Club notes for week commencing 24th September 2012

November 7, 2018

Lotto Results 24/09/12
Jackpot 1: €14,000
Numbers drawn: 2, 19,23, 24
Result: No winner
2 x €100 winners: EamonBrady, Jean Broderick
Jackpot 2: €3600
Numbers drawn: 3, 11,20, 21
Result: No winner
Next week’s draws willtake place in The Cloughan Inn with jackpots of : €14,000 & €3800.
If you are notcurrently subscribing to our lotto, the weekly club lotto is available to play online at our website.
You canalso register online to receive our free weekly email which includes lotto resultsand club notes.
Pleasespread the word to Na Dunta Gaels around the country and the world, encouragethem to play lotto online.
An annual lotto ticket for €100 (with 2weeks free) can be bought on line or from Matt Carley or Anthony Rowan.
The under 12’s put in a good performanceaway to St Loman’s last week but ended up on the wrong end of a final scorelineof 7-8 to 5-4. Captained by Nathan and Jake, we had agreat turnout of over 30 lads so everyone played a half each as the home sidedidn’t have enough players for a second game. Tonight Wednesday we host MullingarShamrocks in the last round of the league, throw in at 615pm. Players meet at545pm.
On this Saturday we travel to Caulry toplay in their annual tournament which starts at 3pm – details to be confirmedat training.
PatWalsh Cup
We played our annual Pat Walsh Cup under 10tournament  on Saturday  with teams from Clan na Gael Athboy, NavanO’Mahoneys and Caulry taking part it proved an enjoyable and entertaining  afternoons football. Thanks to everyone whohelped out with the games and  to all whoprovided refreshments and helped out in the hall.
Underage Coaching
This week is the last of Friday eveningtraining – the last training session season will take place on Saturday 6thOctober at 5pm with the usual refreshments afterwards in the clubhouse.
UpdatedClub Text Message Service
We arecontinuing with our text message service via TEAMER 51001 which we use tonotify members regarding various club activities. If you wish to avail of thisservice, please text your name and number to 087 8362297.These messages arefree to receive and a reply is not required. We currently have over 300subscribers but would like to extend it further to ensure all our supportersare kept up to date. If you no longer wish to receive these messages thenplease text STOP with your name and number to 087 8362297. We want to avoidunnecessary duplication where several copies of the one message are going tothe same household.
Weekly newsletter email
You can register to receive our free weeklynewsletter email at our lotto website – just search for TheDowns. The newsletter is sent every Monday night and includes that night’slotto results and club notes.
Face bookyou can now keep up to date with the club’s activities on our new FACEBOOKpage:  and TWITTER @TheDownsGAA.
Bingo continues every Friday at 8.30, comealong and brings a friend for an enjoyable night’s entertainment.
Reminder that aDefibrillator is located at the clubhouse at the external wall of the entranceporch.
To purchase any club gear contact Carmel at 087 9496347.
Members of our club nursery can buy clubjerseys at a 50% discount €15 thanks to the sponsorship of Eason Mullingarsizes available 3 / 4 and 5/6
Social Dance Classes
Socialdance classes in the GAA centre Thursday nights 8-10. Learn how to waltz, quickstep and more beginners welcome €10 per session. Contact Marie 0863573271
The Downs LadiesFootball

Under 16Championship Final   The Downs4:2             Garrycastle  0:8
OnSaturday in Moate we won the under 16 B Championship. This game proved theadage  goals win games. Garrycastle  took the early initiative in the game and putscores on the board going into an early 0:4 to 0:0 lead. In the second quarterThe Downs created  scoring chances butfailed to convert the opportunities, with half time approaching  TheDowns goaled to finish  the half a pointdown. The  Downs  improved their game in the second halfand  took advantage of some excellentpassing to create space to score the goals which ensured victory . Team:  Grace Raleigh, Roisin Rose,  Amy Dagg, Ursula Carley, Rebecca Kelly,Leanne Duncan,  Sinead Nolan, LauraWynne, Katie Heffernan, Niamh Rowan, Emma Murtagh, Niamh Staunton, Orla Gavin,Niamh Nolan, Lorraine Kelly, Aoife Kearney, Serena Wynne, Keelin Rowan, AmberGilgin, Sinead Gallagher, Kate Gallagher, Aoife Carley, Chloe Gaffney, NatalieWard, .
Well doneto the girls and to coaches Kevin and Avril on a great end to their year areward for all the hard work during the year.
Underage Coaching
Underagecoaching session including the nursery continues on Friday evenings 6.30 to7.30
Forinformation on training times for all teams please contact 0874199344.

TheLadies Football are collecting bags of clothes as a fundraiser, so you can nowde- clutter and help the club raise funds. Bags of clothes can be left with anyteam coach or committee member or in The Shop. Please ask family, neighbours,friend and co-workers to fill a bag.