The Downs club notes

September 11, 2018

Lotto Result: 10/09/18
Jackpot: €9,200
Numbers drawn: 8, 14, 16, 17 
Result: No jackpot winner 
2 x €100 winners: Senan McGuire, POGS Carley.
Next week's jackpot will be €9,400. 

The Downs GAA extends its sincere sympathy to the family and friends of John Keenan, Castledown, The Downs. May he Rest in Peace

Family Fun Day
Thanks to all who attended our family fun day last Sunday, a great day was had by all. A special thanks to those who helped make the day happen over the past number of weeks as a lot of preparation went into the day. Lots of great photos kindly provided by Bernie and Norma can be viewed at our Facebook page.

Bingo jackpot €4,200
Bingo continues every Friday at 8.30, come along and bring a friend for an enjoyable night’s entertainment.

Underage Football 

Underage football continues this Friday evening at the usual slot 6:30-7 :30. The club shop will also be open for the duration of training.

Senior Championship
Our senior lads recorded an impressive 3-12 to 0-12 win over Athlone in the championship last Saturday evening in Cusack Park.. The lads now face Tyrellspass this coming Saturday at 6pm in TEG Cusack Park with a chance of making it direct to the semi finals.

Junior Championship
The Downs junior team are keeping their impressive run going in this year’s championship. The lads overcame a youthful Rosemount side last Tuesday evening in Lakepoint 3-12 to 1-09. The Lads face St. Pauls this Sunday in Lakepoint Park at 1:30pm in the Quarter final.

U17 Championship
Well done to the U17 lads who recorded a 4-14 to 3-11 win over Shandonagh last Wednesday evening. The lads now face Caulry in the quarter final this Sunday at 11:30am in The Downs.

Hard luck to the U14 team who lost the shield final, in extra time last Saturday. It was a tough defeat to take given how well the lads performed.

Well done to the U10 team who won the Killucan tournament last Saturday.

Jersey for Ben
The total profits raised from sales plus a generous contribution from KC Sports came to a an amazing €5230 for the Mater Foundation as nominated by the Murray family. Formal presentation of cheques took place at KC Sports on Friday last. Thank you to everyone that purchased a Jersey for Ben which are still available to order with some sizes also in stock in our Club Shop which is open Fridays 630pm to 745pm. Also keep a look out for the hashtag #ourbentravelstheworld on social media as photos are posted of people wearing their jerseys. 

The Downs Ladies 

Tues 11th: U14 Semi Final home to Ballycomoyle 630pm 
Thurs 13th: U12 Semi Final home to Garrycastle 630pm

Ladies All-Ireland 
Anyone wishing to travel to the ladies All-Ireland Final on Sunday 16th September, please contact Sara h McGuire.

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