Cornafean GFC Club Notes

May 14, 2018
To Eamon Maguire, Storyteller from Bruce who has been nominated in the Comhairle Chontae an Chabhain/Cavan County Council The Cathaoirleach's Annual Award Scheme 2018, The Cathaoirleach's Annual Award Scheme celebrates the work of volunteers who make a difference to their communities because of their exceptional achievement, effort or service in a voluntary or unpaid capacity in County Cavan. The Awards show the value that Cavan County Council places on those volunteers and the importance of their work within the community.
Ralph Eccleston Memorial Run
In aid of Palliative Care Cavan takes place on Saturday 19th May, 2018 leaving Mc Seain's Bar at 1 p.m. sharp. Assembly at 12 noon. Everybody Welcome and all donations greatly appreciated. Vintage Tractors only.
Cornafean Ladies GFC Fundraiser "Fittest Townland" and Family Fun Day
Saturday 26th May at 2 p.m. at the Cornafean GAA Sports Grounds
Only 2 weeks to go so please text your team entries to Caroline (087) 2696918 or Gemma (087) 6486133. Team of 4 people all over 16, at least one over 40 and at least one woman
1st prize to the value of €200, 2nd prize €120 and 3rd prize €80. Remember the course is designed to suit all ages. Lots to do for the kids, nail and hair bar, crafty corner, face painting, Hiphop dance class with Gintare (3-4 p.m), beat the goalie, crossbar challenge, dunk your coach, throw the welly. Tea and lovely baking on the day. We hope you all come out to support and enjoy the day.

Football Update....Well done to the Cornafean/Butlersbridge u15 amalgamation who defeated Gowna in an exciting Div 1 semi final played in Killeshandra on last Thursday evening. The Boys will now take on Drumlomand Gaels,Mullahoran/Ballymachugh in the Final due to be played later this week and we wish the team and management the very best of luck. Also well done to the Cornafean u12 Girls who qualified for their final after beating Dromlane on Saturday and will now take on Templeport in the Final. The Senior Ladies got their Div 3 League campaign off to a positive start on Sunday morning with a good home victory over Knockbride after a good all round Team performance . See Club Notes for more updates.

Cornafean G FC Club Lotto..Bank Holiday Monday 7th May....NO,S were 1...6...16....27 No Jackpot Winner.. 40 Euro Winners were Tommy Martin Drumcarey......Etna McGahern Cordownan......Bridie Cox Coronea......Chloe Gumley Killeshandra ......Fidelma Seymour Ballinagh. Next week's jackpt €1800....Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

Congratulations to Oisin McGahern who was among the players selected to play at half time in the Cumann na mBunscol mini games in Ballybofey at Cavan V Donegal last weekend. Well done Oisin.
Ulster Minor Champions..... Congratulations to Aine Brady who played corner back on the Cavan Ladies Minor Team who were crowned Ulster Champions on Saturday afternoon last after a convincing victory over the Monagahan Ladies in Augher.This is a fantastic achievement for Aine and all her team mates and we wish the Team and Management the very best of luck in the upcoming All Ireland Semi Final.
U 12 Girls.....Well done to the Cornafean u12 Girls and their coaches Mary and Deirdre on reaching the Div 4 League Final to be played on this week end..The Girls had six points to spare over Drumlane on a final scoreline of Dromlane 8 pts to Cornafean,s 14pts in the semi final played in Miltown on Saturday morning. The girls will either play Templeport or Gowna in the Final and we wish them the best of luck. Watch out for Club Texts and Facebook for Date ,Time and Venue
Division 1 U15 Finalists
Well done to the Lough Oughter Gaels U15 lads on their excellent semi final victory over Gowna on Thursday evening last. The amalgamation of Cornafean/Butlersbridge will now take on Drumlomand Gaels, Ballymahugh/Mullahoran in the Division1 decider due to be played later this week. Best of luck to our Cornafean players and their bridge team mates and hopefully they can capture a Division 1 Championship. Watch for club text and facebook for date, time and venue.
Division 3 Ladies League
Cornafean 2 - 13   Knockbride  1 - 8
Well done to the Cornafean Ladies on their victory over Knockbride in the first league game of 2018.  It was an excellent all round team performance from the girls but Knockbride pushed the Reds all the way.  A goal in each half from D. McCaffrey helped Cornafean keep a never say die Knockbride at arms length and in fairness the Reds pushed on in the last quarter of the game for a deserved win.
Reds A. Miney, A. Brady, E. Sheridan, C. Geoghegan, J. Wilson, S. King, C. Duffy, C. Sheridan, B. McGovern, O. Smith, A. Wharton, R. Smith, D. McCaffrey, R. Dunne, K. Johnson.
Subs D. Tully, A. McIntyre, S. Laheen.

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