Barna Recycling  Under 13’s – Hard luck to our seven representatives on the Mohill team who were competing against Carrick in the league finals on Thursday and Friday last. Despite their best efforts both teams were unlucky to lose. Well done to all.

Westlink Coaches Under 15’s – Best of luck to our under 15’s boys who start their league campaign when Mohill take on Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore, on Thursday evening in Mohill at 7 30 p.m. Best of luck to all.

Social Night – On Saturday night next we host a social night in Creegan’s Bar with music by the ever-popular David Donnelly. This is a night with a difference because we are giving away € 300,00 in a draw confined to the yearly lotto ticket holders. If you have not already got your yearly ticket make sure you have it before Saturday night and be in that draw. A great night assured.

Swan Bar Division 4 – Our junior team had another great win on Saturday evening last when we defeated Leitrim Gaels on a scoreline of 6 07 to 1 12. On this Saturday evening, we take on Sean O Heslins Ballinamore in Cloone at 7 p.m. All players are asked to be available.

Best Wishes – We send our best wishes to our Club President Pat McNamara who was hospitalised over the weekend.

DIV 2 League – We had a good win in the Dunne’s Bar Div 2 league, defeating Glencar Manor on a score line of Cloone 2 09 Glencar Manor 0 13. Team C Casey, D Tiernan, A Mulvey, D Tiernan, B Mulvey G Reynolds, D Keegan, E Keegan M Bohan, R Maguire N Quinn M Tiernan, R Mulvey D O Donnell, S Maguire. Subs used D Carberry, C Carberry, and D Brennan. On Saturday evening next we play Leitrim Gaels in Division 4 League in Cloone at 7 pm. All players are asked to be available.

SYMPATHY – We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the Reynolds family Bornacoola on the sad passing of Shay at the weekend. Shay a true gentleman was a stalwart member of Bornacoola GAA and filled many roles within the GAA at Club, County, and Provincial level, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

LOTTO – There was no winner of the weekly lotto at the weekend, and the numbers drawn were 5, 11, 16 20. The following were winners in the draw. € 50 James and Niamh Dimmock Cloone € 30 Lisa O Donnell € 30 Fr Peter Tiernan P.P. Cloone. Your continued support of the Club lotto is much appreciated.

DATE FOR THE DIARY – Cloone GAA will be hosting a social night in Creegan’s Cloone on Saturday 28th April at which there will be a giveaway of € 300.00. This will be a special night when the club will be having a draw for confined to the yearly Lotto ticket holders. There is still an opportunity to be in that draw by purchasing a yearly club lotto ticket. A night not to be missed

Wedding Bells – Heartiest congratulations to our club chairman Liam Reynolds and Maeve Reynolds Annaduff who were married in Annaduff church on Friday last. On behalf of the club we would like to wish you both the very best for the future and a long and happy life together. It won’t be much of a change for Maeve to be supporting the Blue and Gold rather than the Purple and Gold.

SYMPATHY – The club would like to extend its sympathy to Brennan family Drumlegga, the Reynolds family Annaghbrennan and the extended Mitchel family on the recent death of Nancy Mitchel Trean Gortletteragh.

WEEKEND ACTION – We had mixed fortunes at the weekend with our intermediate team well and truly beaten by Drumreilly on Saturday evening, and our junior team beating Bornacoola in the Park on Sunday morning. On Saturday evening we travelled to Drumreilly for our second match in the Dunne’s Bar Div 2 league but were comprehensively beaten on a score line of Drumreilly 4 09 Cloone 1 08. Compliments to Drumreilly  GAA club  on the excellent facilities at their club grounds. On Sunday morning we had a better outing when our junior team defeated Bornacoola in the Park on a score line of Cloone 1 17 Bornacoola 0 08. Next weekend we play Glencar Manor in the Park on Sunday morning at 12 noon in the Dunne’s Bar Div 2 league.

Leitrim GAA Strategic Plan – Coiste Chontae Liatroma CLG is in the process of producing a Strategic Development Plan for the next three years.

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LOTTO – There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot at the weekend with the following numbers being drawn, 3, 2, 17, and 19. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Trever Geelan, € 30 James Flynn € 30, Debra Kearney. Thanks to all who supported the draw. Next draw on Saturday, April 12th, and your continued support is much appreciated. The club would like to thank all the people who have renewed their yearly lotto tickets.

