Lotto – There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot at the weekend and the following numbers were drawn, 2,19, 27, 28. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Shane Short Aughavas, € 30 M O Reilly Newtownforbes Longford, € 30 Calum and Crona Veesey Cloone. The next draw will take place on Sat 21 July. Please support our lotto draws.

Dunnes Bar ACL Division 2 – We had a good win over a lively Mohill side in Cloone on Sunday last in the Dunnes bar division 2 league on a scoreline of Cloone 2 12 Mohill 1 08. These were two valuable league points and the team turned in a very creditable performance. Team: C Casey, B Mulvey, D Tiernan, D Tiernan, G Reynolds, D Kelly, D Keegan, M Bohan, O Keegan, R Mulvey, N Quinn, A Nichols, D O Donnell, D O Donnell D Brennan.

Sympathy – Cloone GAA Club would like to extend its sincere sympathy to the Kennedy family Finniskill Mohill on the death of Mary Kennedy recently. Mary was the heart and soul of Mohill GAA and devoted all her energy in promoting all that was good about the club. To her husband John, daughter Roisín, sons Sean, Ciaran, and Ronan we extend our sincere sympathy.

Congratulations – Belatedly we extend our heartiest congratulation to Sean Tiernan who was a member of the Longford Slashers hurling team who won their section in Feile na Gael recently. Sean is no stranger to Cloone as he is a son of Shane and Rachquel formerly Cloone and nephew of Leitrim Central Council delegate Enda. Sean is also a very versatile footballer as well. Well done to Sean and his teammates.

LOTTO RESULTS – There was no winner of the Club lotto the weekend, and the numbers drawn were, 6 17, 24, 25. The following were winners in the draw, € 50, Paula Shortt, The Grange Cloone, € 30 Kevin Sheridan Gortnamone, Carrigallen, € 30 Sean and Mary O Donnell. Next draw will be held on Sat July 7th. Your continued support is much appreciated.

LEITRIM GAA – Well done to the Leitrim team and management on a great performance against Louth on Saturday evening last. The team certainly showed its true potential and if they can repeat it again next weekend against Monaghan we could have another great evening.

UNDER SEVENTEENS – Our under seventeens went down to Roscommon on Saturday evening last. We were represented on the panel Niall Keegan.

LOTTO RESULTS –There was no winner of the lotto jackpot at the weekend, and the numbers drawn were, 1, 26, 17, 9. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Lisa o Donnell, yearly ticket, € 30 Kerri Doonan Edergole Cloone, € 30 Brian Ross Longford. Next draw on Saturday, June 23rd. thanks for your continued support.

LEITRIM GAA – Leitrim got a satisfactory draw on Monday morning last when they were pitted against Louth. The game will be played on the weekend of June 23/ 24 and will be played in Pairc Sean MacDiarmada, Carrick on Shannon, as teams from division four will have home advantage. This is certainly a game that Leitrim will fancy their chances.

DUNNE’S BAR DIV 4 – Our Div 4 team drew with Kiltubrid on Sunday last in Kiltubrid in a high scoring game, with the final score at 2 16 to 1 19.

GOLF CLASSIC – We would like to extend a sincere thank you to everybody who contributed our Golf Classic on Saturday last at Ballinamore Golf course. To the teams who participated, the sponsors, and especially our main sponsor Tommy and Pat Creegan, Creegan’s Bar we say a sincere thank you. A special word of thanks to the ladies who worked so hard on the day to provide such excellent food. The club is indebted to everybody who contributed in any way to the success of the day.

DUNNES BAR ACL DIV 2 – We were defeated by Annaduff in the Dunnes Bar ACL on Saturday evening last on a scoreline of Annaduff 1 26 Cloone 0 06. On Sunday next, we play Kiltubrid in the Swan Bar Div 4 league in Kiltubrid at 12 noon. All players are asked to be available.

CONGRATULATIONS – Congratulations to Mohill under 15’s who won the fifteen aside Championship beating Allen Gaels on a scoreline of 5 12 to 3 08 The panel included six Cloone players. Well done to the team and management.

Lotto – There was no winner of the lotto jackpot at the weekend, with the following were the numbers drawn 2, 4, 6, 9. The winners in the draw, € 50. Christy Monaghan, C/o Alex Jones, €30, Bridget O Reilly, €30 Lauren Mckeon Annaughmacooleen. Next draw on Saturday, May 26th, and your continued support is much appreciated.

