Naomh Brid celebrate their 40th birthday this year and plan a weekend of re-unions and nostalgia. On Friday July 29th in the Salmon Inn at 9.30pm, the County Junior champions of 2006 get together. This team were also Ulster Junior Club finalists.
On Saturday 30th July in the Country Inn, at 8.30pm the 1976 team and first club committee have a presentation function. On Saturday 30th July there is a Mass for deceased members and supporters in St Brigid ‘s at 7.30pm.
On Sunday, 31st July in Seven Arches at 8.30pm the 1986 Junior champions will come together and reminisce glory days. All welcome.
Well done to the Naomh Brid U10 team who took part in the annual Michael Shannon tournament. They were beaten in the final 8 points to 7 points against the hosts Aodh Ruadh. In the group stages Naomh Brid defeated the same Aodh Ruadh team by 4 points in one of the best U10 games this group of players ever played. Finally congratulations to Donal Gallagher Naomh Brid who went home with player of the tournament.
Naomh Brid senior and reserve teams were defeated in Ballyshannon on Saturday evening. Paul McGrory, Tommy Gallagher and Dara Brogan all played well. In the reserve game Richard Walsh and Matt McClay were best.
There was no overall winner of this week’s Lotto draw. The jackpot now stands at £2,300. The numbers drawn were 5, 8, 18, 22, and 23. The £25 winners were Michael Doherty, Mundy clan, Catriona Doherty, Billy Harron. The next draw will take place in the Country Inn, on Tuesday, 2nd August.
This week's Kilotto numbers were 7, 10, 17, 19. There was no Jackpot winner. Next week's Jackpot is at €7,300. There were 2 match 3 winners, Gretti Cunningham and Donal Cannon.
There was no winner of the bingo Jackpot. Next week’s bingo jackpot is at €5,600 on 45 no.'s. Bingo every Monday at 9pm in the Forresters Hall..
Fixtures: Friday, U8 Blitz in Fintra from 6.30pm; Saturday, Donegal Minors and Seniors play Cork in Croke Park at 2pm and 4pm
U14 Boys: Well done to both the players and management of the U14 boys team who won their Regional Final on Monday evening overcoming Naomh Muire.
An Clóchan Liath
B'iad 1, 5, 18 agus 19 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €3400 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.
Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: Helena O Donnell - Quay Rd, Irene Ward - Diamond, Ann Housten - Cleendra, Rosaleen Melly - Rooskey agua Elenor Rose McDaid -Termon.
From all at the club we would like to wish our Ulster Minor Champions, Mark Curran and Ryan Connors all the best this weekend v Cork in Croke Park.
The seniors played Termon at home on Saturday evening and won by 3-13 to 0-06 - two vital points for us. It was a good team performance with some very good scores. The goals came from James McCole, Adam Neely and Ryan Greene.
The U21s played at home to Ardara in the quarter final of the Championship last Wednesday and it was Dungloe 2-09 Ardara 0-10.
The U15s competed in the divisional Og Spoirt competition on Saturday in Ardara.The lads played four group matches and after winning two, drawing one and losing one, they had done enough to qualify for the semi finals. In this match they lost to Naomh Conaill but all of them can be happy with their performances during the tournament. The panel was Odhran McGonagle, Dylan Sweeney, Daire Gallagher, Aidan McHugh, Dylan Boyle, Mark Bonner, Jerome Boyle, Darragh Ward, Ethan Ward and Odhran Wallace. The team was managed by John Ward and assisted by Oisin Bonner. Well done to all.
The Patrick Daniel Gallagher Memorial Cup for the U10’s was held at the pitch in Dungloe morning with Glenswilly winning the cup for 2016. The games were all very competitive, with some great performances. From all at the club we would like to thank all the teams who travelled; Glenswilly, Naomh Muire and Naomh Conaill. Many thanks to Danny Kerr and all those who helped set up the pitch, to all the ladies who helped out with refreshments and the referees.
To facilitate those wishing to view the Donegal v Cork qualifier in Croke Park, we have changed the times for the Martello Adventure event. Registration will now take place from 11am at Ionad An Mhachaire with the first children's race (under 12 boys and girls) at 11.30am - adult event to start at 12.45pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.
From all at the club we wish our senior ladies corner back, Aideen Meehan all the best as the 2016 Dungloe Mary. Aideen was one of the many referees who volunteered to help at the Patrick Daniel Gallagher Memorial Cup over the weekend.
The monthly meeting of the executive takes place this Thursday at 9pm in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh. All committee members are asked to attend.
