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Club Notes - Monday, 1st August 2016

posted 9 Aug 2016, 13:06 by Athlone GAA

Dermot McManus RIP (Funeral Arrangements)
Sadly missed by his loving parents Michael and Roseann, sisters Hilary, Sharon and Fiona, brothers-in-law, and Rachel and Laura, nephews, niece, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and many friends.
Reposing at his parents residence, Hillquarter, Coosan on Friday from 3pm until 8pm. Requiem mass Saturday in Our Lady Queen of Peace church, Coosan at 12 noon. Followed by burial afterwards in Coosan cemetery. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Please note:-

Lip Sync has been rescheduled to Friday, 12th August and the bucket collection to Friday 26th & Saturday, 27th August.

Bingo continues as usual on Thursday, 4th August.

Launch of Lip Sync Battles - Rescheduled to Friday, 12th August
Athlone GAA Club will be holding our inaugural  “Lip Sync Battles” show on Saturday 3rd September in the Sheraton Hotel to raise funds for the Club.  Approximately 15 acts from across the Club will be performing and it promises to be a great night's entertainment.  The official launch of "Lip Sync Battles" will take place in the Clubhouse on Friday 12th August at 7.30 with a wine and cheese reception and everybody is welcome.  Tickets will also be on sale on Friday from any Committee Member or contact Cora O Rourke at 086 8132090, Teresa Small at 087 6799472 or Dympna Cunniffe at 087 3177255. 

Fixtures:
Wednesday 3rd August
Athlone Minors v Garrycastle in the Championship away at 7:30pm

Monday 8th August
Athlone U16 boys v Shandonagh away at 7:30pm

Tuesday 9th August
Athlone U10 boys are away to St. Loman’s in a blitz.
Athlone Minor /girls v Tyrrellspass in Championship at 7pm in Pairc Chiarain

U12 Girls Division 1 Championship:
Athlone U12 Girls at home Vs Ballycomoyle: 26-July-2016

Playing with the breeze, Athlone got off to a good start with a Goal from Ava Martin and a point from Katie Dwyer.  Ballycomoyle replied with a three points before Athlone added another Goal from Lucy Brett and two points from Kate Mannion. Ballycomoyle responded with a goal and a point, before Athlone added a great Goal and a point form Leah Nugent leaving the score 3-04 to 1-04 to Athlone at the break.

In the 2nd half Ballycomoyle came back strong to outscore Athlone by two goals and a point, despite some great defending in particular from Aine Di Tullio. In the end Ballycomoyle won by a single point. Overall it was very good team performance.

Team: Lydia Mulvhill, Aoife Mc Giverin, Eimear Galvin, Amy Quinn, Hannah Duffy, Aine Di Tullio, Sonia Cleary, Leah Nugent (1-1), Ava Martin (1-0), Kate Mannion (0-2), Katie Dwyer (0-1), Abby Farrell, Lucy Brett (1-0),Rebecca Cleary, Molly Wilkins, Kellie Donoghue, Ellie Mae Murphy, Wassini Henry

U12 Girls Division 1 Championship:
Athlone U12 Girls away to Goldsmith Girls: 28-July-2016

Missing a few regular players, and only two days after the game against Ballycomoyle, Athlone U12 Girls travelled to Tang to play Goldsmith Girls.
Playing with the breeze the Goldsmith Girls got off to a great start and built up a sizeable lead by half time.

Athlone fought back bravely in the 2nd half with an outstanding performance in particular from Leah Nugent, but despite their best efforts, Athlone were unable to contain Goldsmith Girls who ran out comfortable winners in the end.

Team: Lydia Mulvhill, Hannah Duffy, Eimear Galvin, Amy Quinn, Gillian Begley, Aine Di Tullio, Rebecca Cleary, Leah Nugent (0-3), Ava Martin, Kate Mannion (0-1), Katie Dwyer (0-1), Grace mc Glynn, Lucy brett, Sonia Cleary, Aoife Mc Giverin, Molly Wilkins, Abby Farrell, Lucy Delaney, Kellie Donoghue

Congratulations:
All at Athlone GAA Club would like to send congratulations to Ray Connellan on receiving a contract to play Australian Rules Football with St.Kilda.

Commiserations
Hard luck to John Egan, John Connellan and the Westmeath Senior Footballers on their defeat to Mayo.

Lotto Results:
There was no winner of this weeks €4,350 Jackpot.
The numbers drawn were 1-5-6-11.
There were 4 match 3 winners.
Eileen Sheppard c/o Denis O`Sullivan.
Mary Johnson c/o Bingo.
Michael Heavin c/o Michael Heavin.
Martin Flynn c/o Martin Flynn.
This weeks jackpot will be €4,500.

Underage Football
Underage football for boys and girls age 4-12 continues every Sunday at 11.30am.  New players are always welcome and never hesitate to bring a friend. Any queries, contact David O'Connell at 087 2397519.  Club gear also available in the Clubhouse between 11-1pm every Sunday.

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

Vote of Sympathy:
The O'Flaherty Family, Bealnamulla.
The Hatton Family, Baylin.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

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