CONGRATS to our second team who won the Junior B Champinship at the weekend against Sean O’Mahonys.
Congrats to our U12 and U14 girls on winning the U12 and U14 B Championships.
Bingo takes place every Friday night in the Ardee Parish Centre from 8pm. There are some great cash prizes to be won on the night including the winner takes all flyer.
Lotto numbers from Sunday 30th September were 1, 2, 4, 20. There was no jackpot winner. Next weeks Lotto jackpot is €10,000. Five €20 winners were; Christina Carroll, Marie Murphy, Detta McCartney, Gerry Raeburn and Martin Lennon. Lotto tickets can be bought from any committeemember, Hunterstown Rovers Bingo or from the Hunterstown Inn.
TRAINING for all juveniles continues on Saturday afternoon at the Fairgreen from 2pm to 3pm with the usual €2 contribution still applying.
In the U16 Hurling Championship Final this Thursday night October 11 Moninne will take on the St Kevin’s/Mattock combination at the Kilkerly Emmets pitch at 8pm.
The clubs annual golf outing took place at Dundalk GC last Saturday with 65 golfers taking part. The competition was won by senior team player Johnny Carter with 44 points. Winner of nearest the pin was Criona O Reilly and the longest drive was won by Jamie Duffy.
The club would like to acknowledge the efforts of Paula McGuinness and Margaret Dignan Maloney in particular who ran the Pop Up Shop at the Long Walk Shopping Centre last week. Thanks also to everyone who donated to the shop and contributed financially.
The annual Children’s Pumpkin Carving Party will take place at the Dowdallshill function room on Saturday 20th October from 12.30pm to 2pm. Cost per child is €5 and must be pre booked with Caroline Whyte 0876475093.
The club would like to thank everyone who continue to contribute financially to the current pitch development at Toberona through the Field Hero’s account.
Membership is still being collected at the following rates - adult player €50, non player/student €25, juvenile, €15 and family €50.
THE U13 Kilkerley Naomh Malachi boys put in a good show against Naomh Fionnbarra in their league semi - final but lost out 2-9 to 1-9. Team: Robbie Conlon, Sean McArdle, Andrew Thornton, Matthew Campbell, Ryan McEneaney, Ronan Deery, Andrew Begley, Dean Murtagh capt, Fionn Connolly, Michael Kirby, Jerry McFadden, Darragh Conlon, Tom Clarke, Oran McMahon, Conor McGlynn, Cormac Mallon.
The U12 Girls put in a great performance in the championship semi final but still went down to Hunterstown.
Kilkerley Emmets Cairde Chill Choirle will launch soon so by joining up you can become a Cara to Kilkerley Emmets GFC.
THERE was no jackpot winner in the Naomh Fionnbarra GFC and St. Anne’s Camogie Club lotto draw held on Wednesday last. The numbers were 1, 10, 11 & 26 and there were three match-three winners - Bridian McQuillan, The Dales, Clogherhead; Martin McQuillan, The Dales, Clogherhead; and George Rogers, Charleville, Dunleer who won €50 each. This week’s jackpot stays at €10,000.
Our U-13 boys are playing in the league final this Tuesday in Darver at 8. Please come out and support the lads. C’mon the Barrs!
Hard luck to the Naomh Fionnbarra/Lannleire minor team who were beaten in the Minor B Championship Final on a scoreline of 3-15 to 0-20 by St Joseph’s on Saturday.
In what was an incredibly fastpaced, high-quality and exciting game, St Joseph’s came out on top by four points.
Good luck to the lads who have finished now in the Minor grade and thank you for all your efforts.
Naomh Fionnbarra GFC and St Anne’s Camogie Club are hosting a Lip Sync battle fund-raising event on Saturday December 29th at the CityNorth Hotel which promises to be the event of the year.
The main sponsor for the event - Connect Credit Union - is now on board and please support this event whatever way you can.
Supporters of the club can buy club gear directly from the O’Neills website. There are some new items available online.
