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Milford GAA Club Notes 08/03/2016

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 8th Mar

milford 1 milford 2 milford 3 milford 4 milford 5 milford 6*Last Man Standing*
We are down to the final 20 in the Last man Standing competition with only 4 fallers over the weekend. Galway accounted for 3 of those with Down the other. The majority of people this week have backed Donegal on home turf against Division 1 surprise package Roscommon. Should Roscommon come away from O’Donnell Park with a win there could potentially only be 8 remaining.

*Donegal v Roscommon – ALL TICKET*
Donegals Allianz League clash against Roscommon this Sunday will be all ticket. Tickets cost €10 per adult and €5 for U16s. Tickets can be ordered from Joe McNulty (086-8547114) and Kathleen Friel (087-6506101) before Thursday

*CLG BnaG Health & Wellbeing Day 2016 – Thank You!*
Clg Baile Na nGalloglach held their annual Health and Wellbeing day in the Town Hall Ramelton (alongside the Country Market) on Saturday 5th March.
The event was well attended and the club would like to thank everyone who assisted on the day especially the members of the Ramelton Country market and the services who came along on the day:
• Citizens Information
• Social Proscribing
• Befriending
• Orsi Foot Clinic,
• Good Health Fitness
• Couch to 5k
• HSE Smoking Cessation
And the nurses who kindly gave of their time to provide the health assessments ; Caroline McAteer, Jackie Barrett, Deirdre Gormley, Nancy McNamee, Brid McGettigan, Tanya Hardiman and  Sonia Doherty

*Comortas Peile na Gaeltacht*
CLG BnaG v Termon

Moyle Park, Saturday @ 3.30pm
Our Seniors will take on neighbours Termon in the Quarter Final of the Gaeltacht at home this Saturday. Termon defeated Cloughaneely 3-10 to 1-12 in Falcarragh at the weekend to set up the clash. With recent wins over Gaoth Dobhair in the Gaeltacht and Owen Roes of Tyrone in a challenge match Danny O’Donnell will be hoping the good start continues this weekend. All support much appreciated.

*Donegal Ladies*
Well done to Amber Barrett and her Donegal colleagues who made it 5 wins in a row in Division 2. Amber came off the bench to score a point in Donegals 4-11 to 2-7 win over Clare in Ballyshannon.

*Senior Friendly*
CLG BnaG 2-16 Owen Roe 1-10
The Seniors got another good warmup under their belts with a friendly against Tyrone Division 2 side Owen Roe today. It was a good intense hard workout for the lads with both sides treating the game more competitively than a friendly. Playing against a strong breeze Na Galloglaigh still managed to come out on top at half leading 1-8 to 1-6, and in the second half limited the Tyrone men to just 4 points to run out 9 point winners, 2-16 to 1-10. It was a good test against the team who finished 4th in Tyrones Division 2 last year and good preparation for the boys who will now play neighbours Termon in the next round of the Gaeltacht. Termon defeated Cloughaneely 3-10 to 1-12 in Falcarragh today to set up the fixture, which could take place next weekend.
Team: Caolan Mc Gettigan, Kieran Sheridan, Barry McNulty, Conor McNulty, Brandon Toye (0-1), Paddy Peoples, Enda McHugh, Paul Sweeney, Sean Black, Anthony Fisher (0-1), Luke Barrett (0-4), Jonny Logue (0-2), Adam Serrinha (1-0), Pauric Curley (1-2), Cathal Mc Gettigan (0-4). Subs: Sean Gallagher for Caolan McGettigan, PJ Hagan for Sheridan, Gary Merritt for Peoples, Joey Cullen for Sweeney, Darragh Black (0-2) for Fisher, Tj Evesson for McHugh, Kyle Black for Serrinha (all HT), Enda McHugh for Evesson (45m), Kieran Sheridan for C. McNulty (50m)

