Latest News – 13-06-17

Lotto: The draw was held in Dillon’s Bar, Ballinamuck on Monday last, June 12th. The jackpot was €6,400. Results will be available on the club website when available and will be in next week’s notes. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive.

Reserve Team: Our Senior Reserve team were well beaten by Colmcille in the first round of the Championship on Sunday last in Monaduff. Despite a promising start, with a couple of excellent points from Ruairí Carthy and Mick Kane, Colmcille were too strong and we were always playing catch up for the rest of the match. The final score was Colmcille 2-15 Fr. Manning Gaels 0-10. The team and scorers were as follows: Michael Heslin, Darren Cauley, Declan Donnelly, James O’Neill, Brean Kane, Stephen Cosgrave, Ruairí Carthy (0-1), Seán Whelan (0-1), Mark Breslin, Mike Kiernan (0-2), Anthony Kane, Micheál Kane (0-1), Kevin Whitney, Mike Mulleady, Scott Howe (0-2, (2f)).

Substitutions: Gearóid Nertney (0-2) for Kevin Whitney, Darren Smith for Darren Cauley, James McCann (0-1) for Mark Breslin, Derek McKeon for Scott Howe, Cathal Howe for James O’Neill, Seán Breslin for Brean Kane.

Our next match in the group is away to Granard at 2.30pm this Sunday, June 18th. Please come out and show your support.

Longford Seniors: We wish all the best to Paddy Collum and the Longford seniors as they face Louth in the first round of the Qualifiers in Drogheda this Saturday.

Marquee in Drumlish: There were further announcements for the Marquee this week as both Robert Mizzell and Derek Ryan were confirmed for the festival, which is on from August 18th – 21st.

Golf Classic: The 2017 Seamus Butler sponsored Coiste na n-Óg Golf Classic takes place in the Longford Golf Club on Saturday 26th August. The event tees off at 8 am with the last teams out at 2 pm. As per last year, a team of 4 will cost €160 and tee sponsorship costs €100. All monies raised goes towards Development Squad projects such as the 3rd level Bursaries and Leaving Cert Grinds for the minor panelists . The event will be launched at the senior meeting next Tuesday evening in Áras Uí Bhríain.

Sympathy: The club would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Matt Mcloughlin (formerly of Kiltycreevagh), Pauline Coppinger, Ned Costello and  Christy Monaghan who all passed away recently. Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu.