This week’s news and notes from GAA clubs around Donegal.
The lotto numbers for 29/10/13 for jackpot of €1700were 5, 6, 4, 3, 2, 7, 8, 1. There was no winner, next week’s jackpot stands at €1750. The seniors drew with Termon in the Division 2 promotion playoff. It is unclear if and when the replay will be due to Dungloe’s appeal of the league standings due to be heard on Monday evening.
The Bord na nÓg AGM is fixed for Tuesday 12th of November at 8pm. We would urge all parents of underage players to attend. The U-16s face Dungloe in the county semi-final next weekend.
St Mary’s (Convoy)
The lotto result were CK LH AH MO. There were five match two winners, B Meehan ,G McHugh,P Lynch, M Harkin G Gillen nexts weeks jackpot is €2,050
Thanks to everyone who helped out with the bag pack in Tesco. The next big fundraiser will be a Fight Night taking place in Jacksons on November 30 th with boxers fron Raphoe,Convoy and Drumkeen taking part. Well done to Amy Bonner ,Blaithin Gildea and Jessica McLaughlin who were part of the U12 Development that took part in a blitz in Tyrone on Saturday.
Match “N” Win October 31st there was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 5, 6, 11 & 20. The €15 winners were Adam and Hannah Toland, Altahalla. Maria and Brendan Kelly, Dunaff, Mary Duffy, Letter. Sammy Harkin, Urrismana. Anne Devlin, Altahalla. Jackpot next week €2,580. All orders for any club gear needs to be in with Donal Kelly by the end November. The U-8 training for boys and girls will start on Saturday November 9th at 11.00 am in the community centre, Clonmany. The €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.
Congratulate to U-13 boys who won the Division 3 Shield Final in Newton yesterday against Glenfin on a score of 6-4 to 3-3.
Tir Chonaill Gaels.
Upcoming events are Youth Presentation Night, Friday 8th November 7.30pm.
Our Youth Presentation Night takes place this Friday 8th. The youth dinner dance is on Saturday 30th November in Greenford(Adults
only). Tickets for this event are available from your underage managers. Thanks to all our U8s and U10s players who took part in the Parnell’s end of season friendly at Greenford. Both teams
competed very well, despite the rain. Thank you to all the ladies who made a fantastic job of decorating the club, organising a wonderfully spooky Halloween Party and DJ’d at our recent Halloween party.
An Clochan Liath
Ba iad 1, 9, 10 agus 24 na huimhireacha lotto a tarraingeadh ag deireadh na seachtaine seachtaine agus nior baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €2,000 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo. Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann Kathleen agus Tony Boyle Keadue, Paul O’Donnell Ard Chroine, Breid Gallagher Glenties, Kitty Gillespie, Mullaghduff agus Declan Greene Mill Road.
Bhain Joan Rodgers as Loughanure, Brid Mullaney as Gortahork, Ann Mullaney as Gortahork, Hannah Reynolds as Diamond agus Katheleen O’Donnell as Bunaman draw in the new fifth series of the 200 Club was held on Sunday night the winners are as follows for the month of October, 1st €1,000 – Adam Boyle Lower Keadue, 2nd €500 – Mary McDevitt Walsh Cronashallog, 3rd €300 – Liam Sweeney Burtonport, 4th €100 – David Alcorn Burtonport 5th €100 – Davy McCarron Crucknageeragh.
Pride of place goes to our under 16 team this week under the management of Eugene McGarvey who captured the southern championship against Glenties under the lights in Ardara last Friday. A brilliant team performance throughout where Dungloe kept the intensity levels high all through the game despite winning well.The club would like to express its deepest sympathies to James O’Hagan on the passing of his late wife Bridie. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.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 and Adrian Sweeney.
The dinner dance isset for 29th November with €22.50 for adults and €11.00 for children (U16). 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.
The minor ladies were crowned county champions after their win over Four Masters. This is only the third time a ladies team from the club has qualified for an Ulster club competition and the first time for our minors.
