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LACKEN-KIL­BRIDE

Ju­ve­niles: Ju­ve­nile train­ing con­tin­ues in Bless­ing­ton at 6pm.

Men’s foot­ball: The men’s team play their third match of the cham­pi­onship cam­paign this Fri­day in Bless­ing­ton at 7.30pm against Hol­ly­wood. Ref­eree: Ea­monn Doyle. Best of luck to all.

Ladies Foot­ball: Well done to our ladies team who edged out a vic­tory in a very close match away to a young and im­pres­sive Barn­dar­rig side on Tues­day night in Round 2 of the cham­pi­onship. Fi­nal score of 0-8 to 5-3.

It re­ally was an all-round team per­for­mance from Kil­bride but a spe­cial men­tion goes to the de­fen­sive work from Tara Roche, Ciara Roche, Claire Fran­cis, Kather­ine Ward, Chloe Free­hill, Ca­tri­ona Reneghan, Gearóidín Burke as well as Lau­ren McDon­ald in goals who pro­tected the net re­lent­lessly.

Our next and fi­nal group game is away to Bless­ing­ton; date and time TBC.

Lots of sup­port needed at the girls’ next game.

Re­cent club lotto re­sults - Lotto re­sults from Au­gust 11 were: 8, 13, 19, and 22 – NO WIN­NER.

€20 win­ners were: Leo McGarr, Agnus Byrne, P. McGarry, Carmel Pa­ton, Bernie Kearney.

Lotto re­sults from Au­gust 5 were: 8, 10, 12, 23 – NO WIN­NER.

€20 win­ners were: Sean Egin, Ernie Zel­lar, Claire Ear­ley, Pat Pa­ton, Ita and Neil Dono­hoe.

Jacpot cur­rently stands at: €12,500. Pre-paid lotto: Mary Ka­vanagh, Tess Cum­mins.

DUNLAVIN

In­ter­me­di­ate foot­ball cham­pi­onship be­tween Dunlavin against Kil­coole on Au­gust 3, re­sult - Dunlavin Scor­ers were: Cian O’Sullivan 1-3, Dar­ragh Dil­lon 0-3, Shane O’Rourke 0-3, Paddy Kelly 0-2, Marty Caplis 0-1, Paul Murtagh 0-1, Mark Reid 0-1, Daniel Daw­son 0-1.

Our next match will be Satur­day, Au­gust 17, against Donard in Hol­ly­wood at 6.45pm.

Ju­nior ‘B’ cham­pi­onship be­tween Dunlavin and AGB on Au­gust 8, re­sult - Dunlavin 1-20, AGB 1-16. The Dunlavin scor­ers were: Mark Rigley 0-7, Barry Mi­ley 0-4, Timmy Met­calfe 0-3, James Walsh 0-2, Garry Carroll 1-0, James Sin­nott 0-1, Vinny Byrne 0-1, An­drew Howard 0-1.

Our next match will be Thurs­day, Au­gust 15, against Rath­new in Rath­new at 8pm.

BALT­IN­GLASS

Lotto num­bers: 2, 11, 16, 23. No win­ner Match 3 win­ners for €40 each: Tony Mullen (pro­moter A. McLough­lin); Phil Carass c/o seller (pro­moter Ho­ran’s Pub); JNAPHT Sin­nott (pro­moter H. Sin­nott); Elisha Ryan (pro­moter Fisher’s Cen­tra); Kevin O’Toole (pro­moter O’Reilly’s Shop); Sean Gethings (pro­moter S. Gethings); Pa­tri­cia Fo­ley c/o seller (pro­moter Balt­in­glass Golf Club); Bernard Bowes c/o seller (pro­moter Balt­in­glass Golf Club). This weeks jack­pot is €17,000. Next draw on Mon­day, Au­gust 12, in Ger­maine’s pub.

Thanks for sup­port­ing the club lotto. Please con­tinue to play. Play on­line www. lo­cal­lotto.ie.

A busy week ahead for our teams in cham­pi­onship foot­ball, the Se­nior ladies play Bless­ing­ton away Wed­nes­day night the 14th.

The Ju­nior ‘B’ team played Rath­new in their first game in the cham­pi­onship. A close game - it was seven each at half time, Rath­new ran out win­ners 14-12.

Next up the Ju­nior ‘B’ team play AGB in round 2 on Thurs­day, Au­gust 15, in Pearse’s Park at 7.30pm

The Ju­nior ‘A’ team play Éire Óg Grey­stones in the cham­pi­onship in Round 3 in Aughrim on Fri­day 16th Au­gust at 7.25pm

The Se­nior men play St. Pats in round 4 in Aughrim on Sun­day, Au­gust 18, at 7.30pm.

Good luck to all teams.

The un­der-7 boys con­tinue train­ing on Thurs­day evening at 6.15pm. We have Go Games at home this Satur­day the 17th at 11.00am. We will meet at the pitch at 10.40am.

