Lotto Results  –  Nos 14, 16, 19, 25 – House Draw €25 Shirley Sammon, Sponsored Lorraine Keegan  –  €25 Sean McNabola, Mickey Prior, Jack Prior, Gerry Flanagan, Marie O’Connor, M. Cassidy.  Next Draw Sunday September 23rd in Smyths Siopa Ol – Jackpot €6,200 so make sure to have your ticket.

IFC – We play Dromahaire on Saturday eve at 4pm in Drumshanbo in the Relegation playoff so please come along and support the lads – best of luck to all.

U15 – St Brigids play Dromahaire on Friday eve September 21st at 6 30 – venue to be confirmed and on Saturday they play Leitrim Gaels in Leitrim at 12 noon.

Social Dancing in Aughnasheelin – Dancing classes with Rina Bannon in jiving, waltzing, foxtrot, quickstep, etc commencing in Aughnasheelin Hall on this Wednesday night September 12th at 8pm. All welcome so come along for a good nights dancing and lots of fun.  Any enquiries please contact Brendan 086 850 6696.

Championship  –  On Saturday eve we took on Melvin Gaels in Drumshanbo – a win or a draw would see us progress to the Quarter Finals but it wasn’t to be – game started at a fast past on a very slippery surface – Melvin Gaels had the first score – we got off the mark with a point from Conor Cullen – we settled well and Fintan Fitzpatrick put the ball over the bar from a free.  Aaron Hoare had a good score from play this followed with a great ball intercepted by  Fergal Early which he passed into  Gavin Sammon who popped it over the bar – Brendan Mulvey followed with a good score – we followed up with 2 points from Fintan Fitzpatrick which left us going in at the break 7 points to 5.  Brendan Mulvey was a big loss to injury at the break – again Melvin Gaels got the 1st score of the 2nd half – we struggled in the 2nd half scoring only 2 points Fintan Fitzpatrick and Barry McWeeney from a free – we had chances but lady luck didn’t shine on us  –  from here we go into playoff with Dromahair in 2 weeks – Team Gavin McWeeney, Paddy McManus, Cathal Egan, Paul Earley, Christy McNulty, Sean McWeeney, Wayne Gilgunn, Barry McWeeney, Conor Cullen, Brendan Mulvey, Fintan Fitzpatrick, Fergal Earley,Aaron Hoare, Ciaran Cullen, Gavin Sammon – Subs Ben McGirl, Philip Dolan, Damian Gilheaney, Sean Mahon.  Well done lads for some great football over the summer and speedy recovery to our injured players.

Social Dancing in Aughnasheelin – Dancing classes with Rina Bannon in jiving, waltzing, foxtrot, quickstep, etc commencing in Aughnasheelin Hall on this Wednesday night September 12th at 8pm. All welcome. Any enquiries please contact Brendan 086 850 6696.

St Bridgets – U 15s had their first game on Tuesday eve last in Aughnasheelin against Mohill – they came up against a very strong Mohill Team with some great football played by both teams – Mohill ran out easy winners on a scoreline of 3 15 to 1 3.

Fundraiser Draw Results – 2 All Ireland Football Tickets  –  Declan Prior  –  Voucher €100 Corrib Oil  –  Gay Prior  –  Voucher Scollans Drumshanbo €100  –  Shalyn Mulligan  –  Jones Oil Voucher €50  –  Geraldine Flynn  –  Bottle Whiskey Sponsored by An Bhainc  –  Peter Flynn.  Thank you to all who sold and bought lines.

Lotto Results  –  Nos 7, 9, 20, 26  House Draw Francis Dolan  –  Sponsored Brendan Sammon  –  Annual Ticket Aoife and Cormac Sammon,  €25 Patricia Smyth, Jim Coen, Michael Mitchell, Richard Evesson, Kevin McWeeney  –  next Lotto Draw on Sunday September 9th in Shortts Bar  –  Jackpot €6,125 so get your tickets      .

Championship  –  Round 5  –  Next Saturday eve is a very important game  for our Team  and Management as we play Melvin Gaels in Drumshanbo at 6 30 – this is a game ourselves and Melvin Gaels need to win – we look forward to a good game so come to Drumshanbo and get behind  our lads and show them the support they deserve.

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.

Senior Championship  –  We played St Marys in Drumshanbo on a wet  Saturday eve  which left the pitch slippy – St Marys were first on the score board this game was nip and tuck for the first half with scores from Gavin ammon 2 pts Fintan Fitzpatrick and Damian Gilheaney with a point each – it was 5 pts to 4 at the break in favour of St Marys – Connor Cullen replaced Paddy McManus at the break – the sides were level with a point from Ciaran Cullen in the first few minutes of the second half  we followed up with points from Barry McWeeney and Ciaran Cullen – we didn’t get the lucky breaks and St Marys ran out winners on a score line of of 1 11 to 7 points. We wish a  speedy recovery to full health to Cormac Sammon who suffered an unfortunate injury.
Thank You  –  a big go raibh maith agat to Padraic Gallagher Kent and Achadh ná  Síleann for his generous donation to our Club which he presented at his golf tournament on Satrday eve last in Ballinamore Club House.
Lotto Results  –  Lotto Nos 3, 5, 7, 21  –  House Draw €25 Joe McGivern, €25 each to Colin Donovan, John Joe McGirl, Gerry Farry, Roseline Flynn, Brendan Sammon, Conor Crowe.
Wedding –  Comhghairdeas to Fergal McManus and Fiona Maguire who were married on Friday last – good wishes for the future.
Failte abhaile – to all our visitors hope you enjoy your time among us.

