Club Notes for Friday 13th November 2015

posted 10 Nov 2015, 01:52 by Eamonn Kiernan

Leader Cup Quarter Final: The senior team were defeated by Colmcille in the quarter-final of the Leader Cup played in wet and windy conditions on Sunday last. Given the long gap since the team’s last fixture, preparations for this game were not ideal and a hungrier Colmcille team ran out deserving winners. Dromard lined out as follows: Damien Sheridan, Paul McGee, Niall Vance, David Petit, Pauric Martin, Peter Masterson, James Mimnagh, Diarmuid Masterson, Bernard Sheridan, Emmet Masterson, Francis McGee, James Martin, Cian Mimnagh, Gary Maguire, John Sheridan. Subs: Peter Mimnagh, Martin McGee, Sean McNerney, Michael Reilly, Peter Reynolds. This draws the curtain on the senior team’s season. Thanks to the supporters who turned out in wet conditions on Sunday and during the year and to the panel and management for their dedication over a long season.


Review of Competitions: The county board has set up a work group to review the structure of underage and adult competitions which will be discussed at their meeting next Monday 9th November. Anyone with any ideas for improvements is encouraged to send an email to . Separately, if any members have motions or nominations for the convention, please submit same for discussion at the next club meeting.


Scor na nOg: A couple of meetings were held during the last two Monday nights to organise Scor na nOg. Anyone that could not attend but has an interest in the various competitions such as figure dancing, solo singing, recitation, instrumental music, novelty act, ballad group, set dancing, etc.,  please contact Paul on 0872482055 within the next few days.  Competitors must be under 17 years on January 1, 2015.


First Aid Training: Longford GAA are offering 3 first aid courses between now and Christmas - these dates can be taken as a Club on its own or on a regional basis shared between a number of Clubs. The course will cover the following: CPR training, defibrillator training, concussion awareness/protocols, resuscitation as well as basic first aid. The 1st date is Saturday November 11th - if this date is not filled up we the other 2 dates will not be offered. The course can cater for a maximum of 12 people, the course will run from 10am to 4:30pm - Venue TBC. The cost is €30 per person (paid in advance) this includes lunch. To bool a place on the course please contact  Damien Sheridan

at or087 912 6556.


International Rules: The GAA ticket office is now offering a GAA Group Pass to all Clubs and Schools for the International Rules test in Croke Park on 21st November. The details are as follows: €3 per juvenile (16 or under), 1 adult free for every 10 juveniles, additional adults at €25. Seats in Cusack/Davin Stand in Croke Park. Payment in advance is required and the offer is strictly limited to 1 application per Club or School. Please contact the club secretary or any member of the club executive if interested.


Benefit Dance: A benefit night for the family of the late Sean Mulligan, Ballinamuck will take place in the Breffni Arms Hotel, Arva on Monday 16th November 2015. Music on the night by Night Fever, Mick Flavin, Noel Cassidy, Jimmy Hussey, Busy Fingers. Tickets cost €10 each. The committee will be out selling tickets over the next few weeks and your support will be very much appreciated. Tickets will also be available in local shops.


Lotto draw: Lotto results for 26th October held over from last week’s notes. The numbers drawn were: 3,15,19,24. There was no Jackpot Winner. The €20 draw winners were Mary Joe Gray, Danny Toole, Jim Corr, Catriona Mulligan and the seller’s prize winner was Mick Kane. The lotto draw takes place every Monday evening in the clubhouse. Tickets on sale at Moyne Cross Stores and Corrigans while annual subscriptions are also available online. Please support, thank you.