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July 5th, 2022

Scotstown GAA Club Notes. 05/07/2022

Our Blues Competitive Games in the past week

Under 13

Our Under 13 Division 1 and Division 6 boys had no games in the past week. The U13 Division 6 team next play Truagh this Sunday 10th July in the U13 Division 6 League Shield Final in Emyvale at 2:00pm, We wish our U13 Blues all the best in the final.

Hard luck to our U13 Division 5 boys who lost 4-8 to 2-9 against Castleblayney away in the Under 13 Division 5 Cup RR Round 3 game on Sunday last.

Under 15

Hard luck to our U15 Division 1 team in their 2-11 to 0-12 defeat to Corduff at home in the Under 15 Football League Division 1 RR Shield Round 1 game on Thursday last. They next play Donaghmoyne away in the U15 Football League Division 1 RR Shield Round 3 game on Thursday 14th July at 7:30pm. Hard luck to our U15 Division 5A team in their 2-10 to 1-8 defeat to Magheracloone away in the U15 Division 5A league round 8 game on Friday last. They next play Aughnamullen at home this Friday 8th July in the U15 Division 5A league round 9 game at 7:30pm.

Under 17

Our U17 Division 1 Blues played Castleblayney at home on Sunday morning last in the U17 Division 1 League Round 5 game. The minors put in a superb performance in a highly entertaining, thrilling game but unfortunately were narrowly defeated by 1 point, 3-14 to 2-16.

They next play St. Patrick’s away this Sunday 10th July in the U17 Division 1 Round 6 game. Well done to our Under 17 Division 3B Scotstown team who beat Emyvale at home in the U17 Division 3B Round 5 game on Tuesday of last week. They next played Truagh away in the U17 Division 3B Round 6 game on Tuesday 5th July. Please see our Social Media platforms for the result.

Under 19

Our Under 19 Blues played a highly entertaining and nail-biting draw against Óglaigh Naomh Buach at home on Wednesday of last week in U19 Division 1 Group 2 Round 5 game. Both teams put in a superb performance and each team had the lead on several occasions throughout the pulsating game. The game finished Scotstown 1-19 Óglaigh Naomh Buach 4-10. They next play Emyvale away in the U19 Division 2 Semi Final.

Senior Reserves

Our Senior Reserves had no games in the past week. They next play Latton in the O’Duffy cup Final on Friday 29th July at 8:00pm.

Junior Reserves

Our Junior Reserves played Castleblayney Faughs away on Sunday last in the McKeown Cup Semi Final. The Faughs started strongly and were 0-6 to 0-1 ahead after 15 minutes, with Jack Mohan scoring the Blues point with a fine effort. The Blues responded well and were a point behind at half time with a superb goal by Jack Mohan who also scored 2 other points with well placed frees making the half time score Scotstown 1-3 Castleblayney 0-7. The Blues equalised at the start of the second half with another fine point by Jack Mohan. After 15 minutes Scotstown took a one point lead after superb points by Shane Maguire and Shane Rice, and Declan Treanor stretched the lead to 2 points with a fine effort shortly after. However the Faughs responded strongly and were leading by 2 points going into injury time. The Blues tried hard to score in injury time including nearly scoring a crucial goal that was well saved and James McElwain scored a superb point in injury time, but unfortunately Scotstown ran out of time leaving a final score of Scotstown 1-8 Castleblayney 0-12. Hard luck lads, but well done on getting to the Semi Final and we wish Castleblayney all the best in the final. Scorers on the day Jack Mohan (1-4), Shane Maguire, Shane Rice, Declan Treanor, James McElwain (1 point each). The Junior Reserves next played Rockcorry away on Tuesday 5th July in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Shield Semi Final. Please see our Social media platforms for the result.

Senior League Football – Senior League Round 8 Result – Scotstown 3-10 Carrickmacross 0-7

On Saturday last our Senior Blues played Carrickmacross Emmets at home for their Senior League Round 8 game. Well done to our Senior Blues who all put in another fine performance. The Senior men next play Donaghmaoyne away this Friday evening 8th July at 8:00pm in Round 9 of the Senior League.

Junior League Football – Junior League Round 7 Result Scotstown 1-8 Rockcorry 1-10

On Tuesday of last week our Junior Blues played Rockcorry at home for their Junior League Round 8 game. Hard luck to our Junior men in their narrow 1-10 to 1-8 defeat. The Blues started strongly and were 5 points ahead after 20 minutes leading 1-4 to 0-2. However Rockcorry scored a goal and Scotstown took a 2 point lead into half time leading 1-6 to 1-4. The second half was a tight affair and Rockcorry too the lead with 7 minutes remaining and held on the secure the win by 2 points. The Junior men next play Eire Óg at home this Friday 8th July in Round 9 of the Junior League at 8:00pm.

