Division One – The last game of the league is a home game and will be played against Glencar/Manorhamilton this Saturday, 27th October, at 4pm. It’ll be played at home down at the pitch in Drumkeerin. It’s the final outing for the team all year and is very important that the lads win to ensure that they avoid relegation from Division One. All support for a big game against a north Leitrim rival will be needed to cheer on the men’s team one last time this year.
U15 Championship – good luck to our U15 boys in their championship shield semi-final against Kiltubrid this Saturday, 27th October, at 12pm in Kiltubrid. Come out to cheer the lads on, best of luck to all involved.
Underage Presentation Night – To acknowledge the achievements of our club’s young players, in the Community Centre on Saturday 3rd of November at 7pm. David Clarke, Mayo goalkeeper and 2-time All-Star, will be there on the night to present the awards.
Race Night – Drumkeerin GAA Race Night Fundraiser, It’s that time of year again when the Drumkeeran GAA club goes to the races! The Annual Race Night will take place in Wynne’s Bar, Drumkeeran on Sunday, October 28th from 9pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated as this event is vital to our fundraising efforts to continue the development of the club into the future. You can also go to our Eventbrite weblink link to support the event, found on all Drumkeerin GAA Club Facebook and Twitter pages.
Lotto Results – Numbers drawn were 9, 11, 12, 13. There was no jackpot winner of €3950. The five €20 winners were
1) Leonie McGovern
2) Emer McGuigan
3) Joesph Feeney
4) Gerry Fee
5) Ciaran Walpole
Next Jackpot €4000 you can purchase a ticket in all Drumkeeran local businesses
Ladies – We are having a ladies meeting on Friday, 19th of October, at 8pm in the handball alley for everyone interested in playing Ladies Senior For next year and to discuss plans for the upcoming season.
Underage Presentation Night – To acknowledge the achievements of our club’s young players, in the Community Centre on Saturday 3rd of November at 7pm. David Clarke, Mayo goalkeeper and 2 time All-Star, will be there on the night to present the awards. All Drumkeeran GAA supporters welcome.
County Finals – Well done to Keely & Darren who represented the club with pride yesterday at the Leitrim GAA county finals. Well done to Aughwillian on winning the senior championship.
U16 Ladies – Hard luck to our girls on their defeat to StMary’ss last weekend, they played great football and were a thrill to watch.
Club trip to Dundalk Races – (Horses& Dogs) on the evening of Friday November 9th: Everyone welcome to join us for a night of fun and entertainment. It is also planned to spend the Saturday in Belfast shopping and sightseeing, and return to Drumkeerin Saturday night. We would encourage everyone to come along. Please contact Micheal Forde, Margaret Fee, John Mc Tiernan or Francis Davitt by next Friday. Bus, Hotel, Breakfast, Use of leisure Club Pool etc, Entry to Races included. There are limited spaces left so contact ASAP regarding deposit and booking.
U15 Championship – best of luck to players and management who play Gortletteragh this Saturday afternoon in Drumkeerin at 12pm.
Lotto results – September 8th The four numbers drawn were 6, 13, 21, 22. There was no jackpot winner of €3850. The five €20 winners were
- Shannon & Aimee O Grady
- Barry McPadden
- Drumkeerin Sinn Fein
- Charlie McLoughlin
- Eamon Smith
September 22nd; The numbers drawn were 8, 11, 18, 23. There was no jackpot winner of €3900. The five €20 winners were
- Padraig Gallagher
- Simon McGuighan
- Bernie Hanley
- Aiden Fallon
- Joe Walpole
Leitrim Management and Staff 2019 – well done to our own Shane Bohan on being named the physiotherapist for the Leitrim team. Best of luck in your role Shane, well deserved.
Club Executive Meeting – this Wednesday, 26th Sept, at 9pm in the rowanberry. Please make effort as executive member to attend.
