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.
School Boys – By the time of going to print the schoolboys will have played their final. Best of luck to all involved.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
U13 – 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.
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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.
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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
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