Senior Ladies League Football

Hard luck to our Senior Ladies in their defeat to Truagh at home on Sunday last in the Senior ladies Reserve League Round 9 game. They next play Truagh at home on Wednesday July 13th in the Senior Ladies League Round 7 game at 7:00pm.

Under 12 Girls

Our Under 12 girls had no games in the past week. 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

Well done to our Under 16 girls in their 4-20 to 6-8 win against Killanny away on Monday last in their U16 Division 1 League Round 7 exceptional game after an amazing 23 point turnaround and comeback!

Under 18 Girls

Hard luck to our Under 18 girls lost to Emmet Og away on Thursday last in the U18 Division 1 League Round 4 game. They next play Castleblayney away on Thursday 7th July at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 6 game.

Our Blues Upcoming Competitive Fixtures for the Week

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

On Friday 8th July, our Senior men play Donaghmoyne away in the Senior Football League Round 9 game at 8:00pm. Our Junior men play Eire Óg in the Junior Football League Round 9 game at 8:00pm and our Under 15 Division 5A boys play Aughnamullen at home in the Under 15 Division 5A Round 9 game at 7:30pm.

On Sunday 10th July our U17 Division 1 Blues play St. Patricks in Drumhowan in the U17 Division 1 League Round 6 game at 12:30pm and our U13 Division 6 team play Truagh away in their U13 Division 6 Football League Shield final game at 2:00pm.

On Tuesday 12th July our U19 Blues play Emyvale away in the U19 Division 2 Semi Final game at 8:00pm.

On Wednesday 13th July our Senior Ladies play Truagh at home in the Senior Ladies Division 1 League Round 7 game at 7:00pm.

On Thursday 14th July, our U15 Division 1 Blues play Donaghmoyne away in the U15 Division 1 Football League RR Shield Round 3 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.

2022 Monaghan Club Football Championship draws

On Monday evening last, Monaghan GAA held the draws for this year’s adult men championships. In the Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship, our senior men drew and are in Group 1. The fixtures are; weekend 6th August away to Ballybay; weekend 20th August home to Donaghmoyne; weekend 4th September away to Aughnamullen and weekend 11th September home to Clontibret.

In the Universal Graphics Junior Football Championship, our Junior Men drew Aghabog, Erin Og, Oram and Rockcorry and are in Group 2. The fixtures are; weekend 13th August home

to Eire Óg; weekend 20th August away to Oram; weekend 4th September home to Rockcorry and weekend 11th September away to Aghabog. We wish the players and management on both teams all the best in this year’s Championships.

Scotstown GAA Online Club Lotto – Jackpot €8,200 Next Draw.

Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €8,100 jackpot on Wednesday 6th July. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.

In the June 29th draw, there was no Jackpot winner.

Numbers drawn on the night were 4, 18, 28, 29

We had 3 Match 3 winners who wins € 25 each. They were Catherine O’Donaghue, Mairead Cadden and Caolain Mc Elwain. We also had 3 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Fionnuala Caulfield, Manus Rafferty and Linda Mc Clean. 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 €8,200.

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 13th at 8:30pm.

Club Shop Opening Times

The Club Shop is next open Friday 15th 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: Stephen McKenna and Pauric Connolly.

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.

Gloria Corrigan Memorial Blitz

Our Under 14 girls would like to thank Emyvale for inviting us to take part in the Gloria Corrigan Tournament. It was such a well organised event, a wonderful tribute to a fantastic person. We entered two teams and all the girls had a great day of football. Team 1 made it to the cup semi-final and after some very intense games Team 2 made it to the final against Aghabog. The intensity continued and the final went to extra time. Our girls played with great future blue passion and won the shield! We rounded off the day with an ice-cream on the green, thanks to McMahon Centra Scotstown!

Under 10s and Under 8s Blitz

Well done to the Under 8 and Under 10 teams who took part in the Blitz on Saturday last in Scotstown. Our U8 and 10 girls’ teams would like to thank everyone who helped out on Saturday morning for making our blitz a huge success and run so smoothly, in particular we would like to thank the traveling parents, coaches and players from Truagh, Killeevan and Aughnamullen and of course our own future blues. Thank you all for your time and effort.

2022 Under 11 Spring League Finals Day

Well done to our Under 11 teams who took part in the U11 Spring League Finals day in the Entekra Ireland Monaghan GAA Centre of Excellence in Cloghan on Saturday last. Thanks to everyone involved.

Recent Wedding.

Congratulations to William and Jenna Carroll who recently got married. We wish you both all the best in your future.

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 this 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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