Club News 18-09-2022

Intermediate Championship 

Best of luck to the team and management as they face Kenagh in the championship semi-final this Saturday, September 24th at 4pm in Pearse Park. 



The lotto draw took place on Monday last, September 12th in The ‘98 Bar, Ballinamuck. The Jackpot was €8,800. The numbers drawn were as follows: 

12, 17, 25, 28 

There was no winner. The 3 x €50 winners were: 

Romie Wallace, Drumlish 

Darina McGoldrick, Ennybegs 

Padraig O’Reilly, Newtownforbes
Thank you to all who support our lotto. The Jackpot is now €9,000! Please play again at the below link selecting the Fr Manning Gaels option or from the usual sellers/locations. 


Senior Scor 

Senior Scor is scheduled to take place in late September/early October this year and we are looking for participants in all events: Figure Dancing, Solo Singing, Recitation, Ballad Group, Sketch, Set Dancing, Instrumental Music and Sean Nos Dancing. If you are interested in taking part in any of these events please contact Von Corrigan on 0861752773 


Special Junior Tournament 

Hard luck to our junior team who were beaten in the first round of the Special Junior Tournament on Sunday afternoon last in Monaduff by Dromard on a score-line of 3-11 to 1-4. The team and scorers were as follows: Ryan Francis, David McKenna, James O’Neill, Sean McKenna, Gerard McKenna, Mark Duffy, Kevin Whitney, Mark Breslin, Ciaran Cooney, Mikie O’Neill, Micheal Kane, Orrin Greene, Stephen Donnelly (0-4), Jim Rogers (1-0), James McCann. Subs used: Aaron Crowe, Tyrone Crowe, Padraig O’Neill, Gareth Donnelly, Anthony McKeon. A special word of thanks to Dromard GAA for organising this tournament and for extending the invitation to us. A bit of history was made when Ryan Francis made his debut for the Gaels and thus became the first African to don the club’s maroon and gold. Ryan gave an excellent performance between the sticks. Welcome to the club, Ryan! 


Church Gate Collection 

Our annual church gate collection took place last weekend at St. Mary’s Church, Drumlish and St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamuck. Thank you to everyone who contributed. Thank you to our volunteers, Podge Gill, Pauric Gill, Pat Donnelly, Thomas Gill, Seamus Noonan and JP Murphy. 


Coaching Workshop 

We are excited to host a top class Coaching Workshop by Shane Stapleton’s “Our Game” on Saturday, October 15th. Three of the best coaches in the country will be in Monaduff from 11am – 1pm on the day. Tickets to attend are just €40 and this workshop is suitable for coaches at all levels for both men and women.  

Oisín McConville, Davy Burke & Colm Nally will deliver practical coaching sessions designed to upskill coaches of all levels on key elements of football — with on-pitch drills & games. Please check our social media to follow the link to purchase a ticket