Clann na nGael Notes

Roscommon Ladies Intermediate Championship
Castlerea St Kevin’s 0-14 Clann na nGael 0-4
Eire Og 2-8 Clann na nGael 0-11

Clann Ladies played two championship matches over the weekend. They travelled up to Castlerea on Friday and were well beaten by last year’s junior champions. Blana Gately was in fine form with her frees but despite a plentiful supply of possession Clann squandered many scoring chances. On Monday in Johnstown, they faced unbeaten Eire Og and after a good start Clann lead 0-6 to 0-3 at the break. Blana Gately was once again on song with frees, while Michelle Harney-Nolan, Tracey Keegan and Rebecca Naughton were among the scorers in the first half. A scoring blitz in the early part of the second half from Eire Og shook Clann as they went into a 2-6 to 0-7 lead before Clann once dominated for the last 15 minutes. Maz Sweeney, Kayleigh Dunning, Michelle-Harney Nolan and Blana Gately tagged on the points but that elusive goal never came. They now play their final group match next Sunday against Michael Glaveys in Johnstown.

Cash For Clobber
Thanks to all that contributed bags to the Cash For Clobber. It was a great success all over the county and the scheme will be extended out to the end of the August to allow people that missed the deadline last week and people away on holidays to contribute. Empty bags are available in Johnstown and full bags can be returned to the clubhouse.

Mens Senior Team
The senior are progressing nicely in the O’Rourke Cup and last Friday’s 4 point win over Western Gaels puts us in line to get the remaining play off positions. After the championship win over Aidan’s last month Clann now play Kilmore this weekend in Kilmore, It is sure to be a tough encounter so large crowd is expected to shout the lads on. Check local papers for fixture.

Junior A
After securing their Tansey Cup future the have settled into the championship with victories over St Josephs and St Aidans in the Championship. These victories have guaranteed a play off spot and if they overcome Creggs in their game they will top the group.

Numbers drawn: 2, 6, 8, 19. No winner of €4800. Next week’s jackpot is €5000 and the draw will be in Connaughtons. There were ten ‘match 3’ winners get €20 each: Tom + Bernie c/o Bernie Reilly; Noel Mannion c/o Mary Menton; Michael Dolan c/o Rita Durney; Michael Hughes c/o Bernie Reilly; Mickey Farrel c/o Tom Lennon; Martin Reilly c/o Tom Lennon; John Costello c/o Tom Lennon; Jimmy Kilkenny c/o James Curley; Mary O’Brien c/o Maura Pym; Emer Robins c/o Sharon Nicholson.

Corrib Oil Division 1 League
Western Gaels 0-10 Clan na Gael 1-11

Fixtures/Clár Cluichí
Sunday 8th
Shannonside FM Senior Football Championship: Kilmore v Clann na nGael at 6.30pm


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