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Naomh Conaill Notes 30th August 2010

Congratulations to the senior team on reaching the co final after coming back from the dead against Glenswilly in Letterkenny last Sunday evening. In a very dramatic ending with 57 mins on the clock they trailed by 3 points but produced a remarkable comeback scoring 2-2 in the remaining minutes winning 2-13 to 2-08. They now meet Four Masters or Killybegs in the final which is due to be played on Sunday 26th Sept. They are at home to St Michaels in the league this Saturday at 6.30pm and the reserves play St Michaels at 5pm.

Well done also to the 3rd team on reaching the semi final of the Junior B beating Robert Emmetts 2-9 to 2-6 in Mac Cumhaill Park last Sunday.

Good luck to the minors who play Kilcar in the Southern final this Friday at 6.30pm in Dunkineely.

Congratulations to our U-10 team who won the Eoghan Gilmour Memorial Tournament hosted by the Fanad Gaels Club in Portsalon last Saturday. The strong opposition comprised of Sean O Leary’s (Newbridge, Co Derry), Gaoth Dobhair, St Eunans, Na Dunaibh and Fanad Gaels. After topping their group they defeated Na Dunaibh in the semi-final which earned them the right to play a fancied Fanad Gaels side in the decider. In the final, Naomh Conaill playing some lovely football led at the interval 0-6 to 0-1 and affirmed their superiority in the second period to emerge victorious with the final score 0-14 to 0-7. Well done to Hughie, Joe, Kevin and their assistants and the panel of players on this fine achievement. Thanks to the Fanad Gaels club for the invite to a well organised tournament and their hospitality on the day.

The U-10s next outing is on 11th September when the club host the Glenties Harvest Fair blitz. Training for the A and B squads recommences this Wednesday 1st Sept in preperation for this.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto. The numbers drawn were 3,5,6,20. Two prizes of 50 Euro went to Willie Mc Nelis and C Mc Callaig. The jackpot now stands at 3,200 Euro. The draw takes every Tuesday night at the Community Centre Bingo.

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