Latest News – 17-03-2019

Lotto: The Lotto draw is being held in Gallagher’s Bar, Drumlish tonight, Wednesday, March 20th. The Jackpot is €15,200. Results will be published 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.

Longford Seniors: Well done to Paddy Collum, Pauric Gill, manager Padraic Davis, and backroom team members Ian Higgins and Gordon Smyth on Longford’s vital win over Sligo which secures their position in Division 3 for next year. We wish the lads the best of luck against Westmeath next Sunday where there is still a possibility of promotion.

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.

Challenge Match: In terrible conditions, the Gaels had their final challenge match before the start of the new season away to Lacken where the home side emerged victorious on a scoreline of 1-12 to 0-7. The team and scorers were as follows:

Scott Howe, Cian Brady, Derek McCormack, Emmet Noonan, Mark Hughes, Aaron McGee (0-1), Seán Whelan, Anthony Kane (0-1), Conor Keenan (0-1), Martin Cassidy, Darren Farley, Dean Cosgrave (0-1), Cian Cassidy (0-3, 1f), Eoin Keane

Substitutions used:

Ciarán Cooney, Cian Murphy, Brian O’Connor, Declan Donnelly, Stephen Cosgrave

Bertie Allen Cup:The new season gets underway next Saturday when our Reserve League 1 team travel to McGee Park to play Colmcille at 5.30pm. Best of luck to the team and management.

Sympathy: The club would like to express its sympathy to Brian O’Hara and family on the passing of Brian’s father Matt, in Ballinalee. The club also extends sympathy to the family and friends of Pat Clarke, Gortletteragh, who passed away recently. Pat was a true Gael who had an impact on many young lives in the parish through his teaching and love of GAA in Moyne. Sincere condolences are also extended to the family and friends of Olga Michalcionok (Drumlish). Solas na bhFlaitheas orthu.