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The lotto winning numbers for August 23 are 2-5-6-3-8-4-1-7. Gerard McCool, Ciaran Moy and Francis McHugh Milford matched three numbers and won €20 each. Jackpot for this week is €4100.00.Hard luck to the U13 boys who lost in a great game to Cloughaneely at home on Friday evening. The U13 girls start their competition next Saturday the 3rd of September. Time and venue TBC

Well done to the U16 boys who won the Division Three title on Monday night last. They beat Naomh Colmcille by 4-7 to 3-6.

Hard luck to the U18 Girls who lost out to Fanad Gaels in a tough battle on Tuesday evening in Glenfin

The senior ladies had a great victory in the senior championship semi-final against Four Masters. This was a great team performance with eight different scorers. The team was: Faith Harkin; Diane McGlynn, Sinead McGinty, Ann Marie McGlynn; Mary Martin, Katy Herron; Jessica Martin; Karen Guthrie, Grainne Houston; Aine Ward, Colleen McGrath, Kathy Ward; Rosin Moy – Yvonne McMonagle, Karen Ward. Subs: Maggie Farley, Gemma Glackin, Laura McKenna ,Rachel Ward,Sinead Doherty, Ciara Ward, Catherine Browne. This sees them through to the ladies senior championship final which is fixed for next Sunday the 4th of September.


Club Iorras winners for August were €50-Brendan Donaghey, Magheramore; €30-Neil O'Donnell, Crossconnell; €20-Jimmy Donaghey, Dunaff.

The juniors had a disappointing result in the Junior Championship on Friday night against Muff, in Buncrana.

The Match ‘n’ Win numbers for last week were 1, 20, 21, 24. The jackpot was not won. The €15 winners were Tommy Duey, Ballyliffin, Mary Ranty, Urrismana, Sadie McGonigle, Cloontagh, Patricia Devlin, Altahalla, Mary McGonigle, Carndonagh.

The jackpot next week is €1,780. The club has qualified and will receive the kits for our underage teams from SuperValu.


Malin drew away in Naomh Muire in the championship last Sunday, a result which sees them level on three points with Naomh Muire – Sean Mac Cuimhaills have two points with this week’s opposition Glenfin on zero. A win will guarantee a quarter final spot.

There was no winner of this week’s jackpot of €800. The numbers drawn were 6-3-7-5-1-24. The €50 winner was Christopher Doherty (PM), Middletown, Malin Head. Next week’s jackpot is €850.


Last week’s jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 7-15-22-26, Five people matched three numbers to share the €100 prize. Next week’s jackpot is €6100. The bingo snowball now stands at €4880.

Congratulations to our ladies team on their fantastic marathon victory over Naomh Columba in the semi- final of the county championship.


Imríodh an dara babhta den Chraobh Idirmhéanach tráthnóna Dé Sathairn. Rinne Cloich CheannFhaola an turas fada go Dún Cheannfhaola. Bhain an fhoireann tacaíochta in éadan Naomh Últan. Chríochnaigh an príomhchluiche ar chomhscór. Tá dhá fhoireann Chloich Cheannfhaola ag imirt as baile sa Chraobh ar an tSatharn seo in éadan Naomh Colmcille i mBaile Úr Úí Chuinneagán.

The lotto numbers drawn Wednesday night were 3, 7, 8, 10, 13, 18. We had no match six winners so jackpot rises to €3,350. We had twenty one match four winners from which we drew one winner.

Congratulations to Brian Geaney on winning €100.

The minors played Glenswilly at home last week in the minor championship in what was a highly entertaining game with a nail-biting finish! The game ended in a draw.

Well done to our U13s who had a great win over Glenfin last week.

The minor board are looking for volunteers to sell club lotto tickets for the month of September.We really would appreciate if you could put your name forward. Contact Martin Terry 0876699208 or any minor board member.

The next club meeting takes place Tuesday, September 6th, at 8:30 in the clubhouse.


This week's winning lotto numbers are 3,5,16,19. There was no jackpot winner. We had one match 3 winner - Geraldine Cannon (Loughanure) Next week’s jackpot is €2780.

