Leitrim Gaels GAA Club Notes 11/07/2018

Longford/Leitrim Cross Border Under 12 League – The under 12 contested the under 12 Longford Leitrim League final against St Francis Drumard on Sunday evening. After a very well contested first half, they led 2-03 to 1-01. The Drumard side started the 2nd half the better with more fire in their belly and turn the result around scoring 3-04 without reply. The Gaels did mount a come back with some wonderful points and hitting the crossbar on a number of occasions. In the end, they came up short losing 2-08 to 4-05. This is a very talented group of players and they will taste success in the not to a decent future. Their coach Aidan Flynn deserves a lot of praise for the skill they displayed and the respect they show towards their opponents and the referee. The team was Conor Deegan, Ciaran Aldridge, Rosco McDaid, Sean Gaffney, Frank Cullen, Luke Aldridge, Josh Mc Namee, Jay Keane, Mathew O Boyle, Sean Mc Keon, Ronan Connolly, Eoghan Connolly, Mathew Murtagh, James Shanley, Scott Kerr, James Stenson, Iarlaith Martin, JJ Pratrasco, Alex Newcombe, Gearoid Curley and Fionn Curley.

Barna Recycling Under 13 Championship – The Under 13 team get their 15 aside championship under tomorrow Thursday hosting Mohill in Leitrim at 7pm. Best of luck to the team.

Newtowngore Engineering Under 17 Championship – The under 17 team play Fenagh away in round 2 of the championship on Monday evening at 7pm.

Dunnes Bar Division 1 League – The division 1 team won their second game of the league by seeing off Drumkerran who were unbeaten this year at home on Saturday. It what was a very competitive game, down to 14 men and trailing at halftime, our lads found their shooting boots to win 2-09 t0 1-10. We wish Michael McManus a speedy recovery after he suffered a knock in the game. It is a busy week ahead for the senior team in the league. They have a busy week ahead. They host Aughnashelin in Leitrim this evening Wednesday at 8pm. On Saturday they travel to table toppers Glencar Manorhamilton in their new pitch at 7pm. Thanks to all the support on Saturday and we hope you continue to come out and support the lads.

Monster Draw – Tickets are now on sale for our monster draw. With prizes of a Bathroom/kitchen fit out worth €2500, €500 holiday voucher, overnight stay in the Lough Erne resort, All Ireland and Rugby tickets, and numerous other cash prizes. Tickets are €10 each or 3 for €20. Tickets can be purchased from any Senior Player, Manager, and Committee member or from the club website http://www.leitrimgaels.com/2018/leitrim-gaels-monster-draw/

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camp Registration – Registration for Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2018 is currently underway online via the website, https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking/ Please note: The online booking facility will close at noon on the Wednesday preceding the week of the camps. This year and going forward, Registrations will NOT be accepted on the first morning of camp. Registration can be completed using the online facility above, or through your local GAA club, at the club registration evening, which will be held in all clubs on Tuesday 30/5/17 at 7pm. The club registration evening will be co-ordinated by the club-coaching officer. COST: €60 for 1st child. €50 for 2nd child. €40 for 3rd and subsequent children. The camp will take place in Leitrim Gaels Community field from 23rd – 27th July.