10th of August 2021

10 August 2021

Championship

We were in action on Saturday evening against Fenagh in the first round of the championship and unfortunately, we did not get the win we wanted, Fenagh led the game from early on and we were unable to close the gap. At half time we were one point behind and added 4 scores in the second half while Fenagh added 6 points to win the game by 3 and a final score of 1:13 to 0:13. The lads will be disappointed and will have a great opportunity to put it behind them on Saturday when we take on Mohill at 1900 in Ballinamore, hopefully we can get a good crowd out to cheer the lads on.

 

Division One Reserve Final 

After the disappointment of the opening round of the senior championship some of our players had the opportunity to put it behind them with a league final against Mohill, a team that had beaten us in the earlier league game. The lads put in a fine display from the start with Mark McCrory grabbing an excellent goal with only 2 mins gone, Barry McGovern and Michael McKiernan added some good points as well in the opening 6 mins to leave us in control with Barry adding a goal as well. At the water break we were well in control leading 2:04 to 0.04 and we added 3 more points before half time to go in leading 2.07 to 0.05. Mohill started the second half very well and put us under a good bit of pressure in the opening 15 mins, adding 3 scores in a short space of time. Our backs certainly put in a good performance and battled hard while Mohill continued to push forward and got down to a 2-point Gap before Eoin McHugh moved up the pitch and grabbed an excellent goal to relieve some of the pressure. All credit to Mohill they continued to battle away and put us under pressure, but we held on and were deserving winners with a final score of 3-11 to 1-14 

Well done to all the players led by captain Andrew Burns and our management team led by Gavin Brennan on an excellent victory 

Leitrim Ladies

Hard luck to the Leitrim ladies and our own club mates Roisin, Laura and Abbie they have put in some excellent performances over the course of the season and will be disappointed to have not progressed further after losing to Kildare by 4 points with a final score of Kildare 1-11 to 1-07. 

 Lotto New Monthly Draw

Tickets are now available for the August lotto draw. One entry to the draw costs €10 per month with a prize fund of €550. 

You can play in 3 ways
1. Go to Clubforce.com and chose to play for between 3 and 12 months 

  1. 2. Set up a monthly direct debit and your name will automatically be entered

Club Bank Details are as follows
Ballinamore Sean O’Heslins
IBAN   
IE57 AIBK 9370 3700 1074 33
BIC
AIBKIE2D
Please use your name as the beneficiary reference

  1. 3. pay by cash each month to any club official, Tickets will also be available to purchase in Philip Murphy's shop.

Fixtures

Friday – U13 MacDiarmada Gaels at home against Glencar Manor at 1900

Saturday – Senior Championship Home to Mohill at 1900

Sunday – Junior A Championship home to Aughawillan at 1300

Monday – u17 MacDiarmada Gaels away to St Mary’s at 1900

Underage Training and Nursery

Our Nursery and u9 is now in full swing on the back pitch at 10am on Saturdays. Special thanks as ever to all the coaches and parents for attending and helping. 

If anyone would like further details or to join please contact Jenny McTague on 0872958837.

U13 MacDiarmada Gaels (Ballinamore Pod) Will continue training on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1900 

U11 Boys and U12 girls will continue Wednesdays at 1900 for the next few weeks.

Membership

Folks you can now pay your membership online using the “Foireann” website, the website can be reached at the following address http://returntoplay.gaa.ie, this is the same address used for the health questionnaire, please register if you have not already done so and then click register under your name. fees are as follows

  • Adult playing member -  €50
  • Adult player LGA - €60
  • Family Membership - €100, 2 adults and any number of children born after the 1st January 2004 - €100
  • LGFA Mentors - €25
  • Nursey and u9 €20 – persons born after the 1st of January 2012
  • Youth Member - €30  - persons born after 1st of January 2004 and before 1st of January 2012

Youth Member LGFA €40 – players born on or after the 1st of January 2003

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