Ardboe GFC


LOTTO tickets are available from any club member and local shops.

Price £1.00. Lotto Numbers for Friday 23rd September 2011: 2, 6, 8, 27. There was no jackpot winner. Match three winners: Gerry O’Neill, Brian Mallon, Geraldine Devlin, Aidan Corry, Sean Brady and Kayla Doris. Next week’s jackpot is £3500. Lotto numbers are now from 1-31.

More help is needed with the lotto on a Friday Night. If anyone is available to lend a hand can they please report to the pay box in the Parish Centre @ 9pm.

The last under 8 Go Games Blitz was on Saturday morning in Ardboe.

Thanks to all teams that participated and all coaches and parents who helped out.

The last under 10 Go Games Blitz is scheduled for Saturday 1st October. Time and venue to be confirmed.

Under 13 training continues on Monday and Wednesday nights @ 7pm.

Check Tyrone website and Ardboe website for upcoming fixtures.

The Under 16 semi final league replay against Cappagh is fixed for Wednesday night @ 7.30pm in Kildress. All supporters encouraged to attend.

Congratulations to the girls under 16 team who won the Championship final against Glenelly on Friday Night. They are also in the League final. Check website/facebook for further details.

Our Senior Championship campaign is over for 2011, after losing to Dromore on Sunday in Edendork. Thanks to all the team and management for their hard work and effort throughout the year.

Gerry’s “Big Screen Quiz” recommences on Thursday 6th October @ 8.30pm in the Parish Centre. All proceeds from the first quiz go to the Niamh Louise Foundation. Everyone welcome!

There will be a one day First Aid/Defib training course on Saturday 22nd October. It is open to all current and new youth coaches. If anyone is interested they must contact Kieran Devlin on 07711071543.

There are only a few remaining Club Rossa Jackets left to be collected. Any Club Rossa Member who did not collect their jacket must get in touch with their “point of contact” to arrange collection.

Alternatively they can collect them from Karla Coney.

The latest prediction results can be viewed on the club website.

Club Merchandise available from Martin Coney and Intersport Cookstown.


THIS week’s lotto numbers were 2,15,18,24. There were twelve match three winners who each won £10. The prize next week is £2000.

Fr Rocks under 13s produced a brilliant display away in Moy on Sunday afternoon to record a 3-12 to 2-2 victory. In a game played in terrible conditions it was the young Rocks who played all the football. There were excellent performances from Fearghal Devlin, Shea O’Driscoll and Tiernan Toner. The boys face Donaghmore on Sunday afternoon at home throw in 12:45pm.

DVDs of the All Ireland club final are on sale on Monday evening at 6-7pm at the clubrooms.

The club AGM will take place on Wednesday 9th November at 7:30pm. Please note that the meeting will begin with an EGM at 7:00pm.

Nomination and motion forms can be obtained from club secretary Daryl Robinson, they will also be available on Monday evenings from 6-7pm, and also can be downloaded from the club website. They can also be forwarded to the club email account at all motion and nomination forms must be received by 2nd November.

The club would like to express deepest sympathy to the Graham family on the death of Harry.

On Thursday evening past the U16 Girls beat Edendork in their Championship Semi-Final at Paddy Cullen Park. The scoreline of 8:12 to 2:03 means that the team have now qualified for both the Championship and League finals.

The first of these deciders, the Championship Final, takes place this Saturday 1st October in Augher against Loughmacrory. Throw-in time is 12 noon. The Girls have enjoyed tremendous support in all games this year and it would be really appreciated if as many club supporters, players, family and friends could make the journey to Augher.


LOTTO Numbers For Saturday 24th September Were 1, 6, 9 and 18. There was no jackpot winner, 7 people matched 3 numbers winning £15 each; Brian Doyle Dunamore, Rory Madden Donaghmore, May Loughran Beaghmore, Stephen O Connor Gortacladdy, Darren Devlin Cloughfin, Mickey Quinn Beaghmore and Molly McCormack Tulnacross.

Next weeks jackpot £3150. Lotto rota for October Seamus Loughran, Mickey McNally and Mark Conway.

Loughmacrory beat Eskra in their Quarter Final replay. The Tones will face Loughmacrory in the Semi Final of the Championship: Sunday 2nd October @ Killyclogher. 4.30 throw in. Best of luck to the squad.

Registration for Music lessons took place last Saturday. If you missed it and wish to register call Cormac now on 07733913369. Time and space is limited.

