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July 19th, 2022

An Bhoth (Scotstown) GAA Club Notes. 19/07/2022

Our Blues Competitive Games in the past week

Under 13

Our Under 13 boys had no games in the past week.

Under 15

Hard luck to our Under 15 Division 1 boys in their 5-12 to 4-10 defeat to Donaghmoyne away in the U15 Football League Division 1 RR Shield Round 3 game on Thursday of last week. Hard luck to our U15 Division 5A team in their loss to Donaghmoyne away in the U15 Division 5A league round 10 game on Friday last. They next play Donaghmoyne at home this Friday 22nd July in the U15 Division 5A league Shield Semi Final game at 6:00pm.

Under 17

Our Under 17s had no games in the past week. Our U17 Division 1 Blues next play Clones at home on Sunday 24th July in the U17 Division 1 Round 7 game at 12:00pm.

Under 19

Our Under 19 Blues had no games in the past week. They next played Monaghan Harps in the U19 Division 2 Final on Tuesday 19th July. Please see our Social Media Platform for the result.

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 had no games in the past week. They next play Truagh on Wednesday 3rd August in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Shield Final at 7:30pm.

Senior League Football – Senior League Cup Quarter Final Result – Donaghmoyne 0-7 Scotstown 0-13

On a hot summers Sunday afternoon last our Senior Blues played Donaghmoyne away for their Senior League Quarter Final game. Well done to the team and management for booking their place in the Semi Finals with a 0-13 to 0-7 win. Their Semi Final is away to Clontibret this Friday 22nd July at 8:00pm. We wish our Senior players and management all the best in the Quarter Final.

Junior League Football – Junior League Cup Quarter Final Result Clones 3-15 Scotstown 0-12

Hard luck to our Junior Men in their Quarter Final League Cup loss away to Clones on Sunday last. Well done on their league campaign this year and all the best in their championship campaign which commences on Sunday 14th August against Eire Óg at home at 5:00pm.

Senior Ladies League Football

Hard luck to our Senior Ladies in their 0-13 to 2-5 defeat at home to Truagh on Wednesday of last week in the Senior Ladies League Round 7. The Senior Ladies started strongly and led by 1-3 to 0-4 with a superb long range goal by Alanna Corrigan and fine points by Laura Carey (2) and Eabha Sherry. Truagh fought back and led at half time by 0-8 to 1-3. In the second half Truagh extended their lead to 7 points after 15 minutes. The Scotstown Ladies made a spirited comeback with a superb goal and 2 well placed points by Eabha Sherry making the score 2-5 to 0-13, but unfortunately the game ended at that score after good possession by the Ladies in injury time. Their next game is Emyvale away in the Senior Ladies League Division 1 Round 1 game this Sunday 24th July at 11:00am.

Under 12 Girls

Well done to our Under 12 Division 1 girls in their win against Magheracloone at home in the Under 12 League Proper Division 1 Round 1 on Friday of last week. Hard luck to our Under 11 girls in their defeat to Brigid / O’Neills away in the Under 12 League Proper Division 2 Round 1 game on Saturday last.

Under 14 Girls

We have a Under 14 Girls Final double next week. Congratulations to both our Under 14 teams in reaching their respective finals. Our Under 14 Division 1 girls play Castleblayney in the Final next Monday 25th July. Well done to our Under 14 Division 4 girls who defeated Monaghan Harps at home in the Under 14 Division 4 Football League Cup Semi Final on Tuesday last. They play Donaghmoyne in the Final next Tuesday 26th July. Venues and Times TBC. Please see our Social Media platforms for further details. We are looking forward to these finals from this brilliant bunch of girls so please show your support for them, An Bhoth Abú!

Under 16 Girls

Well done to our under 16 girls who defeated Tyholland in the Under 16 semi final playoff on Thursday of last week. Unfortunately the U16 girls lost their Semi Final to Magheracloone away on Sunday last, but well done on a superb league campaign.

Under 18 Girls

Our Under 18 girls had no games in the past week. They next play Carrickmacross at home this Friday 22nd July at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 7 game.

Our Blues Upcoming Competitive Fixtures for the Week

On Friday 22nd July, our Senior men play Clontibret away in the Senior Football League quarter final game at 8:00pm and our Under 18 girls play Carrickmacross at home at 7:00pm in the U18 Division 1 Round 7 game.

On Sunday 24th July our Senior Ladies play Emyvale away in the Senior Ladies League Division 1 Round 1 game at 11:00am.

On Monday 25th July our Under 17 Division 1 Blues play Clones at home in the U17 Division 1 League Round 7 game at 7:30pm and our Under 14 Division 1 girls play Castleblayney in the Under 14 Division 1 League Cup Final.

On Tuesday 26th July our Under 14 Division 4 girls play Donaghmoyne in the Under 14 Division 4 League Cup Final.

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 €8,400 Next Draw.

Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €8,300 jackpot on Wednesday 20th July. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.

In the July 13th draw, there was no Jackpot winner. Numbers drawn on the night were 7, 14, 23, 30. We had 1 Match 3 winner who wins € 50 – Siobhan Daly. We also had 3 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Gerard Mc Guirk, Aimee McMahon and Yvonne Mc Kenna. 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 €8,400.

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 27th at 8:30pm.

Club Shop Opening Times

The Club Shop is next open this Friday 29th 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: Sean McKenna and Kevin Boylan.

Cairde na Botha – 2nd Draw coming soon!

Our second big cash prizes draw will happen in a few weeks’ time. 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 2 weeks ago and the plumbing work has started.

Scór agus Cultúr

Ádh mór to all our competitors at the Ulster Fleadh Cheoil in Dromore at the weekend! Go n- éirí libh agus bain sult as an deireadh seachtaine! Also best wishes to Michael Rooney & the Ulster Orchestra on the Premiere of his newly composed Suite of Music – Ómós na n-Ultach – in Dromore on Thursday night at 8pm.

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… meeting this Sunday 24th July

For all ladies interested: Meeting this 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 this 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!

Balls.ie and Centra Ireland promotional video of Scotstown GAA

In June we welcomed Balls.ie to do a promo on our Club in conjunction with Centra Ireland who are the franchiser of our main sponsor McMahons Centra Scotstown. They covered all our facilities, the main pitch, Kilmore and McMahon’s shop. Thanks to everyone involved and the promotional video was released last weekend and you can find it on our Social Media platforms.

Monaghan Rose Rachel Woods upcoming Fundraising activities

Well done to Rachel Woods from Tydavnet Parish, who will be representing the County of Monaghan in this year’s Rose of Tralee after winning the County competition as representing Tydavnet Show. Our club would like everyone to get behind her and give her all the support we can muster especially with her fundraising activities such as the tractor run coming up shortly. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details.

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.

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