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29th April 2013

posted 29 Apr 2013, 13:17 by Unknown user

Fixtures & results
Our Division 3 team lost by a good few points in the league over the weekend to near neighbours, Allen Gaels.  The under 16 team kick of the 2013 league season this Friday evening May 3rd with a home fixture in Kiltubrid at 7 pm when we play Annaduff. The Under 16's have an abye in round 2 and are then fixed to play Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher away in round 3 on Friday week, May 10th.

Leitrim V New York
Leitrim play New York in the opening game of the 2013 All Ireland Senior Championship in Gaelic Park, New York on Sunday next.  Best of luck to the panel, management and all the backroom staff who are making the long trip to the Big Apple.

A number of our local supporters are also travelling over for the game. No doubt they will do their best to enjoy the game and more importantly the build up and the after match celebrations.  We hope that there are a lot of old acquaintances which will be renewed over a few beverages.  Just remember to adjust your watches so you don’t end up missing the important bit of the weekend.  Enjoy and we wish everyone who travel a safe trip.

Community Games

Swim-
Over thirty children from this area took part in the county final swim in the Aura at Carrick-On-Shannon on Sunday 21st of April. Well done to all the children who took part. Winners on the day were-(UNDER 10)  2nd to Lauryn Mc Keon Freestyle, 2nd Eoin Guckian Backstroke, (UNDER 12) 2nd Hazel Mulvey Backstroke, 1st Laoise Fee Breaststroke, 1st Jack Hearle Backstroke,(UNDER 14) 2nd Orla Mc Weeney Freestyle, 2nd Roisin Mc Grenaghan Freestyle, 3rd David Gallagher Freestyle, 2nd Eoin Smith Backstroke, 3rd Jack Bride Backstroke and Darragh Mc Manus Breaststroke. Squad teams under 13 boys and girls took 2nd place also. Best of luck to our two first winners Laoise Fee and Jack Hearle who are now through to the National Finals in Athlone at the end of May.
ATHLETICS-
Last Friday in Kiltubrid pitch, our area heats in athletics took place. Even though conditions were difficult, over seventy children attended from Ballinaglera, Drumshanbo and Kiltubrid. A big thank you to everyone who helped out to run this event to make it such a success and thanks also to Kiltubrid G.A.A for the use of the pitch. Well done to all the Toddlers and children who took part and the parents who took time out to come to the event. First and second from each event will go forward to the county final in Manorhamilton on Sunday 19tmunity Games

 

Underage Blitz

Well done to all the underage players who played on the various underage teams in the blitz in Kiltubrid against neighbours Leitrim Gaels on Saturday morning last.  Many thanks to all the coaches and helpers also. The future of the club looks to be in good hands with all the talent on show.

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