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Club Notes - Monday, 27th June

posted 27 Jun 2016, 05:03 by Athlone GAA
Junior Championship Section B
Athlone 3-6 St Loman's 1-12
see match report on left....

ACFL Div 4
Athlone 4-12 Caulry 4-21
A stunning first half scoring spree from Caulry, which saw them score an amazing 3-14 from play, condemned Athlone to a defeat that leaves their future in Division 4 in the balance.  This was an extraordinary game in which all of the visitors' 4-21 came from play, while 4-1 of Athlone's total of 4-12 (which would've won any other game they played this season) came from the two goalkeepers we used on the night.  Athlone now need to win their final game league match against Castledaly to have any chance of avoiding a return to Division 5.

Athlone:  Conor Devaney (1-0), Jack Ruane, Tom Egan, Shane Galvin, Eoin Jordan, Andy Lynam, Kieran Rigney, Aidan St John, Danny Reid (0-1), Tadhg Prendergast, Joe Fallon (0-1), Eoin Fahey, Darren Costello (3-1), Mickey Greene (0-1), Richie Greene (0-8) Subs Used:  Benjy Bannon.

Lip Sync Battle
The pre-launch of Athlone GAA's 'Lip Sync Battle' fundraiser took place in the Clubhouse Bar last Friday evening with a wine and cheese reception and a great night was had by all. This fundraising event will take place in the Sheraton Hotel Athlone on Saturday 3rd September at 8pm and tickets are now on sale.  Rehearsals have now begun but anyone who wishes to help out in any way please contact any of the Committee Members, see www.athlone.gaa.ie or Athlone GAA Facebook for more details.

Congratulations to the Westmeath Senior Footballers, especially the Athlone GAA representatives on the panel -   John Connellan, Ray Connellan, John Egan and Noel Mulligan, on defeating Kildare and qualifying for the Leinster Final for the second year in a row.  Congratulations also the Westmeath Ladies Senior team who also qualified for the Leinster Final for the second year in a row.

Commiserations to the Westmeath Ladies U16 team, which featured Athlone's Aoife Temple, Brionna Geoghegan and Grace Halligan, who lost the Leinster U16 B Final by a mere point on Sunday.

Mini Games
Congratulations to Athlone's Dylan Gavin, Chulainn Dowd and Pierce Edmundson who represented Westmeath at the mini games at half time in Croke Park last Sunday.  Well done lads.

Cúl Camp 2016
Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 6 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games The Cúl Camp takes place in Pairc Chiarain in Athlone GAA from Monday, 25th July to Friday, 29th July, 2016 from 10am to 2.30pm.  Attendance is open to primary school children from 6 years to 13 years.  Cost is €55 for first child, €45 for second and €40 for third & fourth child.  Book online or contact David O'Connell at 087 2397519

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.

Lotto Results:
There was no winner of this week's €3,600 jackpot.
The numbers drawn were 5-9-24-28.
There were 6 match 3 winners.
Geraldine Egan c/o Bingo.
Joe Carney c/o Athlone Golf Club.
Tina McKiernan c/o Mags Daly.
All the Girls c/o Michael Collins.
Mags Daly c/o M.Daly.
Tessie McHugh c/o Bingo.
This weeks jackpot will be €3,750.

Vote of Sympathy:
The Reynolds Family, Athlone & Moate, on the passing of Jimmy, former Secretary of Athlone GAA Club and a member of the Athlone six in a row Senior Championship winning team. Ar dheis De go Raibh a n-anam.
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