Club News 26-03-2023

ACFL Division 4 

We were defeated int he first round of the league by Carrickedmond last Saturday, 3-6 to 2-10. The team and scorers were as follows: Cody Lee, Sean McKenna, Declan Donnelly, Ciaran Cooney, Mikie O’Neill, Mark Duffy, Tom McGee, Mark Breslin, David Collum, Kevin Whitney, Ryan Crowe (0-1,1f), Petie Collum (0-1), Aiden Gray (1-0), Kevin Whelan (2-3, 1m), Orrin Greene (0-1). Subs used: Gearoid Nertney, Nathan Maher, James McCann, Rory McEvoy 


The lotto draw took place in Quinn’s Bar, Drumlish on Monday last, March 27th. The Jackpot was €11,600. Results are currently on the club 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. 


Well done to club representatives Paddy Collum and Conor Keenan and the Longford team and management on their victory over Antrim on Sunday. Congratulations to Conor on making his league debut. Best of luck to the squad as they prepare for championship. 

Monster Bingo 

St. Vincent’s are running a Monster Bingo in the ‘98 Hall, Ballinamuck on Sunday, April 2nd at 3pm. There will be €2,500 in prize money as well as a monster raffle. Please support. 

Scór na nÓg 

Well done to our competitors at Scór na nÓg last weekend. They all performed very well and we were unlucky not to have any qualifiers. In Solo Singing and Sean Nós dancing we had Maria McKenna; Recitation: Grainne McKenna and Mikie Mollaghan; Instrumental Music: Maria, Grainne and Patrick McKenna and Question Time: Sean Gibbons, Oisin Kane, Caoimhe Donnelly and Ava Gorman 

Club Membership 

Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €50 for adults and €40 for students/OAPs. Membership is required for all playing members. 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 or through the Clubspot app.