Football: Aodh Ruadh returned to winning ways on Saturday as they saw off Naomh Bríd by 2-12 to 1-8 in Father Tierney Park.
The reserves also won 4-10 to 2-4.
We wish the very best of luck to Peter Boyle and his senior county colleagues and to our representatives on the minor squad, Nathan Boyle, Shane McGrath and Oisin Rooney, plus Mick McGrath in the back room.
The under 12s entertained Derrygonnelly in Páirc Aoidh Ruadh on Saturday morning and gave a good account of themselves against the Fermanagh opposition. There are two tournaments left for the under 12s this season - the Bakery Cup and the Willie Rogers. The Willie Rogers tournament will be on Saturday August 6th with details for the Bakery Cup to follow.
On Saturday we hosted the Mick Shannon U-10 with teams from Bundoran and N Brid. Aodh Ruadh defeated Naomh Brid in A final with captain Eoin Doogan hoisting the Mick Shannon trophy. In the B competition Aodh Ruadh were also successful with captains Dara O'Mahoney and Cillian Slevin, jointly lifted the Mick Shannon shield.
The under 8s have a blitz against Bundoran this Thursday at 7pm in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh.
Hurling: The seniors came up short against Castleblayney in Fr Tierney Park on Saturday in the Ulster Táín League - 2-10 to 1-14. This Saturday sees the Ernesiders out again in championship action with the clash against Burt in Fr Tierney Park throwing in at 7.30pm.
Congratulations to Ciaran Rami, Eddie Lynch, Matt Ahern and Tommy Gillespie, Stephen Connolly, who were part of the Donegal U21s who retained their All-Ireland C hurling championship crown.
The minors lost out Burt in the Minor B Championship Final on Thursday last.
The under 12s continued their great start to the season with an emphatic win over Four Masters. The under 16s play Carndonagh at home in the league on Thursday evening.
Training at 12 noon on Sunday for all age groups.
Lotto: There was no winner of last week's jackpot of €5,500. The winning numbers were 4, 5, 8, 11, 14 and 16. In the lucky dip €20 went to Marie Gallagher, Erne Street; Sean McGee, Creevy; Denis & Gerry Ferguson; Mary Brosnan, Erne Dale Heights; and Maureen Keenaghan. Next draw is in Owen Roe's with a Jackpot of €5,600 on Monday at 8.30pm. The lotto team for McCosker’s Centra Saturday is: Ladies.
In the All County League both teams were away to Kilcar on Sunday and both recorded good victories.
The seniors won on a scoreline of Kilcar 1-13 St. Michael’s 1-6. This was the first defeat that Kilcar suffered at home all year.
The Reserves also recorded a very good victory winning on a scoreline of Kilcar 2-9 St. Michael’s 3-9.
Good Luck to the Donegal Senior and Minor teams and their management in their matches in Croke Park on this Saturday evening.
Mini Lotto: There was no jackpot winner on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 4, 6, 11, 14, 15, 17. There were two 5 winners, Peadar Mac Phaidin Ards and Raymond McLaughlin Gortnalake This weeks Jackpot be €2200.
Bingo: The €100 on the 5th Game at the Bingo Session in Dunfanaghy on Sunday night last was won by Maureen Moore, Creevey, Carrigart. The €100 on the 10th Game was won by Mary Boyle, Creeslough.
Minor Board: The annual St. Michael’s Minor Board Sports Day will be held on Sunday, 7th August, more details on facebook.
U16 Girls: Gaelic training is on every Monday and Friday from 7:30 - 8:30pm. The first game should be taking place on the first week of August.
Championship: MacCeallabhui's charges won their vital junior A Championship clash with a well deserved 1-06 to 2-22 points victory over Lifford at Monellan on Saturday night. Red Hughs are now through to the quarter finals
Cathal Doherty’s reserve team travelled to Clonmany on Sunday to play Urris in the Junior B Championship. The team put in a spirited performance in terrible weather conditions with only one point between the sides with 10 mins to go. Urris found an extra gear to pull away in the final minutes to leave the final score 2-12 to 1-9. The next match in the group is against Muff at home this Sunday with a 1pm throw in.
Red Hugh’s 5k: A big thank you to everyone who took part (from near and far) in the Clg Red Hughs 5k, great running/walking and a few pbs along the way too. Also a big thank you to the organisers (Joe, Gerard, Derek, Mark Connolly and Neil Martin) and all who helped out in any way.
Cul Camps: The camps will run from 2nd to 6th August. County Coaching officer (Mick Murphy) has stressed that the Cul Camps are strictly over 7's but will allow 6 year olds attend with a signed consent form from parents. Consent forms will be made available in the next week. Book online on https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/ or Application forms are available from Maura McCrudden and can be picked up on Saturday mornings. You can also register on the first day of camp.
