W/E 28th August 2009

Under 14’s unlucky in Final

Annaduff lost by one point to Dromahair in the under 14 final on Friday evening in Ballinaglera .In an excellent match they led for most of the way and were probably unlucky to lose in the end. Our thanks to the panel , officials and also to the large numbers of supporters who came to Ballinaglera.

Gold Rush Draw

The Gold Rush Draw has been postponed until later this year.

Defeat in Intermediate Championship

Glencar/ Manor – 1-19 – Annaduff -1-6

The scoreline tells the story of a one sided Intermediate Championship match played in Drumshanbo on Saturday. Glencar/ Manor were always in command against what looked on paper a strong Annaduff outfit. Evan Sweeney opened Glencar/ Manor account with a point after 50 seconds. Gerard Reynolds replied with a pointed free for Annaduff and after 6 minutes Enda McHugh gave Annaduff the lead with a point. Glencar/ Manor replied with five points in succession from Gerard Hickey, Evan Sweeney, James Gilmartin and two from Gary Hickey to leave the score 0-6 to 0-2 after 18 minutes. On 20 minutes Gerard Reynols got a rare Annaduff point. Glencar/ Manor got four points in a row from Evan Saweeney, Alan Sweeney with two and Alan Hickey. Sean McNabola gave Annaduff some hope when scoring the last point of the half to leave Manor leading at the break by 0-10 to 0-4.

The story was the same in the second period as Annaduff failed to take advantage of a strong wind. Gerard Reynolds opened the scoring in the second half with a point but then Manor took complete control with a well taken goal from Alan Hickey and two points each from Gary Hickey and Alan Sweeney. Annaduff received a further blow after 50 minutes when full back Thomas Flanagan received a second yellow followed by a red card. Centre Forward James Gilmartin scored two points for Manor in the 51st and 50nd minute.Evan Sweeney and Sean McNabola then exchanged points. Evan Sweeney and substitute Ronan McGouty got two more points before Annaduff got some consilation with the last score of the match a well taken Sean McNabola goal after good work by Enda McHugh. Barry Daly and Sean McNabola were impreeive for a poor Annaduff. .Annaduff : Barry Daly, Paul Farrell, Thomas Flanagan, Ml. Faughnan, Sean McNabola (1-2), Michael Rowley, Noel Ward, Ronan McCormack, Aaron O’Connor , Micheal O’Dowd,Enda McHugh ( 0-1) , Colm Cox, Gene Cox, Dan O’Reilly, Gerard Reynolds ( 0-3). Subs used : Marcus Guckian and Ciaran McLoughlin.

Parish G.A.A Lotto

At the draw held in the Brandywell, there was no Jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were :4,8,14 and 18. The 450 winner was Peter Gill, Drumsna. The € 25 winners were Derek Crowe, Dromod, Shauna Thornton, Derrycarne, May Baxter, Keadue and J.P. Barry, Gowel.

Junior “ B 2 Champioship

In the Junior “B 2 Championship we drew with Fenagh St. Caillins in Ballinamore on a scoreline of 1-10 each. We were probably unlucky as we were generally the better team. Annaduff led at the break by 1-5 to 1-4. The highlights of the first half a goal well taken by Padraig Dunne and a spectactular point from Paddy Garvey.We led by 1-9 to 1-6 after 50 minutes however Fenagh finished strongly and led by a point after 59 minutes with Enda McHugh saving the day for Annaduff with a point at the finish. Annaduff : Jim McCormack, Carl McNabola, Thomas Flanagan, Peadar Beirne, Padraig McGlynn, Martin Faughnan ( Capt.), Ronan Cox, Gerry Newton, Sean Maxwell, Ciaran McLoughlin ( 0-2), Enda McHugh ( 0-5,0-2 from frees), Cian Ward, Padraig Dunne (1-2),Niall Hanrahan, Paddy Garvey (0-1). Subs used : Derek Cox and Daniel Duignan.

W/E 16th August 2009

Under 14s

Annaduff play Dromahair in the under 14 final on this Friday evening at 7pm.Please come out and support. See pbserver for venue.

Seniors into Quarter Finals

Our Seniors have reached the quarter finals after the draw betweeen Mohill and St. Marys. They will play Carrigallen.

Gold Rush Draw

The Gold Rush Draw has been postponed until later this year.

