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Aodh Rua, Cúil na gCuirridín – Red Hughs Killygordan

Pairc Aodh Rua map courtesy of GAAPitchLocator.net
Red Hughs u-14s 2019

Red Hughs were Donegal and Ulster Junior Champions in 2018.

Latest Club Notes – Red Hughs

Lotto and 100 Club 25/04/2019

Numbers drawn 6,7,2,1,3,8,5,4

The winning sequence was 6,7,2 Liam Doherty Mounthall €50

Next week’s jackpot is €4,950

100 club winner No.05 Chole Kelly Edennoughill €100

Thanks to everyone for your continued support

 

Seniors
The men maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a hard earned 0:8 to 1:5 draw against Naomh Brid at the cross on Sunday in a tense and physical game of football. Red Hugh’s we’re in front for the majority of the game and looked to be the side in control until a Naomh Brid goal and a point with 10 minutes to go left them 1 point down but the men didn’t panic and showed great composure to work one more score and level the game. There next game is away to Burt on Monday week the 6th of May, throw in 7:30pm. All support welcome.

Reserve’s
The reserves had another comfortable victory against Naomh Brid on Sunday maintaining their winning start to the season. This was another composed performance from this young squad with them working some brilliant team scores and playing some excellent attacking football. The reserves have no game this weekend

U16 Boys

The Boys take on Glenfin In the Division 2 Northern Board league final in Glenswilly this Friday evening the 3rd of May. Throw in 6pm. All support welcome for this massive game.

U12 Centenary Tournament

As part of our centenary celebrations Red Hugh’s are hosting an U12 Boys and Girls tournament where all the local clubs are invited to compete this Monday the 6th of May from 10:30am till 2:00pm. All support and help are welcome to come along make this a memorable experience.

U8s and U10s

Our u8s and u10s played their first blitz this season in Convoy on Saturday morning.
We had 30 players brave the wet, windy and cold conditions for a 10am start.
Great team effort by all our players.
Thank you to Convoy for tea and refreshments afterwards.
Practice continues Friday evenings.

 

Pitch Schedule

Due to the large number of teams within the club this season all training slots have to be pre-arranged by management to avoid training clashes. If you would like to book a slot on the training field or main pitch you must contact Bernard Devine on 0857491383.

 

Clubnote’s

Could everyone please send any info they wish included in the club notes to mattshane1996@hotmail.com or 0851362299 by 6pm on Sunday evenings

Aodh Rua Cuil na gCuirridin - Junior Donegal and Ulster Champions 2018

Club review of the decade 2010-19

Red Hugh’s have gone from strength to strength since the start of the decade. Our new play facilities’ in Monellan are now fully developed and are of the highest standard which is of great credit to everyone in the club and community who have helped get them to this state. Our underage teams have been constantly growing in numbers and it great to see considering 2019 is the club’s centenary year. The level of participation of boys and girls across the board has continued to increase.

 

Our Senior ladies team only formed this decade and continues to improve and expand. Our reserves have continued to improve throughout the decade eventually winning their first ever trophy this season, the division 3 reserve league. Stephan McMenamin this decade has provided a pathway for all young players in our club progressing through all of Donegal’s underage squads to now being a mainstay in the Donegal senior team. Our Senior men have continued to improve throughout the decade finally breaking their championship duct winning the 2018 Junior A Championship and going on a fairytale run to the Junior All Ireland Club Semi-Final collecting the Junior Ulster Club Championship along the way. This was a massive achievement for a club that hadn’t won a championship in so long. The seniors have already established themselves in Intermediate reaching the quarter final in 2019. If Red Hugh’s continue improve as a club in this coming decade as we have in the last the future is definitely bright for the club.

Ainm an Chlub:
Aodh Rua, Cúil na gCuirridín, Red Hughs,Killygordon
Dathanna an Chlub/Club Colours:
Dearg & Dubh, Red & Black
Alternative Colours:
Dearg & Bán, Red & White
Club Ground:
Páirc Aodh Rua, Monellan, Crossroads, Killygordon

Aodh Rua – Senior Board

Oifigeach/Officer Ainm/Name Seoladh/Address Fón/Telephone
Cathaoirleach Denis McGill denismcgill@yahoo.ie 086 3194326
Rúnaí Kathy Kelly secretary.redhughs.donegal@gaa.ie 087 7647168
Cisteoir Marie McColgan m_mccolgan100@yahoo.com 086 3242100
Oifigeach Caidreamh Poiblí Shane McGuire mattshane1996@hotmail.com 085 1362299
Oifigeach Oiliúna Maura McCrudden
Bernard Devine
mmccrudden8@gmail.com 0857491383
Oifigeach Coimirce Leanaí Orla Noonan-Sweeney orlanoonansweeney@gmail.com
Oifigeach Club Sláinte Liam Doherty
Terri Kelly
dohertyorla@gmail.com
terrik88@hotmail.co.uk
087 6478122
085 7448058
Oifigeach Cultúr tbc
Ball an Bhord Contae: 1 Andy Doherty 087 6843311
Ball an Bhord Contae: 2 Tommy McGlinchey 086 6020088
Red Hughs - u16s Northern Board Champions

