Division 1 – Well done to the lads on a 2-13 to 0-15 win over Aughawillan at the weekend. No Division 1 game this weekend.

Leitrim U20 – The Leitrim U20 play Mayo in Castlebar on Saturday with a place in the Connacht Final at stake. Best of luck to all involved.

Best of Luck – To all our Club members and supporters as the tackle the State Exams this week.

School Boy Success – Congratulations and well done to our schoolboys who won their cup final last Tuesday evening in Páirc Seán beating Aughnasheelin. From start to finish we controlled the game. Aughnasheelin couldn’t get a grip of our running and movement of our players. We had great performances from David Liu Doyle in goals, Luke McManus and George Glaze in defense, Jack Reynolds (C) and Mathew Davis in midfield and Riaghan Ward, Senan Curran, Noah McNulty, Tomás Hynes and John McGoldrick up front. Well done boys. The parents, boys and school would like to thank Jack Reynolds’ grandmother for sponsoring food after the game, thank you Anne.

U12 Cross Border League – Our U12s had their first Longford/ Leitrim game last Thursday evening versus Bornacoola in Dromod.  The teams were evenly matched, it was end to end from start to finish. This game had everything from great goals, point taking, running, defending, tackling and goalkeeping. After a very exciting game Gortletteragh came out on top. It’s great to see Gortletteragh fielding an all boys team at 13 aside. We play Leitrim Gaels this Thursday evening at home at 7:30. Thanks to Bornacoola for refreshments after the game on such a hot evening.

U11 – Our U11s travelled to Fenagh for their blitz last Tuesday. . We had a break over the bank holiday weekend. We’ll be back in action next week.
Connacht Championship – Hard luck to Jack and Seamus and the Leitrim panel who bowed out of the Connacht Championship at the weekend against Roscommon. All eyes turn to the Qualifiers now.

Weekend Fixtures – The Dunne’s Bar Division 1 resumes this weekend with Aughawillan visiting the park on Bank Holiday Sunday, throw in 12 noon. Please come out and support the lads.

Congratulations – We extend sincere congratulations to Cathal and Laura Quinn, Gortletteragh on the birth of their daughter Willow, a sister for Mia Lillie and Jack. A future Gortletteragh player no doubt.

Celtic Challenge – Well done to Rinn Gaels players  Kieran Reen Shane Mallon and Sean Ó’Roirdan who are hurling away with the Leitrim U17 Celtic Challenge Team and putting in some eye catching displays. Well done lads keep it up.

Nicky Rackard – Cathal and Kevin are representing us on the Leitrim Hurling panel who face Tyrone in Pairc Sean on Saturday at 3 pm. Support for the lads is much appreciated.

Cúl Camps – Cul Camp takes place in Gortletteragh on the 16 – 20 July. Places are booking up fast and can only be booked online. Google Leitrim GAA Cul Camps for more info.

U15s – Our U15s went down to a much stronger Leitrim Gaels team last Monday evening in Leitrim Gaels home pitch. The boys fought hard but Leitrim Gaels proved too strong on the day. Our next game is a shield semi final tomorrow Thursday 31st May. Check Leitrim Gaa fixtures for more details.

Underage Table Quiz – We had our annual table quiz last Friday night in the community center. We had a great turnout on the night of adults and kids tables. We’d like to thank all the local businesses that sponsored spot prizes and gave generous donations and food, we’d also like to thank all the parents who helped out with hot food and setting up for the night, Ned Heslin for the sound, Emer Duffy who presided as quiz master and her team of correctors Michaela & Emma and the raffle ticket sellers. Thanks to County player Jack Heslin for presenting U15 league medals. We had a very good and successful night thanks to all who supported.

School Boys – By the time of going to print the schoolboys will have played their final. Best of luck to all involved.