Congratulations to the Minor team who beat Greencastle on Saturday to win the league title. Well done to all the boys for some excellent football throughout the year and thanks to the management team of Paul Bradley, Noel Corey, Paul Corey and Adrian Loughran for their mentoring and management of the team.

The U16’s play in the Championship semi final against Stewartstown this Saturday in the Rock @ 12.30pm, please come along and support the boys.

The U13’s were beaten by Owen Roes last Sunday, they now play their last league match at home to Loughmacrory (date and time tbc, please check Facebook for details)

A large crowd turned out for the youth sponsored walk and funday on Saturday. Many thanks to all who supported the walk, either through sponsorship, participating in the walk or helping out at the walk and funday. All proceeds raised from the walk will go towards running the numerous Kildress Wolfe Tones youth teams.

If anyone is interested in competing in the Scór na nÓg please contact Cormac on the above number.

Visit for more news, fixtures and results.


OUR Go Games season ended today when our Under 10, Under 8 and Under 6 teams travelled to Moneyglass. Four teams in total fielded and competed very well with the hosts and Newbridge.

We would very much like thank Moneyglass for the invite. The club would also like to thank all the parents and coaches who helped out over the season and not forgetting our young gaels who done very well this year and done everything that was asked of them.

The Under 13s lost to Glenullin on Wednesday night but put in a spirited performance against an unbeaten Glenullin side coached by All Ireland medal winner Dermot McNicholl. McIvor and Conway couldn’t outwit their former colleague on the evening.

The lads miss out on a Q/F spot on score difference. We hope there is more to come from this age group.

Well done lads! Team - Liam McInness, Dylan Bloomer, Shea Bell, Kieran Moore, Aaron Wilson, Aodhan Conway, Aaron Moore, Oisin O’Neill, Dylan Collins, Tieran O’Neill, Sean Marshall, Conor McInness and Ryan McAllister.

Under 13 Ladies play Limavady in the Championship semi final on Tuesday evening at 7.30 in Dungiven/Ballinascreen. Venue to be confirmed. Good Luck to the girls and management.

Saturday 26th November is the date for our Centenary Dinner in the Glenavon House Hotel Cookstown 7.30pm start. Live Music by Hype. The special guests on the evening will be incoming President of Cumann Luthchleas Gael Liam O’Neill, All Ireland medal winner in 1993 and four times Allstar Tony Scullion and Derry County Secretary Liam Peoples. If you would like to book a table of 10 you can do so with Roddy and he will reserve a table. You must forward him the names of the 10 people at time of booking. Tickets are going really well. Tickets £30 Senior Citizens & Students £15.

Anyone with any information regarding club events or indivduals over the history period of Gaelic football in Moneymore and you would like it included in the Centenary Booklet can you forward the info to Stephen Barker or Roddy McIvor before the end of September.


THE winning lotto numbers on Monday 26th September were; 1, 5, 14, 15 and 27. Congratulations to Siobhan McCormick who matched 4 numbers and wins the snowball of £250. Snowball back to £100. Next lotto draw on Monday 3rd October, in Nugent’s Bar. Lotto jackpot remains at £20,000. Remember if you’re not in you can’t win!

Pomeroy Plunketts along with St Mary’s PS are running a charity clothes drive. So please bring all your unwanted clothing to the grounds at Plunkett Park on any of the following dates and times.

Saturday 1st October 10am – 1pm, Saturday 8th October 10am – 1pm.

Our final night of Come Dine With Me will be taking place on Saturday 8 October. So if you’d like to have a nights craic with your friends and at the same time raise some funds for the club, contact Maeve or Edel and let them know that you wish to join the fun. Remember that this is a club fundraiser with all proceeds going to Pomeroy GAC.

Hard luck to our Minor boys who lost out by just 2 points in the League final last Friday evening against Naomh Mhuire. Well done to the boys and to their managers on a very successful season.

Team; Anthony McKenna, Ryan Begley, Sean Quinn (Captain), Colm McGuone, Pearse Quinn, Brendan Burns, Mickey Mills, Kieran McGeary, John Loughran, Aidan Armstrong, Francis Burns, Eddie Corcoran, James Quinn, Gavin Goodfellow, Damien Woods, Pauric Cunningham, Hugh Corr, Eoghan McDonald, David Gray, Brian McGeary, Declan McGeary and Ryan Loughran. Managers; Brendan Fullen, Kevin McKenna and Enda Kilpatrick.

