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Latest News – 07-02-2021

National Club Draw

The National Club Draw tickets are back on sale again this year and this great initiative by the GAA has helped contribute vital funds to our club for the past number of years. Individual prizes include: A brand new Renault Clio; a €2,000 travel voucher; All Ireland Hurling & Football packages; various shopping vouchers and many more. Details of each prize available are on each ticket. Tickets cost €10 and can be purchased on Clubspot. This year the club is running a Gaels specific draw where one lucky person who buys from us will win €1,000. As always, your support is greatly appreciated.

 

 

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €30 for adults and €15 for students. Membership is required for all playing members and for use of the gym. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. All officers, coaches and selectors of both the adult and underage teams must be paid up members to fulfil their roles with Fr. Manning Gaels and/or St. Vincent’s. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly.

 

 

MyLife Walking Challenge

 

The MyLife Walking Challenge is up and running until the 3rd of March. Please download the MyLife app and join Fr. Manning Gaels in the Leinster challenge to register your walks each day. The target is a combined total of 4,000km to put us in a draw to win prizes and we have clocked up over 2,500kms so far

 

Sympathy

 

The club expresses its’ sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Patricia Kelly (née Farrell, Ballinalee, formerly Brocklagh) who passed away last week. Solas na bhFlaitheas uirthi.

Latest News – 04-01-2021

Jim Sorohan RIP

The club was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our great players from the 50s and 60s, Jim Sorohan (Drumhass), at the weekend. Jim starred on the 1953 and 1955 senior championship winning teams at midfield and full forward respectively. Everyone at Fr. Manning Gaels extends their deepest sympathy to Jim’s family and friends. Solas na bhFlaitheas air

 

 

Club Lotto

Our lotto draw was held on Monday last, January 4th. The Jackpot was €4,200. The results are on the club website and will be published in next week’s Leader. The next draw will take place on Monday, January 18th.

Please continue to support our club lotto at the following website: https://member.clubspot.app/club/fr.manning-gaels-gaa/lotto/tickets

To support Fr. Manning Gaels please purchase from under the Fr. Manning Gaels GFC lotto section.

 

 

National Club Draw

The National Club Draw tickets are back on sale again this year and this great initiative by the GAA has helped contribute vital funds to our club for the past number of years. Individual prizes include: A brand new Renault Clio; a €2,000 travel voucher; All Ireland Hurling & Football packages; various shopping vouchers and many more. Details of each prize available are on each ticket. Tickets cost €10 and can be purchased on Clubspot. This year the club is running a Gaels specific draw where one lucky person who buys from us will win €1,000. As always, your support is greatly appreciated.

 

 

Club Membership

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €30 for adults and €15 for students. Membership is required for all playing members and for use of the gym. Membership entitles you to attend monthly club meetings and if received before March 31st, entitles you to a vote at next year’s AGM and entry into the draw for All Ireland tickets. To pay please contact Registrar, Bridie Reilly.

Latest News – 19-06-2017

Lotto: The Lotto draw was held last Monday, June 12th in Dillon’s Bar, Ballinamuck. The Jackpot was €6,400. The numbers drawn were as follows:

10, 17, 22, 27.

There was no winner.

€30 winners

  1. Noel Connell, Ballinamuck.
  2. Pete McWade, Drumlish.
  3. Pat Heaney, Drumlish.
  4. David Kellegher, Greagh, Drumlish.
  5. Adrian Lennon, Ballinamuck

Sellers’ Prize

  1. Paul Donnelly.
  2. Colin Crowe.

The next draw is in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck on Monday, June 26th. The Jackpot is now €6,600. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive.

Senior Team: Our seniors have a very important league match this Friday evening at 8.30pm in Monaduff against Mostrim. Please show your support.

