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Club League Round Up: Aughawillan and Cloone qualified for the Division 1 League final on Sunday last with wins over Mohill and Kiltubrid respectively. Aughawillan had to use all of their experience in the second half to overcome a determined Mohill challenge but in the end prevailed by a nine point margin on a 4-10 to 3-04 scoreline. Cloone had a more straightforward win as they also maintained their 100% record with a 3-17 to 1-7 away win at Kiltubrid. The final will be played on Sunday week 29th April. In Division 2 a 10.30am start for Ballinaglera in Annaduff seemed to suit both sets of forwards as Ballinaglera recorded a 6-12 to 4-9 win. Meanwhile St Josephs had to work hard to earn a three point win over Dromahair by 2-11 to 3-05 as St Marys were comprehensively defeated by an in form Glencar Manor team by 5-16 to 0-8. One game was played in Division 3 inÓgortlettragh where they entertained Sean O’Heslins. This was the closest game of the weekend and goals proved the difference between the teams as Gortlettragh prevailed on a 4-05 to 2-10 scoreline.

Division 3 Games Postponed: Round 3 of the Division 3 league has been postponed next week because of the number of players from the clubs involved in the All Ireland Schools final on Tuesday.

Annaduff Credit Union Under 14 Championship: Round 2 of the championship will take place next Saturday with all games at 12.00pm.

All Ireland Schools Final: Best of luck to the Ballinamore PPP in the All Ireland Junior C schools final on Tuesday next. The team make the short journey to Breffni Park in Cavan to take on St Catherines of Armagh with a throw in of 12 noon. All associated with ladies football in the county wish the girls well in their quest for All Ireland glory a proud day for ladies football in the county.

FUNdamentals Coaching: Twenty two participants took part in a one day coaching course in Drumshanbo on Saturday last. The six hour course consisted of four units including two practical sessions Good Coaching Practice, the ABC’s of Gaelic Football, Group Management & Child Protection and Coaching a Session. The course was facilitated by two NCDP tutors and enjoyed by all of the participants.

Strategic Planning: Connacht Council in association with the Provincial Development Officer Mary Beades, held a very successful Strategic Development Plan meeting on Thursday last in The Bush Hotel. The session was attended by over forty players, coaches, referees, team officials and county board officers and gave everyone the opportunity to discuss the future development of ladies football on a county and provincial basis.

Church Gate Collection: The annual collection for the Manorhamilton area will be held next weekend and all support is appreciated.



19-Apr-07 by Patricia Bohan – Ladies PRO