Intermediate Championship

Although they were outclassed by a much stronger Gortletteragh team our Intermediate team gave a good account of themselves when losing by 0-17 to 0-5 in Pairc Sean on Saturday.They were in arrears by 0-4 to 0-9 at half time. Annaduff first half points came from Sean McNabola, Gerard Reynold and an excellent free from Padraig Carroll. Our only second half point came from Aaron O’Connor. Barry Daly brough off two great saves while others to impress were Paul Farrell, Fergus Beirne, Aaron O’Connor, Noel Ward and Micheal O’Dowd.Annaduff : Barry Daly, Paul Farrell, Dan O’Reilly, Fergus Beirne, Sean McNabola (0-2), Michael Rowley, Noel Ward, Ronan McCormack, Aaron O’Connor ( 0-1), Micheal O’Dowd, Padraic Carroll ( 0-1), Colm Cox, Niall Maxwell, Gerard Reynolds ( 0-1), Ml. Faughnan. Subs used : Marcus Guckian.

W/E 9th August 2009

Championship V St. Marys
Our Championship dreams are still alive after a hard earned one point 1-6 to 1-5 win over St.Marys on Saturday evening. Qualification now depends on the result between Mohill and St. Marys with many different possibilities.

Annaduff’s backline

It was a poor match but the result was all important with Annaduff playing much better in the second half and showing great fighting spirit to come back and win after Carrick went three points ahead after 40 minutes.

David Duignan’s 45th minute Goal

Duignans goal was crucial after 45 minutes. The sides were level at 0-3 each at the break with the Annaduff first half points coming from Alan Cox, Joe Cox and Cathal Cox. In the first half Kevin Ludlow saved a certain goal when he tipped over a goal bound shot from Nicholas McWeeney.

Kevin Ludlow saves McWeeney’s goal attempt

Ray Cox gave Annaduff the lead with a pointed free two minutes into the second half. Carrick got a penalty three minutes later with Ray Mulvey scoring from the spot.

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Ray Mulvey’s penalty

James McGreal gave them a three points lead with a point. On 45 minutes David Duignan’s superb goal put the sides level. With six minutes remaining Ray Mulvey gave Carrick the lead with a point. Padraig Carroll coolly slotted over a free off the ground after 59 minutes with midfielder Brendan Guckian getting the last and vital score of the match a well-taken point.

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Brendan Guckian scores vital final score

There are a number of permutations regarding the Mohill / St. Marys match however a Mohill win or a Draw or a Marys win by eight points or more would all guarantee qualification for Annaduff.

Annaduff :Kevin Ludlow, Matty Cox, John Faughnan, James Cox, Conor McLoughlin, Dermot Reynolds, David Duignan (1-0),  Brendan Guckian (0-1) , Fergal Carroll, Sean McNabola, Ray Cox ( 0-1,0-1 from frees), Alan Cox ( 0-1), Joe Cox (0-1), Padraig Carroll (0-1,0-1 from frees), Kenny Bosquette. Subs: Cathal Cox (0-1) ( for S. McNabola), Ronan McCormack ( for C. Cox), David McHugh ( for K. Bosquette), Chris Farrell (for M.Cox), Chris Farrell ( for J.Cox).

Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to the O’Donnell family on the death of Peter O’Donnell. May he rest in Peace.

Congratulations Eslin

Congrats to our neighbours on the opening of their pitch and dressing rooms on Sunday. Well done to our under 12 team who put up a spirited display against Fenagh as part of the official opening weekend.

Gold Rush Draw

The Gold Rush Draw has been postponed until later this year.

Intermedaiate Championship

We play Gortletteragh in the Intermedaiate Champioship in Pairc Sean at 5.45 on Saturday

Ray Cox gave Annaduff the lead with a pointed free two minutes into the second half. Ray Cox gave Annaduff the lead with a pointed free two minutes into the second half. Carrick got a penalty three minutes later with Ray Mulvey scoring from the spot.

W/E 3rd August 2009

Championship V Mohill

In a very exciting match Mohill emerged deserving winners by 1-14 to 2-7. This now puts us in a must win situation against St. Marys on Saturday evening in Pairc Sean.Mohill started off strongly leading by 1-2 to 0-0 after 8 minutes. The Mohill goal coming from county star Philly McGuinness.Ray Cox opened Annaduff’s account with a pointed free after 10 minutes. Kenny Bosquette added a second two minutes later. Ray Cox pointed two frees in the 20th and 22ndminutes followed by two superb points from Kenny Bosquette to leave the sides level after 28 minutes. Mohill got the next two points before on the stroke of half time Joe Cox brilliantly flicked a cross to the Mohill net to give Annaduff a one point lead at the break.