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There was no winner of this week's Bunotto Jackpot. The winning numbers were 2 7 8 9 15. The 3 x €50 winners were Sinead Fox, Sea Rd, Bundoran, Tony McGowan, Kinlough and Una Campbell, Bundoran.
Cul Camp: A huge thank you to all the 128 children who attended last week's very successful Cul Camp in Gaelic Park. Also a word of special thanks to Brian Roper and all his hard working coaches. Special mention also to Pat Walsh, Mickey McMahon and family, Lee Gallagher, Jamie Brennan, Rachel McGee and Shane and Dervla Carr who helped out in different ways over the course of the week.
Underage: The U10s travelled to Ballyshannon last Saturday to compete in the Michael Shannon Tournament.
Seniors and Reserves: The Reserves lost by 3 points 1-9 to 1-6 on Sunday afternoon at home to Ardara. The Seniors were left crestfallen when they conceded a goal 4 minutes into injury time to lose by a point against the same opposition. There will be no league matches this weekend due to Donegal playing in Croke Park.
Ladies: The U16 girls play their first competitive match of 2016 on Tuesday 2nd August. Training continues for the girls at the usual times.
Best of luck to our Senior and Minor County teams this Saturday in Croke Park. A special mention to Gavin Mulreany and Peader Mogan. We are all very proud of you!
CUL CAMP: The Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camp is open to boys and girls aged 6-13 years. The Club will host the camp in Mountcharles on August 8th - 14th, 10.00am to 2.30pm. €55 for 1st child; €45 for 2nd child; €40 for 3rd and subsequent children. Booking onlinewww.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.
SLOTTO draw on 2nd July: Numbers drawn: 7 4 5 6 2 3 1. No winner. €80 consolation prize to Patrick ‘Pap’ Breslin, Mountcharles; Draw on 9th July: 7 1 6 3 5 4 2. No winner. €80 to Mary McBrearty, Mountcharles. Draw on 16th July: 7 6 4 3 2 1 5. No winner. €80 to Helena Dunlevy, c/o Texaco.
The seniors’ run in the championship came to an end at the weekend as they lost out by the minimum to Convoy in what was an excellent game. A terrific performance from the lads just wasn't enough as the visitors won by 11 points to 10.
Tickets for the club draw are now on sale and can be bought from any committee member. Prices for tickets are 10 euro each or 3 for 20 euro.
The lotto draw took place last Monday evening in the hall. No jackpot winner on the night. Numbers drawn were 7,10, 20 and 24. Two lucky dip winners receive 50 euro, Sheila Breslin, Boyoughter and Sarah Boyle, Ballinacarrick. Next week’s jackpot now stands at 3,400 euro.
The July club 50 draw also took place on the night. Well done to prize winners Denis O'Donnell (300 euro), Niall McMonagle (100 euro) and Imelda Doherty (50 euro).
Good luck to the Donegal senior and minor teams as they continue their quest for All Ireland titles this Saturday in Croke Park.
The club will be hosting their own camp from Tuesday to Friday (2nd to 5th August). Book a place at camp by texting Pauric on 0860523905. Cost of camp is €40 (1st) and €30 (2nd/3rd/4th).
Well done to Niamh Curristian and Denise Dunnion who won the New York Ladies Championship Final. Hard Luck to kate Keaney who was part of the opposition.
Good luck to Karl Lacey and the Senior County team and Aaron McCrea and the County Minors
Club Lotto: There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €1,800 in week 02 of the draw held in the Abbey Hotel on Monday. The €50 winners in the lucky dip were John Mc Glynn, Drimark, and Manus Brennan, Drumkeegan. The numbers drawn were 10, 11, 19 and 21. Congratulation to all winners. The next draw takes place on August 1st.
D’imir Cloich Cheannfhaola sa bhaile in éadan Naomh Columba Dé Domhnaigh seo chaite. Bhain Cloich Cheannfhaola an dá chluiche – am fhoireann tacaíochta 0-16, 0-5 agus na sinsir 1-14, 1-6, buaidh a bhí de dhíth go gear.
Cúl Camp: Many thanks to all the coaches and organisers on another successful Cúl Camp last week! Thanks to Mary McClafferty for looking after food and refreshments. Thanks to Jason McGee and Michael Mulhern who brought in the County Minor League and Ulster Championship cups for pictures with the kids. We would also like to wish our coach Shaun McClafferty a speedy recovery.And last but not least, thank you and well done to the 70 kids who attended the camp and kept our coaches on their toes for the week!
