Athlone GAA Notes

October 14, 2013
Knockcroghery Fair Tournament:
The U10 season finally came to an end on Saturday last in Knockcroghery as the lads played second fiddle to a very good Clann na nGael side in the final of the Fair Tournament. Great credit must go the lads for putting in such great effort throughout the year, which started way back in early April. In what is a novel tournament held annually by St Dominic's three teams of 7 payers play each round meaning it was a very tired bunch of players that left Knockcroghery on Saturday afternoon.
The semi final saw our lads play local rivals Tubberclair and as always there was little between the teams but the Athlone lads managed to come out the right side of the result on this occasion. This set up a final against Clann who had seen off the hosts St Dominic's in their semi final. Despite some outstanding performances by the lads they came up short to a very well prepared Clann side. Many thanks to our hosts who, as always, put on a great show. For the record the Athlone panel on the day was:
Tommy Dillon, Chulainn Dowd, Rian Dully, Pierse Edmundson, Evan Farrell, Luke Farrell, Eoin Hardiman, Ben Killian, Fergal Lennon, Johnny Martin, Donagh McCormack, Dano McMonagle, Kian Mitchell, Lorcan McCormack, Luke O'Connell, Ryan O'Connor, Oisin O'Sullivan, Alan Sweeney, Adam Temple, Jason Ukatu, Brandon White.

Southern Gaels:
Congratulations to Southern Gaels who defeated Cullion on Sunday last at Shandonagh on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-7 to win the Junior B hurling final. Well done to all involved and it will make their gathering event next Saturday all the more enjoyable.It is 11 years since Southern Gaels won this championship.Well done to the 5 Athlone players who helped to win the game,John Stapleton,Shane Galvin,Pat Flynn,David Johnson and Eoin Jordon.

Lotto Results:
There was no winner of this weeks €4350 jackpot.
The numbers drawn were 8-14-21-28.
There were 2 match 3 winners.
Finn c/o Andy O Sullivan.
Kathy Mc Donagh c/o Liam Roper.
This weeks jackpot will be €4500.

Vote of Sympathy:
The O Meara Family,Late of Sarsfield Square.
The Lee Family,Sli an Aifrean.
The Looney Family,Late of Ashley Cresent.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

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