We will be play­ing teams from Coolkenno, Dunlavin and Hol­ly­wood. Please bring cakes/sand­wiches on the morn­ing if pos­si­ble.

If any par­ent is able to serve re­fresh­ments in the club house please let us know. Your help is ap­pre­ci­ated.

We are tak­ing part in the club’s Guess the Score fundraiser ahead of the All-Ire­land fi­nal. Spon­sor­ship cards will be given out at train­ing.

We have new long sleeve tops, train­ing tops and skinny track­suit bot­toms in stock. Contact Ali­son for any or­der of club gear 087 6320850.

AGB

Con­grat­u­la­tions to this week’s win­ner of AGBs 50/50 Draw, Week 34, Wex­ford Team, Ticket F087

Win­ner: Liam Cullen.

Thanks to all who supported and bought tick­ets for AGBs an­nual draw. Draw took place on Mon­day, Au­gust12, in AGB’s Bal­ly­money Com­plex. Win­ners will be pub­lished in next week’s pa­per.

AGBs Se­nior men are out in ac­tion on Sun­day morn­ing, Au­gust 18, in Round 4 of their cham­pi­onship cam­paign against New­town. Throw in is 11am in Aughrim. Best of luck to the team. All sup­port wel­come for the team.

AGB’s Ju­nior Bs trav­elled to Dunlavin on Thurs­day evening to be­gin their cham­pi­onship cam­paign for 2019. A good match for the lads saw great skill and Foot­ball on dis­play from AGBs Ju­nior Bs and make their mark in the Ju­nior ‘B’ cham­pi­onship. Fi­nal score fin­ished in favour of Dunlavin, AGB 1-16 to DUNLAVIN 1-20. Hard luck, lads.

AGB scor­ers on the evening were Pauidi Kelle­her 0-2, Gary Fen­nell 0-1, Alan McBride 1-3, Cor­mac Hyland 0-6, Jack Darcy 0-1, Mark Hur­ley 0-1, Tommy New 0-1.

Round 2 of the cham­pi­onship for AGB’s Ju­nior Bs will take place on Thurs­day evening at home in Pearse’s Park at 7.30pm against Balt­in­glass. All sup­port wel­come for the lads.

AGB’s Se­nior Ladies will be­gin their Cham­pi­onship jour­ney on Satur­day evening at home in Pearse’s Park at 7pm. The girls first game will see them take on St Pat’s. Best of luck to the Ladies. All sup­port wel­come for the girls in their home venue.

AGB’s Ju­nior ladies made their mark on the cham­pi­onship ta­ble on Satur­day evening in Balt­in­glass. An im­pres­sive first game for the ladies saw them fin­ish with an ex­cel­lent score of AGB 7-9 to Balt­in­glass 4-6.

Scor­ers on the evening were: Jes­sica Hur­ley 1-1, Aine O’Reilly 3-0, Car­lene Doyle 2-0, Aoife Ka­vanagh 1-1, Lu­cie Kind­lon 0-1, Rebecca O’Sullivan 0-1, Keelin Stafford 0-1, Eve Rogers 0-2, Ni­amh Geoghan 0-1, Liadin Ka­vanagh 0-1. Well done, girls.

Well done to our un­der-11 boys who trav­elled away to Kil­macanogue on Wed­nes­day evening and fin­ished vic­to­ri­ous af­ter an ex­cel­lent game of foot­ball.

Well done to the un­der-11 boys on a great game Wed­nes­day night at home in Pearse’s Park. Some ex­cel­lent teamwork. Great to see the skills prac­ticed in train­ing in re­cent weeks ev­i­dent this evening. Thanks as al­ways to the coaches for their hard work and to the par­ents for their sup­port.

Hard luck to our un­der-12 girls who trav­elled to Ash­ford on Tues­day evening, and fin­ished slightly be­hind Ash­ford in scores. An ex­cel­lent game of foot­ball was played both teams.

Huge well done to AGB’s un­der-12 Blue team who faced St Pat’s at home on Thurs­day evening in Pearse’s Park. A great game for the girls saw the fi­nal score fin­ish vic­to­ri­ous for AGB. Well done girls.

AGB’s Mini All-Ire­land is back this year on Satur­day, Au­gust 31. En­try is €5 per child. More de­tails to fol­low. Please sub­mit names in­ter­ested to your team ad­mins.

AGB’s Academy con­tin­ues ev­ery Satur­day morn­ing at 11.15am on AGB’s As­tro Pitch in Pearse’s Park. Our academy is for chil­dren ages 4, 5 and 6. Drop by and en­joy some great games and fun this Satur­day morn­ing.

AGB’s club gear can be bought on­line in the Ark­low Geraldines Bal­ly­money Club Shop on O.Neills.com.

AGB’s shop in Pearse’s Park will be open dur­ing match games. Please sup­port our club shop.

VAL­LEY­MOUNT

Our next lotto draw will take place on Satur­day, Au­gust 17, with a jack­pot of €8,300. Tick­ets are €2 and are avail­able from all mem­bers. If any­one would like to buy a yearly lotto ticket, please contact Michael Nolan on 087 2964476.