Club Lotto Numbers drawn on July 20th were 1 8 15 16 18 20. We had no match 6 winners so jackpot rises to €3,100. We had more than four match 4 winners so we drew one winner: Congratulations to Ownie & Kathleen Coyle, Ballyboes who win €100.
Senior Ladies Well done to the ladies team who had a great victory over Naomh Columba at the weekend.
They are now scheduled to play away to Dungloe on Sunday, Aug 7th at 11am. They also are scheduled to line out in the championship semi-final on Sunday, August 14th at home to St Nauls at 11am. Well done ladies and best of luck!
Many thanks to all those who organised and helped out during the Fun in the Field event during the festival. We would like to wish our club men Jason McGee and Michael Mulhern the best of luck in the All-Ireland Quarter final on Saturday against Cork. It’s great to have Cloughaneely men represent the club in Croke Park.
St. Mary’s, Convoy
Lotto 19th July: CW FH MH WW, 3 people matched 3. Grainne McElchar and Bernie McNulty Convoy, James Molloy, Ballybofey. Jackpot next week €4,650.
Well done to our Senior men on their win over Na Rossa and the Reserves on their win over Lifford (a lot of legends out for that one!) in the championship over the weekend
The U14 boys are at home on Thursday in the Shield Final. The U16 boys are away to Letterkenny Gaels .
Well done Caoimhe Browne on winning Guess the Score. Well done to Liam McConologue on his inclusion in the Ulster Final Programme’s Club Volunteer feature. Thanks for all your hard work for the club.
The St Mary's 5k walk /run will take place on Tuesday, August 9th at 7.30pm. Registration at Clubhouse from 6pm. This race is part of the Donegal Grand Prix Series.
In the All County League Division 2 at the weekend, Malin defeated St. Nauls 6-9 to 1-11.
The Mary Houghton competition took place last Wednesday evening in Connolly Park. 24 girls turned up and were divided into three teams (red, green and blue) who competed against each other. This was a very enjoyable event . The girls all received refreshments after the event and all the grils that took part will be presented at the annual underage presentation night later in the year. We would like to thank everyone who helped out on the night and the sponsors - the Houghton family
Well done to the Minor Board & Finance Committee who organised a very successful Sponsored Climb of Sliabh Sneacht on Saturday. Thank you to everyone who came along and took part, a great club and community day out. Thank you also to everyone who contributed in any way. Any remaining cards can be handed back to the managers throughout next week or any of the following: Danny Lafferty 086 8988180, Maria 087 7763679 or Linda 086 3452769.
The club will be holding a 5k walk or run in association with Inishowen AC on Wednesday, August 10th at 7.30pm. Registration will be from 6.30pm. the event is being sponsered by Frank Scott of Nu World Heating Centre
Cheques for €1,500 were presented to both the Meningitis Research Foundation and the Jack & Jill Foundation last week, following a very successful Sports Day on Sunday, 5th June and Country Queen Final on Saturday, 11th June. The Annual Sports Day is run by Malin GAA with all proceeds going to chosen charities who have assisted local families in time of need. Thank you to everyone who contributed in any way, a fantastic return for two brilliant charities.
Thank you to everyone who supported our Night at the Races. It was a hugely successful event and lots of fun. Thank you to our Main Sponsor James Houghton Construction and our Race Sponsors. Well Done to the U12A boys who beat Naomh Padraig, Muff last Sunday evening in Buncrana in the Gerry O'Neill Final. A great evening for the club and a fabulous achievement for the team and their managers. The girls under 10’s finals day was held last Saturday morning in Urris and the girls under 8’s finals were held last Friday evening in Carndonagh. The managers Angela O’Donnell, Fran Monagle and Shaun McLaughlin would like to thank all the under 8 and 10 girls for the way they conducted themselves over both the finals days. They were a credit to the club parents and the coaches. The under 8’s had a fantastic fun evening with high levels of skills on shown on the evening. The under 10’s came away disappointed after getting beaten by Steelstown by a point in the semi-final. They put in a heroic team performance but luck was just not on their side on the day. Thank you to the parents for their support throughout the year. Details of the under 11 and under 9 league will be available shortly.
Congratulations to Del Laverty who captained the Donegal Under-21's to another All Ireland Under-21 C Championship. Conor Griffin, Sean Curran and Aaron McAuley were also involved on the day with Aaron hitting two points for the team. Well done to Tom Hennessy the manager and our own Kevin Gallagher who was physio for the team. The lads are up against Kerry next in the All-Ireland B Championship Quarter Final.
