Leitrim GAA is delighted to announce the appointment of Cavan native Terry Hyland to the position of Leitrim Senior Team Manager for the 2019 season. Hyland was ratified at tonight’s County Committee Meeting in Ballinamore Sean O Heslin’s GAA facility. Terry has a wealth of experience at this level having managed his native county at senior level for a four and a half year period which concluded following the championship campaign of 2016. Previous to that he had spearheaded Cavan’s dominance of the Ulster Under 21 age group over a four year period, reaching one All-Ireland Final in that time span.   His vast experience of the inter-county scene included terms as a selector in 1990-2001. As U-21 manager in 2010, he was selector with the then senior management team when Cavan took the developmental route of separating U-21 & seniors. He was joint senior manager with Val Andrews for 2011 and from 2012 – 2016 he took on the Cavan senior manager’s role. In 2013 Cavan reached the All-Ireland quarter-final stage of the championship. Under Terry’s stewardship, Cavan progressed in the Allianz League from Division 3 to Division 1.

Leitrim GAA looks forward to Terry’s tenure in charge of our senior team’s fortunes and wishes him the very best of luck in his new role. Details of his complete management team will be announced at a later stage. Leitrim GAA also wishes to thank the remaining candidates who were nominated for the position for the interest they have shown in the fortunes of Leitrim GAA.

Leitrim 2-11 Offaly 1-14

Leitrim’s Under 16 footballers concluded their Gerry Reilly Tournament campaign with another draw today following an entertaining and most competitive encounter with Offaly, played in Ferbane earlier this afternoon. They had also drawn with Louth on Saturday last in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada on Saturday last.

The Leitrim lads settled into the match from an early stage and dominated the first half with some fine points from Barry McWeeney, Senan Harte, Cian Singleton, Jack Hughes and Conor Hackett, in addition to two well-executed goals finished to the net by Hackett and Shane Mallon. Tigerish defending kept the Offaly lads at bay and at the changeover the Leitrim boys held a 2-7 to 0-5 advantage.

In the proverbial game of two halves, it was the home side which enjoyed the better of the exchanges with some fine score-taking to claw back the lead and once they goaled at the midway point of the half they seemed to have taken a decisive hold on the game. However, the Leitrim lads got back into the groove and as the last quarter moved from end to end, they twice levelled matters to earn a share of the spoils with second-half scores coming from the boot of  Barry McWeeney (4) and the final equalising score from Conor Hackett.

Well done to these young lads in what was Leitrim’s first foray into this Leinster GAA organised tournament which is played in memory of Oldcastle youngster Gerry Reilly. The lads will play in the Tedd Webb Cup later in the month and the Fr. Manning Cup Competition in October.

Team: Aiden McCormack Kiltubrid, Niall Gallagher Aughnasheelin, Sean Lynch Carrigallen, Ryan Gallagher Drumkeerin, Ashley Mayiza St Mary’s Kiltoghert, Niall O Rourke Carrigallen, Cian Singleton St Mary’s Kiltoghert (0-1), Jack Hughes Annaduff (0-1), Shane O Brien Aughavas, Fergal McLoughlin Fenagh St Caillin’s, Eoin McLoughlin Fenagh-St Caillin’s, Conor Hackett St Mary’s Kiltoghert (1-1), Senan Harte Ballinamore Sean O Heslin’s (0-1), Shane Mallon Bornacoola (1-0), Barry McWeeney Kiltubrid (0-7).
Sub used: Eoghan Shanley Ballinamore Sean O Heslin’s.

Squad Members: Adrian Shortt Aughavas, Jack Faulkner Glencar/Manorhamilton, Aaron Moran Aughavas, Caolan McDermott Fenagh St Caillin’s, Darragh Fallon Drumkeerin, James Murphy Cloone, Shane Wrynn Leitrim Gaels, James Wrynn Fenagh St Caillin’s, Cormac White Mohill, Tom Reel Gortletteragh, Cathal McGourty Allen Gaels, Hugh Clancy Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher, Jamie McLoughlin St Patrick’s Dromahair.

