A phenomenal total of €1,464,670 was raised by GAA Clubs through the Association’s National Club Draw. Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, Larry McCarthy, presided over the eighth GAA National Club draw which took place in Páirc an Chrócaigh. All of the money raised by clubs through the selling of tickets is retained by the clubs, with the list of prizes provided by Ard Chomhairle. The draw was independently observed by Brian Cormack, Audit & Assurance Director, Mazars.
Aodh Ruadh Béal Átha Seanaigh won €1,000 for being the Ulster club with the highest level of sales, a total of 1,422 tickets, while Naomh Bríd also won €1,000 in the special draw for clubs from each county.
Donegal also figured among the fifteen winners in the National draw. The winner of of the first prize of a New Renault Clio was Christy Anita May and Grace Phillips of Clairemorris Co Mayo. The sixth prise of €1,000 cash went to Neil A O’Donnell, a Naomh Muire InR clubman and Ciaran Porter, Naomh Mhuire Convoy, won a €300 cash prize.