Our Senior Hurlers are scheduled to play Setanta in Hurling Championship on Saturday evening at 7.30pm. With Donegal’s qualifier on this same day keep an eye on Facebook/Local press for any changes.
Senior Men’s Football: The Seniors and Reserves were in action versus Milford on Sunday in Mac Cumhaill Park. The reserves had a comfortable win of 1.12 to 1.06 but the seniors fell to a last minute Milford goal to lose out in the end on a score line of 0.13 to 2.10. Due to Donegal’s involvement in the qualifiers there are no games scheduled for at least the next 2 weeks.
Lotto: There was no winner of this week's Lotto. The numbers drawn were 5, 7, 8 and 22. There was no match three winners so 3 names were picked out: James Beirne, Admiran, Tracy Macken, Drumboe and Martina Doherty c/o Nuala Byrne who all receive €40 each. This week’s jackpot is still a massive €10,000. Gary Dunnion’s team is selling this week.
Well Done to our U12 Girls who won the U12C final on Sunday evening Buncrana beating Steelstown by 2-06 to 0-05. Thanks to Susan Mc Carron, Marie Harkin and all who help out with this team.
Junior A & B Championship: Senior men were away to Letterkenny Gaels in the Junior A Championship on Saturday night and lost out by a point, final score Urris 1-08 Gaels 0-12. On Sunday our Reserves played Red Hughs in the Junior B Championship, final score Urris 2-12 Red Hughs 1-09.
Both teams down to play Naomh Colmcille, Newtown in the Division 3 league on Wednesday night. Please check our Facebook pages for times for these two fixtures.
Match "n" Win: Thursday July 21st: No jackpot winner, numbers drawn: 11, 14, 17 & 18. €15 winners: Pauline Mc Daid, Glebe, Charlotte Crawford, Buncrana, Breege Collins, Golf Road, Ballyliffin, Caoimhe, Keelan & Aoife, Mc Feeley's Bar, Eddie Gill, 3 Colmcille Village, Cleagh. Jackpot next week €1,580.
CLG Iorras would like to say a big thank you to all involved in Saturday's finals in Straid. A massive thanks to Siobhan Devlin from our club for the effort she put into this event. Siobhan would like to thank our U10 girls who battled hard on the day and showed great skill and talent on the pitch. It was unfortunate that a win didn't come our way but there is always next year, Siobhan and Sandra are very proud of all these girls. Thanks to all who helped out and supported the event on the day. Congratulations to Buncrana who won the B final and to Naomh Padraig , Muff on winning the A final.
There will be a Night at the Races in Mac Tams on Saturday, August 13th. Horses are now on sale at €10 from all players and committee members.
Our Big Breakfast takes place in St Mary's Hall, Clonmany on Saturday, August 6th from 9am to 1pm. Breakfast €6.
Following on from our senior ladies’ success in overcoming Termon to qualify for the championship semi final last weekend, our senior men played their second championship game in Castlefin on Saturday evening and came away with a fantastic win to qualify for the Junior championship quarter finals.
The club held a very successful Cul Camp in which over 100 kids had a fantastic fun-filled week learning the skills of Gaelic football. A huge thanks to all the coaches, helpers and volunteers who made this year’s Cul camp a huge success and thanks to Donegal player Caolan McGonagle for taking time out to meet the kids.
The tremendous work at underage level is starting to show with results on the pitch with our U-10 girls reaching the semi-final of the go-games in Urris last Saturday and on Tuesday evening in Carn our u12 girls played their final against Naomh Padraig.
On Saturday evening 11 of our u12s will grace the Croke Park pitch at half time in the Donegal v Cork qualifier game. The best of luck to Evan Hudner, Ryan Kelly, Shannon Leech, Oisin McElhinney, Cahir McElhinney, Cormac Gormley, Caillou O'Kane, Brendan McClenaghan, Josh McDermott, Cian McElhinney, Conor Hegarty. Hope you all enjoy the experience.
Lotto results 18/07/16: No jackpot winner. €50 winner Antonette Hegarty. No's 2,18,20,23. Next week’s jackpot €7,600.
Lotto: The winning numbers for 19/07/2016 were 5-4-2-6-3-7-1-8. No winners and the Jackpot for the next draw is €3850.00.
Best of luck to Stephen Carr and the Donegal minors and Frank McGlynn and the seniors who play Cork on Saturday in Croke Park.
The U18 Minor ladies had another good win last Tuesday against Convoy. They were due to play away to McCools on Tuesday. The Minor boys have no fixture this week due to the Donegal Minors playing on Saturday.
