Latest News – 27-05-2018

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Lotto: The draw was held in The Olde Village Inn, Drumlish on Monday last, May 28th. The Jackpot was €11,200. Results are currently on the club website and will be in next week’s notes. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.

Bertie Allen Cup: We played Clonguish in the Bertie Allen on Thursday evening last in Newtown and were unfortunate to end up on the losing side by one point. Having played poorly in the first half, we were down 9 points but managed to pull it back level after an excellent second half display but unfortunately Clonguish kicked on to secure the win. The final score was Clonguish 1-14 Fr. Manning Gaels 2-10. The team and scorers were as follows:

Michael Heslin, Dan Gorman, Liam Lynch, Stephen Cosgrave, Mark Hughes, Mark Duffy, Nigel Kiernan (0-1), David Collum (0-1), Seán Whelan (1-0), Ryan Crowe (1-5), Anthony Kane, Rúairí Carthy, Emmet Noonan (0-1), Kevin Whelan, Dean Cosgrave (0-2). Substitutions used: Martin Cassidy, Darren Reilly, Kevin Whitney

Longford Seniors: Well done to Paddy Collum, Pauric Gill and the rest of the Longford team and management on their terrific win over Meath in Pearse Park in the quarter final of the Leinster Championship. Best of luck to all in their preparations for the Leinster semi final against Dublin in two weeks’ time in Croke Park.

Fixtures: We are away to Grattan Óg in the Summer Football League this Saturday, June 2nd at 7pm. This is a competition which excludes all county players at every level. Best of luck to the team and management.

Monthly Meeting: The monthly meeting of the executive takes place this Thursday, May 31st at 8.30pm in Monaduff. All members of the executive are requested to attend.