Westlink Coaches Under Under 15 – Well done to our under 15 players playing with Mohill, who on Monday evening last continued on their winning ways by defeating Leitrim Gaels comprehensively. They were in action again on Friday evening when they turned in another superb performance when defeating Glencar Manor Hamilton 3 11 to 0 14. Congrats to our players that were involved.

Golf Classic – We will be holding our golf Classic in Ballinamore Golf club on Saturday, June 3rd. The prizes are as follows, 1st prize € 400 plus green fees for Slieve Russel Golf club.2nd prize € 300 plus green fees for Longford Golf Club. 3rd prize €200 plus green fees for Carrick on Shannon Golf club, 4th Prize Golf Polo shirts, 5th Prize box of Golf Balls and gloves, 6th prize Golf umbrellas. 7th prize Green fees for Carrick on Shannon Golf club. There will also be the nearest the pin and the longest drive competitions with four € 50 vouchers as prizes. There will be light refreshments before tee off, a snack bag available for each player and a sit down hot meal for each player having finished their round. The prize giving ceremony will take place at 7 30 in the Club House. The entry fee is € 160 for a team of four and to book contact Martin at 086 0594310. or Liam at 087, 3273844.It promises to be a great occasion and we look forward to seeing you all there.

Dunnes Bar Div 2 – We were defeated by St Patricks Drumahair in the Dunnes Bar Div 2 league on Saturday evening last on a score line of Drumahair 0-13 Cloone 0-08

Best Wishes – Best wishes to Alvin Beirne who sustained a nasty injury in our Div 4 game against Leitrim Gaels on Saturday week last. Alvin is one our most dedicated players and hopefully will soon be back on the pitch.

Swan Bar Division 4 – Our much depleted Junior team was beaten by Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore in the Park on Saturday evening last with the score 1 13 to 1 09. Team: M Lohan J Veesey D Tiernan A Donohue, R Maguire J Creegan D Keegan, M Bohan, A Nichols, T Doherty, D Kelly, M Tiernan M Luby S Maguire, G McKeon.

Lotto – There was no winner of the Club lotto jackpot at the weekend and the numbers drawn were 2, 3, 13 15. The following were the winners in the draw.€ 50 Donal Brennan, € Seamus McManus, € 30 Kieran Brennan. Next draw will be on Saturday, May 12th and your continued support is much appreciated.

Yearly Lotto Ticket Draw – We held our draw for Yearly lotto members at a very successful Social night on Saturday night last, and the winners were € 150, Francie McHugh, € 100, Kevin Foley, € 50 Kieran Brennan. We thank all our yearly lotto members and wish them the best of luck in all our future draws.

The Big Apple – The first round of the Connacht senior Football championship is now upon us, as the Leitrim team, Co Board officials and supporters head off across the Atlantic for their much-awaited clash with New York in Gaelic Park. Games in the Connacht Championship have become close affairs in recent years and no doubt this year will be no different. We wish the team and management the best of luck and hope that all supporters have a great weekend.

Terry McCormack Cycle – Our club has been honored to host a stage of the Terry Mc Cormack memorial cycle which took place last weekend. Its three years since Terry’s tragic passing and the cycle passing through our parish is a fitting tribute to a true gentleman and a GAA Legend. We would like to acknowledge correspondence from Marie McCormack on behalf of the McCormack family acknowledging our association with the event over the last three years.

Congrats – We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to team player Declan Brennan and Claire Reynolds Mohill who announced their engagement recently in Dubai. With the championship coming up Declan we would love to have you back contesting a place.

Connacht Under 17 FC –We would like to extend our best wishes to the Leitrim under 17 team who start the under 17 Connacht Championship campaign on this Wednesday evening against Mayo in McHale Park Castlebar at 8 p.m. Our club will be represented by our up and coming star Niall Keegan Faughill, and we wish him and the Leitrim the best of luck. We urge all supporters to make the trip to Castlebar to support our stars of the future.

Westlink Coaches Under 15 League – Well done to our six representatives on the Mohill team who had a good win over Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore on Thursday evening last. Well done to all involved.

