Club notes for week commencing 27th August 2012

November 7, 2018

Underage Coaching
Underage coaching including the nursery continues on Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30. (4 to 12 years old)
New Nursery
Nursery is sponsored by Easons, Pearse St, Mullingar. Thanks to Easons sponsorship club nursery jerseys are available in the club shop at half price €15.
Team Contacts for 2012
Team contacts for 2012: Under 8’s: Jimmy Hughes 086 3457564; Under 10’s: Stephen Cleary 087 6405723; Under 12’s: Marc Cunningham 087 8362297; Under 14’s: Jimmy Murtagh 087 6943273, Under 16’s: Johnny Murray 086 3739408; Minors: Eunan McCormack 087 8384055; Seniors: Tommy Kelly 087 2949714.
Lotto Results
Lotto Results 27/08/12
Jackpot 1: €14,000
Numbers drawn: 2, 9, 23, 28
Result: No winner
2 x €100 winners: Eithne Hoey, Julie McGrath.
Jackpot 2: €2800
Numbers drawn: 13, 18, 20, 23
Result: No winner
Next week’s draws will take place in Mary Lynch’s with jackpots of €14,000 and €3000.
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 (with 2 weeks free) can be bought on line or from Matt Carley or Anthony Rowan.
Updated Club Text Message Service
We are continuing with our text message service via TEAMER 51001 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 087 8362297.These messages are free to receive and a reply is not required. We currently have over 300 subscribers but would like to extend it further to ensure all our supporters are kept up to date. If you no longer wish to receive these messages then please text STOP with your name and number to 087 8362297. We want to avoid unnecessary duplication where several copies of the one message are going to the same household.
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.
Face book you can now keep up to date with the club’s activities on our new FACEBOOK page:  and TWITTER @TheDownsGAA.
Bingo continues every Friday at 8.30, come along and brings a friend for an enjoyable night’s entertainment.
Under 12s
Led by captain Stephen Wynne, the lads had a successful visit to Edgeworthstown on Saturday last where they overcame the homeside Mostrim. Panel: Cian McCourt, Stephen Wynne, Nathan Lynott, Oisin Murphy, Gary Wynne, Jonathan Lynam, Jack Carroll, Shane Murtagh, Oisin Raleigh, Luke McGuire, Adam Smith, Kevin O’Sullivan, Luke Smith, Liam Moran. Thanks to all the parents who travelled.
Under 8s
The under 8s travelled to Killucan for a game on Friday evening with both sides serving up a high standard of football.  Team Nathan Walsh, Jack Dowling, Michael Daniel Murtagh, John Horan, Alex Smyth, Niall Bardon, Conleth Mullen, Zack Doherty, Josh Murtagh, Billo og Moffett, Scot Murtagh, Joe Daly, Conor Daly, Con Davitt, Finn Davitt, Michael Horan.
We travel to Rhode on Friday evening contact Joe Daly for details..
Scór Photographs
George Coyle recently trawled through his records and has uncovered a varierty of photographs from Scor na Dúnta over the years which have been added to the club website.
Defibrillator and First Aid
We are now providing a First Aid officer for our Friday evening coaching sessions. New volunteers are always welcome and the Friday evening slots are provided on a rota basis. Please contact Trudy @ 087 9890121 for more information.
Reminder that a Defibrillator is located at the clubhouse at the external wall of the entrance porch.
To purchase any club gear contact Carmel at 087 9496347.
Members of our club nursery can buy club jerseys at a 50% discount €15 thanks to the sponsorship of Eason Mullingar sizes available 3 / 4 and 5/6
The Downs Ladies Football
Under 14 quarter-final
We over came  Rochfortbridge in The Downs on Friday last after  a tightly contested first half with the teams evenly matched, The Downs quickly got the upper hand in the second half  and went on to secure the semi-final place. Team Grace Raleigh, Roisin McDonagh, Naoise O’Donoghue, Roisin Rose, Serena Wynne, Amber Gilgan, Chloe Gavigan, Niamh Nolan, Katie Heffernan, Anna Murtagh, Niamh Rowan, Megan Kennaghan, Aoife Kearney, Emma Murtagh, Orla Gavin, Loren Flatherty, Niamh Moore, Aoife Carley, Brittney McNamee, Natalie Ward, Emily O’Rourke..
We play St Lomans in the semi-final in The Downs on Thursday evening at 7.
Underage Coaching
Underage coaching session including the nursery continues on Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30
For information on training times for all teams please contact 0874199344.
Clothes collection
The Ladies Football are collecting bags of clothes as a fundraiser, so you can now de- clutter and help the club raise funds. Bags of clothes can be left with any team coach or committee member or in The Shop. Please ask family, neighbours, friend and co-workers to fill a bag.