DUNNES BAR ACL DIV 2 – We got the Dunne’s Bar ACL league off to a good start in Ballinamore on Sunday morning last with a good win over Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore on a scoreline of Cloone 2 08 Sean o Heslins 1 09. Well done to players and management. Training continues on appointed nights and all players are asked to attend. Next week we have two games, we play Drumreilly in DIV 2 in Drumreilly at 6 30pm on Saturday evening and on Sunday we play Bornacoola in Div 4 in Cloone at 12 noon. All players are asked to be available.

BATTLE OF THE TOWNLANDS – There were huge celebrations in Streamstown at the weekend as their Quiz team was declared the champions of the parish when they won the ‘Battle of the Townlands’ quiz held in Creegan’s on Saturday night last. The team led by captain Sean Doherty and included Rita Woods, Fiona Woods, Conor Woods, with Mel Woods as team manager. Fiona and Conor claimed eligibility under the GAA parentage rule. The quiz was a great success with 22 tables, and the club is very grateful to all the townlands who participated and raised much-needed funds for the club.

SWAN BAR DIVISION 4 – Our junior team had another great victory on Saturday evening last when they defeated St Mary’s on a scoreline of 1 12 to 1 10. Well done to all involved. Next weekend it is the turn of the DIV 2 team who play Sean O Heslin’s Ballinamore in Ballinamore at 12 o’clock on Sunday. All players are asked to be available.

LOTTO – The club lotto draw will take place this week end with the jackpot at € 5,200.00. Supporters are asked to continue to support the Lotto draw as it is the main source of income for the club.

ALLIANZ NATIONAL LEAGUE – Leitrim had a good victory over Wicklow on Sunday last in Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada in what looks like the last National Football League match of the 2018 league campaign. Next up is likely to be the Connacht Championship match versus New York in Gaelic Park, the Bronx, USA.

LOTTO – There was no winner of the lotto jackpot at the weekend and the following numbers were drawn, 8, 13, 16, 18,. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Conor Keegan, Faughill, € 30 Joe Murray Adoone Cloone,, €30 Thomas P Donnelly yearly ticket. Next draw will take place on the 31st March. Please continue to support the club lotto.

SWAN BAR DIV 4 – The swan bar Div 4 league continued on Friday night last when we had a good win against neighbours, played in a very sporting manner in the Park. The final score was Cloone 0 09 Aughavas 1 04. Great to see a number of former club players featuring, and indeed some of our star former intercounty players lining out on both sides.

CLUB CONNECTIONS – Looking through the line outs for the intercounty Allianz National League fixtures we note a number of inter-county players with their roots in our Club. Niall Donnelly who’s mother Concepta is a through and through Annaughmacooleen Gael supporter, plays midfield for Down, Cian Donoghue, whose mother Karen is from Esker plays with Offaly, and Kevin Flynn, whose mother Jacinta, a Cloone native through and through plays wing half back with Kildare. The rumour is, and I wouldn’t say it too loud, is that all three will be lining out for Cloone at some stage in the 2018 Intermediate Championship. Keep that to yourself.

BATTLE OF THE TOWNLANDS – The battle of the townlands is now gaining serious momentum as we prepare for the Battle Royal on Saturday next in Creegan’s Bar for the battle of the Parish quiz, the Battle of the townlands. It has been noted that some well-known personalities took their townland away for a weekend away, down to Tullamore for a bonding session in preparation for the quiz. This competition has now taken on a life of its own and no doubt the place will be packed for this eagerly awaited competition. It’s important that Patrons come early, as the place will be packed from early on. First Question 9 P.M. There will be some excitement at the final round.

SWAN BAR DIV 4 LEAGUE – On Saturday next we play St Mary’s in the 3rd round of the Swan Bar div 4 league in Carrick at 5pm. All players are asked to be available.

