Pyramid Bookmakers Junior B Championship Final – Saturday last saw the final game of the season with our Junior B team taking on Aughawillan in the championship final. Despite a brave comeback towards the end of the game our lads had left too much to do following a poor first half performance and so it was Aughawillan who claimed the double adding this title to their Senior championship victory of last month. Final score Fenagh St Caillins 4.10, Aughawillan 2.18. Congratulations to Aughawillan on their years work.
Leitrim Intermediate Championship Final – Congratulations to the Fenagh St Caillins team who last Sunday was crowned Leitrim Intermediate Champions for 2018. While there were mixed emotions following the previous weeks draw and display there was no repeat this time around with the team producing a top quality performance when it mattered most to ensure the Frank Reynolds Cup would rest for the winter in Fenagh. To scenes of unbridled joy, team captain and the man of the match Ryan O’Rourke lifted the cup to end a 44 year wait for a Fenagh team to win an adult championship final and return to senior championship football for the first time in 10 years. The scenes at the final whistle and on the teams return to Fenagh Village with the cup were so joyous showing what this victory means to the people of the Parish and Fenagh people everywhere. While celebrations continued well into the night and beyond the team’s focus will turn later in the week to the next step on their journey with a first foray into the Connacht Intermediate Championship where they will play the yet to be decided Sligo champions on Nov 3rd. A huge thanks to the entire squad led by the management team of Niall Flynn, Declan Maguire, Killian McLoughlin and Frank Smith for their efforts since the beginning of the year. Thank you also to our supporters, who gave their all to help drive the players to this success.
Smith Monumentals Intermediate Championship Final – It’s still all to play for after Sundays draw. The replay is fixed for 2pm next Sunday in Pairc Sean MacDiarmada. The occasion won’t be as busy as County Final day so it’s even more important that our supporters get there and cheer even louder this time around.
Intermediate Championship Final – All roads lead to Pairc Sean MacDiarmada, Carrick on Sunday next for the Leitrim Intermediate Championship Final. Annaduff are the opposition and throw in is at 1pm. Make sure to get there early to cheer the team out onto the field and dont forget to bring your flags and banners to turn the place red and black.
County Final preparations – as preparations continue its fantastic to see people going the extra step, and some to extremes, to ensure the houses and roads around the parish are sporting our red and black colours. An array of Fenagh merchandise, flags, bunting, car flags etc are still available for purchase in Corrib Oil at Edentenny.
Team Sponsorship – if anyone is in a position to help out by way of sponsorship for the team in the lead up to Sunday’s final it would be most greatly appreciated. Please get in touch with Marie McGovern (087 6143072) if you can assist in any way.
County Final Fundraiser Draw – a fundraising draw will take place over the County Final weekend with money raised going towards the teams preparations. Prizes of €400 have been kindly sponsored by Brian Wrynn Construction and Gilheaney & Co Chartered Accountants. Entries to the draw are €20 and can be purchased online via our Klubfunder or Facebook pages or by contacting any of the Club Executive. The Draw posters are located in Quinns Bar and The Abbey Bar and you can enter there also. There will also be an opportunity to get in the draw after Mass on Saturday evening and before Mass on Sunday morning in the Parochial House. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Senior Championship Final – there will be Fenagh involvement in Sunday’s senior decider also with Patrick Guckian appointed as match referee. Best of luck to Patrick and his team of officials and also to the Mohill and Aughawillan teams.
Connacht u12 skills final – two Fenagh St Caillins teams qualified for last Friday’s final which took place in the Connacht Centre of Excellence. The Fenagh black team were Adam Reynolds, Colm McLoughlin, Calem Quinn and Killian Mulvey and the Fenagh red team were Dara Greenan, James Gilheaney, Ruairi O’Rourke and Matthew Hargaden. Both teams performed excellently in the footpassing, scoring and soloing events with the red team winning the soloing competition.
Gaeltacht Grants 2019 – Leitrim Co Board GAA in conjunction with Leitrim Co Council is offering grants for attendance at Gaeltacht courses to Leitrim boys and girls as part of their promotion of an Ghaeilge. These grants are open to boys and girls living in County Leitrim. Application forms can be printed from the Leitrim GAA website www.leitrimgaa.ie by searching Gaeltacht Scholarships 2019 or can be had had from the Secretary of any GAA club. The closing date for applications is Friday 26 October 2018.
Fenagh St Caillin’s U12 Skills Teams
Intermediate Championship – Fenagh St Caillins have reached this year’s Leitrim Intermediate Championship final. A powerful second-half display against a gallant Leitrim Gaels team resulted in a two-point victory and sets up a mouth-watering battle with Annaduff at 1pm on Sunday week in Pairc Sean MacDiarmada as the curtain raiser to the Aughawillan v Mohill Leitrim Senior County Final.
Smith Monumental Intermediate Championship – a win over Drumkeeran, 1.06 to 0.07, in our final group game means that we now play neighbours Kiltubrid in the quarter finals. This game is fixed for Ballinamore on Saturday evening next at 5.15pm.
The Late John Tom Bland – Fenagh St Caillins Gaa Club President John Tom Bland was laid to rest on Friday last. He was a former player with distinction who lined out mainly in goals but also played throughout the field. Following his playing days he became a fervent supporter and could always to be relied on to provide words of encouragement etc. from the sidelines. He was honoured by the Club last October as a member of the Golden Jubilee Team Junior Championship winning team of 1967. He has served as a honorary President of the Club for the past number of years. We express our sincerest sympathies to his wife Frances, sons James and Dermot and to his extended family, neighbours and friends. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a ainm.
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