Corduff club notes

September 09, 2020


The Corduff/Raferagh area and far beyond  was plunged into deep and profound sadness on Saturday morning as the news of Michael McEnaney's untimely death filtered through communities at home and abroad. Having borne his illness with extreme strength and bravery Michael fought the fight to the end. A character for sure, his legacy and antics both on and off the field of play will live on in the memories of those who had the pleasure of knowing him. A Corduff Gaels stalwart, like his brothers , he was a life long member  both as a tough skilful player and later as a supporter. He attended  matches right up to the end offering good advice from behind the fence including at this year's Intermediate Championship. Not only did he support his three sons Keith, David and Sean but also his daughters Ciara and Elena when they lined out for Corduff Ladies. As Father Seán Mulligan said in his Funeral Homily Michael lived his life by the 4 fs, f for farming, football, faith and of course family. Fr Sean also added that if you were going into battle you wanted Michael on your side leading the charge such was his courage and strength. Corduff Gaels and Ladies united in grief turned out in huge numbers on Monday morning to perform the guard of honour as Michael made his final journey to St John's Church Raferagh and his final resting place. Corduff Gaels and Corduff Ladies would like to extend sincerest sympathies to his beloved wife Clare, sons Keith,David and Sean plus his daughters Ciara and Elena, to his brothers Tom,Pat,Frank,Seamus and sisters Margaret, Ann, Nora and Bernie plus a wide circle of nephews and nieces. Ar dheis Dé Go Raibh a Anam.

Corduff Gaels Lotto :

Corduff Gaels  Lotto draw took place last Sunday 6th September.There was no winner of the massive jackpot worth €9,700. Numbers drawn were 8,11,14 and 19. Congratulations to the 5 Lucky Dip winners James Mccaul (Online), Peter Clinton(yearly), Terry Mohan(yearly), David Byrne c/o Rheanne and George & Kourtney McKitterick c/o Rachel. This week’s handsome jackpot has hit a massive €9,800 with the draw once again being live streamed on Facebook .

Remember you can play the Lotto online from the comfort of you home, anywhere in the world and we encourage you to support our Lotto as it provides much needed funds for the weekly running of the club. The online provider is Club Force and the link to play the Lotto is available on Corduff GAA pages on Facebook and Twitter or you can download the Club Force App. Many online options are now available so go online and buy your lotto because if you’re not in you can’t win! Online Lotto must be played by 6pm on Sunday and envelopes must be returned by 6pm also. Good luck.


Platinum Tanks Reserve Football Championship Crawley Cup Group 1.

Corduff Gaels return to senior action again on Sunday in the Crawley Cup Football Championship with the first round in Corduff against Doohamlet. As this match is behind closed doors we are lucky to have Byrne Peformance who are going to live stream it to the comfort of your home or wherever you may be. Please note live streaming is subject to good internet coverage. 


Corduff Gaels Juveniles. 

It's Championship County Final  Saturday!

Under 13s:  Excitement is building as Blackhill is the venue on Saturday afternoon for the Gerry's Prepared Veg and Gerry's Take away U13 Division 2 Cup Final between Corduff and Magheracloone. This U13 team has been a constant threat throughout the season winning all their matches and topping the league table. Corduff Gaels would like to wish the team and management team of Diarmuid,Sean and Paddy good luck and hopefully you'll be bringing home some silverware on Saturday. Throw-in at 2pm .  

The Division 6 team is also in action on Saturday in the Manor Farm Division 6 Shield semifinal against Inniskeen.Once again we wish the team and management good luck . Throw-in at 5pm in Corduff.


Corduff Ladies :

Corduff Ladies Juveniles: Minor Championship Final

It's a big Championship Saturday for Corduff with the 2 U13 boy's teams in action in their respective Final and Semi-Final plus the Corduff Ladies Minor team are in the Monaghan Ladies Gaelic Minor Championship Final this Saturday at 5pm in Carrickmacross when they take on Inniskeen. This Minor team and management have had a great run throughout the Championship and hopefully will top the season off with a win on Saturday. We wish the team and management , Ciarán,Tommy and Bernie the very best of good luck. We all know how lucky we are to have Emma, Louise and their parents in the club and once again this Saturday they will live stream the match to your home where you can enjoy it on your phone, laptop , television or any other device you may have. Thanks Byrne Performance!

Under 8s and U10s: 

Players on the U8/U10 team have had a great seaon visiting other clubs for challenge matches which they really enjoyed. Not only did they have lots of fun but their skill  development has been obvious also thanks to the work and dedication of their coaches Darin,Sinéad and all the other coaches who helped out. The girls had a brilliant evening in Donaghmoyne on Tuesday and Corduff Ladies would like to thank Donaghmoyne for hosting them

Under 14s: The U14s are in action this Tuesday at home to Aughnamullen B with a 6:45pm throw-in.

Under 16s:  They drew level with Tyholland on Tuesday evening which was a brilliant result.

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