Naomh Muire have made the quota to get the fantastic O'Neills kits for clubs through the competition run by Supervalu! Players and members are invited to SuperValu on Friday evening to be presented with the Kits by Eamon McGee and Colm McFadden.

The seniors drew against Malin in the championship in a game which they should have won with a disallowed goal in the second half and having led the match up until the final ten minutes. However, they are still top of the group table this evening and a win or draw away to Mc Cumhaills next Sunday would see them into the last eight.

The Reserves put on an exhibition of score taking complimenting their support play against Malin reserves in a very one sided match. A big Naomh Muire thanks to the Mullachdubh Band who played 'Amhrán na bhFiann' before the championship match on Sunday.


There was no winner of this week's Bunotto Jackpot. The winning numbers were 12 14 16 17 19.The €50 winners were Fergal McEniff, Church Road, Bundoran Ella Ostlie Rafferty, Norway, Linda Connolly, 4 Hawthorne Avenue, Mountmellick.

The U10s travelled to Donegal Town on Saturday and competed well in the finals day blitzes.This concluded the U10s schedule for 2016. A big thankyou to David Smyth and all his fellow coaches who helped out throughout the year. Also a special word of thanks to Eamon and Moya Barrett who provided refreshments for the U10 squad on their return to Bundoran on Saturday.Ladies

Realt Ruadh drew with Convoy in the league last weekend.


The seniors had a free weekend as the Pettigo game was postponed and re fixed for this Saturday.

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot on Monday night. The numbers drawn were 4,13,15 and 16.

Two lucky dip winners receive €50 each. They were Celia McCready, Corr Point and Tony Cannon, Farrigans.

The August Club 50 draw also took place on the night. Well done to winners Steve Owens (€300 ), Michael Boyle (€100) and Donal Trimble (€50 eur).

The club’s grand prize draw is only a few weeks away on September 16th. Tickets are on sale locally or contact any committee member.


Aodh Ruadh booked their place in the intermediate championship quarter-final draw with a comfortable victory over Naomh Colmcille Sunday.

The under 13s lost their first game of the league campaign against Four Masters on Sunday evening in Tir Chonaill Park.

The under 10s took the bus to Castlebar last Saturday with 34 players for a tournament hosted by the local Mitchel's club. The homesters had four teams, Ballyshannon fielded three teams, while Claregalway of Galway and Grange of Sligo both had two sides taking part.

There will be an under 9 blitz in Donegal town on Saturday 10th September.

The under 8s took part in the finals day in Ardara last Friday giving a good account of themselves at a very competitive blitz. This Saturday we will be hosting Ardara and Glencar Manorhamilton in Ballyshannon. The action gets underway at 11am.

Our U8s and U10s hurlers travelled to the Centre of Excellence in Convoy on Sunday for the all-county blitz. Well done to Nathan Owens-Kelly and Senan Rooney who were key members of the Donegal under 14 Development Squad who did very well in the All-Ireland blitz in Ratoath on Saturday.

There was no winner of last week's lotto jackpot of €6,000. The winning numbers drawn were 1, 3, 5, 6, 14 and 15. In the lucky dip €20 went to Jimmy Rafferty, Tonragee; Mickey Gahan; Caroline McGarrigle; John Hughes, Cornhill; and Deirdre A McGonigle. Next draw is in McGinley's with a jackpot of €6,100 on Sunday.


Only three weeks to the Training Pitch draw. Return stubs and money on Mondays at 9pm to committee members at the Abbey Hotel reception.

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot €2,300 in week 07 of the draw. The €50 winners in the lucky dip were Nora Mullin, Castle Street, Damien Gannon, Dublin. The numbers drawn were 3, 16, 23 and 24.


Unfortunately for our ladies after a second period of extra time lost their championship replay against Robert Emmett’s by a point.

A huge thanks to Danny and Gerard for all their work with the ladies team this year and roll on the 2017 season.

The seniors and the reserves defeated Naomh Brid in the championship, in two very closely contested games. They play Burt away this Saturday.

This week our ten week draw kicks off on Thursday night at our club bingo in Carrick.


