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August 20th, 2019

Currin GFC Notes


Draw result for Sunday 18th August 2019.

Winning numbers, 9, 11, 24, 26.

No Jackpot Winner.

6 X €25.00, ‘Lucky dip’, Prizewinners,

Deirdre Quigley, Scotshouse. Mairead Moore, Scotshouse. Kathleen McCaul, Callowhill. Eoin Marron, Scotshouse. Vincent Rudden, Scotshouse. Keiran Flannagn, (Smart lotto).

Next Draw will be in Connolly’s Bar on Sunday 25th August 2019. The Jackpot will now be €4,800.

Don’t forget, Currin Lotto can now be bought on ‘Smart Lotto’. The link to log in is http://bit.ly/CurrinGAA or just search smart lotto and put in Currin. Deadline for lotto draw is 9.30pm, Sunday night.

Currin Seniors

Currin V Carrickmacross

On Wednesday evening last, we welcomed Carrickmacross to our home venue where we came away with a draw in a very entertaining game where it could be argued we were unlucky not to take full points. Carrick went 3 points ahead before Jack converted a free and Dick scored a point from play. Colm McCaffrey scored a point from play before Kevin Murphy converted a free leaving us level after Carrick got another point. Carrick’s goalie made a fine save against. Carrick went up the field and scored a point leaving them a point up. Some very good defending resulted in us winning a free which Jack converted. Jack also scored our next point from a free to put us a point up at 6-5. However, Carrick equalised just before half time to leave all square.

The second half resumed with Carrick been awarded a penalty but Fergal pulled off an excellent save giving Carrick a 45 to which they converted. Jack again converted a free before Dick scored a point from play. David Hynes then scored a goal for a second game in a row leaving us a goal up at 1-8 to 8 points. Kevin converted a point from play leaving us a point up. Carrick scored a point and again Fergal made a great safe. Jack then scored 2 points from play before Carrick added a goal and a point to leave a point in it. A free was then converted by Jack still having us winning by 2. Carrick scored a point before Jack put us back up 2. Again, Carrick converted a free. We missed a goal opportunity to kill of the game but instead Carrick scored 2 points from playing leaving them a point up going into injury time. However, we were awarded a free deep into injury time which Kevin did great work to convert giving us a draw.


Fergal Connolly, Sean Brady, Conor McCaffery, Cian North, Ronan King, Colm McCaffrey, Terry McEntee, Ciaran McCaffery, Enda McCaffery, Conor Smyth, Dick Clerkin, ,Kevin Murphy, David Hynes, Jack McCarron, Ben Clerkin.

Subs- Darragh Brady and Damien Connolly

Currin V Latton

Our Senior team travelled to Latton on Saturday evening last where unfortunately luck was not on our side and were defeated by 7 points. With injuries to Jack and Sean Brady prior to the start of the game and injuries received to David Hynes and Conor McCaffrey during the game, we struggled at times. To add to this, we also notched up 11 wides as opposed to Latton at 6, of which most we should have scored. Kevin opened the score with a point from play. Conor Smyth converted a free before Latton also scored 2 points. Latton pushed on scoring the next 3 points before they scored a goal leaving us trailing by 1-5 to 2 points. However good play by Stephen Smyth resulted in David Hynes scoring his 3rd goal in as many games. We then scored our second goal from Dick to leave the score at 1-5 to 2-2. We missed a number of frees then before Latton finished out the half with 2 points leaving them 1-7 to 2-2.

Second half resumed with a series of wides by us but Latton added 3 points to their total leaving them 1-10 to 2-2. Ciaran McCaffrey scored a goal to bring us

back into the game before Latton added a goal and a point to their tally. We again had wides before Latton scored another goal and 2 points leaving them 3-13 to 3-2. Kevin converted 2 frees before we again missed scoring chances. The game finished out with us converting 2 frees by kevin after good work up front. Final score3-13 to 3-6.


Fergal Connolly, Cian North, Conor McCaffery, Darragh Brady, Ronan King, Colm McCaffrey, Terry McEntee, Ciaran McCaffery, Enda McCaffery, Conor Smyth, Dick Clerkin, ,Kevin Murphy, David Hynes, Stephen Smyth, Ben Clerkin.

Subs- Jason McKearnan for David Hynes and Damien Connolly for Conor McCaffrey

Currin face Inniskeen this Sunday in the opening round of the Senior Championship in Aughamullen at 1pm. Please come out and support the lads.


U7 & U9

Training continues this Thursday evening from 7-8pm for these groups. U9s have GoGames this Saturday in Rockcorry from 10am until 12pm. Coaches will be in touch with arrangements as normal.


Our U11s have two matches this week in the Liam Stirrat Development Cup. They play the refixed game against Cremartin at home on Monday 19th at 7.30pm. They play again against Clones in Clones on Thursday at 6.30pm. Please support.


This group play Killeevan next on Saturday 24th August in the Div 4 Championship quarter final. Venue and time to be confirmed. Coaches will be in contact to organise.


Our U15s who are amalgamated with Killeevan (Patrick Sarsfields) are in action again this Thursday 22nd August when they play Ballybay Pearse Brothers in Ballybay at 7.30pm in the Division 3 & 4 Championships Round 4 game.


Our U17s who are amalgamated with Aghabog (Patrick Emmets) played Truagh last Tuesday in the division 3 Football League. Final Score: Truagh(2-11) Patrick Emmets (1-10). This group play Doohamlet this Tuesday in Currin at 7.30pm in the Div 3&4 Championship Round 1 game. Please support.

All Ireland Football Draw

Don’t forget to participate in the draw for two All-Ireland tickets and an overnight stay at Croke Park Hotel. Lines can be purchased from all players and committee members (€2 a line or 3 for €5). Draw takes place Thursday 29th August. A brilliant prize!

Paddy McCarney, R.I.P.

Currin GFC and our local community would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Paddy McCarney who passed away recently. Paddy was a keen supporter of the Currin team and up until recently, Paddy was cheering the boys on. Paddy enjoyed every aspect of the game including the celebrations that Currin experienced in recent times. He will be greatly missed. Go ndeana Dia trochaire ar a ainm dilis.

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