Comhbrón – The club would like to extend deepest sympathies to the Sorohan families on the sudden passing of Kevin last weekend. All underage club activities were postponed as a mark of respect. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Annual Underage Table Quiz – We are holding our Annual table quiz on Friday the 18th May. All proceeds go towards running of our underage teams for the year. The event gets underway with first-round starring at 9pm.
Tables of 4 are €40 and Junior tables of 4 are €20. Prizes for both categories and raffle on the night also. Always a good nights craic not to be missed so grab a few friends and come along.
Weekend Results – Not an ideal weekend on the pitch this weekend as both the Seniors and Juniors suffered losses to Glencar Manor and Fenagh respectively, both teams being down players due to injury and absence.
Weekend Fixtures – The Seniors travel to Leitrim Village to take on Leitrim Gaels this Sunday @ 12 noon. Best of luck lads.
Westlink Coaches Under 15 – Our U15’s had a good win over St Joseph’s at home last Monday score 5- 13 to 2-08. We played Allen Gaels on Thursday. Allen Gaels were a much stronger team and won well on a scoreline of 5-16 to 0-6. Next up is Leitrim Gaels and then Manorhamilton both games away. Check fixtures for dates and times.
Under 9 – Our U9s are due to play Garadice Gaels Tuesday evening at home at 6:30. That will be our fifth outing in as many weeks. Well done to all the coaches the last few weeks for their work with this group.
Under 11 –This group start their games next Monday. No fixtures confirmed yet.

Gaelic Park – Well done to Leitrim on their win in NY at the weekend. All focus now leads to Roscommon in Pairc Seán on May 26th.

Weekend Fixtures – Division 1 Gortletteragh take on Glencar Manor Saturday 12th May at 7.00 in Gortletteragh

Division 3 Gortletteragh host Fenagh Sunday 13th May at 12 noon.

U15 – Our second game had to be cancelled last Tuesday evening in Leitrim Gaels due to waterlogged pitch. On Thursday evening we travelled to Ballinamore. We started the game very lively, with some lovely link-up play and good score taking, the halftime score was 1-08 to 1-2 to Gortletteragh. The second half was a tougher encounter. Ballinamore came more into the game, it was end to end at one stage with Ballinamore getting a goal to put them right back in it but we swiftly replied with a goal of our own. Final score Gortletteragh 2 -13 Ballinamore 2-10. Team: Jake Shields, Andrew Liu Doyle, Brendan Naughton, Ryan Cunningham, Sean Óg Hynes, Nathan Ward, Dáire Heslin, Conor Niblock, Brendan Davis, Mark Reynolds, Ódhran Heslin, Tom Crowe, Cian O’Leary, Ciaran Reynolds, Cian McNulty, Subs used; N. Ryan, R. Ward, S. Kozak.  At time of reading this we will have played St. Joseph’s at home bank holiday Monday.  Playing Allen Gaels Thursday evening in Gortletteragh

U9 – Our U9 had their fourth Saturday morning blitz at the weekend at home to Kiltubrid. We 13 players out and all enjoyed it.

Table Quiz – Annual underage table quiz is taking place on Friday 18th of May in Gortletteragh Community Center.

Cúl Camp – Cúl Camp will take place in Gortletteragh during the week 16th – 20th July. Booking online at www.kelloggculcamps.gaa.ie.

Schoolboy – Schoolboys had their third win in a row beating Dowra last Monday evening. Up next is Aughnasheelin

Successful Golf Classic in association with JP Clarke’s Yonkers NY – Thankfully the showers largely didn’t appear as we hosted our Golf Classic in Ballinamore Golf Club on Saturday. Winners on the day were:

1st Enda McHugh Micheal McHugh Colin Moran Tony Lennon

2nd John Healy, Ultan McNulty,Terry Healy, Martin Byrne

3rd Micheal McGowan, Sean McGowan John Woods, Mark Canning

4th Evelyn Smith, Gerry Moran, Ray Gleeson, Ollie Moran

5th Padraig Browne, Sean Costello, Joe Casey, Robbie Casey

6th Paul Gill, Liam Heeran, Gerry Butler, Adrian Gallogly.