The seniors lost and the reserves drew away to Kilcar in the championship, on Sunday.

Thanks to Bernie and Manus who brought the Under 10 team to Kilcar on Sunday last to play at halftime.y

The club extends deepest sympathy to Brian Dolan Margaret Ann and family Ards on the death of Brian’s uncle Michael Harrington in Cork.

There was no jackpot winner in the mini Lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2,4,7,8,9,14. There were two Match 5 winners Stephen Doherty, Derryart, Creeslough and Ann Marie Kelly, Creesloughbeg Creeslough. This weeks Jackpot be €2450.


This week's Kilotto numbers were 15,17,22,28. There was no Jackpot winner. Next week’s Jackpot is €7,550. There were two match 3 winners, D. Corley, Donegal Town and Lewis Murphy, Cummins Hill.

Well done to the U-8s and U-10s had their final blitz's over the weekend. The U8s had a great evening in Ardara on Friday and the U10s travelled to Tir Conaill Park in Donegal town on Saturday.

Well done to the U16 boys won the divisional league final on Monday.


The annual 5K takes place on Friday the 2nd of September at 7.30pm. Registration takes place from 6 pm at the clubhouse and all funds raised go towards preparing our underage teams.

Ballybofey and Stranorlar Golf Course hosted our annual Golf Classic on Friday the 26th of August. A sincere word of praise has to go to Seamus Lafferty from Lafferty’s Buses and Paula Fallon, the Navenny Grill who were the main sponsors and to those that donated many of the prizes, and huge appreciation to all the others who sponsored tee-boxes. Overall winners were 1st - O. McGettigan, R. Bull, M. McGettigan and D. McLaughlin; 2nd - S. Lafferty, E. McMemamin, M. Ferry and J. McMenamin; 3rd - S. O Reilly, L. O Farrell, P. Patton and N. McGonagle; 4th - P. McGeehan, N. Patton, D. McLean and S. Duffy.

The seniors recorded a superb win over Glenfin in the senior championship on Saturday to ensure it was all to play for on the final day of the group stage. The reserves made it two wins from two games in the championship with a win over Glenfin.

Well done to the senior hurlers who overcame Setanta this evening in a well fought semi-final in Mac Cumhaill Park.

There was no winner of this week's Lotto. The numbers drawn were 5, 17, 26 and 27. There were 3 match three winners: Liam McAlistar, Glen Road, Co. Antrim, Elaine Grant, Dakota McMenamin, West Gates Stranorlar who each receives €50. This week’s jackpot is still a massive €10,000.


There was no winner of this week lotto. The numbers drawn were 7-13-17-29 and the €50 went to Rose Mc Cahill, Derries and Cormac and Kelly Quinn, Mully. Next week’s jackpot will be €8,000.

The Club 200+ draw took place on Tuesday 23rd August at bingo and the winners were as follows €300 - Pat Eamonn Boyle, Glen Road, the €100 winners were Pauline Gallagher, Mullantyboyle, Bradis O’Donnell Tullyard, Ann Marie Brennan, Ardara, Joe Gallagher Derries,Carla Doherty, Station Road, John Boyle Stranaglough, Pauline Doherty, Mennahalla.

The senior and reserves made it two out of two wins in the championship with victories over Termon.

The U16s played out a hard fought battle with Killybegs last Monday evening in Ardara in the regional final but unfortunately fell short by one point in the end,

On Thursday 8th September asking all members not to miss 20 locals take on three time world darts champion John Part in Leos Bar, Glenties.

The Harvest Fair draw tickets are on sale. Please support your local club.

Naomh Conaill are asking for anyone available on Saturday 3rd Sept for a few hours to help give a quick clean in and around the clubhouse and grounds of Davy Brennan Memorial Park from 10am in preparation for the Championship game on Sunday.

The club would like to thank Leo McLoone and all the members who helped out organise and train a wonderful summer camp during July and August.


B'iad 1, 12, 15 agus 16 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €1100 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.

Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: John J O Donnell- Carnmore Rd, Grainne Sweeney - Meenacross, Mary Boyle - Annagry, Breege Mc Gill - Fintown, Maurice Devenney - Leitir.

