Club notes

November 7, 2018

Lotto Results
Results from tonight’s draw 21/06/10
Numbers drawn: 15, 17, 18, 28
No Jackpot winner
2 Lucky Dip winners who receive €100 each:
1. P & M Nolan
2. Kathleen Maguire
Next draw takes place on Monday 28th in The Cloughan Inn – Jackpot €1800
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 ( from under 12s down)  Friday evening at 6.30
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
New Stand
Photographs of the new stand can be viewed on
League Div 1: The Downs 2:5 Bunbrosna 0:10
At home on Tuesday evening in perfect football conditions we hosted league leaders Bunbrosna. Two first half goals were the platform for a win and securing two valuable points. Team: Ciaran McCormack, Mark Dalton, Declan Lynam, Greg Crowley, Joe Corroon, Stephen Cleary, Luke Folan, Brendan Murtagh, Sean Loughlin, Noel Molloy, Brendan Conroy, Tommy Cleary, Niall Folan, Stephen Devine. Subs used: Mark Conroy, Ben Hogan, Shane Power.
Under 10’s
Team Amber travelled to sunny Ballycomoyle on Saturday morning last to play the home side in the 4th round of the North Westmeath League. Our lads had to work very hard  over the 40 minutes to record a narrow victory over an impressive and resilient Ballycomoyle outfit. Team: Paul Flynn, Cian McCourt, Adam Smith, Shane Murtagh, Ryan Mannering, Gary Wynne, Oisin Raleigh, Luke Smith, Euan Lagan, Kevin O’Sullivan, Stephen Wynne, Matthew Cunningham, Eanna Burke, Eoin Mulreid. Team Black are scheduled to travel to Castletown Geoghegan on this Saturday morning 26th to play St Malachy’s Ballinagore. Team Amber are provisionally fixed to have a home match on Tuesday – details of all fixtures to be confirmed at training and by text. We urge parents / guardians to reply to text messages so we know who is available. We send congratulations and good luck to our players who are involved in various Community Games activities at this time.
Fixtures are updated on the website
Club Gear
Club Gear including Togs and Socks can be purchased or ordered at underage training on Fridays. New this year are football gloves with The Downs crest special introductory price €8 for underage and €12 for adult sizes. New polo’s, tee-shirts and wind-cheaters will be available shortly.
Walking Track
Our new Walking Track is now open for use. For insurance purposes each person who uses the walking track must be a member of The Downs GAA. Club.  Annual membership can be paid to any club officer.
Cake Sale
Monica, Martina and Patrica would like to thank everyone who supported their fundraising Cake Sale in The Downs, for Fighting Cancer Triathlon, which they took part on Saturday last.
The Downs Ladies Football
Remember you have to be registered to play. You can register with any coach or in The Shop.
Under 12         The Downs 2:9           Rochfordbridge 1:4
We travelled to Rochfordbridge on Tuesday last for our first game in phase 2 of the competition. When we met earlier in the competition Rochfordbridge gained a narrow win and started this game with a goal to give them an ideal start but The Downs stuck to the task and scored 1: 4 without reply and continued to play with great determination to record a win. Panel: Grace Raleigh, Roisin McDonagh, Amber Gilgan, Siobhan Kearney, Anna Murtagh, Naoise O’Donoghue, Roisin Rose, Emma Murtagh, Amy Dagg, Niamh Rowan, Niamh Nolan, Megan Kennaghan, Aoife Kearney, Orla Gavin, Niamh Moore,  Karen Lynam, Ciara Rattigan, Nicola Keogh, Sheena Dowdall, Shauna Connelly, Rachel Thompson, Tara Kellegher, Loren O’Flatherty.
U14                 The Downs  3:7                      Kinnegad 2: 6
On Thursday last we travelled to Kinnegad, missing a number of our older players. In a very competitive game in which the lead was continually changing The Downs finished the stronger and with late scores gained the two points. Team: Rachel Gerathy, Ursula Carley, Chloe Gaffney, Amy Dagg, Sarah McDermott, Allison Durey, Laura Wynn, Clara Thornton, Niamh Rowan, Lorraine Kelly, Niamh Staunton, Roisin Rose, Keelin Rowan, Sinead Gallagher, Kate Gallagher,  ( all of the girls who played are under age next year)
 Underage training ( from under 12s down) on Friday evenings  6.30
Under 14 on Monday evenings @ 7
Under 16, 18 and Junior adult Tuesday and Fridays @ 7.30