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The lotto numbers drawn on August 2, 2-7-6-3-4-1-8-5. Rose McGlynn, Karl McGlynn and Martin Bonner matched 3 numbers and get €20 each.

Well done to the Donegal ladies senior team who beat Galway last Monday, in Longford. The Glenfin girls did us proud and special mention has to go to Yvonne McMonagle who received player of the match.

Commiserations to Frank McGlynn and the Donegal senior team who went down to Dublin, on Saturday.

Hard luck to our U16 boys who were defeated by Letterkenny Gaels on Wednesday night.

The U16 girls had a great start to their competitive season with a home win against Convoy.

Hard luck to our minor boys who were defeated by Cloughaneely in the championship on Monday.

The senior men had another great win in the league away to St Nauls on Sunday. Glenfin playing against a very strong wind in the first half went in at half time. two up In the second half they took complete control and ran out 2-14 to 0-6 winners.


The club wish to say a big thanks to all who came and supported our Big Breakfast last Saturday, 300 breakfasts served. Massive thanks to Lola Kelly, Karen and all who helped out on the day to make the day the success it was. Thanks to Joe Joyce for all his help, all who donated home baking etc and for all the work done prior to Saturday.

The ‘Night at the Races’ is in Mac Tams this Saturday night (August 13th). Horses now on sale at €10 from all players and committee members. First race at 10pm come along and place a bet on the night.

Match ‘n’ Win numbers drawn last Thursday night were 1, 5, 14 & 19. The jackpot was not won. The €15 winners were Bernie Forrester, C/o Rantys, Urrismana, Daniel Ranty, Urrismana, Shaun Harkin, Boharna, Anne Boggs, Malin, Mary Devlin (R), Urrismana.

The jackpot next week is €1,660.


The club opened a new pool room upstairs in the clubhouse last Sunday. The room will be open on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 8pm to 11pm in for anyone looking to play a game of pool. Pool Competitions will be run in the Autumn, details to follow. The club would like to thank John McLaughlin(JM) who co-ordinated the pool room getting up and running. A special thank you to our Club President Patrick McLaughlin(R) who recovered and organised the pool tables. Thank You to Neil McGilloway, Kieran White, Noel McLaughlin(F), Denise McLaughlin(JM), Aidan Doherty, Maggie McLaughlin(R), Martin McColgan and anyone else who helped get it up and running.

Jiving Lessons will begin again in the clubhouse on Monday 12th September from 9pm to 10pm for six weeks with Josie and Catriona. The U16 girls defeated Carndonagh last Wednesday evening with a great team performance.The squad on the night were Ciara McLaughlin (F), Ailbhe McLaughlin (H), Diane McGilloway, Siobhan Farren, Tara Kelly, Niamh Doherty, Seanain McLaughlin (F), Caiti Farren, Rachael Harkin, Alana McDaid, Kerri Stevens, Erin McLaughlin, Tara O'Connor and Laura McGeoghan.

The club would like to wish the Malin under 12’s the very best in their Croke Park Activity Day on Tuesday 16th August. The team will get to play on the Croke Park pitch.


The lotto numbers drawn on Wednesday 3rd were 1, 6, 11,14, 18, 20. We had no match six winners so jackpot rises to €3,200. We had 1 match 5 winner- congratulations to Bronagh O'Donnell who wins €100.

Well done to our minor team who had a strong win over Glenfin in the championship last week!

Many thanks to James Mulhern, Curransport, of Donegal Paint All and Tomas McClafferty of Eurospar, Gortahork for sponsoring a new set of jerseys for our U-13/U-14 boys team.


The senior football team had five points to spare over Fanad Gaels at a wet and windy Pairc na nGael on Sunday.

Last Wednesday evening in Pairc Taobhoige our U-16 footballers continued their winning ways when they defeated Glenfin. The club would like to extend best wishes to Keelan Margey who suffered a shoulder injury during a hurling match last week. The roller coaster season continued for our U-16 footballers as they made the journey to Inishowen to take on old foes Naomh Padraig Uisce Chaoin on Sunday evening.

In difficult conditions the home team had the upper hand throughout the game and despite the Gaels best efforts the Muff men held out for a victory.

Last week was a busy one for the Letterkenny Gaels underage football teams. Despite the poor weather conditions, the under 8s and 10s football teams were both out last Wednesday participating in Go Games against neighbouring clubs.

