The Cumann na mBunscol finals took place last Saturday, the 11th of June in Markievicz Park. Our club is extremely proud of all 3 schools of the parish for making it through to the 2016 finals. Congratulations to Drimina boys who overcame Bunninadden and Drimina girls who over came Owenbeg in their respective finals in the 3 teacher competition. It was a local derby between Castlerock and Banada girls in the 2 teacher competition in which Castlerock won an evenly contested match. Hard luck to Banada boys who lost to Carns NS. Congratulations to Castlerock NS Captain, Katie O'Hara who played in Hyde Park at half time of the Connacht Championship Semi Final.
Our Senior Men scored a great win over Aghamore in the Leo Kenny Cup on Tuesday last. The final score was 4-7 to 1-6. The team take on Charlestown this Tuesday the 14th of June at 7.30 in Fr. O'Hara Park, Charlestown in the Quarter Final of the weekend. The team host Coolera/Strandhill in round 8 of the Division 1 league on Saturday at 6pm.
Well done to our Senior Hurlers who had a 0-16 to 1-08 win over St Mary's, Carrick on Shannon in round 1 of Leitrim/Longford League. The team play Manorhamilton in the same competition this Wednesday at 8pm in Carrick. The team have a second game this week with their 3rd round of the Dermot Molloy League on Sunday morning when they host Castlebar Mitchells.
Sunday was another proud day for the club as we are represented by 9 players representing the club at county level.
Well done to Leonie Gaughan, Ellen Bailey, Sarah Cunnie and the Sligo U-14 Ladies team who have advanced to the All Ireland C Championship Final having beaten Carlow on Sunday last in Kinnegad.
Commiserations to Adrian McIntyre, Noel Gaughan, Brian Egan, Cathal Henry, Stephen Henry and the Sligo Senior Mens team and management who lost their Connacht Championship game against Roscommon on Sunday last in Hyde Park, after putting up an outstanding performance in the first half.
Due to the sad loss of Paul Walsh (RIP) the tractor drive was postponed in April. The tractor drive is now going to take place this Sunday the 19th of June with all proceeds going to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust in memory of Paul. Please come out and support this very worthy charity and memorial for Paul.
Our next Lotto quarterly draw takes place next Friday night, 17th June in Flynns Pub, Aclare, everyone welcome.
We are still taking names for the Cardiac Screening which will be taking place in the next few weeks, anyone interested in having this screening done should contact Amanda Lundy, 087-7422843 to book a place.
Bingo at Banada Abbey every Tuesday 8.30pm. Great opportunity to win next Tuesday when the Snowball is €2,000 on 50 calls or less and the Lotto is at €20.
Register online for the Sligo GAA Kelloggs Cúl https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/
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