Club Notes – 17/08/2015

Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior Championship Game: The draw for the quarter finals took place in Ballinamore after the senior play-off game on Saturday. Fate has decided that this will be a repeat of the County Final last year as Aughawillan and St. Mary’s Kiltoghert go head to head. With St Mary’s having beaten Aughawillan earlier this year in the league, old scores to settle and disappointment for the Carrick on Shannon men from last years County final, Aughawillan will no doubt be battling uphill from the very start of the game. However as Paul Bohan, Chairman of Aughawillan GAA said when he heard that Aughawillan were drawn to face St. Mary’s, “Bring it on!!!”. Aughawillan will be out to show the numerous clubs around the County that not only are they no “one hit wonder”, they are a team who despite family and career commitments have stuck together, trained hard and are pursuing a second County Championship title in 2015. The game will be played on Sunday evening at 7pm in Pairc Sean, please come out in your droves and support our lads in this sure to be exciting game. Willies Abú!!

Junior B Championship: Aughawillan played Ballinamore in the quarter finals on Friday evening in Fenagh. Aughawillan were not to be the victors on the day, with 12 wides in the first half and no score, it was with grit and determination they fought back but Ballinamore had sealed the deal and won the game with the final score Ballinamore 3-03 to Aughawillan 1-04.

Monster Bingo: There will be a Monster Bingo in the Marquee at the Ballymac, Ballymagovern on Sunday the 30th August at 3pm. With €3,500 in prizes make sure and spread the word this is one event not to be missed. Single Books are €10 euro, Double book €15 euro and half books €5 euro.

Congratulations: It is unusual to see one County Senior Club congratulating another mid competition but it is with reverence to the determination we saw our neighbouring team Drumreilly battle against Carrigallen, that we commend their win in the competition. With 13 men, Drumreilly rolled back to the vintage years of quality football, Declan Maxwell centre field put on a wonderful display of high fielding, while James Holohan up the front led the attack and Mick Mc Girl showed extreme precision in saving a point blank score. Well done to all on an excellent display of football and a great win.

Aughawillan / Drumreilly GAA Lotto held in Shortts on Wednesday 12 August 2015 .Jackpot €2,100. Numbers Drawn: 6, 18, 19, 24. No Jackpot Winner
1. Ciaran Mitchell, Drumreilly
2. Noel Kieran C/O Gorbys
3. Ron Weisz, Drumcoura
4. Olivia Plunkett, Corlough
5. Joe Reynholds
6. Martin Mc Cartin, Drumreilly
7. Thomas Quinn, Drumcullion
House Prize: Sean Flanagan, Garadice. Next draw in Reynolds on Wednesday 26 August 2015.Jackpot €2,200
Thank you to all that support club lotto. “If you’re not in, you can’t win”

Aughawillan GAA Annual Lotto: Tickets are now on sale for our Annual GAA lotto. You receive 26 draws for €50. Contact Jerome Quinn. Many thanks to all who support the club in this way, it is greatly appreciated and ensures the smooth running of the club finances.

St Brigids U14: Our U14 team played Aughavas this week and although the game was won by Aughavas, we are delighted to see so many young club members out and taking part in the game.

St Brigids Minor Championship: St Brigids V Fenagh Gortlettragh on Wednesday 19 Aug at 7pm in Aughnasheelin.Why not come out and support the lads. Good luck to the team and management.

Gaelic 4 Mothers & Others: Gaelic 4 Mothers & Others continues this Thurs at 7pm in Aughawillan. An opportunity to get out in the fresh air, learn some new skills, get some exercise and have a bit of craic. No previous experience is necessary. All welcome.

Country Walk: Enjoy a country walk with friends and neighbours this and every Thursday at 8.30 from Corraleehan Church. All welcome.

Ballinamore Festival: Aughawillan GAA would like to welcome the many holiday makers and supporters who have visited the area this past week due to Ballinamore Family Festival. Congratulations to the Committee who put on a wonderful festival and provided many free events and music to all,we congratulate them on a very well organised week of music and fun.

About aughawillangaa

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