Senior Football: Hard luck to our senior ladies who were beat by Termon in the shield on Sunday morning.
Our seniors and reserves played Naomh Muire in the league on Sunday in Glenfin. Both teams recorded good wins.
Unfortunately our 3rd team were beaten by Glenswilly in the Senior C Championship on Saturday by 2 points.
The Super Valu kits for clubs promotion has been extended to August bank holiday weekend.
Lotto: Jackpot €900. The numbers drawn were 04, 05, 08, 09, 17. Bonus 17. No jackpot winner.
€100 winner Lucy Coyle, Kerrykeel . €50 winner Nancy Dorrian, Coolback. Next week's jackpot €950.
John McConigley & J.P on duty.
Cúl Camp 2016: More than 50 children are enjoying the Gaeil Fhánada Cúl Camp this week with a good mixture of locals and holiday-makers learning new skills. They are looking forward to the visit of one of our county players on Thursday prior to the big game against Cork in Croke Park on Saturday.
U12 Parish League: The parish league U12 section got of to a fast pace on Thursday evening. The next 3 weeks is going to be a battle and we will provide updates after each group game. Coaches are Paddy Heraghty and Tracey McBride.
Minor Championship possibly on Bank Holiday Monday, watch our Facebook page for further updates.
Best of luck to both our County teams this weekend when they take on Cork in the Quarter Finals in Croke Park. Ádh mór go háirithe lenár n-imritheoirí Odhran agus Eoghan! We’re super proud of you both.
Senior Ladies: Sunday 31st July at 11am, Division 3 NW League, Gaeil Fhánada v Termon B.
The Seniors lost by the narrowest of margins in a low scoring encounter against neighbours Glenswilly that owed more to poor shooting that defensive tactics, despite what you may have heard elsewhere! The Reserves meanwhile were involved in a high scoring (!) draw that finished 1-07 apiece.
The Junior men went down to MacCumhaills in their league game on Saturday evening and they will take on neighbours Glenswilly away on Friday evening in their second championship game.
The Minor hurlers turned in a super display against Buncrana in their Championship Final last Thursday night with good performances all over the pitch and a man of the match display from Kevin Kealy at midfield. Eoin McLaughlin pulled off a wonder save with 5 minutes left, while young Shane O’Donnell scored a point that would have graced Semple Stadium or Croke Park. A last minute goal from Buncrana took the title to Scarvey but the lads can be very proud of their display as they went down by 3-06 to 1-11
The Senior hurlers are scheduled to meet Buncrana away in the Championship round-robin on Saturday evening at 7:30pm. It remains to be seen if the fixture will be affected by the Donegal Senior & Minor footballers in Croke Park.
Well done to our players that were part of the Donegal U21 Hurling team that won the All-Ireland C championship last week, they now take on Kerry on Saturday week in Semple Stadium at 4pm (6th of August).
The Minor girl’s footballers had a good win over neighbours Glenswilly on Tuesday night.
The U16 Footballers take on Cloughaneely at home this Wednesday night in their final group game before the knockout stage of the league. Throw-in at 7:30pm.
The U16 hurlers will meet Burt in their league at home this Thursday night while the U12’s will travel to take on Gaoth Dobhair.
The U14 Boy’s footballers went down by 5 points to neighbours Termon on Monday night in the Northern Championship Final. They will meet Ardara in the county semi-final in Glenfin this Friday evening at 7pm. We will host the other semi-final between Termon and Aodh Ruadh BS.
The U14 girl’s footballers turned in a good display against Termon in their County final in Convoy on Friday night and led for much of the game before going down. The girls worked really hard all year and no doubt they will come back even stronger. Many of them will be lining out for the U13’s in the coming weeks.
We’ve had record numbers at our Football Cúl Camp this week with approx. 160 children attending. There is still time to book online for our Hurling & Camogie Camp the week of August 8th – 12th.
The Lotto numbers this week are: 3-5-12-23. There were 5 match 3 winners that win €20 each. Brian McMonagle, Leck; JP Clarke, Ashfield (both DD), Luoise Murray, Lisnennan; John Lynch, whitethorn and Mick Conaghan (all Adrian Shields). Next week’s jackpot is €2,775.
The Clubhouse is available for bookings by calling Andy McGlynn on 086-166 0357.
We wish Michael Boyle on the senior squad and Enda McCormick on the minor team all the very best when Donegal take on Cork in Croke Park on Saturday, throw in for the minors is at 2 pm and for the seniors at 4pm.
