St Mary’s Kiltoghert GAA Club Notes 22/05/2018

Well done to our U15’s who beat Leitrim Gaels in the West link Coaches (15) League.
Hard luck to our seniors who got beaten by Ballinaglera on Sunday in the Dunne’s Bar ACL Division 1 League.
Sunday 27th May:
Swan Bar ACL Division 3:
Aughavas V’s St. Mary’s at 12 noon in Aughavas.
Thursday 24th May:
2018 West link Coaches (15) League Semi Final:
St. Mary’s V’s Allen Gaels at 7.30pm in Páirc Naomh Mhuire
Monday 28th May:
U11 GAA Go Games: Round 2:
St. Mary’s V’s Glencar Manorhamilton at 7.30pm in Páirc Naomh Mhuire.
Best wishes to all teams.
U14 LADIES COUNTY CHAMPIONS – Last Friday evening our U-14 ladies lined out in Páirc Seán in the 15 a side championship final.  They faced a hotly fancied Glencar-Manorhamilton side who were aiming for the remarkable achievement of a 5th U-14 title in a row.   St. Mary’s had been comprehensively beaten by the Glencar-Manor side in the group stages but St. Mary’s were hopeful that they could redress the balance in the final.
St. Mary’s started strongly scoring 2 goals and a couple of points in quick succession in first 10 minutes.   Glencar-Manor were not going to sit back and after a sharp attack a high ball ended up in the back of the net.  This was followed by a point to narrow the gap.  The game continued in this vein with end to end play; however, the St. Mary’s defence worked exceptionally hard to absorb the Glencar Manor threat and went in at halftime with a healthy lead.
St. Mary’s again dominated the opening exchanges after the break and controlled the game for most of the second half.  They had opened up a 12 point lead going into the final five minutes of the game.  However, Glencar-manor showed their true spirit and never-say-die attitude by scoring 2-1 in the closing stages to narrow the gap to 5 points in the end.  However, St. Mary’s again showed their composure with players dropping back to crowd the defence, turn over the attacks and calmly extend the play down the field in order to relieve the pressure.  St Mary’s and Glencar Manorhamilton served up an excellent hour of football.  Both panels should be extremely proud of themselves. Well done to every girl on the St Mary’s panel.  They worked extremely hard over the course of the season and should all be very proud of themselves.  Thanks to the club for providing refreshments in the clubhouse after the game.
Team:  Nicole Gallagher, Ellie Barnes, Ashley O’Brien,  Millie Keane, Emma Clarke, Hannah Stenson (C), Abi King, Fleur Burns, Bláithín McCrann, Róisín Kelleher, Sarah Reynolds, Keelin Cronin, Rebecca O’Neill, Ellie Butler, Sarah Lowe, Ellie O’Brien, Grace Corcoran, Róisín Bracken, Allie Reynolds, Mairéad Lowe, Áine Morgan, Emily Reynolds, Chloe Murphy, Kayleigh Earley and Michaela Gallagher.
JUNIOR LADIES – Our Junior Ladies play Dromahair in the League final at the end of June; please keep an eye on Facebook for further details.
U12 GIRLS – Our U12 girls will be starting their league campaign in late May.
UNDERAGE ACADEMY – Training will continue this Saturday for U7 and U9 boys and U8, U10 & U12 girls from 10-11am. New members are very welcome.
CUMANN NA MBUNSCOIL: Good luck to all our club boys and girls who continue to participate with their various schools in the Cumann na mBunscoil competition.
LOTTO – Please see facebook for latest lotto results. Play our Smart Lotto on line by clicking on Tickets cost €2 or you can enter a yearly lotto at a discounted rate of €80 which enters you into 52 draws. The Jackpot currently stands at €10,000.
CÚL CAMP 2018 – This year’s Cúl Camp will take place in Páirc Naomh Mhuire from Monday 02nd to Friday 06th July.  The camp is open to girls and boys age 6-13 years. Online registration is now open at
FÉILE – Carrick Hurling Club will host Tourlestrane GAA, Dunboyne GAA and Letterkenny Gael in the Under 14 Féile which will take place in Carrick on Shannon from 8th June.
LEITRIM SENIORS – Best wishes to the Leitrim Senior football team and management who will play Roscommon in Páirc Seán MacDiarmada on Sunday at 5.30pm.