GAA NEWS: DAMIEN CLEARY SUPERB AS AODH RUADH DEFEAT NAOMH BRID

first_imgAodh Ruadh GAA News: FootballAodh Ruadh extended their unbeaten run to three games with a convincing 1-10 to 0-7 win over Naomh Bríd in Father Tierney Park on Sunday afternoon. A professional display from Ballyshannon in trying conditions saw the side cement their place at second in the division three table.The homesters got another solid 60 minutes from Diarmaid McInerney, while Colm Kelly will be very pleased with his 1-2 haul and overall contribution.Damien Cleary was superb again and his pass to pick out the dangerous Philip Patton for a point in the first half was one of the moments of the game. We have a full match report and pictures from the game up on aodhruadh.org.The reserves got down to business with a comprehensive 4-12 to 1-4 win against their nearest rivals in division three on a dire afternoon at the Park. Naomh Bríd were well contained while Ballyshannon scored heavily, Anthony Coughlin top scoring with 2-2. Best for Aodh Ruadh were Oísin Roper who had a tremendous game when he game in at half back, Eddie Lynch who got some crucial scores in the first half, and Niall Thomas who had a solid game in midfield. We have a full match report and pictures from the game up on aodhruadh.org. Aodh Ruadh aren’t scheduled for another game until Saturday 30th May when we are set to travel to Downings. The reserve games throws in at 6pm, and is followed by the seniors at 7.30pm.Aodh Ruadh under 16s face Killybegs in the Southern Minor Board divisional semi-final this Tuesday May 12th at 7pm in Father Tierney Park. This is a big game for the team so we’d like to see a big support in the Park for the lads.The under 14s travel to Killybegs this Wednesday for their last away game of the league stages. As many parents as possible should come along to ensure we have lifts for all the players. Assemble at the park for 5.15pm, departing at 5.30pm. Throw-in at Fintra is 7pm.The under 12s took part in a blitz in Father Tierney Park on Saturday, with teams from Melvin Gaels, Killybegs and Glencar / Manorhamilton also taking part. The weather was superb for the day and contributed to some great football played by all sides. Many thanks to everyone who helped out with the catering on the day and provided another great spread. Thanks also to all our match officials on the day. We have a gallery of pictures from the game up on aodhruadh.org. Under 10 and under 12 training continues on Wednesdays from 6pm to 7pm and Mondays from 6pm to 7pm.Training continues this Friday for the under 8s and under 6s from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh. HurlingThe under 14s had a very convincing win over Letterkenny Gaels in Letterkenny on Thursday last. The lads started the game in a determined fashion and kept it up for the full hour. This was the lads second win of the campaign. They play their final league game this Thursday at home against a very strong Dungloe / Gaoth Dobhair team, throw in 7pm, all support welcome.The minors have qualified for the Minor A final where they will play their old rivals Buncrana, date and venue TBC.The under 8s and under 10s are continuing to train in big numbers every week and they have their first all-county blitz in the Centre of Excellence in Convoy on Sunday 24th May. The blitzes will be held there every month up to September. Dates scheduled are June 21st, July 19th, August 30th and September 27th. We have the report and images from the Alan Ryan / Seamus Grimes Tournament live on aodhruadh.org now.Training every Sunday at 12 noon for all underage groups. For any information required in relation to underage hurling please contact John Rooney 086-2587793.Club kitWe now have official club shorts available to order. They are O’Neill’s, so top quality kit. Kids sizes (24 and 26) cost €18, while adult sizes (28, 30, 32, 34,  36 and 38) cost €22. We’ll have samples available and images on aodhruadh.org. Contact Chris Kelly on 0868813553 to place your order. Our navy blue soft shell jackets are also back on sale. We now have three youth sizes available. Ages 7-8 priced €40; ages 9-10 priced €40; and ages 11-12 priced €45. All jackets will have the Aodh Ruadh and GAA crests, plus the child’s initials on the sleeve. We are also able to order Ladies soft shell jackets with pink Aodh Ruadh crest and GAA logo. We are also selling adult jackets. You can check out samples of the shorts and jacket on aodhruadh.org. For further details call Chris on 0868813553.Team shot projectOur club photographers have a project under way. We want to get a picture of every team in the club over the course of 2015. This will then be printed and displayed in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh. Over the years we hope to build a wall of memories which draws in every strand of the club which competes on the field of play. Over the coming months we want to fill the blanks on this year’s poster. Where we don’t have team shots we ask managers to touch base with Brian Drummond and identify a fixture when a team shot can be taken.Mental Health TalkFour Masters are hosting a free talk on supporting young people’s mental health on Thursday 21st May. The event commences at 8pm in the Abbey Hotel and parents and managers welcome.Abbey Centre BingoWinner of the €400 jackpot last Friday night was Deirdre Clarke of Ballyshannon. Bingo continues as usual this Friday at 9pm at the Abbey Centre. The summer snowball is now €250 on 48 numbers or less. Look out for the new spot prize on 42 this week!Aodh Ruadh LottoThere was no winner of last week’s Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot of €5,600. The winning numbers drawn were 1, 2, 6, 8, 11 and 17. In the lucky dip €20 went to: Mary Duggan, Cornhill; Ann Kelm, Belleek; Frank McGee, Ballintra; and Ben and Mary Dorrian, College Street. Next draw in McGinley’s with a Jackpot of €5,700 on Sunday at 8.30pm.The lotto team for McCosker’s Centra this Saturday is: BORD NA NÓG.You can receive the club notes by e-mail every Tuesday morning. To subscribe, enter your details on the website, www.aodhruadh.org, or e-mail your request to [email protected]~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This is the weekly e-mail newsletter from Aodh Ruadh GAA Club. If you have received it in error, please contact us at [email protected] us on the social mediaFacebook: Aodh Ruadh CLGTwitter: @aodhruadh.GAA NEWS: DAMIEN CLEARY SUPERB AS AODH RUADH DEFEAT NAOMH BRID was last modified: May 12th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Aodh RuadhGAANoticesSportlast_img read more