Intermediate Championship – the lads played Fenagh in Pairc Sean last weekend suffering a loss of 1-06 to 0-7 pts. An early goal was a real blow to the team but they battled hard from that point onwards. We wish Colm Clarke a speedy recovery, a man that’s never down long. The lads will play Eslin in the Quarter Finals of the Championship this Sunday, 16th September. The game is in Ballinamore at 12 midday, it’s the most important game of the year for the lads and a big turnout will be needed to beat this Eslin team who’ve found scoring easy this year. Best of luck to all involved, Drumkeerin abù.
Proposed club trip to Dundalk Races on the evening of Friday November 9th – Everyone welcome to join us for a nite of fun and entertainment. It is also planned to spend the Saturday in Belfast shopping and sightseeing, and return to Drumkeerin Saturday night. We would encourage everyone to come along. Please contact Micheal Forde, Margaret Fee, John Mc Tiernan or Francis Davitt by next Friday.
Transport will be provided.
U15 Championship – hard luck to our young men who suffered a tough defeat to a very good Annaduff team Tuesday last week. They have two games this upcoming weekend, the first they are away to Kiltubrid this Friday, 14th September. The game is in Kiltubrid at 6:30pm. The second game they are home to St Joesphs on Sunday at 5pm. Best of luck to all involved
U11 Go Game Blitz – best of luck to our under 11s who are out this Saturday, at 10am, in their blitz tournament and best of luck to their new managers Patrick McPartlan and Finian.
Lotto results – August 25th numbers drawn were 2, 3, 8, 23. There was no jackpot winner of €3800. The five €20 winners were Pat Harrison, Damien McPadden, Joe Flynn, Elan Coyle c/o Geard McTernan, Jason O Hara. Next Jackpot is €3850 you can buy your tickets in any of the local business’s. Thank you for your support
Well done – well done to Eamonn O’ Grady on the massive achievement of officiating in the All Ireland Minor final. It’s a very proud moment for Eamonn and his family. The club is very proud to have you as our own.
Drumkeeran Festival Committee – well done to the Festival Committee on another successful year of the Drumkeeran festival. We’re already looking forward to next year’s, it’s something that can’t be missed in the calendar.
Rooney’s Cosy Corner – thank you to the Cosy Corner for partially sponsoring some of the men’s new gear for the football team. Big thank you to Tommy and family.
Smith Monumentals Intermediate Championship – the first group game is upon us, we play against Cloone on Saturday at 7pm in Drumshambo. Last time we met them was only last year in the quarter finals, a very tight game which we won late. The game is set to be a great opener, come out and support the team in their opener.
Dunnes Bar Division One – We had our final league game away vs Mohill last Saturday. It was a tough game, both teams trading points in a physical match. We trailed by two points at half time and pressing late on in the game challenged a strong Mohill outfit down til the dying minutes. The full time score was Drumkeerin 1-10 (13) to Mohill 0-16. The last game of the league is a home game and will be played against Glencar/Manorhamilton after the Championship has been finished.
Pyramid Bookmakers Junior Championship – Our junior men’s championship starts the afternoon after our intermediate opener. The lads will be playing against Gortletteragh in Ballinamore at 1.30pm Sunday, July 29th. After some good performances with the junior league team to finish near the top of the table, the championship team will be hoping to emulate those performances. Come out to support and cheer the lads on
Ladies Intermediate Championship – Hard luck to the ladies last weekend on their defeat to a very good Bornacoola/St Marys last Sunday. We wish Bridget Gallagher a speedy recovery after getting injured in the match. The girls have two matches left in the campaign against Mohill and St Francis, updates of the fixtures will be posted through our social media pages.
Newtowngore Engineering U17 Championship – our U17 lads played Ballinamore on Monday evening, it was a tight match full of action. Ballinamore won by 0-18 to 1-10. The lads are out against Fenagh next Monday at 7.30pm in Drumkeerin. Come out and support these young men, they’ve won two of three of their championship matches so far and are going strong.
Barna Recycling U13 Championship – well done to our young U13 team who beat Melvin Gaels 6-07 (25) to 1-04 (7) down on the pitch. That’s two wins from two and they sit at the top of the table with their next game against St Brigids on Thursday, 26th July, at 7:30pm. Venue to be decided but it will be posted on our social media pages
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