The Semi-Final of the U16 Championship is this Saturday 1st October in Donaghmore at 12.30, against Galbally. Come out and support the boys.

The annual Jackie Lambe tournament will take place this Saturday 1st October for U8’s.

And for the U10’s, the Pearse Kennedy tournament will take place on Saturday 8th. Both will be kicking off at 10.30. All available help appreciated.

The handball season starts again this incoming week for all our youth;

Monday -7.30pm - U13 Boys , Tuesday - 7.30pm - U15 Boys , Wednesday – 7.30pm- 12+ Girls , Thursday – 7.30pm - U14 Boys , Saturday – 3-4pm - U10 Boys and Girls

Saturday – 4.15-5.15pm – U12 Boys and Girls

As always help is needed with supervising all age groups. Please contact Bing Kennedy on 07956902968 or Lorraine Girvan on 07889205048 for more information.

The heart screening will be taking place on Saturday 29th October, in the Pavillion. For anyone aged between 14 and 40, this is £35 a head. If you would like more information or would like to book a place contact Maeve Nugent on 87758237 or 07775635391.

A word of thanks to everyone who helped out on Saturday at the double header and as always we wouldn’t be able to host these games without the help from our club members.

The club shop will continue to open by request by contacting Maeve Nugent on 87758237 or 07775635391 and will be open at all upcoming senior games. For more details and quality images of some of our kit check out the merchandise section of the club website.

Anyone wishing to include a notice in the club notes please contact Lorraine Girvan on 87759084 or 07889205048 or email before 9pm on Sunday evening.

Remember you can keep up to date with everything that is going on within the Plunketts on our website; If you have any photos of any teams from years gone by or from any social events please send them to Patsy Begley. Anyone who has photos of recent club events, including the “Run for Michaela” or in particularly any pictures from the recent “Come Dine With Me” event that was hosted throughout various club members homes, please send them in.

We have just added a new album to our gallery on the website entitled “Plunkett’s On Tour”. We want photographs of any of our members who are travelling around the world or even locally, either on holiday or living farther afield. Take your picture at any famous landmarks and send it in. One rule though, you must have your Plunketts colours on.


LOTTO numbers for week commencing 19th September were 7, 9, 18, 19. At the Draw in McLernons Bar, two people matched three numbers: Ryan McElduff(Tullyreavy), Helen McCreesh(Rock). Each received £50.00.

The September Monthly Draw was won by John McGeough (Edendoit) who wins £100.

The U13s completed their league campaign on Sunday last with defeat away to Drumragh. Well done to the U13 squad and management of Adrian Corrigan and Adrian Nugent for their commitment throughout the campaign.

The final U8 blitz of the year took place on Saturday last with Rock hosting Killeeshil and Beragh. Once again our young squad of players acquitted themselves well in their games. The U8 squad was: Jason Cunningham, Sennan Devlin, Ethan Bloomer, Martin Ward, Stephen Owens, Thomas Neville, Jake Lagan, Aidan Carroll, Paul McAweaney, Corey McElduff, Danny McCloskey.

Training is now finished for the year. Well done to all the players and coach Brian Lagan for their commitment throughout the year. Many thanks to all who helped out at the blitz with refereeing and to the ladies who provided refreshments afterwards. Our U10’s travelled to Emyvale (Co. Monaghan) on Saturday last to compete in a tournament and are due to go to Newbridge (Co. Derry) this Saturday.

U10 training on Wednesday at 6.30pm.


THE seniors play their Intermediate Championship semi final this Saturday at 4.30pm in Coalisland against Galbally. This is sure to be a very tough game and all support for the team would be appreciated. Good luck to the players and management for the game.

The U16s play Kildress on Saturday in the Championship semi final. The game throws in at 12.30 and all support would be appreciated for the players and management.

The U13s continued their league when they travelled to Clogher for a game versus Gael Naomh Padraig.

This was always going to be a tough game and unfortunately the lads suffered their first defeat of the campaign. The final game of the group stage takes place this Sunday when the lads are at home to high flying Drumragh.

A win will see the lads advance to the semi final so your support would be appreciated. The game has a 12.45 throw in.

Scor na nOg begins on November 4th. Anyone under the age of 17 who would like to represent the club in this year’s competition can put their names forward to Martin Campbell on 02887738140 or Steven Campbell on 02887738730.

Scor is an important part in the GAA and it is hoped that the club will have a large representation at the event.