Three minutes after the resumption Ray Cox pointed a free to give his side a two point lead. Mohill took control of the game for the next fifteen minutes scoring five points in succession to leave them leading by 1-10 to 1-7 after 50 minutes. Then the very skillful Kenny Bosquette slotted the ball to the Mohill net to leave the sides level with nine minutes remaining however that was Annaduff’s last score of the match with Mohill getting the last four points.

Although Mohill deserved their win Annaduff will draw comfort from a reasonable performance . They hit twelve wides over the hour while Mohill were much more accurate in their shooting.

Annaduff :Kevin Ludlow, Matty Cox, John Faughnan, Nigel Cox, Conor McLoughlin, Dermot Reynolds, David Duignan,  Brendan Guckian , Fergal Carroll,James Cox, David McHugh,Cathal Cox,  Ray Cox ( 0-4,0-4 from frees), Joe Cox (1-0), Kenny Bosquette ( 0-3,). Subs  : Chris Farrell ( for N.Cox),Alan Cox ( for D.McHugh),Padraic Carroll ( for J.Cox), Ronan McCormack ( for K. Bosquette), Sean McNabola ( for C. Cox).

Parish GAA Lotto

At the draw held in Taylors, there was no Jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were : 6,7,12 and 18. The €50 winner was Lisa Duignan, Gortinee. The €25 winners were Sean Cox, c/o T.P.Cox, Dromod, Christopher Taylor, Drumsna, Lauren Cox, Corduff and Vincent Dolan, Furnace. The next draw will be held on Sunday night next in the Brandywell, Dromod where the Jackpot will be €4,000.

Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to our former player Garda Michael Glancy, Ck-on-Shannon on the death of his mother Mrs. Mary Glancy, Carney, Co. Sligo . May she rest in peace.

Under 14’s in Final

Congrats to the Under 14’s who reached the final by beating Glencar/Manor on Friday evening.

W/E 26th July 2009

Division 1 V Glencar/Manor

Annaduff were beaten 2-9 to 1-9 by the county champions Glencar/Manor in the Park on Thursday evening. The match was played at championship pace throughout with very little separating the two sides. Both sides got fortunate fist half goals the Annaduff goal came after 3 minutes when the Manor ‘keeper Shane Sweeney misjudged the ball leaving Joe Cox with a simple tap in. Manor goal came on 15 minutes when a high lob from Alan Sweeney ended up in the Annaduff net. The sides were level 1-3 each at the break. Brendan Guckian got Annaduff off to a good start to the second half with a point however two minutes later Fintan McGourty got Glencar/ Manor’s second goal. James Glancy added another point to leave the visitors three point ahead. Annaduff then had their best spell of the match scoring four points in succession from Kenny Bosquette, Joe Cox, Ray Cox and Brendan Guckian.James Glancy and Joe Cox exchanged points before Manor full back the very impressive Adrian O’Flynn got his second point of the match after 55 minutes to put the sides level. James Glancy finished the match with the last three points including two superb frees ( what a pity he had an off day against Longford). On this performance both teams would need to show significant improvement if they are to figure in the later stages of the Championship. Annaduff :Kevin Ludlow, Matty Cox, John Faughnan, Nigel Cox, David Duignan, Dermot Reynolds, David McHugh, Brendan Guckian ( 0-2), Fergal Carroll, Ronan McCormack, Ray Cox ( 0-1),James Cox, Joe Cox (1-3), Kenny Bosquette ( 0-3,)( 0-1 “45”,0-1 free), Alan Cox. Subs used : Conor McLoughlin, Cathal Cox and Michael Rowley.

Marriage

Congratulations to our Cathaoirleach Dan Reilly who got married to Anne Marie Byrnes in County Galway at the weekend.

We have been informed that a special edition “Annaduff Glebe Winery” vintage

wine was produced for the big day.

Also Congratulations to Pauric Carroll and Maresa Lannon who got married on Friday week.