The reserves had a good win away over Glenswilly in the championship Unfortunately the seniors lost to Glenswilly.


The senior football teams were free last weekend with both teams returning to action this weekend with the Junior A and B Championships taking place.

On Monday evening our young ladies minor team took on Dungloe in the Ladies Minor Football Championship quarter final. Despite their best efforts the girls lost out to a stronger Rosses side.

Congratulations to club member Paul Walker who scooped the Letterkenny Gaels Lotto jackpot last week. This weeks lotto numbers were 11, 16, 24 & 26. There was no jackpot winner. Ciaran Thompson, Glebe matched three and won €50.

Our Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday 11th September at Pairc na nGael. In conjunction with the Fun Day we are running a Poster Competition for U-6, U-10 and U-14 years. The theme of the poster is 'Gaeil Leitir Ceanainn-20 bliain ag fás' because this year we celebrate twenty years of Letterkenny Gaels.

Posters to be on A4 paper, name and age and address on the back of the poster. Entries to be brought to the Clubhouse on the Family Fun Day. Entry fee of €1. Winning posters will be printed, framed and put up in the clubhouse. Prizes for each age category.

The U-12 hurlers continued their winning spree last Thursday evening with a decisive win against Setanta in Killygordan.

The U-8 and U-10 hurlers took part in a blitz at the Donegal GAA Centre of Excellence in Convoy on Sunday. The opposition on the day were Carndonagh, Mac Cumhaills, St. Eunan’s, Buncrana and Setanta. Both Letterkenny Gaels teams played exceptionally well winning most of their matches. It was great to see U-14 player Alex Wylde assisting with the U-10 team.

Letterkenny Gaels camogs took part in its first ever Come Hurl with Me blitz at the weekend. Congratulations to U8 and U10 girls and boys and adult players Mary Brennan, Bridget Brennan, Terezena Ellis, Una Friel, Maura Ui Baoill, Katrina Patton, James Brennan, Eunan Quinn and Carol Porter.

Any one interested in playing camogie please contact Ann Marie 086 173 1886 for information.

Our U-8 footballers hosted a very successful blitz last Saturday in the sunshine at Pairc na nGael.

Three visiting clubs fielded two teams each to produce a feast of football. Teams from St Eunan’s, Glenswilly and Sean MacCumhaills travelled to Pairc na nGael to participate in the blitz.


Torthaí Lotto ó oíche Luain is chuaigh thart. Na huimhreacha a tarraingíodh ná 12 17 19 agus 27. Char bhain duine ar bith an pota óir agus bhí na trí uimhir ag: M.M Bradley, Na Dúnaibh agus E.O.D.B.S Na Dúnaibh. Donna Ní Dhomhnaill, Duibhlinn Riach a fuair an duais tinrimh, sin an buidéal fíona agus b’é Joe Mac Giolla Bhríde (Joe Fhearghail) an Mhuirleog a fuair duais an díoltóra. Beidh an tarraingt oíche Luain an 5ú Meán Fómhair in Óstán na Trá. €10,000 atá sa phota óir.

Congratulations to the senior team who are through to the Donegal Junior Championship semi-final after their fine win against Moville in the quarter-final in O’Donnell Park on Sunday.

The seniors put in a great performance to defeat St Michaels and to move top of their group in the championship.The reserves drew with St Michael’s. Well done to the U-8s who won their group in the finals in Ardara on Friday night.

Congratulations to Treasa McGinley from Dunfanaghy who won the lotto jackpot of €6,000. The winning numbers were: 2, 6, 9 and 17. Next week’s jackpot is €2,000.

The lotto numbers drawn last were 5, 6, 9, 16, 20, bonus 20. The jackpot was not won. The €100 winner was Ben and Tom Roche, St Eunan’s. The €50 went to Shauna Howe. Next week’s jackpot is €1,200.


Despite defeat at the weekend for our senior men's team, it was very encouraging to see a huge crowd out to watch what was an entertaining battle with our neighbours Milford.