SWAN BAR DIV 4 LEAGUE – The 2018 div 4 league started on Saturday evening last, when we played Ballinaglera in the Park. If ever a game in capsuled everything that is good about the GAA this game certainly did. Firstly we are indebted to Ballinaglera for agreeing to play the game at a later time, to facilitate players working and we would like to thank them for travelling to Cloone for the game that was a home game for them. This is the type of co-operation we have come accustomed to from this very sporting Club. The game itself was played in very sporting manner with Ballinaglera winning on a scoreline of 3 14 to 2 03. Irrespective of the scoreline it was great to see the two clubs being in a position to field a second team and well done to all involved. Ballinaglera players and mentors also joined us for some after match refreshment upstairs in the club rooms. Another encouraging aspect of the game was the number of our young players who are eligible to play adult football this year, and all acquitted themselves very well. Of course, there were some not so young who were making a comeback which was great to see. Cloone team A Canning, J Veesey, R McCaffrey, G McKeon, R Maguire, D Keegan, J Creegan, M Bohan, D Kelly, M Tiernan, A Kelly T Doherty, R Mulvey, A Nichols A Beirne, Sub used A Mulvey. The club would like to extend a sincere word of gratitude to the ladies who looked after the catering on the evening, namely Angela Keegan, Mary Doherty, and Anne Maguire. This weekend we play Aughavas and no doubt another cracker in store. All players are asked to be available.

QUIZ TEAM – On Saturday evening the club participated in the final of the Leitrim Scór Sinsir quiz, held in Drumshanbo. The team put in a great performance and lined out as follows, Ashling McCabe, Tara McCabe, James McCabe Enda Tiernan. On Friday evening we hosted Scór na Mbunscol in the Community Centre which was a great success with the hall packed to the rafters. A great night’s entertainment was provided which is a credit to all the schools who participated and to the Committee of Coiste Scór Liatroma for all the work they put into running this event.

NFL ALLIANZ LEAGUE –Best wishes to our county Footballers who make the long trip to play Waterford in the National football league this weekend. With some former Players returning to the panel the omens look good for the remaining games in the league and our championship trip to New York. Best of luck to all involved. Congratulations to our County Hurlers who have made it to the Roinn 3b league final. Date and venue to be confirmed

SYMPATHY – Cloone GAA would like to extend its sympathy to the Donohue Family Esker Cloone, on the death of Mary Donoghue who’s funeral took place on Saturday last. To her daughters Celine, Karen, Anita, son Aidan and her extended family we extend our sincere sympathy.

LOTTO – There was no winner of the lotto jackpot at the weekend, the numbers drawn were 14, 16, 18, 25. The following were winners in the draw, € 50, Claire Quinn, Gortfadda Mohill, € 30, Dara and Jack, Annaughmacooleen Gaels, Tony Byrne yearly ticket. The jackpot is now € 5100, and your continued support is much appreciated. It’s now time to renew your yearly ticket.

THE BATTLE OF THE PARISH – The quiz featuring the battle of the townlands of the parish will now take place on SATURDAY NIGHT MARCH 24TH. This battle is generating huge interest with all townlands preparing diligently and according to accounts, the training is going very well. It promises to be a huge night’s entertainment and a night not to be missed.

FIXTURES – The beast from the East put an end to all fixtures at the weekend, and with no details of rescheduled fixtures we can presume that there will be games next weekend.

SCÓR – The Leitrim finals of Scór Sinsir were postponed at theweekendd because of the severe weather conditions. They are rescheduled for next week end in the Mayflower in Drumshanbo. Scór na Mbunscoileanna in Cloone Community centre this Friday evening starting at approx. 6 pm.

LOTTO – There was no winner of this weeks lotto draw and the numbers drawn were 2, 17 , 24 , 26. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Paul O Donnell Drumlegga Cloone, € 30 Sandra Canning Cloone, € 30 Calvin, and Cria Veesey Drumlegga Cloone. Next jackpot is € 5000 and your continued support is much appreciated.

YEARLY LOTTO – Now is your time to renew your annual lotto subscription, and members of the club will be calling to your door in the next few days and weeks to get you signed up. No doubt, as usual, you will not be found wanting in supporting the cause.

SOCIAL NIGHT – The social night was a great success with a good turn out and everybody enjoying a good night out, with plenty of prizes, lotto draw, and house draw.

ALLIANZ LEAGUE – Next week see’s the return to the National Football League when Leitrim take on Limerick in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada. While it has been a difficult league to date, Sunday is an opportunity to get two points on the board. Best of luck to team and management.

SOCIAL NIGHT – Cloone GAA is hosting a social night in Mckeon’s Bar on this Saturday night February 17thand it promises to be a great occasion.  Music on the night will be provided by Mickey Clerkin and there will be a number of draws on the night. The lotto draw will take place on the night and there will be the free house draw, and numerous draws on the night for valuable prizes. All members and supporters are asked to be present.

