An Bhoth GAA Club Notes. 21/02/2023
Ulster Senior Football Club League Result – Scotstown 1-11 Ballymacnab 2-8
Well done to our Senior players and management in their entertaining, hard fought draw to a strong Ballymacnab GAA side on Saturday last in Kilmore. The game started with both sides matching point for point before Ballymacnab took a 4 point lead with a goal after 15 minutes making the score 1-3 to 0-2. Ballymacnab extended their lead further to 5 points before a superb goal by Seanie Mohan reduced the margin to 2 points. Scotstown were level after 27 minutes with 2 fine points by Jason Carey and Jack Mohan. However Ballymacnab took a 1 point lead into half time after a point from play making the score 1-5 to 1-4. After 7 minutes of the second half the Blues were 2 points in front after 3 well placed points, each by James Hamill, Jack Mohan (free) and Emmet Caulfield. However Ballymacnab scored their second goal shortly after. The Blues responded strongly and regained the lead with 2 fine points by Jason Carey and Nicholas Sherlock making the score 1-9 to 2-5. With 10 minutes remaining Ballymacnab equalised but the Blues pressed ahead again and Ryan Malley scored a superb point giving Scotstown the advantage. Ballymacnab immediately equalised again and the large crowd were treated to an exciting finale with both clubs going for the decisive winner. With 3 minutes of normal time remaining, Jack Mohan scored a well placed free giving the Blues a 1 point advantage. However injury time, Ballymacnab equalised again and the final score was 1-11 to 2-8.
Ulster Senior Football Club League Round 3 Fixture Scotstown v Latton venue in Corduff
In the Ulster Senior League, Scotstown next play our fellow county club Latton O’Rahilly GAA this Thursday 23rd February at 8:15pm in Corduff Gaels. We have been drawn in Group D with Latton O’Rahilly GAA, Lavey GAA from County Derry, Ballymacnab GAA from Armagh and Donaghmore GAA from Tyrone. Results and Fixtures are as follows Lavey GAA 0-6 Scotstown GAA 1-5 Sunday February 12th; Scotstown GAA 1-11 Ballymacnab GAA 2-8 Kilmore Saturday 18th February at 2:00pm; Latton GAA v Scotstown GAA in Corduff Thursday 23rd February at 8:15pm; Scotstown GAA v Donaghmore GAA in Páirc Mhuire Sunday 12th March at 12:00pm. We wish our senior Blues and management the very best this Thursday against Latton. Please come along to Corduff this Thursday to give our senior men your support!
Allianz Division 1 National Football League Roinn 3 Result: Monaghan 1-20 Donegal 0-15
Well done to the Monaghan team with a convincing 1-20 to 0-15 win over Donegal in Clones on Sunday last. The Farney men put in a superb performance and display of football securing a vital 2 points in the league. Well done to all our Blues who played Rory Beggan, Shane Carey, Darren Hughes, Jack McCarron, and Conor McCarthy and with superb scores from Jack McCarron (0-7 (4 from frees and 1 from mark)), Rory Beggan (0-2 free), Shane Carey and Conor McCarthy(1 point each).
Allianz Division 1 National Football League Roinn 4
Monaghan are next playing Roscommon at home in Clones this Sunday 26th February at 2:30pm. All the best to our Blues on the County panel, Rory Beggan, Shane Carey, Darren Hughes, Kieran Hughes, Jack McCarron, Conor McCarthy, Michael McCarville, and Ryan O’Toole, and the rest of the Monaghan team, and the management. You can get your tickets in McMahons Centra Scotstown. The full Monaghan fixture and results list is as follows. Roinn 1: Monaghan 1-12 Armagh 1-14, Saturday January 28th, Castleblayney; Roinn 2: Kerry 3-16 Monaghan 0-14, Sunday 5th February; Roinn 3: Monaghan 1-20 Donegal 0-15, Sunday 19th February, Clones; Roinn 4: Monaghan v Roscommon, Sunday 26th February, 2:30pm, Clones; Roinn 5: Galway v Monaghan, Sunday 5th March, Salthill, 12:45pm; Roinn 6: Monaghan v Tyrone, Sunday 19th March, 2:00pm, Clones; Roinn 7: Mayo v Monaghan, Sunday 26th March, 1:45pm, Castlebar.
