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Red Hughs Club Notes 1/7/2014

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 1st Jul

Senior Men

The lads were in action away to Urris on Saturday evening with both seniors and Reserves playing. The reserves was the early game throwing in at 6pm. The lads were missing a few of the regular starters but put in a brave performance. It was nip and tuck most of the way with the lads from Clonmany pulling away in the later stages the final score was Red Hughs 0-11 Urris 3-8

The senior lads had a tough battle on their hands with Urris already putting them to the sword at home earlier in the season. This game was a great spectacle with some terrific play from both teams. Every man was doing his bit for the cause and nobody was hiding. With the game coming to a close the Home side were three points to the good. But the Red Hughs lads dug deep rallied by a terrific point from veteran Eugene Browne. They added three more point in the dying minutes to run out worthy winners by a solitary point. The final score was Red Hughs 1-10 Urris 1-9

They now meet Urris again at home next week in the first game of the championship.

Senior Ladies

The ladies had a great victory over Malin at home today. It was a very tight first half as each side had some good periods of domination and making it count. The visitors were physically stronger around the middle of the park and the Reds ladies struggled to take control but managed to go in at half time 2 point up on a score line of 2-2 to 1-3 The second half was a very different affair the with Red Hughs ladies taking control all over the park. In wave after wave of attack they almost scored at will and left the Malin girls shell shocked. It was Malin’s first defeat of their league campaign. The Cross girls ran out easy winners on the day and the final score was Red Hughs 4-10 Malin 1-6. Well done girls keep up the hard work now.

Minor Board

Well done to the under 8 boys and girls on Saturday hosting their home blitz.They had a great squad out and played three great games. Also thanks a million to all the tea ladies and parents who brought in sandwiches etc for the tea and anyone else who helped out on the day.​

The under 10 boys and girls now host their home blitz this Saturday Morning at 11am. The club would also like to ask parent of these children to provide some sandwiches etc for the visiting teams.

The under 12 boys played Buncrana away on Monday evening they put in a gallant display but were beaten by six points in the end.

The also play Convoy on Wednesday evening in Convoy Throw in 6.30pm

The under 13 boys start their pre season training this Friday at 6.30. Lyndo asks everyone who wishes to play to attend with the start of the league only three weeks away.

The Under 16 boys suffered defeat in their league match away to Convoy last Friday evening. The lads had a slow start in the game and left too much ground to make up. The club wish a speedy recovery to David Gallen who sustained a broken finger in the game. Thanks to Damien and Rita Wright who took him to hospital to get treated on the night.

The minor lads played Malin at home on Monday evening in their opening game of the championship. They were very wasteful in front of goal in the first half kicking 10 wides and wasting a couple of goals chances. Malin were still well in the game at half time with the scor line of Red Hughs 1-4 Malin 0-3 The second half seen the Reds lads adding another nine point to their tally and Malin added 1-3 The final score was Red Hughs 1-13 Malin 1-6 Scorers for Red Hughs were James Carlin 1-2, Johnny Carlin 0-5, Corey Gallagher 0-2, Connor Gallagher 0-1 Justin Mc Bride 0-1 Jason Sweeney 0-1

The local league will start this Friday evening and then revert back to Wednesdays there after. Everyone is asked to be there by 6.30 to get teams organised etc and be ready to start at 7pm sharp. Anyone who hasn’t registered can do so at 6.30 on Friday evening.

The Registration evening for the Kelloggs Cul Camp will be on Thursday 10th of July from 7-8pm in the Clubhouse. The cost off the camp is €55 for 1st child €45 for 2nd child €40 for 3rd and subsequent children.

Lotto & 100+ Club Results

Numbers drawn 7,5,8,2,3,6,1,4 One winner matched three number was Mary Anne Ward Tiernisk recieves €50

Next weeks Jackpot is €4125

100+Club winner this week was number 4 Eamon Gallagher Lismullaghduff recieves €100

Thanks to everyone for their continued success.

Other News

Well done to everyone who took part in the Red Hughs 5K. There was a great turnout on the night with almost 200 taking part. From the very young to the not so young. Thanks to Alice Doherty , Kathy Kelly, Marie McColgan , Frances Callaghan, Brónagh Callaghan, Brónagh Kelly,Frances Wilson,Charlie Doherty,Joseph Carlin,Gerard Gallagher,Martin Wilson,Charlie Callaghan, Michael McColgan,Stephen Mcmenamin,Mark Connolly Stephen Gallagher and Liam Doherty for all their help.​

Thanks to the Vintage club for their help in running the event and to Donegal Creameries for their sponsorship.

Monellan Woods Walk

Young and old alike can now travel safely to and from the Red Hughs pitch from ‘The Glen’, through Monellan Woods, via a newly constructed path.

The path, which is for pedestrian and cyclists only, can be accessed through the old lane that runs alongside Sarah Anne Kelly’s house (opposite Philip and Betty Gallaghers).

Walkers are also free to use the Red Hughs car park to park their vehicles is needed.

This project is a joint venture between Crossroads and Killygordon Enterprise (CAKE) and Red Hughs.

The development would not have been possible without the voluntary digger work of John Doherty (Curragh) as well as the hedge cutting of Gerard Byrne and clearance of bushes along the lane by Mickey Kelly.

It is hope that further works on the upgrading of the route through Monellan will be carried out in the coming months, thanks to Coillte.

A lot of time and effort went in to this project, so the local community is being asked to take care of it, keep it clean and report any incidences of vandalism.

Likewise, people travelling through Monellan Woods should respect this wonderful amenity and keep it litter free.​

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 1st Jul

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