NUMBERS drawn on June 18th were 10, 14, 21 and 24. The £1,400 Jackpot winner is Liam Craig. The new Jackpot is £500.
Congratulations to the Derry Senior Camogie Team on their emphatic victory over Antrim in the Ulster Senior Championship Final on Sunday. A special mention to goal keeper Claire O’Kane who kept a clean sheet and to Katie McAnenly who was top scorer with 3-04.
Congratulations also to Brigid McMullan and Eimear McElwee who represented Derry in the U16 Girls Football Ulster Blitz on Sunday and brought more Ulster medals back to the Broagh.
St Malachy’s Gaelic Summer Camp (Football, Hurling and Camogie) will run from 10am to 2.30pm during July 2nd to 6th.This free Camp is open to all underage members including those now at U14 level. Application forms and further details will be available soon.
The U14 boys had a very good win at Greenlough to stay close to the top of the league.
Meanwhile the U16s came up against unbeaten Doire Colmcille in Derry City and despite their best efforts were beaten by a physically fitter home side.
The Minors won their 6th match in a row with a great second half performance away to Foreglen on Monday 18th. Youth Football training and Gaelic for Mothers continues on Sunday mornings from 11.30am to 12.45pm. Camogie training for U6, U8, U10 and U12 continues on Saturdays from 11am to 12:15pm.
Castledawson Under 16s played Dungiven at a wet and windy Broagh on Friday night. Both teams were missing a few regular players, however this was a very interesting game for all spectators to watch with the result in doubt to the final whistle. The midfield partnership of Megan Thompson and Eimear McElwee worked well together, covered a lot ground for their team. An untimely injury to Niamh Bell forced her to take early leave from the game in which she was playing well in defence. Erin McKenna entered the fray and was more than capable of coping with the Dungiven forwards as she consistently cleared the lines.
Captain for the night Aoibheann McElwee was excellent throughout the game in corner forward and will have gained a lot of confidence from this! At the other end of the field, Francess Connery in goals really excelled in this position and kept her team in the game with a number of fine clearances. Frances was ably assisted in defence by Rebecca Doyle and Eimhear Mulholland and could not be faulted by their efforts. Emer Bradley linked well with Megan Kearns to score a great goal which left the half time score Dungiven 1-2 Castledawson 1-0.
A rejuvenated Castledawson side took to the field in the 2nd half and were much more determined from the start. Tory Hastings and Leona Brown marshalled the half back superbly and were very effective in their long clearances.
Half forwards Emma Robinson and Brigid McMullan have really improved with each game, Brigid dazzled the Dungiven defence with her skills and Emma capped off a fine performance with a well taken goal.
Emer Bradley popped up again to score another goal and then a point to leave the Dawson girls a point up with less than 2 minutes to play. Dungiven were able to get up the field and fire a goal into the net, unfortunately this was to be the last score of the game.
Castledawson can take great heart from this performance with Aoibheann, Francess and Emer Bradley particularly impressive. The U16’s are home to Newbridge in the league on Monday night at 6:30pm. All support welcome.
The cards for the duck race are currently being distributed and all underage camogs are invited to buy a duck for £2 on Wednesday night down at the Broagh. Roisin Doyle will collect completed cards and money in preparation for the duck race. Please support this club fundraiser. The club has small grants available to any young person who is going to the Gaeltacht this summer; please speak to Paul Gribbin on 07921253293.
Recycling facilities for tin cans and old clothes are now available in the club car park. By helping your environment you’ll help your club.
Having a big birthday, a special occasion...why not make use of your club facilities? Catering can be arranged. Support your club.
The New Club Sportsbags, new Hoodie and Polo shirts are now available.
To order please contact Sportsworld on 02879631765. For more details on all these items visit the club website: www.castledawsongac.com you can follow Castledawsongac on twitter and receive updates by txt…simply txt follow castledawsongac to 86444