Congratulations to Darren Hughes in making the GAA Team of the Week.
Well done to Darren Hughes for making the GAA Team of the week for his superb performance against Donegal on Sunday last. Also congratulations to Carrick Emmet’s Stephen O’Hanlon for also making the GAA Team of the week.
National League Tickets
You can purchase your tickets for the Round 4 Monaghan v Roscommon National League game in McMahon’s Centra Scotstown shop through the Ticketmaster system.
Monaghan Under 20 Development League
Congratulations to the Monaghan U20s team and management, and well done to our Blues Mark McPhillips and Sean Treanor in their 3-13 to 0-16 win over Westmeath on Saturday last in the U20 Philly McGuinness Cup Round 2 game. They next play Louth at home in Round 3 on Saturday 4th March in Castleblayney at 1:00pm.
Scotstown GAA Table Quiz this Saturday night
How’s your General Knowledge?! Think you are smart?…. How about without your phone and test yourself and your team at this fun Table Quiz!!
There will be an adults Fun table quiz in the Scotstown GAA Social Club on Saturday 25th February at 8:30pm. A fun night of general knowledge, music and picture rounds. Lots of spot prizes and surprises, and only €10 per person (€40 for table of 4).
Scotstown GAA is delighted to be hosting this social event fun Table Quiz, and please come along and support this event and have lots of fun on the night! All are welcome.
Strictly Table of 4. No extra players on the field of play please, and no substitutes to avoid objections! Winners Crowned on the night!
The Big Prediction Quiz has commenced- €2,400 in Prizes
We are having the popular Prediction Competition Quiz from previous years for this year’s National Football League games which commenced a few weeks ago.
First overall prize is €1,000, plus a weekly prize of €100 for score of the week.
Prizes = 1st €1,000, 2nd €500, 3rd, €200. Tied scores will split the prize money
Many thanks to everyone involved in the successful organising of this quiz and to the all the participants. We wish you all the best and lots of fun! Please note this Competition is now closed and the leaderboard is published on our Social Media platforms and updated every week.
Cairde na Botha – 3rd Cash Prize draw 11th March and 2nd Year Registration due
Thanks to everyone involved in the Cairde na Botha registration, information and donation night in the Scotstown GAA Social Club in the Complex recently. For those who subscribed last year and are on the 4 year subscription plan, the 2nd year subscription is due. To renew your subscription or for further information please contact Aine 089 200 6820 or
Cyril 087 962 8521. Also to be entered in our 3rd Cash prize draw it is essential you are a paid up member. The 3rd Cash prize draw is happening on Sunday 11th March. 10 x €250 worth of cash prizes to be won!! New members are more than welcome to sign up to Cairde. Thanks!
Scotstown Cairde Na Botha wish to thank all those who have supported this historical fundraising project so far. 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 McCarra; 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!
Kilmore Open Day
Many thanks to all those who called into the open day at our main building in Kilmore last Saturday. Thanks to those who were involved in organising the day.
Scotstown GAA Online Club Lotto – Jackpot €4,700!!
Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €4,600 jackpot on Wednesday 22nd February. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.
In the February 15th draw there was no Jackpot winner this week. Numbers drawn on the night were 8, 29, 27, 30.
We had NO Match 3 winners this week.
We had 5 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Gary Mc Kenna, Linda Mc Clean, Ian Mc Quaid, Elaine Mc Cague and Fergal Prunty. 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 €4,700. 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 March 1st at 8:30pm.
The February Ciste draw will take place on Sunday Night, February 26th at 10:00pm, in the Social Club. 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; XL 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!
Membership 2023 – 10% Discount off all memberships if paid before 31st March
Membership 2023 – 10% Discount off all memberships if paid before 31st March
We are giving a 10% reduction in fees to all members. The code is applied at checkout on our Clubforce app.