Barna Recycling  Under 13’s – Hard luck to our seven representatives on the Mohill team who were competing against Carrick in the league finals on Thursday and Friday last. Despite their best efforts both teams were unlucky to lose. Well done to all.

Westlink Coaches Under 15’s – Best of luck to our under 15’s boys who start their league campaign when Mohill take on Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore, on Thursday evening in Mohill at 7 30 p.m. Best of luck to all.

Social Night – On Saturday night next we host a social night in Creegan’s Bar with music by the ever-popular David Donnelly. This is a night with a difference because we are giving away € 300,00 in a draw confined to the yearly lotto ticket holders. If you have not already got your yearly ticket make sure you have it before Saturday night and be in that draw. A great night assured.

Swan Bar Division 4 – Our junior team had another great win on Saturday evening last when we defeated Leitrim Gaels on a scoreline of 6 07 to 1 12. On this Saturday evening, we take on Sean O Heslins Ballinamore in Cloone at 7 p.m. All players are asked to be available.

Best Wishes – We send our best wishes to our Club President Pat McNamara who was hospitalised over the weekend.

DIV 2 League – We had a good win in the Dunne’s Bar Div 2 league, defeating Glencar Manor on a score line of Cloone 2 09 Glencar Manor 0 13. Team C Casey, D Tiernan, A Mulvey, D Tiernan, B Mulvey G Reynolds, D Keegan, E Keegan M Bohan, R Maguire N Quinn M Tiernan, R Mulvey D O Donnell, S Maguire. Subs used D Carberry, C Carberry, and D Brennan. On Saturday evening next we play Leitrim Gaels in Division 4 League in Cloone at 7 pm. All players are asked to be available.

SYMPATHY – We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the Reynolds family Bornacoola on the sad passing of Shay at the weekend. Shay a true gentleman was a stalwart member of Bornacoola GAA and filled many roles within the GAA at Club, County, and Provincial level, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

LOTTO – There was no winner of the weekly lotto at the weekend, and the numbers drawn were 5, 11, 16 20. The following were winners in the draw. € 50 James and Niamh Dimmock Cloone € 30 Lisa O Donnell € 30 Fr Peter Tiernan P.P. Cloone. Your continued support of the Club lotto is much appreciated.

DATE FOR THE DIARY – Cloone GAA will be hosting a social night in Creegan’s Cloone on Saturday 28th April at which there will be a giveaway of € 300.00. This will be a special night when the club will be having a draw for confined to the yearly Lotto ticket holders. There is still an opportunity to be in that draw by purchasing a yearly club lotto ticket. A night not to be missed

Wedding Bells – Heartiest congratulations to our club chairman Liam Reynolds and Maeve Reynolds Annaduff who were married in Annaduff church on Friday last. On behalf of the club we would like to wish you both the very best for the future and a long and happy life together. It won’t be much of a change for Maeve to be supporting the Blue and Gold rather than the Purple and Gold.

SYMPATHY – The club would like to extend its sympathy to Brennan family Drumlegga, the Reynolds family Annaghbrennan and the extended Mitchel family on the recent death of Nancy Mitchel Trean Gortletteragh.

WEEKEND ACTION – We had mixed fortunes at the weekend with our intermediate team well and truly beaten by Drumreilly on Saturday evening, and our junior team beating Bornacoola in the Park on Sunday morning. On Saturday evening we travelled to Drumreilly for our second match in the Dunne’s Bar Div 2 league but were comprehensively beaten on a score line of Drumreilly 4 09 Cloone 1 08. Compliments to Drumreilly  GAA club  on the excellent facilities at their club grounds. On Sunday morning we had a better outing when our junior team defeated Bornacoola in the Park on a score line of Cloone 1 17 Bornacoola 0 08. Next weekend we play Glencar Manor in the Park on Sunday morning at 12 noon in the Dunne’s Bar Div 2 league.

Leitrim GAA Strategic Plan – Coiste Chontae Liatroma CLG is in the process of producing a Strategic Development Plan for the next three years.

As part of the consultation process, adult members of the GAA in Leitrim are being asked for their views under a number of headings. Every voice is important and this online survey is an important part of the consultation. So please give your views and opinions. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary.

