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June 28th, 2022

Scotstown GAA Club Notes. 28/06/2022

Our Blues Competitive Games in the past week

Under 13

Hard luck to our Under 13 Division 1 Boys who lost 3-15 to 3-16 away to Truagh on Saturday last in the U13 Division 1 League Cup Semi Final. Our U13 Division 5 boys had no games in the past week. They next play Castleblayney away in the Under 13 Division 5 Cup RR Round 3 game this Sunday at 4pm. Well done to our Under 13 Division 6 boys in their 6-4 to 4-5 win over Inniskeen in the U13 Division 6 league Shield Semi Final on Monday last.

Under 15

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.

Under 17

Well done to our Under 17 boys in the past week. Our U17 Division 1 Blues beat Truagh 0-16 to 0-8 at home on Thursday of last week in the U17 Division 1 League Round 3 game. On Monday last they played Carrickmacross away in Round 4 and won 2-13 to 0-15.

They next play Castleblayney at home this Sunday 3rd July in the U17 Division 1 Round 5 game. Our Under 17 Division 3B Scotstown team beat Monaghan Harps away 2-19 to 2-12 in the U17 Division 3B Round 4 game on Friday last. They next played Emyvale at home in the U17 Division 3B Round 5 game. Please see our Social Media platforms for the result.

Under 19

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.

Senior Reserves

Well done to our Senior Reserves who beat Monaghan Harps at home by 3-14 to 1-13 in the Division 1A Round 10 game on Friday of last week. In the Championship they next face Latton in the O’Duffy cup Final on Saturday 30th July at 7:00pm.

Junior Reserves

Well done to our Junior Reserves in their 1-12 to 1-11 nailbiting win against our neighbours Truagh at home on Monday last in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Group 1 Round 7 game. They next play Castleblayney away this Sunday 3rd July at 2:00pm in the McKeown Cup Semi Final.

In the Championship, they next play Castleblayney away in the McKeown Cup Semi Final this Sunday 3rd July at 2:00pm.

Senior League Football – Senior League Round 7 Result – Castleblayney 0-12 Scotstown 0-18

On Tuesday of last week our Senior Blues played Castleblayney for their Senior League Round 7 game. Well done to our Senior Blues who all put in a fine performance. The first half was a tight affair with each side taking the lead at different times, and the Blues took a narrow 0-7 to 0-5 lead into the first half. The Blues started the second half strongly stretching their lead to 7 points after 10 minutes. Castleblayney reduced the deficit to 4 points and with 10 minutes to go the score was 0-13 to 0-9 and all to play for. Scotstown secured the win with 5 further points leaving the final score 0-18 to 0-12. The Senior men next play Carrickmacross Emmets at home this Saturday evening 2nd July at 7:00pm in Round 8 of the Senior League.

Junior League Football – Junior League Round 7 Result Killanny 1-16 Scotstown 0-10

On Tuesday last our Junior Blues travelled to Killanny for their Junior League Round 7 game. Hard luck to our Junior men in their 1-16 to 0-10 away defeat. The Junior men next played Rockcorry at home on Tuesday 28th June in Round 8 of the Junior League at 8:00pm.

Senior Ladies League Football

Hard luck to our Senior Ladies in their 4-11 to 2-5 defeat to Magheracloone away on Saturday last in the Senior ladies Reserve League Round 7 game. They next played Corduff

away on Tuesday June 28th in the Senior ladies Reserve League Round 8 game at 7:00pm. Please see our Social media platforms for the result.

Under 12 Girls

Well done to our Under 12 girls who beat Truagh at home on Wednesday of last week in the Round 7 game.

Our Under 11 girls had no games in the past week.

Under 14 Girls

Our Under 14 girls team had no games in the past week.

Under 16 Girls

Our Under 16 girls had no games during the past week. They next play Killanny away on Monday 4th July at 7:00pm in the U16 Division 1 League Round 7 game.

Under 18 Girls

Hard luck to our Under 18 girls who narrowly lost by 1 point to O’Neill Shamrocks on Friday last at home in the U18 Division 1 League Round 5 game. They next play Emmet Og away on Thursday 30th June at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 4 game.

TG4 All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Group B

Hard luck to the Monaghan Senior Ladies who lost away to a strong Armagh team on Saturday last in the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Group B Round 3 game. Well done our Blues on the panel this year, Casey Treanor, Abbie McCarey, Uainin Connolly, and Laura Carey, and the rest of the Monaghan team; and Shane Rice and Fionnuala Sherlock and the rest of the management team for their campaigns in 2022.

