Scotstown GAA Club Notes. 21/06/2022
Our Blues Competitive Games in the past week
Our Under 13 Division 1 boys played 2 games in the past week. Well done to them in their 2 wins, beating Clontibret 4-15 to 4-13 away on Tuesday of last week in their U13 League Round 6 game and beating Carrickmacross at home by 3-14 to 3-10 on Sunday last in the Round 7 game. Hard luck to our U13 Division 5 boys who lost 4-9 to 1-9 to Magheracloone at home on Wednesday of last week in the U15 Division 5 Cup RR Round 1 game. They next play Castleblayney away in the Under 13 Division 5 Cup RR Round 3 game this Saturday. Our Under 13 Division 6 boys played 2 games in the past week. Well done to them in their 2 wins, beating Inniskeen 2-11 to 1-9 away on Tuesday of last week in their U13 League Round 6 game and beating Truagh at home by 3-7 to 1-8 on Sunday last in the Round 7 game.
Our Under 15 boys had no games in the past week. Our U15 Division 1 team next play Corduff at home in Under 15 Football League Division 1 RR Shield Round 1 game on Thursday 30th June at 7:30pm. Our U15 Division 5A team next play Magheracloone away in the U15 Division 5A league round 8 game on Friday 1st July at 7:30pm.
Our Under 17 Blues had no games in the past week. Our U17 Division 1 Blues next play Truagh at home on Thursday 23rd June at 7:30pm in the U17 Division 1 League Round 3 game.
Our Under 17 Division 3B Scotstown team next play Monaghan Harps away in the U17 Division 3B Round 4 game on Friday 24th June at 7:30pm.
Our Under 19 Blues had no games in the past week.
They next play Óglaigh Naomh Buach at home on Wednesday 29th June at 8:00pm.
Well done to our Senior Reserves who beat Truagh at home by 3-9 to 0-13 in the Division 1A Round 9 game on Tuesday of last week. They next play Monaghan Harps at home in Round 10 of the Division 1A league this Friday 24th June at 8:00pm. In the Championship they next face Latton in the O’Duffy cup Final on Saturday 30th July at 7:00pm.
Our Junior Reserves had no games in the past week. They next play Clontibret at home on Thursday 23rd June in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Group 1 Round 9 game. In the Championship, they next play Castleblayney away in the McKeown Cup Semi Final. Date TBC.
Senior League Football – Senior League Round 6 Result – Scotstown 2-12 Ballybay 0-6
On Friday of last week our Senior Blues played Ballybay for their Senior League Round 6 game. Well done to our Senior Blues who all put in a fine performance. The Blues started strongly and led by 8 points to 2 points at half time. Scorers Jason Carey (2), Shane Carey (2), Ryan O’Toole (2), Rory Beggan and Kieran Hughes. The Blues extended their lead during the second half which included 2 superb goals each by Conor McCarthy and Ryan O’Toole and 3 points from Conor McCarthy and a further point by Shane Carey. The Senior men next played Castleblayney away on Tuesday evening 21st June. Please see our Social Media platforms for the result.
Junior League Football – Junior League Round 6 Result Drumhowan 0-6 Scotstown 0-13
On Friday last our Junior Blues travelled to Drumhowan for their Junior League Round 6 game. Well done to our Junior men and management who won their 4th game in the junior league with superb performances. The Junior men next played Killanny away on Tuesday last in Round 7 of the Junior League. Please see our Social Media platforms for the result.
Senior Ladies League Football
Our Senior Ladies had no games in the past week. They next play Magheracloone away on Saturday June 25th in the Senior ladies Reserve League Round 7 game at 7:00pm.
Under 12 Girls
Our Under 12 girls had no games in the past week. They next play Truagh at home on Wednesday 22nd June in the Round 7 game.
Our Under 11 girls had no games in the past week.
Under 14 Girls
Well done to our Under 14 Scotstown A girls who defeated Brigid O’Neills at home in the U14 Division 4 League Round 7 game on Tuesday of last week. Our Under 14 Division 4 girls team had no games in the past week.
Under 16 Girls
Our Under 16 girls U16 Division 1 League Round 6 game against Tyholland at home scheduled for Monday last was called off as Tyholland conceded and Scotstown were awarded the points. They next play Killanny away on Monday 4th July at 7:00pm in the U16 Division 1 League Round 7 game.
