Club notes for week commencing 9th May 2011

November 7, 2018

Lotto Results 09/05/11
Jackpot: €7000
Numbers drawn: 8, 10, 23, 26
Jackpot: No winner
2 x €100 Winners: J.W., Carmel Quinn.
Next week’s draw in the clubhouse – Jackpot €7200
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
Senior Championship                The Downs 1:4             Garrycastle 3:12
Team: Ciaran McCormack, Jack Hogan, Mark Dalton, Stephen Cleary, Greg Crowley, Ciaran kiely, Brendan Murtagh, Noel Molloy, Stephen Devine, John Smyth, Barry Conroy, Keith Shanley, Luke Folan, Shane Power. Subs Used Michael O’Connor, David Smyth, Mark Conroy.
Under 12’s
The under 12’s travelled to Rhode on Saturday morning last for a double challenge against the home side. It was nip and tuck in both games with the black and amber shading the overall result. Thanks to all the lads who travelled and to the parents who provided transport. Well done to Mick for refereeing who is proving to be an able performer with the whistle. Afterwards, the lads were treated to some wise words from All-Ireland winner Stephen Darby who was part of the famous Offaly team of 1982. Panel: Joseph Moran, Darragh Monaghan, Liam Faulkner, Stephen Wynne, Keith Carroll, Michael Drury, Mark McCann, Joseph Robson, Jack Carroll, Ryan Mannering, Euan Lagan, Jordan Smyth, David Keenaghan, Max Rowan, Liam Moran, Anthony Moran, Dylan Hunt, Colin Smith, Luke Smith, Alex Henry, Jordan Raleigh Doyle, Donal Coughlan, Conor Gavin. Next league fixture is scheduled for tonight Wednesday 11th May away to Shandonagh @ 7pm. Training continues on Fridays at 630pm and new players are always welcome.
Under 10s
The Downs U10 Amber Team were at home in the 1st round of the North Westmeath League on Tuesday night against St. Mary’s of Rochfortsbridge.  After an entertaining game of football with lots of quality scores the Downs emerged as winners.  The Downs team included the following: Mark Connelly, Oisin Loughlin, Adam Smith, Mark Nugent, Tom Tuite, Oisin Raleigh, Reece Bardon, Blaine Parker, Kevin O’Sullivan, Gary Cleary, Shane Murtagh, Adam Connelly, David Smyth, Christopher Sleator, Cian McCourt, Owen Murray, Eoghan Egerton, Jake Quinn, Sean Power, & Gary Wynne.  The Downs U10 Black Team will be away to Shandonagh on May 17th in the next round of the league.
League Div 7 V Ballycomoyle Thursday 12th @ 7pm in The Downs
Wed 11th. U18 at home to Garrycastle.
Wed 11th. U12 away to Shandonagh
Thurs 12th U14 at home to Ballyncargy
Fri 13th U18 away to Ballyncargy
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
Membership and Registration
Membership is now due Adults €20, Family €30, Juvenile €15, OAP €5 Adult Player €40, Student Adult Player €20
Underage Training
Underage training from under 6 to under 12  Friday evenings  from 6.30 to 7.30 t.  You can register at any training evening 
Club Shop
The club shop will be open during Friday evening  training  for the season. A reminder that crested football gloves are available at cost price in the club shop on Friday evenings – 8 euros for kids, 12 euros for adults – manufactured by Breathe Sports and as worn by several counties.
The Downs Ladies Football
Underage training for  under 6 to under 12 on Friday evenings 6.30 to 7.30 on If you haven’t registered, you can register in The Shop with Liz or any training night, remember you have to register to play.
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 
Under 12
The under 12s travelled to Shandonagh on Tuesday last and after a close and competitive game emerged deserved winners. Well done to all the large panel of girls who travelled. Our next game is on Tuesday  at home.
Under 14
The under 14 team had a busy week playing challenges against Longford Slashers and Rhode Co Offaly both proved very useful workouts. Well done to the County U14 team on winning the Leinster Championship especially to Clara Thornton, Laura Wynn and Amy Dagg who are on the panel  and congratulations  to Clara who was chosen as player of the game.
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.