The club would like to express our deepest sympathy to the families of Ann Carter, Farm Road, Annagassan; Aidan McEvoy, Drumconrath; and Elizabeth Gaffney, Dunleer who passed away recently. May they Rest In Peace.
A SPECIAL note of thanks to Drogheda Bullets Basketball Club who took our underage players for four weeks as part of Basketball Ireland’s GAA/Basketball Crossover Programme.
This gave our Gaelic players a chance to learn the basic skills involved in basketball and see how they will further enhancing their Gaelic skills.
The minimal overlap between the playing seasons means that basketball offers an opportunity toplay a fun and skillful sport through the winter. We hope that many of the children follow on to play with the Bullet and Sparks clubs and the Longshots Academy over the winter months.
Our off-season Pella Astro sessions start this Wednesday at 6pm on the St Joesph’s Secondary School Astro pitch (behind the gym) for six weeks. Sessions cost €3 per child for all boys and girls.
Times are 6-6.45pm (7-9yrs) and 6.45-7.30pm (10-12yrs).
We hope to see you all there to keep you busy over the winter months.
We will run a two-day GAA Hallowe’en Camp on Tuesday October 30th and Wednesday 31st from 10am to 2pm for all boys and girls aged six to 13. The cost is €20 per child for the two days.
Lotto numbers drawn last Tuesday were 1, 3, 5, 20, the €25 winners were B Tormey. John Donohoe, Jim Kelly, Brian Reynolds and Claire Kelly and the jackpot this week stands at €5,300.
Fixtures: Thurs - U-15 boys v St Joesph’s, 6.30pm away; Sun - Minor Girls Championship, Newtown Blues v O Raghallaigh’s, 11am away in Gaelic Grounds.
Newtown Blues would like to extend its sympathies to the family and friends of the Smith family. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a Anam.
The Senior men’s championship final will be on Sunday October 21st.
THE underage teams continue to perform well in their respective competitions and well done to all concerned. The under 13s are in their final this week and we wish them success. Our under 16 girls reached their final last week but were beaten narrowly. You did us proud girls.
The club are organising a SafeTalk session early November= actual date to be confirmed. It is directed at all members but team mentors and club Officers in particular and it will assist us in recognising the difficulties that surround us in dealing with problematic issues that confront members and it will help us to deal with them in a practical way. Members are encouraged to participate as wellbeing is a concern for everyone.
The Lotto jackpot was not won and now stands at €6,500. The numbers drawn were 2 , 14, 16 and 20. The five €20 quick-pick winners Thomas Garry, Peter and Áine Maher, Vivian Henry, Kevin Keogh and Brenda Gillespie. Lotto can be played by purchasing envelope or online.
LAST week’s lotto numbers were 9, 20, 24, 25. The jackpot wasn’t won and rises to €3,000. Tickets on sale (€2) from Mac Namee’s Bar, Mc Guinness’s Bar Dundalk, Mc Keown’s Bar Dundalk, Giovanni’s Chipper, Today Knockbridge, Cluskey’s Bar, Finnegan’s Foodstore Louth, Harrys Bar Dundalk, Copper Kettle Dundalk, any Committee Member/Player or play online at www.stbridesgfc.com.
LAST week’s lotto jackpot of €3,800 wasn’t won. The numbers drawn were 3, 19, 22, 32. The €50 winners were: Alan McKenna c/o Self, Stephen Carolan c/o Áine Neary, Eamonn Gallagher c/o Self.
OUR ‘Field of Dreams’ Car Raffle is now up and running. Tickets can be bought online at StNicholasGFC.com, from a committee members or at locations about the town. This is your chance to own a new 191 Fiat 500x for just €20. Check the website for all the other great prizes.
Numbers drawn in last week’s lotto were 2, 5, 6, 26, the five €30 winners were Blanaid Byrne (c/o Thatch), Gino (c/o Thatch, Pat); Bernard Everett and ASP Hackett (both c/o Nicks) and A Kirwan (Ballsgrove). This week’s jackpot stands at €2,900.