Termon GAA Minor Board in association with Kelly’s CENTRA Mountain Top Letterkenny
A huge thanks to everyone that helped with last Saturday mornings U8 blitz. Our own 4 teams along with 2 each from Glenswilly and N Colmcille had a great hour and a half of matches with both our boys and girls performing very well. Thanks to the refs, to everyone that helped with the refreshments and of course to Liam, Conall and Jim for their hard work with this group. There’s coaching tomorrow eve Wednesday 6-7pm and details for the weekend will be confirmed later. For tomorrow evening remember proper clothing gloves gum shield and a bottle of water.
Our U10s will head North on Sunday morning when they travel to Malin to take part in their U10 tournament. The Bus will leave the Burn Road at 9.30 sharp for a 11am throw in. Before that there will be coaching on Friday evening 6.30-7.45 again all boys and girls to have their own water, gloves, gum shield and rain wear. Any queries to David on 085 1305332
Another NRB A Final and another NRB A title for our U14 boys. Once again St Eunan’s provided the opposition and indeed took control early on with 2 goals. As usual our boys under the steady hand of James, Paddy and PJ took over from the start of the second half and won by 5 points in the end. Another fantastic team performance, with many exceptional performance in that. Their play in the second half speaks volumes for the ability and the know how this team has developed and the large Termon support showed their appreciation when NRB Treasurer Conor Mc Dermott handed over the trophy to joint Captains Jack Alcorn and Aaron Reid. Conor Black was awarded the Man of the Match award and indeed he had several of his team mates breathing down his neck but he was a very worthy winner with another magnificent display. Onwards now to Convoy this Friday eve for a 7pm throw in against Aodh Rua Ballyshannon, best of luck boys.
Our U16s have completed their league campaign as St Eunan’s will not be fielding tomorrow night (Wednesday) for their scheduled match. This leaves our boys with 2 wins and 2 loses so probably a Div 2 league Q/F next week. Pj Mc fadden and Paddy Mc Daid have been putting the boys through the paces in recent weeks and hopefully this will be evident in the closing stages of the league competition.
The minors are out again on Bank Holiday Monday, keep an eye on facebook for more details about the game.
Best of luck to Enda Mc Cormick and the Donegal minors in this Saturdays All Ireland Minor Championship Quarter Final. A fantastic opportunity for this team to get to play on the the hallowed turf of Croke Park and no doubt we will have a big support from Termon their cheering on Enda and the team.
It's that time of the year again, TERMON GAA’s 2016 Cúl Camp takes place from the 8th to the 12th of August. After the great success of our Cul Camp in recent years, we already have had huge interest in this year’s event. All boys and girls from U6 to U13 are welcome to register online or forms will be given out over the next few days at coaching by this year’s co ordinator Hugh Harkin.
The link for online registration is https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking/?county=11&venue=244&year=2016
U12Girls: Our u12 girls finished their season with a blitz in Ardara on Saturday. Despite being seriously under strength the girls still registered a win against Robert Emmets and put in great performances against Ardara and Killybegs. Jodie McFadden, Bridget Fegan and Rachel Olsen were among those who played well.
U14Girls: The u14 girls provided their supporters with one of the most exciting games of the year to watch going tit for tat for scores against St Eunans in the Div 1 A final in Convoy. The last 15 minutes were remarkable as the Termon girls dug deep to come from 5pts behind to win by 10pts. Huge congratulations to the girls on their well deserved win after putting in a lot of hard work and training since February. Congratulations to Lisa, Harry and all associated with this fantastic team of girls, whose spirit and determined drive was inspirational to watch, not to mention their unique celebratory singing abilities afterwards!!
Our U16 girls are scheduled to play on August 2nd, whilst the lost out to Fanad earlier tonight, having won all games up to tonight. Our senior ladies finished second in the shield, and our junior ladies took third place,
ULSTER GAA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DIPLOMA IN IRISH COURSE FOR ADULT LEARNERS (MAGEE, COOKSTOWN OR BELFAST)
Ulster GAA have just announced scholarships for GAA members applying for Ulster University’s Irish Language Diploma from September 2016. The Gaeilge sa Chlub (‘Irish in the Club’) scholarship scheme for adult learners of Irish is a joint initiative from Ulster GAA and Ulster University which aims to promote the use of Irish within clubs throughout Ulster by providing financial assistance to GAA members who sign up for a Diploma in Irish Language course. This financial support for GAA members enables students to receive up to 50% reduction in course fees, opening the door to third-level education for many. This partnership encourages GAA members to take up the Diploma with many progressing to the Degree course thereafter.”