Nearest the Pin Paddy Leddy.
Gents longest drive Paul Gill.
Ladies longest drive Mary Leddy.

Huge thanks to all involved in the organising of the event who made it a success, our main sponsor Seamus Clarke, JP Clarke’s Yonkers NY everyone who played in the classic and of course everyone who contributed to the success of the classic by sponsoring a tee or a green. Sponsors will be acknowledged individually in in coming days.

Swan Bar Division 3 – The Division 3 team started well against Aughavas at the weekend but couldn’t keep the momentum up throughout the encounter. Final score Gortletteragh 1-9 Aughavas 1-14

Westlink Coaches U15 League – Our U15’s first game vs St Mary’s was on last Thursday in Bornacoola. We lost on a score line 2-03 to 3-18 to a very strong Carrick side. Team: Jake Shields, Andrew Liu Doyle, Conor Niblock, Brendan Naughton, Dara Heslin, Ryan Cunningham, Sean Óg Hynes, Brendan Davis, Cian McNulty, Mark Reynolds, Odhran Heslin, Nathan Ward, Tom Crowe, Cian O’Leary, Ciarán Reynolds, Conor Fanning, Jack Reynolds, Riaghan Ward, Nathan Ryan, Jack Gannon.  Our next game is away vs Leitrim Gaels this Tuesday evening at 7:30

U9 – We had Cloone at Gortletteragh on Saturday morning for our 3rd blitz. Thanks to Cloone for taking part in a very enjoyable morning of football.

Weekend in Big Apple – cAll eyes on NY this weekend as Seamus and Jack and the Leitrim team take on New York in the opening round of Connacht. Best of luck and safe travelling to all heading over to the game, including a sizable Gortletteragh contingent.

Sympathy – We extend our sympathy to the McCrann family, Tooman, and the Gilmartin family Mohill on the passing of Olivia’s uncle Jim. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Gortletteragh GAA Golf Classic – This Saturday 28th April our Golf Classic in association with Seamus Clarke, JP Clarke’s Saloon Yonkers NY will take place in Ballinamore Golf Links. Teams of 4 are €160 including post-round dinner and refreshments on the 9th tee. Fantastic prizes on offer on what should be an enjoyable day’s golf.
Anyone wishing to support the Classic by way of sponsorship can sponsor a tee or a green for €100. There are still some tee times left and some tees/greens available for sponsorship. Contact  Colum on 0872624718 or Barry on 0852072012 to reserve a tee time or sponsor a tee/green. See our club Facebook page for more details.
Swan Bar Division 3 – The lads were outfoxed by Glencar Manor on the club’s first visit to Glencar Manor’s new pitch in Boggaun. They are back at home comforts as Aughavas make the trip to Cornageeha on Saturday evening, throw in 7.00.
Westlink Coaches U15 – These lads are out in their first game Thursday 7:30 at home vs St Mary’s Kiltoghert.  Best of luck to all involved.

U9 – Our U9s were away to Kiltubrid last Saturday week in their first outing and were away to Fenagh last- Saturday morning. They will be playing Cloone this Saturday morning at home at 10 o’clock.

U11 & U7 –Training continues every Monday evening at 7 o’clock. U7s training continues inside every Tuesday evening at 6:30.
Upcoming Golf Classic in association with JP Clarke’s Saloon, NY – We are happy to announce that our Golf Classic in association with Seamus Clarke, JP Clarke’s Saloon Yonkers NY will take place in Ballinamore Golf Links on Saturday 28th April.

Teams of 4 are €160 including post round dinner and refreshments on the 9th tee.

Fantastic prizes on offer on what should be an enjoyable day’s golf.

Anyone wishing to support the Classic by way of sponsorship can sponsor a tee or a green for €100.

For information on sponsorship and tee times contact Colum on 0872624718 or Barry on 0852072012

See our club Facebook page for more details.

