Club Notes – 04/05/2015

Senior League ACL 1: Although it was a disappointing loss to the lads and the huge number of supporters who turned out on a horrendous evening to support the Aughawillan Seniors, solice can be taken from some great football displayed on the field. Final score Mohill 2-08 Aughawillan 0- 10. Scores achieved in running order, a free from Morgan Quinn was quickly returned by Mohill. Ciaran Gilheany and Barry Prior scored a point each from within hard hitting play. Mohill responded quickly each time with scores. Colin Maguire made a unique and quick responsive save which saw Aughawillan fight back with a determination. Followed by two well taken frees from Ciaran Gilheany saw two more points gained. Half time score ended Aughawillan 0-05 to Mohill 0-03.
The second half was a speedy return to scores with points from Ciaran Gilheany, Rory Mc Tague and Gary Plunkett, these were quickly returned by Mohill but an added goal by Mohill increased the pressure on these lads. Michael Quinn rose from the backs with steely grit and determination and scored a point, while Sean Fox continued with a final point for Augahwillan. Mohill however were fighting with the wind and scored two points within play, a free and ended all chances with a goal.
An exciting and reverberating game to watch, if not the final score one would have wished for, with three weeks remiss of games, we look forward to the next outing with a new steely and determined outlook.

Junior League ACL 3: Juniors will play this coming Saturday 9th May at 7pm in Carrigallen V Carrigallen, with numbers very tight this year we ask all available players to please turn up to the game.

U16: Congratulations to the U16’s who beat Mohill on Friday last with a final score of Mohill 2-08 to St Brigids 4-07. They will continue the league this week playing Ballinamore SOH on 6thMay at 7pm in Aughawillan and St Marys on Friday 8th May in Carrick on Shannon at 6.30pm.

U8/10: Please note training is in Aughawillan on Wednesdays at 7pm and in Drumreilly on Fridays at 7pm for this age group.

Annual Sponsored Cycle: Alerting all cycling enthusiasts, there will be a sponsored cycle at the end of May.

Aughawillan / Drumreilly GAA Lotto:
Next draw in Reynolds on Wednesday 6 May 2015
Jackpot €1,400. Thank you to all that support club lotto.

Positive Mental Health Evening: A mental health awareness evening is to take place in Drumshanbo next month. The Lough Allen Hotel in the town will be the venue for the event on Thursday May 7th at 8pm. The local branch of Cara Pharmacy has organised this event, kindly supported by Teva Pharmaceuticals, the aim of the evening is to increase awareness of the range of mental health services in the area and highlighting measures that can be taken to encourage positive mental health. The area of suicide prevention will also be addressed on the evening, an appropriate choice given that Leitrim has one of the highest rates of suicide in the country. Guest speakers for the occasion will include: Mark Harte, Tyrone footballer: Coping with adversity. MC for the night Charlie McGettigan

Country Walk: Enjoy a country walk this and every Thursday at 8.30 from Corraleehan Church.

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Aughawillan GAA is a Gaelic Football Club located in Aughawillan, Co. Leitrim. We cater for all ages and playing levels (Men, Women and Juvenile).
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