St Faithleachs

St Faithleachs GAA News update August 17th

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Senior Championship St Faithleachs 3-12 St Croans 0-16

Saturday evening seen the Seniors defeat St.Croans in Ballyleague.
Team: A.Manning, B.Scally, S.Ormsby, M.Cox, D.Harrison, H.Kenny, J.Walsh, B.Murtagh, D.Rooney, A.Kenny, C.Murtagh, D.Hussey, D.Murtagh, A. Dooney, K.Farrell.
Subs: D.McCormack for H.Kenny, J.Hussey for A.Kenny.D.Foley for D.Rooney. S.Phillips for D.Murtagh
D.Murray for D.McCormack.

O’ Gara Cup – Next game against Tulsk in Ballyleague on 21st at 12pm

Junior Ladies Championship – St Faithleachs 2-13 St.Croans 3-8

Huge congratulations to our Junior Ladies who defeated St.Croans in a thrilling Semi- Final in Kilbride on Saturday evening.The girls played their hearts out right to the last minute and their team effort payed off when they overcame their opponents with a last minute goal.
Team : Marie Kelly, Kate McPhillips, Aisling Ormsby, Sarah Hoare, Amy Curley, Megan Banahan, Emma Kenny, Amanda McLoone, Sarah Scally, Tara Nerney, Laura McLoone, Keeley Byrne, Leona Hoare, Emma Donlon, Aileen Nerney. Subs: Qona Cox, Jillian Banahan, Kellie Murphy, Rachael Banahan, Katie Browne, Niamh Scally, Lauren Cox, Niamh Parker, Laura Farrell.
The girls now face Michael Glaveys in the County Final on Saturday 17th September in
Knockcroghery, time TBC.

Junior B Championship: Result St Faithleachs 0-09 Fuerty 1-14

Team: S.O’Connor, W.Donohue, MF.O’Grady, J.Irwin, M.Gill, P.Brennan, J.Sweeney, S.Walsh, R.Guinan, M.Fitzpatrick(0-1), S.Phillips(0-1), B.Hussey(0-3), D.Lulham, A.Brehon(0-2), J.Kelly(0-1).
Subs: G.McGrath(0-1), S.Sweeney, W.Burke, F.McCormack.

Underage Results and Fixtures

* Minor Boys Championship D2: St Faithleachs v Roscommon Gaels on Thursday 18th at 7:30pm in Lisnamult.

* Minor Girls Championship D1: St Faithleachs v St .Ciarians on Friday 19th at 7pm in Ballyleague. The girls also play Clann na Gael on Monday 22nd at 7pm in Clann na Gael.

* U16 Boys Championship D3: St Faithleachs v Kilmore/Shannon Gaels on Saturday 20th at 7:30pm in Kilmore.

* U14 Boys Championship D3: St Faithleachs v Clann na Gael on Thursday 18th at 7:30pm in Ballyleague.

* U14 Girls Championship D3: St Faithleachs v Tulsk on Sunday 21st at 6pm in Ballyleague.

* U12 Boys Summer League D3: St Faithleachs v Tulsk on Wednesday 17th at 7pm in Ballyleague. The boys also play on Saturday 20th against St.Barry’s at 12pm in Tarmonbarry.

U10 Blitz

Thanks to all who attended the U10 blitz which was hosted on club grounds on Saturday 13th. To the coaches, volunteers, mentors and parents who helped out on the day your support was appreciated and to St.Aidans, St.Ciarians and to Kilbride teams who participated in the event.

The next U8 and U10 blitz will be held on Saturday 27th of August in the Connacht Centre of Excellence. Please contact George Hooey, Sean Cox or Fintan McCormack if unable to attend.


To the Roscommon U15 team and our club reps Liam Ormsby and James Browne who won the Adam Mangan Memorial Cup on Saturday defeating Dublin on a scoreline of 0-12 to 1-06.

And to Mikey O Brien who was the gold medal winner in the u12 handwriting competition at the National Community Games Finals in Athlone on Saturday last.

Fit Kid Camp

Thanks to all our mentors and volunteers who yet again gave their time and expertise for our Fit Kid Camp which was held on club grounds last week. The camp was a fantastic success and is due in most part to the willingness of our Senior, Junior Ladies and Minor Boys/Girls players who fully embrace the experience and give back to the younger members of the community.

Social Night

Please feel free to join us in the clubhouse on Friday 19th at 9pm as we bid a fond farewell to Club President Fr.John McManus. Fr.John has been an integral part of the club and we wish him well in his new parish of Castlerea. All are welcome to attend.


takes place in the clubhouse every Tuesday at 9pm.

St Faithleachs Lotto

Team in charge for next week’s lotto draw are Derek Thompson and John O’Loughlin.

Best of luck

To all our members who collected their Leaving Cert Results today (Wednesday the 18th).