Leitrim 2-14 Louth 1-17

Leitrim’s Under 16 Football Academy took on Louth at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada earlier this afternoon in the second round of the Gerry Reilly Under 16 Tournament and the match finished level after an excellent encounter between two committed teams. Having played with the aid of the breeze in the first half, our lads entered the halftime two points to the good on a scoreline of 1-5 to 0-6 after an industrious half hour‘s play.
With the aid of a stiffening breeze in the second half the Louth team upped the ante and led by the three-quarter stage but the Leitrim lads never let them out of reach. While it looked like the visitors would be the more likely winners with ten to play, these young Leitrim lads dug in deep and rallied with a goal and two points in the closing stages to rescue a draw.
Well done lads, on the excellence of your efforts over the hour and we look forward to a Round 3 encounter with Offaly next Saturday.
Team: Aaron Moran Aughavas, Niall Gallagher Aughnasheelin, Sean Lynch Carrigallen, Ryan Gallagher Drumkeerin, Adrian Shortt Aughavas, Niall O Rourke Carrigallen, Cian Singleton St Mary’s Kiltoghert, Jack Hughes Annaduff, Shane O Brien Aughavas, Caolan McDermott Fenagh St Caillin’s, Fergal McLoughlin Fenagh St Caillin’s, Conor Hackett St Mary’s Kiltoghert, Senan Harte Ballinamore Sean O Heslin’s, Shane Mallon Bornacoola, Barry McWeeney Kiltubrid.
Subs used: Ashley Mayiza St Mary’s Kiltoghert, Eoin Shanley Ballinamore Sean O Heslin’s, Shane Wrynn Leitrim Gaels and Aiden McCormack Kiltubrid.

As the two year term of the outgoing Senior Team Management has come to an end, following exit from the Championship earlier this month with the AIFQ Qualifier defeat to Monaghan, Leitrim GAA has decided to open up the process in looking towards the 2019 season. This decision had been intended to be inclusive of the outgoing management if they so decided to remain involved. Outgoing Team Manager Brendan Guckian has informed Leitrim GAA that he is not putting his name forward for consideration in this process.

Leitrim GAA would like to thank Brendan Guckian, Seamus Quinn, John O Mahony, Michael Moyles and their extended management backroom team for their selfless dedication and energy towards the cause of Leitrim GAA over the past two seasons. These people have all dedicated numerous hours and sacrificed much of their spare time in an effort to improve an evolving squad. Over this period they have presided over the introduction of a large number of young players to inter-county action, players who have made steady positive progress, as Leitrim Senior Team reached AIFQ Round 3 for the first time recently and in doing so were the last remaining Division 4 team to exit the championship, having reached the last 16. We thank this outgoing management team for their most valued contribution over the last two seasons in facilitating this progress, which included victories over London in 2017 and New York last May in the Connacht SFC and an AIFQ Rd 2 victory over Louth last month.

A committee has been put in place to preside over the next steps as we look towards finalising a management team for 2019, and clubs have been invited, as part of this process, to submit team management nominees, conditional on having sought a nominee’s permission.

The Leitrim Under 16 Football Academy has been granted a place in the prestigious 2018 Gerry O Reilly Tournament. This is a great opportunity for these young players to test themselves against Leinster opposition. The upcoming fixtures are as follows:

Round 1 Saturday 21st July 12noon at Oldcastle

Meath v Leitrim

Round 2 Saturday 28th July 12 noon at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada

Leitrim v Louth

Round 3 Date, Time and Venue TBC

Offaly v Leitrim

 

The Leitrim team to play Roscommon on Saturday next in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada is as follows:

Foireann Peile Sinsir   Liatroma 
In aghaidh:   Ros Comáin Comórtas: Craobh Sinsir Connacht
Ainm(Béarla) Club
1 Diarmuid McKiernan Gaeil na hAilne
2 Paddy Maguire Naomh Bríde Baile Átha Cliath
3 Micheal McWeeney Naomh Muire Cill Tochairt
4 Oisín Madden Maothail
5 James Rooney Gleann an Chairthe/Cluainín
6 Donal Wrynn (c) Naomh Caillin, Fíonach
7 Shane Quinn Maothail
8 Mark Plunkett Achadh an Mhuilinn
9 Dean McGovern Seán Ó hEislin, Béal an Átha Móir
10 Jack Heslin Gort Leitreach
11 Emlyn Mulligan Gaeil na Meilge
12 Ryan O Rourke Naomh Caillin, Fíonach
13 Darragh Rooney Gaeil na Meilge
14 Keith Beirne Maothail
15 Brendan Gallagher Na Sairséalaigh Leamhcáin BAC
16 Gary Hickey Gleann an Chairthe/Cluainín
17 Noel Plunkett Achadh an Mhuilinn
18 Alan Armstrong Maothail
19 Domhnaill Flynn Maothail
20 Aidan Flynn Gaeil Liatroma
21 Eoin Ward Carraig Álainn
22 Colm Moreton Gaeil Liatroma
23 Damien Moran Barr na Cúile
24 James Mitchell Maothail
25 Keith Keegan Maothail
26 Nicholas McWeeney Naomh Muire Cill Tochairt
27 Conor Gaffney Droim Óir Bhéalaigh
28 Ronan Kennedy Maothail
29 Caillian McGloin Gaeil na Meilge
30 Matthew Murphy Seán Ó hEislin, Béal an Átha Móir

