An Bhoth GAA Club Notes 02.03.2023
Ulster Senior Football Club League Result – Scotstown 1-8 Latton 1-12
Hard luck to our Senior players and management in their 1-12 to 1-8 defeat to a strong Latton side on Thursday of last week in Corduff.in the Ulster Senior Football League Group D Round 3 game. Thanks to Corfuff Gaels for hosting the game. Our Senior Blues next play Donaghmore GAA in Páirc Mhuire on Sunday 12th March at 12:00pm. We have been drawn in Group D with fellow County club 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; Latton GAA 1-12 Scotstown GAA 1-8, 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 against Donaghmore. Please come along to give our senior men your support!
Allianz Division 1 National Football League Roinn 4 Result: Monaghan 0-14 Roscommon 0-11
Well done to the Monaghan team with a superb 0-14 to 0-11 win over Roscommon in Clones on Sunday last. The Farney men put in another fine display of football securing 2 more points in the league, bringing their tally to 4 and are in 5th place. Well done to all our Blues who played Rory Beggan, Shane Carey, Darren Hughes, Jack McCarron, Conor McCarthy, and Ryan O’Toole, and with superb scores from Jack McCarron (0-4 (2 from frees)), Rory Beggan (0-1 free), and Conor McCarthy (0-1).
Allianz Division 1 National Football League Roinn 5
Monaghan are next playing Galway away in Pearse Stadium, Salthill this Sunday 5th March at 12:45pm. 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 0-14 Roscommon 0-11, Sunday 26th February, 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.
Conor McCarthy Man of the Match
A huge congratulations to Conor McCarthy who was awarded Man of the Match for his superb performance in the National League game against Roscommon. Well-deserved Conor.
Congratulations to Rory Beggan in making the GAA Team of the Week.
Massive congratulations to Rory Beggan for making the GAA Team of the week for his excellent performance against Roscommon on Sunday last. Also congratulations to Aughnamullen’s Micheal Brannigan for also making the GAA Team of the week.
National League Tickets
You can purchase your tickets for the Round 5 Monaghan v Galway National League game in McMahon’s Centra Scotstown shop through the Ticketmaster system.
Ulster Minor Football League – Jim McGuigan Cup
Hard luck to the Monaghan minors in their narrow 1-14 to 2-9 defeat to Derry on Saturday last in the Ulster Minor football league. All the best to our Blues on the minor panel, Donnchadh Connolly, Darcy Foy, Sean og McElwain, Max Maguire, Tommy Mallen, and the Monaghan team and management against Armagh at home in the Ulster Minor Football League Group B Round 3 game on Saturday March 11th at 12:00 noon in Clones.
Monaghan Under 20 Development League
The Monaghan U20 team next play Louth at home in Round 3 of the U20 Development League on Saturday 4th March in Castleblayney at 1:00pm. All the best to our Blues on the panel, Mark McPhillips and Seán Treanor, and the Monaghan team and management.
Scotstown GAA Table Quiz last Saturday night
Last Saturday night we hosted a table quiz in our Social Club, and it was an amazing success and a full house attended and participated. Thanks to all those who came along, participated, all those who organised the superb quiz, the sponsors of all the prizes, those who helped on the night, the bar staff and everyone else. The table quiz went into extra time and penalties and after nailing biting finish, table 14 won! Congratulations to Adrian Carbin, Cian Mohan, Jack McDevitt and James Hamill!
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!
Scotstown GAA Online Club Lotto – Jackpot €5,000!!
Thanks to everyone involved in our online lotto draw for a €4,750 jackpot on Wednesday 1st March. Please see our Social Media platforms for more details of the results.
In the February 22nd draw there was no Jackpot winner this week. Numbers drawn on the night were 25, 10, 16, 9. We had NO Match 3 winners this evening. We had 5 Lucky Dip winners this week of € 20 each. They were Kieran Sherlock, Aoife Mc Cormack, Cathy Mc Crudden, Jimmy Connolly and Damian Stirrat. 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 €5,000. 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 8th at 8:30pm.
Congratulations to Laurence McKenna our €1,000 February Ciste Winner! Also congratulations to our 5 x €100 winners; Seamus McQuillan, Emily Rose & Ella Beggan, Kathleen Mohan, Fiona Meehan, Kathleen O’Neill. Sellers prize Sean Murphy & Niall McKenna. 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) is not 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.
The Club Shop is next open this Friday 24th March from 7pm to 8pm. Get all your gear for the new season!
Social Club open
The Social Club is open this Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9pm. Bar Rota: Cormac Sherry and Abbie McCarey.
Gerry McCarville Interview
Well done to one of our Scotstown legends Gerry McCarville in the Gaelic Life focus interview last week.
Under 12 Girls Training
U12 girls training will start on Friday 10th March in Knockatallon Astros from 7pm to 8pm.
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
Many thanks to everyone involved in the 2023 Operation Transformation.
It commenced on Wednesday 11th January and ran for 7 weeks. There was also a health check again with blood pressure checks, well done and many thanks to everyone involved. The initiative involved Scotstown GAA Health and Well-being joining up with Ireland Lights Up 2023 in partnership with RTE Operation Transformation and encouraged everyone young and old, especially families / household bubbles, to get Ireland safely walking. We hosted this initiative at the Kilmore walking track at evening times, every Wednesday since early January.
Also many thanks to everyone involved in the family walk on Saturday morning during this same period.
Health and Wellbeing – Nutritional Talks
Many thanks to Derbhile Sherry, dietician, for the superb and informative nutritional presentation to the U14 and U16 girls on Monday last. Brilliant talk from one of our own senior players. 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. Derbhile will be presenting her talk to the U13 and U15 boys in 2 weeks.
Scór agus Cultúr
Tá an Ciorcal sa Spórtlann gach Oíche Máirt ag a 8 a chlog! Buail isteach don craic is comhrá!
Craobh Éamonn Ó Muirí Tydavnet Feis Cheoil in Urbleshanny School on Sunday 5th March starting at 10am! Ádh mór do na Ceoltóirí go léir!
Scór na nÓg details. The 2023 Scor na Nog county final is planned for weekend Friday 10th March to Sunday 12th. Entries are now closed. Times and Venues will be confirmed closer to the date.