Club notes for week commencing 15th August 2011

November 7, 2018

Lotto Results 15/08/11
Jackpot: €9800
Numbers drawn: 1, 9, 15, 16
Jackpot: no winner
2 x €100 Winners: Kay Moore, Sean Monaghan
Next week’s draw in the clubhouse – jackpot €10,000
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.
An annual lotto ticket for €100 can be bought  with 2 weeks free on line  or from Matt Carley or Anthony Rowan.
Club text message service
We are continuing with our free text message service via TEAMER 51687 which we use to notify members regarding various club activities. If you wish to avail of this service, please text your name and number to Marc at 087 8362297. These messages are free to receive and a reply is not required. We currently have over 300 subscribers but would like to enhance it further to ensure all our supporters are aware of our activities and are notified when venues are changed or games cancelled etc
Weekly newsletter email
You can register to receive our free weekly newsletter email at our lotto website – just search for The Downs. The newsletter is sent every Monday night and includes that night’s lotto results and club notes.
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
Senior Championship                The Downs 1:10           Athlone 0:10
The Downs started the stronger and went into an early 1:1 to 0:1 lead, but Athlone responded and it took a point from The Downs to level the scores at halftime 1: 3 to 0:6.
The Downs with the wind in the second half took the lead and maintained the advantage to the final whistle and qualify for the quarter final. Team: Ciaran McCormack, Niall Nolan, Mark Dalton, Ben Hogan, Jack Hogan, Ciaran Kiely, Stephen Cleary, Greg Crowley, Brendan Murtagh, Barry Conroy, John Smyth, Luke Folan, Declan Lynam, Noel Molloy, Stephen Devine, Subs Used: James Conroy, David Smyth.
Junior Championship                 The Downs 1:10           Mullingar Shamrocks 3:10
In a closely contested first half Shamrocks held a goal advantage at the break 1:6 to  0:6. Shamrocks scored two early goals and went into  nine point lead,  The Downs reduced the difference to three points but Shamrocks tagged on unanswered points and took the two points. Team: Kevin McGuire, Cian Carthy, Sean Loughlin, Brendan Flynn, Conor Carley, David O’Reilly, David McDermot, Vincent Conneely, PJ Maguire, Niall O’Doherty, Joe Corroon, Kevin Smullen, Shane Carroll, Pauric Corcoran, Niall Folan, Dean Clarke, Trevor McCormack.
Under 12
The under 12’s lost out away to St Malachy’s / Ballinagore on Wednesday last in phase 2 of the league.
On this Saturday, we travel to Gowna Co Cavan to play in a 9 aside blitz. We have entered 2 teams with each guaranteed at least 4 games. We will be meeting at 830am in The Downs to arrange transport – bus will be organised if required.
All queries to Marc 087 8362297 – details will be confirmed at this week’s training. Packed lunch, change of clothes etc will be required. Blitz should be completed by mid afternoon.
County Under 16
Well done to Luke Loughlin and Dean Daly who were on the Westmeath under 16 team who defeated Roscommon in the Fr Manning final, Luke scored 3:02 and was awarded man of the match.
U16 Wed 17th v Milltownpass away in Milltownpass  7pm
Underage Training
Training from under 6 to under 12  Friday evenings  from 6.30 to 7.30 .New players welcome .  You can register at any training evening 
Club Shop
The club shop is located upstairs in the clubhouse and will be open during Friday evening training for the season. Just arrived are youth kit bags priced at 20 euros. Also in stock are ‘Squareball’ tee-shirts in a unique club design and ideal for the summer. Adult sizes at 20 euros are in stock and kids sizes at 15 euros can be ordered.
 A reminder that crested football gloves are available at cost price
We extend our sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of the
Niall Bennett of Lynn Heights, Mullingar.
The Downs Ladies Football
Underage training for  under 6 to under 12 on Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30 on Under 14s train on Mondays at 7. Under 16s, 18s and juniors train on Tuesday and Friday at 7.30. New members are welcome to come along for any age 
Anyone who want to buy a ladies football jacket contact Kevin Staunton.
The minors got back on the winning way with an impressive win over Rochfordbridge on Tuesday last.
The Ladies Football are collecting bags of clothes as a fundraiser, so you can now de- clutter and help the club raise funds. Bags are available from any team coach or committee member or in The Shop.