For further information on the Diploma in Irish, contact Mrs Ros O’Hagan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 028 7167 5277. (course at Cookstown and Magee) or Sharon McKee at email@example.com or 028 95367482 (courses at Belfast).Anyone interested in applying for the Irish Diploma Scholarships from Ulster GAA are asked to contact Fionntan O’Dowd for further information: 028 (048) 3751 7180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing Date for Scholarship Applications: Wednesday 7th September at 5pm.
This week’s lotto draw takes place in The Lagoon with Kath McSharry and Nicola Doherty co-ordinating. The jackpot is now €1,900!
This week’s bingo starts at 9 sharp at An Craoibhín with €2,600 guaranteed in prizes and a jackpot of €750.
Girls Academy set up: There was a great turn-out when the Girls Academy was officially launched in the club on Saturday night last. Ladies senior manager Gerard McGinty addressed those present and released details of a six year plan for the academy. Club chairman Peter McConnell also fully endorsed the academy and said the entire club was behind the project.
The club would also like to thank Donegal and Termon players Therese McCafferty and Roisin Friel for coming along to the launch. Many thanks also to all those who made refreshments for the launch.
Tickets for Round 4 of qualifiers Donegal v Cork: Tickets will be available the usual time for collection at the clubhouse on Thursday 28th July at 8.30-9pm Sharp.
Seniors and Reserves: There are no league games this weekend due to the Donegal game at Croke Park. Next league game is against St Michaels in Glenswilly on Sunday the 14th Aug.
The seniors will play Cloughaneely in the Laurence McGinty Cup this Thursday in Glenswilly at 7.30pm. Meanwhile Termon will face Glenfin, also in Glenswilly, in the same competition next Tuesday, also at
Congratulations to the Third team who beat Glenfinn last Saturday night final score Glenfinn 2-5 Glenswilly 1-11. Hopefully they continue their championship success this weekend against St Eunans. This game will hopefully take place on Friday night at 7pm in Glenswilly.
The U16 boys have a League game at home on the 3rd of August at 7.30 against Naomh Comlcille. This is the boys first home game this season so all support is welcome.
Congrats to the U10 A and B teams winners of both their tournaments in Dungloe last Saturday.
Best of Luck to Michael, Neil and the Donegal team this weekend in Croke Park and also Paddy McGinty and the Donegal Minors.
Glenswilly Minor girls had two comfortable wins last week. Both games were at home, Tuesday against Naomh Colmcille and Friday against Letterkenny Gaels.
Under 16’s play their first game of the season on Tuesday 2nd August – away to Letterkenny Gaels.
Bingo is on every Wednesday nigh starting at 9pm. More than €2,000 paid out each night with €500 paid out on the 9th game.
Scheme: If anyone is interested in taking a position on a TUS scheme at the club, male or female, can they please contact club chairman Peter McConnell.
Well done to U14 club player Henry Bose who proved he's a real all 'round athlete when he finished 6th overall in the 250 metre hurdles at the All Ireland Track and Field Championships. Congrats Henry!
CLG Na nDúnaibh
Torthaí lotto ó oíche Luain is chuaigh thart. Na huimhreacha a tarraingíodh ná: 9 10 24 agus 26. Char bhain duine ar bith an pota óir agus bhí na trí uimhir ag beirt, sin Eibhlín Nic Giolla Chearra, Creamhghort agus Orla Ní Ghallchóir, Ráth Maoláin. Fuair siad €75 an duine. B’é David Mc Ginn, fch Teach Óstais an Ghleanna a fuair an duais tinrimh, sin an buidéal fíona agus b’é Joe Mac Giolla Bhríde, Joe Fhearghail as an Mhuirleog a fuair duais an díoltóra. Beidh an tarraingt Dé Luain seo chugainn sa Sibín Ceoil agus €10,000 atá sa phota óir.
Comhghairdeas le foireann girseachaí Na nDúnaibh faoi 14 a bhain cluiche ceannais Roinn B ag an deireadh seachtain.
Congratulations to the Na Dúnaibh U 14 girls who beat St. Nauls in the B Championship final in Convoy last Fri.
It was a tightly fought game in the first half with just two goals separating the teams at half time. But the Na Dúnaibh girls girls showed great effort and determination in the second half to win the game well in the end. We would like to thank St. Nauls for a very sporting match, the match officials and St. Marys Convoy for the use of the pitch. We would also like to thank and the parents and supporters who came to the match and formed the cavalcade home to the Downings Bay Hotel, where Eileen and the staff provided a lovely meal for the girls. Míle buíochais.