Senior Football – The Senior team kept their unbeaten run going on Sunday with a draw against Aughnasheelin in very blustery conditions away from home. Final score Aughnasheelin 2-8 Gortletteragh 0-14

Division 3 Football – No Division 3 to report on last weekend but this Saturday the lads travel to Glencar Manor on Saturday evening, throw in 7.00

Championship 2018 – The Championship Draws were held in Carrick on Shannon on Monday night, and some interesting clashes were thrown up for the Senior and Junior teams. We were drawn with Mohill, Ballinamore SOH, Aughawillan, Dromahair and Drumreilly in the Senior Championship. The Juniors will face Carrigallen, Glenfarne/Kilty and Drumkeerin in the Junior A Championship

U13 Shield Final – Our U13s played in the shield final Saturday morning against Allen Gaels in Drumshanbo. After a very tough first  half Allen Gaels were in front at half time 08  to 1-02 assisted by a very strong breeze. We made a few changes and on the restart we got a goal but Allen Gaels replied with a goal of their own. We fought hard throughout the second half but we couldn’t get in front. The last 10 minutes was end to end football but Allen Gaels came out on top on a score line 3 11 – 3 07.

Team: David Liu Doyle, Tommy Reen, Luke McManus, George Glaze, Nathan Ryan, Oisin Maguire, Noah McNulty, Mathew Davis, Jack Gannon, Riaghan Ward, Ryan Fanning, Adam Reen, Jonathan Boyle, Senan Woods, Aaron Kearney  Jack Reynolds was unable to take part due to injury and we  wish Jack a speedy recovery.

Congratulations – To Keeldra Gaels Ladies player Aisling Sorohan who recently picked up a Third Level Colleges All Star due to her performances at corner back for Athlone IT’s O’Connor Cup team who narrowly lost to DCU in the final. Well done on a brilliant individual achievement

Club Meeting – A Club meeting will be held in the Centre this Friday evening the 20th in the centre at 7.30. All are welcome to attend.

Comhbrón – We extend our sympathies to the Reynolds family, Bornacoola and the wider Bornacoola GAA community on the sad passing of Shay Reynolds. Shay was a true Gael who will be sadly missed by all involved in GAA in Leitrim. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Upcoming Golf Classic in association with JP Clarke’s Saloon, NY – We are happy to announce that our Golf Classic in association with Seamus Clarke, JP Clarke’s Saloon Yonkers NY  will take place in Ballinamore Golf Links on Saturday 28th April. Teams of 4 are €160 including post round dinner and refreshments on the 9th tee.
Fantastic prizes on offer on what should be an enjoyable day’s golf. Anyone wishing to support the Classic by way of sponsorship can sponsor a tee or a green for €100. For information on sponsorship and tee times contact Colum on 0872624718 or Barry on 0852072012. See our club Facebook page for more details.

Senior Football –The Senior team built on last week’s draw against Fenagh with a 1-13 to 1-6 win over Drumkeeran in the park. This weekend they are out on Sunday at 12 noon, travelling to play Aughnasheelin.

Division 3 Football –The Division 3 game was postponed due to both club’s pitches being unplayable at the weekend.

 – We had two games last week, the first one was against Kiltubrid after a good entertaining game with some very good score taking we came out with a win on a score line 1-11 to 2-03. Thanks to Bornacoola for the use of their pitch for this game.  Our second game was against St Brigid’s, after a close encounter in the first half , St. Brigid’s ran out winners on a score line 1-11 to 6-08. We are now in the shield final. Check fixtures for details.
U17 – Rinn Gaels finished off our league campaign against Drumkeerin on Saturday in Drumkerrin on a scoreline of Rinn Gaels 2-04  Drumkeerin 5-08. Team on duty Jake Shields  James Doyle Tom Reen Brendan Davies  Kieran Reen Conor Niblock James Cunnigham Oisin Niblock Shane Reynolds Odhrán Heslin Mark Reynolds Shane Mallon Jamie Quinn  Ciaran McGlynn Ryan Cunnigham  Sean Óg Hynes  Andrea Bacco. Sean Ó’Riordan Killian McAuley  Ryan Lennon. The lads now have the championship to look forward to in July. Well done to all the team an mentors for their efforts in the league
Comhbrón – We extend our sympathies to the McGarry Family, Gortletteragh, on the sad passing of Gerry’s mother Margaret last week. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a hanam
Leitrim GAA Strategic Plan – Coiste Chontae Liatroma CLG is in the process of producing a Strategic Development Plan for the next three years.

