Drumhowan club notes

August 20, 2019

JFC- Drumhowan just did about enough last Friday night the 16th of August in Páirc Grattan Inniskeen to advance to the next round when they beat Oram by a single point after extra time. Despite errors on both sides the supporters present were left on the edge to the bitter end. Final score after extra time was 1-14 to 3-7. Team was: Enda Duffy, Darren Duffy 0-1, Owen Quinn 1-0, Niall Mooney, Niall Duffy 0-1, Liam Mc Guirk, Aiden Quinn, John Paul O’ Neill, Kieran Mc Elroy, Daragh Mc Elearney, Kevin Mooney 0-2, Patrick Quinn 0-3, David Millar 0-1, Anthony Mulligan, Colm Lambe 0-5 (5f) Subs 1st half: Aidan Duffy for Anthony Mulligan 2nd half: Christopher Mc Ginnity for Niall Mooney, Barry Mc Guirk for Kieran Mc Elroy Extra Time: Patrick Mulligan for Liam Mc Guirk, Ciaran Duffy 0-1 for Aidan Duffy, Mark Mc Cabe for Daragh Mc Elearney. The Round 2 draw has yet to be made, we will face either Blackhill, Clones or Scotstown. Please see social media outlets for updates.


JFL- We play away to Toome this Sunday 25th August at 12.30pm.


U15s- Our U15s play Emyvale in the Championship this Thursday 22nd August at 7pm in Monaghan Harps grounds.


U17s- Our U17s play away to Inniskeen tonight at 7.30. We face Harps next Tuesday 27th in Drumhowan at 7pm.


U13s- Our U13s face Blayney’s B team this Sunday in the Championship Quarter Final in Drumhowan at 12. Please note change of fixture.


U11s- Our U11s had a good win V Harps in the Development League on Saturday last with a final score of Drumhowan 0-30, Harps 0-12. The team played their first match on our top pitch on over a year and what a performance. Brilliant scores, link play, defending and skill were all on display. A wind assisted Drumhowan as we ran into a considerable early lead. The Harps boys turned it on in the third period and it took a strong defensive play to hold them out. A great performance by everyone.


All-Ireland Hurling Ticket Winners- Congratulations to the winners of our All Ireland Hurling Tickets Draw- Dermot Mooney, Sean Duffy, Kevin Mooney and Owen Sullivan.


Friends of Drumhowan- Could everyone please ensure that Friends of Drumhowan membership has been paid/collected this week. Our All-Ireland Football Final tickets draw will be taking place next Thursday and membership must be paid to be entered into the draw. Please give all membership money to Philip or John before next week.


Clothing Orders- Last Gear order of season will be going in this week. If interested please contact the club’s Facebook page or text 086 8319090 - We currently have Adult Zip tops in both Large and Medium plus Adult Small T shirts all in stock.


Coffee Morning- Please support Clodagh McEntee’s coffee morning fundraiser for St Lukes Hospital in Clodagh’s house in Knockamaddy on Saturday 31st August from 10am till 3pm.

History made in Drumhowan- History was made in Drumhowan on Saturday last when the Monaghan GAA Championship match between Rockcorry and Aghabog ended in a penalty shootout after the match finished level after extra time. The first ever time this happened in Monaghan GAA Championships. Thanks to all club members who helped out on the day.

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