Latest News – 22-09-2019

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Mulleady Group Intermediate Championship Final

All roads lead to Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, this Sunday, September 29th where we play Ballymahon in the Intermediate Championship final. The Fr. Manning Gaels committee would like to wish all players and the management team of Jack Lynn, Dessie Connell and Niall Mulleady the very best of luck. We hope to see a large crowd on Sunday wearing the maroon and gold to support the lads who have worked so hard all year. Throw in is at 3.45pm.

Up For the Match

On Friday night next the 27th of September Fr Manning Gaels will be hosting an ”Up for the Match” night in Gallagher’s Bar, Drumlish at 9.30pm. This promises to be a great night’s entertainment for all with interviews from past and present players plus special guests. Music and refreshments on the night. Admission is free

Sponsorship

Fr Manning Gaels are in the Intermediate County Final on Sunday next the 29th of September. This is a great achievement for the players and management. If anyone would like to give a donation to the Club to help cover costs it would be greatly appreciated. All sponsors will be recognized publicly. Any donations can be given to a committee member. All donations would be greatly appreciated.

Lotto

The Lotto draw was held in Dillon’s of Ballinamuck on Monday last, September 23rd. The Jackpot was €17,800. Results are currently available on the club website and will be published in next week’s notes. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. On lotto duty this weekend are Conor Keenan and Cian Cassidy. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.

Get Well Soon

The club would like to wish Petie Collum a speedy recovery from his recent operation

U20 Championship

The draw for U20 Championship was made recently and we were drawn in a group with Ardagh/Moydow and Abbeylara/Mullinalaghta in the 13 a-side B Competition. First round is fixed for Saturday, 5th of October against Ardagh/Moydow.

All Ireland Masters

Well done to the Longford/Leitrim Masters who won the All Ireland Shield at the weekend where they came back from behind to defeat Laois. The club was well represented by Mike Mulleady, Micheál Kane, Anthony McKeon, Derek McKeon, Frank Noonan and Enda McGahern, as well as manager James Breslin.

Donation

A special presentation was  made on Friday night by the Crowe Family to the club. The medals won by the late, great Pat Crowe are now on display in the clubrooms. Pat was one of the stars of the teams of the 50s and 60s and worked tirelessly for the club throughout his life so it is a great honour to have his medals in Monaduff. Thank you to the Crowe family for this lovely gesture.

Congratulations

Well done and best of luck to Club President Mary Gilhooley on her well-deserved nomination for Longford Person of the Year