We had no winner of this week’s lotto. The numbers drawn were 16, 17, 25 and 27. The four lucky dip winners were Jamie Tuite, Brian Busby, Anthony Farrelly and Noreen farrelly and each win €50. Our next jackpot will be for €2900 and the draw will take place in Treacys Hotel on Monday evening.
You can do the lotto via the usual outlets and online at www.magheracloonemitchells.ie.
The long-awaited day has arrived, and the new temporary pitch is open for business. Well done to the Field Committee who have worked tirelessly and unseen to get the pitch ready as soon as was humanly possible. Catherine Kelly is the point of contact for all training sessions and games in the new pitch. Thank you to all the players, parents, supporters etc who have travelled far and wide for training and games, your patience is very much appreciated by all in the Club.
Magheracloone GFC would like to congratulate Joan Freeman on her retirement from her Pre-School after 31 years.
Joan would like to extend an invitation to all past students, their parents, grandparents and minders to visit the Playschool and join them for a coffee on her last day, this Friday, June 14th between 10am and 4pm.
Enjoy your retirement Joan
Our Seniors played Corduff last Friday evening and the outcome was not what we would have hoped for as we suffered a two-point defeat to the visitors. However, its onwards and upwards and we return to the field of play on Friday evening in Tyholland at 8pm.
Our Reserves play in the O’Duffy Cup final against Truagh on Sunday afternoon in Clontibret at 2pm. Please come out and support the lads and hopefully we will see the return of the O’Duffy cup to Magheracloone.
Our U9’s train on Thursday evening at 7pm on the new pitch. This is in preparation for the Blitz in Killanny on Saturday morning at 10am.
Our U11’s played in the Spring League finals on Saturday in Cloghan. Maghera and Cloone both produced great passages of football throughout the day. Well done to both our teams with wins on both pitches against Scotstown. The boys showed great determination, skill and excellent work rate and should all be very proud of themselves. Keep up the good work everybody. Big thank you to everyone who travelled down to support the boys. Next up is the Liam Stirrat Development League and it starts later in the month. Training continues every Tuesday and Saturday.
This week sees a very busy week for our U13 boys. First up is a league game against Emyvale this evening (Tuesday), match report next week. We also play Clontibret at home on Saturday at 12 noon. Training continues Thursday evening on the new pitch, time to be confirmed.
Well done to our U10 cubs that took part in a very well organised blitz in Monaghan Harps on Sunday morning last.
We entered two teams and played against Truagh, Monaghan Harps and Sean McDermotts.
Thanks to our coaches and their parents for all their support and thanks also to Monaghan Harps for hosting it.
Our U12 Lions had a great win over Donaghmoyne. The girls were brilliant from start to finish and displayed some great teamwork girls, well done all!
Upcoming U12 fixtures are as follows:
On Thursday 13th June our Tigers play Latton in Latton and our Lions play Inniskeen in Inniskeen at 11.30am on Sunday morning, best of luck to both teams and their management team.
U14s – Our U14s had a convincing win over Tyholland last night in Round 5 of the Division 1 league. Next up is Killanny away on Monday evening at 7pm, best of luck to all. Our U13’s drew with Latton this evening in their Division 3 game, a great comeback ensured the girls went without defeat, well done girls on a cracker of a game!
U14 County – Our County U14 team play Longford in the ‘Gold’ semi-final this Saturday. Special mention once again to our club representatives Aimee, Ealagh, Roisin, Megan, Niamh and Fiona, wishing you all the very best of luck from everybody at Magheracloone Ladies GFC.
Community Games – Congratulations to our U14 Community Games on defeating Carrick in the County final last week. The girls now play in the Ulster finals on June 22nd, best of luck to the girls and hopefully they can make it one step further to Limerick.