A parent must register with anyone under the age of 18, therefore you will be required to include an “Adult non-playing” to the basket.
If children are registered without parent being added or if at least 1 Parent/Guardian (GDPR contact) isn’t included with a juvenile registration, then we will issue a refund and ask you to register again. Please arrange your membership on our Clubforce Platform and apply discount code at checkout, address https://member.clubforce.com//memberships_cart_m.asp?ll_id=2175&clb=1
Please note players must be registered before they start training.
Congratulations to Eanna McCarey
Massive Congratulations to Eanna McCarey in addressing the 2023 GAA Annual Congress in Croke Park, Dublin last Saturday with a superb report as part of the national youth forum.
Monaghan U16 Girls Panel
Congratulations to our four players, Trea MacCinna, Caoimhe Kelly, Michaela Grew and Shannon Corrigan, who are on the Monaghan U16 Team for 2023. Best wishes to all players and management for the season ahead.
Well done to Laura Holohan
Congratulations to Laura Holohan who was player of the match for Cormac McAnallens GAA – Sydney in a recent Ladies Intermediate game against Clan NaGael in Sydney.
The Club Shop is next open this Friday 24th February from 7pm to 8pm.
Social Club open
The Social Club is open this Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9pm. Bar Rota: Gerard McKenna and Niall McKenna.
U14 and U16 girls training
There is circuit and Strength & Conditioning training for Under 14 girls which commenced on Thursdays from 7pm to 8pm and for Under 16 girls from 8pm to 9pm and continues for next 4 weeks
Interested in coaching?
Anyone who would like to join our underage coaching/management teams for boys/girls in 2023 should contact Páraic Duffy. Potential administrators or coaches will be most welcome.
RTE Operation Transformation 2023 – Ireland Lights Up Walk
We have registered with the Transformation 2023 initiative again this year. It commenced last Wednesday 11th January from 7pm. There was also a health check again with blood pressure checks, well done and many thanks to everyone involved. The walks will take place every Wednesday night from 7pm until the end of February.
Feel free to join in at any stage during that time. This initiative involves Scotstown GAA Health and Well-being joining up with Ireland Lights Up 2023 in partnership with RTE Operation Transformation and encourages everyone young and old, especially families / household bubbles, to get Ireland safely walking. We host this initiative at the Kilmore walking track at evening times, every Wednesday.
Also family walk on Saturday morning this Saturday 25th February at 10:00 all welcome.
Health and Wellbeing – Nutritional Talks
As part of our healthy club initiative we are having a nutritional talk for U14 to U16 girls and U13 to U15 boys and their parents at the end of February. This commences next Monday evening with Derbhile Sherry, nutritionist and Scotstown Ladies player, presenting the session with thanks.
Scór agus Cultúr
Tá an Ciorcal sa Spórtlann gach Oíche Máirt ag a 8 a chlog! Buail isteach don craic is comhrá!
Scór na nÓg details. The 2023 Scor na Nog county final is planned for weekend Friday 10th March to Sunday 12th. Entries close Friday 24th February. Anyone interested in taking part in Rince Céile (Céilí dancing), Rince Seit (Set dancing), Ceol uirlise (instrumental music), Aithriseoireacht (recitation), Amhránaíocht aonair (Solo singing), Bailéad-ghrúpa (Ballad group), Nuachleas (Novelty act) or Tráth na gCeist (Quiz) should contact their club cultural officer immediately. Times and Venues will be confirmed closer to the date. Secondary school students who are u17 as of the 1st January 2023 are welcome to take part.
Scaipigí an scéal!
Monaghan Shopping Centre players meet and greet
Well done to Rory Beggan who was involved in a meet and greet last Saturday in the Monaghan Shopping Centre for the Monaghan Ladies and Monaghan GAA.
New GAA President Jarlath Burns
Congratulations to Jarlath Burns, from Silverbridge Gfc and Armagh GAA who has been elected as President-elect of the GAA at the Annual Congress 2023 in Croke Park last weekend.