Senior Football Championship Round 2 – We headed to Cloone to play Bornacoola Saturday eve  – game started at a fast pace with Bornacoola getting on the scoreboard with a point from Brian Conroy in the first minute Brendan Mulvey got us off the mark with a good point followed by a point from Barry McWeeney both teams traded points  with Gavin Sammon scoring a good point a good move up the field saw Wayne Gilgunn  score a great goal – think it could be a first for Wayne in Championship football – Gavin Sammon got his 2nd point followed by Ciaran Cullen with 2 points and Brendan Mulvey got our last score before halftime – at halftime it was very close 1 7 to 7 points.  Ben McGirl started for Christy McNulty in 2nd half – Fintan Fitzpatrick had a point from a free in the 1st minute, Fintan also got our next score followed by a great point from Ben McGirl – we had a great chance for a second goal but didnt happen, Fintan was back with another point followed by a good score from Sean McWeeney – Bornacoola got some nice points and stayed in the game we pulled away in the last quarter with good points from Fintan Fitzpatrick, 3 points from Gavin Sammon, and our last scorer  was Damian Gilheaney with a good point he had  replaced Kevin McWeeney and Dean Flanagan came on for Gavin Sammon  – over all this was a good team performance and a well deserved 2 points.

Next Saturday we play St Marys in Drumshanbo at 530 – please along and show your support for all involved.

1st Round Connacht Gold Senior Championship  –  Our 1st game of the Senior Championship football against Glencar Manor at Pairc Seán on Saturday evening was a tough battle – we gifted Glencar an unfortunate  goal in the opening few minutes had them on their way.  We settled down with a good score from Barry McWeeney followed by a point from Brendan Mulvey – Glencar Manor pointed some lovely scores.  We had a great chance for a goal which was put over the bar – at half time it was Glencar Manor 1 10 to Achadh ná Síleann 6 points  – the 2nd half didn’t start good for us as again we gifted them a goal, Glencar Manor were going well and it was 15 minutes before we got a point on the score board and it was the last kick of the ball when we got our 8th point from Barry McWeeney.  We lost Paddy McManus to a second yellow card.  With injuries and some lads away it is going to be a hard Championship.  Team line out Gavin McWeeney, Paddy McManus, Cormac Sammon, Paul Earley, Christy McNulty, Sean McWeeney, Wayne Gilgunn, Barry McWeeney, Kevin McWeeney, Brendan Mulvey, Fintan Fitzpatrick, Cathal Egan, Ben McGirl, Aaron Hoare, Ciaran Cullen – Subs Damian Gilheaney for Ben McGirl, Dean Flanagan for Brendan Mulvey  –  Scorers  Fintan Fitzpatrick  3 points,  Barry McWeeney 2 points, Ciaran Cullen 2 points, Brendan Mulvey 1 point.

2nd Round Connacht Gold Senior Championship  –  Achadh ná Síleann play Bornacoola in Cloone on Saturday eve August 4th at 5 30pm so come along and support our Team and Management.

Comhbhrón  –  We offer our deepest sympathy to Vanessa and Christy McNulty and the Martin family on the sad death of Trevor – may his gentle soul  rest in peace.  We also offer our deepest sympathy to all the Quinn, Roddy and McTeigue families on the sudden death of Fr Micéal – may his gentle soul rest in peace.

Welcome  –  Failte abhaile to all our Visitors hoping you all have a lovely holiday and enjoy your time with us.

Lotto Results  –  Nos drawn 2, 10, 11, 13  – No Jackpot winner  –  House Draw €25 Brendan Sammon  –  Sponsored  Eoin McGourty  –  €25 Frank Travers, Brendan Sammon, Tullamore Hardware c/o Gavin Sammon, John Joe Cullen, Nicole Costello, Gerard Meehan c/o Brendan Meehan  –  Next Draw Sunday night next in Pat Joes with a Jackpot of €5,900 so get your ticeidi.

Senior League  –  We played Ballinaglera on Saturday eve last in Ballinaglera – this was a game we needed to win and we came away with a win on a scoreline of 2 19 to 2 9.

Championship  –  The summer is  moving on and it time for Championship Football to begin  –  what a year 2017 was for our  Club winning the Intermediate Championship so we now face into Senior Championship which is a big step up  –  our first game is against  Glencar Manor on Saturday eve at 7pm in Páirc Seán in Cara Droma Ruisc.  We wish the lads and Management Team all the best for  the upcoming game.  Please come along to Páirc Seán on Saturday to support our lads.

