Congratulations to our Senior Ladies who Won their County Final on Sunday overcoming Killanny on a scoreline of 2-10 to 2-05. The girls had a great game and were 1-5 to 0-02 points up at halftime after a great goal from Ciara Kilpatrick and great points from Megan Boylan, Hannah Sherlock & Celine Nally. They came out strong again and were 2-7 to 0-4 points up by the 22nd minute after another great goal from Megan Boylan and some hard fought points from Celine Nally, Megan Boylan, Ciara Kilpatrick & Hannah Sherlock. Killanny held on scoring 2 goals – one in the 27th minute and one in the 32nd, but it just wasn’t enough and our ladies held on to become victorious. Well done to all involved.
They now have their Reserve Final on Saturday (Venue tbc)
Our Senior Men were also victorious in their meeting against Carrick Emmets in Clontibret on Sunday. Carrick got the first point of the game within the first minute and we followed a couple of minutes later with Shane Carey sending one between the posts. Our next score didn’t come until the 8th minute when Kieran Hughes scored a great point. Carrick, at this stage, looked to be more in control being 1-4 to 0-2 points ahead. Some further great scores from Conor McCarthy, saw us go in at half time only 4 points down. We came out a lot stronger in the 2nd and Shane Carey again started the scoring trend for Scotstown. this was followed up by 3 quick points from Conor McCarthy, Kieran Hughes and Shane Carey which took the sides level. Kieran Hughes again raised the white flag in the 11th minute putting us ahead for the first time. Another great point from Darren Hughes in the 17th minute – kept us ahead by 2. Further points from Paul Sherlock and a peach of a goal from Kieran Hughes lead us to victory with a final scoreline of 1-14 to 2-08.
Teams and Scorers: R Beggan, P Sherlock 0-2, M Duffy, D McArdle, J McDevitt 0-1, J Turley, E Caulfield, F Caulfield, D Hughes 0-1, J Hamill, D Morgan, J McCarey, C McCarthy 0-3 (1f), K Hughes 1-3, S Carey 0-4 (3f). Subs: R McKenna for J Hamill, O Heaphey for J McCarey, M McCarville for F Caulfield, B Boylan for J McDevitt.
Our Senior Men next meet Ballybay on Saturday 8th September (Time and venue tbc)
The Juniors met Drumhowan in Emyvale on Friday last. Drumhowan got 2 scores on the board before Matthew Maguire got a lovely point in the 3rd minute. It continued to be a close half with points being scored at both ends, Drumhowan pulling away slightly by 3 points. This changed with a great goal fro Jason Carey in the 18th minute, leveling the sides. Some further great scores from Matthew Maguire, Ruairi McKenna & Conor Forde took us ahead 0-11 to 0-08 at half time. Conor Forde got us of to a good start in the 2nd half with a point in the 1st minute. Drumhowan came back strong, leveling the game again in the 23rd minute 1-10 to 0-13, we dug deep though and some further great points from Matthew Maguire & Mark Treanor & an outstanding goal from James Corley took us over the line with a final score of 2-12 to 0-14.
They next meet Oram on Saturday 1st September @ 8pm in Cloghan
Our Minors are away to Magheracloone on Thursday 30th at 6.45pm
Our Minor Ladies are next away to St Brigids on 30th August at 7pm.
Well done to our U15 boys on reaching the Final last Thursday night against Patrick Emmets. They put on a great display but just fell short. Thank you to Cian Mohan, Jamie McCarey & Mark Hand for their dedication to this team all year.
Our U13 Div 1 boys are in the Shield Final against Truagh on Saturday 1st September in Clones at 1pm
Some of our under 13’s (well Under 12.5 really) participated in the Ryan Tierney Tournament on Saturday morning in Clogher. They had a tough day of football playing Aghaloo, St Judes, Castledawson, Carrickmor and Clogher. This saw them 2nd in the group and a place in the quarter final. They beat Kileeshill and Ballinderry in the Semi to meet St Judes from Dublin in the Final (St Judes had already beaten them well earlier in the day). They showed true grit and determination, upping their game in the 2nd half to win the final and take the cup. Well done all involved and a big thank you to Clogher GAA for running a great tournament.
Our U11s reached the quarter final of the Monaghan Harps tournament – well done boys. Thank you to Monaghan Harps for the invite and excellently run tournament.
Our U14 girls are now in the Final against Killeevan next week (date and time tbc) after seeing off Sean McDermotts on Monday evening. Well done girls, great achievement. Onwards and Upwards to the Final !!
Congratulations to this months Ciste Winners.
€1000 – Jimmy Connolly Carrowhata
Gene Rafferty – Knockatallon, Gus McGorman – Smithboro, John James McKenna – Doogary, Ann McQuaid – Greenfield, Jimmy Brady – Cornagilta
Sellers Prizes – Peter McKenna – Annahagh & Sean McKenna – Carrowhata
The Club Shop will be open this Friday 7 to 8pm.
Sean McKenna & Kevin Boylan