Club News 11-06-2023

ACFL Division 4 

We had a good 5-5 to 1-12 win over Mostrim in the league last Sunday afternoon in Edgeworthstown. The result means we have qualified for the semi-final stages so well done to Graham, Darren and the lads. The match was played as 13-a-side and the team and scorers were as follows: Cody Lee, James O’Neill, Stephen Cosgrave, Nathan Maher, Ciaran Cooney, Kevin Whitney, Mark Breslin (0-1), Mark Duffy, Dean Cosgrave (1-2), Aiden Gray (1-1), Podge Gill (0-1), Kevin Whelan (2-0), Eoin Murtagh. Subs used: Mike Kiernan, Gearoid Nertney (1-0), Padraig O’Neill 

Division 2 resumes this Sunday at 3pm as we play Rathcline in Clonbonny. Best of luck to Fintan, Mick and the lads. 


The lotto draw took place in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck on Monday last, June 5th. The Jackpot was €12,600. The numbers drawn were as follows: 

5, 14, 17, 30 

There was no winner. The Jackpot is now €12,800! The three €50 winners were: 

Ciara Donnelly, Drumlish 

Alan Gill, Monaduff 

Caroline Maher, Drumlish  

The next draw will take place in Quinn’s Bar, Drumlish on Monday, June 19th. Please play through Clubspot and select the Fr Manning Gaels option or buy from any of the usual sellers. Thank you to all who support our lotto.  


Hard luck to Paddy Collum and the Longford team and management on their defeat by Down at the weekend. Paddy was in terrific form and his wonderful penalty save ensured Longford were in the lead at half time but unfortunately Down took over in the second half.  

New Arrivals 

Congratulations to player Padraig O’Neill and wife Ciara on the birth of their son Fionn last week.