Dunnes Bar Division 1 – As our nine best players were unavailable due to County participation the Club could not field a competitive Div1 team and unfortunately had to concede to Ballinamore SOH on Saturday evening last.

Dunnes Bar Division 2 – The Div 2 team played on Sunday morning and were narrowly beaten by Ballinamore. The panel and scorers was, C Baxter, S Harkin, J McGarry, K Reilly, D Mitchell, R Murphy 0-1, P O Neill, J Reynolds, S Flynn, J Boyle, S McGowan, E Harkin 0-1, J Farrell, F McGuinness 0-3, E Harkin, J Reynolds o-2, S Kennedy 0-2. We wish a speedy recovery to David Mitchell and Stephen Flynn who picked up knee injuries. Bon voyage to Shane McGowan who flew off to the USA on Monday last for the summer.

Westlink Coaches Under 15 – These young men are winning all their games and the last outing was against Allen Gaels on Monday last. They are assured of a place in the playoffs.

Lotto Results – There was no Jackpot winner the numbers drawn were 1-2-28-30. Lucky Dip winners were, €70 Anne Keville Annaduff, €40 Sean Kilrane Mohill, €20 Adam McGuinness Mohill. Next week the Jackpot is €5,300. The Club is anxious to raise much-needed funds and Direct Debits can be arranged for anyone interested in supporting Mohill GAA Lotto

Mohill Ladies – The Ladies had a good win over Drumkeerin on Sunday. Claire Beirne will head off to the USA this week and Aileen Flynn goes to South America both great footballers and they will be sorely missed

Recent Death – The Club extend our deepest sympathy to a great physio and sponsor for many years, Tony Coffey on the death of his mother Rose some weeks ago. May she rest in peace

New Baby – Congratulations to Sabrina and Adrian Scollan on the birth of their son Tadhg, a little brother for Terence.

Dunnes Bar Div 1 – The Div 1 team lost their unbeaten record on Saturday evening when Fenagh deservedly won out in a sporting encounter. Next weekend they play Ballinamore in Páirc Philib and hopefully, there will be a full squad available on the evening

Dunnes Bar Div 2 – These men and boys played well on Sunday morning but Annaduff’s first team had the edge, in the end, the scorers were Jordan Reynolds 0-6, Ronan Gordon, Stephen Flynn, Johnny Boyle and Peter ONeill 0-1 each. Ronan Gordon picked up a leg injury during the game and we sincerely thank Annaduff’s physio for her attention to him.

Westlink Coaches Under 15 – This age group are doing very well in the League campaign and their latest win was against a very strong Manor team with a scoreline of 3-11 to 0-14. Their next game is in Mohill on Thursday at 7.30 with Gortletteragh the opposition.

New York Scare – It was too close for comfort on Sunday last in Gaelic Park NY but thankfully Leitrim won and live to meet the Rossies in a few weeks. Congratulations to all the Mohill lads involved

Gabriel Moran – We wish a speedy recovery to Gabriel Moran who was seriously injured some weeks ago. Gabriel is a staunch supporter of the club and was a selector when Mohill won the Senior Championship in 1972.

Under 15 – These footballers have three wins under their belts, accounting for Ballinamore, Carrick and St Josephs. Result of fourth game versus Leitrim Gaels not available going to press. The panel versus Ballinamore was,

S Moran, G Reynolds, F Cassells, J Foy, D Scott, D Duignan 1-2, C Keegan 3-1, C Quinn 0-1, A McCrann 0-4, S Bohan 3-3, T McNabola, K Curran 0-1 , M Murphy 0-2 C Macklin 2-4, A Luby, J Rowley, O Moj, B David 1-0, E Duignan, A McCrann

No Funding – The Mohill Club cater for 14 teams and on a Saturday morning you can see up to 150 children Under 10 being coached. This is all played out in ancient and embarrassing facilities. A newly formed Community group applied for funding to improve the buildings. They left no stone unturned and indeed the whole application proved very expensive when the engineers, planners and legal costs were paid, but for some reason, the application was turned down. Needless to say, everyone is disappointed as is Sineád Guckian CC who did all in her power to help out.

Thank you – We thank the Cloone Club for their generous donation towards the Under 13 Final after party

Gabriel Moran – We wish a speedy recovery to Gabriel Moran who was seriously injured some weeks ago. Gabriel is a staunch supporter of the club and was a selector when Mohill won the Senior Championship in 1972.

