Here is our New Louth GAA Scene – Each week we will keep you updated on the Club and County scene from the Wee County
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Now with our Club Championships complete, our four club representatives go for provincial honours. In the Junior Hurling championship Knockbridge won their first round game v Maynooth 2-16 to 1-14 and will now play Kilkenny’s Dunnamaggin this Saturday. In the Junior Football Championship Dundalk Young Irelands travelled to The Downs club in Westmeath and came away with a fine win over Kilbeggan Shamrocks 1-9 to 0-9 and earned a home game v Annanough. In the Intermediate Football Championship St Mochtas beat Longwood from Meath after extra time in Ardee on a score line of 1-10 to 0-11. Mochtas now play Courtwood from Laois in the quarter final. Senior Champions Newtown Blues kick start their campaign on Sunday week with a home game v Eire Óg from Carlow.
AIB Leinster Junior Hurling Championship – Knockbridge v Dunnamaggin (Kilkenny) – Saturday November 3rd in St Briids Park Dowdallshill at 1.30pm – Referee: Shane Guinan
AIB Leinster Senior Football Championship – Newtown Blues v Eire Óg (Carlow) – Sunday November 11th in The Gaelic Grounds at 1.30pm
AIB Leinster Intermediate Football Championship – St Mochtas v Courtwood (Laois) – Saturday November 10th – Venue and Time TBC
AIB Leinster Junior Football Championship – Dundalk Young Irelands v Annanough (Laois) – Saturday November 10th – Venue and Time TBC
Our Under 21 Club Competition starts this weekend and 17 teams will take part.
Thursday November 1st – 8pm
O’Connells/Stabannon Parnells/John Mitchels v Na Piarsaigh /Sean O’Mahonys – Venue: Stabannon
Friday November 2nd – 8pm
Newtown Blues v Naomh Fionnbarra/Lannleire – Venue: Newtown Blues
Geraldines v Cooley Kick hams – Venue: Haggardstown
Dreadnots/St Kevins v Wolfe Tones – Venue: Clogherhead
Naomh Mairtin v Dundalk Gaels – Venue: Monasterboice
St Fechins v Oliver Plunketts – Venue: Termonfechin
Hunterstown Rovers/Mattock Rangers/Glen Emmets v Ardee St Marys – Venue: Collon
Kilkerley Emmets/Naomh Malachi v St Patricks – Venue: Kilkerley
The 2018 Louth GAA Annual Convention takes place on Tuesday December 11th in the Centre of Excellence Darver at 7.30pm.
Coaching and Games
Under 10 Óg sport Lú Winter Programme continues this Friday 2nd November at 7pm in the Centre of Excellence Darver
Pitches: Astro Top End, Astro Bottom End, Pitch 3
Glen Emmets 2, Wolfe Tones, St Brides, Sean O’Mahonys
Ardee St Marys, Naomh Mairtin 2, O’Connells, St Josephs 1
St Josephs 2, Naomh Mairtin 2, Glen Emmets 1, St Fechins, Naomh Fionnbarra
Round 1 – 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 bye
Round 2 – 4 v 5, 1 v 3, 2 bye
Round 3 – 1 v 4, 2 v 5, 3 Bye
Under 11 Go sport Lug Winter Programme continues this Friday 2nd November at 7pm in the Centre of Excellence Darver
Astro Pitch: Mattock Rangers v Kilkerley Emmets and St Josephs v St Fechins
Pitch 3: Wolfe Tones v St Brides and Naomh Mairtin v Glen Emmets
The 2018 Lennon Cup is now at Semi-Finals stage
St Marys Drogheda v Bush Post Primary
De La Salle Dundalk v Ardee Community School
The Moore and Flood cups will commence in early 2019 and the Group stages will move to a Blitz format
GAA Season Ticket
The 2019 GAA Season tickets are now on sale and will once again provide fantastic value for supporters in next year’s league and championship. Adult ticket will cost €120 and U16’s €30. This will allow the ticket holder access to discounted tickets for the championship group stages in your code.
John Mitchels GFC
John Mitchels present Rory’s Stories on Saturday 8th December in the Nuremore Hotel at 9pm – Tickets €20
Tickets on sale from John Mitchels GFC club site on locallotto.ie, contact 087 6962295 or from any Committee member
Sean O’Mahonys GFC
Our big Halloween Family Movie Night is on tomorrow, the bank holiday Monday, on the SOM pitch at 6pm. Admission €5 only, pay on the night at the gate, bring something to sit on, a seat, bean bag, etc. Looks like we are going to have a dry day, for the showing of Hocus Pocus, so hopefully we will have a large crowd, in their Halloween costumes. Burgers, Popcorn & soft drinks available and prizes for best dressed Boy and Girl.
St Kevins GAA
Win a House for €100. St Kevins are holding a house draw, draw will take place on Saturday June 1st 2019. Tickets on sale at www.winahouse.ie or any committee member
Prizes: House or €200,000, €3,000 Carpet make over, Trip to New York, Belling cooker with the value of €1,500
Wolfe Tones GFC
There is still time to sponsor a race or buy a horse for the Race Night in the Pheasant on Friday 15th November. Contact any coach or committee member for further details
Join us for some spooky fun and games over Halloween at our GAA Camp. The camp will run Tues. 30th Oct & Wed. 31st Oct. 10-2pm.Cost €20 per child for boys and girls aged 6-13yrs.
The funds raised will go towards our juvenile teams for 2019.
Players need to bring packed lunch, water, & wear warm clothes, rain gear, football boots and gum shield.
No pre booking necessary but let us know if you are going here so we can get the coaches lined up.
We look forward to seeing you all there
We have our Annual Flag Day on the town this Friday Nov 2nd. We will be all around the town at various locations. Any and all support is very welcome.
Our ‘Field of Dreams’ Car Raffle is now up and running. Tickets can be bought online at www.StNicholasGFC.com, from a committee members or locations about the town. This is your chance to New a 191 FIAT 500x for just €20. Check the website for all the other Great Prizes.