Car DrawClann na nGael are delighted to have teamed up with Naughton Car Sales and Grehnam travel to offer you some fantastic prizes.
1st Prize: 162 VW GOLF TDI BLUEMOTION.
2nd Prize: €1,000 cash.
3rd Prize: €250 Grenham Travel Voucher.
Clann na nGael's fundraising initiatives are to meet the ever increasing day to day running costs of the club and to further develop our facilities to cater for the increase in underage members in recent years.
Tickets for this car and other prizes can be bought online in just a few clicks at clanngaa.ie/draw.
The draw will take place on the 2nd of Feb at the Shamrock lodge Hotel.
We appreciate all your support. These €40 tickets are great value when you consider the value of the prizes - and would make great gifts for family and friends over Christmas period or special occasions.
Clann's Got TalentClann na nGael are thrilled to announce “Clann’s Got Talent Show” in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Saturday 17th November 2018.
Through 2018/2019 our Club are actively fundraising in an effort to provide new facilities and improvements for our Members and Players. Some of these projects are already underway and others in the planning phase for 2019. This is a concerted effort that requires support from Community, Clubs and Members in Clann na nGael and beyond.
Visit clanngaa.ie/talent for more information!
Roscommon MastersHuge congrats to the Roscommon Masters who have beaten Mayo in the All-Ireland Final replay in Ballyforan at the weekend. Special mention to our own Liam Og Naughten who had a brilliant game and did the club proud. Well done Ogie!
Senior Championship Semi-FinalThe Matrix Bathrooms / Kennedys Supermacs sponsored Clann na nGael Senior team qualified for this year’s County Final virtue of a single point victory over Roscommon Gaels in Hyde Park on Sunday afternoon. The early exchanges were tense with both sides missing a number of chances. Early scores from Matt Scally and two from Donie Shine put Clann in a two point lead with fourteen minutes on the clock. This however was the last time Clann scored in the first half as Gaels dominated the remainder of the second half scoring four unanswered points to lead at the break on a scoreline of Clann 0-03 0-06 Roscommon Gaels.
Clann increased the intensity levels required for Championship football in the second half with Donie Shine contributing four points in the first fifteen minutes of the half, three from placed balls. Jonathan Dunning scored an important point at a crucial stage of the match to reduce the Gaels lead to just one point. The major turning point of the match came with just three minutes of normal time remaining when Darra Pettit blasted the ball to the net to give Clann a two point lead. Injury time proved to be a tense affair as the Gaels continued to surge forward looking for an equaliser. The Clann defence held strong to finish out the match on a scoreline of Clann 1-09 0-11 Roscommon Gaels.
The Clann team and scorers were as follows: Ronan O’Reilly, Darra Pettit (1-0), Stephen Flynn, Ronan Gavin, Jack Connaughton, Shane Pettit, David Connaughton, Graham Pettit, Matt Scally (0-1), Emett Kenny, Ultan Harney, David McManus, Jamie Fahy, Donie Shine (0-7), Ciaran Lennon. Subs: Cathal Shine for David Connaughton, Cian McManus for Emmet Kenny, Johnny Dunning (0-1) for Jamie Fahy, Cathal Callinan for Matt Scally, Sea Henry for David McManus.
We now go forward to the County Final against our neighbours St. Brigid's on Sunday 14th October in Hyde Park. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Matt Scally who suffered an injury near the end of the match.
Junior A Championship Semi-FinalOur Seerys bar sponsored Junior A team reached this year’s county final courtesy of a three point victory over Ballinameen in Kilbride on Saturday afternoon.
The first half was a tight affair with both sides converting some excellent scores. The crucial score of the half came in the twelfth minute as Mark Shine scored a well taken goal after excellent approach play from Paul McManus. Points from Paul McManus, Ciaran Connaughton and two from Rian McNamara gave Clann a two point lead at the break on a score line of Clann 1-4 Ballinameen 0-5.
In the second half Ballinameen, to their credit fought back well in the early exchanges of the second half and scored three points without reply to lead by a single point mid-way through the second half. The critical score of the second half came from Dylan Sumner as he scored a well-executed goal to put Clann into a two point lead. Substitute Callum O’Brien sealed the victory for Clann with a point in the dying minutes of the match. The final score was Clann 2-7 Ballinameen 0-10.
The Clann team and scorers were: Gary Mannion, Darragh Egan, Patrick Harney, Oisin Rock, Ciaran Connaughton (0-1), Niall Shine, Aaron O’Reilly, Darragh Shine, Oisin Lennon, Dylan Sumner (1-0), Mark Shine (1-0), Darren Duff, Rian McNamara (0-4 3F), Emmet Rock, Paul McManus (0-1). Subs: Sean Fallon for Darragh Egan, Callum O’Brien (0-1) for Emmet Rock, David Griffin for Darran Duff.
Senior Ladies Championship Semi-FinalClann na nGael 2-14 1-15 Western Gaels
The Clann na nGael Sheraton Athlone hotel played their Western Gaels counterparts in a well appointed Ballyforan on Saturday evening last. The Clann girls took control of proceedings in the opening half and were 7 points to the good at the break.
Clann came came out in confident mood at the restart but just could not get the scores to put Western Gaels away. Credit to the girls Frenchpatk they never gave in. The Clann defence held firm and recorded a hard fought 2 point win.
Panel: Eadaoin lennon, Aine Connaughton, Kelley colgan, Megan Kelly, Kimberley Finlas, Shauna Bannon, Emma Kildea, Orla o Neill, Ruth Finlas, Ciara Quinn, Caoimhe Lennon, Ciara Galvin, Shauna Connell, Kayleigh Dunning, Roise Lennon, Megan Colohan, Gillian Wall, Amy Quinn, Saoirse McManus, Sinead Farrell, Kara Earle, Caoimhe Galvin, Daniele Greasly, Aoife o Brien, Leanne Ward, Ide Grehan, Ciava Dunning, Sinead Connaughton, Stephanie Kiernan, Therese Lennon, Meave Harney.
The girls now go on the play Kilbride in the county final on Saturday at 4pm in Ballyleague. They will need a huge vocal crowd to support them and try and overcome their opponents. Please show your support!
G4M&O'sOur Connaughton's Pub and Lennon's Fruit & Veg sponsored Gaelic 4 Mother's & Other's will host a blitz on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 11.00am in Johnstown to finish off the season. This is a fun filled event and all is welcome to come along and support on the day. The G4M&O's wishes to thank all their sponsors throughout the year and will look forward to starting up again in 2019.
Minor Championship Semi-FinalThe Minor Semi-Final will now take place against St. Brigids next Friday evening (5th October) at 8pm in Kiltoom. Please show your support. Best of luck lads!
The draw took place in Shines on Sunday 30th September with a jackpot of €7,600.
The numbers drawn were 8, 16, 23, 28.
No Winner, match 3 win €100:
Niall Shine (Online)
Eilie May & Ben Lynch (Ollie Colgan)
Next weekend's jackpot will be €7,800 and the draw will take place in the Mill.
Thanks to everyone who supports Clann’s Lotto every week. Enter online at ClannGAA.ie/Lotto
Club ShopThe Clann Shop is now online with a wide range of O'Neills gear to purchase. The shop can be accessed via the ClannGAA.ie menu or directly by visiting tiny.cc/ClannShop
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