Gaoth Dobhair 0-13 CLG BnaG 0-6
Na Galloglaigh came out of the blocks well in first game on Saturday away to Gaoth Dobhair. They weathered an early onslaught from the home side in the opening 15 minutes to go on to lead 0-4 to 0-2 through some great free taking from Ryan McMahon and Marty Doyle and an excellent score by Ronan Docherty. However Gaoth Dobhair finished the half the better scoring 4 unanswered points in the final 10 minutes of the half to lead 0-6 to 0-4 at the break. Na Galloglaigh could have been further behind only for a great save by Jamie-Lee Blaney midway through the half. The second half started poorly for the blues conceding straight from the throw in and getting penned in their own half for the first 10 minutes under severe Gaoth Dobhair pressure who stretched their lead to 0-10 to 0-4. A good score from Dane Dunworth stopped the rot somewhat however when captain and centre back Cormac Toland picked up a black card for a trip Na Galloglaighs challenge became even tougher. Gaoth Dobhair scored 3 more points to leave it 0-13 to 0-5 with 15 remaining before Ryan McMahon added another for the blues. It was a spirited performance from Na Galloglaigh in their first run out of the season, especially the final 10 minutes, and they won’t be too disappointed with their display in Maghergallon. They’ll take heart from the performances of Matthew Stewart at full back and Conor Coll in the corner. Next up for the Minors is a home game against Cloughaneely on Sunday at 11.30am Scorers: Ryan McMahon (0-3, 3f), Ronan Docherty (0-1), Marty Doyle (0-1, 1f), Dane Dunworth (0-1)

*U14 Fixtures*
Our U14s have been drawn in Group 4 for 2016 alongside Fanad Gaels, St Michaels, St Eunans A, Downings, Cloughaneely and Gaoth Dobhair. Their first fixture will be away to Gaoth Dobhair on Friday March 25th at 6.30. The full fixture list is listed below:
Fri Mar 25th: Gaoth Dobhair v CLG BnaG @ 6.30pm
Mon Mar 28th: CLG BnaG v St Eunans A @ 6.30pm
Fri Apr 8th: CLG BnaG v St Michaels @ 6.45pm
Mon Apr 11th: CLG BnaG v Cloughaneely @ 6.45pm
Mon Apr 18th: Downings v CLG BnaG @ 7pm
Fri Apr 22nd: Fanad Gaels v CLG BnaG @ 6.45pm

*U12 Mixed Training*
U12 Mixed training continues each Wednesday evening in the Loreto Community School gym from 6-7pm. €2 per person and anyone who has not yet registered can do from 5.45-6pm. €30 per child with family rates also available. Any queries contact Sean McHugh, Paddy Peoples or Gary Helferty

This weeks lotto numbers were 5-10-12-18. No jackpot winner, 3 match 3 winners, win €25 each. Rosemary McGee, Fiona Boyle & Moira McCormack, and Jenny Doherty. Next weeks Jackpot is €2,060. Don’t forget you can enter the lotto from the comfort of your own home by playing through our own FREE Club App. Usual rules apply, pick 4 numbers per box, €2 and €5 options available. Numbers must be entered before 10pm or else they roll over to the next week. Perfect way for our many supporters and exiles overseas who would like to continue to support their Club.

*Underage Coaching*
Anyone interested in getting involved in the coaching of underage teams are asked to contact Nigel Black (086-8128869) or Aidan Cannon (087-6784787)

*Lotto Database*
Lotto database players are reminded that end of year payments are now due. Anyone wishing to join the lotto database in 2016 can download the standing order form from the Club website or contact Joe McNulty. The benefits of joining the database are:

– Full family membership for 2016 included
– Entered into every draw every week
– Automatically in Christmas hamper draw (One for database members only)
– 11 weeks free entry to lotto draw

*Lotto Sellers Required*
The Club is seeking lotto sellers in the Milford, Ramelton and Rathmullan areas. If you are interested contact Joe McNulty on 086-8547114

*Contact Us*
For all information and queries contact, follow us on Twitter on @CLGBnaG, and on Facebook on [] or see our website []

*CLG BnaG Club Gear*
A selection of club gear is available to order. Photos and prices of these items are on the club website and on the new Team App. Orders can be placed with Agnes Ryan 0868194751


By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Tue 8th Mar

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