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Doohamlet Club Notes 22.06.2023

June 22nd, 2023

Doohamlet G.F.C. Results:  On Friday evening last our senior team played Castleblayney Faughs in Round 7 of the Monaghan Electrical Intermediate Football league in perfect match conditions.  Doohamlet got the opening score with a point from Barry Mc Bennett, however, Blayney was awarded a penalty minutes later which they converted and went on to score a further three points giving Blayney a good lead early in the game.  However, with two points from Barry Mc Ginn and two points from Oisin O Neill, and a point from Colin Walshe taking Doohamlet right back into the game, Blayney strikes a further five points leaving them at halftime with a fivepoint advantage with a scoreline of Doohamlet 0-6 Castleblayney 1-08.  Doohamlets second half improved from their first-half performance as they got off to a blistering start with Captain Barry Mc Bennett on fire scoring four points in succession bringing  Doohamlet right back into the game. Blayney hits their first point of the second half and yet again Barry Mc Bennett is back with another point bringing the game back to a point between the teams.  Jack Mc Elroy replaces David Mc Ginn.  Ciaran Markey scores a brilliant point drawing the sides for the first time in the game.  Blayney scores two points in succession but Barry Mc Bennett replies with two points one from play and one from a free taking the sides back level again.  Just before the final whistle Doohamlet gets possession and with great play gets the ball to forward Oisin O Neill who places it over the bar and puts Doohamlet ahead by a point and gives them well-deserved win, with the final score Doohamlet 0-15 Castleblayney Faughs 1-11.  Well done to the team and management on a good win. 

TeamJames Casey, Jason Mc Elroy, Conor Marray, Mark Burns, David Mc Ginn, Sean Markey, Damien Ward, Hugh Mc Ginn, Barry Mc Bennett (c) (0-8) Eoin Markey, Barry Mc Ginn (0-2) Ciaran Mc Manus, Oisin O Neill (0-3) Colin Walshe (0-1) Ciaran Markey (0-1). Subs used Jack Mc Elroy. 

Match Sponsors: A word of thanks to our Match Sponsors, Eileen Marray, Gerry Mc Ginn, and Eamonn and Noeleen Mc Bennett. 

Doohamlet G.F.C. Fixtures: Thursday the 22nd of June U-15s play Cremartin away at 7.30pm. 

Tuesday 27th June U-17s play Ballybay at home at 7.30pm. 

Thursday 29th of June U-15s play Emerald Sarsfields in Drumhowan at 7.30pm 

Thanks:  Doohamlet G.F.C. would like to thank Orlaith Mc Eneaney who raised €1,250 by completing the Women’s mini-marathon and donating the money she raised to the club in memory of her Uncle Mickey Mc Eneaney 

Thanks also to Gavin Duffy, Doohamlet Construction, and Sean Coleman, Colemans Tractors for their recent contribution to the Club. 

 Blotto results for the week beginning the 19th of June 2023.  The numbers drawn were 3,1,5,2,7,6,4 

There was no jackpot winner, the lucky dip winners were Noah Martin, Woodvale, C.M.X.  Marion Irwin, Tonyglasson.  Lou Mc Eneaney, Tullycarra.  Christine West, Carrickatee.  Aidan Marray, Corderrybane. 

Thanks for your continued support.  Next week’s jackpot stands at €10,000 

Inter-County Football:  Doohamlet G.F.C. wishes our Minor County team and management the best of luck when they play Kerry this weekend in the All-Ireland Semi-Final and also to our senior team and management who play Kildare in the Preliminary Quarter-Final this Saturday the 24th of June.  Both games will be played in Glenisk O Connor Park in Tullamore , Offaly in a doubleheader with the Minor game throw in at 2.30pm and the Senior game at 4.45pm.  Best of luck to all involved.  

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