Annaduff Family Fun Day 2018 – The Annaduff Family Fun Day takes place on the 12th of August next and is entering its 5th year. It is now an established date in the local diary. The Committee have been busy putting this years event together and we are sure you will not be disappointed. As usual over half of the days proceeds are donated to a nominated Charity and this years Charity Partner is Pieta House. We are extremely grateful to the Community in Annaduff and beyond who support this event annually and have helped make it so successful. This year we will have all of the usual attractions ie. the biggest underage football blitz in Leitrim, Kids games, competitions, entertainments, book sales, cakes sales, hot food, ice cream, demonstration stands, and much, much more. More details will be issued in due course. We will also be looking for volunteers for the big day, keep it in mind folks.
Clothes collection – Thanks again to all who dropped off Clothes bags. We will continue for a couple of weeks All types of clothes, shoes, old bags, belts, curtains, bed linen etc. Cant take duvets or pillows. Drop off to Annaduff GAA on Saturday Morning from 10am to 11am. Anyone that has bags to be collected we would be delighted to collect them for you. Your support is very much appreciated contact Niall Lyons 087 9852113 or Denny Dockery 087 9007217. Monies raised go towards underage training equipment for our younger people in the Parish.
2018 Kelloggs sumer camp – This years Annaduff Kelloggs summer camp which took place July 9-13th was a great success with 124 boys and girls from Dromod, Drumsna and Annaduff in attendance. A brillant week was had by all with the weather great too.
Dunnes Bar Division 2 League – Our D2 leagues winning streak came to an end on Saturday last when our opponents Allen Gales walked away with the 2 points. The game started well for the Annaduff lads with a point from Kenny Cox from the throw in followed swiftly with one from Sean McNabola and a point from a free by Sean Duignan. Allen Gaels seamed waste full with some scorable free opportunity’s in the first quarter. Alan Glancy slotted a point in the 11 min followed up with a goal from Gavin, to leave 1-4 to 0-1. But in true Allen gaels spirit they pointed from a fee and followed with a goal in the 20th min. In the 26 min Allen gaels converted another goal to go 2 points ahead. But in the dying mins of the first half a pull down on Eoin Gill left Alan Glancy with a one on one penalty with the Allen Gaels keeper which of course he converted to leave Annaduff 2-4 to Allen Gaels 2-3 at half time.
The Annaduff men got the perfect start after the break with a points from Colm Cox and David Duignan. But the Allen Gaels men got their 3rd goal in the 33rd min which gave them great confidence.
Sean Mc and Allan Gaels swapped points in the 46th and 47th min. Kenny Cox converted a point from a free to put the Annaduff men 1 ahead in the 50th min but this was soon cancelled out with a point from play followed by a well taken 45 from the Allen Gaels keeper to put them 1 ahead. Sean Mc in the 58th min pointed another to level the sides again. But a second Yellow for Keith Duignan weakening the Annaduff defence which Allen Gaels took full advantage to finish with 2 points from play. Full time score Annaduff 2-09 Allen Gaels 3-8.
Team: Daragh Burke, Dean Gill, Keith Duignan, Stephen Murray, Mathew Reynolds, Mattie Cox, Jimmy Cox, David Duignan(0-1), Kenny Cox (0-2)(1f), Sean Duignan (0-1)(1f), Eoin Gill, Colm Cox(0-1), Sean McNabola(0-3), Gavin O Brien(1-0) and Alan Glancy (1-1) Subs: Mark Beirne for Matthew (26 min), Ray Cox for Stephen (40min) and Ronan McCormack for Dean (49min).
Newtown Engineering Under 17s Championship – Our U17s had their first Championship game on Thursday last in Annaduff when we hosted the amalgamated Gortletteragh and Bornacoola ( Rinn Gales). They were tough opponents from the outset. But none the less Annaduff kept plugging away until the final whistle. Full time score Annaduff 1-07 Rinn Gaels 3-12.
Team: Padraig Kane, Tommie Taylor, Ultan Kelly, Declan Gill, Francis Shanley(0-1), Cormac Kane, Michael Murray(1-1), Joe O Carroll, Jason Ward(0-1), Caolan Quigley, Liam Taylor(0-4)(2f), Daniel Bosquette and Hugh Boyce.
Subs: Jack Kelly, Shane Faughnan, Conn McNabola, Keelan Lynch and Craig McGuinness.
We would like to wish Declan Gill a speedy recovery following an injury he picked up near the end of the game.
Barna Recycling Under 13s Championship – Annaduff U13’s played their first championship match on Thursday and got the winning start they were looking for. They had a great start with Caelan Newton getting the first score of the match by burying the ball into the back of the net. This was followed by a points from Darren Cox and Senan Mooney. Dromahair then had a purple patch and scored two good points of their own. Senan and Darren got another point each before Dromahair got a goal. Luke Fitzsimons got two points in succession for Annaduff. Liam was strong in Goal as usual. Kyle, Eoghan and Declan in the full back line and Patrick, Josh and Kevin in the half back line put up a put in a great display with great tackling. They also won almost all of their own kick outs during the match. Credit has to be given to the Dromahair defenders and particularly their keeper who made a number of goal line saves that prevented our forwards, Oisin, Nathan and Eamon from adding more goals in the first half. Senan did get a final point for Annaduff to leave it 1.08 to 1.03 at halftime. Ross O’Shea came on as a sub for his first under 13 match and put in a fine performances. Caelan Once again opened the scoring with a fine point. The forwards pressurised the kick out. Oisin Molloy, Luke, Senan Caelan combined to win possession on the right and worked the ball to Darren who carries it across field before kicking a delightful diagonal ball in the opposite direction into the arms Of Senan who finished by driving it into the net. Oisin Hannon and Jake Charles came on as subs and took up forward positions. Dromahair got a point back but Darren scored another Goal and a point to finish off the scoring. Peter Moran who was returning from injury came on in Goal for the last few minutes. Final score Annaduff 3.10, Dromahair 1.04.
Players- Liam McNamee, Kyle Russell, Eoghan Ridge, Declan Cox, Patrick Beirne, Josh Gill, Kevin Faughnan, Darren Cox, Caelan Newton, Luke Fitzsimons, Senan Mooney, Jack Higgins, Oisin Molloy, Eamonn Healey, Nathan Cox, Ross O’Shea, Jake Charles, Oisin Hannon, Peter Moran.
Annaduff Ladies – Well done to the Annaduff Girls who had a comprehensive win over Keeldra Gaels in the first round of the Junior Championship on Sunday last in Cloone. Manorhamilton is the opposition in the next round in a couple of weeks.
Lotto – The Annaduff Parish & GAA lotto draw took place in Coxs Dromod on Sunday last the 15th July.
Number drawn: 2, 11, 15, 23. No winner.
€50 Dylan Wynne
€25 David Beirne
€25 Deirdre Harte
€25 Grace Kelly
€25 Eileen Lavin.
Next draw takes place in Duignans Drumsna on the 29th of july Jackpot now stands at €4800.
Please get your tickets in and as always Thank you for your continued support!!!
Division 2 Championship U17s home to Glencar/Manor at 7:30pm on Monday (16th) .
Division 1 Championship U13s away to Glencar/Monor on at 7:30pm on Thursday (19th).
Division 2 Senior league home to St.Patricks Dromahair at 7pm Saturday (21st).