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Red Hughs club notes 14/04/2015

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 14th Apr

Senior Men

The lads travelled to Milford on Saturday evening in their 3rd away game in succession. They got off to a great start scoring an early goal and a couple of points before the Milford lads got a score on the board. Aided by a strong breeze the Reds piled on the pressure in the opening thirty minutes and frustrating their opponents. It got worse for the home side having a man red carded for having a kick at Pauric Mc Menamin. At the break it couldn’t have looked better for the lads going in 7 points up Red Hughs 1-8 Milford 0-1

The home side came out fighting in the second half and soon started to claw their way back into the game. An early goal gave them the spur they needed and never looked back. They came forward in packs and hassled and harried their way through the Reds defence and soon found themselves level. As in the first half the wind was blowing straight down the pitch making thing very difficult going forward. With ten minutes to go Gary Kelly seen red for exactly the same reason the Milford man was sent to the line for. The Milford lads then finished the game very strongly. The Reds could only manage a solitary point against the wind in the second half as did Milford in the opening half. The final score was Red Hughs 1-9 Milford 5-8

Senior Reserve

The reserves also played Milford and due to work commitments and other reasons fielded a weakened side. They were up against it playing a very strong Milford team that was unbeaten in their opening two game and scoring heavily also. As in the senior game the wind was to play a major role in the game. The Reds played against it in the first half and really struggled going forward. The Milford lads took full advantage and were soon pulling away from the Reds.

The home side never let up and kept going forward at every opportunity. There was only going to be one winner in this one at the Milford streaked ahead. Fair play to the Reds they kept going until the final whistle, The final score was Red Hughs 0-6 Milford 5-20

This weekends fixtures are away to Urris Reserve throw in 5pm Seniors 6.30pm

Minor Boys

The lads travelled to play Milford on Monday evening in the semi final of the Division 2 league. With the Milford lads getting home advantage it was going to be a very difficult task. The lads put in a great performance on the night but lost out in the end by 5 points on a scoreline of Red Hughs 0-11 Milford 1-13

Training will continue every Sunday at 12 noon

Under 16 Boys

​The lads put in fantastic performance V Glenfin at home last Tuesday evening and got their well deserved first victory of the season. They then played Mc Cumhaills at home on Thursday evening and unfortunately they were too strong for the young lads.

Training continues every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7pm

Under 14 Boys

Training continues on Friday evenings from 7-8pm for the under 14 boys

Under 12 & Under 14 Girls

Training for the girls continues every Monday from 6.15pm – 7.15pm

Saturday Morning Coaching

Red Hughs underage training on Saturday mornings from 11am to12noon. This will be for all boys and girls from u6s up to u10s and u12 boys. This year we will be collecting €2 per child and no more than €5 per family for the use of the facilities to train. This money will go straight back into the underage training funds.

Any parent/guardian that may be willing to help out on Saturday mornings please don’t hesitate to contact any of the coaches on the morning of the training.​

Ceile Dancing

The Ceile dancing continues every Tuesday evening at 8pm in the club house . Everyone welcome​​

Lotto & 100+ Club Results 09/04/15

Numbers Drawn 5,8,4,1,2,6,3,7
No winning sequence Frances Callaghan the Garrison lucky dip winner €30
Next Weeks Jackpot €5,175
100+ Club Winner
Number 133 Gerard Gallagher Balinaman Receives €100
Thanks to everyone for their continued support.

Club Donegal Cards

Club Donegal cards are now available from Liam Doherty 0860224297 The card holder gets free admission to any adult football match county wide including senior championship.​ Only a few cards left so hurry or miss out.

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 14th Apr

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