The Letterkenny Gaels under 8s travelled to MacCumhaill Park to play against a strong squad of young footballers from the Sean MacCumhaills GAA club. Both clubs fielded a number of teams with a good mix of boys and girls participating.

Back at Pairc na nGael, the under 10s were entertaining a very well trained group of footballers from the Termon.

Congratulations to Letterkenny Gaels U-12 hurlers who participated in the County U-12 skills competition held in Convoy on Friday. Participants were Cian Page who came 5th, Matthew Winters, Conal Boyle, Caolan Boyle and Eunan Gallagher.

Gaels Camogs travelled to Croke Park on Monday 8th August to take part in Caman to Croke Park with over 60 clubs and 1500 girls participating.The opposition was Naomh Treasa, Dungannon, Bride Rovers, Cork and Causeway from Kerry. All matches were closely fought with Causeway the outstanding team in the group.


Tickets for the All-Ireland minor football championship semi-final game between Donegal and Galway are now available to order. Text orders to Lisa on 0862338636 by 6pm on Thursday August 11th.

The under 16s had a tough trip to Killybegs last Friday to take on a strong Killybegs side, the Fintra outfit ran out 5-15 to 1-6 victors.

Aodh Ruadh lost out to Burt in their third round senior hurling championship clash in Fr Tierney Park on Sunday afternoon. The visitors prevailed on a scoreline of 1-8 to 4-9, but this contest could and perhaps should have been a great deal tighter. Aodh Ruadh were down Eddie Lynch and Barry Farragher and played against a strong breeze in the first half.

It was a quiet week in underage hurling with the only game being played an under 10 challenge against Four Masters in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh on Sunday morning.

On Sunday we have our annual trip to Croke Park for the All-Ireland hurling semi-final featuring the mouth-watering clash between Tipperary and Galway. For any information in relation to the trip contact John Rooney on 086-2587793.

Best of luck to the Donegal and Sarah Patton as they prepare to take on the Dublin in the All-Ireland ladies senior football championship semi-final in Longford this Saturday.

The under 13 girls had a good first run out of the season against Glencar / Manorhamilton last Friday evening. Two different teams played in each half against a Leitrim outfit preparing for their Community Games All-Ireland finals. Ciara Caldwell was excellent in defence as were Hannah Gallagher, Caitlin McGarrigle and Katie McMullin. Lucy Barden was superb in midfield with Dearbhaile Hughes O'Brien putting in a solid shift too. Up front Aine Hill, Lucy Gallagher and Laoise Kelly were among those doing damage.

There was no winner of last week's Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot of €5,700. The winning numbers drawn were 1, 2, 3, 11, 14 and 18. In the lucky dip €40 went to Marie Gallagher, Erne Street. €20 went to Eileen Ward, Legaltion; James O'Connell; and Paul Cummins, Finner. Next draw is in Owen Roe's with a jackpot of €5,800 on Sunday at 8.30pm.


There was no winner of this week's Bunotto Jackpot. The winning numbers were 2 ,5 ,12 ,18 19.The €50 winners were Laura Campbell, Lurgan, Michael Foy, Enniskillen, Rosemary Tanny, Carrickmore. We thank everyone for their continued support of our Bunotto each week.

The minors produced a fantastic display in the second leg of the championship on Monday night when they were defeated Dungloe 2-19 to 2-11.This means that a third game will now have to be played to see who advances to the semi final.

Well done to the U16 girls team who defeated Aodh Ruadh in a pulsating league game in Gaelic Park last Tuesday. The senior ladies of Realt Ruadh also had an impressive victory over neighbours Four Masters in the league on Sunday morning.

The U21s have been drawn against Burt in the quarter final of the championship.

A big thank you to everyone who supported the fundraiser in the Chasin Bull on Friday night last.A special word of thanks to Pat Walsh who was an excellent MC on the night.


Hard luck to Karl Lacey and the County senior team who were defeated by Dublin, on Saturday.

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot €2,000 in week four of the 2016/17 season draw on Monday the 25th of July. The €50 winners in the lucky dip were Sean Dunnion, Brú na Mara, and Brian Boyle, Driminin. The numbers drawn were 4, 15, 19 and 24. Congratulation to all winners. T

Club managers, mentors or members who wish to have information included in the club notes should email before Monday at lunchtime to ensure it is included.


