may even be some spot prizes. Congratulations to Aisling McBride who won 40 pairs of gloves for the Ladies team emblazoned with the Club crest in a Facebook competition run by Kit Sportswear of Armagh. Irish classes will commence in the clubhouse on Monday 11th November. If you would like to learn Irish from the beginning or improve on the Irish you have, get in touch with any club member or phone Brendan on 0749152455 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This weeks lotto numbers were 11-14-17-24. No jackpot winner, there were four match 3 winners wins €20 each. Aodh McCormack and Fiona Boyle, Joe and Bernie O’Donnell, Kevin Gibbons, and Paul Fisher. Next weeks Jackpot is €1,560.