Your survey responses will be strictly confidential and data from this survey will be reported only in the aggregate.  If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, you may contact CLG Liatroma by email to – [email protected]

Closing date for online replies is Friday 13 April.

Please click here to complete survey.

 

LOTTO – There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot at the weekend with the following numbers being drawn, 3, 2, 17, and 19. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Trever Geelan, € 30 James Flynn € 30, Debra Kearney. Thanks to all who supported the draw. Next draw on Saturday, April 12th, and your continued support is much appreciated. The club would like to thank all the people who have renewed their yearly lotto tickets.

DUNNES BAR ACL DIV 2 – We got the Dunne’s Bar ACL league off to a good start in Ballinamore on Sunday morning last with a good win over Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore on a scoreline of Cloone 2 08 Sean o Heslins 1 09. Well done to players and management. Training continues on appointed nights and all players are asked to attend. Next week we have two games, we play Drumreilly in DIV 2 in Drumreilly at 6 30pm on Saturday evening and on Sunday we play Bornacoola in Div 4 in Cloone at 12 noon. All players are asked to be available.

BATTLE OF THE TOWNLANDS – There were huge celebrations in Streamstown at the weekend as their Quiz team was declared the champions of the parish when they won the ‘Battle of the Townlands’ quiz held in Creegan’s on Saturday night last. The team led by captain Sean Doherty and included Rita Woods, Fiona Woods, Conor Woods, with Mel Woods as team manager. Fiona and Conor claimed eligibility under the GAA parentage rule. The quiz was a great success with 22 tables, and the club is very grateful to all the townlands who participated and raised much-needed funds for the club.

SWAN BAR DIVISION 4 – Our junior team had another great victory on Saturday evening last when they defeated St Mary’s on a scoreline of 1 12 to 1 10. Well done to all involved. Next weekend it is the turn of the DIV 2 team who play Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore in Ballinamore at 12 o’clock on Sunday. All players are asked to be available.

LOTTO – The club lotto draw will take place this week end with the jackpot at € 5,200.00. Supporters are asked to continue to support the Lotto draw as it is the main source of income for the club.

ALLIANZ NATIONAL LEAGUE – Leitrim had a good victory over Wicklow on Sunday last in Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada in what looks like the last National Football League match of the 2018 league campaign. Next up is likely to be the Connacht Championship match versus New York in Gaelic Park, the Bronx, USA.

LOTTO – There was no winner of the lotto jackpot at the weekend and the following numbers were drawn, 8, 13, 16, 18,. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Conor Keegan, Faughill, € 30 Joe Murray Adoone Cloone,, €30 Thomas P Donnelly yearly ticket. Next draw will take place on the 31st March. Please continue to support the club lotto.

SWAN BAR DIV 4 – The swan bar Div 4 league continued on Friday night last when we had a good win against neighbours, played in a very sporting manner in the Park. The final score was Cloone 0 09 Aughavas 1 04. Great to see a number of former club players featuring, and indeed some of our star former intercounty players lining out on both sides.

CLUB CONNECTIONS – Looking through the line outs for the intercounty Allianz National League fixtures we note a number of inter-county players with their roots in our Club. Niall Donnelly who’s mother Concepta is a through and through Annaughmacooleen Gael supporter, plays midfield for Down, Cian Donoghue, whose mother Karen is from Esker plays with Offaly, and Kevin Flynn, whose mother Jacinta, a Cloone native through and through plays wing half back with Kildare. The rumour is, and I wouldn’t say it too loud, is that all three will be lining out for Cloone at some stage in the 2018 Intermediate Championship. Keep that to yourself.

BATTLE OF THE TOWNLANDS – The battle of the townlands is now gaining serious momentum as we prepare for the Battle Royal on Saturday next in Creegan’s Bar for the battle of the Parish quiz, the Battle of the townlands. It has been noted that some well-known personalities took their townland away for a weekend away, down to Tullamore for a bonding session in preparation for the quiz. This competition has now taken on a life of its own and no doubt the place will be packed for this eagerly awaited competition. It’s important that Patrons come early, as the place will be packed from early on. First Question 9 P.M. There will be some excitement at the final round.

SWAN BAR DIV 4 LEAGUE – On Saturday next we play St Mary’s in the 3rd round of the Swan Bar div 4 league in Carrick at 5pm. All players are asked to be available.