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Club Notes - Monday, 24th April

posted 25 Apr 2017, 14:28 by Athlone GAA   [ updated 25 Apr 2017, 14:52 ]
ACFL Division 1
Athlone 3-14 Castledaly 2-13
see match report on left.....

ACFL Division 4
Athlone 1-11 St. Malachy's 0-10
see match report on left....

Minor Boys' League Division 1
Athlone 3-14 Shandonagh 0-15
The minor boys got their third league win on the spin away to Shandonagh last Thursday evening.  On what was a perfect evening for football, Athlone got off the mark when Eamon Martin got the first of his three goals, but Shandonagh replied with four straight points and Athlone didn't score again until the 19th minute with a Benny Martin free. Eamon Martin got his second goal from close range soon after and Athlone finished with points from Shane Allen, Paddy McGettigan and another free, leaving it 2-4 to 0-6 at HT.

The second half saw  brilliant display of football with the sides producing 20 scores between them.  Five of Athlone's 1-10 in the second half came from the boot of Benny Martin, with the other scores coming from Allen, Enda Daly and David Cleary. Eamon Martin's hat-trick goal was a real poacher's finish and was a result of a great turn over from Mark Tallon and being set up by his brother Diarmuid.  Athlone finished the strongest but were made to earn their win by the home side. Three excellent saves from John Duddy, along with a solid display by the full back line of Joe Devins, Paddy Ryan, and the excellent James Finlass kept Athlone in the game at times.

Athlone:  John Duddy, Joseph Devins, James Finlass, Patrick Ryan, Patrick McGettigan (0-1), Shane Allen (0-3), David Cleary (0-1), Anthony Johnson, Diarmuid Martin, Niall Doolan, Benny Martin (0-7), Donagh Prendergast, Deba Okodugha, Enda Daly (0-2), Eamon Martin (3-0)  Subs:  Mark Tallon, Aaron Forde, Kevin Cleary, Conor Rushe, Rytis Liaukevicius.

We're back!!
Underage football continues on Sunday 30th April at 11.30am.  Boys and girls all ages and all abilities welcome. Come along on Sunday or contact David O'Connell at 087 2397519.

Membership 2017 can be paid in the Clubhouse on Sunday between 11-1pm or online at www.athlone.gaa.ie.  Honorary and life members can also collect their membership cards on Sunday.

Lotto Results:
There was no winner of this week's €4,500 jackpot.
The numbers drawn were 7-8-14-16.
There were four match three winners.
Mary Moore c/o Mags Daly.
Ciaran Molloy c/o Liam Roper.
W.Warby c/o Liam Roper.
Dick Quirke c/o Brian Melinn.
Next weeks jackpot will be €4,650.

Race Night:
Athlone GAA would like to thank all the race sponsors, buyers of horses and people who attended the very successful race night in the clubhouse on Saturday last.

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 Donoghue Family, Dublin and late of Retreat Road.
The Fitzsimons Family, Sligo and late of Ballymahon Road.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.
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