Club News 23-04-2023

ACFL Division 2 

We picked up our first points of the league last Saturday when we had a good 2-12 to 0-6 win over Cashel. Aiden Gray’s excellent finish after 5 minutes set the team on its way and Mark Breslin added a second before half time with a lovely flick. The team and scorers were as follows: Cody Lee, Sean McKenna, Cian Murphy, Paul McGee, Jamie Nertney, JP Farley, Kaelum Gill, Liam Lynch, Sean Whelan, Mark Hughes (0-1), Conor Keenan (0-1), Cian Cassidy (0-3), Mark Breslin (1-0), Aiden Gray (1-0), Martin Cassidy (0-7, 6f). Subs: Ryan Crowe, David Collum, Kevin Whelan, Stephen Cosgrave, Orrin Greene. The next match is in Division 4 this Friday in Monaduff against Mullinalaghta. Throw-in is at 8pm. 


The lotto and April Bonanza draws took place in O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish on Monday night last, April 24th. The Jackpot was €12,000! Results are currently on the club’s website and social media and will be published in next week’s notes. Thank you to all who support our lotto. Please play through Clubspot and select the Fr Manning Gaels option or buy from any of the usual sellers The next draw will take place in Cassidy’s Olde Village Inn, Drumlish on Monday, May 8th. 


Congratulations to St. Mary’s NS, Drumlish and their coach Mike Mulleady who won the Schools’ ‘A’ Sevens competition last week. They beat Melview in the final 

Darkness Into Light 

St. Helen’s and Fr Manning Gaels are organising a Darkness into Light walk on the 6th of May, leaving from Monaduff at 4.30am. There is no need to pre-register for the event. Donations will be taken that morning and all proceeds will go to Pieta House. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the clubhouse. We hope you will be able to join us. 


Handball continues in the Community Centre every Monday from 8pm to 10pm. For any queries, please contact Oliver O’Sullivan. 


We extend our sympathy to the family and friends of Sr Assunta (Ellen) Prunty (formerly Breanrisk), who passed away in the USA recently. Solas na bhFlaitheas uirthi.