DIV 2 LEAGUE – The opening dates for the start of Division 1 and 2 league have been announced with Cloone to start their campaign against Melvin Gaels on the weekend of March 31st April 1st.

ALLIANZ NATIONAL LEAGUE – There was no joy for Leitrim in Net Watch Cullen park at the weekend going down to Carlow on a scoreline of 2 11 to 05. There is no game this weekend with the next outing against Limerick in Pairc Sean MacDiarmada the following weekend.

YEARLY LOTTO –  Members of the club will be calling to all houses in the parish with yearly Lotto tickets. There is a concerted effort to increase the number of yearly lotto tickets and your support would be much appreciated. This is one way to ensure that you are in all draws.

QUIZ – Preparations for the Battle of the Townlands quiz is going well with some townlands in serious training. All townland are asked to have a team ready for the battle on Saturday, March 31st

SYMPATHY – The club would like to extend its sympathy to the family of the late Paddy Phelan whose funeral took place on Monday, February 11th. Paddy, a gentleman of the highest calibre, a native of Co Kilkenny has been one of the driving forces behind the promotion of hurling in Leitrim for many years.

The club would also extend its sympathy to the family and friends of the late Gus Guckian who passed to his eternal reward recently. Gus played against us on many occasions and wasn’t the easiest defender to negotiate by. May he rest in peace.

The new officers of the club have hit the ground running with a host of fundraising events planned for the coming weeks. At a recent meeting, the following plans were announced:

YEARLY LOTTO –  Members of the club will be calling door to door to collect yearly Lotto contributions in the next few weeks. By being a yearly member you are guaranteed to be in all draws, and now all yearly lotto ticket holders will be entered in a draw for a prize of € 300 to be held on March 31st. The club looks forward to your continued support and hopefully as many supporters will join the yearly draw scheme.

BATTLE OF THE PARISH QUIZ – The club is planning a new and novel quiz featuring the townlands of the parish. Since this event has been announced there has been an outburst of enthusiasm and training has already started in earnest. The treasurer of the Annaughmacooleen Gaels club was spotted in Mullan on Sunday morning last pricing encyclopedias and it is reported that training is going well in that townland. The quiz is planned for Saturday, March 3rd and no doubt every townland will be doing their best to win the overall prize. This is something to really look forward to.

GOLF CLASSIC – The club is also planning a golf classic for June. The classic will be held at the Ballinamore golf club and further details will be released in due course.

SOCIAL NIGHT – Plans are also being made for a social night for all Club members and supporters to be held in McKeon’s Bar and lounge on Saturday Night February 17th.

LOTTO – There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot at the weekend. The Following numbers were called 9, 27, 25, and 18. The following were winners in the draw, € 50 Nuala o Reilly c/o Alex Jones, Ticket seller supreme, € 30 Sean Monaghan Cloone, € 30 Fr Peter Tiernan, yearly ticket. Next lotto draw will be held on Saturday night February 17th, In conjunction with the social night in Mckeon’s Bar.

SYMPATHY –  Cloone GAA would like to express its sincere sympathy to John Moran and family, and the Leogue family, formerly Mohill, on the death of Teresa Moran whose funeral took place on Monday last. Teresa taught in Fatima School, Cloone, since the mid to late nineteen eighties and has been principal for the last number of years. Teresa has been responsible for everything that has been good about Fatima school during her years teaching there, and on many occasions when her pupils were representing the School in GAA competitions Teresa was their motivator and cheerleader. We extend our sincere sympathy to her family and friends.

SYMPATHY –  The club would like to extend its sympathy to James Shanley Ballykiltyfea, Cloone on the death of his Mother, whose death took place recently. James ‘s son Ryan is one of our most Promising players who has had great success with various underage teams of late,

ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE – On Sunday last Leitrim put a creditable performance against a fancied Laois Side, and with a scoreline of 3 10, you would expect to win most games. Next up in the Allianz National is Carlow in Netwatch Cullen Park. Not an easy assignment but if we could extend our 7-minute scoring spree from last Sunday and entice the Carlow goalkeeper to follow the antics of the Laois goalkeeper,  with his forays upfield, you just never know. Best of luck to team and management.