Latest News – 28-10-2018

Patsy Reilly Cup: On Saturday afternoon last we played Carrickedmond in the semi final of the Patsy Reilly Cup. Short a number of players and out of action for the last six weeks it was always going to be a struggle and we ended up losing on a scoreline of 3-14 to 0-4. The team and scorers were as follows:

Paddy Collum, Derek McCormack, Cian Brady, Stephen Cosgrave, Aaron McGee, Emmet Noonan, Gary Connell, Seán Whelan, David Collum, Ryan Crowe, Kevin Whelan (0-1), Ciarán Cooney, Eoin Keane (0-3, 2f), Diarmuid Cooney, Dean Cosgrave

Substitutions Used:

Kevin Whitney and Gearóid Nertney

We wish a speedy recovery to Derek McCormack who sustained a nasty facial injury in the second half.

Lotto: The Lotto draw was held last Monday, October 22nd, in Quinn’s Bar, Drumlish. The Jackpot was €13,200. The numbers drawn were as follows:

7, 11, 16, 18.

There was no winner.

€30 winners

  1. The Connolly Family, Drumlish Hill
  2. John Forde, Drumlish
  3. Mick Griffin, Gortletteragh, Co. Leitrim
  4. Frances Courtney, Kilnashee, Drumlish
  5. Aiden Kelly, Kilnashee, Drumlish

€20 Sellers’ Prize

  1. Olde Village Inn.
  2. Jodie Corrigan

The next draw is in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck on Monday, November 5th. The Jackpot is now €13,400. Tickets are available from the usual outlets and from any member of the executive. Thank you to everyone who continues to support our lotto.

National Club Draw: The National Club Draw tickets are back on sale again this year and this great initiative by the GAA has helped contribute vital funds to our club for the past number of years. There is a new prize for participating clubs whereby there is a chance to play a club championship match in Croke Park. Individual prizes include: A brand new Renault Clio 4 Expression; a €2,000 travel voucher; All Ireland Hurling & Football packages; various shopping vouchers and many more. Details of each prize are available on each ticket. Tickets cost €10 and can be bought from any member of the Gaels squad. As always, your support is greatly appreciated.

September Sports Star of the Month: Congratulations to our own Darren Farley who has been nominated in the Longford Leader for the September Sports Star of the month award as a result of his performances for the succesful Longford team in New York, of which Darren was the captain. You can still vote for Darren on the Leader website. Please do so before 9pm tonight, Wednesday 31st!

Get Well Soon: The club would like to extend its best wishes to one of our great supporters, Jimmy Kane (Monaduff) who is in hospital at this time. We look forward to seeing you out and about again soon Jimmy.

Sympathy: The club extends its sympathy to the family and friends of Austin McManus (formerly of Derryheelan) who passed away recently in England. Solas na bhFlaitheas air.