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Club Notes - Monday 1st April

posted 3 Apr 2019, 13:09 by Athlone GAA

Race Night

The club hosted their annual Race Night on Saturday the 30th March at 9pm in the club-house. The club would like to thank everyone who sponsored races, bought horses and supported the event. A great night was had by everyone who attended.   

Underage Training

Football for boys and girls age 4-12 takes place every Sunday 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

 

Registration takes place in the Clubhouse on Sunday 7th April between 11am-1pm or online at www.athlone.gaa.ie    Please Note: All players must register and pay online before playing or they are not insured.

 

Easter GAA Camp

Athlone GAA club will host a GAA camp from 23rd to the 26th of April from 10am to 2.30pm (early drop-off at 9am is also available at and additional cost of €5) for ages 5-12 years. Cost is €45 for 1st child, €40 for second and €35 for 3rd, there is also a €5 discount if you book online at www.athlone.gaa.ie.  Any queries please contact Darren Magee at (086) 8055354. More details on the camp are available on the Athlone GAA Facebook page and on our website www.athlone.gaa.ie

 

Club Gear

Our club gear is now available online at www.athlone.gaa.ie  Any queries contact Teresa Small at 087 6799472

 

ACFL Division 1:
Athlone 1-9 Tang 0-20

Our seniors suffered their third defeat of this year’s league campaign when they were beaten by an in-form Tang side in this round four fixture played in Tang in perfect conditions on Sunday morning..  Athlone got off to a dream start with a Josh Beaumont goal straight from the throw-in, but the home side settled and struck some fine scores to lead by 0-7 to 1-2 after 15 minutes, with Athlone’s points coming from two superbly-struck placed balls from Kieran Colclough.  The visitors were then dealt a blow when Diarmuid Martin was sent off after receiving a yellow and black card in quick succession, but they restricted Tang to just two points in the second quarter and another Kieran Colclough free left three points between the sides at the break, 0-9 to 1-3 in Tang’s favour.

Despite their numerical disadvantage, Athlone more than held their own in the opening stages of the second period, and two excellent scores each from Mark Egan and Kieran Colclough meant that they trailed by just two, 0-12 to 1-7, at the midway point of the half.  However, just as had happened at the same stage of the opening period, Athlone’s numbers were reduced even further when James Finlass was dismissed for a second yellow card.  With a two-man disadvantage, Athlone were unable to contain the home side’s attack and Tang added several late scores to run out comfortable winners on a scoreline of 0-20 to 1-9.


Westmeath Senior Footballers:
Congratulations to Noel Mulligan and the Westmeath Senior Football team who gained promotion from Division 3 to Division 2 of the Allianz League with a hard-fought draw against Louth in Drogheda on Saturday.  Best of luck to Noel and the lads in the Division 3 Final versus Laois in Croke Park next Saturday afternoon, April 6th (throw-in at 4.45pm).

Ladies GAA

Congratulations to Athlone's Aine Ditullio and Grace McGlynn who both togged out for the u14 Westmeath side versus Wexford last week, they are now in the Leinster B Final in two weeks and the club wishes them the best of luck.

 

Best wishes to Leah Nugent who togged out for Westmeath U16s but unfortunately due to injury was not able to take the field. We wish Leah a speedy recovery.

 

GM&O

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.

 

Lotto Results
There was one winner of this week’s €4,350 jackpot. Congratulations to Pauline Starken who was our jackpot winner.
The numbers drawn were 3,15,21,28.
There were 6 match 3 winners.
Mark Beaumont c/o L. Roper : Joe Fallon c/o Amby : Tommy Dolan c/o L. Roper : 6-in-a-row c/o Mags Clan : Pat Malone c/o Bingo : Patsy Rafferty c/o Mags Clan

Next week’s jackpot will be €1,500

Bingo

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

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