Scotstown GAA Club Notes. 12/07/2022
Our Blues Competitive Games in the past week
Our Under 13 Division 1 and Division 5 boys had no games in the past week. The U13 Division 6 team played Truagh last Saturday in the U13 Division 6 League Shield Final in Emyvale. Hard luck lads on losing, but a great performance and well done on getting to the final.
Our Under 13 Division 1 boys had no games in the past week. They next play Donaghmoyne away in the U15 Football League Division 1 RR Shield Round 3 game this Thursday 14th July at 7:30pm. Well done to our U15 Division 5A team in their 1-15 to 1-4 win to Aughnamullen at home in the U15 Division 5A league round 9 game on Friday last. They next play Donaghmoyne away this Friday 15th July in the U15 Division 5A league round 10 game at 7:30pm.
Our U17 Division 1 Blues played a strong St Patricks side away in Drumhowan on Sunday last in the U17 Division 1 League Round 6 game. The minors put in a superb performance in a highly entertaining game and won 1-14 to 1-11. Well done lads. They next play Clones at home on Sunday 24th July in the U17 Division 1 Round 7 game at 12:00pm. Well done to our Under 17 Division 3B Scotstown team who beat Truagh away 3-15 to 5-6 in the U17 Division 3B Round 6 game on Tuesday of last week.
Our Under 19 Blues had no games in the past week. They next played Emyvale away in the U19 Division 2 Semi Final on Tuesday 12th July. Please see our Social Media Platform for the result.
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.
Well done to our Junior Reserves who won 5-9 to 1-9 against Rockcorry away on Tuesday of last week in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Shield Semi Final.
Senior League Football – Senior League Round 9 Result – Donaghmoyne 1-10 Scotstown 0-12
On Friday last our Senior Blues played Donaghmoyne away for their Senior League Round 9 game. This was the final game of the round robin stage of the league. Hard luck to our Senior Blues who lost 1-10 to 0-12. Donaghmoyne started strongly and scored the crucial goal after 10 minutes and kept their advantage to the end. Our senior Blues finished in 5th position in the league. Next up is the knockout / relegation playoff stage and we have qualified for the Quarter Finals where we play Donaghmoyne away, who finished ahead of us in 4th position, this Sunday 17th July at 1pm. The winner of that game play Clontibret in the Semi Final. In the other side of the knockout stage, in the quarter finals, 3rd place Truagh Gaels play 6th place Ballybay and the winner of that game play Latton in the Semi Finals.
We wish our Senior players and management all the best in the Quarter Final.
Junior League Football – Junior League Round 9 Result Scotstown 1-10 Eire Óg 1-10
On Friday of last week our Junior Blues played Eire Óg at home for their Junior League Round 9 game. Well done to our Junior men in securing a 1-10 all draw after turning around a 6 point deficit at half time and claiming the crucial 6th place in the league final for qualification to the next round. Next up is the knockout stage and we have qualified for the Quarter Finals where we play Clones away, who finished in 3rd position, on Sunday 17th July at 1pm. The winner of that game play Drumhowan in the Semi Final. In the other side of the knockout stage, in the quarter finals, 4th place Rockcorry play 5th place Eire Óg and the winner of that game play Killanny in the Semi Finals.
Well done to our Junior players and management for qualifying for the first time to the knockout stages and all the best in the Quarter Final!
Senior Ladies League Football
Our Senior Ladies had no games in the past week. 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. They next play Magheracloone at home in the Under 12 League Proper Division 1 Round 1 game this Friday 15th July at 7:00pm. Our Under 11 girls had no games in the past week. They next play Brigid / ONeills away in the Under 12 League Proper Division 2 Round 1 game this Saturday 16th July at 11:00am.
Under 14 Girls
Congratulations to our Under 14 Division 1 girls who defeated Latton at home in the Under 14 Division 1 Football League Cup Semi Final this evening and play either O’Neill Shamrocks or Castleblayney in the Final. Our Under 14 Division 4 girls played Monaghan Harps at home in the Under 14 Division 4 Football League Cup Semi Final on Tuesday last. Please see our Social Media Platform for the result.
