Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club Notes 01/05/2018

Leitrim Seniors – Best of luck to the Leitrim Seniors and our own player James Rooney who head Stateside to take on New York in the Connacht Championship this weekend.  We wish the team and supporters a safe and enjoyable trip.

Hurling – Well done to our Senior hurlers who defeated Naomh Eoin 1-4 to 2-8 in the Dermot Molloy Hurling League. This result has qualified them for the semi-final of the competition and this Saturday at 7pm in Easkey they are due to play the home side in the Cup semi-final.  Good luck to the lads.

Yearly Lotto – Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Club Yearly Lotto Ticket is now due. The Yearly Lotto ticket costs €50. If anyone would like to purchase or renew their existing ticket please contact Sheila McMorrow on 0863531705 asap.

Westlink Coaches U15 Boys – The U15 boys got their league campaign off to a winning start last Thursday evening with a home win over St Josephs in Boggaun.  They play Ballinamore SOH away on Tuesday evening (1st May) and travel to play Leitrim Gaels on Thursday evening (3rd May) for a 7.30pm throw in.  We wish the team and management continued success, please support if you can.

Swan Bar Division 3 League – Our Junior team travelled to play St Mary’s on Saturday evening and after a hugely entertaining game they came away with a fully merited two point victory.  Final Score 1-14 to 2-13.  Well done to all.

U9 Blitz – Well done to our U9s who gave us all great entertainment in their Blitz against Dromahair in the Bee Park on Friday evening last.  Well done to both clubs and their mentors. We look forward to welcoming Bornacoola to the Bee Park this Saturday morning for Blitz Day 3 with time TBC.

U14 Girls – The girls have secured their place in Feile 2018.  The club will be hosted by St John Bosco Newry for the weekend of 29th June to 1st July 2018. The girls have two games still to play in the league but remain undefeated – please check social media for confirmation of their upcoming fixtures.

U16/Minor Girls – Training for this group of players has commenced every Saturday morning in the Bee Park at 9am.  Contact Tommy Gallagher or Martin Johnston for further details.

Congrats – A massive congratulations to club player Dearbhla Rooney, aka the Grenade from Glenade, who won a European Silver Medal at the Youth Boxing Championships in Italy last week. Dearbhla performed exceptionally throughout the entire tournament much to the delight of her family, friends, club-mates, neighbours and the wider community in the Manorhamilton area. A great crowd welcomed the new European medalist home on Thursday evening last commencing at the pitch in Boggaun, before a bonfire and fireworks on the Carrick Road, supporters lining the streets and a reception in the Sean McDermott Boxing Club.  We are so proud of Dearbhla’s achievements and wish her continued success.

Cake Sale – A massive thank you to everyone who baked, sold and bought cakes during our Cake Sale last week after masses in Glencar, Mullies and Manorhamilton. Thanks also to the folks in St Clare’s Primary School and in the Bee Park Community Centre for the use of their facilities and equipment. All funds go towards general club expenses and your support is very much appreciated.

Ladies – Hard luck to our Division 1 and 2 Ladies sides who suffered defeats at the hands of Kiltubrid and St Francis Last week.On Friday evening the Division 2 side lost to St Francis on a scoreline of 6-12 to 2-8 while on Sunday morning the Division 1 side lost to Kiltubrid on a scoreline of 4-11 to 1-10. Our Division 2 Ladies take to the field this week on Sunday morning at 11am in Fenagh while our Senior Ladies are awaiting confirmation of the date for their Division 1 Semi-Final against Kiltubrid.

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.  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.