Under 18 Girls
Our Under 18 girls had no games in the past week. They next play O’Neill Shamrocks on Friday 24th June at 7:00pm at home in the U18 Division 1 League Round 5 game.
TG4 All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Group B
The Monaghan Senior Ladies next play Armagh away on Saturday 25th June at 2pm in the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Group B Round 3 game. All the best to our Blues on the panel this year, Casey Treanor, Abbie McCarey, Uainin Connolly, Shannon Tracey, Laura Carey and Celine Nally, and the rest of the Monaghan team; and Shane Rice and Fionnuala Sherlock and the rest of the management team.
Our Blues Upcoming Competitive Fixtures for the Week
On Wednesday 22nd June, our Under 12 girls play Truagh at home in the U12 Division North 1 Round 7 game at 7pm.
On Thursday 23rd June, our U17 Division 1 Blues play Truagh at home in the U17 Division 1 League Round 3 game at 7:30pm and our Junior Reserves play Clontibret at home in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Round 9 game at 8:00pm.
On Friday 24th June, our Senior Reserves play Monaghan Harps at home in the Reserve Football League Division 1A Round 10 game at 8:00pm and our U17 Division 3 Blues play Monaghan Harps away in the U17 Division 3B League Round 4 game at 7:30pm. Our Under 18 girls play O’Neill Shamrocks at home in the U18 Division 1 League Round 5 game at 7:00pm.
On Saturday 25th June, our Senior Ladies play Magheracloone away in the Reserve League Division 1 Round 7 game at 7:00pm and our U13s Division 5 team play Castleblayney away in their U13 Division 5 Football Cup RR Round 3 game.
On Monday 27th June, our Junior Reserves play Truagh at home in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Group 1 Round 7 game at 8:00pm and our U17 Division 1 Blues play Carrickmacross away in the U17 Division 1 League Round 4 game at 7:30pm.
On Tuesday 28th June, our U17 Division 3 Blues play Emyvale at home in the U17 Division 3B League Round 5 game at 7:30pm and our Senior Ladies play Corduff away in the Reserve League Division 1 Round 8 game at 7:00pm
On Thursday 30th June, our U19 Blues play Óglaigh Naomh Buach at home in the U19 Division 1 Group 2 Round 5 game at 8:00pm and our U15 Division 1 Blues play Corduff at home in the U15 Division 1 RR Shield Round 1 game at 7:30pm.
Please note that this year there is a €5 admission fee to U17, U19 and Reserve games. The Senior and Junior Leagues have an admission fee of €7.
We wish our Blues all the best in their games.
Scotstown GAA Online Club Lotto – Jackpot €8,000 Next Draw.
Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €7,900 jackpot on Wednesday 22nd June. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.
In the May June 15th draw, there was no Jackpot winner.
Numbers drawn on the night were 14, 16, 1, 9. We had 2 Match 3 winners who wins € 25 each – Martina Gray and Tracey McGuigan-Moyna. We also had 3 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Caroline McArdle, Mark Duffy and Declan Mc Carville. Congratulations to all our winners!
The Scotstown GAA online Lotto Draw takes place every Wednesday at 8:30pm with last entries at 8pm. The draw is conducted on-line and is fully automated using secure facilities. There are 4 numbers to choose from a range of 1 to 31.
Match the 4 numbers to win the Jackpot of €8,000.
If no jackpot winner €100 is rolled over to the following week.
Also if there is no jackpot winner there will be lucky dips.
Next draw is June 29th at 8:30pm.
The June Ciste draw will take place this Saturday Night, June 25th at 10:00pm, in the Social Club. You can purchase your Ciste tickets in our local shops. There are tickets, envelopes and collection boxes in each of these shops; McMahon Centra, Scotstown; McAloons Knockatallon; McCarvilles Ballinode & Killylough. You can also purchase your Ciste tickets using the Scotstown Clubforce website and clicking on ‘buy event tickets’ link. First prize €1,000 and 5 prizes of €100 must be won. In total €18,000 in prize money is won every year!
Club Shop Opening Times
The Club Shop is next open on Friday 24th June from 7pm to 8pm and will be open every 2 weeks for the next while.
Social Club open
The Social Club is open this weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from 9pm. Bar Rota: Abbie McCarey and Cormac Sherry.