Reserve Championship: Our Reserves were knocked out of the championship on account of their 2-15 to 2-7 defeat away to Granard last Sunday afternoon. Unfortuantely two great goals by Gearóid Nertney and Scott Howe in the second half were unable to spur the team on to victory and Granard ran out comfortable winners in the end. There is one more fixture to fulfil in the group, which is at home to Ballymahon this Sunday, the 25th at 2.30pm. The team and scorers were as follows:

Michael Heslin, Darren Cauley, Darren Smith, Aaron McGee, Declan Donnelly, Stephen Cosgrave, Ruairí Carthy (0-1), Anthony Kane (0-1), Kevin Whitney, Micheál Kane, Gearóid Nertney (1-0), Seán Diffley, Gary Connell, Scott Howe (1-4,(4f)), James McCann.

Substitutions used: Francis Lennon, Anthony McKeon, Seán Breslin, Cathal Howe (0-1), Barry Downes.

Longford Seniors: Well done to Paddy Collum and the Longford seniors on their terrific Qualifier victory over Louth on Saturday evening last in Drogheda. We wish the squad all the best in their preparations for the next round.

Marquee in Drumlish: More acts were announced this week for the Marquee in Drumlish Festival (August 18th to 21st). Local lads Small Time Thieves (aka Top Shelf) will play the Friday night as will State Lights. Country Star Derek Ryan will headline the Saturday night.

Executive Meeting: Our monthly executive meeting takes place this Thursday evening, June 22nd, at 9pm in Monaduff. All members of the executive are requested to attend.

Pieta House Free Kick Competition: A free kick competition will take place in Loch Gowna GAA Grounds on Saturday, July 22nd at 10am in aid of Pieta House. There is one entry per club so if you would like to compete, or like further information, please contact Lorraine as soon as possible.

Sympathy: The club would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Gary Carey (Glasheen) and Alec Rogers (Manchester, formerly of Drumlish) who both passed away recently. Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu.

Latest News – 18-04-2016

Club Lotto: There was no jackpot winner in the club lotto draw on Monday night last 11th. Mar. The numbers drawn were 1, 2, 25 and 30. The following won prizes of €30.00 each: Jodie Corrigan Lettergeeragh, Teresa McGee Kilnashee, Mary Finnigan c/o P. McGee, B. Duffy Drumlish and Gerry Mollaghan Drumlish. Sellers prizes : Team B and Gala Ballinamuck. The next draw will be in O’Reilly’s Bar on Monday 25th April with a jackpot of €7600.00. thanks for your support.

Congratulations: A special word of congratulations to Jimmy Hannify who was our representative on the 1966 Longford team that won the National League. Jimmy, along with all his surviving team mates, were honoured at a special function in Longford on Friday night last. He also went on to play a major role on the 1968 Leinster championship winning side in what was a golden era for Longford football. He also played a major part on the Fr. Manning Gaels team of the mid 70’s taking the club from junior up to senior status. Well done Jimmy on an award richly deserved.

Best Wishes: Congratulations and best of luck to Paddy McKenna, Currabawn who got drawn out to appear on next week’s Winning Streak. Paddy is a loyal club supporter and his hard work at Monaduff over the years has helped keep our grounds in great condition. 

Fixtures: Check the fixture list for details of up-coming matches.

Latest News – 11-04-2016

Junior Team: Our Junior Team were defeated 1-16 to 0-4 by a strong Abbeylara side in the second round of the division 3 League last Sunday.

FMG Team : Ken Leonard, Ciaran Quinn, Anto McKeon, Jason Nertney, Ruari Carthy, Michael Kane, Kevin Whitney, James Breslin, Michael Mulleady, Tommy McGee, Jonathan Connell 0-3 2F, Mark Prunty, Niall Quinn, Alan McKeon, Gearoid Nertney. 

Seniors: Our Seniors had no league game last week after our scheduled game away to Killashee was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. Check fixture for up-coming fixtures.

Latest News – 04-04-2016

Senior Challenge Match: Our seniors played St Faithleach’s of Roscommon in a senior challenge match last Friday night in Monaduff. Both teams fielded under-strength teams with St Faithleach’s winning 0-13 to 0-9.

Team: Leon McKeon, Stephan Cosgrove,  Fergal Reilly, Derek McCormack, J. P. Farley, Mark Duffy, Nigel Kiernan, Dylan Quinn, David Collum, Emmet Noonan 0-1, Darren Farley, Sean Whelan, Martin Cassidy 0-4 4f, Anthony Kane 0-1, Petie Collum 0-3 3f, David Cassidy and Ciaran Cooney.