Division 1 v Allen Gaels

Allen Gaels beat us in our second Division 1 match of the week by 1-8 to 0-7 in Drumshanbo on Sunday. The Gaels had the advantage of a strong wind in the first half and led by 1-5 to 0-4 at the break . Their goal came after 29 minutes a rather fortunate fisted effort from Brian Mulvey. Annaduffs first half scores came from Ray Cox with three points and Kenny Bosquette. Annaduff played better against the wind than with it and their second half performance was poor. Ray Cox got two more points in the second period with David McHugh and Kenny Bosquette scored a point each. Allen Gaels were the more committed team and deserved their four point winning margin. Annaduff : Kevin Ludlow, Matty Cox, John Faughnan, Nigel Cox, James Cox, David Duignan, Conor McLoughlin, Fergal Carroll, Dermot Reynolds, David McHugh ( 0-1), Kenny Bosquette ( 0-2,0-1from free), Alan Cox, Gerard Reynolds, Cathal Cox, Ray Cox ( 0-5,0-3 from frees).Subs : Gene Cox ( for G. Reynolds) and Colm Cox ( for G. Cox).

Under 14

Annaduff play Glencar/Manor in under 14 championship in Annaduff at 7pm on this friday 24th. A win would put them in the final. Please come out and support

W/E 19th July 2009

Minor Championship B

Annaduff playDromahair in Dromahair on this Wednesday15th July in the 13-a-side minor championship at 7pm. Please support.

Division 1

Annaduff play Glencar/Manor in the Park in Division 1on Thursday 16th at 7pm.

Marriage

Congratulations to Brendan Lynch and Clare Towning who got married in St.Mary’s Church, Annaduff on Friday last.

Parish G.A.A Lotto

At the draw held in Duignan’s of Drumsna, there was no Jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were :11,13,18 and 20.The €50 winner was Bridgie Dolan, Furnace. The €25 winners were Nathan Cox, Antfield, Fr. George Balfe, Rooskey, Carmel Rinn, Drumsna and Ursula Gaffney, Drumsna. The next draw will be held on Sunday night next in Taylor’s of Drumsna with a Jackpot of €3,900.

Under 14

Annaduff play Dromahair in under 14 championship in Dromahair at 7pm on this friday 17th.

Ladies “B” Quarter Final

Annaduff Ladies play Ballinaglera in the Ladies “B” Quarter Final on Sunday next 19th July. Check Observer for venue and time.

Happy Retirement

We wish a happy retirement to Liam Faughnan who is living a life of leisure after retiring as Principal of Moyne Commumity School.

Defeat in Division 2

In Division 2 in Aughavas we were beaten 1-14 to 2-3 by Aughavas. This leaves us bottom of Division 2 two points behind St. Marys

W/E 12th July 2009

Minor Championship

Annaduff play Carrigallen in the 13-a-side minor championship at 7pm on this Wednesday  July 8th in Carrigallen. Please support.

Division 3 V St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s ran out easy winners by 4-6 to 1-5 in the Park on Sunday. Mary’s led at half time by 1-5 to 1-1. Annaduffs goal came from Niall Maxwell after 23 minutes with Seamus Mulvihill getting a point a minute later. Our four second half points came from a “45” by Niall Hanrahan, a point from Cathal Cox and two points from Niall Maxwell. Best for Annaduff were Nigel Cox, Noel Ward, Micheal O’Dowd, Niall Hanrahan and Niall Maxwell. Annaduff : Niall O’Dowd,Fergus Beirne, Dan Reilly, Nigel Cox, Noel Ward ( Capt),Thomas Flanagan, Ronan Cox, Micheal O’Dowd, Niall Hanrahan ( 0-1),Niall Maxwell (1-2),Paddy Garvey, Padraig Dunne, Seamus Mulvihill ( 0-1),Cathal Cox(0-1), Timmy Cox.

Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to Maura and Michael John Faughnan and family on the death of Maura’s niece Noreen Fitzpatrick and to the Reilly family, Bornacoola on the death of Marion Reilly. May they rest in Peace.

W/E 5th July 2010

Schools Quiz

Congratulations and well done to all the Annaduff pupils who took part in our on-line schools quiz.

A big thank you to Master Tighe and the teachers who helped publicise the quiz and facilitated the prize draw.

Winners this time who all presented replica GAA jerseys by Kevin Ludlow were; Ms Caslin’s room – Aisling Shanley, Ms Reilly’s room – Orlaith Guckian, Ms Gunning’s room – Jason Lyons, Ms Wood’s room – Sean Quigley, Ms McKeon’s room – Daire Guckian. Photos

Minor Championship

Annaduff play Dromahair in the 13-a-side minor championship at 7pm on this Wednesday  July 1st. Please support.

Leitrim V Longford

Best Wishes to Ray, Brendan and the team on Saturday and hopefully a victory.

