Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Intermediate Football Championship Group 2 Round 1
Glenfarne/Kilty 4-10 Allen Gaels 1-11
They say goals win games and this proved to be the case as Glenfarne/Kilty opened their Intermediate Championship campaign with a hard fought win over Allen Gaels. It was the Glenfarne/Kilty men’s ability to get goals at crucial stages of the game that proved the decisive factor in this closely fought contest. Allen Gaels second string are traditionally strong in this competition and they put a tremondous fighting performance but it was the Glenfarne/Kilty men's ability to seemingly open up the Allen Gaels defence at will that proved to be their downfall.
Glenfarne/Kilty opened the scoring on two minutes with a Michael Maguire free. Allen Gaels however had the perfect response when a well hit shot from Thomas Nolan was saved by Glenfarne/Kilty goalkeeper Daragh Keaney only for the ball to rebound off the unlucky John McManus and into the net. Glenfarne/Kilty responded to this setback two minutes later with a well taken point from Conor O’Rourke. Four minutes later they were in front when Shane McLoughlin brilliantly flicked the ball over the advancing Oisin Dolan and into the net. Straight away Glenfarne/Kilty goaled again through Dermot O’Rourke to put five points between the teams. For the next 10 minutes Glenfarne/Kilty completely dominated the game but could only add a further point to their tally from Shane McLoughlin. On Twenty minutes Patrick McManus pulled a point back for Allen Gaels and this was followed by points on twenty-six and twenty minutes from Donal Herron and Alan McKeon to cut the gap to three points. Just before half-time Michael Maguire pointed a free for Glenfarne/Kilty to leave four points between the teams at the break.
Glenfarne/Kilty started the second-half just as they finished the first with Michael Maguire pointing a free after a foul on Dermot O’Rourke. He followed this up three minutes later with a point from a forty-five. On eight minutes Thomas Nolan point for Allen Gaels and he followed it up three minutes later with another point as the Allen Gaels men enjoyed a period of dominance. On fourteen minutes Paul McGovern pointed from play for the Drumshanbo men and this was followed up a minute later by a point from Pascal Gillard to leave just two between the teams midway through the second half. On sixteen minutes Michael Maguire restored the Glenfarne/Kilty lead with a point from a free. This was quickly followed by a goal by substitute J.J McDermott to leave the Glenfarne/Kilty men six points to the good. Allen Gaels however responded with points from Paul McGovern and Patrick McManus to cut the gap to four points with ten minutes left. On twenty two minutes Fergal Clancy scored from play for Glenfarne/Kilty to increase their lead to five points but Donal Herron responded for Allen Gaels with a point from a free. J.J McDermott then restored Glenfarne’s five point advantage with a well taken point. Glenfarne/Kilty then put the game out of reach with a well worked goal from Joe Keaney on twenty-six minutes. Allen Gaels responded with a point from Thomas Nolan on twenty-eight minutes. Michael Maguire completed the scoring when he pointed in the last minute. With that referee Brian Mallon brought the game to an end.
The North Leitrim men will be happy with getting their campaign off to a winning start and had good performances from the impressive Dermot O’Rourke, Conor O’Rourke, Barry McDermott, Joe Keaney, Fergal Clancy and Shane McLoughlin. For Allen Gaels Michael McManus and Pascal Gillard at midfield, and forwards Alan McKeon, Thomas Nolan, Donal Herron and Patrick McManus were their best performers.
Allen Gaels: Oisin Dolan, Niall Higgins, Damien Gilbane, Alan Loftus, Brian Tracey, John Keane, Shane McGovern, Michael McManus, Pascal Gillard(0-1), Thomas Nolan (0-3), Alan McKeon (0-1), Paul McGovern(0-2), Donal Herron(0-2), Patrick McManus (0-2), Denis Gibbons.
Glenfarne/Kilty: Daragh Keaney, Ciaran Clancy, Jonathon Keaney, Stephen Sweeney, Barry McDermott, Conor O’Rourke (0-1), John McManus, Enda Gallagher, Thomas McDermott, Declan Sweeney, Joe Keaney (1-0), Michael Maguire (0-6), Shane McLoughlin (1-1), Dermot O’Rourke (1-0), Fergal Clancy (0-1). Sub: J.J McDermott (1-1) for Declan Sweeney.
Padraig Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Division 5 League Final
Our Junior team have qualified for the Division 5 league final. This game against Sean O'Heslins will be played this Sunday at 2pm in Pairc Sean MacDiarmuida, Carrick-on-Shannon. We hope to see all our supporters out in big numbers for this game.
U-16 County Team
Well done to Niall Clancy who has been playing for the Leitrim U-16 team during the Fr. Manning Cup and Teb Webb Cup. Niall has lined out at right half forward in all the games so far.
Our Minor team take on Kiltrubid on Friday evening in the second round of the Minor Championship. This game will take place in Kiltrubid at 7pm.
U-16 training re-commences on this Wednesday evening in the park at 8pm. All players are asked to be in attendance. The championship is due to start on September 1st.
Padraig Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Friday, April 21, 2006
Under 16 Final on Friday 21st April
The Under 16 team take to the field in the final of the 9-a-side Under 16 League on Friday evening at 7pm.
The game is fixed for Drumshanbo. The team bus will leave the Rainbow at 5.30pm
Best of luck to the team and management.
Padraig Friday, April 21, 2006
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Minor Match Cancelled
The Minor league semi-final scheduled for this evening has being postponed due to no pitch being available because of the recent bad weather.
Further details of the re-scheduled time for this game will be available here at a later date
Padraig Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Monday, April 17, 2006
Our Division 5 Junior team recorded their third straight victory of the 2006 League campaign with a 2-17 to 0-5 win over St. Marys in Glenfarne today:
Team: Padraig McGourty, Gerard Fee, Ciaran Clancy, Brendan Leonard, Bartley Clancy, Padraig Dillon, Jonathon Keaney, David McDermott, Sean McManus, Daragh Keaney, Michael Mitchell, Francis Dillon, Shane McLoughlin, Stephen Sweeney, Sean Dolan. Sub: Cathal McMorrow for Gerard Fee.
Padraig Monday, April 17, 2006
Monthly Club Draw:
Our monthly club draw took place on Easter Sunday night in Ketty's Bar, Glenfarne.
The winners were as follows:
€100 - Tony McGourty, Camderry.
€50 - Yasmin McDermott, C/O Ketty's Bar.
€25 - Keith McMorrow, Lissinagroagh.
Thanks to all who bought tickets for the draw and to Terence and Susan for the use of their premises for the draw.
Padraig Monday, April 17, 2006
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Seniors Lose to Glencar/Manorhamilton
Our senior team played their opening game of the 2006 League campaign today against Glencar/Manorhamilton. Unfortunately on this occassion we were beaten on a scoreline of 0-15 to 1-6.
Padraig Sunday, April 16, 2006
Saturday, April 15, 2006
Under -16's Qualify for Final
Our Under 16 team qualified for the 9-a-side league final with a hard fought victory over Fenagh/St Callians on Saturday afternoon in Drumkeerin. They will now face Ballinagleara in the final with details of this to be announced later.
Team: Dara Clancy, Shane Ferguson, Francis Keaney, Ronan McGowan, Niall Clancy, Dermot Harkin, Cathal Cullen, James Murray, Stephen McManus. Subs: John McLoughlin, Kevin Leonard.
Padraig Saturday, April 15, 2006
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Our Minor team had a 3-9 to 0-10 win against Kiltrubid this evening in Glenfarne.
Padraig Wednesday, April 12, 2006