Club News 09-07-2023

ACFL Division 2 

We had another busy week in the league last week. On Wednesday evening last we came from three points behind to draw with Ardagh Moydow in Ardagh, 1-11 to 2-8. JP Farley surged forward at the end for the equalising score with the last kick. The team and scorers were as follows: Paddy Collum (0-2, 2’45), Paul McGee, Cian Brady, Nathan Maher, Dean Cosgrave, JP Farley, Jamie Nertney, Mark Breslin, Sean Whelan, Mark Hughes, Cian Cassidy (0-1, 1f), Ryan Crowe, Aiden Gray (0-1), Kevin Whelan, Martin Cassidy (1-5, 3f). Subs used: Ciaran Cooney. On Saturday evening last we beat Ballymahon in Monaduff, 0-11 to 0-7. The team and scorers were as follows: Paddy Collum (0-2, 2f), Jamie Nertney (0-1), Cian Brady, Paul McGee, Kaelum Gill (0-1), JP Farley, Kevin Whitney, Mark Breslin, Sean Whelan, Ryan Crowe (0-1), Martin Cassidy (0-1), Cian Cassidy (0-4, 2f), Aiden Gray (0-1), Kevin Whelan, Orrin Greene. Subs used: Gearoid Nertney, Micheal Kane. 

Two pieces of club history occurred last Saturday. Gearoid and Jamie Nertney became the first father and son to play together in a senior match for the Gaels and Micheal Kane became the youngest player to play senior for the Gaels! Division 2 has now concluded and we finished in second place. The Division 4 semi-final took place yesterday, Tuesday against Mostrim in Monaduff.  


The lotto draw took place in The Mill Bar, Drumlish on Monday last, July 3rd. The Jackpot was €13,000. The numbers drawn were as follows:

6, 10, 14, 17 

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €13,200! The three €50 winners were: 

Deirdre McEvoy, Ballinamuck 

Diane Tighe, Rooskey 

Padraig O’Brien, Ballyduffy 

Thank you to all who support our lotto. Thank you to Brenda for doing the draw and to the Mill Bar for providing refreshments. Please play through Clubspot and select the Fr Manning Gaels option or buy from any of the usual sellers. 

Fr Manning Cup 

Congratulations to captain Oisin Kane, Sean Gibbons and manager Enda McGahern on reaching the Fr Manning Cup final when they beat Wexford last Saturday.