Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club Notes 08/12/2017

Dermot Molloy Hurling League Shield Final – Hard luck to the lads who lost the Shield Final to Carrick Hurling at the weekend.

Ordination – This Sunday will be a very special day for the Kelly family and our parish as Padraig Kelly will be ordained a Deacon at 2.30 in Clare’s Church.  Everyone is invited to the ceremony and for light refreshments afterwards in the Bee Park Community Centre.  Padraig has given a lifetime of dedication to our club and we hope as many as possible can join him and his family on Sunday for this very unique and special occasion.

Best Wishes – The club wishes to extend its best wishes to club player, Shona Sheridan, for a speedy recovery following her recent injury.  Shona, unfortunately, missed the U16 County Final last Saturday but we hope to see her back in the blue and yellow in the near future.

4 in a row for U16 Girls – Congratulations to our U16 girls’ team and management of Marie Keaney and Neil Faulkner who retained the U16 County Title after a comprehensive victory over St Francis on Saturday last on a score-line of 2-16 to 2-4.  In front of an excellent crowd, the Manor girls took to the Leitrim Village field in a determined fashion and led at halftime by 1-10 to 2-2.  Despite the score-line, the game was a tight contest and the girls were eventual winners on a score-line of 2-16 to 2-4 after a well-contested game where a great all round team performance won the day for the Manor side. Team captain Alva Sheridan lifted the Kalie Gill Memorial Cup for the “4 in a Row” on behalf of her teammates.

Minor Girls Connacht Final – All roads lead to St Croan’s, Ballintubber, Co Roscommon this Saturday, 9th December,  for the Minor Ladies Connacht Final. Corofin are the opposition having defeated Eastern Harps comprehensively in the other semi-final. In what promises to be an intriguing battle the ladies are well prepared by Neil Faulkner and Marie Keaney and are hoping to capture the Connacht title for the first time in the Club’s history. The game kicks off at 2pm and we ask everyone to Please Support the Ladies if at all possible.

Leitrim Young Sports Star – We extend congratulations to Muireann Devaney who was selected as the winner of the Young Sports Star Award at the recent Leitrim Sports Partnership Awards. Muireann’s prowess in Gaelic and Soccer are well recognised throughout the county and beyond and this award is a glowing testament to that. Muireann was also honoured as a member of the Leitrim U14 Ladies team who won the All Ireland B title in the Juvenile Team of the Year category and it was a further honour for the club that Mairead Clancy was also a member of that winning side. Our club congratulates all the deserving award winners and acknowledges the contributions of all the nominees and award recipients to Sport in Leitrim.

Club Academy – Every Friday night our Club Academy for girls and boys takes place in St Clare’s Secondary School Gymnasium unless otherwise notified. U7’s from 6-7pm, U9’s from 7-8pm and U11’s from 8-9pm.  New players are welcomed every week.