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Carndonagh GAA Club Notes 15/06/2016

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Wed 15th Jun

Carndonagh GAA Club – Weekly Notes 12/06/2016

Mens Senior and Reserve Football

Our Reserve team were successful against Malin on Wednesday evening in the Philadelphia Cup. Final score was Carn 1-15 Malin 1-14. A strong start saw Carn build a half time lead of 5 points while a number of missed goal chances could have seen a larger gap between the two teams. Malin came back strong in the second half and benefited from a shot that was going wide deflecting into the net for a goal. They piled on the pressure before the end but credit to the Carn lads who held out for the win. The team on the evening was Darragh O’Neill, Mark Diver, Tiarnan Coyne, Nathan Malarkey, Evan Doherty, JJ Doherty, James Monagle, Dermot McGonagle, Cathal Kelly, Ben Lafferty, Niall McLaughlin, Shane Doherty, Christopher McCormick, Dermot Doherty (B), and Kieran Canny. Subs: Michael O’Donnell, Matthew McLaughlin, Aaron McCarron

Club Lotto

The winning numbers in the Club Lotto this week are 23-1-16-9-2.

No jackpot winner. €30 Mary McGilloway, Roxtown, Clonmany €15 Mary Jo McClenaghan, Dunross, Carn Pádraig Doherty, Cashelcraw, Carn Caroline Doherty, 6 Abbots Wood, Carn Stuart Scott, Tulnaree, Carn

Jackpot this week is €4,800 and the draw will take place in The Persian Bar on Wednesday June 15th.

Many thanks to all who support our draw.

Senior Ladies Football

Training continues as usual, during the week, Wednesday and Friday in Foden at 6.45pm

Underage Football

Underage training for our Under 8’s, 10’s and 12’s continues every Saturday morning in Foden at 11.00am.

GAA Fundamentals

GAA Fundamentals training for Under 6’s now takes place in the Carndonagh Community School Gym on a Thursday evening from 6.15pm-7pm.

Under 10 Football

Well done to the U10 boys and girls who all played two great games on consecutive days. On Thursday evening the club hosted Urris and on Friday evening the club hosted Muff, our players were all still motivated by Michael Murphy. They played well on both evenings with Friday evening not as bright as Thursday. The players wore their Carn Jerseys with pride and played with heart, well done.

U10 boys training next week is still to be confirmed as there are some school outings, various matches and training taking place during the week. We are hoping to play Moville on Sunday during the marathon, but again this is not confirmed. Details will follow.

Under 12 Boys Football

The Under 12A team lost out to Naomh Colmcille on Tuesday evening. A few injuries and some players unavailable proved costly. However there was some brilliant football on display from our lads and great performances in particular from Sean O’Donnell, Mike Nelson, Danny Diver, and Davin Mc Laughlin. A few of our under 10 boys came on to help and Brendan McLaughlin and Tiernan Kelly in particular had good performances. The boys can learn alot from this game going forward. Their next game will be against Moville on Tuesday 14th June.

A tough evening for our young U12B team on Tuesday evening against Burt. Burt have no team in the A competition so this is their best players playing against our B’s so it was always going to be a hard task. Burt got off to the better start and had a few early scores but we fought back well with a long range point from Brendan McLaughlin and a goal from Michael Noone to leave us 4 points behind at half-time.

Unfortunately the effects of most of the boys having School Sports day earlier and the stronger Burt team meant that Carn struggled in the 2nd half. they did manage a couple of late scores but Burt ran out convincing winners but all the boys are commended for giving their all and battling to the very end. Carn team: Sean O’Donnell, Owen Monagle, Eoin Fowley, Oisin McLaughlin, Liam Doherty, Daniel McDaid, Ronan Stamp-Porter, Tiernan Kelly, Brendan McLaughlin, Conor Lafferty, Cormac McLaughlin, Ben McDaid, Jack Moore, Michael Noone, Michael McCarron, Daire Tully.

Under 14 Boys

Our under 14 boys put in a spirited display again Robert Emmets on Friday in Castlefin but lost out to a stronger team on the night by 2-8 to 1-1. Cian Burke scored the Carn goal and Conor Lafferty scored the Carn point. All the Carn players put in a good effort. The team has one more group game against Cloughaneely, Carn; Kyle Harkin, Conor McLaughlin, Rory Lynch, Shay McLaughlin, Coran Donaghey, Josh Diver, Thomas Smith, Will Quinn, Ben Harkin, Ronan McLaughlin, Mark McLaughlin, Paul McCallion, James Kelly, Cian Burke, Conor Lafferty. Subs: Seamus Logue for Thomas Smith and Ronan Doherty for Conor Lafferty.

Underage Camogie

Camogie for u8/10/12/14 is on at 6pm every Thursday at Foden. Any queries contact Tricia on 086-3336542 or Mary 086-1601646.

Under 16 Camogie

Our Under 16 Girls Camogie training continues every Friday evening at 5.30pm in Foden.

Underage Hurling

Underage hurling training continues every Friday evening in Foden. Under 8 from 5pm-6pm, Under 10 and Under 12 from 4pm-5.15pm.

Cúl Camps

The dates for this year’s Cúl Camps are as follows:

Football – July 11th-15th Hurling – August 15th-19th

Forms will be provided to all players at the Saturday morning coaching.


Garda Vetting can now be completed using the new E-Vetting system available online. You will need to have a valid email address to complete the process and also provide our Club Children’s Officer with your photo identification and proof of address. Our Club Children’s Officer is Conal McGrenra and he can be contacted at 086 3866363

12 Hour Gaelic Games Marathon

The club will host a 12 Hour Gaelic Games Marathon at our grounds at Foden on Sunday 19th June from 9am – 9pm with fun and games for all age groups throughout the day. Refreshments, BBQ, Carndonagh Brass Band, reunion of 1996 Intermediate and Intermediate Reserve championship finalists in a challenge game and much more. Great family day out and everyone is welcome to come along and join in the fun. For more details, see the 12 Hour Gaelic Games Marathon event page on Facebook at Clg Carndonagh.

Well done

Well done to Cian Doherty who played in The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol half time game at the Donegal -v- Fermanagh game in Ballybofey on Sunday.

Club Notes

Any items for the notes or social media updates for the week should be forwarded to Annette at 087-6359936 or alternatively facebook private message to the club facebook site or send an email to the club email address

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Wed 15th Jun

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