There was no jackpot winner this week drawn on the 28th October and the €50 runner-up prize goes to Sammy and Heather Norris. Next week’s jackpot will be €900. Thank you for your continued support.
The club AGM will take place in the clubhouse on Friday 6th December starting at 8pm.
The Club are hosting a fun quiz in the clubhouse on Saturday the 9th of November. The quiz is aimed to test your knowledge of past and current parish events, there will be a raffle and spot prizes on the night. It is €5 per person with a team of four from each townland, so if you think Ballysalla or Ballygorman, Glentoskert or Gorey, Carnmalin or Carrowmore are deserving of the Townland Champions trophy make sure to get your townland/area represented. Proceedings get underway at 8.30 sharp and with Pat Mc Laughlin taking on the roll of quizmaster, a great nights entertainment is guaranteed. For more information contact Pat on 087 2030115.
Many of our club members are putting their razors away for the month of November, embracing their facial hair in an attempt to raise as much funds as possible for The Irish Cancer Society. Players, coaches, committee members and supporters had their final shave on Oct 31st and will grow a moustache until Friday November 29th, where some local celebrities will do the honours in the clubhouse. Anyone taking part has been issued with a sponsorship card and we would urge everyone to please give generously and support this cause.
The U16/U14 Girls training sessions take place on Wednesday at 5.00, all girls from 1st year upwards are invited to attend. For more details please contact Denise Mc Carron on 0863724378.
U12 GIRLS: The U12 Girls have returned to training on Wednesday’s from 4pm -5pm. This session is €2, please bring suitable footwear for both outside/inside session, and a bottle of water. All girls from 4th class to 1st year are invited to attend. Please contact Coach Maria Mc Laughlin on 0877763679 for more information.
U10/U8/U6 GIRLS: The U10/U8/U6 Girls training continues at 11:15am- 12:15. All girls from Junior Infants to 3rd Class are invited to attend, with the cost being €2 per session. Please contact Coach Christina Mc Laughlin on 0861980399 for more information, please bring a bottle of water and a friend to the session!
MARY HOUTEN MEMORIAL CUP
Well done to the all the Girls who took part in the Mary Houton Memorial Cup, the winning team was the red team, captained by Katie Farren & managed by Lorna Houton. Presentation of the Cup and medals will take place at the underage presentation in December. We would like to extend a warm thank you to both Dereena & Lorna who represented the Houton family in holding the blitz in memory of their late grandmother Mary.
Training continues for the Under 6 age group in the club, gym on Sunday mornings from 10 to 11-15. The sessions are based on GAA Fundamentals; a Croke Park initiative based on research aimed at bettering your child’s coordination (including hand eye) balance, agility and basic fitness in a fun filled environment. It is also an introduction into the basic skills of Gaelic games. All children are welcome to attend.
All boys in junior & senior infants are welcome attend this fun Gaelic session
The Malin GAA club shop will be open in the clubhouse on Saturdays from 12-2 and on Sundays from 11-15 am to 1-30 pm.
There was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €1050. The sequence drawn was 7-2-36-1-5-4. The €50 winner was Mary McLaughlin (D) Glasha, Carndonagh. The €20 sellers prize went to Christopher McLaughlin. Next weeks jackpot stands at €1100 and as always we would like to thank the local community for their continued support of our weekly lotto draw. The annual dinner will take place on Saturday Novermber 30th in the Malin Hotel. Over the next few weeks we will be running an evening of basketball leagues/matches.
The club are now seeking applications for the position of senior team manager. Applications should be made to the Club Secretary, Alison Ferry (087 9154559).
Calling all parents, players past and present, and new people in our community. Please consider coming to help coach our underage teams. Next year we will have 3-4 coaches for all underage teams; 2 lead coaches and 2 assistant coaches. 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. Thank you.
The minor board agm will take place on Wednesday 6th November at 8 pm. The senior board agm will take place on Sunday 24th November. 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 18, 24, 14, 9, 8 and the winners are Mark Ferry, Rose and Eugene Coyle and Margaret Kildea who win €25 each. The numbers for Saturday 19th October were 7, 24, 23, 8, 18 and the winners were Eileen Callaghan (twice) and B McFadden who won €25 each. The numbers for Saturday 26th October were 3, 23, 12, 9, 19 and the winners were Eileen Callaghan, Jade McHugh and Richard Clarke who won €25 each.
