Aughavas GAA Club Notes 03/07/2018

Lotto – The Lotto draw will take place on Saturday 7th July in “the Dugout” with Ciaran & Ray’s team.  Lotto Jackpot is €11,200.  Envelopes €2 or three for €5.

Fixtures – ACLD3 Final will take place in Pairc Sean on Saturday 14th July at 7pm.  Aughavas –v- Eslin.  Please come out and support the team.

Leitrim Seniors – Hard luck to the Leitrim team who bowed out of the Championship last Saturday afternoon to a strong Monaghan side.  Well done to the Leitrim U17’s who beat Sligo and go on to play Galway on Friday next.  Good luck to the team and management.

Underage – Well done to all the U9 boys that took on Allen Gaels at halftime in the game between Leitrim & Monaghan, stars for the future no doubt.  Also well done to all the U11 boys and girls that took part in the blitz last Monday, an enjoyable evening’s football was had by all.  Hard luck to our U12 team who lost out narrowly to Gortletteragh in the Longford Leitrim league, this defeat ends our interest in the competition for this year.

The U7’s and u13’s teams are preparing for championship which starts next week in both grades. Good luck to all involved.  The U13 Regional Team are in a playoff with the Carrick area for a place in the final.  Good luck to all the boys on this team.

Aughavas GAA Golf Classic 2018 – We had a beautiful day in Ballinamore Golf Club on Saturday 30th June for our annual Golf Classic with 20 teams taking part on one of the hottest days of the year.  Congratulations to the winning team of Ollie Moran, Kevin Meehan, Ray Gleeson and Declan McCarthy sponsored by Sean Faughnan, Melican & London.  The winners were presented with the “Owen McCaffrey” Perpetual Shield by Mrs Mary McCaffrey and also received €400 & Slieve Russell Golf Club 4 Ball Voucher presented by our Chairman Colm Moran. The 2nd prize of Callaway Golf Shoes & 4 ball voucher for Strand hill GC was won by Tony Lennon’s team.  3rd prize of Druid Half zip golf tops & 4 ball voucher for Carrick-on-Shannon GC was won by Frank Holohan’s team. 4th prize of 4 x Footjoy Tee-Shirts & voucher for Longford GC was won by Sean Doyle’s team. 5th prize of 4 ball voucher for Rathcore GC was won by Kevin Beirne’s team.  6th prize of 4x Callaway Golf Umbrellas & 4 ball voucher for Ballinamore GC was won by Brid Suillivan’s team.  7th prize of Srixon golf balls & 4 ball voucher for Ballinamore GC in memory of our own Jack McGovern, R.I.P. was won by Michael Solon’s team. The famous “Pink Ball” prize of a 4ball voucher for Esker Hills GC was won by Brid Sullivan’s team.  The nearest the pin on the 7th hole was Michael Solon who won a €50 voucher for  Mitchell’s Bar, Carrigallen sponsored by Pat Mitchell.  The nearest the pin on the 11th hole was won by young Cathal McNamara, Carrickavoher who also won a €50 voucher for Mitchells Bar, Carrigallen sponsored by Pat Mitchell. The men’s longest drive on the 15th hole was Declan McCarthy who won a 2 ball voucher and €30 voucher for the Copper Still, Dromod sponsored by the Copper Still. The Ladies longest drive on the 18th hole was Breda Travers who won €50 sponsored by Declan McCarthy Meats, Ballinamore.  All players were entered into a draw for 4 Leitrim GAA jerseys and the winners were Leo Logan, Cathal McNamara, Colin Moran & Peter McKiernan. We wish to thank all the teams who took part, all who helped out on the day, and on previous days with signs, prizes, food, photos, fridges etc., the ladies in the kitchen and of course all our sponsors.  We will publish a list of Sponsors in next week’s notes.

2018 Kellogg’s Cúl Camps in Leitrim 

Aughavas Kellogg’s Cul Camps will take place from Monday 16th July to Friday 20th July.

Sympathy – Aughavas GAA Club would like to express our sympathies to the Kennedy Family, Finisklin, Mohill on the death of Mary Kennedy (nee Gallogly) formerly of Sonnaghconnor, Aughavas.   May she rest in peace.