Westlink Coaches Under 15 – This age group got off to a flying start on Thursday last in a high scoring game against Ballinamore. The panel and scorers was, S Moran, G Reynolds, F Cassells, J Foy, D Scott, D Duignan 1-2, C Keegan 3-1, C Quinn 0-1, A McCrann 0-4, S Bohan 3-3, T McNabola, K Curran 0-1 , M Murphy 0-2 C Macklin 2-4, A Luby, J Rowley, O Moj, B David 1-0, E Duignan, A McCrann.

No Funding – The Mohill GAA Club caters for 14 teams and on a Saturday morning you can see up to 150 children Under 10 being coached. This is all played out in ancient and embarrassing facilities. A newly formed Community Group applied for funding to improve the buildings. They left no stone unturned and indeed the whole application, cost the club €20,000 when they paid engineers, planners and legal costs but for some reason, the application was turned down. Needless to say, everyone is disappointed as is Sineád Guckian CC who did all in her power to help out.

Thank you – We thank the Cloone Club for their generous donation towards the Under 13 Final after party

Barna Recycling Under 13 Reserve League – This team played out a wonderful game of football on Thursday last in the reserve final but were just pipped in the end by a strong St Mary’s side. Every boy gave it his all on the night and great credit goes to them and their mentors A big thanks to Bórd na Óg for the lovely refreshments after the game. The panel and scorers were, D Beirne, J McCrann, N Mulligan, A Kiernan, C Walpole, A McGuinness, E Kilrane, L Flynn, A Mulligan, O Coka, S Curran 1-6, K McCaffrey 0-2, B McCrann, T Mayock, T Casey 0-1. D Duignan, J Doyle, J Dimmock, A Wynne, P Coka.

Newtowngore Engineering Under 17 League – The Under 17s completed their League campaign when they played Fenagh in the Shield semi-final on Tues last. Fenagh were worthy winners but Mohill played very well and most of the team are underage for next year. The scoreline ended Mohill 0-17 Fenagh 4-13 Scorers were C Quinn 0-5, C Mulligan 0-3, F Cassells 0-2, N Keegan 0-2, C White 0-1, K Curran 0-1, L Ellis 0-1, C Macklin 0-1

Barna Recycling Under 13, 15/aside Final – The Under 13s once more played St Marys in this final and although playing a wonderful game, were beaten by 3 points. There will a full report on this match in this week’s Leitrim Observer.

Christy Clyne RIP – We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Christy Clyne who died last week. Christy played football in his youth and togged out alongside Packie McGarty, Eddie Rowley, Eddie Foley and many other notables as a schoolboy in 1956. He was a much-loved postman for many years around Mohill. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sé.

Swan Bar Div 4 – The third string played Kiltubrid at the weekend but were missing a few key players, this left them short of scoring power. Those present played their hearts out but Kiltubrid were the stronger team and won well in the end.

Div 1 – Leitrim Gaels gave Mohill a run for their money in this Div 1 clash, but thankfully they held the Gaels to a draw so no harm was done.

Div 2 – Dromahaire showed no mercy to the second string on Sunday morning with an emphatic win. We wish Johnny Beirne a speedy recovery from an ankle injury sustained in this game

Div 4 – This squad had a big win over Dromahaire on Sunday. The scorers in this game were, J Boyle 2-1, S Flynn 0-5, B Lupton 1-1, T Mulligan 1-1, B Kilrane 0-2, N Flynn 0-1, P ONeill 0-1, C Beirne 0-3.

U 13s – The Under 13 fifteen aside and reserves take pride of place this week with both teams contesting finals at the end of this week. Check fixtures for details.the 15 aside tram and scorer was, L Bohan, M Tiernan, A McGuinness, E Kilrane, L Flynn, C Donohue, D Casey, J Rowley, E Duignan 0-1, C McNamara, M Murphy 1-11, S Curran, A Mulligan 0-1, A McCrann 1-0, H Boyle.

Reserve U 13 – The reserve team played on Wed and a brave Dromahaire travelled the long journey south but were just not strong enough for the Mohill lads. More about them next week

Lotto – There was no winner of the jackpot. The numbers drawn were 3, 11, 17, 18.Lucky Dip winners were €70 David Reynolds Eslin €40 Anthony Canning Mohill, €20 David Dorr Dundalk. Jackpot is €5300 next week.