Aughnasheelin GAA Summer Camp 2018 will take place August 10th and 11th from 10am – 2pm in our club grounds. Anyone from 5 to 14 years of age is welcome to take part.  This year we intend to get the participants club crested tops to mark the occasion. Pre-registration is required to ensure tops arrive on time so the cut-off will be the 21st July. A registration morning will be held this Saturday 21st at 10am in the club rooms. Cost of the camp will be:
– €25/child for 1st and 2nd child and  €20/child thereafter
– For those not interested in the top  €10/child (they won’t leave empty handed)
Anyone interested in volunteering to help out let us know.

For any Queries contact Barry 086-3610690

Comhghairdeas to Mary Cassidy who was the surprise ‘This is your Life’ Guest  last week at the Lord Mayor Fundraising for the Ballinamore Festival – well done to all involved in organising a great night’s fun especially Brid.

Dunnes Bar Division 1 League – Our Senior lads had mixed fortunes over the last week  –  on Wednesday eve we played Leitrim Gaels in Leitrim and came away on the winning side after a hard fought battle on a scoreline of 1 14 to 1 13 – a well-deserved win.  On Saturday eve we played Fenagh St Caillins at home – another tough game but we ended up on the wrong side of the 2 15 to 10 points scoreline – we are very tight on numbers with injuries -speedy recovery to our injured lads.

Community Games  –  Well done to the Ballinamore U 12 girls team who made it through to the Connacht Final and were just pipped at the post by  Roscommon. we were represented by Dearbhla Gunn and Rebecca Reilly – Dearbhla played a stormer in both the semi-final and final and covered every blade of grass and took some great scores – commiserations and a big well done.

Aughnasheelin GAA Summer Camp 2018 – Will take place August 10th and 11th from 10am – 2pm in our club grounds. Anyone from 5 to 14 years of age is welcome to take part. This year we intend to get the participants club crested tops to mark the occasion. Pre-registration is required to ensure tops arrive on time so the cut-off will be the 21st July.  A registration morning will be held this Saturday 21st at 10am in the club rooms. Cost of the camp will be:

– €25/child for 1st and 2nd child and  €20/child thereafter

– For those not interested in the top  €10/child (they won’t leave empty handed ;))

Anyone interested in volunteering to help out let us know.

For any Queries contact Barry 086-3610690

Wedding Bells  –  Comhghairdeas to Aisling Sammon and Paddy Ward who were married last Thursday and to Ailish Roddy and Frank McManus who were married on Saturday  – wishing both couples good health and happiness for the future.

Lotto Results  –  Lotto Nos 3, 22, 26, 28  Houe Draw €25 Brendan Sammon, 6 €25 Aileen Flynn, Fergal Earley, Laura Sweeney, Seamus Beirne, Olly Cull, Geraldine Dolan – next Draw Sunday nite next July 15th in An Bhainc  –  Jackpot €5,825
 
Our Seniors played Mohill at home on Saturday eve – unfortunately, we were on the wrong side of the 3 22    to 15 points scoreline  – this eve  Wednesday we play Leitrim Gaels at 8pm in Leitrim.  U 13 Championship St Brigids play Gortletteragh at 7pm on Wednesday – venue to be confirmed.
 
Comhbhrón    Everyone here at our Club would like to pass on their deepest sympathies to Paul, Mary, Liam and Emma and the Dolan and Costello Family on the sad death of Colm last week.  Colm fought a brave fight over the last 2 years surrounded and supported by his loving family and dear friends – may Colm rest in peace.

Seniors – Our Seniors play Mohill this Saturday eve at 7 pm in Achadh ná Síleann so please come along to support them.

Comhghairdeas – to Kevin McWeeney on winning  the World Junior A Pool Championship well done Kevin
Comhbhron –  Deepest sympathy to Johnnie, Sean, Ciaran, Ronan and Roisin Kennedy on the death of Mary a true Gael may she rest in peace.
Best of luck – to all involved in the running of the Connacht Fleadh Cheoil which is taking place in Ballinamore up until Sunday, July 8th.

Lotto Results – Poort Scholar  –  Nos drawn 8 14 19 24  –  House Draw €25 Noel Sweeney  –  Sponsored  Cormac Sammon  – Yearly Draw Betty Greene  –  €25 Geraldine McGovern, Geraldine Leddy, Shirley Sammon, Debbie Keaney, Oliver Flanagan  –  Next Draw Sunday July 2nd in Jackies  –  Jackpot €5,750 so make sure to get your ticket.

Well done to Leitrim Team and Management on their great win over Louth on Saturday eve in Pairc Sean – good to see another Aughnasheelin man on the panel best of luck Aaron on your call up to the Leitrim Panel – best of luck to all for game on Saturday with Monaghan in Pairc Sean at 2 30