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August 17th, 2022

Doohamlet G.F.C Results:   Our Senior team played their first game of the championship on  Saturday evening last in Doohamlet against Emyvale on what was a glorious sunny evening.  Emyvale opened the scoring with a point but it wasn’t long till Doohamlet got on the scoreboard with a point from a free kick by Oisin O Neill, followed by a point from play by captain Barry Mc Ginn.  Emyvale scored a further two points, leaving the score at the first water break Doohamlet 0-2 Emyvale 0-3.  Doohamlet. 

Emyvale gets the first score after the water break, but a great bit of play by the Doohamlet men and a great pass by Barry Mc Ginn into Jamie Walshe sees Jamie hitting the back of the net with a wonderful goal bringing Doohamlet ahead by a point.  Emyvale scored three in a row and Oisin O Neill scored a vital point just before half-time to leave only a point between the teams.  Doohamlet 1-03 Emyvale 0-7. 

The second half started out well with a point from play by Jamie Walshe, Barry Mc Bennett replaces Niall J Connolly.  Both teams traded scores with Conor Marray hitting one over the bar and Oisin O Neill converting a further two frees for the side. Ciaran Mc Manus replaces David Mc Ginn.  However, a goal from Emyvale sees them go ahead at the second water break with the score line Doohamlet 1-07 Emyvale 1-11.   

The final quarter of the game saw points traded from both sides with scores from Ciaran Markey, Damien Ward, and Colin Walshe from play and Oisin O Neill with another well-placed free kick, however, this wasn’t enough to win the game, and Doohamlet came away from the game with no points on the league table.  The final score was Doohamlet 1-11 Emyvale 1-18.   

Team: James Casey, Jason Mc Elroy, David Mc Ginn, Jack Mc Elroy, Gavin King, Colin Walshe (0-1) Damien Ward (0-1) Conor Marray (0-1) Jamie Walshe (1-1) Ciaran Markey (0-1) Barry Mc Ginn (Capt) (0-1) Darren Connolly, Niall Connolly, Hugh Mc Ginn, Oisin O Neill (0-5).  Subs used, Barry Mc Bennett and Ciaran Mc Manus. 

Fixtures: Our senior team plays Magheracloone in Round 3 of the Mc Elvaney Waste and Recycling Intermediate Championship on Saturday the 20th of August at 7pm in Magheracloone. 

The sponsors for the game are Majella Mc Ardle, Doohamlet Motors, Harry Hughes, The Spinning Wheel, and Gerry Quinn, Quinn’s Quality Meats.  Thanks to all our sponsors.   

Best of luck to all of the players and team manager, John Rafferty and selectors Paul Campbell and Joe Mc Donnell in their upcoming game.

Blotto: Blotto results for the week beginning 15/08/22.  The numbers drawn were 3,7,2,6,5,1,4. 

There were no Jackpot winners.  The lucky dip winners were Catherine Hanratty, Annyalla.  Shauna & Paul Mc Ardle, Dernaglug.  Mary Connolly, Garradevlin.  Betty Duffy, Tonyglasson.  Pat Rushe, Doohamlet. 

Next week the jackpot stands at €7,600. Thanks to everyone who supports our Blotto. 

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