Go Games takes place this WED­NES­DAY evening from 6.30 to 7.30pm. It’s not too late to join in if you haven’t been be­fore, all new faces wel­come.

Well done to the Ju­nior ‘C’ lads who beat Barn­dar­rig in the first round of the cham­pi­onship last week. They play Hol­ly­wood this Thurs­day at home at 7.30pm. All sup­port greatly ap­pre­ci­ated.

Our Ju­nior ‘A’ lads play this Satur­day 17th in the third round of cham­pi­onship against Shil­le­lagh/Cool­boy in Balt­in­glass at 5pm. All sup­port greatly ap­pre­ci­ated!

Best of luck to the Wicklow un­der-16s in the Gerry Reilly Shield fi­nal this week­end. They will take on Laois on Satur­day, Au­gust 17, check pa­per for time and venue.

SHIL­LE­LAGH/COOL­BOY

The Ju­nior ‘A’ foot­ball team hav­ing al­ready ac­counted for Lacken-Kil­bride and Hol­ly­wood in the group stages of the cham­pi­onship will face what is ar­guably their tough­est chal­lenge of the sea­son so far when they travel to Balt­in­glass on Satur­day next, Au­gust 17, to take on cham­pi­onship favourites Val­ley­mount.

The man­age­ment team of John Smith, Noel Mur­phy, Pat Doyle, Fran­cis Simp­son and Donal Weafer will be hop­ing their charges can main­tain their im­pres­sive form of late and con­tinue their un­beaten run. Throw in is at 5pm and all sup­port would be ap­pre­ci­ated.

All con­nected with Shil­le­lagh/Cool­boy G.A.A. club would like to wish all our young ath­letes from the com­mu­nity and sur­round­ing ar­eas all the best when they travel to Lim­er­ick over the course of next week­end to com­pete in the Com­mu­nity Games na­tional fi­nals.

A huge thank you to ev­ery­one who con­trib­uted to the suc­cess of the Queen of the par­ish Beauty Pageant in the Lit­tle Moon on Sun­day, Au­gust 4.

A spe­cial men­tion for all the con­tes­tants and well done to Damien (Sammy) O’Ke­effe who was crowned with the cov­eted Queen of the Par­ish tiara and ti­tle.

On the back of his el­e­va­tion to Queen of the Par­ish, Sammy’s pub­lic ap­pear­ance diary is fill­ing up fast so don’t be dis­ap­pointed. Thanks also to the man­age­ment and staff of the Lit­tle Moon for their help and co­op­er­a­tion in stag­ing the event.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Laura Be­han, Quarry St., on the birth of a baby boy, James, last week­end, and also to club stal­warts Paul and Carmel who be­came first-time grand­par­ents.

The com­bi­na­tion drawn in the Fair Green Devel­op­ment lotto draw on Tues­day, Au­gust 6, was 5, 8, 24, and 27. The jack­pot con­tin­ues to re­main elu­sive.

The fol­low­ing matched three num­bers each procur­ing €35: Rory Ka­vanagh c/o Liz Driver, Aaron and Finn c/o Doo­ley and Breda Mur­phy, Bal­lard Hill, Walker’s Shop won the pro­mot­ers prize.

The next draw with the jack­pot a very en­tic­ing €5,800o will take place in Kenny’s Cen­tral House on Mon­day, Au­gust 19. Tick­ets cost­ing just €2 are avail­able in all lo­cal busi­ness out­lets, from pro­mot­ers and from Fair Green devel­op­ment com­mit­tee mem­bers, your con­tin­ued sup­port is vi­tal and much ap­pre­ci­ated. JU­VE­NILE NEWS

Well done to our tal­ented un­der-13 panel and men­tors who in re­cent weeks have ac­counted for Balt­in­glass and Rath­new in their quest for cham­pi­onship glory.

They were sched­uled to take on A.G.B. in Cool­boy on Mon­day last, Au­gust 12, re­port in next week’s notes.

On this Fri­day, Au­gust 16, our un­der-12 foot­ball team travel to An­nacurra to take on the home side.

The next chap­ter in the pop­u­lar GoGames se­ries goes ahead on this Satur­day, Au­gust 17, in Cool­boy com­menc­ing at 11am. Carnew, Aughrim and An­nacurra along with our own boys/girls will par­tic­i­pate.

The Balt­in­glas un­der-13 foot­ballers who lost out to An­nacurra in the foot­ball cham­pi­onship on Mon­day evening.

Colm McGuck­ian, Sa­cred Heart NS, Aughrim, rep­re­sent­ing Ty­rone, dur­ing the INTO Cu­mann na mBun­scol GAA Re­spect Exhibition Go Games dur­ing the GAA Foot­ball All-Ire­land Se­nior Cham­pi­onship semi-fi­nal be­tween Kerry and Ty­rone.

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