Royal Flush Draw results for the weekend of 03/11/2013 were 1, 7, 15 & 21. There was no winner of the jackpot of €2220. Consolation prizes went to Ultan McCallig, Brenter, Pauric Harvey, Drimark and Cormac Cannon, Kilcar Next week’s jackpot now stands at €2260. Our 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 seniors completed their fixtures for this season with a home lose to Burt on Saturday last. After a roller coaster year with many ups and downs the young team can reflect on it over the winter months and come back stronger next season. The reserve team were awarded the points as Burt did not travel, they have two games remaining for the season, both games away to Milford and Burt respectively. Hopefully they will be played out over the next two weeks as the side are still in contention for the league title.
Congratulations to our U-21s who have reached the county final for the second time in three years following win over Four Masters.
The U-16 team had a great victory last Thursday afternoon over Bundoran in the play off to take them to the divisional final where they meet Four Masters on Monday night in Ardara at 7pm. The club 10 week draw started at the weekend with a double draw winners were: Week 1 - €1,000 Patricia O’Gara, Glencolmcille; €500 - Paul Cully, Kilcar ; €300 - Phelim McGill, Ardara; €200 Michael Reid, Stranorlar, Stephen Hegarty and Joan Greenlaw. Week 2 - €1,000 Kathleen Keeney, Glencolmkille; €500 Joey Cunningham, Kilcar; €300 Mark and Yvonne O’Donnell; €200 Caroline Kelly, Paddy Martin O’Gara and Nora McHugh.
Lotto numbers were 13, 24, 29, 30 and lotto plus were 3, 13, 25, 28, there was no Jackpot winner consolation prizes went to €50 Kathy Carr, €30 Meabh Carr and €20 Seamus Hegarty.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 5,13,19 and 30. Two prizes of €50 went to Breege Gallagher Rosbeg and Kelly Quinn Mully. Next weeks jackpot is €4,600. The October draw in the 200 plus club took place last Tuesday night at the Community centre bingo. 1st prize €500 Theresa Molloy Fintown. 5 prizes of €100 each Laurence Hegarty Ballybofey, Owen Ward Edeninfagh, Donal Boyle Ard Connell, Eamon Boyle Meenalaragan and Brid Timoney, The Rock.Hard luck to the U16 team who were beaten in the final by Dungloe on Friday night in Ardara. Naomh Conaill 0-08 1-18 Dungloe.The reserve team were beaten by Gweedore in the league on Saturday.
Comhghairdeachas le foireann mionúr na mban ar a mbua in éadan Aodh Ruadh i gcluiche leath cheannais na condae ar an Domhnach. Beidh siad ag imirt Naomh Adhamhnán anois ins an chluiche ceannais an Domhnach seo chugainn.
Well done to Ellie Tracey andSaoirse Bonner who represented the club and Donegal at the Ulster U-13 Blitz in the Tyrone centre of excellence on Saturday.
The minor girls have qualified for the county minor final after a super win against Aodh Ruadh, on Sunday.The ladies board Halloween Shipwrecked night was a great success. Thanks to the crew, back up teams and the supporters for making it a success.
D’imir an foireann sinsearach i bpáirc na gCeilteach i nDoire ar an Domhnach áit ar ghlac siad i gcluiche chearthú ceannais idirmheánach Uladh in éadan Foreglen.
The club would like to wish Hugh The Yank Boyle a speedy recovery following a knee injury picked up in last Sunday’s Ulster quarter final.There will be a club meeting in the clubhouse on Thursday at 8pm.
