Club notes

November 7, 2018

Lotto Results

Date: 30th August 2010
Jackpot: €3,600
Numbers: 12, 16, 19, 24
Jackpot: No Winner
€100 Winners: Conal Doherty & Ann Corroon
Next week’s draw in Mary Lynch’s, Jackpot: €3800
Online  Lotto
 If you are not currently subscribing to our lotto, the weekly club lotto is available to play online at our website.
You can also register online to receive our free weekly email which includes lotto results and club notes.
Please spread the word to Na Dunta Gaels around the country and the world, encourage them to play lotto online.
If you haven’t registered yet you can register at any training session.
Underage Training
Underage training ( for under 12s and younger)  Friday evening at 6.30
Under 10’s
We played our last NWL fixture in Multyfarnham on Tuesday night last. Well done to both teams for an entertaining game of football which finished all square. The under 10’s travelled to Athboy on Saturday morning last to play Meath side Clan na Gael. They had to produce their best display of the year to earn a share of the spoils with a very impressive home side. Thanks to everyone who travelled to Athboy including parents and guardians who provided transport.
The North Westmeath League blitz takes place in Tyrellspass on this Saturday  September 4th. We are fielding 2 teams who will play one match each both starting at 130pm. All players to be in Tyrellspass at 1pm. Details will be confirmed by text message – please reply. Please check our fixture list at which is updated regularly – there will be games every weekend until the season ends on October 2nd.
Senior Championship Quarter Final The Downs 0:15           Tubberclare 1:8
The Downs qualified for the semifinals with an impressive performance, The Downs went into an early lead and on 20 minutes were ahead 0:5 to 0:1. Just before the halftime whistle Tubberclare scored a goal to leave The  Downs leading 0:8 to 1:2. On the resumption The Downs scored 6 unanswered points leading 0:14 to 1:2 at 20 minutes. Tubberclare attempted  a comeback scoring 6 points in the final 10 minutes to reduce the difference. Team: Ciaran McCormack, Niall Nolan, Mark Dalton, Declan Lynam, Conor Carley, Ben Hogan, Stephen Cleary, Brendan Murtagh , Greg Crowley, John Smyth, Tommy Cleary, Barry Conroy, Shane Power, Noel Molloy, Stephen Devine. Subs Used: Jack Hogan, Sean Loughlin, David Smith, Luke Folan, Keith Shanley. We wish Conor Carley and Niall Nolan  a speedy recovery from their injuries. 
Junior B championship          The Downs 0:11         Ballynacargy 3:16
Team: Kevin Monaghan, Shane Egerton, Joe Martyn, Kevin Bell, Vincent Connelly, Conor Carley, David McDermott, Alan Finch, Niall O’Doherty, Cian Carty, Kevin Smullen, Shane Carroll, Pat Leavy, Mickey Murtagh, Kyle Gavin.
Junior Championship                         The Downs 2:12         Kinnegad 2:6
Team: Kevin Monaghan, Niall O’Doherty, Joe Martyn, Pat Leavy, Adam Price, Fergal Fagan, Trevor McCormack, Larry Donoghue, David O’Reilly, Shane Carroll, Keith Shanley, Mickey Murtagh, Mark Price, Kyle Gavin, Sub: Liam Farrell.
Club Shop
We are delighted to announce the opening of a club shop for
merchandise. The shop will be open every Friday from 7pm to 8pm.
New items available include polo shirts, windcheaters, tee shirts, gloves, togs, socks  and baseball caps. The shop will be
located upstairs in the clubhouse
Bingo  continues every Friday at 8.30, come along and bring a friend for an enjoyable nights entertainment.
Web Site
The Web site is in service and is updated regularly
Photographs of the new stand can be viewed on
Adult Fitness Course
Adult fitness course will commence in our clubhouse on Monday 6th September. Professional trainers will run an 8 week fitness course twice weekly. Fee of €150 applies. For info call Tommy Kelly 0872949714.
Ladies Football
Our Minor and Under 16 teams played this week, the minors losing narrowly in an exciting game with Kinnegad.
The under 16s travelled to Athlone where they secured both points to top division 1 and now play Mullingar Shamrocks in a semifinal on Thursday evening in Shamrocks. Under 14s play their semi-final on Tuesday 7th
Cake Sale
The Downs Ladies Football Club are having a fundraising Cake Sale in The Downs at 6.30 on Friday 3rd.   All baking appreciated.