Senior Championship – We played Allen Gaels in the 4th Round in Ballinamore on Saturday eve – this game started at a fast pace with Allen Gaels on the Score board with the first 50 seconds and mins later they had a great chance to go 1 1 up with a penalty which was well saved by Gavin – we got off the mark with a point from Fintan Fitzpatrick – settled down and took control of the game playing some great football – scores followed with points from Ciaran Cullen Fintan Fitzpatrick Brendan Mulvey Conor Cullen and following a great pass from Conor Cullen Gavin Sammon finished to the net – the score board at half time read Achadh ná Síleann 1 10 Allen Gaels 4 points. Second half again say some great football with scores coming from Fintan Fitzpatrick, Barry McWeeney, Conor Cullen – overall this was a very gutsy team performance with some great scoring – game finished on a scoreline of 1 17 to 1 9 – which leaves us on 4 points with all to play for going into the last round when we play Melvin Gaels in 2 weeks time – well done to all who played their part on Saturday eve – Gavin McWeeney, Paddy McManus, Paul Earley Cathal Eagan, Wayne Gilgunn, Christy McNulty, Kevin McWeeney, Sean McWeeney, Aaron Hoare, Barry McWeeney, Brendan Mulvey, , Ciaran Cullen, Ben McGirl, Fintan Fitzpatrick,Gavin Sammon , Subs Conor Cullen, Fergal Earley, Damien Gilheaney, Philip Dolan.
St Brigids U 13s had a hard fought win over Kiltubrid on Thursday eve last in Aughnasheelin -this was a very entertaining game of football with Kiltubrid the stronger team in the first half with the score at half time 2 2 to 2 pts – St Brigids came back out for the 2nd half raring to go and bit by bit racked up the scores with an early goal and got a 2nd goal near the end of full time to finish on a scoreline of 2 8 to 2 6 – well done to the young boys on both teams who served up some lovely football – St Brigids now play Gortletteragh. The game against Gortletteragh took place on Monday eve another hard fought battle and St Brigids were very unlucky come out the wrong side of the scoreline 1 7 to 9 points – this is a great bunch of young lads some of them have a few more years at this grade so keep up the football boys well done to all involved and especially their trainers – Aughnasheelin boys involved Senan McTeigue, Thomas Gunn, Shane Gallagher, Francis McGirl, Tommy Reilly, Eoin Reynolds and Enda Reynolds, Cormac Moran, Ryan Tubman.
Summer Camp – Well done to all involved with the Summer Camp which again was very successful with a big no of children attending over the 2 days August 10th and 11th.
Charity Cycle – Francie and Patrice Smyth – son and daughter of Pat Smith Drumdarton and Conor McWeeney – son of John McWeeney Miskawn, both Pat and John now live in London. Francie, Patrice and Conor are cycling from Ballinamore to Cricklewood – they left from Ballinamore on Tuesday morn at 8 am and hope to arrive in Cricklewood on Saturday September 1st – their aim is to fundraise and raise awareness for their 2 charities Prostrate Cancer Uk and the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation which are both close to their hearts. Wishing them all the best and a safe cycle to Cricklewood – more information UK Virgin Giving Fundraising ‘Leitrim to London Cycle’ page.
Good Luck – Best of luck to all our young students who return to school this week.