The lotto numbers drawn last week were 05, 06, 09, 16, 20. Bonus No 20. No jackpot winner. €100 winner Ben and Tom Roche, St Eunans. €50 winner Shauna Howe. Next week’s jackpot is €1,200.

Our ladies team lifted their first championship trophy after victory in the Junior B decider against Glenswilly, on Sunday. This is the team's second trophy of the year having lifted Corn Soisir na Gaeltachta in Glenties in May. They have two further league competitions to complete and are in with a chance of claiming more silverware in those competitions. Well done to John and Hughie, John Pháidí and the entire panel on this victory.

We wish Aisling Howe a speedy recovery from a knee injury which ended her participation in the game late in the first half. The team was Roshin McGinley; Róisín Carr, Orla Sweeney, Gráinne Friel; Maggie Friel, Aisling Howe, Maríosa Friel; Aoife McDevitt, Orla McGonigle; Orlaigh Carr, Hannah Shiels, Lauren Carr; Michelle Doherty, Siobhán Coyle, Mairead Coll. Subs: Caoimhe Walsh for Aisling Howe, Rachel Sweeney for Siobhán Coyle, Niamh McDevitt for Roisin Carr, Shauna Howe for Michelle Doherty. Eimear Mc Conigley, Shannon Sweeney, Aisling Mc Devitt, Deirdre Friel, Eimear Gibbons, Natasha McElwaine, Lisa Mc Conigley, Roisin Mc Elwaine, Shona Rogers.

Our minor girls booked their place in the championship semi final after coming out on top in a tough battle with Glenfin.

Our u16 boys followed the example set by our senior ladies today when they brought silverware back to peninsula after a tight battle with Termon in Milford. Aidan McAteer and Hughie Shiels' team needed extra time for their third game in succession but finished the stronger to claim the cup. Captain Matthew Gallagher lifted the cup.

The team was Eoin McGonigle; James Sweeney, Michael Sweeney, Shaun Sweeney; James Howe, Darren McElwaine, Brandon McClafferty; Fergus Friel, Bernard McGettigan; Shaun Kerr,John Friel, Johnny Gallagher; Ciarán Coyle, Matthew Gallagher, Eoghan McGrenaghan. Subs: Mark McAteer for Eoghan Mc Grenaghan, Ciarán McDevitt, Odhrán Duffy, Eoghan Shiels, Casey Poole.


The seniors and reserves both had impressive wins last Saturday evening in Fintra against Killybegs.

The senior hurlers were very unlucky to lose their championship semi-final meeting with holders Burt on Friday after turning in a great display.

The senior ladies bowed out of the championship on Sunday morning at the hands of Moville.

The minor boys followed their win in Gaoth Dobhair last week with a good victory over MacCumhaills in the Park on Tuesday night .

The U16 camogie girls take on Burt in the county final on Monday night with venue and time tbc.

The U13 boys Division footballers had a good win away to Gaoth Dobhair last Wednesday. The Division 3 team were beaten by St. Michael’s.

A brilliant Family Fun & Health Check Awareness Day was held in the Park last Saturday with a large crowd in attendance. It was organized by our Health & Well Being Officers Alan O’Connell and Eugene Duffy. Many thanks to all those that sponsored prizes and to Brian McCormick Sports who sponsored all the medals and trophies. Good news is that Peter McGeehin was spotted back in the Park on Tuesday evening walking unaided.

Best wishes to Jake Whelan for a speedy recovery after he suffered a nasty injury in training on Monday night.


Congratulations to the senior men on their championship win against Dungloe on Sunday last.

The club would like to sincerely thank the Dungloe team Dr Darragh McEniff and student nurse Lauren Ogelsby for all their help and professionalism during last Sunday's reserve game and we wish Lee Crerand a speedy recovery.

The Glenswilly ladies lost epic battle against Fanad in the county Junior B final on Sunday.

Anyone interested in an All Ireland Football Final tickets can they please email before the 2pm 9th Sept. Must be an adult member of the club to apply.

The winner of last week's club lotto was Paddy Ronaghan who matched three numbers. The winning numbers were 16, 19, 22 and 23.