Under 16 Girls
Our Under 16 girls had no games in the past week.
Under 18 Girls
Hard luck to our Under 18 girls lost to Castleblayney away on Thursday last in the U18 Division 1 League Round 6 game. They next play Carrickmacross at home on Friday 22nd July at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 7 game.
Our Blues Upcoming Competitive Fixtures for the Week
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
On Friday 15th July, our Under 15 Division 5A boys play Donaghmoyne away in the Under 15 Division 5A Round 9 game at 7:30pm and our Under 12 Division 1 girls play Magheracloone at home in the Under 12 League Proper Division 1 Round 1 game at 7:00pm.
On Saturday 16th July, our Under 11 girls play Brigid / ONeills away in the Under 12 League Proper Division 2 Round 1 game at 11:00am.
On Sunday 17th July, our Senior men play Donaghmoyne away in the Senior Football League quarter final game at 1:00pm. Our Junior men play Clones away in the Junior Football League quarter final game at 1:00pm
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 of last week, Monaghan GAA held the draws for this year’s adult men championships. In the Greenfield Foods Senior Football Championship, our senior men drew Aughnamullen, Ballybay, Clontibret and Donaghmoyne 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.
TG4 All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Relegation playoff
Hard luck to our players Casey Treanor, Abbie McCarey, Uainin Connolly, Hannah Sherlock and Laura Carey and the Monaghan Senior Ladies who lost to a strong Waterford team on Saturday last in the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship Relegation playoff game in Bray.
Scotstown GAA Online Club Lotto – Jackpot €8,300 Next Draw.
Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €8,200 jackpot on Wednesday 13th July. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.
In the July 6th draw, there was no Jackpot winner.
Numbers drawn on the night were 20, 5, 2, 19. We had No Match 3 winners. We had 3 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Angela Gallagher, Bernie Scullion & Gerard Mc Guirk. 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 €8,300.
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 20th at 8:30pm.
Club Shop Opening Times
The Club Shop is next open this 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: Trevor McKenna and Damien Mohan.
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. The painting work has commenced in the past week.
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.
Gaelic 4 Mothers and Others… coming soon to Scotstown GAA
For all ladies interested: Meeting on Sunday 24th July at 8pm in Scotstown complex
(NB: You don’t have to be a mother! For all ladies age 25+ who currently live in the parish/ previously lived in the parish and/ or are a past player and not registered with any other club)
Meeting will be an opportunity to share all information about G4MO including registration, start date, training, social events etc.
Remember it’s all about getting out, getting active, connecting with others, and having fun! If you would like to be added to the Scotstown G4MO WhatsApp group please message Eavan on 0873918517.
Under 12 Girls Coffee Morning
The Under 12 girls are going to have a coffee morning on Sunday 24th July from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Scotstown complex. All welcome and drop in for some coffee and support the girls!
Fóram Mhuineacháin at Scotstown GAA
Well done to everyone involved in the Fóram Mhuineacháin on Saturday last. Ulster GAA and Glór na nGael hosted a forum on Gaeilge promotion for all Monaghan GAA clubs at the Scotstown GAA Complex and the event was well attended.
Under 9 Blitz at St. Mellan’s
Well done to all our Under 9s who took part in the juvenile event in St. Mellan’s at the weekend. Thanks to our neighbours Truagh Gaels for hosting the superb event and thanks to Tyholland, Eire Og, Emyvale and Monaghan Harps for participating with us.
5th Annual Run to Remember – Gary Askin
A 5k Run in memory of the late Gary Askin will take place Friday 29th of July, starting at Emyvale GAA grounds, at 6:30pm. Please support our neighbours Emyvale GAA on this brilliant initiative for superb causes. All donations on the day in aid of Cavan Monaghan Palliative Care and The Holy Family School Cootehill.
To donate, please visit https://gofund.me/03796307
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.