Parish G.A.A Lotto

At the draw held in Cox’s Steakhouse Bar, there was no Jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 5,13,20 and 21. The € 50 winner was Aobhlinn Maxwell, Derrywillow. The € 25 winners were Caitlin Dockery, Finnelaughta, Ray McHugh, Drumcree, Josephine Rowley, Drumcree and Nadine Dolan, Furnace. The next draw will take place on Sunday night next in Duignan’s with a Jackpot of € 3,800.

Defeat in the Shield

Melvin Gaels beat us by 0-11 to 1-04 in the Shield in Kinlough on Friday. This game completes our Shield campaign.

W/E 28th June 2009

Shield: Annaduff V Drumreilly

In the Shield on Friday evening we beat Drumreilly by 2-13 to 2-03. The ten point winning margin sums up the match as Annaduff playing well were always in control. Both sides lined out without their county panelists Annaduff minus Ray Cox and Brendan Guckian while Drumreilly were without Declan Maxwell, John McKeon and James Holohan. Annaduff led by 1-06 to 0-00 after twenty minutes their goal coming from Cathal Cox. Drumreilly got a goal after 29 minutes to leave Annaduff leading at half time by 1-08 to 1-01.Annaduff finished the match off as a contest with a Kenny Bosquette goal after 45 minutes.There were some great scores from Annaduff especially a superb point from substitute Sean McNabola when he came in from the wing soloing with his left foot and then kicking the ball over the bar with his right foot. Annaduff :Kevin Ludlow, Chris Farrell, John Faughnan, Nigel Cox, Matty Cox, Dermot Reynolds ,David Duignan ( 0-01), Alan Cox (0-01),Fergal Carroll ( 0-01),James Cox, Kenny Bosquette ( 1-04, 0-01 from frees), Ml. Faughnan, Colm Cox ( 0-01), Aaron O’Connor ( 0-02),Cathal Cox ( 1-01). Subs used:Sean McNabola ( 0-02, 0-01 from frees), Ronan McCormack , Thomas Flanagan, Fergus Beirne and Peadar Beirne.

Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to the Mary and Patsy Gilhooly, Drumcree on the death of Marys mother Kate Flanagan, Ck-on-Shannon.May she rest in Peace.

Division 3

St. Caillins beat us in Division 3 on Saturday in Annaduff by 1-11 to 1-04. This defeat relegates us to Division 4 for next season.

W/E 21st June 2009

Division 1 V St. Marys

In Division 1 on Sunday in Carrick we lost to St. Marys by 0-09 to 0-06 in a very poor game. Gerard Reynolds who had a good game started off the scoring with a point for Annaduff after 2 minutes. Dermot Reynolds for Marys and Kenny Bosquette exchanged points. Marys got four points in succession before half time from Nicholas McWeeney, Ray Mulvey and two Gene Bohan frees to leave the score at the break Marys 0-05 to Annaduffs 0-02.Substitute Ml. Faughnan got Annaduff off to a good start in the second half with a point 41 minutes. Ray Mulvey put Carrick three points ahead with a point on 44 minutes. Kenny Bosquette and O’Donnell exchanged points before Dermot Reynolds of Annaduff brought Annaduff to be two points down with a good point on 51 minutes. Gene Bohan and Ray Mulvey sealed victory for Carrick with the next two points with Kenny Bosquette getting a consolation point for the visitors in the last minute of normal time. Annaduff: Barry Daly, Chris Farrell, Gene Cox, Nigel Cox, James Cox, Fergal Carroll, Matty Cox, Dermot Reynolds (0-01), Brendan Guckian, Alan Cox, Kenny Bosquette ( 0-03),Aaron O’Connor, Cathal Cox, David Duignan, Gerard Reynolds ( 0-01). Subs: Conor McLoughlin, (for Gene Cox), John Faughnan (for A. O’Connor), Michael Faughnan (0-01) (for C.McLoughlin) and Colm Cox (for A.Cox).

Division 2 V St. Marys

St. Marys completed the double by beating us by 2-10 to 1-05 in Division 2

Parish GAA Lotto

At the draw held in McLoughlins, there was no Jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 2,7,20 and 22. The €50 winner was Alan Cox, Antfield. The €25 winners were Maureen Dolan, Antfield, Ciaran Lyons, Dromod, Caitlin Dockery, Finnelaughta and Eimear Quigley, Drumsna.The next draw will be held on Sunday night next in Cox’s Steakhouse Bar, Dromod with a Jackpot of €3,700.

Sympathy

Deepest Sympathy is extended to the Faughnan family on the death of Bill Faughnan and to the McGhee and Shanley families on the death of Richard McGhee.