Latest News – 24-03-2019

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Lotto: The Lotto draw was held last Wednesday, March 20th, in Gallagher’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €15,200. The numbers drawn were as follows:

10, 11, 13, 26

There was no winner.

€30 winners

  1. Noel Lynam, Church View Drive, Drumlish
  2. John L Donnelly, Ballinamuck
  3. Conor Gilna, Soran, Ballinalee
  4. Joe Keenan, Newtownforbes Road, Drumlish
  5. James Conboy, c/o The ’98 Bar, Ballinamuck

€20 Sellers’ Prize

  1. O’Reilly’s Bar, Drumlish
  2. Paddy Howe

The next draw is in The Olde Village Inn, Drumlish on Monday, April 1st. The Jackpot is now €15,400. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.

Club Membership: Club Membership for the forthcoming year is now available. The cost is €30 for adults and €15 for students. Membership is required for all playing members and for use of the gym. 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.

Reserve League Division 1: The Gaels got the Bertie Allen Cup off to a good start with a hard fought draw away to Colmcille. Trailing 1-4 to 0-1 after 15 minutes the lads battled back to end on level terms on a scoreline of 1-8 apiece. A cracking goal from Cian Cassidy after a long direct ball from Liam Lynch with ten minutes to go was ultimately what brought us back into it and a only for a couple of missed efforts near the end we could have won the match. The team and scorers were as follows:

Aiden Gray, Cian Brady, Derek McCormack, Cian Murphy, Emmet Noonan (0-1), Mark Hughes, Aaron McGee, Seán Whelan (0-2,2f), Anthony Kane, Conor Keenan, Gary Connell, Darren Farley, Dean Cosgrave (0-1), Cian Cassidy (1-3), Brian O’Connor (0-1,1f)

Substitutions used:

Liam Lynch, David Collum, Rúairí Carthy

Fixtures: The first match of the ACFL Division 2 league is this Sunday, March 31st at 2pm in Monaduff against Legan Sarsfields. Our Junior team play the first round of the Division 3 league on Saturday, March 30th against Shroid Slashers in Monaduff at 6pm. Best of luck to our respective teams and management. Please make sure and support the teams

Senior Scór: Hard luck and thank you to our Senior Scór Tráth na gCeist team of Gabriel Higgins, Ciarán Cooney, Joseph Gill and Pauric Gill who came 3rd in the Longford Question Time recently.

St. Mel’s College: Well done to St. Mel’s College who won the McGee Cup last week. Well done in particular to our two clubmen Cian Cassidy and Cian Murphy who both had exceptional performances.

New Venture: We would like to wish the best of luck to our clubmen Paddy Collum and Emmet Noonan with their new venture selling “Magic Pro” football socks. The Gaels have been kitted out with them and are looking well so if you need a good quality pair of football socks check out Magic Pro on Instagram or get in touch with the lads.

Club Captaincy: Well done and best of luck to Darren Farley who has been selected as club captain for the year. Best of luck also to Dean Cosgrave who is vice captain. The two men give it everything and deserve this great honour

Longford Seniors: Hard luck to Paddy Collum, Pauric Gill, manager Padraic Davis, and backroom team members Ian Higgins and Gordon Smyth on Longford’s loss to Westmeath at the weekend. Although they missed out on promotion it was a good league campaign overall so well done to all involved in consolidation the county’s position in Division 3.