Shay Reynolds RIP – The Club extend deepest sympathy to the family of Shay Reynolds Bornacoola who died last week. Shay was a great GAA Man for his Club and county and will be sorely missed. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sé

Hilda McWeeney – The Club offer deepest sympathy to the McWeeney family on the untimely death of Hilda last Saturday. The McWeeney family have deep roots in Mohill GAA since it’s foundation and have contributed generously over the years. May she rest in peace.

Margaret McGarry RIP  – We extend deepest sympathy to Club Officer Claire McLoughlin on the death of her mother Margret last week. Margaret was also mother-in-law of Club Chairman Padraig McLoughlin and grandmother to players Alan and Darren McLoughlin. The deceased worked as a matron in Árus Ó Carolan for many years. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh sí.

Under 17  – Last week this young team met Ballinamore but once again they were beate, this time by a strong Ballinamore team. A lot of these lads are Under 15, so let’s hope we have better days ahead. The panel was, S Moran, L Ellis, G Reynolds,  C Quinn 0-3, J Murphy, C Keegan, N McNabola, S Bohan 0-1, N Keegan C Keegan, F Cassells 0-2 C White, D McCrann, A Nitche C Wauhua.

Under 13 – These lads have qualified for the Semi-final of the Div 1 15 aside and the Reserve 13 aside when they had two fine wins against a dogged Dromahaire in freezing wet, conditions last week. At this age group we have plenty of players with 24 boys travelling and some big names missing with injury and holidays. Scorers in both matches were, Matthew Murphy 2-8, Aaron McCrann 2-1, Senan Curran 1-0, Jack Rowley 0-1, Evan Kilrane 0-1, Daniel Beirne 2-2, Thomas Casey 1-1, Blaine McCrann 0-1, Patrik Coka 0-1. The semis are on Thursday next but check fixtures.

Div 1 League – The game was changed to Mohill last Saturday and it proved a happy hunting ground with a win over Aughawillan the prize. We wish our scoring machine Keith Beirne a Happy 21st Birthday which the team we are sure celebrated following the game.

Lotto – No Jackpot winner with numbers called 11, 18, 24, 25. Lucky dip winners were €70 Niall Flynn Mohill, €40 Dylan and Eve Devlin Ardee, €20 Alan Farry, Mohill. Support the Mohill Lotto, online, Direct Debit, Yearly or at any business in the town.

Div 2 – On the first warm Sunday this year our second string travelled north to play Manorhamilton and won by a point. The final score was Mohill 4-13, Manorhamilton 2-18

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Dearbhaile Beirne – Congratulations to Dearbhaile a member of Ireland’s Fittest Family who has made the Irish International Soccer team. This is a great achievement and well deserved. The Beirne family have been outstanding in athletics, GAA, Soccer and basketball in Mohill over the years.

Under 13 – Under 13s lost their unbeaten record when they came up against a strong Leitrim Gaels team on Wed last. The team was L Bohan, A McGuinness, M Tiernan, D Casey, E Duignan, C Donohue, J Rowley, L Flynn, C McNamara, S Curran, M Murphy, H Boyle, A McCrann, A Mulligan, O Coka, J McCrann,  Scorers were Colin McNamara 1-1 Matthew Murphy 0-4.

Under 17 – These lads suffered the same fate as the Under 13s also at the hands of Leitrim Gaels who are producing fine footballers. Scorers were, S Bohan 1-1, C Quinn 0-2, N McNabola 0-1, F Cassells 0-1.

Div 2 League – After a promising start our second string had to yield to the power of Allen Gaels on Sunday last. There will be better days ahead we are sure.

Div 1 League – Our Seniors had a good start under new management Frank Browne and collected full points from St Mary’s in difficult conditions.

Lotto – It is hoped that more people will join the Mohill Lotto and help keep the Club running. For those abroad and at home it can be joined online by going to the website. By a standing order in the Bank, that can be arranged by contacting David Gordon for details, by a yearly or 6-month donation or buy an envelope in the local shops and supermarket for 2 Euro.

Barna Recycling Under 13 – These young men are enjoying success in Div 1 of the League. They played Ballinamore on Monday last and showed great skill and tenacity. The panel and scorers were, L Bohan, A McGuinness, M Tiernan, D Casey 0-1, E Duignan 0-1, C Donohue, J Rowley 2-2, L Flynn 0-1, C McNamara 0-2, S Curran 1-2, M Murphy 2-4, H Boyle 1-0, A McCrann 0-1, A Mulligan, O Coka, J McCrann, P Coka, C Walpole, B McCrann. They travelled to Manor on Saturday and the scorers were M Murphy 2-7, C McNamara 1-3, J Rowley 1-2, E Duignan 1-1, A Mulligan 0-2. Tonight, Wed both the Under 13 teams will play Leitrim Gaels at 6pm.