Please continue to support our lotto which can be purchased at Centras in Ballsgrove and the Rathmullen Road each Saturday from 9am until 1pm. You can also purchase a ticket for our raffle there. Keep an eye out for a closer look at the Fiat 500x which will be at both these locations.
Keep an eye on our Facebook and website for more info.
THERE was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €5,600 when the draw took place in the complex on Thursday the 4th of October last. The numbers drawn were 2, 6, 16 and 23. There were no match 3 winners. 5 lucky dip winners were John and Mary Goss. Rachel and James McConnon c/o The Lumpers, Jacqueline Campbell c/o Sheelans shop, Dunne family c/o Rose McEneaney and Breege Sheelan c/o Bridie O Brien. Next weeks jackpot is €5,800 and tickets can be purchased from Local shops committee members and on-line.
St Patrick’s Gfc Youth Club continues every Friday night between 7.30pm and 9pm for children 6-12 yrs.
OUR second team went down by three points in the Junior 2B Championship final to Hunterstown Rovers In Stabannon on Saturday night. Team and scorers: Liam Clarke, Pat O’Brien, Eoin Farrell, David Durin, Kevin Quinn, Colm Finan, Robbie Galligan, David Crawlwy 0-2(2 Frees), Sean Murphy, Alan Carr, Brendan Nordone, Eoin Hanratty, Liam mcKenny 0-1, Liam Byrne, David Dowling 0-4. Subs used: Ciaran Finan, Mark White, Conor Mackin, Ciaran Jamison, Paul Murray.
On Saturday night in Clarke’s the Sean O’Mahony’s GAA Club presented a framed photo of the successful Sean O’Mahony’s 1948 team to the only surviving member of that team, a spritely Tom Carroll, who recently turned 90 years old.
The club have decided to screen the movie Hocus Pocus, for our Halloween movie Night on Oct 29th, the Bank Holiday Monday, on the pitch at 6pm. Prizes for kids in best Halloween costumes. ADM €5 only, pay on entry on the night at the gate.
There will be an fitting/ordering night this Monday night in the dressing rooms from 8.00 to 9.00, for anybody who wants to order the new Sean O’Mahony’s gear. You can order any of the individual garments or order the whole package. For photos of the new gear please see our fackbook page. All gear is to be ordered on Tuesday, so this the last night to place your order. Any further queries, please contact Chacho through WhatsApp/iMessage on 083-4709724.
NUMBERS drawn in last Thursday’s lotto were 4, 11, 15, 22 and the three €20 winners were Sally Dyas, Irene Tiernan and Abbie McArdle. This week’s jackpot stands at €2,870.
Our Girls U-12 Championship team fought a hard battle to bring home the shield against a determined Roche Emmets who never gave up - final score 4-8 to 3-3. It was a great game from start to finish, with the Tones girls putting in a fantastic display of teamwork, grit and determination. Many thanks to our sponsors Gerry’s Fresh Foods in Bryanstown.
Race nights always make for enjoyable and entertaining events. The Pheasant, for one night only, will be turned into Drogheda’s very own Cheltenham Race meet as local trainers cheer their horses home into the winning paddock and punters shout at horses as if English was their native tongue!
Also on the night there will be music provided from our local talented DJ Justin Murtagh.
A spot raffle will take place on the night, with plenty of prizes to spark people’s interest.
As part of the race night we need people to sponsor horses. For a mere €10 you can become one of the trainers for the night, but it doesn’t stop there - you also get to name your horse. You can be as creative as you wish. You also get to select your jockey.
Anyone can be a jockey this night, be they aged between one day and 100 years.
Wolfe Tones are launching free indoor training sessions over the winter, called Skills 4 Girls! These sessions are designed for girls seeking to get involved in GAA for the first time and are not currently attached to a club.
The sessions, for girls aged eight to 11, started last night (Monday).
Glen Emmets, winners of the U-18 Drogheda Independent Division 3 final.