The 100 club Buaiteoirí Mí Dheireadh Fómhair
€500; Peggy Boyle,Mullach Dubh; €200;Joe McDevitt, Caisléain Óir; €100 an duine; Harry Harden, Mín Doire na Slua. Eamonn McBride, Carraig a tSeascain. Michael Sharkey, Anagaire. €50 an duine;Tom Marry, Rann Uí Thuathail. Mairtin Mannion, Bun na mBeann. Robert O’Donnell Jnr. Anagaire. Joe Devenney, Coláiste na Rossan. Owenie Galllagher, Cionn Caslach. Fionn Doherty, Oileán na Cruite. Tony Doherty, Carraig a Choill. Sarah McBride, Mín Doire na Slua.
LottoUimhreacha don Chéadaoin, 30 Deireadh Fómhair: 5, 10, 19, 23. Buaiteoirí (Daoine le 3 Uimhir) Charlie McGinley, Gleann tSúilí; Peter McFadden, Gleann tSúilí; Aodh Beag, Rann na Feirste; John McGuinness, Bóthar an Ghleanna.
Comhghairdeas le Emma Ní Ghallachóir agus Roisín Nic Ruairí atá fríd go dtí comórtas scór na nóg. Bhí Emma mar bhuateoir i rannóg ceoil aonarach agus Roisín i rannóg aistóireachta ag an comórtas réigiúnach a bhí ar siúl i nGleann Fhinne De Sathairn 26ú de Dheireadh Fómhar. Tá moladh mór tuillte ag na cailíní eile a ghlac páirt Allyssa agus Mia ní Shuillebháin, Caitlín Nic a Bhaird, Fiona Ní Bhaoill, Nicola Ni Bhaoill, Katie Ní Dhomhnaill agus Sadhbha Ní Bhaoill.
The senior hurling agm takes place this Friday, 8th November at 8pm in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh.The senior hurlers are hosting the table quiz in Owen Roe’s on Thursday November 14th.The curtain came down on the competitive underage hurling season on Sunday last as the minors suffered a heavy defeat against Dungannon in the Ulster club minor semi-final in Ballinascreen.
Juvenile Hurling AGM takes place in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh at 8pm on Thursday 14th November. The senior ladies league final meeting with Milford will finally take place this Sunday at 12 noon in Milford. The minors finished their season on Sunday morning when they played Naomh Muire, in Killygordon in the B semi-final.
Aodh Ruadh will face Burt in the final of the under 21 B county championship. There was no fixture available at time of mailing, although it is looking like the weekend of November 16th/17th.
Ballyshannon Musical Society together with Aodh Ruadh CLG present a evening of entertainment, the alternative Rose Of Ballyshannon on Saturday 16th November in Dorrian’s Imperial Hotel. The action gets under way at 8pm and will be followed by a DJ. There was no winner of the €6,200 Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot last Sunday. The numbers drawn were 5, 9, 10, 11, 14 and 16. In the lucky dip €20 each went to: Mary Spratt, Maugherow, Sligo; Mary Morrow, Ballyshannon; Jean Sheerin, Ballyshannon; Ciara Boyle, c/o Pearse O’Neill’s; and Gerry Carty, c/o McGinley’s. Next draw is in Pat’s Bar on Sunday at 8.30pm. The jackpot is €6,300.
Na Cealla Beaga
Hard Luck to the U-13 team after been defeated by MacCumhaills in the County final last Saturday. Also a big thank you to Atlantic Marine Supplies Ltd and G.R. Lifeboats Ltd for sponsoring the team.
The Senior board monthly meeting is on this Friday the 8th of November in Fintra clubrooms at 8.30 pm.The Kilotto had no winner this week, numbers were 1, 5, 19, 24. One Match 3 winner of €120 was Ronan Cunningham, Emerald Drive. Next week’s jackpot is €1,900. Sellers 9th November is Billy Brodericks team and 16th November is Pauric Gallaghers team.
Just when you think that things cannot get any better, you turn on the radio on a Monday morning and hear,” Glenswilly defeated the 2010 All Ireland Club Champions, St Galls of Antrim in MacCumhaill Park yesterday “. The scale of yesterdays victory cannot be underestimated. Glenswilly are deservedly in the last four of the Ulster Club Championship. The lotto numbers this week are 3,17,19 and 23. Match 3 winner is Charlie Bonner USA. Next weeks sellers are Tommy Marley and Seimi Callaghan.