Dunnes Bar Div 1 League – We are down in the fixtures to play St Mary’s on Sat evening at 6.30. The idea of playing without our county players seems a bit strange as we would then find it hard to make up numbers.

Dunnes Bar Div2 League – Our second string play Allen Gaels on Sunday morning in Drumshanbo at 12pm

County Team – Well done to the Senior County lads with a big win over Wicklow. Keith Beirne was on song, while Oisin Madden, Shane Quinn, James Mitchell, Ronan Kennedy all made their presence felt. Domhnaill Flynn, Keith Keegan Alan Armstrong and Caillin Canning- who is recovering from injury at county level – are also on the panel.

New Baby – Congratulations to Ciarán and Eimear Kennedy on the birth of their baby boy Iarla. A little brother for Cáit

Junior B – In a closely contested game on Sunday last Ballinaglera edged in front in the last few minutes to go home with full points. We saw Jordan Reynolds making his debut in adult football and played a very good game too. The score in the end was 4-4 to 3-10. We wish a speedy recovery to Liam Rowley who picked up a serious ankle injury in training at the weekend.

Under 17 – This panel is still struggling for numbers and had no answer to a very strong St Mary’s team last week. Watch fixtures for games this weekend.

Ann Guckian RIP – The club extends sympathy to the family of Mrs. Ann Guckian Hill St who passed away last week. Ann’s sons Padraig and Liam played in the 70s for Mohill and her grandchildren David, Paul, Stephen and Aisling Conaty were players in recent times. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sí

Swan Bar Div 4 – This was the first adult game of the year and we saw the emergence of some very young players and also the return of a not so old Phillip Casserly who promised that he would come back at some stage and play for Mohill. True to his word he played his heart out on Sunday last but Aughavas were the winners at the end of a very exciting encounter. Our panel and scorers was, J Farry, R Bohan, K Reilly, A Tuthill, P ONeill, P Casserly, C Baxter, L Rowley 0-1, J Reynolds, Jordan McGuinness 0-1, J McGuinness 0-1, S Kennedy 0-7, J Boyle 0-1, Niall Flynn, David Wynne, B Kilrane, J Barry,

Newtowngore Engineering U 17 – There is a shortage of players at this age group and considering we have three clubs involved at underage it is alarming to see only 14 players in Fenagh on Saturday. These young men played their hearts out, but Fenagh was the stronger team and ran out comfortable winners. The team was S Moran, F Cassells,  L Ellis, C Quinn, J Murphy, C Keegan, N McNabola, S Bohan, B Donohue, C Macklin, D McCrann, C Wauhua, sub C Mulligan. Next Saturday we play St Mary’s in Mohill

Ladies – Nice to see the ladies winning their first game against Manorhamilton in heavy underfoot conditions at Bee Park.

Lotto – No winner of the Jackpot. The numbers drawn were 2-17-20-21. Lucky Dip winners were €70 Lorna Matthews Drumdoo, €40 Michelle Holohan Sligo, €20 May Tobin Treanmore.

Registration – There are still players not paying their registration so pay online or contact Therese Foy as soon as possible

Mary Donoghue RIP – The Club extends deepest sympathy to the family of Mary Donohoe of Cloone who died last week. Mary’s son Aidan is a coach at underage with the Club and grandsons Brian and Cathal are outstanding players Under 13 and 15. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sí.

Fixtures – No games last weekend due to the weather. See fixtures for forthcoming games this weekend

History Books – The surplus books of the history of the club 1889 to 2015 ‘Clear the Way’ are on offer for €10. The book is available in Baxters and Pauls and can also be purchased from Therese Foy 0879675718 and Maureen Lynch 0861765987.

Training – Training for adult men is going well under new management led by Frank Browne. Tues, Friday, and Sunday are the dates and there may be a challenge this weekend. The ladies are also busy preparing for forthcoming fixtures and are lucky to have the services of Gary and Shane Canning at the helm this year.

Leitrim Supporters Club – Tickets for Leitrim Supporters Club are available from Francis McGowan and Seamus Mitchell for €50