Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club Notes 23/04/2018

Yearly Lotto – Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club Yearly Lotto Ticket is now due for renewal. The Yearly Lotto ticket costs €50. If anyone would like to purchase or renew their existing ticket please contact Sheila McMorrow on 0863531705 before Monday the 30th of April.

Sympathy – We offer heartfelt sympathy to the Keaney family, Toothfield following the passing of Mary Keaney.  May She Rest In Peace. 

Congrats Dearbhla – Congratulations to club player Dearbhla Rooney who secured a European bronze medal with a defeat of Croatian fighter Nikolina Cacic 4-1 on points on Sunday last in the European Youth Finals last Sunday.  Dearbhla takes to the ring again in the semi-final on Tuesday 24th and we wish her the very best of luck.

Westlink Coaches U15 Boys – The U15 boys have their first league match against St Josephs at home in Boggaun this Thursday the 26th at 7.30pm.Please support the team and management.

Swan Bar Division 3 League – Great result in sunny Boggaun on Saturday evening last for our Juniors when they overturned a 4 point halftime deficit to run out 8 point winners over Gortletteragh. Final score 2-17 to 1-12. Well done to the team and management.  They travel to St Mary’s this Saturday evening to play the home side at 7pm.  Best of luck to all.

U9 Blitz – The sun wasn’t the only thing shining last Saturday morning in the Bee Park with the U9 footballers of Glencar Manor and St Marys putting on a dazzling display of football for the many parents and supporters who came out to see the future stars of Leitrim football.  Well done to both clubs and their mentors. We look forward to the return leg in Carrick on Shannon.  This Friday evening the U9’s welcome Dromahair for their second blitz with time TBC.

U14 Girls – Congrats  to our U14 girls who defeated St Marys in the league last Wednesday evening, also securing their place in Feile 2018 with the win. The club will be hosted by St John Bosco Newry for the weekend of 29th June to 1st July 2018. The girls have two league games still to play in the league but remain undefeated – please check social media for confirmation of dates and times.

Senior/Intermediate Ladies – Our Division 1 Ladies team travelled to Aughawillan on Sunday morning last for their third round of the league campaign. Despite trailing by 10 points at halftime 2-08 to 0-04, playing with the aid of the wind in the second half the Manor girls worked tirelessly and reaped the rewards with a 15 point win on a final scoreline of Glencar Manor 6-12 to Aughawillan 2-09. Next up for the Manor side is Kiltubrid at home on Sunday morning next at 11am. This is the last round of the league for both sides and your support as always is appreciated. The Division 2 side is also taking to the field next week against St Francis – please check social media for a confirmation of date and time.

Cake Sale – The Ladies Club will be hosting a Cake Sale after all  Mullies, Glencar and Manorhamilton Masses on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April. This fundraiser is to support the general running of the club including referees, pitch expenses, and footballs etc.  The entire ladies club will be making an array of baked goods including tray bakes, cakes, tarts, scones, bread etc. With plenty of sweet treats and some healthy options, this is always a great selection of items. Your generous support would be greatly appreciated.

U12 Girls – Training for this group of players takes place every Saturday morning at 9am at St Clares NS Astro.  Contact Brendan McLaughlin for further information.

Club Academy  – Our Club Academy for U7s, U9s and U11’s continues on Friday nights.  The venue is weather dependent and will be notified to parents and posted on our Facebook page.  €2 each or €5 max per family.  New players are joining every week so feel free to bring your children along to join in the fun and games.