There was no winner of this week‚Äôs Ashford and Glenealy GAA Clubs Lotto Jackpot worth ‚Ç¨9,200 (20/03/2012), Numbers drawn were 10, 12, 27, 28. However 2 people matched 3 numbers and shared ‚Ç¨300. Mervyn Hill (S. McDermott), Phil Doyle (Veronica Doyle). Sellers Draw Kings of Glenealy and Mick Purcell. Next week‚Äôs draw will be held in Kings with a Jackpot of ‚Ç¨9,500. Don‚Äôt forget play lotto on line in the comfort of your home www.ashfordgaa.com
Ashford played their first game in the County Football League Division 2 away to St. Patricks. Ashford lost the game 4-9 to 1-11. The teams were level at half time 1-5 to 0-8. Ashford had controlled most of the first half and should have been well ahead at the break but for the six wides from good scoring positions. They also lost their influential player Jay Taylor midway through the first half with an ankle injury. Ashford dominated the early exchanges in the second half and led by 2 points after ten minutes. However the stronger and more physical St. Patricks team took control of the last quarter and finished comfortable winners. Will Hender Phillips showed his quality in goal with some good saves and could not be faulted for any of the goals. In defence Wes Manning making a return to the Intermediate Team along with Billy Clarkson, Gavin Weir and Lee Kavanagh played well. Conor Behan gave a workmanlike performance at midfield and was rewarded for his efforts with an great goal. Up front Aaron Nugent was excellent and would be a contender for Man of the Match, Aaron scored six points. David Nolan, Conor Dowling and Jay Taylor also played well.
Ashford Team: Will Hender Phillips, Danny Turner, Wesley Manning, Brian Shannon, Gavin Weir, Billy Clarkson, Lee Kavanagh, Conor Behan, David Nolan, Conor Dowling, Jay Taylor, Brian Fagan, Aaron Nugent, Dean Mooney, Darragh Rooney. Subs, Paddy Doyle, Iarla O‚ÄôDonnell, David Dowling.
Ashford GAA Club would like to say well done to three of their players Aaron Nugent, Gavin Weir and Conor Dowling on reaching the final of the All Ireland Senior B Schools Final for Colaiste Cill Mhantain unfortunately they were defeated by Rathoath.
Schedule of Events;
Monday 26thMarch: Ashford & Glenealy GAA Lotto, King‚Äôs, Jackpot ‚Ç¨9,500.
Tuesday 27th March: Training for Minor, Junior & Intermediate Players, Ashford, 7:30pm.
Friday 30th March: Training for Minor, Junior & Intermediate Players, Ashford, 7:30pm.
Saturday 31th March: Ashford GAA Coaching Camp, Under 6, 8, 10. Ashford 11:00am.
Saturday 31th March: County Football League Div 2, Shillelagh V Ashford, Shillelagh 4:00pm
Saturday 31st March: Ashford GAA Club Registration Day. Saturday 31st March: Leinster GAA Coaching Workshop, Carlow, 8:30am.
Thursday 5th April: Ashford GAA Executive Committee Meeting, Chester‚Äôs 8:30pm.
Friday 13th April: GAA Club Go Games at Avondale, for Ashford, Avondale, An Tochar, Enniskerry.
Saturday 16th June: Ashford GAA Club Fun Day.
Membership Fees are now due, in order for one to become a member of Ashford GAA Club, a person can apply for membership of the club by completing the Full or Youth membership application form which are available from Conor Behan (087 2376355) or Philip Doyle (087 2670661). Forms can be returned to Conor or Philip or forwarded to Club Secretary Mick Purcell for approval by the Club Executive Committee. Once a member, a person is then registered with the Association and provided with a membership number. Membership Fees are as follows: Adult ‚Ç¨50, Family ‚Ç¨80, Student/Juvenile ‚Ç¨25. Don‚Äôt forget the Club Registration Day next Saturday 31st March.
Please support the Garden County Grand Development Draw and Ashford GAA Club by purchasing a ticket; you will bring much needed revenue to Ashford GAA Club. Tickets this year have been reduced from ‚Ç¨60 down to ‚Ç¨50 and the prize fund is ‚Ç¨66,750. Three draws will take place on the 4th May, the 8th June and the 6th July. Each month the following prizes are on offer; 1st ‚Ç¨10,000 Cash, 2nd ‚Ç¨5,000 Cash, 3rd ‚Ç¨2,500 Cash, 4th ‚Ç¨1,500. 5th ‚Ç¨1,000, 6th to 20th ‚Ç¨150 each prize. Tickets are now available from Ann Marie Manning and her Fund Raising Team.