Cairde na Botha
Scotstown Cairde Na Botha wish to thank all those who have supported this historical fundraising project so far. We plan to erect signs at Kilmore training grounds with all members names in the next few weeks. Also to be entered in our 2nd Cash prize draw it is essential you are a paid up. member. We thank you for your continued support. Anyone wishing to join in this initiative and be part of it, please contact any of our Cairde na Botha committee members; Shane Stirrat; Austin Corrigan; Aine McKenna; Michael Owen McMahon; Aidan McCara; Stephen McKenna; Cyril Mc Crudden.
The aim of Cairde Na Botha is to improve and develop our Kilmore training facilities to help achieve our vision of continuously improving our success on-field for our teams and off-field for our community. Cairde Na Botha is one of the biggest projects ever undertaken by our club. Be part of it! Scotstown GAA’s success has always been built on the considerable support we receive from home and abroad. We fondly remember fundraising projects in the past, such as the Scotstown Carnival in the 1960s to the purchase of our main field at Urbleshanny,
The Lord Mayor Campaign in the 1980s to fund the building of Sportlann Mhuire (the complex) and development of St.Marys Park and indeed, the ambitious purchase Of Kilmore in 1995 which has contributed to the outstanding success we achieve today.
Cairde na Botha is your opportunity to help your club continue this successful development for this generation and the next into the future. Fully paid up Members of Cairde Na Botha will have the benefit of their name engraved on the supporters wall at the Kilmore training grounds.
Please read our brochure via the link attached where you can support the initiative online. https://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=2259&intMF_ID=8808#Anchor
We welcome all Scotstown GAA supporters at home and abroad to join in this progressive and exciting initiative!!
Be part of it! Thank you!
The Kilmore Development – Update
Thanks to all our many supporters who have signed up so far for our Cairde na Botha fundraising initiative. Since the start of the year construction has commenced on the Kilmore
building and there has been significant development since the last update in May, with the windows installed and the interior partitions built. Please see photos on our Social Media platforms.
Tá an Ciorcal ar ais sa Complex gach Máirt ag 8 a chlog. Tá fáilte roimh gach duine.
Health and Wellbeing
Scotstown GAA is part of the Healthy Club project which aims to help GAA clubs explore how they support the holistic health of their members and the communities they serve. This is a timely initiative for a post Covid-19 world and we look forward to the Healthy Club project in our future and recovery from the pandemic. As we now enter the summer months and the football is up and running, we will be implementing more Healthy initiatives soon, such as the recent health check at the Scotstown v Truagh senior league game, and will update everyone as these happen.
Dinner dance award night of celebration for the senior players
Last Saturday night we held an award night of celebration for our senior players in the Hillgrove Hotel. Thanks to everyone who attended the full house and this was our first major Social event in almost 3 years. Thanks to everyone involved in organising the event and making sure the night went smoothy. Well done to our award winners and the adult men teams (Seniors, Juniors. Reserves and Under 19s) and the Senior Ladies and Minor Girls team. The player awards went to; 2020 Senior Mens’ Paul Sherlock; 2021 Senior Mens’ Kieran Hughes; 2020 Junior Mens’ Tristan Moyna; 2021 Junior Mens Ryan Caulfield; 2021 Reserve Player Kevin McMeel; 2020 Senior Ladies Shannon Tracey; 2021 Senior Ladies Abbie McCarey. Thanks to all our sponsors and everyone else involved.
Congratulations and all the best to Elaine McKenna and Damian Hackett who are getting married this Saturday. We wish you all the best in your futures.
Get well soon wish for Niall Foy
We wish Niall Foy a speedy recovery from a recent accident.
Cúl Camp Coaches urgently required
There is an urgent requirement for more coaches for this summer’s Cúl Camps for the Monaghan GAA Kellogg’s Cúl Camps 2022 Initiative. Numbers of participants at the camps would have to be capped unless more coaches apply for positions.
Monaghan Coaching & Games are inviting applications for positions as coaches on their Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2022.
This year will see 20 camps take place across 7 weeks from 27th June to 12th August. Coaches must be at least 18 years of age before the camps commence. If coaches do not have any of the minimum requirements, Monaghan Coaching & Games will assist coaches in gaining these before the camps commence. To apply, please fill out the short survey linked online at https://forms.office.com/r/txj3J7A5Tp