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.