Leitrim Gaels GAA Club Notes 06/04/2018

Division 1 – The Division 1 team started their league campaign away to Ballinamore on Saturday evening last. The team put in a solid performance but came up short on a scoreline of 0-13 to0-11 in favour of Ballinamore. This Saturday evening they play Ballinaglera in Ballinaglera at 6:30pm. Your support will be welcome.

Under 13 League – The under 13 team had a busy week gone by. On Wednesday, last they overcame Mohill beating them 3-14 to 1-05. On Friday evening they played St Josephs in a very competitive game and came out on top with one point to spare 2-09 to 1-11. The result puts them into the semi-final of the league. This game will be played on Monday evening next. Their Opponents and venue have to be announced.

Under 17 League – The Under 17 team had a very good win over Mohill on Saturday last winning 4-12 to 1-05. They play Fenagh at home in Leitrim this evening Wednesday at 6:30pm in their final league game.

Membership – Membership is now overdue and should be paid as soon as possible. Please remember if you have not paid your membership you are not insured to train or play for the club. Non-Playing Member €25, Playing Adult €60, Student/Juvenile €40 and Underage €20.

Club Gear – Anyone wishing to order club gear such as Half zips, Jerseys and Training tops, please contact Mark Chandler. We will be putting in an order in the next few weeks.

Big Night Out – Leitrim Gaels will be holding a fundraiser in Rory Dolan’s, McLean Ave, Yonkers, NY on Friday the 4th of May 2018 at 9pm. Presentations on the night from the club will be made to Willie Reynolds and Mary O Keefe in recognition of the work they did in NY 20 years ago fundraising for the club. There will be door prizes, raffle prizes, 50/50 draw and music on the night. All Gaels home and abroad are welcome on the night for what promises to be a great night.

Pictured below are the Moreton Brothers Colm, Enda, Liam and Donal. This is the first time 4 brothers from the same family have started for a Leitrim Gaels team since the foundation of the club. The photo was taken at the Division 1 game between Leitrim Gaels and Sean O Heslins on Saturday evening in Ballinamore. Photo by Mark Chandler.