As part of the consultation process, adult members of the GAA in Leitrim are being asked for their views under a number of headings. Every voice is important and this online survey is an important part of the consultation. So please give your views and opinions. It will take approximately 5 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary.

Your survey responses will be strictly confidential and data from this survey will be reported only in the aggregate.  If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, you may contact CLG Liatroma by email to – developmentofficer.leitrim@gaa.ie

Closing date for online replies is Friday 13 April.

Please click here to complete survey.

Dunnes Bar Division 1 – Our first league game of 2018 was the proverbial game of two halves. Despite a great first half from the lads, Fenagh finished stronger to ensure a share of the spoils. Final score 3-9 to 1-15.

Swan Bar Division 3 – The second team were minus a few players as they travelled to Eslin on Easter Sunday. The final score was 2-16 to 2-6. Well done to Dara McPartland, Cian Mulvey and Jack Davis who made their competitive adult debuts for the club. Long careers in Green and Gold await no doubt

Newtowngore Engineering U17 – The lads qualified for the U17 League Semi Final with a convincing display over Dromahaire on Saturday. Well done to the team and management on their progress so far.

Fixtures – The Seniors are at home again this weekend, Drumkeerin pay a visit to the park at 6.30 on Saturday. The Division 3 team are away to St. Mary’s on Sunday at 12 noon.

Congratulations –We extend our warmest congratulations to Patrick Kennedy and Jen De Búrca who announced their engagement at the weekend.

Comhbrón –We extend our deepest sympathies to the Mitchell families, Muckanagh and Traen, and their extended families on the sad passing of Nancy Mitchell last week. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
County Football – Well done to Jack and Seamus and the Seniors on picking up a good win over Wicklow as they build momentum for the big clash vs NY in six weeks time

County Hurling – Hard luck to the Leitrim Hurlers and our representatives Cathal Kevin and of course Eslins Conor, a former Gortletteragh hurler, as they pushed Lancashire all the way in Ballyconnel on Sunday.

Dunnes Bar Division 1 – Club action gets underway this weekend as we host Fenagh in the park at 6.30 this Saturday evening. Please come out and support the lads as they look to start 2018 off on a good note

Swan Bar Division 3 – The Division 3 team travel to take on Eslin on Sunday at 12 noon looking for their first points of the league. All support much appreciated

Barna Recycling U13 – Our U13s played Drumkeeran on Sunday morning at home. We were well on top in the first half, but Drumkeeran came back strong. After a great game of football, Drumkeeran won by the narrowest of margins. We played some great football at times and probably a draw would have been the fairest result, but that’s football. Team : David Liu Doyle , Nathan Ryan, Luke McManus, Jonathan Boyle , Mathew Davis , George Glaze, Noah McNulty  Adam Reen, Ryan fanning, Riaghan Ward , Oisin Mcguire, Jack Gannon , Jack Reynolds, Tommy Reen. Our next game is down for Thursday evening away to Fenagh

Membership –A reminder to all that membership is now due and is set at €60 for players and €25 for non players.

Happy Easter – Wishing all our supporters and everyone connected with the club both at home and away a happy Easter.

Leitrim GAA Supporters Draw – Thanks to all who bought Leitrim Supporters Club Draw tickets. The draw was held in Cox’s Dromod last weekend. No individual winners from the area, unfortunately, but congratulations to Carrigallen GAA on scooping the top prize.

