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VHI Connacht Club Championship; Hard luck to Aughawillan who were defeated by Corofin in the semi final on Sunday in Leitrim Gaels pitch. A flying start by Corofin and a number of misses when Aughawillan were on top in the first half left them trailing by seven points at the break but with a wind advantage to come. Despite a great effort to get back into the game, Aughawillan were foiled each time by a superb defensive display from the Galway side who also displayed some excellent team scores. Corofin now advance to the Connacht Final against Carnacon of Mayo next weekend.

Intermediate B Championship: St Marys qualified for the semi final on Sunday morning with a hard earned win over Bornacoola in Fenagh and will face St. Josephs next weekend. In the other semifinal Glencar Manorhamilton defeated Ballinaglera by two points and have qualified for the final on 4th November.

County Board Meeting: A meeting will take place on Tuesday next 30th October in Arus Padraig, Drumshanbo at 9.00pm

People in Need Telethon: Stars of the past and future will feature in a game organised by Mary Brennan in Cloone on Sunday next at 3.00pm as part of a number of activites to raise funds for the People in Need telethon. Many of the 1988 and 2007 All Ireland winning ladies players will display their talents and your support for this worthy cause would be appreciated.

Vhi Healthcare Club Person of the Year: Have you a club member you feel qualifies for the title of "Ladies Gaelic Football Club Person of the Year"? Vhi Healthcare is association with Cumann Peil Gael na mBan wish to honour a Club Member from within the Association who has made a vital contribution as a player, mentor or dministrator. Nominations can be submitted on the official nomination form online at or Closing date is Friday 16th November @ 5.00pm The winner will receive a €500 travel voucher and their club will receive a trophy in recognition of their efforts. The club will also receive a set of jerseys. Nominees must be over 18 years of age.

Ladies Calendars: Clubs and supporters should note that an official Leitrim Ladies Calendar for 2008 will be on sale towards the end of the year.

Hall Of Fame: Congratulations to Mary Quinn Fox on being honoured with the 2007 Hall of Fame Award for Ladies Gaelic football. Mary will receive her award on Saturday 17th November at the All Stars Banquet. The All Star Nominations for 2007 are expected to be announced shortly.



23-Oct-07 by Patricia Bohan – Ladies PRO