Reserve League: On Saturday our Reserve team were defeated by Colmcille in a very tight game with a goal always going to make the difference but unfortunately for us Colmcille scored it. Final score, Fr. Manning Gaels  0-07, Colmcille 1-7.

Team: Gabriel Higgins, Stephen Cosgrove, Derek McCormack, Leon McKeon, Mickey Kelly, J.P. Farley, Ciaran Cooney, Kevin Whelan 0-2, Sean Whelan, Nigel Kiernan, David Cassidy 0-1, Anthony Kane, Petie Collum 0-3 1f,  Paul Donnelly, Mark Prunty and James Breslin 0-1.

Check fixtures for details of up-coming senior league matches.

Latest News – 28-03-2015

Club Registration Reminder: As it is approaching March 31st. any player who has not paid their registration fee will not be registered with the Club for the coming year. If an injury occurs you will not be covered by insurance. Fee €30, Students €15. Anyone else outside the club that would like to become a member are welcome to join also. This entitles them to vote at the AGM later in the year and also to enter a draw for an All Ireland Football and Hurling ticket in Sept. Membership Fee payable to Bridie Reilly (Club Registrar) or any member of Fr Manning Gaels Executive.

Reserve League: The reserve team had a good but narrow win over Granard at the weekend. Read the match report here. Check fixture list for details of upcoming matches.

Meetings: An executive meeting of the club will take place on Thursday night next at 8.30 followed by a club meeting at 9.30. Please attend.

Lotto Draw: Check website for results of Monday nights club lotto draw.

Latest News – 28-03-2016

Club Registration Reminder: As it is approaching March 31st. any player who has not paid their registration fee will not be registered with the Club for the coming year. If an injury occurs you will not be covered by insurance. Fee €30, Students €15. Anyone else outside the club that would like to become a member are welcome to join also. This entitles them to vote at the AGM later in the year and also to enter a draw for an All Ireland Football and Hurling ticket in Sept. Membership Fee payable to Bridie Reilly (Club Registrar) or any member of Fr. Manning Gaels Executive.

Reserve League: The reserve team had a good but narrow win over Granard at the weekend. Read the match report here. Check fixture list for details of upcoming matches.

Meetings: An executive meeting of the club will take place on Thursday night next at 8.30 followed by a club meeting at 9.30. Please attend.

Lotto Draw: Check website for results of Monday nights club lotto draw.

Latest News – 21-03-2016

Senior Team: Our Seniors got off to a great start in division 2 with a comprehensive victory over Ballymore last Sunday in Monaduff. The final score was Fr. Manning Gaels 4-17, Ballymore 0-7.

Gaels Team: Paddy Collum, Leon McKeon, Cian Brady, Derek McCormack, JP Farley, Aaron Quinn, Mark Duffy 1-0, Kevin Whelan 0-2, David Collum 0-1, Emmet Noonan 0-2, Darren Farley 1-1, Ciaran Cooney, Martin Cassidy 1-7, David Cassidy, Pete Collum 1-1, Fergal Reilly, Eoin Keane, Sean Whelan 0-2, Dylan Quinn 0-1, Nigel Kiernan.

Meeting: The club will hold an executive meeting on Thursday night next 24th March at 8.30 followed by a club meeting at 9.30. Please attend.

Fixtures: Check fixture list for details of up-coming matches.

Latest News – 14-03-2016

National Club Draw: The draw took place on Friday last but fortune deserted us on this occasion. Thanks to those who sold tickets and to those who supported the draw.

Club Membership: This is a final reminder to those who have not yet paid their membership to do so as soon as possible by contacting Bridie Reilly or any member of the club executive.

Club Lotto Draw: The results of the club lotto draw will appear on the club website from now on along with club notes and details of other club activities etc. Thanks to Joseph Gill for taking over the updating of the site.
 
Upcoming Fixtures: Check fixture list for details of upcoming fixtures as we look forward to your support.