Newtowngore Engineering U17 – The Rinn Gaels U17’s are at home to Drumkeerin on Patrick’s Day morning at 11am. Support for the lads is much appreciated

Barna Recycling U13 – The U13 side have 2 wins from 2 so far in the league and had a game vs Fenagh postponed last weekend. Check fixtures for updates.

Leitrim Hurling – Congratulations to the entire Leitrim Hurling panel and management on their win over Cavan, setting up a National League final on the 24th March. Great to see this team going from strength to strength and special mention to our own Kevin McGrath and Cathal McCrann and also Conor Beirne from Eslin, a former Gortletteragh player.

Adult Football Commences –The Division 3 team kick off our competitive adult fixtures for 2018 with a home game vs Allen Gaels Sunday at 12. Hope to see a few out to support.

The Chairman tackles the Cube – This Friday night our neighbours Eslin are holding the Cube in Lough Rynn Castle, and none other than our club chairman and local mechanic Barry Costello will pit his wits against the Cube! Best of luck to Barry and to the Eslin club on what promises to be a great night’s entertainment.

Club Draw 2018 – We held our annual club draw on Saturday night last in Spirit Bar Mohill. This is one of our main fundraisers every year and thanks must go to everyone who supported the draw by buying a ticket. The lucky winners were as follows

1st Prize €3000

Chrissie McGowan, Dromod

2nd Prize €1000

Jack Reynolds & Mia Lille Quinn, Gortletteragh

3rd Prize €200 Voucher for Spirit Menswear Longford

Erin Kelleher Annafuff

4th Prize €100 Voucher for Spirit Menswear Longford

Margaret McGowan, Cloonturk

5th Prize €100 Michael McKiernan, Tang, Co. Westmeath

6th Prize €100 Ciaran Duffy,  Fearglass South

7th Prize €100 Ciaran Scriven, c/o Colum Fox

8th Prize €100 Ann Reynolds, Cloone

9th Prize €100 Oran McNerney, Ballinamuck

10th Prize €100 Rita Airlie, Farnaught

A huge thank you to all our €100 Prize sponsors

*Aurivo Mohill

*C & M Agri Services, Tooman

*Barry Costello Auto Repair Tooman

*Mitchell Meats, Drumlish

*Ralph Lennon, Welcome Inn Cornageeha

*Colum Fox

Also thanks to Sean & Anella for use of the premises to host the draw.

We sincerely appreciate your support and we look forward to your continued support in the future.

Allianz National League – Jack and Seamus and the rest of the Leitrim panel got off the mark with a convincing win over Limerick while Cathal, Kevin and the hurlers defeated Fermanagh the week previous and are now knocking on the door of a League Final appearance. Well done lads keep it up.

Newtowngore Engineering Under 17 – The Under 17s had a narrow opening round loss to Melvin Gaels before bouncing back against Annaduff last weekend. They host Dromahaire at home in the park on Saturday @ 12. Panel: J Shields, K Reen, C Niblock, B Davis, T Reel, O Heslin, O Niblock, J Cunningham, S Reynolds, S O’Riordan, M Reynolds, A Bacco, J Quinn, S Óg Hynes, K McAuley

Barna Recycling Under 13 – These lads had a bye in round one and overcame Allen Gaels in round two last weekend. They host St Brigid’s in the park @ 12 on Sunday. Panel:  D Liu Doyle, T Reen, L McManus, J Boyle, R Ward, G Glaze, M Davis, N McNulty, O McGuire, N Ryan, R Fanning, J Gannon, J Reynolds, S Woods.

Referees Course – Anybody interested in taking up the whistle and becoming a ref get in touch with Darren via email or phone. Training for new referees takes place in the Bush Hotel on Friday March 9th and he will book you a place.

County Board Draw – County Board Supporters Club tickets are available from all club officers, with a trip to NY for the Leitrim game among the prizes available this year. Tickets are €50 each.