Glencar/Manorhamilton GAA Club Notes 23/07/2018

Senior & Junior A Championships – The Connacht Gold Leitrim Senior Football Championship commences this weekend and our lads take to the field in Páirc Seán at 7pm on Saturday evening to take on the Fox Monumentals Leitrim Intermediate Champions of 2017 Aughnasheelin.  The game is preceded by the meeting between Mohill and Aughawillan at 5.30pm.  On Sunday our Junior A team play their Pyramid Bookmakers championship opener at the same venue against Allen Gaels at 1.30pm.  We wish both teams and their management the very best of luck.  Please show your support on both days.

Annual Club Camp – The Annual Glencar Manorhamilton 3 day Football Camp for boys and girls will take place from Monday 13th – Wednesday 15th August from 10am to 2pm daily in the Bee Park.  €20 per child which includes a gift.  Registration is taking place after the weekly Football Academy every Friday evening in the Bee Park at 7.30pm.  For further details contact Dominic Kelly 086 8511410 or Sheila McMorrow 086 3531705.

Annual Clothes Collection Fundraiser – Glencar Manor GAA will hold their annual clothes collection during the month of August.  Dermot McMorrow will be coordinating and bags can be dropped to him every Wednesday evening during August at the Bee Park Dressing Rooms between 6-7pm.  Items accepted – clean dry clothes, pairs of shoes, curtains, bed linen and towels, handbags and belts.  Dermot can be contacted on 086 1768533 for further details of those who need bags collected.

50th Celebration – On the August Bank Holiday weekend in 2019 we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our great club. Events will be running throughout the weekend so do be sure to keep it free in your diaries. We hope it will be a gathering of the many people at home and abroad who down through the years represented, officiated, sponsored and supported Glencar Manor. This is an open invitation to everyone who has or had an association with us from 1969 to the present day. More details to follow.

Manorhamilton Agricultural Show – We wish all associated with the Show a very successful and enjoyable day.  Please support this community event if you can.

Lotto – There was no winner of our Jackpot of €3,850 when our Lotto draw was last held on 17/7/18.  Numbers drawn 8, 19, 30, 32.  Consolation prizes went to Diarmuid Keaney, Killasnett Co-op (Yearly Ticket), James Glancy, Cornastalk, Fox Children, Lisnabrack, Jim Gilligan, Glencar and Mary Gallagher, Swinford.  Jackpot now stands at €3,925.  Many thanks for your continued support.

Dunnes Bar All County Leagues – Well done to our Senior team who defeated St Mary’s on Saturday in Carrick on Shannon on a scoreline of 1-18 0-12. This result guarantees top spot and a place in the league final with one game remaining.  Our Division 2 team received a walkover from Drumreilly on Wednesday last and lost their last game away to Kiltubrid on Sunday (4-15 to 2-13).  Well done to the management team and all our footballers who togged out for this team during the season as Division 2 football is secured for 2019. Our Division 3 team shared the points with Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher in their last league game and again compliments to all our players in this grade with Division 3 football guaranteed for the coming season.

Academy – Our Club Football Academy will not take place this Friday evening owing to the Manorhamilton Agricultural Show taking place.

U9 Boys – The U9 Blitzes are due to start back this weekend and the group are currently preparing for games.

U11 Boys – Our U11’s will be participating in the go-games blitzes.  Fixtures and training times will be notified to parents.

U13 Boys Barna Recycling Championship – The boys played their first championship game in Boggaun on Thursday evening and despite an excellent performance they narrowly lost to Annaduff by one point. The lads play St Mary’s away this week – check our Facebook Page for confirmation of fixture.  Good luck to the team and management.

U17 Boys Newtowngore Engineering Championship – Well done to our U17 boys who made it two wins from two when they defeated Annaduff in the Bee Park last Wednesday evening.  They play Dromahair in Boggaun this Thursday evening 26th July at 7.30pm.  We wish the lads and their management team the very best of luck and please show your support to them.

U10 Girls – Training continues for the U10 girls on Wednesday evenings 6-7pm. New members welcome.

U12 girls – Best of luck to our U12 girls’ team and their management who play Dromahair in the Championship semi-final on Tuesday evening (24th July) in Boggaun at 7pm. They would really appreciate our support as they bid to reach the championship final.

Minor Girls – Well done to our Minor Ladies who had a comprehensive first-round championship win over St Brigid’s last Tuesday evening in Aughnasheelin.  They play St Felim’s in Round 2 with fixture details to be confirmed – please check our Facebook Page.  Best of luck to the girls and their management team.

Senior and Junior Ladies Championship – The Senior Ladies won their weekend championship opener by a point defeating Kiltubrid in a pulsating encounter. The girls showed great character to pull back a 12 point deficit with the last kick of the game ensuring victory. Final Score 4-17 to 6-10. They play Oughteragh Gaels in the next round.  Well done lassies.  Our Junior Ladies found the going tough against Keeldra Gaels in their championship game but full credit to the panel of players on putting in a great performance.

Pitch Bookings – All pitch bookings for the Bee Park and Boggaun are to be made through Patrick McMorrow.  Patrick can be contacted on 0868973339.