Aodh Rua – Bord na nÓg

Oifigeach/Officer Ainm/Name E-Seoladh nó Seoladh/Address Fón/Telephone
Cathaoirleach
Rúnaí Shane MaGuire mattshane1996@hotmail.com 085 1362299
Oifigeach Caidreamh Poiblí
Toscairí an Bhoird Réigiúnaigh
Faoi-8 Tommy Devine thomas.devine@lyit.ie 086 393 5040
Faoi-10 Joe McGlynn 086 8731038
Faoi-12 agus 13 Martin Doherty dohertymartinmd@gmail.com 087 9291882
Faoi-14 Kate Browne Katekbrowne@hse.ie 086 887 1761
Faoi-16 Shane MaGuire mattshane1996@hotmail.com 085 1362299
Faoi-18 Gerard Melaugh gerimelaugh@gmail.com 087 902 2523
Faoi-12 agus 13 Cailíní Martin Doherty
Jennifer McMenamin
dohertymartinmd@gmail.com
jennifer.mcmenamin@hotmail.com
087 929 1882
087 267 6912
Faoi-14 Cailíní Sabrina White
Faoi-16 Cailíní Maura McCrudden Mauramccrudden8@gmail.com 086 163 5726
Faoi-18 Cailíní Ronan Gallen ronangallen@hotmail.com 087 671 5990
Red Hughs - Under 11 Boys and Girls with the Burt Tournament Shield

The Club Year 2019

 

2019, the club’s centenary year, has been another brilliant one Red Hughs. A year after our seniors winning the Junior championship and stepping up a graded, they reached the Intermediate quarter final, the reserves won their first ever league title and reached the Intemediate B championship final. All our underage teams’ – boys and girls – were competitive across the board and Stephen McMenamin represented Donegal with distinction once again.

 

Our senior men had a tough season on their hands after having no preseason after last year’s long run to the All-Ireland Junior football semi-final but the boy’s fell to the task finishing mid-table in the league being competitive in every game and being very unlucky not to be pushing for promotion after drawing seven of their games and all of their defeats being no more than a point or two. This year was the first time this group of players have competed at the intermediate championship level with the seniors adapting straight away beating Naomh Ultan in the first group game and then drawing against division one opposition Cloughaneely in the second game to secure passage to the quarter final were they narrowly lost out to Naomh Bríd by a point.

 

The reserves made a bit of history this season winning their first ever trophy, the division three reserve league title after defeating Fanad Gaels in the final. The reserves also came agonizingly close to winning their first ever championship this year, losing out to Cloughaneely in the final of the Intermediate B championship by three points. It was an amazing achievement for the team to get this far considering this was the first time this group of players had competed at that level.

 

Our senior ladies also had another positive season competing well with a young team and numbers building year on year. Stephen Mc Menamin represented the Donegal senior team with distinction this year winning an Ulster Championship medal and also being nominated for an all-star award – as always, he continues to do his club and county proud.

 

2019 was another really positive year for Red Hugh’s underage with the club fielding boys’ and girls’ teams at every age group with the number of children taking part increasing yet again. We have also had some great success with our U16 boy’s winning the division 2 northern board league, u11 boys/girls winning the shield in the Burt underage tournament, u8’s winning the cup in the blitz in Glenfin and at the time of writing our minor ladies are waiting to take part in the division 3 final. We have been very competitive across the board with a number of teams reaching finals at various grades and narrowly missing out including our u14 boys who reached the division 2b championship final losing out to Killybegs. Our U16 girls lost out to Buncrana after extra time in the division 2 final, the U16 boys lost out to Naomh Ultan in the all-county division 2 league final and our u10s lost tournament finals in Aghyharan and Ardara.

 

We have had a number of underage players represent Donegal across the age grades this year Jack Bradley, Caolan McClintock, James Doherty, Maddison White, Niamh Browne, Orla McElchar, Ciara Gallagher and Emma Neeson are all a credit to their club and are being rewarded for their hard work with their county recognition. All in all, it’s great to see the participation levels rising once again this year and none of this could be possible without all the hard work of all our dedicated coaches across all the teams from u6 to u18 boys and girls.

 

2019 Roll of Honour:

U16 Boy’s: Division 2 Northern Board League Winners

Reserve’s: Division 3 Reserve League Winners

U11 Boy’s/Girls’s: Burt Tournament Shield winner