This week's Kilotto numbers were 11,19,21,24. There was no jackpot winner. There were three match 3 winners, John ‘Ban’ Gallagher, Brid McGuinness and Frances Munnelly

Well done to the U21s who beat Carndonagh on Monday evening and are now through to the U21 B championship quarter final.

Hugh Mc Fadden and Ryan McHugh are running a Gaelic and multi activity camp in Fintra from Aug 15th to 18th for children aged 7-14. First Child €50, second child €40, third child €30. To book contact 0879194675 or 0876677775. Visits from county players.

The club are hoping to organise a club trip to London for the October Bank Holiday weekend. Contact Sarah Tully if interested. 0863311733.


The lotto numbers drawn last week were 6,1,3,5,7,4,5,2. One winner matched three numbers well done to Amanda McGlinchey,Lismulladuff who won €50.

This week’s jackpot is €1,825.

The winner of the 100+ Club was number 35 Sean Connaughton, Dromore who won €100.

Well done to our U12 girls who travelled to Moy on Sunday to take part in all girls tournament with teams all over Ulster. Each and everyone gave their best effort with special mention from Moy on our teams effort and football ability.

Red Hugh's U16 girls had their first game at home tonight against Sean McCools. They had a excellent second half with some great scores from Eimear, Eadoin and Elin. Everyone played their part from goalie to full forward line. Onwards and upwards girls.

The minors defeated Carndonagh last Monday night in a very entertaining championship game at Monellan.

Red Hughs: Matthew McConnell; Ryan Gallen, Josh Mc Gee, Jason Callaghan; Darragh Gallagher, Tomas Doherty, James Gallagher; Jason Woods, Conor Gallagher (0-2); Aidan Gallen(0-1), David Gallen, Ryan Dullaghan (2-1); Stephen Carlin, Cormac McMenamin (0-2), Tim Callaghan (0-1) Subs: Odhran Doherty (0-2), James Callaghan, Brian Devine, Caolan O’Dwyer.

The senior men had a brilliant victory against local rivals Robert Emmets in a hard fought game in Monellan.

The Red Hugh’s strictly come dancing is now fixed for Friday the 21st of October. Anyone interested in taking part contact Liam Doherty, Alice Doherty and Diane Gallagher.


B'iad 7, 8, 20 agus 22 a huimhireacha a lotto a tarraingíodh ag deireadh na seachtaine agus níor baineadh póta óir an lotto. Beidh €36 00 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo.

Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: Mary Gallagher - Meenbanad, Lorna Doherty - Fairhill, Rose Ann O Donnell - Glen Rd, Nancy Mc Grory - Sheskinrone agus Maurice Carron - Crickamore

Club 200 draw winners were €1000 - Con O'Donnell -Milltown; €500 - Mary McDaid - Cloughally;€300 - Donna Joyce - Main St Dungloe; €100 - Charley and Dolores McGowan - St Peters Terrace; €100 - John Gerard Boner - Falmore.

The minors the second leg of their championship game against Bundoran on Monday evening. They lost out on a scoreline of 2-11 to 2-19.


The seniors dug out a priceless away win against Convoy last Sunday afternoon and a vital two points to push us very close to promotion.

The lotto draw took place in the hall last Monday evening. The numbers drawn were 20,22,25 and 27. There was no jackpot winner on the night.

Two lucky dip winners receive €50 Cathleen O’ Donnell , Toome and Ann Marie McGettigan, Derrylaconnell.

The club are holding a grand prize draw and tickets can be bought from committee members or businesses locally. Prices €10 each or 3 for €20.


Well done to Alison McGready and Naomh Naille Ladies GAA on the spectacular show which was staged in The Bluestack Centre last Saturday night. The Rose Of St Nauls was a very entertaining night and an astounding success. Well done and a massive thanks to the ten Roses and Escorts for taking part and the great entertainment they provided on the night. Congratulations to the winning Rose Connie McGroarty and winning escort Jason Harley. Thanks to everyone who came to the show, bought tickets, sponsored raffle prizes.

Also a big thanks to Rosemary Ward and her team at the Bluestack Centre. Guest of honour on the night was past player and Perth Rose Denise Quigley. We wish Denise the best of luck in Tralee.


The senior ladies player Mairead Coll from Kerrykeel has been chosen by the Live Life Lisa Orsi Foundation to take part in the Asian Gaelic games.

The Live Life Lisa Orsi project is hoping to take up to 40 young people, many from disadvantaged backgrounds that will never get an opportunity like this, Mairéad has been chosen by the foundation to represent Fanad Gaels.

