The Seniors got a much needed victory over Gaoth Dobhair in the league last Saturday. Conor Gibbons stole the show in a good team performance showing his deadly accuracy in notching 10 points out 0-12. The Reserves went down narrowly to the Magheragallen men in their game. Both teams take on neighbours Glenswilly this Saturday at 6pm and 7:30pm respectively. The Junior Men had no game last weekend and they travel to Ballybofey this Sunday to face MacCumhaills at 3pm.
The U-14 Boys footballers both had good wins last week with the Div. 1 team defeating Cloughaneely and the Div. 2 boys beating Milford. The Div. 1 team travel to Glenfin this Wednesday (15th) while the Div. 2 team are also on the road against St. Michael’s at the Bridge.
The U-12 boys lost the Final of the Mick Herron Memorial Tournament in Ardara to St. Sylvester’s of Dublin by one point, after beating them in the group stages. The lads also accounted for Naomh Conaill and Ardara on their way to the final. Thanks to the Ardara club for their hospitality and a well run tournament. They were back in Go Games action on Monday night and they travelled to Milford and came away with another good win. They are at home to Cloughaneely next Monday night. The U-11’s hosted Red Hugh’s in the Park and after trailing at half time, they used the wind to run out comfortable winners in the 2nd half. They travel to Robert Emmet’s next week.
The U-10’s had 3 very good games in Magheragallen. This weekend the club are taking part in the Carryduff Tournament with the bus leaving the O’Donnell Park at 7.00am on Saturday morning with registration at 9:45 parade 10.00 and throw inn at 10.30am.
The U-12 girls footballers were due to travel to Fanad this Saturday but due to the Rally this weekend, the game has been brought forward to this Wednesday (15th) evening in Portsalon. The bus leaves from the Station Roundabout (beside Shopping Centre) at 4:45pm sharp. €3 for Bus for non lotto members. They have now beaten Glenswilly, Fanad, Milford and Letterkenny gaels in recent blitzes. The U-14 girls beat Robert Emmets last week and they were due to take on Termon this Tuesday evening.
Special thanks to the Donegal County Hurling Team for bringing the Lory Meagher Cup to the St Eunan’s Hurling/Camogie Academy on Friday. The children enjoyed meeting the team and seeing the cup up close and personal. The U-14 Hurling team lost out in the Championship semi-final despite a much improved performance and a strong fight back in the second half of the game. The U14 All-County Camogie Blitz was held in St Eunan’s on Friday. Approximately 70 girls participated. Our under 8 Hurlers travelled to a blitz hosted by Setanta on Sunday 12th June, Aodh Ruadh, Dungloe, Letterkenny Gaels, Four Masters and Gaoth Dobhair also attended. We had a huge turnout of players and parents and fielded three very competitive teams playing five games each. Thanks to the hosts for a well organised and enjoyable day.
U-14 Hurling training is on a short break and will return at the end of July. U-16 & Minor hurling training is on each Monday at 5:30pm. There will be further U-10 Hurling blitzes on 26th June & 24th July. The Friday Hurling / Camogie Academy continues weekly at 6:30pm. The next U-8 hurling blitz will be held on 10 July. The Club Shop will be open again this Friday.
We can confirm the dates of our Summer Camps for 2011. The Hurling / Camogie Camp will run the week of July 18th – 22nd with the Football Camp the following week, July 25th – 29th. Booking forms will be available at both Academies over the coming weeks.
Tickets are on sale for our Development Draw. Tickets cost €20 and a whopping €10,000 1st prize is on offer along with other great prizes. See any club member to purchase your ticket.
The U-14’s held a very successful fundraiser for their trip to Feile in Cork during July. Special thanks to Mary Maguire on a great organising job. They have a Table Quiz on Wednesday week, June 22nd in Arena 7 at 9pm. Please come out and support this fundraiser and enjoy a night’s craic too.
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