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Athlone GAA Club Notes - 11th June 2019

posted 13 Jun 2019, 14:19 by Athlone GAA

ACFL Division 1:

Athlone 4-8 Shandonagh 1-17

Our senior team will play in Division 2 of next year’s All County Football League, after being relegated following a draw with Shandonagh in their final league game, played in Shandonagh on Sunday morning.  see match report on left....

Boys U10 St Lomans Tournament

Well done to our u10s boys who competed in the U10 St Loman’s Tournament last weekend. With three great wins in the group stages the lads topped their group and progressed to the cup semi-final where they met a strong St Lomans side. The boys were unlucky to come out on the losing end in what was a great game of football. Every player showed great sportsmanship and commitment and were a credit to their club and their parents. The future is bright for this group of players.

U14 Division 1 League – Athlone 2-11 Millmore Gaels 0-09

Our final league game in Ballymore proved to be our toughest challenge to date. A win for either side would see them progress to the league final. Athlone started the game well and were 3 points to the good midway through the first half, however Millmore hit back and finished the half very strong and went in at the interval 2 points up on a scoreline of 0-08 to 1-03. The second half proved to be Athlone’s best 30 minutes of the year to date. Some fantastic defending limited Millmore to just one point in the second half and this proved to be the backbone to a great victory. The all-important second goal came 15 minutes from time and proved to be the score that put the tie to bed. This was a superb display and sets the lads up for a league final appearance versus St Lomans on Saturday 15th June at 2pm in Cusack Park. Best of luck in the final and all support would be greatly appreciated.

​​​​​U12 Go Games v St Josephs

The Athlone U12 boys played St. Joseph’s on Wednesday the 29th May. It was a very sporting game and both teams played well. Our lads played with the support of a very strong wind in the 1st half, and went in at the break a few points up. The wind died down in the 2nd half and it made for more entertaining free flowing football. It was a great team performance throughout the game, where Gary Prendergast played well in goals with excellent kickouts, Philip Heavey was prominent in defence where he was always in front of his man and creating opportunities when in possession. Cillian Donlon showed well in attack and his distribution of the ball was excellent in creating scoring opportunities for team mates. The team was as follows: Gary Prendergast, Rory McMickan, Aaron Hardiman, Shane Killian, Jack Larkin, Philip Heavey, Darragh Lough, Adam Casey, Kyle Mahon, Conor Lough, Senan Snow, Cillian Donlon, Joshua Ukatu


A big congratulations to Southern Gaels U14s who made it all the way to the all-Ireland final in their Division in the U14 Hurling Feile last weekend in Cork. Unfortunately luck was not on their side in the final, however this is an amazing achievement and everyone at Athlone GAA club wish them all the best for the future.

Kellogs Cul Camps 22-26th July in Athlone GAA

Have your registered? If not register at  Places are filling up fast.

The Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps for boys and girls age 6 to 13 takes place in Athlone GAA from Monday 22nd- Friday 26th July. It's an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games. Each child gets club gear including jersey, backpack and training top. Cost €60 for 1st child; €55 for 2nd child; €45 for 3rd and subsequent children. Also pick up a promotional pack of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes or Rice Krispies in stores now and enter the competition to win €5,000 worth of kit for the club.


Underage Training

Football for boys and girls age 4-12 takes place every Sunday morning from 11.30-12.30 in Pairc Chiarain. New players of all abilities very welcome, first year is free and bring a friend for fun, fitness and friendship. Any queries contact Joe Fallon at 086 8846731



Gaelic for Mothers & Others is back on Monday nights from 8-9pm.  Ladies of all abilities and none very welcome.  Come along to Pairc Chiarain to get fit and have some fun.  Any queries contact Joan at 087 6493941


Club Gear

Our club gear including training tops, tracksuits, jerseys, shorts and socks is now available online at  Any queries contact Teresa Small at 087 6799472.


Lotto Results

There was no winner of this week’s jackpot of €2,850

The numbers drawn were 2, 6, 22, 25

There was 2 match 3 winners: Conal Murray c/o Amby: Nathan & Chloe Duffy c/o L. Roper

Next week’s jackpot will be €3,000



Bingo takes place in the Clubhouse every Thursday at 8.30pm Loads of cash prizes.  Everyone welcome.