Our Blues Upcoming Competitive Fixtures for the Week

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 6:45pm. Our Under 18 girls play Emmet Og away at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 4 game.

On Friday 1st July our Under 15 Division 5A boys play Maghracloone away in the Under 15 Division 5A Round 8 game at 7:30pm.

On Saturday 2nd July, our Senior men play Carrickmacross at home in the Senior Football League Round 8 game at 7:00pm.

On Sunday 3rd July, Our Junior Reserves play Castleblayney away in the McKeown Cup Semi Final at 2:00pm and our Senior Ladies play Truagh at home in the Senior Ladies Reserve Division League Round 9 game at 11:00am. Our U17 Division 1 Blues play Castleblayney at home in the U17 Division 1 League Round 5 game at 12:30pm and our U13s Division 5 team play Castleblayney away in their U13 Division 5 Football Cup RR Round 3 game at 4:00pm.

On Monday 4th July, our Under 16 girls play Killanny away in the U16 Division 1 League Round 7 game at 7:00pm.

On Tuesday 5th July, our U17 Division 3 Blues play Truagh away in the U17 Division 3B League Round 6 game at 7:30pm

On Thursday 7th July, our Under 18 girls play Castleblayney away at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 6 game.

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 €8,100 Next Draw.

Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €8,000 jackpot on Wednesday 29th June. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.

In the May June 22nd draw, there was no Jackpot winner.

Numbers drawn on the night were 7, 12, 6, 30. We had 3 Match 3 winners Caoimhe Mohan, Marese McCaughey & Declan McKenna who wins € 25 each. We also had 3 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Frankie McCague, Tracey McGuigan Moyna, & Brendan McCormack. 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 €8,100.

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 July 6th at 8:30pm.

Ciste Draw

Congratulations to Dermot McCague, Drumbarnet our €1,000 June Ciste Winner! Also congratulations to our 5 x €100 winners; Peggy Treanor, Sinead McKenna, Peter McAree, Paul Rooney, Mary Mullen. Sellers prize Tommy McMahon and Cormac Morgan. 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 this Friday 1st July 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: Evelyn Boylan and Padraig Columb.

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.

Scór

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

We recently held a dinner dance award night for our Senior players for the years 2020 and 2021. This was our first major social event in nearly 3 years. Thanks to everyone who attended. 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 and thanks to the sponsors of the prizes. The player awards went to; 2020 Senior Mens’ Paul Sherlock sponsored by Sile’s Hair Salon; 2021 Senior Mens’ Kieran Hughes sponsored by Moyna’s Bar; 2020 Junior Mens’ Tristan Moyna sponsored by Scotstown Pharmacy; 2021 Junior Mens Ryan Caulfield sponsored by Scotstown Pharmacy; 2021 Reserve Player Kevin McMeel sponsored by McCague’s Bar; 2020 Senior Ladies Shannon Tracey sponsored by Henry’s Scotstown; 2021 Senior Ladies Abbie McCarey sponsored by Playr-Fit. Thanks to Seamus McElwain for MC on the night and the Marty Fay band. Thanks to Wild Thyme Restaurant for sponsoring the raffle prizes. Thanks to Frankie McCarey, for organising the event and ensuring the night was superb and went smoothly, along with his sub-committee, Abbie McCarey, Cian Mohan and Padraig Columb. Thanks to the Hillgrove Hotel for their excellent catering and hospitality, and thanks to everyone else involved in the wonderful night.

Gaelic 4 Mothers and Others… coming soon to Scotstown GAA

Gaelic 4 Mothers and Others is an initiative that provides women, mothers and friends an opportunity to get out, get active, meet new and old friends, and have fun while playing Gaelic football in a social and non-competitive atmosphere. No experience in Gaelic games necessary. Open to all ladies age 25+ who don’t currently play competitive football.

Hoping to see lots of new faces and plenty of the Scotstown Ladies OGs/ former players!! Lets get fit and have fun. If you are interested in joining or if you would like more information, please message Eavan on 0873918517.

Fóram Mhuineacháin at Scotstown GAA

We have the pleasure of hosting a forum with Ulster GAA and Glór na nGael on Gaeilge promotion for all Monaghan GAA clubs on Saturday July 9th from 11am to 1pm.

Ulster GAA and Glór na nGael are hosting a forum on Gaeilge promotion for all Monaghan GAA clubs on Sat 9th July at Scotstown GAA from 11am-1pm.

Cuirfear acmhainní agus deiseanna maoinithe i láthair, bígí linn.

Kilmore Car Park ready for Tenders

The Tender process for the car park phase of the Kilmore development has gone live on e-Tenders. Project reference 213872.

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