The club newsletter for November is now out. Check it out at www.fourmastersgaa.com. The club now has it’s own App to help keep you in touch with the club. People wishing to get the App should search and install ‘Team App’ on their phone or iPad App Store, then search and add Four Masters GAA Club. The App is linked into the club website, twitter, and Facebook pages; as well as containing a club training/game diary, newsletters, match reports, sponsors, photos, and teams.
A huge well done to the U 16 boys on their incredible win over Kilcar on Monday 4th November, becoming the Under 16B Southern Championship winners. This was a fantastic team display and the boys proved that when they play well as a team they perform amazingly. The score line was Four Masters 8-13, Kilcar 0-06. Comhgairdeas mór to the Management team, great work. The boys will now play Carndonagh in the County Semi-Final on Sunday 10th November in O’Donnell Park, Letterkenny. Throw-in 12 noon. Please come along and support the boys if you can. There was no jackpot winner this week. Weekly winners were Geoffrey Brown, Rosmore and Conor Reid, Rossylongan. Both receive €50 each. Numbers drawn were 1, 3, 10 and 17. Next weeks jackpot sits at €2500. To play the lotto please go to our website, http://www.fourmastersgaa.com/ or speak with Paul Timoney on 087 2791305.
Torthaí an lotto don 4ú Samhnain. Uimhreacha: 7-9-26-27. Ni raibh buaiteoir don pota oir, bhí tri uimhir ag Sean Ó Bhuaigh, Centra, Carraig Áirt agus tá €150 bainnte aige. Nior bhain duine ar bith an beile do bheirt. Bhain Teresa Ní Phaidín Carraig Áirt an buideal fíon. Duais Dioltora- Patsy. Beidh an chéad tarraingt eile ar an Luan seo chugainn 11ú Samhnain ins an Teach Tabhairne An Gleann agus beidh €3,200 ar fáil ins an phota óir. Ticeidi @ €2 ar fáil ó baill an fhochumann agus i siopa agus tithe tabhairne eagsula sa cheanntair.
The club’s Annual Golf Classic was held at the Rosapenna G.C. on Saturday last and despite the atrocious conditions a great days golf was had by all, with Jimmy Carr’s team consisting of Michael and Pat Boyce, Frank Bradley and Jimmy himself coming out on top. Second team were White Hart Pub, Rathmullan while Mc Ginley Motors were a close third. A huge to Frank Casey for the use of his fantastic facilities and golf course, also to all our sponsors and finally to all the teams who took part.
The U-13s had a great win against Killybegs.The senior football play off against Naomh Mhuire is on this Sunday. The club is running a Couch to 5k programme at the clubhouse. It’ll run every Tue and Thurs 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. There was one match 3 winner. Rose Doherty, Killygordon receives €150. Next weeks Jackpot is a massive €7,300. Terry O Reillys team is selling.
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 lotto numbers drawn for week ending 3rd November were 2,3 12 & 18. Match 3 winner was Mary Thompson Lisnennan. This weeks jackpot will be 1250 euro.
The seniors march on in Ulster after a magnificent three point victory over Michael Davitts. They now face Killesshil from Tyrone, in the semi-final, on Sunday November 17th.
Finally after a lengthy delay the senior girls play their last league game at home on Sunday at 12pm. With Milford on 12 points and Aodh Rua on 11 this is a winner takes all game in what will be the league decider. The club to G4M&O team were invited by the Wilmot family on behalf of the Asthma Society of Ireland to play in a fundraiser charity match against Convoy’s Mothers and Others team on Saturday the 26th of October where the Convoy team proved better on the day. 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.The Club will host one of this years Semi Finals of Scor na nOg on Sat 23rd November in the Parochial Hall. 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 6-16-17-24. No jackpot winner, 3 match 3 winners wins €25 each. Gary and Dervla Conaghan, John McGettigan, and Jordan Ryan. Next weeks Jackpot is €1,520.