ACFL Division 2
Short a number of regulars, we were defeated by Rathcline in the first round of the league last Saturday in Monaduff. After a good performance the team just fell short at the final whistle on a full-time score of 1-13 to 0-13. The team and scorers were as follows: Cody Lee, Paul McGee, Cian Murphy, Sean McKenna, Kaelum Gill (0-1), JP Farley, Jamie Nertney, Liam Lynch (0-2, 1 ‘45), Sean Whelan, Ryan Crowe (0-1), Martin Cassidy (0-6,5f), Conor Keenan (0-1), Cian Cassidy (0-2), Aiden Gray, Mark Hughes. Sub used: Podge Gill. Congratulations and best of luck to Liam Lynch and Paddy Collum who are club captain and vice-captain respectively for the year.
The lotto draw took place in The Mill Bar, Drumlish on Monday night last, April 10th. The Jackpot was €11,800. Results are currently on the club website and will be published in next week’s notes. Please play through Clubspot and select the Fr Manning Gaels option or buy from any of the usual sellers. Thank you to all who support our lotto.
Hard luck to club representatives Paddy Collum and Conor Keenan and the Longford team and management on their narrow defeat by Offaly last Sunday. Best of luck to the team as they prepare for the Tailteann Cup.
Congratulations to club stalwart Ciaran Cooney and wife Caoimhe on the birth of their baby daughter Anna last week.
The club extends its’ deepest sympathy to the family and friends of TC Gray (Main Street), Brian McQuaide (Gaigue) and Carol Galvin (nee Forde, Cloonaugh), who all sadly passed away last week. The Gaels also extends condolences to the family and friends and all in Mostrim GAA on the passing of Philomena Donoghue. Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu.