Seniors: The Seniors were in League action on Sunday at home to Magheracloone, earning a 1-12 to 0-14 win. Scotstown team and scorers: Cian Mohan (0-1); Ross McKenna, Ciaran Treanor, Pauric Keenan; Mark Duffy, Barry McMeel, Paul Sherlock (0-1); Peter O’Hara, James Hamill; Shane Rice (0-2), Shane Carey (1-4), Elliot Maguire; Paul Grant (0-2), Nicholas Corrigan (0-2), Seán Mohan. Substitutes used: Brian McGinnity, Adrian Carbin. The Seniors play Magheracloone again this Saturday evening, August 17th in the Senior Football Championship Round 1A at 7:15pm in O’Neill Park, Clontibret. They are away to Monaghan Harps in the League next Wednesday, August 21st at 7:15pm.
Juniors: The C team had a home fixture against Seán MacDermott’s on Tuesday evening. Next up is a home fixture against Killeevan this Sunday, August 18th throwing in at 12:30pm.
Minors: The Minors rounded off the League season with a 1-9 to 0-7 win at home to Carrickmacross last Thursday evening. It remains to be seen whether it will be enough to secure a semi-final spot. The Championship has been put on hold due to the progress of the County in the All-Ireland series.
Under 16: The Under 16’s were away to Clontibret on Wednesday evening as they looked to consolidate second place in Division One.
Under 14: The A team were away to Clones/Currin on Tuesday evening, and the B team were away to Truagh on the same evening. The final round of League fixtures are scheduled for Saturday, August 24th.
Under 12: The A team had their play-off against Latton on Wednesday evening, and will face Carrickmacross away on Saturday at noon if they progress.
Good luck: Best of luck to David McGettigan in his role as escort at the upcoming Rose of Tralee Festival.
Ned Run 2013: The third annual Ned Run took place on Saturday, and again there was a great turnout with over six hundred registered walkers and runners. Simon Ryan and Denise Toner both successfully defended their titles, whilst Trevor & Mary Jordan picked up the Fastest Husband and Wife trophy. Read the full report elsewhere in this paper.
Recreational: Scotstown retained the Ned Boylan Cup with victory over Clontibret in the Final on Saturday, and Éire Óg saw off the challenge of Monaghan Harps to lift the Seán Hegarty Shield. Congratulations to all involved.
Development Draw: Due to unprecedented demand for tickets, the Scotstown GAA Development Draw has been rearranged for Saturday, October 26th. First prize is a Seat Ibiza car; second prize is a cruise; there are three cash prizes of €1000, €500 and €500 for third to fifth and sixth prize is a pair of tickets for next year’s All-Ireland Football Final. Tickets available on the Scotstown website and from club members priced at €20 each or three for €50.
Condolences: Sympathy is extended to the families and friends of the recently deceased including Nora McKenna, Dernasell East & Mullanarockan; May McCaffrey (nee Kildea), Coonian and Margaret Clerkin, Derryheanlish.