Connacht GAA Senior Football Championship Semi Final

Saturday, May 26th, Leitrim v Roscommon 5.30pm

Páirc Seán MacDiarmada

Ticket Prices – Stand €25, Terrace €20, Juveniles €5

Group Passes – €30 (10 x Juvenile & 1 x Adult)- application through Club Secretary only.
OAP/Students will be entitled to €5 discount at the Refund Stile with relevant Student/OAP I.D. Card only.

General Information – There are many ways to purchase tickets for GAA matches including:

Connacht GAA Centre, Cloonacurry, Bekan, Claremorris, Co. Mayo
Phone 094-9630335 (Credit Card bookings accepted) or email [email protected]

Leitrim GAA – Pairc Sean MacDiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

email: [email protected] Phone: (071) 9620441

GAA – http://gaa.tickets.ie

Selected SuperValu & Centra stores, see the link http://www.gaa.ie/tickets/where-to-buy/

Foireann Peile Sinsir   Liatroma 
In aghaidh:   Nua Eabhrach Comórtas: Craobh Sinsir Connacht
 06/05/2018  
Ainm(Béarla) Club
1 Diarmuid McKiernan Gaeil na hAilne
2 Paddy Maguire Naomh Bríde Baile Átha Cliath
3 Micheal McWeeney Naomh Muire Cill Tochairt
4 Oisín Madden Maothail
5 James Rooney Gleann an Chairthe/Cluainín
6 Donal Wrynn (c) Naomh Caillin, Fíonach
7 Shane Quinn Maothail
8 Mark Plunkett Achadh an Mhuilinn
9 Domhnaill Flynn Maothail
10 Jack Heslin Gort Leitreach
11 Emlyn Mulligan Gaeil na Meilge
12 Ryan O Rourke Naomh Caillin, Fíonach
13 Darragh Rooney Gaeil na Meilge
14 Keith Beirne Maothail
15 Brendan Gallagher Na Sairséalaigh Leamhcáin BAC
16 Gary Hickey Gleann an Chairthe/Cluainín
17 Noel Plunkett Achadh an Mhuilinn
18 Alan Armstrong Maothail
19 Colm Moreton Gaeil Liatroma
20 Dean McGovern Seán Ó hEislin, Béal an Átha Móir
21 Aidan Flynn Gaeil Liatroma
22 Eoin Ward Carraig Álainn
23 Conor Gaffney Droim Óir Bhéalaigh
24 Ronan Kennedy Maothail
25 Keith Keegan Maothail
26 James Mitchell Maothail
27 Damien Moran Barr na Cúile
28 Nicholas McWeeney Naomh Muire Cill Tochairt
29 Caillian McGloin Gaeil na Meilge
30 Matthew Murphy Seán Ó hEislin, Béal an Átha Móir

Leitrim GAA has been alerted to the following local travel disruption:

“The No. 1 train from the city is not running all the way up to 242nd street. No train from 137th to 242nd. They will have shuttle buses. Maybe you can put it on your website for the supporters that are traveling out. Maybe best they use Uber or allow more time to get to the game if they plan on taking the train.”

CCCC has confirmed that a number of outstanding Allianz League Fixtures which were postponed due to the recent bad weather have now officially been declared null and void. This includes the Waterford v Leitrim tie.

The official GAA statement is here

Today’s rescheduled match v Waterford has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.

The Central Competitions Control Committee has confirmed that the Allianz Leagues Roinn 4 refixture Waterford v Leitrim will go ahead in Ardmore tomorrow (Monday) at 2pm.