Mohill GAA Club Notes 06/11/2017

Connacht Club – Mohill played one of their best performances of the year on Saturday last when they came up against a strong Castlebar team in McHale Park. Unfortunately, Castlebar were the winners on the day but Mohill put up a great show and the sides were level going into the last quarter. It was a great experience for our boys and they can build on it in the years to come.

Into the West – We were treated like royalty by the officials in Castlebar on Saturday. There are no VIPs in that Club, Martin Carney was selling coffee and Willie Joe Padden- the Maradona of Gaelic football in the 80s – his wife was dishing out the grub. John Maughan was also there sending best wishes to Gerry Flanagan.

Acts of kindness – We thank our main sponsors Lough Rynn Castle for once again treating the Management, Panel and Officers to a substantial breakfast on Saturday morning before the game. Martin Moran then sponsored the meal for all in Castlebar. And on the way back we were invited to the Landmark Hotel where Ciaran and John Kelly had finger food and a drink for everyone in the audience.

The players – This bunch of players has given so much happiness to the town over the past three years. They have been a great example to all the young underage players and in all the celebrations following their victories, their conduct has been exemplary.

Padraic Davis – Alas this was Manager Padraic Davis’s last game in charge of Mohill Seniors. Padraic and his team of Pete, James, Ian and Gavin will be hard replaced. For three years he nurtured many good qualities in his willing men and boys and has left the club and players a lasting legacy. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you Padraic and wish you success wherever you choose to go.

Under 21 – Padraic Davis will continue with his young charges on Sunday morning next in Kinlough as St Manchan’s play Melvin Gaels in the first round of the Under 21 Championship. The game is at 12 pm.

Scór – Scór na nÓg will take place on Dec 10 and anyone interested in singing, dancing, music, recitation or novelty are asked to attend a meeting tonight Wednesday at 8pm in Fitzpatricks. Contact Róisín at 0872147350 if you can’t attend the meeting.

Irelands Fittest Family – Congratulations to Keith, Jonathan and Dearbhaile Beirne all Mohill players and their father Michael on winning the first heat in the RTE programme that goes out every Sunday at 6.30

Under 8s – Majella Higgins and Kevin Curran brought their Under 8s to The Den Club in Cavan where the boys and girls had a wonderful day. We thank Liam Higgins for sponsoring food for the youngsters