In the weeks to come Mairéad with the help of the club and her friends will run some fundraisers to help with the cost of the project.


Congratulations to all the St. Michael’s players who all played a part in Donegal’s All Ireland run. Unfortunately they came up short against a very good Dublin team in Croke Park. A big thanks goes to Rory Gallagher on doing a fantastic job at the helm, lets hope he continues in his role for his remaining term.

Colm McFadden announced his intercounty retirement after the match. Colm has been a fantastic servant to club and county. Thanks for the memories Colm and we look forward to seeing you in the red and white for many more years to come.

There was no jackpot winner in the mini lotto on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 2,4,5,7,14,15. The Match 5 winner was Shaun Langan, Creeslough who won €100. This weeks Jackpot be €2300.


Donegal seniors who put up a great effort against Dublin on Saturday we had Paddy McBrearty, Eoin and Ryan McHugh on the starting 15 while Mark McHugh came on as a sub

There was no winner of the Club Lotto jackpot so next week’s jackpot is €5,800. This week’s numbers are 3, 7, 13 and 29. The winners were €50 - Vera Herron, €30- Sarah Gallagher, €20 - Pauric Love and Ethna and David.


There was no overall winner of this week’s lotto draw. The jackpot now stands at £2400. The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 15, 19, 21. The £25 winners were Gwen Harbinson, Rocky, Painter, Maria McGarrigle.

To the Donegal team thanks for the memories; you give us many hours of excitement during the year and looking forward to next year.

Person required to work as groundsman from 5th September 2016 (for 19 hrs per week ) for a year. Must be collecting unemployment benefit for year. Contact 0876166759 if interested or Secretary of Club Anne Marie Monaghan.


Glenswilly beat Glenfin in the Laurence McGinty Memorial Cup final.

The club would like to thank Glenfin, Cloughaneely and Termon who took part in the competition.

A very important meeting for all underage managers and coaches takes place this Friday night in the clubhouse. The meeting will be held from 8pm and will discuss the proposal of new regions

The senior men are back in league action this weekend against Kilcar.

This year’s Summer Camp took place last week – Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th August. Almost 90 children took part in this year’s camp, aged from 4

to 13 years.

The winner of the club lotto last week was Peter Byrne who matched three numbers. The winning numbers were 9,12,22 and 24.


We wish the Termon girls on the Donegal team, Roisin Friel and Therese McCafferty, and all the squad all the very best of luck for Saturday, against Dublin, in the All-Ireland quarter-final.

Less than two weeks to go for Enda and the boys as they prepare to meet Galway on Sunday 21st August, in the All-Ireland minor semi-final. A note to season tickets holders, the season ticket does not cover our minors playing in this game, and tickets must be ordered/purchased via the usual outlets.

A record 130 of our young players are at the Burn Road for the annual Cúl Camp. Huge thanks to Hugh Harkin, Coaching Officer, for all his hard work in organising this year’s camp.

All roads lead to Convoy on Friday evening when our under 14 boys meet St Eunan’s in the County Division 1 final.

Next Tuesday, August 16th sees our under 12 boys head off to play in Croke Park, a dream day out for a 12 year old Gaelic players.

The August monthly meeting takes place on Monday, 15th August at 7.30 pm at the Clubhouse. There are important proposed changes to the structure of underage football in the county, which will be discussed at the meeting.

Last week’s draw took place in Nora’s, the numbers drawn were 20, 22, 23 and 25. There was no jackpot or match 3 winner. The open draw winners were Charles Harkin c/o Bingo and Casey Gallagher c/o Nora’s. Next week’s draw is for the fine sum of €2,000 and the draw takes place in McClaffertys.

Donegal Og Sport finals

The Donegal Finals of Og Sport will be held on Sunday 14th August in Killygorden starting at at 11am.

Section One: Urris, Naomh Conaill, Naomh Columba / Red Hughs

Section Two: Killybegs, St Eunans, Naomh Columba / Red Hughs


It is important that all clubs are aware of the following Rules, and Guidelines,

1 All Clubs must be in Killygorden at 10-30am,

2 Draw to ginalise Sections One and Two and determine sequence of Games will take place at 10-45 am.

3 Sequence of Games when drawn shall be AvB, CvA, BvC

4 Games will commence at 11am

4 All Clubs must complete the Registration Form attached. Only Ten Players can be Registered